N E W Y O R K U N I V E R S I T Y S C H O O L O F L A W
Vol. 9, No. 24 & 25 March 14-21, 2000
Generally, drop-in hours will be early or late on Thursdays or
CONTENTS Fridays, but are subject to change. If you think you will want to
drop in, stop by Room 406 to find out if the Dean will be hold-
Dean’s Corner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 ing drop-in hours that week and what the hours will be.
Administrative Announcements . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-2
Student Affairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Academic Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-3 Adria S. Hillman (‘70) will be the guest at the Dean’s
Roundtable on Wednesday, March 15. She is a solo practitioner
Open Colloquia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 specializing in matrimonial and family law; entertainment law; and
Symposia, Lectures and Receptions . . . . . . . . . . .3 estates and trusts law. Last year she represented financier Ronald O.
Alumni Relations & Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Perelman against his former wife in a much publicized child-sup-
port case, and she continues to represent him in the child-custody
Course Announcements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 battle now in the courts. She was previously a partner with the law
Research Assistants Needed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5 firm of Green & Hillman. Since 1986 she has served as Co-Chair
of the New York State Coalition on Women's Legislative Issues.
Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
Ms. Hillman has served on the boards of the New York Women's
Records & Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-6 Foundation and the Institute for Child, Adolescent and Family
Student Financial Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Studies. She is a former member of the Governors Task Force on
Sexual Harassment. In 1996, she was honored by the National
Career Counseling and Placement . . . . . . . . . . .6-7
Organization of Women's New York Chapter for helping to pro-
Public Interest Law Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-9 mote legislation dealing with child support, domestic violence and
Global Law School Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9-10 inheritance rights of surviving spouses.
The Roundtables will begin at 12:00 noon in the Snow
Residence Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Dining Room on the Fourth Floor of Vanderbilt Hall. Lunch will
Student Organizations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10-11 be served. The Dean’s Roundtables are open to interested NYU
Volunteers Wanted . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Law students on a first-come, first-served basis, with attendance
limited to eighteen. If you would like to attend, please sign up in
Docket Submissions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 advance by calling Ena Prince at (212) 998-6000 or by stopping
Calendar of Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-13 by Vanderbilt Hall, Room 406.
DEAN ’S CORNER
New Assistant Dean Joins NYU School of Law
Dean’s Drop-In Hours
Please join us in welcoming our new Assistant Dean for
Many weeks during the academic year, Dean Sexton holds Academic Services and Registration, Abby Lyn Gillette. Dean
student drop-in hours when NYU Law students may go to his Gillette comes to NYU from the University of Virginia Law
office to speak with him on any subject. No appointments are School. Her office is located in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 409. Her
made in advance. At the start of the drop-in hour, students sign phone number is (212) 998-6020.
up on a sign-in sheet and are seen, in order, one at a time.
Students with specific questions or problems to be addressed Important Office Changes
should not wait for drop-in hours but should go for guidance and
advice to the Office of Academic Services, Room 409; the LL.M. Yvette Bravo-Weber, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, has
and Global Program Offices, Room 414; the Tax Office, Room taken on expanded Student Affairs duties and has moved to
430; or the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Room 402. Vanderbilt Hall, Room 402. Dean Bravo-Weber will no longer
be in charge of Registration as that area will now be overseen by
Assistant Dean Abby Lyn Gillette. The new phone number for
the Office of Student Affairs is (212) 998-6658. The fax number
is now (212) 995-4658.
The office of Margarite Quinones, Administrative Director Guidelines, eligibility requirements, and application forms
of the Graduate Division, has moved to Vanderbilt Hall, Room may be obtained through the Student Senators Council Office at
409. The Graduate Division’s phone number remains the same, 269 Mercer Street, Suite 607, between the hours of 10:00 AM
998-6015. The fax number has changed to (212) 995-4535. and 4:00 PM on regular school days. Interested students may
also call (212) 998-2230.
Hauser Lecture by the Honorable
Lloyd Axworthy Eleventh Annual Violet Ball
On Thursday, February 10, the Honorable Lloyd Axworthy, The Eleventh Annual Violet Ball will be held on Saturday,
Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, April 1 from 8:30 PM-1:00 AM in Bobst Library’s Atrium.
delivered the Hauser lecture on International Humanitarian Law. There will be a live band, dancing, food, beverages, cash bar,
His topic was “Humanitarian Interventions and Humanitarian complimentary photo, and gift. Group tickets are available—buy
Constraints.” 10 or more tickets for just $12.50 each. For group sales, go to 269
The lecture, usually open to alumni, faculty and students, was Mercer Street, Suite 607. Individual tickets are $15 each, avail-
originally scheduled for Wednesday, February 9, but the Canadian able at Ticket Central, Mercer Lounge.
Minister had to cancel due to an emergency meeting of the Call the Student Senators Council at (212) 998-2230 for
Parliament. He offered to speak instead at a luncheon the next day more information.
which was part of the Seventeenth Annual Seminar for Diplomats
on International Humanitarian Law, sponsored by the International Spring Fling
Committee of the Red Cross and NYU School of Law. His offer All students are invited to join the law school community for
was accepted, but it was no longer possible to invite the entire law a night of Mardi Gras during the Spring Fling, to be held on
school community to attend. Thursday, March 30 from 10:00 PM-2:00 AM in Vanderbilt Hall.
Although the lecture was not open this year, we do have the Festivities will include dancing, authentic New Orleans jazz, DJ,
Canadian Ministers speech on videotape, and it can be viewed in swing band, karaoke, carnival, fortune tellers and much more.
the Media Center of the Law Library. In addition, copies of the Admission is free and semi-formal attire is required. Spouses and
ministers speech are available in the Office of Special Occasions, significant others are welcome. Tickets will be placed in Vanderbilt
Fuchsberg Hall, Third Floor, if anyone would like one. Hall student mailboxes on Monday, March 27. A ticket or an
NYU I.D. card must be presented at the door. For additional
STUDENT AFFAIRS information, please stop by the Office of Academic Services and
Student Affairs, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 409.
Student Senator-at-Large Applications Due
The Student Senators Council (SSC) is the representative ACADEMIC SERVICES
body for all students at New York University, and it exists to pro-
tect and promote the interests, rights, and responsibilities of stu- Special Accomodations for Examinations
dents in all aspects of life at the University. The SSC is a con- Students requesting special accommodation for their exams
stituent body of the University Senate, the chief deliberative must be registered with NYU’s Moses Center for Students with
body of the University for the discussion of all matters of Disabilities, 240 Greene Street, 4th Floor (212) 998-4980.
