THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 10, Issue No. 10
October 16, 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/B10-0607.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Attention 1Ls:  Westlaw Orientation Training will be held the week of October 16th. 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, Oct. 19, 2:15 p.m.
Atwood II (Last names Korb - Spritzer) Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2:15 p.m.
Bublick I (Last names Barakat - Medina) Tuesday, Oct. 17, 10:00 a.m.
Bublick II (Last names Richardson - Zazidow) Wednesday, Oct. 18, 9:00 a.m.
Hegland I (Last names Burdsall - Lunsford) Monday, Oct. 16, 9:00 a.m.
Hegland II (Last names McCarthy - Wagner) Friday, Oct. 20, 12:30 p.m.
Marcus I (Last names Ali - Mendoza) Thursday, Oct. 19, 10:00 a.m.
Marcus II (Last names Reelitz - Zielinski) Friday, Oct. 20, 11:00 a.m.
Merico I (Last names Abela - Humbarger) Monday, Oct. 16, 11:00 a.m.
Merico II (Last names Knepper - Zlotnik) Wednesday, Oct. 18, 11:00 a.m.
Ratner I (Last names Aja - Lytle) Monday, Oct. 16, 10:00 a.m.
Ratner II (Last names Muller - Zoellner) Wednesday, Oct. 18, 10:00 a.m.

If you have any questions about this training or the schedule, please contact Prof. Chiorazzi, michael.chiorazzi@law.arizona.edu. Please do your best to attend your session, as you will need to know this information for the Spring Legal Research classes.

Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition. For the sixth year in a row, Tucson attorney Richard Grand is generously sponsoring a legal writing competition, to be held from October 27 to November 6. This competition is only open to students at the Rogers College of Law; all students are eligible to participate. The top five student participants will receive cash prizes of:  First Place - $2000; Second Place - $1000; Third Place - $500; Honorable Mention - $250 each. Brochures were placed in each student’s mailbox earlier this month. There will be two informational sessions:  Thursday, October 19, and Tuesday, October 24, both from 12:20 to 1:00 p.m. in Rountree Hall, room 102. Dean Kay Kavanagh or Professor Lee Tucker will describe the Competition and answer questions. Attendance at one of these two sessions is highly recommended - but not required - for potential participants. A light lunch will be provided.

November Community Service Board Project. Come join the Community Service Board from 5:30 - 7:00 pm on Saturday, November 4, for an ice cream social at Casa de los Ninos. Casa is a local shelter for abused and neglected children. The social will include children ages 3 through 8. To sign up, please e-mail Martha Fenn at fenn@law.arizona.edu or sign up on the sign-up sheet posted in the lobby. All students, faculty and staff are welcome to participate! There is limited space, however, so please sign up early if you would like to join us. All volunteers must be over the age of 16.

The Public Interest Law Organization (PILO) would like to invite all law students to attend the next general meeting on Wednesday, October 18th, @ 12:20 in Room 138. We will be discussing a number of things including upcoming fundraisers, lecture, and community service. Please do not miss out on this meeting! Hope to see you there! If you have any questions email eekane@email.arizona.edu or cnorth@email.arizona.edu.

Law Students Against the Death Penalty (LSADP) would like to invite all interested students and faculty to attend the upcoming film DEADLINE which will be shown Monday, October 23, at 12:20 in Room 126. The film is approximately 90 minutes along, so come and go as you are able to. After the film, we will have a general meeting for a few minutes to discuss upcoming events for the organization. If you have any questions, please email Christie Green at cagreen@email.arizona.edu. Otherwise, we hope to see you there!

9th Circuit Pro Bono Appellate Team does it again! O’Donnell v. Vencor, Inc. (9th Cir., October 10, 2006) Per Curiam Opinion. Congratulations to third-year students Nicholle Harris and Aeryn Heidemann, supervised by Dr. Willie Jordan-Curtis. The Ninth Circuit panel remanded the case to the district court to reevaluate a claim of violation of the Equal Pay Act. Well done Counselors!


UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 10/16 Westlaw Orientation Training for 1Ls
  Hegland I (Last names Burdsall - Lunsford)
  9:00 a.m.
   
  Westlaw Orientation Training for 1Ls
  Ratner I (Last names Aja - Lytle)
  10:00 a.m.
   
  Westlaw Orientation Training for 1Ls
  Merico I (Last names Abela - Humbarger)
  11:00 a.m.
   
  Law, Criminal Justice and Security Program Speaker
  Jim Jacobs, a professor at NYU Law School, will talk about his recent book,
  Mobsters, Unions & Feds:  The Mafia and the American Labor Movement (NYU Press 2006).
  12:30 p.m., in Rm. 146
   
Tuesday, 10/17 Westlaw Orientation Training for 1Ls
  Bublick I (Last names Barakat - Medina)
  10:00 a.m.
   
Wednesday, 10/18 Westlaw Orientation Training for 1Ls
  Bublick II (Last names Richardson - Zazidow)
  9:00 a.m.
   
  Westlaw Orientation Training for 1Ls
  Ratner II (Last names Muller - Zoellner
  10:00 a.m.
   
  Westlaw Orientation Training for 1Ls
  Merico II (Last names Knepper - Zlotnik)
  11:00 a.m.
   
  PILO Meeting
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 138
   
  Westlaw Orientation Training for 1Ls
  Atwood II (Last names Korb - Spritzer)
  2:15 p.m.
   
Thursday, 10/19 Westlaw Orientation Training for 1Ls
  Marcus I (Last names Ali - Mendoza)
  10:00 a.m.
   
  Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition Informational Session
  12:20 p.m., Rountree Hall Rm. 102
   
  Westlaw Orientation Training for 1Ls
  Atwood I (Last names Abdallah - Johnson)
  2:15 p.m.
   
Friday, 10/20 Westlaw Orientation Training for 1Ls
  Atwood II (Last names Korb - Spritzer)
  10:00 a.m.
   
  Westlaw Orientation Training for 1Ls
  Marcus II (Last names Reelitz - Zielinski)
  11:00 a.m.
   
  Westlaw Orientation Training for 1Ls
  Hegland II (Last names McCarthy - Wagner)
  12:30 p.m.

 

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