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 Florida history lecture
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 Legislature may not have solved...
 Race conference features U.S./international...
 CGR hosts 'Haiti conflict resolution'...
 Law calendar


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Table of Contents
    Latin American leaders, UF faculty featured at CGR conference
        Page 1
    Center for Career Services
        Page 2
    Trial team takes third in ATLA nationals
        Page 3
    Florida history lecture
        Page 4
    Inside the Law School
        Page 5
    Legislature may not have solved election problems
        Page 6
    Race conference features U.S./international leaders
        Page 7
    CGR hosts 'Haiti conflict resolution' program
        Page 8
    Law calendar
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UNIVERSImY OF
FLORIDA
Fredric G. Levin College of Law






Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 25 April 1, 2002


Inside
Insie Annual 'Legal & Policy Issues in the Americas' Set for April 22
* Trial Team Takes Third in
ATLA Nationals (3) Latin American Leaders, UF Faculty Featured at CGR Conference
* Today: Deadline for Officials and academicians from Brazil, Costa
Summer Aid (4) Rica, Guatemala, Argentina, Mexico and Cuba will
SU.S./International be among participants at the third annual Legal &
Leaders at Conference (7) Policy Issues in the Americas conference April 22.
Two panels on Cuban issues also are scheduled
for the event, organized by the law school's Center Klein Baldwin Wade Powell
for Governmental Responsibility (CGR). A number
of law school faculty also will participate.
Keynote address will be by Adrian Makuc,
Argentina's director of foreign trade policy and
secretariat of industry and ministry of economy,
who will speak on "Argentina's Efforts at Financial Gordon Hernandez- Mills Parker
Recovery." All sessions will be held at the Truyol
Sheraton Hotel.
Discussion topics include "Organized Crime, Wade, CGR's director of the Environmental
Terrorism and Money Laundering in the Americas," Division; Stephen Powell, CGR's International
"Environmental Damages and Crimes," and "Legal Trade Law Program director; Chesterfield Smith
Education in the Americas." Professor of Law Michael Gordon; Levin Mabie
According to JoAnn Klein, CGR development Levin Professor of Law Berta Hernandez-Truyol;
Criser Speaker director and conference coordinator, among law Dean Jon Mills, and law student Jessica Parker,
school officials and faculty making presentations president of the International Law Society.
at Graduation will be Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law Additional details and registration available
Marshall M. Criser Fletcher N. Baldwin Jr., director of the Center for through Lenny Kennedy of CGR (392.2237 or
(J.D. '51) a former UF International Financial Crimes Studies; Jeffry LKennedy@Iaw.ufl.edu).
and Florida Bar president
- will speak at College of
- wil seak at ion May 'LAWst Boyz' Plays for interested are welcome. For information: President
O'Connell Center. Championship Tuesday Jon Gurney (gurney@ufl.edu) or Vice President
Criser was named a The law school's intramural soccer team, "LAWst Rachel Harvey (harveyr@ufl.edu).
Distinguished UF Alumnus Boyz," is playing Tuesday (April 2) at Southwest ath a rtnit
in 1980, and awarded the Field 2 for the championship in the Graduate/ Health Law Opportunity
E.T. York Higher Faculty/Staff league. You are encouraged to come Students interested in Health Law should attend
Education Award in 1982. out and support the team. an informational meeting Wednesday (April 3),
e sent 30 ars a n 1 4 p.m., CGR conference room. The topic is a new
He spent 30 years as an
attorney in the Palm Beach OutLaw Meets Wednesday volunteer health care guardianship program in which
students receive training, then serve as guardians for
law firm of Gunster OutLaw Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Law tents e e taii e ee s in r
Yoakley Criser & Stewart. Student Association will meet Wednesday (April patients unable to make medical decisions on their
He is current chairman 3), 6:30 p.m., at Starbucks (downtown). All those own behalf The program begins this fall, and
of the UF Board of requires a one-academic-year commitment. No
of the UF Board of
Tstees. (Announcements continue page 3)
Trustees.
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WESTLAW
