THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 10, Issue No. 1
August 14, 2006 Bulletin Archives
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/2006/B01-0607.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

This year the College of Law welcomes a number of new members of the faculty and a new administrator. After a visit last year, we are happy to have Professor Marc Miller join us as the Ralph W. Bilby Professor of Law. Professor Miller will teach Sentencing Law this fall, and in the spring he will teach Criminal Procedure and a course on Sustainability and Environmental Policy. Professor David Marcus has joined the College of Law faculty and will teach Civil Procedure in the fall and spring semesters. Professor Kirsten Smolensky also joins the faculty this year. In the fall Professor Smolensky will teach Torts, and in the spring she will teach Torts and a course in Health law. Professor Brent White joins us as well and will teach Civil Procedure in both the fall and spring semesters, as well as a course in Alternative Dispute Resolution. Professor Lee Tucker is our new Assistant Director of Legal Writing. Professor Tucker will be teaching in the legal writing program, in addition to performing other administrative duties in the Legal Writing Program. Fain Rutherford, Associate Director of Academic Enrichment and Faculty Development, joins the College this year and will be working on Academic Events such as the Marks and McCormick Lecture, Arizona Supreme Court Visit, and the Rogers Program.

To All Students:  Please update and keep your home addresses information current by going into www.arizona.edu/student_link/.

Health Insurance Alert. If you need student health insurance, you need to enroll NOW! If you need more information, you can e-mail chsinsurance@health.arizona.edu or you can go the website:  www.health.arizona.edu and read all entries and important dates and deadlines. If you choose to use Student Health Insurance as your health insurance, please note:

Arizona Legal Studies (“ALS”). Arizona Legal Studies (www.law.arizona.edu/scholarship) is a scholarship management system that indexes faculty works and offers access to the full text of many works authored by faculty members. ALS allows students and friends of the College of Law to keep abreast of the academic activities of the faculty. The ALS Newsletter is distributed three times a year and briefly summarizes academic accomplishments and events at the College. Past issues of the ALS Newsletter are available on ALS web site. You can subscribe or unsubscribe to the ALS Newsletter at any time.

The Basic Trial Advocacy course has a lecture/demo component, which will meet at 12:20 p.m. in Room 139 on every Monday, beginning on Monday, August 14. All students in all sections of Basic Trial Advocacy are expected to attend.

Environmental Law Society. First meeting of the year! Free pizza! Tuesday, August 15, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Room 201. Come learn about our club and get a sneak preview of upcoming events. You will also have an opportunity to buy an ELS t-shirt and pay membership dues.

Arizona Law, Business & Economics Forum (“ALBEF”). ALBEF is a web interface and a newsletter (available at www.law.arizona.edu/albef) that intends to keep students updated with major business and economic news, while illustrating practical implications of studied materials. ALBEF is an excellent tool for students who wish to learn about the practical implications of various topics studied in schools. Most of the news links on ALBEF Newsletter are directed to the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. The NYT requires online registration (free) and the WSJ requires a subscription. ALBEF subscribers can get special rates for the WSJ. Details are on the ALBEF web site. The ALBEF Newsletter is distributed one to three times a week and you can subscribe or unsubscribe at any time.

The Morris K. Udall Inn of Court is seeking 14 committed 3Ls to join its program this year. The Inn was established to promote the goals of legal excellence, civility, professionalism and ethics. It is comprised of approximately 50 lawyers, judges, and law students. Members find it to be a rewarding, stimulating and congenial atmosphere. Meetings are held each month, from October through May (except January) and each meeting includes dinner and an educational presentation. There is no cost to the student. Meetings are from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Hotel Congress in downtown Tucson and, for the 2006 - 2007 year, are scheduled for the following dates:  Tues., Oct. 3, 2006; Mon., Nov. 6, 2006; Mon., Dec. 4, 2006; Mon., Feb. 5, 2007; Mon., Mar. 5, 2007; Tues., Apr. 3, 2007; Mon., May 7, 2007. If selected to join, you are expected to attend monthly meetings, participate in the planning of one educational program, and attend an Inn of Court Orientation Meeting on Mon., Aug. 28, 2006, from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in Room 128 of the Law School. If you are interested in joining - but only if your schedule will permit full participation - please deliver or email a resume and statement of interest to Paula Nailon, Office of Career & Professional Development (nailon@law.arizona.edu), no later than the end of day MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2006. The statement of interest need not be signed, but should be addressed to Dean Massaro. If you have questions, please contact Paula Nailon. For more information on the Inn of Court program visit their website at www.innsofcourt.org.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 8/14 First Day of Classes
   
Tuesday, 8/15 Environmental Law Society
  First meeting of the year. Free pizza!
  12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 201
   
Wednesday, 8/16 Meet Arizona Employers Night
  Reception, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
  1st Floor Lobby
   
Thursday, 8/17 OCI Meeting for 2Ls and 3Ls
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 146

 

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