Volume No. 8, Issue No. 12
November 1, 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 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


Arizona Supreme Court Visit. Thursday, November 4, 2004 in Ares Auditorium (Room 146) at 1:30 p.m. All students invited. Seating on a First-Come, First-Served Basis. Space is reserved for each first-year small section at one of the arguments. The schedule is as follows:

For more information see Donna Ream in the Development and Alumni Relations Office, Room 120.

Jenckes Competition. Megan Nielsen and Lance Broberg will represent the College of Law at the annual Jenckes Closing Argument Competition. The competition, a closing arguments competition against ASU, will take place in Rm. 104 at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 17, 2004, at the College of Law. All are invited to attend.

Judicial Clerking Program. The Judicial Clerking Program is an opportunity to work with a trial court judge doing research and writing projects and observing courtroom activities. You will get a "beyond-the-scenes" view of the judicial system. If you are interested in participating in the program during the spring semester, you need to come to a meeting on Wednesday, November 3 at 12:15 in Room 104 (Trial Courtroom). The purposes of the meeting are to talk about the program and get your placement preferences. If you have any questions, see or e-mail Prof. Andy Silverman,

AALSA Food Sale!! Thursday, November 4, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the law school lobby. Please come support AALSA and come have some fantastic Asian food for lunch!

November Community Service Board Project. Want a great way to release your pre-finals stress? Come out and volunteer with the SONORAN DESERT WEEDWACKERS! Join other law school members to pull invasive buffle grasses in the Tucson Mountains. These buffle grasses are non-native species that hog water and choke the native plants - - they need to be pulled out!

If you would like to join us, please e-mail Martha Fenn at or sign up on the sheet posted in the law school lobby by November 17.

Interested in becoming a VLP Advocate? 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 next semester. Training will be provided. If you would like to get some great pro bono experience, please come to an informational meeting for Spring volunteers on Wednesday, November 17, at 12:15 p.m. in Rm. 139. All students are welcome. For more information contact Sheila Schaeffer at or Lindsay St. John at

Scholarship Information


Monday, 11/1 Student Enrichment Forum:  Professor Hopkins, “Visions of Indigenous Prosperity: Economic Self-Determination and the Role of Federal Indian Law”
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Sullivan Rm. (Rm. 202)
Space is limited. Please come only if you have signed up.
Wednesday, 11/3 Judicial Clerking Program Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 104 (Trial Courtroom)
Thursday, 11/4 AALSA Food Sale
  11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Main Lobby
  Arizona Supreme Court Visit
  1:30 p.m. City of Tucson v Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc.
  2:30 p.m. Charles Phelps v Firebird Raceway, Inc.
  3:30 p.m. Question and Answer Session
  Ares Auditorium (Rm. 146)
Friday, 11/5 Freebie Friday
  Free coffee, baked goods and conversation
  9:30 - 10:30 a.m., Main Lobby


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