|UFDC Home||myUFDC Home | Help ||
|Last dean's 'Brown Bag' Tuesda...|
|No need for recount|
|Inside the Law School|
|Focus on your career|
|Survey by law school's Legal Technology...|
|College of Law calendar|
ALL VOLUMES CITATION SEARCH THUMBNAILS PAGE IMAGE ZOOMABLE
STANDARD VIEW MARC VIEW
|Table of Contents|
Last dean's 'Brown Bag' Tuesday
No need for recount
Inside the Law School
Focus on your career
Survey by law school's Legal Technology Institute shows impact of technology on legal profession
College of Law calendar
Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 13 Nov. 27, 2000
* New issue of Last Dean's 'Brown Bag' Tuesday Apply for APIL Fellowship Award
The Docket Come share your thoughts on topics ranging from The Association of Public Interest Lawyers
* FlaLaw Special the election to exams with Dean Jon Mills at this (APIL) invites students to apply for its 2001
Edition ondirsity semester's last 'Brown Bag' luncheon, Tuesday (Nov. Fellowship Award: a $3,000 grant for a summer job
28), 11:30 a.m., Cafeteria. at a public interest non-profit corporation. There also
will be substantial awards to runners-up. See
Forum on historical slave revolt Assistant Dean for Career Services Kathy Urbach
Today (Nov. 27) As a prelude to an early 2001 local theatrical pro- for details.
LCC me 7-8 duction of "The Amistad Case," the law school's
p.m., 190C HOL Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations will LawLawPalooza Feb. 22
sponsor a free public discussion on the historical LawLawPalooza, APIL's musical extravaganza, is
1839 event Dec. 6 at the Acrosstown Repertory scheduled for Thursday, Feb 22, at Durty Nelly's
Theater, 619 South Main St., at 6:30 p.m. Irish Pub. Ifyou have musical talent and want to par-
Featured speakers from the law school will ticipate, contact Alan Bushnell email@example.com.
include Fletcher N. Baldwin Jr., Chesterfield Smith
Professor of Law; Assistant Professor of Law Pedro Clean out your message folders
Malavet; and Rahim Reed, Assistant Dean and Students are asked to clean out overflowing
Center Director. Also participating will be Robert L. message folders before classes end Dec.1.
Woods, former director ofUF's graduate minority
programs and a doctoral candidate at the University UF Trial Team triumphs
of Missouri at Columbia studying African-American The UF Trial Team placed sixth of 24 teams
imagery in the American media. recently in the Atlanta Competition. Please congratu-
A recent major film recounted the true story of late the following: Marcos Beaton, LaShawnda
African slaves shipped to Havana, Cuba, in 1839, and Jackson, Michael Pike, Salisu Richardson, Tony
their revolt to take over control of the schooner, Simpson, Michelle Skinner, Rita Thompson,
Amistad. Former President John Quincy Adams Monica Williams and coaches Assistant Dean
argued on behalf of the slaves' fight to regain free- Patrick Shannon and Denise Ferrero.
dom in an 1841 case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Fall 2000 Trial Team award winners are:
Topics to be discussed at the forum include the Gerald T. Bennett Outstanding Service
Cuban slave trade, constitu- Award Chad Walker
tional law in Africa and the Outstanding Graduates Elaine Ho,
Levin College of Law .
U.S., race relations and their Walker
G rad uatio effect on American law in The Order of Barristers Ho, Walker
rad ation the 1800s and now, and Unsung Hero LaShawnda Walker,
9 a.m., Dec. 16 and its depiction in the Trial Team also thanks its outgoing officers and
UF Center for the media. congratulates them on a job well done. New officers
Performing Arts For information, cal the for Spring 2001 are President James McDonald;
Center for the Study of Vice President ofAway Competitions Mike Pike;
Keynote Speaker Race and Race Reations Intramural Competition Officers Gilbert Evans,
392.5013, or 37 1 Annette Uranea and Monica Williams;
392.5013, or 375.1321.
