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Table of Contents
    New College of Law Children's Center headed by nationally recognized educator Barbara Woodhouse
        Page 1
    Center for Career Services
        Page 2
    Combat stress -- develop good sleeping patterns
        Page 3
    Adjunct faculty
        Page 4
    Student organization meetings this week
        Page 5
    Inside the Law School
        Page 6
    Apply now for Spring 2002 clinics, trial practice
        Page 7
    College of Law calendar
        Page 8
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UNIVERSITY OF
SFLORIDA
Fredric G. Levin College of Law






Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 9 October 15, 2001


Inside: New College of Law Children's Center Headed by Nationally
Law School Recognized Educator Barbara Woodhouse
Welcomes The law school nature, a significant difference in priorities between
Adjuncts 4 has established a new a public institution and a private one."
Govenor's Legal Center on Children Woodhouse also said the faculty and children's
Counsel Speaks at and the Law, to be programs at UF influenced her decision. "I am very
Law School (5) headed by nationally excited about working with faculty throughout the
SFaulty reognized Professor UF campus," she said. "There are a number of
Accomplisments (6) Barbara Bennett extremely capable scholars, and many types of chil-
Woodouse 6) Barbara Bennett dren's and family law clinics already in place."
Apply Now for Den on Mils said Barbara Woodhouse Mills said the center's goal will be to serve as a
Spring Clinics, Trial ofWoodhouse, who left a tenured faculty resource and training ground for children's lawyers,
Practice (7) th iin of luse, wo left a tenurd legislators and public servants, doctors and other
position at the University of Pennsylvania to begin
po o at te U y 111 Pe i thealth professionals, psychologists, sociologists and
teaching here this fall, allows "our College of Law roessoas sc
to be in the forefront of the children's rights dcators.
advocacy issue." Woodhouse brings a wealth of experience on
d hou, o children and legal issues. She co-founded in 1998
Woodhouse, named to UF's David H. Levin
and co-directed the Center for Children's Policy
Chair in Family Law, said she was attracted by the and the
Practice and Research at the University of
philosophy of the college and university as a whole. rac and Research a h
Pennsylvania. She received a bachelor's degree
"After talking to Dean Mills, (Provost) David Pennsylvania. She received a bachelors degree
Afer alkig o Dn M ( ) D d from the State University of New York, and her J.D.
Colburn and President (Charles) Young, I felt
Colbn ad P t ( ) 1 from Columbia University. Before joining the facul-
there was something different and exciting here,"
therg dd. ty at the University of Pennsylvania, she clerked for
s U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.
"As a state university, this institution is here to
serve the needs of the public, which is a mission I Complete News Release at:
was looking for," Woodhouse said. "There is, by http://www.law.ufl.edu/news/releases/011002.shtml

Brown Bags Leadership Ethics Workshop Center for Career Services in Bruton-Geer Hall for
Make your voice Student organization members are encouraged to spring semester externships. Application deadline is
heard at Brown Bag attend a Leadership Ethics Workshop Thursday, Oct. 5 p.m., Oct. 26. For information: Tim McLendon
luncheons with Dean 25, 12:40 p.m., 296 Holland Hall. It is sponsored by (CGR, 392.2237, mclendon@law.ufl.edu).
Jon Mills Monday, Oct. ABA, JMBA, LCC and Office of Student Affairs.
22 (focusing on second- Topics will include leadership styles, etiquette and JTLP Board Meeting Tuesday
year law students), and ethics and tips for running your organization. RSVP The Journal ofTechnology Law & Policy will
Thursday, Nov. 8 (mid- to Noemar Castro (castro@law.ufl.edu) by Oct. 23. have a General Board Meeting Tuesday (Oct. 16),
semester update). Both 7:30 p.m., 190A Holland Hall. Topics will include
at 12:40 p.m. in the Supreme Court Externship completion of the Fall 2001 Open Write-on
Faculty Meeting Room. Want to work as a clerk in the office of a Supreme Competition and work assignments. For information:
Free pizza available. Court Justice? Application packets are now available Editor-in-Chief Laura Dennard (dennard@ufl.edu).