Training Next Fall Job Fairs Key to Topics will include different kinds and ways to
Week Employment Hunt reduce stress, setting goals and priorities, and man-
WESTLAW will offer Law rms rom throughout the south and east aging time effectively. Snacks will be served. For
Summer Associate interviews this fall at three key job information: Resource Counselor Heather
will be holding interviews this fall at three key job
Internship Training, fairs. Levin Colege of Law students interested McWilliams (mcwillh@law.ufl.edu or 392.7044).
Judicial Clerkship,
Audicial Clerkship, participating must take two vital steps:
Advanced Westlaw Urbach to Receive 2001-2002
Certificate, and Legal 1. Attend mandatory informational meeting Superior Accomplishment Award
Research & Writing April 18th (12:40 p.m., Bailey Courtroom). If Assistant Dean for the
make-up classes you have a conflict, schedule a viewing of meet- Center for Career Services
Wednesday-Friday, April ing video through the Media Center after the Kathy Urbach will receive a
10-12. Training can help 18th. Division Three 2001-2002
you prepare for a work 2. Pre-register by May lOth with Career Services Superior Accomplishment
environment this summer. for one or more of the following job fairs: Award (Administrative and
Sign-up sheets on easel Southeastern Minority Job Fair (SEMJF). Professional) at a ceremony
outside Bruton-Geer Lab. April 15, 9 th
Aug. 9-10. Embassy Suites Hotel Airport, April 15, 9 a.m., in the
Atlanta. Open to 2Ls, 3Ls and 2002 graduates. Friends of Music Room at Urbach
Participating employers include mid-size and University Auditorium.
'lam thrilled that Assistant Dean Urbach was
large firms and governmental organizations
interested in hiring minority students. (Last recognized for bettering Career Services and for
er, r inri dher outstanding service to students," said Associate
year, 107 employers interviewed.) Dean Gail Sasnett.
Dean Gail Sasnett.
South Atlantic Recruiting Conference Superior Accomplishment Awards recognize
(SARC). Sept. 6. Embassy Suites Hotel, efforts that "go the extra mile." She was nominated
Washington D.C. Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. by her staff, students and colleagues, and is now
Participating employers include law firms and being considered for the university-wide award.
governmental agencies from D.C. area only. (Also see story on Sherry Harrison, another
Southeastern Law Placement Consortium Student Affairs Superior Accomplishment Award
Networking (SELPC). Sept. 20-21. Marriott Suites winner, page 6.)
Luncheon .Midtown, Atlanta. Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. P t L
Participating employers include mid-size and
Interested in interacting large law firms and governmental agencies If you pre-registered last August to attend the
with UF law graduates in a from throughout southeast. Patent Law Interview Program, your information
casual atmosphere and packet is available in Career Services. Please read
discussing employment RSVP for Pro Bono Brunch the entire packet carefully: Loyola University will
opportunities? Members of Students who have earned 35 pro bono hours or not process your information unless you follow
the law school's Alumni more should RSVP by Friday (April 5) for he Pro directions exactly. Registration materials are due at
Council invite you to Bono Award Brunch to be held April 11 (11 a.m. Loyola no later than April 12, and no deadline
attend a networking lunch- 1 p.m.), Faculty Dining Room. fyou quaify, and extensions will be granted. Ifyou have any ques-
eon Saturday (April 6). have not received your certificate, come to Career tions about the program, see Karla Cameron in
Students should arrive at Career Services.
Students should arrive at Services and check your hours. If they are incor- Career Services.
11 a.m. in front of Bailey rect, see Jessie Howell in Career Services as soon
Courtroom to sign in and Reception Rescheduled
provide information The Student/Attorney reception sponsored by
regarding geographic or Stress Management Workshop The Florida Bar and Career Services has been
practice area preferences. There wi be a workshop April 15(3 p.m., rescheduled to April 10, 5:30-7 p.m., Faculty
There will be a workshop April 15 (3 p.m.,
RSVP by Tuesday (April Dining Room.
RSVP by Tuesday (April Faculty Dining Room) on how to handle pre-finals Dining Room.
2) to Denise Stobbie in
l u mni f i (2. 96 stress and anxiety related to time management.
Alumni Affairs (392.9296
or 282 Holland Hall).

