THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 10, Issue No. 26
March 26, 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/B26-0607.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

NLG Speaker Series.  The Tucson and UA chapters of the National Lawyers Guild are teaming up to bring notable guest speakers to the U of A to discuss social activism in the legal profession. Our first speaker is the Honorable Tom Berning. Judge Berning has served the Tucson community since graduating UA law school in 1978. Currently Judge Berning is Tucson City Magistrate Judge. Judge Berning has been active with numerous legal aid organizations, worked as a City Attorney for the City of Tucson, practiced in numerous fields of civil law (including civil rights, landlord/tenant, and consumer law), and practiced in every Arizona Court, many tribal courts, the US District Court, the Ninth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. Judge Berning will speak on March 28 at 12:15 p.m. with pizza and drinks provided. This event is limited to 20 students and/or faculty. If you wish to attend, please RSVP to claykamm@email.arizona.edu promptly.

Law Students Against Death Penalty general meeting takes place this Tuesday, March 27, from 12:20 - 12:55 in Room 138. We will be discussing ways to become active in this cause, as well as an upcoming fundraiser. Hope to see you there! If you have any questions, email Christie Green at cagreen@email.arizona.edu.

Andrew Silverman Community Service Awards. In an effort to recognize student community service, each year the law school honors one student in each class, and one student organization, with the Andrew Silverman Community Service Awards. Nominate yourself or a friend who inspires you through his or her community service. Nomination forms have been sent to you by e-mail. Extra copies are available on Martha Fenn’s office door, Rm. 205. Nominations are due on Friday, March 30. For more information, please contact Martha Fenn at fenn@law.arizona.edu.

Third Year Graduate Loan Counseling Session:  Friday, April 20, 2007, Room 140 from 12:15 - 2:00 p.m. Contact Kim Marlow to make your reservations now at marlow@law.arizona.edu. Reservations accepted until Monday, April 16, 2007. 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.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 3/26 The Law College Association Partners in Practice presents:
  “Emotional Intelligence for Law Students and Lawyers”
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Room 140
   
Tuesday, 3/27 Student Enrichment Forum
  Professor Smolensky, “Rights of the Dead”
  12:15 p.m., Sullivan Rm. (Rm. 202)
  (Space is limited. Please come only if you have signed up for this forum.)
   
  Law Students Against the Death Penalty Meeting
  12:20 - 12:55, Rm.138
   
Wednesday, 3/28 Law, Criminal Justice and Security Program Speaker Series
  “Prosecutorial Independence and Discretion” Panel
  Professor Marc Miller will moderate; speakers include former U.S. Attorney Bates Butler
  12:00 - 1:05 p.m., Rm. 146
   
  NLG Speaker Series
  Hon. Tom Berning
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 203
   
  Career Program for 2Ls:
  Preparing your judicial cover letter, Fall 2007 application deadlines, uploading materials on OSCAR
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 140

 

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