Trial team wins Florida Bar competition...
 Center for Career Services
 Students support building...
 Inside the Law School
 February conferences highlight...
 College of Law calendar


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Table of Contents
    Trial team wins Florida Bar competition for second year
        Page 1
    Center for Career Services
        Page 2
    Students support building campaign
        Page 3
    Inside the Law School
        Page 4
    February conferences highlight technology, environment
        Page 5
    College of Law calendar
        Page 6
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Fredric G. Levin College of Law

Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 17 January 28, 2002

Inside Trial Team Wins Florida Bar Competition For Second Year
Students Support
Building Campaign (3) The University of Florida Trial Team won first
February Conferences place which amounts to the state championship
Highlight Technology, for the second time in a row at the prestigious Judge Phyllis
Environment (5) and highly competitive Chester Bedell Memorial Kotey (center)
Mock Trial Competition Jan. 9-10 in Miami. coached Florida
Winning Team members were Paula Ferris Bar Trial Team
(awarded Best Advocate), Fermin Lopez, Tony members Betty
Sos and Betty Toussaint. Also competing were Toussaint (far
Mackenson Bernard, Harley Brook, Desiree left), Fermin
Demonbreun, Shawntoyia Grier, Yolanda Lopez, Tony Sos
and Paula Ferris
Green, Bradley Harper and Lindsay Topping. (awarded Best
Team President Michael Pike said the team sac- Advocate) to
rificed most of their holiday break to practice under victory.
tutelage of coach Judge Phyllis Kotey (JD '85).
It's encouraging lo know we came through in ing Stetson University, which had won the compe-
It s encouraging to know we came through in. tes t F o ie 18
tition 13 times to UF's two since 1983.
the heat of competition," said Ferris. "Our hard s w se .
work was well-rewarded." UF continued its winning style at the 2001
Sos agreed, and added that the team's chemistry ATLA Regional Trial Team Competition, capturing
Sos agreed, and added that the team's chemistry
first for the second year in a row.
was crucial. Lopez and Sos also serve as Vice
Need a change of Presidents for Member Education for the team. Trial Team is sponsored through endowed
scenery? The "Everyone fed off each other's talents, whih is scholarships created by former Law Center
Trustees Chairman Ronnie H. Walker (JD '68) of
College of Law ideal in a competition setting," said Sos.
Orlando, and the law firm of Coker Myers Schickel
offers Summer This month's win continued the string of high rano an tm o oker ers cicke
Sorenson Higginbotham & Green in Jacksonville.
Study Abroad profile victories started in 2001 by the UF Team at Sor enson Higinbotham & Green in Jacksonvil
SThe Florida Bar Chester Bedell Memorial A scholarship funded by Law Alumni Council
Programs in e oida a eer rial member S. William Fuller Jr. (JD '70), a trial
France, South Association a nd American Tial Lae lawyer with Fuller Johnson & Farrell in
Africa and Costa T loridan gional Cometiy tioy s Tallahassee, rewards students competing in the
The Florida Bar victory was particularly signifi- annual Florida Bar Chester Bedel Competition.
T-ca ue h r T annual Florida Bar Chester Bedell Competition.
Rica. See how far cant. UF garnered the top spot last year by defeat-
your legal educa-
tion can take you
at: www.law.t.edu. JTLP Write-On Competition Moot Court Q&A, Seminar
Cl: ww ".ufedu. The Journal ofTechnology Law andPolicy is The Justice Campbell Thornal Moot Court Team
holding its Spring 2002 Write-On Competition. will host a Q&A session for spring 2002 tryout com-
Abroad." Informational meetings will be held Tuesday and petitors Thursday (Jan. 31), 6:30 p.m., 190C Holland
Wednesday (Jan. 29-30), 5:10 p.m., 296 Holland Hall. The team will conduct an Oral Argument
Hall. Topics encompass both technology and intel- Seminar Thursday, Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m., 190C Holland
lectual property, though no background in these Hall. For information: LaKesia Mosley,
fields is necessary. For information: Melissa Wilson, msmosley@hotmail.com; 377.3366.
slvrchic@grove. ufl. edu. (Announcements continue page 3)




