Announcements

May 2015 Graduation Vendors

Attention May 2015 Graduates ***
Graduation Vendors will be here February 10-12, 2015 *** – Tuesday, February 10th from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Wednesday, February 11th from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Thursday, February 12th from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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IN THE FORUM:
CB ANNOUNCEMENTS – Order graduation announcements and Thank You cards here.
JOSTENS – Order your class ring and diploma frame here.
FINGERPRINTING – Optional, but required for your bar exam application. You need your state issued ID. Cost is $20.00, cash or check only.

IN SUITE 115D:
BETTINGER PHOTOGRAPHY – Have your composite photo taken. This is your only opportunity to have your composite photo taken. This is not required but highly recommended. What is a composite photo? This is the large class photo that hangs on the wall on the first floor. Check http://www.law.du.edu/index.php/registrar/graduation-ceremonies/may-commencement-ceremony for full information and to sign up for a sitting time.

ONLINE:
WILLSIE CAP & GOWN – Rent your cap & gown for the commencement ceremony online any time from January 6th – February 12th for the Saturday, May 16th commencement ceremony. Rent your cap & gown by clicking here http://buildagrad.ca/dulaw . The cost is $45 before February 12th, $55 after February 12th, and this is required if you plan to walk in the commencement ceremony on May 16th.

Check http://www.law.du.edu/index.php/registrar/graduation-ceremonies/may-commencement-ceremony for additional information and to sign up for a time to sit for your composite photo.

BETTINGER PHOTOGRAPHY ONLINE COMPOSITE SIGNUP
Follow these easy steps and you will be signed up for your composite photo sitting in no time!

1) Click this link https://www.appointmentquest.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/EmbeddedDesktop.woa/7053/wo/EY1sC99o2l973OG7pNI1GBceG1H/0.0.0.0.0.0.10.4.2.0.0.3.4.6?key=2070054321

2) Click on the link, under “Sessions DU Sturm College of Law” that says “Make Appointment for Sessions DU Sturm College of Law”.

3)Select a time on February 10, 11, or 12, to come in and sit for your composite photo.
Register with your information. Please make sure your name is spelled correctly.

4)The system will give you a confirmation number, please make a note of it. It will also give you a username and password, make sure you remember this in case you need to login to change your appointment for any reason.

Composite photos will be taken in the Student Affairs Suite Conference Room, 115D. Please come prepared to take your photo in business attire.

The Student Affairs office may elect to remove any picture from the final composite board that is deemed inappropriate or may reflect poorly on the University. All pictures on the final composite board must be of the individual graduate. Pictures taken with friends, family, pets, etc. will not be allowed on the final composite board. The Office of Student Affairs will make the final determination as to the composition of the composite board.

For more information, contact:

Katie Fredrick at kfredrick@law.du.edu


CrImmigration: Crossing the Border Between Criminal Law and Immigration Law

Join the Denver University Law Review for its annual symposium on February 6 & 7, 2015 where we will explore the convergence of criminal law and immigration law with an exciting lineup of practitioners and scholars.

For more information and to register, visit http://www.denverlawreview.org/crimmigration-symposium/

For more information, contact:

Lauren Parsons at lparsons15@law.du.edu

Sponsored by Denver University Law Review


Labor Law Panel & Reception on Feb. 25

Join us on Wednesday, February 25 from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. in
Room 165 for a discussion and reception as an expert panel tackles cutting edge issues in the field of traditional labor law ranging from student athletes to social media.

Register online at: http://www.law.du.edu/index.php/workplace-law/annual-keynote-speaker-series

Free and open to the community. Contact Stefanie Carroll at scarroll@law.du.edu with any questions.

For more information, contact:

Stefanie Carroll at scarroll@law.du.edu

Sponsored by Workplace Law Program


2015 1L SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Prudential Financial, Inc.

The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Commission on Disability Rights is pleased to partner with Prudential Financial, Inc. (Prudential) to provide a meaningful summer internship opportunity for a highly motivated, first-year law student with a disability. The Commission will select a law student with a disability to join the 2015 summer law intern program at Prudential’s New Jersey/New York offices. The 1L summer internship will run 10 weeks—from May 26 to August 7, 2015. Interns will be paid a stipend of approximately $10,000, which shall accrue and be paid on an hourly basis.

