Student News

Fresh Start Friday - Today!

Working on your BLS memo that is due on Monday?  Take a break and enjoy a relaxing massage to re-engergize yourself!  In the Washer Lounge from 2:00 to 4:00.

Reminder: BARBRI Table Day - Tuesday, October 16th in the Mosaic Lobby

Stop by Barbri Table Day from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16 in the Mosaic Lobby!Enrollment is $20! Barbri will be passing out MPRE Review books and providing information about the MPRE Barbri prep class (scheduled for Saturday, October 27 in Room 275) for all 2Ls/3Ls signed up with Barbri and planning on taking the November MPRE.


Information for 1Ls


Why spend $100s of dollars buying supplements when BARBRI's 1L program is a great value for the price and can help you succeed during law school too! Although BARBRI is known for bar review, the company can serve as a support system throughout law school as well. Its comprehensive 1L success program provides students with study aids and exam review resources for use now all the way to graduation - and beyond.  The following resources come with your $20 enrollment:



  • First Year Law School Success book.What does ittake to pass? How to do well on exams? So many questions and the answers are right here.


  • First year course outlines.Available atBARBRI.comand in yourFirst Year Outlinesprinted volume. Clear and concise. Easy to follow and add your own notes.


  • Video lectures.Online and on-demand. Delivered by the nation's top law professors, covering all 1L courses. Useful, insightful and straight to the point.


  • First year survival guide.Proven advice and strategies about preparing for class, summarizing notes, class discussion and studying for exams.


  • StudySmart® software.Access to hundreds of online multiple-choice questions for all 1L subject areas.


  • NEW! BARBRI AMP for Law School.Our exclusive technology is the most effective and fastest way to learn the black letter law for all your 1L courses.Learn more.


Not only do you get all of these resources with your enrollment, but you will be locking in your price for the bar review course of your choice. BARBRI is the only company that can prepare you for any bar exam in the nation! 


UofL Law Alumni Homecoming Tailgate

October 20, 2012, 12:00pm – 3:30pm
University of Louisville's Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, North Lawn, near gate 1 
Registration Cost: Free

Celebrate with Brandeis School of Law at our Homecoming Tailgate


Homecoming 2012


Tailgating begins at noon. Game time is 3:30 p.m.

Buy tailgate packages and tickets here.

Internships with the Office of Insured Housing of HUD in Washington, DC

The Office of Insured Housing - Single Family Mortgage Division, is accepting applications for internship positions in Washington, DC.  Positions are available during the school year (Spring 2013, Fall 2013) or Summer 2013.  If interested, please go to Symplicity and upload the requested documents.  The collection deadline is Friday, October 19th. 

Exam4 for Fall 2012 Finals Available Monday, Oct. 15

Exam4 for Fall 2012 final exams will be available beginning Monday, October 15th. Students wishing to use their computers for finals must complete and submit a practice test ("F12 Practice exam") using this version of Exam4 (all previous versions have expired) no later than 11:59 PM EDT, Friday, October 26, 2012. To submit any Exam4 exam, practice or otherwise, you must be on campus and connected to ulsecure.

All students, particularly 2Ls, 3Ls and 4Ls, are advised that policies and procedures governing exams on computer were recently revised in the latest version of the Student Handbook. Students are strongly urged to read the complete policy as each is charged with notice and knowledge of it.

For more information, see Exam4 Essentials for Fall 2012.

Atlanta, GA Patent Law Firm Seeking Summer 2013 Law Clerks

An Atlanta, GA Patent Law Firm is seeking 2L students to work as Summer 2013 Law Clerks.  Candidates must have an Electrical Engineering degree.  If interested, contact Professor John Cross for additional information.  Resumes can be uploaded on Symplicity.


Week-Long Public Service Projects for First-Year Students

First-year Students,

As many of you know, the roll-out of the 1L week-long public service project did not go as anticipated.  However, I'm thrilled by your interest and our office wants nothing more than to help you jump start your career!  The only solution that I can see is to attempt to create enough dedicated projects to accommodate those of you who expressed an interest.   Our team is trying very hard to do just that and we will let you know the results as soon as possible.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me directly at or 852-6096.

Stay tuned!  Great things are coming!  You rock, class of 2015!


Dean Urbach

Davis Hunter Named September SBA Student of the Month

The Brandeis School of Law Student Bar Association congratulates Davis Hunter for being selected the Student of the Month for September, 2012. Davis was nominated by his peers and selected by the SBA to be recognized for his contributions as a proactive member of the Brandeis School of Law. Davis is also a member of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society and a BARBRI Representative for the law school.


The Student of the Month is recognized for his or her dedication to increasing the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law's reputation. The SBA Public Relations Chair facilitates this award and current SBA members are not eligible to win the Student of the Month. Any law student, faculty, or staff may nominate a student and SBA will vote to approve the award.

If you would like to nominate a student for Student of the Month, you may submit a nomination.

Congratulations, again, to Davis!

Fresh Start Friday - Enjoy a Relaxing Massage!

Tomorrow is Friday!  If you are feeling stressed, stop by the Washer Lounge and treat yourself to a free massage from Advanced Massage Therapeutics from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Securities Law Moot Court Team Tryouts

Any interested 2L or 3L who would like to compete in the Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition should email Michael Tyrikos at by Wednesday, October 17th. Students who express interest will receive a copy of the problem for the tryouts to take place in late October. Please see the attached flyer for more information and feel free to contact with any questions.