ABA President Martha Barnett '73 Administrative Vice President LaShawnda Jackson,
(Continued on page 2)
FLA L W N EW SL E T TER OF THE FREDRIC G. L EVIN C OLLEGE OF L AW
Help keep No Need for Recount
clean Historic presidential election makes law school big winner
As the semester Thanks to one of the nation's heaviest and
comes to an end, more
oaniations a t longest news media blitzes in recent years, the
organizations are host-
ing evenis and posting University of Florida and its Fredric G. Levin
flyers in numerous College of Law have been declared big winners in
fIyers n ihe connection with the Bush-Gore presidential elec-
places on the law
rganiains are Starting Wednesday, Nov. 8, the day after
asked lo follow the national voting day, and continuing through this
n pc an past weekend (Nov. 25-26), national and interna-
posting policy, and use
bulletin boards and tional news media representatives counted on UF
chalk boards o convey experts on a daily basis to add expertise, interpreta-
information. tion and analysis. Associate Dean Michael Seigel (left), Dean Jon Mills
Two prominent national spokesmen have been and Professor Joseph Little handled more than 300
Please help to Interim Dean Jon Mills and Professor Joe Little, media calls concerning the election.
clean and cut down with Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Mike Examiner, Sunday Telegraph (UK), USA Today,
on clutter by posting Seigel providing assistance. Members of UF's Houston Chronicle. Also checking in were national
flyers in assigned Political Science Department also were quoted representatives for Scripps-Howard, Copley News
areas and picking up extensively. Service, Gannett News Services, Reuters News
materials that may John Lester, UF's Associate Director of News Services and Associated Press.
be blowing around. and Public Affairs, commented that, "this is quite a National Public Radio, Public Radio
time in U.S. political history, and we're delighted International, Black Entertainment Television
UF experts are playing a role in it." (BET), Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, The
Law school Communications Director Stan Economist, British Broadcasting Corporation and
Huguenin estimates more than 300 media repre- ABC, NBC, CBS networks were heard from, as
sentative calls were handled Nov. 8-Nov. 26, "and were news media in Japan, England, Brazil and
thanks to the tireless efforts of Dean Mills and Australia. Radio stations in Oregon, Baltimore,
Professor Little, including nights and weekends, we Chicago, St. Louis, California, New York,
Thanksgiving ade a tremendous number of news media outlets Washington, regional NPR outlets, and stations
happy and gained valuable additional recognition throughout Florida called frequently. Time
drive feeds for one of the country's top law schools and univer- Magazine, Business Week, CNN, Forbes.com,
30 families sities." CNN.com, ABCnews.com and MSNBC were
Thanks to support Among major newspapers calling for and among those seeking comments multiple times.
from the law school receiving information from the law school, most on And Dean Mills appeared live one or more times
and efforts by JMBA a repeat basis: Los Angeles Times, Chicago on national broadcasts by "Fox and Friends" on
and Thanksgiving Tribune, New York Times (reporters and the editori- Fox-TV News, "Jim Lehrer News Hour" on PBS,
Food Drive Committee al board), Philadelphia Inquirer, Miami Herald, CNN News (one an interview by Wolf Blitzer),
members Titania News Day, New York Daily News, Boston Herald, CNN's "Burden of Proof," NPR's "Talk of the
Jones and Deaina Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Nation" and CNN's "The World Today."
Brown, the Black Law
VudensAssociaice President of Publicity Desiree Demonbreun; with UF alumni practicing in that area at a lunch at
was able to provide
was able to provide Vice Presidents of Education Marcos Beatonand the Miami Art Museum, Jan. 4. Buffet lunch, 12-
dinners for more than
30 needy families. The Terry Nealy; Vice President ofAlumni Affairs Lisa 1:30 p.m., followed by an hour of alumni-student
Rosenthal; and Office Manager Betty Toussaint. interchange.
families' names were
provided by Fernside Sign up to network in Miami L.A.W. t-shirts available Thursday
Family Services. Extra
canned goods were Students interested in working in South Florida, L.A.W. will have t-shirts ordered through their
given to St. Francis this summer or upon graduation, should sign up in fundraiser ready for pickup Thursday (Nov. 30)
House. the Center for Career Services by Thursday (Nov. from 11:30 -3 p.m., concourse. For information:
30) to take advantage of an opportunity to network Dawn Henrichon, 384.3806.
