Schedules

FOUNDATIONS OF LEGAL STUDY

Fall 2014

 

Sunday, August 17

  3:30 -   4:15 p.m.    Registration [John Rogers Hall (JRH)]

  4:10 -   4:20 p.m.    Welcome from SBA President, Clayton Baker, and SBA VP, Billy Duncan

                                Information will be given about the upcoming Student Organizational Fair 
                                and other student-sponsored SBA events.

  4:30 -   5:30 p.m.    Welcome from Dean Janet Levit and Keynote Address from 
                                Magistrate Judge T. Lane Wilson (JRH - Price and Turpen Courtroom)

                                Administration of Professionalism Oath (JRH - Price and Turpen Courtroom)  

  5:30 -   6:00 p.m.    Reception (JRH - the Pit)

  6:00 -   8:00 p.m.    Dean Levit and Faculty host a welcome dinner for Section 1 students 
                                (MLIC - Belsky Gallery)

Monday, August 18

Computing Open House - Gina Bradley, Director of Computing Resources (JRH - Courtroom) - 
                                BRING YOUR LAPTOP TO THIS SESSION
 

                                Section 1:    9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
 
                                Section 2:   10:45 - 12:15 p.m.

Stare Decisis - Professors Karen Grundy and Evelyn Hutchison (JRH 201)

                                Section 1:    10:45 - 12:15 p.m. 
                                Section 2:      9:00 - 10:30 p.m.

12:30 -   1:30 p.m.    Lunch on your own

Using the MLIC for Success: A walking tour - Librarians & MLIC staff (Meet at MLIC entrance)

                                Section 1:      1:30 -   3:00 p.m. 
                                Section 2:      3:15 -   4:45 p.m.

How to Brief a Case - Professor Robert Butkin (JRH 202)

                                Section 1:      3:15 -   4:45 p.m. 
                                Section 2:      1:30 -   3:00 p.m.

  6:00 -   8:00 p.m.    Dean Levit and Faculty host a welcome dinner for Section 2 students 
                                (MLIC - Belsky Gallery)

Tuesday, August 19


  8:15 -   8:45 a.m.    Sign-in:  Professional Head Shots and Group Photograph

  8:45 a.m.                Leave John Rogers Hall - Bus assignment will be alphabetically by last name

                                No backpacks, books, or laptops - Just ID for security - 
                                Dean Kristine Bridges, Coordinator

  9:00 - 11:15 a.m.   First Courthouse Session

                                Group A:  State Session - Tour led by Vicki Cox, 
                                                Tulsa County Courts Administrator
                                Group B:  Municipal Session - Tour led by Kelly Rader

11:30 a.m.                Board buses and leave for TCBA

11:45 -   1:30 p.m.    Networking Lunch

                                -    Introductions by Dean Levit
                                -    The importance of Bar Membership with TCBA President
                                -    Networking lunch with TCBA President and Members

  1:45 p.m.                Board buses and leave for federal courthouse

  2:00 -   3:45 p.m.    Second Courthouse Session

                                -    Federal Session

                                    --    Tour by Melissa Tarwater, Jury Clerk, Northern District of Oklahoma
                                    --    Judge Frizzell
                                    --    Judge Wilson
                                    --    Deputy U.S. Marshal, Jerry Pierce

  4:00 p.m.            Board buses and return to law school

Wednesday, August 20

  9:30 - 10:15 a.m.    Plagiarism, Honor Code, & College of Law Policies - Dean Janet Levit & 
                                Assoc. Dean Martha Cordell [Lorton Performing Arts Center(PAC)] - ALL  SECTIONS

10:30 - 11:45 a.m.    Discussion of "The Innocent Man:  Murder and Injustice in a Small Town" - 
                                Vicki Hildebrand, JD 89 (Lorton PAC)

                                A 2006 nonfiction book by John Grisham.  The discussion will center on 'Ron' Keith Williamson of Ada, Oklahoma, who was wrongly convicted in 1988 for rape and murder and was sentenced to death.  After serving 11 years on death row, he was exonerated by DNA evidence and other material introduced by the Innocence Project.

12:00 -   1:30 p.m.    Lunch - Buffet Lunch (Lorton PAC - Foyer)

Lexis:  Retrieving authority if you know the citation - Williams & Nelson (JRH 201)

                                Section 1:    2:00 -   2:45 p.m.
                                Section 2:    3:00 -   3:45 p.m.

Westlaw & TWEN: Retrieving authority if you know the citation - Marie Robb, Westlaw Academic Rep. (JRH 202)

                                Section 1:    3:00 -   3:45 p.m.
                                Section 2:    4:00 -   4:45 p.m.

Bloomburg Law - Melanie Nelson (JRH 204)

                                Section 1:    4:00 -   4:45 p.m.
                                Section 2:    2:00 -   2:45 p.m.

  5:00 -   6:00 p.m.    Student Mentor/Mentee Reception (JRH Pit)

Thursday, August 21

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

  8:30 - 11:45 a.m.    Public Service Project:  Organized by the TU Law Public Interest Board

12:00 -   1:00 p.m.    Luncheon & Public Service Discussion - Anne Sublett, Conner & Winters 
                                (JRH Courtroom)

Student Panel - Third-year law students will answer questions & give tips on law school survival 
                                (JRH 201)

                                Section 1:    1:15 -   2:00 p.m.
                                Section 2:    2:15 -   3:00 p.m. 

Surviving the Stress of Law School:  How to stay fit and increase energy - Danny Wilson, JD 14 
                                (JRH 202)

                                Section 1:    2:15 -   3:00 p.m.
                                Section 2:    1:15 -   2:00 p.m.

  3:30 -   4:00 p.m.    Optional Tour of JRH & Clinic (JRH - the Pit)

Friday, August 22

  9:00 - 12:30 p.m.    Tulsa County District Court will hold sessions at JRH in the 
                                Price and Turpen Courtroom.  ATTENDANCE REQUIRED