THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 11, Issue No. 3
September 4, 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/B03-0708.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Asian American Law Students Association (AALSA) will have its first meeting on Wednesday, September 5, in Room 140, 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. Food will be provided.

The Latino Law Student Association will hold its first meeting of the year today, Tuesday, September 4, at 12:30 p.m. in CC-109. LLSA will be introducing its board members, sharing the goals of the club, and discussing upcoming LLSA events. We look forward to seeing you there!

The first meeting of the International Law Society will be held Wednesday, September 5, 12:15 - 1:00 in CC-115. We will have pizza and information about this semester’s activities.

The Interdisciplinary Student Alliance for Health Care (ISAH) is up and running again. If you would like to be added to ISAH’s listserve, please send your name and e-mail address to Professor Smolensky (kirsten.smolensky@law.arizona.edu) by Friday, September 7. ISAH’s mission is to foster integration and collaborative education between the various professional healthcare schools by enhancing communication and cooperation between the professions. ISAH hopes to carry out this mission by (1) acting as a bridge for communication between the various colleges; (2) providing inter-professional development seminars and meetings for all the colleges; and (3) serving as a resource for students to voice concerns and discuss issues related to the improvement of patient care. Law school students, particularly those interested in health care, have joined this group in previous years and have enjoyed the experience. E-mail Professor Smolensky if you would like more information about the group.

Pace Environmental Moot Court:  On Thursday, September 6, from Noon - 1:00 p.m., in CC-115, there will be an informational brown-bag lunch session on UA’s participation in the Pace Law School Environmental Moot Court this year. Please attend if you are interested in trying out for the U of A team. The Pace Competition in is held in February, but team members will be chosen early this semester.

ATTENTION FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS:  The Community Service Board, which consists of several students from each class and several faculty and administrators, is looking for 2 first-year students to serve on the Board. The Community Service Board meets regularly throughout the year to organize community service events and develop other community service related projects at the College of Law. If you are interested in applying for a position on the Board, please send a resume and a brief written statement describing your interest to Martha Fenn, Coordinator of Special Projects, by Friday, September 14. For more information contact Martha Fenn, fenn@law.arizona.edu.

The Community Service Board and Phi Delta Phi (PDP) are teaming up for the SEPTEMBER COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT on Saturday, September 15, 9:00 a.m. - Noon. All students, faculty and staff are invited to volunteer. We will be working at the Community Food Bank to assemble emergency food boxes. The completed boxes will be given to needy Tucson families and to non-profit programs for distribution in the community. We will meet at the Corleone Student Center at 8:15 a.m. and then head to the food bank, where we will work from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. If you would like to join us, please e-mail Martha Fenn (fenn@law.arizona.edu) or Rebecca Stahl (rmstahl@email.arizona.edu). Space is limited to 25 volunteers, so please sign up early if you would like to join us!

This year’s J. Byron McCormick Lecture will take place on Monday, September 10, at 10:00 a.m. in the Crowder Hall Auditorium. The speaker is Richard J. Goldstone, retired justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. The topic is, “The Consequences of the United States Abdicating its Moral and Political Leadership of the Free World.” All students are invited and encouraged to attend. (10:00 classes will be cancelled so that you may attend.) There will be a reception following the lecture.

The Morris K. Udall Inn of Court is seeking 14 committed 3Ls to join its program this year. The Inn promotes the goals of legal excellence, civility, professionalism, and ethics and, in Tucson, is comprised of approximately 50 lawyers, judges, and law students. Members find it to be a rewarding, stimulating and congenial atmosphere. Meetings are held each month, from October through May (except January) and each meeting includes dinner and an educational presentation. There is no cost to student members. Participants are expected to attend monthly meetings, which are from 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. at the Hotel Congress in downtown Tucson. Dates for the 2007 - 2008 year are:

Participants also will participate in the planning of one educational program. If you are interested in joining - submit resume and statement of interest (address to Dean Toni Massaro; no need to sign, but please include contact information) to Dean Paula Nailon (by email to nailon@law.arizona.edu, or deliver to Room 205 Carlene Apartments), no later than noon, Friday, August 31, 2007. If you have questions, please contact Dean Nailon. See www.innsofcourt.org for more information on the Inn of Court.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, 9/4 Latino Law Student Association Meeting
  12:30 p.m., CC-109
   
Wednesday, 9/5 Asian American Law Students Association (AALSA) Meeting
  12:15 - 1:15 p.m., Rm. 140
   
  International Law Society Meeting
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., CC-115
   
  Law, Criminal Justice and Security Program (LCJSP) Speaker Series
  Caroline Isaacs & Matt Lowe, American Friends Service Committee
  “Solitary Confinement in Arizona”
  12:15 p.m., CC-111
   
Thursday, 9/6 Pace Environmental Moot Court Informational Session
  Noon - 1:00 p.m., CC-115
   
Friday, 9/7 Freebie Friday
  Free coffee, baked goods and conversation
  9:15 - 10:15 a.m., Corleone Student Center
   
  Law, Criminal Justice and Security Program (LCJSP) Speaker Series
  Paul Charlton, “My Recent Experience as United States Attorney and Afterwards”
  Noon, CC-111

 

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