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Place of Publication: <Gainesville FL> College of Law Communications Office 1997-
Creation Date: October 16, 2000
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol.1, no. 1 (Oct. 6, 1997)-
General Note: Weekly during the school year with a biweekly insert, numbered separately called: The Docket.
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Table of Contents
    Message from the dean
        Page 1
    Student affairs
        Page 2
    LIC book budget largest ever
        Page 3
    College of Law calendar
        Page 4
    Inside the Law School
        Page 4
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*UNIVERSITY OF
FLORIDA
Fredric G. Levin College of Law

Inside:
New issue of
The Docket

Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 8 Oct. 16, 2000
Diversity:
What is its value
in the classroom
and in the legal Your voice makes a difference
profession?
Thursday (Oct. 19) want to thank the students who attended last Hiring of a consultant
7 p.m. Tuesday's Brown Bag Luncheon. I need to hear this week to provide
Holland Auditorium your opinions and ideas. an in-depth analysis
You should know your input makes a difference. of diversity issues and
Free public forum Our recently restriped parking lot, which added propose options for
presented by much-needed parking spaces, and the new seating improvement.
areas around the law school campus both result- Our Faculty
Black Law Students ed from student suggestions. Appointments
Association Diversity All those who carne to the Brown Bag also are Committee is moving
Task Force and part of the conversation on diversity underway at forward in the hiring
Center for the Study of the law school. We are actively moving toward process. We will be in Washington, D.C. in
Race & Race Relations resolving this situation, including this week's November to conduct interviews.
scheduled events:. .
Excellence is everyone's goal. I believe a signif-
Moderator: Rahim Professors Berta Hernandez and Christoper icant part of our mission is to be a global college
Reed, Director, CSRRR. Slobogin, Co-Chairs of the Faculty Appointment preparing students for a complex, multicultural,
Panelists: Law alumnus Committee, invite all students to discuss the law international economy. Many of our graduates will
W. George Allen; school's hiring policy at a Brown Bag luncheon this practice law in Florida, a state that is distinguished
Professors Winston Wednesday. Our hiring policy for the law school by its diverse population and global interactions. A
Nagan, Lnn reads, in part: "Thisfaculty is committed to hiring diverse student body, staff andfaculty is a core
McGilvar-Saltzman individuals who share our goals of achieving out- asset to fulfill this mission. Our challenge in the
McGilvry-, standing success in scholarship, teaching andpublic next few months will be to reach a consensus on
Michelle Jacobs, and service... Thus, the long-term hiringfocus is broad- how best to ensure that diversity is a measure of
Amy Mashbum; and based and outstanding candidates in all areas will our excellence. Let me know your thoughts.
Student Affairs be considered, continually mindful of the need to Please also continue to give me your feedback
Coordinator Noemar maintain a diversefaculty. by attending future Brown Bag luncheons. As stu-
Castro. Director for the Center for the Study ofRace and dents, you are more than an integral part of our
Race Relations Rahim Reed will moderate a public institution; you are the future of the legal profes-
Also sponsored by: Labor and forum on diversity, presented by the Center and the sion itself. We are committed to making this insti-
Employment Law Association, Black Law Students Association Diversity Task tution, and your experiences here, the very best
Asian and Pacific American Force, this Thursday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. they can be.
Law Student Association, (See left.) I urge you to attend. -Jon L. Mills, Interim Dean
Florida Law Reviexg Law
Association of Women,
Caribbean Law Students Law school potluck Tuesday sponsors this annual event. For information: Dawn
Association, ABA-Law ege Everyone is invited to the annual Henrichon dhenrich @ufl.edu.
Student Division, Law College
Council, Phi Alpha Delta, Faculty/Staff/Student Potluck Dinner Tuesday L Tu
Association for Public Interest (Oct. 17), 5:30 p.m., Maguire Village (student family Law S eon ew seminar Tuesday
Law, Entertainment, Arts and housing community, corner of Radio Road and 34th Second-semester students interested injoiing
Sports Law Society, Spanish Street). Bring a dish to share and your kids, friend, Florida Law Review or participating in the writing
American Law Students spouse/partner. The Law Association for Women (Continued page 3)
