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Fla law newsletter of the University of Florida College of Law
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Title: Fla law newsletter of the University of Florida College of Law
Portion of title: Flalaw
Physical Description: Serial
Creator: Levin College of Law
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: <Gainesville FL> College of Law Communications Office 1997-
Creation Date: February 18, 2002
Frequency: weekly
completely irregular
Genre: periodical   ( marcgt )
serial   ( sobekcm )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol.1, no. 1 (Oct. 6, 1997)-
General Note: Weekly during the school year with a biweekly insert, numbered separately called: The Docket.
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Table of Contents
    OutLaw meets Tuesday at Starbucks
        Page 1
    Center for Career Services
        Page 2
    McCulloch, Velazquez named 'Women of the Year'
        Page 3 (MULTIPLE)
    Deadline near for summer study abroad
        Page 4
    Inside the Law School
        Page 5
    Law calendar
        Page 6
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Fredric G. Levin College of Law

Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 20 February 18, 2002

Inside Outlaw Meets Tuesday at Starbucks a College of Law downtown social featuring
* 'Women of Outlaw the Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Law music, free food and drinks at 9:30 p.m.
Distinction' (3) Student Association will meet Tuesday (Feb. 19), Thursday (Feb. 21), at Durty Nelly's Irish Pub.
* Deadline Nears for 6 p.m., at Starbucks, downtown Gainesville. All Tickets are available from APIL for $5 through the
Study Abroad ) members of the law school community are welcome. day of the event, and will be sold for $6 at the door.
eyrauc Honord ) For information: President Jon Gurney Three local bands will play, including Grain and
SWeyrauch Honoreda (5) (gurney@ufl.edu) or Vice President Rachel Harvey Beaver. All proceeds go toward APIL summer fel-
* JESSUP Team Excels (6) (harveyr@ufl.edu). lowships and will be matched by the Law Center
Association. Everyone is invited to attend and
LAWLAW Palooza Thursday support future public interest lawyers.
The Association for Public Interest Law (APIL)
will kickoff its fourth annual "LAWLAW Palooza" 'Band-Aids/Briefcases' Thursday
"Band-Aids and Briefcases" a law/medical
school mixer sponsored by the John Marshall Bar
Association, will be held Thursday (Feb. 21), 9 p.m.-
2 a.m., at the Sky Night Club (University Avenue
and SW 2nd Avenue). For information: Ben
Diamond (bd@ufl.edu).

Shabbat Dinner Friday
Everyone is invited to the Jewish Law Students
Association's Shabbat Dinner Friday (Feb. 22), at
S d Hillel. Services begin at 6:30 p.m.; dinner begins at
S 7:30 p.m. For information and/or to RSVP, e-mail

Friday Deadline for Externships
Externships at the Florida Supreme Court or in
the offices of the General Counsel to Governor Bush
SALSA Introduces Board, Welcomes Students or Florida Solicitor General are available for summer
The Spanish American Law Students Association (SALSA) hosted a reception and fall semester. The positions earn six credits for
for students, faculty and administrators in honor of first-semester students earlier summer, five credits for fall. Summer externships
this month. SALSA President Gloria Walker (center) introduced new board mem- run May 15-July 12 (40 hours/week). Fall extern-
bers Gilberto Barreto (left), Grace Casas, Gisela Caceres, Darlene Corey, Luz ships run through fall semester (20 hours/week).
Borges and Frank Garcia. (Board members Daniel Frank, Angie Pagan, Information packets are available in the Center
Heinrich Izaguirre and Marie Marteli not shown.) for Governmental Responsibility, 230 Bruton-Geer
Active student organizations such as SALSA are one reason the College of Law Hall, and Career Services. Application deadline: 5
was ranked in 2000 among the top 10 law schools in the country for Hispanic stu- p.m., Friday (Feb. 22). For information: CGR Staff
dents by Hispanic Business Magazine. Editors took into consideration in addi- Attorney Tim McLendon (392.2237).
tion to academic and faculty stature student activities and associations, minority (Announcements continuepage 2)
recruitment and retention (student and faculty), mentoring programs, professional
internship opportunities, career placement services, alumni and networking.




