Student News

Barbri to host half Table Day on Thursday: 12 p.m.-5:30 p.m

Barbri Table Day will be 12-5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, in the Mosaic Lobby. Come by to sign-up and lock in your price for a bar review course that is tried and true! BARBRI is widely regarded as the de facto choice of law school students based on its extensive history in bar exam preparation and its superior word-of-mouth reputation driven by positive student outcomes. BARBRI serves students across all 50 states, in all jurisdictions, with a variety of products designed to best suit bar preparation needs and law school success. Also, if you're taking the April MPRE exam, come by to sign up for a free review course!

 

If you have questions before Thursday about BARBRI, please e-mail Leah Smith at leah.rupp@gmail.com.

Kaplan Bar Review Table - Tuesday 2-19-13

KAPLAN BAR REVIEW has a table today in the Mosaic Lobby. Stop by for a cup of coffee, a sweet treat and to learn what Kaplan can do for you!

 

Table hours are from 10am - 6pm.

 

Only Kaplan offers...

  • Free true unlimited essay grading with Essay Excel with detailed feedback from attorneys supervised by former bar exam graders.
  • Unlimited online lectures with EasyNav, filmed with studio quality sound and picture with all accessible beginning 90 days before the bar exam.
  • A fully-graded MOCK bar exam - for both the written and multiple choice portions of the bar exam.
  • Personalized Study Plan that adapts to your unique strengths and weaknesses for every written and MBE topic on the bar.
  • You will pass or your Money Back - Guaranteed. That's how confident we are in our Complete Course!

 

Taking the April MPRE? We have a completely free course. Stop by the Kaplan table to pick up your free book and then enroll in the online course for free at www.kaplanbarreview.com/MPRE

$5,000 Sports Law Writing Competition

Sponsor: Sports Lawyers Association

General criteria: Each entrant must be a current law student and member in good standing of the Sports Lawyers Association.  Each entry is limited to 1,500 words maximum on a current issue in Sports Law.

Deadline: April 1, 2013

Amount of Award: $5,000 for winning selection; $3,000 for second place; $2000 for third place

Submission information: See flyer.

For a complete list of writing competitions, go to the Student Life Writing Competitons page.

 

Kaplan Bar Review Table - Tuesday 2-19-13

KAPLAN BAR REVIEW has a table today in the Mosaic Lobby. Stop by for a cup of coffee, a sweet treat and to learn what Kaplan can do for you!

 

Table hours are from 10am - 6pm.

 

Only Kaplan offers...

  • Free true unlimited essay grading with Essay Excel with detailed feedback from attorneys supervised by former bar exam graders.
  • Unlimited online lectures with EasyNav, filmed with studio quality sound and picture with all accessible beginning 90 days before the bar exam.
  • A fully-graded MOCK bar exam - for both the written and multiple choice portions of the bar exam.
  • Personalized Study Plan that adapts to your unique strengths and weaknesses for every written and MBE topic on the bar.
  • You will pass or your Money Back - Guaranteed. That's how confident we are in our Complete Course!

 

Taking the April MPRE? We have a completely free course. Stop by the Kaplan table to pick up your free book and then enroll in the online course for free at www.kaplanbarreview.com/MPRE

Summer, Fall 2013 Course Schedules Posted

Schedules for the Summer and Fall 2013 semesters have been posted to the law school website under Academics: Resources: Class Schedules.  Copies have also been posted in the display case outside the Student Records office.  Please check frequently for updates, as courses will be added to the schedule as additional adjunct instructors are hired; and other changes may need to be made in advance of graduation.  The most recent draft schedule will always be the one posted to the Academics webpage, and the current date of the schedule will be printed at the top of each page.

 

A Fall 2013 exam schedule, and a preliminary schedule for the Spring 2014 term, will be forthcoming soon, so that you can review these in advance of registering for Summer and Fall 2013 courses in April.

 

Questions about the schedules may be addressed to Associate Dean Tim Hall at hallt@louisville.edu.

 

Reminder: Feb. 26 is the last day to withdraw from a course

Just a reminder that Tuesday, February 26, is the last day for an upper-division law student to withdraw from a course.

Summer 2013 Health Care Intern - Montpelier, Vermont

If you are a 1L or 2L student interested in health care law, this opportunity allows you to work for the Office of Health Care Ombudsman, a project of Vermont Legal Aid.  For more details, go to Symplicity at:  https://law-louisville-csm.symplicity.com/students

Length of internship is ten weeks and there is a $4,000.00 stipend available.  Second-year students are preferred. 

 

Good Luck to the Transactional Law Team!

Please join the Moot Court Board in wishing the best of luck to Krista Willike, Shawn Spalding, Jesse Genova, and Donovan Potter as they head to Chicago, Illinois,  this weekend with Professor Nicholson  to compete in the Transactional Law Meet. They have been working very hard  preparing for this competition and will undoubtedly make the law school proud! Good luck Krista, Shawn, Jesse and Donovan!

Did you miss the Feb. 7 program on the Law School's Int'l Exchange Partners?

If you were unable to attend the Student Life Info Session regarding opportunities for international study with a UofL Law exchange partner, but you would like more information, please stop by Dean Ballard's office to learn more.  Opportunities exist to study abroad during the summer, fall, or spring semesters. 

Universite de Montpellier (France)
Turku, Finland
Perm, Russia
Universite Laval (Quebec, Canada)
University of East Anglia (Norwich, England)
EBS Law School (Frankfurt, Germany)

Are you still reading the Docket?

Law students are charged with knowledge of all information distributed by the Daily Docket.  Don't miss important announcements regarding mandatory programs, upcoming events, scholarship opportunities, writing competitions, professional development opportunities, speaker visits, and more. 

Congratulations to Jessica Hazelwood and Kevin Boswell, winners of the random, spring Daily Docket drawing.  Please stop by Dean Ballard's office (216) today before 4:00 p.m. to claim your prizes.