Congrats to New Members of the Drexel Law Review!
The Drexel Law Review appreciates the work of all those who competed in the write-on competition this year. We received many excellent submissions and were impressed by the quality of work displayed by all. We would like to congratulate the following new members on their acceptance:
David Taylor Ocasio
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Moot Court Internal Competition - Important Dates
Prospective Moot Court Board Members:
The internal competition will commence in the coming month. The competition involves writing a brief and oral argument. Please register for the TWEN page titled "Moot Court Internal Competition 2011." The competition rules are located under the Course Material tab. This will also be the page to which you will upload your final brief. Thank you for your interest, and please direct any questions to Drexellawmootcourt@drexel.edu.
Here are some important dates:
- Problem release- July 1
- Last day to download problem- July 29
- Brief due uploaded to TWEN- August 1
- Oral Arguments- September 10
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Announcements from the Career Strategies Office
**Appointments are available outside of the scheduled hours upon request**
Philadelphia Bar Association: Public Interest Reception
Please join the law firm of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC and the Public Interest Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association as we celebrate the accomplishments of law students working in public service.
Date: Thursday, July 21, 2011
Time: 5:00 -7:00 p.m.
Place: Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky PC
One Liberty Place
1650 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Please RSVP by Monday, July 11, 2011 at http://summerreception2011.eventbrite.com/
Hispanic National Bar Association Annual Career Fair
On Friday, September 2, 2011, the HNBA will host its annual Career Fair, the largest Latino Career fair for legal professionals in the country. The HNBA Career Fair provides law students, young and seasoned attorneys and Convention attendees with a tremendous opportunity to meet and network with other leading Latino attorneys from across the country. The Career Fair also plays host to a symposium designed to help law students enhance their marketing skills for the tough legal Career market.
The career fair will be open to law students and attorneys with the bidding period opening on August 1st and closing on August 7th. To register, visit http://www.hnba.com/career-fair/.
7th Annual IMPACT Career Fair for Law Students and Attorneys with Disabilities
Date: Friday, August 5, 2011
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Place: Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway - Arlington, VA
Open to Fall 2011 Returning Law Students and Graduates Nationwide
Students & Graduates Register Here http://www.law.arizona.edu/Career/Impact/studentregistrationintro.cfm
Student deadline to register is Sunday, July 10, 2011, 11:59 p.m.
DEADLINES: 2011 Fall OCI Sessions
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Announcements from the Office of Student Affairs
Summer term anonymous IDs will be available in the Virtual Community beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6. Remember that you must “sign” the Exam Policies and Procedures Verification to retrieve your ID each term. The Summer term version of Exam4 should also be available for download on Wednesday. We will notify you when it becomes available.
The deadline for submitting a practice exam (to be eligible for technical support for Summer exams) is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26.
Students who need to defer an exam must submit an Exam Conflict/Deferral form, along with appropriate documentation, by Wednesday, July 13. Students seeking accommodations for exams must submit the appropriate documentation to Prof. Coleman no later than the last day of classes.
Students expected to graduate in the next year will be receiving audit reports from OSA via their Drexel email in the next couple of weeks. We encourage you to make an appointment with Prof. Coleman to review your graduation progress after receipt of this report.
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Scholarships, Fellowships, and Writing Competitions
James W. Stoudt Memorial Law School Scholarship - Deadline: December 3, 2011
The Pennsylvania Bar Foundation is currently accepting applications for the James W. Stoudt Memorial Law School Scholarship. This award provides four, $3,000 scholarships, two of which are specifically designated to support minority law students, to second year students attending any one of the eight accredited law schools presently serving Pennsylvania. Applicants must be able to document residency with either a current voter registration card or current Pennsylvania driver’s license. Applications are due December 3, 2011 and can be found at http://www.pabarfoundation.org/Programs%20and%20Awards/James%20W.aspx.
Paralyzed Veterans of America Law and Public Policy Writing Competition - Deadline: August 1, 2011
Information about this writing competition is available at http://earlemacklaw.drexel.edu/docket/enewsletter/030711/PVA-2011-Writing-Competition.pdf.
Missouri University/CIArb Writing Competition - Deadline: August 15, 2011
This writing competition is sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) North American Branch and offers a $300 prize to the competition winner. The winner may also have his or her winning submission published in the Journal of Dispute Resolution along with other symposium papers. The Journal is recognized as the leading legal publication in the area of alternative dispute resolution and contains articles written by nationally and internationally prominent authors and students on a wide variety of topics. Further information on the CIArb student writing competition is available at http://www.law.missouri.edu/csdr/symposium/2011/writing.html
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Submissions for the Weekly Newsletter
Submissions for the "EMSoL Weekly Newsletter" are approved by Kevin Oates, Senior Associate Dean of Students and Associate Professor of Law. The newsletter is published bi-weekly during the Summer Semester. Please forward all material for the newsletter to Alanna Bridgett (email@example.com) by Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. for the following issue.
End of EMSoL Weekly Newsletter - Tuesday, July 5, 2011