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1Ls & 3Ls: ARMY JAG Interviews Application Deadline is February 5, 2010

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Posted Jan 12, 2010 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

Bidding Opens for Public Interest Interview Program on January 15, 2010

Bidding opens on Friday January 15 and will close on Sunday, January 31 at 11:00 PM for the Wisconsin Public Interest Interview Program (PIIP). See the Career Services Newsletter and Symplicity for more details about the program.

Posted Jan 12, 2010 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

1Ls : Plan ahead to get to 1 p.m. Contracts I exam 12/10

Please give yourself plenty of time to get to the Law School for your 1 p.m. Contracts I exam. Travel times by bus, foot and motor vehicle have been much, much longer than normal throughout the City of Madison and beyond, due to (surprise) ...

Posted Dec 10, 2009 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Students and Academic Affairs

Law School open 12/10 - Final exams resume

   We will have 2-3L final exams tomorrow morning, Dec. 10, at 8:30 a.m. as scheduled. First year students should report for Contracts I exams that will begin at 1:00 p.m. Please travel carefully. If you have an emergency related t ...

Posted Dec 9, 2009 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Students and Academic Affairs

Contracts I exams will start at 10 a.m. (not 8:30 a.m.) on Dec 9

We wi ll start all Contracts I exams at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow, December 9, unless the campus closes. First year students should go to the scheduled rooms by 10 a.m.  If you are unable to arrive before 10 a.m., follow the same procedure as ...

Posted Dec 8, 2009 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Students and Academic Affairs

Final exams continue unless campus closes

   Weather reports for our area say that we may get some very heavy snow falls during the final exam period. We will continue to hold our final exams as scheduled, unless the UW Madison campus is closed.  Generally, the camp ...

Posted Dec 7, 2009 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Students and Academic Affairs

Exams on Laptops

    Greetings: This is an important message for all Law students concerning laptop computer use for final exams in Fall 2009.   Please read this message carefully & thoroughly.  You are responsible for ...

Posted Dec 1, 2009 by Kevin Kelly

How to handle emergencies during final exams

    During final exams, you will need to remember two things: (1) ways to reduce your exam stress and (2) how to handle an emergency that prevents you from taking a final exam at the scheduled time.  Please kee ...

Posted Dec 1, 2009 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Students and Academic Affairs

Winner of 2009 Best Brief Competition

Kyle Fry has won the 2009 Best Brief Award for the best trial level brief written in the spring 2009 Legal Research and Writing course.  In honor of this achievement, Mr. Fry will receive a plaque from Dean Ken Davis and his Legal Rese ...

Posted Oct 30, 2009 by roomreservations, roomreservations@law.wisc.edu

1L workshop: Preparing for Exams - 11/6

   Preparing for exams: On Friday, November 6, LaRasz Moody, Assistant Dean for Academic Success Programs at Villanova Law School, will work with students at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 in Room 2260. Dean Moody is a 2002 graduate of this ...

Posted Oct 26, 2009 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Students and Academic Affairs

Exams on laptops and Windows 7

We have been informed that the Exam4 laptop exam software will NOT support Windows 7 for Fall 2009 final exams.  We are recommending that you wait to upgrade to Windows7 if you plan to use your laptop for fall final exams. More inf ...

Posted Oct 21, 2009 by Eric Giefer, Director of IT

1Ls: Learn about Remington Center Clinical Programs-10/21, 10/26

   In the next few weeks, the Frank J. Remington Center will begin recruiting student applicants for next year's prison-based clinical projects: the Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons Project (LAIP), the Wisconsin Innocen ...

Posted Oct 13, 2009 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Students and Academic Affairs

Free (regular) flu shots for students now available

The University of Wisconsin campus has announced the schedule for regular seasonal flu shots. Students can get free shots for the regular seasonal flu at the University Health Service's Flu Shot Clinic at 333 East Campus Mall, 6th floor, Gre ...

Posted Oct 5, 2009 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Students and Academic Affairs

Workshop for 1Ls: How to pull information together for class and exams

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Posted Sep 29, 2009 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Students and Academic Affairs

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    for 3Ls Individual Sessions ·        Want to write an impressive course paper or law review article?  ·        ...

Posted Sep 2, 2009 by roomreservations, roomreservations@law.wisc.edu

IMPORTANT Information about the Graduation Ceremony on May 15, 2009

    Dear Law School Graduates: I'm sure you are now beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel.  I would like to go over just a few details about Commencement on May 15, 2009 at the Monona Terrace.  ...

Posted May 7, 2009 by Lynn Thompson

Graduates: re Curricular Concentration

    Greetings!  This message is for prospective May 2009 graduates who believe they have completed (or will complete this term) the requirements for one of the five Curricular Concentrations. (1) If you believe you hav ...

