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Table of Contents
    Special BLSA weekend March 22-25
        Page 1
    DeVoe new director of conference planning and special projects
        Page 2
    Summer associate program
        Page 3
    IP symposium to feature national leaders
        Page 4
    Event to encourage minorities
        Page 5
    Fighting stress
        Page 6
    Summer/Fall 2001 pre-registration
        Page 7
    College of Law calendar
        Page 8
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SUNIVERSITY OF
FLORIDA
Fredric G. Levin College of Law






Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter *Vol. 4 No. 21 March 12, 2001


Inside: Special BLSA Weekend March 22-25
*Applynowfor Civil rights leader Lewis kicks off event on 19th
financial aid (3) Americans for Democrati
IP Symposium (4) The Center for the Study of Race and Race Amic, ans for mchira thi
Action, and co-chair of the
Moot Court 'Final Relations and W. George Allen Chapter of the Black Faith and Politis Institute
Faith and Politics Institute.
Four' (5) Law Students Association will present "An
Summer/Fall 2001 American Hero Congressman John Lewis," cropp he son of share-
pre-registration (7) Monday, March 19, 6 p.m., law school auditoriumA..A.p in Religion and
Public Interest Congressman Lewis (5th Congressional District, Phi. in Religion an
Environmental Georgia), is described as "one of the most coura- nivsity, a Lewis
Environmental .University, and graduated
geous persons the Civil Rights Movement ever pro-
Law Conference (8) eus pens e hs e t pro from American Baptist Theological Seminary in
duced, and has dedicated his life to protecting
d," ad hs d d i o p Tennessee. He has honorary degrees from colleges
human rights, securing personal dignity and build- a u t i
g t h s h lv o t." and universities throughout the U.S., includinmg
ing what he calls "The Beloved Community. ".
In serts Lewis' speech will kick offBLSAs 12thAnnual Columbia and Princeton. His many awards include
.eis .e c l kic of B.` .t n a ,the prestigious M artin Luther Kming, Jr. Non-Violent
New issue of The Alumni Reunion Weekend, March 22-25, and 30th te r r r
Peace Prize.
Docket Anniversary Celebration, "Building a Legacy of
JMBA survey Jurisprudence for the 21st Century." Lewis speech is just one of the many events
Lewis is a member of the House Ways and s d fr B s Oh
scheduled for BLSA's 30th Anniversary
Means Committee and a Chief Deputy Democratic
W p. He seres on the Democratic Serig Celebration, which also includes a March 24 work-
Whip. He serves on the Democratic Steering s
,. shop by Peggy Negae, co-author of Dear Sisters,
Committee, and is a co-chair of the Congressional by Peggy Negae, co-author ofDear Sisters,
Urban Caucus and Congressional Caucus on ti- Dear Daughters (page 5), benefit performance of
Urban Caucus and Congressional Caucus on Anti-
(See BLSA, page 4)
Semitism. Lewis is immediate past president of See BLSA, page 4)


