Volume No. 6, Issue No. 16
January 15, 2003
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FOURTH ANNUAL 1L LUNCHEON: †Friday, January 31, 2003, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m., Marriott University Park Hotel, 880 E. 2nd Street, Guest Speaker will be Corinne Cooper, Professor Emerita at the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law and Class of 1978 graduate of the University of Arizona College of Law.† Check your mailboxes for your invitation.† RSVP to Donna Ream in Room 120 by Friday, January 24, 2003.

SABBATICAL VISITOR LECTURE:† "Nature for Sale?† Commerce, Property, and the Protection of the Environment", Carol Rose, Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor of Law and Organization, Yale Law School and Ashby I. Lohse Visiting Chair in Water and Natural Resources Law, Tuesday, January 21, 2003, NOON, Ares Auditorium (Room 146).

VLP Advocate Meeting. Wednesday, January 22, 12:15 p.m., Room. 126.† The Volunteer Lawyers Program of Pima County is training student volunteers to work with clients and assist attorneys in the areas of Domestic Relations, Child Support, and Bankruptcy this semester.† If you attended the VLP Advocate meeting in November and indicated you would like to be a VLP Advocate this semester, you must attend this meeting!† For more information contact Nichole Bunker-Henderson ( or Julie Burkhart (

Ever wonder what it would be like to go bowling with your professor or to have drinks with your favorite staff person?† You could find out in the near future, but you may have to bid against other students, faculty and staff for one-of-a-kind items and fun-filled outings during the Law Women Association's annual spring auction. The auction will be February 25 at 12:15, and proceeds help fund LWA's community service projects.† LWA members will be approaching faculty and staff in the coming weeks for donations.† For more information, e-mail

This year's finalists for the Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition are Elizabeth Alongi, Ted Baker, Vanessa Deans, Michael Fleishman, and Robert Karlsson.† Congratulations to the finalists and also to each of the other 44 participants in this year's Competition.† Professor Rabe and Writing Professor Stacy Sulman read each of the entries.† They were delighted with the high quality of the students' writing and analysis.† An outstanding panel of lawyers and judges will be ranking the finalists' papers in order to determine the order of the awards.† The awards will be announced on Friday, January 24 in the Sullivan Room.† Refreshments will be served at 12:45 p.m.† The awards will be announced at 1:00 p.m.† All faculty, staff, administration, and Grand participants (and their guests) are invited to attend.† For more information, you may contact Professor Rabe at

FIRST YEAR STUDENTS:† The Mary Anne Richey Scholarship is awarded annually to a first-year student during the spring semester on the basis of the student's demonstrated commitment to public service.† The Scholarship consists of a one-time stipend of $800.† To apply for the Scholarship, please pick up an application from Rosie Gallegos in the Financial Services Office. The deadline for applications is Friday, February 14, 2003.† If you have questions, contact Professor Barbara Atwood at 621-1912, or

Looking for a practical experience, but donít have time for a clinic? Professor Harris is looking for students to participate in an Independent Study project for two credits.† The project will provide exposure to the court system, an opportunity to assist victims of domestic violence, and supervision by trained professionals.† Please contact Professor Harris directly at or 626-6095.

Information on the following is kept in the red scholarship book in Room 118; all University of Arizona and College of Law scholarships are posted on the Financial Aid bulletin board outside the Student Lounge:


Wednesday, 1/15

First Day of Classes


Tuesday, 1/21

Sabbatical Visitor Lecture


Carol Rose, Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor of Law and Organization, Yale Law School and Ashby I. Lohse Visiting Chair in Water and Natural Resources Law, will speak on "Nature for Sale?† Commerce, Property, and the Protection of the Environment"


Noon, Ares Auditorium (Rm. 146)


Wednesday, 1/22

VLP Advocates Meeting


12:15 p.m., Rm. 126