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. 10, No. 6 October 3, 2000
Generally, drop-in hours will be either early or late Thursday
CONTENTS or Friday, but they are subject to change. If you think you will want
to drop in, stop by Vanderbilt Hall, Room 406 or call (212) 998-
Dean’s Corner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 6000 on Mondays after 12:00 noon to find out if the Dean will be
Administrative Announcements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 holding drop-in hours that week and what the hours will be.
Student Affairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Academic Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
Matthew Smith (‘90) will be the guest at the Dean’s Roundtable
Open Colloquia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-3 on Thursday, October 12. He is a founding and managing partner
Faculty Colloquia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 of Odeon Capital Partners, a private venture capital company that
offers capital and talent to emerging start-up companies that share
Symposia, Lectures & Receptions . . . . . . . . . . .3-4
a common vision for creating markets and wealth in the networked
Alumni Relations & Development . . . . . . . . . . . .4-5 economy. Before this, he was a general partner with Wheatly
Calls for Papers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Partners L.P., where he was responsible for identifying, negotiating,
and managing investment positions in information technology
Research Assistants Needed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 companies. In that role, he was substantially involved in several “net-
Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 worked economy” investments, including USWeb/CKS, Gray Peak
Records & Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-6 Technologies, VerticalNet, Synchronicity, Packet Engines, and
UOL Publishing. From 1994 to 1996, he served as an investment
Student Financial Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 analyst with Applewood Associates and 21st Century
Internships, Fellowships & Awards . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Communications Partners, L.P., where he specialized in informa-
tion technology companies for these affiliated partnerships. In 1993,
Career Counseling and Placement . . . . . . . . . . .6-8
he served as an investment analyst for a related affiliated partnership,
Public Interest Law Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-11 Woodland Partners, L.P., where he specialized in software invest-
Global Law School Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 ments. He currently serves as a director for Avicon Corporation,
Dealtime.com, ShareMax, and ShipLogix.
Student Organizations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
The Roundtable will begin at 12:00 noon in Vanderbilt Hall,
Future Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Fourth Floor, Snow Dining Room. Lunch will be served. The
The Docket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Dean’s Roundtables are open to interested NYU Law students
on a first-come, first-served basis, with attendance limited to
Calendar of Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 eighteen. If you would like to attend, please sign up in advance
by calling Ena Prince at (212) 998-6000 or by stopping by
Vanderbilt Hall, Room 406.
DEAN ’S CORNER
Dean’s Drop-In Hours ADMINISTRATIVE ANNOUNCEMENTS
Many weeks during the academic year, Dean Sexton holds Town Meeting to Discuss Law School
student drop-in hours so that NYU Law Students may go to his
office to speak with him on any subject. No appointments are
made in advance. At the start of the drop-in hour, students sign Students are encouraged to attend a town meeting that will
up on a sign-in sheet and are seen, in order, one at a time. center on the Law School’s building project. The meeting will take
Students with specific questions or problems to be addressed place from 12:00-2:00 PM on Wednesday, October 11, in Vander-
should not wait for drop-in hours but should go for guidance and bilt Hall, Tishman Auditorium. It will be a wonderful chance for
advice to the Office of Academic Services, Vanderbilt Hall, students to meet with Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (the architec-
Room 409; the LL.M. and Global Program Offices, Vanderbilt tural firm working on the project) and Law School administration,
Hall, Room 414; the Tax Office, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 430; or as well as be updated on the project’s progress. We hope that stu-
the Assistant Dean for Student Life, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 402. dents will take advantage of the opportunity to be involved in this
exciting project and look forward to their presence at the meeting.
STUDENT AFFAIRS Accommodations for Students
Tutoring Please be reminded that all students with disabilities who need
The Office of Academic Services and Student Affairs offers accommodations must initially register with the Moses Center for
an academic tutoring program for J.D. and Graduate School of Students With Disabilities, 240 Greene Street, Fourth Floor, to
Law students. Please note: provide appropriate verification of their disabilities. Call (212) 998-
• The program is not open to first-semester 1Ls or first-semes- 4980 to schedule an appointment.
ter Graduate students. Such students who would like to request Students who require special exam accommodations must
tutoring must receive permission from Yvette Bravo-Weber, complete a form each semester in the Office of Academic
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. Services, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 409. All paperwork must be
• Students may request a tutor for a maximum of two courses. completed at least three weeks prior to the start of the exam
• Students are required to attach an unofficial transcript to their period (November 15).
tutor request form or list all their law school courses and grades If you have any further questions, please contact Jacquelyn
on the back of the form. Camejo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student tutors are needed. Students applying for a tutor posi-
tion should have received a grade of A- or better in the course(s) Taping Classes During Religious Holidays
they wish to tutor. The tutoring stipend is $10 per hour and spe- Students who have to miss a class because of a religious obser-
cific hours for tutoring sessions are arranged between the tutor and vance can arrange, with the permission of the instructor, to audiotape
tutee, with most tutees requiring only a few hours of assistance per the class. It is the student’s responsibility to make arrangements for
week. The program is free of charge for the tutee. taping by asking a classmate to tape the class or request that the
Tutoring is offered only for the material and concepts associat- instructor ask for a volunteer.
ed with an individual course. Tutoring is not available for assistance Students may check out audiotape recorders, subject to avail-
with legal writing skills or exam preparation. Additionally, the avail- ability, from the Media Center in Vanderbilt Hall, Law Library or
ability of tutors for particular courses may be limited due to high utilize their own recorders.
To apply for a tutor or a tutoring position, or to receive more
information about the tutoring program, stop by Vanderbilt Hall, OPEN COLLOQUIA
Room 402 or call (212) 998-6658. Students may not apply for a
tutor after November 10. Institute for Law and Society Colloquium
The Institute for Law and Society invites everyone to its up-
How to Outline a Course—Panel for 1Ls coming Colloquium on Wednesday, October 4, from 4:30-6:00 PM.
Charles Epp, Associate Professor of Public Administration at the
A panel for first-year students will be conducted on Wednesday,
University of Kansas, will present a paper entitled Implementing the
October 4, from 4:00-5:00 PM in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 110.
Rights Revolution: The Role of Civil Liability.
Second and third-year students will be on hand to discuss strategies
Professor Epp’s research explores the relationship between
that worked for them and to answer questions. All first-year stu-
legal mobilization and the construction of rights. His book, The
dents are encouraged to attend.
Rights Revolution: Lawyers, Activists, and Supreme Courts in
Comparative Perspective (Chicago), examines the growth of judicial
ACADEMIC SERVICES attention to civil rights in several common law countries and
received the American Political Science Association’s Edward S.