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Trial Team Takes Third in ATLA Nationals
By Editorial AssistantJake Hannaway
A UF Trial Team squad advocates Fermin
Lopez (standing) and Christopher Klemawesch
(left), witnesses Kenneth Grace (right) and Stacey
Gross finished third at the American Trial
Lawyers Association national championships in
Chicago in late March. UF was one of 244 teams
and 14 regional champions at the ATLA competi-
tion. The team was coached by Gainesville attor-
neys Denise Ferrero (J.D. '92) and Brande Smith Dunwody
and student assistant coach Rashel Johnson. Lectu re
"We owe a lot to support we received from the Photo by ScottReus S
Stanford Law School
team, faculty, and our friends and families," said Klemawesch. "The preparation and competition were Professor Lawrence
incredibly intense. We learned a lot and grew not only as competitors but as future lawyers." Lessig will present April
The team was undefeated in preliminary rounds, taking decisions over Brooklyn, Capitol (Ohio) and 26 the Dunwody
defending national champion Temple University. UF then eliminated Brooklyn in the quarter-finals before Distinguished Lecture in
falling to Pepperdine. Harvard topped Pepperdine to win the championship. Law, 11:30 a.m., Holland
Trial Team Coach Robert Rush's squad is next to compete, at the American Bar Association national Hall Auditorium. All are
championship in April. welcome to attend.


(Announcements, from page 1) RSVP for LAW Brunch
course credit will be given, but participants will gain This year's Law Association for Women (LAW)
useful experience in hospital operations, court Spring Brunch free and open to everyone will
appointment proceedings and clinical issues. For feature speakers from legal professions. It will be
information: Assistant in Law, Health Law and held Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m., at the Doubletree
Policy Barbara Noah (392.2237). Hotel. To reserve your seat, RSVP by Tuesday, April
9, to Dawn Henrichon (dhenrich@u fl.edu or
384.3806) and leave voice mail.
At the event: Grace Casas will accept donations Sisters Needed
of collars, towels, dog/cat food, toys and money on Big Brothers/Big Sisters
behalf of Puppy Hill Farms and Animal People, Inc. of Gainesville needs volun-
teers for an hour a week
JLSA Elections Wednesday until June.
The Jewish Law Students Association will hold The program requires a
elections for next year Wednesday (April 3), 6 p.m., two-hour training session.
room TBA. If you want to run for office but can't Afterwards, you are
attend, e-mail ufjlsa@hotmail.com to be placed on assigned to a child, and
Students Polled on Prospectus an absentee ballot. scheduled to visit his/her
About 20 UF law students and staff volun- school for an hour each
teered for a focus group held last week to review ILS Elections Thursday week until school ends.
and critique the College of Law Prospectus the The International Law Society's elections meet- A little of your time can
school's catalog and primary recruiting tool. ing will be Thursday (April 4), 5:20 p.m., Faculty make a big difference in a
Publications Coordinator Denise Feiber (left) Dining Room. Professor Albrecht Cordes, visiting child's life. For information:
conducted the session to help enhance the publi- professor from Germany, will be guest speaker. Jodi Fiddleman, Big
cation's effectiveness with potential students. Refreshments will be served. For information: Brothers/Big Sisters of
The Communications Office is eager to hear President Jessica Parker (mp 7905@yahoo.com). Gainesville, 1212 NW 12
suggestions/comments. E-mail them to Avenue (375.2525).
FlaLaw@law.ufl.edu, or bring them by the
Communications Office (288 Holland Hall).


