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Table of Contents
    Wireless internet by Fall 2001
        Page 1
    Law students help during tax season through VITA
        Page 2
    Message from the dean
        Page 2
    Inside the Law School
        Page 3
    Gator coaches on stage Thursday
        Page 4
    Juvenile mediation clinic receives national recognition
        Page 5
    College of Law calendar
        Page 6
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SUNIVERSITY OF
lFLORIDA
Fredric G. Levin College of Law






Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 26 April 23, 2001


Inside Wireless Internet By Fall 2001 M _, .F9 .H DE_,
Conference Today Law school officials are working with UF
Explores Florida/ Network Services and OIR/CIRCA to install wire-
Latin American less Internet access for outdoor areas. This will Our students continue to
Connections (2) enable students, faculty, staff and alumni to browse make us proud, and validate Levin
Connections (2) the World Wide Web, access e-mail and log on to College of Law teaching and
SConservation Clinic chat rooms from any outdoor area near the law UF law students eaed a 94.89
UF law students eamed a 94.89
Helps U.S. 441 Gain school, such as the picnic tables east of Holland Hall passing rate on the February 2001
Scenic Highway and courtyard between Holland and Bruton-Geer General Bar Examination more than 14
Designation (3) halls. points higher that any other Florida school, and
Gator Coaches To use the new Cisco's Aironet wireless ethemet nearly 20 points higher than the first-time tested
Featured Tuesday (4) product, you will need an 801.1 lb Wireless Ethemet average. They also rose to the top in the March
PCMCIA Card (approximately $180). 2001 Multistate Professional Responsibility
LatCrit Scholars Initial rollout areas of the wireless network Examination scoring 91.5, more than 10
Here Thursday (5) should be installed and available for use by Fall points above the average and again more than
2001. More information will be available when any other Florida school.
implementation details are finalized and installation Our students excel, not only i obective
measures of quality such as Florida Bar Exams,
begins but also in service and achievement in public
service and co-curricular and extracurricular
Graduation Remains Dec. 22nd activities. Recent triumphs by Trial Team and
Some students asked that the December gradua- Moot Court, for example, continue to set new
tion ceremony be moved from Dec. 22 to an earlier standards of excellence.
date. December graduates were asked for their input, Student participation is making the law
and the decision was made to keep the ceremony on school a better place. For example, a year ago,
Dec. 22, as previously published in the law school's student input helped shape the form of a pro-
Student Handbook. posed 57,000 gross square foot addition to the
law school's Legal Information Center. The new
Thursday facility will include greatly enhanced and
much needed student study and book shelv-
"Constructive Friday ing space. Soon our planning efforts for the
Students are reminded that building will begin in eamest, and ground could
Levin College of Law Thursday (April 26), the last be broken as soon as July 2002.
day of classes, is a "constructive We will be in contact as this important effort
G raduation Friday." continues, and student voices will continue to be
heard as we finalize plans for the addition.
10:30 a.m., May 19 Attention May Grads Jon L. Mills, Interim Dean
O'Connell Center Students graduating in May Feb. 2001 General Bar Examination
Keynote Speaker must fill out a senior statistical No. Taking No. Passing % Passing
Carol M. Browner '79 data sheet from Career Services. UF 137 130 94.89
FSU 31 25 80.64
Administrator, Environmental (Copies are also in your mail Stetson 81 61 75.30
Protection Agency folder in the library). This infor- Umv. of Miami 59 39 66.10
Non-FL Schools 435 363 83.44
1992-2000 (Continuedpage 4) Total First Timers 884 698 78.96

