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October 23, 2017 — Volume 7, Number 10

Important Deadlines

  • Fri. Oct. 27 at 7 a.m.:  Spring 2018 registration begins for all upper-division JD part-time, LLM, and MSLS students.
  • Mon. Oct. 30 at 7 a.m.: Spring 2018 registration begins for all 3L JD students in the full-time program. 
  • Thur. Nov. 2 at 7 a.m.: Spring 2018 registration begins for all 2L JD students in the full-time program.  

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 23

Oct 23

USD Student Wellness: National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (October 23-27)

Monday, October 23, 2017Friday, October 27, 2017

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness week provides an opportunity for discussions about alcohol and substance use, anxiety, depression and … Read More

Oct 23

Criminal Law Society (CLS): Hidden in the Crowd-Human Trafficking in San Diego

Monday, October 23, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 131

Come learn about ways to combat modern day slavery. Our panelists will be speaking on the issue of human trafficking in San Diego and will p… Read More

Oct 23

Student Bar Association (SBA): Budget Committee Meeting

Monday, October 23, 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

Oct 23

USD Student Wellness: Game of LIFE

Monday, October 23, 2017 // 12:30 p.m.

Kick off National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week and join USD Student Wellness for a LIFE-sized game of LIFE. Come test your knowledge ab… Read More

Oct 23

USD Legal Clinics: Information Session

Monday, October 23, 2017 // 5:15 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 your r… Read More

Tuesday, October 24

Oct 24

LLM/MSLS/Exchange Student Mid-Semester Luncheon

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Faculty Reading Room

The Office of Graduate and International Programs would like to invite our LLM, MSLS, and Exchange students to an i… Read More

Oct 24

Moot Court: Paul A. McLennon, Sr. Honors Moot Court Competition Information Session

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 131

Do you  need a unit for spring? Do you want to improve your written and oral advocacy skills? Would you like competing in a National Mo… Read More

Oct 24

USD Legal Clinics: Information Session

Tuesday, October 24, 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 your r… Read More

Oct 24

USD Student Wellness: Mental Health Check-in

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 // 4 p.m.
Hahn University Center, Room Forums ABC

Stop by the UC Forums anytime between 4-6 p.m. for a free and quick 15-minute one-on-one, confidential check-in with a Wellness Professional… Read More

Oct 24

Graduate Student Nursing Association (GNSA) and Graduate Student Council (GSC): Las Vegas Prayer Vigil

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 // 6 p.m.
Hahn University Center, Room In front

The Graduate Nursing Student Association (GNSA) and Graduate Student Council (GSC) have collaborated together to organize a candlelight vigi… Read More

Wednesday, October 25

Oct 25

Moot Court: Paul A. McLennon, Sr. Honors Moot Court Competition Information Session

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 131

Do you  need a unit for spring? Do you want to improve your written and oral advocacy skills? Would you like competing in a National Mo… Read More

Oct 25

Office of Career and Professional Development: H&R Block Informational Session

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2A

The Tax Institute at H&R Block will be hiring multiple Tax Researchers for the upcoming tax season. Learn about the upcom… Read More

Oct 25

Summer Study Abroad Infosession

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2B

Missed the last infosession? Come join Professor Devitt for an informal Q&A about the summer programs in Paris and London. Find out… Read More

Oct 25

Women's Law Caucus (WLC): Women in the Law

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 3A

Please join the Women's Law Caucus for our annual Attorney Lunch Panel, "Women in the Law." We are excited to announce that we will have pan… Read More

Oct 25

Graduate Student Life: Pumpkin Carving

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 // 4 p.m.
Student Life Pavilion, Room 5th Floor Rooftop

Join us for an afternoon of Halloween pumpkin crafting! Mini pumpkins and supplies will be provided.… Read More

Thursday, October 26

Oct 26

USD Legal Clinics: Information Session

Thursday, October 26, 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 your r… Read More

Oct 26

USD School of Engineering: Center for Cyber Security and Engineering Technology Workshop

Thursday, October 26, 2017 // 12:30 p.m.
Loma Hall, Room 1st Floor Cymer Ideation Space

Will you be the next cyber victim? Join USD’s Center for Cyber Security and Engineering Technology’s workshop  to ensure yo… Read More

Oct 26

Office for Law Student Affairs: Upper-Division Academic Advising Drop-In Hours

Thursday, October 26, 2017 // 3 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 218

Attention upper-division students: Don't know what to take next semester? Want to know more about graduation requirements? The Office f… Read More

Oct 26

Graduate Student Life: First Generation Gathering and Dialogue

Thursday, October 26, 2017 // 4 p.m.
Student Life Pavilion, Room 401

We invite all First Generation Graduate, Law, PhD students as well as faculty and staff, for a time to unwind and connect with other First-G… Read More

Oct 26

USD Legal Clinics: Information Session

Thursday, October 26, 2017 // 5 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 your r… Read More

Oct 26

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

Thursday, October 26, 2017 // 5:30 p.m.
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… Read More

Oct 26

Middle Eastern Law Students Association (MELSA): Iranian American Bar Association and Tri-School MELSA Halloween Mixer

Thursday, October 26, 2017 // 5:30 p.m.
El Chingon, 560 Fifth Ave., San Diego, CA 92101

Come Join the Iranian American Bar Association and the Middle Eastern Law Student Associations of USD Law, Cal-Western, and Thomas Jefferson… Read More

Oct 26

USD Student Wellness: Treat Yo' Self Halloween Cookie Decorating

Thursday, October 26, 2017 // 7 p.m.
Hahn University Center, Room Franks Lounge

Join USD Student Wellness for a fun evening of cookie decorating (and eating!), decorative lettering lesson, video games and more! Start you… Read More

