The Witan, 1976-1977 Academic Year, V. 4 No. 5, December 1976

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The Witan, 1976-1977 Academic Year, V. 4 No. 5, December 1976


Death to the Grinch, Viewpoint A View From the Fort, Fruit Salad Marble Swirl or Angel Food?, Cumulative Voting for Municipal Elections, Send in the Clowns, Moot Court Adjourned, Football Season Ends in Controversy, Placement News


David E. Chamberlain, Mary Berth Carmody, Bill Crow, Victor Hugo Negron Jr., Pablo Bustamante, John Stemple, L.A. Potter, Kim Weixel, Tim Johnson, Sue M. Hall


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Volume 4, No. 5

December, 1976

In the fall of 1971, a Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co. claims representative paid a visist to one Mr. Egan, a 62 year old disable roofer. _ "Mr. Egan , the company has Wlcided to cut off your benefit payments," said the claims representative. Somewhat perplexed, Mr. Egan could only think about one thing : "What about Christmas?" "Ha! Your a fraud, Mr. Egan!" The claims representative left and Mr. Egan cried in his wheel chair. Early the next year Mr. Egan filed a law suit against Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the plaintiff and ordered Mutual to pay $45,600 as policy compensation under the $78,000 for mental distress , and $5 million in punitive damages. Mutual of Omaha appealed alleging that $5 ~ Ilion in punitive damages was ....nreasonable" considering the nature of the case and that the single highest punitive damage award to date in a case involving similiar circumstances was $200,000. Little relief for Mutual was forthcoming, however; the California Court of Appeals reduced the punitive damages to $2.5 million. The court stated that, "such conduct constituted fraud , malice, oppression and a complete disregard of plaintiff Egan's rights is simply not open to question ." Another appeal to the California Supreme Court is slated . THE UGLY HEAD There is little doubt that courts in the many jurisdictions will no longer continue to countenance unconsionable conduct by insurance companies in cutting short policy holders' benefits. The policy considerations are relatively simple. A legitimately disabled person should be able to· plan on a steady flow of

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Death to the Grinch
by David E. Chamberlain income when he has properly insured himself for such an unfortunate contingency. To allow companies to summarily terminate disablemnt benefits without contacting the insured's doctors or otherwise properly substantianting the termination would allow those companies to play havoc with peoples' lives while improving their own balance sheets. You can bet that the courts have frequently been confronted with this problem. In response to insurance companies who might attempt such a course of conduct , many states have passed statutes to provide plaintiffs with a suitable remedy. In Cal ifornia (wher.e Egan's case was decided), the state legislature has enacted a statute allowing civil courts to punish a defendant "guilty of oppression, fraud, or malice, express or' implied" by way of punitive damages. Consumer advocates, plaintiffs' attorneys, and all men dressed in white cannot help but applaud . WHAT PRICE LIBERTY? The implications of Egan's judgment are clear. If the judgment is allowed to stand, $2.5 million will become "reasonable punitive" damages for an insurer's misconduct. Insurance companies in the accident and disablemnt field will have to create revenue in order to meet such claims. The result will not be a novel one. The subscriber of a disablement (Continued On Page 6)





"Welcome class of '79/1

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Qecember: 1916

While pondering over what to expound about for this last edition until next sem ester and partly in an effort to further procrastinate as to studying for the finals to come, I became engrossed in reviewing the present Witan's staff and board endeavors since April. I must admit in all candidness and lack of humility that I am pleased with the totality of the effort expended to date. The most pronounced quality that the Witan has embodied has been its divers ity. Articles ranging from massage parlors to a River of Milk and from law school financing to minority law student recruitment have been written. A sample of the plights and opinions of students and others expressed in letters to the Editor have focused on the dissolution of the Univ. of Texas System School of Nursing, a call for separate law school graduation in May, and a crticism of the'Witan's endorsement of PRESIDENT -ELECT JIMMY CARTER. Reviews and critiques of local happenings and restaurants have been offered and I believe enjoyed and utilized and the editorials have focused on what in my opinion are areas that are in need of improvement, suchs as the disclosure of the Unviersity budgetary process, a call for reassesment of awards day cerem oney by our law school organizations and of course, the lament of the forlorned coffee pot. We have attempted to utilize a diversity of talent in each edition and of course the majori ty of that talent is the student body. Our editing and objectivity I believe in the main has been forthright and above board and the commentary and expression of opinion for tfi e most part has been clearly labeled as such or was so obvious an expression of individual viewpoint that no one except , perhaps a Republican could question us in this regard. But of course, there is always room for improvement. And one way to improve the paper in my viewpoint is to oPen up the space available to new and dynamic writers that truly have something profound to say if not prophetic. Such an opportunity is rarely extended to so many by so few, especially by a publication that has been given partial credit at least, for electing a President of the United States. I might briefly preview some of next semester's treats. We will strive for some faculty input in the form of articles and if faculty evaluation finally comes to pass (even though some faculty members probably won't), the Witan will offer an analysi s and commentary as to this interesting endeavor. More up to date news as the " Cornyn-Affair" and the SBA's quest for Truth, Justice and the American Way in regards to the almighty law school dollar should be forthcom ing. And finally, a Witan-style Surprise is slated for mid Spring semester which should be unique, if not uniquely wonderful. The WITAN extends a sincere Holiday greeting to all and we look forward to another semester of expression, viewpoint , service and 'fun. ,\