Activating NYU Email Accounts Corwin and C. Herman Pritchett awards. He has also published
It is very important that every student activate his or her NYU articles on lawyers and the economy, employment civil rights litiga-
email account. Periodically, important notices are sent to students tion, administrative legalization, and other topics in the American
via email and it is necessary that the Law School be able to assume Political Science Review, Law & Social Inquiry, Law & Society
that you receive these emails. Review and other journals. He currently serves on the editorial
If your preferred email account is not an NYU account, you board of the Law & Politics Book Review (an electronic review
must still activate your NYU account and forward messages to this service). His past involvements have included the Law & Society
preferred account. If you choose to forward mail from your NYU Association’s Dissertation Award Committee and his position as
account to another account, the other account must be equally able faculty contributor to the Association’s Graduate Student Work-
to open attached documents. If you need assistance, contact the shop. His current research, supported by a grant from the National
Information and Technology Services department located in Science Foundation, examines public managers’ perceptions of
Vanderbilt Hall, Room B-1 or call them at (212) 998-6111. threats of legal liability and of appropriate responses to such threats
in the areas of police brutality, sexual harassment, and playground
safety. He received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University
of Wisconsin at Madison in 1995.
The Colloquium will take place in Fuchsberg Hall, Room Panel II: International Civil Society will examine the hazards
205. A copy of Professor Epp’s paper is available upon request. and changes to local cultures that have accompanied small states’
For more information, please call Jere Greland at (212) 998-6564, openness to the global community. Topics will include the impact of
or at email@example.com. globalization on local society, universalization of human rights
norms of crime, management of structural social and economic
change, approaches to ethnic conflicts, and increased foreign inter-
FACULTY COLLOQUIA vention into domestic affairs.
Lawyering Theory Workshop Panel III: Transnational Alliances and Institutions will dis-
cuss small states’ experiences with international tribunals and
The Lawyering Theory Workshop will convene for a special alliances, including the practical realities of the negotiation
session on Friday, October 13, from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM in Vanderbilt process and the extent to which small states will be equal bene-
Hall, Room 202. The cognitive psychologist Howard Gardner, of ficiaries of these institutions.
the Harvard Graduate School of Education, will lead a discussion Participants for the three panels will include Lee Bucheit,
on “Developing Lawyers’ Multiple Intelligences.” Professor Gardner Partner at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton; Andrew Berg,
will present new work that expands on his theories of human intel- Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury for Latin America
ligence and creativity; he will then lead a discussion of the “multiple and East Asia; Ambassador Andrew Jacovides, former Permanent
intelligences” required for excellence and responsibility in lawyering. Representative of Cyprus to the U.N.; Charles Clifton Leacock,
The Workshop is open to all NYU law faculty, law students, and Director of Public Prosecutions for Barbados; Dr. Patrick Lewis,
faculty from other divisions of NYU. Interested faculty from area Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Antigua and
schools are also welcome to attend. Forthcoming Workshops during Barbuda to the U.N.; Professor Andreas Lowenfield, NYU School
the Fall 2000 semester will feature Professors George Lakoff of of Law; Dermot McCann, Lecturer, Department of Politics and
University of California at Berkeley, Claude Steele of Stanford Modern History, London Guildhall University; Pandeli Majko,
University, and Kathleen Valley of the Harvard Graduate School of Deputy of Parliament and Former Prime Minister of Albania;
Business Administration. For additional information, call or email H.E. Anund Priyey Neewor, Ambassador and Permanent
Andrea McArdle at (212) 998-6618; firstname.lastname@example.org. Representative of the Mauritius Mission to the U.N.; Ambassador
Robert Van Lierop, former Permanent Representative of Samoa to
SYMPOSIA, LECTURES & RECEPTIONS the U.N. and partner at Van Lierop, Burns & Basset; and Professor
Ruth Wedgwood, Yale University Law School and Senior Fellow
Real Estate Forum at the Council on Foreign Relations.
Interested in real estate law? NYU Law’s Real Estate Forum is The registration fee of $10 for this event is waived for students,
sponsoring an afternoon of information and networking on Thurs- educators, and employees of governmental, intergovernmental, and
day, October 12, at 4:30 PM. Come and discuss real estate law with non-governmental organizations. CLE credit is available. Ad-
New York’s top real estate lawyers from Paul Weiss, Stroock & vanced registration is strongly recommended. To register, please
Stroock, Paul Hastings, and more. Interested students can R.S.V.P. contact Jennie Dorn at (212) 998-6397, email@example.com or
to firstname.lastname@example.org. Refreshments will be served. Laura Smith at (212) 998-6355, email@example.com. For more
information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Herbert and Rose L. Rubin Symposium on
Free Public Lecture Featuring
The New York University Journal of International Law & Professor Ronald Dworkin
Politics will be holding the Seventh Annual Herbert and Rose L.
Rubin Symposium on International Law entitled “The Effects of As a part of the celebration of State Humanities Month, there
Globalization on Small States,” on Thursday, October 19. This will be a free public lecture by noted legal scholar, philosopher, and
all day event, located in Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge, will NYU Professor of Law Ronald Dworkin. Currently the New York
bring together academics and practitioners of law with represen- Council for the Humanities’ Scholar of the Year, Dworkin will
tatives of small states and of inter-governmental institutions to address the following questions in his lecture: “Must Our Judges
discuss the challenges and opportunities posed for countries with Be Philosophers? Can They Be Philosophers?”
250,000 to four million people by the economic, social, and legal This event, occurring on Wednesday, October 11, at 6:00 PM
phenomena of globalization. at the Donnel Library Center, 20 West 53rd Street, East Door, has
Panel I: The New International Economic Order will address limited space. Please reserve your seat by calling (212) 233-1131,
such timely issues as the emergence of a universal set of international extension 43 or emailing email@example.com. This lecture is
trade rules, the management of export focused sovereign debt, and supported by the law firm of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP.
the effect of these forces on small states’ economies.
Colloquium on the Practice of Labor and Priscilla Hayner is a New York-based independent researcher
Employment Law on Truth Commissions. Her book, Unspeakable Truths, which com-
pares Truth Commissions between South Africa and other coun-
The Center for Labor and Employment Law is sponsoring an
tries, is scheduled to be released for publication this October.
exciting evening of events on Thursday, October 5, in D’Agostino
Hall, Lipton Hall. Beginning at 6:00 PM with a Colloquium on About the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
the Practice of Labor and Employment Law, our topic will be The Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act
“Employment Law Class Actions.” The distinguished panel Number 34 of 1995 provides “for the investigation and the estab-
includes: Daniel L. Berger, Esq., Bernstein Litowitz Berger & lishment of as complete a picture as possible of the nature, causes
Grossman LLP; Samuel Estreicher, NYU School of Law; and and extent of gross violations of human rights committed during the
Catherine B. Hagen, Esq., O’Melveny & Myers. period from 1 March 1960 to the cut-off date contemplated in the
Following the Colloquium, we will have a Reception for Constitution, within or outside the Republic, emanating from the
Members of our Advisory Board, their colleagues, and law stu- conflicts of the past, and the fate or whereabouts of the victims of
dents. The reception will begin immediately after the Colloquium such violations; the granting of amnesty to persons who make full
at 7:30 PM and end at around 9:00 PM Please join us for this disclosure of all the relevant facts relating to acts associated with a
unique opportunity to learn more about the practice of Labor and political objective committed in the course of the conflicts of the
Employment Law and meet leading members of the bar. Hors past during the said period; affording victims an opportunity to
d’oeurves and drinks will be served. Dress is casual. relate the violations they suffered; the taking of measures aimed at
Please contact Ben Eisenman for more information at the granting of reiteration to, and the rehabilitation and the restora-
(212) 998-6242, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit Vanderbilt tion of the human and civil dignity of, victims of violations of
Hall, Room 416. human rights; reporting to the nation about such violations and vic-
tims; the making of recommendations aimed at the prevention of
“We All Have Dirty Hands”—South Africa and the commission of gross violations of human rights; and for the said
the Truth and Reconciliation Commission purposes to provide for an establishment of a Truth and Reconcila-
tion Commission, comprising a Committee on Human Rights
On Tuesday, October 3, at 5:30 PM at 53 Washington Square Violations, a Committee on Amnesty and a Committee on Repar-
South, Main Floor Auditorium, NYU will host a lecture on South ation and Rehabilitation; and to confer certain powers on, assign
Africa and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission entitled certain functions to and impose certain duties upon that Commis-
“We All Have Dirty Hands.” This is the first of three lectures on sion and those Committees; and to provide for matters connected
this subject in the coming months, with subsequent lectures being therewith.”
held on October 18 and November 8. A Reception will follow
each of the lectures. Please R.S.V.P. by calling (212) 992-7277.