Friday, October 27

Oct 27

USD Student Wellness: National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (October 23-27)

Monday, October 23, 2017Friday, October 27, 2017

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness week provides an opportunity for discussions about alcohol and substance use, anxiety, depression and … Read More

Saturday, October 28

Oct 28

Graduate Student Life, Outdoor Adventures, and Graduate Student Council: Graduate and Law Students Hike

Saturday, October 28, 2017 // 10 a.m.
Torrey Pines Reserve Visitor Center and Museum, N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA 92037

Spend Saturday morning hiking in beautiful Torrey Pines led by Outdoor Adventures. This will be an easy to moderate hike. Friends … Read More

Oct 28

Advocates for Children and Education (ACE): SMART Program

Saturday, October 28, 2017 // 12 p.m.
First United Methodist Church, 119 E. 4th Street, Escondido, CA 92025

The SMART program is designed to help teens that have committed a misdemeanor offense and whom participate in the Youth Court Diversion Prog… Read More

Monday, October 30

Oct 30

Office for Law Student Affairs: Upper-Division Academic Advising Drop-In Hours

Monday, October 30, 2017 // 9 a.m.
Warren Hall, Room 218

Attention upper-division students: Don't know what to take next semester? Want to know more about graduation requirements? The Office f… Read More

Oct 30

Student Bar Association (SBA): General Meeting

Monday, October 30, 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

Wednesday, November 1

Nov 1

Graduate Student Life: Bagel Breakfast

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 // 8:45 a.m.
Student Life Pavilion, Room 401

Join Graduate Student Life and other graduate students for Bagel Breakfast. Come by for free bagels, fruit, coffee and OJ to kickstart your … Read More

Nov 1

Careers in the Law

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 // 5:30 p.m.
Hahn University Center, Room Forums A, B, C

Attend the 36th Annual Careers in the Law program—the law school's largest and most important alumni and student networking event. Mor… Read More

Thursday, November 2

Nov 2

Office for Law Student Affairs: Upper-Division Academic Advising Drop-In Hours

Thursday, November 2, 2017 // 10 a.m.
Warren Hall, Room 218

Attention upper-division students: Don't know what to take next semester? Want to know more about graduation requirements? The Office f… Read More

Nov 2

Advocates for Children and Education (ACE): Dependency and Delinquency Career Panel

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

This career panel is designed to educate USD law students about career opportunities in child advocacy. Panelists will discuss their experie… Read More

Friday, November 3

Nov 3

Lesley K. McAllister Symposium on Climate and Energy Law (Ninth Annual Climate & Energy Law Symposium)

Friday, November 3, 2017 // 8 a.m.
Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Room Warren Auditorium

energy and climate policy in the trump era … Read More

Nov 3

Lawyers Club of San Diego-Solutions Summit: Eliminating Sexual Harassment, Sexism, and Bullying in the Workplace

Friday, November 3, 2017 // 12:30 p.m.
Point Loma Nazarene Liberty Station Conference Center, 2600 Lanning Rd., San Diego, CA 92106

This Solutions Summit will bring together employers, employees and students with subject-matter experts to explore tangible solutions for ad… Read More

Nov 3

Pride Law: Tri-School Law Student Mixer

Friday, November 3, 2017 // 6 p.m.
Uptown Tavern, 1236 University Ave., San Diego, CA 92103

Please join USD Pride Law for our Tri-School Law Student Mixer with students from Thomas Jefferson OUTLaw and California Western Pride Law, … Read More

Nov 3

Student Refrigerators and Freezers Cleaning

Friday, November 3, 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

Sunday, November 5

Nov 5

USD Law Golf Law Society Golf Tournament with Alumni, Students and Faculty

Sunday, November 5, 2017 // 10 a.m.
Riverwalk Golf Club, 1150 Fashion Valley Rd, San Diego, CA 92108

The USD Golf Law Society invites you to its Sixth Annual Golf Tournament at Riverwalk Golf Club.  This event … Read More

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Announcements

Animals on University Property

Please be advised that USD has a policy regarding animals on university property to which all members of the USD community are expected to adhere, including the School of Law community. The university prohibits the presence of pets and other animals (excluding approved service animals) in all university buildings. Pets and other non-service animals are also not permitted at university events. Please read the entire policy to ensure that you are aware of the rules, exceptions, and consequences.

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.

UCSD Mock Trial Competition: Judges Needed

Saturday, November 18; 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.; University of San Diego
Sunday, November 19; 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.; University of San Diego

Judges are needed for the UCSD Mock Trial Team's Wlodarczyk Invitational Tournament taking place in November right here on the University of San Diego campus. This is a great opportunity to observe and assist with mock trials as well as provide feedback to undergraduate students competing in their first "courtroom" experiences. The time commitment for each day will be approximately three hours per time slot. If you would like to volunteer as a judge please contact the UCSD Mock Trial Team at tritonmocktrial@gmail.com. Judges will receive more detailed information and a judging informational packet one week prior to the tournament. 

American Bar Association (ABA): National Pro Bono Celebration Week

Join the ABA in their National Pro Bono Celebration from October 22-28, 2017. Some ways you can celebrate at USD Law include: submitting any pro bono hours you have not yet submitted, and finding new ways to get involved in the community through Pro Bono Legal Advocates (PBLA). If you will be participating in a pro bono opportunity, be sure to #celebrateprobono to join the celebration map!

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.

Student News Profiles: Check them out!

Want to know what your classmates are up to? Be sure to check out the Law Student Profiles online. This week, read about SBA President Kris Darrough.

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