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Table of Contents
    APALSA sponsors 'Afghan women under the Taliban' Thursday
        Page 1
    Center for Career Services
        Page 2
    'Attorney dinner' Tuesday
        Page 3
    College of Law calendar
        Page 4
    Inside the Law School
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UNIVERSITY OF
SFLORIDA
Fredric G. Levin College of Law






Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 12 November 5, 2001


Brown Bag APALSA Sponsors "Afghan Women The Conservation Clinic presents
with Dean Under the Taliban" Thursday
A Brown Bag with The Asian and Pacific American Law Students "The Convergence of the
Dean n Mils, featuring Association (APALSA) will sponsor an international International Law of Human
a mid-semester udate is women's issues panel discussion, "Afghan Women Rights and the Environment:
a mid-semester update, is
scheduled for Thursday under the Taliban," Thursday (Nov. 8), 12:40 p.m., The Case of Plan Columbia
(Nov. 8), 12:40 p.m., 297 Holland Hall. Panelists, including professors and
Faculty Meeting Room. students from the law school and main campus, will Thursday (Nov. 8), 2:30p.m.
Come make your voice discuss the Taliban's policies regarding the rights Faculty Meeting Room
heard. and treatment of women in Afghan society. A recep- F w b
Featured will be Astrid Puentes,
tion on the third floor breezeway of Holland Hall
follows. For information: APALSA President Julie staff attorney at Fundepublco (Foundation for
Siefkas sienas@ufl.edu). the Defense of the Public Interest), a not-for-prof-
it public interest law firm in Bogota, Colombia,

LAW Auction Thursday well-known for pioneering civil actions in
defense of human and environmental rights.
The 20th Annual Law Association for Women's d e o h a e
Also speaking will be third-year UF law
auction of goods and services will be Thursday and Ao s w b t U
student Shelbi Day, who teamed with Puentes on
Friday (Nov. 7-8), 9 a.m.-2:40 p.m. This "silent" s S D, w
a UF Conservation Clinic project to explore the
auction is an excellent opportunity to
auction is an excellent opportunity to international human rights law implications of
do holiday shopping, have fun and
do holiday shopping, have fun and Plan Colombia's aerial eradication program
raise money for the P.A.C.E. Center for included aerial of and
(which included aerial fumigation of cocoa and
SGirls. Items include: BarBri course, opium poppy plants in areas inhabited by
dinner with Professor Jeffrey Davis Colombian indigenous groups). During the inves-
and social outings with other profes- tigation, a judge in Colombia suspended aerial
sors, lunch at Wilbert's, gift certificates
fumigation (since resumed) and the United
from local businesses, two one-day Sea Nations announced it would review the matter.
World passes, night at Casa Monica
/ Hotel in St. Augustine, round of golf at
UF golf course, massages at Paradise Director Kim Berchen for a roundtable luncheon
Spa and Utopia Chalet, dinner gift cer- discussion on "Advocating for the Best Interests of
Management Workshop tificates, wheeled luggage from Lexis, Children," Thursday, Nov. 15, 12:40 p.m., CGR
Feel like you're jumping through laptop bag from Haile Village Jewelers, Conference Room. Space is limited, so please RSVP
too many hoops these days? A Stress framed art from Talking Walls and to delainea@ufl.edu as soon as possible. The event
and Anxiety Management Workshop Royal Park movie passes. Last year, is sponsored by the CGR Public Service Law
will be held Wednesday (Nov. 7), LAW raised $2,800, and hopes to Fellows, funded by the Florida Bar Foundation IOTA
10:20-11:20 a.m., Bailey Courtroom. match or exceed that amount this year. Program.
The workshop is part of the Academic For information: Lisa Davis
Success Program, and will be led by (davislll2@aol.com) or Dawn 'Kiss the Pig' Contest
law school Resource Counselor Henrichon (dhenrich@ufl.edu). JMBA and BLSA's annual "Kiss the Pig" canned
Heather McWilliams. For food drive contest runs through Nov. 20. Bring in
information, contact Heather at "Advocating for Children" (Announcements continue page 3)
mcwillh@law.ufl.edu or 392.7044. Join Guardian ad Litem Program