FlaLaw (Continued page 4)
FLA L AW N EW SL E T TER OF THE FREDRIC G. L EVIN C OLLEGE OF L AW
Dowd appointed Chesterfield Improvement Program Award, and was voted a We note
Smith Professor of Law College of Law Teacher of the Year. She is a mem- with sadness
ber of the American Association of University that the law
ionl reo z E. l h l Professors' Subcommittee on Status of Women in schools
nationally recognized legal schol- Electronic
.H r 1the Academic Profession. lectronic
ar specializing in workplace and RtfhrAncc Stapp
ar specializing in workplace and "It is an honor and a privilege to hold this pro- References Stapp
family issues, has been appointed Servic Lrarian
a Chesterfield Smith Professor of fessorship in light of the distinguished career of Services Librarian,
La Chesterfield Smith," Dowd said. "I deeply appreci- Barbara Stapp died
naw g te a, ate the support and recognition of my work by the Nov. 16 from complica-
In making the announcement, Collee ofLawtions of a recent illness.
Interim Dean Jon Mills said, "We College of Law."
D d ae vy p d to h r a r Dowd is a frequent guest lecturer and panelist. She was 44. Stapp was a
Dowd are very pleased to honor another brioht and fri ndl nrpc
Don os vi pf ty m r wth. t She spoke twice in November, to a faculty seminar right and riendly pres-
one of our outstanding faculty members with this Marquette University Law School on her new ence around the law
5 ^ A- i Aat Marquette University Law School on her new ence aroun te aw
appointment. Professor Dowd is a talented teacher, book, RednngFatherhood, and at a conference school, and will be great
book, Redefining Fatherhood, and at a conference scnoo an wi e great-
as well as a noted author and scholar, and icp
Sextreely deserving ofthis honor." on "family law at the millennium" cosponsored by ly missed.
extremely deserving of this honor. PT ran a Lromo
The Chesterfield Smith Professorships were University of Pennsylvania Law School and the LEXIS ran a promo-
The Chesterfield Smithial 100,000 from the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. tion following Barbara's
establishland thr& Knight law firm, plus $100,000 donated Dowd received her B.A. with high honors from death to create a fund in
Holland & K igh law firm, plus $50000 donated the University of Connecticut, her M.A. from the her name to provide shoes
by individuals within the firm, as well as Holland for homeless children.
& Knight clients and friends of Smith. Additional University of Illinois, and her J.D. from Loyola omeess c ren.
donations and matching state funds fully funded (Continued pag 6)
the professorship at more than $300,000. Smith, a
1948 UF law graduate, is a past president of the "o
American Bar Association and The Florida Bar, Staff
and former Holland & Knight board chairman.
Professors Michael W. Gordon and Fletcher appreciation
N. Baldwin Jr. also hold Smith Professorships, reception
which provide salary supplements and support for Students of the John
scholarly activities. Marshall Bar Association
Dowd, a UF Foundation Research Professor held their first Staff
and Trustee Research Fellow, specializes in work- Appreciation Reception
family issues, gender and workplace law, and civil Nov. 17 in the cafeteria.
rights law. She began her academic career at "While students might
Suffolk University Law School, after clerking for appear hurried at times,
Judge Robert Sprecher on the U.S. Court of we sincerely acknowledge
Appeals and practicing labor and employment law Students 'shower' Lear your hard work and com-
with the Boston firm of Choate, Hall and Stewart. More than 200 law students joined to throw mitment," said JMBA
In 1987-88, she received a Rockefeller Foundation a baby shower for Professor Elizabeth Lear President Richard
grant for a project entitled, "The Work-Family (above, wearing a hat presented at the shower) Mockler. "Every employ-
Conflict: Restructuring the Workplace." on the concourse Nov. 17. ee makes a unique, signif-
She is author of Redefining Fatherhood (New "Thanks to all my wonderful students in the icant contribution to our
York University Press, July 2000), and In Defense spring entering class (from this semester and environment and educa-
of Single Parent Families (New York University last) for the totally unexpected and very enjoy- tion. Without a dedicated
Press, 1997), as well as leading law review able shower. Your cards were great. I also loved staff, none of us would
articles. the little outfits and all the incredibly practical enjoy all that we have
Twice in the '90s, Dowd received the Clara stuff in the 'Big Bag.' The lullaby music really here at the College of
Gehan Award for Advancement of Women's Issues set the mood. Y'all are the best. Thank you Law. You are profession-
from UF's Law Association for Women. As a UF again for everything." als, mentors and friends."
faculty member, she earned a Professional Lear's baby is due in early December.
Excellence Program Award, a Teaching
FLA L AW N EW SL E T TER OF THE FREDRIC G. L EVIN C OLLEGE OF L AW
Weekend Career Services has made improve- Wednesday, Jan. 17, 3 p.m., or Thursday, Jan. 18,
M arch 22-25 ments to the I.C.A.N. system, to be 12:40 p.m.
