Volume No. 6, Issue No. 19
February 3, 2003
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The J. BYRON MCCORMICK LECTURE: The Last Days of the Rehnquist Court: Rewards of Patience and Power, Linda Greenhouse, Supreme Court Correspondent, The New York Times, Monday, February 17, 2003, 10:00 a.m., Ares Auditorium, Room 146.

What's that you say, no date for the dreaded Valentine's Day? We are looking for up to 20 volunteers to kick up their heels with some local seniors this Valentine's Day. Students, faculty, administrators and staff are invited to volunteer for the February Community Service Board Project on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14. Armory Park Senior Center downtown is sponsoring a dance and spaghetti lunch from 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Community Service Board is looking for volunteers for two different shifts:

If you would like to join us, please e-mail Martha Fenn at or sign up on the sheet posted in the law school lobby. Don't miss this great opportunity to get involved with this fun event and to get your groove on.

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.

1L Student Volunteers Needed. A Student Advisory Council for the 1L writing-and-research program is being formed. This council will meet monthly with Professors Rabe and Chiorazzi to discuss the various aspects of the spring writing-and-research program. The advisory council will meet at 2:15 p.m. on Feb. 12, March 10, and April 16. If you are available at these times and would like to serve as a student member, please send your name and the name of your writing professor to Davon May ( The deadline for applications is Feb. 4 at 5 pm. Ms. May will randomly pick one first-year student from each of the 12 class sections to serve on the advisory council.

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.

Spring 2003 Deadlines

February 6, 2003 Begin $250.00 Census Date late charge for unpaid registration or additional class units.
February 11, 2003 Last day to drop without a grade; class will not appear on the transcript. Drops are permitted using WebReg, RSVP, and the Change of Schedule form.
March 11, 2003 Last day to drop a class with a grade of W.

Also, please confirm your Spring 2003 Registration on Student Link before its too late!


Thursday, 2/6 LLM in Tax Program: Is it Right for You?
  Prof. Donaldson, LLM Tax Program, Univ. of Washington
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 203