IPG and ICLA elect officers (March 15). There will be an informational meeting
The Intellectual Property Group (IPG) and on the program Wednesday (March 14), 3 p.m., 292
Intemet & Computer Law Association (ICLA) will Holland Hall, with brochures and applications avail-
Ifyou are meet Wednesday (March 14), 5:15 p.m., law school able. For information about this summer abroad pro-
graduating in cafeteria, to elect new officers. gram or others: Student Affairs Coordinator Noemar
Students interested in the fields of Intellectual Castro, castro@law.ufl.edu, 392.0421, or stop by the
May, please Property and Technology Law are invited to attend. Office of Student Affairs.
check your Both organizations focus on networking, meeting
messagefolders with practicing attomeys, and fielding questions con- Career Services Pro Bono Banquet
ceming the law school's IP certificate program. For The Pro Bono Banquet for 2000-2001 will be
for graduation information: IPG President Bob Thornburg, held April 12, 11:30 a.m., Faculty Dining Room. If
announcement 336.1630. you have completed 35 hours of pro bono work, not
yet received your certificate, and tumed in all of your
information. Apply for Cape Town by Thursday paperwork, you will be invited. A list of those who
Spaces are still available for the UF/Cape Town have tumed in paperwork can be found on the pro
Summer Program, but you must apply by Thursday (Continuedpage 3)
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DeVoe new Director of Conference Faculty in the spotlight
Planning and Special Projects Professor Paul Magnarella is among
After serving nine years as 14 international scholars participating in
UF Director of Governmmental a March conference sponsored by the
Relations, Barbara DeVoe has United Nations University and devoted
joined the law school profes- to "Human Rights and Societies in
Slobogin sional staff as Director of Transition." His presentation was "The Magnarella
Conference Planning and Consequences of the War Crimes
Slobo gin Special Projects. Tribunals and an Intemational Criminal Court for
named "We are pleased to attract Human Rights in Transitioning Societies."
Associate someone as knowledgeable and DeVoe Professor Juan Perea recently was the Charles
D ean experienced as Barbara for this new position," noted Inglis Thomson Visiting Professor at the
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Mike Seigel, University of Colorado School of Law,
Professor to whom DeVoe will report. "Her work with the UF where he presented his current work on
Christopher Slobogin, and State University System in planning and advo- "Democracy and Race: Tocqueville's
Stephen C. O'Connell cating priorties to state legislators and their staffs Missing Legacy." He also gave a public
Chair and Affiliate and committees makes her ideal for our needs." lecture co-sponsored by the Colorado Perea
Professor of Psychiatry, Seigel said DeVoe's duties include support for Hispanic Bar Association and the
has been named major law school symposia and conferences, from Latino/a Research and Policy Center, and two lec-
Associate Dean of planning through completion of each event. tures on "The Construction of Race in America"
Faculty Development. He said "she will be of tremendous assistance and "Immigration History and Race."
His duties include coordi- to our faculty, and will serve asa one-stop central- Associate Dean Gail Sasnett, as presi-
nating visiting scholar ized coordinator for these events," including plac- dent of the National Association of
programs and working ing events on calendars, making travel and hotel Women Lawyers, wrote the introduc-
with the Faculty arrangements for speakers, reserving conference tion for the recently published Cool
Development Committee facilities and lodging, coordinating brochures and Careersfor Girls in Law.
to improve the climate publicity with the Communications Department, Assistant Dean Patrick Shannon was Sasnett
for scholarship and teach- obtaining CLE approval and credit, and other quoted by the Orlando Sentinel Tribune
ing. related activities. on the rights of the disabled in the
Slobogin, who has DeVoe is working in 271F Holland Hall, and school system.
been at UF since 1982, is can be reached at 392.8070. Clinic Education Specialist Norma
a popular expert source Seigel noted his assistant, Julie Barnes, and Greene was quoted in the New York
for national news media. Debbie Kelley of Student Affairs will continue to Journal in a story on Rikers Island and Shannon
He also is an adjunct pro- coordinate enrichment luncheons and numerous its school for boys.
fessor with the University other smaller gatherings at the law school. Professor Christopher Slobogin was quoted in the
of South Florida Mental DeVoe began her UF career in 1989, as South Bend Tribune, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and an
Health Institute. He has Coordinator of University Relations for the Associated Press report about individual privacy
his A.B. from Princeton, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS). rights vs. advances in police technology,
and his J.D. and LL.M. She was named to the govemmental relations The Hartford Courant about a woman's
from the University of directorship in 1992. Her previous experience also possible release from prison, The
Virginia. He is author of includes serving as an assistant to the chief of the Tampa Tribune about the DuPont farm-
more than 50 books, arti- Science Policy Research Division of the land agricultural disaster, and The
cles and chapters on Congressional Research Service in Washington. Hartford Courant about a killer wanting Nunn
Criminal Law, Criminal DeVoe eamed her B.A. in history, with a political to end state oversight.
Procedure and Mental science minor, at Georgia Southern University. Professor Kenneth Nunn was quoted in
Health Law. The Gainesville Sun about three local
unrelated deaths.
SProfessor Martin McMahon was
quoted in The Bradenton Herald about McMahon


