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  • International Visiting Professors/Lecturers | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    Law Students Criminal Defense Clinic For Law Students Domestic Violence Law Clinic For Law Students Elder Law Clinic For Law Students Mediation Law Clinic For Law Students Law Journals Lecture Podcasts Meador Lectures International Programs International Law Courses International Scholarship and Research International Summer Programs International Visiting Professors Lecturers International Moot Court Jessup International Law Society Academic Policies Academic Support Programs Legal Writing Externships International Visiting Professors Lecturers The University of Alabama School of Law hosts many international visitors With the globalization of the market and the legal profession we strive to bring an international perspective to our students The Chief Justice of Australia s High Court delivered a lecture to Alabama Law s students in January 2011 In Spring 2009 the Right Honorable Beverly McLachlin Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada presented the Albritton Lecture The Albritton Lecture was given by Aharan Barak in August 2007 He returns in Fall 2012 to teach at the Law School which will be his third consecutive year here as a Visiting Professor Visitors in recent years have also included Hanoch Dagan of Israel and Alda Facio the director of the Women Gender and Justice Program of the United Nations Latin American Institute for the Prevention of Crime and Treatment of Offenders Many international visitors participate in the various symposia at Alabama Law For an update on upcoming symposiums and information about past ones please visit http www law ua edu programs symposiums symposium archives A sampling of Alabama Law s featured symposiums is below The Sarat Symposium studies the relationship between speech and silence in American law Participants examine how the law values silence focusing on the right not to speak as well as the decision not to select a speaker in both private and government discourse David Dyzenhaus and

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/academics/international-programs/international-visiting-professorslecturers/ (2016-02-12)
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  • International Moot Court (Jessup) | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    FAQ Faculty Bios Video Interview Practice Areas Interesting BBL Facts Advice From 3LS Cross Disciplinary Legal Studies Cross Disciplinary Courses Faculty Scholarship on SSRN Podcasts LL M Degrees International Graduate Programs International LL M International LL M Frequently Asked Questions Doctor of Juridical Science J S D Frequently Asked Questions Class Listings Certificate in Governmental Affairs Certificate in Public Interest Law Law Clinics Civil Law Clinic For Law Students Community Development Clinic For Law Students Criminal Defense Clinic For Law Students Domestic Violence Law Clinic For Law Students Elder Law Clinic For Law Students Mediation Law Clinic For Law Students Law Journals Lecture Podcasts Meador Lectures International Programs International Law Courses International Scholarship and Research International Summer Programs International Visiting Professors Lecturers International Moot Court Jessup International Law Society Academic Policies Academic Support Programs Legal Writing Externships International Moot Court Jessup The Law School s team for the Phillip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition has enjoyed much recent success consistently winning both memorial and oralist awards The Phillip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition is an international moot court competition with participating teams from over 500 law schools in 80 countries The moot competition is set before

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/academics/international-programs/international-moot-court-jessup/ (2016-02-12)
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  • International Law Society | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    LL M Frequently Asked Questions Doctor of Juridical Science J S D Frequently Asked Questions Class Listings Certificate in Governmental Affairs Certificate in Public Interest Law Law Clinics Civil Law Clinic For Law Students Community Development Clinic For Law Students Criminal Defense Clinic For Law Students Domestic Violence Law Clinic For Law Students Elder Law Clinic For Law Students Mediation Law Clinic For Law Students Law Journals Lecture Podcasts Meador Lectures International Programs International Law Courses International Scholarship and Research International Summer Programs International Visiting Professors Lecturers International Moot Court Jessup International Law Society Academic Policies Academic Support Programs Legal Writing Externships International Law Society The International Law Society is a student group interested in events in the world community The Society has a faculty advisor appointed annually by the Dean The International Law Society is an extremely active student organization at Alabama Law with its members constantly adding new events to the calendar to provide information about international law and careers in the field social networking opportunities and service to the community The Society hosts speakers and sponsors students attending international law conferences Recently there has been a variety of speakers including Ms Jini Koh of Pricewaterhouse Cooper who spoke about finding a job in international law Ms Koh is an alumna of Alabama Law Other speakers have included Ms Shay Farley of Alabama Appleseed who discussed the interaction between state and local law enforcement and the U S Immigration and Customs Enforcement Ms Talitha Bailey who taught trial advocacy to international lawyers through the International Justice Mission and currently works in Alabama Law s clinical programs and Ms Elaine VanCleave who described One her organization which is fighting global poverty Besides inviting distinguished speakers to lecture to current students the International Law Society also participates in community activities

