Current List of our Live Auction Items for the 2018 Auction
L - 1 Durham Dinner and a Show
Sat, February 17th – 7:00 p.m. Downtown Raleigh
-- Are you ready for a “Thrilling” night where your “World will be Rocked”?
Then join the P.Y.T party for a night of Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael
Jackson Experience. The evening includes two V.I.P balcony tickets, and dinner
at Sitti (authentic Lebanese cuisine) with April Giancola (CDO) before the
L - 2 Do it for the LOLs
lucky students can join the Student Services Dream Team(tm) for appetizers,
drinks, and Cards Against Humanity. Sure to be some good, G-rated fun!
L - 3 Poker Night at Professor Coyle's!
night of low-stakes, high-excitement gambling, as you and five friends take on
Professor John Coyle at the poker table. Food (but no stewing chickens!) and
drinks will be provided in this night of gaming and fun at Professor Coyle’s
L - 4 Take a Break
Bishop & Professor Chew would like to donate a coffee and treats study
break for up to 20 students to be taken during the spring reading days or final
L - 5 Escape with the Clinic
Join clinical faculty for a night playing
"Escape the Room," to be preceded by drinks and snacks. Come employ
all those legal reasoning skills as we are locked in a room together, working
against a 60-minute clock to unearth clues, solve puzzles, and crack codes. See
if you have what it takes to escape! Think of it as a metaphor for law school!
(Limited to 6 students)
L - 6 Hiking with Puppies
Need a break from the stress of law school? Want
to get some fresh air? Enjoy a nice hike with Professor Gerhardt and her new
(and totally adorable) dog! 4-6 students welcome!
L - 7 Movie Night without Keanu Reeves
Join the coolest RRWA professor you know at her
house for dinner and a movie! Professor Gurvich will host up to 6 students, and
provide food, wine, a big screen TV, and popcorn for the group! Winning bidders
pick the food (want to try Professor Gurvich's home-cooking? Now's your
chance!) and the movie (anything you want! Unless it has Keanu Reeves. No
movies with Keanu Reeves.) You won't want to miss out on this!
L - 8 Goooooooooooooooaaaalllll!
Join Professor Kirschenfeld for a springtime football (yes, the
realfootball, or the game played worldwide and known in the U.S. as “soccer”)
match. Choose between the USL’s N.C. Football Club (men’s) or the NWSL’s N.C.
Courage (women’s, and last season’s runners up!) – both teams play home matches
at Cary’s WakeMed Soccer Park. As of this writing, schedules for the 2018
seasons have not been released, but plan for the game to be on a weekend from
late March to mid-April, or later if necessary. Up to four students should plan
to watch some high quality local teams play the world’s beautiful game. One
souvenir per student included, as is an accompanying meal.
L- 9 Wine Exploration!
Wining and Dining! Join Professor
Thomas for a relaxing evening of wine tasting and accompanying h'orderves. This
hosted culinary scroll through the world of vino is limited to 6 lucky students.
L - 10 Learn the Ropes
The entire externship team (Prof. Zanin, Prof. S-K, Prof. Lyubkin
and Melissa) are in for an outing for up to six students to the high ropes
course at Camp Chestnut Ridge followed by campfire and smores (also at Chestnut
L - 11 Brunch with BFFLs
Spend some quality time with two of NC's leading
attorneys in the fields of domestic violence and sexual assault, both UNC Law
alums and BFFLs: Amily McCool, Legal Director of the nonprofit the NC Coalition
Against Domestic Violence and Sherry Everett, founder and partner of public
interest law firm assisting survivors of domestic violence. They love UNC Law
students and will treat you to a fun brunch! Up to 6 students.
L - 12 Tar Heels Only
Professor Lissa Broome at Tobacco Road Sports Bar to watch the UNC – NC State
Men’s Basketball game (played at NC State) on Saturday, February 10 at 2:00
p.m. Professor Broome will provide food and libations for 3. Must root for Tar
L - 13 An Un-Taxing Lunch
Feeling hungry? Four lucky students can join
Professor Patricia Bryan for lunch (where she has promised NOT to talk about
tax) at City Kitchen, an American Brasserie in Chapel Hill, at a date TBD. Come
enjoy great food and company!
L - 14 Dapper as the Dean
Have you ever seen Dean
Brinkley and thought "wow, that is a well-dressed man"? Well now you
have a chance to be as dapper as the dean himself, with two bow ties from his
L - 15 Poker Face
Put on your best poker face as you and five
friends compete in a Hold 'Em tournament at Professor Kennedy's home. Enjoy
home-made desserts and refreshments as you compete for $100 in prize money!
Professor Kennedy will put up the stake money for everyone and guarantees that
he will be the sucker at the table.
L - 16 Get it Together
Stern is a life coach and would like to offer 3 free life coaching sessions –
value $300-450. Here is Professor Stern's definition of life
coaching: life coach ing 1. A process that helps you take concrete steps
toward a future that excites you and aligns with your values. 2. A process of
becoming “unstuck” in areas that matter to you, such as work, relationships,
health, exercise, money, romance, personal growth, or having fun."
