Week of June 28, 2021
In This Issue
News from Knowles
Deadline Lowdown
Office Hours 411
Events: This Week
Events: Next Week
Save the Date
Apply Yourself
Distinguish Yourself
News from Knowles 
Reminders, Announcements and Administrative Updates 
  • Facilities Notice: due to critical maintenance, there will be lots of humidity and no hot water in Knowles and Dockser on Saturday, July 10th from 6AM until approximately 6PM. Please keep this in mind when making plans to come to campus.

  • The summer exam schedule is posted here.

  • ASA is moving! ASA is moving from Cargill Hall to the second floor of Knowles Hall (Suite 202). Keep an eye out for updated signage.

  • UHCS is offering three groups for the remainder of the summer term:
  • Breaking the Silence: In-person: Mondays, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. beginning July 12th, Virtually: Fridays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, beginning July 16th: A safe space created for students to be able to drop-in and process encounters involving racism as well as the intersection of these experiences with other “-isms” or “-phobias”, including but not limited to xenophobia, homophobia, transphobia, classism, ableism, sexism, size-ism, religious prejudice, etc. Northeastern students can join this workshop through Zoom. Please make sure to use your Northeastern email address to join, as non-Northeastern emails will not be accepted.
  • Depression and Anxiety Group: Wednesdays 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm, July 14th – August 11th. Find support, create personal change, and connect with others around managing depression and anxiety in a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental setting. Group will be held online, via Teams. To learn more about the group or express interest click here.
  • Support Group for Students in Isolation and Quarantine: Thursdays 1:00 pm. This is a support group especially for any students who are in isolation or quarantine and who may be experiencing feelings of isolation or loneliness. In this group, students can find nonjudgmental support and comfort with others in similar circumstances. The group will be facilitated by both UHCS Mental Health & Medical Clinicians to offer participants holistic and comprehensive support and guidance. To learn more about the group or express interest click here.

  • Student Organization Leaders: Please update your student organization contact information for the 2021-2022 academic year here. Also check your group's contact information and description here, and email lawstudentaffairs@northeastern.edu with any updates. If you have not received an email about participating in orientation, please email Aileen McGrory.

Deadline Lowdown
Co-op, Graduation Requirement, and Other Upcoming Administrative Deadlines
  • Fall 2021 Clinic applications will be available on the ASA website beginning Monday, July 12th. Application deadline is Friday, July 23rd by noon. For questions, please contact lawclinics@northeastern.edu.    

  • Co-op Deadlines:
  • The next Supplemental Deadline for Fall 2021 collecting co-ops is Wednesday, July 7th at 11:59 PM Eastern.

  • The Early Deadline for Spring 2022 collecting co-ops is Tuesday, July 13th at 11:59 PM Eastern. These jobs will go live on Symplicity on July 7th. 

Office Hours 411
This Week's Administrative Office Hours, Appointments, and Drop-by Schedules
  • ASA Office Hours: ASA will have virtual office hours from 12:30-1:30pm on Wednesday, July 7 (on zoom here, meeting ID 916 7709 1887). Please email lawstudentaffairs@northeastern.edu to set up an appointment to speak with ASA. 

  • Co-op Office Drop-By Hour (In-Person): Tuesday 7/6: 1 - 2 pm with Cynthia; Wednesday 7/7: 10:30 - 11:30 am with Renay

  • Financial Aid Appointments: the office of financial aid is currently working remotely. To schedule an appointment with either Hillary Werner or Linda Schoendorf please use this link. You can also email us at lawfinaid@northeastern.edu.

  • Law Library: Away from campus this quarter? You can still schedule an appointment with a librarian! Click here and set up a meeting on Teams today!

  • Computer Services: OCS is available Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 5. Chat with us on Teams here. You may also email us at slaw_ocs@northeastern.edu or call us at 617-373-8919.

  • The Dean's Suite (120 Knowles) will be open Monday-Friday, 9-5.  

  • Office of New Markets: Learn more about employment opportunities and career paths in new, emerging and growth areas by scheduling an appointment with Rhonda Rittenberg, Director, Office of New Markets. Co-op and Post-Graduate Opportunities can be found on Canvas at Office of New Markets

  • Northeastern University Law Review Office Hours Open to All: Have a Bluebooking question? Need guidance on fact checking? Want advice on publishing your work? The Northeastern University Law Review's office hours are open to you and all NUSL students! We offer a couple different options: 
  • Office Hours with our Managing Editors (Summer Trimester Schedule): Fridays 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. Zoom link here
  • Office Hours with our Chief Diversity Editor (Summer Trimester Schedule): July 15th and August 12th 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Zoom link here.
  • Office Hours with our Forum Editors (Summer Trimester Schedule): Thursdays 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Zoom link here.    

