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Hernandez named Levin, Mabie, Levin Professor of Law
LEXIS contest winners
UF team stops Stetson trial team wins Florida Bar Competition
March symposium on global expansion of IP rights
Inside the Law School
JLPP write-on competition
College of Law calendar
Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 16 Jan. 29, 2001
Inside: Hernndez named Levin, Mabie, Levin Professor of Law
Trial Team wins By Cynthia Williford
Florida Bar o r rta E raa Hrn While in private practice, she was
mpet iti \ (3) Pirofessor Berta Esperanza Hernndez-Truyol, an m d
Competition (3) an adjunct professor at Brooklyn
tuCompetition (3) ,expert in intemational law and human nghts, has been an a t pro r ao
Students, faculty & Law School.
SSu ns, f y & appointed a Levin, Mabie and Levin Professor of Law. Law School.
programs will i r i n Hemndez-Truyol is one of
benefit from UF "We are delighted to announce Professor the founders of the Latino Critical
pbenefit rom UF Hemndez-Truyol's appointment," said Intenm Dean t.r a i
Campaign (4) Jon Mills. "She is extremely talented and brings a (LatCrit) Theory movement and is
TLaw school hosts Jo is h i ex l t d an b s a widely published. She is complet-
Law school hosts wealth of experience, both legal and academic, to her mgdely published. She is m
f;..,^ ^.e ..ing a book, Moral Imperialism: A
first Career new position through her association with some of the ing a book, MoralImperiism
Critical Anthology (NYU Press),
Development finest law schools in this country. Her unique perspec- ad recently was publisd in
.and recently was published in the
Conference (7) tive on multicultural issues and her expertise in human Berta Esperanza NYU and University of Southem
rights will help prepare our students for the diversity Hernndez-Truyol Califomia law reviews, the Iowa
they will encounter in today's global environment." Joual ofGender, Race andustice, and in t
Joumal of Gender, Race and Justice, and in the
The Levin, Mabie and Levin professorships were
established through a gift of land, later sold for $1.26 Colmbia Hman Rights La Review wit a critique of
the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
million, from law partners Fredric and David Levin decin a Sre Crt ing abiding lega
decision a Supreme Court ruling abndgmg legal
and the late Lefferts L. Mabie Jr. of Pensacola. in S me t ri
immigrants' First Amendment nghts.
Hemndez-Truyol joined the law college faculty t Fi m rihs
Hendez-e lw c e f l Hernndez currently is serving as co-chair of the
after serving as a visiting professor at UF last fall. She 2000-2001 law school Facul Appointments
2000-2001 law school Faculty Appointments
previously was a professor at St. John's Universitye c e p e i
School of Law, where she also directed the Committee, helping the college pursue its diversity
School of Law, where she also directed the
Inteational Women's Human Rights Project of the goals through hiring and retention. She also is active in
Current and past I H R P o the Association of Amencan Law Schools (where she
Center for Law and Public Policy. .
ssues of FlaLaw, Center for Law and Publi Poli. chairs the minority section), Amencan Bar Association
,During the late 1990s, Hemndez-Truyol was an and American Society of Intemational Law. She
as well as many honorary senior fellow in the Institute for Legal recived her bachelor degree from Coel Universiy,
preceived her bachelor degree from Comell University,
p ai o ,* aStudies at the University of Wisconsin Law School and
publications, are Stuies at te Universi Law her law degree (cum laude) from Albany Law School
a visiting professor at Georgetown University Law
posted each week Center. She also has been on law school faculties of of Union University and her masters in law from New
Center. She also has been on law school faculties of
at "Publications" the University of New Mexico and DePaul University.
on the Levin
College of Law LAW meets today Journal and the competition will be held today (Jan.
The Law Association for Women meets today 29), 5:15 p.m., 290 Holland Hall. Co-curricular aca-
Web site: (Jan. 29), 5:20 p.m., 283 Holland Hall. Everyone is demic credit is awarded for successful candidates.
www.law.ufl.edu. welcome. Snacks will be served. For information: Also, all students are invited to meet Journal mem-
Dawn Henrichon, firstname.lastname@example.org, 384.3806. bers at a happy hour this Wednesday (Jan. 31), 5-7
p.m., Calico Jack's, 3501 SW 2nd Ave.
