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Table of Contents
    JMBA meeting, parking, lockers
        Page 1
    Message from the Dean
        Page 1
    Center for Career Services
        Page 2
    Commencement speaker named UF distinguished alumnus
        Page 3
    Inside the Law School
        Page 4
    Miami International Financial Crimes conference Jan. 23-26
        Page 5
    College of Law calendar
        Page 6
    First Annual Children's Conference draws leaders
        Page 6
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Fredric G. Levin College of Law






Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 15 January 14, 2002


Inside JMBA Meeting, Parking, Lockers M S ,FRO m ,N
Justice Wells Honored, The John Marshall Bar Association (JMBA) will
600-Plus Attend hold its first spring meeting Tuesday (Jan. 15), 5:30
Graduation (3) p.m. (location posted outside JMBA Office). All It is my pleasure to welcome
International Financial students are encouraged to attend. you with news of a tremendous
Crimes Conference (5) JMBA members wishing to sign up for the victory for the College of Law
Children's Conference church parking lottery must do so before 5 p.m. and its future. Thanks to the gen-
Draws Leaders (6) Wednesday (Jan. 16) in the JMBA Office. Please erosity of more than 500 alumni
carefully read the rules and decal pick-up schedule and friends, we beat the odds and
before signing up. a tight deadline to successfully raise more than
New JMBA members (first-semester and transfer $6.3 million toward renovating and expanding
students) can obtain lockers and carrels through our legal information center and building a
Wednesday (Jan. 14-16), availability permitting. student/faculty center.
Locker and carrel distribution will take place 3-5 This broad-based fund-raising effort began
p.m. each day at the JMBA Office. last summer and concluded January 4, marking
Contact Chris Hand at cjhand@ufl.edu or a new year and a new era for the law school.
380.9043 for more information. Funds raised will help us transform this institu-
(Announcements continuepage 2) tion, and confirm our place among America's
very finest law schools. All of you will be part of
this endeavor, since we expect to break ground
this summer.
As Dean and a faculty member, I am excited
about the future of this college which now
will have world-class facilities to match the
quality of our students and faculty. As an alum-
nus, I am proud of the loyalty and commitment
demonstrated by our alumni and friends.
You, our students, have joined the far-flung
family of those forever linked to the University
of Florida College of Law. Yesterday's students
Sp ri n 2002 Class are making many good things possible here
The 202 members of the College of Law today. We hope that you, in tum, continue this
entering spring 2002 class (above) embarked on tradition and heritage.
their legal careers January 9 the first day of Our faculty, staff and administrators want
"Introduction to Law School and the your time here to be pleasant, inspiring and pro-
Profession." Organized by the Office of Student ductive. Please contact us with your comments
Affairs, the three-day "class" includes presenta- and suggestions, or share them with me at our
tions, luncheons and a social. Judge Stephan P. "Brown Bag with the Dean" luncheons. You
Mickle '70 (left, at podium), the first African- also may come by my office, or e-mail me
American to graduate from UF and second to your ideas at mills@ilaw.ufl.edu.
eam a UF law degree, spoke regarding his Jon L. Mills, Dean
experiences as an alumnus and practitioner.

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Fredric G. Levin College of Law






Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 15 January 14, 2002


Inside JMBA Meeting, Parking, Lockers M S ,FRO m ,N
Justice Wells Honored, The John Marshall Bar Association (JMBA) will
600-Plus Attend hold its first spring meeting Tuesday (Jan. 15), 5:30
Graduation (3) p.m. (location posted outside JMBA Office). All It is my pleasure to welcome
International Financial students are encouraged to attend. you with news of a tremendous
Crimes Conference (5) JMBA members wishing to sign up for the victory for the College of Law
Children's Conference church parking lottery must do so before 5 p.m. and its future. Thanks to the gen-
Draws Leaders (6) Wednesday (Jan. 16) in the JMBA Office. Please erosity of more than 500 alumni
carefully read the rules and decal pick-up schedule and friends, we beat the odds and
before signing up. a tight deadline to successfully raise more than
New JMBA members (first-semester and transfer $6.3 million toward renovating and expanding
students) can obtain lockers and carrels through our legal information center and building a
Wednesday (Jan. 14-16), availability permitting. student/faculty center.
Locker and carrel distribution will take place 3-5 This broad-based fund-raising effort began
p.m. each day at the JMBA Office. last summer and concluded January 4, marking
Contact Chris Hand at cjhand@ufl.edu or a new year and a new era for the law school.
380.9043 for more information. Funds raised will help us transform this institu-
(Announcements continuepage 2) tion, and confirm our place among America's
very finest law schools. All of you will be part of
this endeavor, since we expect to break ground
this summer.
As Dean and a faculty member, I am excited
about the future of this college which now
will have world-class facilities to match the
quality of our students and faculty. As an alum-
nus, I am proud of the loyalty and commitment
demonstrated by our alumni and friends.
You, our students, have joined the far-flung
family of those forever linked to the University
of Florida College of Law. Yesterday's students
Sp ri n 2002 Class are making many good things possible here
The 202 members of the College of Law today. We hope that you, in tum, continue this
entering spring 2002 class (above) embarked on tradition and heritage.
their legal careers January 9 the first day of Our faculty, staff and administrators want
"Introduction to Law School and the your time here to be pleasant, inspiring and pro-
Profession." Organized by the Office of Student ductive. Please contact us with your comments
Affairs, the three-day "class" includes presenta- and suggestions, or share them with me at our
tions, luncheons and a social. Judge Stephan P. "Brown Bag with the Dean" luncheons. You
Mickle '70 (left, at podium), the first African- also may come by my office, or e-mail me
American to graduate from UF and second to your ideas at mills@ilaw.ufl.edu.
eam a UF law degree, spoke regarding his Jon L. Mills, Dean
experiences as an alumnus and practitioner.

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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW JANUARY 14, 2002



Help Save
Dollars Workshop Today for Comp Law MUST attend this meeting. If you cannot, contact
Conserve Comparative Law students who plan on attend- Laura Traynham in Career Services for an
Energ y ing the Interational Student Interview Program in appointment between Jan. 23rd and Feb. 1 st.
UF President Charles New York Jan. 25 are asked to attend an Interview
E. Young has asked stu- Skills Workshop today (Jan. 14), 11:30 a.m., ICAN Orientation Meetings
dents, faculty and staff to Dean's Conference Room (third floor). Fall 2001 entrants and anyone who has not pre-
conserve energy to help viously attended an ICAN Orientation must attend
comply with recent UF Minority Recruitment Job Fair one of the following to participate in On-Campus
budget cuts. Campus utili- To participate in the 2002 Prosecutors' Minority Interviews or view online job listings:
ty costs last year were Recruitment Job Fair, you must come to Career Today (Jan. 14), 10:20 a.m., Bailey Courtroom
$26,474,000 more than Services and pick up a packet. The Student Tuesday (Jan. 15), 5:20 p.m., 297 Holland Hall
$72,000 per day. Preference Form MUST be completed and Wednesday (Jan. 16), 10:20 a.m., Bailey
Specifically: returned with the respective number of resumes to Thursday (Jan. 17), 3 p.m., 297 Holland Hall
* Tum off lights in offices Jessie Howell in Career Services by 4 p.m. The OCI/ICAN process was changed at the
or areas when not in use. Tuesday (Jan. 15). beginning of last semester. Information on the
* Select power manage- process is available in Career Services.
ment mode on comput- Resume Workshop, Review
ers; switch computers Resume Writing Workshop Wednesday (Jan. Volunteer Opportunities
off when not in use. 16), 5 p.m., 290 Holland Hall. The Pro Bono Symposium is scheduled for
* Eliminate use of space Walk-In Resume Review Tuesday, Jan. 22, Friday, Feb. 1, 11 a.m., Bailey Courtroom. This is
heaters. 8:30-11:15 a.m. an excellent opportunity, particularly for first-year
* Eliminate use of incan- students, to learn about volunteer opportunities.
descent lighting for Mandatory Externship Meeting
room ambiance. There will be a mandatory Summer/Fall 2002 Bar Fellowship Deadline
* Dress appropriately for Externship Orientation meeting Jan. 23, Bailey Deadline to apply for the Florida Bar
the season. Courtroom, 10:20-11:20 a.m. Ifyou are interested Foundation 2002 Legal Services Summer
* Refrain from tampering in an extership for summer or fall 2002 you Fellowship Program is Jan. 31. Applications
with building available in Career Services.
thermostats.
* Switch off equipment (Announcements, from page 1) Montpellier, France, runs July 1- August 2.
not in use. Moot Court Tryouts, Seminar Interested students should attend an informational
The Justice Campbell Thornal Moot Court Team meeting Thursday, Jan. 24, 12:40 p.m., 190C
invites third- and fourth-semester students to com- Holland Hall. Professor George Dawson and 2001
pete in the Spring 2002 Tryout Competition. They student participants will discuss the program and
will host an informational session Thursday (Jan. answer questions.
17), 6:30 p.m., 190C Holland Hall. Detailed information about the program and two
The team also will host a Brief Writing Seminar other Summer Study Abroad Programs in Cape
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6:30 p.m., 190C Holland Hall. Town, South Africa, and San Jose, Costa Rica is
available on the College of Law Web site
Trial Team Meeting (www.law.ufl.edu). You also may contact Dawson
Second- and third-semester students interested in (dawson@law.ufl.edu) or Student Affairs
competing on Trial Team and sharpening advocacy Coordinator Noemar Castro (castro@law.ufl.edu).
skills should attend the team's informational meet-
ing Friday (Jan. 18), 5 p.m., 190C Holland Hall. For Environmental Meetings Set
more information: Shawntoyia Grier, The Public Interest Environmental Conference
sgrier afl. edu. Planning Committee will meet Wednesday (Jan. 16)
and on Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6 and Feb. 13. All

