The mission of the Education Law and Policy Society (“Ed Law”) is to strengthen University of Louisville – Brandeis School of Law students’ commitment to achieving educational equity in public education by providing: 1) resources for coursework, advocacy, research, and careers related to education and the law; 2) forums for discussing all educational issues including the achievement gap, the cycle of poverty, racial/ethnic/gender equality, higher education, and relevant reform measures with legal practitioners, professors, and colleagues; and 3) volunteer opportunities that directly impact students in underserved areas.
Contact Cassie Restrepo at firstname.lastname@example.org if you cannot attend but would like more information on joining this new group.
This is a reminder that the silent auction bidding for a Bar Bri Bar Review Course will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 13. Two certificates valued at $1,500 each will be auctioned. Each certificate is good toward the tuition of any of the Bar Bri Bar Review courses in every state. Bidding ends at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15. The winner will be announced at the Bar Bri table after the bidding ends on February 15.
Bid sheets will be located in the Office of Professional Development Library (Room 186). Credit cards and checks will be accepted. Payment will be due within 2 weeks of the auction's close.
Partnership for Animal Law Services (PALS) is looking for one to two students to do research and compile Kentucky State Statutes and Kentucky County Ordinances relating to animals to create a searchable database for the PALS' website. Students with strong legal research skills are preferred. Students would receive public service credit working on this project.
Interested students should e-mail Jina Scinta at email@example.com to obtain a Reservation Form to sign up. The first two students will be signed up.
Good luck to Paul Chumbley, Samantha Constantine, Joshua Porter, and Thomas Stevens as they travel to Grand Rapids, Michigan this weekend to represent our school in the Regional Competition of the National Trial Competition.
The Information Technology Department will present a training and information session on Monday, February 13th at 12:00 p.m. in Room 275 on using Microsoft Word's built-in tools for creating and formatting appellate briefs. Using Word styles and reference features, one can automatically generate tables of contents and authorities.
This session is optional and intended primarily for 1Ls, but all students, especially those on moot court teams, are welcome. This event will be your only opportunity to receive this information before BLS briefs are due.
As an added incentive, food and beverages will be provided.
Please wish Christopher Slayton and Joseph Tackett good luck as they travel to Denver, CO this weekend, along with coach Prof. Sweeney, to compete in the Jessup International Law Competition.