ALUMNI RELATIONS & DEVELOPMENT
Alexander Boraine has been Vice Chairperson of the Truth New Media and Internet Careers—
and Reconciliation Commission from its inception in December
1995. Prior to his work with the TRC, he was Executive Director
of both the Institute for Justice in Transition and the Institute for The Recent Graduate Committee of the Law Alumni Assoc-
Democracy in South Africa, following careers in the Methodist iation and the Office of Career Counseling and Placement are
Church of South Africa and in government as a Member of sponsoring a networking and socializing reception featuring careers
Parliament. His writing has been published extensively in news- in new media and the Internet. The Reception will be held on
papers, magazines, and books in South Africa and abroad. Dr. Wednesday, October 18, from 6:00-8:00 PM, at the NYU Torch
Boraine is currently a Professor of Law in NYU’s Global Law Club, 18 Waverly Place. Deadline for registration is October 11.
School Program, and is in residence in New York this semester. For more information or to register, please call Pamela Press at
Rolf Wolfswinkel is a Lecturer in Cultural History and Holo- (212) 998-6488 or email her at email@example.com.
caust Studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He is
the author of Anne Frank and After: Dutch Holocaust Literature in New Jersey Regional
Historical Perspective and Between Reason and Patriotism, which are Root-Tilden-Kern Reception
about the literary representation of Dutch collaboration with the Robert (‘64) and Debra Podvey have graciously offered to open
Nazis during World War II, both published by Amsterdam their home in West Caldwell, New Jersey on Thursday, October 12,
University Press; and Digging Up the Past, which is about the poet- at 6:30 PM for a New Jersey regional Root-Tilden-Kern alumni
ics of World War I battlefields. Currently, Dr. Wolfswinkel is reception.This informal cocktail reception will bring together Root-
Visiting Professor in the School of Continuing and Professional Tilden-Kern alumni from New Jersey, Southern Connecticut,
Studies at New York University. Eastern Pennsylvania, and Manhattan to enjoy each other’s compa-
Antjie Krog, a world renowned Afrikaans author and poet, ny and meet the new Director of the PILC and Root-Tilden-Kern
reported on the proceedings of the Truth and Reconciliation Programs, Victoria Eastus. For further information about this event,
Commission as head of the South African Broadcasting Corpor- please contact Tyla Caccese at (212) 998-6701.
ation’s parliamentary desk. She is the author of Country of My Skull,
an account of her experiences during the proceedings, published in
1998, which has been translated into numerous languages.
Graduate Tax Luncheon LIBRARY
NYU School of Law’s Graduate Tax Program and Professor
Paul McDaniel will hold a Graduate Tax Luncheon on Wednesday, General Information
October 11, at 12:00 noon in Birmingham, Alabama, hosted by For more information about the Law Library, pick up a
John Cooper (LL.M. ‘80) and his firm, Sirote & Permutt. The copy of the library newsletter at the I.D. Desk or the Reference
luncheon will be held at Sirote & Permutt and will be a great Desk. For links to JULIUS, the online catalog of the law
opportunity to exchange news and meet old friends and new. All library, and many online research tools, go to the library web
regional students are welcome. For further information about this site at www.law.nyu.edu/library.
event, please contact Tyla Caccese at (212) 998-6701.
WESTLAW and LEXIS
CALLS FOR PAPERS Student representatives will be available throughout the
year outside the Lenley Lab in the library. Office hours are
Symposium Funding Committee: posted on the door.
Last Call for Proposals for 2000-2001
The Symposium Funding Committee invites proposals from Passwords and Training
student groups for the funding of symposia that are not otherwise Training schedules and sign up sheets are posted by law class
funded by grants, endowments, or donations. in the appointment book outside the Lenley Lab in Vanderbilt
The Law School has provided the Committee with a sum of Hall, Law Library.
money to be allocated for academic year 2000-2001, at the discre- • J.D. 1Ls receive passwords during training which continues
tion of the Committee, to student-sponsored symposia, colloquia, through October 6.
or other events. Proposals must be submitted on Symposium • LL.M. C.J.s will receive passwords during training which
Funding Application Forms, which are available in Vanderbilt Hall, begins after October 16. No passwords may be distributed or
Room 402, and in the Clinical Law Offices, Fuchsberg Hall, Third used until then.
Floor Reception area. • Passwords are required for software and web access.
Proposals are considered during several funding cycles
throughout each academic year. The deadline for the final cycle Library Etiquette
of funding for events for the current school year is Friday,
October 6. After consultation with Law Journal Managers Jennie As a courtesy to other students, please observe the “no
Dorn and Laura Smith, completed proposals should be submit- food” policy and bring beverages into the Library in closed
ted to Professor Angelos’ secretary, Pauline Roony Yeargans in containers only. Please turn off cell phones and beepers while
Fuchsberg Hall, Fifth Floor. you are in the Library.
RESEARCH ASSISTANTS NEEDED RECORDS & REGISTRATION
Professor Alan Dershowitz Seeking Diploma Application Cards
Research Assistant Diploma Application Cards for May graduates are due in
Professor Alan Dershowitz seeks an experienced research the Office of Records and Registration, Vanderbilt Hall, Room
assistant to help with a book, cases, and miscellaneous projects for 211, by Friday, January 22.
10-15 hours per week during the 2000-2001 Academic Year.
Hours are flexible. A 2L or 3L with some background in com- Veterans’ Benefits
puter skills is preferred. Submit résumé and recommendations to If you feel that you are eligible for Veterans’ benefits, hand in
Professor Alan Dershowitz in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 322 or fax all appropriate documents to the Office of Records and
them to (212) 995-4692. Registration in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 211 for review.
Law School Magazine Writing Opportunities Transcript Requests—Plan Accordingly
The Law School Magazine is looking for students interested As you know, transcript requests are processed by the
in writing articles on events that take place at the Law School University Registrar and it usually takes between 4-7 days to
throughout the semester. Students are paid on a per article basis. obtain a transcript. It is possible to receive three (3) transcripts per
For more information contact Jane Wiater at firstname.lastname@example.org semester for yourself. We suggest that you order three transcripts
or call (212) 998-6154. to use in case a sudden interview arises. After the third transcript
request, the University Registrar requires that you include the
address of the prospective employer when making a request.
