Volume No. 6, Issue No. 24
March 10, 2003
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ATTENTION FIRST YEAR STUDENTS: During the week immediately following Spring Break your small sections will meet individually to get information on selecting classes for next fall and beyond.  You will receive important information about the curriculum, course selections and recommendations, registration, etc.  We will also post the schedule of small section meetings in the Bulletin on Monday, March 24.  If you cannot attend your small section’s meeting, please attend one of the other meetings that week.

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

CLASS OF 2003 J.D. & LLM GRADUATION CELEBRATION LUNCHEON: Thursday, April 10, 2003 at noon at the Arizona Inn, 2200 East Elm Street.  Please come join Dean Toni M. Massaro and the College of Law Faculty and Administration for this annual event.  Your invitations will be arriving shortly - please check your mailboxes.  R.S.V.P. by Friday, April 4, 2003.  P.S. There will be a class photo taken following the graduation luncheon at the law school sculpture.

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, 10:00 a.m., Ares Auditorium, Room 146.

Mass Demonstrations. The ACLU is sponsoring a panel on the First Amendment and mass demonstrations today, Monday, March 10, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 146.  Refreshments will be provided.  Scheduled panelists include:  Maritza Broce, Director, Southern Arizona Alliance for Economic Justice; Dennis McLaughlin Assistant Tucson City Attorney, Co-Drafter of a new mass demonstration ordinance; Liana Perez, Independent Police Auditor, City of Tucson; Captain Robert Shoun, Specialized Response Division, Tucson Police Department.

The final round of the 8th Annual Richard D. Grand Damages Competition 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.

Clothing and Toiletry Drive.  Clean out your closets and find extra toiletries. PAD is sponsoring a clothing and toiletry drive from March 9 to March 14.  The clothing will benefit the Disabled Veterans (their needs include clothing for men, women, and children).  The toiletries will be donated to the Tucson Center for Women and Children (a domestic violence shelter.  Their needs include:  shampoo, condition, soap, toothpaste, tooth brushes, deodorant, & all other toiletry items (all sizes are appreciated).  Boxes for your donations will be located in the basement by the mailboxes.  Thank you for participation and helping out our community!

Put down your books, slip on your boots and gloves, and come help us clean TROT’s 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 Churchill’s 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 car pool to TROT’s 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.

Graduation Robe Info. The bookstore will have representatives available for Third Year Graduating Students to order their graduation regalia for the May 17, 2003, graduation ceremonies.  They will set up in the lobby March 11 and March 12 from 9 a.m., until 2:30 p.m., for your convenience. If you do not order your graduation regalia at that time, you will need to go to the bookstore directly.

Mexican Real Estate Seminars. The Arizona International Lawyers Group (a consortium of Arizona’s leading international law firms) and the National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade, Tucson, in conjunction with the Colleges of Law at the University of Arizona and at Arizona State University, will present a series of three seminars on various aspects of Mexican real estate law.  Each session will run at the UA James R. Rogers College of Law from 3:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. on the following dates:

The faculty will consist of leading experts from Arizona and Mexico and will be designed for both non-lawyers and lawyers.  Real estate brokers, property owners, developers, and investors will find the courses practical and timely.  There are NO FEES for LAW STUDENT ATTENDEES!  Registration for students is located on the table outside of the Development & Alumni Relations Office (Rm. 120).


Monday, 3/10

Panel on the First Amendment and Mass Demonstrations


Sponsored by the ACLU


12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 146


Student Enrichment Forum


Professor Hegland: “If Stephen King Can Discover Cujo, Can Judges Discover Law?"


12:15 p.m., Sullivan Rm. (Rm. 202)


(Space is limited.  Please come only if you have signed up.)


Wednesday, 3/12

8th Annual Richard D. Grand Damages Competition - Final Round


12:00 Noon, Trial Courtroom (Rm. 104)


Thursday, 3/13

23rd Annual Marks Lecture


Prof. Patricia J. Williams, James L. Dohr Professor of Law, Columbia School of Law


“In-Laws and Outlaws”


10:00 a.m., Ares Auditorium


Community Legal Access Society Meeting


12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 128