LSS Weekly Email — This week’s events (Sept 29 — October 5)

The LSS weekly email is sent out every Sunday evening. This will not change. Our aim is to replicate this information here generally on Mondays to ensure the information is reaching as many people as possible.

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 29

What: PBSC – Lawyers as Agents of Social Change
When: 12:00-1:20
Where: Room 158
Details: Join PBSC for a Panel Discussion featuring Jim Quail, Chris
Tollefson and Calvin Sandborn. In addition to a lively discussion on
access to justice issues and the role lawyers play in advocating for
social change, lunch will be provided!

What: Criminal Law Club meeting
When: 1:00-1:20
Where: Room 205
Details: Feel free to stop by for a few minutes at any point between the
above times.

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 30

What: Dentons Negotiation Challenge
When: 5:00
Where: Room 157
Details: See attached poster

Note: Calgary and Toronto OCI’s for successful applicants take place Tuesday (Actually off Campus — downtown)

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 1

What: APPEAL Submissions Review Session #1
When: 12:00-1:20
Where: Room 142
Details: This is a chance to participate in the publication of UVic Law’s
student-run legal journal, APPEAL! Volunteers assist in the selection of
papers to be printed in this year’s volume. Lunch will be provided
(including a veggie option), and volunteers will receive a free drink
ticket for the APPEAL Halloween Party. And don’t forget to Like APPEAL on
Facebook and RSVP to the Review Session event page!

What: Student Animal Legal Defense Fund presents – “Person or Property?:
Recent Changes to Animals’ Legal Status” by Professor Maneesha Deckha
When: 12:00-1:00
Where: Room 152
Details: Professor Deckha is an internationally-known scholar in animal
law, and will be speaking about animals’ status under the law and the
rationales behind it. If you’re considering taking her class “Animals,
Culture and the Law” next semester, this is a great opportunity to hear
her speak about such an important and interesting issue. FREE LUNCH
provided!

What: PBSC General Training Session (PBSC Volunteers)
When: 12:00-1:20
Where: Room 158
Details: This event is mandatory for all 2014-2015 PBSC Volunteers – lunch
will be provided!

What: Sports and Entertainment Law Club Meeting
When: 12-12:30
Where: Room 205
Details: Quick update meeting on preparations for the Annual SELC Golf Tourney and the hockey pool.

ALL WEEK:
Nominations for law school Fall Student Elections have begun and will remain open all week. Nomination sheets and instructions are outside the lounge.
There are 4 positions available on the LSS Executive Council and 8 Faculty Committee positions.
Check your email from Mikey for more information on these elections.

Thank you and enjoy the last few days of September!

Posted in LSS

LSS Weekly Email

The LSS weekly email is sent out every Sunday evening. This will not change. Our aim is to replicate this information here generally on Mondays to ensure the information is reaching as many people as possible.

Events for the rest of the week

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 24

What: Tax Law Club meeting
When: 12:00-1:20
Where: Room 204
Details: We will be electing an executive and discussion potential events
to be held throughout the year.

What: Public Speakers Anonymous meeting
When: 12:00-1:20
Where: Room 157
Details: We will be electing executive members and laying ground work for
events and competitions.

What: Sports and Entertainment Law Club meeting
When: 12:00-1:00
Where: Room 205
Details: We will be discussing plans for events and speakers, our vision
for the club, and elections for executive club members.

What: Law Games Information Session
When: 12:00-1:20
Where: Room 158
Details: Attendance is important for all those interested in participating
in law games. General information, deadlines and upcoming projects will be
discussed.

Note: The Moot: Run-Off Problem will be emailed this afternoon as well for those Upper-Year students who are candidates for 
joining a moot team.


THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 25

What: Intro to the LCO
When: 12:30-1:20
Where: Room 158

What: Business Law Association meeting
When: 12:30-1:20
Where: Room 157
Details: We will be appointing our executive team and discussing our goals
for the year. All are welcome!

What: Aboriginal Awareness Camp (AbCamp) begins!
Where: Tsartlip First Nation

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 26

What: Fridge and Locker Cleaning
Where: Fraser Building lockers and lounge
Details: As you may or may not know, the LSS Executive takes responsibility for cleaning the fridges and microwaves in the student lounge. This is done on a monthly basis. As of this year, the LSS will also be removing items left on top of the lockers during the monthly cleaning. We will send you notice prior to each cleaning.
 