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Florida History Today: Deadline for Summer 2002 Financial Aid
Lecture
Dr. Jim Miller will Application deadline for Fall Aid Renewal Reminder
speak on "Using requesting summer 2002 financial For those who have not already done so, now is
Environmental History as a aid is today (April 1). To be con- the time to apply for aid for the 2002-2003 academ-
Tool for Policymaking in sidered, you must have a complet- ic year. Applying electronically using
Florida" at 3 p.m., April ed 2001-2002 Free Application FAFSA/Renewal FAFSA on the Web saves process-
14, Faculty Dining Room. for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) ing time and offers a built-in editing format to
Faculty and students wel- on file with UF and have indicat- reduce errors. Just go to FAFSA/Renewal FAFSA
come. Miller is a state ed on your FAFSA that you will Varnes on the Web at: http://www.FAFSA.ed.gov and fol-
archaeologist and author of be enrolled for Summer 2002 Term low instructions on the site. After applying on the
An Environmental History for a minimum of four credit hours. (Residency Web, you can check your application status and/or
of Northeast Florida. requirement for summer is five credit hours.) make corrections online. Renewal applicants for
For information: The yearly limit on federal Stafford loans is 2002-2003 will not receive a paper renewal in the
Ankersen (ankersen@law. $18,500. Some students may be unable to meet mail, but instead should have received an access
ufl.edu.) expected summer enrollment costs with their code or PIN for electronic application. First-time
remaining eligibility for this type loan. Options for applicants using a paper FAFSA may pick up a
additional summer funding include limited Perkin's Free Application for Federal Student Aid in the
loan funds, private student loans and Federal Work lobby of the Student Affairs Office.
Study. Please contact Trish Varnes as soon as pos-
sible to discuss summer aid options. For information: Financial Aid Advisor Trish
Varnes, 164 Holland Hall, 392.0421 or
Trish Varnes@SFA. UFL.EDU.














Retreat Focus on Improved
Student Services
Student Affairs and the Center for Career
Services had an all-day retreat at Lake Santa Photo by Scott Reus
Fe during spring break to discuss ways the
two offices can work together to become more Spring Clinic Class Thanks Staff
efficient and better serve students. Grateful members of the Spring 2002 Full-Rep Clinic Class presented a microwave
Associate Dean Gail Sasnett led the oven to Virgil Hawkins Civil Clinic staff Patti Williams, Helen Stoneking, Colleen
session. Participants included Program Flanagan (fourth-sixth from left) and Clinical Associate Professor Jeffrey Grater
Assistant Donna McDavid (back, left), Public (right). Students making the gift included Srinivas Dantuluri (left), Omar Sanabria,
Interest Coordinator Jessie Howell, Statistical Robert Babin and Rhonda Chung-deCambre (second from right). Students partici-
Support staff Michael Diggs, Assistant Dean pating but not shown include Patricia Neuman, Veronica Diaz, Joe Launikitis and
Kathy Urbach, Assistant Director Laura Dawn Henrichon.
Traynhanm and (front) Job Listing "We wanted the clinic support staff to know how much we appreciate their efforts,"
Coordinator John Rogers and Assistant said Chung-deCambre. "Our intent was to give the clinic staff and students a tangible,
Director Karla Cameron. long-term benefit."

