The Concord Coalition has partnered with the University of New Hampshire's School of Law, the Whittemore School of Business and Economics and the Business and Industry Association to present the Next-Generation Matters series of conversations about the economic future. Mark Zandi, Chief Economist for Moody's Analytics, is the keynote speaker at this forum that will look at the economic, political and legislative outlook for 2012. Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby will examine the political challenges of passing fiscal reform …
Senator Judd Gregg will discuss "The Federal Fiscal Crisis: Where We Are and Where We Are Going." This event, sponsored by the Social Justice Institute, will be held from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm in the Rich Room.
UNH Law's 3rd Annual Public Interest Job Fair provides the opportunity to network with a wide range of public interest organizations. This event, sponsored by UNH Law's Office of Career Services, will be held from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm in rooms 201 and 202.
Professor John Baker, Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at the Catholic University of America Law School, will be speaking about "Federalism and the Election Process." Gear up for the primary season with us, and come with your questions! Sponsored by the UNH Law Federalist Society, this event will be held from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in room 282.
As usual, the UNH Law community is welcome to come play and represent their class. The first game will be the 1Ls v. 2Ls and the winner playing the 3L class (or the winner of 3Ls v. Alumni). Games will start at 11:30 a.m. so please come early enough to start on time. Also, the games are always more fun with cheering sections, so even if you don't want to play, come cheer your classmates, students, faculty, or staff. Sponsored …
Hear from NH’s Attorney General and NHPD’s Director of Litigation about their November argument before our highest court. In Perry v. New Hampshire, the United States Supreme Court will revisit its identification jurisprudence for the first time in over 30 years. The Court will decide whether the Due Process Clause allows a defendant to challenge the reliability of eyewitness identification testimony where police did not create the circumstances that may have rendered the identification unreliable. New Hampshire Attorney General Michael …
On Tuesday, November 15 at 12:00 pm come join the Patent Law Forum in Room 274 for a presentation by USPTO speaker Mark Powell on the Patent Prosecution Highway. Hosted by the Patent Law Forum and the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property at the University of New Hampshire School of Law
In memory of long-time Professor and Clinical Director Bruce E. Friedman, the Public Interest Coalition (PIC) organizes and sponsors Bruce Friedman Community Service Day, a day of service to which the whole UNH School of Law community are invited and encouraged to participate. On November 12th, we are meeting at the circular desk outside of the library at 8:15 a.m. for coffee and donuts. Volunteering will last until 12:00 noon.
For the students who have attended JIVE in the past, be prepared because this year's JIVE will be bigger and better! For the students who don't know about JIVE, JIVE is UNH Law's annual variety show. It attracts all types of talents from singing, to dancing, to skits, and stand-up comedy. Doors for JIVE open at 6:00 p.m., and the show starts at 6:30 p.m.
We hope you can join us for an evening of fun, education, good food, and friendship. We will be having Indian dancing and dance instructors who will teach the authentic dance moves, great Indian food catered from an Indian restaurant in Manchester, and the latest Bollywood music. Sponsored by the South Asian Law Student Association (SALSA), this event runs from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm in the Jury Box.
The Entertainment Law Society presents local music law attorney, Valerie Lovely. If you think at some point in your career one of your clients might write a song, paint a picture, or otherwise create an item eligible for copyright registration, this is the workshop for you. IP and non-IP students are encouraged to attend. Held from 6:00 pm–8:00 pm in room 282.
Join the conversation with the 2011 Marilla M. Ricker Achievement Award winner, Attorney Lucy C. Hodder. The Ricker award honors an outstanding woman lawyer in New Hampshire who has achieved professional excellence or paved the way to success for other women lawyers, advanced opportunities for women in the profession, or performed exemplary public service on behalf of women. Attorney Hodder is a shareholder at Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C. and Chair of the Firm’s Health Care Practice Group. She provides …
The Hispanic National Bar Association would like to invite you to come and celebrate Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead). We'll be taking a few minutes to formally introduce who we are and what HNBA is all about. We will also discuss what HNBA has been up to and what our plans are for the rest of the year. Then, we'll dig in to some Dia de los Muertos-themed goodies!
Held from 12:00 pm–1:00 pm in room 103.
Phi Alpha Delta hosts a Halloween Party and Costume Contest with iPods for “Best Overall” and “Most Original” costume, gift cards for “Funniest” and “Scariest” costumes. Snacks, drinks, & Halloween candy will be served. Hosted by PAD and sponsored by BARBRI. From 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm in the Jury Box.