L- 17 Hiking with Hornstein
Hornstein invites 4 students to go hiking up Mt Rogers on the Appalachian Trail
and/or adjacent Grayson Highlands State Park, the home of wild ponies (or
both). Interesting side-note: Professor Hornstein has twice walked
the entire Appalachian Trail and he and his wife were the subject of an award-winning
story about Triple Crown hikers (those few who have thru-hike the AT, the
Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada, and the Continental Divide, also
from Mexico to Canada).
L - 18 The Wise Bird Sings
Watch a wise bird sing his
swan song! Prof. Weisburd offers an exclusive dinner for up to four law
students at a local restaurant (TBD after the winning bid is announced). Yale
and Stephen Breyer fans need
L - 19 A Sushi Extravaganza
Like sushi? Love media law? Want to spend some quality time with
your favorite professors? Up to 4 students can join Professor Ardia and
Professor Papandrea at their home for a personally prepared sushi dinner! Not a
fan of fish? Doesn't matter! There will be a vegetarian option! This kind of
opportunity doesn't appear often!
L - 20 Bowling with Boger
Boger challenges you to a game of mediocre bowling at Mardi Gras Lanes. The
mustachioed sage will also provide dinner for up to four law students and
guests (7 people at the absolute maximum). Restaurant TBD by coordination
between Dean Boger and the winning bidders.
L - 21 Pizza (And Fondue) Party
Got friends? Interested in criminal law? Would
gourmet pizza and chocolate fondue calm your stress-raddled soul? Prof. Jain
invites you and 11 other students to gorge yourself on delicious desserts with
her and her family. Date TBD.
L - 22 Jamaican BBQ
Professor Myers at his home for an authentic experience of Jamaican BBQ and
some criminal law discussions on the side! Up to 6 people!
L - 23 Southern Supper
Take the night off from cooking and enjoy a
delicious southern style meal at Dean Smith's lovely home. Up to 10 people can
come relax, have a glass of wine, and dine for free with Smith and her family.
Catered by Mama Dips (yuuuuum). Don't miss out!
L - 24 Pucky You!
Join Professor Muller with up to two of your
friends at a Carolina Hurricane's game. He'll even buy you each a drink. Game
is February 13 at 7:00pm against the Los Angeles Kings.
L - 25 Drinks and Dinner with Marshall
Want to talk politics, movies, the First Amendment, or find out why
Professor Marshall hates New Jersey? No subject is off-limits, except Pennoyer
v. Neff. Up to 4 students for dinner and drinks
L - 26 Take Me Out to the Ball Game!
Professors Salinas and Everett on a night out at the Durham Bulls stadium for
nine innings of fun. 8-10 people welcome.
L - 27 A Little Second Wave Feminism Anyone?
the history of the feminist movement with Professors Posner, Bishop, Elengold,
Fedders, Jacoby, and Marsden over a private screening of the riveting
documentary, "She's Beautiful When She's Angry," followed by pizza,
beer, and discussion. Time and date (weeknight) to be determined by students,
professors, and the Varsity. Minimum 10 students, Maximum 15 welcome.
L - 28 A Vegetarian Feast!
You and up to five friends can enjoy a dinner prepared by
Professor Hirsch, a former cook at the Dave Matthews Band's favorite vegetarian
restaurant. Included: vegetarian meal, drinks, and possibly some stories about
the band before they were famous.
L - 29 Intellectual Chili Dinner
14 friends can talk with Professor Gene Nichol about his storied career over
beers and bowls of his homemade chili during a relaxing evening at his home.
Which 14 friends you bring along is a non-justiciable political question, but
no attendees will have a rational basis to go home hungry!
L - 30 Heady 'Zaaaa
homemade pizza (in a real brick oven!) and explore the Monast estate with up to
L - 31 Shooting Range
Join Professor Myers - a former federal prosecutor and a former
SWAT team member - for some fun at a shooting range where you can get a
hands-on experience with criminal law. For two people!
L - 32 Happy Hour at the Franklin Hotel
Join Professors Elizabeth Gibson and Mosteller at the Franklin
Hotel for an afternoon of drinks and snacks. 3-6 students welcome.
L - 33 Roar Like the 20s!
The year is 1929: The stock market has not yet
crashed, the Charleston is all the rage, and the Hessicks are hosting a dinner
party. You are invited to an evening of fancy food, free-flowing champagne, and
elaborate era-appropriate costumes. Up to 6 students.
L - 34 Total Kaplan Bar Prep Course
Uh-oh, it’s right around the corner, better grab
this incredible score! Complete Kaplan Bar Prep Course, choose between in
person or online classes at a value of almost $3000!
L - 35 South Africa House
Gansbaai, South Africa for seven days and seven nights. This low-key hamlet is
known for whale-watching, great white shark diving, world class wineries and
scenic hiking. Only a two-hour drive to Cape Town! 3L’s could easily make this
part of their post-bar trip!