Volume No. 8, Issue No. 21
February 14, 2005
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J. BYRON MCCORMICK LECTURE:  “Can American Foreign Policy be Fixed?” - Samantha Power, Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, February 17, 2005, 10:00 a.m., Ares Auditorium (Room 146). Reception follows the lecture in the Snell & Wilmer Courtyard.

Legendary Environmental Advocate to Speak on Love Canal Legacy. Lois Gibbs, known internationally for her leadership on environmental issues, will present a public lecture entitled “Twenty-five Years After Love Canal - What We Have Learned About Legal, Scientific and Political Tools.” on Monday, February 21, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m., Rm. 140. All are invited to attend.

Congressman Shadegg to speak at Law School. Congressman John Shadegg (R-Arizona) will speak at the University of Arizona Rogers College of Law on Wednesday, February 23 at 12:15 p.m., in Room 139. His lecture is entitled “Public Service in the U.S. Congress.” The Congressman is expected to discuss his current legislative initiatives and reflect on more than a decade in the United States Congress.

Wyatt Earp Presentation. Students, faculty and staff are invited to a presentation by Professor Steve Lubet, Northwestern Univ. School of Law based on his recent book, Murder in Tombstone: The Forgotten Trial of Wyatt Earp. (Yale University Press). The talk will take place on Monday, February 28, 12:15 - 1:00 p.m., in Rm. 139. Those who would like may stay until 1:45 to chat with Professor Lubet.

Hometown Diplomat Program. Amy Wuebbels, Class of 2002 and a current official with the U.S. State Department, will speak on “A Diplomatic Career with the State Department” on Monday, February 28, at 12:15 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 146.

Interested in Environmental Issues? Do you want to be more active? The Environmental Law Society (ELS) is looking for new members and new officers to give this important group some direction. ELS will be holding a meeting on February 17, in Room 126 from 12:15 - 1 p.m. This purpose of the meeting will be to elect new officers and sign up new members. If you are interested in an officer position, or would just like some more information about the meeting or ELS please email: We hope to see you there!

BLSA Soul Food Sale. BLSA will have its Soul Food Sale on Wednesday, February 16th from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. in the main lobby! Main items served will be Liberian Jollof Rice, Jamaican Jerk Chicken, and Fried Catfish. Side items will include homemade macaroni and cheese, collard greens, and cornbread. For dessert, we will have a wide range of delicious homemade pies and cobblers. Please mark your calendars and join us for lunch! Any questions, please contact

People Salads and Pet Snacks Part III. Couldn’t get enough of those gourmet salads made by 3L Isabel Koprowicz for the SALDF fundraisers last fall and this spring? We are going to have a repeat sale on Tuesday the 15th from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., so come back hungry! (And pick up a treat for your canine or feline pal, too!) You will be helping to send fellow students to Harvard Law School for our first-ever showing at an animal law moot court competition!

The Richard Grand Damages Argument Competition will be held in the first week of March. Second or third year students who have taken or are currently enrolled in Basic Trial Advocacy are eligible to participate. The competition is a damages closing argument competition. Each contestant will give a closing argument for the plaintiff, limited to the issue of damages. There will be cash prizes for the contestants in the final round; the winner’s prize is $2,000. Further information and a sign up sheet are posted on Professor Mauet’s door (room 224). The deadline for signing up is Friday, February 25th.

APPLY NOW - THE DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID FOR 2005 - 2006, INCLUDING NEW AND CONTINUING SCHOLARSHIPS, LOANS AND WORK STUDY, IS RAPIDLY APPROACHING. The FAFSA (Free Application for Student Financial Aid) for 2005 - 2006 is available for completion at To be considered for financial aid for next year, you must apply now (SUBMIT THE FAFSA BY FEBRUARY 14, 2005) so that you meet the March 1, 2005, processing deadline required by the University of Arizona and Rogers College of Law for all scholarships (new and continuing) and for all need-based funds, including work study funds and Stafford Loans. If you have not yet filed your taxes for 2004, complete the FAFSA using estimated figures. When you have filed your income taxes, file a correction to the FAFSA updating the information - the update will not change your original application date. If you filed for the academic year 2004 - 2005, you may file for 2005 - 2006 using the Renewal FAFSA, on which you can update last year's information (figures and addresses). If you have lost or forgotten your PIN, which is required to file, you can request a duplicate at A brochure describing the steps to file a FAFSA or to obtain a PIN is available outside Room 118C in the Financial Services Office. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Kimberly Marlow (626-8101;; Room 118C).


Tuesday, 2/15 BLSA Soul Food Sale
  Noon - 2:00 p.m., Main Lobby
  People Salads and Pet Snacks Part III
  11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Main Lobby
Wednesday, 2/16 LCJSP Speaker: Mr. Vincent Rabago, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Appeals Division of the Office of the Attorney General for the State of Arizona
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 140
Thursday, 2/17 McCormick Lecture
  Samantha Power, Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government
  “Can American Foreign Policy be Fixed?”
  10:00 a.m., Ares Auditorium (Rm. 146)
  Environmental Law Society (ELS) Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 126


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