Student Life News

Dual Degree Info Session

In recognition of the interdisciplinary nature to the law, the law school offers a number of dual degree programs providing students an opportunity to earn two degrees in a reduced period of time. Generally, law students must apply to one of the following dual degree programs prior to completing 45 hours of law school course work.

  • Master of Business Administration/Juris Doctor
  • Juris Doctor/Master of Divinity
  • Master of Science in Social Work/Juris Doctor
  • Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Humanities
  • Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Political Science
  • Juris Doctor/Master of Urban Planning
  • Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Bioethics and Medical Humanities

Students interested in any of these programs should attend the dual degree information session this Thursday, March 1.  The program will begin at 12:10 p.m. in Room 075.  Papa John's pizza will be served. 

Student Life Information Sessions

If you were unable to attend the February 23 information session on the Moot Court Board and extramural advocacy competitions, handouts from the session are available outside Dean Ballard's office - Room 212.  The Moot Court Executive Board is also available to answer any questions you may have.

The next Student Life information session is on Thursday, March 1.  Students can learn about the Law School's Dual Degree programs.

The final information session will be on Tuesday, March 6.  Faculty supervisors, field supervisors, and students will discuss opportunities for skills-based externship and clinic experiences. 

KBA Annual Student Writing Competition

The Kentucky Bar Association invites and encourages students currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky College of Law, the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, and the Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law to enter the KBA Annual Student Writing Competition. This competition offers these Kentucky legal scholars the opportunity to earn recognition and a cash award.  First, second, and third place awards will be given.  

1st place $1,000
2nd place $300
3rd place $200

 

Students may enter their previously unpublished articles.  Articles entered should be of interest to Kentucky practitioners and follow the suggested guidelines and requirements found in the General Format section of the Bench & Bar Editorial Guidelines.


Entries must be received by June 1, 2012. Submit entries with contact information by mail to:


Shannon H. Roberts
Communications Department
Kentucky Bar Association
514 West Main Street
Frankfort, KY  40601-1812

For inquiries concerning the KBA Annual Student Writing Competition, contact Shannon H. Roberts at sroberts@kybar.org or call 502-564-3795, ext. 224.

Student Life Info Session - MCB and Competitions

All students are invited to an information session on Thursday, Feb. 23, to learn about the Moot Court Board and the opportunity to participate in extramural advocacy and skills competitions.  Brandeis students participate in internal School of Law competitions, in state-wide competitions, in national competitions, and in international competitions. 

The Moot Court Board will provide information about how to become a member of the board or a member of one of its extramural advocacy and skills teams; how you can earn academic credit for participation; and a description of the various competitions you can tryout for.  The session will be at 12:10 p.m. in Room 175. Papa John's pizza will be served.

Student Life Info Session: Moot Court Board and Competitions

All students are invited to an information session Thursday, Feb. 23, to learn about the Moot Court Board and the opportunity to participate in extramural advocacy and skills competitions.  Brandeis students participate in internal School of Law competitions, in state-wide competitions, in national competitions, and in international competitions.  The Moot Court Board will provide information about how to become a member of the board or a member of one of its extramural advocacy and skills teams.  The session will be at 12:10 p.m. in Room 175. 

Mardi Gras Party - Tomorrow!

The food will be Cajun
The music will flow
Come wearing your beads –
It’s Mardi Gras don’t ya know!

Please join us!  Mosaic Lobby, Tuesday February 21, 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Mardi Gras Party for Students, Faculty, and Staff on Tuesday!

The food will be Cajun
The music will flow
Come wearing your beads –
It’s Mardi Gras don’t ya know!

Please join us!  Mosaic Lobby, Tuesday February 21, 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Journals Info Session - TODAY

Interested in Journals at the Brandeis School of Law?  Learn how to get involved and participate in journal activities and membership.  Come to an information session today at 12:10 p.m., in Room 175.  Representives from the University of Louisville Law Review, the Journal of Law and Education, and the Journal of Animal and Environmental Law, will provide information on journal opportunities and benefits. 

Papa John's pizza will be served.

Student Life Info Session - Journals

Interested in Journals at the Brandeis School of Law?  Learn about the University of Louisville Law Review, the Journal of Law and Education, and the Journal of Animal and Environmental Law.  Learn how to get involved and participate in journal activities and membership.  Come to an information session on Thursday, Feb. 16, 12:10 p.m., Room 175.  Papa John's pizza will be provided.

Mardi Gras in the Mosaic Lobby: Jambalaya, Shrimp Creole, Red Beans & Rice, and King Cake

Tuesday, February 21, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  It’s Carnival Time and the law school is hosting a Mardi Gras party for the whole school.  We’ll have beads and music and a great (free) lunch for all – students, faculty, and staff.  Feast on Cajun Fixings from Joe’s OK Bayou.  See you there!