in the Center for Governmental Responsibility or (Continuedpage 5)

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Online
Resources Pro Bono Meetings
To see if UF Libraries Ifyou would like to pursue your interest in Pro
have online Bono work, sign up in Career Services for a Pro
resources Bono Small Group Meeting. Meetings will be
pertaining to every other Tuesday at 1 p.m. until Nov. 6.
your topic,

search by y Oct. 18 Alternatives to OCI & Big Firms, Part
format on
ma on Vallandingham IV Careers with Small and Mid-size Firms,
the advanced
WebLUJS screen. Go to 12:45 p.m., Bailey Courtroom
webuis.fcia.edu and i Oct. 25 Alternatives to OCI & Big Firms,
webluis.fcla.edu and
click on "Advanced." Part V Non-Traditional Legal Careers,
Scroll to "Limit by." 12:45 p.m., Bailey Courtroom
Under "Format," click on Oct. 26-27 National Public Interest Law
"Online." This limits Career Fair (hosted by NAPIL), Washington,
your search to online D.C.
materials. A large num- "The Centerfor Career Services
ber of Congressional and Apply by Oct. 31 for Presidential worked hard to make the Southeastern
other government materi- Management Intern Program Minority Job Fair in Atlanta an excellent
als can be found online Applications for the 2001 Presidential opportunityfor UF students to meet and
via this method. Management Intern (PMI) Program must be post- intervie wit numerous employers, and
intervi e with numerous employers, and
For information about marked by Oct. 31. Successful candidates will be
to interact with students from other
Westlaw and Lexis-Nexis students from diverse social and cultural back-
coverage, consult their grounds who are academically prepared, motivated schools. It was a greatfirst-hand experi-
online directories. and interested in meeting the challenges of public encefor students to learn exactly what
Other options for service. The positions are two-year federal govern- employers are lookingfor."
locating online resources ment internships. For information and application, Taneka Campbell (3L)
are LIC's Internet stop by Career Services.
Resources page policy, technical or thought piece.
(www.law.ul.edu/ Writing Samples Most students use something prepared for
resources) or the main Many legal employers request writing samples. Legal Research & Writing or Appellate Advocacy.
UF library's page, "Fast When you choose your sample, make sure you You also can use work that was prepared for
Internet Reference submit one that is solely your own work, not heav- another employer, but first get permission and
Sources" ily edited or co-authored. Keep it less than 10 indicate that in a cover memo to the sample. Ifyou
(http: //www.uflib.ufl.edu/ pages if possible. Submit your best research and use something from your employer, redact relevant
hss ref/readyrefhtml). writing, error-free, neat and preferably on an inter- information by changing facts and names, not just
Christopher esting topic. Submit work that is law-related, not a blacking out words.
Vallandingham If you use your first-year memo from Legal
Reference Research & Writing, don't just print off a copy and
Librarian, distribute it. Take a close look and decide whether
Legal Information or not it represents your best research and writing
Center skills. Once you have selected the writing you
would like to submit, read it carefully to ensure
you have clearly articulated the issue(s). Make
sure each topic sentence is clear and concise and
the paper follows a logical structure with no obvi-
ous gaps. Avoid using a passive voice and elimi-
nate typos. Ensure you have done sufficient
research and carefully check your cites.


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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW OCTOBER 15, 2001



Combat Stress Develop Good Sleeping Patterns
By Heather McWilliams, Resource Counselor

Finals may be two months away, but you
should try to acquire good sleeping patterns now to
help you prepare for stress associated with end of
the semester.
One in three adults will experience some degree
of insomnia in his/her lifetime. The likelihood of
sleeping problems increases when you factor in
stress and anxiety often related to being a law stu-
dent. During times of stress, researchers have sug-
gested an extra half hour of sleep may be needed to
combat stress' effects on your body.
