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Table of Contents
    Dunwoody lecture March 30
        Page 1
    Inside the Law School
        Page 2
    Civility focus groups Tuesday
        Page 3
    Easy Access for Media Services videos
        Page 4
    Trial team heads to Nationals
        Page 5
    LEXIS training appellate advocacy makeup
        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 19, 2001

Inside
nsie Dunwody Lecture March 30 Penfield Jackson, U.S. District Court for the District
Trial Team Heads Florida Law Review will host its 20th annual of Columbia, and later practiced Food & Drug Law
to Nationals (5) Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law on March with a Washington, D.C., law firm. He is a prolific
Apply for 30, 10:30 a.m., Holland Hall Auditorium. Professor author and lecturer on the subject of evolutionary
Clinics (6) Owen D. Jones, Arizona State University College of analysis in law, which integrates behavioral biology
Summer/Fall Law, will speak on "The Physics of Law, The Shape into the human behavioral models on which law
Registration (7) of Behavior, The Promise of Biology." Students, relies. His works have appeared in law reviews of
Apply Now For faculty and staff are invited to attend. Yale, Harvard, Michigan, Comell, Northwestem and
Aid (8) Jones earned his J.D. in 1991 from Yale Law University of Califomia at Berkeley. Recent publica-
School, where he was an editor of Yale Law Journal, tions include "Time-Shifted Rationality and the Law
Yale Law Journal ofInternational Law, and Yale of Law's Leverage: Behavioral Economics Meets
Sn se rts Law & Policy Review. He clerked for Judge Thomas Behavioral Biology," 95 Northwestern University
(Continuedpage 3)
Win Prizes in Web
Site Survey Environment, Intellectual Property, BLSA 30th anniversary

Three Major Law School Events Scheduled This Week
Three major events of statewide and regional Symposium on Intellectual Property,
interest are scheduled this week as the Levin Development and Human Rights,
College of Law ushers in spring with a flurry of March 24, Bailey Courtroom
activity. Environmental issues, intemational expan- The expansion of intellectual property rights
sion of intellectual property rights and celebration around the globe will be discussed by national, state
of the 30th anniversary of the Black Law Students and educational leaders. Organized by Research
Association (BLSA) take center stage with pro- Foundation Professor Thomas Cotter, Director of
grams for the general public, state and national the Intellectual Property Law Program, the sympo-
M I c e officials and academicians as well as the law school sium is funded by the Saliwanchik, Lloyd &
Scholarship community. Saliwanchik Intellectual Property Fund.
Golf Scramble
The First Annual 7th Annual Public Interest Environmental
The First Annual
Stephan J. Mickle Golf Conference: "All Eyes on Florida: Black Law Students Association:
Scramble will tee off at Revitalizing, Restoring and Revisiting," 12th Annual Alumni Reunion Weekend/
the UF Golf course at March 22-24, Reitz Union 30th Anniversary Celebration,
7:30 a.m., Sunday Sponsored by the Environmental and Land Use March 22-25, Law school/off-site locations
(March 25). Registration Society, in cooperation with The Florida Bar, this A variety of activities highlight this combination
continues through student-run conference features panel discussions on alumni-reunion and anniversary-celebration week-
Friday (March 23), a variety of environmental issues. Panelists will end hosted by the College of Law's Black Law
8 a..m.-3 p.m. include representatives from many of Students Association (BLSA). The celebration kicks
Team registration fee Florida's top environmental law off tonight (March 19) with a 6 p.m. speech in the
is $160 per team; single firms, govemment agencies, law school auditorium by Congressman John Lewis
player registration fee is schools, private com- (5th District, Georgia).
$45. panies and environ- (Details about each event on page 4)
mental groups.

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Blood Drive
The bloodmobile will
be at the law school Faculty in the Spotlight changes in the judicial system arising
Wednesday, March 28, from the national election debate. He
10 a.m.-5 p.m. It's a Professor Lars Noah will publish was quoted the SarasotaHerald-
quick (usually 45 min- "Civil Jury Nullification" in the Iowa Tribune about the power of govemment
utes or less) and easy Law Review. He will be a visiting pro- to seize pnvate property.
way to help others. fessor at Georgetown during the fall. Legal Techology Instie DireLittle
way to help others. "* Legal Technology Institute Director
SProfessor William Page was a discus- Noah Andrew Adkins was quoted in
sant at a conference at Berkeley, Chicago Lawyer about technology in
Business Cards "Beyond Microsoft: Antitrust, smaller legal firms.