Transcript requests can be made in the Office of Records and
Registration, or by mail to the University Registrar, Transcript
Services, P.O. Box 910, New York, NY 10276. Requests can be
faxed to the University Registrar at (212) 995-4154. You may
arrange to pick up your transcript in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 211,
INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS
or have it sent to your local address or prospective employer. Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship in
The National Center on Philanthropy and the Law adminis-
The Law School now uses the National Student Loan ters the Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship in Non-Profit Law,
Clearinghouse to confirm to lender institutions the enrollment a post-graduate fellowship that will be offered this year to a mem-
status of students who receive financial aid. The Clearinghouse ber of an accredited law school’s class of 1999, 2000, or 2001. The
processes all loan deferments and reports directly to lender insti- fellow will work for one year at the Vera Institute of Justice in New
tutions. This method of reporting enrollment status has been York, beginning in September 2001. The deadline for submitting
used for several years by the rest of the University. a completed application is November 17. If you would like more
Students with loan deferment forms from their lenders information, you can pick up a brochure and application from
should bring them to the Office of Records and Registration, Niamh O’Brien or Jin Chai at the National Center on
Vanderbilt Hall, Room 211. The forms will be forwarded to the Philanthropy and the Law in D’Agostino Hall, Room 205, email
Clearinghouse by the Law School. We will also ask you to sign a email@example.com, or call (212) 998-6168 or (212) 998-6639.
form indicating that you understand that processing is now being
done by the Clearinghouse.
CAREER COUNSELING & PLACEMENT
Updated Addresses and Telephone Numbers
Interview Dates and Deadlines
To ensure that you receive information concerning grades, reg-
Week Six Preference Sheets are available for pick-up in the
istration, and schedules in a timely fashion, you must make sure
OCCP. Week Six interviews will take place from October 23-27.
that the Office of Records and Registration has updated address
Students should return their completed preference sheet, along
and phone number information. You can update your address and
with a copy of their résumé for each employer requested (with the
phone number online at intranet.nyu.edu/albert/sishome1.htm.
name of the employer and the location written on the back) by
Please make sure you update this information each time you
Wednesday, October 4, at 6:00 PM. Week Five “Interview Granted”
change your address or phone number.
sheets will be available on Tuesday, October 10, in the OCCP in
D’Agostino Hall, Second Floor. If you have been given “primary”
STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES status, you can choose a slot convenient for your schedule and sign
your name in the slot. Two business days before the date of the
Scholarships and Fellowships interview, those with “alternate” status may sign up for the remain-
The Office of Student Financial Services maintains a binder ing time slots. For those who did not submit a preference sheet at
of outside scholarships and fellowships available to law students. all for Weeks Four or Five, “Free Sign Up” will take place at 4:00
Complete applications usually require an academic transcript, PM one business day before the date of the interview. The process
recommendations and essay. Following is a list of scholarships continues in this fashion for the remainder of On-Campus
with deadlines in the next two months. Interviewing. Please pick up a copy of the “Interview Dates and
October: Deadlines: Fall 2000” handout, available in the OCCP. Remember
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation that you can only register for those employers requesting to see stu-
Bundeskanzler Scholarship dents in your class year and/or program specialization (i.e., LL.M.
Allen, Macon B.Black Bar Association Scholarship Taxation, LL.M. Corporate, etc.)
American Association of University Women The Fall On Campus Interview Program provides recruitment
Fulbright and Related Grants for Graduate Study opportunities with nationally known employers. Many employers
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund prefer the relative calm of this season, and your chances of securing
Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship a callback may be enhanced by both the nature of the employers
November: who interview at this time as well as the number of students par-
Canadian Federation of University Women ticipating in the process. Most public sector/government employers
Essex County Bar Association also elect to interview during the Fall interview season.
Biunno Scholarship for Law Students with Disabilities
Harvey Fellows Program EmplawyerNet Career Information System
Ladas Memorial Award We are pleased to provide EmplawyerNet, a web-based career
National Hispanic Scholarship Funds information system, to NYU School of Law students. Please be
Policy Institute of the National Gay and Lesbian Task force advised that in order to utilize any of the services of either the
Vaid Fellowship Office of Career Counseling and Placement (OCCP) or the Public
Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program Interest Law Center (PILC)—job listings, on- and off-campus
recruiting programs, career counseling appointments and drop-ins,
and PSLawNet public service job listings—you must first register
your Personal Profile on the EmplawyerNet system. Because other
Law School administrative offices also use the EmplawyerNet Morgan Stanley has already done an on-campus presentation
email system to communicate with students, it is important that geared to 2Ls and 3Ls. Please see the EmplawyerNet web site for a
you are registered on the system and check your email regularly, job description and contact information. A general Morgan Stanley
whether or not you are actively engaged in the job search process. corporate video is available through OCCP. This video will provide
1L Students: EmplawyerNet passwords and Personal Profile you with an overview of the entire firm.
instructions are available for pick up in the OCCP in D’Agostino PriceWaterhouseCoopers (Tax and Legal Services) will con-
Hall, Second Floor. Your Personal Profiles must be entered in order duct OCI on Tuesday, October 24 for 2Ls, 3Ls, and LL.M. stu-
to participate in the 1L OCCP Orientation scheduled for Thursday, dents. Please sign up in OCCP by Wednesday, October 4.
October 26 and Friday, October 27. Assistance with Personal Profile Lehman Brothers’ on-campus presentation handout is avail-
entry is available in the OCCP. able in OCCP. This informative presentation covers the entire
Full-Time LL.M. Students: If you were unable to attend any Investment Bank recruitment process. The deadline for submis-
of the Orientation/Job Search Workshop sessions, you may pick up sion of résumés to Lehman was Friday, September 29. However,
your password in the OCCP. those with questions should contact Lehman’s Investment Bank
Transfer Students: If you did not pick up your password dur- recruiter Jeanette Leeds at firstname.lastname@example.org
ing or prior to EIW, please stop by the OCCP immediately. It is To register for the “Alternative” email list, please notify
critical that you are in the loop regarding clerkships and other email@example.com and provide your degree/year. We can only
career-related opportunities as well as law school news in general. send these bulletins to the email address included in your person-
Part-Time LL.M. Students: Part-time students eligible to use al EmplawyerNet profile. (Please don’t use Yahoo accounts as
the services of the OCCP (18+ extra credits or by special permission) your primary address since Yahoo generally blocks mass emails of
may register for EmplawyerNet through NYU. All other students are a certain size.) If you have not updated your EmplawyerNet pro-
welcome to subscribe to the service directly at a reduced student rate. file, you will not receive the messages sent to this list.
Check the web page at www.emplawyernet.com for details.