Conference Bar Fellowship Deadline Externship Basics
Deadline to apply for The Florida Bar What is an externship?
Want to learn more Foundation 2002 Legal Services Summer An externship is a semester-long, for-credit
about networking and Fellowship Program is Thursday (Jan. 31). opportunity to observe, evaluate and participate in
getting a job? Applications available in Career Services. the practice of a particular substantive area of the
The Second Annual .
law by working in the office of a governmental
Career Development Pro Bono Symposium Friday agency or non-profit organization. Because credit
Conference will take
e will t The Eighth Annual Pro Bono Symposium will is awarded, externs receive on-going instruction
place at the UF Hotel and
place atbe held at noon Friday (Feb. 1), in the Bailey and guidance from a faculty supervisor, and are
Conference Center Feb.
SCourtroom. This is an excellent opportunity, required to produce a written work product for the
16. Gray Harris &
16. Gray Haris & particularly for first-year students, to learn about faculty supervisor's evaluation.
Robinson is a major
volunteer opportunities. A brief review of Pro
sponsor. Bono placements will be followed by a light lunch How much credit is awarded?
The conference -
e b a nc with employers to discuss personal Pro Bono inter- Credit is awarded pass-fail. Fall and spring
followed by a luncheon
ests. See Jessie Howell in the Center for Career semester placements are part-time (10-20
will feature panels and
SServices for more information. hours/week) for 2-5 credits. Summer placements
a reception with attorneys
a reception with attorneys are part- or full-time (10 to 40 hours/week) for 2-6
from around the state. On-Campus Interviews (OCI) credits.
Students will have an
oprtunity to ain Resume drop for OCI begins 9 a.m., today (Jan.
opportunity to gain first-
nd insigt into differ- 28). Open times for resume submittal are Monday What qualifications are needed?
ent legl c through Wednesday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Thursday, 1. Students must have successfully completed all
ent legal careers.
For information: 9 a.m.-Noon. See the Center for Career Services required first-year classes prior to participating.
Jessica Callow for more information. Students may apply while still completing
jcalow@ufl.edu. If you forgot to attend an ICAN Orientation and required classes so long as externship does not
want to view online job listings or participate in commence until after the classes are completed.
OCI, come to the Center for Career Services, 2. Depending on the externship, students may be
watch the short video, and fill out the paperwork. required to complete prerequisite courses.
3. Externships have an educational component at
Miss the Externship Meeting? the law school, which may be either contempo-
If you missed the mandatory externship meet- raneous with or subsequent to the externship.
ing, come to the Center for Career Services for an (Graduating students may participate only if the
Serve on appointment with Laura Traynham for no laterduatin nents conmpora
ore o educational component is contemporaneous.)
Honor than Friday (Feb. 1).
Committee Stay Connected Via Hotline How are students selected?
A fourth-semester stu- aily eails via te arer evics oline The faculty supervisor selects participants. This
dent is needed to serve as may include a formal application process, or it may
remind you of deadlines and events. Sign up at
an Honor Committee repre- www.lawi edu reeesoces ine, be a more informal arrangement worked out
di www.law.ufl.edu/career/resources/hotline.
sentative. To be considered, between the faculty supervisor and the interested
submit a 100-word maxi- student.
mum statement by noon
Friday (Feb. 1), to the Are externships paid?
Honor Committee Office. No. Placements where students receive compen-
The statement should dis- sation are not externships, and will not provide
cuss why you would like to ma credit.
represent your class as a r =
member of the Honor "i What types are available?
Committee. For informa- Career Services maintains lists of current
tion: Marc DeCastro, externships. New externships may be created based
euthenist@aol.com. on interest and after various approvals.



Students Support Building Campaign

Alumni council Class
Representatives from the Fall 2001 grad- Considering
uating class Jamie Rodriguez (sec- Not Practicing?
ond from left), Johanne Foster (third Students thinking about
from left), and Michael Grider present- not practicing law after
ed a "Class Gift" to Dean Jon Mills graduation can consider two
(left) at the reception following com- ne grps W n
new groups now forming.
mencement Dec. 22. Also present were e rp will c i
Alumni Council President Bruce Harris
(JD '93) (second from right), and Law third-year students
Center Association Board of Trustees preparing to transition
Chairman Marybeth McDonald (JD from school to the work
'82, right). environment. Discussion
The check for $2,050 represented topics may include diffi-
contributions collected as of that date to culties finding work in
support the law school building cam- today's economy, chang-
paign. Their efforts are ongoing. The ing roles from student to
Class Gift revived a tradition of professional, and sharing
Graduating Class Gifts on the law school job search ideas. It will
campus. serving the entire law school campus, and reinforc- meet Tuesdays from 12-1
"We are very pleased to present this gift from ing the idea that we are a community," said BLSA p.m. in the Dean's
the Fall 2001 graduating class to Dean Mills to President Byron Cherry. "Since the new Legal Conference Room.
help our law school achieve its goals and obtain Information Center will benefit current and future 2. A second group will be
the facilities it needs," said Rodriguez in presenting students, we wanted to provide some measure of geared toward students
the gift. financial support. All Gator lawyers will benefit who are considering or
In addition to the Graduating Class Gift, several from this building campaign." have made the decision
law student organizations are working on building Gifts of $1,000 or more to the campaign will be to not practice aw after
campaign donations. Already the W. George Allen permanently recognized in the new law school graduation. Topis may
Chapter of the Black Law Students Association has facilities. Groundbreaking is expected this summer. include what to do after
made a $1,000 contribution to the building effort. law school and handling
"BLSA programs this year have focused on expectations of family
and friends. It will meet
(Announcements, from page 1) Costa Rica Thursday (Jan. 31), 1 p.m., 190C Thursdays from 12-1
Guest Lecture Thursday On Holland Hall. p.m. in the Dean's
Western/Jewish Legal Systems For information: Student Affairs Coordinator Conference Room.
Noemar Castro (castro@law. uf. edu, 392.0421).
All are invited to attend a guest lecture by Rabbi
Selis on differences between Western and Jewish IPTLA Meeting, Elections
legal systems Thursday (Jan. 31), 6 p.m., 290 For information or an
Holland Hall, sponsored by the Jewish Law Students The Intellectual Property and Technology Law aResource
Association and Hillel. Refreshments served. Association will hold its first meeting of the semes- ppointment: Resource
ter Thursday (Jan. 31.), 5:10 p.m., Cafeteria. Topics Counselor Heather
Summer Program Meetings include issues and conferences, and elections will be McWilliams, 244 Bruton-
held for President, Vice-President and Treasurer- Geer Hall, phone 392.7044,
The College of Law offers Summer Study Abroad elect. All are wecome. For information: Melissa e-mail heatherj@ufl.edu or
elect. All are welcome. For information: Melissa .ed o
Programs in Montpellier, France; Cape Town, South mcwillh@law.ufl.edu. Office
Africa; and San Jose, Costa Rica. (Detailed informa- hours: Monday, 10 a.m.-6

meetings on the programs will be:
formeetings on the programs will be: Contid- and third-year law studenthips ($1,000-$1,500and eligibili-
SSouth Africa Thursday (Jan. 31), 12:40 p.m., for second- and third-year law students and eligibili-
(Announcements continue page 5)
190A Holland Hall.



Enrichment In The Spotlight a joint meeting of the United Nations
Students and others Information as provided by faculty and staff and by Association-Gainesville Chapter,
interested in attending regular searches ofnews media story reports. League of Women Voters and Altrusa.
the following Faculty Ph W Hd ,a p a ri commiiieeB
the following Faculty Chesterfield Smith Professor Nancy
Enrichment events Dean Jon Mils' article, "Diversity in o. rt
Dowd, as part of a drafting committee
should contact Professor Law Schools: Where Are We Headed for the American Association of Hernandez
for the American Association of Hnnd
Chris Slobogin, 305 in the Twenty-First Century?" appears Universiy Professors, helped wrie a
University Professors, helped write a
Holland Hall, 392.2266, in the current issue of the University "aemen of Principles Family
slobogin@law.ufl.edu. of Toledo Law Review. Responsibilities and Academic Work,"
Responsibilities and Academic Work,"
SLevin Mabie &vin in Professor of Mills
* Feb. 1: Yaacov Bar Mabie Levin of (posted at www.aaup.org), that was
Siman Tov, Professor Law Berta Esperanza Hernandez- adopted by the AAUP Council in
of International Truyol made a presentation Jan. 17 on treaties to November. She aso recenly becam Dowd
Relations, Hebrew part of the Genetic Ties Project (a multidiscipli-
University, Israel, on nary project focusing on the implications of DNA
"What Went Wrong in Cordes Visits From Frankfurt testing and paternity) as a result of her work on
the Israeli-Palestinian By Jake Hannaway fatherhood (Redefining Fatherhood, published by
Peace Process." (Noon, Dr. Albrecht Cordes is NYU Press 2000). The projec is centered at he
Faculty Dining Room). serving this term as a visiting Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy and Law,
professor, as part of the
* Feb. 5: Assistant Sof anfu chool of Medicine, University of Louisville. Her
Professor Sherrie ex nge progra. H taches third book, a feminist reader co-edited with
exchange program. He teaches
Russell-Brown on European Legal History both Professor Michelle Jacobs, is in the publication
"TheUN World here and in Germany. This is process with New York University Press, and
Conference Against his first teaching assignment Cordes should be out in 2002.
Racism." (12:40 p.m., abroad, and he finds it challenging and Associate Professor Danaya Wright presented
Faculty Dining Room). enjoyable. "Domestic Relations in Mid-Century:

