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October 9, 2017 — Volume 7, Number 8

Important Deadlines

  • Fri. Oct. 13: Last day to receive 50% tuition refund; No further refunds after this date. 

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 9

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Monday, October 16

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Graduate and International Programs: LLM in Intellectual Property Information Session

Monday, October 16, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 315

USD JD students are eligible to transfer up to 12 of 24 required credits towards the General LLM Degree with an Intellectual Property concen… Read More

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Real Estate and Land Use Society (RELUS): Introductory Meeting

Monday, October 16, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2B

Join RELUS in kicking off the new term at its Introductory Meeting, where new members will meet the RELUS board and discuss the mission and … Read More

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Student Bar Association (SBA): General Meeting

Monday, October 16, 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 17

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Live Scan Fingerprinting & Passport Photos

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 // 9 a.m.
Warren Hall, Room The Writs

Accu-Prints will provide mobile service for Live Scan fingerprints and passport photos for 2Ls, 3Ls, and 4Ls. Live Scan fingerprints are req… Read More

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Business Law Society (BLS): Path to Big Law

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom

Business Law Society is hosting a panel of successful business lawyers at big law firms in San Diego which will include Phillip McGill … Read More

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USD Legal Clinics: Information Sessions

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2A

Do an internship right here on campus.  Gain skills working with actual clients on real legal cases—an experience that can boost … Read More

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Building a Bridge: The Catholic Church & LGBTQ+ Community

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 // 5 p.m.
Hahn University Center, Room 128

Discuss Fr. James Martin's best-selling & controversial book Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community … Read More

Wednesday, October 18

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Graduate Student Life: Bagel Breakfast

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 // 9 a.m.
Student Life Pavilion, Room 401

Stop by for FREE bagels, fruit, coffee, and orange juice to kickstart your day.… Read More

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Graduate and International Programs: LLM in Taxation Information Session

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2B

USD JD students are eligible to transfer up to 12 of the 24 credits of approved advanced tax courses taken as a JD student towards the LLM i… Read More

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Intellectual Property Law Association (IPLA): A Day in the Life of a Patent Attorney

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 131

IPLA will be hosting a panel entitled, "A Day in the Life of A Patent Attorney," to discuss the different areas of patent law and what each … Read More

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Law School Annual Giving: Graduating Class Gift Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Guadalupe Hall, Room 203

Calling all members of the class of 2018! Leave your mark on USD School of Law by getting involved with the Graduating Class Gift committee.… Read More

Thursday, October 19

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Legal Writing and Research (LWR): Letter Perfect

Thursday, October 19, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 131

Professors Elisa Brandes and Gail Greene will lead this lunchtime seminar focused on developing strategies to help you effectively write pro… Read More

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USD Legal Clinics: Information Sessions

Thursday, October 19, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2A

Do an internship right here on campus.  Gain skills working with actual clients on real legal cases—an experience that can boost … Read More

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San Diego World Affairs Council and USD Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies: NAFTA-A Make or Break Moment?

Thursday, October 19, 2017 // 5:30 p.m.
AMN Healthcare Auditorium, 12400 High Bluff Drive, San Diego, CAS 92130

More than 20 years after the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect, its consequences are a topic of heated debate in … Read More

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Military Bar Association (MilBar): Cal Western School of Law Student Mixer

Thursday, October 19, 2017 // 6 p.m.
Princess Pub & Grille, 1665 India Street, San Diego, CA 92101

Cal Western Law School's Military Veterans Legal Society invites attorneys, students, and members of the local military law community to att… Read More

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University Ministry, Hillel Jewish Student Organization, and Graduate Student Life: Theology on Tap

Thursday, October 19, 2017 // 7 p.m.
Student Life Pavilion, Room 401

Professor Rick Barton (Partner, Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP) will explore the Jewish notion of Tikkum Olam, To Repair the W… Read More

Sunday, October 22

Mock Trial

Mock Trial 30-Year Anniversary Champagne Brunch Celebration

Sunday, October 22, 2017 // 10 a.m.
La Gran Terraza

USD School of Law's award-winning Mock Trial team celebrates its 30-year anniversary over a champagne brunch at La Gran Terraza overlooking … Read More

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Announcements

USD Legal Clinics: Spring Applications

Do an internship right here on campus. Join our on-site law office and gain skills working with actual clients on real legal cases. This is an experience that can boost your resume and prepare you for legal practice. We are accepting applications for the spring 2018 semester. Apply online today. Please contact Legal Clinics Administrative Director Eric Austin at ericaustin-11@sandiego.edu or (619) 260-7640 with any questions about registration. Visit the Legal Clinics webpage for more information about our clinic offerings.

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.

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.

Save the Date: Ninth Annual San Diego Climate & Energy Law Symposium

Save the date for the Ninth Annual San Diego Climate & Energy Law Symposium on Friday, November 3, 2017. The transition from the Obama presidency to the Trump presidency marked a significant change in approaches to climate and energy policy. The current Administration has stated its intent to reverse much of current climate and energy policy and regulation. Join academic and policy experts as they analyze and assess several aspects of this complex issue. Student and faculty tickets are $20 (prices will increase to $45 on October 16, 2017). Visit the event page for more information and to register. Contact: USD Law External Relations.

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.

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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