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Table of Contents
    National Lawyer's Guild's first local meetings today at Civic Center
        Page 1
    Center for Career Services
        Page 2
    World Trade 'supreme court' chair speaks
        Page 3
    Inside the Law School
        Page 4
    Faculty library dedicated to Justice Raymond Ehlich
        Page 5
    The Florida Bar and counseling
        Page 5
    UF research: historic preservation a boon to Florida
        Page 6
    UFLaw students sweep environmental writing contest
        Page 7
    UFLAW calendar
        Page 8
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Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 5 October 7, 2002

National Lawyers Guild's First Local LAW Potluck Oct. 17 Leadership
Meeting Today at Civic Center Everyone is invited to the Law Association Training
Progressive law students and professors are for Women's annual Student/Faculty/Friend/ Wednesday
invited to the first membership meeting of the Significant Other Potluck Thursday, Oct. 17, 5-7 Professor Michael
new local chapter of the National Lawyers Guild p.m., Maguire Village (corner of SW 34th St. and Seigel former U.S.
- comprised of lawyers, legal workers and law Radio Rd.) Please bring a favorite dish. LAW will Department of Justice
students at 7 p.m. today (Oct. 7), Civic Media provide main course and soda. For information: attorney and immediate
Center, 1021 W. University Avenue. The Law President Lisa Davis (ldavislll2@aol.com). past UFLaw Associate
Gainesville Chapter builds on the NLG's 65-year (Announcements continue page 3) Dean for Academic
commitment to legal and political struggles to end Affairs will speak on
oppression and discrimination in the United "Ethics and
States and internationally. For information: Confidentiality Issues"
nlggainesville@hotmail.com or 372.7356. Wednesday (Oct. 9),
6:30 p.m., 190C Holland
Democrats Meet Mondays :s Hall. The presentation is
The Law School Democrats will meet at part of the Leadership
Rafferty's Restaurant at 8:30 p.m. today (Oct. 7) i Resource Management
and every Monday until the election. Meeting Program sponsored by
"recaps" will be held Thursdays, 12:50 p.m., law the Law College Council
school courtyard "Cheerios" sculpture. Bring and Student Affairs. For
your lunch. For information: 846.5884. information: Student
Facilities Architects Named Affairs Coordinator
Business Card Sale Wednesdays UFLaw officials on Friday, Sept. 27, Noemar Castro
Students can order business cards at the Phi honored contributors to its recent successful (392.0421 or
Alpha Delta table on the concourse 11:30 a.m.- $25 million expansion campaign, and castro@law.ufl.edu).
12:30 p.m. every Wednesday. (Order forms also announced selection of architects to design
available in Career Services.) major facilities for the nation's 1 lth largest
law school: Ponikvar & Associates, Inc., based
Work for U.S. Patent & Trade Law in Gainesville, and Tsoi/Kobus & Associates
Students are invited to the Intellectual of Cambridge, MA. Architect David Owens of
Property and Trade Law Association presentation, Tsoi/Kobus (left) spoke with dinner guests
"Working at the United States Patent & about plans for the building. Groundbreaking
Trademark Organization," 11:30 a.m., Friday is expected next spring.
(Oct. 11), 290 Holland Hall. UF President Charles Young and law
school Dean Jon Mills honored W. C. Gentry
Environmental Conference Planning of Jacksonville, chairman of the Law Center
The Ninth Annual Public Interest Association Board of Trustees Building
Environmental Conference, "Florida's Final Campaign Committee; Fredric G. Levin of
Frontiers: Saving What's Left," will be Pensacola; and hundreds of alumni, faculty
Feb. 27-March 1, 2003, UF Reitz Union. and students for their campaign involvement.
Planning meetings will be Oct. 15 and
Nov. 5 at 5:15 p.m., CGR Conference Room. For complete release, go to:
For information: Steckley Lee (514.2955). www.law.ufl.edu/news/releases/021002.shtml.
UNIVERSITY OF
FLORIDA
Levin College of Law