Save the Date
Events to Register For or Put on Your Calendar
  • CRRJ WORKSHOP SERIES: Courts and the Abolition Movement, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 | 4pm-5:30pm ET. Please join the Civil Rights & Restorative Justice Project for a conversation with Matthew Clair, Assistant Professor of Sociology and (by courtesy) Law at Stanford University, and Amanda Woog, Executive Director of the Texas Fair Defense Project.  Dr. Clair and Ms. Woog will describe the histories and principles of abolition in relation to the criminal courts and specific abolitionist practices undertaken at the Texas Fair Defense Project. They are co-authors of the article “Courts and the Abolition Movement.” This event is open to CRRJ affiliates and members of the Northeastern University community. Register here to receive your zoom link. We hope to see you there!

  • Are you LGBTQ+ or an ally? The National LGBT Bar Association is hosting its annual Lavender Law® Conference and Career Fair, July 28 - 30th. With over 1700 annual attendees and more than 180 recruiters, it is the largest LGBTQ+ legal career fair in the world! This year the conference will host more than 50 programs, including a number geared specially to law students about career planning, student activism, and more. Additionally, top law firms and organizations from across the country will be recruiting students at the Career Fair.  You can learn more about the conference and register online here. Remember: Student members of the LGBT Bar can register for free! Students interested in signing up for membership should email s.bergelson@northeastern.edu./

Apply Yourself
RA, TA, and Work-Study Positions around Campus 
  • Professor Haupt seeks Research Assistants (work study) for a summer project involving professional speech and torts in the context of health advice. Please send expression of interest, CV, and unofficial transcript to c.haupt@northeastern.edu

  • Professor Martha Davis seeks a student to conduct a literature search on group rights of indigenous peoples worldwide. This project will begin on July 1, 2021. Work study not required. Interested students, send CV to Professor Davis at m.davis@northeastern.edu.

  • The Center for Public Interest Advocacy and Collaboration (CPIAC) is seeking a temporary summer website assistant with WordPress experience with to update portions of its website. The position is work study eligible and entails approximately 15-25 hours of work in total. If interested, please contact Shannon Al-Wakeel at s.al-wakeel@northeastern.edu.

  • Professor Blaine G. Saito is looking to hire an RA for the summer to assist in research involving tax policy issues. Those interested should send their resume, unofficial transcript, and a statement of interest to b.saito@northeastern.edu. Work study students are encouraged to apply.

Distinguish Yourself 
Opportunities for Student Distinction

  • Law Student Writing Competition: For the past ten years, the ABA Forum on Construction Law has held an annual Law Student Writing Competition. Through the Competition, the Forum introduces itself to the next generation of construction lawyers and pursues its mission of “Building the Best Construction Lawyers.” And, talented law student writers gain the opportunity to demonstrate their skill to the Forum and attend its Fall Meeting. The Law Student Writing Competition was prompted, in part, by the increasing number of law school courses dedicated to construction law.  Competition closes July 21st. Click here for more information.

  • The NLR Law Student Writing Competition offers law students the opportunity to submit articles for publication consideration on the NLR Web site. No entry fee is required. Applicants can submit an unlimited number of entries each month. Entries are reviewed October through May, when school is in session. Entries must be submitted via email to lawschools@natlawreview.com by 5:00 pm Central Standard Time by the last day of the month.

  • Northeastern University Law Review is accepting student-written submissions for publication in Volume 14, Issue 2. Submissions should be between 10,000 and 15,000 words (including footnotes) and follow a standard law review-style format. Please email your submissions to submissions.nulr@northeastern.edu

  • Northeastern University Law Review's online counterpart, Extra Legal, is accepting article submissions from faculty and students. Extra Legal aims to publish legal commentaries that support legal professionals and facilitate discussion of emerging legal issues. Submissions should be between 2,000 and 5,000 words and written as a formal Law Review article. Extra Legal is looking for responses to current events. More information can be found here. Current posts are available here. Email your questions or proposals to extralegal.nulr@northeastern.edu.

  • Northeastern University Law Review's Online Forum is accepting submissions from students to write a blog post on any legal or policy topic. The Forum provides an opportunity for NUSL students to publish an article, gain writing experience, and express their views. All posts are between 250 and 1,500 words and follow a blog-style format. The Forum is looking for students to respond to current events. Current posts are viewable here. Email your questions or proposal to forum.nulr@northeastern.edu.
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