WashULaw Events

Washington University School of Law Scholars in Law

updated 24 October 2014 

 This Week's Events
 

Monday-Friday, October 27-31

PSAB Boo-Grams For Sale
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301)  
Purchase a festive candy gram for your friends and professors! Candy grams come with a small, personalized card and will be delivered by PSAB. Proceeds go to the 2L Public Service Stipend. Cost: 1 bag for $3 and two bags for $5! 

Tuesday, October 28

Barbri Tabling
11:00 AM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) 

CSO: Developing Your Professional Identity
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
Deans Rebecca Brown and Elizabeth Walsh will discuss ways in which first-year law students can start creating a positive professional image. Topics will include: Expectations for Communication (including email), Using Social Media, Bar Exam Character & Fitness, and Life Outside of Law School.  

Lexis Table Tip Tuesday
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301)
Stop by for quick research tips, Lexis goodies and often, points, to help you be more efficient and effective. We are here to help! 

Wednesday, October 29

Barbri Tabling
11:00 AM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) 

Themis Bar Review Table
11:30 AM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) 

CSO: Preparing for Your Last Year & Life After Graduation
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
This program, intended for third-years, will cover what you should be thinking about and doing now in terms of Commencement, Financial Aid, and the Bar Exam. There will be time for Q&A. RSVP in Symplicity. 

Diversity Coffee Roundtable Discussion
12:00 PM, Seigle Hall, Detjen Seminar Room (No. 108E)

The SBA Diversity Committee is hosting a candid, informal roundtable discussion about diversity here at the law school. The Committee would like to hear suggestions for promoting a diverse culture with an eye to events for next semester’s Diversity Week. Refreshments will be provided.  

Election Protection Training
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Cullenbine Classroom (No. 305)

Help Protect the Right to Vote! Law students are needed for 2-3 hour shifts to help staff the Election Protection Legal Command Center, monitor polls, and help voters needing assistance on Election Day. BLSA, ACS, OUTLAW and Civil Rights & Community Justice Clinic are partnering with the Mound City Bar Association and Advancement Project in non-partisan Election Protection efforts for the 2014 elections. Our goal - every eligible voter is able to cast a ballot. Join us for an Election Protection Training on Wednesday. Lunch will be provided. Denise Lieberman, WULAW Adjunct Professor and a Senior Voting Rights Attorney at Advancement Project, will conduct the training and tell you everything you need to know about hot topics in voting rights for the upcoming elections. Sign up to volunteer here. 

Thursday, October 30

Harris Institute’s French Conversation Table
12:00 PM, Seigle Hall, Detjen Seminar Room (No. 108)
Interested in improving your foreign language skills? Join the Harris Institute’s “Languages at Lunch” program at the French Conversation Table led by Prof. Leila Sadat. Bring your lunch; drinks and desserts will be provided! Conversation tables are open to all levels of proficiency. more...  

Master Your Memo with Advanced Feature of Bloomberg Law
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Jordan Foundation Classroom (No. 204)
Learn about how to access PACER through Bloomberg Law’s Dockets, compare contract clauses from over 2 million contracts in DealMaker Documents, stay on the cutting edge of your area of interest with BNA Law Reports, easily pull information from USPTO through our IP Practice Center, and much more. Register on Bloomberg Law’s homepage. Lunch will be providedRSVP to more...  

SideBar Fall Social
3:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Cullenbine Classroom (No. 305)
SideBar is the law school’s wine and beer tasting club. This is the first meeting of SideBar for the semester! Take a break from studying and come taste a selection of wines and beers for the Fall! We will also have cheese, fruits, and chocolates that accompany the selection. 

Friday, October 31

 Gerrit De Geest Chair Installation (Charles F. Nagel Professor of International and Comparative Law) 
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Trial Courtroom (No. 309)
Reception immediately following.  more... 

Law, Identity and Culture Initiative Lecture: Steve Seidman 
4:00-5:30 PM, Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge
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Save the Date 

 November 2014
 

Thursday, November 6

Academic Conference Call: NAFTA at 20
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Seigle Hall, Detjen Seminar Room (No. 108)
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Harris Institute’s French Conversation Table
12:00 PM, Seigle Hall, Detjen Seminar Room (No. 108)
more...  

Thursday, November 13

Harris Institute’s Spanish Conversation Table
12:00 PM, Seigle Hall, Detjen Seminar Room (No. 108)
more...  

Thursday, November 20

Academic Conference Call: U.S. China Relations
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Seigle Hall, Detjen Seminar Room (No. 108)
more... 

Wednesday, November 26

Last Day of Classes  

Thursday, November 27 - Sunday, November 30

Thanksgiving Break 
The Law School will be closed until Monday, December 1st. 

 December 2014
 

Tuesday, December 2

Law, Identity and Culture Initiative Lecture Speaker: Elizabeth Freeman 
4:00-5:30 PM, Danforth University Center, Room 276
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Wednesday, December 3 - Tuesday, December 16

Exam Period 
Exams will be held in the law school from 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday.  The law library is restricted to law faculty, staff and students during this period. 

Thursday, December 4

Academic Conference Call: Implications of Drones on U.S. Foreign Policy
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Seigle Hall, Detjen Seminar Room (No. 108)
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Thursday, November 27

Harris Institute’s German Conversation Table 
12:00 PM, Seigle Hall, Detjen Seminar Room (No. 108)
RSVP to Bethel Mandefro.  more... 

Saturday, December 6

University December Degree Recognition Ceremony 
1:30 PM, Graham Chapel, Danforth Campus
A dessert reception in the Danforth University Center Tisch Commons immediately follows the ceremony. more... 

Thursday, December 25

Christmas Holiday 
The law school will be closed. 

 January 2015
 

Thursday, January 1

 New Year's Day Holiday
The law school will be closed. 

Monday, January 12

First Day of Classes for Spring Semester 
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Monday, January 19

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
The law school will be closed. 

Thursday, January 22

Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers Series: Xavier De Souza Briggs
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
more... 

 February 2015
 

Thursday, February 5

Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers Series: S.I. Strong
Beyond International Commercial Arbitration? The Promise of International Commercial Mediation
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
Co-sponsored with Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Program, Dispute Resolution Society. more...  

Friday, February 6 

Roundtable on International Commercial Arbitration and Mediation
Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310) 

Friday, February 20

Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers Series: Larry R. Helfer
LGBT Rights in International and Comparative Law: Progress and Contestation
3:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
Co-sponsored with Harris World Law Institute. more...  

 March 2015
 

Sunday, March 8 - Saturday, March 14

Spring Break 
No classes will be held this week.  The law school will be open. 

Tuesday, March 16 - Wednesday, March 17

Law, Identity and Culture Initiative Lecture Speaker: Saba Maimed 
4:00 PM, Location TBA 

Thursday, March 26

Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers Series: Marc Spindelman
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
more... 

 April 2015
 

Wednesday, April 1

Public Interest Law and Policy Speakers Series: Stephanie Farrior
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
more... 

April 2-3, 2015

Global Perspectives on Colorism 
Anheuser-Busch Hall
Sponsored by Harris World Law Institute.  more... 

 May 2015
 

Friday, May 15

Commencement
Begins 8:30 AM
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