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Conference Law Students Help During Tax Season Through VITA
day This tax season, 16 law school students lent current income tax regulations through training
Explores their expertise to the Volunteer Income Tax provided by the IRS. Hours logged by the student
Florida/ L atin Assistance (VITA) program an IRS-sponsored volunteers qualify for credit in the law school's pro
America program that provides students and low-income bono certificate program.
A host of interna- taxpayers with assistance. "This experience has been valuable," Arthur
tional attomeys, trade The local VITA program ran at said, "both in practicing and improving my tax
law specialists, Florida the law school Tuesdays, skills, and in the gratification I've received from
business leaders, and Wednesdays and Thursdays through helping out individuals who cannot afford costly
key govemment and pri- April 12. It was coordinated by law tax assistance and advice. We've helped more than
vate sector representa- students Brian Arthur and Mark 190 students and low-income filers."
tives gather today (April Loerzel, with guidance from law Students participating included Arthur,
23) for the 2nd Annual faculty advisor Gregg Polsky, who Polsky Mackenson Bernard, Corey Cho, Frederick
Legal & Policy Issues in teaches taxation and accounting. Dauley, Amy Denton, Rose Drupiewski, Maea
the Americas Sanctioned by the American Bar Association, "Alex" Guevara, Brian Harris, Wes Harvin,
Conference at the VITA gives law students an opportunity to gain Kim Howard, Scott Johnson, Kurian Koshy,
University of Florida valuable practical experience by working with and Shelly Llewellyn, Loerzel, Jimmy Parado and
Hotel and Conference counseling clients. It also keeps them abreast of Allen Winsor.
Center/Doubletree.
Participants in the
conference LEXIS-NEXIS Donation
"International Updates Computer Lab
Litigation, Trade Fourteen fully equipped computers worth
Negotiations, Financial nearly $50,000 were donated recently to the
Crimes & Legal Levin College of Law by LEXIS-NEXIS, a world-
Education" will wide provider of research services to legal, corpo-
examine legal and rate, govemment and academic markets.
policy issues affecting "LEXIS-NEXIS very generously provided us
Florida and Latin with state-of-the-art computer equipment," said
America, and work to Interim Dean Jon Mills. "We are grateful for this
develop opportunities donation, which can only serve to improve and
for collaborations in enhance the education provided to our students."
business, education and The donation of Compaq I-Pac computers
government venues. The replaced aging units, powered by slow processors, Computers donated by LEXIS help the college bring
event is sponsored by housed in the auxiliary computer training lab at media services to higher technological standards.
the College of Law, Bruton-Geer Hall. Computing Services Head Mark Bergeron (eft) and
Center for Intemational Legal Information Center Director Betty Taylor
Business Education and "Rather than use the old computers, which helped consolidate the gift
Business Education and were extremely slow on the Intemet, students pre-
Research, Warrington ferred to stand in line to use better equipment in
College of Business and "The students we train today will one day go
College of Business and the main computer room," said Bonita Young, out into legal and corporate communities, and we
Florida Journal of LEXIS-Nout nto legal and corporate communities, and we
International Law. ant them to continue to use LEXIS-NEXIS,





Uk College oi Law alumna myseln, o thought, alumni encourage their organizations to make sim-
ed the donation. "Ts was fstrating, becausehe school shouldnt have to
they n at g Young said. "They might not be inclined to do so
if their experiences with our services have been
colored by frustration in accessing them."
Young continued, "I use that lab for classes. I
Young noted she would "like to see other
alumni encourage their organizations to make sim-
UF College of Law alumna myself, I thought, ilar donations to UF. The school shouldn't have to
Why not see if can do something about it? rely solely on state funding to make it an out-
What she did was approach her company aboutnding
standing institution.
the possibility of making a corporate donation.