Viewpoint- A View From The Fort
by Mary Beth Carmody and Bill Crow In the last issue of the WITAN, Kayo Mullins' article " Viewpoint" discussed the atmosphere of controversy on this campus, i. e. a " we v.s. they attitude" . Mr. Mullins cited the law library as an example. Alt hough this attitude may indeed exi st in certain places at this law school , his example was not well chosen . We do not believe his opinion is the maj ori ty opinion among law students, and , therefore we would like to voice our dissent . The circul ation desk at the library is not a "barrier" to the students , it's a bridge to thee material and the personnel that wait behind . There are reasons thi s area is usually restricted to I ibrary staff : The reference materials on hand behind the desk are materials frequent ly used by a large number of students . Some are very valuab le materials and some are materials of which we only have one copy. To facili tate access to these materials, are in great demand they are checked out for a two (2) hour period during the day. If not in demand when returned, t he t ime can be extended . Most of the material can be checked out overn ight after 10 :30 p.m . and returned by 9 a.m . so they will again be available for the rest of the students. These " restrict ions" are for the benefit of all the students , so that the use of the material will not be monopolized by a few . There is at least one librarian on duty at all times. If the student assistant on duty cannot find the solution to a problem you ' might ' have-he will ' probably turn to a li brarian and ask their help; however' if not-you can ask to see the librarian . There are four librarians and a library technician on duty to help 8tudents during the day: Mr. Paul Ferguson ; Mrs. Teresa Phill ips; Sister Teresa Trimboli ; Mr. ,f' iI . (Continued 'on li?age(6) I '

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Fruit Salad, Marble Swirl or Angel Food?
Part /I
by Victor Hugo Negr6n Jr. and Pablo Bustamante


As the more astute readers among you will recall, in our introductory article (WITAN Nov. 23, 1976 issue) we promised to provide you with some insight into the topic of minorities at our Law School. This article will be limited to an examination of the Law School's present composition of minorities. It should be noted that the ,figures , given below are applicable only to entering classes in their respective years, and that an analysis of this information and recommendations based thereon will be reserved until all available data is compiled. The information for 1975 and 1976 was A .rovided solely by Dean Edwin

SUMMER SESSION 1975 ENTERING CLASS 9 females 13% of entering class 5 male minorities::7% of entering class These minority students comprised 20% of the entering class. No further breakdown is available at this time, according to Dean Schmidt. FALL 1975 ENTERING CLASS 44 admitted 20% of entering class of 14 actually enrolled 6.33% entering class BREAKDOWN: 1 Asian, 1 Black (female). 1 American Indian (female), 1 Hispanic, 10 Mexican-American (3 females).