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Apply Now for
ELUL Certificate
Students who want Looking Beyond OCI
to earn an Environmental Although On-Campus Interviewing (OCI) is
and Land Use Law one of many ways students findjobs for summer
Certificate this semester and upon graduation, most students get summer
must apply by Friday, and/or permanent jobs through other sources.
Oct. 18. See Marla And since many employers participating in Fall
Wolfe in 319 Holland OCI are big law firms, OCI may not be for you
Hall for an application. if you prefer to work elsewhere. (You may prefer
Spring OCI, when smaller and mid-sized firms
come to campus.)
Many students are employed through net-
working, externship and pro bono experiences
and by sending resumes to firms and organiza- Nearly 80 percent of the Spring 2002 class already had jobs
tions. For assistance with these and other job on their graduation day. Sign up in Career Services for On-
Campus interviewing which brings hundreds of employers
search strategies, make an appointment with a to campus or a variety of OCI alternatives.
career services counselor.

Use eAttorney.com to FindJobs
eAttorney.com s job s o by the time the position begins. For application
eAttorney.com is a valuable job search tool tJial ircit S fome se
materials and hiring criteria information, see
even if you don't participate in On-Campus
Laura Traynham in Career Services.
Ambassadors' Interviewing (OCI). Many firms in addition to
Apply by Oct. 28 for these Spring 2003
Position Open those who come to campus for OCI contact externships (maximum fove credits):
Career Services to list job opportunities. To view externships (maximum five credits):
Applications for an Judge McNeal, family law judge, Ocala
Ambassador Program listings, go to www.eattorney.com, click on
Ambassador Program "Career," then "Job Bank." "School Job Search" U.S. Attomey's Office, various locations
coordinator for "Intro to w arc h postins b eoraphic locaton o Florida Supreme Court
Law" are available in Fifth Judicial Circuit, StaffAttomey's Office,
practice area and hiring criteria. For details or an
Affairs and due by 5 eAttorney password, come by Career Services. In Gainesville:
Affairs and due by 5 In Gainesville:
p.m. Oct. 25. Applicants Free Career Guidance Workshops Alachua County Attomey's Office (legal drafting)
must be energetic, in Eighth Judicial Circuit Family Law Division
their second semester or Interested in Litigation? Jacks onille State Office of the State Attomey, Domestic Violence
later, available for a Attorney Three Rivers Legal Services, Domestic Violence
training meeting this the State Attorney's Office Wednesday (Oct. 9),
training meeting this Southem Legal Counsel
12:40 p.m., Bailey Courtroom. Students -
semester, and able to p.m., Baey Courtroo Santa Fe Community College
begin by Jan. 5 especially those involved with Moot Court, Trial Cou
begin by Jan. 5. Judge Paul U.S. District Court,
Each ambassador Team, Clinic, Trial Advocacy and Trial Practice Northem District of Floria ,
Each ambassador are urged to attend. Northem District of Florida
are urged to attend.
helps 10-12 entering er edued r Judge Mickle U.S. District Court,
students transition to Oter seduled wkshps Northem District of Florida
State Judicial Clerkship meeting,
law school, develop a
uppot goup and Oct. 7, 3-4 p.m., Bailey Courtroom.
SCallback Interviews, hosted by Carlton Fields, Deadlines
become active in the Oct 10, 4 p.m., Facuy Dining Room. Students attending the Equal Justice Works
community. For infor- Second Career Workshop, Oct. 17, 4 p.m., FDR. For Conference and Career Fair in Washington, D.C.,
mation: Angie Chesser those with previous career experience in other fields. Oct. 25-26 must register with Jessie Howell in
(angc53@aol.com) or Career Services by 5 p.m. Friday (Oct. 11).
Student Affairs Spring 2003 Externship Opportunities Intemational students must turn in selections for
Coordinator Noemar You can apply for an externship if you will the Intemational Student Interview Program to
Castro (castro@law. have successfully completed one academic year Howell by 5 p.m., Tuesday, October 15.
ufl. edu).