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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW NOVEMBER 5, 2001



Teaching
Assistants Legal Services Fellowships sound and informed decision. Next, analyze possi-
The Legal Research Florida Bar Foundation Summer 2002 Legal ble options, and lastly, restate your legal skills and
and Writing Department Services Fellowship applications and a list of prior work experience into non-legal terms so you
is selecting teaching placements are now available in the Center for fit employers' selected criteria. As law students,
assistants for spring. Career Services. you have a wide range of transferable skills any
Applications are available These fellowships enable students to work in employer would value, including:
at the LRW office. For
inforation iecor o public interest/service organizations across Ability to Independent
information: Director of
earch and Writg ad Florida. Application deadline: Jan. 31. For details analyze facts thinking
Research and Writing and
pellae Advcacy or application packet, visit: www./labarfndn.org. Ability to work with Negotiation skills
Apprp vih, 1 little supervision Persuasiveness
Hen3 T. Wihyk Alternative Legal Careers Risk-management Research skills
wihnkdl(392 Increasingly, law students are selecting alterna- Counseling Communication
wihnyk@aw.edu.) tive careers in lieu of traditional practice. Many Familiarity with skills (written,
job opportunities exist for lawyers outside the legal terms verbal and listening)
legal field. These jobs often don't require a law High level of Public speaking
degree, but can be enhanced by the skills learned motivation skills
in law school, many of which are directly transfer-
able into other professions. As a law student, you
have been trained like no other graduate student Associations such as the American Bar
with ability to assess risk, and risk avoidance is Association are great places to begin exploring
what business is all about. alternative career options. Almost every industry
Alternative career options are only limited by has one or more associations and most can provide
one's imagination. Any interesting career option you with information, calendars of events, mem-
that exists probably has at least one former lawyer bership directories, and newsletters that can con-
already involved. tain job listings.
Consider what is influencing your decision to If you are interested in an alternative legal
pursue an alternative career in order to make a career, stop by the Center for Career Services and
make an appointment with one of our counselors.

Job Search Checklist for November Related Reading:
Things to do to get you on track with your job search. Alternative Careersfor
In addition to attending career-related programs, Lawyers
If you are: You should be:
1L 1st semester Scheduling an individual appointment with a career counselor to Beyond LA Law; Break the
discuss career goals and job search strategies. Traditional Lawyer Mold
Participating in the "Alumni Mentor Program."
Drafting resume and cover letters and letting Career Services JD Preferred, 400+ Things You
review them for you. Can Do With a Law Degree
1L 2nd semester/2L Following-up with employers contacted earlier. (Other Than Practice Law)
Ensuring externship paperwork is in order for spring externships.
Applying for federal judicial clerkships. What Can You Do With a Law
Getting involved with the Pro Bono Project. Degree: A Lawyer's Guide to
Contacting employers to set up interviews during the holidays. Career Alternatives Inside,
3L Generating interview leads with prospective employers identified Outside & Around the Law
through networking, professional journals and job listings.
Applying for federal judicial clerkships.
Ensuring paperwork is in order for spring externships.
Contacting employers to set up interviews during the holidays.
Reporting all job offers to Career Services.


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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G L EVIN COLLEGE OF LAW NOVEMBER 5, 2001


"Breakfast on the Plaza" LAW T-Shirts
Sponsored by Alachua County Coalition for The Law Association
the Homeless and Hungry for Women (LAW) is
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 9-11:30 a.m. offering a one-time only
opportunity to purchase a
Downtown Commfunity Plaza "Don't start with me, I'm

