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Friday, November 2, 2012

7:45 AM - 5:45 PM
Event: Human Rights Conference
Repeats daily until 11/03/12

Day I

Introductory Session -- Rights and Their Translation into Practice II: Welcome and Setting the Stage

Panel Session II --  Armed Conflict, Crimes Against Humanity and Reparations

Panel Session III -- Rights Translation Mechanisms: Measures, Mobilization and Counter-Mobilization

Day 2

Panel Session IV -- Rights Translation Mechanisms: Human Rights Prosecutions and "Effects-based Rights Enforcement"

Panel Session V -- (tentative) Economic and Social Rights: Opportunities and Constraints in the U.S. and Global Arenas

Panel Session VI -- Framing, Institutional Logics and Public Opinion Formation

Wrap up Session -- Where do we go from here?

Contact: Kathie Barnes

Location: Faculty Lounge


8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Event: Environmental Breakfast Club

Rafe Sagarin

Specialist, Education-Outreach

Institute of the Environment

University of Arizona

Topic:  Observation and Ecology: Broadening the Scope of Science to Understand a Complex World

contact: Robert Glennon

Location: Sullivan Room (272)


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Event: Department of Sociology Brownbag Series

 Speaker: Jennie Brand, Dept. of Sociology, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

Topic: "Job Displacement Among Single Mothers: Effects on Children's Outcomes in Young Adulthood"

For questions regarding the Sociology Brownbag series, please contact Jennifer Earl

Location: Social Sciences Building, Room 415


12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Event: 1Ls: Drafting Legal resumes & Cover Letters - 2 Dates!

Introduction to drafting resumes and cover letters that legal employers want to see. This program provides the building blocks of the 1L job search. The Career Office guides you step by step through each document so that you will be prepared to hit the ground running for winter/spring interviewing. If you have a conflict with the date for your small section, please join the other small section group. Remember-

  • You must submit a cover letter and resume by Tues., Nov. 13 in order to participate in Mock Interviews with a law firm on Fri., Nov.16.

  • You must also bring your revised resume and cover letter to your initial counseling session.

Nov.1 - Dean Ponoroff small sections. Nov.2 - Professors Bambauer and Bublick small sections.

Location: Room 156 Department: Career and Professional Development


12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Event: Working for the ACLU

 Careers in Public Interest Series Present: Working for the ACLU.  Please join us in a discussion with Professor White about his exerience working for the ACLU.  Are you interested in public interest law?  Are you interested in Impact Litigation and Civil Rights?  Come join us! Thank you.

Location: Room 160 Department: National Lawyers Guild and the Immigration Law Students Association


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Event: 60 Minutes from Indian Country
Repeats weekly until 11/16/12

You are invited to join us each Friday this semester for 60 Minutes from Indian Country, a brown bag discussion series hosted by American Indian Studies, Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy, Native Nations Institute, and Native Peoples Technical Assistance Office.  We will meet Fridays from 12:30-1:30 pm in Harvill, Room 332A.

A full schedule of dates and topics for the Fall 2012 semester can be found here.

Location: Harvill, Room 332A