Schedules

FOUNDATIONS OF LEGAL STUDY

Spring 2015

 

Wednesday, January 7

  9:00 -     9:30 a.m.    Registration and Continental Breakfast [John Rogers Hall (JRH)]

  9:30 -     9:45 a.m.    Welcome:   Janet Levit, Dean and Dean John Rogers Endowed Chair (JRH 201)   

  9:45 -   10:00 a.m.    Staff Introductions (JRH 201)

10:15 -   11:45 a.m.    Stare Decisis:  Professor Gina Nerger (JRH 206)

12:00 -     1:00 p.m.    Lunch with Student Leaders (Student Union - Chouteau Room)

  1:15 -     2:00 p.m.    Policies, Plagiarism & Honor:  Dean Levit  and Associate Dean Martha Cordell 
                                    (JRH 201)

  2:15 -     2:45 p.m.    Computing Open House:  Gina Bradley (JRH 201) 
                                    PLEASE BRING YOUR LAPTOP

  5:00 -    6:00 p.m.    Reception at Dean Levit's home.  Map and directions will be provided 
                                   at registration.  Casual attire. 

Thursday, January 8

  9:00 - 10:30 a.m.    The Study of Law / How to Brief a Case for Class / Tips for Surviving 
                                  Law School:  Professor Robert Butkin (JRH 201)

10:45 - 11:30 a.m.    Using the MLIC for Success:  A walking tour:  Librarians and MLIC Staff 
                                  (Meet at the MLIC Entrance)

11:30 -   1:00 p.m.    Lunch on your own

  1:00 -   1:45 p.m.    BLOOMBERG LAW:  Bloomberg Representatives (JRH 201)

  2:00 -   2:45 p.m.    Westlaw & TWEN:  Retrieving authority if you know the citation:  Bell (JRH 201)

  3:30 -   3:45 p.m.    LEXIS:  Retrieving authority if you know the citation:  Williams & Nelson 
                                  (JRH 201) 

Friday, January 9

  8:00 - 8:30 a.m.    Board van for Courthouse visit in front of John Rogers Hall

                                Professional attire required.  Please refer to the PDO materials provided on 
                                Flashdrive.  Professional photos will be taken before departure.

  8:30 a.m.               Van departs for courthouse 
                                 Proceed through security

                                 No backpacks, books, or laptops - just ID for security

  9:00 a.m.                Observe hearings and attend presentations by the state & municipal courts

11:30 a.m.                Load van and proceed to lunch

12:00 -   1:30 p.m.    Lunch

  1:30 p.m.                Load van and depart for federal courthouse, proceed through security

  2:00 -   3:30 p.m.    Observe hearings and attend presentations by the federal court

  3:30 p.m.                Depart for John Rogers Hall 

Monday, January 12

                                 Commencement of regular classes 

Tuesday, January 13

  4:30 - 5:30 p.m.    Student Mentor/Mentee Reception (Dean's Conference Room)

Thursday, January 15

12:00 -   1:15 p.m.    Lunch with Faculty and Dean Levit (Student Union - Chouteau Room)

Friday, January 16

  2:30 -   4:30 p.m.    Introduction to Civil Procedure:  Professor Marianne Blair (JRH 201)

Monday, January 19 (MLK Day)

  8:00 -   8:30 a.m.    Breakfast and Registration for Public Service Project (JRH Mezzanine)

  8:30 - 11:45 a.m.    Public Service Project:  TU Law Students Assist (T.U.L.S.A.)

12:00 -   1:15 p.m.    Lunch with MLK/Diversity focus

  1:30 -   3:30 p.m.    Introduction to Civil Procedure:  Professor Blair (JRH 201)

Thursday, January 22

  4:30 -   5:30 p.m.    SBA and Student Organizational Fair and Mixer