The Bulletin

Bulletin Edition: 28 October 2013.

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General Announcements
Upcoming Events
NALSA Indian Frybread Taco Sale!
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 29, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Snell & Wilmer Courtyard

Come out to the courtyard outside this Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 for our amazing Indian frybread taco sale!!! We will be selling Indian frybread tacos with beans and/or meat, cheese, lettuce, tomato, etc., as well as honey and sugar frybreads. Come out and support the Native American Law Students Association!

Contact: Katya Lancero
Life After OCI for 2Ls & 3Ls: Advanced Job Search Strategies
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 29, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 118
Career Development Team provides strategies for taking charge of your job search.
Contact: Virginia Clarke
Oral Trial Reform - The Case of Mexico
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 29, 2013  05:30:PM
Location: Nat'l Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade, 440 N. Bonita Avenue

Over the last two years, the National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade has been involved in the training of over 3,200 judges, lawyers, and other members of the legal community in Oral Trial Procedure.  

This month join
NatLaw and the University of Arizona, College of Law
for a discussion on the current challenges and opportunities within Mexico in light of the recent Commercial and Criminal Trial Reforms and an overview of NatLaw's prior trainings. 

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm 

Panel will run from 6:00 pm - 7:00pm with an
Informal Reception and Cocktails on either end

Location: National Law Center for Inter-American Free Trade 
440 N. Bonita Ave, Tucson, AZ, 85745

The Panel Discussion will include insights from a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of Guanajuato, Mexico and first-hand perspectives from U.S. attorneys from both the criminal and commercial fields and public and private practice.  Panelist Bios are included below.  
*This event may qualify for 1 hour of CLE credit

For any questions please email Elizabeth Pocock at

Contact: Elizabeth Pocock
PCLP Speaker: Judge Karen Adam
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 30, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Room 164


This Wednesday, October 30th, the Program in Criminal Law and Policy in collaboration with the Family and Juvenile Law Program is honored to host Judge Karen Adam.

Karen Adam has been on the bench since 1981, and was appointed as a Superior Court Judge on September 1, 2010. She has served as a city court magistrate and as a commissioner on the juvenile, probate, and family law benches. She is currently the Presiding Judge at Pima County Juvenile Court Center.

Judge Adam is a member of the Self-Represented Litigants Network, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ), and the National and Arizona Chapters of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.  

She is the Dean of the Judicial College of Arizona, a member of the NCJFCJ Curriculum Committee, and has served as faculty for the National Judicial College since 2007. She is a frequent lecturer on juvenile and family law topics, including self-represented litigation issues

We will meet in ROOM 164 this week and pizza will be served at 12pm.

Hope to see you all there!

Contact: Marieh Tanha
Federalist Society Event: Should U.S. Courts Enforce International Law? by David Moore, BYU Law
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 30, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Room 160


Professor David Moore of BYU's J. Reuben Clark School of Law will speak on whether United States courts should enforce interational law. This is part of the Federalist Society annual program. Free food. 

Contact: Jeff Wohlford
Special HALLOWEEN Lunchtime Learning
Date/Time: Thursday, October 31, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 137 / Law Library

 Come join the Law Library Fellows for spooky halloween lunchtime learning with treats, tricks, and more treats.  The law librarians and law library staff will be handing out treats during a special law library trick or treating, so bring a bag to hold your candy!

Contact: Patrick Parsons
The Practice of Law as Preparation for Governing - Tucson Mayor J. Rothschild - LUNCH
Date/Time: Thursday, October 31, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 164
Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild is the featured speaker, with a special introduction by Dean Marc Miller. Lunch will be provided!
Contact: Seth Grossman
Environmental Breakfast Club
Date/Time: Friday, November 1, 2013  08:30:AM
Location: Law Faculty Lounge 2nd floor Rm 237

Environmental Breakfast Club meets the first Friday of every month.    This month's speaker is Jim Buizer, Deputy Director for Climate Adaption and International Development., Institute of the Enviroment.  His topic is "National Climate Assessment".   Faculty, staff and students from across campus are all welcome to attend.

Contact: Robert Glennon
Joseph Jenckes Competition -Final Arguments
Date/Time: Friday, November 1, 2013  05:00:PM
Location: ASU Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

 Come and supprt our team- Robson Hauser (3L) and Sean Kelly (2L)-in the closing arguments for the annual Joseph Jenckes Competition.

Contact: Tom Mauet
1Ls: Career Success Program - Lynn Traverse, Bryan Cave - LUNCH
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 5, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 118
Lynne Traverse, Recruiting Manager at Bryan Cave, presents. Lunch is provided.
Contact: Virginia Clarke
Dan Rather Reports: Operation Streamline
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 6, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Rm. 160

 Join ILSA for a screening of Dan Rather's documentary about Operation Streamline. 