Association, JMBA. F a L a w
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Free tutoring
Don't forget free tutor- Oct. 26 deadline for Aid suggestions?
ing is now available Clinics, Trial Practice The Financial Aid Office is seeking your sug-
through Florida Law gestions for ways to improve delivery of informa-
DRevie. The Review has Ifyou plan to take a Criminal, Civil or Juvenile
Review. The Review has n tion to students, and for additions to and enhance-
Mediation Clinic, Clinic Prep or Trial Practice in
many students on staff must obtain a clini appication ments of existing methods. We also are looking
Spring 2001, you must obtain a clinic application .
who have done well in a from Student Affairs. Clinic and Trial Practice for innovative new ways to provide students with
from StudentAffairs. Clini and Trial Practice
wide variety of classes. applications will be available Oct. 3-26. the tools needed to make educated decisions
Visit the LawReview Information sheets are on the bulletin board out- regarding student loan borrowing.
r The next time you visit Student Affairs, pick up
Office or contact: side Student Affairs. Submission deadline: The next time you visi Student Affairs, pick up
ST O 5 p a Financial Aid Suggestion Form. Take it home,
ru mi m mull it over and return your completed form to the
(subject line: Tutor "Suggestions" box in the Student Affairs lobby. If
Request). Include the Writing competitions you prefer a more hands-on approach and are will-
subject, name of your ing to be a member of a student advisory commit-
professor, and brief Alliance Defense Fund 2001 Pew Scholarship tee for financial aid, check the appropriate box and
descrition of our Competition. Subject: "Sexual Identity: Objective fill in contact information. After submitting your
description of your Reality or Sexual Illusion." Deadline: April 16, information, we will respond to you within one
problem area. The 2001. Prize: $7,500. information, we will respond to you within one
Review will do its best to ABA Section of Antitrust Law 2000 Competition. week.All suggestions and volunteers are welome.
hook you up with an Subject: Any antitrust-related topic of general and For information: Financial Aid Advisor Trish
op current interest to Antitrust Law community. Varnes, 392.0421, Fax 392.3800,
appropriate tutor. Also, Deadline: Jan. 5, 2001. Prize: $1,000, and free trishvarnes@sfa.ujf.edu.
look at the Law Review registration, air fare and accommodations at the
Bulletin Board for a list Spring Meeting in March 2001.
of students who have Pacific Legal Foundation Program for Career Services
SJudicial Awareness Competition. Subject: Three
volunteered to help topics to choose from related to Program for Real Property/Trust Wednesday
certain subjects and Judicial Awareness. Deadline: May 31, 2001. Prize:
e-mail them directly 1st Place $5,000; 1st Runner-up $3,000; 2nd A Real Property and Probate and Trust Program
(addresses listed) to Runner-up $1,500. sponsored by the Real Property, Probate and Trust
arrange a time. First- Ladas Memorial Award. Subject: Trademark Law Law Section of The Florida Bar will be held
or matter directly relating to or affecting trade- Wednesday (Oct. 18), 4 p.m., Cafeteria.
come, first-serve. marks. Deadline: Nov. 13, 2000. Prize: $2,000 and Refreshments served.
financial support up to $1,000 for the student's
attendance at an educational program sponsored by Apply for PMI Program by Friday
the Brand Names Education Foundation or The Presidential Management Intern (PMI)
International Trademark Association. Program is for December 2000, May 2001 and
2000-2001 Louis Jackson National Competition July 2001 graduates interested in analysis and
July 2001 graduates interested in analysis and
in Employment and Labor Law. Subject: Any
in E a Labor S A management of public policies and programs.
topic relating to the law governing the workplace.
Deadline: Jan. 12, 2001. Prize: $3,000 to the top Applications are available in and due back to
honors. $1,000 to three entries. Career Services by Friday (Oct. 20).
American Business Law Journal Contest.
Subject: Any area of business law. Deadline: Dec. Apply for externships by Friday
15, 2000. Prize: $1,000, a Writing Competition Students who have successfully completed all
Winner Certificate, and an required first-year courses and are interested in a
offer to publish paper in the spring externship must return their applications to
American Business Law the faculty sponsor by Friday (Oct. 20). Applicants
Journal. may be interviewed, and are subject to approval by
For information: Sherry field placement supervising attorneys. For informa-
Harrison, Office of Student tion or applications: Kathy Urbach or Nancy
Affairs, harrisons(@),law.
Aufl.ed, h on32 .01. Hanewicz in Career Services.
ujZ.edu, 392.0421.

