THE BULLETIN

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
JAMES E. ROGERS COLLEGE OF LAW

Volume No. 12, Issue No. 8
January 20, 2009 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/B08-0809.htm.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

January 22 is the 36th Anniversary of the landmark case, Roe v. Wade!!! In celebration, the Law Students for Reproductive Justice is teaming up with So. AZ Planned Parenthood and the Women’s Resource Center for a screening and discussion of the film “The Education of Shelby Knox.” The event will take place Wednesday, January 21, @ 7:00 p.m., at the Gallagher Theater (on main campus located across from the food court in the lower level of the Student Union Memorial Center ). For more info on the film check out www.pbs.org/pov/pov2005/shelbyknox/ or feel free to email Emily at eekane@email.arizona.edu. Hope to see you there!

On January 22, Rm 164, at 12:15, John Baker will be giving a talk called: Federalize This! Why the Federalization of Crime is Bad for America. Commentary provided by Marc Miller, University of Arizona College of Law, Co-hosted by PCLP. Free lunch will be served. Contact: Jason Doucette: doucette@email.arizona.edu for more information.

Gather with students, faculty, and staff to watch the Inauguration in the Lobby! Administration and SBA will provide coffee and muffins. Tuesday, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Student Bar Association’s first House of Delegates meeting of the semester. We’ll be planning the semester’s events, including Trivia Night, Bowling Night, and Gala. The meeting will be Thursday, January 22, 12:15, Room 118.

New Health Law Volunteer Activity for Students:  The Students of Arizona Health Law Organization (SAHLO) are happy to announce a new volunteer opportunity for the spring semester. On Feb. 11, March 5, and April 14, the Tucson Family Advocacy Program will sponsor health care events at public housing facilities for the elderly and disabled, and SAHLO volunteers, supervised by attorneys and health care professionals, will help those in need fill out advance directive packets that include medical powers of attorney and living wills. These documents are very important for life care planning and we need your help! The health care events will take place on the three dates listed above. We need 2 - 5 people per event, and you can volunteer for one or all of them! There will be a training session on the afternoon Jan. 22, time and place to be announced. If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering, please contact Sandy Vazquez at vazquez1@email.arizona.edu.

Students are invited to register for 101 Secrets of Success for Women in Private Practice. The Arizona Women Lawyers Association invites Arizona Law students to attend the upcoming “101 Secrets of Success” conference to be held on Saturday, February 21, at ASU. This is a “back by popular demand” program that AWLA has sponsored for several years. Conference speakers will share candid and uncensored information on topics including an overview of law firm economics and power structure, the unwritten rules in firm life, getting and making the most of a summer position, presenting yourself professionally, how to develop business, what to consider about making partner, and how to balance work/life. Law student registration is only $10, and the registration deadline is February 13, 2009. You may register online at www.awla-state.org. For more information, contact Dean Paula Nailon.

Call for Applications and Nominations
Don’t Miss This Opportunity to Become a Law Student Leader

Dear Law Student:

The ABA Law Student Division has numerous leadership positions available either by election or appointment. As a national officer of the Division, I have had the privilege of working with law student leaders across the country, including ABA student leaders, SBA Presidents, and leaders of other national law student organizations, as well as lawyers and judges. Through my leadership experience, I have traveled to and participated in various roundtables, debates and discussions on issues and concerns of law students. I can attest to the professional, educational, and personal rewards you will gain from your experience as an ABA Law Student Division leader. Among the many opportunities and benefits, ABA Law Student Division leadership will provide:

If you like a good challenge and are ready to roll up your sleeves and work toward improving the legal education experience of your fellow classmates, not just on your campus, but throughout your circuit, then I strongly encourage you to submit your nomination or application for one of the leadership positions outlined below. Nominations must be signed by your dean and must be postmarked by the deadline date indicated. Please visit www.abanet.org/lsd/elections/ for the eligibility requirements, the nomination/application forms, and delivery instructions.

The following positions are elected positions and the postmarked deadline for nominations is February 1, 2009:

The following positions are appointed and the postmarked deadline for these positions are as indicated:

If you have any questions or would like more information about any leadership position, please do not hesitate to contact me at ghair@tulane.edu or one of the ABA Law Student Division leaders listed at www.abanet.org/lsd/leadership/directory.html.

Sincerely,
Galen Hair, Vice Chair
ABA Law Student Division
Tulane University School of Law


UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, Jan. 20 Inauguration in the Lobby! Administration and SBA will provide coffee and muffins.
  8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
   
Wednesday, Jan. 21 “The Education of Shelby Knox.”
  Gallagher Theater
  7:00 p.m.
   
Thursday, Jan. 22 John Baker, Federalize This! Why the Federalization of Crime is Bad for America
  Room 164
  12:15 p.m.
   
  SBA House of Delegates Meeting
  Room 118
  12:15 p.m.

 

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