The Bulletin

Bulletin Edition: 18 November 2013.

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General Announcements
Food Drive for Youth on Their Own

When: Nov. 18 through Dec. 6 @ lunch

What: non-perishable foods

How: bring donation to the Pride Law table during lunch and submit one raffle ticket per item

Why: your heart will be filled with the spirit of giving, and each raffle ticket puts your name in for PRIZES. 

We will also be accepting cash donations. 

Contact: Chris Hicks
College of Law Holiday Library Hours


Wednesday, November 27 (Thanksgiving) - 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday - Friday, November 28-29 (Thanksgiving) - CLOSED


Friday, December 6 & 13 (Exams) - 7:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.

Saturday, December 7 & 14 (Exams) - 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.

Sunday, December 8 & 15 (Exams) - 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.

Friday, December 20 (Last day of finals) - 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

*Group study room space in the library will be at a premium during the day now through finals.  Please plan to occupy the study rooms with 1 or more study buddies (i.e., 2+ people per room)

**Please check the Lost & Found for books, water bottles, travel mugs, hoodies, sunglasses, etc. that may have gone missing during the semester.


Saturday - Sunday, December 21-22 - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Monday, December 23 - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday - Wednesday, December 24-25 - CLOSED

Thursday - Friday, December 26-27 - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday, December 28-29 - CLOSED

Monday - Tuesday, December 30-31 - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 1 - CLOSED

Thursday - Friday, January 2-3 - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday, January 4-5 - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Monday - Friday, January 6-10 - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday, January 11-12 - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Monday - Tuesday, January 13-14 - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



Contact: Donna Shafer
Upcoming Events
What Does the Free Exercise of Religion Mean Today?
Date/Time: Monday, November 18, 2013  11:45:AM
Location: Ares Auditorium Room 164

 A panel discussion with:

Doug Bandow, The Cato Institute

Kelly Flood, ACLU of Arizona

Hon. Charles Jones, Former AZ Supreme Court Chief Justice

Jeffrey Shafer, The Alliance Defending Freedom

Co-sponsored by the student chapters of the ACLU, the Federalist Society and the J. Reuben Clark Society

Contact: Jeff Wohlford
Legal Observer Training (Free Lunch)
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 19, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Room 118
Legal Observer Training
Tuesday, November 19
Room 118 at 12 PM
Lunch will be provided

Sponsored by the U of A National Lawyers Guild

The Legal Observer program is part of a comprehensive system of legal support coordinated by the National Lawyers Guild designed to enable people to express their political views as fully as possible, without unconstitutional disruption or interference by the government and with the least possible consequences from the criminal justice system.

For more information, please visit®-program
Contact if you have any questions or if you are looking to get even more involved.
Contact: Alex Renckly
Tips for Staying Healthy During Law School (Lunch Provided!)
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 19, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 164

As part of Wellness Week, 3L Katie Sullivan will offer tips for staying healthy & fit when you're a busy law student. Free lunch will be provided, plus samples of easy-to-prepare treats that are healthy AND taste good! 

Contact: Katie Sullivan
"Doughnuts with Deans"
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 20, 2013  09:00:AM
Location: Lewis, Roca & Rothgerber Lobby

All students are invited to attend the "Doughnuts with Deans" on Wednesday, November 20, at 9:00 a.m. in the Lewis, Roca & Rothgerber Lobby. 

Come by and enjoy some juice, coffee, and doughnuts with the Deans of the College of Law.


Contact: Mary Steed
"The Rise of Human Rights in Native America"
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 20, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: State Bar Association, 270 N. Church Avenue

IPLP is partnering with the State Bar to offer a series of CLEs focused on navigating Indian Law.

This month's topic:  "The Rise of Human Rights in Native America"

Presenter:  Walter Echo-Hawk

Location:  State Bar of Arizona, 270 N. Church Avenue

Contact: Melissa Tatum
PCLP/FJLA Speaker: Beth Rosenberg
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 20, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Room 156

This Wednesday, November 20th, the Program in Criminal Law and Policy and the Family and Juvenile Law group are proud to host Beth Rosenberg who is the Director of Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Policy for the Children’s Action Alliance.

The Children's Action Alliance is an independent voice for Arizona children at the state capital and in the community. CAA works to improve children's health, education, and security through information and action. 

Beth Rosenberg has extensive experience in child welfare policy development and respected success in administrative and legislative advocacy. She joined CAA in 1997 and previously worked for the Department of Economic Security and the Arizona State Legislature. Beth holds a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.