Everyone welcome. Blankets, jackets, (or my wife/sister/son,
sweaters and/or new underwear and socks needed etc. is) a lawyer" t-shirt.
to be distributed to the homeless. If you cannot "University of Florida
attend, bring items by Nov. 9 to Director of College of Law" is on the
Social Policy Elizabeth McCulloch's Office, back. Shirts are gray with
234C Bruton-Geer Hall. Jake Hannaway/Editoral Assistant navy blue printing. A full
list of slogans is posted
Ballentine on Climate Change on LAW's bulletin board,
(Announcements, continued) Former White House Climate Change Task near first floor restrooms.
canned food to the JMBA Office to benefit the needy Force Chairman and Deputy Assistant for Orders will be taken by e-
this holiday season. Each can counts as a vote Environmental Initiatives Roger Ballentine (left) mail (dhenrich@ufl.edu)
toward getting professors Joseph Little (reigning spoke on "Climate Change, the Kyoto Protocol until 9 p.m., Nov. 16.
champion), D.T. Smith, Don Peters, Teresa Rambo and Land Use: Implications for Sovereignty and Shirts are $15 each or two
or Assistant Dean Patrick Shannon to kiss a pig. North-South Relations" at the law school Oct. 30. for $25. Delivery in time
The college is competing against all other Florida Ballentine's visit was arranged by Adjunct for the holidays.
law schools to see who can collect the most pounds Professor and former Florida Governor Buddy
of canned food. MacKay (center) as part of a seminar on Trade,
Labor and Environment in the Americas.
'Attorney Dinner' Tuesday Ballentine is President of Green Strategies
APALSA invites everyone to participate in an Inc., a private Washington, D.C. consulting firm
'Attorney Dinner,' Tuesday (Nov. 6), 7-9 p.m., Steak on energy and environmental public policy issues
& Ale (Archer Road). The guest will be Bradford and business strategies.
County Judge Johnny Hobbs (JD '82), 8th Circuit. While working for President Clinton, he
Contact Jimmy Parado j(lparado@aol.com) to directed administration efforts on climate change,
attend. Visit hometown.aol. com/ufapalsa for other represented the president in international meetings
upcoming events. and negotiations, participated in development and Business
implementation of energy and environmental Cards on Sale
JMBA Election policy, and advised on federal lands policy. He Phi Alpha Delta
JMBA will elect spring semester J.D. and LL.M. also was Special Assistant to the President for (PAD) Legal Fraternity
representatives and a Treasurer-Elect Wednesday Legislative Affairs, partner in the Washington law International will sell
(Nov. 7), 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Concourse. For information: firm of Patton Boggs L.L.P., and Adjunct business cards on the
Chris Hand (cjhand@ufl.edu, 380.9043). Professor of Law at Georgetown University concourse Thursdays,
Law Center. noon-2 p.m. A variety of
JMBA Champagne and Jazz styles and logos are avail-
JMBA's annual Champagne and Jazz event will able, including authorized
be Thursday (Nov. 8), Steve's Cafe Americain (West ETELS Meets Wednesday use of University of
University Ave.), 8 p.m.-midnight. Refreshments and The Estates, Trusts and Elder Law Society Florida logo. (Those
heavy hors d'oeuvres served. Tickets $15, on sale in (ETELS) will meet Wednesday (Nov. 7), 9:10 a.m., ordering cards MUST
the JMBA Office. Only 200 tickets available, first- 350 Holland Hall. All are invited. For information: approve proof sheet
come, first-served. JMBA members may buy only Vice-President Thomas Lacaillade before printing.) For
two each. (TRLacaillade@worldnet.att.net). information: Rhonda
Chung-de Cambre
JMBA Phonebooks/Directories Graduation Announcements (C -deam br e
JMBA members can pick up free student phone- Students graduating in December should stop by
books and e-mail directories in the JMBA Office the JMBA Office for information regarding gradua-
(quantities limited). tion announcements.