Contact: Heidi Nielson
1Ls: Introduction to Legal Interviewing
Date/Time: Thursday, November 7, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 160
Learn techniques for effective legal interviewing from Bruce Chalk, Esq., Pima County Attorney's Office; time permitting, there will be brief mock interviews with audience volunteers!
Contact: Virginia Clarke
7th Annual Soll Lecture with Judge Nancy Gertner
Date/Time: Friday, November 8, 2013  02:30:PM
Location: Ares Auditorium Room 164

 Nancy Gertner, retired federal judge for the District of Massachusetts and a leader in the women's rights movement, will discuss why she believes that courts are undermining the Voting Rights Act. After the lecture, the audience is invited to observe a special ceremony celebrating Arizona's newest practitioners of law, and to join a reception following the ceremony. Register for the Soll Lecture, the Celebratory Ceremony, and/or the Reception  here.

Contact: Bernadette Wilkinson
Celebration of Admission to the Practice of Law in Arizona
Date/Time: Friday, November 8, 2013  04:00:PM
Location: Ares Auditorium - Room 164

Faculty, Staff, and Students

are invited to attend the

Celebration of Admission to the Practice of Law in Arizona

Thomas Zlaket, Justice, Arizona Supreme Court (Retired) – Presiding

 Friday, November 8, 2013

 4:00 p.m.

Ares Auditorium – Room 164

 Reception to follow in the Snell & Wilmer Courtyard




Contact: Donna Shafer
IPLP Fall Festival
Date/Time: Saturday, November 9, 2013  10:00:AM
Location: Courtyard

 The IPLP Fall Festival, a carnival with games and activities for the whole family, will be held Saturday, November 9th in conjunction with the Arizona Law Homecoming activities. The Festival will include a dunk tank (stay tuned for who will be sitting on the "hot" seat), a photobooth, face painting, trivia and more. We'll also have a silent auction. Tickets for the games are $1 and all proceeds benefit our scholarship fund, so bring your friends and family! Last year's festival was lots of fun, and this year's promises to be even better. For more information visit

Contact: Melissa Tatum
FJLA (Family and Juvenile Law Association) Featuring Scott Myers, Member, American Academy of Adopti
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 12, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Room 118

 Topic: The Joys and Challenges of Practicing Adoption Law

Lunch will be provided.

Contact: Kristy Clairmont
"Preparing Your Bar Application and Character & Fitness Report"
Date/Time: Thursday, November 14, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Room 160

                                 IMPORTANT MEETING FOR ALL BAR TAKERS!

Please join  Emily Holliday, Attorney Admissions Manager, Supreme Court of Arizona and Denise Vernon, Chief Investigator, Character & Fitness, Supreme Court of Arizona for an information-packed session on how to register and start preparing for the AZ bar, with special attention to Character and Fitness Committee requirements.


Contact: Donna Shafer
"Representing Schools, Staff Members, and Students in NCAA Matters - A Legal Practice Like No Other"
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 20, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Room 118


Gene Marsh


James M. Kidd, Sr. Professor Emeritus of Law


University of Alabama School of Law

"Representing Schools, Staff Members, and Students in NCAA Matters -
A Legal Practice Like No Other"


Wednesday, November 20, 2014



Room 118


12:00 – 1:15 p.m

Lunch Provided

Gene A. Marsh received his B.S. and M.S. from Ohio State University and his J.D. from Washington and Lee University.  Marsh has focused on collegiate sports work for the past twelve years.  He served as the University of Alabama Faculty Athletics Representative to the Southwestern Conference and the NCAA from 1996 through 2003.  He served as chair of the University Compliance Committee, the University Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics, and the NCAA Certification Committee and Self-Study Project.  He was a member of the Alabama Athlete Agent Committee.

Marsh has extensive experience in the NCAA infractions process, having served as a member of the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions from 1999 through 2008.  Marsh served as Chair of the Committee on Infractions from 2004 to 2006.  He was also a member of the NCAA Business/Finance Cabinet and the NCAA Ad Hoc committee on financial Penalties and Forfeitures and currently serves on an NCAA subcommittee reviewing infractions penalties.  He was a member of the Working Group of the Six Major Athletic Conferences and served on the Working Group Subcommittee on Incentive Clauses in Employment Contracts.  Marsh has also served on several committees for the Southeastern Conference, including work on the Executive Committee, the Task Force on Compliance and Enforcement, and the Commissioner Search Advisory Committee.



Contact: Donna Shafer

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