Thursday, September 4, 2014

ASL Student Organizations

Opportunities to Serve the School, the Community, and the Profession



This week, we held a bar-b-que that gave student organizations an opportunity to recruit members.  

I profiled all, or nearly all, of ASL's student organizations in a series of posts beginning in August 31, 2013 that continued through October 2013.

They are:

Pro Bono Legal Service Providers:
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA
  • VITA Tax Services (VITA
  • Great Eastern Trail Project (GET
Law Journals:
  • Appalachian Journal of Law (AJoL)
  • Appalachian Natural Resources Law Journal (ANRLJ)
Student Government:
Legal Fraternities:
  • Blackwell Inn Phi Delta Phi (PDP
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International (PAD
Focus on Substantive Law:
  • ADR Society 
  • Criminal Law Society (CLS
  • Education Law Society (ELS
  • Energy and Mineral Law Society (EMLS
  • Environmental Law Society (ELS
  • Innocence Project 
  • International Law Society (ILS
  • Patent Law Association (PLA
  • Sports & Entertainment Law Society (SELS
  • Sutin Public-Interest Association (SPIA
Affinity Groups:
  • Appalachian Women in the Law (AWIL
  • Black Law Students Association (BLSA
  • Christian Legal Society (CLS
  • Gay/Straight Legal Association (GSLA or Outlaw) 
  • Hamilton Society (veterans)
Political Viewpoints:
  • Democratic Law Society (DLS
  • Republican Law Society (RLS
  • Federalist Society (conservatives/libertarians) 
  • American Constitution Society (ACS
Geographic Groups:
Sports Groups:
Other Groups: 
For more information about these student organizations, take a look at the late August, September, and early October 2013 postings at The Red Velvet Lawyerhttp://the-red-velvet-lawyer.blogspot.com.  Keep in mind that some of the listed officers have changed.  

For information about funding or creating an organization, see here and here

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