THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 11, Issue No. 1
August 20, 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/2007/B01-0708.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

To All Students: Please update and keep your home addresses information current by going into www.arizona.edu/student_link/.

Health Insurance Alert. If you need student health insurance, you need to enroll NOW! If you need more information, you can e-mail chsinsurance@health.arizona.edu or you can go the website, www.health.arizona.edu and read all entries and important dates and deadlines. If you choose to use Student Health Insurance as your health insurance, please note:

The Basic Trial Advocacy course has a lecture/demo component, which will meet at 12:15 p.m. in CC 115 on Monday, August 20. All students in all sections of Basic Trial Advocacy are expected to attend.

NACLE. Any additional student interested in spending the spring 2008 semester at one of our Canadian NACLE sister schools (McGill, UBC, Ottawa, Dalhousie) should contact Professor Gantz by email (Gantz@law.arizona.edu) as soon as possible.

Do you want to help survivors of domestic violence? Do you speak Spanish? The Domestic Violence Law Clinic could use your help. We need students who are willing to volunteer their time to help interpret legal interviews for clients who speak only Spanish. We also can use assistance in translating documents from English into Spanish. Our clinic will be interviewing clients on Tuesday and Thursdays, beginning Sept. 11 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. through Nov. 29. Prior experience in interpreting for clients is preferred. For more information, please contact Bertha Fresquez at 626-5232.

Pace Environmental Moot Court - The Law College will be sending a team to compete in Pace Law School’s Environmental Moot court this coming February 2008. The three-member team will be chosen in an inter-law school competition during the Fall semester. The competition is being coordinated by Profs. Engel and Large. Watch this space for more information and announcements.

Interested in being a VLP Advocate this semester? The Volunteer Lawyers Program is looking for student volunteers to work with clients and assist attorneys in the areas of Domestic Relations, Child Support, Bankruptcy, and Intake Interviewing. All students are welcome. Training will be provided. Students may volunteer for as many or as few slots as their time allows. If you would like to get some great pro bono experience, please come to a mandatory meeting for Fall volunteers on Wednesday, August 29, at 12:20 p.m. in Rm. 110. For more information contact Jillian Aja (jaja@email.arizona.edu), Erin Fox (efox@email.arizona.edu), or Jean West (jewest@email.arizona.edu).

Please Note:  The fall VLP Advocate clinics are at the following times:

University of Arizona Law Students needed to serve on the ASUA Supreme Court. If interested, please submit resume and a cover letter stating why you want to serve on the ASUA Supreme Court. Applications are due Tuesday, September 4, 2007 at noon. You can email your application to Claudia Davila (ASUA Advisor) (Claudia@u.arizona.edu) or drop off an application at ASUA (Room 325W) above the UA Bookstore. If you have any questions, please feel free to call 621-2782. For further information on the job description, please go to http://web.asua.arizona.edu/~asua/scourt.htm.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 8/20 First Day of Classes
   
Wednesday, 8/22 Law, Criminal Justice and Security Program (LCJSP) Speaker
  U of A Law Alum Rafael Gallego, Esq.
  Lawyers in Trouble with Drugs:  A Personal Story
  12:15 p.m., Rm. 146
   
  Attn:  3L’s!
  Judicial Clerkship Applications
  12:15 - 1:00 pm, Rm. CC111
   
Thursday, 8/23 US Dept. of Justice Honors Program
  12:15 - 1:00 pm, Rm. CC111
   
  Meet Arizona Employers Night
  3:30 - 5:00 pm, with reception
  Eller College of Business, McClelland Hall Atrium
   
Friday, 8/24 Mock Interviews
  Noon - 3:00pm, Memorial Student Union Bldg., Rm. 411

 

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