University policy and practice. The SSC takes special responsi-
bility for bringing to the attention of the Senate all matters con- J.D. Students
cerning the extracurricular life of students at NYU. If already approved by the Moses Center, students must
The SSC is composed of twenty-two Student Senators. complete the Special Accommodations Form in the Office of
Fifteen of these are elected by the students of the various schools Academic Services in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 409. All requests
and colleges of the University. In addition, seven Student must be filed no later than Wednesday, April 5.
Senators are appointed at-large by the Executive Committee of Graduate Students
the University Senate with the advice and consent of the elected Graduate students with disabilities who require exam
Student Senators. These Senators-at-Large are selected for the accommodations must meet with a counselor at the Moses
purpose of providing continuity from one year to the next of stu- Center every semester and complete a Test Accommodations
dents within the SSC or for representing special student interests Form for each exam. A Moses Center Counselor will give writ-
not otherwise represented by the elected Senators. ten approval on the Test Accommodations Form to indicate the
The SSC will decide on its recommendations for the 2000- type of accommodation necessary. The student is then responsi-
2001 Senators-at-Large at its April 27 meeting, and will consid- ble for submitting the approved Test Accommodations to the
er the applications of students who have expressed an interest in Office of Academic Services in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 409. All
the positions. The deadline for submission of applications is paperwork should be completed by Wednesday, April 5.
Wednesday, March 29.
Generally, any undergraduate, graduate, or professional stu-
dent pursuing a degree program at the University is eligible to
apply for a position. However, certain other eligibility require-
ments must be met.
Postponement of Examinations The speaker for Wednesday, March 22, is Seanna Shiffrin,
UCLA. The session begins at 5:00 PM and takes place in
Requests for exam postponements and special exam accom-
Conference Room A, on the 15th Floor of the HCC Building in
modations are now being accepted. Students should go to the
the NYU Medical School, 31st Street and 1st Avenue.
Office of Academic Services in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 409 to fill
Visitors are expected to read the paper available on the web
out the appropriate form. The deadline for submitting these
at www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/philo/courses/bioethics, which will
forms is Monday, April 10.
be discussed but not presented at the meeting.
Under current rules, students may request a postponement if
For information contact either Pete Graham at (212) 219-
one of the following conditions is met:
1337 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Professor Frances Kamm at
• If a student has two exams on the same day, they can request (212) 998-8331 or email@example.com.
that the exam being given at the later time be postponed. The
exam will be rescheduled to the first day on which the student
does not have a scheduled exam. SYMPOSIA, LECTURES & RECEPTIONS
• If a student has an evening exam followed by a morning exam
the next day, they can request that the morning exam be post-
Labor and Employment Law Roundtable
poned. The exam will be rescheduled to the afternoon of the The Center is sponsoring a Labor and Employment Law
same day in which the exam was originally scheduled. Roundtable with Patricia Langer, (‘79), Executive Vice President,
• If a student has exams on four consecutive days in the same Law Business Affairs and Human Resources, Lifetime Television
calendar week (Monday through Friday), they can request on Wednesday, March 29 from 1:00-2:00 PM; in Vanderbilt
that any one of the exams be postponed. Hall, Snow Dining Room. Lunch will be served. Everyone is wel-
come. Please sign up with Ben Eisenman in Vanderbilt Hall,
A student may also request a postponement of an examina-
Room 416, call him at (212) 998-6242 or e-mail him at
tion if illness prevents her or him from taking the examination.
A doctor’s note is required in this case.
No student will be able to take an exam earlier than scheduled. Asia Law Society Event
To preserve the anonymous nature of our grading system,
Please join The Asia Law Society at 6:00 PM on Wednesday,
students should not request postponements or any special
March 15, in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 110, for a brief talk by Mr. Jun
arrangements from the instructor in a course.
Sato, a visiting researcher here at NYU and a member of the Faculty
For further regulations on exam rescheduling, consult the
of Policy Management at Japan’s Keio University. In his talk enti-
Student Handbook, pp. 24-25 .
tled, “Introducing Injunctive Relief to Civil Litigation Cases Under
Japan’s Antimonopoly Law,” Mr. Sato will discuss the October 1999
Curricular Planning Sessions report published by the Japan Fair Trade Commission Study Group
In May, you will have the opportunity to register for your recommending Japan’s adoption of injunctive remedies in antimo-
courses for Fall. The Office of Academic Services wants to help nopoly cases. Pizza and drinks will follow the talk. Contact Bob
you plan your curriculum. You should be thinking about what Laplante at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
structure and progression will be best for you as you move
through your law school experience. Leonard Wagner Lecture in Professional Ethics
The Office of Academic Services is holding two curricular The NYU Center for Law and Business announces the
advisement sessions—one on Tuesday, March 28 from 2:00-4:00 Leonard Wagner Lecture in Professional Ethics. Professor
PM in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 110, and one on Wednesday, Arthur Applbaum of the John F. Kennedy School of Government
March 29 from 4:00-5:00 PM in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 210. In at Harvard University will deliver a lecture entitled, “Can
each, the panel members will give you their perspectives on how Professions Permit What is Otherwise Prohibited?” on Monday,
to think about course selection, give you information on different April 10 at 4:30 PM in Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge,
subject areas, and answer your questions. reception to follow. Please R.S.V.P. to email@example.com.
Both presentations will be videotaped and available to be viewed
in the Media Center of the Law Library on the following day. Chief Justice of Wisconsin Supreme Court
Gives Brennan Lecture
OPEN COLLOQUIA The Honorable Shirley S. Abrahamson, Chief Justice of the
Supreme Court of Wisconsin, will give this years Justice William J.
Bioethics Colloquium Brennan, Jr. Lecture on State Courts and Social Justice. The lecture,
In conjunction with the Colloquium on Bioethics, a Law titled “The Ballot and the Bench” will be presented on Wednesday,
School/Philosophy/Medical School class, interested nonregis- March 15, at 6:00 PM, in Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge.
tered faculty and students are invited to attend discussions with Chief Justice Abrahamson has been at the forefront of the
some of the country’s most prominent bioethicists, discussing movement to develop state constitutional law and is one of the
ethical issues related to the human genome project, physician leading state court jurists. She was the first and only woman to
assisted suicide, and rationing of medical care. serve on the Wisconsin Supreme Court until 1993 and is the
first woman to serve as Chief Justice.
The lecture is open to all NYU Law faculty and students.