Dear Sir: I feel it is important, in the interest of fairness, to comment on Mr. Mullin's article entitled "Viewpoint" which appeared in this past issue of the WITAN.The first sentence of the article reads as follows: "This school is confrontation oriented rather than ;A,operation oriented." This mayor ~ay not be true, but from the tone of that statement, it appears that the writer is the person who fired the first shot. And, we might ask, "Who is the enemy here?" The facts from the article reveal that t~e library and its staff is a chief contributor to this "confrontation" spirit. Confrontation in this case consists of "walkways blocked by bookshelves and ... guarded by Work-study students and 'keep out' signs." How fair is this estimate and in what spirit o.t fairness was this conclusion reached? How many other students feel this way? Was Mr. Fe~guson or anyone else on the library staff asked why these arrangements may, or may not, be necessary? We cannot answer these questions by reading Mr. Mullins' ,artic'ie. This is sad, chiefly because of the spirit alleged by the articl~-"c,Onfrontation"; i.e., to stand facing ... in challenge, defiance, or accusation.: ; When I we examine the whole picture in this instance; the facts alleged, the number of possible interested persons who were never given the chance to answer these allegations through the courtesy of an inquiry; who really has engaged the "confrontation" in this case? Indeed, there are problems that exist here at St.I IMary's as there inevitably are at mo's t' schools. They can be dealt with and solved through mutual cooperation. However, this requires a mature outlook which was lacking in Mr. Mullins' article. The art of confrontation is so very easy, a person only needs a pen and paper. But the art of cooperation is more difficult. A person must have the interest to be fair enough to inquire, to gather all the facts, and to respect the individuals involved and their respective functions enough to consult with them when a complaint is at hand. This ,is not an easy job because it takes infinitely more time. But in the end an understanding is reached, ari in journalism, the truth is found. In this situation a comment from the comic strip character Pogo seems appropriate, "We have met the enemy and he is us." Sincerely, Timothy J. :O'Shaughnessy

21 Minorities denied 32.8% of total minority applications 51 females 23.3% of entering class 224 students registered for entering class, Fall 1975 Forty-four minorities, exclud ing the females who would not fall into the ethnic/racial categories given above , were admitted. Of these, 14 actually registered, including 5 females . Of the 65 ,ethnic/racial minority- applicants, 21 were denied admission . So that the Fall 1975 entering class consisted of 6.33% ethnic/racial minorities , including 5 females, and 20.5 % of the entering class consisted of females who would not fall into the ethnic/racial categories , and the figures for 1976 are based on these new categories: White not of Hispanic origin , Black not of Hispanic origin , Hispanic, Asian or Pacific Islander, American Indian or Alaskan Native, Foreign , and other. FALL 1976 ENTERING CLASS 14 Mexican-Ameri, an (2 females) c 6.51% 2 Blacks (1 female) .93% 2 American Indian (female) .93"/0 1 Puerto R,ican .46% 2 Hispanic .93% 3 Asian (1 female) 1.39% 1 Cuban .46% 215 registered for entering class , Fall 1976. Total percentage of minorities 11.61 % Figures for females who did not fall into the above ethnic/ racial categories are unavailable 'at this time. We would like to reiterate that these figures are incomplete, that they are applicable only to entering classes and that an analysis will be forthcoming in the final article of this series. Undoubtedly, this article will spur many an extraneous comment insofar as the deciphering of the data is concerned. The purpose of this article is to provide the reader with presently available statistics and the breakdown of these statistics. It would certainly be presumptuous on the part of any person to draw any solid conclusions from the information presented. At best, "these figures constitute a realization that further research will be extensive and complex, and at worst, they serve as the peice of an elusive whole.











