Volume No. 9, Issue No. 29
April 17, 2006
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NACLE Paper Award.  Congratulations to Maria del Pilar Mendoza, who won the 2005 - 2006 competition for the best term paper on NAFTA or North American comparative law. She presented her paper, on the Border Environment Cooperation Commission and the North American Development Bank, at the annual meeting of the North American Consortium on Legal Education, held in Monterrey, Mexico, April 7 - 9.

The Public Interest Law Organization will be holding OFFICER ELECTIONS on Tuesday, April 18, at 12:20 p.m., in Room 138. The positions to fill will be President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Community Service Coordinator. If interested in one of these positions, please be sure to attend this meeting!

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.

Interested in becoming a VLP Advocate? The Volunteer Lawyers Program of Pima County is looking for student volunteers this summer to work with clients and assist attorneys in the areas of Domestic Relations, Child Support, Guardianship, Domestic Violence, and Bankruptcy. Training will be provided. If you would like to get some great pro bono experience, please come to a meeting on Tuesday, April 18, at 12:20 p.m. in Room 126. All students are welcome. For more information, please contact Jenny Dent ( or Mary Hollingsworth (

The Pima County Attorney's Office and the Law, Criminal Justice and Security Program are sponsoring a panel in recognition of Crime Victim's Week on Monday, April 24, from 12:15 - 1:40 in Room 146. Barbara LaWall will open the event, and prosecutors, advocates and victims will talk. Food will be provided.

FINANCIAL AID ALERT. Kim Marlow will be out of the office for the next three months. Although we will all miss her presence and support in the financial aid office, we will make every effort to ensure that your financial aid needs are met in a timely manner. In her absence, her e-mail is being monitored and questions redirected to the appropriate individual at the law school or at the main campus Office of Student Financial Aid. That office has also assigned financial aid counselors to support the law school until Kim returns in July. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact us by e-mail at, by telephone at 621-5433, or in person in Room 118. Ms. Rosie Gallegos has graciously agreed to coordinate the financial aid office in Kim’s absence. Dean Henrietta Stover is also available to meet with students as needed. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to working with you on your financial aid.


Tuesday, 4/18 PILO Meeting and Elections
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 138
  VLP Advocate Info Meeting for Summer Volunteers
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 126
Wednesday, 4/19 Community Service Board Meeting
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 122
  LCJSP/Criminal Law Association Speaker
  Senior Counter-Terrorism Expert
  12:25 - 1:15 p.m., Rm. 146
Friday, 4/21 Freebie Friday
  Free coffee, baked goods and conversation
  9:30 - 10:30 a.m., Main Lobby
  Note:  The Andrew Silverman Community Service Awards will be presented in the lobby at 10:00 a.m.
  AWLA Wine and Cheese Party
  5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
  Law Office of Denice Shepherd
  2424 East Speedway


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