You are also encouraged to apply for a Tax Policy Internship
ALUMNI RELATIONS & DEVELOPMENT and Fellowship. Under the program, one or two 3L J.D./LL.M. (in
Annual BLAPA Dinner and Awards Ceremony Taxation) candidates will be selected to spend six months as an
intern at the Treasury or the Staff of the Joint Committee on
The Black, Latino, Asian Pacific American Law Alumni
Taxation during the Summer and Fall after the J.D. degree is
Association (BLAPA) will host their annual BLAPA Dinner Party,
awarded. Each fellow will receive a stipend or approximately
“Celebrating the Ethnic Explosion,” on Saturday, April 8 at 6:30
$20,000 to cover living expenses during the internship. The candi-
PM. This event is held in conjunction with BLAPAs Distinguished
date will then complete the LL.M. in Taxation during the Spring
Service Recognition and Scholarship Award Ceremony. The dinner
and enroll in the Tax Policy Colloquium during that semester. The
party features the inspiring remarks of guest speaker L. Londell
candidate will pay no tuition during the LL.M. semester and will
McMillan (‘90), a partner of L. Londell McMillan, P.C.; the Latin
receive a living support stipend of approximately $7,000.
jazz sounds of Mambo Negro; and a rum bar sponsored by Rums of
In order to apply for a Fellowship, interested students should
Puerto Rico. The dinner party which is $20 per student ($60 for
submit a résumé, an NYU transcript, and a short statement describ-
graduates) and will be held in D’Agostino Hall, Lipton Hall. This
ing career goals and reasons for applying to Lisa Waldman in
event offers students the marvelous opportunity to meet other stu-
Vanderbilt Hall, Room 430 by Friday, April 14.
dents and alumni of color. Please come! For R.S.V.P. or questions,
contact Jeannie Forrest at (212) 998-6422, fax (212) 995-4035, or
via e-mail at Forrestj@turing.law.nyu.edu. RESEARCH ASSISTANTS NEEDED
Fall/Winter Regional Alumni Events Professor James Jacobs Seeks
Join John Sexton at our upcoming regional alumni events.
Every year, the Dean and faculty members travel to more than a Professor James Jacobs is seeking a full-time Summer Research
dozen cities in the United States, Europe and Asia. All NYU Assistant to assist in completing a book on the Brady (Handgun
School of Law faculty, friends and family are invited to attend. Control) Law. Please submit applications to Elana Dietz-Weinstein
Students are also welcome to participate as our guests; however, in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 322.
you must coordinate your own travel to and from the event.
Lawrence Green (‘77) will host a luncheon at The Bay Professor Holly Maguigan Seeks
Tower in the Gloucester and Harborview Suites, 33rd Floor of Research Assistant
Sixty State Street, Boston, Massachusetts on Monday, April 10 Professor Maguigan seeks a research assistant for the Summer.
from 12:00-1:30 PM. The project is an analysis of various issues involving battered
women and the criminal justice system, with a particular focus on
COURSE ANNOUNCEMENTS impediments to effective collaboration between lawyers and social
science professionals. Please send a letter of interest, a résumé, and
Criminal Defense Clinic an informal transcript to Damaris Marrero, Fourth Floor,
Fuchsberg Hall, at (212) 998-6473.
The Criminal Defense Clinic will be offered in 2000-2001.
Current 2L’s are invited to apply by submitting an application, a
résumé, and a transcript to Damaris Marrero, Fuchsberg Hall, Professor Sylvia A. Law Seeks
Fourth Floor, by Monday, March 27. Additional information and Research Assistant
instructions can be found by picking up a revised copy of the clin- Professor Law is looking for a full time person to work on
ic packet at the Third Floor Reception Desk in Fuchsberg Hall. issues of health care, family law, constitutional law and commer-
cial sex. Writing skills are a must. Please submit a cover letter,
Joint J.D./LL.M. (in Taxation) Program résumé, and grades to Leslie Jenkins, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 422.
Graduating 3Ls who would like to be admitted to the Joint
Degree Program should now formally apply. In order to do so, you Professor Jill S. Manny Seeks
will need to complete certain portions of an NYU Graduate Research Assistant
Programs application. Applications are available at the Admissions Professor Jill S. Manny will interview students interested in
Information Center on the main floor of D’Agostino Hall. Please working for Professor Manny and Professor Harvey P. Dale dur-
complete the jacket of the application (pages 1 and 2) as well as the ing the Summer on legal issues affecting non-profit organizations.
data sheet and any enclosed labels. You need not submit the appli- Résumés, with current telephone numbers, and unofficial tran-
cation fee, a personal statement, recommendations, or a transcript. scripts should be left for Niamh O’Brien, in D’Agostino Hall,
Please indicate on the completed jacket that you are an “NYU J.D. Room 205, 110 West Third Street, no later than Friday, March 17.
candidate.” Make sure to indicate whether you intend to finish the
degree on a full-time or part-time basis. Applications should be sub-
mitted to Lisa Waldman, Executive Director of the Graduate Tax
Program, in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 430-A by Friday, April 14.
Professor Inga Parsons Seeks Summer Future Judicial Clerks-Get a Head Start on the
Research Assistant Research Skills You Need to Succeed
Professor Parsons, co-professor of the Federal Defender Clinic, For students doing judicial clerkships after graduation, a
would like to hire a law clinic intern and research assistant for the comprehensive overview of Lexis.com, concentrating on legisla-
Summer. First and second year students are encouraged to apply. tive histories, bill tracking, and Shepardizing, will be offered at
The work will involve Federal Defender intake throughout the the following dates and times:
Summer in Brooklyn and computer integration of clinic documents April 5
prepared during the year into a computer database (FolioViews). 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, and 3:00 PM
Computer literacy, in particular, familiarity with software like Excel
and the ability to work with a database is highly desirable. Interested WESTLAW Trainings
students should submit a letter, résumé and writing sample to Ms.
Hidel Ortiz in Fuchsberg Hall, third floor. You may also send your WESTLAW will be conducting training classes for students
documents via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. to sharpen their WESTLAW skills. Classes will be focused on
cost-effective on-line research (how much it costs and how to use
it wisely), especially for those students who will be working in
Professor Chet Mirsky Seeks Summer
Summer associate positions this year. You must sign up at
Research Assistant lawschool.westlaw.com to assure a place in the class.
Professor Mirsky, Director of the Federal Defender Clinic, Classes will be held in Vanderbilt Hall, Library, Lenley com-
would like to hire a research assistant for the Summer. First and puter classroom.
second year students are encouraged to apply. The work will involve
editing and completion of footnotes on a criminal law book con-
Tuesday, April 4 4:00 PM
cerning the 19th century as well as research on a manuscript for a
Thursday, April 13 1:00 PM
book regarding environmental law and local government issues.
