THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 8, Issue No. 3
August 30, 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/2004/B03-0405.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

First Year Students: During the weeks of September 13 and September 20, Lexis and Westlaw representatives will be teaching introductory classes in the computer lab. You will learn how to find documents on Lexis and Westlaw, use templates, and print your documents. You will also receive your passwords. Classes for up to 15 students each are scheduled as follows:  Mondays - 8:00, 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, & 1:00; Tuesdays - 8:00 & 10:00; Wednesdays - 8:00, 10:00, and 1:00; Thursdays - 10:00; and Fridays - 9:00 & 10:00. Sign up in the library for the class times you want to attend. You will not receive a password for Lexis or Westlaw until next semester if you do not attend these sessions. For more information, please contact Leah Sandwell-Weiss, leah.sandwell-weiss@law.arizona.edu.

Pride Law Alliance is having its first meeting of the year on Tuesday, August 31 from 12:15 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 128. PLA is a gay-straight alliance that advocates for the legal rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. We will be discussing events for the year and our upcoming clinic training. All are welcome!

The Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) chapter at the U of A law school will hold its first meeting of the 2004 - 2005 academic year on Tuesday, August 31, from 12:15 to 1:00 p.m. in Room 122. Join us and find out what we are all about! We have some exciting things planned for this next year and also want ideas for other activities we should take on. Learn about a proposed speakers series, animal law course, moot court competition and more! See you there! For more information, contact Joan Bundy at joan@bundy.info.

The first Christian Legal Society meeting of the year is going to be at 12:15 p.m. in Room 126 on Thursday, September 2. Information will be available about CLS activities:  Bible studies, Gospel Rescue Mission Legal Aid Clinic, & CLS National Student Leadership Conference. If you have any questions, please direct them to Scott Christensen: scott.christensen@law.arizona.edu.

ATTENTION FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS:  The Community Service Board, which consists of two students from each class and several faculty and administrators, is looking for 2 first-year students to serve on the Board. The Community Service Board meets regularly throughout the year to organize community service events and develop other community service related projects at the College of Law. If you are interested in applying for a position on the Board, please submit a resume and a brief written statement describing your interest to Martha Fenn, Coordinator of Special Projects, Rm. 238, by Friday, September 17. For more information contact Martha Fenn, fenn@law.arizona.edu.

Volunteers needed to help create teacher's packet for Teens Speak Out. Teens Speak Out is a law-related educational program which gives middle and high school students the opportunity to learn about legal issues which affect their lives, and discuss them with policymakers. The program (sponsored by the Rogers College of Law, Pima County Superior Court, Pima County Teen Court, Pima County Young Lawyers and Cholla Legal Magnet High School) seeks volunteers to work with attorneys to help develop materials to teach students how to research basic legal issues. If you can dedicate a few hours to the project, please send an email to Paula Nailon in the Career & Professional Development Office.

Attention 2L's & 3L's - The College is looking for a 2L & a 3L student member of the Building Committee. This committee will be working on issues involving plans for an addition to the current law complex. In particular, the committee will be focusing on the law library and student/student organization space needs and how the new building addition and renovations may address these and other space issues. Experience and background in construction and/or library may be helpful. The committee will meet most Thursdays this semester from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Meeting times for next semester TBD. To apply, please provide a resume and letter of interest to the SBA Mailbox by 5:00 pm, Wednesday, September 1. The SBA Executive committee will review applications and make recommendations to the Dean and Administration. The Dean will select the two student members of the committee. If you have any questions, please see SBA President Megan Nielsen or Assistant Dean Vicki Fleischer.

Attention all students: BARBRI will be on campus next week, August 31 - September 3 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the law school lobby. If you haven't registered, now is the time to sign up and get locked into the lowest rate available. If you are already registered, stop by and get up-to-date information about books, review courses and other review materials. Also, for those interested in taking the Fall MPRE, register now and receive the most recent MPRE review materials from BARBRI. The BARBRI representatives will be available to provide bar review course information and schedules and answer any other questions you may have.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, 8/31 International Law Society (ILS) Meeting
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 139
   
  Native American Law Students Association (NALSA) Meeting
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 138
   
  Pride Law Alliance (PLA) Meeting
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 128
   
  Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) Meeting
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 122
   
Thursday, 9/2 Christian Legal Society (CLS) Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 126

 

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