The Duncan Fletcher Technology and Intellectual Property." Assi Dean fr
The Duncan Fletcher Assistant Dean for Admissions
His article (co-authored with John D f AA
Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta aice (co-utored w n J. Michael Patrick was quoted in the Patrick
Lopatka) "Obvious Consumer Harm in
Legal Fraternity Orlando Sentinel about diversity in
Inteational will sell busi- Antitst Policy: The Chicago School, Page Florida's law schools.
Sc t l the Post-Chicago School, and the
ness cards to law students
as a serve on te Courts," will appear as a chapter in Post-Chicago Professor Wayne Hanewicz and
concourse e Thursdas Developments in AntitrustAnalysis: United States Interim Dean Jon Mills will participate
throughout the semester andEurope, forthcoming from Edward Elgar Pub. in the Southeastem Conference of the
(March 22, 29 and April 5 Co. (2001). His article (also co-authored with Association of American Law Schools, Hanewicz
12 and 19). For informa- Lopatka) "Intemet Regulation and Consumer July 15-21, Hilton Head, S.C.
: Mic Dig Welfare: Innovation, Speculation, and Cable
tion: Michael Diggs,
serion@u Bundling, will appear in the Hastings Law Journal
serion@ufl.edu.
(2001).
Professor Lyrissa Lydsky was quoted
in the Wall Street Journal, Tampa
Textbook Drive Tribune, Sun-Sentinel (Fort
Florida Law Review Lauderdale) and Interactive Magazine
and BLSA are sponsoring on the responsibility of Intemet Service
a used/out-of-print text- Providers to monitor the content of Lydsky
book and study aid drive to their subscribers' communications. She
benefit law students at the also was quoted about chat room suits and
University of Liberia in cybersmear cases in the National Journal's
West Africa. The project is Technology Daily and The Houston Chronicle. The
under the supervision of Gainesville Sun quoted her about public access laws Empl oy ee of the M onth
Federal Magistrate (and in relation to NASCAR driver Dale Earnhard's Graduate Tax Program Office Manager
adjunct professor) William death. Willeane Nazworth (with Dean Michael Seigel
Wag[ner. Coleto boe left], and Tax Program Director Michael Friel)
willbe set up in he Law on Radio America about te mos presented with a plant, plaque and lunch from
recent case from the Intemational Bennigan's.
the Student Organizations Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. He "This is Willeane's 25th anniversary of work-
Office. Students are also has been appointed to the board of ing at the law school," said Seigel. "Her dedica-
encouraged to bring in two directors of The Institute For Victims of Nagan tion and service make her one of our most val-
textbooks/study aids a Trauma in McLean, Va. ued employees."
month until the last day of u empoyees.____________
finals. Professor Sherrie Russell-Brown was The EOM program recognizes "unsung heroes"
For information: BLSA, featured in The Independent Florida among law school USPS employees and substantially
blsa@grove.ufl.edu. Alligator regarding her appointment. full-time OPS employees. Anyone may make a nomi-
nation, and joint or group nominations are welcome.
Professor Joseph Little was quoted in Nominations should explain in detail why the nomi-
the Orlando Sentinel about possible Russell- nee is deserving of the award
Brown

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(Announcements, continued) registration requirement. For information: Professor T h i rd -Year
Law Review (forthcoming 2001); "An Evolutionary David Smith, 392.2226.
Analysis of Rape: Reflection on Transitions," 11 Student Survey
Hastings Women's Law Journal 151 (2000); and 'Brown Bag' With The Dean Third-year students are
"Sex, Culture, and the Biology of Rape: Toward Students, faculty and staff are invited to share asked to complete and retum
Explanation and Prevention," 87 California Law their ideas and/or concems at 'Brown Bag' lunch- the survey located in message
Review 827 (1999). During 2001-02, Jones will be eons with Interim Dean Jon Mills. The luncheon's folders in the library. To
Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Texas are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Thursday (March 22), schedule a feedback session
in Austin. For information: Liz Tarnosky, Florida and Tuesday, April 3, Cafeteria. with Dean Jon Mills, indicate
Law Review Senior Symposium Editor, your interest on the bottom of
lizt@ufl.edu. Law Council Elections the "Comments Page." Ifyou
The Law College Council will elect new officers did not receive a survey,
Civility Focus Groups Tuesday and representatives Tuesday, March 27, on the con- check with Student Affairs.