Experience with a program like Excel to incorporate many tables Summer Associate
and figures into the manuscript would be an asset. Interested stu- Wednesday, March 29 2:00 PM
dents should submit a letter, résumé and writing sample to Ms. Thursday, March 30 3:00 PM
Hidel Ortiz in Fuchsberg Hall, Third floor. You may also send your Tuesday, April 4 2:00 PM
documents via e-mail to email@example.com. Wednesday, April 5 4:00 PM
Thursday, April 13 3:00 PM
LIBRARY Students who wish to attend one of these sessions may
reserve a seat by signing up at the library reference desk.
Lexis-Nexis Training Schedule: Students who cannot attend any of these sessions but would
Prepare to Practice still like training may e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to
arrange for individual training.
Working as a Summer associate? Starting a job at a firm or a
judicial clerkship next year? Knowing how to research is key to any
legal career. Lexis-Nexis is offering hour-long training courses on RECORDS & REGISTRATION
March 28-30 and April 3-5 to help you “Prepare To Practice.” All
classes will be held in the Vanderbilt Hall, Library, Lenley com- Reminder to Students who are not in
puter classroom. Registration is strongly encouraged—sign up on Compliance with the Immunization Law
the NYU Lexis webpage at myschool.lexis.com. Some firms If you are not in compliance with the measles, mumps and
require training before you arrive for work. rubella immunization law, please contact the NYU Health
For additional information, please contact Thomas Daniel at Service as soon as possible to make arrangements for vaccina-
(212) 916-3451 or email@example.com. tions. The immunization information line is (212) 443-1199.
Learn the Basics of Legal Research Before You Begin
as a Summer Associate J.D. Graduation Requirements
For prospective Summer associates—first-time Lexis users as well 3Ls who have not yet filed a writing/legal institutions require-
as those wanting to refresh their skills—a comprehensive overview of ment form with the Office of Records and Registration, must do so
Lexis.com will be offered at the following dates and times: immediately. Blank forms are available in Vanderbilt Hall, Rooms
211 and 409. If you have any problems concerning submitting this
Tuesday, March 28 form, please see Adrienne Dobrin in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 409.
1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, and 4:00 PM Please be aware that you cannot be cleared for the Bar unless
Wednesday, March 29 all requirements are completed and you have graduated from the
1:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, and 5:00 PM School of Law.
Monday, April 3
1:00 PM, 2:00 PM
Tuesday, April 4
Diploma Application Cards for Black Lawyer Association of Cincinnati
May 2000 Graduates California Student Aid Commission
All degree candidates are required to file a Diploma Columbian Lawyers Association
Application Card. Diploma Application Cards are available in Department of Health—Health Research Program
the Office of Records and Registration, Vanderbilt Hall, Room Humphrey, Hubert H. Fellowships
211 and are now due. Japanese-American Citizens League
Kern County Women Lawyers Public Benefit Fund
National Federation of the Blind
New York State Bar Applications—July 2000
NYU Center for the European Studies
Applications for the July New York State Bar Examination
Organization of American States
will be available in mid-March in the Office of Records and
Passaic County Bar Association
Registration in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 211.
Rhode Island Bar Foundation
California State Bar Admission Strong, Hattie
Please be advised that the California Bar has unique require- Women Lawyers Caucus of Mercer County
ments for application to the Bar, including a First Year Law Rabstein, Ruth Scholarship
Students Examination. For a Summary of Requirements for
Admission and an address where you can write for more infor- April:
mation, see the Bar Admissions Bulletin Board on the Second Alliance Defense Fund
Floor of Vanderbilt Hall, opposite Room 208. William Pew Religious Freedom Scholarship
Business and Professional Women's Foundation
Other State Bars Delaware Post-Secondary Scholarship Fund
The Office of Records and Registration has information Do Something Brick Award
regarding other State Bar exams. However, you must send away General Board of Higher Education and Ministry
for applications. Hudson Bar County Foundation
Institute of Current World Affairs
Lemberg, Samuel Scholarship Loan Fund
National Structured Settlements Trade Association (NSSTA)
As you know, transcript requests are now being processed by
John Laugharn Scholarship
the University Registrar, and it usually takes between 4-7 days to
Procter & Gamble Scholarship
obtain a transcript. Therefore, we ask you to anticipate your need
Third Wave Foundation
for transcripts and make timely requests. Remember, it is possible
Waterburry Bar Association
to receive three (3) transcripts per semester for yourself. When
making a request, you may also ask that the transcript not be sent
out until all Fall 1999 grades are entered. We suggest that you CAREER COUNSELING AND PLACEMENT
order three transcripts to use in case a sudden interview arises.
After the third transcript request, the University Registrar requires OCCP Panel on Corporate
that you include the address of the prospective employer when Transactional Practice
making a request. Transcript requests can be made in the Office of For those of you eager to learn more about corporate law, on
Records and Registration or by mail to the University Registrar, Wednesday, April 5, from 4:15-5:45 PM, the OCCP will spon-
Transcript Services, P.O. Box 910, New York, NY 10276. Requests sor a program on “The ABC’s (and IPO’s) of Corporate Practice”
can be faxed to the University Registrar at (212) 995-4154. in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 110. Alumni in a variety of corporate
You may arrange to pick up your transcript in Vanderbilt transactional areas will be participating, so you can begin to make
Hall, Room 211 or have it sent to your local address or prospec- sense of the diverse array of law firms practice groups and corpo-
tive employer. rate specialties. From project finance to capital markets, M&A to
hedge funds, private equity to high yield debt—learn what it all
STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES means in the day-to-day work of law firm associates. A special
invitation for 1Ls—you will be making final selections of employ-
Scholarships and Fellowships ers for Early Interview Week 2000 very soon (due before July 1);
The Office of Student Financial Services maintains a binder attend this program and learn how to evaluate your choices.
of outside scholarships and fellowships available to law students.
Complete applications usually require an academic transcript, NYU School of Law Means Business
recommendations and essay. Following is a list of scholarships The OCCP and the Wall Street Barristers will co-sponsor an
with deadlines that meet within the next 2 months. event for all NYU students on careers in the business world. “NYU
March: School of Law Means Business: Careers in Banking, Finance,
American Bar Association Consulting, and E-Commerce” will be held on Wednesday, March
American Council of the Blind 29, from 6:30-8:00 PM in Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge.
Attorney—CPA Foundation Alumni, including both recent graduates and more seasoned prac-
titioners, will discuss their career moves into investment banking, The following events are still open for sign-up:
portfolio management, venture capital and management consult- Tuesday, March 14
ing. The panelists will share their own experiences and offer advice NYC Law Department, 1L Evening Reception—This event
on positioning such as: Can you move into such a job right out of has been cancelled.
law school? Are there benefits to getting a few years of law firm Tuesday, March 14
experience first? Is an M.B.A. or prior business experience a must? O’Melveny & Myers, 1L Evening Reception 7:30-10:30 PM.
