Distinguished Tribal Leaders Lecture: Navajo Nation

Winter Break Begins for Arizona Law Students


You are receiving this special edition of Wildcat Wednesday Tuesday: Letter of the Law today before the Thanksgiving holiday gets underway. 

In this special week we feature the annual Giving Tuesday campaign to support the college's Huerta Scholars Program. Find out more about our Huerta Scholars and how you can help.

In the spirit of Thanksgiving and giving back to the community, our law students recently participated in Arizona Law Volunteer Day. We had an amazing turnout this year, with over 80 participants, multiple projects, and a big impact, reinvigorating a longstanding College of Law tradition with a new generation of students. We've got pictures below.
However you celebrate Thanksgiving, we hope that you keep Arizona Law in mind. For more end-of-year giving opportunities, check the "Around the College" section.

Until the footnotes,
Support the Next Generation of Native Lawyers

Arizona Law is preparing for another successful Huerta Scholarship campaign for Giving Tuesday, this year taking place on December 3, 2019.
With your support last year, we raised more than $12,000 in support of Native students attending Arizona Law!
This year our goal is to raise $15,000 in support of Native law students.
The Huerta Scholarship was established in 2014 in honor of Judge Lawrence Huerta
Judge Huerta, a member of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, was the first Native American to graduate from Arizona Law (Class of '53) and be licensed to practice law in Arizona. Throughout his illustrious career, Judge Huerta worked tirelessly to increase access to education for Native students and promote tribal sovereignty.
Arizona Law students are carrying on the living legacy of Judge Huerta by increasing access to education and championing the rights of Native American communities and individuals.
The Huerta Scholarship provides vital support to Native law students attending Arizona Law. Please donate today at:

Double Your Impact
Thanks to the generosity of Arizona Law alumni Cara Wallace ('15), Gabe Galanda ('00), Akilah Kinnison ('JD '12, LLM '13), and Virjinya Torrez ('06), your donations will be matched until Giving Tuesday (December 3) up to $4,000 total.
Double your impact today and you will be entered into a drawing to win two tickets to an Arizona Wildcat basketball game of your choice!
Donate online: 

Around the College

Arizona Law Volunteer Day
Arizona Law volunteers at the 
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.

Over 80 Arizona Law students participated in this year's Arizona Law Volunteer Day. The event was spearheaded by the Justice Advocates Coalition (JAC), along with 15 other student organizations. Volunteers spent time on a number of local projects and work sites. 

Participants came from JAC, Pride Law, If/When/How, Law Women's Association (LWA), Arizona Law Review (ALR), Christian Legal Society (CLS), Immigration Law Students Association (ILSA), Environmental Law Society (ELS), Native American Law Student Association (NALSA), Arizona Journal of Environmental Law & Policy (AJELP), Latino Law Student Association (LLSA), Student Bar Association (SBA), Family and Juvenile Law Association (FJLA), Armenian Law Student Association (ALSA), Arizona Journal of International & Comparative Law (AJICL), and the Black Law Student Association (BLSA).

Helping out at Boys and Girls Club.

At TRAK Therapeutic Ranch for Animals and Kids.

A day well spent at Casa Alitas.

2019 Homecoming in Pictures: Youthful Energy 

This week we have more photos to share from our alumni and friends who attended our 2019 Homecoming and Reunion events. Here are some of youngest Arizona Law community members, and potential future lawyers, enjoying the Red & Blue BBQ.


End-of-Year Giving to Arizona Law
As the end of the year approaches, please consider making a gift to the Law College Association of the University of Arizona in support of our students and innovative programs.
Gifts can be accepted online at any time by visiting: 

Here are some helpful tips to ensure your gift is counted in 2019:
All checks should be made payable to the Law College Association and mailed to The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, 1201 E. Speedway, Tucson, AZ 85721. Checks will be processed and receipted according to the postmark date on the envelope. To receive tax credit in 2019, your check must be postmarked before December 31, 2019.
Credit Card Donations
Per IRS regulations, credit card gifts will be receipted on the date the charge posts to the credit card account. This means to receive 2019 tax credit, the charges must be made before December 31, 2019.
Stock transactions
Stock transactions will be processed and receipted on the date the stocks are transferred into our account. To receive 2019 credit, stocks must be transferred by the end of the day Friday, December 28, 2019. If you are planning a stock transfer please call 520-621-8430 prior to December 24 so that we can prepare for your gift. 
The Development Office will be closed for the holidays from December 24 through January 1, reopening on January 2. If you need assistance making your gift, please call while someone is still in the office to help you.
Thank you for your year-end gift to Arizona Law!

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I hope you enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday and appreciate opportunity for togetherness, family, service, reflection, and renewal.





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