Congratulations to the Class of 2012!
For commencement details and information regarding alumni access privileges, please visit http://earlemacklaw.drexel.edu/studentLife/studentAffairs/2012-commencement/.
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Rising 2L Named Mazzoni Center's Ally of the Month
Hillaria Goodgame, rising 2L, has been named Ally of the Month for her work as a Legal Intern at the Mazzoni Center. To read the article, please visit http://mazzonicenter.org/news/ally-month-legal-intern-hillaria-goodgame. Congratulations Hillaria!
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Legal Research Center Announcements
New Face at the LRC Circ Desk
Allison Sharkey is a Library Science grad student focusing on Archival Studies at Drexel’s iSchool. A native Philadelphian and recent graduate of Rosemont College, this self-proclaimed “food and beer snob” enjoys checking out new restaurants in her spare time. Allison looks forward to helping you at the Legal Research Center Circulation desk.
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Office of Financial Aid
Samuel F. and Sara G. Feinman Fund
The fund provides an interest-free loan of up to $5,000 to medical and law school students based on financial need. Preference is given to students who live in the Greater Philadelphia region and are of the Jewish faith who are enrolled in an accredited local Law or Medical school. It is a requirement of this fund that loan repayments begin within five years after graduation, ensuring that future funds will continue to be available for students in need. Applications are available at http://www.jewishphilly.org/page.aspx?id=124638 and must be submitted by May 15, 2012.
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- Paid Summer Legal Intern, The Federal Community Defender Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Seeking 2Ls who have completed Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Evidence coursework. Deadline to apply is Today, May 14!
- The Retired and Visiting Judges of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City are hiring one judicial law clerk for the 2012-2013 term. May 20 is the deadline to apply!
Deadline to register for the Delaware Minority Job Fair is May 18 – 2L and 3L opportunities.
8th Annual IMPACT Career Fair for Law Students and Attorneys with Disabilities
Friday, August 3, 2012, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway - Arlington, VA
We invite you to join us to interview returning Fall 2012 law students and lawyers with disabilities from law schools across the country! Employers will be able to prescreen all applicant materials via an email link sent by the IMPACT coordinators.
Registration is now open!
Employer Registration Deadline - Thursday, July 5, 2012
Student/Graduate Registration Deadline - Sunday, July 8, 2012, 11:59 p.m.
For additional information, please visit http://www.law.arizona.edu/Career/Impact/welcome.cfm.
Delaware Minority Job Fair
The Delaware Minority Job Fair Committee of the Delaware State Bar Association
invites you to apply for an invitation to participate in the 2012 Delaware Minority Job Fair for Second and
Third-Year Law Students. This event will be held at the Wilmington, Delaware campus of Widener
University School of Law on Saturday, August 11, 2012.
For additional information, please visit http://earlemacklaw.drexel.edu/docket/enewsletter/042312/DEJobFair.pdf.
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Events on Campus and Around Town
EMSoL Class of 2012 Happy Hour - Today, May 14!
Class of 2012! Classes are over. Finals are finished. What's left to do before graduation?!?
Join Alumni and fellow classmates for a Happy Hour in your honor!
When: May 14th from 5:00-7:00
Where: Mac's Tavern (226 Market Street)
Sponsored by the Earle Mack Law Alumni Association.
Grab a bite, have a drink, and get to know your (soon to be) fellow Alums! $2 off all drinks (excluding specials), complimentary appetizers, and a dedicated table area. The first 50 people (alumni and members of the Class of 2012) will receive a FREE drink ticket!
Email EMLAA.Membership@gmail.com with any questions.
See you there!
Patent and Trademark Search Program at Free Library of Philadelphia - May 16
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is co-sponsoring a free public program on patent and trademark searching at the Free Library of Philadelphia's Parkway Central Library on Wednesday, May 16, 2012. The program, "Patents and Trademarks: Get the Information You Need to Protect Your Intellectual Property," will run from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM in the Montgomery Auditorium of the Parkway Central Library at 1901 Vine Street. Search experts from the USPTO will provide introductory level presentations on searching U.S. patents and federal trademarks using the free databases of the USPTO's website as well as an introduction to intellectual property protection.
Pre-registration is encouraged; register at www.freelibrary.org/business and click on "Events." The agenda will be sent to registrants.
