THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 12, Issue No. 2
October 6, 2008 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 SBA at SBA@law.arizona.edu. The deadline for receipt of information is each Wednesday by 8:00 p.m. for inclusion in the following week’s Bulletin. This Bulletin can be found on the web at www.law.arizona.edu/news/Bulletins/2008/B02-0809.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Arizona Minority Bar Association and the Committee on Minorities and Women in the Law invite you to attend the Minority Attorney and Law Student Mixer, Thursday, October 9, 2008, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at El Charro Café, downtown location, 311 N. Court Ave., Tucson, Arizona 85701, (520) 622-1922. Drinks and appetizers will be provided! ALL STUDENTS ARE WELCOME. This event has been organized in collaboration with the following University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law Organizations:  Asian American Law Student Association (AALSA), Black Law Student Association (BLSA), Latino Law Student Association (LLSA), Native American Law Student Association (NALSA), and Pride Law.

Join the Law Women’s Association’s AIDS WALK Team! The AIDS Walk is on Sunday, October 19, and we hope you will all join us in fundraising in support of this great cause! For more information, visit www.aidswalktucson.com, and to sign up for our team, visit www.firstgiving.com/SAAF and join the “UA Law LWA” team. We hope to see you there!

The Latino Law Student Association & The Native American Law Student Association invite you to come play like the pros at the 2008 GOLF TOURNAMENT, at Ventana Canyon Golf Course, home to PGA tournaments and ranked a top U.S. course. Registration to sign up for your opportunity to participate in the tournament and network with attorneys begins next week. Student registration fee is $70 (considerably lower than the green fee!!) Space for this student price is limited. Look for the tables in the lobby to sign up and receive more information!

YOGA AT THE ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW. Interested in yoga classes at the law school? SBA is working on bringing this to you, but we need to know that students will attend! If interested, please email Joanna at jgaughan@email.arizona.edu with the following info:

  1. Are you interested in yoga classes here at the law school?
  2. Would you be able to pay about $5 per class?
  3. Have you practiced yoga before? A lot/a little
  4. Which time would work better for you: lunchtime (about 12:30 to 1:20), 3 pm or 4 pm?

Attention 1L’s! The Community Service Board is now accepting applications for two positions on the board. The CSB meets about every 2 - 3 weeks and helps plan and organize community service events for the entire school. As 1L’s the time commitment is minimal, but your voice gets to be heard. If interested/questions/concerns please send your resume and a brief statement of interest to jaja@email.arizona.edu.

November 4th is Election Day:  Help Make Sure Democracy Happens. Voter suppression and fraud happens. Whether due to innocent human error or malice, it must be stopped. Please join students, faculty, and local lawyers in a nonpartisan poll-watching effort to make sure that Tucsonans have free and fair access to the polls this fall. All interested students will participate in an organized training, and must be available for a minimum of two hours on Tuesday, November 4. For more information, or to sign-up with the election protection team, please email Erick Gjerdingen (egjerdingen@gmail.com) of the American Constitution Society, or Andrew Pappas (agpappas@gmail.com) of the Federalist Society.

Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition. For the eighth year in a row, Tucson attorney Richard Grand is generously sponsoring a legal writing competition to be held from October 24 to November 3. This competition is only open to students at the Rogers College of Law. All students are eligible to participate. The top five student participants will receive cash prizes of:  First Place - $2000; Second Place - $1000; Third Place - $500; Honorable Mention - $250 each. Brochures will be placed in each student’s mailbox this week. We urge interested students to go to one of the two upcoming informational sessions:

Attendance at these sessions is highly recommended (but not required) for potential participants. Refreshments will be provided.

It is time to start thinking about future leadership opportunities within the American Bar Association. In the Spring, there will be opportunities to serve as:  ABA Rep for UA, Lt. Governor of the 15th Circuit, Governor of the 15th Circuit, and national leadership opportunities such as Vice Chair of SBAs and Chair of Law Student Division. Additionally, there are opportunities to serve as liaisons to different practice areas. There are a plethora of different practice areas that need Law Student Liaisons. The positions look great on your resume, and they are great networking opportunities. For more information, contact Amanda Robson (3L).


UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday, 10/09 Minority Attorney and Law Student Mixer
  5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  El Charro Café, 311 N. Court Ave.

 

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