October 21, 2013

2013 Sutton Writing Competition

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 4:00pm - Monday, December 30, 2013 at 4:00pm
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The 2013 Sutton Writing Competition allows JD, LLM, and Graduate Tax Program Students from the Sturm College of Law to write a paper on any area of international or comparative law for a chance to win a $4,000 scholarship to attend the Hague Academy for the 2014 summer term. For more information, please visit: http://www.law.du.edu/index.php/ved-nanda-center-for-international-law/sutton-writing-competition.

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Mini Professionalism Orientation

Monday, October 21, 2013 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 180

For those of you who missed the Professionalism Orientation program on Saturday, September 21, we’re presenting a mini-version of that program so that you can receive important information regarding professionalism and professional identity issues early in your law school career. Accordingly, we’re asking that you join us for a Mini-Professionalism Orientation from noon to 1:00 p.m. on October 21st, room 180. At that time you will hear from our own Professor Eli Wald, who teaches Legal Profession here at DU Law and who has worked extensively in the area of legal ethics. The formation of your professional identity is an essential part of preparing to practice law. Who you want to be as a legal professional greatly influences the choices you make in law school and beyond. Attending this session will give you a head-start in your quest to define your professional life.

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PRISON STATE USA: Prisoner Rights Panel

Monday, October 21, 2013 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 155

Join Speakers Ellen Toomey-Hale of the Colorado Coalition for Justice Reform, Elisabeth Owen from the Colorado Prison Law Project; and Professor Laura Rovner, Director of the Civil Rights Clinic at DU, for a discussion on the inequities of the prison system: conditions of confinement, mandatory minimum and exorbitant sentences, disproportionate incarceration and confinement based on race, religion, national origin, and ethnicity.

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The Elder Law Society's Speaker Week Event

Monday, October 21, 2013 at 12:00pm - Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 1:00pm
Location: Law 170

Join us MONDAY, October 21st through THURSDAY, October 24th at 12:00 P.M. in ROOM 170 for the Elder Law Society’s Annual Speaker Week Event. We will be having professionals from within the field of Elder Law presenting on a wide array of topics including Protective Proceedings, Trusts and Estates, Probate Administration, Elder Law Classroom Opportunities, and much more. This is a great networking opportunity to meet professionals within the diverse field of Elder Law.

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Careers in Social Justice & Indigenous Law

Monday, October 21, 2013 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 270

• Come have lunch and learn about careers in social justice and indigenous law!
• Learn about the use of law in grassroots struggles by Native American/indigenous organizations and social justice activists from a long-time activist himself, Professor Andrew Reid.
• Learn about the more traditional aspects of federal Indian law and tribal law from a recent DU Law alumni, Maranda Compton.
• All this and FREE FOOD!
• Sponsored by NALSA

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Careers in Social Justice & Indigenous Law

Monday, October 21, 2013 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Law 270

• Come have lunch and learn about careers in social justice and indigenous law!
• Learn about the use of law in grassroots struggles by Native American/indigenous organizations and social justice activists from a long-time activist himself, Professor Andrew Reid.
• Learn about the more traditional aspects of federal Indian law and tribal law from a recent DU Law alumni, Maranda Compton.
• All this and FREE FOOD!
• Sponsored by NALSA

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Law School Employment Data: What it Means for Your Postgrad Job Search

Monday, October 21, 2013 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: LAW 255

The employment outcomes obtained by new law graduates have always been of interest to current and prospective law students, law schools and others in the legal industry. But during the economic downturn of the past few years, law school employment outcomes have received intense public scrutiny. But what does it all mean?

Eric Bono, Assistant Dean for Career Development, will demystify this important topic. Dean Bono will explain how law school employment information is collected, reported, and interpreted. And, most importantly, he will use Denver Law’s recent employment data as a backdrop for providing practical strategies that will help you find your first job out of law school. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how an understanding of law school employment outcomes can help you find a job! ALL students are encouraged to attend one of two sessions being offered: Monday, October 21 at 4:30 in room 255; Tuesday, October 22 at noon in room 190.

Food will be provided!

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