Items tagged with "Law-related Activities"

There are 9 items tagged with "Law-related Activities".
NSO 2017: Welcome to UMass Amherst!
Welcome incoming first-years and transfer students! If you’re already thinking about an eventual legal career, this post is for you. If you missed or can’t make one of the NSO Pre-Law info sessions (Mondays and Thursdays at 2:15 pm in Student Union Room 411), or you lost the printed handouts...
Local law firm internships available
This just in from Dunn & Phillips, a law firm with offices in Amherst, right over on Fearing Street: The Law Offices of Dunn and Phillips (Amherst) is currently accepting applicants for positions in our firm. We have 2 opportunities for internships, one as a Legal Intern, and one as a...
Mock jurors needed in Northampton
The Hampshire County Bar Association is looking for students to act as mock jurors for a training later this month. From Attorney Marissa Elkins, President of the bar association: This is a very important training to familiarize attorneys with new attorney-led jury selection procedures that have been put in place...
Call for Submissions: Washington Undergraduate Law Review
From the Washington Undergraduate Law Review at the University of Washington:Attention undergraduate students! The Washington Undergraduate Law Review (WULR) is looking for submissions! The WULR is an academic legal journal at the University of Washington that publishes law-related essays, research papers, and other written work by undergraduates. The law...
Law nerd alert: Happy First Monday in October!
The first Monday in October marks the traditional start of the US Supreme Court term.  Two great resources can help you follow and make sense of the cases before the Court. The Legal Information Institute’s (LII) Supreme Court Bulletin is published by 2nd and 3rd year students at...
Criminal Justice Internships
From the Department of Sociology:Interested in a Criminal Justice Internship for Spring 2012 or beyond? Start planning NOW- Sheriff Garvey, director of CJ internships is meeting with interested students on Tuesdays from 3-5pm in Thompson Hall room 732. Recent placements have been in: - The Hampshire County Jail and House...
Lawyers, law profs and law students—Mock Trial judges needed!
This November, the UMass Amherst Mock Trial team will host the Second Annual Thanksgiving Classic Invitational Tournament.  The team is currently looking for lawyers, law students (2d or 3d year preferred) and law profs to serve as judges for one or more trials. Judges will assess the competitors’ overall performance—...
Combating Violence with Law—UMass Lawyer-Alumni event
Combating Violence with Law— A Talk with UMass Alumni Attorney Sharon Stapel Friday, April 3rd at 1:00 pm 620 Thompson Sharon Stapel (Psych ‘91, CUNY Law ‘98) has spent her 20-year career working to end violence against women and members of the LGBT community.  During and after college, she was a dedicated advocate...
Amherst College starts new undergraduate law journal
From the Pre-Law inbox: Amherst College has started a new undergraduate law journal. Res Publica Undergraduate Law Journal was founded in an effort to promote scholarship in the field of law in the liberal arts. The mission of Res Publica is to bring the best traditions of the contemporary humanities...