Volume No. 6, Issue No. 23
March 3, 2003
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23RD ANNUAL MARKS LECTURE: "In-Laws and Outlaws," Patricia J. Williams, James L. Dohr Professor of Law, Columbia University Law School; and Columnist, The Nation, Thursday, March 13, 2003, 10:00 a.m., Ares Auditorium, Room 146.

Substantial Paper Student Forum. This semester the curriculum committee is looking at the upper level curriculum requirements.† As part of this process we are discussing substantial paper topic seminars. In order to help further our discussion, the committee would like to get the input of students.† For example, do students feel like they have enough variety in seminar course offerings?† There will be an open forum on Wednesday March 5 at 12:15 in Room 139.† All students, 1L, 2L, and 3L are welcome. Any input would be appreciated. †If you have any questions please contact or

Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times national correspondent Tim Egan will be speaking at the UA this week on "Domestic Politics and Privacy Issues in the Shadow of War."† This free public lecture, sponsored by the Political Science Department, will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 6 in the Integrated Learning Center, Room 120.† All are invited to attend.

Andrew Silverman Community Service Awards. †In an effort to recognize student community service, each year the Law School honors one student in each class, and one student organization, with the Andrew Silverman Community Service Awards.† Nominate yourself or a friend who inspires you through his or her community service. Nomination forms will be sent to you by e-mail.† Extra copies will be available downstairs in the Student Lounge.† Nominations are due on Friday, March 14.† For more information, please contact Martha Fenn at

Put down your books, slip on your boots and gloves, and come help us clean TROTís barn! Students, faculty, administrators and staff are invited to volunteer for the MARCH COMMUNITY SERVICE BOARD on Saturday, March 29.† We will be at Therapeutic Riding of Tucson, testing Winston Churchillís theory that the outside of a horse is good for the inside of a man.† (Actually, we will be helping to clean the barn and tack room, and assisting the Barn Manager with other projects around the property.)† TROT enriches the lives of people with special needs by offering equine therapy programs. We will meet at the law school at 8:30 a.m. and carpool to TROTís facility at 8920 E. Woodland (off Tanque Verde on the east side of town).† We will work from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.†† 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.† Space is limited, so please sign up early.

PAD will be sponsoring both a clothing (men, women, & children) and toiletry drive the week of March 9 to March 14.† Please start cleaning out your closets and finding extra toiletries to donate to worthy charities.† Boxes will be located in the basement by the mailboxes.† Thank you for your participation.

The final round of the 8th Annual Richard D. Grand Damages Competition - a student competition in which each contestant makes a closing argument for the plaintiff in an injury cases, limited to the issue of damages - will be held in the Burton J. Kinerk Trial Courtroom on Wednesday, March 12 at 12:00 Noon.† A reception in the lobby will follow the competition.† Students are encouraged to attend the competition.

Legal Research Class Changes: A final legal research class will be held Friday, March 7, 12:15, in Room 146.† During this class, Professor Chiorazzi will explain the final assignment and hand it out.† He and the other Research librarians will be available to answer your questions about the assignment or legal research in general as well.† For those who cannot attend on Friday, we will have a make-up class at the same time, same room on Monday, March 10.† Because of this change, we will not have the regularly scheduled legal research classes the week of March 10; your last regular research class will be the Shepard's training the week of March 3.† The Westlaw/Lexis and Citator assignment will still be due the week of March 10.† Please turn them in to your librarians or their boxes by class time.† Please contact your research librarian if you have any questions.

Deadline:† April 30, 2003.† Incompletes: To prevent your grade of I (Incomplete) from turning to an E or F (Failed), your work needs to be received by the Professor no later than Wednesday, April 30, 2003. Refer to your Student Handbook, (also on-line) at:†


Tuesday, 3/4 "Alternative Career Choices With Your J.D."
  Speakers from Westlaw, Lexis, corporate contract management, and bar association administration
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 122
Wednesday, 3/5 Substantial Paper Student Forum
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 139
Thursday, 3/6 "The Practice of Employment and Labor Law"
  Lawyers from Fennemore Craig, Steptoe & Johnson, and Waterfall Economidis who practice in this area, and are active in the ABA Labor & Employment Section tell you how to get started in the field!
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 140
  "Sports & Entertainment - Representing & Marketing Professional Athletes & Entertainers"
  A recent graduate talks about her work as Director of Sports Management for Sports Management Group Worldwide in the DC area
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 122
  New York Times Correspondent Tim Egan Lecture
  "Domestic Politics and Privacy Issues in the Shadow of War"
  7:00 p.m., Integrated Learning Center, Rm. 120
  Free public lecture sponsored by the Political Science Department
Friday, 3/7 Class of 2004 Picnic and Softball Game
  12:00 p.m., Himmel Park