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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW N OVEMBER 5, 2001



Check out free
For more events: http://www.law.ufl.edu/calendar/
services, publications
November PAD Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 190C HOL
and ormation5 JLPP Meeting, 5:20 p.m., 297 HOL Pro Bono Small Group Meeting, 1-1:30 p.m.,
the College of Law Christian Legal Society Meeting, Center for Career Services
Web site: 5:15 p.m., Cafeteria APALSA Attorney Dinner, 7-9 p.m., Steak & Ale
www. law. ufl. edu. 6 Faculty Lunch Social, noon, 7 Stress/Anxiety Mangement Workshop,
Faculty Dining Room 10:20-11:20 a.m., Bailey Courtroom
The site also features Toastmasters, 5:20 p.m., 190C HOL JMBA Elections, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Concourse
past issues of FlaLaw JMBA Meeting, 6 p.m., Auditorium 7-8 LAW Charity Auction, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,
(in full color) as well LCC Meeting, 5:20 p.m., 190A HOL Concourse
as other law school
materials. Click on
"Publications."
In The Spotlight
Information as provided byfaculty and staff and by regular searches of news media story reports.
SLevin, Mabie & Levin Professor co-chair for LegalTech Chicago, an
Berta Esperanza Hernndez-Truyol American Lawyer Media Event. The
co-authored, "Property, Wealth, college's Legal Technology Institute
Inequality and Human Rights: A sponsors the show.
FlaLaw is published to Formula for Reform," published in Associate Dean of Faculty
help inform and coor- Indiana Law Review. (Copy in Hernandez-Truyol Development/Stephen C. O'Connell Adkins
dinate activities of the Faculty Lounge.) Professor Christopher Slobogin
law school community. Professor Lars Noah's article "A speaks at Arkansas Law School this
Stan Huguenin, Director Miscarriage in the Drug Approval week on "Race-Based Defenses: The
of Communications. Process? Mifepristone Embroils the Insights of Traditional Analysis,"
Editor: Debra Amirin, FDA in Abortion Politics," was and participate in a faculty workshop
Associate Director of published in Wake Forest Law on "The Jurisprudence of Slobogin
Communications. Review. (Copy in Faculty Lounge.) Noah Dangerousness."
Christine Williams, He presented his latest paper, "Medicine's Adjunct Professor Paul Magnarella
Program Assistant. Epistemology: Mapping the Haphazard Diffusion presented, "Rwanda Reactivates Its
Jake Hannaway,
Editorial Assistant. of Knowledge in the Biomedical Community," to Traditional Court System to Try
faculty at Georgetown University, and accepted Persons Suspected of Crimes Related 5
Deadline: 10 a.m. an offer of publication for the paper from Arizona to the 1994 Genocide," and co-chaired Magnarella
Tuesday for the next Law Review. He was quoted in the Los Angeles a panel on Human Rights and Legal Issues in
week's newsletter. Times Oct. 27, regarding pharmaceutical industry Africa at a meeting of the Association of Third
E-mail news to offers to supply antibiotics for the treatment of World Studies, Savannah, GA, in October.
flalaw@law.ufl.edu, anthrax. Clarence J. TeSelle Professor of Law
or bring a disk Stephen C. O'Connell Professor Martin McMahon spoke at the
(PC format, text in Jeffrey Harrison's Law & Tulane Tax Institute in New Orleans
WordPerfect or Word, Economics in a Nutshell has been in October. His topics (jointly pre-
including author's published in Japanese. (Copy in sented with Professor Ira Shepard,
name and contact Faculty Lounge.) Harrison University of Houston Law Center) McMahon
information), to Alumni Research Scholar and were "Recent Developments in the
Communications, 288 Professor Joseph Little was quoted Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders" and
Holland Hall. (Submit in the Tampa Tribune about legality "Recent Developments in the Taxation of
news for the student of protecting mailboxes from vandals. Individuals." He also presented with Shepard at
newsletter, The Docket, Legal Information Center Director the Lewis & Clark Tax Institute in Portland on
to John Marshall Bar Andrew Adkins will serve as faculty Little "Recent Federal Income Tax Developments."
Association.)
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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW N OVEMBER 5, 2001



