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Table of Contents
    Diversity consultant hired
        Page 1 (MULTIPLE)
    Student affairs
        Page 2 (MULTIPLE)
    Law school fund-raising efforts intensify
        Page 3 (MULTIPLE)
    College of law calendar
        Page 4
    Inside the law school
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UNIVERSITY OF
FLORIDA
Fredric G. Levin College of Law




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Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 10 Oct. 30, 2000


Inside: Diversity consultant hired Thursday, Nov. 2
In line with the Diversity Agenda action plan dis- 9:10 am., WESTLAW Certificate Class 1
New iss ue of seminated by Interim Dean Jon Mills to faculty, staff 11:30 a.m., WESTLAWCertificate Class 1
Tha D ket 112:40 p.m., WESTLAW Certificate Class 2
The Docket and students Oct. 18, law school officials have select- 1:50 pm., WESTLAW Certificate Class 2
ed an outside specialist to study and offer solutions to
law school diversity issues. Signup sheets are in the WESTLAW Carrel. For
law school diversity issues. .
d ls wk w J S Prince information: Tenesia C. Connelly, 846.548.
Named last week was John Sands, Princeton
University '62, and a 1965 graduate of Yale Law A r ri
Apply now for Florida Supreme
Today (Oct. 30) School. For 30 years, Sands has worked as an arbitra-
SPhi Alpha Delta emer- tor, mediator and fact-finder on private sector labor- Court Spring Externship Program
gency meeting for all management, employment law and employee benefit Applications are now available for the Florida
current members, 6 p.m., plan disputes. He also handled scores of disputes Supreme Court Spring Externship Program. Selected
Cafeteria. For more involving diversity issues including issues of race, students will clerk spring semester in the office of a
information: Michael gender, sexual orientation, age and natural origin Supreme Court Justice. The externship is six credits,
Diggs, 846.5362, and conducted training on effective conflict (Continued page 2)
serionr@ufl.edu. management.
He served on the faculty ofAlbany Law School, JMBA presents
* ABA-LSD meeting, 1973-83, where he taught Labor Law, Employment
5:20 p.m., Room 190B Law, Arbitration and Constitutional Law. Previously, Cham pagne & Jazz
" Florida Law he was General Counsel ofNew York City's Office of
Toastmasters Labor Relations, and law firm partner. A semiformal mixer
meeting, 5-6 p.m., Sands expects to spend at least the next eight for students and faculty
190C HOL weeks gathering information from current and former
faculty, reviewing employment factors of minority Thursday, Nov. 9
* Law School law faculty, talking with students, and assessing cur- 8p.m.-Midnight
Republicans meeting, rent appointments and tenure policies and procedures. Steve's Caf Americain
4:15 p.m. 190 HOL
(Auditorium). State Apply for JMBA Small Group Featuring: The Classic
Attorey candidate Bill Advisor by Wednesday American Jazz Orchestra
Cervone will speak Apply in JMBA by Wednesday (Nov. 1) for Small
and be available for Group Advisor positions for Spring 2001. Sign up for
questions/discussion. an interview time unless you have been an advisor for
at least two semesters. For information: Josh Corn
336.5959, corno@ufl.edu, or JMBA Office.

WESTLAW training this week
Get WESTLAW-Certified. WESTLAW will offer
training sessions in the Bruton-Geer Computer Lab: Tickets $20
Wednesday, Nov. 1 Oct. 30-Nov. 3
11:30 a.m., WESTLAW Certificate Class 1 JMBA Office
12:40 p.m., WESTLAW Certificate Class 2 147 Bruton-Geer
3 p.m., WESTLAWCertificate Class 2

