Volume No. 8, Issue No. 18
January 24, 2005
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


Pride Law Alliance welcomes new and current members to our first meeting of the semester, to be held on Tuesday, January 25, from 12:15 - 1pm in Room 126. We will be electing a clinic director and discussing upcoming events. Please email with questions.

ACLU Meeting:  Monday, January 24 at 12:15 in Rm. 128. Please attend our first meeting of the New Year as we will nominate new officers and review the election. We will also schedule volunteer training for the legal hotline and legal observers. The ACLU is critical in protecting the rights of everyone in this great nation. As guardians of the Constitution your participation is needed NOW more than ever. See you at 12:15!! For more information, contact

The Black Law Student Association will be having its first meeting of the Spring Semester on Thursday January 27, from 12:15 to 1:00 p.m. in Room 126. Lunch will be provided for all. We look forward to seeing you there.

STUDENT ENRICHMENT FORUMS. This semester the College of Law will offer a series of Student Enrichment Forums in which professors give lunchtime presentations about areas of interest in their work. Each forum will take place in the Sullivan Room from 12:15 - 1:00 p.m., and pizza and drinks will be provided. Space is limited to 25 students per forum, so sign up early for forums you would like to attend. To sign up, sign your name on the list outside Martha Fenn’s office (Rm. 238), or e-mail her ( with the forum you would like to attend. (Because we are not sure what the response will be, we are asking that for now you sign up for no more than 2 forums.) The schedule is as follows:

Faith-Based Funding Topic of February 7th Colloquium. Mark Chaves, Head of the UA Sociology Department, will address the controversies surrounding public funding of faith-based social service programs at an upcoming presentation, open to students, faculty and the community at large. His presentation, “Funding Faith-Based Initiatives: Myths and Realities,” will take place on Monday, February 7, at Noon in the Faculty Lounge. Students who would like to attend should RSVP by sending an email to Professor Chaves studies, teaches, and writes extensively on religion and society, including the faith-based initiative and the role of religious organizations in our social welfare system. His most recent book is Congregations in America (Harvard University Press, 2004.) The presentation is part of an ongoing colloquium series offered through the Rogers Program in Law and Society. The series features UA faculty and graduate students from the College of Law and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, who discuss current topics of shared interest, work in progress, current policy issues, or aspects of a central theme across disciplinary boundaries.

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Monday, 1/24 ACLU Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 128
Tuesday, 1/25 Pride Law Alliance Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 126
  Student Enrichment Forum
  Professor Dobbs, “The Basic Rules of Remedies”
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Sullivan Rm. (Rm. 202)
  Space is limited.   Please come only if you have signed up.
Wednesday, 1/26 “Taking Responsibility for Your Own Professional Career Development ”
  Cordell Parvin, Esq.
  3:30 - 5:00 p.m., Rm. 140
Thursday, 1/27 Black Law Student Association Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 126
Friday, 1/28 1L Luncheon
  12:30 - 2:30 p.m., Marriott University Park


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