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Visit the Law School’s Merchandise website and choose from an assortment of Alabama Law t-shirts (ranging from baby to adult sizes), golf shirts, fleece pullovers, travel mugs, windbreakers and more. Farrah members receive a 10% discount on Law School merchandise purchases. Law School watercolor prints are also available and make a great holiday gift! Painted in 1992 by Don Barnes, the prints are numbered and signed (unsigned also available). Order yours today!
Now available for download in mp3/podcast format: the November 16th Albritton Lecture by Justice John Paul Stevens.
John Paul Stevens, retired associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, visited Alabama Law Nov. 16th to present the Fall
2011 Albritton Lecture.
Stevens’ visit coincides with a flurry of recent media coverage about the former justice, who recently released the book Five Chiefs: A Supreme Court Memoir. In the book, Stevens chronicles his history with the highest court in the land and focuses on his personal relationship with the five Chief Justices with whom he worked.Join us Nov. 16th for this rare opportunity to gain insight into the Supreme Court from one of its longest serving members.
Opportunities to earn CLE credit are plentiful in the
month of November, which includes four live seminars and seven teleconferences.
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Twenty seven recent Alabama Law graduates secured judicial clerkships commencing in 2011. This news is especially impressive given the intense competition for clerkships. According to the New York Times, last year’s clerkship applications exceeded 380,000 for fewer than 1,000 spots.
In addition, every student currently ranked in the top 5% of the Class of 2012 has already secured a federal clerkship following graduation.
“Matters of Faith: Religious Experience and Legal Response,” part of the Sarat Symposia on Law, Knowledge and Imagination, takes place this Friday, Oct. 14th, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. in the Bedsole Moot Court Room (140).
Symposium speakers are:
“The relationship of American law and faith has long been a subject of controversy,” says Sarat. “Secularists insist on rigid separation. In their view, the state must remain neutral in all matters of faith. Others believe that some of the most important tenets of American law have religious roots and that law is enriched when it engages matters of faith. These arguments flourish in various academic disciplines: history, political theory, literary studies, sociology, and law, to say nothing of the political arena and conversations in various faith communities.”
Accordingly, “Matters of Faith: Religious Experience and Legal Response” will explore several key questions:
This event is open to alumni, media and other guests. No registration required.
University of Alabama School of Law Professor Dan Joyner visited the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on Sept. 30th, to participate in a panel discussion centered around his new book, Interpreting the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.
The panel also included Dr. James Acton of Carnegie and Dr. Christopher Ford, former United States Special Representative for Nuclear Nonproliferation. Panelists examined legal interpretation issues raised in the book about the non-proliferation treaty.
Prof. Andrew Morriss and panel debate whether green jobs should be left to the green marketplace on MSNBC.
The University of Alabama School of Law has once again been named a “Best Value” Law School by National
UA Law ranked among the top 20 Best Value Law Schools, based on criteria including bar passage rate and percentage of students employed within the first nine months after graduation.