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Class of 2000 A
graduation
plans? Spring 2001 pre-registration never have an earlier or same appointment time as
Ifyou're planning on a person with more hours. Transfer students should
graduating in December, Spring 2001 pre-registration is Nov. 1-22. You check accuracy of their appointment times with
and have borrowed funds may access ISIS for your appointment time at Registrar Kim Thomas in Student Affairs.
to help do so, two key www.isis.ujl.edu. From the law school home page:
steps may apply to you: 1. Click on "Student Affairs" P.I.N. numbers
2. Click on ISIS" (from Quick Links list)
1) Stafford/Direct Loan 3. Find and click on "Registration Times for Spring If you are pre-registering for the first time, your
Exit Counseling. Federal 2001" under "Dates" on the right. P.I.N. is your birth month and date. This MUST be
regulations require all loan Prior planning is essential to using ISIS or a four-digit number. Example: April 1 = 0401.
borrowers to complete this Telegator (37-GATOR) successfully. Ifyou haven't After entering this number, you will hear a mes-
exit counseling prior to used Telegator before, and you have a phobia of sage that this P.I.N. has expired do not panic!
day of commencement. registering over the phone, there is an 11-minute Enter a new P.I.N. that only you know. This P.I.N.
And you will not receive a informational tape on Telegator in the Media will be your permanent P.I.N. for Telegator. If you
diploma, final transcript or
other UF services until it Center that should answer most of your questions. forget it, contact Student Affairs.
is complete. Ifyou have a "hold" on your records, you will
This exit counseling can not be able to pre-register until the hold is cleared. Pre-requisites
be done through ISIS Web You may check your "holds" prior to pre-registra- Use your catalog and directories in Student
site: www.ISIS.ufl.edu. tion on ISIS under "Registrar Information" menu, Affairs when planning your schedule(s) to be sure
Select "Financial or on Telegator (37-GATOR). you have completed appropriate pre-requisite
Information," then Federal courses. TELEGATOR or ISIS MAY OR MAY
Direct Loan Counseling Appointment times NOT CHECK FOR PRE-REQUISITES. It is
(exit). You also must print Your appointment times are designated when especially important to check the Seminar
and sign the "signatureYour appointment times are designated when
and sign the "signature you call Telegator or go to ISIS to pre-register for Directory in Student Affairs. Students without

listed for University Spring 2001. Ifyou call before your time, neither proer course work will be administrativel
Financial Services. Telegator nor ISIS will let you register. (You may dropped from the course.
register any time after your appointment time.)
2) Perkins / Institutional Appointment times are determined by total Fall 2000 Entering Class
Loan Exit Interviews. number of hours earned by the end of Summer You will automatically be registered for your
Students having received Spring 2001 required classes.
Seithent ofha ie 2000. The person with the most hours has the ear- Spring 2001 required classes.
either of these two type
funds must attend special liest appointment time. Students with the same
exit interview in amount of earned hours will be randomly assigned If you experience any problems during pre-
University Financial a registration time at intervals to avoid busy sig- registration, contact Registrar Kim Thomas or
Services offices. nals on the phone. A person with fewer hours will Dean Patrick Shannon immediately at 392.0421.
Appointment times will be
mailed to students at cur- and runs January-April 2001. Pick up application are available in the LRW Office, 250 Bruton-Geer
rent addresses as listed on packets in the Placement Office and Center for Hall. For information: Henry T. Wihnyk, Director
ISIS. Failure to attend pre- Governmental Responsibility, 230 Bruton-Geer, and and Professor of Legal Writing, Legal Research,
vents delvery ofyour return them by 5 p.m., Friday (Nov. 3). Interviews Writing and Appellate Advocacy, 392.2198.
diplomawill be scheduled for applicants. For information:
Questions, concerns? Tim McLendon StaffAttorney, CGR, at 392.2237. Two "Brown Bags" remaining
Debt Management Come share insights and concerns with Dean
Department, University Phi Alpha Delta ceremony Jon Mills at the two "Brown Bag" luncheons
Financial Services Phi Alpha Delta is accepting applications for its remaining this semester. Discussions are scheduled
(392.0378). Or check Nov. 8 Initiation Ceremony. Applications are avail- for Wednesday, Nov. 8; and Tuesday, Nov. 28, 11:30
with law school Financial able outside the student organization office. For a.m., Cafeteria.
Aid Advisor Trish Varnes information: UFPAD@law.com
trishvarnes@sfa.ufl.edu, Lunch during Bar Exam
(392.0421). Assistant positions available Students graduating in December and taking The
Legal Research and Writing Teaching Assistant Florida Bar Exam in February are reminded the law
positions are available for Spring 2001. Applications school arranges lunch at the Cold Storage Cafe in
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College of Law
Tampa. Soup, salad, sandwiches, bread, cookies and Nordstedt in the Dean's Suite and give her $5 for al mni stats
drinks are included. To participate, see Clara each day you will be having lunch. a st2
As of August 2000

