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UC Irvine School of Law
September 29, 2013

Deadlines | Speakers | Meetings | Workshops | Announcements | Mix & Mingle


None this week!


Monday, September 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Federalist Society - Law and Economics of Redevelopment: Kelo & Beyond
, LAW 4700
Join the Federalist Society as Prof. Donald Kochan of Chapman University School of Law reexamines the doctrine of public use under the Takings Clause and its ability to impede takings for private use. UCI Law Prof. Alejandro Camacho will be providing commentary. As always, FREE FOOD will be provided for prompt attendees. 

Monday, September 30, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Music of the Civil Rights Era with UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake
, EDU 1111
Please join BLSA and the Entertainment Law Society for a special presentation by UC Irvine Chancellor Michael Drake, with a special appearance by Dean Erwin Chemerinsky.  Enjoy a unique, interdisciplinary, and engaging discussion modeled after the undergraduate course taught by the chancellor and the dean.  Please RSVP HERE by Sunday, September 29, to guarantee pizza will be provided for you.

Wednesday, October 2, 12:10pm - 1:00pm
Full-time Faculty Panel: Upper Level Spring Course Offerings
, EDU 1111
Full-time faculty will discuss their upper level course offerings for the spring, and students will have the opportunity to ask questions and gain insight into different classes.  The tentative list of spring courses can be found here. We are still in the process of adding new classes and scheduling the days/times classes will meet.  Please RSVP by Monday, September 30 to guarantee lunch will be provided for you.

Thursday, October 3, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Speaker Series: Wayne Gross, EDU 1131
Wayne Gross is a named partner in Greenberg Gross, LLP.  He served as lead trial counsel for companies and executives in their most important business litigation matters, including cases involving the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Food and Drug Administration, as well as class actions, cases alleging unfair business practices, and health care litigation. His many trial victories include obtaining, along with his partner Alan Greenberg, a $50 million jury verdict in a partnership dispute regarding the world-famous Hollywood Palladium.  A former federal prosecutor, Gross specialized in financial fraud and health care fraud, for which he was presented with awards by two U.S. Attorneys General and the Director of the FBI.  Please RSVP here by October 1 to guarantee lunch will be ordered for you.

Tuesday, October 8, 6:30pm
Two Sided Story: Movie Screening and Discussion, Social Science Plaza A, room 2112
The Olive Tree Initiative and UCI's Center for Citizen Peacebuilding are hosting a screening and discussion of the new documentary Two Sided Story with Robi Damelin (Israeli spokesperson) and Bassam Aramin (Palestinian spokesperson) of The Parents Circle - Families Form.  Two Sided Story tells the story of 27 Palestinians and Israelis who meet through a Parents Circle project and begin to explore the experience and narratives held by the "other side." 


Monday, September 30
SBA Meeting, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, LAW 3600,

Tuesday, October 1
Law and Economics Society First Meeting, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, LAW 3600

Wednesday, October 2
American Constitution Society Meeting
, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, MPAA 408

Disability Law Society Meeting, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, LAW 4850

Law Review Meeting, 11:50am - 12:50pm, LAW 4700

OCHRA Meeting, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, LAW 4750

Thursday, October 3
Student Coffee with the Dean, 4:00pm - 5:00pm, LAW 3500

Friday, October 4
Street Law, 9:30am - 1:30pm, EDU 1131 High School students come to UCI Law for a final lesson, tour, and lunch session on overcoming challenges to gaining admission to law school. 

Thursday, October 10 & Friday, October 11
CARES Advocacy, 1:45pm - 6:00pm, LA County DPSS Office



Wednesday, October 2, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
You CAN afford to be a Public Interest Attorney: Learning more about the LRAP
, MPAA 430
Join Director of Financial Aid, Nasreen Zia, and Director of Public Interest Programs, Anna Davis, as they discuss the benefits of our Loan Repayment Assistance Program.

Thursday, October 3, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Emerging Issues in Environmental Law Policy and Practice (CLEANR), EDU 1111
The Collision of Energy Development and Environmental Laws is the theme of this First Annual Emerging Issues in Environmental Law Policy and Practice Symposium, presented by UCI Law's Center for Land, Environment and Natural Resources and Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP. Please click here to register.

Sunday, October 20, 1:30pm - 5:00pm
FREE MPRE Exam Review with Dean Chemerinsky (2Ls/3Ls),
EDU 1111
UCI School of Law is once again pleased to hold a special 3 ½ hour MPRE exam preparation course. The course is designed for students taking the  November 2, 2013  MPRE exam.  Passing the MPRE is necessary for admission to most state bars, including California.  It can be taken after the first year of law school. Dean Erwin Chemerinsky will teach the course, which is free to all students.  Room capacity is limited.  Please RSVP to Debbie Mondares at by Thursday, October 10.  Since we open this review to students from other OC law schools, it is important to reserve your seat early (we do block off a number of seats for UCI Law students).


Monday, September 30- Wednesday, October 2, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Bar Week - Courtyard
UCI Law is hosting Bar Week to give students the opportunity to learn about the various products and services offered by many of the prominent bar review companies operating in Southern California.

Monday, October 7 - Friday, October 11
Mid Semester Review Week - No Classes

Study Space
MPAA 408 and MPAA 430 are designated as a quiet study rooms, and MPAA 420 is available for either quiet study or group study. 

Lost and Found
Our collection of lost and found items are piling up at the front desk, so please stop by if you have misplaced any personal belongings.

Disability Services Office/Law School Special Hours - EDU 1016
Wednesday Afternoons, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Please make appointments through the Disability Services Office (949-824-7494) or by e-mailing Senior Disability Specialist Lori Palmerton at  Drop-ins are welcome but students with an appointment will be seen first.



Mix & Mingle

Tuesday, October 1, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
UCI School of Law Mentor Reception
, UCI University Club
1Ls should attend this reception to meet the local attorneys who will serve as their mentors.

AGS Events
We will periodically feature Associated Graduate Student (AGS) events in the SLATE, but feel free to check their site for upcoming social events: