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2010 BLF Auction Insert

  1. 1.                   Berkeley Law Foundation’s 15th Annual  Auction Extravaganza    Saturday, November 6, 2010  David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA    7:30 p.m. Silent Auction  9:00 p.m. Live Auction    Auction Check‐Out Procedures  • The Check‐Out Station is located downstairs to the right of the  exit/entrance of the David Brower Center.  • Lists of winning bids will be located at the Check‐Out Station.  • Cash and check (made out to "Berkeley Law Foundation") are preferred.  • You may also pay with Visa or Mastercard.    ***PLEASE PICK UP YOUR WINNING ITEM(S) BEFORE YOU LEAVE***  1
  2. 2. LIVE AUCTION ITEMSShe Ran the White House, He Runs Boalt, but Can They Run aKitchen? Dean Edley & Maria Echaveste Host Dinner for 10And now, for one of the years most coveted prizes -- An intimate dinner at with The Man himself, DeanEdley, and wife Maria Echaveste, former Senior Adviser to the Hillary Clinton campaign. They will open theirhome to ten lucky students for what is sure to be a most memorable evening.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $150 Item Number 1Libations with the LRWs!Last year’s most hotly contested prize! Never been to wine country? Freaked at the idea of ordering wine in arestaurant? Cant tell a zin from a white zin? Let the legal writing instructors introduce you to somethingeven more fun than CREAC: the world of wine. Leave your Bluebooks at home and taste a delicious varietyof varietals. This is our 11th year of hosting a fun night of wine tasting (and hors doeuvres) at one of ourhomes for a group of 10 students.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $150 Item Number 2Evidence of Awesomeness: An Evening with Swift and Cole!Let two real VIP’s show you an evening on the town. Four students will dine with Professors Eleanor Swiftand Robert Cole at a trendy East Bay restaurant.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $100 Item Number 3Who Dun’ It?If you thought law school was murder, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Professors Gillian Lester and Eric Talleywill host eight students at their house for an evening of dinner, fine wine, and a murder mystery. Hone yoursleuthing, bird-dogging, and gum-shoeing skills alongside Professors Lester and Talley. Bring only yourappetite, imagination, and enthusiasm. We’ll provide the rest.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $150 Item Number 4BarBri Gift Certificate (#1)One $500 Gift Certificate for a California Review CourseValue: $500 Starting Bid: $100 Item Number 5Don’t Quit Your Day Job!Do you have what it takes to rock the mic? Think before you answer. If you do, join karaoke impresarios,Prof. Melissa Murray and Prof. Bertrall Ross, and their spouses, for a night of East Bay mic-rocking magic.Well cover karaoke, food, and some beverages for 4 students. You bring your A-game and see if you canhang with the big guns.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $50 Item Number 6Kaplan PMBR: $500 Gift Certificate for Complete Bar Review CourseComprised of a 6-day Foundation course, a 30-day General Bar Review Course, and a 3-day MBE FinalReview Course, the Complete Bar Review Course is guaranteed to prepare you to conquer the Bar.Includes substantive legal outlines for every subject tested on your Bar Exam, 2 MBE practice tests, and afinal state practice exam. Covers the most up-to-date MBE trends, and full-day MBE exam administeredunder test-like conditions, followed by a question-based, substantive review.Value: $500 Starting Bid: $100 Item Number 7  2
  3. 3. Tahoe Snow Chateau!Professors Menell and Sylvia invite TEN students to spend a weekend in their Northstar Townhouse. Theyrecommend choosing the MLK long weekend to get the most time on the slopes – students can choose theweekend, and can arrive as early as Thursday. There is a shuttle bus service to the Northstar ski resort and theNPOA health club, hot tub, and pool. As an added bonus, take home a Cal snow-globe compliments of theCal student store.Value: $1500 Starting Bid: $500 Item Number 8Brunch, Lunch or Dinner Bay Cruise for two!Sip sparkling wine and enjoy a delicious meal and live entertainment as you take in the spectacular scenerythat makes San Francisco famous! The winner will receive a pass for 2 on a Hornblower Cruises’ ChampagneBrunch, Lunch, or Dinner Dance cruise (month of December and special event cruises excepted).Champagne Brunch Cruise includes: • 2-hour yacht cruise • Full brunch buffet • Free-flowing sparkling wine • Scenic San Francisco Bay views • Live entertainerDinner/Dancing Cruise includes: • 2.5-hour yacht cruise, Sun - Thu • 3-hour yacht cruise, Fri & Sat • Four-course dinner with choice of entrée and dessert • Wine and cocktails available for purchase on board • Live music and dancingValue: $238 Starting Bid: $50 Item Number 9Spur on the Warriors!Be front-row and center as the Golden State Warriors take on the San Antonio Spurs on January 24, 2011.Winner will receive 2 Courtside Club tickets, including in-seat VIP food and beverage service and ValetParking Pass, compliments of Rosen, Bien & Galvan LLP.Value: $360 Starting Bid: $100 Item Number 10  3
  4. 4. SILENT AUCTION ITEMSBarBri Gift Certificate (#2)One $500 Gift Certificate for a California Review CourseValue: $500 Starting Bid: $100 Item Number 11BarBri Gift Certificate (#3)One $500 Gift Certificate for a California Review CourseValue: $500 Starting Bid: $100 Item Number 12BarBri Gift Certificate (#4)One $500 Gift Certificate for a California Review CourseValue: $500 Starting Bid: $100 Item Number 13Kaplan PMBR: MBE Six-Day Foundation CourseThis 6-day course helps you develop your Bar Exam "attack plan," and covers the most up-to-date MBEtrends. Each day covers one of the six MBE subjects: Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law andProcedure, Evidence, Real Property, and Torts. Each day: • Youll take an in-class 50-question mini-exam focusing on the most heavily tested areas of that days subject. • Our faculty will walk you through each of the 50 questions, review the law on which the answer to each question is based, and provide essential strategies and techniques to maximize your test performance. • Youll identify your personal areas of strength and weakness so that youll be ready to hit the ground running when you get to your General Bar Review Course.Value: $799 Starting Bid: $125 Item Number 14BarMax CA or NYHarvard lawyers teamed with top iPod and iPad developers to produce BarMax, the only comprehensive barexam prep course available for purchase on the App store and a new, low-cost alternative to other prepcourses. BarMax includes: • Outlines and Audio Lectures for all subjects • 2-month Calendar and Task List • Real MBE Questions • Real Practice Essays with Sample Answers • Over 800 Flashcards • Lifetime Access & SupportThe winner will receive a copy of BarMax CA or BarMax NY, your choice.Value: $999.99 Starting Bid: $50 Item Number 15Can Your Bluff Stand Up To Strict Scrutiny?Intermediate? THREE lucky students will win a poker night with Con Law Professors John Yoo and JesseChoper. Think you have the poker chops to compete with the Earl Warren Professor of Public Law whoactually CLERKED for Earl Warren? Bring it on. Please note that these spots are for students only – no re-gifting!Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $30 Item Number 16  4
  5. 5. Bagels, Brisket, and Banter with Bill!Instead of treating you to a constructive criticism of your brief and oral argument, let Professor Bill Fernholztreat you to dinner at delicious Sauls delicatessen in North Berkeley. Up to three people are welcome --Bonus points if you bring a guest that is not a law student!Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $30 Item Number 17A Big Night Out With Bob Berring (plus bobblehead doll)!Professor Bob Berring and his lovely wife Leslie will pull out all the stops for you and a companion at theirfavorite fancy Berkeley restaurant. Champagne all around -- hilarious and poignant perspective thrown in forfree. Red Hots tolerated, Skywalkers approved, Bobs encouraged! As an added bonus, you will receive ahard-to-find Justice Souter bobble head doll from Green Bag.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $50 Item Number 18Hoofnagle Hosts!Steaks and Cabernet for 8 at the home of Professor Chris Hoofnagle, director of the Berkeley Center for Law& Technologys information privacy programs and senior fellow to the Samuelson Law, Technology & PublicPolicy Clinic.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $80 Item Number 19DJ McG. Enough Said.Professor Stephen McG. Bundy will DJ your event! All kinds of dance music – from swing to Motown tofunk to 80s and 90s to hip hope – Benny Goodman to James Brown to Kanye West. You provide the venueand dancers; he’ll provide the music, the equipment, and the atmosphere. He can customize the playlist toyour taste, work with requests, etc. Who knew how multi-talented our professors are?!Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $30 Item Number 20Whos Down With O.P.P.?Enjoy lunch for 3 with the master of Civil Procedure, Professor David Oppenheimer. ProfessorOppenheimers restaurant of choice, Adagia, features delicious California-Mediterranean cuisine made withorganic and sustainably grown ingredients from local farms.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $30 Item Number 21Be Our Guest, Be Our Guest, Be Our Guest!Professor Saira Mohamed and her husband open their home to 4 students. Professor Mohamed is one ofBoalt’s most impressive international and human rights specialists. She has worked extensively on humanrights in Sudan, clerked for the 9th Circuit, and drafted UN resolutions. Find out if her hostess skills are asimpressive!Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $40 Item Number 22Wildlife with Weissman!Steve Weissman – Boalt’s clean energy and environmental guru – and his wife Laura will offer kayaking onElkhorn Slough – a great spot for birds and coastal mammals near Monterey. They will provide kayakrentals, and lunch for up to 6 people. They will also have bird books and binoculars on hand. No boatingexperience is necessary -- the outfitter provides a brief lesson at the start. Date to be arranged.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $240 Item Number 23  5
  6. 6. Art and Burritos – What Better Way to Spend a Friday?Within an 8-block radius in the Mission District of San Francisco lie 80 public murals, an outdoor museum ofart, culture, and history! Join Professors Ian Haney Lopez and Michelle Wilde Anderson for a walking tour ofthese murals led by the Precita Eyes Mural Arts Center. The tour can accommodate up to 10 students andwill be scheduled on a Friday afternoon in the spring semester. Burritos at a Mission Taqueria included.Value: $225 Starting Bid: $40 Item Number 24Together with Vetter!It doesn’t get better than Vetter! The most popular enigma in the law school hosts a sublime dinner for twostudents. Nothing more need be said.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $20 Item Number 25Ahoy, Mateys!Leave the books on shore and spend an afternoon paddling a canoe and/or kayak around the AlamedaLagoon. Luan Huynh, Staff Attorney at the East Bay Community Law Center, is offering 2 to 6 studentsaccess to her canoe and kayak. Use them on the Alameda Lagoon or to borrow the canoe and take it to awaterway of your choice.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $20 Item Number 26Fed Courts at the Hard Court!Professor Fred Smith will entertain two students at an upcoming Warriors game! Hang with an expert on civilrights, sovereignty and federal courts as the Warriors hang from the rim.Value: Priceless Starting: $20 Item Number 27Homecooking with Hollinger!Feast on a sumptuous dinner for 4-6 students this Spring with the famous Professor Joan Hollinger, Boalt’sleading child advocate and gourmet chef! If you bid high enough, you might even get Professor Hollinger’sfamous apple walnut cake for dessert, and you don’t have to share it with the kids!Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $40 Item Number 28Lo Mein, Liquor, and Lavitt!Professor Joseph Lavitt will take up to six people for dinner and drinks and Shen Hua. Ask him about hiswork on post-Katrina treatment of insurance holders, his work for Senator Chris Dodd, his ideas aboutremedying housing discrimination… or who he had for torts when he was a student at Boalt!Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $40 Item Number 29Lunch with Leti Volpp!Three students will enjoy a delicious lunch at Adagia with the fabulous Professor Leti Volpp, expert oncitizenship, migration, culture and identity and former clerk for Judge Thelton Henderson.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $30 Item Number 30Justly Enriched!You are cordially invited to join Professor Mark Gergen, expert in torts, unjust enrichment and tax law andAmerican Editor for the Restitution Law Review, and Susan Whitman, Assistant Dean of Academic Planningand Curriculum Coordination, for a delicious home cooked dinner for four students at their house in NorthBerkeley.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $40 Item Number 31  6
  7. 7. Food and Fun with Frampton!Enjoy dinner for 6 - 8 at the country home of Social Justice legends Mary Louise Frampton and her husbandScott Williams in Winters, CA. Take a nice walk around the ranch, watch the sunset and listen to the owlshoot.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $60 Item Number 32Soccer? Football? Football? Soccer?Ever had the experience of cheering at a soccer game accompanied by a British librarian? Here is yourchance. Master researcher Michael Levy invites two students to watch the San Jose Earthquakes soccer teamin the Spring (when the MLS soccer season starts up again.) No need to find your own path to this game -Michael Levy will drive the two winners to Santa Clara for the game.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $20 Item Number 33The Prof Who Parties! Plus, Your Own Personal Cocktail!The winning bidder(s) will receive a custom cocktail, specially designed by amateur mixologist ProfessorMolly Van Houweling to commemorate their Berkeley Law experience. Professor VH will provide the recipe,and the ingredients to recreate it, at a cocktail party in her home in Berkeley. Bid as group – up to 35 studentscan go in on this opportunity to party with Professor Van VH!Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $50 Item Number 34You Be the Judge!Help Professors Murray and Van Houweling settle a long-standing debate: who makes the best pizza in theEast Bay? They will host up to 10 students for a pizza-tasting party to sample contenders from Zachary’s, theCheese Board, Gioia Pizzeria, Lanesplitter, and other local favorites (suggestions welcome).Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $80 Item Number 35A Work of Art!How many folks can boast that they own an original watercolor from a feminist legend? Professor NancyLemon not only wrote the book on Domestic Violence Law (literally), she is an accomplished artist as well!Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $20 Item Number 36Green Eggs and Qui TamClaire Sylvia, adjunct lecturer, invites up to 8 students to her Berkeley home for brunch or dinner – Spring2011 semester. This dinner is designed for students interested in learning about the False Claims Act/QuiTam litigation.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $50 Item Number 37Motown Melodies!Groove to the sweet sounds of Motown with this awesome boxed set, provided by everyones favorite music-aficionado/Torts enthusiast, Professor Paul Schwartz. Anyone who has ever taken Torts with Schwartzknows that he is the expert on all things classic rock and Motown, so this set is sure to be amazing.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $10 Item Number 38  7
  8. 8. A Walk to Remember!Legendary Professor Richard Buxbaum will host 4 to 6 students on a Saturday or Sunday nature walk in PointReyes, meal included. Includes advice on how you too can help shape history. Buxbaum was one of the fivedefense counsel in the criminal proceedings against the 773 members of the Free Speech Movement from1964 to 1967; represented various campus organizations and individuals in cases arising out of Vietnam Warprotests; and was defense counsel in a large number of criminal proceedings that accompanied the ThirdWorld Strike of 1969-70, which was a factor in the development of affirmative action programs for studentadmissions on the campus.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $50 Item Number 39Mission YUM-Possible!Hungry? Want to ogle hipsters? Study in SF? On a Saturday or Sunday in the New Year, Professors MichelleWilde Anderson and Jason Schultz will treat 5 students to a “Mission District Foodie and Café Tour.” We’llshow you our very favorite spots for coffee, dining, working, and hanging out in the big city, and we’ll giveyou a top-secret list of several more highlights. When you’re good and tired, we’ll treat you to gourmetsandwiches, a picnic in Dolores Park, and the Best Ice Cream in America!Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $50 Item Number 40Haiku for You!Berkeley Law Lecturer and Amateur Poet Steve Rosenbaum will write a couple of personalized verses ofHaiku in your honor, to be read at the Annual National Poetry Month Open Mic at the Allen GinsbergPoetry Garden, Arts Magnet Elementary School (Milvia and Lincoln Streets) on Saturday, April 30, 2011(btwn 2 and 4 pm).Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $10 Item Number 41Aesthetic Nerd Tour of UC BerkeleyThe chance you’ve all been waiting for: an Aesthetic Nerd Tour of UC Berkeley. Visit our most beautifullibraries (good to know about, whether you wan to study, pick up grad students, or just feel proud of yourstatement campus) with Professors Michelle Wilde Anderson and KT Albiston. Drink of your choice at theFree Speech Café included. Tour can host up to 5 students and will be arranged on a weekday afternoon earlyin the spring semester.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $25 Item Number 42Buy Me Some Peanuts and Cracker Jacks.Three Giants fans will join Ty Alper, Associate Director of the Death Penalty Clinic, to cheer the WORLDSERIES CHAMPS as they start their 2011 season.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $45 Item Number 43Metal of HonorLeave Boalt with more than a piece of paper that says “Juris Doctor” and a wrist injury! Professor LaurenEdelman will create you a custom-made, original piece of jewelry! She says it will be “made of precious metal,clay, probably bronze and copper,” and will be made in consultation with winning bidder. “Earrings orpendant most likely unless I learn to make something else soon!”Value: $75 Starting Bid: $20 Item Number 44  8
  9. 9. Doubles Dual!In the spirit of the Indian-Pakistani duo Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-haq-Qureshi, who united thesubcontinent in their run to the doubles finals of the U.S. Open (Tennis!) this fall, Professors PrasadKrishnamurthy and Talha Syed will bridge two great national divides to form an Indian-American/Pakistani-Canadian doubles team. We agree to play a match against the winning bidder and a partner of their choice. The match will be followed by the customary food and libation. Dates/Times flexible.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $20 Item Number 45Curry, Criminal Defense, and Your CareerFour students are invited to join Professor Elisabeth Semel, Director of the Death Penalty Clinic, and herhusband, James Thomson, one of the countrys preeminent capital defense lawyers, for fabulous Indian foodat Ajanta, where questions about careers in criminal defense, the SF Giants, and other important issues of theday will be welcome.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $40 Item Number 46Go Sky-high With Sklansky!Professor Sklansky will lead a group of up to 6 students on a 20-mile day hike through the Oholone RegionalWilderness to the top of Rose Peak, the Official High Point of Alameda County.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $60 Item Number 47You Have the Right to Eat Waffles.Professor Chuck Weisselberg, founder of Boalt’s clinical program and professor of all things related tocriminal law, invites six bidders to his house for a relaxing Sunday brunch followed by a hike on Mt.Tamalpais.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $60 Item Number 48Your Big Fat Greek Cooking Lesson!If the legal job market doesn’t pick up soon, you could always become a chef at a Greek restaurant!Professors Katerina Linos and Stavros Gadinis are offering dinner for up to 6 students, along with Greekcooking lessons, in their Oakland home.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $60 Item Number 49Dish Over Dishes!Celebrity gossip lunch at Adagia for up to six students with Professors Melissa Murray and Anne JosephO’Connell. Assigned reading packet of relevant periodicals will be provided to each attendee before thelunch.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $60 Item Number 50Sugarman and Spice at Lunch Would Be NiceProfessor Sugarman, Boalt’s resident expert on local eateries, will take a group of five students for a weekdaylunch anywhere they choose in the East Bay. The winner would be wise to consult his online guide to EastBay restaurants! Lunch will be Spring semester.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $50 Item Number 51Birdwatching With Biber!Half-day morning birdwatching trip for 5 with Prof. Eric Biber to a local park, wetland or other natural area.Location, date and time to be arranged with the winning purchaser(s).Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $50 Item Number 52  9
