Announcements

EXAMS ON COMPUTER PROCEDURES

  • 8 October 2020

·         An updated exam room assignment list is attached and is posted on the Academic Services page of the TLS Intranet under the Exam Information link.   The room assignments will also be posted on the bulletin board outside the Academic Services Office (room 204) before the exam period begins.  Please make sure to check the room assignment list prior to your final exam as the rooms may be different from your assigned classroom. 

 

  • STUDENTS TAKING EXAMS IN-PERSON WILL BE REQUIRED TO CHECK IN FOR EXAMS USING THEIR STUDENT ID (SPASHCARD).  PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE YOUR STUDENT ID CARD WITH YOU FOR ALL EXAMS. 

 

  • STUDENTS TAKING EXAMS REMOTELY HAVE RECEIVED A SEPARATE MESSAGE REGARDING PROCEDURES FOR REMOTE EXAMS.   IF YOU DID NOT RECEIVE THAT MESSAGE, WE DO NOT HAVE YOU INDICATED AS A FULLY REMOTE STUDENT AND YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO TAKE ALL EXAMS, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF TAKE-HOME EXAMS, IN-PERSON.

 

·         Students may find their exam numbers for the Fall semester via Gibson online by selecting the Blind Grading ID option under the Law Student Services heading.

 

·         Beginning on November 2nd students with exam conflicts should contact Academic Services at lawacademicservices@tulane.edu (or come to room 204) in order to reschedule their exam(s).  Academic Services will work with students to reschedule any exam conflicts.  The exam rescheduling policy is posted under the Exams link on the Academic Services page of the TLS Intranet and is also included in the exam schedule located in the Fall 2020 registration materials.  

 

·         Below are the procedures for taking exams on computer.  Please review this information as well as all the information included under the Exam Information link on the Intranet.   Students will be able to logon to Examplify using their Tulane login credentials.  A copy of the Examplify User Guide is attached for your reference.   These are also available on the TLS Intranet. 

 

 

Pass/D/Fail election deadline

  • 6 October 2020

The deadline to select the pass/D/fail option for the Fall 2020 semester is Friday, October 23rd.  Those upper-class JD students who wish to use their pass/D/fail option this semester should submit the election form to Academic Services Office (room 204 or by email to lawacademicservices@tulane.edu)  by 5:00 p.m. on 10/23/2020.

 

Students may find the information regarding the pass/D/fail election policy under Section IV.J in the Student Handbook.

 

The form is available under the Forms link on the Academic Services Home page of the Intranet.  

 

Companion Animal Law Writing Contest

  • 30 September 2020

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/

Upcoming Important Dates/Deadlines

  • 11 September 2020

Students, please mark the following dates on your calendars:

 

1L Practice Exams – (instructions regarding taking practice tests will be sent to all 1L students on Monday and an information session regarding this process (time TBA) will be held via Zoom next week)

  • Torts – Monday, September 21 (Childress); Wednesday, September 23 (Meyer)
  • Civil Procedure – Friday, September 25 (all sections)
  • Contracts – Tuesday, September 29 (Gordley); Wednesday, September 30 (Davies, Wessman)

 

October 20, 2020- Information meeting for 1L students regarding Civil/Common Law selection – 5:15 PM. 

 

October 23, 2020- Deadline for upper-class JD students to select pass/D/fail option for the fall semester.

 

October 26, 2020 – All students may download/install Examplify software and take mock exam (the deadline to complete the mock exam for eligibility to take exams on computer is November 12, 2020).

 

November 2, 2020 - Rescheduling of exams due to exam conflict begins (students should contact Academic Services to reschedule an exam b/c of exam conflict). The deadline to reschedule an exam due to conflict is November 12, 2020.

 

Exams on Computer Information Meeting and Q&A

 

·         October 26, 2020 – 4:00 pm 

 

November 11, 2020- 3L and LLM/SJD students may begin registration for the Spring 2021 semester beginning at 8:00 am.

 

November 12, 2020- 2L students may begin registration for the Spring 2021 semester beginning at 8:00 am.

 

  •   NOTE: All 1L student schedules for the spring semester will be created by Academic Services and distributed to 1L students by November 10th.

November 10, 2020 - Last day of classes for fall 1L courses.

 

November 12, 2020 - Last day of classes for Fall Upper-class courses fall semester (pro-bono time sheets due)

 

November 11-13, 2020 - Study period – 1L students

 

November 13-15, 2020 – Study period – Upper-class students

 

November 14, 2020 –  1L - Fall exam period begins

 

November 16, 2020 –  Upper-class - Fall exam period begins

 

 

Colleen Timmons

Assistant Dean, Academic Services

Tulane University School of Law
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Fall 2020 exam numbers assigned

Blind Grading IDs

  • 1 September 2020

The exam numbers (blind grading IDs) for the Fall 2020 semester have been assigned.  Students will use this one exam number assigned to them for all examinations taken or assignments done anonymously during the fall term.  This is different than any exam number used during a previous semester.

 

To access your exam number log on to GIBSON online and select the Blind Grading ID option under the Law School Services heading. Then choose Fall 2020 when prompted for the term.

 

Information regarding exams procedures and instructions will be posted in October in advance of the exam period.

 

 

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.

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