How can you network and become an insider in the dot-com Wednesday, March 15
world? These and other key topics will be discussed, with ample King & Spalding, 1L Luncheon, 12:30-2:00 PM.
time for audience questions and discussion. Current J.D./M.B.A. Wednesday, March 15
candidates will also be on hand to talk about the program. A net- Winthrop Stimson, 1L Evening Reception, 6:00-9:00 PM.
working reception will follow the one-hour panel discussion. Tuesday, April 4
Attending this program is an excellent way to get to know Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, 1L Students of Color
your colleagues at NYU who lead the Wall Street Barristers stu- Reception from 6:00-8:00 PM.
dent group, and learn more about their activities to introduce law R.S.V.P. through Emplawyernet at www.emplawyernet.com
students to the diverse opportunities in the corporate world, for locations.
both inside and outside traditional legal practice.
New Fellowship Program PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER
NYU School of Law is proud to announce the establishment Goldfarb Family Fellowship Essay Contest
of The Lawrence Lederman/Milbank, Tweed, Hadley &
McCloy Fellowship Program in Corporate and Business Law. The Goldfarb Family Fellowship Essay Contest is one ele-
This fellowship program will create six fellowships of $8,000 ment of Alliance for Justice’s First Monday 2000 campaign to
each for 1Ls who have demonstrated a serious interest in the area reduce gun violence. The topic of the essay is “At this moment in
of Corporate and Business Law. Each fellow will be required to history, what’s the best advocacy strategy to reduce gun vio-
write a paper during their second year, either in directed research lence?” The contest deadline is on Monday, April 10, and stu-
or in conjunction with a seminar, on a topic in Law and Business. dents are required to submit essays of 750 words (op-ed length)
This can include topics in corporate, commercial, contract, and may address, for example, strategies on litigation on civil lia-
antitrust, trade, tax, or intellectual property law. If the relevant bility for gun manufacturers; licensing and registration legisla-
academic requirements are satisfied, a fellow can receive acade- tion, consumer product regulation; public education on the 2nd
mic and “A” or “B” writing credit for the paper. Amendment; a total ban; developing ‘smart’ gun technology;
The fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis. grassroots organizing; and campaign finance reform. Writers are
Please submit your résumé; law school grades from first semes- not limited to these ideas. For additional procedures and rules
ter, college transcript; and letter explaining your interest and any please visit Alliance for Justice’s web site at www.afj.org.
relevant background in “Law and Business” along with any top- First Monday is an annual, national campaign in celebration
ics that you would like to pursue for a research project to the of public interest work. First Monday events occur on campuses
Office of Career Counseling and Placement no later than March and in communities each October to coincide with the opening of
31. The names of the winners will be announced on or before the U.S. Supreme term. In 2000, First Monday is focusing on gun
April 30, and will be celebrated with a reception and dinner for violence in America. First Monday is an initiative of the Alliance
the fellowship winners, Mr. Lawrence Lederman, law faculty in for Justice, an association of 50 civil rights, women’s children’s con-
the area of Law and Business, and partners from the law firm of sumer, legal and environmental organizations. For more informa-
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy. tion, please contact Alliance for Justice at (202) 822-6070.
Employer Luncheons and Receptions AABANY Foundation, Inc.
for 1L Students Paid Summer Internships
You may sign up to attend any number of employer recep- The AABANY Foundation is offering two paid Summer
tions/luncheons that will be held during the Spring semester by internships this year to law students who are interested in work-
going to the NYU/Emplawyernet Home Page at www.emplawyer- ing with nonprofit organizations that assist the Asian American
net.com entering your Member ID and Password and click on the community in New York City. Copies of the application are
torch icon “Programs and Directories.” Most of the receptions are available in PILC. The deadline for applying is March 17.
from private practice New York firms; however, Boston and Students who are chosen for an internship will receive $3,000
Washington, D.C. firms are increasingly showing interest and we and will be required to work at least eight weeks.
may begin to see other cities represented as well. Please realize that The AABANY Foundation internships are designed to
most of these events have space constraints so it is very important encourage law students to assist the Asian American New York
that you R.S.V.P.. It is also a good idea to print a copy of your con- City community, and to provide non-profit groups that provide
firmation and bring it with you to ensure admittance since several legal aid to that community with the benefit of a law student intern.
receptions will have doormen.
The Foundation has selected five organizations as intended Members of the Class of 2000
recipients of an AABANY Foundation intern. Descriptions of If you are actively involved in a post-graduate job search in
these groups are attached to the application. Students will be asked the public sector, we want to remind you that there are a lot of
to rank the organizations in order of preference; however, place- resources at the Public Interest Law Center’s library that can help
ment with an organization is subject to approval by the you with your search. Counselors are also available for individual
Foundation and the sponsoring organization. The Foundation was appointments. You may schedule an appointment by calling the
established by members of the Asian American Bar Association of PILC office at (212) 998-6686.
New York to, among other things, encourage pro bono activities Keep in mind that our binders and periodicals contain listings
among the Asian American legal community. for entry-level positions nationwide. We encourage you to consult
these as often as possible. In addition, you should also use PSLawNet
Legal Services of Northern California to identify opportunities that match your interests. You may receive a
Staff/Project Attorney Positions Available password by entering a profile on www.PsLawNet.org. In some
Founded in 1956, Legal Services of Northern California cases, PILC will send late-breaking information on post-graduate
(LSNC) provides high-quality civil legal assistance to the poor, elder- opportunities in the public sector through Emplawyernet. If you
ly, and disabled in more 23 northern California counties. Serving want to receive this information, make sure that your Emplawyernet
thousands of clients each year, LSNC has earned a national reputa- student profile indicates that you are interested in full-time job
tion for excellent legal advocacy that includes individual representa- opportunities in government and/or the public sector. If you have lost
tion and major impact litigation and advocacy. LSNC provides these your Emplawyernet ID and password, please visit the Office of
services through eight field offices. Most of LSNC’s cases are in the Career Counseling and Placement. In addition, please keep in mind
areas of housing, healthcare, civil rights, public benefits, and employ- that only those students who have listed Emplawyernet preferences
ment. In each substantive area, LSNC uses individual representation, for public interest or government positions will receive the e-mail
impact litigation, community economic development, and education announcements.
to advocate for the legal rights of the poor.