Posted Apr 28, 2009 by Kevin Kelly, Assistant Dean (Curriculum)

How to handle emergencies during final exams

 Students should call Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Student & Academic Affairs, if they have emergencies during final exams, such as incapacitating illness, injury, family emergency or extreme weather problem.  They must ca ...

Posted Apr 27, 2009 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Student & Academic Affairs

Student Health Insurance Available for up to One Year after Graduation

   To All Graduating 3L Students: The SBA is not advocating for this ABA health insurance.  However, we do want to make this information available to 3L students that may be interested.  Please read the forward ...

Posted Apr 22, 2009 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin, roomreservations@law.wisc.edu

Final Exams on Laptop

    Greetings: This is an important message for all Law students concerning laptop computer use for final exams in Spring 2009.   Please read this message carefully & thoroughly.  You are responsible for ...

Posted Apr 20, 2009 by Kevin Kelly, Assistant Dean (Curriculum)

Summer 2009 Courses

    Greetings: This summer, the Law School will offer a broad selection of course offerings, included various "core courses" and courses required for Diploma Privilege and/or graduation.  Numerous Clinical Programs, of ...

Posted Apr 9, 2009 by Kevin Kelly, Assistant Dean (Curriculum)

Fall 2009 Web Registration & Course Information

   Greetings!  This is a follow-up to my message of March 24th.  Registration for the Fall 2009 Semester is approaching.  Rising third-years (i.e., current 2Ls) and non-graduating third-years will generally be able to ...

Posted Apr 2, 2009 by Kevin Kelly, Assistant Dean (Curriculum)

LAST CALL: Summer Session in Germany

Students who want to participate in the Law School's new Summer Session in Germany and have not yet applied should contact Professor Barkan before Friday, March 27.  Information about the program can be found at: http://law.marquette ...

Posted Mar 23, 2009 by Steve Barkan, Professor of Law; Director of Library and Information Services

Information Sessions focusing on the Business Law curriculum

Greetings: This is an important message to all first-year Law students concerning a new initiative by Dean Davis and the Law School's Business Law faculty. All 1Ls are being encouraged to attend one of two Information Sessions focusing on ...

Posted Mar 12, 2009 by Kevin Kelly

Graduation/bar matters

 Greetings:  A few matters of note re applications for Diploma Privilege admissions for May 2008 graduates: (1) The WI Board of Bar Examiners (BBE) has asked that all third-years be reminded that, re the Diploma Privilege Informa ...

Posted Mar 9, 2009 by Kevin Kelly

Campus seeing lots of electronics thefts

Message from UW Security Police: We've had a huge rash of major electronic thefts. PLEASE remind people in your work areas to NEVER leave valuables unattended, especially students.  Students may not think their laptops or ipods are li ...

Posted Feb 11, 2009 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Welcome back for 1Ls - January 23

On the morning of January 23, we will have the last activities in the series of orientations that included activities on studying and exam preparation. These activities are mandatory, because we hope that they will be very useful during the ...

Posted Jan 15, 2009 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Student & Academic Affairs

State Bar of Wisconsin Offers 1L book scholarships

 The State Bar of Wisconsin's Diversity Outreach Committee will offer a limited number of scholarships in the spring of 2009 to reimburse the cost of law school books. First year students of diverse backgrounds may apply for the reimburs ...

Posted Jan 12, 2009 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Student & Academic Affairs

Registration Update

1) New Course: Law 940-022 Sports Law (Judge Phil Chavez). Meets 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesdays.  2 credits. Limit: 30 students. Call Number: 57027  Description: The class focus concerns today's legal and practical issues surrounding all ...

Posted Jan 6, 2009 by Kevin Kelly

Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers Offers 2009 Phillips Scholarship

Each year, the Wisconsin Association of African-American Lawyers ( WAAL) honors the professional career and community contributions of Attorneys Vel and W. Dale Phillips by awarding two scholarships in their names. W. Dale Philli ...

Posted Jan 1, 2009 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Student & Academic Affairs

If campus closes, news will come out by 5 a.m. on 12/19

If the Madison campus will be closed tomorrow, Dec. 19, the local news make the announcement by 5 a.m. Watch for it on the UW home page (www.wisc.edu ) or news sites. If campus is closed tomorrow , the Law School will also be closed. Stud ...

Posted Dec 18, 2008 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Student & Academic Affairs

Civ Pro I finals - possible snow emergency on 12/19

Weather reports for our area say that we may get more than 10 inches of snow between Thursday evening and Friday morning, Dec. 19. We will continue to hold Civ Pro I exams as scheduled, unless the Madison campus is closed. You can check th ...

Posted Dec 17, 2008 by Deb Cutler

Take homes due 12/19 - possible snow emergency

    Weather reports for our area say that we may get more than 10 inches of snow between Thursday evening and Friday morning, Dec. 19. We will continue to collect take home exams as scheduled. If the Madison campus is cl ...