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IIIs I Cat Got Your
squirrel?
Dangerousness," at the recent American The Conservation
Psychology-Law Society in Austin, Texas. He Clinic will host biologist
also was guest on a one-hour midwest region Billy Brooks from the U.S.
National Public Radio show about Andrea Yates Fish and Wildlife Service
(the Houston woman charged with killing her o Thursday (April 4), 3
chcidren). p.m., CGR conference
room. Brooks will discuss
David H. Levin Chair in Family the issue of "feral cat
Law/Center on Children and the Law colonies" in Florida a
Director Barbara Bennett potential clinic project for
Woodhouse will deliver the keynote next year. Faculty and stu-
address at Cornell Law School at a dents are invited.
Symposium on Children and Woodhouse Feral cat colonies offer
Education Friday (April 5). Her refuge to wild domesticat-
WiIliams Highly Praised topic: "Generational Conflict: Education and the ed cats and can wreak
An overflowing room of well-wishers at a Tensions between Parents and Children." havoc on local wildlife.
farewell party March 21 presented Director of Professional Activities
Admissions and Special Programs Shandrea Faculty
UF History Professor Elizabeth Dale
Williams (left, with Assistant Dean for story roessEnrichmeor Elizabeth Dalent
Admissions Michael Patrick) with testimonials to has been made an affliate member of i
her dedication and compassion and plaques and the UF law faculty. Friday (April 5):
gifts. The event was videotaped and will be sent to Adjunct Professor/Judge William Ingrid Wuerth,
her as a momento. Wagner and former director of the Professor ci
Williams has accepted a vice president's posi- law school's Center of Dale Law School "The
Dangers of Deference:
tion at Edward Waters College in Jacksonville. Professionalism John Berry are on a am S men
two-week mission to Nigeria for a
through Sole Executive
In The Spotlight Justice Department Commission on Agreement."
Information as provided by faculty and staff and by regular Corruption. April 12:
searches of news media story reports. Legal Skills Professor Teresa Michael McCann,
Rambo is included in the 2002 edi- Professor, University of
Publications/Presentations tion of Who's Who Among America's Washington. "ATLA
* Clarence J. TeSelle Professor of Law Teachers. Rambo Shrugged: Why Personal
Martin McMahon's article, "A s njury Lawyers Are Not
Whirlwind Tour of the Internal Media Mentions Public Defenders of
Revenue Code's At-Risk and Passive The Center for the Study of Race and Race Their Own Causes."
Activity Loss Rules," coauthored Relations' third annual conference was previewed April 16:
with Boris I. Bittker (Yale) and McMahon in UFDigest and the Gainesville Sun, and author Professor Patricia
Lawrence A. Zelenak (Columbia), Randall Robinson's conference remarks were Dilley. "The Political
was published in 36 Real Property reported in the Sun. Economy of Dedicated
Probate & Trust Journal 673 (2002). Stephen C. O'Connell Professor of Law Taxes."
* Associate Professor Pat Dilley's pre- Christopher Slobogin was quoted in a Ft. April 19:
viously published article, "Breaking Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel story about confessions Professor Berta
the Glass Slipper: Reflections on the Dilley of the mentally handicapped. Hernandez. Legal
Self-Employment Tax" has been Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law Fletcher Theory Workshop on
republished in GP Solo's issue Baldwin was quoted in a Tampa Tribune article "Feminist
featuring "The Best Articles on the validity of a lawsuit against University of Jurisprudence."
Published by the ABA." South Florida professor SamiAl-Arian, who is Students and others
* Professor Christopher Slobogin under investigation by the federal government. interested in attending
gave a talk, "A Jurisprudence of Slobogin should contact Professor
Chris Slobogin (392.2266
or slobogin@law. ufl.edu).
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Students 'Legislature May Not Have Solved Election Problems'
Invited to
Alumni BBQ Despite changes made in the the ballot will accurately be counted,
UF law students are wake of the state's 2000 presidential r and if necessary, recounted," Scher
invited to take part in the election foul-ups, Florida hasn't f writes.
Alumni Reunion BBQ, solved some of its key problems in Other contributors to the much-
April 27, noon, at the law voting. That's the opinion of a UF .anticipated Journal issue dedicated to
school. Cost: $12/person. professor in an essay in a special addressing questions arising from the
To attend, please bring issue of the Journal ofLaw and Florida vote include Bush/Cheney legal
check payable to UFAA Public Policy published by the team member Barry Richard of
to Alumni Affairs, 282 College of Law, to be mailed to Greenberg Traurig in Tallahassee;
Holland Hall, by Friday subscribers nationally this week. Gore/Lieberman legal team member
(April 5) and provide Richard Scher, UF political science department attorney W. Dexter Douglass,
information for professor, reports implementing electronic reforms Tallahassee; Victoria Sutton, Texas Tech
nametags. (Space limited such as optical scanning devices and touch-screen University School of Law and former assistant
to first 50 students and technology is not enough. director in White House Science Office; Dean Jon
guests.) "In a very real sense, by opting for the techno- Mills, Miami Herald Political Editor Tom Fiedler,
logical reforms, Florida did not meet its obligation Georgetown Law Professor Mark Tushnet, and
to voters to provide a mechanism for voting with Sandra Ferguson Chance, director of the UF
clear instructions as to its proper use, to ensure the Brechner Center for Freedom of Information.
method of casting the ballot will accurately reflect
the voter's wishes and intent, and to make certain See complete release at: http://wwwaw.uf.edunews.











