October 16 – October 29, 2017

Important Deadlines

  • Fri. Oct. 27 at 7 a.m.:  Spring 2018 registration begins for all upper-division JD part-time, LLM, and MSLS students.

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 16

Tuesday, October 17

Wednesday, October 18

Thursday, October 19

Sunday, October 22

Monday, October 23

Tuesday, October 24

Wednesday, October 25

Thursday, October 26

Friday, October 27

Saturday, October 28


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.

Sixth Annual Student, Alumni, and Faculty Golf Tournament: November 5, 2017

The USD Golf Law Society invites you to its Sixth Annual Golf Tournament at Riverwalk Golf Club.  This event is open to all USD law students, alumni and faculty. It is a great opportunity for everyone attending to connect with the USD Law School community in a relaxing break from work and school life. The cost for the tournament is $100 for alumni/faculty participants, and $50 for students. Please visit the event webpage for more information, including a complete schedule, and to register. Registration is first-come, first-served and will close when the tournament reaches capacity. Registration closes on Sunday, October 29, so be sure to register today! Contact: Golf Law Society President Chad David.

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 or (619) 260-7640 with any questions about registration. Visit the Legal Clinics webpage for more information about our clinic offerings.

Invitation to Be Hosted at Casa Cornelia Law Center's 10th Annual La Mancha Awards

USD is sponsoring four tickets for students to attend the Casa Cornelia Law Center's 10th Annual La Mancha Awards this Thursday, October 19 from 6-8 p.m. at the USD Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Assistant Director for Law Student Affairs, Laurie Keller, by Wednesday, October 18 at 12 p.m.

Registration Now Open: Careers in the Law

Registration is now open for the 36th Annual Careers in the Law program on Wednesday, November 1—the law school's largest and most important alumni and student networking event. More than 20 practice areas, including nontraditional legal careers, are represented. The Careers in the Law program is expanding this year to include bar associations, law firms, public sector and nonprofit organizations who would like to staff a table and talk with students and alumni about their organizations. Whether you have advice to share or are in the job market yourself, this is a great opportunity for alumni to connect with each other and to meet current law students. Register to attend today! Contact: Law Alumni Relations.

Flu Shot Vouchers

If you missed getting a free flu shot at the Dean's October Mixer, you still have an opportunity to get one. The Office for Law Student Affairs is providing vouchers to receive a free flu shot at the the Student Health Center (Maher Hall Room 140) valid through Thursday, October 19. Flu shot vouchers are available for pick up in the Office for Law Student Affairs (Warren Hall Room 218). You MUST present a voucher and your USD law student ID to receive your flu shot. Contact: Office for Law Student Affairs.

Lesley K. McAllister Symposium on Climate and Energy Law (Ninth Annual San Diego Climate and 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. This year's event has been dedicated to Professor Lesley McAllister. 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: Climate and Energy Law Symposium Coordinator.

Motions: Looking for New Staff Writers

USD Law Newspaper, Motions, is looking for new staff writers. If you are interested, contact Motions Editor-in-Chief Michelle Dinh.

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.


Law Student Affairs
Warren Hall, Room 218
Phone: (619) 260-4651
Fax: (619) 260-7715


Mon. 8:30-6:30 p.m.
Tue. 8:30- 5 p.m.
Wed. 9:30-5 p.m.
Thur., Fri. 8:30-5 p.m.

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