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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN C OLLEGE OF LAW APRIL 23, 2001



Conference Law Students Help During Tax Season Through VITA
day This tax season, 16 law school students lent current income tax regulations through training
Explores their expertise to the Volunteer Income Tax provided by the IRS. Hours logged by the student
Florida/ L atin Assistance (VITA) program an IRS-sponsored volunteers qualify for credit in the law school's pro
America program that provides students and low-income bono certificate program.
A host of interna- taxpayers with assistance. "This experience has been valuable," Arthur
tional attomeys, trade The local VITA program ran at said, "both in practicing and improving my tax
law specialists, Florida the law school Tuesdays, skills, and in the gratification I've received from
business leaders, and Wednesdays and Thursdays through helping out individuals who cannot afford costly
key govemment and pri- April 12. It was coordinated by law tax assistance and advice. We've helped more than
vate sector representa- students Brian Arthur and Mark 190 students and low-income filers."
tives gather today (April Loerzel, with guidance from law Students participating included Arthur,
23) for the 2nd Annual faculty advisor Gregg Polsky, who Polsky Mackenson Bernard, Corey Cho, Frederick
Legal & Policy Issues in teaches taxation and accounting. Dauley, Amy Denton, Rose Drupiewski, Maea
the Americas Sanctioned by the American Bar Association, "Alex" Guevara, Brian Harris, Wes Harvin,
Conference at the VITA gives law students an opportunity to gain Kim Howard, Scott Johnson, Kurian Koshy,
University of Florida valuable practical experience by working with and Shelly Llewellyn, Loerzel, Jimmy Parado and
Hotel and Conference counseling clients. It also keeps them abreast of Allen Winsor.
Center/Doubletree.
Participants in the
conference LEXIS-NEXIS Donation
"International Updates Computer Lab
Litigation, Trade Fourteen fully equipped computers worth
Negotiations, Financial nearly $50,000 were donated recently to the
Crimes & Legal Levin College of Law by LEXIS-NEXIS, a world-
Education" will wide provider of research services to legal, corpo-
examine legal and rate, govemment and academic markets.
policy issues affecting "LEXIS-NEXIS very generously provided us
Florida and Latin with state-of-the-art computer equipment," said
America, and work to Interim Dean Jon Mills. "We are grateful for this
develop opportunities donation, which can only serve to improve and
for collaborations in enhance the education provided to our students."
business, education and The donation of Compaq I-Pac computers
government venues. The replaced aging units, powered by slow processors, Computers donated by LEXIS help the college bring
event is sponsored by housed in the auxiliary computer training lab at media services to higher technological standards.
the College of Law, Bruton-Geer Hall. Computing Services Head Mark Bergeron (eft) and
Center for Intemational Legal Information Center Director Betty Taylor
Business Education and "Rather than use the old computers, which helped consolidate the gift
Business Education and were extremely slow on the Intemet, students pre-
Research, Warrington ferred to stand in line to use better equipment in
College of Business and "The students we train today will one day go
College of Business and the main computer room," said Bonita Young, out into legal and corporate communities, and we
Florida Journal of LEXIS-Nout nto legal and corporate communities, and we
International Law. ant them to continue to use LEXIS-NEXIS,





Uk College oi Law alumna myseln, o thought, alumni encourage their organizations to make sim-
ed the donation. "Ts was fstrating, becausehe school shouldnt have to
they n at g Young said. "They might not be inclined to do so
if their experiences with our services have been
colored by frustration in accessing them."
Young continued, "I use that lab for classes. I
Young noted she would "like to see other
alumni encourage their organizations to make sim-
UF College of Law alumna myself, I thought, ilar donations to UF. The school shouldn't have to
Why not see if can do something about it? rely solely on state funding to make it an out-
What she did was approach her company aboutnding
standing institution.
the possibility of making a corporate donation.


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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW APRIL 23, 2001