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December, 1976

Cumulative Voting for Mu~icipal Elections
by L.A. Potter An article by Ray Desmone and Tony Chauveaux in the October edition of the WITAN pOinted up the dilemma facing the city of San Antonio as result of a justice department determination that recent annexations by the city have dilluted the Mexican-American majority's voting strength-the justice department has stated its preference for single members districting over at-large or multimember districting as is currently employed to elect San Antonio city council members. The city is thus perceived as having the choice of adopting an acceptable charter revIsion single member districts or entering into a law suit which experience has shown will extend for 2 or 3 yrs. at minimum and with no elections being permitted in the interior period. The outcome of any ',of this is uncertain at best. Note the following language in White V. Register (37 L. Ed . 2d 326, 1973) concerning a state reapportionment plan: ' Bexar County Mexican-Americans "are effectively removed from the political processes of Bexar (County) ... whatever their absolute numbers may total in the county. "Single-member districts were thought required to remedy the' effects of past and present discrimination against MexicanAmericans ... and to bring them into the full stream of political life of the county and state. They would argue that single member districts would result in a fractionalized council of territorial interest groups contending for the resources of the city for the benefit of their own geographical area to the detriment of the city as an entity . Are there really only two choices? There is a method of voting presently utilized in corporate board elections which does provide minority voter representation without any territorial basis. Reference is of course to the concept , of cumulative voting . Applied to municipal elections cumulative voting would operate as follows: each voter would have one vote for each council seat race (8 races-8votes). Instead of being required to cast one vote in each race, the voter would have the opt;on of casting any number of votes in any of the races or combination of races so long as he does not exceed the total number he could of cast in the conventional method ' (8 votes for a candidate for seat #1 and no other votes; 6 votes for a candidate for seat #2, 2 votes for a candidate for seat #4; and no other votes; one vote for a candidate in each of the eight races: etc.) Candidates would be determined by a pluralty or a majority of the votes cast in the race. A little reflection will confirm the ability of a relatively small percentage of ' voters to elect a representative of their choice for a 'particular seat by applying all their votes for their candidate . The positive benefits would lie in the ability of a minority group to gain representation no matter how widely dispersed within the population . Voter apathy might be lessened since a voter could enhance his impact eight fold in anyone race if he chose to do so. This idea might well run afoul of statutory and constitutional bars. But a municipal corporation is widely viewed to be a creation of the state and wide latitude has been given in the past in its structure and function. The usual roadblock to suffrage issues is of course the equality concept in the 14th amendment. Cumulative voting would not appear to have any problem in this regard unless the doctrine of one man one vote is to be literally extended. The greatest problem would be in convincing the electorate to adopt it. byD.Caliahan

Send in the Clowns
If your delight is musical comedies, then the night of Nov. 22 saw your ,displeasure at the Theatre for the Performing Arts. The Contemporary Theatre Co. 's production of A Little Night Music wisked by San AntoniO, threw out Broadway's understudies , and barely left a trail for its remembrance. I guess the worst part of this production was the embarrassingly thin plot; well maybe all musical comedies are .... No, perhaps it was merely the fact that the Theatre has practically no acoustics and you can 't make out a single line. Wha'd he say? I seconded one fellow's query during intermission: "But why is she still a

virgin after eleven months of marriage?" Stephen Sondheim's Send In The Clowns was excellent. Desiree's (Julie Wilson) rendition was miles from Sinatra's, but was, nevertheless, the high point of the play . Don 't you love the farce? Their fault I fear. They thought that we'd like what they I ike; sorry, my dear. Send in the clowns. Where are the clowns? Don't bother, there here. I won't write anything more . If you understood all of the above, then I won 't be able to end this review with the comment that you had to be there because obviously you were there . fact , you had to be there .

Kim Answers Your Legal Questions
by Kim Weixel

CORRECTION: In the last editon of the WIT AN I refered to the recent supreme court decision affirming a case in which a certain part of a mans anatomy was used as a door-stop , in a state building . The article, as printed, stated that his " things" were used as door stops. This is a typographical error. The correct word is 'thighs '-the disposition of his 'things' is presently being adjudicated . No letters this weeks folks . Kim's Christmas ' Christmas is not only a holiday , but , it is also one of the few times during

the year that my mother will allow an audaciously gilded seven foot Douglas fir to stand unattended in the corner of our living room . After the traditional Christmas Eve dinner of pizza and peach ice cream the entire family curls up under the car for a long winter nap . The next morning presents are opened. (This year I'm giving Aunt Marya Tupperware parakeet casket). In keeping w ith time honored tradition . I, as elsest son , am delegated the task of shoveling the reindeer droppings off the snow covered rQof: At the e,nd ot'the day ,we all go visi t ,lIncle ~u~~ , still J dozing under our !1eighbor~ Bu ick Electra.