  10. 10. (Trade)Mark Your Calendar For Dinner!Professors Menell and Sylvia want to make music with you, make food for you, and make IP jokes despiteyou! A dinner or brunch for up to 16 students at our Berkeley home – Spring 2011 semester – for food,scintillating intellectual property discussion, and possible special guest(s) and surprise performance(s). Musicians are encouraged to bid – we could possibly start a band at the event.Value: Priceless* Starting Bid: $160 Item Number 53* This offer is not sponsored by, affiliated with, or in any way connected to MasterCard Corporation. That’sa trademark joke for students who have not yet taken Intro to IP (and indicative of the scintillatingconversation that awaits the highest bidders).Carribean Feast!Join EBCLCs wonderful Executive Director and Social Justice Juggernaut Tirien Steinbach for Caribbeancuisine for FOUR! In her own words: Please join me for a home-cooked dinner at my house in Berkeley. Jerk chicken (or tofu, I suppose), rice and peas, plantains, coco bread, patties, and some Red Stripes! YUMMM! I can’t wait!Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $40 Item Number 54It’s the Climb!Do you, like Miley Cyrus, feel like “there’s always gonna be another mountain”? Learn how to conquer it with2 introduction to Rock-climbing classes at Berkeley Ironworks. Featuring a 45-foot wall and 14,000 sq. ft. ofClimbing Terrain, Berkeley Ironworks is sure to prepare you for “uphill battles” to come.Value: $58 Starting Bid: $20 Item Number 55Kayak RentalPaddle away your worries with two 2-hour kayak rental gift certificates from California Canoe and Kayak.Choose from either their Jack London Square or Rancho Cordova locations!Value: $60 Starting Bid: $20 Item Number 56The Dailey Method Three-Class Gift Certificate (#1)Come experience the Bay Areas original barre class! The Dailey Method is a unique combination of balletbarre work, core conditioning, stretching, and orthopedic exercises. Challenge yourself with a 3-class giftcertificate!Value: $45 Starting Bid: $15 Item Number 57The Dailey Method Three-Class Gift Certificate (#2)Come experience the Bay Areas original barre class! The Dailey Method is a unique combination of balletbarre work, core conditioning, stretching, and orthopedic exercises. Challenge yourself with a 3-class giftcertificate!Value: $45 Starting Bid: $15 Item Number 58Date Night!Its Date Night! Fortify yourselves for finals, or simply celebrate life! Package includes: Dinner for two atAdagia ($80 value) and babysitting provided by experienced (and free!) babysitter, U.C. Berkeley LawStudent Katie Henderson.Value: $120 Starting Bid: $20 Item Number 59  10
  11. 11. Ready for Your Close Up? (#1)This $250 credit (roughly equivalent to a 1-hour session) is good towards any portrait session, such as familyportraits, lifestyle session, engagement photos, or headshots. Session must occur between November 2010-March 2011.Value: $250 Starting Bid: $25 Item Number 61Ready for Your Close Up? (#2)This $250 credit (roughly equivalent to a 1-hour session) is good towards any portrait session, such as familyportraits, lifestyle session, engagement photos, or headshots. Session must occur between November 2010-March 2011.Value: $250 Starting Bid: $25 Item Number 62Dinner by Marie3L and Chef Extraordinaire Marie Jonas will cook a dinner for 4 hosted at her home featuring 4 courses (witha protein of choice to the winner) and wine. Time to be established between parties, hosted in Alameda.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $25 Item Number 63Wine Tasting!Test your palate at a private wine tasting for up to 20 people at Vintage on College. Impress your colleagueswith your vast knowledge of fine wine!Value: $300 Starting Bid: $60 Item Number 64Jamaican Feast for 2 + Beer and Board Games!Spend an evening on San Pablo! Enjoy dinner for two, any day of the week at Island Flavah Cafe. Try theirjerked chicken, curried goat, braised oxtail, escovietched fish, rasta pasta and fried plantains. Then move ondown the street to Berkeley’s oldest pub, The Albatross, for some brew and board games!Value: $70 Starting Bid: $10 Item Number 65Philosophy Beauty ProductsIs law school stressing you out? Pamper yourself in style with these decadent full-sized skin-care andfragrance products. Let Philosophy restore your pre-law school radiance!Value: $327 Starting Bid: $50 Item Number 66Philosophy Beauty ProductsGet an early does of Holiday spirit with Philosophy’s holiday collection! Pamper yourself in style with thesedecadent full-sized skin-care and fragrance products in festive flavors.Value: $150 Starting Bid: $25 Item Number 67Belay the Day AwayYou and a friend can learn how to master the ropes with 2 introduction to Belyaing class at Planet Granite,one of San Francisco’s largest climbing gyms. A beginner belay lesson includes instruction, gear rental (shoesand harness) and one-day pass. At the end of class, students will receive a temporary belay card so they cancontinue to climb and belay for the rest of the day!Value: $68 Starting Bid: $20 Item Number 68  11