Check out free
For more events: http://www.law.ufl.edu/calendar/
services, publications
November PAD Meeting, 6:30 p.m., 190C HOL
and ormation5 JLPP Meeting, 5:20 p.m., 297 HOL Pro Bono Small Group Meeting, 1-1:30 p.m.,
the College of Law Christian Legal Society Meeting, Center for Career Services
Web site: 5:15 p.m., Cafeteria APALSA Attorney Dinner, 7-9 p.m., Steak & Ale
www. law. ufl. edu. 6 Faculty Lunch Social, noon, 7 Stress/Anxiety Mangement Workshop,
Faculty Dining Room 10:20-11:20 a.m., Bailey Courtroom
The site also features Toastmasters, 5:20 p.m., 190C HOL JMBA Elections, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Concourse
past issues of FlaLaw JMBA Meeting, 6 p.m., Auditorium 7-8 LAW Charity Auction, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,
(in full color) as well LCC Meeting, 5:20 p.m., 190A HOL Concourse
as other law school
materials. Click on
"Publications."
In The Spotlight
Information as provided byfaculty and staff and by regular searches of news media story reports.
SLevin, Mabie & Levin Professor co-chair for LegalTech Chicago, an
Berta Esperanza Hernndez-Truyol American Lawyer Media Event. The
co-authored, "Property, Wealth, college's Legal Technology Institute
Inequality and Human Rights: A sponsors the show.
FlaLaw is published to Formula for Reform," published in Associate Dean of Faculty
help inform and coor- Indiana Law Review. (Copy in Hernandez-Truyol Development/Stephen C. O'Connell Adkins
dinate activities of the Faculty Lounge.) Professor Christopher Slobogin
law school community. Professor Lars Noah's article "A speaks at Arkansas Law School this
Stan Huguenin, Director Miscarriage in the Drug Approval week on "Race-Based Defenses: The
of Communications. Process? Mifepristone Embroils the Insights of Traditional Analysis,"
Editor: Debra Amirin, FDA in Abortion Politics," was and participate in a faculty workshop
Associate Director of published in Wake Forest Law on "The Jurisprudence of Slobogin
Communications. Review. (Copy in Faculty Lounge.) Noah Dangerousness."
Christine Williams, He presented his latest paper, "Medicine's Adjunct Professor Paul Magnarella
Program Assistant. Epistemology: Mapping the Haphazard Diffusion presented, "Rwanda Reactivates Its
Jake Hannaway,
Editorial Assistant. of Knowledge in the Biomedical Community," to Traditional Court System to Try
faculty at Georgetown University, and accepted Persons Suspected of Crimes Related 5
Deadline: 10 a.m. an offer of publication for the paper from Arizona to the 1994 Genocide," and co-chaired Magnarella
Tuesday for the next Law Review. He was quoted in the Los Angeles a panel on Human Rights and Legal Issues in
week's newsletter. Times Oct. 27, regarding pharmaceutical industry Africa at a meeting of the Association of Third
E-mail news to offers to supply antibiotics for the treatment of World Studies, Savannah, GA, in October.
flalaw@law.ufl.edu, anthrax. Clarence J. TeSelle Professor of Law
or bring a disk Stephen C. O'Connell Professor Martin McMahon spoke at the
(PC format, text in Jeffrey Harrison's Law & Tulane Tax Institute in New Orleans
WordPerfect or Word, Economics in a Nutshell has been in October. His topics (jointly pre-
including author's published in Japanese. (Copy in sented with Professor Ira Shepard,
name and contact Faculty Lounge.) Harrison University of Houston Law Center) McMahon
information), to Alumni Research Scholar and were "Recent Developments in the
Communications, 288 Professor Joseph Little was quoted Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders" and
Holland Hall. (Submit in the Tampa Tribune about legality "Recent Developments in the Taxation of
news for the student of protecting mailboxes from vandals. Individuals." He also presented with Shepard at
newsletter, The Docket, Legal Information Center Director the Lewis & Clark Tax Institute in Portland on
to John Marshall Bar Andrew Adkins will serve as faculty Little "Recent Federal Income Tax Developments."
Association.)
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