Apply for
Minority New Pro Bono Opportunity A complete list of pro bono opportunities is
Scholarship Students now can obtain a Pro Bono Certificate available in Career Services.
By Feb. 28 by working 35 hours with Gainesville's Labor
Students must contact Party on legal issues surrounding the campaign for Pro Bono Certificate
Recruiting Coordinator universal health care. Students who have volunteered their legal
Kelly Searcy Interested students should expertise for 35 hours or more to benefit the under-
(407.649.3929 or attend an informational meet- served or underrepresented are entitled to a Pro
ksearcy@bakerlaw.com) ing in Career Services Bono Certificate. To qualify, students MUST turn
by Monday (Feb. 25) to Thursday (Feb. 28) at 12:40 in their hours to Career Services by Friday, March
apply for the Paul D. p.m., or contact Jenny 22. Visit the Center for Career Services for more
White Scholarship for Devine (devine@ufl.edu). information.
first-year minority stu-
dents. The program is
offered by partners of the (Announcements, from page 1)
offered by partners of the
Orlando office of Baker & Interested in Criminal Clinic?
Hostetler LLP, and Students interested in a Summer 2002 Criminal
includes a paid summer Clinic are asked to complete by Wednesday (Feb.
associate clerkship and 27) an interest survey in Student Affairs.
$5,000 cash award. (Applications available in March.)

Friday Deadline to Apply for
'Ambassador' Positions
Ambassador applications are now available in the
JMBA and Student Affairs offices. Application Enviro n mental M oot Co u rt
deadline: 5 p.m., Friday (Feb. 22). Applicants must Environmental Moot Court Team members
be available to attend a training meeting the week
Jill Kelso (second from left), Kristina Rudman
after spring break and on Aug. 14. Any applicant and Dawn Rodda will compete this week against
and Dawn Rodda will compete this week against
who has NOT been an Ambassador before must sign 60 other teas at the Pace University National
60 other teams at the Pace University National
up for an interview in the JMBA Office. No experi- Environmental Law Moot Court Competition in
Back Aum i ence required, but only second-semester students New York. They are coached by John Kasbar
Re union and above may apply.
Re union and above may apply. (left). The team is advised by Professor/
The 14th annual Black Ambassadors are upper class students selected i metal ad a se Pro
Environmental and Land Use Law Program
Alumni Reunion Weekend, for their interest in helping entering students during Director Alyson Flournoy, with assistance from
"Dreams Delayed, Dreams their first semester. Each ambassador is assigned a professors Diane Mazur, Wiliam Page, Joseph
Conferred," is March 21- team of 10 to 12 new students, and assists and Little and Mark Fenster, CGR Associate in Law
24. The weekend -which guides them throughout the semester. They are Richard Hamann, Adjunct Professor Mary
includes a reception, break- responsible for providing accurate information to Jane Angelo and Legal Skills Professor Joseph
fast, CLE courses, lunch 'Introduction to Law' participants, conducting activi- Jackson.
and Virgil Hawkins event ties so participants get to know each other, helping The team's warm-up mock argument at last
- will be held at the UF participants adapt to law school, acting as interpreter week's Public Interest Environmental Conference
Hotel and Conference of university rules and regulations, developing a sup- was judged by alumni Jody Brooks (JD '00)
Center (Doubletree). port group for new students, creating a welcoming and Keith Rizzardi (J.D. '94).
Students may attend at a environment for a positive law school experience,
reduced cost of $25. and challenging students to become an active part of
For information or to the community. Apply Now for APIL Fellowships
register: Bradley Harper For information: Student Affairs Coordinator Applications for APIL (Association for Public
or Dexter Smith (392.7114 Noemar Castro, Office of Student Affairsnterest Law) summer fellowships are available in
or kubwa@ufl.edu). (392.0421 or castro@law.ufl.edu). Career Services and at APIL's table on the con-
course. These fellowships are available to all law