Summer in France? meetings at 6 p.m. in the CGR Conference Room,
The College of Law's sixth annual Summer 230 Bruton-Geer Hall.
Study Abroad Program at the University of
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Commencement Speaker Named UF Distinguished Alumnus Counseling
Resources
Of the close to 300,000 graduates of the Wells received his bachelor's degree in political College Resource
University of Florida, 265 have earned the distinc- science from UF in 1961, and his J.D. in 1964. Counselor Heather
tion of being named Distinguished Alumni cele- While at UF, he was president of Florida Blue Key McWilliams is available
brating their excellence and outstanding achieve- and named to the UF Hall of Fame. for students (see schedule
ments. Of those 265, ninety are College of Law He entered private practice in Orlando and below) who could benefit
graduates including Florida Supreme Court served one year as a trial attorney with the U.S. from individual assistance
Chief Justice Charles T. Wells, who received that Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Later, on issues such as stress,
honor on December 15, at UF graduation cere- Wells formed Wells, Gattis, Hallowes and time management, depres-
monies. Chief Carpenter, P.A., in Orlando, where he practiced sion, diet and nutrition
S Justice Wells (left, until his appointment to the Supreme Court in concems or relationship
with Dean Jon 1994 by Gov. Lawton Chiles. problems. She is interested
Mills) one week He is chairman and Supreme Court liaison for in student input on pro-
later was the com- the Florida Courts Technology Commission, and grams or topics hey
mencement on the faculty for the Florida College of Advanced would like to see
speaker for the Judicial Studies and Circuit Judges Education addressed or featured in
law school's fall Conference. future FlaLaw articles
Photo by Scott Reus graduating class. and/or workshops.
"I am happy to work
December Ceremonies Honor 166 with individuals or groups
Fall graduates totaled 166 on Dec. 22, as the in organizing activities
College of Law celebrated its 91st year of graduat- that benefit students. For
ing lawyers. Six LL.M. degrees in Taxation, two instance, many students
LL.M. in Comparative Law and 158 J.D. degrees took advantage of free
were awarded in ceremonies at the Phillips Center massages offered during
for the Performing Arts (right). Florida Supreme finals week," said
Court Chief Justice Charles Wells was main speak- McWilliams. "I encourage
er (story above). all students to stop by and
For the first time, a "Brunch Reception" introduce themselves."
(photo below) at Bruton-Geer Hall for graduates,
families/friends, alumni and faculty followed. For information or an
More than 600 attended. appointment: Resource
Photos by Scott Reus Counselor Heather
McWilliams, 244 Bruton-
Geer Hall, phone 392.7044,
e-mail heatherj@ufl.edu or
mcwillh@law. ufl. edu.
Office hours: Monday, 10
a.m.-6 p.m.; Tuesday, 9
a.m.-2 p.m.; Thursday, 10
a.m.-3:30 p.m.




