Latest News as of 4/5/17

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1) Sign up for Commencement!
2) See LS Major Nikita Burshteyn
3) Congrats Brianna
4) Honors Info Session

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1) Sign up for Commencement!

Sign up for Commencement!
Please sign up for the Legal Studies Commencement Ceremony now!

The link can be found at the bottom of the ‘Commencement’ page on our website:

Commencement

– Deadline to sign up: Friday, April 21st
– You do not need a ticket, just wear your cap and gown
– Each graduate will receive two free tickets
– All guests 5 yrs old and under must have a ticket, ask Lauri for free tickets when you come to pick yours up
– First day to pick up tickets: Tuesday, April 25th
– Last day to purchase tickets: Thursday, May 11th
– Last day to pick up tickets: Friday, May 12th
– No tickets will be sold at the door
– If you need more tickets after your initial purchase, please go back and enter your name into the form.
You DO NOT NEED TO ANSWER ALL OF THE QUESTIONS AGAIN!!! 😉 JUST ENTER YOUR NAME and…the rest of the fields can be filled with just one letter or numbers (in the case of the phone number fields).

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2) See LS Major Nikita Burshteyn

See LS Major Nikita Burshteyn

Starring: Legal Studies Major Nikita Burshteyn!!!
‘URINETOWN THE MUSICAL”

(April 8th-April 30th)
The link for where to get tickets:

https://tickets.berkeleyplayhouse.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=urinetown&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

Location:

2640 College Ave.

Berkeley CA. 95704

-Right across the street from Sack’s (a popular stop for Berkeley students).

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3) Congrats Brianna

Congrats Brianna
Congratulations to Legal Studies Senior Brianna Alleyne for winning the Dorothy Rosenberg Prize in Lyric Poety!!!

Brianna’s Poem is entitled “If I could Talk to You”

One judge commented: “powerful emotion enhanced by an intriguing refrain”.

The Legal Studies Program is proud of you, Brianna! Congratulations!
Here’s a list of prizes that you might be interested in applying for in the future:
http://financialaid.berkeley.edu/prizes-and-honors

(Brianna, you’re listed under ‘Awards’ on our website 😉

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4) Honors Info Session

Honors Info Session

LEGAL STUDIES HONORS PROGRAM INFORMATIONAL  SESSION
4:30 pm, Tuesday, April 11th, Legal Studies Building (2240 Piedmont Avenue)

The Legal Studies Honors Program is a yearlong course devoted to conducting original, interdisciplinary thesis research. If you have at least a 3.5 GPA, and are a Legal Studies major, come to the informational session in order to hear:

  • Current Honors students discuss their experiences in the program and their research projects, which engage with topics like the abolition of capital punishment, workplace- based gender discrimination, and delivering humanitarian aid to war-torn Syria;
    •    Professor Lauren Edelman and Kathryn Heard talk about how the program can prepare you for graduate school, law school, or postgraduate careers; and
    •    Lauri La Pointe when detail when and how to apply to the program.

Pizza and refreshments will be provided!

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