McCulloch, Velasques Named 'Women of the Year' 10 Alumni
Have Served
Elizabeth "Liz" McCulloch, director of social as Law Deans
policy at the Center for Governmental Jacqueline Allee
Responsibility, and Carol Velasques, Faculty ongtime law (J.D. '78), Dean, St.
Support Center secretary, have been named schoo n employes Thomas University,
Alachua/Bradford County Women of Distinction in Liz McCulloch Coral Gables (1987-93)
recognition of their involvement and service to eft) and Carol
their communities. Velasques are Lester Brickman
McCulloch, who has worked at the law school noted for their (J.D. '64), Acting Dean,
since 1980, teaches Poverty Law and Policy, and leadership and Yeshiva University
directs the Florida Bar Foundation Public Service efforts in(19
Law Fellows program. Her longstanding and Alachua County (198
public service
numerous activitis include chairing the Board of organizations Talbot "Sandy"
Directors of the domestic violence shelter and projects. D'Alemberte (J.D. '62),
"Peaceful Paths," and serving on a county task Dean, Florida State
force on indigent health care. The task force helped compelling black theater. She is immediate past University (1984-89)
the County Medical Society and County chair of the Gainesville/Alachua County Cultural (Now FSU president)
Commission create 'We Care,' which coordinates Affairs Board and an instructor for the Gainesville
millions of dollars a year in free care by health Association for the Creative Arts, and has her own Bruce R. Jacob (LL.M.
practitioners and hospitals. She recently wrote a theater company. She frequently speaks at area '95), Dean, Stetson
layperson's guide to Florida's welfare program for schools on the history of African-Americans in University (1981-1994)
the benefit of low income people and social service American theater.
providers. "Carol is well-respected by business associates Frank E. Maloney
According to Professor Nancy Dowd, "She has and considered a valuable resource by civic leaders (LL.B. '42), Dean, UF
brought an awareness of the real lives of poor peo- and government officials alike," said Robert (1958-1970)
ple into the law school, and changed people's lives Woods of the Gainesville/Alachua County Cultural
with her dedication." Affairs Board, which named Velasques Outstanding John A. "Jack" Miller
Velasques, in addition to working full-time at Artist of the Year for 2001. "Her tireless efforts on (LL.M. Tax '87), Dean,
the law school since 1990, is in her eighth year as behalf of community arts and disadvantaged youth University of Idaho
general manager of Gainesville's Acrosstown are widely recognized." (1997-present)
Repertory Theater and is credited for much of its McCulloch and Velasques will be honored
success. She has directed numerous plays over the March 12 at a luncheon at the Savannah Grande. Jon L. Mills (J.D. '72),
last 20 years, and is noted for her production of Tickets available from Yvonne Currie (395.5507). Acting Dean (1999-
2001), Dean (2001-
students who participate in fundraising activities and Lake Wauburg BBQ March 16 present), UF
seek to work at a non-governmental 501 C3 non- The John Marshall Bar Association (JMBA) is
profit public interest corporations such as ACLU, sponsoring a BBQ picnic for the entire law school Sheldon Jay Plager
Three Rivers Legal Services or Florida Institutional community at Lake Wauburg (north pavilion) (LL.B. '58), Dean,
Legal Services. Submission deadline is March 1. Saturday, March 16, 11 a.m. 2 p.m. Tickets are University of Indiana
available from Clara Nordstedt in the Dean's Suite (1977-84)
Help at Music Law Conference for $2 (free admittance for children under 5). The
The Entertainment, Art & Sports Law Society event will include games, flag football, prizes and J. Allen Smith (LL.B.
(EASLS) needs volunteers to help with its Music food from the "Backyard BBQ," Newberry. '48), Dean, University
Law Conference, scheduled for this fall. The event "This is a great opportunity to get to know each of Toledo (1960-63)
will feature discussions on connections between law other in an informal atmosphere. I hope to see every-
and music, a music exposition and bands showcase. one there," said Dean Jon Mills. Grace W. "Betty"
For more information, attend one of the Music Law JMBA also will sponsor a golf tournament Taylor (J.D. '62),
Conference meetings held each Tuesday, 6:30 p.m., Sunday, March 17, at Plantation Oaks beginning at 1 Acting Dean, UF
190A Holland Hall, or contact Brian Mencher p.m. Contact the JMBA Office (392.0498) for more (Winter 1981)
(musiclawconference@hotmail. com). information.