Summer in Cape Town? Rights Law. Classroom work is supplemented by
There will be an informational meeting on the visits to government and judicial offices and meet-
Summer Study Abroad Program in Cape Town, ings with prominent attorneys and business execu-
South Africa, on Jan. 31, 12:40 p.m., 190A Holland tives. Contact Student Affairs Coordinator Noemar
Hall. Courses offered include Introduction to South Castro (392.0421) for information.
African Law, Aspects of South African Commercial
Law, Consensual Dispute Resolution, and Human

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In The Spotlight
Information as provided by faculty and staff and by regular
searches of news media story reports.

Professor Stephen Willis was a
speaker at the recent Florida Bar's
"All Attomeys" Tax CLE Program.
His article, "Show Me the
We Note With Numbers...Please," was published in
Sadness Tax Notes. Willis
Friend and colleague
Marge Baker (above, Associate Professor Pat Dilley's Tax
accepting her Employee of Lawyer article, "Breaking the Glass
the Month Award last Slipper Reflections on the Self- Departments Reco n ized
February) passed away Employment Tax," is being excerpted Employees of Student Affairs (some shown
Dec. 22. She had worked in an upcoming issue of GPSolo above with Associate Dean Michael Seigel,
as a secretary in Legal Magazine in "Best of the ABA Dilley third from left), as well as those from
Research and Writing since Sections." She was quoted extensively in two Tav Development and Alumni Affairs and Faculty
1989. Her family asked Notes articles in December on an issue about Support were recognized for their outstanding
that donations be made to to come up before the Supreme Court on timing efforts in 2001 on behalf of the law school at
Hospice, and they plan a of FICA taxation of back pay awards, and in a the college's holiday party in December.
memorial service at the
memorial service at he report on the Supreme Court's decision in that
University Baughmann case.
Center in late January. "bin Laden must face the people" in the
(Details to be announced.) Samuel T. Dell Research Scholar Gainesville Sun, and was quoted in the St.
SHenry T. Wihnyk, Winston Nagan published an opin- Petersburg Times about civil wrongful-death
Director & Legal ion/editorial, "Even Snitches Have A lawsuits in a story regarding the Church of
Skills Professor, Stake in Our Security," in Newsday. Scientology.
Legal Research,
Wriing, and Associae Dean and Sepen C. Nagan Desta Meghoo-Peddie, acting direc-
Appellate Advocacy O'Connell Professor Christopher tor of he Center for the Study of
Slobogin was quoted on the use of Race and Race Relations, was inter-
non-lethal weapons to avoid "exces- viewed on WUFT-TV (Channel 5),
sive force" lawsuits against police in Mid-Florida Radio and WSKY-FM
The Christian Science Monitor and on her involvement with Alachua Peddie
was quoted on "guilty but mentally Slobogin County's forums fo r"Building the
Serve on ill" verdicts in the Chicago Tribune. Inclusive Committee."
Honor Court
Student Honor Court is Intellectual Property Law Director David H. Levin Chair in Family Law

ing additional experience. Professor Thomas Cotter was quot- Children and the Law Barbara
Requirements: 2.0 GPA, ed on international copyright in The Bennett Woodhouse was profiled in
full-time student, Evidence National Law Journal, and in the Cotter the Gainesville Sun. She has co-pub-
helpful. Interested students Lakeland Ledger on patents of lished (with Sacha Coupet) "Troxel Woodhouse
should contact the court at orange varieties. v. Granville: Implications for At-Risk Children
392.1665, ext. 364, or e- and the Amicus Curiae Role of University-Based
mail cwestphal@sg.ufl.edu UF Research Foundation Professor Interdisciplinary Centers for Children" in Rutgers
for an online application. Lyrissa Lidsky co-published with Law Journal.
her husband an opinion/editorial, Lidsky


