The time of the semester is here when you have no choice but to start thinking about exams. There are only THREE full weeks of classes left. You need to have a plan for exam studying or you will have too much to learn and not enough time in which to learn it. Get caught up on your outlines quickly. Your outlines will be your master documents for studying. If you wait too long to get them up-to-date, you will not have enough time to review the material for deep understanding. If you have the world’s best outline and do not study it thoroughly, you will not perform as well as you could on exams. Your goal this weekend should be to catch up on your outlines and then outline every week.
Sign Up Deadlines for Moot Court Competitions
1. Tax Law - Friday, October 28 (submission date extended).
2. International Law - Tuesday, November 1 @ 12:30 p.m.
3. Energy and Sustainablity Law - Tuesday, November 1.
4. Criminal Law - Wednesday, November 2 @ 5 p.m.
For further information, please visit https://www.law.louisville.edu/node/6945.
Attention students graduating in December 2011, May 2012, or August 2012:
On Thursday, November 10, at 12:15 p.m., representatives from the Kentucky Office of Bar Admissions, including Mr. Grant Helman, Chair of the Character and Fitness Committee, will present a mandatory bar program for graduating law students on candor and related bar issues you may face when applying to take the bar.
ABA Standard 302(a)(5) requires that each student receive substantial instruction in “the history, goals, structure, values, rules and responsibilities of the legal profession and its members.” In addition, Interpretation 302-6 requires that the School of Law “involve members of the bench and bar in the instruction required by Standard 302(a)(5).” This program is designed to provide instruction on professionalism issues concerning law students and lawyers and also to satisfy the ABA’s requirement in Standard 302(a)(5).
Your attendance at the November 10 program is a requirement for graduation. If you have an absolute conflict that will prohibit you from attending the November 10 program, you must notify Dean Cross so that alternative arrangements can be made.
This is a reminder that Friday, Oct. 28, at 11:59 p.m. EDT, is the deadline to submit a practice test for Exam4 for all remaining Fall 2011 exams. Remember, you must be on campus and connected to ulsecure to submit a practice test. As of 11:54 a.m., Thursday, 10/27/11, all (and only) students listed below had successfully submitted a valid practice test. If you wish to use your computer for final exams and your user name does not appear below, you must submit a valid practice test by Friday night's deadline using your ULink user name to identify yourself in the Exam Number field.
WARNING: Freakin' Sweet is not for the faint of heart.
Representing Borowitz & Goldsmith, Freakin' Sweet features Greg Curry, lead guitar, shredder, strategist and chairman of the Freakin' Sweet endowment; Mike Pantoja, lead vocals, bass guitar, talent scout, compliance director and director of social networking; Tom Mock pounding the drums, cowbell, and various other objects within arms' reach, supporting/lead vocals, IT support and systems integration; and John Sheryak, lead vocals, rhythm guitar, ship's captain and resident J.D.
FREAKIN' SWEET performed in the 2007 LAWLAPALOOZA as The VelvetKings...after deciding that "The VelvetKings" was way too dorky of a name for these cool guys, they promptly changed it. John is a 5 year veteran of Lawlapalooza, having performed with "She's With Me" in 2005 and the frightful calamity of their 2006 "performance." In 2007, Ed Skees and John dropped the total losers they had played with in the past, trashed the multi-million dollar pyrotechnics, lasers, spinning drumcages and swore to never again perform near open flames. Next, they hijacked Greg and Mike, who were discussing generally accepted accounting principles and asset diversification. They all four felt the magic and decided to form an 80's/90's alternative rock cover band. It worked...Freakin' Sweet instantly became established as one of the loudest, edgiest and fastest bands on the Lawlapalooza circuit.
In the spring of 2010, citing his inability to party, rock, and "hang"with the rest of the band, founding member and drummer Ed Skees called it quits, Dispelling wild rumors that he was going to become a monk or have back-alley sex change surgery, Ed promptly filed a pettion in the Floyd County Distrct Court to change his name to Hugh G. Weiner. Ed was quickly replaced with ex-death-metal head drummer Tom Mock. Not much is known about Tom, except that he is from Minnesota, talks like those people in the movie "Fargo," is a genious in his chosen field of IT, and has new kid. Oh yeah! The FREAK LIVES ON!!!!!
Freakin' Sweet is planning something special for LAWLAPALOOZA 2011. At this time, the details cannot be revealed, but lets just say that PHT should be prepared for midgets, clowns and strippers!
Information will be provided relating to the Law Clinic, the Entrepreneurship Clinic, and the following externships: Tax, Immigration, and Technology Transfer; Judicial; Criminal Justice - Defense; Criminal Justice - Prosecution; Legal Aid Society; County Attorney; and Clinical Research Contracts.
You voted (with your feet) ... and we listened. The late afternoon yoga sessions have proven not all that popular. So we're switching! Starting this Monday, October 31st, yoga classes will be held on Mondays and Thursdays from 9 to 10 am. Whether you've tried yoga before and want to resume, or want to give it a try for the first time, feel free to stop by in Room LL77.
Classes will run for three weeks at the new time, and then will cease for the rest of the semester.
Please join Dean Ballard and five May 2011 graduates for an informative session on preparing for the bar exam. The session will begin at 12:10 in Room 275. Papa John's pizza, breadsticks, and softdrinks will be served. Guests include Brian Bennett, Roz Cordini, Sean Donaldson, Marilyn Osborn Patterson, and Tarra Ragan.
October 27, 2011