FJIL competition meeting today Ifyou are unable to attend or have questions,
All second-, third-, fourth- and fifth-semester e-mail Executive Student Works Editor Trudy
students should note Florida Journal of nternational Craun, email@example.com, or Editor-in-Chief Kurian
Law is holding its Spring 2001 Open Writing Koshy, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Competition. An informational meeting on the (Continued page 2)
FLA L AW N EWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. L EVIN COLLEGE OF L AW
VITA volunteers needed
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) is an
ABA/IRS sponsored organization that provides
income tax assistance to low income individuals and Thanks to the generosity of
students. VITA will provide assistance this year from our alumni and friends and
5:30-9:30 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and hard work of our development
Thursdays, Feb. 6-April 12, in the student organiza- staff- the law school far
exceeded its goal in the
tions office, 151 Bruton-Geer. Students can eam pro University of Florida
University of Florida "It s
bono credit for volunteering for this important serv- Performance That Counts"
ice. (Previous tax experience preferred.) Capital Campaign. The law school raised a
To volunteer or get more information, contact the record-breaking $47.8 million, or 173.9 percent
VITA Office at 392.8835 to receive your volunteer of its original $27.5 million goal, by the
guide and self-test packet. Campaign's end. (See page 4 for details).
We also are pleased with the success of our
Already thinking about summer? annual giving program, which relies heavily on
If you are interested in going overseas this sum te participation of our graduates.
mer, brochures and applications for three UF The best public law schools in the nation
have the largest private endowments, substantial
LEXIS Summer Abroad Programs are available in the Officee pr e eo s, subsan
state support AND robust annual giving pro-
contest of Student Affairs. Brochures also are available on grams. Here at our law school, state funds and
nere law school Web site, www.lw.ufl.edu, as a link tuition cover basic operating expenses, including
from "Publications." The application deadline for the most salaries, equipment and library expendi-
Congratulations to San Jose and Montpellier programs is March 2, but tures. Gifts from alumni, law firms and others to
the "Rewards of applications will be reviewed as received. our Annual Fund provide a margin of excellence
Working Smarter With Application deadline for Cape Town program is by supporting co-curricular and extracurricular
LEXIS-NEXIS" con- March 15. If you have any questions on these or student organizations, faculty teaching and
test winners for fall: other summer programs, contact: Student Affairs research, guest lectures, conferences and sym-
* $1,000, Gregory Coordinator Noemar Castro, 392.0421, posia, advancements in technology, faculty and
Blackwell email@example.com. student recruitment, and financial aid.
* $100 each for Dolina Last year, a total of 727 alumni contributed to
sSierra L mor aou the college's Annual Fund. Only six months
Lordeus, Sierra Learn more about Cape Town into this academic year, 733 alumni have made
Kombluth, Edward Students are invited to an informational meeting gifts, so we have broadened our base of partici-
Carlisle and Craig on the Summer Abroad Program in Cape Town this pation and support.
Langley. Thursday (Feb. 1), 12:40 p.m., 190A Holland Hall. I hope each of you will consider and appreci-
Sign-up for current Brochures and applications will be available at the ate the legacy former students have given you
contest at meeting. For information: Student Affairs through their financial support and participation
www.lexis.com/ Coordinator Noemar Castro, 392.0421, in our programs. We urge you to continue that
lawschool, and get firstname.lastname@example.org. tradition yourself after graduation. The enhanced
started eaming money reputation and prestige of this institution thus
while researching. Students needed for Holocaust will be reflected in the value ofyour law degree.
Jon L. Mills, Intenrm Dean
After sign-up, you are Survivor Pro Bono Projectn L. M s, ntem Dean
automatically entered The Swiss Bank will release $1.25 billion to
into the weekly $100 Holocaust survivors in compensation for property Selected students are placed for six weeks as clerks
drawing and monthly stolen during World War II. There will be a meeting, for a Florida Supreme Court Justice. The extemship
$1,000 drawing. The open to all interested, to organize efforts to help sur- offers six law school credits and lasts from mid-May
drawing is only among vivors fill out the legal forms necessary to receive through June. Application packets are available in the
UF students. For infor- payment on their claims. The meeting will be on Center for Career Services and Center for
mation: Jill Cisne, Tuesday (Jan. 30), 6:15 p.m., 292 Holland Hall. For Govemmental Responsibility. Applications are due at
email@example.com, information, contact: Jeff Neiman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 9. Interviews will be scheduled
335.2918. or Josh Com, email@example.com. for applicants. For information: Tim McLendon,
Staff Attomey, CGR, 230 Bruton-Geer Hall,
Fla Supreme Court Externships 392.2237.
