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Are you planning to complete your GWR during the Spring 2017 semester?

Posted on 01/20/2017 at 4:40 PM

Are you planning to complete your GWR this semester in connection with a class that you are taking?  If so make sure that you register for the GWR component (9200:610) by Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  If you want to know if your class offers a GWR visit page 6 of the registration materials for a complete listing. […]


Hahn Loeser 1L IP Clerk Position

Posted on 01/20/2017 at 12:58 PM

Cleveland, OH – 1L Intellectual Property Clerk – Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP AkronLawJobs No. 7848 Overview: Seeking a 1L Law Clerk for the Intellectual Property group for Summer 2017. Duties: Will work full time during the summer and may have the possibility of working part time (approximately 15-20 hours per week) during the 2017-2018 […]


American IP Law Education Foundation Opportunities

Posted on 01/20/2017 at 10:27 AM

The American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation has the following opportunities for law students: Sidney B. Williams, Jr. IP Law Scholarship The Foundation awards scholarships to law students from groups who are presently underrepresented among IP attorneys. Recipients have the opportunity to receive $10,000 per year for three years. 22 scholarships were awarded this year. […]


Spring 2017 Add/Drop Dates

Posted on 01/20/2017 at 9:41 AM

Please make sure that you are aware of the following Add/Drop dates: Add: Last day to add without signatures: Monday, January 23, 2017 Last day to add with Instructor and Asst. Dean signatures ends on: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Last day to add LAW classes: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Drop: Last day to drop with […]


Int’l Assoc. of Defense Counsel Legal-Writing Contest

Posted on 01/20/2017 at 9:40 AM

The International Association of Defense Counsel announces its 2017 Legal-Writing Contest. Entries must cover the fields of tort law, insurance law, civil procedure, evidence, or other areas of practical concern to lawyers who defend civil litigation.  The suggested word limit is 12,000 words, including footnotes. Monetary prizes are $2,000 for first place, $1,000 for second […]


Con Law Discussion Forum Tuesday Jan. 24

Posted on 01/20/2017 at 9:34 AM

The next Constitutional Law Forum will be held at Akron Law on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 12:15 in Room 160 The topic will be “Is there a constitutional right to health care?”   Professor Will Huhn and the Con Law fellows will moderate the discussion. Pizza will be served (thanks to Prof. Huhn!)  


Book Talk by Professor Thomas on the Legal History of Family Law and Women’s Rights

Posted on 01/20/2017 at 9:30 AM

Author Tracy A. Thomas discusses Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Feminist Foundations of Family Law Hudson Library & Historical Society Thursday, Jan. 26, 7 p.m. or call (330) 653-6658 Tracy A. Thomas, Professor of Law at The University of Akron School of Law and the director of the Center for Constitutional Law, will discuss her […]


Mendrzycki Essay Contest

Posted on 01/20/2017 at 9:27 AM

The ABA’s Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability is accepting essays in the 2017 Ed Mendrzycki Essay Contest. The topic addresses ethical concerns arising under the Model Rules of Professional Conduct where a law firm wishes to associate with litigation-funding companies, including undertaking representation of one such company while also recommending the company’s services to the firm’s clients. […]


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