THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 6, Issue No. 18
January 27, 2003
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/B18-0203.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Southern Arizona Psychological Association - Law and Psychology Committee is sponsoring a panel discussion on Juveniles and the Death Penalty on Monday, January 27, at 7:00 p.m. at the College of Law in the Ares Auditorium (Rm. 146).  The public and all persons associated with the College of Law are welcome to attend.

Panelists will be:

The Grand Damages Competition is a closing argument competition in which each contestant makes a closing argument for the plaintiff in an injury cases, limited to the issue of damages.  The runoff competition will be held the week of March 3 - 7; the final round will be held on March 12.  Students who are taking, or have taken, Basic Trial Advocacy can sign up for the competition.  There will be a sign-up sheet posted on Prof. Mauet's office door early in February.

Congratulations to the finalists of this year's Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition:

First Place: Vanessa Deans, 2L (tie):
$1500
First Place: Ted Baker, 3L (tie):
$1500
Third Place: Michael Fleishman, 2L
$500
Fourth Place: Elizabeth Alongi, 2L
$250
Fifth Place: Robert Karlsson, LLM
$250

A special thanks goes out to Richard Grand for creating and funding this Competition and also to the student authors who participated this year.

Higher Education Tax Benefits For 2002 Tax Year:  Key Bank, a lender of student loans, has published an excellent informative brochure outlining the significant tax benefits that apply to taxpayers who are currently paying for post-secondary education, are in the process of repaying student loans, or currently saving for post-secondary education for their children.  These brochures are available in the holder on the wall outside the Financial Aid Office, Room 118C.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 1/27 “More Than Getting Your Feet Wet”
  Join attorneys and a 3L student (Kevin Chlarson!) as they talk about looking for a job, and what tactics they used in their searches.  Get advice that works!
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 140
   
  Juveniles and the Death Penalty
  7:00 p.m., Ares Auditorium (Rm. 146)
   
Tuesday, 1/28 Community Service Board Meeting
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 128
   
Thursday, 1/30 “Closing the Deal - What’s the Extra Mile?”
  Lawyers will be coming with concrete examples of what they did in “closing the deal” when close to getting the job, negotiating, bringing in business, etc.
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 140