Student Life News

Free Flu Shots Today!

Campus Health Services will be here at the Law School (in the Washer Lounge) to give flu shots on Monday, October 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Please remember to bring your University id card.  You must complete a consent form.  You may do this in advance by visiting http://louisville.edu/campushealth and clicking on the image of Coach Charlie Strong.

Learn More About Externship Opportunities for Law Students - Tuesday!

All upper-division students are invited to an information session on Tuesday, October 9, at noon, in Room 175, to learn about several externship opportunities this spring, including

  • Tax Externship with the Internal Revenue Service
  • Judicial Externship with a Circuit Court Judge
  • Legal Aid Externship
  • Criminal Justice Externship with the County Attorney
  • Criminal Justice Externship with the Public Defender
  • Criminal Justice Externship with the Commonwealth Attorney 

Information will be provided regarding how to apply for an externship; application deadlines; the selection process; what each externship is like; how many credit hours you can earn from participation; and much more. 

Pizza will be provided to attendees.

$5,000? A Trip to the GRAMMY Awards?

More student writing competitions have been added to the writing competition page at http://www.law.louisville.edu/node/7044, including the 15th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition, which includes a $5,000 cash prize and an all-expenses paid trip to the GRAMMY Awards.  Check back often for information regarding new competitions!

Free Flu Shots for Students, Faculty, and Staff on Monday

Campus Health Services will be here at the Law School (in the Washer Lounge) to give flu shots on Monday, October 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Please remember to bring your University id card.  You must complete a consent form.  You may do this in advance by visiting http://louisville.edu/campushealth and clicking on the image of Coach Charlie Strong.

Information Session on Externship Opportunities

All upper-division students are invited to an information session Tuesday, October 9, at noon, in Room 175, to learn about several externship opportunities this spring, including

  • Tax Externship with the Internal Revenue Service
  • Judicial Externship with a Circuit Court Judge
  • Legal Aid Externship
  • Criminal Justice Externship with the County Attorney
  • Criminal Justice Externship with the Public Defender
  • Criminal Justice Externship with the Commonwealth Attorney 

Information will be provided regarding how to apply for an externship; application deadlines; the selection process; what each externship is like; how many credit hours you can earn from participation; and much more. 

Pizza will be provided to attendees. (*Note:  Information regarding the Immigration Externship, the Law Clinic, and the Entrepreneurship Clinic will be provided at the October 23 Information Session.)

Free Massages for Students on Friday

Don't forget about Fresh Start Fridays!

Come by the Washer Lounge between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. this Friday and enjoy a free massage. 

Legal Research Exam on Friday

The Legal Research (LR) exam is Friday, October 5.  If you plan to take your LR exam using Exam4, you must successfully complete your practice submission, using your user name (e.g., kkball01), by the LR Exam4 deadline.    
 
The Law School's exam policies are posted on the School of Law website at http://www.law.louisville.edu/academics/exams.  Each student is responsible for reviewing these policies before taking a law school exam.

A Reminder About Reserving Rooms for Events

Students:  If you are planning an event or a meeting at the Law School and need to reserve a room or space (including the Mosaic Lobby), please submit a request in advance using the Room Reservation Form online at http://www.law.louisville.edu/students.  Note - You must be logged into the law school Web site to access the room reservation form!

Before submitting a request for a room, please check to make sure the room you are requesting is available.  Look at the Law School’s event calendar (http://www.law.louisville.edu/event) to see what other events are scheduled AND review the Law School’s room calendar (the link is right below the event calendar) to confirm there are no class conflicts or other programs scheduled in the same room.   

If you have questions or need help, please stop by Dean Ballard's office in Room 216.

Externship Information Session - Tuesday, October 9

All upper-division students are invited to an information session Tuesday, October 9, at noon, in Room 175, to learn about several externship opportunities this spring, including

  • Tax Externship with the Internal Revenue Service
  • Judicial Externship with a Circuit Court Judge
  • Legal Aid Externship
  • Criminal Justice Externship with the County Attorney
  • Criminal Justice Externship with the Public Defender
  • Criminal Justice Externship with the Commonwealth Attorney 

Information will be provided regarding how to apply for an externship; application deadlines; the selection process; what each externship is like; how many credit hours you can earn from participation; and much more. 

Pizza will be provided to attendees. (*Note:  Information regarding the Immigration Externship, the Law Clinic, and the Entrepreneurship Clinic will be provided at the October 23 Information Session.)

Student Life Information Session - Externship Opportunities

All upper-division students are invited to an information session Tuesday, October 9, at noon, to learn about externship opportunities this spring.  Each academic year, several opportunities exist for skills-based externship experiences.  By participating in an externship, you can satisfy the professional skills graduation requirement, earn academic credit, and gain invaluable work experience that will set you apart from your fellow classmates. 

If you are thinking about participating in an externship, please join us on Tuesday to hear from faculty supervisors, Professors Blackburn and Jordan, and students.  The information session will be at noon in Room 175.  This is your opportunity to get answers to your questions before the November registration period.

Information will be provided relating to the following externships: Tax, Judicial, Legal Aid, and the Jefferson County offices of the Commonwealth Attorney, the Public Defender, and the County Attorney

Pizza will be provided to attendees. (*Note:  Information regarding the Immigration Externship, the Law Clinic, and the Entrepreneurship Clinic will be provided at the October 23 Information Session.)