The staff/project attorney will provide legal services to low- Mandatory Seminar to Fulfill International
income residents within LSNC’s service areas in accordance with PIC Scholarship and Furman Scholarship
LSNC’s priorities by providing short-term legal assistance, repre- Requirements
senting clients at the administrative level, participating in individual
Please note that these requirements do not apply to Domestic
and impact litigation, and participating in community economic
PIC Scholarship Recipients. To receive a PIC Scholarship or
development projects. In addition, the staff/project attorney will
Furman Scholarship you must attend two seminars on public inter-
provide legal services in accordance with their particular project.
est legal issues this semester. The first seminar has already occurred.
Qualification Criteria: J.D. or expected in Spring 2000; a member
In conjunction with Professors Paul Chevigny and Donna Sullivan,
of the California Bar or plan to take the July 2000 California Bar
PILC has arranged to give international and Furman scholarship
exam and pass it after two successive attempts; prior legal experience
recipients an option regarding the second required seminar.
in working with low-income clients preferred; ability to communi-
Professors Chevigny and Sullivan have graciously agreed to
cate and relate to low-income clients; bilingual ability preferred;
present four sessions for students going abroad or doing interna-
excellent written and verbal advocacy skills; and willingness to relo-
tional human rights work. These sessions are designed to give stu-
cate to any of LSNC’s field offices. By March 20, send résumé, writ-
dents a basic grounding in international law generally and inter-
ing sample, and 3 references with telephone numbers to William
national human rights law and institutions specifically. Students
Kennedy, Managing Attorney, Legal Services of Northern
are required, as a condition of the Scholarship, to attend at least
California, Inc., 515 12th Street, Sacramento, California 95814.
one session. However, given that many of you have no interna-
tional law training apart from that offered in these sessions, the
PI Summer Funding for Law Students Professors and the Public Interest Law Center strongly believe
Interested in Washington, D.C. students should consider attending as many of the sessions as
The Asian Pacific American Bar Association Educational possible to ensure a successful Summer abroad. Additionally, any
Fund (AEF) awards Summer fellowships to law students who second year students still seeking to fulfill the requirement of
accept unpaid Summer internships in the D.C. area with a pub- attending one Colloquium or Symposium may fulfill that require-
lic interest organization that benefits the Asian Pacific American ment by attending an additional session of this lecture series. The
community and/or the metropolitan Washington, D.C. commu- topics, dates and locations of the lectures are as follows:
nity-at-large. In 1999 AEF awarded three fellowships for $2500
Friday, March 17
each. For this year’s fellowships, AEF expects to increase the
“Basic Principles of International Law and Evolution of the
award to $3000. For an application and more information, please
Human Rights Law System,” 3:00-5:00 PM, Vanderbilt Hall,
see our web site at www.aef-apaba.org or call Christine Lee at
(202) 237-7673. The application deadline is April 15.
Friday, March 31
“Human Rights Law and the United Nations,” 3:00-5:00 PM,
Fuchsberg Hall, Room 205
Friday, April 7 Community Fellowship Program
“Regional Systems of Human Rights Law,” 3:00-5:00 PM,
The Open Society Institute has established the Community
Vanderbilt Hall, Room 312
Fellowship Program to assist individuals wishing to apply their
Friday, April 21
educational and professional attainments in service to disadvan-
“Emerging Issues in International Human Rights,” 3:00-5:00 PM,
taged communities. The goal of these fellowships is to encourage
Vanderbilt Hall, Room 312
public and community service careers, expand the number of
Materials for these sessions will be available for pick up in the mentors and role models available to youth in inner-city neigh-
Public Interest Law Center on the Wednesday immediately preced- borhoods, and promote initiatives and entrepreneurship that will
ing each session. Any students with domestic PIC scholarships who empower those communities to increase opportunities and
will be spending their Summer working on human rights issues or improve the quality of life for their residents.
who are using their domestic funding to work abroad may speak to Applicants may come from any field, but must perform their
Tracy Gonos about attending one of these seminars, instead of the fellowship in New York City. (OSI sponsors a similar program in
seminar that will be scheduled for domestic Scholarship recipients. Baltimore. For more information on the Baltimore Program
contact OSI at (410) 234-1091.)
NAPIL Fellowships for Equal Justice—Route B OSI will award up to 10 Community Fellowships.
NAPIL is offering 16 Equal Justice Fellowships for third- Applicants may either: 1) apply for a fellowship to work at a non-
year students. These fellowships are awarded directly to public profit organization in NYC; or 2) apply for a fellowship to start
interest organizations to which students apply for fellowship a project. Fellowship awards are in the amount of $48,750 for a
positions. Each fellowship lasts for two years beginning in term of 18 months. The application deadline is March 15. For
September. Students should apply immediately for any of the more information visit the PILC office.
fellowships in which they are interested. Below is a list of orga-
nizations currently accepting applications: Equal Justice America Grant for
Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, New York, NY
Casa Cornelia Law Center, San Diego, CA For the sixth year, Equal Justice America will offer $3,250
Central Dallas Ministries, Dallas, TX internship funding awards to first- and second- year students
Covenant House New Jersey, Atlantic City, NJ who work during the Summer for organizations providing direct
Disability Rights Advocates, Oakland, CA civil legal services for the poor. Fellowships may take place any-
East Bay Community Law Center, Berkeley, CA where in the United States. Equal Justice America funded 100
Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, fellowships during the Summer of 1999 and has funded more
Washington, D.C. than 25 NYU law students in the past six years. Additional infor-
Legal Services Organization of Indiana, Inc., Indianapolis, IN mation on this opportunity, as well as a list of former NYU recip-
Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, Charlotte, NC ients is available at the Public Interest Law Center. To apply,
Neighborhood Defender Service, New York, NY applicants must send a cover letter describing their commitment
New York Association for New Americans, New York, NY and interest in providing legal services to the poor, résumé, two
Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Portland, ME letters of recommendation and an employment confirmation let-
Pro Bono Net, Inc., New York, NY ter from the hiring organization to Equal Justice America, 3010
Tennessee Justice Center, Nashville, TN Fox Chase Drive, Midlothian, VA 23112. All applications must
Volunteer Legal Services Program, San Francisco, CA be postmarked no later than March 24.
