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Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 10 October 22, 2001
Inside: Prison Library Project
Center for Governmental Responsibility (CGR)
Spring 2002 Fellows, as part of their on-going efforts to promote
Pre-Registration (4) Public Interest Law, have initiated a Prison Library
Faculty Project. The Fellows are collecting books for prison
Accomplishments (6) libraries in our DOC region. There is a desperate
need for books in Florida's prisons, because they
What You Should
wear out so fast.
Students and faculty members are urged to donate
Networking (7) books including novels, children's books, text
books of any type and reading level, and law books.
Both paperbacks and hardbacks are welcomed by the
regional prison librarian, Diane Walden.
Deposit books in the CGR box next to the LCC
office (by microwave and pool table).
CGR Fellows are funded by The Florida Bar
Foundation IOTA program.
Students wishing to run as a spring semester
JMBA representative must attend the regularly
scheduled JMBA meeting Tuesday (Oct. 23), 6 p.m.,
Auditorium. Information will be distributed at this
meeting and elections will be held Wednesday, Nov.
Pizza Party 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Concourse. For information:
with Dean Chris Hand (cjhand@ufl. edu, 380.9043). Jake Hannaway/Editorial Assistant
Make your voice SALSA Sangria Fest Picnic Draws 100-Plus
heard at a "Pizza Party" SALSA is having its annual Sangria Fest Friday More than 100 attended the law school's
with Dean Jon Mills (Oct. 26), 9 p.m., Twylo (downtown). This is Family Picnic at Lake Wauberg's north shore Oct.
today (Oct. 22). Topics SALSA's biggest and last event of the year. They 13. Faculty, staff, students and family members
to be discussed include invite everyone to join them for food, dancing and found something to do fingerpainting, moon-
"Sexism and Gender socializing for "free" before finals. walking, socializing and networking. The event
Issues." SALSA will prepare Sangria Thursday (Oct. 25) culminated in the "Law School Olympics," with
A Brown Bag with at 7 p.m. If you are interested in learning how to eight teams of two.
Dean Mills, featuring a make Sangria or just want to help cut fruit, please Sponsors were JMBA, ABA, LCC, Office of
mid-semester update, is join them. (Yellow flyers will be posted with Student Affairs and the Dean's Office. Money also
scheduled for Thursday, location.) For information or directions: SALSA was raised for the UF Community Campaign,
Nov. 8. President Gloria R. Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org, according to Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Both will be held 367.2687). Gail Sasnett. Another college-wide picnic is
at 12:40 p.m. in the (Announcements continue page 3) planned for after spring break.
Faculty Meeting Room.
FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW OCTOBER 22, 2001
Law Caere eeers in Apply Now for Externships
Interested in learning
Inute rested i learning Externships (educational field placements)
about career options in
international law? The allow students to combine substantive study with
International Programs practical experience.
Department and Placements are with government agencies or
International Law non-profit organizations and externs provide valu-
Society invite you to able services. In addition to hours in the work-
attend a symposium on place, externships include an educational compo-
"Careers in International nent and a writing requirement. Students may
Law," Saturday, Nov. 3, receive course credit, but not compensation, and
10:30 a.m.-noon, Bailey are eligible once they have successfully completed
Courtroom. Leading all required first-year courses.
attorneys in the interna- Most externships take place during summer, but
tional field will discuss
career opportnities at some are available for Spring 2002. If you are
private firms and in- interested, submitt an application to the faculty
house, government, edu- sponsor or Career Services by Nov. 2. Applications 3. Three Rivers Legal Services (Gainesville),
cational and international will be processed, interviews conducted and posi- DomesticViolence. Maximum credits: 5.
organizations. tions filled on a rolling basis. Applicants may be Faculty sponsor: Peggy Schrieber. Externs are
A Q/A session will interviewed, and are subject to approval by field paired with staff attorneys doing civil domestic
follow presentations. placement supervising attorneys. violence work. Students are exposed to substan-
Refreshments will be tive legal and ethical issues, and special prob-
served. Externships for Spring 2002 include: lems encountered when doing civil legal work
1. Eighth Judicial Circuit Family Law Judges domestic vlence.
(Gainesville). Maximum credits: 5. Faculty
sponsor: Iris Burke. Externs work as judicial For more information or to apply, contact
clerks with one of four Eighth Judicial Circuit Laura Traynham in Career Services (or faculty
Family Law Judges, attend hearings, perform sponsor of each externship).
legal research and writing, and review files.
