The Bulletin

Bulletin Edition: 16 September 2013.

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General Announcements
Second Annual Chinese Culture Festival

The Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona is presenting the second Annual Chinese Culture Festival September 18-28, 2013, in Tucson, Arizona.  Concerts, films, lectures on Chinese literature and medicine, a Chinese language competition, and a Chinese health day are all included.  The festival will be held on the University of Arizona campus and at other venues across the Tucson metropolitan area.  All events are open to the public and most are free.  Please visit the CIUA website for additional information about the Chinese Culture Festival and the Institute.

Contact: Dr. Larry Lang
Upcoming Events
LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER! Student Lunch with Constitution Day Panel
Date/Time: Monday, September 16, 2013  11:45:AM
Location: Room 160

The Rehnquist Center invites all AZ Law students to meet the members of the Constitution Day panel in a casual Q&A session preceding the formal Constitution Day program.  Attorney Clint Bolick of the Goldwater Institute, Professor Melissa Murray of UC Berkeley, and Judge Neil Wake of the US District Court will be in attendance.  Lunch provided.  Please note that you must register separately for the lunch and the Constitution Day program.

Register for the student lunch (11:45-12:45) here.  Registration closes at noon on Sunday, September 15.

Register for the Constitution Day program (1:00-4:30) here.

Many thanks to the Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society for their contributions and support of Constitution Day.

Contact: Bernadette Wilkinson
REGISTER NOW for Constitution Day 2013
Date/Time: Monday, September 16, 2013  01:00:PM
Location: Ares Auditorium/Room 164

The William H. Rehnquist Center on the Constitutional Structures of Government presents its annual Constitution Day program, where three legal experts will review four major cases decided by the US Supreme Court in its 2012 Term.  Register to attend the program by clicking here.  An informal reception will follow the program. The event is free and open to the public

NOTE:  A student lunch with the panelists is being offered prior to the Constitution Day program.  You can find more information about the lunch in the  "Student Lunch with Constitution Day Panel" event listed elsewhere in the Bulletin.  If you wish to register for the lunch, click here.

Many thanks to the Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society for their contributions and support of Constitution Day.

Contact: Bernadette Wilkinson
Student Delegate Training
Date/Time: Tuesday, September 17, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Room 118
Contact: Katie Beringson
Student Delegate Training
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 18, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Room 118
Contact: Katie Beringson
Program in Criminal Law & Policy Speaker
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 18, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Room 156

On Wednesday September 18, PCLP is proud to host Kelly Fryer from the YWCA. The YWCA has a long history of helping and protecting women and is credited with providing the first child day care centers and the first domestic violence shelters.

Kelly Fryer is the new Executive Director of the YWCA in Southern Arizona, an organization dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. Prior to coming to the YWCA, Kelly spent the last election season in politics, working to elect women to public office here in Arizona. She will be speaking to us about the YWCA and their work for women in domestic violence situations.

Contact: Marieh Tanha
The On-Going Challenges to Obamacare
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 18, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Room 160

 Christina Sadefur, Staff Attorney at the Goldwater Institute, will present and discuss the status of current legal challenges to Obamacare.  The event is open to the entire student body and lunch will be provided on a first come, first served basis.

Contact: Jeff Wohlford
IP Careers: Practice Basics & Recruiting Tips for Applicants - LUNCH * RSVP REQUIRED
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 18, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 160
Join patent attorneys from Snell & Wilmer(Phoenix)for an overview of intellectual property topics, with an emphasis on patent practice. Discussion will include the annual Loyola Patent Bar Career Fair, as well as other tips for launching a career in IP law. Lunch is provided; please RSVP to Tawnee Reiner ( BY END OF DAY SEPTEMBER 16!! Speakers: Chuck Hauff, Esq., Damon Boyd, Esq., Will Van Curen, Esq.
Contact: Virginia Clarke
Lunchtime Learning, Government Laws& Regulations : A Primer
Date/Time: Thursday, September 19, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 137

Come find out the basics of administrative law, its relationship to statuatory law, and how knowing the difference can help you.  Pizza will be provided.


RSVP Requested to


Contact: Patrick Parsons
"A Conversation with RJ Suzuki"
Date/Time: Thursday, September 19, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Sullivan Room - 272
Are you wondering how to turn your passion and education into a thriving business? Join Dean Marc Miller for a discussion with alumnus RJ Suzuki (’00) of the Suzuki Law Offices. Mr. Suzuki will discuss how he networked his way into a position at the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office. Then, he parlayed experience and passion for the law into a successful and rapidly growing business. According to Mr. Suzuki, he was a mediocre student with a burning desire to be a lawyer. Mr. Suzuki carved his own path. He will share with attendees his thoughts on how others can do the same. Lunch will be provided. First come, first served limited to 20 students. To RSVP, please contact Marissa White at
Contact: Marissa White
Arizona Minority Bar Association Minority Writing Program
Date/Time: Friday, September 20, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Room 156

The Arizona Minority Bar Association ("AMBA") welcomes you to participate in the 2013-2014 Minority Writing Program.  The program features a spring semester internship with a large Tucson law firm and is open to all 2Ls.  Past participating firms include Fennemore Craig, P.C., Lewis & Roca., LLP, Quarles & Brady, LLP, and Snell & Wilmer, LLP.  Selectees from this year's Minority writing Program will not only receive $4,000.000 but will also gain invaluable experience working in a big firm atmosphere.  Selectees will also participate in mentoring luncheons to be provided by the participating firms as well as additional local law firms.  These luncheons will help foster relationships between students and local attorneys as well as be informative about the practice of law.

Please join us Friday, September 20, 2012, at noon in Room 156 of the James E. Rogers college of Law for an informational session on this year's program.  Lunch will be provided to all attendees.

We look forward to meeting you and anticipate another successful year for the Minority Writing Program.

--Suzanne L. Diaz, President - AMBA

Contact: Suzanne Diaz, President-AMBA
Career Development Office Open House For All Students
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 25, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: New Career Development Office - Formerly Admissions
Stop by the Career Development Office for tempting treats and introductions as we welcome our new Assistant Dean for Career and Professional Development and settle into our new space (former Admissions Office)!
Contact: Virginia Clarke

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