THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 12, Issue No. 4
October 20, 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/B01-0809.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

There will be an ELS meeting on Monday, October 20, in Room 160 at 12:15. We will be discussing upcoming events like the SILENT AUCTION. Be there or be non-environmentally friendly.

MicroMash Bar Talk Sponsored by PAD: Tuesday, October 21, 12:30, Room 164. In only 45 minutes, MicroMash will provide you with all of the information you need to set yourself up for success on the bar exam! Come hear an overview of the Arizona bar exam, detailed information regarding application requirements, and tips on what you can do during law school to prepare for the exam. Bring your questions, too! This program is open to anyone interested in learning more about the biggest exam of a law student’s life. FREE FOOD PROVIDED!!! For questions, contact Jillian Aja at jaja@email.arizona.edu.

Pima County Young Lawyers Offer the Inside Scoop on Careers, Tues., Oct. 21st - 12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Room 156. Lunch will be served. Confused about your career options? Uncertain about how big firm practice is different from what you might experience in a different setting? The Pima County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division has promised to dish out plenty of advice, along with lunch, at this program. Between them, the speakers will cover a lot of territory, and we hope to see you there! Speakers include:

Reproductive Justice: What’s at stake 2008? October 22, 2008, 12:15 - 1:15 p.m., Room 160. Guest speaker Emily Herrell from Planned Parenthood will be at school to discuss national and state issues effecting reproductive justice. She will focus her remarks on the 2008 election cycle. Lunch provided. RSVPs appreciated, but not required (rachelme@email.arizona.edu). Sponsored by Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ) and Students of Arizona Health Law Organization (SAHLO).

Representing Victims of Domestic Violence under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) CLE Training. You are invited to attend a CLE training session to be held at the University of Arizona College of Law, October 21, 2008, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m., Rountree Hall Room 204. This CLE will cover the basics on how to file affirmative applications and how to proceed in removal proceedings with a client who has been a victim of domestic violence. This session qualifies for 2 hours of CLE credit. The presenters will be Brea Burgie, Asylum Program of Arizona, and Nancy Lorena Acevedo, Florence Project. If you have any questions or would like to RSVP for this CLE, please contact Nancy Acevedo at nacevedo@firrp.org or by phone at (520) 868-0191 x 120. This CLE will be free of charge; however, attendees must be willing to accept a pro-bono case or otherwise contribute to the Florence Project or the Asylum Program of Arizona within the next 6 months.

On Thursday, October 23, the Career & Professional Development Program will be on “Pathways to International Law.” The program will be from 12:15 - 1:00 p.m., Room 156.

On Thursday, October 23, from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m., in Room 164, the Federalist Society will be hosting a talk by former FEC Chairman Brad Smith, who will be speaking about the Presidential Election. Free lunch will be served. Contact:  Jason Doucette: doucette@email.arizona.edu.

Interested in making money for yourself? A lot of money? Join BELA at our meeting on Thursday, October 23, to discuss upcoming events and to begin refining our “10 Questions.” Join us from 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Bring your lunch if you would like. Additionally, BELA would like to remind all of the students of two opportunities:

The ACLU law student club will have a meeting on Thursday, October 23, at 12:20 in Room 118. One of our first year students, Sherri Mitchell, will be sharing her experience working with the Attorney General’s office in her state on teaching Civil Liberties issues to school age kids. Please bring your own lunch and also be ready to discuss what types of activities and speakers you’d would like to see for the rest of the school year. Be sure to exercise your right to vote - one of our most precious civil liberties! If possible vote by mail or early at the County Recorder’s office or even, I think, at the Student Union. POC is Sonja Stupel, MBA, stupel@email.arizona.edu.

1L/Board of Visitors Luncheon, Friday, October 24, at 11:45, Lewis and Roca Lobby. 1L students wishing to attend need to RSVP to Donna Ream at ream@law.arizona.edu.

Library Dedication and Law Commons Ribbon Cutting, Friday, October 24: The dedication of the Daniel F. Cracchiolo Law Library will begin at 3:00 p.m., on the Law Library’s Ground Floor. Then please join the College, Alumni, UofA Pep-Band, and Friends as we officially cut the ribbons and celebrate the Law Commons project. The ceremony starts at 4:00 p.m.; tours and reception begin at 5:00 p.m. This is an amazing moment in the College’s history - don’t miss out on the fun. Students interested in volunteering should contact Tammy Willis at tammy.willis@law.arizona.edu.

NOTE:  The library will be open on Friday, October 24, but there will be several events and tours going on through tout the day. The library will be very noisy and may not be conducive to studying.

Saturday, October 25, Homecoming Red & Blue BBQ, Noon - 2:00 p.m., Snell & Wilmer Courtyard. Please bring the family and join us for the FREE annual Homecoming BBQ; hotdogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers, and all the fixings will be served.

HEY JLSA! The Jewish Graduate Students Group is hosting their second graduate student-only Shabbat on Friday, October 24, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m., at the Hillel Foundation Building, 1245 E. 2nd Street. The theme of the evening is a Greek Style potluck! Opa! Please bring a vegetarian dish to share. We should be able to reimburse you for your purchases, around $5 for side dishes and $10 for main dishes. Please bring your receipts with you. Please RSVP by Wednesday, October 22, to Goldie (goldieg@email.arizona.edu ) or through our facebook event. If you have questions or need suggestions for recipes, please contact Stephanie at slevitt@email.arizona.edu or Goldie at goldieg@email.arizona.edu.

Save the Date! SBA is hosting the annual law school Halloween Carnival on Monday, October 27, from 5:00 -7:00 p.m. in the lobby/courtyard. The carnival is for the law school community and their families and will of course include costumes, candy, and more fun than you can find in a casebook. More information to come, so mark your calendars and find a costume!


UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 10/20 ELS Meeting
  12:15 p.m.
  Room 160
   
Tuesday, 10/21 Representing Victims of Domestic Violence under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) CLE Training
  9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
  Rountree Hall Room 204
   
  Pima County Young Lawyers Offer the Inside Scoop on Careers
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m.
  Room 156
   
  PAD MicroMash Bar Talk
  12:30 - 1:15 p.m.
  Room 164
   
Wednesday, 10/22 Reproductive Justice:  What’s at stake 2008?
  12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
  Room 160
   
Thursday, 10/23 Federalist Society Presentation
  Former FEC Chairman Brad Smith
  Noon - 1:30 p.m.
  Room 164
   
  Career & Professional Development Program
  “Pathways to International Law”
  12:15 - 1:00 p.m.
  Room 156
   
  BELA Meeting
  12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
  Room unknown
   
  ACLU Law Student Club Meeting
  12::20 p.m.
  Room 118
   
Friday, 10/24 1L/Board of Visitors Luncheon
  11:45 a.m.
  Lewis and Roca Lobby
   
  Daniel F. Cracchiolo Law Library Dedication
  3:00 p.m.
  Law Library Ground Floor
   
  Law Commons Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  4:00 p.m.
  Law Library Ground Floor
   
  Jewish Graduate Students Group Shabbat & Potluck
  Hillel Foundation Building
  6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
   
Saturday, Oct. 24 Homecoming Red & Blue BBQ
  Noon - 2:00 p.m.
  Snell & Wilmer Courtyard

 

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