THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 9, Issue No. 8
October 4, 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/B08-0506.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PILO is inviting all to hear their guest speaker on October 5, 12:20 p.m. in Room 139. Joy Herr-Cardillo, Esq. from the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest will be speaking. PIZZA will be provided, so please come and join us!

Death Penalty Discussion. Please don't miss a discussion on the death penalty this Wednesday, October 5, Room 146. The panelists for the event include:

Pizza will be served at 12:00, and the talk will last from 12:15 to 1:07 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Law, Criminal Justice and Security Program, the Criminal Law Association, and Law Students Against the Death Penalty.

S.A.L.D.F. will be having its second meeting of the semester on Tuesday, October 4th, at 12:15pm in Room 122. We will talk about upcoming animal law events (Conference, Moot Court), set a date for a fundraising event, and potential speakers.

Interested in being a Writing Fellow? The Legal Writing Program is seeking applications from second-year and third-year students who are interested in being Writing Fellows for spring semester, 2006. Each Fellow will be assigned to a writing professor to help with mentoring first-year students, critiquing papers, conducting practice oral arguments, writing sample answers, teaching, and holding office hours. There will also be two Senior Writing Fellow positions available. Senior Writing Fellows assist Professor Rabe and Professor King with the administration of the writing program by creating assignments, researching problems, writing sample answers, arranging for guest speakers, and completing other tasks as requested. All Fellows receive three units of pass/fail credit. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Professor Rabe either by email (rabe@law.arizona.edu) or in hard copy to her faculty mailbox. In your application, indicate your phone number, e-mail address, the name of your small section professor, the name of your spring writing professor, and - if applicable - the name of your Persuasive Communication professor. Deadline for applications is October 14 at 1:00 p.m.

Informational Sessions - Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition. All law students are invited to attend one of the upcoming informational sessions for the Grand Writing Competition. Professor Suzanne Rabe will describe the Competition and answer questions is Rountree Hall, room 102, on Thursday October 6 and Tuesday October 11 at 12:15 p.m. Attendance at one of these sessions is highly recommended - but not required - for participation. A light lunch will be provided. Tucson attorney Richard Grand generously sponsors an annual legal writing competition, to be held this year from October 28 to November 7. This competition is only open to students at the Rogers College of Law. All students are eligible to participate. The top five student participants will receive cash prizes of:  First Place - $2000; Second Place - $1000; Third Place - $500; Honorable Mention - $250 each.

Family Law Scholarship Reminder. A $1000 Family Law Scholarship goes each year to a 2L or 3L who has demonstrated a commitment to the field of family law. Interested students should submit a personal statement explaining their interest and aptitude in family law and a resume with two references. The personal statement may include information about law school courses taken, public service projects, life experiences, or other activities that reveal the student’s commitment to the field of domestic relations. Students should submit their applications to Ms. Rosie Gallegos. Application deadline is Monday, October 10, 2005.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 10/3 Student Enrichment Forum
  Professor Ibrahim, “Animal Rights Law”
  12:15 p.m., Sullivan Rm.
   
Tuesday, 10/4 Careers in Academia - Teaching, Administration and Policy
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 138
   
  S.A.L.D.F. Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 122
   
Wednesday, 10/5 Death Penalty Discussion
  12:15 - 1:07 p.m., Rm. 146
   
  PILO Guest Speaker
  Joy Herr-Cardillo, Esq., Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 139
   
  Weekly Native American Law Students Association Meeting
  12:20 p.m. - 12:50 p.m., 1203 N. Fremont St./Helen St.

 

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