Volume No. 7, Issue No. 29
April 19, 2004
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The Richard Grand Damages final arguments take place today, Monday, April 19, at 1:00 p.m. in the Trial Courtroom (Room 104). All students are invited to hear the finalists present their arguments.

“What do you do with a 45 mph couch potato?” (Or, “How Retired Greyhounds Are Rescued and Adopted Into Loving Homes”). Presented by Brad Pritchett, Adoption Coordinator. Tuesday, April 20, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Room 122. Pizza will be provided. Sponsored by the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund.

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 ( or Lindsay St. John (Lindsay.StJohn@law,

Are you a current 1L or 2L interested in helping troubled teens make better life decisions for credit this summer? Then come to an informational meeting about the Juvenile Detention Center Teaching Program on Friday, April 23 from 12:15 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 122. For questions, please contact Sabrina Davis ( or Larry Ward (

Paul Marcus/PILO Summer Fellowship Pledge Drive. Thanks to everyone who donated toward the Paul Marcus/PILO Summer Fellowship! We've raised $600 to help fund two students' public interest projects this summer, but we've still got a ways to go till we reach our $2000 goal. There's still time for you to donate to this cause, though - PILO will have a table in the lobby on Monday, April 19, and Tuesday, April 20, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. each day. Come show your support for public interest law!

Special thanks to Talitha Gray (3L) and Genevieve Leavitt (Friend of the College) who helped to create the Memory CD's for the Class of 2004 Graduation Lunch. If you were not able to make the lunch and would like a cd, please see Donna Ream in the Development & Alumni Relations Office (120) for your copy.

Congratulations to Nathan Benedict and Andrew Stevenson whose Notes will be published in the Fall issue of the Law Review.

“Arizona Law Grads Shaping National Law and Policy” Lecture Series:  Former U.S. Senator Dennis DeConcini will speak to students about life “inside the beltway” and career preparation on Tuesday, April 27, at 4:00 p.m. in the Ares Auditorium. The presentation is the third event in a series designed for law students. DeConcini received his B.A (’59) and law degrees (’63) from the University of Arizona, practiced law in Tucson and founded the firm DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy. A lifelong Democrat, DeConcini served for eighteen years in the Senate.   During his tenure, he held subcommittee leadership positions on the Senate’s Appropriations Committee, the Judiciary Committee, and the Select Intelligence Committee, which he chaired in 1993 - 1994. DeConcini continues to practice with his law firm in Washington, D.C., in the areas of governmental affairs, government contracting and intellectual property rights. He is also a lobbyist with the firm of Parry Romani DeConcini and Symms. An informal reception in the courtyard follows his lecture.

First Ever Appellate Hearing of the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe to Take Place at College of Law. Professor Robert Williams was selected last year as Chief Justice of the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe's highest court - the Yavapai-Prescott Tribal Court of Appeals. Professors Jim Anaya and Robert Hershey were also selected to be the two other justices on the bench. Their first hearing of oral argument will be for Stan Rice et al. v. Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe, CIV 02-13 and will take place at the Rogers College of Law, in Room 106, the Stanley G. Feldman Appellate Courtroom on THURSDAY, MAY 6 at 2:30 p.m. The Justices wish to invite the law school to view this first ever appellate hearing of the Yavapai-Prescott Indian tribe. For additional information, please contact Jaime Lavallee at

BAR/BRI will be showing review videos for Property, Torts, and Civil Procedure. Please bring your BAR/BRI registration cards with you to each video.

All reviews are in Room 139.


Monday, 4/19 Paul Marcus/PILO Summer Fellowship Donation Table
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Main Lobby
Richard Grand Final Arguments
1:00 p.m., Rm. 104
Tuesday, 4/20 Paul Marcus/PILO Summer Fellowship Donation Table
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Main Lobby
“How Retired Greyhounds Are Rescued and Adopted Into Loving Homes”
12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 122
NALSA Meeting
12:15 p.m., NW Corner of Helen and Rosemont
Wednesday, 4/21 VLP Advocates Summer Info Meeting
12:15 p.m., Rm. 122
Friday, 4/23 Juvenile Detention Center Teaching Program Info Meeting
12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 122


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