THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 9, Issue No. 27
April 3, 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/B27-0506.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Based upon the results of the election in the fall, the Class of 2006 May Commencement Speaker will be Justice Scott Bales.

“Outfoxed.”  The ACLU Film Series continues this Tuesday, April 4 at 12:15. We will be showing “Outfoxed,” a documentary film criticizing the Fox news network, in Room 126. Pizza and dessert will be served. Contact Anna Wright at annaw1@email.arizona.edu for more information.

The Maricopa County Bar Association (MCBA) Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section invites law students to “The Future of Environmental Law Practice” on Friday, April 28, 2006, from 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. with a networking reception to follow. Panelists include:  Teddy Ryerson from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Jim Derouin from Steptoe and Johnson LLP; Jerry Warsham II from Gammage and Burnham; Laura Raffelli from the Salt River Project; Kathy Shimpock from Bryan Cave, and Jenny Pelton from Ryley Carlock and Applewhite. Event will be held at the ASU Downtown Center, Bldg C, 502 E. Monroe Street, Phoenix. $25 fee for law students to attend. For more information contact MCBA at 602.257.4200.

The Arizona State Bar Committee on Minorities and Women in the Law presents a panel discussion on “What Hiring Attorneys and Partners Really Want:  How to Succeed During Your Summer Clerkship and 1St Year of Practicing Law," Tuesday, April 4, 2006, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., College of Law, Room 140. Refreshments will be provided. Come get candid advice from seasoned attorneys. Learn from their experience. Find out what sort of credentials, qualities, and experience will help land you a job! Our panel of local attorneys includes:  Amelia Craig Cramer, Chief Civil Deputy, Office of the Pima County; Attorney Ali Farhang, Senior Associate, Hiring Committee Member, Fennemore Craig; Megan A. McClurg, Southern Arizona Legal Aid, Inc; Dev Sethi, Partner, Kinerk, Beal, Schmidt, Dyer & Sethi, P.C.; and Mark Yonan, Associate General Counsel, First Magnus Financial Corporation.

Loan Seminar, April 14, 2006 (Friday), Room 146 from 12:15 to 2:00. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED due to limited seating. To reserve a seat contact Kim Marlow in Room 118C and at Marlow@law.arizona.edu. Students who have borrowed at least one Federal Stafford Loan need to attend. Recent and ongoing changes in laws governing the federal student loan program regarding interest rates; loan consolidation; reconsolidation; grace period after graduation; deferments and forbearances; and new loans available as of July 1, 2006 will be discussed. The presenter has offered to supply lunch (lots of pizza and soda) as well as door prizes.

Extended Law Library Hours during Finals:  The law library will stay open until 11:45 p.m. on Friday, April 28, Saturday, April 29, Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6. The library will open at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 30, and Sunday, May 7.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, 4/4 Annual Richard Grand Damages Argument Competition
  12:00 p.m., Rm. 104
   
  The ACLU Film Series:  “Outfoxed”
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 126
   
  Transactional Practice of Law Program
  12:15, Rm. 140
   
  What Hiring Attorneys and Partners Really Want:
How to Succeed During Your Summer Clerkship and 1st Year of Practicing Law
  4:00 - 5:00 p.m., Rm. 140
   
Wednesday, 4/5 LCJSP/Criminal Law Association Speaker
  Jim Williamson, Detective, Tucson Police Department
  12:25 - 1:15, Rm. 146
   
Thursday, 4/6 Graduation Celebration Luncheon
  12:30 - 2:30 p.m., Arizona Inn
   
  YLD Happy Hour
  Gentle Ben’s, 865 E. University Blvd.
  6:00 p.m.
   
Friday, 4/7 Gearing Up for Your Summer Clerkships
  Noon - 1:30 p.m., Rm. 139

 

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