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(Announcements continued) panel of attomeys from diverse fields to discuss
'Don't Start With Me' Shirts on Sale what it means to be "job prepared" Thursday,
Law Association for Women (LAW) t-shirts Oct. 31, 6:30 p.m., Cafeteria, with a reception at
reading, "Don't start with me, my is a 6 p.m. For information: BLSA Career Services
lawyer," will be on sale Wednesday-Thursday, Committee Chair Stephanie Mickle
Oct. 16-17, 10:20-12:40 p.m., on the concourse. (smmickle@hotmail.com).
This may be the only sale before the holidays,
and supplies are limited. Cash and checks payable Volunteers Needed for LSR Events
to LCA only. For information on inventory and to The Law School Republicans (LSR) need
receive prior notice of future sales, contact LAW volunteers to help organize and participate in:
(UFLAWTSHIR TS@aol.com). Distribution of literature and stickers at home ATM at UFLaw
football games and a link-up operation with the Associate Dean
Real Property Group Meetings Set Jacksonville Young Republicans at the Fla/Ga Gail Sasnett is among
Real Property Group (RPG) meetings will be game in November. those enjoying the
held at 5:20 p.m. Oct. 15 and Nov. 12 in 292 Election party Nov. 5th. convenience of the new
Holland Hall. An Oct. 29th roundtable of local "Win One for the GIPPER!" Charity golf Automatic Teller
real estate attorneys who will discuss and Tournament, with proceeds benefiting Alzheimer's Machine at the law
answer questions concerning real estate issues research. school. The ATM is
and career options will be held in the auditori- "Books for Tots" book drive co-sponsored by the inside the entrance to
um. All students are welcome. For information: Military Law Students Association (MLSA). the cafeteria (student
Nia Johnson (njohnsOl@ufl.edu). Outreach Luncheon with the Asian and Pacific lounge side). Use is
American Law Students Association (APALSA). free to Campus USA
Panel to Discuss Career Preparation For information or to volunteer: LSR Credit Union members;
The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) President Travis Horn others have a $1.50
and Center for Career Services will present a (gators4jeb@hotmail.com). transaction fee.


World Trade 'Supreme Court' Chair Speaks

Chair of the World Trade Organization's
Appellate Body James L. Bacchus (right, with
Interational Trade Law Program Director Steve Honor
Powell) spoke at the law school last Thursday
(Oct. 3) on the "supreme court of world trade," the Court Board of
WTO Appellate Body which uses a dispute resolu- Master Needed
tion system that since its creation in 1955 has been Student Honor
vital in resolving worldwide commercial conflict, Court is looking for a
including multiple cases involving Florida agriculture Board of Master.
and business interests. The session was sponsored by Applications are avail-
the International Trade Law Program, Florida Journal able from Student
ofInternational Law, and International Law Society. Honor Court Secretary
Bacchus is managing partner of the Orlando office of Greenberg Traurig, specializing in inter- Carol Westphal or
national trade and business law, and was appointed by the U.S. President and Congress as a found- Chancellor Leslie
ing member of the Appellate Body. He served in congress from Florida's 15th District. Press. For information
Among Bacchus topics: discussion of a current dispute of great interest to Floridians Brazil's or online application:
challenge to the state citrus tax, which Brazil claims violates the WTO's non-discrimination provi- contact Westphal
sions by charging a higher tax on imported oranges than on those grown in Florida. Brazil also (cwestphal@sg. ufl.edu,
claims the state's use of the tax money to promote sale of Florida citrus products violates 392.1665, ext. 364,
WTO requirements that imported goods be treated no less favorably than similar U.S. domestic 364-60 J. Wayne Reitz
goods. Union).



