Student News

Looking for things to do? Some Law School opportunities:

Students, mark your calendars.  To learn more about just a few of the many opportunities your law school offers, plan to attend these information sessions.  All are Thursdays at 12:10 p.m., in Room 075.  Additional details will be posted, closer to each event.  Questions now?  Check with Dean Bean,  


January 27                   Study Abroad

February 10                 Law School Sustainability Committee

February 17                 Journals at the Law School

February 24                 Brandeis Moot Court & Professional Skills Board

March 3                        Dual Degree Programs at the Law School

March 24                      Louisville Law Clinic and Externships


Career Services/Public Service Communication Survey

The Office for Career Services/Public Service is trying to determine the most effective and efficient way to communicate with you. We have developed a survey for  students to choose the top three ways they prefer to communicate with our office. The survey will take only one or two minutes to complete. Please click on: and submit no later than TODAY.  We are gathering this information so that a strategic plan can be implemented in order to better serve you in the future.

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, 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 come to an interest session on Wednesday, January 12, at noon in Room 275.  Open to 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, and 4Ls.  This is a great opportunity to satisfy your law school public service hours and learn about mock trial.

Media Law Intern - Deadline January 15th

makespace! media + design lab is seeking an intern to work in the legal department specializing in Media and IP law.  This is a unique opportunity to do some meaningful work in the industry.  For additional details and how to apply, go to: and select Part-time Job No. 112.

Last Day to Add or Receive 100% Tuition Refund

Tuesday, January 11, is the last day to add a class or change a class to an audit.  January 11 is also the last day for 100% tuition reduction.

International Law Society General Meeting

The International Law Society will conduct a general meeting at 12:10 on Monday in Room 075. We will go over our event plans for this coming semester. Please bring your own lunch.

AT&T Summer Legal Internship Opportunity in Atlanta for First-Year Student

AT&T is seeking a first-year student to work as a Summer Legal Intern in the Atlanta, GA office.  For details, go to: and select Part-time Job No. 6.

2011 Summer Fellowships - The Peggy Browning Fund

In 2011, The Peggy Browning Fund will support over 50 funder Summer Fellowships in labor-related organizations throughout the U.S.  Summer Fellowship stipends are a minimum of $4,500 per student for a ten-week employment period.  In many cases Mentor Organizations will supplement the stipend.  See each individual fellowship description for details.

Students interested in applying must submit applications both to the listed organization and to The Peggy Browning Fund.  Applications must be received no later than Friday, January 14th.

If interested, please go to: 

If you have questions, contact Professor Levinson.



Last Day to Add or Receive 100% Tuition Refund

Tuesday, January 11, is the last day to add a class or change a class to an audit.  January 11 is also the last day for 100% tuition reduction.

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

Because you may not have been checking the Daily Docket over the holiday break, this appeared in the Monday, December 13th edition.

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: and select Part-time Job No. 115.  The deadline to apply is January 14th.