Graduation
Announcements
Students graduating in
May are encouraged to Harrison Honored
visit the JMBA
Office regardg Student Affairs Program Student/Faculty Bikers
g_ i raduation Assistant/Office Manager Sherry Law student Shelbi Day (fourth from left), friends and
announcements. Harrison (right, with Assistant Dean law faculty enjoyed a March 16th San Felasco mountain bike
For information: Patrick Shannon) will be honored ride/lunch package Day purchased at the 2001 LAW auction.
Angie Chesser with a Superior Accomplishment The package was donated by Professor Danaya Wright
(angc53@aol.com). Award at ceremonies April 15 in the (left), with Professor Berta Hernandez, law student
y Friends of Music Room, University Veronica Diaz, Day, Cynthia Wilkerson, law student

J BA Auditorium. Sherica Bryant, and Leslie and Doug Folkerth (Gainesville
"I'm delighted Sherry, a Student Cycling Club members).
Phonebooks Affairs staff member since 1989, has "The LAW auction is a great opportunity to do something
JMBA members been recognized for her capable han- good for important charities and also have contact with stu-
should come by the dling of recently assigned additional dents outside the narrow confines of the classroom," said
JMBA Office (with ID) to responsibilities," said Associate Dean Wright. "Besides, what better way to chat about torts than on
pick up a spring 2002 for Students Gail Sasnett. a bicycle, on a trail, in the woods, on a beautiful day?"
phonebook.

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Race Conference Features U.S./International Leaders Policy Lecture
By Editorial Assistant Jake Hannaway Photos by Scott Reus Tu esday
Dr. Leo Polopolous
An impressive roster of U.S. and international will speak Tuesday
(April 2), on "The
officials and academicians were featured March (April 2 on "The
Legacy of James S.
21-22 at the third annual conference organized by Wershow: Policy
the Center for the Study of Race and Race Directions for the New
Relations. Millennium," 8 p.m.,
Auditorium (190
Opening keynoter Randall Robinson, Harvard o (9
Holland Hall).
Law graduate/author/human rights activist, out- Polopolus, a Food
lined his arguments for U.S. government slavery and Resource
reparations. He also said America has robbed black Event participants included Alachua County Economics Professor
Americans of their history, noting there is no refer- Commissioner Rodney Long (eft), Professor Sharon Emeritus, has studied
ence to blacks in the great monuments of Rush, Dean Jon Mills, author/speaker Randall policy issues affecting
Washington, D.C. Robinson, CSRRR Acting Director Desta Meghoo- Florida Agriculture for
Peddie, CSRRR Director Rahim Reed and Eugene over 35 years and has
Among others featured during the conference Morris of the Florida Commission on Human authored over 275 publi-
were Jamaican cabinet minister Dudley Relations.cations. The presenta-
Thompson, who spoke on "Reparations: tion is part of the James
Unfinished Business." Academicians from Albany S. and Dorothy F.
Law School/City University of New York and law Wershow Distinguished
schools of the universities of Seattle, Mercer, Lecture Series.
Dayton and Temple were featured, along with five
UF professors.

Law school faculty participants included Nancy
Dowd, Pedro Malavet, Shandrea Williams and
Rahim Reed. And UF law professors Sharon
Rush and Winston Nagan joined with Alachua
County Commissioner Rodney Long on a panel The conference included a lunch theater
on race, politics and government. Acting CSRRR presentation of "The Meeting: Malcolm X and
Director Desta Meghoo-Peddie Martin Luther King Jr," staged by Carol Velasques.
(meghoo@law.ufJ.edu) planned and coordinated the
conference, and has information on all participants LAW/LEXIS
as well as copies of prepared texts. Carol Contest
Velasques, general manager of Gainesville's
Acrosstown Repertory Theater and Faculty Support Lori
Center secretary, organized a lunch theater presen- Lori Thompson,
Andrea Eddings,
tation of "The Meeting: Malcolm X and Martin Ve ia Diaand
Veronica Diaz and
Luther King Jr."
Shelly Mirpuri won

"This was an outstanding effort by the law prizes from LEXIS,
school to focus extraordinary and widespread Among speakers were CSRRR Acting DirectorIris Bookstore,
attention on the vital area of race and race rela- Meghoo-Peddie (left), Mercer Professor David Goerings Books,
tions," Dean Jon Mills said, "and we are indebted Brennan, former Jamaican Ambassador Dudley Wilbert's and Ivey's
Thompson, Seattle Law Associate Professor Grill in the Law
to the initiative, leadership and tireless efforts of Lorraine Banai, Ethiopian Africa Black Association for
Desta Meghoo." International Congress of Jamaica representative Women/LEXIS
Priest Dougie, and Albany Law School Visiting Women's History
Professor Penelope Andrews. Month contest.