Conservation

Faculty Promoted 9 University ofFlorida Journal of Clinic Helps
Associate Professor Patricia Dilley Law & Public Policy 221 (1998). U.S. 441 Gain
has been promoted to full professor, Professor Joseph Little was quoted Scenis Highway
and Assistant Professors Pedro in the National Law Journal regard- s emesters o f
Malavet and Danaya Wright to Dilley ing issues that bring out voters, Ft. After four semesters of
M alavet and Danaya Wright lo Dilley ing issues that bring out voters, Ft. Little Conservation Clinic assis-
Associate Professors (all pending Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel about a
Board of Regents final approval). court case resulting from the national tance to the Scenic 441
Dilley and Malvet have been approved election, and Gainesville Sun about Corridor Advocacy Group,
for tenure. racial diversity the Florida Department of
Transportation recently
Faculty In The Spotlight Malavet Interim Dean Jon Mills was quoted issued its intent to grant
Information as provided byfaculty and staff and in the Florida Alligator about the law Patrick scenic highway status to
by regular searches of news media story reports. school' diversity ranking, and in the US. 441 and its loop/spur
* Professors Teresa Rambo and Orlando Sentinel, along with roads in Southem Alachua
Leanne Pflaum recently published Assistant Dean Michael Patrick, County.
Legal Writing by Design: A Guide to about Florida's ban on race-based Clinic students from the
Great Briefs and Memos (Carolina Wri college admissions. law school worked in an
Academic Press). Professor Paul Magnarella's opinion Magnarella interdisciplinary format
SProfessor Lars Noah will publish "A article, "Legal Clouds Over China," with students from the
SMiscarriage in the Drug Approvalran in the Gainesville Sun. Departments of Landscape
Architecture and Urban
Process?: Mifepristone Embroils the Professor Jonathan Cohen's study and Regional Planning to
FDA in Abortion Politics" in the on apology as a means toward dis- prepare the iitial eligibili-
Wake Forest Law Review. In addition, Rambo pute resolution was quoted in the ty application and land use
he will speak on a panel entitled Gainesville Sun in a story about Cohen and zoning analysis, frm
"Biotechnology: Balancing relations with China. and facilitate meetings of
Innovation and Access" (co-spon- -
sored by the sections on health aw Professor Kenneth Nunn and Interimce o
Innovation and Access" (cosponunn and Interim the Scenic 441 Corridor
sored bythesectionson) healthe law Dean Mills were quoted in the Advocacy Group, and
anintellectualproper atthenextGanesville Sun about the U.S. News develope a "legal tool box"
annual meeting of theAssociationf Paum and World Report's new ranking of of protection techniques
American Law Schools.diverse law schools. Nunn within the highway corri-
Professor Jerold Israel spoke at the dor that was incorporated
Florida Free Speech Forum on the use Employe e of the Month into the approved manage-
of the interpretive guide A Page of Media Services Audiovisual ment plan.
History is Worth More Than A Volume Specialist John Hunter (right) In addition to providing
of Logic in the interpretation of the Noah was named Aprl Employee of the protection for scenic
grand jury, double jeopardy, and self- Month, and presented with a pant resources, scenic highway
Month, and presented with a plant, status i .1 ,
incrimination clauses of the Fifth p e ad l f status makes the road sec-
Amendment. His speech will be plaque and lunch from Benngantion eligible for specially
broadcast on WUFT-FM classic 89.1 We recived numerous nomi- Hunter earmarked state and federal
dat 12:15 p.m. May 14. nations for John," said Associate funds.
at Dean Michael Seigel. "He is one of our most
* Professor David Hudson was cited in Israel popular and hardest working employees."
the Florida Supreme Court opinion on ,,
the Florida Supreme Court opion on The EOM program recognizes "unsung heroes"
the case Sebring AirportAuthority v. among law school USPS employees and substantially
Mclntyre, 2001, decided April 5, full-time OPS employees. Anyone may make a nomi-
2001, from his article "Govemmental nation, and joint or group nominations are welcome.
Immunity and Taxation in Florida," Nominations should explain in detail why the nomi-
Hudson nee is deserving of the award.