December, 1976



Clients C'o unseling Proposed

Moot Court Adjourned
by John Stempfle
After eight nights and two afternoons of competition Tom Hallstead and Larry Hayes emerged as the winning team in the recently completed mock trail competition. In second place was the team of John Hunt and and Paul Ireland . This year's problem involved a guard at a federal penal institution who was accused of aiding the escape of an inmate. Serving as judges for the finals were the Hon . James Barlow and attorneys Gerald Goldstein and Gordon Armstrong. In addition to the winning team who were automatically chosen to IAnl'A~~~nt the school in the Regionals ich will be held in Houston in late January 1977, John Hunt, Paul Ireland, Wade Noble and Claude . Ducloux were also chosen and will comprise St. Mary's two three number teams . Faculty sponsor Prof. Tom Black will again coach the teams in the upcoming competition . Prof. Black al1d the Moot Court Board are grateful to the many attorneys who spent their evenings and afternoons judging the competition. Recently the Moot Court Board has expanded from seven to nine students and elected a new chairman, Tom Hallstead. The expansion was neccessitated by an ever increasing moot court and mock trial program. The Board is delighted to see ' more and more students participating in these invaluable programs. On Nov. 11 the faculty council approved the study of a new program entitled client counseling possibly to be initiated next semester. It is hoped that client counseling will fill a g~p in the programs by involving students who don 't have the time to devote to a demanding moot court or mock trial competition. This national program is now in its ninth year of operation with ninety three schools participating ,last year. This competition focused on the interviewing, student's skills in counseling and general law office techniques. This year's topic will involve a landlord-tenant fact situation. The format of the competition is that prior to the day of the actual competition each two member team receives a brief memo on the specific topic . The team then prepares a preliminary memo on the topic though the memo itself is not judged as part of the competition. On the day of the competition each team is given thirty minutes to interview a client in order to elicit the remaining relevant information. Each team is then given fifteen minutes to confer between themselves and verbally prepare a post interview memorandum . They then explain 10 the judges their solution and why they handled the interview the way they did . The winning team represents the school in the regionals which will be held on March 5, 1977. Sign up lists and explanatory letters will be posted on the bulletin boards.


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Football Season Ends in Controversy
by Tim The intramural football season ended on Halloween. The law team did the tricking and Rho Chi got the treat. In the preliminaries , the 55's tied the Shysters 0-0 in a downpour the previous Wednesday evening, forcing a "penetration" playoff before the championship game. The Shysters , the reigning champs, won the toss and elected defense. The 55's, a fine team of mostly freshmen, lost 20 yards on their possession caused largely by Don DeCort's Devastating Defense Department. Based on the penetrations the Shysters moved into their third straight championship game. , In the third place game . the 55ers were edged by Sig Eps. The Shysters faced Rho Chi in a rematch of last years playoff. The Shysters entered the game 4-0-1 and like a law co-ed their defense hadn't been scored on in two years. The Rho Chi Shyster games in the past had always been rough affairs with an abundance of fights . This game was hard fought but clean . It was a scoreless tie until less than 2 minutes were left when an overweight Rho Chi receiver discovered a tipped pass in his arms as he stumbled into the end-zone. After the kick off, Gary Hutton stopped by the hudd le then wandered to the sidelines and oonferred with the Shysters brilliant head coach while remaining on the field. At the snap, Hutton flew down the sidelines, AI Stricklan.d hit him with a perfect pass on the 50, and Hutton went on in for an 80 yard TO. Jack Fuini made a great catch for the 2 point conversion . The game ended when Gary Hutton intercepted a Rho Chi pass only to have the seats of his pants torn off . The Shysters won 8-6. Rho Chi
Johnson protested the play. The Intramural Department has tentatively upheld the protest. The Shysters reply that they know wh~ won the game. The law defense as mentioned was anchored by the brilliant play of Don DeCort. Among the defensive Standouts were rookies Burt Mason, Dennis Shell y, Ken Link, John Cornyn , John Norris, Gary Hutton, Box Fox, Ron M. Schmidt, John Hedrick and Doug Poole . The offense consisted of Rich Roberson, Frank Porter, John Vaught , Art Lewis, Vic DeYurre, Jack Fuini, AI Strickland and Scott Breen . Special thanks to John Primomo for his play and organization. The author ' I ' of the article was the coach . The Shysters hereby serve notice that they will be back next year gunning for their 4th consecutive title.

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insurance policy will experience considerable increases as have doctors , lawyers, and producers of products who carry liability insurance. the prospects can be unkindly. Many may decide to go " bare" rather than bear the additional expense of insurance. Many insurance companies may question whether to continue in that market. But this problem is not a novel one either. One need only examine the state of the automobile insurance industry or the medical malpratice insurance industry in .order to detect a wariness of some companies in these fields. Well , at whatever price or whatever pain , it ' should be clear that the "Grinch" who steals Christmas will have notable operating expenses.

