Who wants brain food for final exams? Nothing fuels fear and desperation like JUNK FOOD, which the IT Department will happily provide outside Room 175 on Tuesday morning, April 30th. Your choice of evils may include:
- Snack cakes and other artificially sweetened, fattening baked goods
- Chips, pretzels or other oddly shaped, salty, grain-based sundries, and
- Candies, candy bars or other threats to good dental hygiene
Fruits, vegetables and whole grains are strictly prohibited.
KASAP is the Coalition of 13 rape crisis centers in Kentucky. Its mission is to speak with a unified voice against sexual violence. KASAP is the leading agency in Kentucky providing training, technical assistance and policy expertise on issues of sexual violence. This summer, KASAP seeks independent, hard-working and reliable interns (ideally 2 students, but a maximum of 3) to complete the following projects either on-site at KASAP's office in Frankfort or in Louisville. Hours worked will count toward your public service requirement.
1. Summary of Sexual Violence Case law for 2012-2013 in Kentucky. Research and provide summaries of cases pertaining to sexual violence, including but not limited to criminal law, civil litigation, employment law, housing law and family and dependency/neglect/abuse law.
2. Update and finalize Know Your Rights Guide on Civil Remedies for Survivors of Sexual Assault for publication.
3. Assist in drafting regulations to implement Kentucky's Safe Harbor provisions to protect child victims of sex trafficking, in relation to Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Department of Juvenile Justice. Assist in staffing stakeholder group meeting to implement new law (including doing legal research, assembling packets, and writing a report of the recommendations created by the group.)
4. Help create Human Trafficking 101 train the trainer curriculum and packets for fall 2013 event. Shadow the staff attorney in legal training on human trafficking.
Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain the necessary forms to sign up.
The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction's (CALI) Library of Lessons contains over 900 interactive, computer-based legal tutorials covering more than three dozen legal education subject areas. The lessons are designed to augment traditional law school instruction. Many of your classmates have found them helpful in preparing for their exams.
Free copies of the DVD are available at the library's Circulation Desk. You may also view the lessons online. The student authorization code and instructions are available at the library's website. You must register with your "@louisville.edu" email address.
On behalf of the ELLUS Board for 2012-2013 school year, I am pleased to announce the Environmental Law and Land Use Board for the year 2013-2014.
President - Ella Neely
Director of the Environment - Gayle Johnson
Director of Land Use and Urban Development - Robin Rice
Director of Communications - Bailey Schrupp
Director of Events - Kathryn Cross
There are two positions which are still available and will be elected in the fall. These positions are Director of Finance and Director of Public Relations. I encourage anyone interested to run for these positions at that time.We are excited to see what this new group will bring to ELLUS in the following year!
THE LAW CLINIC IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING:
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ONE WEEK SEMINAR (2 CREDITS) FOR THE WEEK OF May 20th – 25th from 10:30am – 4:30pm:
Course Number: LAW 842
Prerequisites: All first year required courses, unless waived by the professor teaching the course and the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs.
A study of the history, causes and effects, and treatment of domestic violence, and the responses of the legal system: tort suits, civil and criminal actions, roles of the courts and police. Violence between domestic partners will be examined cross-culturally and attention will be given to its effects upon children. This course will also involve skills training and satisfy the skills graduating requirement.
Summer Clinic I (2 or 3 credit option) beginning May 13th:
The Robert and Sue Ellen Ackerson Law Clinic represents victims of domestic violence and other low income clients in Jefferson County District & Family Court. Most of our cases involve Emergency Protective Order hearings and housing/eviction cases.
The Ackerson Law Clinic is a student run law firm supervised by Professor Shelley Santry. The student attorneys are responsible for handling all aspects of the cases. This includes interviewing the client, prepping the client for the hearing, gathering evidence, participating in hearings as a student attorney, and closing the case.
To be eligible to participate in the clinic, students must have completed 60 hours. This is a requirement under Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR) 2.540 to receive a limited license to practice law.
Fall Clinic I (3 or 4 credit option) – 2013: see Summer Clinic above
The CASE Clinic Fellowship is hiring from May 2013 – May 2014:
The CASE fellowship with the Brandeis School of Law is a paid fellowship that will run from May 2013 to May 2014 and involves representing low income domestic violence victims in custody cases in Jefferson Family Court. All law students who have completed 60 hours are eligible to apply. A limited license to practice law is required. Each student will work at least 10 hours/week at $8.50/hour.
To apply, send an email to Professor Shelley Santry at email@example.com.
We know the weeks leading up to exams and the two-week period during finals can be stressful. Please enjoy a complimentary massage in the Washer Lounge on one of the following four exam days:
WEDNESDAY, April 24, 11:30 - 5:00
FRIDAY, April 26, 11:30 - 5:00
MONDAY, April 29, 11:30 - 5:00
TUESDAY, April 30, 11:30 - 5:00
You may sign up for an appointment in advance, but walk-ins are perfectly fine too. Enjoy a massage before an exam, after an exam, or just take a quick break from studying while at the law school.
GOOD LUCK ON YOUR EXAMS!
We have one spot open to a student, free of cost, for each day of the Warns Institute, the law school's annual labor and employment CLE program. It will be held at the Seelbach Hilton on June 13-14. More information is available at http://www.law.louisville.edu/2013warnsinstitute.
Free attendance requires a commitment to arrive early in the morning and man the registration table. It may also require missing parts of, or entire, lectures, but we will accommodate your preferences to assure that you hear those you are particularly interested in.
If you are interested, submit an e-mail to Becky Wenning, firstname.lastname@example.org, copy Maggie Bratcher, email@example.com, and Ariana Levinson, firstname.lastname@example.org, and include a paragraph stating why you are interested in attending. Also state whether you prefer to attend on Thursday or Friday or are interested in attending on either day. Please submit your statement of interest no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 20, 2013.
Students are also welcome to attend the entire program at the reduced cost of $70, or one day of the program at the reduced cost of $35. If you plan to register at reduced cost, please do so by contacting Maggie Bratcher at 502-852-1669.
Grendel, Beowulf, Ivan, Reese, Bella, Jade, Grace, Jenny, Max, Phoenix, Ciara, Ziggy, and Howdy wish you good luck on all of your final exams! They hope to visit again during the fall semester!
The Ky. Department of Public Advocacy is in need of a law student to go through their new updated Evidence Manual and make the formatting of each chapter match. This project can be done from home. You may need to make one trip to Frankfort to get the project and instruction on the formatting.
If this project is of interest to you, please contact Jina Scinta at email@example.com to obtain the necessary public service forms.