Feb. 8: Computing "Law is a science of words, so teaching in a A History of the First Nine Years of
Services Director different language can be difficult because you the Divorce and Matrimonial Causes
Mark Bergeron on have to focus on each word," Cordes said. Court (1858-1861)" at Washington &
"Using the Computer "Precise wording is a challenge because, with Lee School of Law last week. She
Network Effectively," legal wording, much can be lost in translation. will present the paper at New York Wght
and Communications "Teaching here is interesting for me, and University School of Law next week.
Director Stan very different. For example, there are no impor- Professor JeffDavis' article, "Fixing
Huguenin on "Using tant restrictions to get into law school in Florida's Execution Lien Law, Part
the Media Effectively." Germany, so you have much larger classes, Two: Florida's New Judgment Lien
(Noon, Faculty Dining some as large as 500 students, which is simply on Personal Property," is featured in
Room). horrifying," Cordes said. the new issue of Florida Law Review.
Cordes has published a book on the commer- UF law student Bob Thornburg's Di
* Feb. 15: Tracey cial society of the Hanseatic League in the late note, "The Presumption Against
Meares, Professor, middle ages, and sits on the board for a German- Implied Transfer of Electronic Rights
University of Chicago language dictionary of legal history. He played in Licenses under Section 201(c) of

Law School, on basketball for the German Bundeswehr military ihe 1976 Copyrigh Act: A New Righ
Churches, Crime and team and has worked in Japan. the 1976 Copyright Act: A New Right
Churches, Crime and team and has worked in Japan.
Communities: A He is fluen in German, English and French for the Bundle?" has been accepted Thornburg
Communities: A He is fluent in German, English and French r O
Community-focused and knows some Italian and Japanese, which he for publication by he University of
Model of Faith Based says "helps a lot. Law has too long been nation- Illinois Journal ofLaw, Technology, &
Initiatives." (Noon, ally centered. With the coming of the European Policy.
Faculty Dining Room) Union, it's important to be able to cross Professor Paul Magnarella's article,
borders." "The Evolving Right of Self-
(Faculty News continues page 6) Magnarella




