Week of Sep 16-22, 2018

Tuesday 18 September

Skills Course - SKL-MAR-09182018: Maritime Primer

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm

Contact: Hector Linares · halinare@loyno.edu

Location: LS Room 111

(Tuesday/Thursday, Sept. 18 & 20, 2018) (12:30pm-1:45pm) (LS 111)
Louisiana and the Gulf South are the most active jurisdictions for maritime practice. This class will cover basic concepts of what is the traditional test for maritime tort and contract jurisdiction, what is the distinction between jurisdiction and applicable law, what are navigable waters of the United States, the basic concepts of Jones Act Seaman status, who is a Longshore Harbor Worker and other very basic concepts of maritime law. Students will walk away with a broad understanding of maritime law which will assist with subsequent skill courses that address drafting a maritime complaint, answering the maritime complaint, propounding discovery and conducting a factual investigation of a maritime accident in rem jurisdiction and arrest and seizure of a vessel, and limitation of liability. Attend this first class that is part of a larger series of skills courses.

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Constitution Day

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:45 am

Contact: Davida Finger · dfinger@loyno.edu

Location: College of Law 405

Constitution Day with panel of Law Professors sponosred by American Constitution Society

Thursday 20 September

Skills Course - SKL-MAR-09182018: Maritime Primer

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm

Contact: Hector Linares · halinare@loyno.edu

Location: LS Room 111

(Tuesday/Thursday, Sept. 18 & 20, 2018) (12:30pm-1:45pm) (LS 111)
Louisiana and the Gulf South are the most active jurisdictions for maritime practice. This class will cover basic concepts of what is the traditional test for maritime tort and contract jurisdiction, what is the distinction between jurisdiction and applicable law, what are navigable waters of the United States, the basic concepts of Jones Act Seaman status, who is a Longshore Harbor Worker and other very basic concepts of maritime law. Students will walk away with a broad understanding of maritime law which will assist with subsequent skill courses that address drafting a maritime complaint, answering the maritime complaint, propounding discovery and conducting a factual investigation of a maritime accident in rem jurisdiction and arrest and seizure of a vessel, and limitation of liability. Attend this first class that is part of a larger series of skills courses.

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Meet the Law School

Time: 12:30 pm to 2 pm

Contact: Tia Andrews · ladmit@loyno.edu · 504-861-5575

Location: Danna Student Center

Meet the Law School!!!

Where do you want to go?

Wherever it is, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law can get you there.

Not only does Loyola Law offer the unique opportunity to earn a Juris Doctor in civil law or common law, you may also pursue a certificate in one of eight areas. 

A representative will be availabe to talk about the apllication process, give advice about law school, and answer all of your law school questions.

 

 

Friday 21 September

Skills Course - SKR4-092118: Professionalism in Practice

Time: 9 am to 12 pm

Contact: Hector Linares · halinare@loyno.edu

Location: Law School Room 111

(Friday, September 21, 2018) (9:00am - 12:00 pm) (LS 111)
Sponsored by the LSBA Committee on the Profession, this course focuses on the practical aspects of professionalism and ethics. Students will watch short vignettes of professional and ethical dilemmas many new attorneys face. After each short presentation, experienced practitioners and judges will guide the discussion on how to best handle difficult situations. Many attorneys in the first five years of practice may not know how to handle certain situations. Through mentoring and experienced attorneys, this class will help you transition into practice. Come learn how to prevent ethical dilemmas and understand professionalism issues before such occur in real life.  There will also be a short presentation at the end of the discourse concerning the issues and solutions of law student debt. 

*Note: This course satisfies skills competency requirement 4) Law Office Management/Professionalism

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