Applications are now available for the Florida (Continued page 6)
Supreme Court Summer Extemship Program.
FLALAW N EWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. L EVIN C OLLEGE OF LAW
UF team stops Stetson
Trial Team wins Florida Bar d i
Competition; competes in 9
state & national competitions
The UF Trial Competition Team won first
place at the Florida Bar Trial Team Competition in
Miami. Since 1983, Stetson has won the competi-
tion 13 times, UF has won twice (1994 and 2001),
and FSU has won three times.
"This is a significant win because Stetson has
won the competition so many times over
the past 18 years," said Professor Winners Natasha Mayne
Kenneth Nunn, Team faculty advisor. and Harley Brook (at left)
Natasha Mayne and Harley Brook show off their trophy
while their coach, Judge
were the winning pair of litigators, and Phyliss Kotey, looks on.
Mayne also won Best Advocate honors.
The team was coached by UF alumna Trial Team members
Judge Phyliss Kotey. Other team com- (above, from left) Lisa
petitors who contributed to the strong Rosenthal, Betty Earn money
showing include Marvelle Butler, Paula Toussaint, Coach Phyliss
Ferris, Salisu Richardson, Lisa Kotey, Marvelle Buter, W h ie yo
Natasha Thomas, Natasha preview classes
Rosenthal, Natasha Thomas, Betty Mayne, Paula Ferris and The law school is hiring
Toussaint and Monica Williams. Monica Williams.Thelawschoolishiring
"We personally congratulate Natasha Kneeling are Salisu video techs to tape skills
and Harley," said a message signed by Richardson and Harley classes and move a/v
Team members Jessie Dalton, Christine Brook with the Team's equipment. No
Marlewski, Lynda Sorel, Jose first place trophy. experience necessary.
Izquierdo, Millicent McDaniels, Flexible schedule; $7 an
Kimberly Madison, Micheal Pike and hour. To apply or for
Coach Rob Rush. "Trial Team also wish- information: John Hunter
es the team competing in the ABA competi- or Jim Flavin, Media
tion on Feb. 1-3 the best of luck. We know they Lynda Sorel and coach Rob Rush compete in the Services (218 Bruton-Geer
will do a great job and retum home victorious." American Bar Association Competition. Hall), 392.8800.
By competing in intramural state, regional and March 1-4. Team members Larry Dany, Desiree
national competitions organized by individuals, Demonbreun, Jack Hill, LaShawnda Jackson,
groups and law firms, team members eam school John Perry, Tony Simpson, Michelle Skinner,
credit, gain experience and sharpen their legal Annette Urena and Coach Tom Farkash com-
skills. pete in the American Trial Lawyer's Association
Competition in West Palm Beach.
Team competes on state/national level Competition in West Palm Beach.
March 28-31.Team members Marcos Beaton,
In addition to the Florida Bar Trial Team Jams McDonald, Terry Nealy, Jenny Walker
Competition in Miami this month, the UF Trial and oaes ra DeTomaseal
Team also participated in the Michigan State ch
University-Detroit College of Law National Trial
DeThomasis and Buchanan), will compete in the
Advocacy Competition in November, advancing to
Eleventh Annual National Criminal Justice Trial
the semi-finals. Pending competitions include:
Feb. 1-3. Team members Jessie Dalton, Jose Advocacy Competition sponsored by the
Izquierdo, Kimberly Madison, Christine Criminal Justice Section of the ABA and John
Marlewski, Millicent McDaniels, Micheal Pike, Marshall Law School.
FLA L AW N EWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. L EVIN COLLEGE OF L AW
symposium Law achieves 173 percent of goal
expansion of Students, faculty & programs
IP rights will benefit from UF Campaign
By Christine Williams By Denise Stobbie
The expansion of
intellectual property Just as quickly as University of Florida
rights around the globe Foundation staff could tally a flurry of year-end
will be discussed by gifts, a large banner was raised on Century Tower
national, state and Jan. 10, proudly displaying the "It's Performance
educational leaders at a That Counts" Campaign total of $850 million-plus.