February Conferences Highlight Technology, Environment We Note With
'Industry is from Mars, 'Using Technology for Growth' Leading law school
Environmentalists from Venus' Cutting edge issues in software, e-commerce benefactor David Levin
The eighth annual Public Interest Environmental and e-business, and American and international passed away Jan. 7 at age
Conference, "Industry is from Mars, trademarks and domain names will be discussed 73. Levin was founder -
Environmentalists are from Venus: Reconciling Our Feb. 21-22, at the first annual Law & Technology with former Gov. Reubin
Differences on Earth," will be held Feb. 14-16, at Conference. Askew of the nationally
the J. Wayne Reitz Union. Under direction of Thomas recognized law firm of
The conference kicks off Thursday Cotter, Professor and Director of Levin Papantonio Thomas
with a reception at the Florida the college's Intellectual Property Mitchell Echsner Proctor,
Museum of Natural History with Dr. Program, the "Leveraging Technology PA. The Fredric G. Levin
David Guggenheim, Vice President for Extraordinary Business Growth" College of Law is named in
for Conservation Policy, Ocean event will be held at the downtown honor of David's brother
Conservancy. Sessions the 15th focus Hyatt Regency in Miami. Cotter and the firm's lead lawyer.
on Agriculture, Tourism, Development Guggenheim Keynote speaker will be Bill Hamilton of David was former
& Infrastructure and related panels. Tampa's office of Holland & Knight LLP, who will President of the Florida
The keynote dinner at the UF Hotel discuss "Technology Clients and Ethical Pitfalls Chapter of the American
& Conference Center Doubletree fea- Traps to Avoid." Also featured will be Bruce Academy of Matrimonial
tures Gary S. Guzy, former General Proctor, Chief Trademark Counsel for Coca-Cola, Lawyers, and was renowned
Counsel, U.S. Environmental Atlanta, Ga.; and Cathryn Mitchell of Princeton, for his expertise in divorce
Protection Agency. N.J., former Associate General Counsel of Prince cases. He graduated second
Sessions on the 16th will look at Guzy Sports Group (division of Benetton SportSystem). in his UF law school class
Energy Solutions: Encouraging Principal conference sponsors with the law in 1952, and has since sup-
Sustainability. Panelists will discuss how issues school are legal firms Holland & Knight LLP and ported UF with gifts totaling
will affect the future of Florida's energy policy. Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP, with additional fund- in excess of $1 million. He
For complete agenda, registration and other ing by Becker & Poliakoff P.A., and Saliwanchik helped establish both the
conference information: http://grove.ufl.edu/-els/. Lloyd & Saliwanchik. UF is the only law college Levin, Mabie & Levin
Deadline for mail-in registration is Feb. 7. CLE in the Southeast with an intellectual property Professorship, held by
credit pending. Free registration for UF students. certificate program. Professor Berta Esperanza
The conference is sponsored by the College of Those interested in attending contact Barbara Hernandez-Truyol, and the
Law, Environmental and Land Use Law Society, DeVoe at 392.8070 or e-mail devoe@law.ufl.edu. David H. Levin Chair in
Center for Governmental Responsibility For more information: www.law.ufl.edu/news/ Family Law held by
Conservation Clinic, Law College Council releases/020118.shtml. The Florida Bar is granting Professor Barbara Bennett
University of Florida Student Government, Public eight Continuing Legal Education hours, including Woodhouse.
Interest Committee of the Environmental and Land one Ethics CLE.
Use Law Section of The Florida Bar, Hopping Study in the
Green & Sams, P.A. and the Jelks Family Netherlands
Foundation. Students can apply now
to spend fall semester at
Leiden University Rijks
(Announcements, from page 3) this semester in the Inter-American Human Rights Universitet in the
ty requirements are listed on the Financial Aid bul- Competition in Washington, D.C., JESSUP Regional Netherlands. Applications
letin board. Applications available in Student Affairs, Competition and ICAM Competition in Vienna. are available in Student
and must be returned by Friday, Feb. 8. (Scholarship Affairs, and due by 4 p.m.,
recipients can receive only one law school scholar- Toastmasters Meet Tuesday Friday, Feb. 22. For infor-
ship during a semester.) Students interested in building self-confidence mation: Student Affairs
and developing professional speaking skills are invit- Coordinator Noemar
ICAM Welcomes Members ed to attend the first Toastmasters meeting of the Castro (392.0421, castro
The International Moot Court Team welcomes semester Tuesday (Jan. 29), 5:30 p.m., 190C Holland @law.ufl.edu), or the Web
new members Robert Jacobs, Beverly McCallum, Hall. Refreshments served. at www.law.ufl. edu, under
Adele Small and Tama Koss. The team competes "Study Abroad." For Leiden
University information:
F a L a w www. leidenuniv. nl.



