THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 10, Issue No. 11
October 23, 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/B11-0607.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PDP Ethics Week.  Interested in seeing the legal profession at work? Interested in learning what problems lawyers face in the “real” world? Ready to get your head out of a textbook? Then join Phi Delta Phi as we present Ethics Week! Monday, we will hear about ethical issues facing Immigration and Asylum attorneys (a huge topic for the upcoming election), Tuesday will be criminal law ethics, and Thursday will introduce us to specific ethical issues faced by our own students in the law school clinic setting. Each panel discussion will be in Room 146 at 12:15 and LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED! If you’re ready to see the law in practice, you’re ready for ethics week!

Due to the high interest in the showing of “Deadline,” there will be two showings of it. The Law Students Against Death Penalty will be showing the fascinating documentary Deadline on Monday, October 23, 12:20 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., in room 126. LSADP will again be showing the documentary Deadline on Thursday, October 26, 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., in room 146. LSADP will be having a general meeting on Tuesday, October 24, at 12:20, in room 126. Here we will discuss a number of things, including upcoming speakers we will be hosting at the law school.

The Environmental Law Society and the Native American Law Student Association present Professor James C. Hopkins, Associate Clinical Professor, Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program, Special Lecture on Indigenous Cultures and Environmental Law, Tuesday, October 24, 2006, 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Rountree Hall, Room 204.

Last Chance - Informational Session - Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition. All law students are invited to attend the final informational session for the Grand Writing Competition. Professor Lee Tucker will describe the Competition and answer questions in Rountree Hall, Room 102, on Tuesday, October 24, at 12:20 p.m. Attendance is recommended - but not required - for participation. A light lunch will be provided. The Competition is sponsored by Tucson attorney Richard Grand and will be held from October 27 to November 6. 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.

Prop 107 Debate.  Please join the ACLU, ACS, Federalist Society, NLG, and PrideLaw on Thursday, October 26, at 6:00 p.m., for a debate on Proposition 107. The proposition is a proposal to amend Arizona’s constitution to prohibit gay marriage, domestic partnerships, and any benefits that derive from such recognitions. Monty Stewart from the Marriage Law Foundation and Jordan Lorence from the Alliance Defense Fund will speak in favor of the proposition. Speaking against the proposition will be Cindy Jordan from the “No on Prop. 107” campaign and Wayne Yehling from the law firm of DeConcini, McDonald, Yetwin & Lacy. Professor Barbara Atwood will moderate the debate. Refreshments will be served before the debate. Hope to see you there.

Practicing International Law:  With an Emphasis on Asia. Date: Tuesday, October 24, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Room 203. Speaker:  Prof. Robert Hornick. Pizza will be provided! Sponsored by the Asian American Law Students Association (AALSA).

The Students of Arizona Health Law Organization (“SAHLO”) will host a talk by Attorney Sally Hart from the Arizona Center for Disability Law. Ms. Hart will discuss her career representing Medicaid and Medicare beneficiaries and other plaintiffs in health lawsuits. She has argued in front of the U.S. Supreme Court and several other federal courts. Please join us in Room 138 on Wednesday, October 25, at 12:15 p.m. Feel free to bring your lunch! For more information please email Jamie Wyman at jlwyman@email.arizona.edu. Also mark your calendars for our speaker panel on Valley Fever. This will take place at 3:00 p.m. on November 15th at the law school (location and details TBA).

The Arizona Estate Planning and Elder Law Society will meet for the first time Thursday, October 26, at 12:00 p.m., in Room 128. All law students are invited to attend. This is a new organization, and all levels of participation are welcome. Please join us if you:

If you have any questions email lanoue@email.arizona.edu, emilyt@email.arizona.edu, or walters1@email.arizona.edu.

CURTIS A. JENNINGS SCHOLARSHIP:  The Phoenix law firm of Jennings, Haug and Cunningham established a scholarship to honor Curtis A. Jennings, a distinguished attorney and member of the firm since 1963. The scholarship is designed to assist enrolled second-year law students who demonstrate financial need and one or more of the following:  academic achievement; ties to Arizona; personal or family military service; interest in a career with the JAG Corps, with public services organizations, and/or in civil litigation practice; and community service while in college and/or law school. Award:  $2,500. Applications are available in Room 118. DEADLINE: Completed applications must be returned to Room 118 by 5:00 p.m. on November 6, 2006.

MUNGER PRIZE FOR SCHOLARS IN INTERNATIONAL AND BUSINESS LAW:  The Munger Prize for Scholars in International and Business Law is awarded annually to a student based upon outstanding scholarship and enduring achievement in the areas of international and business law. Enrolled law students and post-graduate students may apply for consideration for this award, which was made possible through the generosity of John F. and Roseann Munger, by submitting a letter of application, a resume, a transcript and two letters of reference to the Financial Services Office, Room 118 of the College. Prize:  $1,000. Deadline for receipt of applications - November 15, 2006, at 5:00 p.m. The recipient will be chosen by a committee composed of Dean Massaro, Professor Kozolchyk, Professor Gantz, and Mr. and Mrs. Munger.

STATE BAR REAL PROPERTY SECTION SCHOLARSHIP:  The Rogers College of Law is pleased to announce the availability of the State Bar Real Property Section Scholarship for 2006 - 2007. Established by the State Bar of Arizona Real Property Section, two scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded to enrolled second- or third-year law students who demonstrate an interest in real property law (e.g., currently enrolled in any transactional/real property course, or other demonstrated interest/indicators), academic achievement and financial need. Representatives of the State Bar Real Property Section will select the recipients based upon a review of the applications. The recipients will be encouraged to attend a Real Property Section CLE meeting, typically held on the second Wednesday of the month at the Arizona Inn. Application information is available in Room 118. DEADLINE:  Completed applications must be returned to Room 118 by 5:00 p.m. on November 6, 2006.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 10/23 Ethics in Immigration Law
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 146 (lunch provided)
   
  “Deadline”
  12:20 p.m. - 1:50 p.m., Rm. 126
   
Tuesday, 10/24 Practicing International Law:  With an Emphasis on Asia
  Speaker:  Professor Robert Hornick
  12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 203
   
  Ethics in Criminal Law
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 146 (lunch provided)
   
  Professor James C. Hopkins, Associate Clinical Professor, Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program
  Special Lecture on Indigenous Cultures and Environmental Law
  12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Rountree Hall, Room 204
   
  Informational Session - Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition
  12:20 p.m., Rountree Hall, Room 102
   
  LSADP General Meeting
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 126
   
Wednesday, 10/25 Students of Arizona Health Law Organization (“SAHLO”) speaker
  Attorney Sally Hart from the Arizona Center for Disability Law
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 138
   
  LCJSP Speaker
  Judge Mary Helen Maley, Santa Cruz Justice Court, “Constructing Circles of Peace”
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 146
   
Thursday, 10/26 Arizona Estate Planning and Elder Law Society Meeting
  12:00 p.m., Rm. 128
   
  Ethics in law school clinics
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 146 (lunch provided)
   
  “Deadline”
  3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Rm. 146
   
  Prop 107 Debate
  Sponsored by ACLU, ACS, Federalist Society, NLG, and PrideLaw
  6:00 p.m.
   
Friday, 10/27 Freebie Friday
  Free coffee, baked goods and conversation
  9:30 - 10:30 a.m., Main Lobby

 

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