Study in the
td in the Deadline Near for Summer Study Abroad
Students can apply now Students must apply by March 1 for any of offers international travel, the opportunity to study
to spend fall semester at three College of Law ABA-approved summer law law in a rich and historic culture, educational
Leiden University Rijks programs in Costa Rica, France and South Africa. courses transcending national boundaries, interact-
Universitet in the Faculty in each program include leading scholars ing with scholars and administrators with unique
Netherlands. Applications from the Levin College of Law and the host uni- experiences and backgrounds, and networking
are available in Student versity. Classroom work is supplemented with vis- opportunities with professionals/educators/peers.
Affairs, and due by 4 p.m., its to government and judicial offices to provide A maximum of six semester credit hours can be
Friday (Feb. 22). For infor- practical applications. taken. Courses offered include Introduction to
mation: Student Affairs French Business Law (mandatory), Economic
Coordinator Noemar Crime and International Payment Systems.
Castro (392.0421, castro San Jose, Costa Rica Montpellier is located six miles from the
@law.ufl.edu), or the Web June 17 July 26 Mediterranean Sea and France's famed wine coun-
at www.law.ufl.edu, under Students familiar with envi- try. The University of Montpellier was founded
"Study Abroad." For Leiden ronmental law are in demand during the 12th century, and is home to 10,000
University information: by employers in the U.S. and students. The law college is the oldest in France,
www.leidenuniv.nl. abroad. Costa Rica is a living dating to 1160.
laboratory, with opportunities
to experience the region's
impressive natural resources. Cape Town,
Guest lecturers, field trips and participation by South Africa
attorneys and students from throughout Latin June 3 July 19
America and the Caribbean enrich the experience. South Africa is a lead-
The faculty this year includes former EPA ing political and economic
Administrator Carol Browner. force, with opportunities
A maximum of six semester credit hours can be for business, trade and cul-
taken. Courses offered include Comparative tural exchanges. Students in this program enjoy the
Environmental Law (Water/Wetlands/Wildlife), benefits of international travel, quality interdiscipli-
International Environmental Law and Conservation nary curriculum, courses with scholars and admin-
Clinic. Students also may elect to take Spanish. istrators with unique experiences and backgrounds,
Qualified students are selected to work with and networking opportunities with professionals/
Information on lawyers in Costa Rica on applied law and policy educators/peers.
projects. The University of Costa Rica is located in A maximum of six semester credit hours can be
SCiudad Universitaria Rodrigo Facio on the out- taken. Courses offered include Introduction to
available to students skirts of San Jose, the nation's capital. South African Law, Aspects of South African
summer study Commercial Law, Consensual Dispute Resolution
abroad, certificate and Human Rights Law.
programs and more Montpellier, France Cape Town is a cosmopolitan, diverse, historical
is available online July 1 August 2 community recognized as a center of learning. The
at: www.law.ufl.edu/ Focus here is on compar- University of Cape Town main campus is nestled
acade ative and international law, on the slopes of Table Mountain in the Cape
acaemicsand on emerging European Peninsula, one of South Africa's outstanding
markets. This experience international destinations.
Also available are
SThe Student Affairs Office also coordinates through other law schools ABA-approved summer abroad
past issues of
programs worldwide. For students who want to study in locations that have not yet established formal
FlaLaw (in full programs, Student Affairs can help set up individual programs under ABA guidelines. Also available are
color) as well as individual study abroad programs that allow students to study up to one semester at a foreign law school.
other law school For complete details including tuition, color photos, curriculum descriptions and application proce-
materials. Click on dures, click on the appropriate link at: www.law.ufl.edu/students/abroad/ or contact: Student Affairs
"Publications." Coordinator Noemar Castro (392.0421 or castro@law.ufl.edu).