The Free Library of Philadelphia is a Patent and Trademark Resource Center. See www.uspto.gov/ptrc for a list of participating libraries in the nationwide network.
YLD Networking Happy Hour - May 22
YLD Happy Hour May 22 at Black Sheep Irish Pub
Sponsored by the Business Law Section
The next Young Lawyers Division Happy Hour will be Tuesday, May 22 at The Black Sheep Irish Pub, 247 S. 17th St., beginning at 5:30 p.m. RSVP is not required, however, the first 50 people to arrive will receive a drink ticket. Appetizers and drink specials will also be available. Network with members of the Business Law Section and learn more about the opportunities provided by the different committees within the Section. We hope to see you there!
Mid-Atlantic Law and Society Association Inaugural Conference -
Call for Participation - Proposal Due Date: August 1, 2012
Submissions (via email): email@example.com
The Mid-Atlantic Law and Society Association will host its Inaugural Conference at the Earle Mack School of Law, Drexel University, in Philadelphia, PA, on October 19-20, 2012. Please make plans to attend and encourage others to join us! Proposals for Individual Papers and Fully-Formed Sessions are welcome.
The DEADLINE for submission of paper proposals and other forms of participation is August 1, 2012.
THEME: Law, Society and the Social Good
Additional information can be found at http://earlemacklaw.drexel.edu/docket/enewsletter/041612/MALSA-2012.pdf.
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Scholarships, Fellowships, and Writing Competitions
Call for LGBT Bar Association Award Nominations
National LGBT Bar Association’s Student Leadership Award -
Deadline for Nominations: May 20, 2012
For details, please visit http://www.lgbtbar.org/assets/2012-Student-Leadership-Award.pdf.
The Catherine Albiston Prize for Recent Developments on Gender, Law & Justice - Deadline: May 15, 2012
For details, please visit http://library.wcl.american.edu/writing/flyers/albiston_prize.pdf.
International Association of Defense Counsel Legal Writing Contest - Deadline: May 18, 2012
For details, please visit http://www.iadclaw.org/publications/contest.aspx.
Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition - Deadline: May 20, 2012
For details, please visit http://www.lgbtbar.org/assets/2012-Michael-Greenberg-Student-Writing-Competition.pdf.
International Association of LGBT Judges Student Writing Competition - Deadline: May 20, 2012
For details, please visit http://www.lgbtbar.org/assets/2012-Judges-Writing-Competition.pdf.
ACEBC Employee Benefits Writing Competition - Deadline: June 1, 2012
For details, please visit http://earlemacklaw.drexel.edu/docket/enewsletter/012312/ACEBC-Competition-2012.pdf.
The Mary Moers Wenig 2012 Student Writing Competition - Deadline: June 1, 2012
For details, please visit http://www.actec.org/public/WenigCompetition.asp.
2012 Warren E. Burger Prize (Writing Competition) - Deadline: June 1, 2012
For details, please visit http://www.innsofcourt.org/Content/Default.aspx?Id=309.
Adam A. Milani Disability Law Writing Competition
- Deadline: June 4, 2012
For details, please visit http://law.mercer.edu/academics/legalwriting/milani.
University of Connecticut School of Law Student Legal Writing Competition - Deadline: June 1, 2012
For details, please visit http://www.law.uconn.edu/node/9541.
American Intellectual Property Law Association Robert C. Watson Competition- Deadline: June 30, 2012
For details, please visit http://www.aipla.org/resources/programs/Pages/default.aspx.
Hudson County Bar Foundation Scholarship - Deadline: Today!, May 14, 2012
For details, please visit http://www.hcbalaw.com/Foundation.aspx.
Mike Eidson Scholarship -
Deadline: May 31, 2012
For details, please visit http://www.justice.org/cps/rde/xchg/justice/hs.xsl/8514.htm. The application has been posted on Symplicity.
Constituting America - We The People 9.17 Contest-
Deadline: July 4, 2012
For details, please visit http://www.constitutingamerica.org/docs/WTPco.pdf. (Award = $2,000!)
2012 Shannon Bybee Scholarship Award - Deadline: September 4, 2012
For details, please visit http://www.law.uh.edu/financialaid/gaming%20law.pdf.
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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.
End of EMSoL Weekly Newsletter - May 14, 2012