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/academics/international-programs/international-law-society/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Academic Policies | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    matriculated as a law student Other divisions on campus may charge a fee to students outside their division who enroll in classes Further information about transferred credit can be found in the Student Handbook and online here http www law ua edu students transferred credit Transferred Students from Another Law School A selected number of students each year are allowed to transfer from other law schools with advance standing These students must complete a transfer student application The admissions process is very similar to the regular admissions process The Law School will accept no more than 30 hours of credit from another school An evaluation of credit is done on a case by case basis The Law School may require particular courses of transferred students Students wishing to transfer will not be able to transfer C s including C C and C or their equivalents Usually transferred students will not have class ranks While transfer students may be considered for graduation honors a transfer is not eligible for Order of the Coif Transfer students may be considered for honors if the Alabama law gpa is within the honors categories However a calculation will be made considering the Alabama courses and all courses taken at the other school not only those transferred and the student s honor category can be no higher than the Alabama gpa Further information about transferred credit can be found in the Student Handbook and online here http www law ua edu students transferred credit Reviewing and Appealing a Grade Starting with grades awarded for classes held in the Spring 2015 semester and thereafter the grade review and appeal policy approved by the faculty is the following A student may request that his or her grade be reviewed by the faculty member who assigned it The faculty member should change the grade only if it is determined to be the product of a mathematical or clerical error Faculty members may not change grades after they have been reported to students based on other considerations such as a re evaluation of the strength of an analysis Such considerations should be addressed in the initial grading process In circumstances of anonymous grading review generally should be arranged through the Registrar s Office so that the student s anonymity can be maintained A student may appeal a grade solely on the ground that it was arbitrary or capricious The student must submit to the Dean a written statement explaining why the student believes the grade to be arbitrary or capricious The Dean shall ask another faculty member whenever possible a faculty member with some expertise in the subject matter to review the graded material together with the student s written statement and whenever possible a sampling of other graded material from the same class sufficient to establish a context for the challenged grade If the reviewing faculty member determines that the grade is not arbitrary or capricious the process is concluded If the reviewing faculty member determines that the grade

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/academics/academic-policies/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Academic Support Programs | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    Bios Video Interview Practice Areas Interesting BBL Facts Advice From 3LS Cross Disciplinary Legal Studies Cross Disciplinary Courses Faculty Scholarship on SSRN Podcasts LL M Degrees International Graduate Programs International LL M International LL M Frequently Asked Questions Doctor of Juridical Science J S D Frequently Asked Questions Class Listings Certificate in Governmental Affairs Certificate in Public Interest Law Law Clinics Civil Law Clinic For Law Students Community Development Clinic For Law Students Criminal Defense Clinic For Law Students Domestic Violence Law Clinic For Law Students Elder Law Clinic For Law Students Mediation Law Clinic For Law Students Law Journals Lecture Podcasts Meador Lectures International Programs International Law Courses International Scholarship and Research International Summer Programs International Visiting Professors Lecturers International Moot Court Jessup International Law Society Academic Policies Academic Support Programs Legal Writing Externships Academic Support Programs The University of Alabama School of Law provides multiple forms of academic support services and resources to its students The School of Law offers academic support workshops during a student s first year on such topics as study skills time management outlining and exam writing Students may also request one on one sessions to receive targeted instruction in areas such as classroom preparation rule synthesis and legal analysis and improving fundamental writing skills In the spring semester of the first year students experiencing academic difficulties take a reduced load of courses and attend individualized instructional sessions The School of Law also may offer a Summer academic support program for a select number of incoming first year J D students This program varies year to year Typically students take one required fall semester course prior to Orientation and receive supplemental instruction in legal writing study skills and exam preparation In this format the students in the summer program then take a reduced load