Students are exposed to how judges in family Career Events This Week
law cases arrive at decisions, particularly where Thursday (Oct. 25) Alternatives to OCI & Big
Save Lives children are involved. Firms, Part V Non-Traditional Legal Careers,
12:45 p.m., Bailey Courtroom
The Civitan 2. Office of the State Attorney (Gainesville), Fu y ct.tion u
Bloodmobile will be at Friday-Saturday (Oct. 26-27) National Public
Bloodmobile will be at Special Prosecution Division (Domestic Interest Law Career Fair (hosted by NAPIL),
the law school Interest Law Career Fair (hosted by NAPIL),
the law school Violence). Maximum credits: 5. Faculty
Wednesday (Oct. 24) and Supervisor: Peggy Schrieber. Externs work
Jan. 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Jan. 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. with an assistant state attorney who prosecutes Presidential anagement ntern
pMark your calendars to domestic violence cases. Students are exposed
help save lives. To donate Program Deadline
pyou must be 17 or older, to substantive legal and ethical issues, and
you must be 17 or older special problems encountered when prosecuting Applications for the 2001 Presidential
weigh at least 103 pounds Management Intern (PMI) Program must be post-
and show a valid photo offenders and working with victims. marked by Oct. 31. The positions are two-year
marked by Oct. 31. The positions are two-year
I.D. Ifyou have any federal government internships. For information
questions about the
donation process or yoand application, stop by Career Services.
donation process or your
ability to donate, call
Civitan at 334.1000.
FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW OCTOBER 22, 2001
(Announcements, from page 1)
Leadership Ethics Workshop
Student organization members are encouraged to
attend a Leadership Ethics Workshop Thursday
(Oct. 25), 12:40 p.m., 296 Holland Hall. It is spon- Searching
sored by ABA, JMBA, LCC and Office of Student 'Congressi onal
Affairs. Topics will include leadership styles,
etiquette and ethics and tips for running your Universe'
organization. RSVP to Noemar Castro To find full-text U.S.
(castro@law. ufl.edu) by Tuesday (Oct. 23). Congressional bills, public
laws, hearings, federal reg-
Apply by Friday for Supreme Court JakeHannaway/Editoral Assistant ulations, or access indices
and by Monday for Governor's New ICAM Members legislative information,
CounselNew CAembers try Lexis-Nexis'
Counsel Externsh c is International Commercial Arbitration Moot Congressional Universe.
m l nd to rn@la^.u .ed). C on rs on Unnverse. Once t
Want o earn six credits for work as a clerk in (ICAM) Team members for 2001-2002 are Congressional Universe
the office of a Supreme Court Justice or General Mark A. Addington (left), David L. even includes the United
Counsel to the Governor? Hirschberg, Sonia M. Munoz, Robert Franco, States Code Service and
Application packets are available in the Center Faculty Advisor Professor Thomas Hurst, biographical information
for Governmental Responsibility or Center for Student Coach Stacy Borisov and Carl on members of Congress.
Career Services in Bruton-Geer Hall for spring Reynolds. Members were chosen through a Congressional Universe
semester externships. Application deadline for writing competition and oral advocacy. can only be accessed via
Supreme Court externships is 5 p.m., Friday (Oct. In March, UF's team will join over 90 others Gatorlink. Go to
26). Deadline for Governor's Counsel Externship from around the world for oral arguments in webluis.fcla.edu and scroll
is 5 p.m., Monday (Oct. 29). For information: Vienna, Austria, where they will meet arbitrators to "Shortcuts to Major
Tim McLendon (CGR, 392.2237, and international commercial law practitioners Providers." Click on
email@example.com). from numerous countries. "Universe." Once the
This will be the fourth year UF sends a team Lexis-Nexis Academic
JMBA Halloween Party to the Vis Moot, which began in 1992. Along Universe window opens,
JMBA is hosting a Halloween Party Wednesday, with university funding, the ICAM Team click on "Congressional
Oct. 31, beginning at 9 p.m. at Orbit (downtown). received sponsorship from Steel Hector & Universe."