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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN C OLLE GE OF LAW APRIL 23, 2001




ABA-Law Student Division Organizes Symposium

Gator Coaches On Stage Tuesday
Library News Gator head basketball coach Billy Terry Nealy, symposium organizer and member
Kimm Alayn Walton, Donovan and head volleyball coach of UF's LSD/ABA group, said "the national organi-
JD, otherwise known as Mary Wise will be featured speakers zation encourages us to create programming to ben-
the "Job Goddess," has Tuesday (April 24), as the school's efit students in their professional development, and
published three books chapter of the American Bar we're excited to be able to feature two outstanding,
that contain helpful infor- Association-Law Student Division holds Donovan nationally recognized individuals who certainly are
mation about trials and an educational symposium on the experts in the importance of teamwork."
tribulations of working importance of teamwork in diverse Law school Interim Dean Jon Mills and Corey
for a large firm, different environments. King, UF associate dean of students, will serve as
ways to approach a job The free session will begin at 7 p.m. program moderators.
search, specific informa- in the law school auditorium, and is The LSD/ABA nationally represents students
tion about working in a open to all UF students, faculty, staff Wise enrolled in 183 ABA-accredited law schools in the
number of firms through- and administrators. U.S., and UF's chapter headed this year by
out the U.S., and alterna- Teamwork is a growing trend in today's legal Angela Stewart is in the 5th Circuit, which
tive careers for lawyers. enviroment, according to Georgetown University includes Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi,
Some of her columns Law Center Dean Judy Areen, who wrote, "Until Tennessee and Puerto Rico. Nealy said the UF
also are published online now, most legal education has made you work group is in the top 10 in the country in terms of
at www.gilbertlaw.com/ entirely alone, and we think that is a 19th century membership, and "we're working hard to become
employment/home.asp. notion, with the lawyer going into the library wear- one of the pre-eminent ABA chapters in the nation."
Try one of the ing his green eye shade and laboring late into the Additional information can be obtained from
following: night. In today's solutions-oriented legal market- Nealy at 335.1948, or LSDDelegate@aol.com.
* What Law School place, the practice of law is much more interactive."
Doesn 't Teach You
But You Really Need To (Announcements continued) University Financial Services Office. Appointment
Know: Expert Tips &
Srategies For Making mation is needed to help you find a job, if you don't times will be mailed to students at their current
Your Legal Career M already have one, and to keep track of those who do address as listed on ISIS. Failure to attend will pre-
ur Legl Ceer have jobs. (This data also will help us retain our vent your diploma from being awarded.
Huge Success ranking as a top tier law school.) For information: University Financial Services'
KF297.Z9 W35 2000 Students without jobs should set up an appoint- Debt Management Department, 392.0738.
* America s Greatest .
ment with a career counselor when they drop off their
Places To Work WithA senor statistical data sheet. Parking Restrictions Lifted
Law Degree: And How Parking restrictions are lifted for Commuter, All
To Make The Most Of Exit Counseling For Grads Decal, and Park and Ride lots during both weeks of
Any Job, No Matter Federal regulations require student loan borrowers final exams, April 26 May 11. (If you are graduat-
Where It Is! KF297.Z9 to complete exit counseling prior to commencement. ing and don't plan to purchase a summer decal, you
W35 1999 You will not receive your diploma, final transcript, will not be ticketed during this period.)
Guerrilla Tacties For or other university services until your exit counsel-
Getting The Legal Job ing is completed. To conduct Stafford/Direct Loan Renew Parking Decals
OfYour Dreams Exit Counseling, log onto ISIS (www.ISIS.ufl.edu), Parking decals expire May 1. Decals will be sold
KF297.W34 1995 select Financial Information, and choose Federal outside the Dean's Suite, second floor Holland Hall,
Christopher Direct Loan Counseling (exit). Complete the inter- Tuesday (April 24), and Wednesday (April 25),
Vallandingham, view process, print and sign the signature page and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Commuter decals cost $84 for the year
Reference Librarian, retum it to the address listed for University Financial and $42 for a semester. Avoid fall lines and get a
Legal Information Services. semester free by purchasing an annual decal now.
Center Students who received Perkins and/or Institutional (Announcements continue page 6)
Loan funds must attend a special exit interview in the



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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN C OLLE GE OF LAW APRIL 23, 2001