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(Continued from page 1) rights. She has facilitated support groups, joined in WESTLAW
competition next semester can receive hands-on efforts to prevent the premature release of criminals Attention First-
training at a Law ReviewWriting Seminar. An from prison, and become an outspoken advocate of Semesters: WESTLAW
Analysis/Conclusion session will be held Tuesday, reaching closure through dialogue between the vic- Legal Research and
(Oct. 17), 5:30 p.m., 190C Holland Hall, and a tim and accused. In 1991, Dr. Mark Umbreit facili- Writing training starts
Bluebooking session will be held Tuesday, Oct. 24, tated her contact with the man convicted of murder- Nov. 6. If you have not
5:30 p.m., 297 Holland Hall. For information: ing her son. Her presentation includes videotape of received your WESTLAW
flrtutor@hotmail.com her face-to-face meeting with the defendant in password, please stop by
the WESTLAW carrel
prison. Her workshop not only describes events o
Brown Bag on hiring Wednesday leading to her personal journey with offender dia- back om of the Bruton-
Appointments Committee Co-Chairs Berta logue, but offers recommendations for college stu- retrieve your password.
Hernandez and Christopher Slobogin invite dents considering careers in mediation, advocacy, Make sure you are signed
students to attend a Brown Bag discussion on the law, corrections, or mental health, and who are inter- up for Gatorlink before
law school's hiring policy Wednesday (Oct. 18), ested in the potential benefits and challenges of vic- your training session.
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Bailey Courtroom. tim and offender dialogue. Seating limited to first
100 attendees. For information: Gretchen Howard WESTLAW is having a
Victim advocate workshop Friday 352.337.6174. contest available to all
A workshop with Suzanne Molhan Victim students: WESTLAW
Advocate with the State Attorney's Office in Only three "Brown Bags" remain Rapid Research Resources
Clearwater, will be held this Friday (Oct. 20), Come share insights and concerns with Dean Jon Sweepstakes. The Grand
9-10:30 a.m., Bailey Courtroom. The workshop is Mills at the three "Brown Bag" luncheons remain- prize is a $2,500 American
sponsored by the Florida Network of Victim Witness ing for this semester. The discussions are scheduled Express Travel Voucher,
.i T /T-KTtrci TTT ci i T-> t t plus $500 spendmg money.
Services, Inc. (FNVWS), UF Sociology Department for Thursday, Oct. 26; Wednesday, Nov. 8; and Enter by going to
and the law school. Tuesday, Nov. 28, 11:30 a.m. Locations TBA. lawschool.westlaw.com
After her son's murder in 1983, Molhan turned The Sweepstakes runs
her grief into a compassionate campaign for victim from Oct. 1-31. The first
5,000 participants will

LIC book budget largest ever receive afree travel mu
By Christine Williams

Thanks to increased emphasis on all UF funds, Taylor said.
libraries by Interim President Charles Young, the About two-
College of Law's Legal Information Center is thirds of the budget
working with its largest book budget ever this year will be spent on
$1,345,000. standing orders,
Clarence J. TeSelle Professor ofLaw Betty supplements and Food/drink
Taylor, LIC Director, said Interim President Young serial publications. This includes law review sub-
is being credited with emphasizing campus-wide scriptions, state statute updates, upper and stateanne
libraries and their financial needs. court decisions and other renewable subscriptions. 354 Holland
"We're very delighted at the opportunity to The money is to be spent in the 2000-2001 Please do not take
spend this kind of money," Taylor said, noting that school year, ending June 30. Unfortunately, Taylor food or drink into 354
the center plans to purchase items such as databas- noted, the library has had to withdraw over 75,000 Holland Hall, and ask
es (including valuable online Web site resources), volumes in recent years due to lack of space. With that others not do so.
and training programs so that "everybody has the new budget, some of these volumes could be Food and drinks can
access" to the resources. This will help facilitate replaced, including newer editions if available. The easily damage the
research, and expand researching capabilities at the center also is compiling a book list that a library of power and network
law school. its stature should have, and comparing it with what access points on the
The $1.3 million is significantly larger than the already is in the library so important gaps can be conference table.
past two years' budgets. It will only be used for filled. Taylor pointed out that the center is polling Thank you for your
library materials, postage or binding. No equip- faculty and students and taking suggestions on cooperation.
ment or supplies can be purchased. what other materials it should acquire.
In 1998, the center was worried about lack of

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For more events: www.law.ufl.edu/calendar

October value in the classroom
16 Florida Law Toastmasters meeting, and legal profession?, 7 p.m., 190 HOL
5-6 p.m., 190C HOL LCC general board meeting,
17 JMBA meeting, 5:30 p.m., 290 HOL 12:40 p.m., Bailey Courtroom
LCC meeting, 7-8 p.m., 190C HOL 20 Faculty Enrichment, Professor George
Martinez, Souther Methodist
Law Review Writing Seminar, 5:30 University, on the origins of Lat-Crit
p.m., 190C HOL Theory, 4 p.m., Faculty Lounge
Faculty/Staff/Student Potluck Dinner, Workshop with Victim Advocate
5:30 p.m., Maguire Village Suzanne Molhan, 9-10:30 a.m., Bailey
18 Brown Bag on hiring policy, 11:30 a.m., Courtroom
Bailey Courtroom LCC meeting, 7-8 p.m., 190C HOL
Real Property and Probate and Trust 21 America Heart Walk, 9 a.m., Oaks Mall
Program, 4 p.m., Cafetera
23 Florida Law Toastmasters meeting,
19 Public forum: Diversity: What is its 5- 6 p.m., 190C HOL




FlaLaw is published
each week school is in Scholarship spotlight: Juan Perea Law and Employment Discrimination. He earned
session to inform and Cone, Wagner, Nugent, Johnson, Hazouri & his B.A. (magna cum laude) from the University of
unite the law school Roth Professor ofLaw Juan F. Perea's textbook, Maryland, and his J.D. (magna cum laude) from
community. Race and Races: Cases andResourcesfor a Boston College. He was Phi Beta Kappa, Phi

Deadline: 10 a.m. Diverse America, is highly regarded as a compre- Kappa Phi and Order of the Coif.
Tuesday for next hensive and interdisciplinary textbook for the studyations undewa
week's newsletter. of race. The book covers both legal history and Renovations underway
E-mail news to current issues regarding race and race relations. Renovations to the Dean's Office, Faculty
mail ews t Published by the prestigious West Publishing Dining Room and Clinic reception area are
falaw@law.u .edu, Company last December, it is now in use at about expected to be completed by the end of December.
or bring a disk 20 leading la schools including UC-Berkeley, The Dean's office renovation is expected to
(PC format, text ingeown and Duke and is one ofWest's provide more usable, effective placement of staff
WordPerfect or Word), fastest selling new casebooks work stations. Additional space will be garnered by
including author's Perea previously edited Immigrants Out!, an removing the existing bathroom, and replacing it
name and contact interdisciplinary collection of essays on the anti- with a work station.
information), to immigrant movement of the 90s. The book won an The Clinic reception area also will be renovated
Communications, 288 honorable mention, Gustavus Myers Outstanding with the same goal in mind. Staff space will be
Holland Hall. (Submit Book Award for books published in 1997. gained primarily by removing the existing recep-
news for The Docket, Perea is now writing a tion desk and extending the office slightly east
the student newsletter, book review for the Journal into the interior walkway.
to the John Marshall ofAmerican Ethnic History, The Faculty Dining Room is being converted
Bar Association.) among other scholarly into a multi-media, multi-functional meeting room.
projects. Much of his time When renovations are complete, the room will pro-
Editor: DebraAmirin, recently, however, has been vide comfort, beauty and equipment for collegial
Associate Director of spent on administrative presentations, workshops and diverse gatherings.
Communications. i matters. (The room is closed until renovations are com-
Stan Huguenin, Director plete.)
of Communications. Perea's teaching and ple
Susie Grace, Program scholarship focus on For information: Martina Pelley,
Assistant. Constitutional Law, Race and Pelley@law.ufl.edu, 392.9238.
Christine Williams, Perea Race Relations, Employment
StudentAssistant.
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For more events: www.law.ufl.edu/calendar