How do you make sure you get the amount of nights, your body is likely to reject going to bed
sleep needed to function at your optimal level? early when you finally get back to a normal
These suggestions might help: schedule. Allot more time during the day for
studying when you know a deadline or test is
1. Set your body clock. approaching.
Light helps restart your body clock to its natural
active daytime phase. When you get up, try open- 6. Develop a bedtme routine.
ing blinds, turning on all the lights, or going out- Find a way to separate study time from sleep
side. This becomes especially important during time. Incorporate relaxing (non-school related)
the winter when it is dark later in the mornings activity between the time you stop studying and
and your body does not want to wake up. Get up when you go to bed. Try taking your shower at
and move around your room to help more oxygen night, checking your e-mail, calling a friend to
flow to your brain. chat for a few minutes or listening to the radio.
Never study in bed because it will become Successful
2. Don't oversleep. associated with the stress of studying. Law Potluck
This can be one of the easiest ways to help estab-
lish a healthy sleeping pattern. Sleeping late for 7. Make a "to do" list and keep it by your bed. Dozens of students and
just a couple of days can reset your body clock to f you are constantly thinking of things you faculty enjoyed good food
a later sleeping pattern and make it even harder should have done today or things that need to be and conversation at the
the next time you have to get up early. If you done tomorrow, write them down to put them out annual Law Association
ofu room. ms wfor Womenes Potluck
must sleep late, make it only one hour past your of your mind. for Women's Potluck
regular time or do it for only one day. Diner Oct. LAW
Board members Dawn
3. Don't nap. Working on managing your time and stress may Henrichon, Cherie
f you begin to feel sleepy, get up and do some- help remove worries that could be keeping you Lang, Mauri Hawkins,
thing: make a snack, check your e-mail, or clean awake at night. For more hints on how to get a bet- Pamela Jo Hatley and
your room. This will help wake you up and even ter night's sleep or to work on improving time and Lisa Davis helped organ-
get a chore done you have been putting off. stress management skills, stop by during my office ize and run the event.
hours or make an appointment for a time that fits Members of LAW, PAD,
4. Exercise. your schedule. Toastmasters, LCC, CLA,
A regular fitness routine helps people sleep better SALSA, BLSA and
at night. If you did not sleep well the night JMBA attended, as did
before, make sure you do some sort of physical For information or to make an appointment: students in the LL.M in
activity the next day. This will help exhaust your Resource Counselor Heather McWilliams, 244 Comparative Law
body so you fall asleep faster. Bruton-Geer Hall, phone 392.7044, e-mail Program. Leftovers were
. Set a bedtime schedule. heatherj@ufl.edu or mcwillh@law.ufl.edu. Office delivered to St. Francis
ts important to go to bed at the same time ever hours: Monday 2-6 p.m., Tuesday 2-6 p.m., House immediately after
It's important to go to bed at the same time every Thursday 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
night. If you stay up late studying for subsequent supper.


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Business
Cards on Sale
Cards on e By Editorial Assistant Jake Hannaway
Phi Alpha Delta with Lau Lane Pieper Conley and McCreadie, P.A.,
(PAD) Legal Fraternity According to Associate Dean for Academic Tampa, specializing in maritime law; Holland and
International has Affairs Mike Seigel, the law school continues to Knight as associate attorney practicing civil litiga-
resumed business card attract a high caliber of adjunct faculty. tion. B.A. (Religion, cum laude), Middlebury
sales. A sales table will "We are very pleased with the group we haveege 75) (with honors) UF 87)
be on the concourse assembled for the fall to assist us in our efforts to
Thursdays from 12-2 provide students with a comprehensive and increas- Kenneth H. "Buddy" MacKay -
p.m. A variety of styles ingly specialized legal education," Seigel said. "We Trade, Labor and the Environment
and logos are available, hope all of our students, faculty and staff will help in the Americas
including the authorized these men and women feel appreciated and at Former Governor of Florida
use of the University of home." Appointed by former President Bill
Florida logo. For infor- Clinton as U.S. Special Envoy to the MacKay
mation: Rhonda
mation: Ronda New Ad uncts This Term Americas in 1999, only second person to hold the
Chung-de Cambre
(decambre@ul. edu). Maritza Arroyo Trial Team Instructor post. Served as Lawton Chiles' lieutenant governor
Associate, Wershow and Schneider, P.A. 1990-1998, and governor upon Chiles' death.