Please join Prof. Ellen Musinsky and Richard Wilder JD '84 of the Gates Foundation for a reception from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm . Catch up on what is happening at the school and have fun with your classmates and other alumni.
As many of you already know, September 20th, 2011, began a new chapter in our nation's history. The discriminatory "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban on gay and lesbian service members officially came to an end. UNH Law's Lambda Legal invites you to join us for a night with Vermont Law School Professor, Jackie Gardina. Professor Gardina is an expert on the DADT legislation and was a leader in the fight for its repeal. Professor Gardina will be discussing the process …
Are you interested in learning about non-analogous art? If so, come listen to Paul Cole, European Patent Attorney and Bournemouth University Professor speak about this topic at this lunchtime seminar, from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in room 282. Hosted by the Patent Law Forum (PLF).
Please join the Dean and Franklin Pierce Center for IP Director Mary Wong at the annual Alumni Reception in conjunction with the AIPLA Annual Meeting. This year the reception will be on Thursday evening from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the Black Fox Lounge in the heart of Dupont Circle at 1723 Connecticut Ave NW.
The Social Justice Institute's Public Policy Forum Series continues with "A Conversation with Congressman Charlie Bass." This event is open to UNH School of Law community, including students, alumni, faculty and staff and will be held from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm in room 205.
"Constitutional Constraints on State Health Care & Privacy Regulation after Sorrell v. IMS Health" Symposium. Speakers include Ernest Young, Alston & Bird Professor of Law, Duke University; Ted Ruger, Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School; and Abigail Moncrieff, Associate Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law.
Earn up to 6 CLE credits for $115 or simply attend for free. Jointly sponsored by the UNH and Vermont Law Reviews.
The Student Hispanic National Bar Association and the Social Justice Institute are holding an Immigration Symposium from 6:00 pm–8:00 pm in the Rich Room, with a reception to follow afterwards in the Atrium. This event features a panel discussion including: Ron Abramson, Immigration+ Solutions; Francis Agyare, '03, Catholic Charities; Erin Corcoran, UNH Law Professor and Director of the Social Justice Institute; and Eva Castillo-Turgeon, New Hampshire Alliance for Immigrants and Refugees.This event is open to the public.
Many of you have asked: what is this federalism business, and what does it have to do with the judiciary? Well, the UNH Law Federalist Society thought an expert should do the talking. We've invited Prof. Ernest Young from Duke Law to tell us what it's all about from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm in the Rich Room.
Join us for an evening with Judge Nancy Gertner, sponsored by the New Hampshire Woman's Bar Association (NHWBA) and hosted by the UNH School of Law's Social Justice Institute. The Honorable Carol A. Conboy JD '78, of the NH Supreme Court will make opening remarks and introduce Judge Gertner. Gertner, who at 29 became a nationally known civil rights and criminal defense attorney during a high-profile case involving antiwar activists was later appointed to serve as a federal judge in …
The Entertainment Law Society presents UNH School of Law alumnus Noah McPike. He will discuss his career in entertainment law in "Music City USA" (AKA Nashville). Within 3 years of graduating from UNH Law, Noah landed his dream job. Come find out how he did it, from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm in room 282.
The University of New Hampshire School of Law will formally open its new Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property on September 30 and October 1 with an academic conference, panel discussions and a formal event attended by judges and legal scholars from across the country.
For more information, read here.
Are you curious about how the upcoming patent law will affect patentability of U.S. future inventions? The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act promises sweeping changes to patents and U.S. innovation. Inventors, patent holders, technology executives, patent attorneys, and the general public are just a few of the stakeholders affected by the new federal law. If you want to know how this law will change the future of patent practice, or if you're just wondering what all the fuss is about, then …
The Founding Fathers: What Were They Thinking? In 1787 delegates gathered in Philadelphia to address a wide variety of crises facing the young United States of America and produced the charter for a new government. In modern times, competing political and legal claims are frequently based on what those delegates intended. To be held from 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm in the Rich room.
The UNH School of Law community is cordially invited to the BBQ and Student Organization Fair. All our student organizations and clubs will be represented so if you're interested in joining a club and getting involved, this is your chance. BBQ Fare will be offered by Chad and Brian of the Jury Box Cafe and you will be serenaded by the Gerry Adams Trio.
Held from 11:30am – 1:00pm in the Courtyard and Atrium.