BLSA's 12thAnnual implemented in Spring 2001. Be sure to check
Alumni Reunion your library folders on or before Dec. 1 for an 'Networking' Wednesday
Weekend and 30th update. Career Services is hosting a Networking Skills
Anniversary will be held All students (previous and new users of Program for students attending the Miami
March 22-25. The theme I.C.A.N.) wishing to use the system MUST attend Networking Lunch, or for students who will be
will be "Building a one of the following sessions in the Bailey networking on their own over the winter break.
Legacy of Jurisprudence Courtroom (near south side of the Clinic): The program will take place Wednesday (Nov. 29),
for the 21st Century," Before classes: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 10:20 a.m. 11:30 a.m. You must sign up in the Center for
and the event will Tax students only: Thursday, Jan. 11, 11:30 a.m. Career Services. Come take a study break, work
include: After classes begin: Friday, Jan. 12, 11:30 a.m., on your career, and enjoy light refreshments.
* Scholarship Golf
* Wine and Cheese Phi Alpha Delta food drive All sizes underwear and socks, children to adult.
Reception and Silent Phi Alpha Delta will accept holiday donations of FOOD DRIVE: Non-perishables or gift certificates.
Auction canned goods for the St. Francis House until Dec. 1 For information: See the CGR fellow on the
* Roundtable discussion at various campus locations. For information: breezeway during the scheduled time, or contact
featuring alumni and Michael S. Diggs, firstname.lastname@example.org Fran at 392.2237, email@example.com.
*Virgil HawkinsAward Phi Alpha Delta initiates Lunch during Feb. Bar Exam
Gala The law school arranges lunch at the Cold
* Distinguished Alumni Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International The law school arranges lunch at the Cold
Award welcomes the Duncan U. Fletcher Chapter's Fall Storage Cafe in Tampa for students taking The
* Hazel Land Black 2000 initiates: Kenya Bradshaw, Wanda Chatman, Florida Bar Exam in February. Soup, salad, sand-
Female Law Student of Rhonda Chung de Cambre, Barry Lapides, wiches, bread, cookies and drinks are included. To
YearAward Phillip Mazzola, Michelle Wallace and Associate participate, see Clara Nordstedt in the Dean's
* W. George Allen Black Dean of Students Gail E. Sasnett. Suite, and give her $5 for each day's lunch.
Male Student of Year
Award Summer abroad programs Patent Bar Scholarship
* Dean Rahim Reed Information on UF Summer Law Study Abroad The firm of Smith & Hopen in Clearwater is
Faculty Member of programs in Montpellier, France San Jose, Costa funding a Patent Bar Scholarship for students inter-
th Anniversary Rica; and Cape Town, South Africa will be available ested in practicing Intellectual Property Law in
Commemorative when classes resume in January in the Office of Florida. The scholarship is provided for assistance in
Booklet (including Student Affairs. Contact Student Affairs Coordinator taking the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office's
history of minorities Noemar Castro, 392.0421, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Registration Examination. Students must be eligible
at the law school and check the ABA Web site: www.abanet.org/legaled/ to sit for the exam to qualify for the scholarship. To
alumni profiles) studyabroad/foreign.html. apply, see Associate Dean Gail Sasnett in Student
* 6 CLE sessions Affairs. The deadline is Dec. 31.
For registration or CGR public service opportunity C l
information: Rhonda CGR Public Interest Fellows have placed boxes R i e e Law Fell
Chung-de Cambre in Career Services, Center for Governmental Information sheets and applications for the CGR
(email@example.com), Responsibility and Student Services to collect toys, Public Service Law Fellows program are available in
Monica J. Williams personal items and canned food for needy families 230 Bruton-Geer Hall. The fellowships are for stu-
(firstname.lastname@example.org), Dexter in Alachua County. dents who have completed four semesters by
Smith (rais1969@ TOY DRIVE: New toys, games and athletic equipment August, 2001. Fellows work with lawyers in agen-
msn.com), or BLSA for children age 0-14. In particular demand are Barbie cies that serve low-income people or protect the
(grove.ufl.edu/-blsa, dolls (black and white), board games, hand-held elec- environment and participate in group projects.
email@example.com). tronic games and basketballs. Application deadline: Jan. 19, noon. For informa-
PERSONAL ITEMS: Basic personal products, such tion: Elizabeth McCulloch, Center for
as toothbrushes, toothpaste, disposable diapers, sham- Governmental Responsibility, 392.2237,
poo, soap, razor, feminine hygiene products, deodorant. McCulloc@law.uJl.edu.