Internship Description

The summer internship program will provide interns the opportunity to work with attorneys who support the broad reach of Prudential’s businesses. Other features of the program include:

• Paid attendance at the 1L LCLD Scholars Summit in Dallas on May 28-30
• Participation in training programs presented by Prudential attorneys highlighting different areas of the business and the legal department
• Pairing with an attorney who will serve as a manager during the program and provide guidance on projects
• Pairing with a mentor who will serve as an additional advisor on resume review, interviewing, skill development, networking and other individual needs
• Practice interviews and presentations and shadow attorneys on various projects
• Opportunities to interview with selected local firms for potential 2L internships

Applicant Requirements

Applicants must:

• Be (or become) a member of the American Bar Association at https://shop.americanbar.org/eBus/Membership/JoinABA.aspx?Promo=RMM14ISEF;
• Be a law student with a disability;
• Be enrolled at an ABA-accredited law school and have successfully completed the first year with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent);
• Be scheduled for graduation in spring 2017 (full-time students) or spring 2018 (part-time students).

The ideal applicant will have financial or business-related experience or interest. Interns not local to New Jersey/New York will be responsible for their own housing and transportation to and from Prudential’s offices. Some assignments may be in offices not readily accessible by mass transportation.

How to Apply

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, list of three references, and copy of your transcript to:

Tovah Miller at Tovah.Miller@americanbar.org; (T) 202-662 -1572; (F) 202-442-3439

Please write “Prudential Internship” in the subject line of all correspondence. All materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. EST on February 6, 2015. Finalists will be selected and notified on or before March 9, 2015.

Prudential and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers and are committed to diversity in our workforce.

For more information, contact:

Katie Fredrick at kfredrick@law.du.edu


Water Law Review Candidacy - Apply Now!

Join the University of Denver Water Law Review! 1Ls and repeat applicants welcome!

Candidacy opens on Friday, January 23, and applications are due by 11:59 PM on Friday, February 6.

To begin the application process, please join the “Water Law Review: Spring 2015 Candidacy” TWEN Page, where you will be able to get more information and download the candidacy packet.

For more information, contact:

Aaron Brunskill and Gina Tincher at abrunskill15@law.du.edu or gtincher15@law.du.edu

Sponsored by University of Denver Water Law Review


Palestinian Human Rights: A Regional Comparative Analysis

Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 5:00pm
Room 165, Ricketson Law Building
University of Denver, Sturm College of Law
Open to the public. Admission is free. Food will be provided.

Panelists:
Professor David Akerson, University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Calev Myers, Jerusalem Institute for Justice

This event will explore the current status of Palestinian human rights in a comparative regional context. The panelists will compare what rights Palestinians have, or lack, in each of the major Middle Eastern states or territories where they reside, discuss the reasons for why this is so, and will provide recommendations for how to realistically improve Palestinian human rights within Arab states/territories as well as Israel.

For more information, contact:

Tay Minshall at tminshall16@law.du.edu

Sponsored by The Muslim Law Students Association


Sports and Entertainment Law Journal Spring Candidacy Info Sessions

We welcome all 1ls and 2ls who are interested to learn what it means to be a part of the Sports and Entertainment Law Journal!

Information Sessions:

January 27th 12-1PM, RM 170
January 28th 12-1PM, RM 313
January 29th 12-1PM, RM 170
(Food provided for all sessions)

General information about candidacy may be found at: http://www.law.du.edu/index.php/sports-and-entertainment-law-journal/candidacy

For more information, contact:

Nadin Said at nsaid15@law.du.du

Sponsored by Sports and Entertainment Law Journal


Sports and Entertainment Law Journal Spring Candidacy Reception

Come and join the editorial board of SELJ as we kick off spring candidacy. Ask us questions about what it means to be an editor and learn more about candidacy!

For more information, contact:

Nadin Said at nsaid15@law.du.edu

Sponsored by Sports and Entertainment Law Journal


January 2015 Events

For more information, contact:

Jessica Hogan at jhogan@law.du.edu or 303.871.6131


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