  12. 12. Bike the Bridge (#1)With a gift certificates for 2 All-Day Comfort Bike Rentals from Blazing Saddles, located at the base of theGolden Gate bridge. Pick up your bikes, cross the Golden Gate, cruise down to Sausalito and head back toSan Francisco on a ferry boat (not included). It’s one of the best bike rides in the Bay Area!Value: $72 Starting Bid: $25 Item Number 69Bike the Bridge (#2)With a gift certificates for 2 All-Day Comfort Bike Rentals from Blazing Saddles, located at the base of theGolden Gate bridge. Pick up your bikes, cross the Golden Gate, cruise down to Sausalito and head back toSan Francisco on a ferry boat (not included). It’s one of the best bike rides in the Bay Area!Value: $72 Starting Bid: $25 Item Number 70Under the SeaIs life really better down where it’s wetter? Find out when you get up close and personal with 20,000 of theSan Francisco Bay’s most amazing marine animals with 2 tickets to the Aquarium of the Bay. Featuringexhibits on the ecosystem of the Bay, some of the areas land creatures, as well as an interactive exhibit whereyou can touch sharks and rays, the Aquarium will give you a whole new perspective on what it means to livein the Bay Area.Value: $34 Starting Bid: $15 Item Number 71Go Bears Package!Cheer on your Cal Men’s Basketball team as they take on U.C. Davis on December 1st! The winner willreceive a gift certificate for 4 reserved seats. And to commemorate your experience, you will also receive a Calsnow-globe complements of the Cal Student Store.Value: $108 Starting Bid: $25 Item Number 72Westlaw Study SolutionsLet Westlaw guide you through 1L finals with a package of hornbooks, a free online subscription to WestStudy Aids (300+ study guides), a $10 Starbucks car and to-go mug, and assortment of pens and goodies!Hornbooks include: • Real Property In a Nusthell • Principles of Constitutional Law (West’s Concise Hornbooks) • Principles of Criminal Law (West’s Concise Hornbooks) • Gilbert’s Civil Procedures • Black Letter Outlines: ContractsValue: $200+ Starting Bid: $25 Item Number 73JUMP Start Winter BreakWith 2 tickets to the newly-opened House of Air Trampoline Park in San Francisco! The main trampolinestructure consists of 42 conjoined trampolines and is larger than a regulation size basketball court. Ticketsentitle you to 1 hour of bounce time. Brings sock and we’ll provide the helmets.Value: $28 Starting Bid: $10 Item Number 74Flyin’ HighHave you always wanted to skydive, minus the whole jumping out of a plane part? Here’s your chance!Winner will receive 2 gift certificates for an Experiential Flight at San Francisco’s iFly SF Bay IndoorSkydiving! Experience freefall in as safe and exciting environment at this state of the art facility. Get thesensation of human flight without the risk. Includes rental gear and an Introductory Course with instructor.Value: $28 Starting Bid: $10 Item Number 75  12
  13. 13. Putt-Putt PleaseThink you can putt like Tiger? Show up 3 of your friends with 4 passes for a game of mini-golf at the ScandiaFamily Fun Center in Fairfield (about 30 minutes North and en route to wine country). Both of the center’s18hole courses include a variety of challenges and obstacles, including a majestic Scandinavian castle. There arealso other fun attractions to enjoy, including an arcade, batting cages and Laser-tag, if you want to make a dayof it!Value: $32 Starting Bid: $10 Item Number 76Something to Sing About (#1)Get in the Holiday spirit with 4 tickets to any San Francisco Choral Artists Concert in December. Therenowned chamber will be performing “Silent Night, Noisy Night,” a program of seasonal music that spanscenturies and continents, at several locations throughout the Bay Area. You can attend any of the followingshows: • Palo Alto: Saturday, December 4 at 8 pm • San Francisco: Sunday, December 5 at 4 pm • Oakland: Sunday, December 12 at 4 pmValue: $120 Starting Bid: $30 Item Number 77Something to Sing About (#2)Get in the Holiday spirit with 4 tickets to any San Francisco Choral Artists Concert in December. Therenowned chamber will be performing “Silent Night, Noisy Night,” a program of seasonal music that spanscenturies and continents, at several locations throughout the Bay Area. You can attend any of the followingshows: • Palo Alto: Saturday, December 4 at 8 pm • San Francisco: Sunday, December 5 at 4 pm • Oakland: Sunday, December 12 at 4 pmValue: $120 Starting Bid: $30 Item Number 78Straight A’sOf the Oakland variety. Take in an Oakland A’s regular season home game between March and May 2011(subject to restrictions on premium games). Winner will receive 2 Plaza Outfield tickets.Value: $36 Starting Bid: $10 Item Number 79Mediterranean MealEnjoy brunch of lunch for 2 at La Mediterranee on College Avenue.Value: $25 Starting Bid: $10 Item Number 80Vintage VinoGet away from it all and head north to Healdsburg for a free wine tasting for 2 at Vintage Wine Estates’brand new tasting room. Choose from a selection of Vintage’s Napa and Sonoma Valley wines as you and afriend sit back and sip!Value: $25 Starting Bid: $10 Item Number 81  13
