THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 6, Issue No. 9
October 14, 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/B09-0203.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

NLG presents:† Israeli and Palestinian Bereaved Familiesí Forum for Peace. Today, Monday, October 14, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 128.† All are invited to attend.

ACLU will have its regular meeting today, Monday, October 14, at 12:15 p.m. in Rm. 203.† Items on the agenda include:† Newsletter; Dues or Fundraising; Possible Event - Legal Observer Training.† All are welcome.

The University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents IRAQ:† PERSPECTIVES AND RESPONSES, Monday, October 14, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., Social Sciences Building Auditorium, Room 100 (two buildings east of Centennial Hall).† To facilitate public discussion about possible U.S. intervention in Iraq, UA faculty members will present information from a variety of fields of expertise.† Ample time will be allowed for questions from the audience.† PANELISTS INCLUDE:† Cliff D. Crutchfield, Division Director, Environmental and Community Health, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health; Chris C. Demchak, Associate Professor, School of Public Administration and Policy, Eller College of Business and Public Administration; Richard M. Eaton, Professor, Department of History; David N. Gibbs, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science; Leila Hudson, Assistant Professor, Department of Near Eastern Studies Alan J. Malter, Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing, Eller College of Business and Public Administration; Toni Massaro, Dean and Milton O. Riepe Chair in Constitutional Law, James E. Rogers College of Law; Charles D. Smith, Professor, Department of Near Eastern Studies; Thomas J. Volgy, Professor, Department of Political Science; Terry C. Wallace, Professor, Department of Geosciences.

Study Guide Sale - Every year the Law Women's Association (LWA) asks 2Ls and 3Ls to donate study guides, which LWA resells.† LWA will be collecting study guides on Monday, October 14 and Tuesday, October 15 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.† The study guide sale will be October 16 and 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition starts this week.† This year's Grand Writing Competition will be held from October 18 to October 28.† The Competition is open to all students - both J.D. and LM - at the College of Law.† The top five student participants will each receive cash prizes of:

First Place

$2000

Second Place

$1000

Third Place

$500

Fourth and Fifth Places

$250

This year's fact situation - which is set in Arizona - involves an interesting question of criminal law that raises important humanitarian and border-security concerns.† The page limit is ten pages, double-spaced.† The problem involves no research; all cases, statutes, and other source materials will be provided in the packet.† The writing will be judged for accuracy, brevity, clarity, and persuasiveness.† Participants will have up to 48 hours during the Competition period to work on the problem.† (In other words, one participant could choose to pick up the problem on October 18 and return it 48 hours later.† Another participant could choose to pick up the problem on October 24 and return it 48 hours later.† Special arrangements will be made for weekends.)† More information is available on the College of Law's web site:† www.law.arizona.edu.

RUSS AND CAROLYN RUSSO SCHOLARSHIP.† The James E. Rogers College of Law is pleased to announce the availability of a new scholarship.† The Russ and Carolyn Russo Scholarship Foundation will provide a scholarship to assist an enrolled law student with the studentís registration/tuition fees (up to $500).† Details on the application procedure are posted on the Financial Aid Bulletin Board located beside the elevator in the basement of the College.† Applications are now available in Room 118 of the College.

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:


UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 10/14

NLG presents:† Israeli and Palestinian Bereaved Families' Forum for Peace.

 

Monday, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 128

   
 

ACLU Meeting

 

12:15 p.m., Rm. 203

   
 

IRAQ:† PERSPECTIVES AND RESPONSES

 

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Social Sciences Building Auditorium, Room 100 (two buildings east of Centennial Hall)

   

Tuesday, 10/15

Student Enrichment Forum

 

Professor Silverman, "The Changing Landscape of the Death Penalty in Arizona:† Mental Retardation to Jury Imposed Sentences and Beyond"

 

12:15 p.m., Sullivan Room, (Rm. 202)

 

(Space is limited.† Please come only if you have signed up.)

   
 

Human Trafficking & International Human Rights

 

2:15 - 3:00 p.m., Room 140

   

Wednesday, 10/16

LWA Study Guide Sale

 

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

   
 

NLG Meeting

 

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m., Rm. 139

   

Thursday, 10/17

LWA Study Guide Sale

 

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

   

Sunday, 10/20

14th Annual AIDSWALK

 

Law School team will meet in the law school lobby at 8:00 a.m.