(Gainesville) Elected to three terms in U.S. House of
Formerly taught at Santa Fe Community College Representatives. Served in Florida Senate from
Police Academy. Practices family law, personal 1974 to 1980, and the Florida House of
injury, real estate law and criminal law. Former Representatives from 1968 to 1974. B.S.B.A.
Assistant State Attorney in Alachua and Marion ('54); J.D., UF ('61).
Counties for 10 years. B.A., UF ('83); J.D., Ben Overton Florida
Vermont Law School ('87). Constitutional and Florida Supreme
Mary Day Coker Trial Team Instructor Court Issues
Scruggs & Carmichael, P.A. (Gainesville) Former Justice, Supreme
Practices criminal, juvenile and family law. Court of Florida
Guardian ad Litem, 8th Judicial Circuit. Formerly First Florida Supreme Court Justice to Overton
practiced for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. be selected by merit. Served 24 years,
Interned with House of Commons and Borough including two years as Chief Justice. Teaching
Videos Available Council in London. B.S., Florida State University experience includes adjunct professorships at
The Media Services ('80, cum laude); J.D., Georgetown ('83). Stetson University and Florida State University,
Center in the law library faculty of National Judicial College, University of
has collections of videos on Rosa DuBose Trial Team Instructor Virginia LL.M. Advisory Committee. B.S.B.A.,
more than 100 topics. Assistant State Attorney, 8th Circuit Court J.D., UF ('51, '52); LL.M., University of Virginia
Names of the most popular (Gainesville) ('84); Civil Mediation Certification from Duke
videos are indexed on the Teaches for Florida Prosecuting Attorney's University, and honorary degrees from Stetson and
library Web page Association, Santa Fe Community College, and Nova Universities.
(www.law.ufl.edu/lic/). PPD Conference, UF College of Law. Interned for
Videos are available for the Alachua County Clerk's Office and worked on John Schaible Legal Drafting
viewing in the Media UF students murder case of 1990 during her under- Attorney, Florida Institutional Legal Services
Services area, but cannot graduate work. B.A. (Criminal Justice, high hon- (Gainesville)
be checked out. ors), UF ('92); J.D., UF ('95). Has worked with indigent clients throughout his
Center hours are career at Western Kentucky Legal Services, which
7:30 a.m.- 11:45 p.m., Daintry Cleary Admiralty he helped establish; Neighborhood Legal Services
Monday-Thursday; Legal Director, Assistant General Program, District of Columbia; and at Florida
7:30 a.m.-7:45 p.m., Counsel, UF Student Legal Services Institutional Legal Services. B.A., Oberlin College
Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Supervises three staff attorneys and
Friday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Supervises three staff attorneys and ('74); J.D. ,University of Cincinnati ('78).
Saturday; and 11 a.m.- three support staff providing legal serv- (SeeAdjuncts, nextpage)
11:45 p.m., Sunday. ices to the UF student body. Formerly Cleary

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(Adjuncts, from page 4) (Announcements continued) Did You Know
Returning Adjuncts Student Organization Meetings Five law school alumni
Gregg Anderson Internships are or have been university
Asst. Public Defender/Supervisor, Public This Week presidents in Florida:
Defender's Office (Gainesville) Tuesday (Oct. 16): Environmental and Land Use Stephen C. O'Connell (UF)
Mary Jane Angelo Law Society, 5:15 p.m., 292 Holland Hall. All Marshall Criser (UF)
Environmental Dispute Resolution wecome. For information: Regina Fegan Harod Crosby
Sr. Asst. General Counsel, St. Johns Water el e. Harold Crosby
Management District (rfegan@utfl. edu). (University of West Florida)
William Davis Criminal Clinic Tuesday (Oct. 16): Public Interest Environmental Talbot "Sandy"
Private Practice (Gainesville) Conference Committee, 5:15 PM, CGR d"Alemberte (FSU)
Craig DeThomasis Trial Practice Conference Room. For information: Nicole Ray Ferrero (Nova S.E.U.).