Student leaders are encouraged to attend two course. Applications for executive officers and gen-
focus groups Tuesday (March 20) on a proposed eral board members are available from the Student
Civility Code, sponsored by the Honor Committee Organizations Office, and must be submitted to
and Student Affairs. A group on co-curricular Student Affairs Coordinator Noemar Castro by
organizations will meet at 5:30 p.m., and one on Thursday (March 22). Those running for office
extra-curricular organizations will meet at 7:30 p.m. must attend a candidate's meeting Thursday (March
Both will be held in the Faculty Dining Room. 22), 7 p.m., Student Organizations Office. LCC
Come prepared for a meaningful discussion on controls the student-run organizations' budgets, and
issues surrounding development of a civility code. is a way to become involved in your law school's Westlaw Training
Your input is needed and much appreciated. For goveming body. Do you have a summer
information: Student Affairs Coordinator Noemar job and need to brush up on
Castro, 392.0421. Law Review Writing Seminar your Westlaw research skills?
Second-semester students interested in joining Westlaw will hold training
Externship Applications Due Florida Law Review should attend the Review's classes Wednesday (March
Applications for Fall '01 extemships at the Writing Competition Preparation Seminar Tuesday, 21) and Thursday (March 22)
Gainesville State Attomey's Office (Domestic March 27, 6:30 p.m. (room TBA). The seminar, for Summer Associate,
Violence) and Three Rivers Legal Services which is being held the second time this semester Judicial Clerkship, and
(Gainesville-Domestic Violence) are available in due to popular demand, helps prepare you to partic- Certificate classes.
Career Services, and must be retumed by March 26. ipate in the writing competition in your third semes- Time and days:
There also are Summer '01 externships available in ter. Based on their excellent performance, nine stu- Certificate Part I
Educational Law at the Santa Fe Community dents from this year's writing competition were 9:10 a.m., Wednesday
College General Counsel's Office in Gainesville. invited to join the Review (a 30 percent success
Interested students should submit a letter of interest, rate). If you have questions, come by the Law Certificae Part II
resume and transcript to Nancy Hanewicz in Review Office. 3 p.m., Wednesday
Career Services by the March 26 deadline. 9:10 a.m., Thursday
New externships: If you are creating your Summer Associate Seminar Summer Associate
own externship, your New Externship Proposal The Center for Career Services and Black Law 1:30 a.m., Wednesday
Form is due to Hanewicz today (March 19). Students Association will present "10 Things a 12:40 p.m., Thursday
New/Summer Associate Should Know," Tuesday Judicial Clerkship
Real Property Workshop (March 20), 6:30 p.m., Bailey Courtroom. Calvin 12:40 p.m., Wednesday
The Attomeys' Title Insurance Fund will con- Gladney, Harvard Law School graduate and real 11:30 a.m., Thursday
duct its Real Property Workshop Saturday (March estate attomey with the law offices of Latham and Sign-up sheets are located
24), 9 a.m.-noon, 297 Holland Hall. The workshop Watkins, will team with Raymond Millien, a at the entrance of Bruton-
is held each spring, and covers practical aspects of George Washington Law School graduate and intel- Ger computer lab See a
determining the marketability of title to real estate, lectual property attorney with the offices of Steme, Westlaw student representa-
including procedures for the examination of title. Kessler, Goldstein and Fox PPLC, to present an tive in the lab if you have any
All students welcome; those planning to graduate insiders' view on how to flourish as a new attomey questions.
before the beginning of next spring semester are in any area of legal employment.
particularly encouraged to attend. No charge or (Announcements continue page 4)


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(Announcements, continued) included, you must tum in paperwork by Tuesday
Easy Access for Pro Bono Banquet (March 20) to Career Services.
Media Services The Pro Bono Banquet for 2000-2001 will be held
Videos April 12, 11:30 a.m., Faculty Dining Room. Ifyou New Commuter Decal Regs May
There is now an easy-to- have completed 35 hours of pro bono work, not yet Ease School Parking Woes
use list of all instructional received your certificate, and tumed in all of your The Transportation and Parking Committee rec-
videos available at Media paperwork, you will be invited. A list of those who ommended to UF's Vice President for Administrative
Services an index to the have tumed in paperwork can be found on the pro (Announcements continue page 7)
video collection divided into bono bulletin board outside Career Services. To be
59 categories. You can view a (Major Event Details, from page 1) Law, Susan Sell of George Washington University,
specific category, or you can
brose he entir collection Environmental Conference Jayashree Watal of the World Trade Organization,
and David L. Wigston of University of Michigan-
All videos are available at Begins Thursday evening (March 22) with a
All videos are avalale at s i M it Flint. UF law school participants include Daniel C.