Attendees should come in costume, and prizes will Davis' International Litigation and Arbitration Another resource
be awarded in a variety of categories. For Department the past year. available is Statistical
information: JMBA Social Chair Ann The team already has begun work for this Universe. This database
Schweikhardt (gatorannufl. edu). year's Austria competition, which focuses on includes the Lexis-Nexis
international conventions addressing internation- American Statistics Index
JMBA Champagne and Jazz al sale of goods. Over the next two months, the (from 1973), Statistical
JMBA has scheduled its annual Champagne and team will write a 30-page Claimant's Reference Index (from
Jazz event for Nov. 8, Steve's CafeAmericain. Memorandum. At the beginning of next semes- 1980), and Index to
(Signs will be posted with more information.) ter, the memoranda of all competing teams will International Statistics
be traded and each team will write a similar 30- (from 1983). You also can
JLSA Information page Respondent's Memorandum. search for words within
Anyone interested in information about the statistical tables located in
Jewish Law Students Association should contact the database.
Rinat Hadas (ufjlsa@hotmail. com, 264.0345) to Zahner. JTLP thanks all students who competed Christopher
be added to their listserve. for their hard work. Vallandingham
Write-Ons to JTLP New Law Review Members Legal Informatian
The Journal of Technology Law and Policy Florida Law Review congratulates and welcomes Center
congratulates the following for successfully writing its Fall 2001 Writing Invitees: Tamra Carsten,
on: Jonathan Brand, Matthew Fornaro, Melissa Fernandez, Nailah Jaffree, Talibah
Kimberly Pierce, Ricki Whipple and Priscilla Jaffree, Megan Odronniec, Bradley Rothman
and Andrea Smith.
FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW OCTOBER 22, 2001
Spring 2002 pre-registration runs Monday
(Oct. 29) through Nov. 21. Your appointment times
are now available on ISIS at www.isis.ufl.edu. From
the law school home page (www.law.ufl.edu):
1. Click on "Student Affairs"
2. Click on "ISIS" (from Quick Links list)
3. Find "Registration Times for Spring 2002" under
"DATES" on the right, and click.
Prior planning is essential to using ISIS or
Telegator (37-GATOR) successfully. If you haven't
Busin ess used Telegator before and you have a phobia of
Cards on Sale registering over the phone, there is an 11-minute
Phi Alpha Delta informational tape on Telegator in the Media Registrar Km Thomas is available to hp students
(PAD) Legal Fraternity Center that should answer most of your questions. with registration-related questions or difficulties.
International will sell An updated Spring 2002 schedule will be
business cards on the available no later than Wednesday (Oct. 24). P.I.N. Numbers
from 12-2 p.m. A variety Appointment Times If you are pre-registering for the first time, your
Appoin t P.I.N. is your birth month and birth date. This
of styles and logos are Your pre-registration appointment times are
(decambre@ufl.MUSTedu). number of hours earned by the end of Summer Pr=-Rit
available, includng the when you may cal Telegator or go to ISIS to pre- Af en ing be e
authorized use of the register for Spring 2002. Ifyou cal before your
message that this P.I.N. has expired do not panic.
University ofFlorida time, neither Telegator nor ISIS will let you regis- Entera N. ony yu k Ts
Enter a new P.I.N. that only you know. This P.I.N.
logo. For information: ter. However, you may call any time after your w b r rm P Te .
will be your permanent P.I.N. for Telegator. If you
Rhonda Chung-de appointment time.
Cambre Appointment times are determined by the total foe it, contact Stent ai
(decambre@uJl.edu). number of hours earned by the end of Summer Pre-Requisites
2001. The person with the most hours has the earli- r.
Use your catalog and directories in Student
est appointment time. Students with the same
stAffairs when planning your shedule(s) to be sure
amount of earned hours will be randomly assignedtere
youyou have completed the appropriate pre-requisitenot be able to pre-register until the
a registration time at intervals to avoid busy signals ISIS
courses. TELEGATOR or ISIS MAY OR MAY
on the phone. A person with fewer hours will never
NOT CHECK FOR PRE-REQUISITES. It is espe-
have an earlier or same appointment time as a per-yo eperienceem ri re
cially important to check the Seminar Directory in
son with more hours. Transfer students should
Student Affairs. Students without proper course
check the accuracy of their appointment times with
work will be administratively dropped from the
Registrar Kim Thomas in Student Affairs.
Fall 2001 Entering Class
You will be automatically registered for your
Note: Ifyou have a "hold" on your records, Spring 2002 required classes.
you will not be able to pre-register until the
hold is cleared. You may check your "holds"
prior to pre-registration on ISIS under the
"Registrar Information" menu, or on Telegator Ifyou experience any problems during pre-
(37-GATOR). registration, contact Registrar Thomas or Dean
S Patrick Shannon IMMEDIATELY at 392.0421.
FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW O CTOBER 22, 2001
Students Urged to Attend
UF Sustainability Task Force members Professor
Alyson Flournoy and law student Nicole C. Kibert
urge the law school community to attend a UF
Presidential Forum on ways to enhance UF's com-
munity outreach. The public meeting will be held
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6 p.m., County Community
Support Service Building, 218 SE 24th St.
The meeting will feature input from neighbor- ETELS Taking Initiatives
hood groups regarding hopes for changing UF's role Estates, Trust and Elderly Law Society LAW Auction
in the community. Questions and discussion are (formerly Estate Planning and Tax Society) Start saving your lunch
encouraged. members Rebecca Abrams (2L) (left); Attorneys
Appointed by UF President Charles Young and Michael Bander of Bander Fox-sicoff & money. The 20th annual
Law Association for
the Faculty Senate, the task force is charged with Associates and William Newton, CLE moderator Wmen's action of
Women's auction of
making recommendations aimed at "detailing specif- and of counsel to several Miami law firms and a seve
aoods and services will be
ic actions and resources required to make the trust institutions; and ETELS President Rhonda held Thursday, Nov. 8,
University of Florida a global leader in the field of Chung-de Cambre (2L) visited at The Florida 12:40 p.m.
sustainability." Bar CLE on "Estate Planning for the Ts is an ecelle
Under a plan envisioned by President Young, UF International Client" in Miami Oct. 12. ti do soe of your
time to do some of your
is seeking to increase the sustainability (ensuring Chung-de Cambre negotiated a fee waiver
that present actions do not limit economic, social with the Bar allowing ETELS members to serve shoping, have
some fun, and raise
and ecological options available tomorrow) of as assistants at the CLE and attend sessions free
money for the P.A.C.E.
university-related activities related to research, (there is normally a $60 student fee). Lunch for Center for Girs. A Bar
campus operations, education and community students was provided courtesy of Professor C.
course, dinner with
outreach. Douglas Miller, Director of UF's Estates & re dnr i
to members, it also is compiling a resume book- be had at a reasonable
For information: Ta l for distrbution to employers. Professor Jeffrey Davis,
Warren at 264.6704, or Task Force staffer Dave ETELS is currently planning the Estates and lunch and show up for thes and
gift certificates from
Newport, 392.9029. Trust panel for the Law College Council's Career
e many local businesses are
Development Conference in January. As a service
examples of the bounty to
to members, it also is compiling a resume book-
let for distribution to employers.
The society's next meeting is Wednesday
dars and show up for the
(Oct. 24), Dean's Conference Room, 9:10 a.m. auction. Last year LAW
All are invited to attend. For information: raised $2,800, and it
Vice President Thomas Lacaillade hopes to match or exceed
(TRLacaillade@worldnet.att.net). that amount this year. For
information or to make a
donation, contact Lisa
aol.com), or Dawn
Stress/An xiety Henrichon
M anagement Workshop (dhenrich @ufl..edu).
Feel like you're jumping through too many
hoops these days? A Stress and Anxiety
Management Workshop will be held Wednesday,
Nov. 7, 10:20-11:20 a.m., Bailey Courtroom. The
workshop is part of the Academic Success
Program, and will be led by law school Resource
Counselor Heather McWilliams. For more infor-
mation, contact Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org
FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW OCTOBER 22, 2001
Assistant In The Spotlight
Needed nformation as provided byfaculty and staf and by regular
Professor searches of news media story reports.
wants to hire a research Professor Perea presented
assistant who has good "Latinos/as and United States Legal
grades, is proficient at History" as part of the Plenary
using the Internet, and Session at the 2001 Hispanic
has an interest in tech- National Bar Association Convention
nology. To apply, bring Oct. 19 in Philadelphia. Perea
a resume to 305
Holland Hall by Professor Sharon Rush was guest
Wednesday (Oct. 24). speaker at the Unitarian Church last
week speaking on her book, Loving
Across the Color Line.
An article on last year's Summer Rush
Cris WilliamsProgramAssistant Program in Costa Rica,
"Environmental Law for a Small
McCoy Support Recognized Planet: First, Teach Tomorrow's
Dean Jon Mills and Legal information Attorneys," was published in the
Center Director Betty Taylor presented a August-September 2001 issue of
plaque to Professor Frank McCoy (left, with a Eco-Exchange, a publication of the
book truck he pushed long ago as a student Rainforest Alliance, San Jos, Costa Ankersen
assistant in Bryan Hall, the initial home of the Rica. The publication reaches
College of Law). The plaque, to be placed per- thousands of subscribers in the U.S.
manently on the truck, was presented in honor and Latin America.The authors
of McCoy's many annual donations to the attended a session of the program in
library over the years. which Director Tom Ankersen and
students conducted a moot court
SGordon Assists in Mexico simulation exercise.