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(Announcements, continued) Students must be enrolled for a minimum of four Tria Te am wins
bono bulletin board outside of the Center for Career credit hours for summer to be eligible for financial regionals
Services. To be included, you must tum in paper- aid (Note: The residency requirement for summer is UF's Trial Team claimed
work by March 20 to the Center for Career five credit hours).
the regional championship
Services. The yearly limit on federal student loans is r t eon a i a o
f. or its second year in a row.
$18,500. Options for additional summer funding
The team is now preparing
Summer associate program include both private student loans and Federal Work for national finals in New
tfor national finals in New
The Center for Career Services and BLSA will Study. Contact Financial Aid Director Trish Varnes Oreans later this month. See
present "10 Things a New/Summer Associate in Student Affairs to discuss summer aid options. the March 19 FlaLaw for
Should Know," Tuesday, March 20, 6:30 p.m., details.
Bailey Courtroom. Fall 2001 financial aid reminder
Students who have not already done so should
General Practice scholarship apply now for aid for the 2001-2002 academic year.
General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section of Students are encouraged to apply electronically this
The Florida Bar is offering a $1,000 scholarship to year using FAFSA/Renewal FAFSA on the Web,
a family member of a GPSS member. To apply, you since it can save processing time and has an editing
must have completed at least one semester, be format to reduce errors.
enrolled full-time, and be in good academic stand- Go to www.ed.gov/offices/OPE/express.html and
ing. The scholarship is based on academic ability follow the instructions. After applying on the Web, La w Review
and financial need. Applications are available in you can check status of your application and/or winners
Student Affairs and must be retumed by March 22. make corrections online. (Renewal applicants for Results of the Florida
2001-2002 will not receive a paper renewal in the Law Review Spring 2001
Apply now for summer aid mail, but instead should have received an access Open Writing Competition:
Students interested in Summer 2001 financial code or "PIN" so you can apply electronically.) Stacy Borisov, Sara Davis,
aid must apply by April 1. To be considered, you First-time applicants using a paper FAFSA may John Dekle, Jennifer Jones,
must have a 2000-2001 Free Application for pick up a Free Application for Federal Student Aid Elenore Klingler, Brian
Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file with the uni- in the lobby of Student Affairs. Koch, Gabriel Kotch,
versity no later than April 1 and must also have (Announcements continue page 5) Matthew Patterson and
indicated that you will be enrolled for Summer David Scileppi have been
2001. invited to join the Review.
"We appreciate the hard
work of all competition par-
(Faculty briefs, continued) in Florida she will conduct this spring ticipants, and especially con-
technology and production in the Tropicana and summer. It is on the Intemet at gratulate these nine on their
Products case. www.lawufl.edu cgr publications great accomplishment," said
Professor Amy Mashburn participated making welfarework.pdf The manual John Gregory, Editor-in-
March 9 in the first in a series of feder- will be updated each year after the leg- Chief "To second-semester
al court-mandated ethics symposia, islative session. McCulloch is arranging McColloch students considering partici-
featuring authorities from around the for a Spanish translation. pating next semester, please
country on the subject of professional- Professor Winston Nagan and Dean talk to these nine and plan to
ism and ethics in the legal field. Mashburn Rahim Reed were invited by the attend the upcoming Law
Professor Lyrissa Lidsky was quoted Governor's office to be part of a 40- Review Writing Seminar (the
in The Star-Ledger about new issues person team of Florida leaders (Team second one we are offering
surrounding cybersmear litigation, and Florida) to participate in the opening Nagan this semester)."
in the Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel of the Florida Trade Office in
about violence in schools. Johannesburg (Feb. 11-16). The trip
also enhanced Florida's interest in
Maupin House has published CGR Lidsky also enhanced Florida's interest i
trade, investment and educational ties
Director of Social Policy Elizabeth with South Africa.
McCulloch's manual for welfare clients and advo-
cates, Making Welfare Work (for You!). It is being Reed
distributed free to legal aid/legal services offices,
and at trainings with low-income community groups