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Sprinkler
Installation
Underway In The Spotlight To Boldly Go
Crews of three or Information as provided byfaculty and staff and by regular Where No First
fewer will work on a searches ofnews media story reports. Sale Doctrine Has
Gone Before," in the
fire sprinkler system in Publications/Professional Activities UCA Entertainment
sections of Holland UF Research Foundation Professor Law Review's Fal issue.
Hall each night (except Lars Noah will publish "Triage in
weekends) beginning at the Nation's Medicine Cabinet: The Media Mentions
about 11 p.m. The work Puzzling Scarcity of Vaccines and Associated Press (9.15-17) Professor Jeffrey
will continue until the Other Drugs" in the South Carolina Davis on pending legislation to limit homestead
end of December Law Review. His commentary on the Noah exemptions during bankruptcy. The article suse-
Work on the audi- Supreme Court's recent decision in quently ran in the Chicago Tribune, Salt Lake
torium will be complet- Thompson v. Westem States Medical Center, City News, Chattanooga Times/Free Press,
ed first, and should "Compounding a Constitutional Error?: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.) and
begin on third-floor Pharmaceuticals and Free Speech," appeared in Gainesville Sun.
faculty offices Oct. 21. the September issue of Health Law News. Gainesville Sun. (9.28) Alumni Research
(Coordinator Martina Adjunct Professor Paul Magnarella Scholar/Professor Joseph Little on questionable
Pelley will notify facul- authored: Explaining Rwanda's constitutionality of Gov. Jeb Bush flying on cor-
ty individually as work 1994 Genocide, Human Rights and porate jets as part of his campaign. Also quoted
progresses toward their Human Welfare vol. 2, no. 1 (2002); in Cox News Service and St. Petersburg Times.
offices.) "The Right of Self-Determination," Lakeland Ledger (9.20) IP Program Director/
The contractor is Human Rights Forum, Anthropology Professor Thomas Cotter on Tropicana lawsuit
Heard Construction, News, and "International Human agare against Florida's Natural Growers Inc. over
which installed the Rights: Roots of a Progression," Journal of Third deceptive labeling.
system in Bruton-Geer. World Studies. Business Journal ofJacksonville (9.20) Law
SProfessor Jeffrey Davis participated school's Music Law Conference previewed, with
in Consumer Advocate Training by quotes from Dean Jon Mills.
Florida Legal Services Inc. in Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel (9.24) Center for
Orlando Sept. 19. He spoke on Children and the Law Director Barbara Bennett
Consumer Bankruptcy and participat- Woodhouse on Department of Children and
ed in a panel discussion on the Davis Families case in which a child was removed from
Practical Use of Bankruptcy Law to foster family deemed too poor to raise him.
Assist Legal Services Clients. Florida Times-Union (9.25) Assistant Dean for
Legal Skills Professor Alison Student Affairs Patrick Shannon on reputation
Gerencser presented, "The of Florida Coastal School of Law.
Mediator's Toolbox: A Practical Orlando Sentinel (9.21) Stephen C. O'Connell
Guide" to county mediators of the Professor Christopher Slobogin on appealing
8th Judicial Circuit Sept. 20. order for a new trial in murder case of citrus
Clarence J. TeSelle Professor Martin Gerencser baron Charles "Von" Maxcy.
J. McMahon, Jr. spoke (jointly with Gainesville Sun (9.28) Affiliate Professor James
Prof. Ira Shepard) on "Recent Nicholas on growth in Florida. The article cov-
Developments in Federal Income ered a symposium on growth sponsored by the
Taxation" at the 37th Annual Levin College of Law.
Southern Federal Tax Institute Independent Florida Alligator (9.27) Mills and
Sept. 23 in Atlanta. Betty Taylor, director of the Legal Information
Third-year law student Brian McMahon Center, on expansion of student facilities and
Mencher will publish, "Digitial Transmissions: construction of the Lawton Chiles Legal
Information Center.