March 24 symposium. The Foundation officially closed campaign books
The Symposium on Dec. 31, after five years of generous and unprece-
Intellectual Property, dented support for colleges and units campuswide
Development and from alumni, friends, corporations, foundations,
Human Rights is coordi- faculty, staff and students.
nated by UF Research The $850 million total far surpassed the origi-
Foundation Professor nal $500 million goal, as well as the revised goal
Thomas Cotter, direc- of $750 million, set after UF passed the first mark
tor of the law school's earlier in the campaign.
Intellectual Property For the Levin College of Law, the campaign
Law Program. It is fund- generated $47.8 million, or 173.9 percent of the
ed by the Saliwanchik, original goal of $27.5 million. Including matching
Lloyd & Saliwanchik state funds, more than $40 million was raised for
Intellectual Property endowments that will support faculty chairs, pro-
Fund. fessorships, scholarships, and academic programs
The symposium will such as Intellectual Property, Graduate Tax,
focus on extension and Intemational Law, Dispute Resolution, Race
expansion of American- Relations, and Environmental and Land Use Law.
Officials announce the successful conclusion of UF's
style intellectual proper- Nearly $3 million is earmarked for funding five-year capital campaign at the base of Century
ty rights to developing construction of a new Student-Faculty Center. And Tower on the UF campus. Photo by Ray Carson,
and least-developed more than $2 million in unrestricted support over
nations, particularly in five years will support student and faculty pro- tinued. "We especially thank our Campaign
the areas of pharmaceu- grams and activities. Chairman Warren Cason, our Law Center
tical products and "The impact of this campaign on our college is Association Board of Trustees, and many volun-
indigenous technologies. and will be phenomenal as we continue to benefit teers and contributors who ensured the campaign's
For information or to from the many endowed funds that will support us success. We now must work to complete fund rais-
register ($50 to $75 reg- into the future," said Interim Dean Jon Mills. ing for our new building and renovated facilities to
istration fee): Assistant "Already, it has had enormous impact on the over- house the outstanding people and programs sup-
Dean Patrick Shannon, all perception of our school and our ability to hire ported by this campaign."
392.0421, or and reward outstanding faculty." For students, unrestricted annual funds generat-
firstname.lastname@example.org. The campaign resulted in the law school now ed by the campaign support financial aid, travel to
having the sixth largest private endowment among competitions around the state and nation, and
public U.S. law schools approximately $64 organizations that coordinate numerous activities,
million (endowments are funds that are invested to speakers and publications.
yield spendable income in perpetuity to support For faculty, campaign gifts sponsor travel to
specific purposes). leading institutes and conferences around the
"Our alumni, friends and many law firms nation and world, research support for hundreds of
invested in our performance and make it possible books and articles, and the opportunity to initiate
for this law school to provide the finest quality or expand academic programs, centers and insti-
legal education at an affordable price," Mills con- tutes.
FLALAW N EWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. L EVIN C OLLEGE OF LAW
Charles Inglis Thomson Visiting rofessors wll be
Professor at the University of sabbaticals in 2002:
Colorado Law School, Feb. 12 -23.
SBarbara Noah, CGR Research
Associate in Health Law and Policy, c Professor George
will speak at the University of Texas' Noah Dawson, Spring
Symposium on Medical and Health Professor Jeff Davis,
Care Litigation in March, on Spring
"Liability of IRBs and Hospital Professor Jerry Israel,
Ethics Committees." In June, she will Fall
speak at University of Kansas' Professor Lyrissa
Professor Winston Nagan speaks at a UN Symposium on Health Care: Taylor Lidsky, Fall
symposium in Palermo, Italy. Economics, Law and Public Policy Professor Thomas
Nagan speaks at UN symposium Issues on "Prescription Drug Cotter, Spring
By Christine Williams Advertising." Professor Lars Noah,
e Legal Information Center Director
Professor Winston Nagan, Samuel T. Dell Aertis in Spring
Professor Winston Nagan, Sa el T. Dell Betty Taylor and Computing Pro or Mr
Research Scholar, was a key speaker in December Services Head Mark Bergeron were Bergeron Professor Mike Oberst,
at a United Nations Symposium, "The Rule of featured in The Gainesville Sun asa Fall
Law in the Global Village Issues of Sovereignty result of law school computer donations to the
and Universality." The symposium was held in Alachua County School Board. "Please join me in
Palermo, Italy, along with a four-day high level congratulating this group
Political Signing Conference for the UN and wishing them a pro-
Convention against Transnational Organized ductive and regenerating
Crime. professional development
Nagan spoke on "The Rule of Law Lofty leave," said Associate
Idea and Harsh Reality." He explained that Dean Michael Seigel.
because globalization has overcome differences
and borders, transnational crime must be handled
with a supra-national policy. This conference
marked a significant step toward greater interna-
tional cooperation to prevent, control and punish
crimes originating from across borders.
