THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 9, Issue No. 23
February 27, 2006
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/B23-0506.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

STUDENTS COME FOR FREE - “Economic Torts” The Dan B. Dobbs Conference on Tort Law, March 3 - 4, 2006, Ares Auditorium (Room 146). For more information, go to www.law.arizona.edu. To register, e-mail Donna Ream at ream@law.arizona.edu.

PDP Breakfast Sale.  Are you ready for some eggs and pancakes?!? After much confusion, they have arrived! PDP will officially have a breakfast sale on Tuesday, February 28 from 9:30 until 12:30 in the lobby! Stop by! You know you love eggs. From your head down to your legs.

There will be an Asian American Law Student Association meeting, Tuesday, February 28 12:15 p.m., Room 126.

BLSA invites you to come out and share:  An “American Experience:  Brown v. Board of Education, a dramatic presentation. Celebrate the conclusion of Black History Month, February 28, Room 140. Snacks and beverages will be served. 6:40 - 8:40 p.m. Please contact Greg Gills with any questions: 520-409-4236, or gdgills@email.arizona.edu.

Come to the LWA 2006 Spring Auction!!!!  Wednesday, March 1, in the Main Lobby. Hosted by Professor Bennett and Professor Ratner. SILENT AUCTION: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; LIVE AUCTION: 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Free Pizza will be served starting at 11:50 a.m. All proceeds will go to the Domestic Violence Clinic, the Child Advocacy Clinic, & the Brewster Center.

The Federalist Society has invited Eric Treene of the Department of Justice to speak on the topic of religious freedom and religious discrimination in America on Thursday, March 9, from 12:20 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 146. Mr. Treene is the Special Counsel for Religious Discrimination at the office of the Assistant Attorney General in Washington, D.C.

Money for the Summer! If you have accepted or are thinking about accepting a volunteer public interest or government position for the summer, we can help! The PILO/Paul Marcus Summer Fellowship provides one $2,500 and one $1,500 scholarship to students employed in volunteer public interest or government positions for the summer. Come to the information meeting to find out if you qualify or how to apply. PILO/Paul Marcus Summer Fellowship Information Meeting, Tuesday, February 28, 12:20 p.m. in Room 126.

Harvesting Project.  All students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate in the MARCH COMMUNITY SERVICE BOARD PROJECT on Saturday, March 4, at 9:00 a.m. We will harvest citrus fruit from a small private orchard located near River Rd. & Sabino Canyon Rd. The fruit will then be used to feed hungry people at the Community Food Bank. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the spring weather amid the wonderful scent of orange blossoms! Family and kids are all welcome. If you would like to join us, please send an email to Martha Fenn, fenn@law.arizona.edu, or sign up on the sheet posted in the main lobby. Space is limited, so please sign up as soon as possible if you are interested.

ATTENTION 1L’S:  Information sessions regarding the Law Review/Law Journal Write-on Competition will be held on Tuesday, March 7, and Wednesday, March 8, from 12:20 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 140. Both meetings will be identical; we are just trying to accommodate different schedules. This is your chance to come hear about how the write-on competition works, how the publications select their members, and to ask any burning questions you may have. The write-on competition will take place the first weekend following Spring Break (March 24 - 27). Additionally, on Tuesday, March 21, during the lunch hour, the Arizona Law Review will be holding an open house so that you can meet current members and learn a little more about the publication. The Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law will then hold an open house the following day, Wednesday, March 22, during the lunch hour. We encourage you all to stop by!

Graduation Regalia, Diploma Frames, and Announcements. Everything a graduating law student may need.  UofA Bookstore representatives will be here to take your orders on MONDAY & TUESDAY, MARCH 6 & 7. Please look for them in the lobby from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The FAFSA (Free Application for Student Financial Aid) for 2006 - 2007 is available for completion at www.fafsa.ed.gov. To be considered for financial aid for next year, you must apply now so that you meet the March 1, 2006, 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 2005, 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 2005 - 2006, you may file for 2006 - 2007 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 www.pin.ed.gov. 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; marlow@law.arizona.edu; Room 118C).


UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, 2/28 PDP Breakfast Sale
  9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Main Lobby
   
  Asian American Law Student Association Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 126
   
  PILO/Paul Marcus Summer Fellowship Information Meeting
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 126
   
  BLSA presents “An American Experience:  Brown v. Board of Education
  6:40 - 8:40 p.m., Rm. 140
   
Wednesday, 3/1 LWA Spring Auction
  Silent Auction: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  Live Auction: 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
  Main Lobby
   
  LCJSP/Criminal Law Association Speaker
  Captain Thomas Barnard, Law Class of 2001, U.S. Army
  “Abu Ghraib:  Lessons Learned”
  12:25 - 1:15, Rm. 146
   
Friday, 3/3 “Economic Torts” The Dan B. Dobbs Conference on Tort Law
  Ares Auditorium (Rm. 146)
   
Saturday, 3/4 “Economic Torts” The Dan B. Dobbs Conference on Tort Law
  Ares Auditorium (Rm. 146)
   
  Community Service Board Harvesting Project
  9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

 

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