Volume No. 11, Issue No. 9
October 15, 2007 Bulletin Archives
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Tuesday Coffee Talks. Beginning this Tuesday, October 16, the law school will have Coffee Talks every Tuesday afternoon from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in the Corleone Student Center. All students, faculty and staff are invited to stop by for free coffee and good conversation.

Interested in being a Writing Fellow? The Legal Writing Program is seeking applications from second-year and third-year students who are interested in being Writing Fellows for spring semester 2008. Each Fellow will be assigned to a writing professor to help with mentoring first-year students, critiquing papers, conducting practice oral arguments, writing sample answers, teaching, and holding office hours. There will also be two Senior Writing Fellow positions available. Senior Writing Fellows assist Professor Rabe and Professor Tucker with the administration of the writing program by creating assignments, researching problems, writing sample answers, arranging for guest speakers, and completing other tasks as requested. All Fellows receive three units of pass/fail credit. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Professor Rabe by email ( In your application, indicate your phone number, e-mail address, the name of your small-section professor, the name of your spring writing professor, and - if applicable - the name of your Persuasive Communication professor. Deadline for applications is October 22 at 5:00 p.m.

“Passionately Pink for the Cure.” October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Without a cure, 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will continue to be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 1 million could die over the next 25 years. SAHLO is supporting the fight against breast cancer by going “Passionately Pink for the Cure” on Tuesday, October 23, 2007. By wearing pink and making a donation of $5 or more to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, you’ll be making a difference in the lives of millions. Donations to our team can be made anytime starting Wednesday 10/17 (specifics to come later) or online at Please join by wearing pink!

Guest Lecture on Branding Strategies and Trademark Law:  “Building an International Brand in the Shadow of the Law,” a guest lecture by Mark Van Vleet, Chief Legal Officer for Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, on how trademark law facilitates (and sometimes impedes) building an international brand. October 25, Room 139, 1:30 - 2:45 p.m. This guest lecture is part of the regular class in Trademarks and Unfair Competition 655a, taught by Professor Austin. There will be extra space available for interested 1Ls, 2Ls, or 3Ls who would like to attend. Space is limited. To reserve a place, please email with “Fender Guitar Lecture” in the subject heading.


Tuesday, 10/16 Community Service Board Meeting
  12:20 p.m., CC-110
  Tuesday Coffee Talk
  Free coffee and good conversation
  2:30 - 3:30 p.m., Corleone Student Center
Wednesday, 10/17 Law, Criminal Justice and Security Program (LCJSP) Speaker Series
  Kathleen Mayer, Pima County Attorney’s Office
  “Prosecuting Murders, Rapes and Other Violent Crimes”
  12:15 p.m., CC-111


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