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Save money and time Photo by Scott Reus
throughbookexchange CGR Hosts 'Haiti Conflict
and roommate referral Resolution' Program
links on the college Web The Center for Governmental Responsibility (CGR)
site: www.law.ufl.edu/ recently hosted 11 Haitian visitors as part of its Haiti
students/exchange and Conflict Resolution Program, sponsored by the U.S.
www.law.ufl.edu/ Department of State.
admissions/housing.shtml. The CGR program is in its sixth year. CGR
Development Director JoAnn Klein and Staff Attorney
STim McLendon coordinated the visitors' two-week
Also available as links visit in Gainesville and Tallahassee.
are past issues of FlaLaw Haitian participants included lawyers, law students,
are past issues of FlaLaw
social workers, educators and community organizers.
(in full color) and other
inui c or) anal o Activities included negotiation and interviewing classes
law school materials.
conducted by Professor Don Peters and visits to the
Click on "Publications." Florida Legislature and Supreme Court. Participants
also relaxed with faculty and students at the law
school's recent barbecue at Lake Wauburg.
Dean Jon Mills (eft) met during CGR's Haiti
Conflict Resolution Program with Port-au-Prince
law student Martine Daceus (left), Jacmel school
FlaLaw is published to principal Eddy Simplice and Port-au-Prince lawyer
Sandra Louis.
help inform and coordi- Sandra ouis.
nate activities of the law April
school community. 1 Criminal Law Association,
5:20 p.m., 190C HOL
Stan Huguenin, Director 2 'LAWst Boyz' Soccer, Southwest Field 2
of Communications. JLSA Elections, 6 p.m., Room TBA
Editor: Debra Amirin, APR PAD General Meeting,
Associate Director of 6:30-7 p.m., 190C HOL
Communications. Wershow Lecture, Dr. Leo Polopolous,
Denise Feiber, APR 8 p.m., Auditorium
Publications Coordinator. 3 Health Law Info. Meeting, 4 p.m., CGR
Christine Williams, Conference Room
Program Assistant. OutLaw Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Starbucks
Jake Hannaway, 4 Conservation Clinic Guest Speaker, Dr. Billy
Editorial Assistant. Brooks, 3 p.m., CGR Conference Room
ILS Elections, 5:20 p.m., Taylor Speaks on History,
Deadline: 10 a.m. Faculty Dining Room Honored by County
Tuesday for the next BLSA, 5:20-7 p.m., 190A HOL Legal Information Center Director/Professor
week's newsletter. Real Property Group, 5:20 p.m., 190C HOL Betty Taylor (center) discussed history of women
E-mail news to 5 JMBA Barrister's Ball, 8 p.m.,
E-mail news oSweet 5 JMB ater Branch Inn m., at the UF law school last week at a presentation
flalaw@law.ufl.edu, Student/Aerni Council Networking in honor of Women's History Month. She had
or bring a disk 6 Student/Aluini Council Networking
or bring a disk Luncheon, 11 a.m., Bailey Courtroom compiled much of the information for an in-
(PC format, text in 8 EASLS, 5:20 p.m., 190C HOL progress book on the history of the UF College of
WordPerfect or Word, JLPP General Board Meeting, Law. She is uniquely qualified for the project,
including author's name 5:30-6 p.m., 190B HOL since she has served the college since 1950 as
and contact information), Moot Court Election Meeting, interim dean in 1981 and was one of the first
to Communications, 288 7:30-9:30 p.m., 190C HOL female law faculty members.
Holland Hall. (Submit 9 PAD General Meeting, An active member of the community, Taylor
Holland Hall. (Submi 6:30-7 p.m., 190C HOL
news for the student 10 Student/Attorney Reception, was honored March 20 at a meeting of the
newsletter, The Docket, 5:30-7 p.m., Faculty Dining Room. Alachua County Library District Board of
to John Marshall Bar 11 Pro Bono Awards Brunch, Trustees for her service as vice chair and chair
Association.) 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Faculty Dining Room during her five years as board member.