LatCrit
Juvenile Mediation Clinic Receives National Recognition a r
Scholars Here
The Juvenile Mediation Th ursday
Clinic was one of 26 organ- International scholars
izations recently honored and others interested in
by the National Council on Latin Critical Race Theory
Crime and Delinquency xwill gather Thursday-
(NCCD) for its work with Saturday for the Sixth
area youth. According to Annual LatCrit
NCCD officials, the 5th Conference at the UF
Annual New American Hotel & Conference
Community Awards hon- Center/Doubletree (April
ored media representatives, 26 27), and the law
individuals and community school (April 28).
groups that "embody the "Latinas/os and the
concept of the New Americas: Centering
American Community North-South
citizens coming together to Frameworks in LatCrit
izns Clinical Professor Alison Gerenscer (back, left), IDR Associate Director, Theory" is sponsored by
inspire hope and participa- runs the award-winning Juvenile Mediation Clinic with the help of
tion, working to find solu- Education Specialist Norma Green (back, right) and law students (standing) the College of Law,
tions to social justice prob- Alyson Carrel, Bruce Delaney and (from left, seated) Claudia Sanchez, Kelly Center for the Study of
lems in their communities." White, Ayaz Thariani, Cindy Holcomb, Rich Caskey, Tarz Boonstra, Rob Race and Race Relations,
The Juvenile Mediation Hauser and Carol Andrew. Center for Hispanic &
Clinic (honored as a commu- Caribbean Legal Studies
nity group) is funded in part sion, and shows them that thoughtless acts can (University of Miami
by a grant from the Jesse Ball duPont Foundation. hurt another person," says Associate Clinical School of Law), and
It's a training program for law students who, after Professor Alison Gerenscer, Supervising Florida Law Review.
intensive instruction and completion of the Attomey of the Juvenile Mediation Clinic. "At For additional informa-
Florida Supreme Court County Mediator the same time, it empowers the victims by giving tion, visit the LatCrit Web
Certification Program, carry out mediations and them a voice in the process of restitution." site at www.latcrit.org or
provide training to youth in schools and juvenile Currently, there are eight law students, the contact Professor Pedro
justice programs. The Clinic's students teach con- maximum number, enrolled in the one-semester Malavet at 392.9586 or
flict resolution skills to girls incarcerated at program. Malavet@law. ufl.edu.
Halfway House, and to students at PACE and "But we have a waiting list of about 30 stu-
Horizons/New Pathways. dents," Gerenscer said. "Our clinic is always very
In addition, the program utilizes community popular." Donate Books
volunteers and law students to mediate property Gerenscer said the program is valuable to law & G
crimes. Youth who are first-time offenders in a students because it provides them with an oppor-By

"work out" their punishment with the crime vic- insightful community service. Students wishing to
tims. Using techniques of mediation and restora- "The award-winners see solutions and get contribute used/out-of-
tive justice which promotes opportunities for involved," said NCCD president Barry Krisberg. print textbooks and/or
those affected by a crime (victims, offenders and "This award honors their courage and persever- study aids to benefit law
their communities) to be involved in its resolution ance. They hold the key to safer futures for our students at the University
the program's goal is to force the offender to communities." of Liberia, West Africa,
face the consequences of his or her actions by NCCD is the nation's oldest private organiza- must do so by the last day
interacting with the victim. Also, by participating tion working to attain responsive and effective of finals. Collection boxes
in the resolution (often helping to decide their criminal and juvenile justice systems. It has been are in the Florida Law
own punishment), offenders leam more construc- committed for more than nine decades to promot- Review office and outside
tive ways of handling conflict. ing justice strategies that are fair, humane, cost- the Student Organizations
"This approach stresses accountability with effective and uncompromising in public safety. Office. Law Review and
the offenders. It gives their crime a human dimen- BLSA are sponsoring the
drive.
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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW APRIL 23, 2001




