Volume No. 6, Issue No. 17
January 21, 2003
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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).

In conjunction with the 30th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, the Tucson Chapter of the Arizona Women's Political Caucus is sponsoring an informative public presentation, Roe v. Wade:  Reflections on the Past and Future of the Landmark Abortion Decision.” Co-sponsors include the Law Women's Association and the American Constitution Society.  It will be held Tuesday, January 21, 5:15 p.m. in the Ares Auditorium (Room 146).  The panel is an all-star lineup of legal experts including former Arizona Supreme Court Justice Stanley G. Feldman and University of Arizona law professors Robert J. Glean and Barbara A. Atwood.  The panelists will reflect on the circumstances that led to the Roe v. Wade decision, the content of the decision itself, other changes in abortion law that have developed over the past 30 years, and what the future might hold for this issue.

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 (

The Domestic Violence Law Clinic needs your help! Volunteer your time and Spanish Language talents to assist survivors of domestic violence by interpreting at client interviews.  Interviews are usually one hour.  Please contact Bertha Fresquez at 626-5232 or for more information.

To All Students:  Students who change personal contact information during the year (e.g., email, phone, home address) are reminded to record the changes on their UA Studentlink accounts as soon as possible. All university departments rely on the currency of this info.

Pre-Trial Witnesses: For those students who have elected to be witnesses for the Pretrial Litigation classes, please see Professor Tom Mauet in Room 224 as soon as possible.

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

Pima County Bar Association - John G. Hawkins Professionalism Award.  The Board of Directors of the Pima County Bar Association created the John G. Hawkins Professionalism Award in 1993 to honor Judge Hawkins and the high standard to which he held himself as a citizen, a lawyer, and a judge.  The purpose of this award is to promote professionalism at the very inception of a lawyer's career, thereby making the tenets of professionalism a way of life.  The award is given to a second or third year law student enrolled at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, who most exemplifies the qualities expressed in the Arizona State Bar Creed of Professionalism.  The award, which carries with it a stipend of $500, is presented at the PCBA's annual awards luncheon, to be held Tuesday, May 27, 2003.  In addition, the recipient's name is inscribed on a plaque in the lobby of the UA James E. Rogers College of Law.  Applications are due NO LATER than Monday, MARCH 3, 2003.  An information sheet on the above award has been placed in each student's mailbox in the Student Lounge.  If you did not receive one, you can obtain a copy from the red Scholarship Book in Room 118.

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:


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 “Nature for Sale?  Commerce, Property, and the Protection of the Environment”


Noon, Ares Auditorium (Rm. 146)


Roe v. Wade:  Reflections on the Past and Future of the Landmark Abortion Decision”


5:15 p.m., Ares Auditorium (Rm. 146)


Wednesday, 1/22

VLP Info Meeting


12:15 p.m., Rm. 126


Thursday, 1/23

“So You Want To Be an Attorney?”


Nathan Schaye, Esq., Board of Directors, Nat’l. Assoc. of Criminal Defense Lawyers


12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 140