articles to be published in a subse-
quent issue, "Congressional Power
in the Shadow of the Rehnquist
Court," which will feature work by
prominent constitutional scholars.
SProfessor/Director, Environmental Mazur
and Land Use Law Program, Alyson
Flournoy will give an overview and
update on the Endangered Species
Act at a conference in Orlando in
March on "The Endangered Species
Act & Habitat Conservation Flournoy
Recent Appointments to Florida Bar
eyrauch Receives en J Committees include Associate Dean
dWeyrauch Receives'Golden JD' for Students Gail Sasnett (Student
Distinguished Professor and Stephen C. Education and Admission to the
O'Connell Chair Walter Weyrauch (left) received Bar), Sepn C. O'Connell
Bar), Stephen C. O'Connell
a 'Golden J.D.' last week from the Faculty ofLaw r Chrithe Sasnett
Professor Christopher Slobogin
of Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University in (Prfessinalism), and Legal
Frankfurt, Germany.
Frandkfurt, Germany. Research and Writing Director
"This certificate is given at the 50th, or e c n Eco
'Golden Jubilee,' of the recipient's J.D., and Henry Wihnyk (CLE).
renews the diploma," said Visiting Professor
Albrecht Cordes (right), who presented the award Faculty Enrichment Slobogin
on behalf of Dean Helmut Kohl. Students and others interested in
Weyrauch has been at UF since 1957. He is attending the following events should
internationally known for his work in foreign and contact Professor Christopher
family law, and, more recently, Gypsy law. He Slobogin (305 Holland Hall,
once practiced law in Germany, and holds a 392.2266, slobogin@law. ufl.edu). Videos
faculty appointment at Johann Wolfgang Goethe Available
University in Frankfurt. His connections led him Friday (Feb. 22) N Faculy The Media Services
Dining Room: Larry Garvin, FSU Law
to introduce the exchange program between the Dining Rm: Larry Garvin, FSU Law Center in the law library
UF and Frankfurt law schools 15 years ago. Professor, on Satue of Limitains fo the Sale has collections ofvideos
of Goods: An Economic and Cognitive
"Professor Weyrauch is a renowned expert on on more than 100 topics.
many fundamental questions of law and its social Perspective." Names of the most pop-
structure, and is probably the world's best expert March 1 Noon, Faculty Dining Room: Tom ular videos are indexed
in the field of Gypsy Law," said Cordes. Ankersen, Conservation Clinic Director, on on the library Web page
Weyrauch edited the recently published, Gypsy "Environmental Law Clinics: Practice, Pedagogy (www.law.ufl.edu/lic).

viewing in the Media
In The Spotlight Dzienkowski, Professor, University of Texas Services area, but cannot
School of Law, on "The Decline in Lawyer
Information asprovidedby faculty andstaff andby Independence: Trading Legal Services for Equity e checked out. Center
searches ofnews media story reports. Interests in Clients." hours are 7:30 a.m.-
Professor Diane Mazur's article, "Rehnquist's March 19 12:40 p.m., Faculty Dining Room: 11:45 p.m., Monday-
Thursday; 7:30 a.m.-
Vietnam: Constitutional Separatism and the Professor Amy Mashburn on "Changes to the 7:45 pm., Friday; 9
Stealth Advance of Martial Law," will be pub- Model Rules and Lawyer Regulation in the New a.m.-5 pm., Surday;
lished in the summer 2002 Indiana Law Journal. Millennium." and 11 a.m.-:45 pm.,
and 11 a.m.-ll:45 p.m.,
The article is a 'prequel' to a collection of Sunday.