Private Practice (Gainesville) Kibert (nck@ufl. edu).
Margaret Jarrell-Cole Appellate Advocacy Christian Legal Society,Thursday (Oct. 18),
Levin College ofLaw 6 p.m., Cafeteria.
Jeff Lloyd Patent Drafting/Prosecution Out-Law, Tuesday (Oct. 16), 5:30 p.m., 312H
Private Practice (Gainesville and Orlando) Holland Hall. All welcome.
William Mackie Professional Responsibility Toastmasters, Tuesday (Oct. 16), 5:20 p.m.,
Assistant U.S. Attorney (Jacksonville) 190C Holland Hall.
Stephan Mickle Trial Advocacy
District Court ofAppeals Judge (Gainesville) Oct. 23
David Saliwanchik Patent Drafting/Prosecution
Private Practice (Gainesville) Phi Alpha Delta, 6:30 p.m., 190C Holland Hall
Car Schwait Head Coach, Trial Team Environmental and Land Use Law Society, 5:15
Carl Schwait Head Coach, Trial Team
Private Practice (Gainesville) p.m., 292 Holland Hall. For information: Regina
Rod Smith Trial Practice Fegan (rfegan@ufl.edu).
Florida State Senator
Richard Vermut Licensing For more meetings, see calendar page 8 or visit
Private Practice (Jacksonville) the Web at: http://www.law.ufl.edu/calendar/.
William Wagner Professional Responsibility
United States Magistrate Judge (Gainesville)
Jennifer Zedalis Criminal Clinic
PrivatePractice (Gainesville) "The Living Eleventh Am endm ent"
Chester Chance Trial Practice
Circuit Court Judge (Gainesville) Charles T. Canady
Thomas Farkash Trial Practice
Private Practice (Gainesville) General Counsel to Governor Jeb Bush
Denise Ferrero Trial Practice
State Attorney's Office (Gainesville) Presentation Sponsored by the Federalist Society
Phyllis Kotey Trial Practice
Alachua County Court Judge (Gainesville) Introductory Remarks Associate Dean Michael Seigel
Gregory McMahon Trial Practice
StateAttorney's Office (Gainesville) 12:40-1:40 p.m., Thursday (Oct. 18), Auditorium
Charles Parker Trial Practice
Alachua County Public Defender Refreshments After Presentation
Peter Sieg Trial Practice
Circuit CourtJudge (Gainesville) A native of Lakeland, Canady joined Governor Bush's office in January after
Jeanne Singer Trial Practice serving eight years as Congressman for the 12th Congressional District in Central
StateAttorney's Office (Gainesville) Florida. While in Congress, Canady served on the Agriculture and Judiciary
James Nilon Trial Team committees and chaired the Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on the
Alachua County Court Judge (Gainesville) Constitution for six years. Prior to his election to Congress in 1992, Canady
Brande Smith Trial Team practiced law in Lakeland and served in the Florida House of Representatives
AssistantState Attomey (Gainesville) (1984-1990). He is a graduate of Haverford College and Yale Law School.


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In The Spotlight
Information as provided byfaculty and staff and by regular searches of news media story reports.