Lexis Trai ni n Professor Michael Gordon
Both intermediate and lectured on international business Professor Fletcher Baldwin was
advanced Lexis training issues with Mexico at a meeting of the quoted in the St. Petersburg Times on
will be available: ABA International Law Section in one of his former students, Judge
Monday (Oct. 22) Monterrey, Mexico, Oct. 11. He was Larry Gibbs Turner.
9:10 a.m. appointed to the Section's Long-Range Gordon
Planning Committee and a committee Professor Joseph Little was inter- Baldwin
Tuesday (Oct. 23)on establishing the first ABA visit to Cuba. viewed on WRUF-AM about citizen's
9:11:30 a.m. He was invited to Monterrey Tech to meet with rights and liberties following the
12:40 p.m. the dean and faculty, and sign copies of his Sept. 11 'Attack on America.'
Comparative Legal Traditions, NAFTA and IBT
Trainer Jill Cisne casebooks (all used at the school). Monterrey Tech
will tailor sessions to law faculty teach students at dozens of locations in
attending students. For the Americas, as far distant as Santiago and Little
information: Brasilia. Gordon assisted in an evaluation of the
email@example.com. law school, using standards similar to those
applied by the ABA for U.S. law schools.
FLALAW N EWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW OCTOBER 22, 2001
What You Should Know About Networking Safety and
From the Centerfor Career Services Security
According to Webster's College Dictionary, UF Pice Department
9 UF Police Department
networking is the "informal sharing of information Chief Everett Stevens sent
and services among individuals or groups linked the following to the UF
by a common interest." community:
This is something everyone in the legal profes- "Since the Sept. 11
sion does regularly. Attorneys mingle with other attacks, government and
attorneys, corporate and community leaders, and public service agencies
many others in order to generate business and meet across the nation have been
potential clients. working to increase and
Networking is really nothing more than getting tighten security... The
involved with the legal community and learning University of Florida and
about the profession. UF Police Department con-
Opportunities for networking tinue to formulate plans and
* Start networking with people you know. Let are everywhere. Ask others directives to help make the
everyone know you are in law school and begin- about the legal profession university community as
ning your legal career, and/or pass on your resume. safe as possible. We ask that
* Make copies of your resume and give them to all students, faculty and staff
everyone you and your family knows. (Don't remain vigilant and on look-
limit this to lawyers. Non-lawyers know lawyers 3. No time spent developing your career is out for suspicious items and
and some work with them on a regular basis.) wasted. Learning about aspects of the legal pro- activities. Take a moment to
fession, practice areas and employment settings become familiar with your
These two steps will start the process known as will help you set career goals, make informed everyday and immediate
networking. In addition: career decisions, and communicate those deci- work or study surroundings.
sions intelligently in job interviews. Know what belongs and
what does not.
1. Don't be afraid you will offend people by t
asking them about the legal profession or 4. Some natural networking opportunities are Most importantly,
handing them your resume. How would you facilitated by the Center for Career Services. immediately report any
feel if someone interested in going to law school Programs featuring attorneys provide an excel- out of the ordinary
circumstances to the prop-
contacted you (even a complete stranger) to ask lent opportunity to connect with potential future r authorities by calling
about your experience and for advice? Would employers. Also, the Alumni Mentor Program 911 or UPD directly
you feel annoyed? Would you behave rudely? matches students with attorneys for long-term (392.111). Do not hesitate
Or would you be friendly and offer advice and advisor relationships. to report any suspicious
encouragement? Would you tell them what it is items or activity. It is far
you enjoy about law school? Chances are you'd 5. One great thing about networking is that you better to err on the side of
be more than happy to share your experiences. can start anytime. It is never too early or too safety."
Attorneys feel the same way about students con- late to begin. Also, you can do as much as your For more information,
tacting them about the profession. time allows. If you can only contact a couple of visit the UPD Web site at
attorneys at a time, that's fine. Set up your con- www.police.ufl.edu, or con-
2. By networking, you are developing contacts tact list and plan to work it as you have time, tact: Joe Sharkey (392.1114
that will be helpful throughout your entire sending letters and scheduling calls based on or after hours at 392.1111,
career. You are laying the groundwork to be the your schedule. firstname.lastname@example.org).
first to know if any jobs open up in the area.