FLA L AW N EW SL E T TER OF THE FREDRIC G. L EVIN C OLLEGE OF L AW
Survey by law school's Legal Technology Institute shows Professor -
impact of technology on legal profession chair users in
Law firm clients across the country are ments, and five per- Review
increasing their requests for electronic access to cent from govern- Future court decisions
case-related information, but the legal profession is ment law sections. should ensure wheelchair
not yet meeting those needs. The ASP study is users enjoy lines of sight
And while the profession is rapidly increasing sponsored by comparable to those of
use of technology in the everyday practice of law, iManage, the general public, even
there is widespread recognition among attorneys of casecental.com, when standing, and archi-
related problems including need for additional eAttorney Inc, tects and franchisers, not
personnel, training, help desk functions and costs. eJur Inc., ELF Technologies, Elite.com, Gavel & just buildin owners
Those are two of the key findings in a national Gown Inc., iLumin Inc., Microsoft Corp., should be held account-
Application Service Providers (ASP) survey of NETwork ALTernatives Inc., Network Technology able for compliance.
more than 26,500 legal professionals conducted by Group, Niku for Legal, Union Square Technology That's the opinion of
the Legal Technology Institute (LTI) of the Group LLC, RealLegal.com, and West Group. Adam A. Milani,
University of Florida Levin College of Law. Adkins explained the primary concept of ASP Assistant Professor of
"We are encouraged by results showing 90 per- is that one "rents" software applications over the l W
cent of the legal profession uses the Internet at Internet on a subscription basis, rather than having Analysis at Mercer
work, almost two-thirds have to invest heavy capital up-front. He said ASP University School of
Internet Web sites, and 50 per- delivers software applications to the desktop using Law, Macon, Ga., as pub-
cent provide remote access to high-speed Internet connections and an industry lished in a recent issue of
firms' office networks," reports standard Web browser. Computer industry develop- the nationally distributed
Andrew Z. Adkins III, LTI ers, integrators and consultants are providing tech- Florida Law Review
director and survey project man- nologies, products and services using the new ASP Milani is one of 11
ager. "But, knowledge and use of model, but the legal profession as a whole is legal authorities con-
kins the new and cost-effective ASP unaware of its existence and application. tributing to recent issues
Adkins system, designed to deliver soft- "Respondents who are familiar with ASP, how of Florida Law Review,
ware to the desktop, is disappointingly low." ever, indicate main benefits of using such a system published four times a
Other survey findings, according to Adkins: include low initial cost, and low technology invest- year. The publication
* A high number of legal professionals do not use ment for a firm or sole practitioner," Adkins con- i s a
includes analysis and
computerized calendaring. tinued.
Lawyers are becoming more mobile, and working Executive summary of the survey findings are ent n lega
from remote locations. available for free from LTI's web site: issues by natonally rec-
About 36 percent of the legal profession use http://ww.law.ufl.edu/lti. ognized scholars and cur-
portable computers. rent UF law students, and
Almost 40 percent of survey respondents say that is edited by Russell
having a "computer staff'in a large law firm pro- Legal Technology Institute Koonin, a third year stu-
vides a competitive advantage. LTI was established in 1997 at the law school dent from Miami.
Almost one-third of small law firms outsource their "to provide an innovative forum for making a posi-
computer support. tive impact and improving technology in the legal LEXIS winners
Recipients of the survey came from random profession." LTI provides independent consulting, Lexis congratulates
lists provided by the American Bar Association, Internet Web design and market research services. October $1,000 and Oct.
Association of Legal Administrators, American LTI Director Adkins is author of The Internet 29 $100 winner Christ-
Corporate Counsel Association and through a sum- Lawyer Microsoft Survey oflnternet and Online o wier ChBu t.
mer edition of Law Technology News, an American User Trends in the Legal Profession, published in reger n thev onuo.To
Lawyer Media publication. Of those responding, January 1997. He also is chair of the American Bar LEXIS contest or view
60 percent are attorneys, 21 percent administrators, Association TECHSHOW 2001. otest or ie
and five percent information technology staff. winners, go to www.lexis.
About 70 percent of the respondents are from pri- com/lawschool. For infor-
vate law firms, 15 percent in corporate law depart- mation: Bonita Young,
FLA L W N EW SL E T TER OF THE FREDRIC G. L EVIN C OLLEGE OF L AW
This issue of FlaLaw
is the last this
is the last this For more events: www.law.ufl.edu/calendar
semester (classes end
Dec. 1). FlaLaw will November Law Begins
resume weekly 28 Dean's Brown Bag luncheon, 11:30 11 Spring 2001 Classes Begin
publication Jan. 15. a.m., Cafeteria February
30 Criminal Law Tutoring, Prof. Moffat, 6 BLSA Gospel Concert, 5:30-9:30
12:40 p.m., 297 HOL p.m.,190 (The Auditorium)
Phi Alpha Delta executive board 13 BLSA Monologues, 5:30-9:30 p.m.,
meeting, 12:40 p.m., 283 HOL 190 (The Auditorium)
December 16-18* Law College Council Law
1 Classes end Conference/Career Expo, University of
2 Exam/reading period begins Florida Hotel & Conference Center
20 BLSA Play, 5:30-9:30 p.m.,
6 Public Forum on Amistad, 6:30 p.m., 20 BLSA Play, 5:30-9:30 pm.,
Acrosstown Repertory Theater 190 (The Auditorium)
22 LawLawPolooza, Durty Nelly's
16 Commencement for Fall Graduates, LawLa, D y
9 a.m., Center for Performing Arts
18 Exag p d es 27 BLSA Talent Show 5:30-9:30 p.m.,
18 Exam/Reading period ends
Location: 190 (The Auditorium)
23 Fall 2000 Graduation
FlaLaw is published January
F is published Januar22 Black Law Students Association 12th
each week school is in 3-6 *AALS Conference, San Franciso, CA Annual Alumni Reunion Weekend
session to inform and 8 2001 Spring Semester Introduction to
unite the law school
Deadline: 10 a.m. (Continuedfrom page 3) Notes, entitled "Taxing Contingent Attorney's Fees:
Tuesday for the next University Chicago School of Law, where she grad- Many Courts are Getting It Wrong."
week's newsletter. uated first in her class and was editor-in-chief of Professor Lars Noah and CGR Assistant in Law,
E-mail news to the law review. Health Law & Policy Barbara Noah have accepted
firstname.lastname@example.org, an offer of publication from
or bring a disk Faculty in the spotlight Foundation Press for a new casebook
(PC format, text in Professor Walter Weyrauch has published they are drafting, Law, Medicine, and
WordPerfect or Word), "Nonrational Sources of Scholarship: Remembering Medical Technology. Lars also was
including author's David Daube" (1909-1999), in 19 Rechtshistorisches quoted Nov. 7 on the FDA's withdraw
including author s
name and contact Journal 677 (2000); and "A Theory of Legal al of phenylpropanolamine (PPA)
infmatn) o Strategy," 49Duke Law Journal (2000). This article, Noah from dozens of nonprescription drug
Information), to Noah
written jointly with Professor Lynn products in the Dallas Morning News.
Communications, 288 LoPucki (UCLA), maintains that Professor Mary Twitchell spoke on
Holland Hall. (Submit controversies tend to be decided on "What Should We Do While Waiting
news for The Docket, factors other than legal merits and for the Revolution?" Nov. 11 at the
the student newsletter, that judges have a minor role in this University of Chicago, as part of its
to the John Marshall process. The factors that are decisive Legal Forum symposium on "The
Bar Association.) are largely based on unwritten law Frontiers of Jurisdiction."
SD Werauch that cannot openly be argued. This Twitchell The Gainesville Sun quoted
Editor: Debra Amirin,
Associate Director of essay is an outgrowth of his earlier Professor Christopher Slobogin
Communications. studies on tribal law, also based on Nov. 7 about eliminating the insanity
Stan Huguenin, Director unwritten legal traditions. defense.
of Communications. An article by Gregg D. Polsky, Professor Nancy Dowd was inter-
Susie Grace, Program Visiting Assistant Professor of Law viewed about her book, Redefining
Assistant. (Tax Interim Professor) was pub- Fatherhood, in The Gainesville Sun
ChristineWilliams, Polsky lished in this week's issue of Tax S Nov. 8.
Student Assistant. Slobogin