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/academics/academic-support/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Legal Writing | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    MBA Program Why Alabama Academics Degree Requirements Curriculum and Timeline Real World Experience Admissions Application Requirements Apply Check Application Status Visiting Alabama Tuition Careers Student Life Contact Us JD MSCE JD Tax LL M JD Business Transactions JD MA JD PhD Application JD PhD in Economics The Business of Being a Lawyer Video Interviews BBL FAQ Faculty Bios Video Interview Practice Areas Interesting BBL Facts Advice From 3LS Cross Disciplinary Legal Studies Cross Disciplinary Courses Faculty Scholarship on SSRN Podcasts LL M Degrees International Graduate Programs International LL M International LL M Frequently Asked Questions Doctor of Juridical Science J S D Frequently Asked Questions Class Listings Certificate in Governmental Affairs Certificate in Public Interest Law Law Clinics Civil Law Clinic For Law Students Community Development Clinic For Law Students Criminal Defense Clinic For Law Students Domestic Violence Law Clinic For Law Students Elder Law Clinic For Law Students Mediation Law Clinic For Law Students Law Journals Lecture Podcasts Meador Lectures International Programs International Law Courses International Scholarship and Research International Summer Programs International Visiting Professors Lecturers International Moot Court Jessup International Law Society Academic Policies Academic Support Programs Legal Writing Externships Legal Writing The Legal Writing Program Please see

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/academics/legal-writing/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Externships | The University of Alabama | School of Law
    in the classroom and practical skills learned in the classroom and in clinical settings Externships provide students with an environment in which they can test the theories which they have learned in Law School and obtain verification of the practical application of the body of law and legal skills taught by the Law School Academic Year Externship Law 795 2 Hours During the academic year placements are available in the chambers of state and federal judges and magistrates In the Spring semester additional placements are available at the offices of non profit public interest organizations Students work eight hours per week in the offices where they are placed Duties include hearing and pretrial preparation and assistance on trials and appeals They will also attend several class sessions and submit multiple papers during and following the externship The Academic Year Externship Program is co directed by Professor Emens and Adjunct Instructor Randy Quarles with assistance from Assistant Dean Glory McLaughlin Randy Quarles practices business litigation with his own firm The Quarles Law Firm LLC He clerked for the Honorable Emmett Cox U S Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit upon graduation from law school and prior to entering practice Students may only pursue one externship application below whether to apply for a public interest placement or a judicial placement You may not apply for both in the same semester Fall 2016 Application Packet Fall Externship Application Federal Externship Law 733 10 hours In the Spring semester of each academic year a group of University of Alabama law students will have the opportunity to earn ten hours of externship credit working in Washington D C with the U S Congress or an executive branch agency Duties will primarily include assisting lawyers serving as Congressional and Senate staff members and as counsel

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/academics/externships/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Contracts I | The University of Alabama School of Law
    multiple party transactions quasi contracts apportionment of losses protection of the reliance interest and of the security of transactions and the place of contractual obligations in the economic and social order Fall 2010 Section 003 Professor Gene Marsh Syllabus Download Fall 2012 Section 003 Syllabus Download Fall 2010 Section Professor Daniel Joyner Syllabus Download Fall 2011 Section 002 Syllabus Download Fall 2011 Section 001 Syllabus Download Fall 2011 Section 003

    Original URL path: http://www.law.ua.edu/courseguide/courses/view/3 (2016-02-12)
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