Student News

Massages for Law Students on Tuesday - Final Day

Complimentary massages for students will be offered in the Washer Lounge on TUESDAY, Dec. 11:  4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Two massage therapists will be onsite.  You may sign up for an appointment in advance, but walk-ins are perfectly fine too.  Enjoy a massage before an exam, after an exam, or just take a quick break from studying while at the law school.

GOOD LUCK ON YOUR EXAMS!

Louisville Tops CNN's List of U.S. Travel Destinations

Touted as the new Portland and showcasing innovative cuisine and drink and an exciting arts district, Louisville tops CNN's Travel Destinations for 2013 list.

 

 Read more at CNN Travel.

First-year Mock Interview Program - January 26, 2013

First-year students, the Mock Interview Program, sponsored by the SBA and the Office of Professional Development, will be on Saturday, January 26th. 

Members of the Young Lawyers' Section of the Louisville Bar Association will interview all first-year students who are interested in participating.  The event will be held at the law office of Frost Brown Todd.

This is another reason to get your resume in shape over the holiday break.  The deadline for submitting your resume is midnight on Thursday, January 17th.  Resumes are to be e-mailed to Dani Smith.  If you have questions regarding the Mock Interview Program, please contact Dani Smith at:  tdani.smith@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

Are you Interested in Animal Rights? Jury Trial Has Been Set on Cat Torture Case

In September, several students attended an Animal Rights panel at which the Alex Phelps cat torture case was discussed.  The jury trial for Alex Phelps on felony charges of torturing to death nine cats is set for next Tuesday, December 11, in Bullitt Circuit Court at 9 AM. The case numbers are 11-CR-57 and 11-CR-316. The trial will be open to the public and spectators will be allowed.

Summer 2013 Legal Internship at Rolls-Royce North America in Indianapolis, IN

Rolls-Royce North America in Indianapolis, IN is seeking a first-year student to serve as a Summer 2013 Legal Intern.  The position is listed on Symplicity.

 

Diversity Judicial Internship Opportunities for Summer 2013

There are two Diversity Judicial Internship Opportunities for Summer 2013 posted on Symplicity.  One is with "Just The Beginning Foundation" and the other is with the American Bar Association's Litigation Section.  The deadline for both internships is Friday, January 4, 2013.

2013 Hartrick Scholar Writing Competition

Sponsor: Institute for Energy Law

General criteria: Students enrolled in law school as of December 2012 and seeking a Juris Doctor degree are eligible.  The general subject for this year's competition is any topic related to energy development.  This includes, for example, topics concerning oil and gas law, alternative energy resources, energy resolution, and environmental regulation of the energy industries.  The article can be any work prepared by the student while enrolled in law school and can include prior works prepared for law journal or a law school course.

Deadline: January 15, 2013

Amount of award: The Hartrick Scholar(s) selected by the Judging Committee will receive a $2,500 cash award at the Institute of Energy Law's 64th Annual Oil and Gas Law Conference in Houston, Texas.  Selection also includes the cost of travel to attend the conference.

Submission information:  Visit http://www.cailaw.org/iel/index.html

Spring 2013 Hiring Season

If you are interested in participating in Spring 2013 On Campus Interviews, Public Service fellowships or applying to firms or organizations, you will need to have a current resume.  Friday, January 11th is the date students can start "bidding" (applying to participating employers) on Symplicity.  Public Service fellowship applications will be available on January 7th.

Please contact Assistant Dean for Professional Development, Laurel Hajek, or Career Services Coordinator, Debra Reh, if you would like to schedule a meeting to  review your resume and/or cover letter.  You may e-mail your documents for review as well.

Free Massages Today (Thursday) for Law Students

Your Student Bar Association and Student Life Office have teamed up to provide complimentary massages in the Washer Lounge on the following days:

THURSDAY, Dec. 6:  10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

TUESDAY, Dec. 11:  4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Two massage therapists will be available each day.  You may sign up for an appointment in advance, but walk-ins are perfectly fine too.  Enjoy a massage before an exam, after an exam, or just take a quick break from studying while at the law school.

GOOD LUCK ON YOUR EXAMS!

 

Exam Policy Regarding Bluebooks

All students must use the same type of bluebook.  (See description below.)  These bluebooks will be sold in the Law Resource Center (LRC) (Room 272) for fifty cents each.  If the LRC is closed, the Dean on Duty will have a few bluebooks available for sale. 

In classes where exam books are used, all exams must be taken in a 16-page 8 1/4" x 10 7/8" "Official Law School Bluebook" for hand-written exams.  Students writing their exam shall not tear out or otherwise remove any pages from their exam book.

Exam policies are posted on the law school website at http://www.law.louisville.edu/academics/exams.  Please read the exam policies carefully.