Lögrétta – The Law Students' Organisation of RU

The goal of Lögrétta is mainly to enhance academic work in the legal field both inside and outside the School of Law.

Lögrétta protects the interests of its members and functions as a contact between law students and the administrators of the School of Law. The president of Lögrétta looks out for the interests of law students at School meetings which he attends on their behalf.

The Lögrétta Debate Society operates under the auspices of Lögrétta and holds debate meetings on those legal issues most prominent at any given time. Lögrétta also publishes the Lögrétta Journal which is a reviewed legal journal.

Lögrétta furthermore organises various fun activities for students with the main events being the Lögrétta Day and the annual celebration in addition to almost weekly trips to companies and institutions.

Further information on Lögrétta, along with event pictures and much more can be found on its Web site, http://www.logretta.is/. Lögrétta can also be contacted via e-mail at stjorn@logretta.is.

Lögrétta was established on 8 March 2003.

Legal Service - Free Legal Aid

Law students at RU provide individuals with legal counselling free of charge.

The cases can be in all kinds of areas, e.g. tax issues, labour market rights, the rights of residents in apartment buildings and legal issues concerning marriage and inheritance.

The legal service is situated in the main entrance of RU (the Sun), Menntavegur 1, 101 Reykjavík. It can also be reached by telephone 777-8409 or by email at logfrodur@ru.is.

The legal service is open on Wednesdays from 17:00 to 20:00 from September 1st until the beginning of May, except during final exams in December.

Web page: logfrodur.ru.is

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