Law school fund-raising efforts intensify Overalstatistics
Total law alumni
By Christine Williams (including deceased &
bad addresses) 16,300
Recent staff hirings brings the law school's bad Living Law Alumni
a Living Law Alumni
Development & Alumni Affairs Office to full (including May 2000
strength, allowing renewed concentration on fund grads) 14,835
raising for a new building and the 2000-2001 Total Living in Florida -
Annual Fund campaign. 11,223 (760)
Director Donald Hale, who joined the college
in April, now oversees a staff of six. Major funding Top 10 Florida counties
efforts including those to benefit students, fac- where law alumni live
ulty and academic programs and scheduling of 1. Orange 1,740
increased alumni activities are well underway. 2. Dade 1,720
3. Hillsborough 1,478
D&AA employees include: 4. Duval 1,471
Wendy Witten, Associate Director of Development.
Witten will concentrate on funding for the new. 11,
Student/Faculty Center and other major fund-raising Special and ongoing fund-raising efforts are now the 6. Broward 1,195
projects. She has a B.A. in art history from Tufts main focus of the law school's Development & 7. Alachua 1,191
University and J.D. from UF. She most recently Alumni Affairs group, headed by Director Donald 8. Leon 750
worked as an insurance claims analyst for R.E.M. Hale (standing, center). Other staffers are (seated, 9. Pinellas 726
Inc., in Atlanta. from left) Wendy Witten, Denise Stobbie, Kelley 10.Sarasota 376
Denise Stobbie, Associate Director of Alumni & Wood, and (standing) Trudi Reid and Janice Faison.
Donor Relations. Stobbie is longtime editor of UF (Student Assistant Debra Mitchell was not available Top 10 cities outside
Lawyer magazine, and now also coordinates stew for the photo session.) Florida
SA1. Atlanta, GA 422
ardship, Annual Fund appeals, and the Alumni 1. Atlanta, GA 422
Affairs Web site (www.law.ufl.edu alumni). She zations and various academic initiatives." 2. Washington, DC 347
holds a B.S. in journalism and communications "Obviously the more we raise, the more the 3. New York, NY 173
from UF and accreditation in public relations. Dean's Office can allocate to our student groups," 4. San Francisco, CA 88
5. Seattle, WA 81
SKelley Wood, Assistant Director of Development & Hale noted. "Hopefully, current students will Seatt, WA
Alumni Affairs. Wood works on the Annual Fund remember this, and the many beneficial uses we 6. Chicago, IL 69
7. Denver, CO 55
campaign, including raising funds for Book Awards make of alumni donations, when they graduate and 8. Nashville, TN 53
and other initiatives, and coordinates alumni events become alumni." 9. Greater Los Angeles 52
and reunions throughout the state and nation. She Hale, whose primary focus is major gift fund- 10. Charlotte, NC 45
also coordinates Law Alumni Council programs. raising, previously was Associate Development
She has a B.S. in political science and M.S. in Director for the UF College of Pharmacy, and was Law alumni profile
sports administraton from Georgia State University.
sports administraton from Georga State U rs the Orlando Mayor's Office neighborhood associa- Percent w/undergrad from
She previously was travel coordinator for the UF UF 39%
Athletic Association. tions liaison. He holds a bachelor's degree from St. UF 39%
e'e al no con g Meinrad College and master's degree from UF Alumni Association
"We're all now concentrating on our Annual a nemembers 2,094
Fund campaign, which last year contributed over Catholic University of Americaican 577
$330,000 to the law school," Hale said. "This is a Rounding out the D&AA staff are longtime Hispanic 445
very important effort, since monies raised are the ProgramAssistant Trudi Reid, Secretary Janice Asian- 108
primary source of funding for our student organi- Faisonand StudentAssistant Debra Mitchell.
Reid manages mass mailings, facilitates travel, LL.M. statistics
"lt's Performance That assists with budgets and coordinates various office LL.M. Alumni 1,362
programs. Faison serves as receptionist, and per- LL.M. Alumni who have
Counts" Capital Campaign forms a number of office assignments involving JD at UF 283 (21%)
Goal................................................. 27,500,000 mailings, events and travel. Mitchell assists in mul-
Gifts and pledges through tiple office projects. She has an undergraduate
Sept. 30, 2000..................................$45,306,033 degree from the University of South Carolina, and
Percentage of goal achieved..................164.7% i ri U l s i rin
is entering UF s law school in Spring 2001.


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For more events: www.law.ufl.edu/calendar
October 3 Criminal Law Teaching
30 (See page 1 for today's events.) Fellows Tutoring for Prof. Moffat's
Criminal LawN 10:30 a.m., 290 HOL
31 Halloween
5 BAR BRI MPRE Review, 1-5 pm.,
November Bailey Courtroom
1 Health Law and Public Policy 6 Florida Law Toastmasters meeting,
Association, 12:40 p.m., 312H 5-6 p.m., 190C HOL
2 LCC general board meeting,12:40 p.m., LCC meeting, 7-8 p.m., 190C HOL
Bailey Courtroom





Faculty in the spotlight and Professor Lynn McGilvray-
Professor Paul Magnarella's book, Saltzman about the forum.
Justice in Africa:Rwanda's Genocide, Assistant Dean Patrick Shannon and
Its National Courts and the UN Interim Dean Jon Mills were quoted
Criminal Tribunal, has won the in the Gainesville Sun Oct. 20 about
F w is p d Association of Third World Studies Moot Court issues.
FlaLaw k schooished Mg2000 annual book award. The award, The Chicago Tribune quoted
eachweekschoolis Mag a presented Oct. 20 at the Association's Lidsky Professor Lyrissa Lidsky about lack
session to inform and annual meeting in Denver, consists of of anonymity on the Internet.
unite the law school a plaque and a check, which he is
community. donating to Rwandan humanitarian
relief.
Deadline: 10 a.m. Assistant Professor Jonathan
Tuesday for next Cohen's article, "Encouraging
week's newsletter. Apology Improves Lawyering and
E-mail news to Cohen Dispute Resolution," has been pub-
jlalaw@law.uj. edu, lished inAlternatives to the High Cost
or bring a diofLitigation Vol. 18, N. 9, p. 171 -
or br ea d ink 182 (October 2000). His research on
(PC format, text in apology was recently cited in Bottom
WordPerfect or Word), Line Business Vol. 29, N. 11, p. 15
including author's (November 2000).
name and contact Professor William Page's article,
information), to Page "Monopolization, Innovation, and
Communications, 288 Consumer Welfare," (co-authored with
Holland Hall. (Submit John Lopatka, University of South Plaq ue honors du Pont cift
ne for The Docket, Carolina Law School), will appear in Interim Dean Jon Mills (center) holds the
news tthe February 2001 issue of the George plaque honoring the Jessie Ball du Pont Fund's
the student newsletter, Washington Law Review. recent gift to the Gator TeamChild Juvenile
to the John Marshall Interim Dean Jon Mills was quoted in Law Clinic. With Mills are Fellow Janella
Bar Association.) the Independent Florida Alligator Leibovitz (left), Clinical Professor Alison
Mills Oct. 19 about his agenda on diversity. Gerenser, PACE Center Executive Director
Editor: Debra Amirin, The Alligator also quoted Professor Kathie Rowe, Gator TeamChild Supervising
Associate Director of Michelle Jacobs, alumnus George Attorney/Clinical Associate Professor Claudia
Communications. Allen, Assistant Dean Rahim Reed Wright, and Juvenile Mediation Clinic Grant
Stan Huguenin, Director and student panelist Rocky Cabagnot Program Manager Alyson Carrel. The gift has
of Communications. about the diversity forum Oct. 20. The helped Gator TeamChild work with the PACE
Susie Grace, Program Gainesville Sun also quoted Student Program to teach conflict resolution skills to
Assistant. Affairs Coordinator Noemar Castro more than 30 girls, ages 12-18.
Christine Williams,
Student Assistant. Shannon
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For more events: www.law.ufl.edu/calendar
October 3 Criminal Law Teaching
30 (See page 1 for today's events.) Fellows Tutoring for Prof. Moffat's
Criminal LawN 10:30 a.m., 290 HOL
31 Halloween
5 BAR BRI MPRE Review, 1-5 pm.,
November Bailey Courtroom
1 Health Law and Public Policy 6 Florida Law Toastmasters meeting,
Association, 12:40 p.m., 312H 5-6 p.m., 190C HOL
2 LCC general board meeting,12:40 p.m., LCC meeting, 7-8 p.m., 190C HOL
Bailey Courtroom





Faculty in the spotlight and Professor Lynn McGilvray-
Professor Paul Magnarella's book, Saltzman about the forum.
Justice in Africa:Rwanda's Genocide, Assistant Dean Patrick Shannon and
Its National Courts and the UN Interim Dean Jon Mills were quoted
Criminal Tribunal, has won the in the Gainesville Sun Oct. 20 about
F w is p d Association of Third World Studies Moot Court issues.
FlaLaw k schooished Mg2000 annual book award. The award, The Chicago Tribune quoted
eachweekschoolis Mag a presented Oct. 20 at the Association's Lidsky Professor Lyrissa Lidsky about lack
session to inform and annual meeting in Denver, consists of of anonymity on the Internet.
unite the law school a plaque and a check, which he is
community. donating to Rwandan humanitarian
relief.
Deadline: 10 a.m. Assistant Professor Jonathan
Tuesday for next Cohen's article, "Encouraging
week's newsletter. Apology Improves Lawyering and
E-mail news to Cohen Dispute Resolution," has been pub-
jlalaw@law.uj. edu, lished inAlternatives to the High Cost
or bring a diofLitigation Vol. 18, N. 9, p. 171 -
or br ea d ink 182 (October 2000). His research on
(PC format, text in apology was recently cited in Bottom
WordPerfect or Word), Line Business Vol. 29, N. 11, p. 15
including author's (November 2000).
name and contact Professor William Page's article,
information), to Page "Monopolization, Innovation, and
Communications, 288 Consumer Welfare," (co-authored with
Holland Hall. (Submit John Lopatka, University of South Plaq ue honors du Pont cift
ne for The Docket, Carolina Law School), will appear in Interim Dean Jon Mills (center) holds the
news tthe February 2001 issue of the George plaque honoring the Jessie Ball du Pont Fund's
the student newsletter, Washington Law Review. recent gift to the Gator TeamChild Juvenile
to the John Marshall Interim Dean Jon Mills was quoted in Law Clinic. With Mills are Fellow Janella
Bar Association.) the Independent Florida Alligator Leibovitz (left), Clinical Professor Alison
Mills Oct. 19 about his agenda on diversity. Gerenser, PACE Center Executive Director
Editor: Debra Amirin, The Alligator also quoted Professor Kathie Rowe, Gator TeamChild Supervising
Associate Director of Michelle Jacobs, alumnus George Attorney/Clinical Associate Professor Claudia
Communications. Allen, Assistant Dean Rahim Reed Wright, and Juvenile Mediation Clinic Grant
Stan Huguenin, Director and student panelist Rocky Cabagnot Program Manager Alyson Carrel. The gift has
of Communications. about the diversity forum Oct. 20. The helped Gator TeamChild work with the PACE
Susie Grace, Program Gainesville Sun also quoted Student Program to teach conflict resolution skills to
Assistant. Affairs Coordinator Noemar Castro more than 30 girls, ages 12-18.
Christine Williams,
Student Assistant. Shannon
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