THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 6, Issue No. 20
February 10, 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/B20-0203.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

LWA will have a General Meeting on Tuesday, February 11 at 12:15 p.m. in Room 139.† We will discuss the Spring Auction, the next Speakeasy, and elections.† Hope to see you all there!

Got a Summer Job Yet? Join the Public Interest Law Organization (PILO) on Wednesday, February 12 at 12:15 p.m. in Room 201 upstairs to learn about summer public interest fellowships.† The PILO fellowship provides funds for a student to work for the public interest agency of their choice who may not otherwise be able to afford to hire the student.† We'll also discuss the future of PILO, and Ms. Nailon will explain how to apply for Equal Justice Fellowships.

Antitrust Discussion. Microsoft, Standard Oil, and AT&T - Three large companies that are synonymous with monopoly (it's not just a game).† Come hear a discussion about the potential benefits and problems caused by these types of companies.† The Federalist Society is hosting a discussion about antitrust enforcement on Wednesday, February 12, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. in Room 201.† Robert A. Levy, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies with the Cato Institute and our own Professor Jamie Ratner, formerly with the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department, will present their sides of the argument and be open to questions from the audience.

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.

A Student Advisory Council for the 1L writing and research program has been formed.† This Council will meet monthly with Professors Rabe and Chiorazzi.† Twelve students (one from each writing section) were randomly selected from a list of volunteers.† This year's 1L members are Nancy Sterrett, Jessica Findley, Janis Gallego, Thomas Stack, Matt Mansfield, Sherri Zendri, Alexandra Lee Delgado, Wesley Allen, Heather Siegele, Sarah Bradley, Jackie Nicol, and Kristen DeWitt-Lopez.† The first meeting will be this Wednesday, February 12, at 2:15 p.m. in the Sullivan Room.

The annual Write-On Competition to select new members for both the Arizona Law Review and the Arizona Journal of International & Comparative Law will be held on February 20 - 24 this year.† Two Informational Meetings to discuss the Write-On Competition and answer any questions will be held this week.† The first meeting will be held on Monday, February 10 at 4:00 p.m. in Room 139.† The second meeting will be held on Thursday, February 13 at 4:00 p.m. in Room 139.† First year students who wish to participate in the Write-On Competition must attend one of these two meetings.

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 fresquez@law.arizona.edu for more information.

FAFSA ALERT. Deadline Rapidly Approaching.† To be considered an on-time applicant for College need-based scholarships for the 2003 - 2004 academic year, your FAFSA MUST BE RECEIVED by the processor by March 1, 2003.† To meet the deadline, you should submit the completed FAFSA by February 15, 2003.† Complete information on how to file the FAFSA on line can be found at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.† If you have questions about how to file a FAFSA, contact Kim Marlow at 626-8101, by e-mail at marlow@law.arizona.edu, or in Room 118C.† Kimís office is equipped with a computer for student use in filing the FAFSA on line.† So, DO NOT DELAY!

THE THOMAS TANG LAW SCHOLARSHIP.† The Arizona Asian American Bar Association and local businesses have endowed a scholarship in honor of the late Honorable Thomas Tang of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.† The goal of the scholarship committee is to encourage and mentor bright, charismatic and ambitious law students to become leaders in the field of law, business or politics.† Selection criteria:† involvement with the minority community, law school academic performance, character, leadership skills, economic status, and commitment to practicing in Arizona.† The applicant must be a current student at one of the two state law schools.† One or more students from each law school will be awarded a scholarship ranging from $750 to $1,500.† Application materials available in Room 118.† Deadline for receipt of application materials in Phoenix: February 21, 2003.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 2/10 Write-On Informational Meeting
 

4:00 p.m., Rm. 139

   
Tuesday, 2/11 LWA General Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 139
   
Wednesday, 2/12 PILO Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 201
   
  Federalist Society Antitrust Discussion
  1:30 - 2:30 p.m., Rm. 201
   
  Student Advisory Council Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Sullivan Rm. (Rm. 202)
   
Thursday, 2/13 Write-On Informational Meeting
  4:00 p.m., Rm. 139
   
Friday, 2/14 February Community Service Board Project
  Armory Park Senior Center Valentineís Day Dance
  9:00 - 11:30 a.m. (First Shift); 11:30 - 2:30 p.m. (Second Shift)