Nagan is a native of South Africa, and has
twice chaired Amnesty Intemational, U.S.A. His
research focuses on conflict of laws, international To uevilee
law and human rights. This term, he is teaching T q u e vil and race
Intemational Law and a seminar on Ethnic By Christine Williams
Conflict. Work by Professor Juan Perea (right, with Associate
Dean Michael Seigel) on "Democracy and Race:
Tocqueville's Missing Legacy" was discussed in a fac-
Faculty in the spotlight ulty workshop Jan. 19. His work concems the signifi-
* Clinical Lecturer Claudia Wright cance of French social historian and politician Alexis
and Gator TeamChild were featured de Tocqueville's observations on race (made in 1831),
in a Florida Bar News article Jan. 15 which have been either deleted or ignored by experts
about laws that affect children. when considering Tocqueville's book, Democracy in
* Professor Nancy Dowd, on leave in Wright America. Among topics being explored by Perea are:
Boston, was on CNN discussing What would we learn if we took Tocqueville's obser-
vations on race seriously? Why do we give hallowed
northern snow storms. status to many of Tocqueville's other observations of
Professor Juan Perea wrote a book democracy, but ignore his observations about race?
review for the Journal ofAmerican Why is it more important to credit Tocqueville's obser-
Ethnic History. He will be the vations of democracy than of race and democracy?
FLA L AW N EWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. L EVIN COLLEGE OF L AW
e-com erc Mandatory externship meeting Patent Law interviews
brary A reminder...if you are interested in partici- Loyola University Chicago School of Law is
Intellectual Property pating in an extemship this summer, you MUST coordinating and hosting the 15th Annual Patent
Law students interested attend the Friday (Feb. 2) meeting, 12:45 p.m., Law Interview Program, Aug. 2-4, 2001.
in e-commerce can bene- Bailey Courtroom. Attendance will be taken. If you are interested in practicing patent law,
fit from a new library on Spring 2001 entrants are not eligible to participate and/or ifyou have an undergraduate or graduate
the lexis.com service. in the program this summer, but are welcome to degree in engineering or a technical science, you
LEXIS created the site attend, and may be interested in the limited Fall may want to consider registering. Qualified law
last semester with guid- '01 externship opportunities. For information: students from across the country will have the
ance from pre-eminent Nancy Hanewicz, Career Services. opportunity to interview with patent law firms, as
e-commerce expert well as law firms, corporations and govemment
Stephen Chow. Florida Bar fellowships agencies with patent law departments.
The library contains The Florida Bar Foundation "2001 Legal Last year, 155 employers from across the coun-
an impressive collection Services Summer Fellowship Program" offers full- try participated, along with more than 900 regis-
of more than 400 pri- time fellowships to 1Ls and 2Ls. Applications tered students from 125 accredited law schools.
mary and secondary must be postmarked by Feb. 12. For an applica- The program will be held at the Chicago
sources for researching tion and more information, contact Kathy Urbach, Marriott Suites O'Hare. There will be some
e-commerce topics. It Assistant Dean, Career Services. employers who will interview one day, some who
offers cases on cyberlaw, will interview two, and some who will interview
the UCC, intellectual Summer '01 clerkship program all three days. To register: come to the Office of
property licensmig, The Circuit Court Judicial Clerkship Program Career Services as
copyright and trademark will place 25 UF students throughout Florida. soon as possible.
law, and long-arm Participants receive about $7,400 for the 12 weeks Registration forms
jurisdiction. (May 14-Aug. 3). Applications are available now and a $25 check
Access e-commerce in Career Services, and must be retumed by Feb. must be completed
infomation on the 12, 5 p.m. Students with at least four semesters of and retumed to
lexiscom service by law school by this summer are eligible to partici- Career Services by
clicking on: Area of Law .
icing on: Arc o L pate (Spring 2000 entrants are eligible). For infor- Feb. 23.
- By Topic/E-Commerce.
- By Topic/E-Commerce. mation: Nancy Hanewicz, Career Services.
