Latest News as of 10/18/19

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CHECK YOUR LS REQ’s
Phase I begins Monday 10/21.
I did not put Legal Studies advising holds on this time around.
It is your responsibility to make sure you are taking the right courses to fulfill the requirements for the major.
(If you are graduating next semester (and even if you’re not) check your APR in CalCentral for your College and University requirements too.)
4 Prereqs:  Hist, Phil, Stat, Soc/Behavioral
Upper Division Requirements:
4 Core classes
4 Distribution requirements (2 classes in one Area, 2 classes each in two different additional Areas)
32 upper division units total
Go here to look at the requirements:
http://legalstudies.berkeley.edu/upper-division-requirements-for-the-new-plan/
Look at the Course Offerings for Spring 2020 course descriptions…don’t forget to look at the LS 190 seminars. They count! 😉
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1) Lauri’s Hrs Mon 10/18
2) Notorious RBG
3) Econ Reader Jobs
4) UCI MS of Crim Law & Soc
5) Externships
6) Sample Jobs/Intrnshps
7) UChicago Law Webinars
8) Berkeley Law Open House
9) Law Admssns Panel

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1) Lauri’s Hrs Mon 10/18

Lauri’s Hrs Mon 10/18

8:30-12

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2) Notorious RBG

Notorious RBG

If you aren’t able to go to the Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg talk on Monday, it will be livestreamed here:

Details:

On October 21, 2019, Berkeley Law will proudly host the inaugural Herma Hill Kay Memorial Lecture, featuring U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on stage with Professor Amanda Tyler. The event will be livestreamed beginning at 4:00 PM.

INTRODUCTION
Erwin Chemerinsky Dean, Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law

WELCOME
Carol Christ Chancellor, University of California, Berkeley

REFLECTIONS ON HERMA HILL KAY
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Pamela Samuelson Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law and Information; Co-Director, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, UC Berkeley School of Law

CONVERSATION
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Amanda Tyler Shannon C. Turner Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law

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3) Econ Reader Jobs

Econ Reader Jobs

The Economics Department is accepting applications for GSIs, Readers, Tutors, and Course Assistants for the Spring 2020 semester. The application is available here and is open right now. This includes two courses taught by Prof. Brad DeLong, Econ-115 (20th Cen World Econ) and Econ-135 (Economic Growth in Historical Perspective) that may be of interest to students in History or History related programs.
The Department will begin reviewing applications on October 26th. If you have any questions, please email the Economics Department Head GSI, Preston Mui, at headgsi@econ.berkeley.edu.

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4) UCI MS of Crim Law & Soc

UCI MS of Crim Law & Soc

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2020

The School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine offers an online Master of Advanced Study (MAS) degree in Criminology, Law and Society.  Courses are taught by expert faculty members with a curriculum designed to help working professionals advance in their careers and help graduates further their education. The program has raised the standard for online learning with innovative learning platforms that make it easy to interact with instructors.  It is currently ranked #2 by US News and World Report.

The curriculum emphasizes theoretical and practical applications, central to crime and its control, social policy and the law.   You will be taking courses in Public Policy, Crime and Criminal Justice; White Collar Crime;  Miscarriage of Justice and others.

Upcoming Events

Fresno Meet and Greet
Friday, October 25, 2019
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar

Graduate Preview Day
Friday, November 1, 2019

9:30am to 3:00pm

Location: University of California Irvine

San Francisco Meet and Greet
Saturday, Novmber 16, 2019
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Thirsty Bear Organic Brewery

Find info here:
https://clsmas.soceco.uci.edu/

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5) Externships

Externships

Applications for the Externships through the Career Center are closing soon:

https://career.berkeley.edu/Externships/Externships#timeline

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6) Sample Jobs/Intrnshps

Sample Jobs/Intrnshps

Check out the following links that will take you to sample job/internship searches in Handshake! These will change in each week’s edition of CareerMail. (Hint: If you like what you see, click “save these filters” to the right of “My Favorite Jobs” on the Jobs page in Handshake so you can revisit later).
Government — Federal, State, Local Jobs & Internships
Nonprofit and NGO Jobs & Internships
Politics Jobs & Internships

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7) UChicago Law Webinars

UChicago Law Webinars

Join the University of Chicago Law School Admissions Team for a webinar on UChicago Law and how to apply to law school. The webinars are regional, but please feel free to join whichever webinar you can make:

October 21, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (CST) – Midwest
October 23, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. (CST) – South
November 11, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (CST) – East
November 20, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. (CST) – West

Please RSVP. Detailed instructions on how to join the webinars will follow on the day before the webinar.
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8) Berkeley Law Open House

Berkeley Law Open House

Berkeley Law JD Admissions Open House
Thursday, October 24, 2019 Boalt Hall, Room 110
The Office of J.D. Admissions invites you to attend the Berkeley Law
Admissions Open House on Thursday, October 24 beginning at 4:45pm.
The session will be hosted by a member of the J.D. Admissions team and will consist of a tour, mock class, and an admissions and financial aid presentation, followed by a brief Q&A session.
Dinner will be provided to attendees. To ensure adequate space, please RSVP: https://bit.ly/2NE30PN

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9) Law Admssns Panel

Law Admssns Panel

Law School Admissions Panel

Wed, Oct 23 5:30 pm PDT – 7:00 pm PDT
Career Center, 2440 Bancroft – Gold Room, 2440 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA

Whether you are applying this fall or considering law school for your future, come learn about the application process, including timeline, the components of your application, and writing an effective personal statement. Our panel will include law school admissions representatives to inform us about the process, share their thoughts and also be available for Q&A. Panelists include admissions reps from:
-Columbia Law
-Berkeley Law
-USC Gould
& more!

Law School Admissions Panel

Wed, Oct 23 5:30 pm PDT – 7:00 pm PDT
Career Center, 2440 Bancroft – Gold Room, 2440 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA

RSVP on Handshake.

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