Many attorneys only hire when they are inundat-
ed with work, and they get resumes every day, Alws remember, networking is a no lose"
so positioning yourself for future work is the proposition. Even ifno immediate jobresut
important connections will be made that will
most effective way to job hunt.
enhance development of your legal career.
FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW OCTOBER 22, 2001
Check out free
services, publications For more events: http://www.law.ufl.edu/calendar/
and information on October (APIL) Meeting, 12:40 p.m., LCC Office
the College of Law 22 'Pizza Party' With Dean Mills, Phi Delta Phi Reception for New
Web site: 12:40-1:40 p.m., Faculty Dining Room Members/Initiation, 6 p.m., Cafeteria
www.law.ufl.edu. JLPP Meeting, 5:20 p.m., 190C HOL EASLS, 4:10 p.m., 190C HOL
23 Toastmasters, 5:20 p.m., 190C JLPP Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 297 HOL
The site also features
Faculty Lunch Social, noon, Alternatives to OCI & Big Firms,
past issues of FlaLaw Faculty Dining Room 12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m., Bailey Courtroom
(in full color) as well Diversity Forum: On Race and Race 26 Faculty Enrichment, noon, Faculty Dining
as other law school Relations, 3 p.m., Auditorium. Room. Jane Larson, Professor Wisconsin
materials. Click on Faculty Lunch Social, noon, Faculty Law School, will present her paper, "Wealth
"Publications." Dining Room Creation Among the Rural Poor Through
s JMBA Meeting, 6 p.m., Auditorium Land Security: The Case of the Texas
LCC Meeting, 5:20 p.m., 190A HOL
Trial Team Final Four, (time/location TBA)
PAD Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 190C HOL
SALSA Sangria Fest, 9 p.m., Twylo
Environmental and Land Use Law Society
SEnin mentl and Lnd Ue L iet 27 Public Interest Environmental Conference
Meeting, 5:15 p.m., 292 HOL
Committee Meeting, 5:15 p.m., CGR
Intellectual Property and Technology Law Conference Room
Association Meeting, 5:20 p.m., Cafeteria
FlaLaw is published to sat Mt 29 CARIBLAW Meeting, 11:30 a.m.,
24 Estates Trusts & Elderly Law Society Auditorium
help inform and coor- Meeting, 9:10 a.m., Dean's Conference Metin, 50
dinate activities of the Room JLPP Meeting, 5:20 p.m., 297 HOL
law school community. 25 Leadership Ethics Workshop, 12:40 p.m., 30 Brown Bag Workshop, 11:30 a.m., Faculty
296 HOL Dining Room. Danaya Wright, "Ninteenth-
Stan Huguenin, Director Century English Family Law Reform: Did
of Communications. Criminal Law Association Meeting, Things Really Change with the Creation of
Editor: Debra Amirin, 5:10 p.m., Auditorium the Divorce and Matrimonial Causes Court?"
Associate Director of Association for Public Interest Law
ProgramAssistant. Be a 'Global Gator'
Editorial Assistant. Summer Abroad Legal Programs Offer Numerous Advantages
Deadline: 10 a.m. Interested in adding valuable experience to your Castro said approximately 100 UF students
Tuesday for the next resume while earning credits in a shorter time peri- participated this summer, attending programs in
week's newsletterod? What about taking classes with distinguished European locations and Costa Rica, Chile and
E nesinternational scholars in a varied cultural environ- South Africa.
E-mail news to ment? She said additional benefits of the programs
alawlaw..edu,Those are a few of the advantages of Summer include being able to take courses not available at
or bring a disk Abroad Law Programs, according to Student UF, meeting and learning from citizens of the host
(PC format, text in Affairs Coordinator Noemar Castro, who is countries, perhaps learning or improving on a sec-
WordPerfect or Word, encouraging College of Law students to contact her ond language, studying and living in a foreign
including author's for information about the various UF and other law country and experiencing cultural differences
name and contact school courses planned for summer 2002. through daily interactions.
information), to "There are approximately 150 different Castro said most of the summer programs last
Communications, 288 American Bar Association-approved summer pro- five weeks and offer three or more classes.
Holland Hall. (Submit grams available to students in good standing who Students interested in also working during the sum-
news for the student have completed at least one full year," Castro said. mer can arrange to do both, she noted. Contact her
newsletter, The Docket, "Locations include almost any continent, and at 392.0421 or castro@law. ufl.edu for information.
to John Marshall Bar focuses of study are varied and diverse."