Welfare Law Center, New York, NY
For application materials and more information, stop by the GLOBAL LAW SCHOOL PROGRAM
Public Interest Law Center. NAPIL will be announcing addi-
tional Route B fellowships in mid to late March. Hauser Global Scholar Presentation
On Friday, March 17, at 12:30 PM in Vanderbilt Hall,
Everett Public Service Internship Program Room 202, Hans-Ueli Vogt, the Hauser Global scholar from
Switzerland will make a short presentation titled “Shadows of
The Everett Program offers almost 200 internships at 56
World War II: The Holocaust Claims and the Reevaluation of
public service organizations located around the country, including
recent Swiss history.” Vogt will discuss the impact the recent
many opportunities in New York, Washington D.C., and Boston.
actions brought against Swiss banks by Holocaust survivors has
Everett interns receive a $210 per week stipend. For more infor-
been perceived by the Swiss and how it has forced them to re-
mation on the program, including a list of the participating pub-
evaluate their history. All students are warmly invited to attend
lic service organizations, visit the Public Interest Law Center or
but must sign up with Danielle Yglesias in Vanderbilt Hall,
the Everett Programs web site at www.everettinternships.org.
Room 414 by Wednesday, March 15. Places are very limited and
will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Lunch, includ-
ing cheese and chocolates, will be provided.
New Exchange Program to Australia and third-year law students in locating apartments off campus.
The Global Law School Program is pleased to announce a We anticipate needing apartments that are suitable for continu-
new exchange program with The Faculty of Law at The ing (and entering) single students, as well as for those students
University of Sydney. The exchange will begin in the Spring who want to live with a spouse, domestic partner, and/or a child.
2001. Application forms are available in Vanderbilt Hall, Room Please contact the Office of Residential Life, located in 240
409. Further information on the program and the University of Mercer Street, or the Office of Facilities Services in D’Agostino
Sydney will also be available in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 409. Hall to complete an “Apartment Available Form” if you, your land-
lord, or one of your colleagues or neighbors have an apartment
available for rental or approved sublet. If you have any other leads
University Exchange Preparation
to offer, we would appreciate them as well.
Students who are interested in pursuing a university
exchange next Fall should see Toni Fine in Vanderbilt Hall, May 2000 Check-Out
Room 414 as soon as possible. You must be checked out of your apartment no later than 12:00
noon on Saturday, May 13, unless you are a May 2000 graduate or
you have been issued a housing assignment for the Summer term.
Auditors Welcome to “Comparative Public
If you are a May 2000 graduate who is not staying for
Interest Lawyering” Summer housing or who does not have an approved extension,
Global Visiting Professor Setsuo Miyazawa you must be checked out of your apartment no later than 10:00
Guest Speakers in “Comparative Public Interest Lawyering” AM on Sunday, May 14.
The following guest speakers will give talks in the seminar
Cancellation of Fall Housing Assignments
“Comparative Public Interest Lawyering.” All interested peo-
The deadline for cancelling a 2000-2001 academic year
ple, including students, are welcome. Background materials will
housing assignment is Wednesday, April 5. Applicants who can-
become available a few days before each talk on the desk out-
cel their housing after this deadline will be charged a $1,200 late
side Vanderbilt Hall, Room 302A. Each class will start at 10:00
AM, but guest speakers will start talking at 10:30 AM. The
seminar will meet in Fuchsberg Hall, Room 101.
March 15 STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
Kevin Ryan, Esq., Covenant House, LL.M. candidate, NYU.
NYU Meat-Out Day
“Forging Multidisciplinary Alliances and Overcoming Biases:
Introducing Public Interest Law in Social Service Settings.” Free vegetarian food in the courtyard of Vanderbilt Hall,
March 27 Thursday, March 16, 11:30 AM-1:30 PM.
Professors Paul Chevigny and Donna Sullivan. Topic: interna-
tional human rights organizations. Movie Screening for Women's History Month
March 29 As part of Women’s History Month, Law Women, SALSA,
Olati Johnson, Esq., NAACP Legal Defense Fund. BALSA, and the Battered Women’s Project are co-sponsoring a
showing of the movie “A Woman’s Place” tonight at 7:00 PM in
RESIDENCE SERVICES Vanderbilt Hall, Room 210. Pizza will be served before the movie
at 6:30 PM in Golding. This movie, previously shown on PBS,
The Off-Campus Housing Search documents the legal struggles facing women in three very different
cultures, and the battle of three female attorneys against these chal-
Will you be looking for off-campus housing? Are you graduat-
lenges. The movie first focuses on a judge in rural South Africa who
ing and looking for an apartment in the New York City area? Be
is working to implement South Africa’s guarantee of gender equal-
sure to attend the workshop on Tuesday, March 28 at 6:00 PM in
ity in their new constitution, especially in the area of allowing
D’Agostino Hall, Lipton Hall.
women to inherit property. The movie then focuses on the Chief
Passing on Your Apartment to an Prosecutor in Duluth, Minnesota who is working on ways to use
NYU School of Law Student exceptions to the hearsay rule to allow police officers to testify in
Do you plan to sublet or terminate the lease for your apart- court instead of forcing domestic violence victims to testify. Finally,
ment this Summer or next Fall? Why not consider subletting or the movie focuses on an attorney in Bombay, India who is working
assigning the lease to another NYU School of Law student as an with women to overcome the social and economic barriers to
“apartment legacy?” The Office of Residential Life is maintain- divorce. This movie is an excellent portrayal of legal issues facing
ing an Off-Campus Housing Referral program, exclusively for women around the world. Please join us for this exciting event.
NYU School of Law students, to augment the services provided
by NYUs Off-Campus Housing Office. We would like to refer
you to a fellow NYU School of Law student who can sublet or
assume the lease for your apartment. For the past several years we
have had more applications than we have been able to accom-
modate from NYU School of Law students who would like to
live in School of Law housing. We want to assist rising second
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Chinas Securities Regulation and reform on Tuesday, March 14 in
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Vanderbilt Hall, Room 202. Our featured speaker is Gao Xi Qing,
You can pick up your copy of The Docket every Tuesday
the Vice Chairman of Chinese Securities Regulatory Commission
morning in the newspaper racks in the lobby of Vanderbilt Hall.
and adjunct professor at Duke Law School, Beijing University Law
School and University of International Business and Economics.
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C A L E N D A R O F E V E N T S
T UESDAY, MARCH 14 3:00 PM – Second Mandatory Seminar to Fulfill International
PIC Scholarship and Furman Scholarship Requirements, “Basic
7:00 PM – Screening of “A Women’s Place,” Vanderbilt Hall, Principles of International Law and Evolution of the Human
Room 210 (p.10). Rights Law System,” Vanderbilt Hall, Room 313 (p.8).
7:30 PM – O’Melveny & Myers, 1L Evening Reception,
R.S.V.P. for Location (p.7). MONDAY, MARCH 20–FRIDAY, MARCH 24
8:00 PM – Vice Chairman of Chinese Securities Regulatory Spring Recess
Commission will give a Talk on China s Securities Law and
Regulation, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 202 (p.11). MONDAY, MARCH 20
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15 Last Day to Apply for Legal Services of Northern California
Staff/Project Attorney Position (p.8).
