THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 11, Issue No. 11
October 29, 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/B11-0708.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

On Halloween, the AZ Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at Centennial Hall. The Court will hear two cases, one at 9:00 a.m. and one at 9:45 a.m. with Q&A at 10:30. You may enter and exit (quietly) at anytime during the arguments and Q&A session. The case names, case summaries, and briefs are available on our website at: www.law.arizona.edu/news/faculty/ualawevents.cfm. As usual, first year students are required to attend one of the arguments and are assigned via small section. But everyone is invited to attend. The Court is hoping/expecting a large turn out. If your schedule permits, please join us. The public is also welcome and encouraged to attend.

Tuesday Coffee Talks:  Free Coffee, Good Conversation. All students, faculty and staff are invited to stop by the Corleone Student Center between 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. for free coffee and interesting conversation.

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.

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.

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

Monday, 10/29 GUEST LECTURE:  “Monetizing Music”: October 29, 2007
  A Guest Lecture by Dan Coleman, Copyright Agent and Composer in Residence for the Tucson Symphony, on how musical works get “monetized” through the copyright system.
  Room 139:   10.35 a.m. - 12.05 p.m.
   
  Everything You Wanted to Know About the AZ Bar Application, Character & Fitness, the Exam, and Deadlines
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m., CC-110
   
  Phi Delta Phi Ethics Week:   “Ethical Issues for Young Lawyers”
  Today’s topic:  Ethics traps for young lawyers
  Arizona Bar Association Hearing Officer Bruce MacDonald and former chair of the State Disciplinary Commission, Professor Atwood, speak about the ethical situations young attorneys face that can get them disbarred.
  12:15 p.m., CC-114
   
  Annual SBA Halloween Carnival at Corleone’s!
  5:00 - 7:00 p.m.; Costume Fashion Show at 6:15 p.m.
   
Tuesday, 10/30 Phi Delta Phi Ethics Week:  “Ethical Issues for Young Lawyers”
  Two members of the Young Lawyers Division
  12:15 p.m., Rm. TBA
   
  Tuesday Coffee Talk
  Free coffee and lots of conversation
  2:30 - 3:30 p.m., Corleone Student Center
   
Wednesday, 10/31 AZ Supreme Court Arguments
  Centennial Hall
  9:00 a.m. and 9:45a.m.; Q&A at 10:30 a.m.
   
  Law, Criminal Justice and Security Program (LCJSP) Speaker Series
  Sam Hill, UA Law 2L, “My Experience in the U.S. Border Patrol”
  12:15 p.m., CC-111
   
Thursday, 11/1 Phi Delta Phi Ethics Week:   “Ethical Issues for Young Lawyers”
  Our own 38D clinic students talking about clinical ethics issues
  12:15 p.m., Rm. TBA
   
Friday, 11/2 Special 2-Hour Freebie Friday
  8:30 - 10:30 a.m., Corleone’s Student Center
  Hosted by Kinerk Beal Schmidt Dyer & Sethi, PC
  Students, faculty, alums, attorneys
  Free coffee, munchies, and a great chance to chat with a lot of people
   
  Reunion Reception
  5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Corleone’s Student Center
   
Saturday,11/3 Homecoming BBQ - open to all faculty, staff and students
  11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Corleone’s Student Center

 

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