THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 9, Issue No. 4
September 6, 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 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/2005/B04-0506.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Come join the Jewish Law Students’ Association (JLSA) for its first meeting of the school year, elections, and bagels, (of course ;—)!

If you can’t make the meeting but are interested, would like to be added to JLSA’s listserve, or have any questions, please email Emilie Hyams at Emilie.hyams@law.arizona.edu.

7th ANNUAL “SUPREME COURT HIGHLIGHTS” CLE in honor of Constitution Day. Thursday, September 8, in Room 146 from 3:00 - 5:30 p.m. Reception to follow in the College’s Snell & Wilmer Courtyard sponsored by The American Constitution Society Student Chapter. For more information, contact Donna Ream at ream@law.arizona.edu or call 626-2400.

The Intellectual Property Student Association is holding its first meeting on Monday, Sept. 12 from 12:15 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 128. A Phoenix patent attorney, Frankie Ho, will be a guest speaker at the meeting and will be discussing his experiences as a patent attorney in both a law firm and a large corporation. Additionally, Mr. Ho will discuss his views on summer jobs and the law school experience for those law students particularly interested in IP law. All students are welcome and we look forward to seeing you there.

The College has received a donated ticket for a law student to attend “A Conversation with an Extraordinary Woman” luncheon featuring Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Dean Toni Massaro, and Professor RonNell Andersen Jones at the Heard Museum in Phoenix on Thursday, September 15th. Carpooling should be available, leaving from the College about 8:30 am and returning about 4:30 in the afternoon. If you are interested and able to attend, please sign up in the Alumni Relations office in Rountree Hall, 3rd floor by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 8th. There will be a drawing to select a winner on Friday afternoon and the winning student will be contacted. Please do not sign up unless your schedule permits. Good luck!

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 16. For more information contact Martha Fenn, fenn@law.arizona.edu.

The Community Service Board and Phi Delta Phi (PDP) are teaming up for the SEPTEMBER COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT on Saturday, September 24. All are invited to volunteer. We will be working at the Community Food Bank to assemble emergency food boxes. The completed boxes will be given to needy Tucson families and to non-profit programs for distribution in the community. We will meet in the main lobby of the law school at 8:15 a.m. and then head to the food bank, where we will work from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. If you would like to join us, please e-mail Martha Fenn (fenn@law.arizona.edu) or Vicki Marcus (vicki.marcus@law.arizona.edu), or sign up on the sheet posted in the law school lobby. Space is limited to 25 volunteers, so please sign up early if you would like to join us.

ATTENTION LAW STUDENTS:  On September 20, the Transportation Intermediaries Association of Alexandria, Virginia, is holding a special Legal Forum at on a new problem that has surfaced for truck brokers and third party logistics providers (3 PL's) resulting from a decision that suggests that these intermediaries may be held liable for deaths, injuries, and property damage caused by the truckers that they hire. The decision is Schramm v. Foster, 341 F. Supp. 2d 536 (D. Md. 2004). The Legal Forum will be held at the Hilton El Conquistador Hotel in Tucson from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. As Chairman of that Forum, Adjunct Professor Augello would like to invite our law students who may be interested in attending to contact williamaugello@comcast.net for complimentary reservations. On the day before the Forum, September 19th, students may also attend, as Professor Augello’s guest, his seminar based on the text used to teach Transportation Law at the UA Law School. It will also be held at the Hilton beginning at 8:00 a.m.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, 9/6 Jewish Law Student Association (JLSA) Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 126
   
  Interviewing Workshop and Demo Interview with Law Students and Attorneys
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 140
   
Wednesday, 9/7 LCJSP/Criminal Law Association Speaker
  UA Public Health Professor Mary Koss
  “Restorative Justice and Sexual Assault”
  12:15 p.m. - 1:07 p.m., Rm. 146
   
  Native American Law Students Association Meeting
  12:20 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
  NALSA House
  1203 Fremont/Helen
   
Thursday, 9/8 7th Annual “Supreme Court Highlights” CLE in honor of Constitution Day
  3:00 - 5:30 p.m., Rm. 146
  Reception in Courtyard to follow

 

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