Application for Community Fellowship Program Due at PILC
Office (p.9). WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22
Deadline to Sign-up for Hauser Global Scholar Presentation
5:00 PM – Bioethics Colloquium, HCC Building, NYU
Medical School (31st Street and 1st Avenue), Conference Room
10:00 AM – Comparative Public Interest Lawyering, Kevin Ryan, A (15th Floor) (p.3).
Esq., Covenant House, “Forging Multidisciplinary Alliances and
Overcoming Biases: Introducing Public Interest Law in Social FRIDAY, MARCH 24
Service Settings,” Fuchsberg Hall, Room 101 (p.10).
Equal Justice America Grant Applications Due (p.9).
12:00 PM – Dean’s Roundtable with Adria S. Hillman,
Vanderbilt Hall, Snow Dining Room (p.1).
SATURDAY, MARCH 25
12:30 PM – King & Spalding, 1L Luncheon, R.S.V.P. for
Location (p.7). “Leave No Child Behind®: Taking Responsibility for Our
6:00 PM – Winthrop Stimson, 1L Evening Reception, R.S.V.P. Children in the 21st Century” Conference, New York City
for Location (p.7). Hilton.
6:00 PM – Jun Sato, Visiting Researcher and Member of the
SUNDAY, MARCH 26
Faculty of Policy Management at Japan’s Keio University,
“Introducing Injuntive Relief to Civil Litigation Cases Under “Leave No Child Behind®: Taking Responsibility for Our
Japan’s Antimonopoly Law,” Vanderbilt Hall, Room 110 (p.3). Children in the 21st Century” Conference, New York City
6:00 PM – Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. Lecture on “State Hilton.
Courts and Social Justice,” Honorable Shirley S. Abrahamson,
Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Wisconsin, “The Ballot and MONDAY, MARCH 27
the Bench,” Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge. (p.3)
“Leave No Child Behind®: Taking Responsibility for Our
Children in the 21st Century” Conference, New York City
THURSDAY, MARCH 16 Hilton.
11:30 AM – NYU Meat-Out Day, Vanderbilt Hall, Courtyard Applications for the Criminal Defense Clinic Due (p.4).
Tickets for Spring Fling’s Mardi Gras Night Distributed (p.2).
10:00 AM – Comparative Public Interest Lawyering, Professors
FRIDAY, MARCH 17
Paul Chevigny and Donna Sullivan, International Human
Last Day to Apply for Research Assistant Position with Rights Organizations, Fuchsberg Hall, Room 101 (p.10).
Professor Jill S. Manny (p.4).
Application Deadline for AABANY Foundation Summer
12:30 PM – Hauser Global Scholar Hans-Ueli Vogt, “Shadows
of World War II: The Holocaust Claims and the Reevaluation
of Swiss History,” Vanderbilt Hall, Room 202 (p.9).
C A L E N D A R O F E V E N T S
T UESDAY, MARCH 28 THURSDAY, MARCH 30
“Leave No Child Behind®: Taking Responsibility for Our 3:00 PM – WESTLAW Training, Vanderbilt Hall, Lenley
Children in the 21st Century” Conference, New York City Computer Classroom (p.5).
10:00 PM – Spring Fling, Vanderbilt Hall (p.2).
1:00 PM – Lexis Summer Associate Training, Lenley Room,
Vanderbilt Hall (p.5). FRIDAY, MARCH 31
2:00 PM – Curricular Planning Session, Vanderbilt Hall, Room
Applications for The Lawrence Lederman/Milbank, Tweed,
Hadley & McCloy Fellowship Program Due (p.7).
2:00 PM – Lexis Summer Associate Training, Lenley Room,
3:00 PM – Second Mandatory Seminar to Fulfill International
Vanderbilt Hall (p.5).
PIC Scholarship and Furman Scholarship Requirements,
3:00 PM – Lexis Summer Associate Training, Lenley Room, “Human Rights Law and the United Nations,” Fuchsberg Hall,
Vanderbilt Hall (p.5). Room 205 (p.8).
4:00 PM – Lexis Summer Associate Training, Lenley Room, 6:00 PM – Law Women Celebration for Women’s History
Vanderbilt Hall (p.5). Month, Vanderbilt Hall, Golding Lounge (p.11).
6:00 PM – Off-Campus Housing Workshop, D’Agostino Hall,
Lipton Hall (p.10). SATURDAY, APRIL 1
8:30 PM – Eleventh Annual Violet Ball, Bobst Library, the
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29 Atrium (p.2).
Applications Due for Student Senator-at-Large (p.2).
MONDAY, APRIL 3
10:00 AM – Comparative Public Interest Lawyering, Olati
Johnson, Esq., NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Fuchsberg Hall, 1:00 PM – Lexis Summer Associate Training, Lenley Room,
Room 101 (p.10). Vanderbilt Hall (p.5).
1:00 PM – Labor and Employment Law Roundtable with 2:00 PM – Lexis Summer Associate Training, Lenley Room,
Patricia Langer, (‘79), Executive Vice President, Law Business Vanderbilt Hall (p.5).
Affairs and Human Resources, Lifetime Television, Vanderbilt
Hall, Snow Dining Room (p.3). T UESDAY, APRIL 4
1:00 PM – Lexis Summer Associate Training, Lenley Room,
1:00 PM – Lexis Summer Associate Training, Lenley Room,
Vanderbilt Hall (p.5).
Vanderbilt Hall (p.5).
2:00 PM – WESTLAW Training, Vanderbilt Hall, Lenley
2:00 PM – WESTLAW Training, Vanderbilt Hall, Lenley
Computer Classroom (p.5).
Computer Classroom (p.5).
3:00 PM – Lexis Summer Associate Training, Lenley Room,
4:00 PM – WESTLAW Training, Vanderbilt Hall, Lenley
Vanderbilt Hall (p.5).
Computer Classroom (p.5).
4:00 PM – Lexis Summer Associate Training, Lenley Room,
6:00 PM – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, 1L Students of
Vanderbilt Hall (p.5).
Color Reception, R.S.V.P. for Location (p.7).
4:00 PM – Curricular Planning Session, Vanderbilt Hall, Room
5:00 PM – Lexis Summer Associate Training, Lenley Room,
Vanderbilt Hall (p.5).
6:30 PM – “NYU School of Law Means Business: Careers in
Banking Finance, Consulting, and E-Commerce,” Vanderbilt
Hall, Greenberg Lounge (p.6).