Media Services in Bruton- reception at the Florida Museum of Natural History. UF lw s l prtiin cl l
Media Services in Bruton- ThVis ser, Hurst Eminent Visiting Scholar from
Geer Hall. John Henry Hankinson, Esq., Immediate Past ier st inent Shor fr
You can find the list by Region IV Administrator, Environmental Protection Uversity of Cape Town, South Africa, and
Winston P. Nagan, Trustee Research Fellow and
going to the law school home Agency, will be guest speaker. Winston Pr N a n, Trustee R rch F w an
page and clicking on "Library" Friday and Saturday panel discussions will take Affiliat ofo of ntoo
Additional information about the event, for
in the blue border on the left place at the Reitz Union. Topics include "Coastal A iti l inration a he even, f
which there is $50 to $75 registration fee, is avail-
side. Look under "General Restoration Areas Marine Protected Areas, i
able by calling Assistant Dean Patrick Shannon,
Information" in the white "Sprawl vs. Density: Which Do You Hate the ae b c g istat n Ptrik S o
Conference Registrar, at 352.392.0421, or by e-mail
section, then click on Most?" and "New Towns: Is Bigger Necessarily s
"Instructional Videos in Media Better?"
Services." A Keynote Dinner Friday evening at University BLSA Celebration/Reunion
If you have any questions Conference Center Doubletree will include a wel-
or comments, contact Brian come address by law school Interim Dean Jon The weekend's theme is "Building a Legacy of
Burns, burnsbt@law.ufl.edu, Mills, and a keynote address by Mary Doyle, Jursprudence for the 21st Century," and will include
or visit Media Services. Acting Deputy, U.S. Department of the Interior. presentation of the Virgil Hawkins Awards at a gala
UF students and faculty may attend the confer- Saturday mght at the Sheraton Hotel. Major awards
ence activities free of charge, except for the Keynote to be given will be Distinguished Alumni of the
Dinner ($25 each). Registration information and a Year, Hazel Land Black Female Law School Student
Research copy of the conference brochure are available on the of the Year, W. George Allen Black Male Law
t conference web site http://grove.ufl.edu/-els/ Student of the Year, and Dean Rahim Reed Faculty
Assistant registration.html, or call 392.2237. Member ofthe Year
Position Open Registration is Thursday, with social activities
CGR Director of Social Intellectual Property Friday including a scholarship golf toumament,
Policy Elizabeth McCulloch According to Professor Cotter, there will be a wine and cheese reception and silent auction, and
needs a research assistant focus on extension and expansion of American-style evening party. Saturday's schedule of events
immediately for two projects: intellectual property rights to developing and least- includes breakfast in the law cafeteria, concurrent
Research on foster care developed nations, particularly in the areas of phar- Continuing Legal Education sessions in law school
independent living pro- maceutical products and indigenous technologies. classrooms, and an Issues Forum/Luncheon
grams. Speakers from a wide variety of disciplines and Roundtable/Sounding Board (again in the cafeteria).
Compile revisions for perspectives will explore issues such as the licensing And here's a free workshop Saturday by
welfare manual. ofAIDS drugs in South Africa, the controversy over Attorney Peggy A. Nagae, co-author of Dear
Preferred but not required: the patenting of indigenous technology, access to Sisters, Dear Daughters and a former Assistant
Poverty Law class, or experi- medicines, and the changing concept of property in Dean at the Uversity of Oregon School of Law.
ence researching statutes and light of inteational human rights law. A church service on Sunday and a farewell
regulations. Bring resume Among those featured will be Rosemary reception will wind up the festivities.
and cover letter to Fran Coombe of York University, James Thuo Gathii of The BLSA Reunion Weekend s made possible
Morton or Laura Coates, Rutgers University, Shubha Ghosh of State through a grant from the American Bar Association.
CGR, 230 Bruton Geer, by University of New York, James Love of he Center For registration or additional information, including
March 30. for Study of Responsive Law in Washington, D.C., fees, contact event co-chair Rhonda Chung-de
Jerome H. Reichman of Duke University School of Cambre (decambre@ufl.edu).

