THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 6, Issue No. 3
September 3, 2002
The College of Law Bulletin is published at the beginning of each week of the semester.  To place an announcement or event in the Bulletin, please e-mail your information to Martha Fenn at fenn@law.arizona.edu or put a note in her box in Rm. 242.  The deadline for receipt of information is each Thursday by 11:00 a.m. for inclusion in the following week’s Bulletin. This Bulletin can be found on the web at www.law.arizona.edu/news/Bulletins/2002/B03-0203.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The American Constitution Society (ACS) will be showing a video of Senator Hillary Clinton's recent speech at Georgetown University entitled:  “The Rehnquist Court:  What's Next?”  The speech addresses concerns about the Court's treatment of federalism issues.  The video will be shown on Thursday, September 5 at 12:15 in Room 139.

The ACLU is having its first meeting on Wednesday, September 4, at 12:15 p.m. in Room 139.  Food and drink will be available.

The first ATLA meeting will be on Wednesday, September 4, from 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Room 146.  If you are interested in trial work, this is a meeting you must attend.  There will be sign-ups for the Student Trial Advocacy Competition, one of the largest national trial competitions.  Pizza and beverages will be provided.  Don't let this opportunity pass you by.

The National Lawyers Guild will be having its first meeting of the semester on Tuesday, September 3, at 12:15 p.m. in Room 139.  Pizza will be provided.

REMINDER:  The VLP Advocates Informational Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 4, at 12:15 in Room 126.  All students interested in volunteering with the VLP are invited to attend.

Legal Referral Training. Thursday, September 5, 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  A Joint Program:  The Native American Law Students Association (NALSA) and The Tucson Indian Center (TIC) (Serving Local Urban Indian People).  Meet one-on-one with clients; apply your studies to real-life situations; gain a unique understanding of the legal system; help people find the right legal solutions for them.  Common Areas of Law:  Discrimination, Landlord/Tenant, Domestic Violence, Indian Child Welfare.  Program In-take hours are Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.  For Training:  PLEASE MEET AT "THE CASA" across from the North Entrance of the Park Garage NW Corner of Fremont & Helen.

ATTENTION FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS:  The Community Service Board, which consists of two students from each class, several faculty members and two administrators, is looking for 2 first-year students to serve on the Board.  The Community Service Board meets regularly throughout the year to organize community service events and develop other community service related projects at the College of Law.  If you are interested in applying for a position on the Board, please submit a resume and a brief written statement describing your interest to Martha Fenn, Coordinator of Special Projects, Rm. 238, by Friday, September 6.  For more information contact Martha Fenn, fenn@law.arizona.edu.

THIRD YEAR STUDENTS:  The Honorable William Brammer is seeking 12 committed third year students to participate in the Morris K. Udall Inn of Court Program.  The Inn was established to promote the goals of legal excellence, civility, professionalism and ethics.  It is comprised of approximately 50 lawyers, judges and law students who meet on a monthly basis.  Meetings are held the first Monday of each month, from October through May (but not January) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hotel Congress in downtown Tucson.  Each meeting includes dinner and an educational presentation at no cost to the student. Members find it to be a rewarding, stimulating and congenial atmosphere.  To apply, please submit a resume and brief letter of interest to Career Services by Friday, September 6, 2002.  The letter should be addressed to Judge Brammer at 400 W. Congress, Suite 302, Tucson 85701-1374.  For more information on the Inn of Court program visit their website at www.innsofcourt.org or see the Hot File in Career Services.

Orientation Survey. The Student Bar Association will be circulating a survey about orientation to all 1Ls. It will be in your mailboxes on Tuesday, September 3.  Please take the time to complete it-this is a great opportunity for you to share your opinion and make a difference for next year's new class.

First Year Students. If you haven't already filled out and returned your Fall 2002 Entering Class Questionnaire, the Admissions office encourages you to do so as soon as possible.  If you no longer have the questionnaire from your orientation packet, please stop in and pick one up from Dan Nunez in the Admissions Office.  Your Admissions office makes decisions concerning recruitment and travel, deposit deadlines, admit services and much more based on the feedback that we get from our enrolled students.  It is important to us and we look forward to hearing from you.

Scholarship Information: Information on the following is posted on the Financial Aid/Scholarship Bulletin Board and kept in the red scholarship book in Room 118: 

  1. Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund Scholarship Program for Law Students - deadline 1/31/03;
  2. 2003 Paul Guggenheim Prize - deadline 2/1/03;
  3. 2003 Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Competition - deadline 10/07/02;
  4. American Association of University Women (AAUW) Educational Foundation Fellowships and Grants for Fellowship Year July 1, 2003 - June 30, 2004 - deadline 1/20/03. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, 9/3

National Lawyers Guild Meeting

 

12:15 p.m., Rm. 139

   

Wednesday, 9/4

La Raza Nacho Sale

 

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Main Lobby

   
 

ACLU Meeting

 

12:15 p.m., Rm. 139

   
 

ATLA Meeting

 

12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 146

   
 

VLP Advocates Informational Meeting

 

12:15 p.m., Rm. 126

   

Thursday, 9/5

American Constitution Society (ACS) Video:  “The Rehnquist Court:  What's Next?”

 

12:15 p.m., Rm. 139

   
 

NALSA Legal Referral Training

 

3:00 - 5:00 p.m., THE CASA, across from the North Entrance of the Park Garage NW Corner of Fremont & Helen