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Faculty Library Dedicated UFLaw Picnic
to Justice Raymond Ehlich All are invited to a
family picnic at Lake
The UFLaw Faculty Library was named in Wauberg's North Pavilion
honor of Justice Raymond Ehlich (JD 42, right, Sunday (Oct. 13), 11 a.m.
seated) at the Grand Guard luncheon last week. 2 p.m. It is co-sponsored
"We are honored to have our future enlight- by the John Marshall Bar
ened under your name," said Dean Jon Mills (left) Association, American
as he presented a dedication plaque to Ehlich. Bar Association-Law
Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Ben Student Division, Law
Overton (JD 52, right) co-hosted the event, which College Council, Office of
included the presence of other UFLaw Grand Student Affairs and
Guard inductees, faculty, staff and Ehrlich family. Dean's Office. Proceeds
will benefit the UF
Community Campaign.
The Florida Bar and Counseling Tickets for the BBQ will
ByAli Kane, Resource Counselor a mental health disorder and are seeking regular be sold for $3 in the
Counseling can offer help for many issues counseling for a mental health concern, this JMBA Office and Student
relationships, stress management, personal reflects on your ability to take proactive steps in Affairs. (Children five and
growth and identity, family dynamics, trauma, maintaining your wellness. younger eat free.) For
loss of a loved one and help you air and Counseling Center and Student Mental information: Felicia
organize thoughts and feelings and gain clarity Health Services coordinators on campus can Barry (lisaelaine
and focus. Yet, in the law school environment, write letters to the Board on behalf of law stu- 38703@yahoo.com) or
there can be a particular kind of resistance to dents if necessary. They have been doing this for Noemar Castro
counseling based on fear of questions 25 and 26 years, and a student has never been denied licen- (castro@law.ufl.edu).
which address counseling on The Florida sure due to a mental health concern.
Bar application. If you are seeking help with personal issues
It is important to note The Florida Bar not related to these specific disorders, no report
changed its policies in 1994 regarding what you is necessary. Simply coming to see me even
must report in answering these questions. Only to address one of these concerns does not go
certain specific disorders schizophrenia or on any record and does not need to be reported.
other major psychotic disorders, bipolar or major It makes good sense to seek counseling -
depressive mood disorder, antisocial personality an increasingly accepted and widespread compo- Externship
disorder, drug or alcohol abuse, kleptomania, nent to modern living if you are in need. Available
pathological or compulsive gambling, pedophil- Applications for a
ia, exhibitionism or voyeurism requiring If you have questions or comments, e-mail Spring Semester
treatment or hospitalization need be reported. If alikane@ufl.edu or visit me in Career Services Externship (five credits)
you have sought help with these issues, you will (244D) during office hours Tuesdays (12-5 at the Florida Supreme
need to submit certain information regarding the p.m.) and Thursdays (4-6 p.m.) I am available Court, working as a
service provider and treatment received. The for individual counseling clerk for a justice, are
Board of Bar Examiners insists that individuals sessions at these times, available in the Center
who experience difficulties with these issues too. You also may contact for Govemmental
receive help, and asks these questions to ensure the Counseling Center or ) Responsibility or Center
those with these disorders get attention. Student Mental Health for Career Services in
Lack of treatment is the major cause for Services on campus. If an Bruton-Geer Hall.
concem. The application states, "A lawyer's after-hours crisis occurs, / Deadline: 5 p.m., Friday,
untreated or uncontrolled mental disorder, if contact the Alachua o Oct. 18. For informa-
severe, could result in injury to the public." County Crisis Center at tion: Tim McLendon
Therefore, even if you are taking medication for 334.0888. (392.2237 or
mclendon@law.ufl. edu).


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FlaLaw Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter October 7, 2002


