The Bulletin

Bulletin Edition: 04 March 2013.

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General Announcements
International EXCHANGE - 2013-2014 and beyond

Interested in going on a LAW EXCHANGE to Canada, France, Puerto Rico or Mexico?

Please contact Carolyn Coolidge for more information (coolidge@law.arizona.edu or misscool@email.arizona.edu) or by telephone at 621-9475, or in-person over at Rountree Hall, Rm 218-B

See our website for details at

http://www.law.arizona.edu/tradelaw/exchange_welcome.cfm

HURRY! Deadlines for nominations arriving fast (mid-March) for 2013-2014

Contact: Carolyn Coolidge  misscool@email.arizona.edu
 
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 http://www.law.arizona.edu/current_students/financial_aid/uascholarships.cfm and information about external scholarships is available at http://www.law.arizona.edu/current_students/financial_aid/externalscholarships.cfm.

1. 2012-2013 Munger Prize for Scholars in International and Business Law - Deadline: March 29, 2013 $1,000

2.The Jim Himelic Award Application - Deadline: March 29, 2013 $1,200

3.2012-2013 Chandler/Carroll Public Service Awards - Deadline: March 29, 2013 - Two to four awards of $2,500 - $5,000

4. 2012-2013 Junius Hoffman "Beyond the JD" Scholarship - Deadline: March 29, 2013 $3,300

5. Thomas Tang Law Scholarships - 2013 - Deadline: March 29, 2013 - Up to four awards of at least $2,000 may be awarded.

Contact: Janet Kisinger  janet.kisinger@law.arizona.edu
 
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 www.arizonawriteon.org. Please do not hesitate to direct any questions to arizonawriteon@gmail.com.

Contact: Sarah Epperson  sepperson@gmail.com
 
Upcoming Events
Medical-Forensic Examinations and other SACASA Services
Date/Time: Wednesday, March 6, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 118

Wednesday, March 6, the Program in Criminal Law & Policy Speaker Series is pleased to welcome Sheronda Jordan, Forensic Examiner Manager at the Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault (SACASA). She will be here to discuss Medical-Forensic Examinations and other SACASA Services.

 

Medical-Forensic nurses collect important evidence in sexual assault cases in a way that attempts not to re-traumatize the victim. Under the Violence Against Women Act, victims of sexual assault have the right to request a medical-forensic examination without any conditions.

 

This event is open to everyone, and CLE credit will be available to Arizona attorneys.

 

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  danirobe@email.arizona.edu
 
Here Come the Feds: Research Tips from Federal Law Clerks and Judges
Date/Time: Thursday, March 7, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 137

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

 

Here Come the Feds:  Research Tips from Federal Law Clerks and Judges

 

Megan Austin, current Law Library Fellow and former U.S. Federal Court Pro Se Staff Attorney, will lead the presentation which includes video of interviews with current Capital Case Staff Attorney, Magistrate Judge Law Clerk, a Magistrate Judge and a District Judge. The Staff Attorney and law clerk share research tips and strategies for federal court, and the Judges talk about what makes a good law clerk in federal court.

 

This presentation is informative for people who are interested in practicing in federal court, being a federal law clerk, or even being a federal magistrate judge or district judge.

 

COFFEE, TEA & SNACKS WILL BE PROVIDED. 

Contact: Alexandra Lee Delgado  ald123@email.arizona.edu
 
"After OCI & Sonoran: Your Job Search & Resources, and Summer Judicial Clerkships
Date/Time: Thursday, March 7, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 156
Contact: Virginia Clarke  vclarke@email.arizona.edu
 
"After OCI & Sonoran: Your Job Search & Resources, and Summer Judicial Clerkships"
Date/Time: Friday, March 8, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 118

Dean Nailon, Ms. Clarke, and Ms. Won will address strategies for identifying and applying to posted jobs, maximizing independent outreach to employers, and conducting effective networking in a job search. A list of Sonoran employers who have re-opened summer hiring will be available (there will be resume collects for these positions). Dean Nailon will also discuss the summer judicial externship program.

Attend either Thursday or Friday for valuable tips on continuing your summer job search.

Contact: Virginia Clarke  vclarke@email.arizona.edu
 
Happy Hour at Nimbus Brewery - Collaboration of Legal Support Associations
Date/Time: Wednesday, March 13, 2013  05:30:PM
Location: Nimbus Brewery, Tucson
Contact: Virginia Clarke  vclarke@email.arizona.edu
 
The Seventh Annual Charity Gala
Date/Time: Friday, March 22, 2013  06:30:PM
Location: Hilton El Conquistador

 This year's Charity Gala is a Masquerade Ball! All proceeds go to the law school clinics.

Contact: Jayme Weber  jaymeweber@email.arizona.edu
 

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