Class of 2002 Engaged in the Private Sector
Career Counseling and Placement Job Search: Please Keep Summer Job
Orientation (Class of 2003) Interview Records
Save the dates—Thursday, October 26, from 3:00-4:15 PM or In November, we will be surveying you regarding your Summer
Friday, October 27, from 2:00-3:15 PM in Vanderbilt Hall, Tish- job search in order to analyze the data for the Strike-a-Match pro-
man Auditorium, will be our official meeting with you to introduce gram for Early Interview Week. The survey will ask for the number
the wide range of counseling services and recruitment programs that of Early Interview Week interviews you took, the number of addi-
we offer. Please bring a printout of page one of your completed tional interviews you have had through mailings, other contacts,
EmplawyerNet Personal Profile to the meeting. We will communi- number of callback interviews, job offers, and job acceptance. It is
cate with you further via email (get those EmplawyerNet Personal also an additional opportunity for those seeking counselor assistance
Profiles entered) regarding our Orientation meeting and other to apprise us so that we can proceed accordingly. Please keep records
important announcements. of this information as you are going through the interview process
so that the survey information is easy to complete. Please note that
Consider the Alternatives this information is critical to the counseling we provide as students
Goldman Sachs Equities Division: Goldman Sachs OCI for engage in employer selection for their second Summer jobs—it is
3Ls is now scheduled for Friday, October 20. If you missed the the data from the prior class that becomes the basis for our analysis
deadline for sign-up, please enter into the free sign up process each year. Please take your role in this process seriously.
one business day prior to the interviews. A video of their on- As always, if you would like to meet with a counselor regard-
campus presentation is available through OCCP. ing any aspect of your job search, please contact our receptionist at
Credit Suisse First Boston (just merged with DLJ) will conduct (212) 998-6090.
OCI for J.D. candidates (2Ls and 3Ls) on Wednesday, October 18.
If you have missed the sign up for this opportunity, please enter into Question and Answer Sessions
the free sign up process on Tuesday, October 17. J.D. Counselors will be available for several Question and
Merrill Lynch (Investment Banking) will conduct OCI for J.D. Answer sessions regarding the private sector job search on the fol-
candidates (2Ls and 3Ls) candidates on Monday, October 23. The lowing dates:
sign-up period in OCCP will run through October 4. Wednesday, October 4, 12:15-1:30 PM, D’Agostino Hall,
Salomon Smith Barney (Investment Banking) invites can- Faculty Club
didates to contact them regarding Summer associate positions. Wednesday, October 11, 12:15-1:30 PM, D’Agostino Hall,
Please see the EmplawyerNet job listing for details and contact Faculty Club
Barclays Capital will offer off-campus “competitions” on
Thursday, October 5, Friday, October 20, and Friday, October 27.
All candidates are welcome to apply. See the Barclays folder in
OCCP and refer to the Barclays web site for further detailed infor-
mation on the specifics of registering with them.
The October 4 workshop will explore “Choosing the Right ACLU Foundation’s Marvin M. Karpatkin Fellowship in
Law Firm for You,” looking at the factors that go into making a Civil Liberties offers the opportunity to work for one year in the
decision about the optimal fit for your goals, interests, and person- legal department of the national office of the ACLU in New
ality, and how a candidate goes about gathering this information York City. For more information visit www.aclu.org; the deadline
from employers or research materials. is November 15.
The October 11 workshop topic will be determined based on ACLU Foundation’s Lesbian and Gay Rights and AIDS/HIV
students’ interests as we assess the first two sessions. Projects Legal Fellowship in New York City. Familiarity with les-
bian and gay rights, AIDS/HIV and other civil liberties issues is
desirable. For more information visit www.aclu.org; the deadline is
PUBLIC INTEREST LAW CENTER November 1.
Furman Human Rights Watch Fellowship and Employment Law Center, Legal Aid Society of San
Francisco’s Felix Velarde-Munoz Litigation Fellowship. The
Internship and Furman Lawyers Committee
fellow will work primarily on impact, law reform, and enforce-
for Human Rights Fellowship & Internship
ment litigation under the supervision of the Society’s senior
Representatives from the Human Rights Watch and Lawyers staff attorneys; the deadline is October 31. See information con-
Committee for Human Rights will present an information session tained the the Fellowship Binders.
for these programs on Wednesday, October 4, from 12:00-1:00 Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay
PM, in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 214. Full descriptions of these pro- Area’s Thurgood Marshall Fellowship. Fellow will be responsible
grams and the application process will be distributed in Vanderbilt for administering the Legal Services for Entrepreneurs Program
student mailboxes prior to the information session. Human Rights which mobilizes the private transactional (non-litigating) bar to
Watch has become one of the largest and most influential U.S. provide assistance to entrepreneurs in communities of color and
based organizations investigating and seeking to promote human assist with ongoing work of the organization; deadline is November
rights worldwide. Human Rights Watch is known for its impartial 1. See information contained in the Fellowship Binders.
and reliable human rights reporting, its innovative and high-profile Georgetown University Law Center’s Deborah Hauger
advocacy campaigns, and its success in affecting the policy of the International Public Interest Fellowship. Fellowship helps law school
U.S. and other influential governments toward abusive regimes. graduates pursue career opportunities in human rights, democracy
Representatives will be discussing the application process for the building, peacemaking or other international public interest work.The
Human Rights Watch Fellowship (for current 3Ls and LL.M.s) program provides the opportunity for a law school graduate to receive
and its Internship and Grant Program (for 1Ls and 2Ls), both of financial assistance for education loan repayment (fellows receive
which are available exclusively to NYU School of Law students. $5,000 per year for two years); the deadline is November 1.
The Lawyers Committee for Human Rights works to protect Applications are available in Applications Slots in PILC.
and promote fundamental human rights. Its work is impartial,
holding all governments accountable to the standards affirmed in NAPIL Fellowship with New York Legal
the International Bill of Human Rights. Its programs focus on Assistance Group
building the legal institutions and structures that will guarantee
human rights in the long term. Representatives will be discussing The New York Legal Assistance Group is accepting applica-
the application process for the Lawyers Committee for Human tions for a NAPIL fellow beginning in September 2001. The fel-
Rights Fellowship (for current 3Ls and LL.M.s) and its Internship low will be responsible for representing kinship foster parents and
and Grant Program (for 1Ls and 2Ls), both of which are available foster children ages 18-21 in obtaining necessary services and
exclusively to NYU School of Law students. financial renumeration, as well as contesting unjust removals from
kinship foster parents. The project places a particular emphasis on
obtaining and enhancing independent living skills, as well as voca-
tional and educational services, for clients. The fellowship is a two-
year grant and the deadline is November 1. More information is
Please come by PILC to pick up the 2000-2001 Yale available in PILC’s Fellowship Binders. Please send résumé and
Fellowship Opportunities Guide and the “3L Job Search cover letter to Tamara Steckler, Assistant Executive Director, New
Strategy Folder,” which includes a lot of helpful information. York Legal Assistance Group, 130 East 59th Street, New York, NY
Deadlines are approaching for a number of fellowships, so pay 10022 or fax it to (212) 750-0820 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
close attention to the information in the Yale Fellowship
Guide. In addition, third-year students are encouraged to look Fellowship Sponsor for High School Law
at the September 25 issue of the Public Interest Update for Teaching and Advocacy Program
fellowship announcements as well as www.PSLawNet.org.