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FLALAW NEWSLETTER OF THE FREDRIC G. LEVIN COLLEGE OF LAW APRIL 1, 2002


Save money and time Photo by Scott Reus
throughbookexchange CGR Hosts 'Haiti Conflict
and roommate referral Resolution' Program
links on the college Web The Center for Governmental Responsibility (CGR)
site: www.law.ufl.edu/ recently hosted 11 Haitian visitors as part of its Haiti
students/exchange and Conflict Resolution Program, sponsored by the U.S.
www.law.ufl.edu/ Department of State.
admissions/housing.shtml. The CGR program is in its sixth year. CGR
Development Director JoAnn Klein and Staff Attorney
STim McLendon coordinated the visitors' two-week
Also available as links visit in Gainesville and Tallahassee.
are past issues of FlaLaw Haitian participants included lawyers, law students,
are past issues of FlaLaw
social workers, educators and community organizers.
(in full color) and other
inui c or) anal o Activities included negotiation and interviewing classes
law school materials.
conducted by Professor Don Peters and visits to the
Click on "Publications." Florida Legislature and Supreme Court. Participants
also relaxed with faculty and students at the law
school's recent barbecue at Lake Wauburg.
Dean Jon Mills (eft) met during CGR's Haiti
Conflict Resolution Program with Port-au-Prince
law student Martine Daceus (left), Jacmel school
FlaLaw is published to principal Eddy Simplice and Port-au-Prince lawyer
Sandra Louis.
help inform and coordi- Sandra ouis.
nate activities of the law April
school community. 1 Criminal Law Association,
5:20 p.m., 190C HOL
Stan Huguenin, Director 2 'LAWst Boyz' Soccer, Southwest Field 2
of Communications. JLSA Elections, 6 p.m., Room TBA
Editor: Debra Amirin, APR PAD General Meeting,
Associate Director of 6:30-7 p.m., 190C HOL
Communications. Wershow Lecture, Dr. Leo Polopolous,
Denise Feiber, APR 8 p.m., Auditorium
Publications Coordinator. 3 Health Law Info. Meeting, 4 p.m., CGR
Christine Williams, Conference Room
Program Assistant. OutLaw Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Starbucks
Jake Hannaway, 4 Conservation Clinic Guest Speaker, Dr. Billy
Editorial Assistant. Brooks, 3 p.m., CGR Conference Room
ILS Elections, 5:20 p.m., Taylor Speaks on History,
Deadline: 10 a.m. Faculty Dining Room Honored by County
Tuesday for the next BLSA, 5:20-7 p.m., 190A HOL Legal Information Center Director/Professor
week's newsletter. Real Property Group, 5:20 p.m., 190C HOL Betty Taylor (center) discussed history of women
E-mail news to 5 JMBA Barrister's Ball, 8 p.m.,
E-mail news oSweet 5 JMB ater Branch Inn m., at the UF law school last week at a presentation
flalaw@law.ufl.edu, Student/Aerni Council Networking in honor of Women's History Month. She had
or bring a disk 6 Student/Aluini Council Networking
or bring a disk Luncheon, 11 a.m., Bailey Courtroom compiled much of the information for an in-
(PC format, text in 8 EASLS, 5:20 p.m., 190C HOL progress book on the history of the UF College of
WordPerfect or Word, JLPP General Board Meeting, Law. She is uniquely qualified for the project,
including author's name 5:30-6 p.m., 190B HOL since she has served the college since 1950 as
and contact information), Moot Court Election Meeting, interim dean in 1981 and was one of the first
to Communications, 288 7:30-9:30 p.m., 190C HOL female law faculty members.
Holland Hall. (Submit 9 PAD General Meeting, An active member of the community, Taylor
Holland Hall. (Submi 6:30-7 p.m., 190C HOL
news for the student 10 Student/Attorney Reception, was honored March 20 at a meeting of the
newsletter, The Docket, 5:30-7 p.m., Faculty Dining Room. Alachua County Library District Board of
to John Marshall Bar 11 Pro Bono Awards Brunch, Trustees for her service as vice chair and chair
Association.) 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Faculty Dining Room during her five years as board member.

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