  14. 14. Movie Night, Any NightStream movies, TV shows, music, photos and more directly to your TV with a free Apple TV, complimentsof Latham & Watkins. Apple TV gives you instant access to rentals of thousands of commercial-free HDmovies and TV shows, as well as to a huge catalog of Netflix movies and shows, and streams directly fromthe internet to your TV. Snuggle up over Winter break and catch up on all the pop culture you missed thisFall!Value: $99 Starting Bid: $15 Item Number 82Anything but Boar-ing2L Anna Crivelli’s husband will lead a lucky hunter and a guest on a Wild Boar Hunting Trip in the CoastalFoothills. This is a full-day trip to a private hunting club about 100 miles south of Berkeley. Date TBD tocoincide with hunting season. Lunch will be provided. The boar will be cleaned and the hunter can take themeat. Prior shooting skills are highly recommended. (Disclaimer: a wild boar is not guaranteed, but there hasnot been one time when a hunter did not get one in the past.)Value: $800 Starting Bid: $100 Item Number 83Workout Your Worries (#1)Darren Modzelewski (Anthropology Ph.D 10/ MMA fighter) will show you, or you and up to 9 of yourfriends, the ropes of Muay Thai Kickboxing in a private 30 minute lesson. He promises to make it fun,functional and effective! As an additional bonus each participant will receive 1 free Kickboxing class atModernCombatives MMA gym!Value: $50/person Starting Bid: $10 Item Number 84Workout Your Worries (#2)Got a Boalt bully bothering you? Darren Modzelewski (Anthropology Ph.D 10/ MMA fighter) will showyou, or you and up to 9 of your friends, how to take down any foe in a private 30 minute Judo lesson. Hepromises to make it fun, functional and effective!Value: $25/person Starting Bid: $10 Item Number 85Workout Your Worries (#3)Darren Modzelewski (Anthropology Ph.D 10/ MMA fighter) will show you, or you and up to 9 of yourfriends, the technique of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in a private 30 minute lesson. He promises to make it fun,functional and effective! As an additional bonus each participant will receive 1 free Jiu Jitsu class atModernCombatives MMA gym!Value: $25/person Starting Bid: $10 Item Number 86Workout Your Worries (#4)Think you have all the moves? Darren Modzelewski (Anthropology Ph.D 10/ MMA fighter) will show you,or you and up to 9 of your friends, the technique of Mixed Martial Arts in a private 30 minute lesson. Hepromises to make it fun, functional and effective! As an additional bonus each participant will receive 1 freeMMA class at ModernCombatives MMA gym!Value: $25/person Starting Bid: $25 Item Number 87Exercise ExtravaganzaFirst semester got you feeling flabby? Anthropology Ph.D. student Darren Modzelewski promises to whipyou into shape with his fun and effective fitness regime. He will craft 2 personalized 8-week workoutprogram -- for one man and one woman (so 2 winners!) -- with accompanying nutrition advice. Get back inSpring Break shape with Darren’s help!Value: $75/person Starting Bid: $25 Item Number 88  14
  15. 15. A Lot Less Tax-ingMake your April hassle-free and let 2L and Certified CPA Lucas Love do your 2010 taxes for you!Value: $100/hour Starting Bid: $25 Item Number 89Comic CameoIs it your life-long dream to be a comic book superhero? Well, here’s the law school equivalent. 2L AndrewFong will incorporate the Winner into Tort Bunnies, his web comic about lawless lagomorphs. Confer withthe creator to determine your role in an upcoming issue and enjoy your 15 minutes of (Boalt-wide) fame.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $10 Item Number 902L TrainerWhether you’re prepping for an event or just want to kick your workouts into a higher gear, 2L and IronmanCasey Schutte will help you reach your ultimate fitness goals with personal training or training advice forweightlifting, running (any distance, up to Ultra-marathon), cycling and/or triathlon (any distance, up toIronman).Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $10 Item Number 91Joke’s on YouLocal Comedian and 2L Dash Kwiatkowski will write a joke showcasing you. This joke will be told in frontof an audience at The Purple Onion, The Brainwash Cafe, 7 Mile House, or another venue in the Bay Area toa stand up comedy audience. The Joke will be written by the comedian, but only told after it meets yourapproval. This will be fun!Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $10 Item Number 92Sailboats, Seagrams Wine Coolers, and Sears Portrait Studio for 3Spend an adventurous afternoon with internationally known yacht enthusiasts Adam “The Captain” Sterling,Wyatt “Tennille” Glynn, and James “Starboard” Stevens. The excitement begins with 1 or 2-star brunch(mimosas) and concludes with a group photo shoot with you and the crew at Sears Portrait Gallery (in formalnautical attire). You’ll get to take home a portrait package.Value: $55/Priceless Starting Bid: $15 Item Number 93Win Back Some of Your Tuition Money!Poker for four students with Professors Edlin, McCrary, Quinn, and Talley at Professor Edlin’s house. Intheir words: “two of us confess to being extraordinarily bad.” Drink and snacks provided.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $15 Item Number 94Three Strikes? Yes, Please!Bowlapalooza! Come join Professors Bartlett and Plaut for a fun-filled evening of bowling, beer and pizza.This rare opportunity will allow six lucky students to experience a most memorable evening with two of theBay Area’s most challenged bowlers. Participants will have the unique chance to observe Professor Plaut’sfamed double-gutter-glide, the artful foot-fault of Professor Bartlett (who is rumored to have once bowled an89!), and of course, their amazing powers of simple addition. Almost clean rental shoes included (sockshighly recommended).Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $30 Item Number 95  15
