Tag: University of Kansas

From weekend competitors to Jayhawk lawyers-in-training

Mock trial prepares undergraduates for law school KU Law provides ample opportunities for students to gain hands-on courtroom experience, but for some future Jayhawk lawyers, the training began long before stepping foot in Green Hall. KU is home… Read More

Casino Night raises more than $2,500 for student public interest law stipends

On Oct. 18, law students and friends dressed up, ready for an evening to remember. The reason to put down their casebooks and highlighters and forget about the stress of law school? Public Interest Law Society’s 10th annual… Read More

Working 5 to 9: A day in the life of a 2L with 2 kids

5:15 a.m.: Unfortunately, this is when I get up. Mondays mean Torts II at 8 a.m. I also share one bathroom with my husband and two boys, so if I want a shower that isn’t interrupted by little… Read More

Student finds path to LGBT advocacy through KU Law

Jake McMillian didn’t think Kansas was a progressive enough place to launch his career, but KU Law proved him wrong. Now, with a year of law school under his belt, he’s working and advocating for LGBT rights in… Read More

LibGuides: one-stop shopping for your legal research needs

As anyone who has had to do research in a specific area of law can tell you, a significant amount of time can be spent on the task of gathering up all of the sources at your disposal…. Read More

The librarians are coming! Wheat Law Library to host joint conference in Lawrence

The Wheat Law Library will host the joint Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL) and Southwestern Association of Law Libraries (SWALL) conference on Nov. 3-5. On Nov. 3-4, all activities take place at The Oread. Librarians and information… Read More

A day in the life of a 1L

Day in the Life is a three-part series following a 1L, 2L and 3L through a typical day of law school. The series opens today with 1L Michele Kraak. 6:30 Monday morning My first alarm goes off. I… Read More

Friendly faces and tasty food: New admissions dean confirms rumors, busts myths about Midwest

Hello! It’s been six weeks since I moved from Philadelphia to Lawrence to begin my new position as Assistant Dean of Admissions here at the KU School of Law. Now there’s an old adage that a visitor can… Read More

KLFP has KU Law covered

Kansas Law Free Press is the student-run newspaper of the University of Kansas School of Law. KLFP is about new things, big ideas, awkwardness, intellectual diversity, refinement, and getting to the point. It’s dedicated to informing, inspiring and… Read More

Speakers to present diverging perspectives on same-sex marriage

KU Federalist Society, KU OUTLAWS & Allies, and KC Legal are pleased to announce “Same-Sex Marriage: Diverging Perspectives” from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in 104 Green Hall. We are fortunate to have two respected speakers… Read More