Student News

Last Day To Add A Class

Tuesday, January 11, 2011, is the last day to add a class or change a class to an audit.

Please see the attached calendar for refund dates.

Welcome Back

Happy New Year! The law school and library have reopened. The law library is open 8AM to 5PM Monday and Tuesday this week. It will return to its normal schedule when classes resume on Wednesday, January 5.

 

Public Service Opportunity - Volunteer Witnesses Needed

The Law School will be hosting the Region 7 National Trial Competition from Friday, February 18 to Sunday, February 20, 2011, at the Jefferson County Judicial Center.  We need law students who can be available that weekend to serve as volunteer witnesses for the competition.  If you are interested, please attend an interest session on Wednesday, January 12, at noon in Room 275.  Open to 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, and 4Ls.  Questions?  Please email Brian Bennett.

New Stuff on Student Computing Page

The IT Department has added some new stuff to its Student Computing page, including an entire section about CardMail, UofL's new student e-mail service, as well as some other new stuff.  In an idle moment, check it out -- makes great reading on the bus.

First-Week Assignments for Spring 2011

Assignments, book lists and syllabi for the first week of classes of the Spring 2011 semester will be available as faculty post them.  Students may check the First-Week Assignments page (login required) anytime, but if you don't see an assignment, check back later as the semester gets closer.

Congratulations & Happy Holidays!

Congratulations to all students on the completion of the Fall semester, and all best wishes for a wonderful holiday break!  From the Law School Faculty, Staff, and Administration

Media Law Intern

makespace! media + design lab has an opening in the legal department for an intern specializing in Media and IP law.  This is a unique opportunity to do some meaningful work in the industry.  For details, go to:

http://www.law.louisville.edu/careers/current-jobs and select Part-time Job No. 112.

Commonwealth's Attorney's Office seeking Year-round Law Clerk

The Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney has an opening for a law clerk in its Appellate and Research Division beginning in February 2011.  For details, go to:  http://www.law.louisville.edu/careers/current-jobs and select Part-time Job No. 115.

Kentucky Bar Exam Application

Students planning to take the July 2011 Kentucky Bar Exam:  don't forget to work on your application during the holiday break.  And, when you return in the spring, be sure to attend the Kentucky Bar Exam program on January 11, at 12:15.  The application to sit for the Kentucky Bar Exam is due February 1, 2011.

Academic Success Tip - Take Care of Yourself during the Break

Congratulations!  You survived final exams.  Enjoy this time off and recharge your battery in preparation for the spring semester.  And, when you're ready, go ahead and get a head start on organizing your 2011 calendar by penciling in the following events:

  • January 5  Classes begin
  • January 7  “Welcome Back” treat for students, faculty, and staff 
  • January 11 Kentucky Bar Exam Program for graduating law students
  • January 19 The Brandeis “Brief” Break
  • January 20 1st Structured Study Group 
  • January 27 2nd Structured Study Group
  • January 27 Student Life Info Session:  Study Abroad
  • February 3 3rd Structured Study Group
  • February 8 2L Mandatory Bar Program on Financial Responsibility