PILC has recently received information and application on the The program, which is being launched this Fall, is designed to
following fellowships (see the Fellowship Binders located in provide legal services to New York City high school students by pro-
the Public Interest Law Center for more information): viding them with a “school-based” legal clinic. The program’s ser-
vices will address the students’ primary legal concerns and include
housing, welfare, immigration, employment, consumer and family
law issues, as well as encounters with the criminal justice system.
The program is seeking students interested in being sponsored for
the Kirkland & Ellis Fellowship for the 2001-02 academic year. The The National Law Journal’s Pro Bono Awards
Fellow(s) will be involved in conducting intake of and representing
The National Law Journal is seeking nominations for its first
student clients; training, monitoring and assisting private attorneys;
Pro Bono Awards, to be announced in its December 26 issue. All
and helping the Program Director run the program. Any fellows for
nominations must be made by December 1. Nominees can be from
that year will effectively be the first staff members of the prospective
any size firm—from solo practitioners to lawyers whose employers
advocacy organization. Please see the “Request for Fellows” Binder
appear on the NLJ 250. Corporate lawyers and law school students
in PILC for more information. Interested students should contact
also are eligible. Awards will focus on pro bono work done in 2000
the Program Director, Harry Feder at (212) 570-5393 or email him
but may include work that began in previous years and may con-
tinue into next year. Results in the calendar year will be important.
Nominees will be judged on the amount of work done, measured
Sidley and Austin Public Interest Summer in time and money spent, given the size of the nominee’s practice
Fellowship for 2Ls (Class of 2002) or firm; the courage involved in taking on the work; and the diffi-
The Sidley and Austin Public Interest Summer Fellowship for culty in producing a result. If you know of an attorney, including
New York University School of Law students will be awarded to yourself, who did such work, NLJ editors would like to hear from
one member of the Class of 2002 who has demonstrated a serious you. Please mail your nominations and any relevant material to:
commitment to work in public interest law. During the Summer Patrick Oster, editor-in-chief, The National Law Journal, 105
of 2001, the Sidley and Austin Fellow will work at Sidley and Madison Avenue, Eighth Floor, New York, NY 10016, or email
Austin for the first half of the Summer and at a public interest not- him at email@example.com.
for-profit organization in New York City for the second half of the
Summer. Sidley and Austin will pay the Fellow on the same basis Foreign Service Officer Written Examination
as other Sidley and Austin Summer associates for work done at the Applications Now Available
firm. The Fellowship stipend for work done at the public interest
The Public Interest Law Center has received applications
organization will also be equal to the rate paid to Sidley and
for the Foreign Service Officer Written Examination 2000. A
Austin Summer associates. The Fellow will spend a minimum of
career in the Foreign Service can offer excitement, challenge,
five weeks with each employer.
and the satisfaction of serving one’s country. The Foreign
PILC has information and applications on this fellowship. The
Service is first and foremost a diverse corps of working profes-
Sidley and Austin Public Interest Summer Fellowship applications
sionals who are dedicated to representing America’s interest—
are due to PILC by 5:00 PM on Monday, October 16. For more
and responding to the needs of American citizens—in other
information, please contact Summer 2000 Sidley and Austin Public
countries. The deadline for submitting completed application
Interest Fellow Diana Kasdan, NYU ‘01. She can be reached at
forms in the U.S. is on October 6. Applicants must be U.S. cit-
izens and at least 21 years old. Worldwide assignments are avail-
able, including Washington, D.C. No specific educational level
NAPIL Leadership Positions Available or proficiency in a foreign language is required for applicants. If
Law students have an opportunity to serve in a leadership posi- you wish to learn more about this challenging career and U.S.
tion within NAPIL by serving as a student officer. The Student Department of State student programs, you should visit the web
Membership Council President, Vice President and Regional site address at www.state.gov/www/careers/index.html.
Coordinators will be elected during the weekend of NAPIL’s
national conference, October 20-22. If you are interested in running First Monday 2000 Videotape on Ending Gun
for office, please visit www.napil.org for more information and Violence Is Available for Viewing
online nomination forms. Then submit your nomination form and
First Monday is a national campaign promoting edu-
letter of intent to NAPIL. NAPIL will distribute candidates’
cation and action to reduce gun violence. The campaign is
résumés and letters of intent to voting members before the election
launched by the hundreds of events that occur nationwide dur-
if items are received by NAPIL no later than Friday, October 6. You
ing the first week in October. For more information, please visit
may also submit a nomination form at the conference. Deposit your
www.firstmonday2000.com. America: Up in Arms, a new docu-
nomination form in the nominations box located at the Member-
mentary about gun violence in America, by award winning film
ship Council check in table during the conference and career fair.
makers Rory Kennedy and Liz Garbus, is now available for view-
Nominations will be solicited from the floor prior to all elections.
ing. Please come by PILC to check-out a copy of the videotape.
There are multiple offices available: (1) Regional Coordinator;
(2) Membership Council President, and (3) Membership Council
Vice President. Please visit the NAPIL web site for more infor- Summer Internship Funding from Equal
mation on the duties of these positions. Justice America
If you have any questions please contact Sheila Siegel at For the seventh year, Equal Justice America will offer $3,250
firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 466-3686. internship funding awards to first- and second-year students who
work during the Summer for organizations providing direct civil
legal services for the poor. Fellowships may take place anywhere in
the United States. Equal Justice America funded 100 fellowships
during the Summer of 2000 and has funded more than 31 NYU law
students in the past six years. Additional information on this oppor- An “Awards Dinner” is held on Friday night. A “Conference”
tunity is available at the Public Interest Law Center. To apply, appli- will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 21-22. All students
cants must send a cover letter describing their commitment and wishing to attend the “Awards Dinner” and/or the “Conference,”
interest in providing legal services to the poor, résumé, two letters of must register with NAPIL by using the Conference and Awards
recommendation, and an employment confirmation letter from the Dinner Registration Form, which is also available on the web site.
hiring organization to Equal Justice America, 3010 Fox Chase You are required to pay a fee to attend these two events.
Drive, Midlothian, VA 23112. All required items must be sent
together. All applications must be received no later than March 19. Public Interest Committee (PIC)
Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Forum The Public Interest Committee (PIC) Scholarship Program is
The Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Forum presents designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain educa-
Professor Bryan Stevenson of New York University School of tion in theory and practice in a variety of areas of public interest
Law and Equal Justice Initiative of Alabama who will speak law. Through a combination of seminars, lectures, and fieldwork,
on “Confronting Injustice.” The presentation will take place Scholars acquire a unique perspective on the importance of the law
on Monday, October 16 from 6:15-7:30 PM in D’Agostino to all sectors of our society. First- and second-year students are eli-
Hall, Lipton Hall. A reception will follow. Everyone is wel- gible to apply (Classes of 2002 and 2003). Second-year students
come and encouraged to attend. will have priority in the awarding of PIC Scholarships.
Receipt of the scholarship is contingent upon fulfillment of
PSLawNet Orientation Information several obligations that are outlined on the scholarship applica-
Many students who have completed a PSLawNet Orientation tion. For example, throughout the academic year, recipients are
have not yet dropped off résumés and Placement Preference Forms required to attend a number of seminars and counseling sessions.
with PSLawNet. If you are still interested in an internship for this During the Summer, Scholars conduct 10 weeks of fieldwork
semester, please bring your résumé, Preference Form, and Fax Forms with a public interest organization. Scholars whose fieldwork
to the PSLawNet Office located in D’Agostino Hall, Suite 318. placement is in the United States will receive a scholarship of
If you have any questions, please email Rashmi Luthra at $3,250; Scholars whose fieldwork placement is outside the
email@example.com. United States will receive a scholarship of $3,750.
