No ASP Sessions on Monday, September 1, 2014

Reminder – No ASP Sessions on Monday, September 1st as the Law School celebrates the Labor Day Holiday!

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#Welcome Wilson Selfie Contest

Get to know our new Dean (He’s pretty awesome)!  – Catch Dean Wilson around campus, introduce yourself and take a ‘Selfie’!

#Welcome Wilson Selfie Contest

Winner receives: Akron Law Prize Package (Akron Law Gear + $25 Bookstore Gift Card)

Contest Ends: September 27, 2014

#WelcomeWilsonSelfie Flyer 2014

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Akron Law will co-sponsor cutting edge seminar on “The Social and Legal Implications of Same Sex Relationships”

Akron Law will co-sponsor cutting edge seminar on “The Social and Legal Implications of Same Sex Relationships”.
This program, which will examine the practical legal issues for same sex couples arising out of everyday life including divorce, adoption, probate and child development, is a collaborative, interdisciplinary effort of the local family courts (domestic relations, probate, and juvenile), the judges of those courts, law professors, family development experts, social workers, and psychologists, and the practicing bar. During the program, experts from these areas will grapple with emerging and complex issues surrounding those involved in same sex relationships.

The program will take place on Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 8 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. at the Quaker Station in Akron, OH. Stephanie Coontz, a nationally recognized and award-winning author who is known for her willingness to challenge the historical narrative of traditional families and institutions, will offer the keynote address. Ms. Coontz’ books have been published in twelve languages and she has authored articles for inclusion in publications such as the New York Times and Journal of Marriage and Family. Stephanie makes regular television and radio appearances to discuss her areas of expertise. A complete schedule and list of speakers can be viewed at http://www.uakron.edu/law/continuinged/families-communities-interdisciplinary-seminar-schedule.dot.

To register online, go to http://www.uakron.edu/law/continuinged/families-and-communities-interdisciplinary-seminar.dot. You may also register by calling Michele Novachek at The University of Akron School of Law at 330-972-6363 or via e-mail at manovac@uakron.edu. Special student pricing is available.

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Empowering Women Scholarship – Deadline is 12/31/2014

The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer The Pearce Law Firm – Empowering Women In Law Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is open to women nationwide who are currently attending a law school in the United States. This scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law.

This award will be presented to a current female law student for the following academic year in the amount of $2,000.00 & will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2015).

See more at http://thepearcelawfirm.com/empowering-scholarship.

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Law and Leadership seeks teachers! Deadline to apply is September 2nd!

Akron, OH – Teaching Position – The Law and Leadership Institute, LLC
AkronLawJobs No. 5587 Overview: The Law and Leadership Institute, LLC (LLI) seeks law student teachers who are excellent presenters, organized, and reliable for the 2014-2015 Academic Year Program. LLI is dedicated to helping its students achieve success as future college and law students, and as leaders in their communities and professions. Teachers will receive $115 (before required withholdings) each teaching session for teaching 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade students. The 2014-2015 Academic Year Program will consist of a total of 10 five-hour teaching sessions (including a 1-hour lunch), 1 community event and 1 inter-LLI competition. The classes will be held on Saturdays commencing September 20, 2014 and ending in March 2015. LLI will provide:
•Curriculum, Classroom forms and materials •Class roster (after registration period is complete)
•LLI Evaluation materials •Plus, lots of support and encouragement! Teachers will be given curriculum to review in advance of the start of the 2014-2015 Academic Year Program and MUST watch a MANDATORY webinar curriculum review and complete questions demonstrating understanding of expectations.
Qualifications: Teachers must be law students in good standing and will be required to satisfy a background check. Prior teaching experience is preferred.
How to apply: please e-mail a resume and cover letter to Professor Joann Sahl, jsahl1@uakron.edu. The cover letter should include any experience you have working with high school students.
Deadline: September 2, 2014

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