THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 11, Issue No. 10
October 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/2007/B10-0708.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SAHLO Guest Speaker. Students of Arizona Health Law Organization (SAHLO) will be hosting Tracy Nuckolls, the Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for Tucson Medical Center, at 12:10 p.m. in CC-110 on Tuesday, October 23. Mr. Nuckolls will be speaking about the challenging world of health care law and what it is like to represent a large medical center like TMC.

“The Fear of No Future: Guatemalan Migrants - Dispossession and Dislocations.” The Human Rights Colloquium Series of the Rogers Program on Law and Society is pleased to announce the second colloquium of the series. On Thursday, October 25, Prof. Linda Green of the UA Dept. of Anthropology will discuss her provocative new work on the political, economic, and human-rights forces shaping Guatemalan migration. The colloquium will begin at 3:30 p.m. in CC-109. All are welcome.

Tuesday Coffee Talks: Free Coffee, Good Conversation. This week’s Coffee Talk is in honor of the Class of 2008. All students, faculty and staff are invited to stop by the Corleone Student Center between 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday to celebrate this class!

Get your PILO Halloween Candy-Grams! Only $1 each, 5 for $4 or 10 for $7. 1L’s get enough for your whole small section! Look for PILO volunteers in the art building and Corleone. Limited time only!!!!! Candy-grams will be delivered on Halloween day.

“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 www.komen.org. 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 Barbara.Lopez@law.arizona.edu with “Fender Guitar Lecture” in the subject heading.

Mark your calendars! Phi Delta Phi Ethics Week is back, and it is going to be an exciting week. This year’s theme is “Ethical Issues for Young Lawyers.” On Monday, Oct. 29, Bruce Macdonald will tell us about his time as a disciplinary Hearing Officer. Tuesday two members of the Young Lawyers Division, and Thursday our own 38D clinic students will talk about clinical ethics issues. There will be FREE FOOD each day (not all pizza either). We hope to see you there.

Casa de los Niños Project. All students, faculty and staff are invited to join the Community Service Board for the November Community Service Board Project at Casa de los Niños. We will be hosting an ice cream social on Saturday, November 10, from 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Casa is a local shelter for abused and neglected children. The social will include children ages 3 through 8. We will meet at the law school before the event and then carpool over to Casa de los Niños. To sign up, please e-mail Martha Fenn at fenn@law.arizona.edu. There is limited space, so please sign up early if you would like to join us. All volunteers must be over the age of 16. If you have questions about the event or about the shelter in general, please contact Community Service Board member Erin Fox (3L) at efox@email.arizona.edu.

UA Pace Moot Court Team. We are pleased to announce the members of this year’s University of Arizona College of Law Pace Environmental Moot Court team:   Brandon Brim, Tiffany Bartz, and Joshua Grossman. Over the next 6 weeks, the team will be preparing their written appellate brief, and in February, will be competing in the oral argument portion of the Pace Environmental Moot Court in White Plains, NY. Professor Kirsten Engel reports that all of the students who tried out for the team did excellently and she hopes that those not chosen this year will be interested in trying out for the team again next year.

CURTIS A. JENNINGS SCHOLARSHIP.  The Phoenix law firm of Jennings, Haug and Cunningham established a scholarship to honor Curtis A. Jennings, a distinguished attorney and member of the firm since 1963. The scholarship is designed to assist enrolled second-year law students who demonstrate financial need and one or more of the following:  academic achievement; ties to Arizona; personal or family military service; interest in a career with the JAG Corps, with public services organizations, and/or in civil litigation practice; and community service while in college and/or law school. Award:  $2,500. Applications are available in Rountree 108. DEADLINE:  Completed applications must be returned to Rountree 108 by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 9, 2007.

MUNGER PRIZE FOR SCHOLARS IN INTERNATIONAL AND BUSINESS LAW.  The Munger Prize for Scholars in International and Business Law is awarded annually to a student based upon outstanding scholarship and enduring achievement in the areas of international and business law. Enrolled law students and post-graduate students may apply for consideration for this award, which was made possible through the generosity of John F. and Roseann Munger, by submitting a letter of application, a resume, a transcript and two letters of reference to the Financial Services Office, Rountree 108. Prize:  $1,000. DEADLINE:  November 9, 2007, at 5:00 p.m. The recipient will be chosen by a committee composed of Dean Massaro, Professor Kozolchyk, Professor Gantz, and Mr. and Mrs. Munger.

THE HONORABLE MARGARET M. HOUGHTON AWLA SCHOLARSHIP.  The James E. Rogers College of Law is pleased to announce the availability of the Houghton AWLA Scholarship. The Southern Arizona Chapter of the Arizona Women Lawyers Association and friends of retired Pima County Superior Court Judge Margaret Houghton have established an endowment to provide a scholarship in honor of Judge Houghton, who is a 1976 graduate of the University of Arizona College of Law. The award will be made to an enrolled second-year law student who is the parent of a dependent child and who demonstrates financial need. The recipient will be selected by a five-member committee chaired by Judge Houghton. Applications are available in Rountree 108. DEADLINE:  Completed applications must be returned to Rountree 108 by 5:00 p.m. on November 9, 2007.

CARPENTER SCHOLARSHIP.  The Rogers College of Law is pleased to announce the availability of the Carpenter Scholarship. The scholarship was established by the members of the Class of 1969, the “Carpenters,” to honor their class and the many contributions its members have made to the community and to the legal profession. One or two scholarships will be awarded for the 2007 - 2008 academic year. A committee composed of three to seven class members will select the recipient(s) from among applicants who meet the following criteria:  enrolled second-year law student; a grade point average (G.P.A.) of 2.0 or higher during the student’s first year of law school; and demonstrated financial need. Application information is available in Rountree 108. DEADLINE:  Completed applications must be returned to Rountree 108 by 5:00 p.m. on November 9, 2007.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, 10/23 SAHLO Guest Speaker
  Tracy Nuckolls, the Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for Tucson Medical Center
  12:10 p.m., CC-110
   
  Tuesday Coffee Talk
  Free coffee and good conversation
  2:30 - 3:30 p.m., Corleone Student Center
  *This week’s Coffee Talk is in honor of the Class of 2008*
   
Wednesday, 10/24 Law, Criminal Justice and Security Program (LCJSP) Speaker Series
  The Honorable Duane Belcher, Sr., Chair, Arizona Board of Executive Clemency
  “Clemency and the Criminal Justice System in Arizona”
  12:15 p.m., CC-111
   
Thursday, 10/25 Guest Lecture on Branding Strategies and Trademark Law:
  “Building an International Brand in the Shadow of the Law”
  Mark Van Vleet, Chief Legal Officer for Fender Musical Instruments Corporation
  1:30 - 2:45 p.m., Rm. 139
  (Space is limited. Please come only if you have reserved a space.)
   
  Rogers Program Human Rights Colloquium
  Professor Linda Green, UA Department of Anthropology
  “The Fear of No Future:  Guatemalan Migrants - Dispossession and Dislocations”
  3:30 p.m., CC-109

 

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