The last scheduled orientation will be on Wednesday, October Second-year students (Class of 2002) should have already
4 at 6:00 PM. Please call (212) 998-6222 if you wish to attend. attended a mandatory session; please visit PILC immediately if you
did not attend this session. Second-year students must meet with a
NAPIL 2000 Public Interest Law Career Fair PILC or PSLawNet counselor prior to November 1. Please visit
PILC to sign up for a counseling session.
Employer Information Available Online
First-year students (Class of 2003) will receive information and
The NAPIL Career Fair will be held on Friday, October 20, at applications for the program at a mandatory 1L orientation session.
the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC. The Career Fair, open One PIC orientation session for first-year students will be held on
to all NYU Law students, represents a unique opportunity for law Monday, October 30, in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 210, from 12:00-
students and graduates to meet and interview with more than 200 1:00 PM. Another session will be held on Tuesday, October 31, in
employers from across the country in one location. If you are a sec- Vanderbilt Hall, Room 218 from 2:00-3:00 PM (Please note room
ond-, third-year or LL.M student, you should have already submit- change). Please plan to attend one of these two sessions.
ted your résumés directly to employers. You are encouraged to check
www.napil.org for employers who have registered late or have a later Kirkland and Ellis New York City
deadline for accepting résumés. If you are a first-year student, you Public Service Fellowship
should not submit résumés because you cannot interview with
employers. However, 1Ls are allowed to meet with employers dur- The Kirkland and Ellis New York City Public Service
ing informal Table Talk sessions or during panel discussions at the Fellowship is a post-graduate opportunity exclusively available to
Career Fair. one member of the NYU School of Law graduating class (3Ls).
To attend the “Career Fair:” As an NYU Law student, you are Fellows may create or fill a new position within an already-existing
already registered to attend the Career Fair. A list of participating public service organization or pursue an independent public service
employers is available at the Public Interest Law Center or the project affiliated with a sponsoring organization. The application
NAPIL web site at www.napil.org. Check the web site or stop by deadline is November 1. Applications are now available in PILC.
PILC for hotel information. PILC is also gathering the names of
students who may be interested in attending the Career Fair and
sharing transportation and hotel costs with other students. Please
stop by PILC and provide your name and contact information.
The United Nations International Law STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
Commission and the United Nations High
Commission for Refugees Summer Spanish Language Group Event—
Internship Program Flamenco Show
Approximately six internships with the United Nations Come join us for our second event this Wednesday, October 4
International Law Commission (ILC) and one internship with the which will feature a flamenco show and tapas at Helena’s, located at
United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) will be 432 Lafayette Street (between Astor Place and West Fourth Street).
offered to NYU School of Law 1L and 2L J.D. students and LL.M, The show starts at 9:00 PM and has no cover charge. We will leave
students for the Summer of 2001. An information session will be from the courtyard at 8:30 PM. Please R.S.V.P. to Andrew at
held in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 204, on Thursday, October 12, from firstname.lastname@example.org or Anna-Lisa at email@example.com by
5:00-6:00 PM. Full descriptions of the Internship Program and the Wednesday morning to secure a spot.
application process will be distributed in Vanderbilt Hall student
mailboxes prior to the information session. The International Law Get Involved—Public Service Auction
Commission is the legal codification arm of the United Nations. It It’s not too late to get involved in the Seventh Annual Public
meets every Summer in Geneva to consider proposals for treaties, Service Auction. If you are a 1L applying for a PIC scholarship,
declarations of principle, and other codification of norms previous- you are required to participate in one of the Fall Canvassing Days,
ly only the subject of customary international law. The United held on October 14 and 28. 1Ls who were not at the September
Nations High Commission for Refugees’ mission is to protect and 19 meeting should email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
assist refugees in all parts of the world. It handles matters related to with your contact information and tell us on which days you are
international protection and repatriation, often amidst civil strife, available for canvassing.
natural catastrophes, or economic collapse.
Become an Unemployment Action
Public Interest Community Email List Center Advocate
PI (Public Interest) Community is a social networking email
If you missed the first Fall training for the Unemployment
list for NYU Law students with public interest leanings. PI
Action Center (UAC) and still want a chance to represent real
Community was created by a group of students last year to serve
clients before an actual judge, cross examine, and go head to head
the dual purposes of bolstering the public interest community at
with a real attorney, you’re in luck. The UAC will hold another
NYU and providing informal occasions for public interest stu-
training for advocates on Wednesday, October 4 from 6:00-9:00
dents to talk about courses, internships, funding, etc. By joining
PM in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 220. The UAC is an organization
the list, you will receive email updates of social activities initiated
devoted to representing clients seeking their unemployment ben-
by list members. In the past, happy hours were the primary activ-
efits. Becoming a UAC advocate is the perfect way to get involved
ity, but this year we hope to expand into other activities such as
in public interest law and build a great résumé. For more infor-
dinners, bowling, and a Habitat for Humanity build. All you have
mation contact Charlie Michael at email@example.com or Sarah
to do to join PI Community is join the email list. To join, go to
Weiss at firstname.lastname@example.org.
forums.nyu.edu. Once there, enter “picommunity” in the forums
box, and then select “Join picommunity” on the next page.
F UTURE EVENTS
GLOBAL LAW SCHOOL PROGRAM The Nikitin Case: Victory for the Rule of Law
1L Lunches with Global Law Faculty in Russia?
“The Nikitin Case: Victory for the Rule of Law in Russia?” is
On Friday, October 6, at 1:00 PM, Global Visiting Professor
a one day conference featuring a variety of speakers. It will discuss
Eva Cantarella will host an informal lunch for a small group of 1L
the case of Aleksandr Nikitin, a former Soviet naval officer, who,
students. Professor Cantarella is Professor of Roman Law at the
after writing a report on environmental issues related to nuclear
University of Milan, Italy. She is a leading classicist who examines
submarines for a Norwegian environmental organization, was
ancient law from a law and society perspective and relates it to
charged with high treason and divulging state secrets. After a
modern legal issues. Professor Cantarella has published numerous
lengthy court case, Nikitin finally beat the charges just this month.
articles and books in Italian and English. This semester at NYU,
Nikitin will be at the conference as will his legal defense team.
Professor Cantarella is teaching two courses: “From Roman to
The conference, which is open to all students, begins at 9:00
Modern Law: Abortion, Homosexuality and Capital
AM on Friday, October 6, and lasts the entire day, ending with a
Punishment” and “Women and the Law: European Approaches.”
reception at 5:00. It will be held in D’Agostino Hall, Lipton Hall.