Please be advised that we will be doing a monthly cleaning this Friday, September 26. Prior to Friday, please remove items from the fridges or put your name on them. Anything not labelled will be thrown out. Please also remove items from on top of the lockers. Anything left there will be kept in the LSS office for your retrieval.

Thank you, and have a great rest of the week!

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2014-2015 Year Begins

Welcome to another year at the University of Victoria, Faculty of Law. The Law Students Society is here to help you! Find out about your representatives, find used textbooks for your classes, search for an outline of your class!

Let us know how we can help make your experience better:

 

Posted in LSS

2014-2015 Year Starts in 3 Weeks

It is time to get back to “studying”. The 2014-2015 school year opens on September 2nd with classes beginning on September 3rd. Elle and Sandy have been preparing for an incredible O-Week for UVic’s new prospects.

There are also a number of exciting improvements coming to the Law School for September. Most importantly, the main floor washrooms are in the process of being renovated and signage in the building will be updated.

The LSS Executive is planning a number of fantastic initiatives for September including a transformed Legal Information Clinic. The coolest crop of Law Students are also pleased to present another annual edition of the best weekend of law school: AbCamp! Stay tuned for additional updates as the year goes along. Remember to contact the LSS if you have any questions or concerns at lss@uvic.ca.

Posted in LSS, orientation

Government Response to National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

We have received this correspondence from the Minister of Justice, The Honourable Peter MacKay in response to our call for a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. The original letter requesting a National Inquiry as signed by Yianni Pappas-Acreman on behalf of the LSS is here: LSS Call for Inquiry. Contact the LSS if you have any questions or concerns. Read more ›

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Events on October 1, 2014
  • Student Fall Elections Nomination Period
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 6, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Outside of Lounge
    Description: Nomination Sheets - Outside of Lounge
  • LSS Budget and Approval -- Tentative
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 2, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • **Student Animal Legal Defense Fund presents: "Person or Property?: Recent Changes to Animals' Legal Status" by Professor Maneesha Deckha
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: October 1, 2014 - 1:00 pm
    Location: Room 152
    Description: FREE LUNCH provided!

    Professor Deckha is an internationally-known scholar in animal law, and will be speaking about animals' status under the law and the rationales behind it. If you're considering taking her class "Animals, Culture and the Law" next semester, this is a great opportunity to hear her speak about such an important and interesting issue.
  • **PBSC General Training Session (PBSC Volunteers)
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: October 1, 2014 - 1:30 pm
    Location: Room 158
    Description: This event is mandatory for all 2014-2015 PBSC Volunteers - lunch will be provided!
  • **APPEAL Volunteer Review Session #1
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: October 1, 2014 - 1:30 pm
    Location: Room 152
    Description: Get involved with UVic Law's student-run legal journal by helping us choose which papers should be included! This is a great way for 1Ls to get familiar with different types of academic legal writing. It's also an opportunity for all students to get familiar with APPEAL.

