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November 6, 2017 — Volume 7, Number 12

Important Deadlines

  • Mon. Nov. 6: Deadline to apply to be an Academic Success Fellow for Spring 2018.
  • Fri. Nov. 10: Last day to withdraw.

Upcoming Events

Monday, November 6

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Federalist Society (Fed Soc), Pride Law, and Military Bar Association (MilBar): Is it Constitutional? The Transgender Military Ban Panel

Monday, November 6, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 3A

The Military Bar Association, Pride Law, and the Federalist Society invite you to join our respectful attorney panel event regarding the Tra… Read More

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Student Bar Association (SBA): Budget Committee Meeting

Monday, November 6, 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, November 7

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Business Law Society (BLS): Jack in the Box Attorney Panel

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom

Business Law Society will be hosting three attorneys that work in Jack in the Box's corporate counsel. Panelists include: Ray Pepper (Genera… Read More

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Student Wellness: Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Training

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 // 12:30 p.m.
Hahn University Center, Room 103AB

In this hands-on, one-hour training, you will learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide, ask someone you are concerned about whether t… Read More

Wednesday, November 8

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Women's Law Caucus (WLC): Semi-Annual Mixer

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 // 6 p.m.
Degheri Alumni Center, Courtyard and Boardroom (Room 120)

Please join the Women's Law Caucus for our semi-annual mixer.  This event was a huge success in the spring, and will be even better thi… Read More

Thursday, November 9

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Tax Law Society (TLS): International Tax Law Panel

Thursday, November 9, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom

Interested in becoming an international tax attorney? Join Tax Law Society in welcoming three distinguished panelists to discuss their backg… Read More

Sunday, November 12

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Jewish Law Students Association (JLSA): Surf Body San Diego

Sunday, November 12, 2017 // 10 a.m.
Surf Body San Diego, 2525 Bacon Street, San Diego, CA 92107

With the end of midterms and finals approaching, y'all need a mental health and physical health break. The owner and head trainer at Surf Bo… Read More

Monday, November 13

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Student Bar Association (SBA): General Meeting

Monday, November 13, 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, November 14

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EALLS, La Raza, IJLS and PILF: The Uncertain Future of DACA

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 131

Join EALLS, La Raza, IJLS, and PILF for a panel discussion on the social and legal implications that would arise if the 'Deferred Action for… Read More

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Graduate Student Life and University Ministry: Thanksgiving Lunch for Graduate and Law Students

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Student Life Pavilion, Room 401

Stop by Graduate and Law Commons for a Thanksgiving Lunch! Space is limited - RSVP today!… Read More

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Pro Bono Legal Advocates (PBLA): VITA Clinic Information Session

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2A

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is an IRS-sponsored program that offers basic tax return preparation training for volunteers to assis… Read More

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USD Federal Tax Clinic: Free MCLE Event-Federal and California Payroll Tax Responsibilities of Employers

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 // 1 p.m.
Barcelona, Room 305

A discussion on the payroll tax responsibilities of employers and the issues that arise when those responsibilities are not met. Special att… Read More

Wednesday, November 15

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Graduate Student Life: Bagel Breakfast

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 // 8:45 a.m.
Student Life Pavilion, Room 401

Stop by Graduate & Law Commons for our second to last Bagel Breakfast of the semester!… Read More

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Real Estate and Land Use Society (RELUS): Real Estate and the Law Panel Event

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 2B

Join RELUS' fall panel event, featuring three local real estate and land use attorneys, where panelists will discuss their journeys from law… Read More

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Transactional Law Team (TLT): Information Session

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Grace Courtroom

Interested in transactional law? Join us to learn about TLT, the Transactional LawMeet competition, and the TLT application process.… Read More

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BLSA, WLC and LS4CRU: Women of Color in the Law Attorney Panel

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 // 6 p.m.
KIPJ, Room Theatre

Join us for an evening panel and happy hour focused on women of color in the law, co-hosted by Black Law Students Association, Women's Law C… Read More

