Student News

Final Exam4 Practice Exam Confirmations

A final, cumulative batch of Spring 2011 Exam4 practice exam confirmation e-mail messages was sent at approximately 11:21 AM EDT on Tuesday, April 19, to 370 students who had submitted a valid practice test during the practice test period, Monday, April 4-Monday, April 18.

If you submitted an Exam4 practice test during that period and did not receive a confirmation e-mail, you likely did something wrong -- probably identifying yourself by something other than your UofL user name (e.g., eapres01). However, if you did not receive a confirmation and believe you should have, please contact Jim Becker immediately.

Weekly Academic Success Tip - Organizing Your Exam Answers

When it comes to law school exams, all students struggle to organize their writing.  Even students who are quite proficient at responding to the hypotheticals posed in their classes can struggle and even freeze when confronted with a multi-issue, multi-party question on an examination.  Experienced lawyers rarely encounter this problem because organizing their answers has become second nature.  So, how do you accelerate your time table and handle the organization of legal issues like a seasoned pro?  The answer is easier than you may realize because, in the end, there are only a few things to keep in mind.  See attached.

Hooding Professors Part 2

Graduating students, the following professors received the most votes on our TWEN poll last week:

1. Prof. Abramson

2. Prof. Leibson 

3. Prof. Powell

4. Prof. Milligan 

5. Profs. Laura Rothstein & Giesel (tie)

Starting today on TWEN, you will be able to vote for the three professors out of this group that will hood you at graduation.  If you participated in the voting last week, then you do not have to add the "Hooding Professors" course again.  Just follow the same steps to vote that you followed last week.  If you did not add the course last week and would like to participate in the voting, then go to TWEN and add the course "Hooding Professors."  After that, click on customized polling, which will be located on the left side of the screen. From there you can select three professors. Then click "finish poll" which is on the top right of the screen.  Voting will end at 5 p.m. Friday, April 22.  If you have any further questions, please contact Daniel Cameron (

New Federalist Society Officers

Congratulations to the new officers of the Federalist Society:

President: April Wimberg

V.P. of Internal Affairs: Brandon Johnson

V.P. of External Affairs: Rebekah Gray

Secretary: Jonathan Raymon

Treasurer: Ryan Driskell

Class Representatives: Luke Markushewski and Kyle Winham

President Emeritus: Vince Kline 

Study Aids - Academic Success Resource Library

Students:  Have you checked out study aids from the Academic Success Resource Library that you are no longer using?  If so, please return them this week.  Several students are eager to review study aids in preparation for finals.  Check what you have and return what you no longer need to Room 212.

Summer 2011 offering of Women & the Law Canceled

The Summer 2011 offering of Women & the Law regrettably has been canceled due to insufficient enrollment.  If you need assistance identifying a substitute course, please contact Dean Arnold, Dean Bean, or Ms. Ballard.

2011-2012 SBA Election Results

Please see the updated SBA Official Election Results at the following link:

Congratulations to the new SBF Executive Board

Congratulations to the new Student Bar Foundation Executive Board!

Co-Chair: Sarah Potter

Co-Chair: Sarah Clay

Vice Chair & Treasurer: Ahmed Safeeullah

Secretary: Cassie Kennedy

Public Relations Chair: Robert May

Fundraising Chair:  Carly Baize

Congratulations to the New Christian Law Society 2011-2012 Officers

The 2011-2012 Christian Law Society Officers are:


President: Carli Ashe

Vice President/Treasurer: Sarah Christianson

Secretary: Jackie Clowers


Best wishes to all involved for next year!

ELLUS Elections Today

The Environmental Law and Land Use Society will be holding a meeting this afternoon, at 4pm in room 071, to decide on proposed changes to our constitution, and (depending on the outcome) to hold elections for some positions.