THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 9, Issue No. 13
November 7, 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/B13-0506.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Please join the Environmental Law Society for a presentation by Professor Kirsten Engel on “Subglobal Regulation of the Global Commons:  The Case of Climate Change.” Professor Engel currently teaches International Environmental Law and Administrative Law. She will discuss her work on the Arizona Climate Change Advisory Group and will take questions on that topic and other topics of interest. The presentation will be Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 12:15 in room 138. Pizza will be provided.

Phi Delta Phi is having a meeting next Thursday, November 10, at 12:15 p.m. in Room 138. Food will be provided. Also, one lucky member will win a Phi Delta Phi t-shirt!

The Public Interest Law Organization would like to invite all interested law students to attend our next lecture series and/or meeting. Lecture Series: Wednesday, November 9, at 12:20 in Rm. 138. We will be having two Legal Aid Attorneys coming to speak, and Pizza will be provided! General Meeting:  Thursday, November 10, @ 12:20 in Rm. 122. Lunch will not be provided, but feel free to bring your own. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE! If you have any questions, email the PILO secretary Christie Green at cagreen@email.arizona.edu.

Please help the Public Interest Law Organization in supporting Operation Christmas Child. There will be a decorated box placed in the lobby Tuesday through Thursday, November 8 - 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in which to drop off the gift shoe boxes. Fill a shoe box with small gift items (toys, school supplies, hygiene items), and be sure to mark whether it is for a boy or girl: 2 to 4 yrs, 5 to 9 yrs, or 10 to 14 yrs. You can even include a personalized letter and pictures! These shoe boxes then get distributed to needy children all over the world in time for Christmas. If you have any questions, email PILO secretary/community service coordinator Christie Green at cagreen@email.arizona.edu.

Interested in becoming a VLP Advocate? The Volunteer Lawyers Program of Pima County is looking for student volunteers to work with clients and assist attorneys in the areas of Domestic Relations, Child Support, Bankruptcy and Guardianship next semester. Training will be provided. If you would like to get some great pro bono experience, please come to an informational meeting for Spring volunteers on Wednesday, November 16, at 12:20 p.m. in Rm. 139. All students are welcome. For more information contact Kathy Brody at kbrody@email.ariozna.edu or Jenny Dent at jdent@email.arizona.edu.

The Arizona Minority Bar Association and the Arizona State Bar Committee on Minorities & Women in the Law invite the U of A Law students to their annual mixer. All are welcome!! Come meet, mingle and network with a diverse group of local attorneys.

NOVEMBER COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT. The Community Service Board and the Environmental Law Society invite students, faculty and staff to volunteer for the Sabino Canyon Service Project. Come spend a morning at beautiful Sabino Canyon or by the Catalina Highway, recently designated a National Scenic Byway. We will be helping the U.S. Forest Service to remove invasive plants such as buffelgrass, which threaten Sonoran Desert plant species. Buffelgrass kills native plants by competing for water and space, and by providing fuel for wildfires. Training and equipment will be provided; supervised children are welcome. The project takes place on Saturday, November 19, 9:00 a.m. - Noon. We will meet at the law school at 8:15 a.m. and then head out to the work site. If you would like to join us, please e-mail Martha Fenn at fenn@law.arizona.edu.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, 11/8 Environmental Law Society Presentation
  Professor Kirsten Engel, “ ‘Subglobal’ Regulation of the Global Commons: The Case of Climate Change”
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 138
   
Wednesday, 11/9 LCJSP/Criminal Law Association Speaker
  Shawn Jesvold, Pima County Attorney Special Victim’s Unit
  “Prosecuting Cases in the Special Victim’s Unit”
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 146
   
  Weekly Native American Law Students Association Meeting
  12:20 - 12:50 p.m., 1203 N. Fremont St./Helen St.
   
  Public Interest Law Lecture Series: Legal Aid Attorneys
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 138
   
Thursday, 11/10 Phi Delta Phi Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 138
   
  Public Interest Law Meeting
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 122
   
Friday, 11/11 Veterans Day (No classes)

 

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