The Bulletin

Bulletin Edition: 04 April 2014.

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General Announcements
LEGAL RESEARCH BOOT CAMP 2014

 SAVE THE DATE: Legal Research Boot Camp 2014 (May 20 - 22)

The librarians and library fellows from the Law Library once again are teaming up to teach an intensive legal research course (Legal Research Boot Camp) the week following the conclusion of the spring semester. To accommodate students participating in the Write-On Competition, Boot Camp will begin Tuesday, May 20. This year, Boot Camp will be completed in just THREE days.

Legal Research Boot Camp is open to all Arizona Law students. No academic credit will be awarded for this course; however, no tuition or other fees will be charged. Participants who attend a required number of sessions will receive a certificate. The course provides “refresher” training in using primary and secondary legal materials in addition to offering more detailed training in legislative history and administrative legal research. The course provides opportunities to use Westlaw Next, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg BNA and other electronic resources. Exercises include both print and digital formats. A more detailed schedule will be provided later.

Students should expect to be in class, learning and completing exercises each day from about 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (with appropriate breaks and time for lunch). Coffee, tea, light snacks, as well as lunch provided.

In order to provide guided hands-on training, we need to have some idea of how many students will attend. If a greater number of students sign up for this class than can be accommodated, spaces will be allotted on a first-emailed, first-served basis.

Please send an email to Alexandra Lee Delgado (ald123@email.arizona.edu) if you wish to attend Boot Camp 2014.  In your email please indicate your year (1L, 2L, 3L, AJD, LLM, MLS, SJD), tentative summer placement, and answers to the following :

1.  _____Expect to participate in Write-On (yes, no, or unsure)

 

2. _____ Definitely plan to attend Boot Camp

_____ Probably will attend, but unsure of schedule for that week

Contact: Alexandra Lee Delgado  ald123@email.arizona.edu
 
Upcoming Events
Breakfast Sale--Steamed Stuffed Buns + Tea!
Date/Time: Monday, April 7, 2014  07:30:AM
Location: Lewis Roca Rothgerber Lobby
Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) is having a breakfast sale! Have you ever tried an Asian style breakfast? Steamed stuffed buns, a traditional Chinese breakfast, would bring you a different experience! Welcoming a new day with Steamed stuffed buns and tea! Let a Chinese breakfast be the best start for a new day! (We serve sweet bean and meat buns!)
Contact: Jingyuan Zhou  jingyuanzhou@email.arizona.edu
 
Conversations with Bob Mundheim
Date/Time: Monday, April 7, 2014  12:00:PM
Location: Room 237 - Faculty Lounge

In this popular annual series, Professor Bob Mundheim will moderate informal conversations with national leaders in business and law, relating their experiences in - and perspectives about - corporate governance, markets, ethics, and career development.

MONDAY, April 7, 2014
Noon-1:15 p.m.

JOHN CANNON  -  John Cannon is Practice Group Leader of the Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Group and Chair of the Corporate Governance Advisory Group at the law firm of Shearman and Sterling LLP.  In his practice, he focuses on all aspects of compensation and benefits, including corporate, securities, bankruptcy, employment and tax laws and ERISA.  He has extensive experience in executive compensation and corporate governance matters,  Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley, and the employee issues raised in the mergers and acquisitions context.  Mr. Cannon joined the firm in 1985 and became a partner in 1994.

Lunch will be served

Seating is limited. 
RSVP to Nancy Stanley at nstanley@email.arizona.edu

Contact: Nancy Stanley  nstanley@email.arizona.edu
 
Arizona Journal of Environmental Law & Policy: Come learn more about our Journal & the write-on
Date/Time: Monday, April 7, 2014  12:00:PM
Location: Room 118

Thinking about joining a Journal next year?

FREE subs, cookies, & Eegee drinks courtesy of the Arizona Journal of Environmental Law & Policy (AJELP). Let our 2L and 3L members answer any questions you have regarding the write-on in general or your substantial paper/note. Come learn more information about our journal and how it can benefit you next year and in your future.

This is an informal grab-and-go meeting! 

Contact: Alyssa McCutcheon  amccutch@email.arizona.edu
 
Pints with Professors Featuring Jane Bambauer and Free Drinks
Date/Time: Monday, April 7, 2014  05:00:PM
Location: Gentle Ben's on University Blvd.

Come join the American Constitution Society (ACS) over at Gentle Ben's and hear Professor Jane Bambauer discuss her recent work on data as speech, data-driven policing, and the interaction between data and privacy. 

PLUS, ACS will be opening a tab and providing one round of drinks and appetizers for those who attend! What?! Free Drinks? YES!

If you plan to join, it would be greatly appreciated if you email Scott Boncoskey (scottbon@email.arizona.edu).  This will help us know how many people we should plan for.

Hope to see you there!!

