THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 10, Issue No. 18
January 22, 2007 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/B18-0607.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Summer Information Sessions:  Monday, January 22 and Wednesday, January 24, 2007 in Room 140 from 12:15 - 1:00 p.m. Information will be presented on financial aid for summer classes at the law school, study abroad, visiting another school for summer, work study, volunteer positions, and legislative internships. This meeting is mandatory for any student interested in the law summer work study program.

Loan Counseling Session for Third Year Graduates:  Mark your Calendars now - Friday, April 13, 2007, 12:15 - 2:00 p.m. Room 139. Current laws regarding student loans and interest rates are changing rapidly and it is imperative you attend in order to receive up-to-date information on the best repayment strategy for your personal needs. Lunch will be provided - pizza, sodas, and water.

The Federalist Society is having its first meeting on Thursday, January 25, at 12:15 p.m. in Room 203. We will preview the events for the semester, including the symposium on immigration reform in February, the student conference at Northwestern and our plans for the semester. There will also be a speaker from the local community. Food will be served.

Training for 1L Students - As part of the legal research classes this year, all 1Ls must provide certificates of training from Westlaw and Lexis. Students can sign up in the legal research classes this week or can contact the Westlaw (Kristin Starr, kstarr@email.arizona.edu) or Lexis (Anna Ceder, aceder@email.arizona.edu) student representatives to sign up. The training classes will be held in the next two weeks at the following times and locations:

Westlaw, Jan. 22 - 25
Lexis, Jan. 29 - Feb. 1
   
Monday, Jan. 22 Monday, Jan. 29
11:00 a.m. - Noon - Room 104 11:00 a.m. - Noon - Room 104
12:15 - 1:15 p.m. - Room 201 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. - Room 201
1:15 - 2:15 p.m. - Room 138 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. - Room 138
   
Tuesday, Jan. 23 Tuesday, Jan. 30
11:00 a.m. - Noon - Room 104 11:00 a.m. - Noon - Room 104
Noon - 1:00 p.m. - Room 104 Noon - 1:00 p.m. - Room 104
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. - Room 140 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. - Room 140
   
Wednesday, Jan. 24 Wednesday, Jan. 31
10:00 a.m. - 11 - Room 139 10:00 a.m. - 11 - Room 139
12:15 - 1:15 p.m. - Room 138 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. - Room 126
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. - Room 140 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. - Room 140
   
Thursday, Jan. 25 Thursday, Feb. 1
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Room 139 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Room 139
Noon - 1:00 p.m. - Room 104 Noon - 1:00 p.m. - Room 104
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Room 146 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Room 146
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Room 146 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Room 146

Environmental Law Society. Our first meeting of the semester! Lots to discuss, including the continuation of our speaker series, the fantastic results of our charity fundraiser, and - of course - hikes. Tuesday, January 23, 12:20 - 1:00 p.m., Room 126.

NACLE Student Exchanges. As part of the North American Consortium on Legal Education (NACLE), a limited number of Rogers College of Law second and third year JD students are eligible for semester long NACLE student exchanges with four excellent Canadian law schools, Dalhousie (Nova Scotia), Ottawa (Ontario), McGill (Montreal, Quebec) and University of British Columbia (Vancouver). It may also be possible for Spanish-speaking students to arrange a semester in Mexico. UA students must be in good standing and maintaining a 2.7 or higher GPA. Anyone interested in such an exchange during either semester of the 2007 - 2008 academic year should contact Professor Gantz (gantz@law.arizona.edu) as soon as possible.

ALL FIRST YEAR STUDENTS:  The Mary Anne Richey Scholarship, sponsored by the Arizona Women Lawyers Association, is offered every year to a second semester 1L student (male or female) in good academic standing. The award, consisting of a one-time $1000 stipend, is based on a demonstrated commitment to public service. Applications are available in the Financial Services Office. Deadline for submitting applications is Monday, February 12. If you have questions, please contact Professor Barbara Atwood, atwood@law.arizona.edu.

REMINDER!  The Lost & Found is located at the Circulation Desk in the library. Please check periodically for things you have lost. There are items from last semester still unclaimed!


UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 1/22 Summer Financial Aid Information Session
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 140
   
Tuesday, 1/23 Environmental Law Society Meeting
  12:20 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 126
   
Wednesday, 1/24 Law, Criminal Justice and Security Program Speaker Series
  Professor James Hopkins
  “Alternative Sentencing in the Native Community:  A Comparative Analysis”
  12:00 - 1:05 p.m., Moot Courtroom
   
  Summer Financial Aid Information Session
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Rm. 140
   
Thursday, 1/25 Federalist Society Meeting
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 203
   
  Community Service Board Meeting
  12:20 p.m., Rm. 126

 

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