Posted Dec 17, 2008 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Student & Academic Affairs

December Graduation and bar matters

Greetings:  Item (1) below is for all third-years; items (2), (3) and (4) are for December graduates. (1) The WI Board of Bar Examiners (BBE) has asked that all third-years be reminded that, re the Diploma Privilege Information & F ...

Posted Dec 10, 2008 by Kevin Kelly

Expect finals to continue, unless campus closes

Weather reports for our area are telling us to expect snow and perhaps sleet for the next 24-36 hours. We will continue to hold final exams as scheduled, unless the Madison campus is closed. You can check the UW-Madison web site for informati ...

Posted Dec 8, 2008 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Student & Academic Affairs

Book Buy-Back

If you would like cash for your books, bring them to the Bookmart (Room 2115) on: Tuesday, December 16th Wednesday, December 17th Thursday, December 18th Regular Bookmart hours (9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.)

Posted Dec 5, 2008 by Kevin Kelly

Important Notice for December Graduates

Greetings: This is an important note for students planning to graduate later this month (December 2008):  please read this entire message. The current list of December 2008 Law graduates is posted both on the bulletin board between th ...

Posted Dec 5, 2008 by Kevin Kelly

Free Coffee During Exams

Compliments of the Dean, there will be free coffee, tea and hot chocolate for students at the SideBar during the exam period. Best of luck on your exams!

Posted Dec 5, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Important: Final Exams on Laptop

Greetings: This is an important message for all Law students concerning laptop computer use for final exams in Fall 2008.   Please read this message carefully & thoroughly.  You are responsible for knowing the contents of ...

Posted Nov 21, 2008 by Kevin Kelly

Late ADDS for FALL 2008 - See Jane in Rm. 5106

Students:  If you find you  haven't enrolled for a course for Fall 2008 that you should have , see Jane Ford Bennett in Rm. 5106.  between 8:15 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. This includes Journals, Clinicals, Directed Research, Directed R ...

Posted Nov 14, 2008 by Jane Ford Bennett, Senior Grade Reporter

How to Do FALL 2008 Credit Changes (variable credit courses)

Go to  MY UW Student Center, click on COURSE ENROLLMENT, then TERM INFORMATION,  then click on "Course Change Request ", select Fall 2008, find the course, put a check by it, enter in the credit change, SAVE , print it out and get ...

Posted Nov 14, 2008 by Jane Ford Bennett, Senior Grade Reporter

ILSA apparel has arrived!

ILSA apparel has arrived! You can pick up your apparel in the atrium during the following times. Thursday, November 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, November 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday, November 17 from 11:00 a.m to 1:00 p ...

Posted Nov 12, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

How to handle emergencies during final exams

By now, students eligible for the re-scheduling of a fall final exam under the Rules of the Law School (http://law.wisc.edu/current/rules/chap6.htm#6.03 ) should have made arrangements with me. If your situation satisfies the rules and you ...

Posted Nov 12, 2008 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Student & Academic Affairs

Spring 2009 Web Registration & Course Information

Greetings. As you know, registration for the Spring 2009 Term is approaching early next week.  By now, you will have been assigned a specific Web Enrollment time by the University Registrar.  You are responsible for being aware of ...

Posted Nov 10, 2008 by Kevin Kelly

November 7, 2008: Artium Reserved

   From the Deans... On November 7, 2008, the Law School hosts its annual Benchers Society event.  The Bencher's Society is our donor society, and the event is a prestigious, invitation-only reception and dinner. T ...

Posted Nov 7, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

2009 Spring Semester Clinical Opportunity at the Remington Center

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Posted Nov 7, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Registration for the Spring 2009 Term: Information for First-Years

Greetings!  I hope you are having a rewarding first semester.  I have some important information for you with respect to your classes for the Spring Term.  Please read this entire message . For the Spring 2009 Semester, first- ...

Posted Nov 5, 2008 by Kevin Kelly

How to Get Your Exam Number

    To get your exam #, go to http://law.wisc.edu/help/my.php Enter your user name and password. You can also get it from the Main Office, Rm. 5110.   Show them your ID and they can look it up for you. If no one is ...

Posted Nov 3, 2008 by Jane Ford Bennett, Senior Grade Reporter

Final exams: when we can and can't re-schedule them

   In some, very limited circumstances the Law School Rules allow us to re-schedule a final examination for a student. The applicable rule is section 6.03 at http://law.wisc.edu/current/rules/chap6.htm#6.03 .  Students must c ...

Posted Oct 30, 2008 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Student & Academic Affairs

JUDICIAL INTERN PROGRAM

   JUDICIAL INTERN PROGRAM SPRING SEMESTER 2009         The informational meetings have concluded.  If you missed the meetings and wish to be considered for a spring placement:   ...

Posted Oct 29, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin


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