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Weekly Newsletter

August 7, 2017

 

Office of Student Affairs Announcements

Anonymous Question

Q: [Reposted and Amended] When can we expect book lists for classes to be posted?

A: Required and recommended books are now viewable through the campus bookstore site. You can either go to the site directly and search Fall Law 2017 term, or you can use the “Buy Books” link at the bottom of the Academics tab in DrexelOne (Drexel Connect) to go right to your specific classes. If you use this option, please check that the term listed next to the course is Fall Law 2017.

The reading assignments are available on Community Property, and are updated as they are received. Please contact Dana Duggan (dmd82@drexel.edu) with questions about textbooks.

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Are You Using Your Locker?

All current students have been assigned to a locker in the law school. If you are not using the locker that has been assigned to you, please contact Dana Duggan (dmd82@drexel.edu) so that we may assign it to other students as needed.

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Events

Annual School Supply Drive & Happy Hour
Thursday, Aug. 10
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Smokin' Betty's 116 S. 11th St., Philadelphia, PA

It's back to school season once again and this year the Workers' Compensation Section and the Young Lawyers Division have joined forces to tackle the annual school supply drive. Join us for twice the fun at Smokin' Betty's contemporary chic upstairs lounge on Aug. 10. Bring a donation and receive a drink ticket to enjoy local drafts, signature cocktails, and comfort tastes all while giving back to a good cause. All donations will benefit Turning Points for Children, a non-profit organization committed to providing social and health services to children and families in need.

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Register Today: Urban Health Symposium at Drexel's Dornsife School of Public Health
Thursday, Sept. 7 and Friday, Sept. 8
Nesbitt Hall, 3215 Market St., Philadelphia, PA

Drexel’s Urban Health Collaborative will host its second Urban Health Symposium, “Reimagining Health in Cities: from Local to Global.” Please see the symposium website for more information and to register.

The symposium will bring together researchers, practitioners and policy makers focused on health in cities across the U.S. and worldwide to energize work on urban places and health, generate novel ideas for research, and stimulate debate on policy implications. We welcome participants who can enrich the discussion with diverse perspectives from different career sectors, stages, and geographic areas. Health equity and social justice are a major focus.

Confirmed speakers include health department leaders from San Francisco, Chicago, Detroit, New York City, and Philadelphia, and global health leaders from Australia, Brazil, India and South Africa.

Topics include:

  • Health Challenges Facing Cities in the US and Globally
  • Perspectives of Urban Health Leaders
  • Novel Uses of Data in Urban Health Research and Action
  • Learning What Works from Policy Evaluation and Natural Experiments
  • Environmental Justice, Gentrification, and Health
  • Community Partnerships for Urban Health Action

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Career Strategies Office Announcements

Symplicity is the central resource for all career-related information including all job postings, announcements, law firm lists, podcasts, educational programs and networking opportunities. It’s simple…check Symplicity! We always look forward to seeing you in the CSO for personal advice, encouragement, and a welcoming cup of coffee, tea or water.

28th Annual Public Interest Legal Career Reception
Thursday, Sept. 7
5:30 - 8 p.m.
Fordham Law School, 150 West 62nd St., New York, NY

Both law students and recent graduates are welcome to attend! Great opportunity to meet informally with public service employers—get leads for your job search and for post-graduate fellowship placement. Over 100 non-profit organizations and government agencies are expected to attend and will be available at information tables to talk about their work and answer questions. While the event is not a job fair--so employers won’t be accepting resumes or interviewing for positions—it’s a great way to get information and develop contacts for follow-up. Please RSVP via Symplicity/Events!

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Scholarships, Writing Competitions and Other Opportunities

CLERKSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS/INTERNSHIPS:

Libertarian Public Interest Litigation Fellowships
Applications reviewed as received

Pacific Legal Foundation’s College of Public Interest Law offers 2-year litigation fellowships to graduates interested in rapidly gaining experience in the litigation of major constitutional cases. The fellowships are open to all graduating individuals of demonstrated high achievement and offer an exceptional opportunity as a stepping stone to private practice, public agency law, an academic career, or a permanent position with Pacific Legal Foundation.

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WRITING COMPETITIONS:

Stargatt Legal Ethics Writing Competition
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2017

In keeping with Bruce Stargatt’s keen interest in legal writing and the ethical practice of law, we invite scholarly papers concerning ethical issues in the practice of law. Beyond this general description, the precise issue to be dealt with is in the author’s discretion.

The competition is open to: (i) students enrolled in, and 2017 graduates of any American Bar Association accredited law school, (ii) individuals who have registered for or have taken the 2017 Delaware Bar Examination, (iii) law clerks currently employed by a member of the Delaware judiciary, and (iv) Delaware attorneys admitted for no more than five years.

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Center for Alcohol Policy 10th Annual Essay Contest
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2017

The Supreme Court has recognized “temperance” as a permissible goal of state alcohol regulation. Define temperance as it would apply in today’s alcohol marketplace. Is it still relevant today? Should temperance still be a recognized as a permissible goal of alcohol regulation?

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