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Miami International Financial Crimes Conference Jan. 23-26 CGR Seminar
Conservation Clinic
National and international financial experts will will participate in various event D irector Tom Ankersen
be featured Jan. 23-26, at the 15th Money panels and summary discussions, anDirector Tom Asocate in
Laundering Cybercrime and Intemational Financial and multiple officials of the inter- and CGR Associate in
Crimes Conference co-sponsored by Oceana national law firm Holland & Law Richard Hamann
Publications and the college's Center for Knight also will be featured. are co-chairing a continm-
Intemational Financial Crimes Studies (CIFCS). UF faculty, staff, students and Badwin nar "Recreational
Scheduled for the Hotel Intercontinental in alumni are eligible for a registra- B n atwa
Miami, the event will include an emphasis on the tion discount. For details and registration informa- Boating, Waterway
U.S. Patriot Act and other legislation passed in 2001 tion: Susan De Maio, Senior Vice President of Environment" Jan 25 at
in response to money laundering and the funding of Oceana Publications, Dobbs Ferry, NY, at t Holiday Inn
terrorist activities. 914.693.8100 (ext. 324), or e-mail: the Holiday Inn
Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law Fletcher sdemaio@oceanalaw.com. (Alert De Maio ifyou Riverw F. Mye
Baldwin Jr., Director of the law school's CIFCS, are connected with the UF law school.) he s Florida Bar
sored by the Florida Bar
Continuing Legal
(Inside the Law School, continued) publication on securities law for smaller compa- Education Committee,
Associate Dean Michael Seigel was nies, on the limitations on resale of securities by Environmental and Land
quoted regarding holiday decorations affiliates following mergers and acquisitions. Use Law Section, Florida
in the College of Law and about chal- Sea Grant, West Coast
lenges in a change of venue motion in Gerald A. Sohn Scholar, Trustee Inland Navigation District,
a Bradford County murder case in the Research Fellow and Professor and the College of Law.
Gainesville Sun. Seigel Jeffrey Davis gave the welcoming Substantive work from
speech to 48 new American citizens CGR students will be
Dean Jon Mills was featured in the at a swearing-in ceremony in Federal included in the materials.
University of Florida Today Magazine District Court. An interview with Davis For a complete agenda, go
article, "UF's Media Stars." Professor Davis was also broadcast to: www.eluls.org.
on the WCJB-TV evening news in Gainesville.
Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law Mills
Fletcher Baldwin, who will speak at Adjuncts Nominated UF Winners
the 15th Anti-Money Laundering Three of five names forwarded by the Eighth A new program to
Conference, was mentioned on Judicial Circuit Bar Association Judicial encourage faculty and
Business Wire, and quoted in ON Nominating Committee to Govemor Bush as nomi- staff to submit course
Magazine about Intemet money nees for the vacancy created by the resignation of adoption information on a
laundering. Baldwin Circuit Court Judge Nath Doughtie are adjunct fac- timelier basis began last
ulty at the law school. Nominees included adjunct fall. Those submitting
Assistant Dean Patrick Shannon was Professor Carl Schwait, who teaches Trial Practice textbook orders by Oct.
quoted in the Orlando Sentinel about in the fall and is faculty advisor to the team. Also 15, 2001, for Spring 2002
Orange County's differences nominated were County Court Judge Phyllis Kotey Semester were entered
in observing Jewish and Christian '85, fall workshop leader for Trial Practice and into a "lottery system" to
holidays. Shannon coach for the Florida Bar Trial Team that won last win a Palm Pilot, and
H year's competition, and County Court Judge Ysleta faculty/staff submitting
SClarence J. TeSelle Professor of Law McDonald '83, a spring workshop leader for Trial orders by Oct.29 were
Martn McMahon has published a Practice. entered for a $100 certifi-
suppl nt to hs boo, Fed a "I was honored to have been nominated along cate for books at the UF
Incs ment to is book, Fedeals (h with Judge Kotey and Judge McDonald, who are so Bookstore. Winners were:
Incme ond al ( McMahon well respected by the legal community," said Palm Pilot
Lawrence Zelenak). Professor Schwait, who added, "My ability to with- Pedro Malavet

