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October 2, 2017 — Volume 7, Number 7

Important Deadlines

  • Mon. Oct. 2: Spring 2018 schedule posts online.
  • Fri. Oct. 6: Last day to receive 60% tuition refund.
  • Fri. Oct. 6: Student refrigerators and freezers to be cleaned out.
  • Fri. Oct. 13: Last day to receive 50% tuition refund; No further refunds after this date. 

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 2

Oct 2

Sports & Entertainment Law Society (SELS): First General Meeting

Monday, October 2, 2017
Warren Hall, Room 2A

SELS will be holding its first General Meeting of the year to meet with prospective students who are interested in sports and entertainment … Read More

Oct 2

ASP 1L Workshop: IRAC, Multiple-choice, and You (Section C)

Monday, October 2, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2A

This workshop is the third in a series of three section-specific workshops, led by the Academic Success Fellows, taking place this spring se… Read More

Oct 2

Student Bar Association (SBA): General Meeting

Monday, October 2, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 131

The SBA General Meetings are held every other Monday in Warren Hall room 131 and any USD law student may attend. For inf… Read More

Tuesday, October 3

Oct 3

Criminal Law Society (CLS): General Meeting

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 133

Come learn about our exciting events this year, find a mentor in the criminal justice field, and hear tips from our experienced board about … Read More

Oct 3

International Law Society (ILS): First General Meeting

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2A

Come learn about opportunities ILS provides and ways to get involved. Our attorney panels are a great way to learn about international law f… Read More

Oct 3

ASP 1L Workshop: IRAC, Multiple-choice, and You (Section A/E)

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 // 4:30 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2A

This workshop is the third in a series of three section-specific workshops, led by the Academic Success Fellows, taking place this spring se… Read More

Wednesday, October 4

Oct 4

Graduate Student Life: Bagel Breakfast

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 // 9 a.m.
Student Life Pavilion, Room 401

Enjoy bagels, coffee, and juice. All graduate and law students are welcome to attend this event.… Read More

Oct 4

Advocates for Children and Education (ACE): General Meeting

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2B

Join ACE for our General Meeting. Program chairs will be presenting information regarding their programs and available to answer questions.&… Read More

Oct 4

Intellectual Property Law Association (IPLA): Trademark and Copyright Panel

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 3B

IPLA will be hosting its first panel of the year with some amazing attorneys who focus their practice around trademark and copyright law. Th… Read More

Thursday, October 5

Oct 5

Health Law Society (HLS): Attorney Panel

Thursday, October 5, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom

This will be the first meeting of the Health Law Society.  Lunch will be served!The executive board will give a brief introduction to b… Read More

Oct 5

Tax Law Society (TLS): First General Meeting

Thursday, October 5, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2B

Join us at our first general meeting of the semester! Meet the TLS Board and TLS Faculty Advisor, Professor Victor Fleischer, who will discu… Read More

Oct 5

ASP 1L Workshop: IRAC, Multiple-choice, and You (Section B/E)

Thursday, October 5, 2017 // 4:30 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2B

This workshop is the third in a series of three section-specific workshops, led by the Academic Success Fellows, taking place this spring se… Read More

Friday, October 6

Oct 6

Student Refrigerators and Freezers Cleaning

Friday, October 6, 2017 // 6 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room Student Lounge

The student refrigerators and freezers will be cleaned out today at 6 p.m. All items left in the refrigerators and freezers on this date wil… Read More

Monday, October 9

Oct 9

American Constitution Society (ACS): General Meeting

Monday, October 9, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 3A

ACS is happy to invite you to our General Meeting. We will be joined by La Mesa City Council Member and San Diego ACS Lawyers Chapter foundi… Read More

Oct 9

Jewish Law Student Association (JLSA): Pizza in the Sukkah

Monday, October 9, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Hahn University Center, Room Sukkah Outside the UC

Join JLSA for some FREE PIZZA on in the Sukkah outside the University Center.  Learn about the Jewish harvest holiday and spend time me… Read More

Oct 9

Military Bar Association (MilBar): General Body Meeting

Monday, October 9, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2A

This will be MilBar's first general body meeting of the year. We will discuss our mission and goals for this semester, and we will cover all… Read More

Oct 9

Student Bar Association (SBA): Budget Committee Meeting

Monday, October 9, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 314

Registered student organizations can request funding from SBA. To request funding, fill out and submit a Budget Request Form, available on t… Read More

Tuesday, October 10

Oct 10

Employment and Labor Law Society (EALLS): First General Meeting

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom

Join EALLS for our first general meeting of the school year. Learn about this exciting and fast-growing area of law, as well as the events E… Read More

