THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 10, Issue No. 2
August 21, 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/B02-0607.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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:

First year students:  The introductory legal research class on the court structure and the legislative process will take place next week. The class will help you gain a better understanding of the legal materials produced by the courts and legislature for your coursework this semester. We will hand out Lexis and Westlaw passwords in this class. Class attendance is required. Contact Prof. Chiorazzi, michael.chiorazzi@law.arizona.edu. Classes are organized by small sections as follows:

Interested in being a VLP Advocate this semester? The Volunteer Lawyers Program is looking for student volunteers to work with clients and assist attorneys in the areas of Domestic Relations, Child Support, Bankruptcy, and Guardianship. All students are welcome. Training will be provided. Students may volunteer for as many or as few slots as their time allows. If you would like to get some great pro bono experience, please come to a mandatory meeting for Fall volunteers on Tuesday, August 29, at 12:20 p.m. in Rm. 140. For more information contact Jenny Dent, jdent@email.arizona.edu, Erin Fox, efox@email.arizona.edu, or Mary Hollingsworth, mholling@email.arizona.edu. Please Note:  The fall VLP Advocate clinics are at the following times:

ACLU Meeting. All law students are invited to take part in the first meeting for the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union), on Thursday, August 24, at 12:15 in Room 140. We will be discussing a wide number of topics, including open officer positions, the opportunity to become a Legal Observer for the ACLU, our fascinating film series, etc. We hope to see you there. FREE FOOD will be provided!!! If you have any questions, email ACLU co-president Christie Green, cagreen@email.arizona.edu, or Anna Wright, annaw1@email.arizona.edu.

NALSA meeting, Wednesday, August 23, at 12:15 p.m. at the NALSA house, 1203 N. Fremont (corner of Fremont and Helen), across the street from the Park Ave. Garage. We will discuss upcoming 2006 - 2007 events, welcome all newcomers, and select remaining leadership positions. For additional info, contact Fred Urbina, urbina1@email.arizona.edu

NLG Meeting. All law students are invited to take part in the first meeting for the NLG (National Lawyers Guild), on Tuesday, August 22, at 12:15 p.m. in Room 138. We will be discussing a wide number of topics, including membership of our Leadership Board, an upcoming teach-in and National Convention, clinical participation, etc. For all the activists out there, this is the student organization for you! We hope to see you there. FREE FOOD will be provided!!! If you have any questions, email Clay Kamm at claykamm@email.arizona.edu or Anna Wright at annaw1@email.arizona.edu.

PILO Meeting. All law students are invited to take part in the first meeting for PILO (Public Interest Law Organization), Thursday, August 31, at 12:20 in Room 139. We will be discussing a wide number of topics, including open officer positions and our dedication to public interest law and community service, among other things. If you think you may be interested in Public Law, please be sure to attend this meeting. FREE FOOD will be provided!!! If you have any questions, email PILO President Christie Green at cagreen@email.arizona.edu.

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.

UA Law Students are needed to serve as justices on the ASUA (Associated Students of the University of Arizona) Supreme Court. If interested, submit resume and a cover letter stating why you want to serve on the ASUA Supreme Court. Applications are due Tuesday, August 29, at Noon. Email your application to Claudia Davila (ASUA Advisor), claudia@u.arizona.edu, or drop it off at ASUA (Room 325W) above the UA Bookstore. Questions? Call 621-2782 or see the job description at http://web.asua.arizona.edu/~asua/scourt.htm.

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 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, 8/21 3Ls: Judicial Clerkship Applications
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 146
   
Tuesday, 8/22 “National Law Firms - Can You Keep Your Identity Working for a Large Firm?”
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 140
   
  NLG Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 138
   
Wednesday, 8/23 NALSA Meeting
  12:15 p.m., NALSA House, 1203 N. Fremont (corner of Fremont and Helen)
   
  Snell & Wilmer Welcome Back Reception for 2Ls
  5:30 - 7:00 p.m., Sam Hughes Place
   
Thursday, 8/24 ACLU Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 140
   
  Community Service Board Meeting
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 128

 

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