SBA COMMITTEE INFORMATION
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Communication and Program Committees
Student Enrichment Committee: a committee of SBA members that organize programs to instill a sense of community in the law school. This involves faculty research presentations, town halls, and informational sessions throughout the academic year. We also implement a wellness program to focus on mental health of law students, including hosting the ABA Mental Health Day.
Community Service Projects: a committee of SBA members that organizes community service projects such as the Race Judicata 5k. We also work with other non-profit and legal organizations to provide legal support to the community with student volunteers.
3L Graduation Committee: a committee of SBA 3L members selected to work with the law school administration to prepare for the graduation ceremony. The committee will facilitate the selection of a graduation guest speaker, 3L speaker, and the professor of the year award. We will organize the composite photos and 60-day graduation party.
Student Leaders Committee: a committee lead by the SBA President that consists of the law school organization leaders. Their goal is to communicate to minimize conflicts and ensure the school events calendar works to the benefit of the majority the student body.
Orientation Welcome Party: an event at the end of Orientation to welcome the incoming 1L class to our law school.
Trivia Night: a fun event geared towards building morale and relationship between professors and students. SBA provides prizes for the first, second, and third place teams, and for best team name.
Memphis Law Golf Tournament: SBA's largest fundraiser open to friends and family of the Memphis Law Community. All proceeds go to the SBA to support law school events, guest speakers, and student needs.
Race Judicata: an annual 5K held by the SBA as a community service fundraiser. All proceeds go to MBA's Access to Justice.
Fall Festival: a festival in the fall semester for the student body to celebrate the law school community. Each student organization puts together a booth or activity for the fall festival. Several of the activities include: face-painting; hot apple cider; a chili cook-off; pumpkin carving; "Pie a Professor"; and more!
Auction: Donations from the local Memphis community will be auctioned off in a silent auction followed by a live auction. The live auction will consist of the donations provided by the Memphis Law Professors. The proceeds will go to the SBA to pay for other events, guest speakers, or student needs.
Grizz Night: a night where the student body goes to Fedex Forum together as a student body to cheer on the Memphis Grizzlies! The goal of the event is to foster school spirit, a sense of community for law students, as well as the city of Memphis.
Barristers' Ball: an annual semi-formal event held to celebrate our law school community in an intimate and elegant setting. The goal of the celebration is to focus on the unification of each member of the student body and foster a spirit of fellowship.
3L Class Graduation Celebration: a party for the graduating class to celebrate and honor the achievements of the class, and to acknowledge their contributions to the law school.
Flaw Review: an annual event always free to the student body. It is a celebration of the academic year. Each class, 2L, 3L, 1L Section 11, 1L Section 12, and the faculty/administration will create and perform a skit poking fun and joking about things that occurred throughout the year. The skits are filled with jokes aimed at good, clean fun to laugh at ourselves and enjoy each other's company.
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