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STrial Team members Nagae Featured
Trial Team Heads to Nationals John Perry and Jack Saturday
By PR Intern Christina D 'Elosua Hill (back row), The Black Law Students
Michelle Skinner, Association (BLSA) will
The UF Trial Team has won regionals, and is Desiree Demonbreun,presentation by
now headed to national competition. Coach Brande Smith American Bar Association
"These students are establishing a winning tra- (kneeling), Larry (ABA) presenter Attomey
dition at UF," said Professor Kenneth Nunn. Dany and Tony Peggy A. Nagae Saturday
This group of 40 hardworking students is get- Simpson in front of (March 24), 2
ting a feel for what it is like to be recognized and a the West Palm Beach p.m., 283
respected at a national level. Courthouse. (Not pic- Holland Hall, in
tured: Member
"We are so proud of our trial team. These stu- nette Urena and an effort to
dents are some of the best leaders in the law coach Tom Farkash) increase minori-
school," said Dean Gail Sasnett. ty participation Nagae
Eight UF trial team members participated in the in the legal pro-
Regional ATLA Competition in West Palm Beach, fession. Her visit is co-
March 4. Team A members included Jack Hill, sponsored by the Law
Larry Danny, Michelle Skinner and Tony Association of Women
Simpson. Team B members included LaShawnda selves. There are no criteria, except that students (LAW) as a part of their
Jackson, Annette Urena, Desiree Demonbreun be in their second semester at law school. Team Women's History Month
and John Perry. Tom Farkash of Fine, Farkash & members are picked for litigation skills in a mock programming.
Parlapiano, PA, and Brande Swartz, a local prose- trial judged by current team members and coaches. A former Assistant Dean
cutor who was also a member of the UF 2000 For the past few semesters, six new members have at the University of Oregon
ATLA Regional Winning Team, coached the teams. been asked to join the 40-student team. School of Law, Nagae is a
The regional competition included teams from Students may stay on the team as long as they board member for the
Stetson, Barry, Florida Coastal, Georgia State, fulfill their obligations. Each member must earn 50 National Asian Pacific
Miami, Florida State, St. Thomas and Nova. Going points each semester by attending meetings, partic- American Legal
into the quarter-final trials, UF teams were ranked ipating in competitions, and serving on commit- Consortium. In 1996, Nagae
one and two, and were undefeated at 3-0. tees. To receive credit for trial team work, students was appointed by President
The team's last win secured Team A a spot in must maintain 60 points for the semester. Clinton to the Civil
the National Finals competition to be held in New "The competitions provide an opportunity to Liberties Public Education
Orleans later this month. Team A's victory also compete and win at the state and national levels. It Fund Board, and was instru-
claimed the Regional championship for two years also allows us to sharpen our evidence and advo- mental in awarding over $3
in a row by UF. UF teams finished the competition cate skills outside of the classroom," said James million dollars of grants to
with eight wins and only one loss. McDonald, Trial Team President. teach about incarceration of
The teams receive a case to study about two Japanese Americans during
But this co-curricular group of students didn't months prior to competition. They work closely World War II.
always have this much fame. Historically, Stetson with their coaches up until the event. They practice A book signing of Dear
has swept Florida, but in the past few years the UF every detail of the case from the opening, direct Sisters, Dear Daughters
team has dedicated time and hard work to ensure a examination, cross examination, closing and even will follow on the law
national presence. some motions. All arguments have to be thought school concourse. An after-
With two dedicated faculty advisors, Carl out and well-prepared. noon networking lunch with
Schwait of Dell Graham, PA, and Professor Nunn, They can work closely with faculty and local BLSA alumni and law
the team has guidance and continuing support. The practitioners, studying topics and having in-depth school administrators pre-
advisors make sure the team has the best local discussions they may not have otherwise. ceding the presentation, at
attomeys coaching the teams and supporting them McDonald compares the team to a family. "We all noon in the law cafeteria,
by acting as judges in mock trials. They also are get along and have built strong relationships from will cost $10. For more
available to assist with questions regarding litiga- working so closely," he said. information:
tion issues. The team likes to keep in mind the vision of the blsa@grove.ufl.edu.