Faculty Library Dedicated UFLaw Picnic
to Justice Raymond Ehlich All are invited to a
family picnic at Lake
The UFLaw Faculty Library was named in Wauberg's North Pavilion
honor of Justice Raymond Ehlich (JD 42, right, Sunday (Oct. 13), 11 a.m.
seated) at the Grand Guard luncheon last week. 2 p.m. It is co-sponsored
"We are honored to have our future enlight- by the John Marshall Bar
ened under your name," said Dean Jon Mills (left) Association, American
as he presented a dedication plaque to Ehlich. Bar Association-Law
Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Ben Student Division, Law
Overton (JD 52, right) co-hosted the event, which College Council, Office of
included the presence of other UFLaw Grand Student Affairs and
Guard inductees, faculty, staff and Ehrlich family. Dean's Office. Proceeds
will benefit the UF
Community Campaign.
The Florida Bar and Counseling Tickets for the BBQ will
ByAli Kane, Resource Counselor a mental health disorder and are seeking regular be sold for $3 in the
Counseling can offer help for many issues counseling for a mental health concern, this JMBA Office and Student
relationships, stress management, personal reflects on your ability to take proactive steps in Affairs. (Children five and
growth and identity, family dynamics, trauma, maintaining your wellness. younger eat free.) For
loss of a loved one and help you air and Counseling Center and Student Mental information: Felicia
organize thoughts and feelings and gain clarity Health Services coordinators on campus can Barry (lisaelaine
and focus. Yet, in the law school environment, write letters to the Board on behalf of law stu- 38703@yahoo.com) or
there can be a particular kind of resistance to dents if necessary. They have been doing this for Noemar Castro
counseling based on fear of questions 25 and 26 years, and a student has never been denied licen- (castro@law.ufl.edu).
which address counseling on The Florida sure due to a mental health concern.
Bar application. If you are seeking help with personal issues
It is important to note The Florida Bar not related to these specific disorders, no report
changed its policies in 1994 regarding what you is necessary. Simply coming to see me even
must report in answering these questions. Only to address one of these concerns does not go
certain specific disorders schizophrenia or on any record and does not need to be reported.
other major psychotic disorders, bipolar or major It makes good sense to seek counseling -
depressive mood disorder, antisocial personality an increasingly accepted and widespread compo- Externship
disorder, drug or alcohol abuse, kleptomania, nent to modern living if you are in need. Available
pathological or compulsive gambling, pedophil- Applications for a
ia, exhibitionism or voyeurism requiring If you have questions or comments, e-mail Spring Semester
treatment or hospitalization need be reported. If alikane@ufl.edu or visit me in Career Services Externship (five credits)
you have sought help with these issues, you will (244D) during office hours Tuesdays (12-5 at the Florida Supreme
need to submit certain information regarding the p.m.) and Thursdays (4-6 p.m.) I am available Court, working as a
service provider and treatment received. The for individual counseling clerk for a justice, are
Board of Bar Examiners insists that individuals sessions at these times, available in the Center
who experience difficulties with these issues too. You also may contact for Govemmental
receive help, and asks these questions to ensure the Counseling Center or ) Responsibility or Center
those with these disorders get attention. Student Mental Health for Career Services in
Lack of treatment is the major cause for Services on campus. If an Bruton-Geer Hall.
concem. The application states, "A lawyer's after-hours crisis occurs, / Deadline: 5 p.m., Friday,
untreated or uncontrolled mental disorder, if contact the Alachua o Oct. 18. For informa-
severe, could result in injury to the public." County Crisis Center at tion: Tim McLendon
Therefore, even if you are taking medication for 334.0888. (392.2237 or
mclendon@law.ufl. edu).


