Research Assistant for Professor Shaver

Professor Shaver seeks a research assistant to work on various projects in the field of education law. The position will entail about ten hours of work a week beginning immediately and continuing through the school year. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to eas68@uakron.edu.

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Correction: Law Review Write-On Competition begins Friday, MAY 29

You did not miss the Write-On Competition!

Students with a cumulative law school GPA of 2.6 or higher may compete for a position on the Akron Law Review if they do not receive an invitation based upon their grades alone.

The Akron Law Review Write-On Competition will begin on Friday, May 29 at 9:00am. You will download the course on TWEN, where you will find instructions, the prompt, and sources, as this is a closed research competition. Anyone with questions should email the Executive Editor of Student Writing Sean Steward at srs95@zips.uakron.edu.

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Start of Summer 2015 Classes

We hope that everyone has been enjoying their break after exams.  We just wanted to remind everyone that due to the Memorial Day holiday the following classes begin on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.   All classes that are scheduled to meet Monday/Wednesday/Friday will meet next week only on Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday.

  • All Clinical Seminar courses
  • Intellectual Property Clinic
  • Basic Business Associations
  • Secured Transactions
  • Oil & Gas

Immigration Law will meet on the following Saturdays: June 27, and July 11, 18 and 25, 2015.  Classes are from 9:00 a.m. until noon.

Please enjoy your Memorial Day Weekend and we will see you on Tuesday!

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Gay/Straight Law Alliance: Call for Officers

GSLA is seeking an executive board for 2015-2016. If you are interested, please email Mary Beth Clemons at mec61@zips.uakron.edu.

GSLA strives to provide the law school community with a forum in which students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni may come together to discuss legal issues relevant to gay, bisexual, and trans-gendered people. GSLA is also committed to supporting community organizations with similar goals as well as providing educational resources to the school of law community.

In the coming year, GSLA hopes to

  • assess University and Law School policies for LGBT equality and inclusivity
  • take part in LGBT community events, the first of which will be the Game Change 2 conference, which GSLA hopes to assist CANAPI in spreading the word
  • provide opportunities for community service/pro bono service to LGBT community organizations
  • assist the law school admissions team with recruiting LGBT students

If you are interested in becoming an officer or signing up for GSLA’s new email-list, please email Mary Beth at mec61@zips.uakron.edu.

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Law Review Write-On Competition begins Friday, March 29

Students with a cumulative law school GPA of 2.6 or higher may compete for a position on the Akron Law Review if they do not receive an invitation based upon their grades alone.

The Akron Law Review Write-On Competition will begin on Friday, May 29 at 9:00am. You will download the course on TWEN, where you will find instructions, the prompt, and sources, as this is a closed research competition. Anyone with questions should email the Executive Editor of Student Writing Sean Steward at srs95@zips.uakron.edu.

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