"These are unbelievably motivated students, and late Gerald Bennett, the team's previous faculty
the hardest working group I ever met," Schwait advisor. They know he wanted them to be this suc-
said. cessful, and members appreciate his dedication and
The team selects new members every semester time that helped lay the foundation for success.
in a process very much like the competitions them-
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LEXIS Training Apply This Week For Summer 2001 Criminal/Civil Clinics,
Appellate and Fall 2001 Clinics/Trial Practice
Advocacy
Makeup Ifyou plan to take a Criminal or Civil Clinic A I Juvenile Prep/Juvenile Clinic
Appellate Advocacy during Summer 2001 (or Criminal, Civil or (Fall 2001) This is a two-
students who were Mediation Clinic, Clinic Prep or Trial Practice semester sequence. Students
unable to attend manda- during Fall 2001), you MUST obtain a clinic take Juvenile Clinic Prep in
tory LEXIS training ses- application from Student Affairs and return it Fall 2001 and Juvenile Clinic
sions last week are run- by Wednesday (March 21), at 5 p.m. in Spring 2002. Registration
ning out of time. Your Informational sheets are on the bulletin board for the two-semester sequence
last chance to make up outside Student Affairs. is by application to Juvenile
this class is today Clinic Prep. Students in
(March 19), 9:10 a.m., Criminal Clinic (Fall or Summer 2001) Juvenile Clinic Prep then auto-
10:20 a,m., or 12:40 Criminal Clinic will be offered in a variety of matically proceed on to
p.m.. locations. Everyone selected must attend a Juvenile Clinic. Preference is given to fifth-
Additional training: mandatory meeting. Before the start of the sum- semester students who have taken Children's
Tuesday (March 20) mer/fall term, students must have completed 48 Law, Family Law, Evidence, Trial Practice or
10:20 a.m.- Intermediate credit hours, Trial Practice or Trial Advocacy, Trial Advocacy, and Juvenile Extemships,
11:30 a.m.- Advanced Police Practices and Adversary Systems. Family Law Judicial Extemships or Domestic
(Important: Criminal Clinic requires 30 hours in Violence Externships.
Monday, March 26
Saddition to class time in the summer, and 20
10:20 a.m.- Intermediate
11:30 a.m.- Advnceda hours in addition to class time in the fall). Pro Se Clinic Prep/Pro Se Clinic (Fall 2001) -
11:30 a.m.- Advanced
This is a two-semester sequence. Students take
Wednesday, March 28 Full Representation Civil Clinic (Fall or Pro Se Clinic Prep in Fall 2001 and Pro Se Clinic
10:20 a.m.- Intermediate Summer 2001) No clinic prep requirement, but in Spring 2002. Registration for the two-semester
11:30 a.m.- Advanced first three weeks of the semester (two weeks in sequence is by application to Pro Se Clinic Prep.
1:50 p.m. Intermediate summer) are known as the "Intensive Seminar" Students in Pro Se Clinic Prep then automatically
3 p.m.- Advanced and require 20 hours of class time weekly. proceed on to Pro Se Clinic. Preference is given
Friday, March 30 to fifth-semester students who have taken Family
10:20 a.m. Intermediate Mediation Clinic (Fall 2001) No prerequisites. Law, Evidence, Trial Practice or Trial Advocacy
11:30 a.m.- Advanced The first two-and-a-half weeks are an Intensive and Family Law Judicial Clerk Extemships or
Seminar for a total of 40 hours, scheduled around Domestic Violence Extemships.
April Training other courses. Friday momings must be available
* April 9-13 Legal for mediations conducted downtown. Conservation Clinic (Fall 2001) The
Research and Writing Conservation Clinic accepts a limited number of
students (1Ls) can do Juvenile Mediation (Fall 2001) No prerequi- applicants for fall. Applicants must have complet-
their mandatory legal sites. First two-and-a-half weeks are an intensive ed three semesters of law school. Preference will
research training. seminar for a total of 20 hours that qualifies as an be given to students who have enrolled, or intend
* April 17-24 Aspiring approved County Court Mediation course certi- to enroll in the Environmental and Land Use
summer associates can fied by the Supreme Court of Florida. To com- Law Certificate Program. Students with Spanish
participate in "Prepare plete the mentorship requirements for mediator and/or Portugese language skills are encouraged
to Practice" training, certification, Wednesday momings must be avail- to apply. Interested students are encouraged to
required by large firms able for mediation in Lake City. In addition, stu- consult with Conservation Clinic Director To m
such as Holland and dents will mediate juvenile restitution cases and Ankersen prior to applying. Students may leam
Knight. teach conflict resolution to clients of the Halfway more and download or submit an application
Schedules will be House and Horizons/New Pathways school. online at www.law.ufl.edu/cgr/clinic. Applications
posted outside the are also available in Student Affairs (164 Holland
Bruton-Geer Hall com- Trial Practice (Fall 2001) Registration is by Hall) and Center for Govemmental
puter lab and posted in application. Priority is given to fifth-semester Responsibility (230 Bruton-Geer Hall).
FlaLaw. students. Remaining slots will be filled by fourth
and sixth-semester students, in that order.