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IP symposium National media at
to eatreelection forum
n at ion al Key players (left) in Florida's
leaders 2000 Presidential Election were
UF law school offi- on hand Feb. 26, to revisit strate-
cials initiated in 2000 gies in the protracted race.
the first Intellectual Students and faculty from the
Property Law Certificate sponsoring entities UF's col-
Program in the south- leges of Law, Journalism and
east, and one result is a Liberal Arts & Sciences, the
March 24 symposium. Department of Political Science
Coordinated by UF and Office of Research and
Research Foundation Graduate Programs participat-
Professor Tom Cotter, ed in and viewed the daylong
Director of the IP law conference, with some of the
program, the event will moming session overflow crowd
focus on extension of (left below) viewing proceedings
American-style IP rights outside Holland Hall.
to developing and least- Thanks to efforts by WUFT-
developed nations, par- TV, the conference was Webcast
ticularly in the areas of nationally, with edited portions
pharmaceutical products to be shown at later dates on
and indigenous technolo- public broadcast stations.
gies. Representatives of Associated
Among those fea- Press, Chronicle of Higher
tured are James Gathii, Education, CNN and multiple
Rutgers University; print and broadcast media cov-
Shubha Ghosh, State ered the event, coordinated by
University of New York; Interim Dean Jon Mills.
James Love, Center for
Study of Responsive
Law, Washington, D.C.;
Jerome H. Reichman,
Duke University School
of Law; Susan Sell,
George Washington (BLSA, from page 1) and Labor Relations for the School Board of
University; and "Amistad," scholarship golf tournament, roundtable Miami-Dade County; Johanne Foster, third-year
Jayashree Watal of the discussion featuring alumni and student panelists, student; Robert Broadie (2000), and Dean Reed.
World Trade and six CLE sessions. The event is funded through a BLSA was founded in 1970, nine years after UF
Organization. The con- grant from the American Bar Association. graduated its first black law student. It provides aca-
ference is funded in part "We invited more than 500 black UF law alumni, demic and social support for black law students and
by the Saliwanchik more than 125 current black students, and all faculty other minorities, which make up 12 percent of the
Lloyd & Saliwanchik IP and students at the college," said event co-chair school's student body. BLSA's national organization
Fund. Rhonda Chung-de Cambre. has more than 200 chapters representing 7,100 law
For information: Major awards to be given during the Virgil students.
www. law. ufl. edu/news/ Hawkins Awards Gala will be Distinguished Alumni For registration or information: Chung-de
releases/010125.shtmL of the Year, Hazel Land Black Female Law Student Cambre (decambre@ufl.edu), Monica J. Williams
of the Year, W. George Allen Black Male Law (erelle@ufl.edu), Dexter Smith (rais1969@
Student of the Year, and Dean Rahim Reed Faculty msn.com), or BLSA (grove.ufl.edu/-blsa,
Member of the Year. These awards last year went to blsa@grove. ufl. edu).
Gerald A. Williams, Chief Officer of Legislative


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(Announcements, continued) 1996, Nagae was appointed by President
Event to encourage minorities Clinton to the Civil Liberties Public
The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Education Fund Board, and was instru-
will host a free presentation by American Bar mental in awarding over $3 million dol-
Association (ABA) presenter Attomey Peggy A. lars of grants to teach about the incarcer-
Nagae March 24, 2 p.m., 283 Holland Hall, in an ation of Japanese Americans durng Nagae
effort to increase minority participation in the legal orld War .
profession. A book signing of Dear Sisters, Dear Daughters,
A former Assistant Dean at the University of which Nagae contributed to, will follow on the law
Oregon School of Law, Nagae currently serves as a school concourse. An aftemoon networking lunch E nvi ro n me nta
board member for the National Asian Pacific with BLSA alumni and law school administrators M O t Cou rt
American Legal Consortium. She is a frequent preceding the presentation, at noon in the law cafe- team advances
speaker on a variety of issues related to diversity, teria, will cost $10. For more infrmation: The Environmental and
justice and faimess, and also served as the lead blsa@grove.ufl.edu. Land Use Law Society
attorney in reopening the historic World War II case erican Bar Association/ sent a team to the
ofYasui v. United States. (Yasui's conviction for National Environmental
violating the military curfew imposed upon Japanese Law Student Division elections Law Moot Court
Americans during World War II was vacated.) In Students interested in running for a position on Competition at Pace
the executive board of University, White Plains,
ABA/LSD for 2001-2002 can New York, last week. The
sign up outside the Student team of Jill Kelso, Dawn
Organizations Office. Rodda and Kelly
Candidates must attend one of Wittorff advanced to the
two meetings to discuss eligibil- quarter-final round of the
ity, campaigning rules, and competition. Rodda was
election procedures. The meet- selected as best oralist in
ings will be held Wednesday a preliminary round, and
(March 14), 4:10 p.m., Bailey second best oralist in
Courtroom, and Monday, March another round.
19, 5:20 p.m., 190A Holland
Hall. If unable to attend either,
or if you have questions, con-
tact: Rebecca DeConcilio,
Moot Court 'Final Four' rad2@ufl.edu.
By Christine Williams
Associate Dean Christopher Slobogin (at podium) introduced Business cards
competition evaluators Judges Wm. Terrell Hodges (UF '58), Paul The Duncan Fletcher
Rooney, John Godbold and James Hill at the Eighteenth Annual Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta
Raymer F. Maguire Moot Court Competition in Holland Hall Legal Fratemity Intemational is
Auditorium March 2. selling business cards to law
Final four competitors were Ryan M. Cardoso, Cristina students as a service. Use of the
Martinez-Padilla, C. LeAnn Davis and Scott R. Sausser. These four University of Florida logo has
and Lawsikia Gibson, Nancy Maurice, Robert Thornburg, Jason been approved, and students
Gonzalez, Jeff Pegler, Michael Snyder, John T. Edmonds, Michelle have a variety of other logos to
Ralat and Jeremy Sharon are new team members. choose from. A sales table will
The student-run Justice Campbell Thomal Moot Court Team is be on the concourse Thursdays
comprised of 40 law students studying appellate advocacy. Each throughout the semester (March
semester, students try out for the team which also goes on the road 15, 22, 29, and April 5, 12, and
to compete by submitting an appellate brief and arguing the case 19). For information: Michael
twice before mock tribunals. The top four competitors are chosen to Diggs, 846.5362,
compete in fall and spring tournaments. The spring toumament is serion@ufl.edu.
sponsored by the law firm of Holland & Knight. (Announcements continue page 6)