Jan White and Mrs. Louisa Vaneck (whose desk is just behind the circulation desk). Although the offices of the four librarians are in the back of the library, they always make themselves available to help any student who might ask. people do not close These themselves off rom the students; they are more than willing to help-they'are, however, bound by th e same physical limitations of ·the library building as everyone else who enters. The staff offices and working area must be segregated from the open (public) areas in order that library business (aquisitions, dispatch, repair , etc.) can be transacted in an effective manner. This is not meant to foi I the students' access to the

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librarians but to provide the students with better service and a better library. Good fences do not make good neighbors , and as Robert Frost shows in his article it takes two sides to build them . A student (especially 1st year) should not feel intimidated when approach ing the circulation desk, even if it is to ask where Sheppard's citations are ... the person on duty i there to help; to answer any and al quest ions a 'student may have. If perhaps an upper class student does crack a smile when you ask for the " Sheppard's" its probably because they did the same thing first year! The librarians are there for service to the students and always have gone out of their way to help those who need it. So ... "Ask and you shall receive" ... it does;,'t cost a oent!

Business Manager . . Associate Editor .

. .. Geri Mery . .. Bill Crow

Editor·in·Ch ief . .. .. . . . ...... . . Mac Secrest Kayo Mullins Managing Editor .. . Den ny Callahan Articles Editor . Features Editor ..... . , . . . . . . Claude Duclo~x Copy Editor . . .. Tony Chauveau x

Faculty Advisor . . Wm . Francisco Staff Wri ters. . .. Pablo Bustamante, Casey Cardone, Mary Beth Carmody, David Chamberlain , John Cornyn, Lucinda Garcia, Mike Holmes, R.K. Hurrington, Linda Lampe, Andrew Leonie , Ruthie Russell, Jim Seifert, Kim Weizel , Ray Desmone, Robin Dwyer. Contributors . . . Su Hall, Tim O'Shaughnessy

Witan is published by students of SL Mary's Law School, monthly except June and July. The views expressed herein are those of the individual writers 'and do not necessarily reflect those of the WITAN , its editors, the administrators , or faculty, unless otherwise stated . The Editor is responsible for the views expressed in unsigned articles. Articles in WITAN may be reproduced an d quoted provided that ~re dit is extended to the publication and th e IlL· ' of the article so used, and not;ce of su ;s given to the publication.






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December, 1976

Placement News
by Sue M. Hall, Director of Placement

As finals approach, most students are getting serious about studying and are losing ' interest in placement matters. Before finals are actually here, and you are on the plane or in the car on your way home for Christmas vacation, give some thought to whether you might be able to use some of your vacation to lay some groundwork for a job for next summer or for a permanent position if you will be graduating soon. Vacation periods are often good times to introduce yourself around, to make contacts with persons who might give you job leads later, or

possibly to even have interviews for positions. If you think you might be with potential making contact employers around Christmas, do prepare a resume to take with you and leave with employers. Come and see us if you want some help in preparing your resume . The Placement Office currently has brochures on the law school which might be of use to you in your job search. The brochure gives some statistics on the law school, describes the majority of extra-curricular programs offered, has some pictures of facilities and students, an'd is designed to give someone not familiar with St. Mary's brief overall look at the program. Especially in which St. Mary's is now well known , you might want to take along a few of \ these and leave them with your resume. They are free. Many students have been in asking about summer jobs with the U.S. Government. We have finally received the bulletin of summer jobs for next

summer, and it is available for reading in the Placement Office. Reading reminds me of bookcases, which reminds me that we now have one. To Mr. Johnson of the Physical Plant we owe a special thanks for finding us a bookcase which is not only utilitarian, but also matches our filing cabinets. Thank you . A couple of weeks ago I spoke to the Student Bar Association assembly and among other things asked them to help me with a Placement Committee. As we discussed the committee , it would be made up of both elected representatives of the SBA and other with an interest in students placement. There were a number 0 volunteers from the SBA group, enough to form a core of a comm ittee. If any of you are interested in participating on a placement committee (primarily 2nd semester), please come by the Placement Office and leave your name, or contact one of the persons on the committee from the SBA.

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David E. Chamberlain, Mary Berth Carmody, Bill Crow, Victor Hugo Negron Jr., Pablo Bustamante, John Stemple, L.A. Potter, Kim Weixel, Tim Johnson, Sue M. Hall, “The Witan, 1976-1977 Academic Year, V. 4 No. 5, December 1976,” St. Mary's Law Digital Repository, accessed December 9, 2019,

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