Volume No. 6, Issue No. 28
April 14, 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 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


Interested in being a VLP Advocate this summer?† The Volunteer Lawyers Program of Pima County is looking for student volunteers to work with clients and assist attorneys in the areas of Domestic Relations, Child Support, and Bankruptcy this summer.† Training will be provided.† If you would like to get some great pro bono experience, please come to a meeting on Wednesday, April 23, at 12:15 p.m. in Rm. 126.† All students are welcome.† For more information contact Julie Burkhart (

ACS will be having its last meeting of the year on Tuesday, April 15, at 12:15 p.m. in Room 122. We will be electing our President, Executive Vice-President, and Vice-President of Finance.† There will also be lunch provided - Subway!† All ACS members are encouraged to attend and to participate in the election.

ACS and LAGRA will be co-sponsoring a discussion on Wednesday, April 16, at 12:15 p.m. on the Lawrence v. Texas case that was recently argued before the Supreme Court.† This case involves two men who were arrested for having consensual sex in their home and charged under Texas' Homosexual Conduct Law.† Amelia Cramer is the speaker for this event.† Amelia is a former attorney for Lambda Legal Defense Fund and the director of Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders in Boston.† There will be free pizza served!† Please join us for this event!

The now-defunct Student Animal Legal Defense Fund chapter at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, which Susan Barber started last year, may be revived to honor her memory as a champion for animals. First-year student Joan Bundy would like to hold an organizational meeting on Wednesday, April 16, at 12:15 p.m. in Room 128.† No commitment will be required; the goal is simply to gauge the level of interest and find out what projects students might be interested in pursuing or topics they would like to learn more about.† If there is enough interest, the group will renew operations again in the fall.† Questions?† E-mail

Library News - law students may now submit interlibrary loan requests online through the computer labís student intranet:†† A link to the new ILL Request Form has been added to the resource links on the left side of the page.† Please contact the Circulation/Reserve Desk if you have questions about the use of this form or any of the database links within it.

Reminder - The Arizona International Lawyers Group and The National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade are hosting a Mexican Real Estate Seminar on Thursday, April 24 from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the Law College.†† The topic is "Real Estate Acquired for Industrial or Commercial Purposes."† Students, Faculty, Administration & Government Employees may attend free of charge.† To register, please contact:  The National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade at (520) 622-1200 or e-mail them at† Additional information is available in a folder on the bulletin board outside of Room 120 in the Law College.

First (and soon to be Second) and Second (and soon to be Third Year Students): † Hone Your Legal Research Skills With Intermediate Legal Research a/k/a Legal Research Bootcamp.† Once again just following this Spring Semester, the librarians from the Law Library will be teaming up to teach an intensive legal research course.† It will provide "refresher" training in using primary and secondary legal materials and offer more detailed training in administrative law and legislative history research.† The course will also provide extensive WESTLAW, LEXIS and Internet legal research training.† This one credit, pass/fail course will be completed in just five days.† It will be offered immediately following the completion of the Spring Semester, from May 19 - 23, 2003.† Students should expect to be in class or in the library completing exercises each day from about 9 am to 5 pm (with appropriate breaks and time for lunch).† Law students may register for this course on line.† A tentative daily schedule for the course is available online at:† To obtain further details on the course, please contact Shaun Esposito, Head of Public Services, Room 109A in the library [].

Information on the following is kept in the red scholarship book in Room 118; all University of Arizona and College of Law scholarships are posted on the Financial Aid bulletin board outside the Student Lounge: Victoria Fisher Memorial Prize 2003:† Women & The Law.† Entries to be received by 30 September 2003.


Tuesday, 4/15

ACS Meeting


12:30 - 1:15 p.m., Rm 128


Wednesday, 4/16

Speaker on Lawrence v. Texas


Sponsored by ACS and LAGRA

  12:15 p.m., Rm. 140
  Student Animal Legal Defense Fund
  Organizational Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 128