THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 7, Issue No. 28
April 12, 2004
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/2003/B28-0304.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to the Andrew Silverman Community Service Award recipients for 2003 - 2004.  Each year these awards are presented to one student in each class and one outstanding student organization who exemplify the spirit of community service.  This year's recipients are:

Fegtly Moot Court Competition Awards were presented to the following students, on April 7:

The American Constitution Society is sponsoring a brown bag forum on judicial sentencing and the Feeney amendments. It will be with Heather Williams from the Federal Public Defenders office. Monday, April 12, 12 - 1:00 pm., Room 106. Grab your lunch and come check it out.

Come hear Abogada Andrea! Abogada Andrea, a/k/a Andrea Matheson, Esq., is the host of "Conozca Sus Derechos" on 89.1 KUAZ at 2:00 p.m. on Sundays. Come hear how she's been able to stay true to her ideals AND make a living doing it. She's also going to explore the complexities of cultural differences between Anglos and Latinos in the attorney-client relationship. Wednesday, April 14, Noon - 1:00 p.m., Room 122. Sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild.

Help your classmates get paid! The Paul Marcus/PILO Summer Fellowship Pledge Drive will take place on April 12 - 15 in the law school lobby, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. each day. With your donation of any amount, you'll be able to vote on which two student public interest projects will receive the Paul Marcus/PILO Summer Fellowship. Donate $5 or more, and you'll get to cast two votes. Questions? Contact sarah.bradley@law.arizona.edu.

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 21, at 12:15 p.m. in Rm. 122. All students are welcome. For more information contact Sheila Schaeffer (Sheila.Schaeffer@law.arizona.edu) or Lindsay St. John (Lindsay.StJohn@law,arizona.edu).

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 17 - 21, 2004. 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:  http://www.law.arizona.edu/Library/studentIntranet/research_courses/ilr/index.htm. To obtain further details on the course, please contact Shaun Esposito, Head of Public Services, Room 109A in the library [shaun.esposito@law.arizona.edu].

Scholarship Information:


UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 4/12 ACS Forum Speaker: Heather Williams, Federal Public Defenders Office
  Noon - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 106
 
Student Enrichment Forum
Professor Atwood:  “Inter-racial Adoption and the Indian Child Welfare Act”
12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Sullivan Rm. (Rm. 202)
Space is limited. Please come only if you have signed up.
   
Wednesday, 4/14 NLG Speaker:  Abogada Andrea, a/k/a Andrea Matheson, Esq.
Noon - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 106
 
LWA Election/Meeting
12:15 p.m., Rm. 139
   
Sunday, 4/18 Rogers College of Law Team
Race for the Cure (for breast cancer)
8:00am, Sunday, April 18, Reid Park

 

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