March Conferences
* "Terrorism and the Money
Trail," March 11-12, UF For more events:
Hotel and Conference http://www.law.ufl.edu/calendar/
* "Race and Race Relations: February
18 Florida Board of Bar Examiners
Perspectives and "180 day" registration deadline for
Recommendations," March Fall 2001 entering class
21-22, J. Wayne Reitz Union EASLS Meeting 5:2 pm.
EASLS Meeting, 5:20 p.m.,
and University Auditorium. 190C HOL
For more information, visit JLPP Write-On Competition Info.
the College of Law Web site: Meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 190C HOL
www. law. ufl edu. Honor Committee, 5:20- 6:20 p.m.,
296 HOL
Moot Court Meeting, 6:30-8 p.m.,
297 HOL
19 Toastmasters Meeting, 5:30 p.m.,
190C HOL
PAD General Meeting 6:30-7 p.m., Brian Koch eft) and Pamela Black received the only
FlaLaw is published to 190C HOL perfect marks awarded in a regional moot court compe-
Outlaw Meeting, 6 p.m., Starbucks tition last week. Koch, who coached the team, also was
help inform and coor- 21 Faculty Meeting, 12:40 p.m., Faculty named Second Best Oralist.
dinate activities of the Dining Room
law school community. BLSA Meeting, 5:20-7 p.m., 190A JESSUP Moot Court Team Excels
Stan H enin, ieto HOL Florida's JESSUP Moot Court Team won second
an Hugunin iecto. BARBRI-MPRE Course, 6-10 p.m., place for Best Memorial in the JESSUP Southeast
of Communications. 190C HOL
Editor: Debra Amirins. H Regional Competition last week at Nova Southeastern
Editor: Debra Airin, Band-Aids and Briefcases Mixer,
Associate Director of 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Sky Night Club University in Ft. Lauderdale.
Communications. LAWAW Palooza, 9:30 p.m., The JESSUP Competition is the oldest and most
Denise Feiber, Durty Nelly's Irish Pub prestigious of the moot courts. Each year, over 300 law
Publications 21-22 First Annual Law & Technology schools from more than 80 countries compete in region-
Coordinator. Conference, "Leveraging Technology al competitions for a chance to argue in front ofjustices
Christine Williams, for Extraordinary Business Growth," from the International Court of Justice. Competition
Program Assistant. Miami topics this year included Internet regulation, cyber-
Jake Hannaway, 22 Moot Court Final Four, noon, 190 terrorism and fraudulent abduction.
Editorial Assistant. HOL (Auditorium). (10 a.m. Q & A
Session with Judges from the Eleventh The team went 3-1 losing only to champion
Deadline: 10 a.m. Circuit, Bailey Courtroom) Georgia and finished second among all teams in
Tuesday for the next JLSA Shabbat Dinner, 6:30 p.m., total points. Representing Applicants, Mark Schultz
week's newsletter. Hillel and Taneka Campbell defeated Florida Coastal
E-mail news to 25 ETELS Meeting, 4:15 p.m., 296 HOL University and narrowly lost to Georgia. Representing
flalaw@law.ufl.edu, 28 BLSA Meeting, 5:20-7 p.m., Respondents, Brian Koch and Pamela Black defeated
or bring a disk 19 HOL Stetson and South Carolina. (In the round against South
(PC format, text in Carolina, a judge awarded the only perfect marks given
WordPerfect or Word, March in the competition to Koch and Black.)
including author's 4 Florida Board of Bar Examiners '195 Koch, who also coached the team, was named
including author's day' registration deadline for Fall Second Best Oralist. Jennifer Gurevitz and Tiffany
name and contact 2001 entering class Durst were alternates, assisting the team in its award-
information), to 4-8 Spring Break winning Memorial.
Communications, 288 14 BLSA Meeting, 5:20-7 p.m., The JESSUP Moot Court Team is part of UF's
Holland Hall. (Submit 190A HOL
news for the student 16 Law School Family Picnic, 11-2 p.m., International Moot Court, which has competed in
Lake Wauberg Vienna, the Netherlands, and Washington. The interna-
newsletter, The Docket, 17 JMBA Golf Tournament, 1 p.m., tional team holds tryouts for future competitions each
to John Marshall Bar Plantation Oaks Golf Course semester.