October value in the classroom
16 Florida Law Toastmasters meeting, and legal profession?, 7 p.m., 190 HOL
5-6 p.m., 190C HOL LCC general board meeting,
17 JMBA meeting, 5:30 p.m., 290 HOL 12:40 p.m., Bailey Courtroom
LCC meeting, 7-8 p.m., 190C HOL 20 Faculty Enrichment, Professor George
Martinez, Souther Methodist
Law Review Writing Seminar, 5:30 University, on the origins of Lat-Crit
p.m., 190C HOL Theory, 4 p.m., Faculty Lounge
Faculty/Staff/Student Potluck Dinner, Workshop with Victim Advocate
5:30 p.m., Maguire Village Suzanne Molhan, 9-10:30 a.m., Bailey
18 Brown Bag on hiring policy, 11:30 a.m., Courtroom
Bailey Courtroom LCC meeting, 7-8 p.m., 190C HOL
Real Property and Probate and Trust 21 America Heart Walk, 9 a.m., Oaks Mall
Program, 4 p.m., Cafetera
23 Florida Law Toastmasters meeting,
19 Public forum: Diversity: What is its 5- 6 p.m., 190C HOL




FlaLaw is published
each week school is in Scholarship spotlight: Juan Perea Law and Employment Discrimination. He earned
session to inform and Cone, Wagner, Nugent, Johnson, Hazouri & his B.A. (magna cum laude) from the University of
unite the law school Roth Professor ofLaw Juan F. Perea's textbook, Maryland, and his J.D. (magna cum laude) from
community. Race and Races: Cases andResourcesfor a Boston College. He was Phi Beta Kappa, Phi

Deadline: 10 a.m. Diverse America, is highly regarded as a compre- Kappa Phi and Order of the Coif.
Tuesday for next hensive and interdisciplinary textbook for the studyations undewa
week's newsletter. of race. The book covers both legal history and Renovations underway
E-mail news to current issues regarding race and race relations. Renovations to the Dean's Office, Faculty
mail ews t Published by the prestigious West Publishing Dining Room and Clinic reception area are
falaw@law.u .edu, Company last December, it is now in use at about expected to be completed by the end of December.
or bring a disk 20 leading la schools including UC-Berkeley, The Dean's office renovation is expected to
(PC format, text ingeown and Duke and is one ofWest's provide more usable, effective placement of staff
WordPerfect or Word), fastest selling new casebooks work stations. Additional space will be garnered by
including author's Perea previously edited Immigrants Out!, an removing the existing bathroom, and replacing it
name and contact interdisciplinary collection of essays on the anti- with a work station.
information), to immigrant movement of the 90s. The book won an The Clinic reception area also will be renovated
Communications, 288 honorable mention, Gustavus Myers Outstanding with the same goal in mind. Staff space will be
Holland Hall. (Submit Book Award for books published in 1997. gained primarily by removing the existing recep-
news for The Docket, Perea is now writing a tion desk and extending the office slightly east
the student newsletter, book review for the Journal into the interior walkway.
to the John Marshall ofAmerican Ethnic History, The Faculty Dining Room is being converted
Bar Association.) among other scholarly into a multi-media, multi-functional meeting room.
projects. Much of his time When renovations are complete, the room will pro-
Editor: DebraAmirin, recently, however, has been vide comfort, beauty and equipment for collegial
Associate Director of spent on administrative presentations, workshops and diverse gatherings.
Communications. i matters. (The room is closed until renovations are com-
Stan Huguenin, Director plete.)
of Communications. Perea's teaching and ple
Susie Grace, Program scholarship focus on For information: Martina Pelley,
Assistant. Constitutional Law, Race and Pelley@law.ufl.edu, 392.9238.
Christine Williams, Perea Race Relations, Employment
StudentAssistant.
FlaLaw

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