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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

Pass/Fail Option Forms for Fall 2008

   Pass/Fail Option Forms for Fall 2008 (cosmic orange in color) were distributed in the front of your hangfile. This form must be returned by December 3,  2008 by 4:30 PM to Rm. 5106.  No exceptions!! There is a&nbs ...

Posted Oct 21, 2008 by Jane Ford Bennett, Senior Grade Reporter

Voter Registration Information

With the Tuesday, Nov. 4 presidential election drawing near, we would like to encourage UW-Madison students to register and vote. This e-mail provides accurate information about voting and voter registration to help you dispel misinformation ...

Posted Oct 20, 2008 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Student & Academic Affairs

2Ls: Board of Bar Examiners Flyer

TO: 2nd-Year University of Wisconsin Law StudentsRE: Character and Fitness CertificationGraduates of the University of Wisconsin Law School are required, as part of the diplomaprivilege admission process, to file with the Board of Bar Examiners ...

Posted Oct 20, 2008 by Kevin Kelly

3Ls: Board of Bar Examiners flyer

TO: University of Wisconsin Law Students graduating in 2009FROM: April Stegmann, Bar Application ManagerBen Hopkins, Character and Fitness InvestigatorRE: Diploma Privilege - Character and Fitness CertificationWisconsin Supreme Court Rule 40.06( ...

Posted Oct 17, 2008 by Kevin Kelly

December 2008 Graduate Reminder

    Greetings: If you might be an December 2008 graduate, this message is for you. Pursuant to Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules, you must file a bar admission application with the Board of Bar Examiners (BBE) no later than 30 ...

Posted Oct 17, 2008 by Kevin Kelly

Correction: How to do Credit changes for variable credit courses (Fall 2008)

 2L and 3L Students:  In order to do credit changes on variable credit courses after Sept. 26 On My UW Student Center, recently the "course change request" link location was moved and not readily seen.   Go to  MY UW ...

Posted Oct 10, 2008 by Jane Ford Bennett, Senior Grade Reporter

November 8 MPRE Registration Information

Every state except Wisconsin, Washington (the State of Washington, not D.C.), and Maryland requires that you pass the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam in order to be admitted to practice law there.  The MPRE is offered thre ...

Posted Sep 30, 2008 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

1L students mid-terms on Laptops

Greetings:This is an important message for all first-year students concerning laptop computer use for mid-term exams.Some of your courses may have upcoming mid-terms exams for which you may use a laptop computer (ask your instructor).  Note ...

Posted Sep 24, 2008 by newsletter

Oct. 3: Faculty to help 1Ls with outlining and studying

On Friday, October 3, we will not hold first year classes. Instead, we will require first year students to attend a morning discussion with 1L professors on important study skills. Among other things, faculty will show students how to make ...

Posted Sep 22, 2008 by Ruth Robarts, Assistant Dean for Student & Academic Affairs

3Ls: November 8 MPRE registration deadline is approaching

Every state except Wisconsin, Washington (the State of Washington, not D.C.), and Maryland requires that you pass the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam in order to be admitted to practice law there.  The MPRE is offered three t ...

Posted Sep 10, 2008 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

'08 Summer Grades Reported

Grades reported page

Posted Sep 9, 2008 by newsletter

Fri 9/12 last day to ADD a course

   This Friday, Sept 12th, is the last day to add a course.* If it is important to you, please double-check with your instructor to see if the pass-fail option is available in that course.  The pass-fail information reflected on ...

Posted Sep 9, 2008 by newsletter

Wed 9/10, DROP deadline...

   Please note that tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept 10th, is the last day to drop a course without a "withdrawal" notice appearing on your transcript.* If it is important to you, please double-check with your instructor to see if the pass-fa ...

Posted Sep 9, 2008 by newsletter

Are You Interested In Post-Graduate Fellowships?

If so, please attend an informative presentation on the various kinds of post-graduate fellowships that are available, and the application process. Vicky Selkowe (\'03) will be joining us to give tips on applying for the Skadden Fellowship (Vic ...

Posted May 12, 2008 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

New Procedure - Change Spring 2008 credits before April 30

Students (L2s & L3s): There is a new procedure for doing credit changes for Spring 2008. Go on-line and do a Course Change Request which is done through your Student Center in My UW Madison (http://my.wisc.edu) by clicking on the 'Course C ...

Posted Apr 15, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Loan Repayment Assistance Grant Applications Available

If you have secured, or hope to secure, a post-graduate position with a non-profit organization or government agency with an annual salary of $43,000 or less, you may qualify for a Loan Repayment Assistance Grant. Applications are available in ...

Posted Apr 15, 2008 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Attention Graduating Students: Countdown to Commencement: Your checklist for your May graduation

Graduation is approaching quickly! It is a wonderful celebration, and there are a number of events for you, your friends, and your family. For all of the details and information, please visit the graduation web site .

Posted Apr 15, 2008 by Kim Frank, Alumni & Student Services Coordinator

Community Supervision Legal Assistance Project (CSLAP) Enrollment for Fall 2008 - Spring 2009

Community Supervision Legal Assistance Project (CSLAP) Academic Year Clinical Project Fall 2008 - Spring 2009 Open to Second and Third Year Students Fall 2008: 4-5 clinical credits (# 854/ Sec. 018) plus 2 credit seminar (# 907) Spring 2009: ...

Posted Apr 9, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

DEADLINE APRIL 4 to Reschedule Spring 2008 Exams

If you have an exam schedule conflict, see Law School Rule 6.03, fill out form "Petition to Reschedule an Exam" copies are in Rm. 5106 or you can fill it out on Law School website: http://law.wisc.edu/current/forms.htm It must be approved by R ...

Posted Apr 2, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Applications to Remington Center's Criminal Appeals Project for 2008-09

Remington Center=s CRIMINAL APPEALS PROJECT is now taking applications for next year=s class. In this clinical project, students represent two actual clients on the appeal of their criminal convictions while taking a course in Appellate Advocac ...

Posted Mar 24, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Employment Opportunities at the United States Dept. of Justice

On Tuesday, April 8, from 12:30 to 1:30 in Room 2260, representatives of the United States Department of Justice will talk about legal employment opportunities at the U.S. DOJ for rising 2Ls and rising 3Ls, through the Summer Law Intern Program ...

Posted Mar 18, 2008 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Upcoming Judicial Clerkship Programming

Over the next few weeks, the Career Services Office will be hosting programming on numerous topics related to clerkships. These programs will answer many of your questions about researching judges, creating competitive applications, the timing ...

Posted Mar 13, 2008 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Changing credits Spring 2008 (new form on-line)

A new on-line Course Change Request process now replaces the old Course Change Form and is to be used only after a deadline has passed. (deadline was Feb. 15) It should be used for changing credits, changing sections, and (adding or canceling pa ...

Posted Mar 13, 2008 by UW Law School Newsletter Admin

Email Listserv for Post-Graduate Judicial Clerkship Opportunities

If you are interested in post-graduate judicial clerkship opportunities, particularly for clerkships that would begin in 2009, you should add yourself to the Career Services' clerkship email listserv. Through the listserv, you will be notified ...

Posted Mar 12, 2008 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor


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