Affiliate Professor Richard Hiers University of Houston Law Center, at
has published a new book, The the 36th Annual Southern Federal Tax
Trinity Guide to the Bible Institute Oct. 1 in Atlanta. The topic
(Harrisburg: Trinity Press was "Recent Federal Income Tax
International, 2001). Developments. Professor McMahon's
Hiers article, "A Whirlwind Tour Through McMahon
Professors Juan Perea, Sharon the Internal Revenue Code's At-Risk and Passive
Rush, Berta Hernandez-Truyol and Activity Loss Rules (authored with Professors
Don Peters were quoted from their Boris I. Bittker, Yale, and Lawrence A. Zelenak,
presentations in Sept. 26th's "Legal Columbia, has been accepted for publication in
Issues of the Attack on America" R the Real Property Probate & Trust Journal
panel in The Gator Times. Perea (Winter, 2002). He also published a commentary,
"Rollover Better than Section 1031, But Why
Professor Barbara Bennett Stop There," in Tax Notes.
Woodhouse lectured Oct. 11 at the
University of Wisconsin Law School Professor Sharon Rush participated
on her forthcoming book, Honor Hernandez-Truyol in a book signing at the Cornell
Thy Children: Children's Rights Bookstore in early October as part of
Apply Now for and the Transformation ofFamily Homecoming events. Cornell invited
Certificate Law andPolicy. She also conducted a several graduates who have written
workshop on public policy role of books to participate. Rush
Pro gram "university-based interdisciplinary
The deadline for
applyng for the centers for children." She and Peters Professor Steve Willis' article, "It's
Environmental and Associate Dean Michael Seigel were Time for Schlude to Go," was pub-
Land Use Law quoted about the law school's new lished in Tax Notes. (Copy in Faculty
Certificate Program is Children's Center in the Independent Lounge.)
today (Oct. 15). For Florida Alligator. Willis
information: Program Director of International Trade
Assistant Marla Wolfe Professor Thomas Cotter will deliver Woodhouse Programs Steve Powell has been
(319 Holland Hall, the opening remarks at the first annu- elected to the governing Council of
392.3572, wolfemarla al "Law and Technology Institute" in the ABA's 15,000-member Section of
@law.ufl.edu). Miami in February 2002. He also International Law & Practice. He
The Environmental will present a paper on patent law at began his service during the
and Land Use Law Powell
and Land Use Law r a conference on patent reform at the Section's fall meeting last week in
Program includes a rich Seigel
curricuum, career University of California at Berkeley Monterrey, Mexico. Powell has also served on the
curriculum, career
'brown bag' luncheons, in March, and a paper on copyright World Trade Organization dispute settlement
independent study and religion at Cardozo Law School panel, which released in September a decision
opportunities, summer at New York's Yeshiva University in that Argentina had violated the WTO Anti-
externships, environ- April. Dumping Agreement on imports of Italian ceram-
mental moot court com- ic tiles. The decision, which may be subject to
Cotter
petition, Environmental Professor Martin J. McMahon, further review, addresses several new areas of
Law Society, and annual Clarence J. TeSelle Professor of Law, gave ajoint interpretation of the agreement.
Public Interest presentation with Professor Ira Shepard,
Environmental
Conference.
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Apply Now for Spring 2002 Clinics, Trial Practice Westlaw
Westlaw will offer
Su plan to take a Crimial, Civil or *Juvenile Prep/Juvenile Clinic Advanced Westlaw
ifyou plan to take a Criminal, Civil or Certificate classes this
Mediation Clinic, Clinic Prep or Trial Practice This is a two-semester sequence. Students take Certificate classes this
during Spring 2002, you MUST obtain a clinic Juvenile Clinic Prep in Spring 2002 and Juvenile wek (Oct. 16-18 This
application from Student Affairs and return it by Clinic in Fall 2002. Registration for the two is a new National
Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 5 p.m. Informational sheets semester sequence is by application to Juvenile Certificate program
are on the bulletin board outside Student Affairs. Clinic Prep. Students in Juvenile Clinic Prep auto- urelaed to te proram
from last year. Come
matically proceed to Juvenile Clinic. Preference frm lat ear e
learn advanced tech-
* Criminal Clinic given to fifth-semester students who have taken ni t w hel
Before the start of spring semester, students must Children's Law, Family Law, Evidence, Trial do your research more
have completed 48 credit hours, Trial Practice or Practice or Trial Advocacy, and Juvenile thoroughly and quickly.