SInternational Programs Coordinator, stand the rigorous interview process was strength- Peggy Schrieber
Sened by the tough questions I receive from our
Gerald A. Sohn Scholar and Professor students." $100 Gift Certificates
Stuart Cohn was quoted in the Governor Bush chose attomey Robert Colleen Flanagan
November SCOR Report, a monthly Cohn Roundtree in December to fill the vacancy. Christopher Slobogin
Liz Mosier
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Save time and
money this semes- For more events: http://www.law.ufl.edu/calendar/
ter by using the January Cafeteria
Levin College of 10-17 Drop/Add using TeleGator & ISIS BLSA Meeting, 5:20-7 p.m., 290 HOL
Law Book (www.isis.ufl.edu) 18 Fees due: 1:30 p.m. at law school
Exchange 11 Spring classes begin (3:30 p.m. at University Financial Services)
15 JMBA Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Location Posted Trial Team Meeting, 5 p.m., 190C HOL
www.law.ufl.edu/ Outside JMBA Office 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day,
students/exchange. 16 Resume Writing Workshop, 5 p.m., 290 HOL classes canceled
Public Interest Environmental Meeting, 6 Moot Court Brief Writing Seminar, 6:30
p.m., CGR Conference Room p.m., 190C HOL
17 Class rolls fixed; fee liability attaches for 24 Summer Abroad in France Informational
students Meeting, 12:40 p.m., 190C HOL
Moot Court Tryouts, 6:30 p.m., 190C HOL BLSA Meeting, 5:20-7 p.m., 190A HOL
Inn of Court Meeting, 6-7 p.m., Bruton-Geer 25 Monday classes meet, Friday classes canceled


First Annual Children's Conference Draws Leaders

Nearly 100 participants, including scholars
from across the country, attended the first annual
conference of the law school's Center on Children
FlaLaw is published to
FaLw ins b ald 1f and the Law in December.
help inform and coor- "Defending Childhood Developing a Child-
dinate activities of the
Centered Law and Policy Agenda" was headed by
law school community. UF's David H. Levin Chair in Family Law
Stan Huguenin, Director Barbara Bennett Woodhouse, and held at the UF
of Communications. Hotel & Conference Center.
Editor: Debra Amirin, "We were quite pleased with the conference's
Associate Director of success," Woodhouse said. "It allowed scholars Presentations were well-attended, and participants
Communications. from a variety of fields including law, medi- enjoyed the breakout sessions.
Christine Williams,
Program Assistant. cine, sociology, history, psychology and education
Jake Hannaway, to meet others with similar priorities and to
Editorial Assistant. share perspectives on critical issues facing children