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Research
assistant Fighting stress
assistant
needed By Cary Evans, Resource Counselor, Centerfor Career Services
Professor William Stress is a natural reaction to strain placed on
Page needs a research bodily organs or mental process, and can increase
assistant this summer for concentration and focus, prioritize efforts and bring
a full 10 weeks, essen- finality to a project. Positive stress actually
tially full-time. The proj- enhances the final output of physical and mental
ect involves updating efforts.
several volumes of an However, at some point stress can overwhelm
Antitrust treatise. No the system. Stressors are external (pressures of per-
prior knowledge of sons, situations, events); perceptive (thoughts and
antitrust law is required. feeling about pressures); or physical (disease and
Excellent analytical abil- unhealthy lifestyle issues). Feelings of being
ity is a must. Interested swamped and overwhelmed generally result from an the destructive side of stress. Somatic physical
students should drop off accumulation of stressors from one or more of these symptoms can include headaches, fatigue, chronic
resumes in 312D categories. pain, upset stomach, and increased susceptibility to
Holland Hall. External stressors can occur from the importance viral infections (i.e. colds, flu, etc.).
others place on our performance (such as professors Overstress can result in obsessive and avoidant
and/or parents); too many commitments at once; or behaviors such as overeating, excessive alcohol or
unexpected crisis. other drug use, or compulsive sexual behaviors.
Perceived stressors have to do with feelings Mental disorders such as clinical depression and
about our self-image. Personal judgments of success anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and alco-
and failure, questioning core values and long held hol and drug dependence can arise from ignoring
beliefs, and accessing self-worth by achievement the early signs of excessive stress. Sometimes the
increase stress. person's ability to cope with daily living may be
Disease, overuse of alcohol and other drugs, compromised and the simplest tasks may be impos-
smoking, poor nutrition, lack of fitness and rest sible. For others, permanent medical problems may
complicate the body's ability to cope with stressful develop, such as high blood pressure, ulcers and
situations. chronic fatigue syndrome.
The reaction to stress may seem unrealistic and There are simple but effective ways to deal with
The 2001 disproportional to the situation because the accumu- each stage of overstress. In a future issue, I will
lated stressors may not be evident, even to our- present ways to help prevent the symptoms.
Gators Guide to selves. A "breakdown" of coping is often surprising Please stop by my office in the Centerfor
Internship and devastating. Raging and explosive behavior, Career Services to talk about any of these
poor functioning and "bum out" frequently indicate concerns.
Opportunities in

the Washington, (Announcements, continued) bring in two textbooks/study aids a month until the
DC, Metro Area is Law Review/BLSA textbook drive last day of finals. For information: BLSA,
now available in Law Review and BLSA are sponsoring a used/out- blsa@grove.ufl.edu.
of-print textbook and study aid drive to benefit law
students at the University of Liberia in West Africa. Hornbooks online
Career Services. The project is under the supervision of Federal The library recently purchased volumes in a horn-
Magistrate (and adjunct pro- book series published by Lexis. These have been