Trial Advocacy, Police Practices and Adversary Externships, Family Law Judicial Externships or Having the certificate
Systems. (Important: Criminal Clinic requires 30 Domestic Violence Externships. also looks good on your
hours in addition to class time in the summer, Pro Se Clinic Prep/Pro Se Clinic resume. Sign-up sheets
and 20 hours in addition to class time in the Two-semester sequence. Students take Pro Se are on the easel outside
spring/fall). Everyone selected MUST attend a Clinic Prep in Spring 2002 and Pro Se Clinic in Bruton-Geer Lab.
MANDATORY meeting. Fall 2002. Registration is by application to Pro
* Full Representation Civil Clinic Se Clinic Prep. Students in Pro Se Clinic Prep
Students must have completed at least four automatically proceed to Pro Se Clinic.
semesters and received 48 semester hours of aca- Preference is given to fifth-semester students who
demic credit. No clinic prep requirement, but have taken Family Law, Evidence, Trial Practice
first three weeks of the semester (two weeks in or Trial Advocacy and Family Law Judicial Clerk
summer) are known as the "Intensive Seminar" Externships or Domestic
and require 20 hours of class time per week Violence Externships.
(scheduled around students' other classes). Conservation Clinic
* Mediation Clinic Accepts a limited number of
No prerequisites. First two-and-a-half weeks are applicants for fall who must
an Intensive Seminar for a total of 40 hours have completed three semes-
(scheduled around other courses). Friday morn- ters of law school. Preference
ings must be available for mediations conducted given to students who have
downtown. enrolled, or intend to enroll,
SJuenie edition in the Environmental and
Land Use Law Certificate
No prerequisites. First two and a half weeks are
S Program. Students with
an intensive seminar for 20 hours that qualifies as
an approved County Court Mediation course cer- Spanish and/or Portugese lan- BLSA Drive Benefits
guage skills are encouraged
tified by the Supreme Court of Florida. To com- t a l reedudn Salvation Army
plete mentorship requirements for mediator certi- should consult with The W. George Allen Chapter of the Black
fication, students must be available Friday morn- onvonCl i Law Students Association presented $3,000 to
ings for mediations conducted in Alachua onersn irto Captain Henry Hudson of the local chapter of
County. In addition, students will mediate juve- the Salvation Army. The October ceremony
nile restitution cases and teach conflict resolution applying. Students may learn marked culmination of BLSA's effort to col-
more and download or submit
to clients of the Halfway House and lect donations from law school students, facul-
Horizons/New Pathways school. an applicaton onlne aty and staff to benefit victims, families and
STrial Practice w.aw.uf.educgr/cinic rescue workers involved in the tragic events of
Regisration by applicaion Priority given to Applications also available in Sept. 11. The drive featured a personal chal-
Registration by application. Priority given to Student Affairs (164 Holland lege from BLSA president Byron Cherry for
fifth-semester students. Remaining slots filled by udnlege from BLSA president Byron Cherry for
fifth-semester students. Remaining slots filled by Hall) and Center for faculty to match his initial $100 donation.
fourth and sixth-semester students (in that order). Governmental Responsibility Photo by Editorial Assistant Jake Hannaway.
(230 Bruton Geer).

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Check out our free A A
Roommate Referral For more events: http://www.law.ufl.edu/calendar/
and Book Exchange October Anonymity and the
services, publications 15 CARIBLAW Meeting, 11:30 a.m., Effects of Stereotype Threat.
and information on Auditorium 22 Dean's Brown Bag Lunch -
the College of Law JLPP Meeting, 5:20 p.m., 190C HOL 2nd Year Students, 12:40-1:40 p.m.,
Web site: 16 JTLP Board Meeting, 7:30 p.m., 190A HOL Faculty Dining Room
,-- ?w.-, fl ed. v o* JLPP Meeting, 5:20 p.m., 190C HOL
www. law. ufl. edu. Environmental and Land Use Society JLP Meeting, 5:20 pm., 190C HOL
Meeting, 5:15 p.m., 292 HOL 23 Toastmasters, 5:20 p.m., 190C
The ite aso features Toastmasters, 5:20 p.m., 190C HOL Faculty Lunch Social, noon,
past issues of FlaLaw Brown Bag Faculty Workshop, 11:30 a.m., Faculty Dining Room
(in full color) as well Faculty Dining Room. Assistant Professor Diversity Forum: On Race and Race
as other law school Jonathan Cohen on "Legislating Apology." Relations, 3 p.m., Auditorium.