We will meet in Room 156 and pizza will be served at 12pm.

Hope to see you all there!

Contact: Marieh Tanha
"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

University of Alabama School of Law

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

12:00-1:15 PM

Pizza served at 12:00 p.m.

Talk begins at 12:15 p.m.

Room 118

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 Atheletics, and the NCAA Certification Committee and Self-Study Project. He was a member of the Alabama Athlete Regent Committee.

Marsh has extensive experience in the NCAA infractious 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 2004-2006. 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 a NCAA subcommittee reviewing infractious 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 Contacts. 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
Walter Echo-Hawk Presentation
Date/Time: Wednesday, November 20, 2013  06:00:PM
Location: Ares Auditorium - Room 164

Walter Echo-Hawk, legendary civil rights attorney who spent more than three decades working for the Native American Rights Fund, will be in Tucson Wednesday, November 20, 2013, in conjunction with the release of his new book "In the Light of Justice:  The Rise of Human Rights in Native America & the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples."  The talk will be held at 6:00 p.m. at The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Ares Auditorium, Room 164.

Echo-Hawk's talk is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a book signing and a reception.  The event is sponsored by Arizona Law's Indigenous Peoples Law & Policy Program.

Contact: Carrie Stusse
Bake Sale Fundraiser!
Date/Time: Thursday, November 21, 2013  11:45:AM
Location: Lobby


Come out and grab some bake goods for a good cause; fundraiser for clinic client and ILSA.  

Contact: Heidi Neilson
A Conversation with Mark Van Vleet
Date/Time: Thursday, November 21, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Sullivan Room - 272

Mark Van Vleet, a 1991 Arizona Law grad and Chief Legal Officer at Fender Musical in Scottsdale, will visit the law school and discuss his role in managing the company's global legal needs and licensing program.

Lunch will be provided. First come, first served limited to 20 students. To RSVP please contact Marissa White at

Contact: Marissa White
Mindfulness and finals
Date/Time: Thursday, November 21, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 137

 Come to the final lunchtime learning of the semester to hear about Mindfulness, and how it can help to lead to a better and more successful finals period.


Piza wil be provided.  RSVP to

Contact: Patrick Parsons
Date/Time: Thursday, November 21, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Rm 135

 Beginner through experienced yogis are invited to a free one hour power yoga class taught by the owners of Arizona Power Yoga. 

Take a break for your health and stretch! 

No mat? No problem! There will be extra mats. Wear lose fitting clothes if you can and come join the fun!

Contact: Jahna Locke
CONTINUING ORIENTATION: Exam Taking, Academic Excellence, and Study Skills"
Date/Time: Friday, November 22, 2013  12:00:PM
Location: Ares Auditorium - Room 164

To All 1L Students -


Susie Salmon, Associate Clinical Professor and Assistant Director of Legal Writing

Friday, November 22, 2013

12:15 - 1:15 P.M.

Ares Auditorium - Room 164

Pizza at Noon

You will not want to miss this very informative presentation.

Contact: Donna Shafer
Wills for Heroes Event for the UAPD
Date/Time: Saturday, November 23, 2013  09:00:AM
Location: Lewis & Roca Lobby

The Wills for Heroes Foundation is hosting an event for the UAPD at the College of Law on Saturday, November 23rd, and seeks law student volunteers to serve as witnesses to the creation of estate planning documents.  No training is required.  Students will have the opportunity to shadow attorneys throughout the day.

There are two shifts: morning (9am-1pm) and afternoon (1pm-5pm).

All students are welcome to participate.  Email the contact listed below to check shift availability, sign-up, and get info about future events.

Food and refreshments will be provided thanks to funds from the SBA.

Hope to see you next Saturday.

Contact: Pete Haynes
2Ls: Post-Graduate Judicial Clerkship Information Session
Date/Time: Monday, December 2, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 118
Professor Dave Marcus and Career Development Office counselors discuss earlier access to OSCAR and general information about clerking after graduation.
Contact: Virginia Clarke
Yuma Legal Defender's Office Presentation
Date/Time: Tuesday, December 3, 2013  12:15:PM
Location: Room 17
Please join Jose de la Vara, Esq., and UA Law alum Kristin McManus, Esq. for perspectives on practice as a public defender. Mr. de la Vara will be interviewing at the Sonoran Desert Public Sector Career Fair in February, and his office hires both 1L and 2L interns.
Contact: Virginia Clarke

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