The Bulletin

Bulletin Edition: 18 February 2013.

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General Announcements
Scholarship/Award/ Writing Competition Deadlines

Looking for funds? Be sure to check the website for internal and external scholarship opportunities, deadlines and details. Internal scholarships can be found at and information about external scholarships is available at

1. Disability Determination Process (DDP) Grant - Deadline: March 1, 2013 $10,000

2. 2012-2013 Munger Prize for Scholars in International and Business Law - Deadline: March 8, 2013 $1,000

3.The Jim Himelic Award Application - Deadline: March 8, 2013 $1,200

4.2012-2013 Chandler/Carroll Public Service Awards - Deadline: March 8, 2013 - Two to four awards of $2,500 - $5,000

5. 2012-2013 Junius Hoffman "Beyond the JD" Scholarship - Deadline: March 8, 2013 $3,300

6. Thomas Tang Law Scholarships - 2013 - Deadline: March 8, 2013 - Up to four awards of at least $2,000 may be awarded.

Contact: Janet Kisinger
2013 Write-On Competition

The 2013 Write-On Competition will be held Saturday, May 11th at 8 a.m. through Tuesday, May 14th at 8 p.m. Registration will open in the coming weeks, and we hope you will all choose to participate! Initial information about the competition can be found at Please do not hesitate to direct any questions to

Contact: Sarah Epperson
IT-Lex Technology Law Writing Competition

IT-Lex (, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to educational, literary, and scientific advancement in the field of technology law, is proud to announce its first Technology Law Writing Competition, sponsored by the Law firm of Foley & Lardner LLP.

All accredited law school students in good standing are eligible to enter the writing competition. Submission topics should focus on technology law and are due May 1, 2013.
Monetary prizes will be awarded to the top tree winning submissions. The competition winners will have their submissions published in the IT-Lex Journal, and will receive invitations to become write-on members and part of the IT-Lex Law Review. Prizes aside, all meritorious entries will be considered for publication.
First place: $5,000
Second place: $1,000
Third place: $500
Contact: Derek Bambauer
Upcoming Events
"Turning Your Summer Job Into a Permanent Position"
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 19, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 160

Facilitator:  Suzanne L. Diaz, Fennemore Craig, P.C.


     Maricela Meza, Karp & Weiss, P.C.
     Lori J. Lefferts, Pima County Public Defender
     Christina Vejar, Office of the Attorney General
     M. Roxanne Veliz, Snell & Wilmer, LLP


Contact: Donna Shafer
The Southern Arizona Children's Advocacy Center
Date/Time: Wednesday, February 20, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 118

On Wednesday, February 20, the Program in Criminal Law & Policy is pleased to welcome Kathy Rau. She will be here to discuss the Southern Arizona Children’s Advocacy Center as part of PCLP’s weekly speaker series.


The Southern Arizona Children's Advocacy Center provides an array of investigative and advocacy services to child victims of abuse and their non-offending family members. Expert medical evaluations, videotaped forensic interviews, crisis intervention and case coordination are all provided in one place. 


Kathy Rau is the Executive Director of the Southern Arizona Children's Advocacy Center and was part of the original group of professionals that established the Center. Kathy has investigated hundreds of child abuse cases and uses her expertise to accomplish the mission of the center by supporting children through coordinated efforts to stop child abuse and neglect. 


We will meet in Room 118. Pizza will be served at 12:05pm, with the discussion beginning at 12:15pm and ending by 1:20pm.

Contact: Danielle Roberts
Nails For Your Shingle: Research and Practice Tips for the Aspiring Small/Solo Practitioner
Date/Time: Thursday, February 21, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 137

Please join the Law Library Fellows for a Lunchtime Learning Series presentation:


Nails For Your Shingle:  Research and Practice Tips for the Aspiring Small/Solo Practitioner



Contact: Alexandra Lee Delgado
LLSA's 2nd Annual Bowling Night!
Date/Time: Friday, February 22, 2013  06:00:PM
Location: Golden Pin Lanes on Miracle Mile

The Latino Law Student Association will host our 2nd Annual Bowling Night on Friday, February 22nd at Golden Pin Lanes located on Miracle Mile (  All students, faculty, alumni, and members of the community are encouraged to attend!

The cost is only $10 per person, which includes rental shoes and bowling from 6pm - 9pm.  Tickets can be purchased from individual LLSA members around campus or at the tables in the lobby during lunch throughout the week.

Proceeds from this fundraiser will help fund student participation in national mock trial competitions and professional development events put on our by our organization.

Contact: Joshua Liffiton
Arizona Civil Rights Litigation Pre-Brown v Board--American Pluralism Series
Date/Time: Monday, February 25, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Room 156

Arizona Civil Rights Litigation Pre-Brown v Board--American Pluralism Series welcomes speaker Judge Elizabeth Finn, Presiding Judge, Glendale City Court.

Contact: Nancy Stanley
Federalist Society: Timothy Sandefur on Existing Obamacare Challenges
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 26, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 160

As Yogi Berra would say, "it's not over till it's over."

On February 26 at lunch, Timothy Sandefur will come talk about some of the existing challenges to the Affordable Care Act, some of which have to do with what sort of taxes Congress can constitutionally levy (whether this is a direct tax that needs to be apportioned amongst the states) and whether the Affordable Care Act jives with the origination clause.

Timothy Sandefur is an attorney for the Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF), a public interest law firm based in Sacramento. PLF recently represented the plaintiffs in Sackett v. EPA, among other Supreme Court cases.

As always, we'll have free lunch. So see you there!


Contact: David Potts
"Commercial Litigation: What It Is & How To Prepare For A Career," Courtney Radow, Gordon Silver
Date/Time: Tuesday, February 26, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 156

Join Courtney Radow, Esq. (2010 UA Law Alum) of Gordon Silver (Phoenix) as she discusses what specifically is involved in a career in commercial litigation, as well as how law students can best prepare for entering the field. 

Lunch is provided, courtesy of Gordon Silver.

RSVP REQUIRED by 12 noon, Friday, Feb. 22. to


Contact: Virginia Clarke
LawLawPalooza 2013!
Date/Time: Thursday, February 28, 2013  07:00:AM
Location: O'Malley's on 4th

Please join us for LawLawPalooza 2013!  Students and professors will be performing,  and there will be happy hour prices!  

Tickets: $5 in advance/ $10 at the door

Tickets will be sold at lunch in the law school lobby, starting Monday, Feb. 18 - Thursday, Feb. 28.  


Contact: Jessica Gale

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