Oct 10

Environmental Law Society (ELS): General Meeting and Career Panel

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 131

Join us for our first general meeting! Ryan Waterman (Attorney, Brownstein Hyatt Farber & Schreck), Heidi Von Blum (San Diego City Attor… Read More

Oct 10

JD/MBA Concurrent Degree Information Session

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2B

Learn about USD's JD/MBA concurrent degree program, in which you can earn your JD and MBA degrees in four years. Graduate Business Admission… Read More

Oct 10

Humanities Center and Others: Bourgeois Culture and the Nostalgia for the 1950s-Perspectives and Responses

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 // 5 p.m.
Hahn University Center, Room 107

A panel of USD experts on race, gender, and class will paint a picture of what life was like in the 1950s in the United States. This panel w… Read More

Oct 10

Young Catholic Professionals (YCP), University Ministry & Graduate Student Life: Executive Speaker Series

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 // 7 p.m.
Maher Hall, Room Salomon Hall

Young Catholic Professionals "brings young adults together for speaker events, panel discussions, and networking to foster Catholic identity… Read More

Wednesday, October 11

Oct 11

Law Students for Cross-Racial Understanding (LS4CRU): General Meeting

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 3A

Join us for our very first meeting and learn about Law Students for Cross-Racial Understanding (LS4CRU)! We invite all students to enjoy enl… Read More

Oct 11

Dean's October Mixer

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 // 4 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room Back Patio (Flu Shots in the Student Lounge)

Dean Ferruolo invites you to the October Mixer. Come mingle with the dean, faculty, and students while enjoying some festive Oktoberfest far… Read More

Thursday, October 12

Oct 12

How a Dealmaker Makes Deals

Thursday, October 12, 2017 // 10:30 a.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2A

Join us as Rick Burdick, an experienced international dealmaker, present an interactive transactional case study to demonstrate how law… Read More

Friday, October 13

Oct 13

Graduate Student Council (GSC): Graduate & Law Students Homecoming Reception

Friday, October 13, 2017 // 6 p.m.
Student Life Pavilion, Room 5th Floor Rooftop

For the first time, Graduate and Law Students Homecoming Reception will take place on the rooftop of the Student Life Pavilion. There will b… Read More

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Announcements

Live Scan Fingerprinting & Passport Photos: Make Your Appointment Today

Accu-Prints will be in The Writs on Tuesday, October 17 providing mobile Live Scan fingerprints and passport photos service for 2Ls, 3Ls, and 4Ls. Live Scan fingerprints are required for the California State Bar Moral Character Application, and passport photos are required for the MPRE. The rolling fee for Live Scan fingerprints is $19; a passport photo is $10; you can also purchase both for $28. Cash or credit card only; no personal checks. Make your appointment for your Live Scan fingerprints, passport photos, or both today! Please note: Fingerprints will expire after 90 days. Keep in mind that if you are fingerprinted on this date, you should plan to submit your Moral Character Application within 90 days. Contact: Academic Success and Bar Programs.

Save the Date: Latinas in the Law Presents Hit the Ground Running Preparing Your Plan For Achieving Your Dream Job

Save the Date for Latinas in the Law Presents Hit the Ground Running Preparing Your Plan For Achieving Your Dream Job on Thursday, October 26 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Warren Hall Grace Courtroom. Join Latinas in the Law of San Diego, University of San Diego School of Law and La Raza Law Students Association for a panel of judges and seasoned attorneys for starting a plan for success and achieving it.  See the event page for more information. Contact: USD Law External Relations.

Student Wellness: Grad and GradBound Support Group

Student Wellness is offering a Group Counseling opportunity for all graduate level students at USD. The Grad and GradBound Support Group is a support group specifically tailored to graduate students. Share your experiences, success and struggles with other people who care. Balancing demands and professional life will be addressed with an emphasis on self-care. Group counseling is a form of treatment that allows participants to learn about themselves and their relationships with others and to address personal difficulties that are often shared by other members of the group. The Grad and GradBound Support Group will meet on Wednesdays from 3-4:30 p.m. starting on Wednesday, October 11. If you are interested in participating in this wellness group, please contact Karen L. Durst, PhD.

Legal Research Center (LRC): October Trivia

This justice is best known for saying of the obscenity, "I know it when I see it." What was his name? Submit your answer on the library's website to win a bag of treats from Trader Joe's! Contact: Reference Librarian Melissa Abernathy.

Legal Research Center (LRC): Student Organization of the Month

The LRC is highlighting the St. Thomas More Society for the month of October. Please view the October highlight flyer on our Student Resources web page for more information. Contact: Reference Librarian Melissa Abernathy.

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