Volume No. 10, Issue No. 5
September 11, 2006 Bulletin Archives
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ANNUAL MARKS LECTURE - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will speak at the Rogers College of Law this 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.” (Please Note:  NO BACKPACKS, PURSES OR ELECTRONIC DEVICES ALLOWED.) Reception in Courtyard to follow. The College will also present the lecture live via the internet from its website. A link to the lecture will be visible on the morning of the lecture on the Law School Homepage. The lecture should begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 13. It will later be archived and accessible from the College’s homepage. KUAT-TV (PBS) will also broadcast the lecture in its entirety on the UA Channel on September 19. The UA Channel is located on Cox, Channel 18 within the City of Tucson; Cox, Channel 7 in Sierra Vista, and Comcast, Channel 76 in the City of Tucson and Oro Valley. Viewers should consult the program schedule at regarding times of the broadcast.

Attention 1Ls:  Lexis Orientation Training will be held the week of September 18th. All sessions meet in the Computer Lab in the library. Training is organized by small sections as indicated below:

Small Section Date and Time
Atwood I (Last names Abdallah - Johnson) Thursday, Sept. 21, 2:15 p.m.
Atwood II (Last names Korb - Spritzer) Friday, Sept. 22, 10:00 a.m.
Bublick I (Last names Barakat - Medina) Tuesday, Sept. 19, 10:00 a.m.
Bublick II (Last names Richardson - Zazidow) Wednesday, Sept. 20, 9:00 a.m.
Hegland I (Last names Burdsall - Lunsford) Monday, Sept. 18, 9:00 a.m.
Hegland II (Last names McCarthy - Wagner) Friday, Sept. 22, 12:30 p.m.
Marcus I (Last names Ali - Mendoza) Thursday, Sept. 21, 10:00 a.m.
Marcus II (Last names Reelitz - Zielinski) Friday, Sept. 22, 11:00 a.m.
Merico I (Last names Abela - Humbarger) Monday, Sept 18, 11:00 a.m.
Merico II (Last names Knepper - Zlotnik) Wednesday, Sept 20, 11:00 a.m.
Ratner I (Last names Aja - Lytle) Monday, Sept. 18, 10:00 a.m.
Ratner II (Last names Muller - Zoellner) Wednesday, Sept 20, 10:00 a.m.

If you have any questions about this training or the schedule, please contact Prof. Chiorazzi, . Westlaw Orientation Training will be held the week of October 16th and will follow a similar schedule. Please do your best to attend both sessions, as you will need to know this information on both services for the Spring Legal Research classes.

Student Enrichment Forums. This semester the College of Law will offer a series of Student Enrichment Forums in which professors give lunchtime presentations about areas of interest in their work. Each forum will take place in the Sullivan Room from 12:15 - 1:00 p.m., and pizza and drinks will be provided. Space is limited to 25 students per forum, so sign up early for forums you would like to attend. To sign up, please e-mail Martha Fenn ( with the forums you would like to attend. (Because we are not sure what the response will be, we are asking that for now you sign up for no more than 2 forums.) The schedule is as follows:

Constitution Day Celebration. On Monday, September 18 from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. in Room 146, there will be a video presentation of  “A Conversation on the Constitution:  Judicial Independence” with U.S. Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor, Anthony Kennedy, and Stephen G. Breyer, followed by a panel discussion with Arizona State Supreme Court Justices W. Scott Bales and Andrew D. Hurwitz, U.S. District Court Judge Stephen McNamee, and Arizona Representative Stephen Tully, Majority Leader. Reception to follow in the Snell & Wilmer Courtyard. For more information, contact Donna L. Ream at or Fain Rutherford at

8th Annual “Supreme Court Highlights” CLE. Friday, September 29, Room 146 from 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. CLE faculty participants include Professors Barbara Atwood, RonNell Andersen Jones, Marc L. Miller, and James R. Ratner. Judicial participants include The Honorable W. Scott Bales, The Honorable Stanley G. Feldman, and the Honorable Neil V. Wake. Reception to follow in the Snell & Wilmer Courtyard (sponsored by the American Constitution Society Student Chapter). Students are FREE. RSVP to Donna Ream at by Monday, September 25.

Ice Cream Social. The Admissions Office Staff is serving ice cream “until it’s gone” on Tuesday, September 12, starting at 12:15 p.m. in the Main Lobby. Everyone (students, staff, & faculty) is invited!

The Anti-Racism Focus Group of the NLG (National Lawyers Guild) will be having a meeting Tuesday, September 12 at 12:20 p.m. in Room 139. Among other things, we will be discussing the Manifesto and voting on whether to accept it within our student chapter of the NLG. If you are interested in this, do not miss the meeting. Feel free to bring your lunch with you! If you have any questions, email co-chair Christie Green,

Environmental Law Society Meeting. Tuesday, September 12, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Room 201. We will be discussing some great upcoming events and opportunities, both within and beyond the law school. There will be pizza!

Asian American Law Students Association (AALSA). First meeting of the semester Tuesday, September 12, 12:15 - 1:15 p.m., Room 122 Find out what the club is about and help plan upcoming events this semester, such as:  happy hours, guest speakers, community service, and more. A great way to meet people ... everyone is welcome!

All law students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the next meeting for the NLG (National Lawyers Guild). It will take place on Thursday, September 21, at 12:20 p.m. in Room 139. Feel free to bring your lunch!!! Please note, that this is a separate meeting from the NLG’S Anti-Racism Focus Group. That one is taking place on Tuesday, September 12 at 12:20 in Room 139. If you have any questions, please email Christie at Hope to see you there!

Please mark this very important date on your calendar:  Thursday, October 5, 2006. Law school organizations will be hosting an all day teach-in event titled:  Guantanamo:  How Should We Respond? This event is being co-sponsored by the NLG (National Lawyers Guild), ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union), PILO (Public Interest Law Organization), LSADP (Law Students Against Death Penalty), the Justice Project, and the ACS. It will run from 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. The room schedule is as follows:  9:00 - 11:00am: Room 122; 11:15 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Room 128; 2:30 - 6:30 p.m.: Room 140. Feel free to come and go as you please. If you have any questions, please email Christie Green at


Tuesday, 9/12 Environmental Law Society Meeting
  12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 201
  Ice Cream Social
  12:15 p.m., Main Lobby
  Asian American Law Students Association Meeting
  12:15 - 1:15 p.m., Rm. 122
  Anti-Racism Focus Group of the NLG Meeting
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 139
Wednesday, 9/13 Annual Marks Lecture, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  “Reflections on Arizona’s Pace-Setting Justices:  William Hubbs Rehnquist and Sandra Day O’Connor”
  10:00 a.m., Rm. 146
  Overflow Rooms: Rm. 139, 140 and 138
  Reception in Courtyard to follow.
  LCJSP/Criminal Law Association Speaker Series
  Patricia Alvarez Hurley, Assistant Pima County Administrator, Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee
Saturday, 9/16 September Community Service Project
  Community Food Bank, 9:00 a.m. - Noon
  Volunteers will meet in the law school lobby at 8:15 a.m.
  Reginald Shuford, Esq.
  ACLU Senior Staff Attorney
  Lunchtime Discussion about the ACLU Legal Program
  Noon - 1:00 p.m., Memorial Student Union, Career Services, Suite 411


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