Deadline: 10 a.m. and youth."
Tuesday for the next Jaap Doek, Chairman of the U. N. Committee
week's newsletter. on Rights of the Child and Professor of Child &
E-mail news to Family Law at Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam,
fl ialaw w. ufl. edu, was a featured participant, along with 17 other
or bring a disk national scholars including representatives of
(PC frmat, text in Comell and universities of Virginia, Pittsburgh,
WordPerfect or Word, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, George Washington,
WordPerfect or Word,
including author's Jaap Doek (right), Chairman of the U. N. Conmmittee Indiana, Ohio State and Northwestem. Six UF
on Rights of the Child and Professor of Child & faculty and 15 from the College of Law also were
name and contact Fanily Law at Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, was featured.
information), to featured conference speaker. Also presenting were "All the comments I heard were very, very
Communications, 288 Levin Chair in Family Law Barbara Bennett positive," said law school Director of Conference
Holland Hall. (Submit Woodhouse (second from right), Director of UF's Planning Barbara DeVoe. The presenters and the
news for the student Institute for Child Health Policy Elizabeth Shenkmanrae prse
(far left), Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law way the program was done were praised. They
newsletter, The Docket, Professor Nancy Dowd, and Indiana University particularly enjoyed the breakout sessions and the
to John Marshall Bar Professor of History and Law Michael Grossberg. give-and-take on areas of specific interest."
Association.)
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Save time and
money this semes- For more events: http://www.law.ufl.edu/calendar/
ter by using the January Cafeteria
Levin College of 10-17 Drop/Add using TeleGator & ISIS BLSA Meeting, 5:20-7 p.m., 290 HOL
Law Book (www.isis.ufl.edu) 18 Fees due: 1:30 p.m. at law school
Exchange 11 Spring classes begin (3:30 p.m. at University Financial Services)
15 JMBA Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Location Posted Trial Team Meeting, 5 p.m., 190C HOL
www.law.ufl.edu/ Outside JMBA Office 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day,
students/exchange. 16 Resume Writing Workshop, 5 p.m., 290 HOL classes canceled
Public Interest Environmental Meeting, 6 Moot Court Brief Writing Seminar, 6:30
p.m., CGR Conference Room p.m., 190C HOL
17 Class rolls fixed; fee liability attaches for 24 Summer Abroad in France Informational
students Meeting, 12:40 p.m., 190C HOL
Moot Court Tryouts, 6:30 p.m., 190C HOL BLSA Meeting, 5:20-7 p.m., 190A HOL
Inn of Court Meeting, 6-7 p.m., Bruton-Geer 25 Monday classes meet, Friday classes canceled


First Annual Children's Conference Draws Leaders

Nearly 100 participants, including scholars
from across the country, attended the first annual
conference of the law school's Center on Children
FlaLaw is published to
FaLw ins b ald 1f and the Law in December.
help inform and coor- "Defending Childhood Developing a Child-
dinate activities of the
Centered Law and Policy Agenda" was headed by
law school community. UF's David H. Levin Chair in Family Law
Stan Huguenin, Director Barbara Bennett Woodhouse, and held at the UF
of Communications. Hotel & Conference Center.
Editor: Debra Amirin, "We were quite pleased with the conference's
Associate Director of success," Woodhouse said. "It allowed scholars Presentations were well-attended, and participants
Communications. from a variety of fields including law, medi- enjoyed the breakout sessions.
Christine Williams,
Program Assistant. cine, sociology, history, psychology and education
Jake Hannaway, to meet others with similar priorities and to
Editorial Assistant. share perspectives on critical issues facing children

Deadline: 10 a.m. and youth."
Tuesday for the next Jaap Doek, Chairman of the U. N. Committee
week's newsletter. on Rights of the Child and Professor of Child &
E-mail news to Family Law at Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam,
fl ialaw w. ufl. edu, was a featured participant, along with 17 other
or bring a disk national scholars including representatives of
(PC frmat, text in Comell and universities of Virginia, Pittsburgh,
WordPerfect or Word, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, George Washington,
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including author's Jaap Doek (right), Chairman of the U. N. Conmmittee Indiana, Ohio State and Northwestem. Six UF
on Rights of the Child and Professor of Child & faculty and 15 from the College of Law also were
name and contact Fanily Law at Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, was featured.
information), to featured conference speaker. Also presenting were "All the comments I heard were very, very
Communications, 288 Levin Chair in Family Law Barbara Bennett positive," said law school Director of Conference
Holland Hall. (Submit Woodhouse (second from right), Director of UF's Planning Barbara DeVoe. The presenters and the
news for the student Institute for Child Health Policy Elizabeth Shenkmanrae prse
(far left), Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law way the program was done were praised. They
newsletter, The Docket, Professor Nancy Dowd, and Indiana University particularly enjoyed the breakout sessions and the
to John Marshall Bar Professor of History and Law Michael Grossberg. give-and-take on areas of specific interest."
Association.)
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