Contact: Scott Boncoskey  scottbon@email.arizona.edu
 
FJLA Featuring January Contreras, Director, AZ Legal Women and Youth Services
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 8, 2014  12:15:PM
Location: Room 118

 January Contreras is the director of Arizona Legal Women and Youth Services, a non-profit law project in Phoenix designed to protect the legal rights of women and children impacted by abuse or sexual exploitation and the rights of homeless youth. She will speak about developing holistic programs to address the needs of victims of family violence and at-risk youth.Free Pizza is of course included!

Contact: Kristy Clairmont  kaclairmont@email.arizona.edu
 
Loan Repayment Info Session
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 9, 2014  11:30:AM
Location: Room 156

Loan Repayment Information Session.  Just for 3L students.  Please RSVP to Katie Beringson, kberingson@email.arizona.edu.  Lunch will be provided.

Contact: Katie Beringson  kberingson@email.arizona.edu
 
PCLP Debate: (Lack of) Prosecution of Wall Street Executives
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 9, 2014  12:00:PM
Location: Room 118

This Wednesday, April 9th, the Program in Criminal Law and Policy is proud to host Prof. Hank Shea and Mr. Stephen Weiss who will be debating the proposed lack of prosecutions of Wall Street executives.  

Two Opposing Views on the Lack of Prosecutions of Wall Street Executives Involved in the Recent Financial Crisis

 

Hank J. Shea is a Senior Distinguished Fellow at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis and a Visiting Professor here at James E. Rogers College of Law. Prof. Shea also teaches courses in ethical leadership at UST Law, as well as crime and punishment and white-collar crime courses at both locations. He speaks frequently throughout the United States on ethics and how to best prevent and address white-collar crime. Prof. Shea served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Minnesota for 20 years, where he prosecuted a wide range of corporate and other economic crimes.

 

Stephen M. Weiss has been a practicing lawyer in the State of Arizona since 1968. He is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Arizona (1969); The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (1974); The United States Claims Court (1989) and the United States Supreme Court (1974). Mr. Weiss served as a prosecutor in the Pima County Attorney’s Criminal Division for several years before entering private practice. He emphasizes criminal defense, personal injury, including professional malpractice, and civil rights litigation. Mr. Weiss has extensive litigation experience involving major felonies as both a prosecutor and a defense attorney, and in personal injury cases including medical malpractice and wrongful death.

 

Our own Dean Marc Miller will be moderating the debate.

 

We will meet in Room 118 and pizza will be served at noon. 

 

Hope to see you all there

 

 

 

 

Contact: Marieh Tanha  marieht@email.arizona.edu
 
SBA Officer Campaign Event
Date/Time: Wednesday, April 9, 2014  12:15:PM
Location: Ares Auditorium - Room 164

SBA Officer 2014-2015 Campaign event - Pizza will be served

Contact: Sean Estrada  sestrada@email.arizona.edu
 
39th Annual Indian Law Conference
Date/Time: Thursday, April 10, 2014  08:00:AM
Location: Hilton Buffalo Thunder, Santa Fe

Two day Indian Law Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexiso

Contact: Carrie Stusse  cms1@email.arizona.edu
 
Learn Bluebook Before the Write On Competition
Date/Time: Thursday, April 10, 2014  12:15:PM
Location: Room 168

The Law Review, International Journal, and Environmental Journal are teaming up with the Lunchtime Learning Series to host a Bluebook workshop. This workshop will help participants learn the Bluebook basics needed for the Write On Competition.

The training will start at 12:15 and will last 30-45 minutes. The training will be in room 168. Students from each publication will be available to answer any questions you may have.
 
Please RSVP so the publications know how much food to order.
Contact: Tristany Leikem  tleikem@email.arizona.edu
 
39th Annual Indian Law Conference
Date/Time: Friday, April 11, 2014  08:00:AM
Location: Hilton Buffalo Thunder, Santa Fe

Two day Indian Law Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Contact: Carrie Stusse  cms1@email.arizona.edu
 
UA Capital Campaign Kick-Off
Date/Time: Friday, April 11, 2014  02:00:PM
Location: College of Law

Special lectures and tours - open ot the public.  Part of the University of Arizona's Capital Campaign Kick-Off.

Contact: Nancy Stanley  nstanley@email.arizona.edu
 
Conversations with Bob Mundheim
Date/Time: Monday, April 14, 2014  12:00:PM
Location: Room 237 - Faculty Lounge

In this popular annual series, Professor Bob Mundheim will moderate informal conversations with national leaders in business and law, relating their experiences in - and perspectives about - corporate governance, markets, ethics, and career development.

MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
Noon-1:15 p.m.

SIMON LORNE  -  Simon M. Lorne serves as the Vice Chairman and Chief Legal Officer at Millennium Management, L.L.C., overseeing its compliance, legal, regulatory, and internal audit functions.  Previously, Mr. Lorne served as a Partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson.  In 1996, he became a Managing Director at Salomon Brothers where he served as Global Head of Internal Audit.  From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Lorne was the General Counsel at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  He is an Independent Director of Teledyne Technologies Inc.

Lunch will be served

Seating is limited. 
RSVP to Nancy Stanley at nstanley@email.arizona.edu

 

Contact: Nancy Stanley  nstanley@email.arizona.edu
 

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