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UF Research: November Armed Forces
Historic Preservation A Boon to lorida Race Relations Forum
Historie preservition helps bring an On Nov. 14, a Pentagon official, a
a(dditional $4.2 billion a year to the Florida U.S. Army ROTC offcer and several
economy and more than 120000 jobs a year local and state representatives will meet
to Sunshine State workers, according to a here for a forum on Race Relations in the
study by researchers in the UFLaw Center Armed Forces. The forum will focus on
for Govemmental Responsibility (CGR). Mein advancement in military versus civilian
Commisioned by the Florida employment, using the military as a
Department of State an conWILed bstaffb model to enhancing race relations.
of CGR and the Center for Urban Polic The event, hosted by the Center for
Research at Rutger University, the study is the Study of Race and Race Relations,
the first of its kind in Florida to research the will coincide with the performance of A
SrMeClendon
1impact of historical presenvation. Soldier's Play, which examines the strug-
"We examined the value of maintaining and reno- gles of colored troops, to be presented
Submit News to vating historie properties and sites amidst the pressures Nov. 12-14 at the Phillips Center for the
Docket Editors of new development, said study authors Timothy Performing Arts.
New editors of The McLendon and JoAnn Klein of CGR. They also took "The forum will focus
Docket Stephanie into consideration direct and indirect financial impact on race in the armed forces:
Mickel (back) and of activities such as rehabilitation of historie properties, historically, where we are
Kristen Simmons urge heritage tunrism, grants, tax incentives\, msem opera- now and where we are
students to submit news tions and investment in Florida's Main Street Program. going in the future," says
for the student-produced The neI-year study Was prepared with input from Desta Meghoo-Pedie,
newsletter. The Docket is individuals and ofticials invol-ed in historic presen a- acting director of the Center Meghoo-Peddie
a forum for law student tion, and goemment and c0ommunity leaders from for the Study of Race and Race Relations.
articles, opinions and cities, toWns and villages in every region of the state. "We will also touch on changes, if any,
commentary. Deadline: post-Sept. 11."
Noon Mondays for For complete release, go to: Colonel Ken Maddox, who is sta-
following week's w w.law.ufl.edu/news/releases/021002.shtml. tioned at the Pentagon, will be a featured
newsletter. Submissions speaker. After 23 years in the Army, he is
must be Word compati- currently assigned to the Joint Chief of
ble, less than 500 words, Visitors Speak at Faculty Series Staff J8 Force Structure. He has com-
and e-mailed to Iowa Law School Professor manded the Army Theater High Altitude
jmbadocket@yahoo.com. Mark Sidel (right) spoke at the law Area Defense Battalion and a Patriot
Submissions should school recently on "Law, Firing Battery.
include contact informa- Philanthropy and Social Class: UF law professor Diane Mazur and
tion and name of the Variance Power and the Battle for Michele Spencer, a faculty member at
author anonymous American Giving." (Copies available UF's branch of the ROTC, also will speak
submissions may be in Faculty Lounge.) at the forum.
accepted only upon Events this week include "Discussing the history and trends of
approval from the co- Tuesday's (Oct. 8) "Brown Bag" with architects of new race and how to resolve these issues is
editors. JMBA reserves facilities and Building Committee members; and a pres- always important," Meghoo says. "Race
the right to edit all news. entation Thursday (Oct. 10), 4:10-5 p.m., by Visiting issues in or out of the Army have yet to
Professor Todd Zywicki of George Mason (editor, be resolved."
Supreme Court Economic Review), on "The Past, The forum is open to the general
Present and Future of Contract Governance." public and admission is free. For informa-
tion: 392.2211.
For schedule, go to: www.law.ufl.
edu/faculty/enrichment.shtml



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Gay Adoption
UFLaw Students Sweep Gay Adoption
Law Dinner/
Environmental Writing Contest Discussion
UFLaw students won first, second and third Lambda Legal
place in the recent Dean Frank E. Maloney Alliance presents dinner
Writing Contest sponsored by The Florida Bar and discussion with
Environmental and Land Use Law Section. Center for Children and
Kevin Regan (3L) placed first with "Protecting the Law Director
Florida's Rare Plants From Extinction: The Need Barbara Bennett
For A Comprehensive Approach." Second place Contest winners Kevin Regan and Miguel Collazo III (third and Woodhouse on Florida
was awarded to Miguel Collazo III (3L) for fourth from left) with CGR Associate Instructor Richard Hamann Adoption Law: '...unless
(left), Immediate Past-Chair, Environmental and Land Use Law
"When Two Worlds Collide: Solving The Puzzle Section; Sid Ansbacher, Chair, ELULS: Robert Riggio, Chair, that person is a homosex-
Of Interjurisdictional Land Use Conflicts." Law School Liaison Committee: and Alyson Flournoy, ual,'" Wednesday, Oct. 23
Amanda Bagni (JD 01) took third with "Water- Environmental and Land Use Law Program Director/Professor. at 6:30 p.m. in the
Efficient Landscaping In Florida: The Role For The contest rewards and encourages student Faculty Dining Room. All
Courts And Local Governments." scholarship in environmental and land use law, welcome. Pizza served.
"For Florida students to do so well in the
and is named in honor of Maloney, whose teach-
competition is a tribute to former Dean Frank i a s
ing and support of Florida Water Law at UF
Maloney's legacy and the strength of our
Shelped many of Florida's leading practitioners
environmental and land use law program,"
environmental and land use law program," become excellent researchers and writers.
said Richard Hamman.