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Summer/Fall 2001 Pre-Registration InfoTrac
OneFile
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26-April 20, and appointment times are now avail- = 0401.) After entering this number, you will hear single database that pro-
able on ISIS (www.isis.ufl.edu). Use the "Registrar a message that this P.I.N. has expired. Do not vides access to over 15 mil-
Information" drop-down menu, and click on panic. Enter a new P.I.N. that only you know. This lion database records and
"Registration Time." Prior planning is essential to will be your permanent P.I.N. for Telegator. Ifyou more than 6,000 periodical
using ISIS or Telegator (37-GATOR) successfully. forget it, contact Student Affairs. titles. Almost 3,000 titles
Ifyou haven't used Telegator before, there is an appear in full-text. OneFile
11-minute information tape on Telegator in the Pre-Requisites provides indexing and
Media Center that should answer your questions. Use your catalog and directories in Student selected full text to academ-
Affairs when planning schedule(s) to be sure you ic joumals (25%) and gen-
Appointment Times have completed appropriate pre-requisite courses. eral interest magazines
Your pre-registration appointment times are TELEGATOR or ISIS may or may not check (31%) in all disciplines and
when you may call Telegator or go to ISIS to pre- for pre-requisitites. It is especially important to coverage of periodicals in
register for Summer and Fall 2001 terms. You can check the Seminar Directory in Student Affairs. business and technology
register for Summer and Fall 2001 with the same Students without proper course work will be (25%), law (15%), and
time. If you call before your time, neither administratively dropped. health care (3%). Some
Telegator nor ISIS will let you register. However, national newspapers also
you may call any time after your time. Spring 2001 Entering Class are indexed. OneFile con-
Appointment times are determined by total You will be automatically registered for your tains all periodical content
number of hours eamed by end of Fall 2000 Fall 2001 required classes. You should have from InfoTrac databases.
semester. The person with the most hours has the received a memo from Assistant Dean Patrick Coverage begins in 1980.
earliest time. Students with the same amount of Shannon regarding Summer 2001 pre-registration. Go to the WebLUIS main
eamed hours are randomly assigned times at inter- If you have not completed the registration form page and scroll to "Shortcut
vals to avoid busy signals. Transfer students should provided, you should do so immediately (forms to Major Providers" in the
check accuracy of their times with Registrar Kim available in Student Affairs). Ifyou experience any left margin. Click on
Thomas in Student Affairs. problems during pre-registration, contact Registrar InfoTrac, then scroll to
Thomas or Dean Shannon immediately at OneFile. OneFile is easy to
P.I.N. Numbers 392.0421, Office of Student Affairs. use and also includes graph-
If you are pre-registering for the first time, your ics with some of the full-
P.I.N. is your birth month and birth date. This text articles.
Christopher
(Announcements, continued) Thanks to Jonathan Smith and Samantha Vallandingham,
Affairs that the "bar be raised" for purchasing a Schosberg for shepherding this through the commit- Reference Librarian,
commuter decal, from the current 60 hours to 90 tee this year, and for working so hard behind the Legal Information
hours next fall (2001), and 120 hours the following scenes to bring it to fruition. Center
fall (2002). Graduate and professional students are
- by definition above the 120 hours, since an ICAM Team Meeting
undergraduate degree is required. While this doesn't The ICAM Team will hold an informational
provide law students with their own decal, it does meeting for interested students today (March 19),
lessen considerably the competition for parking 4:10 p.m., 283 Holland Hall. ICAM is a one-hour, LEXIS Winners
spaces in the "law school" parking lot, providing graded individual study where students write a brief Go to www.lexis.com/
more spaces for law students. It also meets the and have a chance to travel to Europe and represent lawschool to view winners
needs of graduate students (including joint degree the University of Florida in intemational competi- in the Lexis-Nexis Rewards
students) who park at the O'Connell Center com- tion. For information: Richard Mockler, of Working Smarter contest
muter lot and North South Drive lot. Students with RJM7730@ufl.edu. and find out who won the
hours below that required for the purchase of a com- grand prize: law school
muter decal will be eligible to purchase a park and General Practice Scholarship tuition.
ride decal, and will park near the Cultural Complex General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section of
on Hull Road and behind the new University Hotel The Florida Bar is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a
and Conference Center, riding the Park and Ride bus (Continuedpage 8)
into the main campus.