Students are (encouraged to Antitust, Bankdptcy, Civil Procedure, Conflict of
Pick one up today fessor) William Wagner. popular with law students for years, especially
Collection boxes will be set Understanding Criminal Law by Joshua Dressler.
up in the Law Review office Many are available online through the law school's
and outside the Student Matthew Bender Authority On-Demand subscription.
Organizations Office. Subjects currently available are Administrative Law,
Students are encouraged to Antitrust, Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Conflict of


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Summer/Fall 2001 pre-registration


Summer/Fall 2001 pre-registration is March P.I.N. numbers
26-April 20, and appointment times are now avail- If you are pre-registering for the first time, your
able on ISIS (www.isis.ufl.edu). Use the "Registrar PI.N. is your birth month and birth date. This Funds raised
Information" drop-down menu, and click on MUST be a four-digit number. (Example: April 1 for Stephens
"Registration Time." = 0401.) After entering this number, you will hear Chair
Prior planning is essential to using ISIS or a message that this P.I.N. has expired. Do not Fundraising efforts to
Telegator (37-GATOR) successfully. Ifyou haven't panic. Enter a new P.I.N. that only you know. This establish the Richard B.
used Telegator before, there is an 11-minute infor- will be your permanent PI.N. for Telegator. Ifyou Stephens Eminent Scholar
mation tape on Telegator in the Media Center that forget it, contact Student Affairs. Chair in Taxation have
should answer most of your questions. exceeded the $600,000
Pre-requisites minimum amount neces-
Use your catalog and directories in Student sary to obtain the state
Appointment times Affairs when planning schedule(s) to be sure you matching contribution.
Your pre-registration appointment times are have completed appropriate pre-requisite courses. "Richard Stephens was
when you may call Telegator or go to ISIS to pre- TELEGATOR or ISIS may or may not check a professor at the UF law
register for Summer and Fall 2001 terms. You can for pre-requisitites. It is especially important to school for 30 years until
register for Summer 2001 and Fall 2001 with the check the Seminar Directory in Student Affairs. his retirement in 1979,"
same appointment time. If you call before your Students without proper course work will be said Interim Dean Jon
time, neither Telegator nor ISIS will let you regis- administratively dropped. Mills. "He was a co-
ter. However, you may call any time after your founder of the Graduate
appointment time. Spring 2001 entering class Tax Program, its initial
These designated times are determined by total You will be automatically registered for your director, and a leading fig-
number of hours eamed by end of Fall 2000 Fall 2001 required classes. You should have ure in tax law for many
semester. The person with the most hours has the received a memo from Assistant Dean Patrick years, and it is most
earliest appointment time. Students with the same Shannon regarding Summer 2001 pre-registration. appropriate to establish
amount of eamed hours are randomly assigned If you have not completed the registration form this chair in his memory.
times at intervals to avoid busy signals. Transfer provided, you should do so immediately (forms "It is also most appro-
students should check accuracy of their appoint- available in Student Affairs). Ifyou experience any priate to acknowledge and
ment times with Registrar Kim Thomas in problems during pre-registration, contact Registrar thank Professor Dennis
Student Affairs. Thomas or Dean Shannon immediately at Calfee for his tireless,
392.0421, Office of Student Affairs. superb efforts in raising
these funds from among
the friends, former stu-
dents and colleagues of
Laws, Constitutional Law, Copyright Law, Criminal your browser, then the forward button. You should D a m
Dick Stephens, and mak-
Law, Criminal Procedure, Family Law, Insurance then see our list of subscriptions. Click on
ing the chair possible.
Law, Intellectual Property, Juvenile Law, Lawyers' "Internet Access for Law Schools," and scroll to
Ethics, NAFTA, Sales and Leases of Goods, the "Understanding" series.
Secured Transactions, Torts, and Estates and Trusts. Christopher Vallandingham,
To access this library, go to www. bendercom. Reference Librarian,
Click on Authority On-Demand at the top of the Legal Information Center
screen.
1. Ifyou are using Internet Explorer, this will take
you to a list of libraries. Click on the link
"Internet Access for Law Schools." Scroll down
to the "Understanding" series.
2. If you are using Netscape, clicking on Authority
On-Demand will give you a blank screen (a tem-
porary technical glitch). Click the back button in

