THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 6, Issue No. 26
March 31, 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/B26-0203.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Jewish Law Students Association is hosting Professor Dalia Tsuk, who will be giving a special lecture on April 10 at 4:00 p.m. in Room 140.  She will discuss the work of lawyer Felix Cohen, who played a major role in crafting the foundations of American Indian Law.  All students, staff, and faculty are welcome to attend.

PILO Fellowship!!  Come to the PILO meeting on Thursday, April 3 at 12:15 in Room 139 to pick up your application materials for the PILO Summer Fellowship.  The pledge drive will happen shortly after, so work on getting permission from a public interest employer now.  Also, at the meeting students will need to sign up to help sit at the pledge drive and accept donations.  We will also elect officers to take over PILO next year, so if you're interested in being an officer, be sure to be there, or email lgarcia@law.arizona.edu and nominate yourself if you cannot attend.

CLASS OF 2003 J.D. & LLM GRADUATION CELEBRATION LUNCHEON:  Thursday, April 10, 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.  Invitations have been placed in your box.  Please 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.

S. Thomas Chandler Public Service Award Deadline Extended: The deadline for submission of applications for the Chandler Public Service Award has been extended until 5:00 p.m. on April 7, 2003.  All third-year students who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply for this prestigious award.  The S. Thomas Chandler Public Service Award was established to assist graduating law students who will be entering public sector or public interest work upon graduation.  For 2002-2003, one or more awards will be made to third-year students enrolled in the Rogers College of Law.  The Chandler Public Service Award Committee will select the recipients based upon the following criteria: past and/or current public service activities, future plans for public sector/public interest work, and financial need.  Application materials are available in Room 118.

Scholarship for Bar Exam Expenses.  Sponsored by the Public Lawyers’ Section of the State Bar of Arizona.  The State Bar Public Lawyers’ Section is offering at least one (1) $500 award to third-year law students from the two state law schools.  This award is intended to be used to help defray the expenses for the Arizona bar exam, and will be awarded to the students who have shown the greatest dedication to public service.  To apply, submit the following (on separate sheets of paper) to Career Services by 5:00 Friday, April 4th.

  1. PERSONAL INFORMATION:  Submit a current resume.
  2. STATEMENT OF INTEREST:  In 500 words or less, describe your background and future plans in public law.  No single factor is demonstrative of dedication to public law.  Please feel free to include information about any of the following: summer work experience, clinical and externship programs, student pro bono activities, law school classes which you have taken that relate to public law, public law employment prior to law school; and any additional information which demonstrates your commitment to public service.
  3. ADDITIONAL STATEMENT OF NEED:  Describe any special financial need that you have.

3L and LLM Only - Federal Stafford Loan Seminar:  The most updated and relevant information on loan repayment, consolidation, and forbearance will be presented Friday, April 11, Room 146, Noon to 2:00 p.m.  Free lunch and door prizes!!  You must reserve a seat no later than April 4 by emailing Kim Marlow at marlow@law.arizona.edu.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 3/31 CURRICULUM PANEL:  Tax Law, Corporate Law, Estate Planning, Commercial Law
  12:20 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 146
   
Tuesday, 4/1 CURRICULUM PANEL:  Intellectual Property, Employment Law, Family Law, Law and Medicine
  12:20 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 146
   
Wednesday, 4/2 CURRICULUM PANEL:  Public Interest Law, Environmental Law, International Law, Tribal and Indigenous Peoples Law
  12:20 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 146
   
Thursday, 4/3 CURRICULUM PANEL:  Clinics, Skills Courses, Litigation, Legal Writing
  12:20 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 146
   
  PILO Fellowship Meeting
  12:15, Rm. 139
   
  Student Enrichment Forum
  Professor Korn and Meyerson Fellows Marina Hadjioannou (3L) and Scott Stein (3L)
  “Disability Law: Issues and Research”
  12:15 p.m., Sullivan Rm.  (Rm. 202)
  (Space is limited.  Please come only if you have signed up.)