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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW MARCH 19, 2001



Office
Assistant For more events: www.law.ufl.edu/calendar
Position
Position March Florida: Revitalizing, Restoring and
Open 19 BLSA presents: Civil Rights Leader and Revisiting," Reitz Union
The law school's Congressman John Lewis, 6 p.m., Black Law Students Association 12th
Communications Auditorium Annual Alumni Reunion Weekend
Office is looking for an 20 Civility Focus Groups, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., 23 Faculty Enrichment Lunch, 11:30,
experienced office Faculty Dining Room Faculty Lounge
assistant for a perma- "10 Things a New/Summer Associate 24 BLSA presentation on diversity, Peggy
nent, full-time, OPS Should Know," 6:30 p.m., Bailey Nagae, 2 p.m., 283 Holland Hall
position. Previous Courtroom Intellectual Property, Development and
experience with news 22 'Brown Bag with the Dean," Human Rights Symposium, 7 a.m.- 4:45
media, publications and 11:30 a.m., Cafeteria p.m., Bailey Courtroom
the Web a plus. Fax 22-25 7th Annual Public Interest 26 JLPP General Board Meeting,
resume and cover letter Environmental Conference, "All Eyes on 5:20 p.m., 190A HOL
addressed to
"Communications (Announcements, continued) Fall Financial Aid Reminder
Director" to 392.5321. family member of a GPSS member. Applications are Students who have not already done so should
available in Student Affairs and must be retumed by apply now for aid for the 2001-2002 academic year,
Thursday (March 22). and are encouraged to apply electronically using

Sh Ap FAFSA/Renewal FAFSA on the Web, since it can
LAW Spring Brunch April 7 save processing time and has an editing forma to
FlaLaw is published save processing time and has an editing format to
each week school is in The LawAssociation for Womens 4thAnnual reduce errors. Go to www.ed.gov/offices/OPE/
session to infrm nd Spring Brunch will be held Saturday, April 7, 10:30 express.html and follow the instructions. For
unte the law school a.m., DoubleTree Hotel. Speakers will include Judge information: Financial Aid Director Trish Varnes,
unite e law scool Phyllis Kotey, 8th Circuit; Ellie Wilkov, an experi- Student Affairs.
community. enced lawyer from the Public Defenders Office; and
Stan Huguenin, Director Cynthia Swanson, a partner in a woman-owned firm Presentation on Workplace Law
of Communications. in Gainesville specializing in family law. Everyone Roger Quillen, managing partner of the Atlanta
Editor: Debra Amirin, men and women, students, faculty and staff are headquarters of Fisher & Phillips, will speak on "The
Associate Director of invited to reserve a seat for this interesting moming. Changing Face of Workplace Law," Tuesday, April 3,
Communications. There is no charge for this event. A hot breakfast will 6:30 p.m., Faculty Dining Room. All students will
Christine Williams, be served. Reservations are required, since seating benefit from understanding the legal bases that dic-
Editorial Assistant. will be limited. Contact Dawn Henrichon at tte wrplace dynamics as we prepare to enter the

Deadline: 10 a.m. dhenrich@ufl.edu ifyou are interested in attending. workforce. Quillen's presentation will include a
Tuesday for the next question-and-answer session and will be followed by
week's newsletter. Apply Now For Summer Aid a reception hosted by the Labor and Employment
E-mail news to Students interested in Summer 2001 financial aid Law Association. For information: Amy Rogers,
flalaw@law.ufl.edu, must apply by April 1. To be considered, you must arogers@ufl.edu, 372.9259.
i .n d have a 2000-2001 Free Application for Federal
or bring a disk
(PC format, text in Student Aid (FAFSA) on file with the university no Meeting Today on Elections
WordPerfect or Word later than April 1, and must indicate you will be Students interested in running for a position on
including author's enrolled for Summer 2001o. tudents must be the executive board ofABA/LSD for 2001-2002 can
name and contact rle for a of o urs e e- sign up outside the Student Organizations Office.
information) to gible for financial aid (Note: The residency require- Candidates must attend one of two meetings to dis-
ommunications, 288 ment for summer is five credit hours). The yearly cuss eligibility, campaigning rules, and election pro-
Communications, 288 limit on federal student loans is $18,500. Options for cedures. A meeting will be held today (March 19),
Holland Hall. (Submit additional summer funding include both private stu- 5:20 p.m., 190A Holland Hall. For information:
news for the student dent loans and Federal Work Study. Contact Rebecca DeConcilio, rad2@ufl.edu.
newsletter, The Docket, Financial Aid Director Trish Varnes in Student
to John Marshall Bar Affairs to discuss summer aid options.
Association.)
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