This is the last
FlaLaw for Spring For more events: www.law.ufl.edu/calendar

Semester 2001.
t April Conferences/Symposia
23 Second Annual "Legal and Policy Issues Today (April 23) Second Annual Legal &
resume for summer in the Americas" (see right) Policy Issues in the Americas Conference,
on May 21. JLPP General Board Meeting, "International Litigation, Trade Negotiations,
5:20 6:20 p.m., 190A HOL Financial Crimes & Legal Education," UF
Past issues of FlaLaw Toastmasters Officer Installation and Hotel and Conference Center/Doubletree. For
(in full color), as well End-of-Semester Reception, information: www.law.ufl.edu/news/
as other law school 5 6 p.m., 190B HOL releases/010417.shtml.
materials, are posted Tuesday (April 24) -ABA/LSD Teamwork
each week at 24 ABA/LSD Teamwork Symposium with Symposium with UF Coaches, 7 p.m., 190
UF Coaches, (see right) (Auditorium).
"Publications" JMBA, 5:30 p.m., 290 HOL
on the College of Thursday-Saturday (April 26-28) Sixth Annual
Law Web site: 26 Spring Classes End LatCrit Conference, "Latinas/os and the
Law Web site: 26 Spring Classes End
Americas: Centering North-South
www.law.ufl.edu. Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Initiations, Frameworks in LatCrit Theory," UF Hotel &
5 6:30 p.m., Bailey Courtroom Conference Center/Doubletree, and law school.
ABA/LSD Leadership Panel, For more information:
5:20 10 p.m., 190 (The Auditorium) www.law.ufl.edu/news/releases/010412.shtml.
BLSA, 12:40 p.m., 190 (Auditorium)
May 17-18 "Compassionate Care at the End
FlaLaw is published to Cariblaw, 12:40 p.m., 283 HOL of Life," a symposium for legal and healthcare
inform and unite the EamReading period begins professionals, UF Hotel and Conference Center.
law school community. For information: www.law.ufl.edu/news/
SMinority Prosecutors Recruitment Job releases/010409. shtml, or contact Kathy
Stan Huguenin, Director Fair, 8:30 a.m. 5 p.m., Alachua County Crosby, Institute project manager, 813.227.6381,
of Communications. Main Library kcrosby@hklaw.com.
Editor: Debra Amirin,
Associate Director of 30 Toastmasters, 5 6 p.m., 190B HOL
Communications.
Christine Williams,
Editorial Assistant.
_________ (Announcements, continued) students with an interest in medical ethics may
Deadline: 10 a.m. Summer Employment attend. For more information or to attend, see Noah
Tuesday for the next Ifyou will be employed this summer, please (230 Bruton-Geer) as soon as possible.
week's newsletter. inform the Center for Career Services about your
E-mail news to position and where you will be. Student-Alumni Mentor Program
flalaw@law. ufl.edu, The College of Law Mentor Program matches
or bring a disk Spring 2001 Entrants interested students with law school alumni who
(PC format, text in Spring 2001 entrants should check their folders serve as mentors and act as liaisons between the law
school experience and law practice.
WordPerfect or Word, for information conceming their small group meet- schol experience and law practice
including author's ing with Carer Services representatives. The program, coordinated through the Center for
name and contact Career Services, matches students and mentors who
information), to Medical Ethics Workshop May 17 share similar backgrounds and/or interests. For
information or to participate, visit Career Services.
Communications, 288 The Shands Hospital Ethics Advisory Committee
Holland Hall. (Submit is hosting an Ethics Workshop Thursday, May 17. p Certifcate
news for the student CGR Research Associate/Lecturer in Health Law & Bono Certificate
newsletter, The Docket, Policy Barbara Noah is helping coordinate the Ifyou eamed a Pro Bono Certificate this year,
and did not receive it at the Pro Bono Banquet,
to John Marshall Bar event. Topics will include compliance with advance a d t t the Pro B B ue
i rplease pick it up in the Center for Career Services.
Association.) directives, surrogate decision-making, and the con-

cept of medical futility. A limited number of law

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