materials. Click on JMBA Meeting, 6 p.m., Auditorium Faculty Lunch Social, noon, Faculty
"Publications." LCC Meeting, 5:20 p.m., 190A HOL Dining Room
SPAD Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 190C HOL JMBA Meeting, 6 p.m., Auditorium
18 EASLS, 4:10 p.m., 190C HOL LCC Meeting, 5:20 p.m., 190A HOL
Federalist Society General Counsel to PAD Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 190C HOL
Governor Charles Canady (see page 5) 25 Criminal Law Association,
5:10 p.m., Auditorium
GatorWell Program, 10-3 p.m., Concourse10 pm., Auditorium
FlaLaw is published to JLPP Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 190B HOL Phi Delta Phi Reception for New
help inform and coor- Alternatives to OCI & BigFirms, Members/Initiation, 6 p.m., Cafeteria
dinate activities of the 12:45-1:45 pm., Bailey Courtroom EASLS, 4:10 p.m., 190C HOL
law school community. 19 Faculty Enrichment, noon, Faculty Dining JLPP Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 297 HOL
Stan Huguenin, Director Room. Professor Steve Willis will present Alternatives to OCI & Big Firms,
of Communications. Teaching Techniques: Breaking Down 12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m., Bailey Courtroom
Editor: Debra Amirin,
Associate Director of
Communications. Graduating Law Students Join Alumni Council
Christine Williams,
Program Assistant. Three graduating students At-Large Members
Jake Hannaway, have been selected for member- At-large members include Tim Cerio '95,
Editorial Assistant. ship on the Law Alumni Tampa; Patrick Cousins '89, West Palm Beach;
Council: Johanne Foster, who Adam Hall'96, Miami; Lawrence Keefe '86, Fort
Deadline: 10 a.m. plans to practice in the north- Walton Beach; Paul Linder '82, Orlando; Barry
Tuesday for the next east, Michael Grider, who will Silber '75, Pensacola; George Vaka '83, Tampa;
week's newsletter. practice in Atlanta, and Jamie Orlando Attorney and Evan Yegelwel '80, Jacksonville.
E-mail news to Rodriguez, who plans to Bruce Harris is
falalaw@law.ufl.edu, practice initially in Minnesota. Law Alumni New Council Members
or bring a disk As part of the Alumni Council President. Recen graduates named to the council include
(PC format, text in Council, they will help raise monies for the law Sarah Maroon '99, Jacksonville; Landis Curry
WordPerfect or Word, school's Annual Fund (which helps provide for stu- III '00, Tallahassee; Russell Koonin '00, Miami
including author's dent organization activities and other college Beach; Ashley Moody '00, Tampa; Jose Negroni
name and contact needs), and mentor entering students at meetings in '00, Plantation; Tyson Waters '00, Tallahassee;
information), to Gainesville and at alumni outreach events. Tenesia Connelly '01, Orlando; Jose Garcia '01,
Communications, 288 Orlando; Eugene Gregory '01, Miami; Josh
Holland Hall. (Submit Officers Heller '01, Pensacola; and Miguel Suau '01,
news for the student New officers are Bruce Harris '93, President, Miami.
newsletter, The Docket, Orlando; Ken Johnson '81, President Elect, For a complete list of Council members, or for
to John Marshall Bar Naples; Oscar Sanchez '82, Secretary, Miami; and information on alumni and development affairs, go
Association.) Bill Bone '84, Past President, West Palm Beach. to: www.law.ufl.edu/alumni/.
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