Student Bar Association News

BARBRI Message to 2Ls & 3Ls

Greetings University of Louisville 2L and 3Ls!

 

The UL BARBRI Team would like to make a few quick announcements.  First, we will have table days on Tuesday, October 16 so stop by and say hello! Second, we have provide some helpful information below regarding our MPRE Review.  Please let us know if you have any questions!

 

MPRE

The MPRE will be held at the law school at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 27, 2012, in room 275.   To attend the review course, simply click on this link (http://www.barbri.com/enroll.html) and enroll online or complete the BARBRI MPRE Review Course Reservation Form and give it to any of your friendly UL BARBRI student reps.  Our MPRE review is the most comprehensive on the market.  Prof. Paul Lisnek, former Dean of Loyola Law School in Chicago, will deliver the 4½- hour lecture, which covers the substantive law tested on the exam, as well as exam techniques geared toward successfully mastering the MPRE.

Our MPRE materials for the course include:

  • Comprehensive Outline
  • A Lecture Handout
  • Over 200 Practice Questions
  • Conviser Mini Review Summary Outline
  • Flow charts and graphs
  • Diagnostic StudySmart® Computer Software

 

Please note that you MUST register separately with the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) take the actual MPRE. For an application, please go towww.ncbex.org. The next administration of the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE) is November 3, 2012. The NCBE must receive your MPRE application by the following deadlines:

 

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Regular application deadline

September 18, 2012 ($70 fee)

 

Late deadline

October 4, 2012 ($140 fee)

Mandatory RSO Summit

The RSO Summit is a half-day, mini-conference on Saturday, September 29th that will not only educate RSO Officers about important policies and update their information, but it will also enhance the students’ ability to effectively lead a student group. 

RSO officers must sign up for the Summit if they have not already done so.  This meeting is mandatory and failure to attend will result in a probationary status for the fall semester.  There will not be a make-up session until January. 

The Summit is on Saturday, September 29th in the Student Activities Center beginning at 9:00 a.m. Preregistration is now open at https://orgsync.com/41108/forms/56064

If you have any questions please contact Julie Onnembo, Assistant Director Student Activities, at 502-852-0317 or at jaonne01@louisville.edu.

SBA Voting continues through Thursday

SBA Elections run from 8 am Wednesday until 5 pm Thursday.

TWEN SBA Election Voting Instructions:

1)      Log onto TWEN

2)      Click "Add Course"

3)      Add proper course:

            1L Section 1 Students - SBA Elections

            1L Section 2 Students - SBA Elections

            2L Students SBA Elections

            3L Students SBA Elections

            Do not add: 1L Students - SBA Voting Fall 2012 

4)      Click "Customized Polling" on left hand side of page

5)      VOTE!!!

SBA Elections

SBA Elections run from 8 am Wednesday until 5 pm Thursday.

TWEN SBA Election Voting Instructions:

1)      Log onto TWEN

2)      Click "Add Course"

3)      Add proper course:

            1L Section 1 Students - SBA Elections

            1L Section 2 Students - SBA Elections

            2L Students SBA Elections

            3L Students SBA Elections

            Do not add: 1L Students - SBA Voting Fall 2012 

4)      Click "Customized Polling" on left hand side of page

5)      VOTE!!!

Careers in Education Law

You are Invited to Attend a program sponsored by ELPS and the Office of Professional Development:  Careers in Education Law

When: Wednesday Sept 19, 12:00 - 1:00, Room 175

Featuring the General Counsel for the Kentucky Department of Education, the Director of the LRC - Office of Education Accountability, and the General Counsel for the Educational Professional Standards Board. Pizza Lunch provided.

Animal Rights Panel

Are you a pet owner? Do you love anmials? Are you passionate about Animal Rights? Come to today's panel on Animal Rights!

When: Today, September 13th From 12:00-1:00

Where: Room 175

What: VEGAN TACO BAR provided.  

ELPS and Office of Professional Development: Careers in Education Law

You are Invited to Attend a program sponsored by ELPS and the Office of Professional Development:  Careers in Education Law

When: Wednesday Sept 19, 12:00 - 1:00, Room 175

Featuring the General Counsel for the Kentucky Department of Education, the Director of the LRC - Office of Education Accountability, and the General Counsel for the Educational Professional Standards Board.

Pizza Lunch provided.

Congratulations to ELPS's New Officers!

From the Education Law and Policy Society, congratulations to our new officers:

  • Vice President of Service: Hannah Hoover
  • Treasurer: Kathryn Cross
  • Public Relations: Tiffany Donnelly

How to Get Anything You Want Out of Life - Larry Forman

What do you want in life? Money? Fame? Love? Marriage? Success? A job? What would you do if I told you that it can be yours? Perception is reality. We can be our own worst enemies because most of us choose to cage ourselves in our own realities. Your mind has unlimited potentialYou can harness its power and utilize it to get anything you want. Come listen to Larry Forman speak on our own personal mental boxes and learn how to escape them and the vicious loop of negative emotion. You will learn how to set goals and achieve anything the mind can conceive. Remember that no goal is too extreme, and no objective is out of reach. See you there, my friends. Sponsored by Hillel.
 
The meeting will be held on Thursday September 20 at Noon in room 175. Bring your own lunch.

Education Law and Policy Society Interest Meeting - Wed, Sept 12

Education Law and Policy Society Interest Meeting

Wednesday Sept 12 at 12:35 - 12:55 in Room LL80

Elections will be held for the following positions: VP of Service/Philanthropy, Treasurer, and Public Relations.  If you are interested in a position, please email Cassie Restrepo (cassie.restrepo@gmail.com).  Baked Goods will be served!