Student News

Fall 2010 Class Rank

Class ranks are now available and you can receive your class rank either by coming to Student Records (Rm. 217), sending your request to Barbara Thompson at barbara.thompson@louisville.edu or send a written request.  You must use your louisville.edu address to request your class rank.

National Trial Competition

Next weekend (Feb 18 - Feb 20), the Law School will be hosting the Region 7 National Trial Competition at the Jefferson County Judicial Center.  Fifteen law schools and thirty teams from Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky, will be participating. 

So far, law students have volunteered for over 150 positions throughout the competition weekend, including serving as bailiffs and witnesses, assisting with scoring, and checking-in witnesses, competitors, and judges, etc.  On behalf of the Moot Court Board, thank you!

We still need your help, though!  We need 8 more witnesses for Round 1 (Friday afternoon), 15 more witnesses for Round 2 (Saturday morning), and 15 more witnesses for Round 3 (Saturday afternoon).  If you can volunteer to play a witness during one or more of these rounds, please email Brian Bennett at bmbenn02@louisville.eduMr. Bennett will provide the information you need and will answer any questions that you may have.  This will also count toward your public service requirement.

 

Good Luck Client Counseling Team!

Good luck to Sarah Potter and Brittany McKenna who will be participating in the Client Counseling Competition on February 12, 2011 in Vermillion, South Dakota.

2011-12 Schedules Released

The following are now available on the "course schedules" page of the Law School's Academics web page, at https://www.law.louisville.edu/academics/class-schedules.  Attached below is a memo about the 2011-12 course schedules, including information about what is included in next year's schedules and ideas for students about course schedule planning.

1. Summer 2011 course schedule

2. Summer 2011 calendar (including exam schedule)

3. Summer 2011 course notes

4. Fall 2011 course schedule

5. Fall 2011 exam schedule

6. Spring 2012 course schedule

7. 2011-12 academic calendar.

 

Please contact Associate Dean Tony Arnold at tony.arnold@louisville.edu with any questions or input.

SBF Charity Auction Today

Please come out to the Louisville Bar Association, located at 600 West Main Street, for the Student Bar Foundation Charity Auction.  The event will begin at 5:30 p.m.  Below is a list of items that will be auctioned off.  Remember the silent auction begins at 5:30 p.m. and the live auction begins at 6:30 p.m.  

Barbri $1000 Gift Certificate

3 Kaplan Gift Certificates 

One week at Delaware Shore House

One week in Costa Rica

2 Bats Tickets for Thunder Over Louisville 

Night at Tucker Bed and Breakfast

Valentine's Day Sweetheart Package: includes delivery of 4-dozen roses and chocolates, dinner at Blind Pig, and stay at Marriott Downtown. 

4 Tickets to Cards basketball game and entry to President's Pre-party

 Silent auction:

4 tickets to Louisville Bats Opening Day

Dinner cooked by Professor Cross

Westlaw Basket

Lexis Basket

Maker's Mark Basket

1-night stay @ Hyatt

Dinner @ Granville Inn

Lunch @ University Club 

Gift certificate to Sully's 

Brandeis Memorabilia Basket

Gift certificates to Blades Salon and Spa

Gift certificate to Quill's Coffee

Gift Certificate to City Cafe

Gift Certificate to Valu Market

Gift Basket from Rooibee Red Tea

Hillbilly Tea basket

Box of Tittle's Cake Dots 

Accessory Basket from Dean Urbach 

Wine Basket from The Wine Market 

Gift certificate to Elizabeth's Timeless Attire

Handbag from Indulgence Boutique

Gift Certificate to Crave Cafe

Gift certificate to Irish Rover

Turquoise earrings from Mona & Lisa

Gift Basket from Nancy's Bagels

Justice Souter Biography and bobblehead

Graceland/Elvis pop-up book and calendar and Elvis memorabilia  

Cards Basketball tickets 

1L Spa Basket: including hour massage, Lush soaps, candles, and more. 

2L Valentine's Day Basket: not 1, not 2, but 3 bottles of wine start this Valentines Date basket out with 2 wine glasses. Then 3 Heart boxes of chocolates including one Giant Rustles Stovers box. White chocolate candy, raspberry truffle candy, marshmellow heart ka-bob, and more valentines day candy. Pink Body lotion, also handy on valentines day. Strawberry incense. stuffed valentines day dog, a stuffed a monkey, and a large valentines day coffee cup. Two Ballons and more! 

3L Chef's Basket: assortment of cooking utensils and gourmet cookbook 

Region 7 National Trial Competition

Next weekend (Feb 18 - Feb 20), the Law School will be hosting the Region 7 National Trial Competition at the Jefferson County Judicial Center.  This year, fifteen law schools and thirty teams from Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky, will be participating in our region.  The top two teams will advance to the National Trial Tournament in Houston, Texas to compete for the national title.

So far, law students have volunteered for over 150 positions throughout the competition weekend, including serving as bailiffs and witnesses, assisting with scoring, and checking-in witnesses, competitors, and judges, etc.  On behalf of the Moot Court Board, thank you!

We still need your help, though!  The host school is responsible for providing 60 witnesses per round.  We need 10 more witnesses for Round 1 (Friday afternoon), 20 more witnesses for Round 2 (Saturday morning), and 22 more witnesses for Round 3 (Saturday afternoon).  If you can volunteer to play a witness during one or more of these rounds, please email Brian Bennett at bmbenn02@louisville.edu.  Mr. Bennett will provide the information you need and will answer any questions that you may have.  This will also count toward your public service requirement.

 

All Clear for CardMail Migration

University IT has given the "all clear" to migrate to CardMail, so lose the GroupWise.

Anthem 5K Road Race

The Student Health Law Association is looking for a few more law students to participate in the team challenge portion of the upcoming Anthem 5K Fitness Classic on February 26 in downtown Louisville. We've had enough interest so far that we are exploring the possibility of two teams of runners. For details contact Alex Davis.

Student Bar Foundation Charity Auction

This Thursday, February 10 beginning at 5:30 p.m. the Student Bar Foundation is having its annual charity auction.  The event will be held at the Louisville Bar Association.  Please try to attend this event.  The donations collected that night are used to fund different scholarships that students, here, at Brandeis benefit from.  The silent auction begins at 5:30 p.m. and the live auction begins at 6:30 p.m.  See you there!

Another Save the Date: Barristers' Ball

On Friday, April 1, the Student Bar Association is hosting our annual Barristers' Ball!  This is an exciting night, filled with special memories and plenty of dancing!  Please save the date and plan on coming.  More details are to come.