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UC Irvine School of Law • January 5, 2013

Wednesday, January 15, 4:00 p.m.

Spring 2014 Tuition and Fees Due
Students who owe Spring 2014 tuition and fees must make a full payment by the deadline of January 15, 2014 at 4:00 P.M. View your ZOT Account at and click on Current Account view. You may make an electronic payment directly from your bank account; print a stub to send in with your payment. You also have the option to make a payment at Aldrich Hall – either at the Cashier's window (open 10:00am - 12:00 pm and 2:00pm - 4:00pm, M-F) or in the Cashier drop box, on the outside of the building near the Cashiers office. If fees are not paid by the deadline, you will incur a $50 late enrollment penalty.




Thursday, January 9, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Speaker Series: Karen Houppert, Author of "Chasing Gideon," EDU 1111
Karen Houppert's reporting has appeared in a wide variety of publications, including The Washington Post Magazine, The New York Times, Newsday, The Nation, Salon, Slate, Mother Jones, Ms, The Village Voice, The Baltimore Sun, Glamour, Self, Fitness, etc. A former staff writer for The Village Voice, Houppert has won several awards for her coverage of gender politics.  These days she is writing about the criminal justice system, race, poverty, education, politics-and their unholy mix here and in the nation at large. She is the author of three nonfiction books, The Curse, and Home Fires Burning which chronicled a year in the life of military wives with husbands deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Her third book, Chasing Gideon: The Elusive Quest for Poor People's Justice humanizes the struggle to give poor criminal defendants a fair chance in court 50 years after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision.  Please RSVP here by January 7th to guarantee lunch will be ordered for you.

Friday, January 10, 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Long Institute Lecture: "Demobilizing The Law For control: The Life Cycle of Labor Disputes In China," LAW 3500
This lecture, presented by Yang Su, Associate Professor of Sociology at UC Irvine, details the study of labor disputes in China through interviews of migrant worker petitioners. Statistical analyses on a sample 225 disputes concluded that less than 10 present of the cases evolved into the formal legal channels (arbitration or adjudication), and less than 5 percent of the cases involved street protest. Read more. Register now.

Tuesday, January 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Speaker Series: Los Angeles County District Attorney, Jackie Lacey, EDU 1111
Jackie Lacey is the first woman and the first African-American elected to head the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office  since it was created in 1850.   L.A. is the largest local DA’s office in the nation; Ms. Lacey is responsible for overseeing the prosecution of roughly 60,000 felony cases a year in an office with almost 1,000 lawyers, nearly 300 investigators and about 800 support staff employees. Ms. Lacey came up through the ranks in the DA’s office.  While serving as a deputy district attorney, she prosecuted hundreds of serious criminal cases, and won national attention for her successful prosecution of the county's first race-based hate crime murder. Starting in late 2000, Ms. Lacey took on management and executive roles in the office. Her duties included reviewing nearly every major case the office prosecuted, serving on the office’s special circumstance committee that reviews death-penalty eligible cases and making high-level policy decisions affecting the pursuit of justice and the management of the office.Please  RSVP here by January 12th to guarantee lunch will be ordered for you.



Monday, January 6

SBA Meeting, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, LAW 3600

Wednesday, January 8

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

Monday, January 13

SBA Meeting, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, LAW 3600

Tuesday, January 14

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

Wednesday, January 15

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


Wednesday, January 8, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

CDO:  Public Interest Career Fair Information Session, MPAA 420
In preparation for the Southern California Public Interest/Public Sector Career Day (PICD), which will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at UCLA School of Law, UCI Law's CDO will be hosting a Public Interest Career Day Information Session.  We will be going over registration, what to expect at UCLA's Public Interest Career Day (PICD), tips on table talk, and how to get the most out of the day.

Thursday, January 9, 11:30am - 12:30pm

The Center for Psychology & Law: Paper Review Session, Social Ecology 1 building, room 112
Dr. Nicholas Scurich has requested feedback for an upcoming article of his titled, "The Presumption of Innocence and the Involuntary Bookmaker." All interested faculty and graduate students are welcome to attend to discuss this manuscript. Please RSVP by January 6th so that you may receive a draft of the manuscript in advance. If you plan on attending, please RSVP to April Thomas at Thank you!

Monday, January 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Pre-Summit Workshop #1: "Multi-Party and Basic Negotiation Principles and Processes," EDU 1131
Professor Menkel-Meadow will cover basic negotiation principles that will be useful for the Global Justice Summit.  Take advantage of training in an interactive forum with one of the top scholars in this field.  You must RSVP by Sunday, January 12 to guarantee dinner will be ordered for you.

Thursday, January 16, 6:15pm - 8:30pm

Pre-Summit Workshop #2:  "Meeting Management and Facilitation," EDU 1111
Learn from Professor Menkel-Meadow about procedures for running an effective meeting, including choice of process and ground rules, determining participant roles, and generating an agenda for a meeting.  This will be critical to understanding the back-and-forth of the Global Justice Summit. You must RSVP by Wednesday, January 15 to guarantee dinner will be ordered for you.


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.


Monday, January 13, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Halfway Done with Law School Party, Courtyard
2Ls- Please join us in the Courtyard for a celebration! 

Tuesday, January 14

Boomers Fun Park
Save the date for another night of fun at Boomers, hosted by the Community Fellows.  More details to come.

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