In the Treatises &
folder, there is a source
entitled "Doing Business (Continued from page 2) session, 190C Holland Hall
on the Internet." Here, Free legal sessions Tuesday, Feb. 13, Moot Court Briefs due
you will find forms for The Law College Council will sponsor a series of Thursday, Feb. 15, 6:45 p.m.,
conducting business on free legal informational sessions for all members of Oral Argument Seminar, 283 Holland Hall
the Internet. the Gainesville community. Local legal experts will Thursday and Friday, Feb. 22-23, beginning at
present information and answer questions regarding 6 p.m., OralArguments, 190C Holland Hall
legal topics of interest. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 24 -25, beginning at
The series will begin with Estates and Trusts this 9 a.m., Oral Arguments, Bailey Courtroom
Tuesday (Jan. 30), 190B Holland Hall; Thursday, March 1, 7 p.m.,
Landlord/Tenant issues, Feb. 6, 190B Holland Hall; Cocktail Party with Justices
and finish with Divorce Issues, Feb. 13, 190C Friday, March 2, 12 noon, Final Four, Auditorium
Holland Hall. All sessions will be held at 7 p.m.,.
Refreshments will be provided. For information: Trial Team tryouts today
gpr@ufl. edu. Tryouts for Trial Team are scheduled today
S(Jan. 29), 5:30 p.m., 190, 190A, 296 and 297
M ot C rt event Holland Hall. Only second- and third-semester
Tuesday (Jan. 30), 6:45 p.m., BriefWriting students are eligible.
Seminar, 190C Holland Hall
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 6:45 p.m., Question and Answer
FLALAW N EWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. L EVIN C OLLEGE OF LAW
JLPP Write-On Competition students on staff that have excelled in these courses. LEXIS
Second-, third- and fourth-semester students are If you are interested, visit the Law Review office or
invited to compete in the Journal of Law and Public e-mail: email@example.com (subject line: Tutor Certification
Policy's Spring 2001 Write-On Competition. Request). Include the name of your course and its Students who want to
Informational meetings will be held Thursday professor, and a brief description of any problem get trained on LEXIS
(Feb. 1), 5:20 p.m., 190C Holland Hall, and you are having. The Review will then attempt to should e-mail Jill Cisne
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 5:20 p.m., 190A Holland Hall. match students with appropriate tutors. The Law (firstname.lastname@example.org) to set up
Please see the JLPP Web page Review will also post a list of tutors and their sub- a time. Available times:
(http://grove.ufl.edu/~jlpp/ competition.htm) or con- ject of expertise on the bulletin board outside the Monday, Tuesday or
tact Lara Parkin at email@example.com for information. Law Review office. The tutors will provide their Wednesday, 10:20-11:20
This is a great way to brush up writing skills, create personal e-mail addresses and students may directly a.m. or 11:30 a.m.-12:30
a good writing sample and impress potential contact them to arrange times. This service is p.m.
employers. offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Exam discussions for Poverty Law
and Policy students today-Feb. 2
Poverty Law and Policy students can discuss
their exams today (Jan. 29)-Feb. 2 with CGR
SDirector of Social Policy Elizabeth McCulloch.
Sign up on the sheet on her door. This is the only
time she will be available to discuss exams. For
information: McCulloch, 392.2237, 234C Bruton- Sands
Tutoring from Florida Law Review Geer Hall,McCulloc@law.ufl.edu. encourges
Florida Law Review now offers free tutoring to (Continued page 8) expression of
students in first-year courses. The Review has manyiews o
Law school hosts first Career Development Conference Diversity consultant
John Sands will be at the
The law school will host its first annual interested in participating in the tournament should law school Feb. 5-8.
Career Development Conference at the UF Hotel contact JMBA for more information. Students, particularly
and Conference Center Feb. 16-17. The conference is sponsored by Student representatives of student
The conference will be an opportunity for law Government, Board of College Councils and the organizations, are encour-
students to speak with practicing attomeys from all Law College Council. For information, directions, aged to contact Sands to
over the state about their practice areas. or tickets, visit the Web at http://grove.ufl.edu/ express their views on
The conference kicks off with a banquet for lcc/conference/, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or diversity at the law
attorneys and students. While there is no charge for 336.6475. school.