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Intellectual Property Law Association (IPLA): IP Networking Night

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 // 6 p.m.
Maher Hall, Room Salomon Hall

IP Networking Night is the biggest intellectual property mixer of the year. Come join IPLA and the rest of the San Diego intellectual proper… Read More

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Warwick's Presents a Book Celebration with Professor Orly Lobel

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 // 7:30 p.m.
Warwick's, 7812 Girard Ave., La Jolla, CA 92037

On Wednesday, November 15th at 7:30pm Warwick's will host Professor Orly Lobel to discuss and sign her new book You… Read More

Thursday, November 16

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Christian Legal Society, Saint Thomas More Society, and Jewish Law Students Association: USD Law School Staff Thanksgiving Breakfast

Thursday, November 16, 2017 // 9 a.m.
Warren Hall, Room The Writs

Come join Christian Legal Society, Saint Thomas More Society, and Jewish Law Students Association as we show our thanks by serving a free Th… Read More

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USD Legal Clinics' Annual Open House & Holiday Luncheon

Thursday, November 16, 2017 // 11 a.m.
Barcelona, Room 303

Stop by the USD Legal Clinics in Barcelona 303 on Thursday, November 16th between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to learn more about… Read More

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Dean's November Mixer

Thursday, November 16, 2017 // 4 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room Back Patio and The Writs

Dean Ferruolo invites you to the November Mixer. Come mingle with the dean, faculty, and your fellow classmates while enjoying a Thanksgivin… Read More

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Graduate Student Life: First-Generation Gathering and Dialogue

Thursday, November 16, 2017 // 4 p.m.
Student Life Pavilion, Room 401

Graduate Student Life invites all First-Gen law students and allies to our second Gathering and Dialogue. Light food and beverages will be p… Read More

Friday, November 17

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Legal Writing and Research Program (LWR): What Bosses Want

Friday, November 17, 2017 // 12 p.m.
Warren Hall, Room 131

Join Professor Shawn Fields and a dynamic panel of practicing San Diego attorneys for a lively discussion on what supervisors expect from th… Read More

Saturday, November 18

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Graduate Student Life: Tijuana Service Trip

Saturday, November 18, 2017 // 8 a.m.
Tijuana, Mexico

Inspired by social and service tradition, USD encourages students to serve with compassion, foster peace, and work for justice. Graduate Stu… Read More

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Announcements

Academic Success & Bar Programs: Hiring Academic Success Fellows for Spring 2018

Are you looking for a way to earn additional income without sacrificing your studies? You could get paid to help fellow students and prepare for the bar exam in the process. We are currently hiring Academic Success Fellows for the upcoming 1L courses this Spring semester: Constitutional Law I (Professors M. Ramsey, Rappaport, and S. Smith); Contracts (Professors Barry, Kelly, and D. McGowan); and Property (Professors Bell, Hirsch, and Wiggins). With a manageable time commitment, this position allows for you keep another job or stay involved in various extracurricular activities. For more information, including a detailed job description and application, please visit the Academic Success & Bar Programs page on TWEN. All applications are due by Monday, November 6. Contact: Academic Success & Bar Programs.

St. Thomas More Society: Thanksgiving Food Donation Drive

November 6-17; The Writs
During the season of giving, the St. Thomas More Society would like to provide families in need with food for the holidays. Donation boxes will be placed in The Writs from November 6 through November 17! Items needed include: canned fruits, canned vegetables, stuffing, mashed potatoes, rice, cranberry sauce, packaged gravy, macaroni and cheese. Contact: St. Thomas More Society President Jen Halim.

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.

Legal Research Center (LRC): November Trivia

In this 1972 Supreme Court antitrust case, Justice Blackmun cites Casey at the Bat, and names baseball greats Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth. Name this case. 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 American Constitution Society for the month of November. Please view the November highlight flyer on our Student Resources web page for more information. Contact: Reference Librarian Melissa Abernathy.

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