    Lunch will be provided.
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Events on October 2, 2014
  • Student Fall Elections Nomination Period
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 6, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Outside of Lounge
    Description: Nomination Sheets - Outside of Lounge
  • Law Co-op Program Information Session
    Starts: 12:30 pm
    Ends: October 2, 2014 - 1:30 pm
    Location: Room 158
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Events on October 3, 2014
  • Student Fall Elections Nomination Period
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 6, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Outside of Lounge
    Description: Nomination Sheets - Outside of Lounge
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Events on October 4, 2014
  • Student Fall Elections Nomination Period
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 6, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Outside of Lounge
    Description: Nomination Sheets - Outside of Lounge
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Events on October 5, 2014
  • Student Fall Elections Nomination Period
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 6, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Outside of Lounge
    Description: Nomination Sheets - Outside of Lounge
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Events on October 6, 2014
  • **Health and Wellness Week
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 10, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Description: Monday - Yoga
    Tuesday - Breakfast in the Lounge
    Wednesday - Green Tea + Massage
    Thusrday - Drawing in the Lounge
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Events on October 7, 2014
  • **Health and Wellness Week
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 10, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Description: Monday - Yoga
    Tuesday - Breakfast in the Lounge
    Wednesday - Green Tea + Massage
    Thusrday - Drawing in the Lounge
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Events on October 8, 2014
  • **Health and Wellness Week
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 10, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Description: Monday - Yoga
    Tuesday - Breakfast in the Lounge
    Wednesday - Green Tea + Massage
    Thusrday - Drawing in the Lounge
  • Equity Forum
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: October 8, 2014 - 1:20 pm
    Location: Room 158
  • Interview Tips Night
    Starts: 4:00 pm
    Ends: October 8, 2014 - 6:00 pm
    Location: On Campus, Room 157
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Events on October 9, 2014
  • **Health and Wellness Week
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 10, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Description: Monday - Yoga
    Tuesday - Breakfast in the Lounge
    Wednesday - Green Tea + Massage
    Thusrday - Drawing in the Lounge
  • Student Fall Elections - Speeches
    Starts: 12:30 pm
    Ends: October 9, 2014 - 1:30 pm
    Location: Room 157
  • Moot Kick-Off Reception
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: October 9, 2014 - 5:00 pm
    Location: Student Lounge
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Events on October 14, 2014
  • Student Fall Elections Voting Period
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 21, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Outside of Lounge
  • Grad Clothing Sale -- Tentative (mid-October)
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 15, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • 1L Legal Analysis Due
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 15, 2014 - 12:00 am
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Events on October 15, 2014
  • Student Fall Elections Voting Period
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 21, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Outside of Lounge
  • Grad Studies Session
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: October 15, 2014 - 1:20 pm
    Location: On Campus -- Room 157
    Description: Aimed at 3Ls
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Events on October 16, 2014
  • Student Fall Elections Voting Period
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 21, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Outside of Lounge
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Events on October 17, 2014
  • Student Fall Elections Voting Period
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 21, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Outside of Lounge
  • Tentative SELC Golf Tournament Date
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 18, 2014 - 12:00 am
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Events on October 18, 2014
  • Student Fall Elections Voting Period
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 21, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Outside of Lounge
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Events on October 19, 2014
  • Student Fall Elections Voting Period
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 21, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Outside of Lounge
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Events on October 20, 2014
  • Student Fall Elections Voting Period
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 21, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Outside of Lounge
  • Interview Week for Successful OCI Applicants
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 23, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Off Campus -- In Vancouver
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Events on October 21, 2014
  • Interview Week for Successful OCI Applicants
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 23, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Off Campus -- In Vancouver
22
Events on October 22, 2014
  • Interview Week for Successful OCI Applicants
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 23, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Off Campus -- In Vancouver
23
Events on October 23, 2014
  • Dean's Social
    Starts: 3:30 pm
    Ends: October 23, 2014 - 4:30 pm
    Location: Law Lounge
24
Events on October 24, 2014
  • Tofino Surf Trip
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 27, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Ucluelet, BC, Canada
    Description: NOTHIN BUT GOOD TIMES
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Events on October 25, 2014
  • Tofino Surf Trip
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 27, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Ucluelet, BC, Canada
    Description: NOTHIN BUT GOOD TIMES
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Events on October 26, 2014
  • Tofino Surf Trip
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: October 27, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Ucluelet, BC, Canada
    Description: NOTHIN BUT GOOD TIMES
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Events on October 27, 2014
  • **APPEAL Volunteer Review Session #2
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: October 27, 2014 - 1:30 pm
    Location: Room 152
    Description: Get involved with UVic Law's student-run legal journal by helping us choose which papers should be included! This is a great way for 1Ls to get familiar with different types of academic legal writing. It's also an opportunity for all students to get familiar with APPEAL.

    Lunch will be provided.
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Events on October 28, 2014
  • Prep Session for CBA Mentorship Reception
    Starts: 12:30 pm
    Ends: October 28, 2014 - 1:50 pm
    Location: On Campus -- Room 158
  • Animal Law Careers Panel
    Starts: 12:30 pm
    Ends: October 28, 2014 - 1:20 pm
    Location: Room 157
    Description: Careers panel put on by the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund
  • CBA Mentorship Reception
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: October 28, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Hotel Grand Pacific, 463 Belleville St, Victoria, BC, Canada
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Events on October 29, 2014
  • Clerkship Information Session
    Starts: 12:30 pm
    Ends: October 29, 2014 - 1:20 pm
    Location: On Campus -- Room 157
    Description: Aimed at 2Ls and 3Ls
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Events on October 30, 2014
  • Starving First Year Potluck
    Starts: 12:30 pm
    Ends: October 30, 2014 - 1:30 pm
    Location: UVic Lounge/Outside the Lounge
  • Resume Prep Session
    Starts: 12:30 pm
    Ends: October 30, 2014 - 1:20 pm
    Location: On Campus -- Room 158
  • PBSC-McCarthy Tetrault Wine & Cheese with Justice Abella
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: October 30, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Student Lounge
  • APPEAL Halloween Party
    Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: October 31, 2014 - 2:00 am
    Location: TBA
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