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Legal Speaker Series: K-State Institute for Commercialization

Monday, March 25, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

K-State Student Union, Room 209

Join the Office of Pre-Law Advising for the first Legal Speaker of the semester. The Kansas State University Institute for Commercialization (KSU-IC) will be hosted on Monday, March 25!

KSU-IC is located on campus and works closely with K-State entrepreneurs to commercialize intellectual property surrounding research on campus. Their office deals primarily with intellectual property, tech transfer, and business development.

During this presentation, KSU-IC will also present information on a few Pre-Law internships available on campus in their office! This event is a great way to learn more about intellectual property, the intersection of STEM and the law, and amazing internship opportunities!

This event is open to all, but seating is limited. Please RSVP to pre-law@ksu.edu by Friday, March 22nd to reserve your spot!

Practice LSAT

Saturday, March 30, 2019

8:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Wildcat Chamber, K-State Student Union

There will be a Practice LSAT on Saturday morning, March 30, 2019, in the Wildcat Chamber (formerly Little Theatre) of the K-State Student Union. The cost is $15.00 for print tests and $5.00 for digital tests due at registration.

Register in 215 Fairchild Hall no later than 12:00 PM on Tuesday, March 26, 2019.  You must pre-pay at the time you register.  For the digital exams, you must register for Khan Academy ahead of time.
The practice test will be treated as a real LSAT. With that being said, arrive at the test a little early to get signed in.  Bring a photo ID, an analogue watch, #2 pencils and an eraser to the test.  No mechanical pencils, electronic devices, digital watches, or food or drink are permitted.  Please let the office know if you need a certain test or if you have taken many prior tests.

Mock Law Class

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

K-State Student Union, Room 209

Have you ever wondered what a law school class is really like? Join the Pre-Law Office for a dynamic law class taught by Professor Lumen Mulligan of the University of Kansas School of Law.

Professor Mulligan joined the KU Law faculty in 2010. He teaches predominantly civil litigation courses, and KU Law students have recognized Mulligan for his teaching several times. Mulligan also teaches undergraduate classes in the KU Honors Program and directs the K-State to KU Law LEAD Program.

Prepare for the class with the following readings:

Anyone is welcome to attend, but seating is limited. Please RSVP to pre-law@ksu.edu by March 26th to reserve your spot.

The Charlie and Julie Hostetler Dinner with the Dean

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Holiday Inn Manhattan 

1641 Anderson Ave, Manhattan, KS 66502

Join the Dean of the University of Kansas Law School, as well as, recent alumni and current students for dinner! This event is an excellent opportunity to meet with current KU Law faculty, and get all of your questions answered about the University of Kansas Law School.

Please RSVP to pre-law@ksu.edu by March 26th to reserve your spot.

Logic Workshops

Monday, April 8 - Thursday, April 11

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Dickens Hall, Room 203

The Philosophy Department is offering our program an in-depth four-day FREE workshop series to practice formal logic and apply it to LSAT questions! This is an excellent opportunity to practice your logic skills for anyone planning to the LSAT. Take the opportunity to practice your logic skills with Philosophy professors Dr. Bruce Glymour and Dr. Graham Leach-Krouse.

The four sessions from 4:00 – 6:00 PM in Dickens 203 include:

  • Monday, April 8 – Translations and Truth Tables: A great place to start if you have not had much exposure to logic classes! This session is required if you plan to attend later sessions and have not taken any formal logic classes.
  • Tuesday, April 9 – Logic Puzzles: Learn how to work through logic games like those on the LSAT! From fun puzzles to complex analytical reasoning, this session is perfect for LSAT practice.
  • Wednesday, April 10 – Argument Patterns: In this session, work through constructing and parsing arguments efficiently. Strengthen the skills necessary for success in logical reasoning on the LSAT!
  • Thursday, April 11 – Models and Modality: Develop your understanding of a speaker's or a writer's attitude towards the world. This session works toward defining ability, possibility, permission, and obligation in our society.

This is an excellent opportunity to build up the skills and strategy needed to better tackle LSAT problems and learn more about the types of problems you will encounter on the LSAT.

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