  16. 16. Shop Till You Drop!Has law school turned your life into day after day of starring in your own personal episode of What Not toWear? Do you watch your classmates shop online during class and wish you could ask for wardrobe tips tohelp you stand out to that cute 3L you always see in Zeb? Did you despair when you looked through yourcloset trying to find something to wear to the auction tonight? Well, despair no more. Bid on a day ofshopping with none other than the stylish Kathleen Vanden Heuvel. We all know she is the best dressedfaculty member at Boalt. From law library elegant to construction chic, she has an outfit for every occasion. Heres the chance for SIX lucky students to perk up their wardrobes with assistance from the mostfashionable librarian in town.Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $60 Item Number 96Shake What Yo’ Mama Gave Ya’Ladies, get your dance (and your exercise) on with 3 free classes at Hipline, the Women’s Fitness DanceStudio. Choose from Shimmy Pop, Power Pop and Shimmy Flow (Belly Dancing). These 1-hour total bodydance workouts will help you burn calories, feel great, and will prep you for your next night at the club!Value: $20 Starting Bid: $5 Item Number 97Drama Queen (or King)Do you have a flair for the dramatic? Take a seat and watch the pros at the Un-Scripted Theater Company,voted Best Theater Company 2008 in the SF Bay Guardian. Winner will receive a year-plus of improvetheater: a pair of Subscriber 4-packs for the 2011 season, AND a bonus pair of tickets to the final show ofthe 2010 season: “A Tale of Two Genres,” an improvised musical in the style of the audiences choice,starting November 18th. (Tickets for “A Tale of Two Genres” are good for any performance in the run;Subscriber 4-packs can be used in any combination for all shows in the 2011 season.Value: $160 Starting Bid: $30 Item Number 98Framed Black & White CollageLoans leaving you too poor for the finer things in life? Walls feeling a bit bare? Snag this beautiful piece byrenowned artist, Ron Pokrasso (father of 1L Ryan Shaening-Pokrasso). Mr. Pokrasso has been an exhibitingartist and printmaker for more than 25 years and has had over 40 solo exhibitions His work is in public,private and corporate collections throughout the U.S. and abroad. Winner will receive “Closed Gate 53" byRon Pokrasso, inkjet/intaglio (collage) 7" x 5", framed.Value: $300 Starting Bid: $25 Item Number 9949ers FaithfulWinner will receive a San Francisco 49ers 2010 Pro Bowl Laser Autographed Football. This Limited EditionCommemorative item is not available to the general public. Only 1000 of these footballs were created. Ninersfans don’t miss your chance to pick up this unique piece of team memorabilia!Value: $50 Starting Bid: $10 Lot Number 100Foursquare EarringsLabradorite and kyanite squares dangle off sterling silver earwires and feature iridescent blue, green and graycolors that pop out when looking at it from different angles. Handmade by Tam Ma.Value: $25 Starting Bid: $10 Lot Number 1001Three Treasures EarringsLovely labradorite, smokey quartz and freshwater pearl form a fetching trio. Sterling silver earwire.Handmade by Tam Ma.Value: $25 Starting Bid: $10 Lot Number 102  16
  17. 17. Vino EarringsDelicate drops and rondelles of garnet, smokey quartz, labradorite and iolite cascade on a sterling silver chain.Handmade by Tam Ma.Value: $25 Starting Bid: $10 Lot Number 103Chez Tamsters DinnerYouve seen Chez Tamsters culinary creations on Facebook. Now you have the chance to experience ChezTamsters in the comfort of your own home. Dinner and wine for up to eight people; menu and date (early inthe Spring semester) to be determined by the chef (Tam Ma, 3L) and dinner guests.Value: $400 Starting Bid: $100 Lot Number 104Bacchanalian Basket (#1)Impress all of your wine-loving friends at your next party! Winner will take home a bottle of Tournesol(served at French Laundry, Mustard’s Grill and Waterbar and valued at $100/bottle), 3 bottles of DehlingerWinery’s finest (hand-crafted by 1L Marlene Dehlinger’s family in the Russian River Valley) and 3 bottles ofdessert wine donated by Professor/Vineyard-owner, Richard Mendelson.Value: $280 Starting Bid: $50 Lot Number 105Bacchanalian Basket (#2)Impress all of your wine-loving friends at your next party! Winner will take home a bottle of Tournesol(served at French Laundry, Mustard’s Grill and Waterbar and valued at $100/bottle), 3 bottles of DehlingerWinery’s finest (hand-crafted by 1L Marlene Dehlinger’s family in the Russian River Valley) and 3 bottles ofdessert wine donated by Professor/Vineyard-owner, Richard Mendelson.Value: $280 Starting Bid: $50 Lot Number 106I Saw Beyonce At Burger KingThere is no better way to describe this than to show you Professor Smith’s words themselves: “Is it too latefor me to put up a second item called "I saw Beyonce at Burger King?" where we do karaoke solely withBeyonce songs and eat burgers first? Sent from my iPhone” (For up to 4 students)Value: Priceless Starting Bid: $40 Lot Number 107Old Crocker InnEnjoy a relaxing 2-night stay at the beautiful Old Crocker Inn! A Sonoma Wine Country Inn, this bed andbreakfast retreat is set on a quiet, secluded hillside near Cloverdale, Geyserville and Healdsburg. Founded as ahunting retreat by railroad magnate Charles Crocker in the 1880s, the Crocker Ranch and its 1906 lodge andcabins were recently renovated to offer 10 luxury guest rooms and suites, each with private bath and entry.Enjoy full breakfasts, fresh baked goods, in-room massage, a swimming pool and plenty of space to relax, justminutes from dozens of world-class Sonoma wineries. (2-night stay must be during the week; subject toavailability.)Value: $400+ Starting Bid: $75 Lot Number 108    17

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