WashULaw Events

Washington University School of Law Scholars in Law

updated 31 October 2014 

 This Week's Events
 

Friday, October 31

Law, Identity and Culture Initiative Lecture: Steve Seidman 
4:00-5:30 PM, Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge
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Saturday, November 1

Human Rights From Farm to Fashion
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall
Please join us for a day-long discussion of human rights and business to raise awareness of issues and solutions being employed. We will follow the cotton supply chain from cotton seed through production of cloth, garment manufacturing and distribution while investigating the complexities of achieving sustainable solutions to child labor, human trafficking, worker safety, responsible sourcing, and fair trade. The Master of Ceremonies and Keynote Speaker is Puvan Selvanatha, United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights, U.N. Human Rights Council. more...  

Sunday, November 2

1st Annual WashULaw Field Day
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Sidewalk outside Anheuser-Busch Hall (3rd floor)
Calling All Faculty! Join the Law Fitness Club and Dean Staudt to participate in Wash U's first annual field day. The goal is to get students and professors to stay healthy and compete in various games from capture-the-flag to tug-of-war. May the best team win! Lunch will be provided! Please RSVP by joining one of the teams at the following link: SIGN UP  

Monday, November 3 - Friday, November 7

JLS Tabling for Shabbat Dinner
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301)  
Tickets will be sold in the Crowder Courtyard during lunch each day leading up to the annual Jewish Law Society’s Shabbat dinner. The dinner will be Friday, November 7 from 5:15- 7:15 p.m. in the Crowder Courtyard. Tickets cost either one can of food or $5, all of which will be donated to the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry. All are welcome to attend. Hope to see you there!  

Tuesday, November 4

Introductory Meeting for Students with Dean Staudt and Vice Dean Smith
12:00 - 12:45 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310) 
Dean Nancy Staudt and Vice Dean Peggie Smith invite students to an introductory meeting. The purpose is to enable the deans to introduce themselves and to say “hello.” There will be no formal presentation, but questions and comments are very much welcome. All students are welcome to attend. 

Barbri Tabling
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) 

CSO: LLM Resume Workshop
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Jordan Foundation Classroom (No. 204)
LLMs are strongly encouraged to attend this interactive, Foreign-Trained Lawyers Resume Workshop. Bring your computer and your draft resume (if you have one) to the session. The workshop will be led by Peter Cramer, Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs, and Susie Schoen, Career Services JD Adviser. 

Lexis Table Tip Tuesday
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301) 

Wednesday, November 5

New Student Exam Orientation
9:30 AM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
This is one of two sessions being offered for all new students, including 1Ls, Transfer Students, LLMs, and MLSs to learn about exams. 

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

OUTLaw Meeting with Vice Provost Davis
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Trial Courtroom (No. 309)
Grab lunch before meeting us in 309 to have a discussion with Vice Provost and Law Professor Adrienne Davis. She’ll be giving us an update on her efforts on LGBTQ issues throughout the campus. 

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

CSO: Corporate Counsel Day and Networking Reception
3:00-5:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310); 5:00 PM Reception
Over 60 in-house attorneys will be attending a CLE event presented by Professor Bob Kuehn from 3-5 p.m. Students are invited to participate in the reception hosted by CSO and the ACC. RSVP in Symplicity. Registered students will receive a list of registered attorneys on Monday, Nov. 3. 

Thursday, November 6

NAFTA at 20: Council on Foreign Relations Academic Conference Call
11:00 AM, Seigle Hall, Detjen Seminar Room (No. 108)

The Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute invites students to participate in the CFR Academic Conference Call series as Shannon K. O’Neil, Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the North American Free Trade Agreement with the United States, Canada, and Mexico 20 years after the agreement went into force. Recommended background reading: North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and Good Neighbors. As space is limited, kindly RSVP to Bethel Mandefro, bmandefro@wulaw.wustl.edu. 

CSO: Stay on Track Diversity MATTERS
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Trial Courtroom (No. 309)

What should students who identify themselves as diverse know for the job search? Learn about scholarships, resume tips, organizations, job fairs, and more. The session will include an open discussion on diversity with plenty of time for candid questions and answers. 

MELSA Meeting
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Zorensky Classroom (No. 306)
The Middle Eastern Law Students Association will be hosting a general body meeting.  

New Student Exam Orientation
2:30 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310)
This is one of two sessions being offered for all new students, including 1Ls, Transfer Students, LLMs, and MLSs to learn about exams. 

Friday, November 7

Shabbat Dinner 
5:15- 7:15 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301)
Come join the Jewish Law Society for its annual Shabbat dinner on Friday, November 7. Today is the final day for tickets, which are being sold in the courtyard during lunch; tickets cost either one can of food or $5, all of which will be donated to the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry. All are welcome to attend. Hope to see you there!  


Save the Date 

 November 2014
 

Thursday, November 13

Harris Institute’s Spanish Conversation Table
12:00 PM, Seigle Hall, Detjen Seminar Room (No. 108)
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Friday, November 14

Faculty and Staff Awards
4:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Crowder Courtyard (No. 301)
Join us in honoring award recipients Teri Dent, Dave Rosen, and John Inazu! The awards ceremony will take place during the happy hour hosted by the JD/MBA Society. Snacks and drinks will be provided! 

Thursday, November 20

Academic Conference Call: U.S. China Relations
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Seigle Hall, Detjen Seminar Room (No. 108)
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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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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)
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 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 7 

8th Annual William C. Jones Lecture Series: Party-State, Inc: Chinese Corporate Capitalism in the 21st Century
Curtis J. Milhaupt | Columbia Law School
12:00 PM, Anheuser-Busch Hall 

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)
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 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)
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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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