Spaces are limited; interested 1L students must sign up with
For more information, contact Alison Rose at (212) 998-
Danielle Yglesias in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 414. For further infor-
6199 or email@example.com.
mation, please contact Kirsty Gover at (212) 998-6018.
not need to be listed in the Calendar of Events. You will be
THE D OCKET notified that your submission has been sent once you press the
The Docket is a weekly publication of New York University “Submit Request” button. Please note that this is not a confir-
School of Law that publishes notices of School of Law events, mation of receipt. You should receive an email confirmation
course announcements, administrative bulletins, as well as within 30 minutes during the 9:00-5:00 PM workday, Monday
notices from student organizations and other notices of general through Friday. Contact the Office of Communications at
interest to the School of Law community. (212) 998-6102 if you do not receive an email confirmation.
The Docket does not publish personal or editorial messages, Remember that a separate Docket submission form must be
business advertisements, notices that promote illegal activities, used for each entry. Contact the Office of Communications if
or notices that are inconsistent with the School of Law’s non- you have any questions or problems. Please avoid using ALL
discrimination policy. CAPS or any other formatting. Detailed instructions are post-
The Docket is published every Tuesday while classes are in ed in Vanderbilt Hall or can be faxed to you. Call (212) 998-
session. Notices are due by 12:00 noon on the Thursday before 6102 for instructions or questions.
Tuesday’s issue. If you have any questions or suggestions, you
may call (212) 998-6102. Submissions to The Docket
You can pick up your copy of The Docket every Tuesday Each notice is printed for up to two weeks (requests for
morning in the newspaper racks in the lobbies of Vanderbilt Hall exceptions should be submitted as early as possible). Each notice
and D’Agostino Hall. may run under one heading only.
The headings are:
Web Docket Submissions Dean’s Corner Career Counseling & Placement
All submissions should be sent through our Digital Student Affairs Public Interest Law Center
Docket Submission Form on the World Wide Web. Enter Academic Services (incl. PSLawNet)
www.law.nyu.edu/docket/request into either your Netscape or Graduate Tax Program Global Public Service Law Project
Open Colloquia Clinical Law Center
Explorer web browser and complete each of the listed steps.
Faculty Colloquia Global Law School Program
For technical reasons, it is advisable to use Internet Explorer if
Symposia, Lectures & Receptions Journals
you’re working on a PC and Netscape if you’re working on a Alumni Relations & Development Bar Information
Macintosh. There is a review page to check over your submis- Administrative Announcements Residence Services
sion before it is sent. If you find an error in your submission, Calls for Papers Student Organizations
simply press the “Revise Request” button to go back and make Course Announcements Student Bar Association
the necessary changes. If you leave one or more fields blank on Research Assistants Needed Future Events
the submission form, enter an invalid email address, or enter Library Volunteers Wanted
text in ALL CAPS, you will be asked to revise and resubmit Records & Registration Entertainment & Recreation
Student Financial Services Lost & Found
your entry. The form will also prompt you if you do not select
Internships, Fellowships & Awards Other
a calendar entry in order to confirm that your event/notice does
C A L E N D A R O F E V E N T S
T UESDAY, O CTOBER 3 9:00 AM – The Nikitin Case: Victory for the Rule of Law in
Russia? D’Agostino Hall, Lipton Hall (p.11).
5:30 PM – “We All Have Dirty Hands,” South Africa and the
1:00 PM – 1L Lunch with Global Visiting Professor Eva
Truth and Reconciliation Commission, 53 Washington Square
Cantarella, Sign up in Vanderbilt Hall, Room 414 (p.11).
South, Main Floor Auditorium (p.4).
T UESDAY, O CTOBER 10
WEDNESDAY, O CTOBER 4
Week Five “Interview Granted” Sheets Available, D’Agostino
Deadline to Sign Up for PriceWaterhouseCoopers On
Hall, Second Floor (p.6).
Campus Interview (p.7).
Deadline to Sign Up for Merrill Lynch On Campus WEDNESDAY, O CTOBER 11
Deadline to Register for New Media and Internet Careers
12:00 PM – Human Rights Watch and Lawyers Committee
Networking Reception (p.4).
for Human Rights Information Session, Vanderbilt Hall, Room
214 (p.8). 12:00 PM – Town Meeting to Discuss Law School Building
Project, Vanderbilt Hall, Tishman Auditorium (p.1).
12:15 PM – “Choosing the Right Law Firm for You,”
D’Agostino Hall, Faculty Club (p.7). 12:00 PM – Graduate Tax Luncheon, Birmingham, Alabama (p.5).
4:00 PM – Panel on How to Outline a Course, Vanderbilt 12:15 PM – Career Workshop, Topic TBA, D’Agostino Hall,
Hall, Room 110 (p.2). Faculty Club (p.7).
4:30 PM – Law and Society Colloquium with Charles Epp, 6:00 PM – “Must Our Judges Be Philosophers? Can They Be
“Implementing the Rights Revolution: The Role of Civil Philosophers?” Professor Ronald Dworkin, Donnel Library
Liability,” Fuchsberg Hall, Room 205(p.2). Center, 20 West 53rd Street, East Door (p.3).
6:00 PM – Unemployment Action Center’s Mandatory
Advocate Training, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 220 (p.11). THURSDAY, O CTOBER 12
6:00 PM – Last PSLawNet Orientation Session, D’Agostino 12:00 PM – Dean’s Roundtable, Matthew Smith, Vanderbilt
Hall, Second Floor. Hall, Snow Dining Room (p.1).
6:00 PM – Completed Preference Sheets Due for Week Six, 4:30 PM – Real Estate Forum Information and Networking
D’Agostino Hall, Second Floor (p.6). Session, Vanderbilt Hall, Snow Dining Room (p.3).
9:00 PM – Spanish Language Group, Flamenco and tapas at 5:00 PM – Information Session on the United Nations Summer
Helena’s, 432 Lafayette Street (p.11). Internship Programs, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 204 (p.11).
6:00 PM – New Jersey Regional Root-Tilden-Kern Reception,
THURSDAY, O CTOBER 5 West Caldwell, New Jersey (p.4).
Barclays Capital Student Competitions, See Materials in
OCCP, D’Agostino Hall, Second Floor (p.7). FRIDAY, O CTOBER 13
6:00 PM – Colloquium on the Practice of Labor and 1:00 PM – Lawyering Theory Workshop, “Developing Lawyers’
Employment Law, “Employment Law Class Actions,” Multiple Intelligences,” Vanderbilt Hall, Room 202 (p.3).
D’Agostino Hall, Lipton Hall (p.4).
7:30 PM – Post-“Employment Law Class Actions” Reception, SATURDAY, O CTOBER 14
D’Agostino Hall, Lipton Hall (p.4). First of Two Fall Canvassing Days, Required for 1Ls applying
for a PIC Scholarship (p.11).
FRIDAY, O CTOBER 6
Deadline To Submit Symposium Funding Committee MONDAY, O CTOBER 16
Proposals for 2000-2001 (p.5). 5:00 PM – Deadline to Submit Applications for the Sidley and
Last Day of J.D. 1L Training on WESTLAW and LEXIS in Austin Public Interest Summer Fellowship (p.9).
the Library (p.5). 6:15 PM – Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Forum,
Deadline to Submit Applications for the Foreign Service “Confronting Injustice,” Professor Bryan Stevenson,
Officer Written Examinations (p.9). D’Agostino Hall, Lipton Hall (p.10).