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Current and past
issues of FlaLaw For more events: www.law.ufl.edu/calendar
(in full color), as March 15 BLSA meeting,
12 JLPP General Board Meeting, 12:40 p.m., Auditorium
well as other law 5:20 pm., 190A HOL Cariblaw meeting, 12:40 p.m., 283 HOL
school materials, Toastmasters, 5-6 p.m., 190B HOL Criminal Law Association meeting,
6:30 p.m., 190A HOL
are posted each 12-15* BLSA, registration for ARW, 8-3 p.m., 630 190A HOL
Concourse EASLS meeting, 12:40 p.m., Bailey
week at Courtroom
week at 13 PAD meeting, 5:20 p.m., 283 HOL Courtroom
"Publications" Environmental Land Use Law Society Federalist Society meeting, 7 p.m.,
190A HOL
on the College of meeting, 4:10 p.m., 292 HOL A H
JMBA meeting, 5:30 p.m., 290 HOL Faculty Enrichment, Professor Jeffrey
Law Web site: JMBA meeting, 5:30 p.m., 290 HOL
Law eb site: Davis, 12:40 p.m., Faculty Dining Room
wwwla.u u *Law Review meeting, 6-7:30 p.m.,
ww. law.ufl.edu. Auditorium 16 Faculty Enrichment, Professor Daniel
Visser, 11:30 a.m., Faculty Dining Room
Phi Delta Phi officer meeting, 5:20
p.m., 190 HOL APIL meeting, 5:30 p.m., 350 HOL
14 ABA/LSD election informational Trial Team Final Four Banquet, 11:30
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FlaLaw is published
each week school is Law student receives Foley & All Eyes on Florida:
sessionto inform and Lardner scholarship Rviliin Retri
unite the law school The law firm of Foley & Lardner awarded a Revitalizing, Restoring
community. $5,000 scholarship to student Rhonda Chung-de and Revisiting
Cambre as part of its Minority Scholarship Program. Seventh Annual Public Interest
Stan Huguenin, Director Chung-de Cambre, a native of Envl
of Communications. Pembroke Pines, is one of eight Environmental Conerence
Editor: Debra Amirin, recipients chosen from first-year March 22, 23 & 24
Associate Director of
AsCommate Dirtor ofn law students at major law schools
Communications.cross the Unted States. Sponsored by Levin College of Law
Christine Williams, across the United States.
Christine Williams, Environmental and Land Use Law Society,
Editorial Assistant. In addition to working toward
t_____________ her law degree, Chung-de Cambre in cooperation with The Florida Bar
Deadline: 10 a.m. & is studying for an M.A. in urban
Tuesday for the next Chung-de Cambre and regional planning. She was
week's newsletter. named an MPLE Law Scholar at UF, has been This student-run conference brings together
E-mail news to involved in numerous student legal associations and diverse interests to take part in panels discussing
flalaw@law. ufl.edu, currently has a judicial extemship in the Eighth a multitude of environmental issues. This interac-
or bring a disk Judicial Circuit Hearing Officer Program, Family tion allows the parties to develop understanding
(PC format, text in Law Division. She earned a pro bono certificate for and cooperation on difficult environmental con-
WordPerfect or Word, her work in probate law. flicts that may otherwise be impossible.
including author's Prior to studying law, she eamed a post-graduate Among the panelists taking part in this year's
name and contact diploma in education from the University of the West conference will be representatives of many of
information), to Indies in Kingston, Jamaica, and worked as a teacher. Florida's top environmental law firms, academi-
Communications, 288 She graduated from UF in 1996, with a bachelor's cians, representatives of govemment agencies,
Holland Hall. (Submit degree in anthropology. private companies and environmental groups,
news for the student Chung-de Cambre was chosen to receive the who will present issues based on their
newleer, The Docket, Minority Scholarship by a review committee at Foley perspectives.
newsletter, The Docket, .
& Lardner, which considered undergraduate records, .
to John Marshall Bar & Ldne, hi considered unde rords, For information, an agenda, or to register:
involvement in community activities or minority stu- http:rove.ufl.eduelsabouthtm
Association.) http://grove.ufl.edu/~els/about.html.
) dent organizations, outstanding work or personal
achievement.

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