the conference itself, tickets for the banquet are To set up an appoint-
$25 and available at the event or in the law school ment to speak with
cafeteria, Monday through Thursday, until Feb. 14. Sands, contact: Julie
On Saturday, Feb. 17, students can visit with Barnes, Dean's Office,
attomeys from 11 practice areas. Panel discussions, Barnes@law.ufl.edu,
moderated by law school professors, will be fol- 392.9238.
lowed by a networking reception. This will allow
students to make critical connections with lawyers
from throughout Florida. At the conclusion of
Saturday's activities, a social for students and
attomeys will be held at 10 p.m. at Wiseguy's,
The conference concludes Sunday, Feb. 18,
with a golf toumrnament sponsored by the John
Marshall Bar Association. Students and attomeys
FLA L AW N EWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. L EVIN COLLEGE OF L AW
For more events: www.Iaw.ufl.edu/calendar
29 FJIL informational meeting,
5:15 p.m., 290 HOL Upcoming conferences/symposia
L.A.W. general meeting, First annual Career Development
5:20 p.m., 283 HOL Conference, UF Hotel & Conference Center,
Trial Team tryouts, 5:30 p.m., Feb. 16-17. Sponsored by Student
190, 190A, 296, 297 HOL Government, Board of College Councils and
Toastmasters, 5-6 p.m., 190B HOL Law College Council. For information:
30 JLPPmeeting, 5:20 p.m., 190A HOL http://grove.ufl.edu/lcc/conference/,
JMBA meeting, 5:30 p.m., 290 HOL email@example.com or 336.6475.
Moot Court Brief Writing Seminar, "Florida Election 2000: Insiders at the
6:45 p.m., 190C HOL Intersection of Law, Politics and the Media,"
Holocaust Survivor Pro Bono Project Feb. 26. Sponsored by the law school, College
meeting, 6:15 p.m., 292 HOL of Journalism and Communications, and
Free Legal session, Estates & Trusts, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For
7 p.m., 190B HOL information: www.law.ufl.edu.
31 Health Hut, 10:30-2:30 p.m., Concourse "All Eyes on Florida: Revitalizing,
FlaLaw is published Restoring and Revisiting," Seventh Annual
each week school is in February Public Interest Environmental Conference,
session to inform and 1 Informational meeting, Summer March 22-24. For information:
unite the law school Abroad Program, Cape Town, http://grove.ufl.edu/-els/about.html.
community. 12:40 p.m., 190A HOL "Building a Legacy of Jurisprudence for the
Deadline: 10 am. 2 Deadline to withdraw with 25% 21st Century," BLSA's 12th Annual Alumni
Tuesday for the next refund of course fees Reunion Weekend and 30th Anniversary,
week's newsletter. Mandatory externship meeting, March 22-25. For registration or information:
E-mslnewsto 12:45 p.m., Bailey Courtroom Rhonda Chung-de Cambre
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aw@aw. ,* Faculty workshop. Scholarship, (firstname.lastname@example.org) or BLSA
Jfialawlaw.uJl.edu, Production and Placement. Speakers (grove.ufl.edu/-blsa, email@example.com).
or bring a disk include Professors Lyrissa Lidsky, Bill Symposium on Intellectual Property,
(PC format, text in Page, Juan Perea and Christopher Dt a H R M
WordPerfect or Word), Slobogin. Development and Human Rights, March 24.
WordPerfect or Word), oogn. For information: Assistant Dean Patrick
including author's 5 JLPP General Board Meeting, Sh on, 392.042 ha
name and contact 5:20 p.m., 190A HOLShannon, 392.0421, shannon l.edu.
information), to 6 BLSA Gospel Concert,
Communications, 288 5:30-9:30 p.m., 190 (Auditorium)
Holland Hall. (Submit Moot Court Question & Answer
news for The Docket, session, 6:45 p.m., 190C HOL
the student newsletter, Free Legal session, Landlord/Tenant
to the John Marshall issues, 7 p.m., 190B HOL
Editor: Debra Amirin,
Associate Director of
Communications. (Announcements, from page 7) and The Florida Rules of Appellate Procecdure can
Stan Huguenin, Director Finding current Florida statutes be found on "Florida Law Online" at www.gate.net/
of Communications. Hae Inteet access? Then go to Online yman/flo/courts.html#courtrules.
Susie Grace, Program Sunshine" at www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes to find -Chrstopher Vallandinghan Reference
Christine Williams, current Florida statutes. The Florida Rules of Civil Librarian, Legal Information Center
Student Assistant. Procedure, The Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure