Volume No. 9, Issue No. 5
September 12, 2005
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The Law College and Dean Massaro host a major event on Friday and Saturday, 9/30 and 10/1:  THE NINTH CIRCUIT CONFERENCE. It will be held close by, at the Marriott University Park Hotel. The Conference includes panels discussing timely, important topics. Participants include a terrific array of legal scholars, social scientists, sitting judges, and practicing attorneys. The Conference runs Friday afternoon and all day Saturday. A reception will be held Friday at 4:30, and lunch will be served Saturday at noon. A comprehensive listing of all events is online at: Students are invited to attend all events, or any that you find of interest. Attendance by students is free. Please rsvp for Conference attendance to Donna:

The Intellectual Property Student Association is holding its first meeting today, 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.

Federalist Society Event:  Tim Keller from the Justice Institute will be giving a lecture entitled “Razing Arizona: Eminent Domain in the Grand Canyon State after Kelo,” on Tuesday, September 13, at 12:15 p.m. in Room 122.

Two strikes and you’re ... in Tucson! A Steelworker and a Roofer will explain the latest progress on their two strikes and how this affects YOU. Sponsored by the NLG. Wednesday, 12:15, Room 126. Marks the kick-off of the ROOFER RAFFLE. Questions? Contact Rachel Wilson,

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,

ATTENTION LAW STUDENTS:  On September 20, the Transportation Intermediaries Association of Alexandria, Va., 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 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 U of A Law School. It will also be held at the Hilton beginning at 8:00 a.m.


Monday, 9/12 Intellectual Property Student Association Meeting
  Speaker, Phoenix Patent Attorney Frankie Ho
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 128
  Student Enrichment Forum
  Professor Orbach, “Introduction to Economic Analysis of Law”
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Sullivan Rm., (Rm. 202)
  Space is limited. Please come only if you have signed up.
Tuesday, 9/13 Federalist Society Event
  Tim Keller lecture, “Razing Arizona: Eminent Domain in the Grand Canyon State after Kelo
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 122
Wednesday, 9/14 LCJSP/Criminal Law Association Speaker Series
  Jeff Taylor, Phoenix Rescue Mission, “Arizona Must Become Smart in Crime: The High Cost of Drug Motivated Crime”
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 146
  NLG: Presentation on Local Strikes
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 126
Thursday, 9/15 Career Event: “Round Table on Large Law Firm Practices”
  12:15 - 1:00 P.M., Rm. 146


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