Discount on For more events: http://www.law.ufl.edu/calendar/
Hipp Tickets Janua
Law school students, 29 JTLPWrite-On Meeting, 5:10 p.m., 296 HOL Upcoming Conferences
faculty and staff can get a Law Review Open Write-On Competition, "Industry is from ars, Environmentalists
coupon good for discount- 5:30-7:30 p.m., 190 HOL (Auditorium) are from Venus: Reeonciling Our Differences
ed Hippodrome State Toastmasters, 5:30 p.m., 190C Holland Hall. on Earth," Eighth Annual Public Interest
Theatre tickets to "Closer" Refreshments served. Environmental Conference Febl 14- 16.
at: http://hipp.gator. 30 JTLP Write-On Meeting, 5:10 p.m., 296 HOL (See page 5.)
net/coupon closer.html. Public Interest Environmental Conference eraging Technology for Extraordinary
Planning Committee Meeting, 6 p.m., CGR
Print coupon and brnn it ^ P n Meein 6 p CGR Business Growth," First Annual Law and
Print coupon and bring it Conference Room, 230 Bruton-Geer Hall. Business Gron rth. Fb 2 1 i2.
lo the box office. 31 UF Summer Program in Cape Town -
Informational Meeting, 12:40 p.m., 190A HOL (e pe
IPTLA Meeting, Elections, 5:10 p.m., "Terrorim ad the Money Trail," ach 11-
Cafeteria 12, UF Hotel and Conference Center.
BLSA Meeting, 5:20-7 p.m., 190A HOL Race and Race Relations: Perspectives and
JLSA Dinner and Speaker, Rabbi Selis on Reeommendations," arch 2-2J2, J Wayne
Differences Between Western and Jewish nion and Unversit A irium
Legal Systems, 6-8 p.m., 290 HOL
Q & A Session: Moot Court, 6:30 -8:30 p.m.,
190C HOL 5 Law Review-Open Write Competition,
5:30-7 p.m., 190 HOL (Auditorium)
FlaLaw is published to F rar6 Public Interest Environmental Conference
February Planning Committee, 6 p.m., CGR Conference
help inform and coor- 1 Pro Bono Symposium noon, Bailey Courtroom Room, 230 Bruton-Geer Hall
dinate activities of the Deadline to Withdraw From UF With 25% Moot Court Briefs Due, 5:20-7:30 p.m.,
law school community. Refund of Course Fees 290 HOL
Stan Huguenin, Director
of Communications. (Inside the Law School, continued) director of its summer study program
Editor: Debra Amirin, Determination of Indigenous Peoples," has been in Costa Rica, will discuss environ-
Associate Director of published in St. Thomas Law Review. He also has mental law during a seminar.
Communications. joined the editorial board of Human Rights and Irving Cypen Professor of Law
Christine Williams, Human Welfare, a journal produced by the Center Sharon Rush was quoted in a
Program Assistant.E
Jake Hannaway, On Rights Development at Denver University's Sarasota Herald-Tribune article on Rush
Editorial Assistant. Graduate School of International Studies. apathy in the fight for equal civil
(Journal at: http://www.du.edu/gsis/hrhw/.) rights.
Deadline: 10 a.m. Chesterfield Smith Professor Associate Dean Christopher
Tuesday for the next Michael Gordon will accompany the Slobogin was quoted in the Florida
week's newsletter. ABA president and past-president Times-Union on government inspec-
E-mail news to and six International Law Section tion procedure, and interviewed on Slobogin
flalaw@law.ufl.edu, officers to Guatemala and Costa Rica WRUF-AM on terrorism and the law.
or bring a disk in late February. They will be hosted Gordon Clarence J. TeSelle Professor of Law
(PC format, text in by American ambassadors, and will Martin J. McMahon Jr. spoke on
WordPerfect or Word, meet with Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo "Business Purpose, Economic
including author's and Costa Rican President D. Miguel Angel Substance, and Purpose Activity" as
name and contact Rodriguez. The visit will include seminars on part of a panel on "Defining McMahon
information), to legal and regional issues, and meetings with Administrative Objectives in Complex Corporate
Communications, 288 senior leaders of the ministry and Congress, Cases" at the ABA Tax Section midyear meeting
Holland Hall. (Submit Supreme Court Inter-American Court of Human in New Orleans in January. He also gave, with
news for the student Rights and American Chamber of Commerce. Professor Ira Shepard, an afternoon-long presen-
newsletter, The Docket, University of Costa Rica Dean Rafael Gonzalez tation on "Recent Income Tax Developments."
to John Marshall Bar Baller, a former UF law school teacher and co-