Announcements

Important Dates and Deadlines - Spring 2021

  • 12 March 2021

Please mark the following dates on your calendars:

 

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 – 1L Selecting Courses Program, 5:00 pm - https://tulane.zoom.us/j/98904867014

 

Friday, March 26, 2021- Deadline for upper-class JD students to select pass/D/fail option for the spring semester.

 

Monday, April 5, 2021 - Rescheduling of exams due to exam conflict begins (students will contact Academic Services at lawacademicservices@tulane.edu to reschedule an exam b/c of exam conflict). The deadline to reschedule an exam due to conflict is April 27, 2021.

 

Friday, April 9, 2021- 3:00 pm CST - Exam Q&A Session - https://tulane.zoom.us/j/96151225981

 

Friday, April 16, 2021- Deadline to submit seminar, Directed Research and simulation course applications for fall semester (summer/fall registration materials will be released at the end March). Selections for seminars, directed research and simulation courses will be posted by April 26th.

 

Tuesday, April 27, 2021- rising 3L and continuing LLM/SJD students may begin registration for the Summer/Fall 2021 terms starting at 8:00 am.  Last day of classes for Spring semester

 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021- rising 2L students may begin registration for the Summer/Fall 2020 terms beginning at 8:00 am.

 

Monday, May 3, 2021- Exam period begins

 

*Note that all grades and other requirements are due for graduating students on May 15th

 

All other grades for the spring semester will be due the week of June 1 – 4th.

AccessLex Introduces Scholarship Databank

  • 10 March 2021

This is geared specifically to law students. Click Read More!

New York July Bar Exam announcement

  • 8 March 2021

New York Board of Law Examiners has announced the July 2021 bar exam will be administered remotely, and will be limited to the first 10,000 applicants.   You may see this announcement posted at BOLE- OFFICIAL PAGE NEW YORK STATE BAR EXAMINATION (nybarexam.org).

 

The application period for the July exam is April 1-30, 2021.  The July exam will be held on July 27-28, 2021.   If you are intending to apply to the New York bar, is to your advantage to apply as early as possible, beginning April 1st, given the intention to cap the number of applicants.  

 

Colleen Timmons

Assistant Dean, Academic Services

Tulane University School of Law

6329 Freret St., Suite 204

New Orleans, LA  70118

504-862-8835

504-862-8373 (fax)

ctimmons@tulane.edu

Here's my calendar link to schedule an appointment.

ONEAPP - Application open for 2021-22 academic-year experiential opportunities

until March 15th (midnight)

  • 1 March 2021

Dear Students:

 

The ONEAPP is now open through March 15, 2021 for experiential learning programs requiring the submission of an application prior to enrollment. ONEAPP provides students the ability to rank their preferences among various academic-year experiential opportunities in one application. These opportunities include clinics (remaining slots), externships, and IPLabs, all of which count toward Tulane’s 6-credit experiential requirement and the New York bar experiential requirement.

 

I will have office hours via Zoom every Monday from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and will be happy to discuss experiential course selection, ranking of options, the ONEAPP form, and other questions you may have.   https://tulane.zoom.us/j/93054021977?pwd=SUVndmM4Znk0Y2VVWlRHdXl5S0FRUT09

 

We are planning an information fair on March 8, 2021 at 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. on zoom. The experiential page of the Intranet has all zoom links, an FAQ, and other relevant information. No applications will be processed before the deadline, so feel free to study your options before submitting.

 

If you previously applied to a clinic for an early decision and have accepted a slot, you should not apply for a clinic or externship through ONEAPP. You may, however, apply for a spot in the IPLab.

 

 

Companion Animal Law Writing Contest

  • 22 February 2021

The American Kennel Club® (AKC) is pleased to announce the fourth annual Companion Animal Law Writing Contest! The contest begins on August 10th and is opens to all students currently enrolled at an ABA-accredited law school.

 

The contest will offer a first-place prize of $2500 and a second-place prize of $500.

 

Students are asked to choose between two topics: forfeiture of an animal and the legal treatment of animals as property. This year’s topics offer students the unique opportunity to discuss legal perspectives on issues currently in the news and at the forefront of animal law. 

 

Entries will be judged by legal and public policy professionals with experience in laws impacting companion animals.

Contestants can enter now through March 31, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. EST. To learn more about the contest, including official rules and policies, please click here.

 

You can also “Like” the contest on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/writeaboutanimallaw/

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