Student News

Graduating Students Class Photo

Attention all graduating students! There will be a class photo taken for all graduating students on Tuesday, Feburary 5th at 5:30 p.m. at the Thinking Man statue outside of the law school. There is no cost to be in the picture, but pictures can be purchased for $10 at the time the picture is taken. Professional Dress. Come out and create some memories!

3L Composite Make-up Photos

WHERE: Brandeis Room. You MUST pay $30 (students) the day your picture is taken.

Graduating Students: Composite pictures will be taken Tuesday, Feb. 5 from 1-5 in the Brandeis Room. The cost is $30 to be paid in CASH or by CHECK at the time your photo is taken. This gets you in the large school composite picture, 1-11x14 class composite, and 2-passport sized photos.

There is no need to sign up for a time! Just stop by and see the photographer! THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE!

FACULTY: Professors may also have their picture updated free of charge.

If you are unable to make this last time please email a headshot to starlightphoto@bellsouth.net indicating that you are from the UofL School of Law.

Thanks, SBA

2008 Favorite Faculty Award Nominations

NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE FACULTY MEMBER!

You could win one of ten $25 iTunes gift cards!

The Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning solicits your nominations for the “2008 Faculty Favorites Awards," given to outstanding professors who are considered by students to have made the greatest difference in their UofL education, both inside and outside the classroom.

PLACING NOMINATIONS WILL TAKE LESS THAN A MINUTE. All submissions will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of ten $25 iTunes gift cards.

Nominations will be accepted online until January 31, 2008. To nominate a favorite faculty member, go to: http://louisville.edu/delphi/podcast/forms/faculty-favorites-nominations

Graduate School/Professional School Winter Masquerade

The Student Government Association is sponsoring the Graduate School/Professional School Winter Masquerade on Friday, Feburary 1, 2008 from 7-10 p.m at Glassworks. Tickets are available at the SAC in room W310. Tickets cost $6 for one person and $10 for couple. Food will be served.

Summer 2008 Schedule Is Available Online

The 2008 Summer Schedule is available for download on the website. To download, please go to the following page: www.law.louisville.edu/academics/class-schedules/summer-2008. Please note, the current version is still tentative. Please return to the page above prior to registration to review a final draft.

COMING SOON: Ping-Pong Table & Seating for Basement Lounge

The Student Bar Association is pleased to announce that a ping-pong table and seating will be arriving soon in the basement area outside of the locker room. The used ping-pong table was DONATED and the seating was obtained FREE of charge from UL surplus property. In all, about $50 will be spent for table supplies and cleaning the furniture.

May 2008 Grads: On-Campus Interview opportunity for full-time work

The Department of Public Advocacy wants to interview all 3Ls and 4Ls who

1. will be graduating this spring,

2. are interested in doing public defender work, and

3. with whom they've not previously met. 

The deadline to submit your resume, law school transcript, writing sample, references and cover letter is next Monday, January 28th.  The interviews will be conducted on Wednesday, February 13th.  The sign-up sheet (which also gives additional information) is in the Career Services library.

This is the first step towards a summer (or fall) paid clerk position which could potentially turn into a full-time attorney position upon bar passage. 

WLC First Spring Meeting

This Friday the WLC will hold its first Spring Meeting. The meeting will be at noon in room 171.

Two Diversity Programs Scheduled for February

The University of Louisville Law School's Diversity Committee is pleased to sponsor two programs in February 2008.

February 5: Health Equity with Dr. Adewale Troutman. For complete details, go to the event's page: www.law.louisville.edu/node/1243 

February 21: Witness to Innocence with Speaker Ray Krone. For complete details, go to the event's page: www.law.louisville.edu/node/1245

For more information on either event, contact Robin Harris, robin.harris@louisville.edu  or 852-6083.

For more on the Diversity Forum Series, click here: www.law.louisville.edu/academics/diversity-forum-series 

Symposium a Success

The University of Louisville Law Review's first symposium was held on Friday, January 18, 2008. The symposium inlcuded speakers from around the country, including Reginald C. Oh, professor of law at Texas Wesleyan University; Gary Orfield, co-founder and director of the Civil Rights Project at UCLA; Girardeau A. Spann, professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center; and john a. powell, executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University.

Coverage of the Symposium by The Courier-Journal is available at the following site: http://www.courier-journal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008801190426.