THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 10, Issue No. 3
August 28, 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/B03-0607.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ANNUAL MARKS LECTURE - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will speak at the Rogers College of Law on Wednesday, September 13, 2006, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 146. Topic:  “Reflections on Arizona’s Pace-Setting Justices:  William Hubbs Rehnquist and Sandra Day O’Connor.” For more information, contact Donna L. Ream at ream@law.arizona.edu or Fain Rutherford at fain.rutherford@law.arizona.edu.

ATTENTION FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS:  The Community Service Board, which consists of several students from each class and several faculty and administrators, is looking for 2 first-year students to serve on the Board. The Community Service Board meets regularly throughout the year to organize community service events and develop other community service related projects at the College of Law. If you are interested in applying for a position on the Board, please submit a resume and a brief written statement describing your interest to Martha Fenn, Coordinator of Special Projects, Rm. 205, by Friday, September 15. For more information contact Martha Fenn, fenn@law.arizona.edu.

Juvenile Teaching Program Informational Meeting. Thursday, August 31 at 12:15 p.m. in Room 201. If you are a 2L or 3L and are interested in participating in a great program that allows you to teach the law and share your law school experience with interested juveniles who are currently serving time in Juvenile Hall, please come to this informational meeting. At the meeting, you will hear about experiences from students who did the program this past summer, we will answer any questions you have, and we will explain the procedure for registering to get credit for the program. Please note that the program will also be available for students in the Spring as well. If you have any questions about the program, please email Greg Rodriguez at gregr01@email.arizona.edu. Thanks and we hope to see you there.

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:

Join the Environmental Law Society’s first Panel Discussion of the year:  “I Want to do Environmental Law, but I Don’t Know What That Means,” on  Tuesday, August 29, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Room 146. Interested in the practical application of environmental work in the legal field? Or just curious about what environmental issues lawyers today are working on? Come hear from a variety of people currently working in this dynamic field:

The panel discussion will be mediated by Professor Marc Miller.

LWA Meeting.  Please join us for the first full LWA (Law Women’s Association) meeting of the year on August 30 at 12:15 p.m. in Room 140. All current, new, and prospective members are welcome. We will be discussing some of the great events we have planned this year including numerous social events, speakeasy’s with legal professionals, the annual LWA auction, and much more! FREE FOOD will be provided!! Hope to see you there!

PILO Meeting. All law students are invited to take part in the first meeting for PILO (Public Interest Law Organization). 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 on Thursday, August 31, at 12:20 in Room 139. FREE FOOD will be provided!!! If you have any questions email PILO President Christie Green at cagreen@email.arizona.edu.

Phi Alpha Delta will be having sign-ups in the lobby this week for our pre-game football tailgates this season. It is open to all law students and faculty.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 8/28 PDP Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 140
   
Tuesday, 8/29 ELS Panel Discussion:  “I Want To Do Environmental Law but I Don’t Know What That Means”
  12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 146
   
  VLP Advocates Info Meeting
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 140
   
  Reception hosted by Pima Co Attorney’s Office for 2L’s and 3L’s
  2nd floor Lobby, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
   
Wednesday, 8/30 LWA Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 140
   
  LCJSP Speaker Series
  Robert Hooker and Robert Hirsh, “Developments at the Pima County Public Defender’s Office”
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 146
   
Thursday, 8/31 Introduction to Federal Government Summer and After-Grad Positions
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 140
  Juvenile Teaching Program Informational Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 201
   
  PILO Meeting
  12:20, Rm. 139

 

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