'Citizenship or Bondage' Reenactment
Part of UFWomen's Center Anniversary Smoke Only in
"Citizenship or Permitted Area
Bondage: Women's
Work, Lw & the Please be consider-
ate of others and restrict
Constitution" an
your smoking to the only
historical reenactment approved smoking area at
JLSA Dinner Friday and moot court oral the College of Law -
argument on gender the College of Law
lawyering and prostitution will be held Thursday, Oct. the northeast coer of
Students Association (JLSA) Shabbat rit us Holland Law Center
24, 7 p.m., University Auditorium (main UF campus). (closest to tennis courts
services and dinner at Hillel Friday (Oct. (closest to tennis courts
The Law Association for Women (LAW) will reenact the and near the "igloo").
11). Services begin at 6:30 p.m., and din- and near the "igloo").
1873 Bradwell v. Illinois case in period costumes before
ner at 8 p.m. Services are free; dinner is
a seven-member all-female panel ofjudges.
$5. For information and to RSVP: JLSA
F i The event is organized by Associate Professor
Secretary Stacy Feingold
Secrey Stacy F d Danaya Wright (second from left, working on the event
(stacy6@.aol.com).
sti. fo D R i with students Jennifer Jones, Steven Klein and Kelley Flu Shots
Institute for Dispute Resolution
Associate D tor ciate Pofessor Daoud) and sponsored by the American Bar Association- Given Oct. 29
Associate Director/Associate Professor
Jonathan Cohen (left) spoe to the Law Student Division, Moot Court and Law Association The Infirmary will
Jonathan Cohen (left) spoke to the The Infirmary will
Jewish Law Students Association (aboye) for Women (LAW) as part of the UF Center for Women's give flu shots to faculty,
Jewish Law Students Association (above) S give flu shots to faculty,
last month on "Adjudication v. Studies and Gender Research's 25th anniversary. (For staff and students 9 a.m.-
last month on "Adjudication v. staff ana studems 9 a.m.-
Mediation: Why Does Jewish Tradition information about the three-day event, go to: 3 p.m. Oct. 29th on the
www.wst.ufl. edu/cultivatingknowledges/ck. html.) Most pnnpn,,rco i ro froo
Prefer the Latter?" JLSA offers a variety w ufl.edu/cultannoledec .) M t concourse. Shots are free
of presentations and events to educate activities are free and open to the public. for students who present
of presentations and events to educate for students who present
the Jewish community and others inter- Panel discussions will be held the following morning their UF Gator One card,
the Jewish community and others n ,. Friday, Oct. 25 at the law school on issues and top- tnr UFnr ne card,
ested in learning more about Judism and Fiday, Oct. 25 at the law school on issues and top- and $10 for non-students
those who practice it. ics raised. A lunch and separate law faculty discussion (only cash accepted).
those who practice it. (oly cash accepted).
also is planned.

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FlaLaw Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter October 7, 2002


Need help contacting the, A
appropriate College of
Law office or depart- See complete academic and event calendars
ment? See listings at online at: www. law. ufl. edu.
www.law.ufl.edu/ October
information/
contact.shtml. 7 Yoga Classes, 6-7 p.m., Auditorium
Military Law Student Association Forum on life
in the Army and its legal support, 11:30 a.m.,
FlaLaw (in color) and Auditorium
Moot Court Team Meeting, 7:309:30 p.m.,
other law school materi- 190A HOL
als are available at the Moot Court Meeting, 8-10 p.m., 296 HOL
"Publications" link. IMBA General Board Meeting,
6:30-8 p.m., 190B HOL
opS State Judicial Clerkships, 3 p.m.,
Bailey Courtroom
8 Criminal Law Association-Speaker 'Flamenco & Food Fest' Kicks Off


Fm* C k oi llESta ted cia l C e orks h ipnsa t i h A t d e to n O ap
(Practioner), 5:30-7 p.m., 296 HOLH an H tae M n
9 Trial Team General meeting, 8:3010 pm., H panic Heritage Month
Dean's Conference Room Spanish American Law Students
rUNIVErTpY 01, *OF ` FLR lacksonville State Attorney Informational Association (SALSA) President Gisela Then
Meeting, 12:40 p.m., Bailey Courtroom (right, with dancer Marina Heppner) helped
FlaLaw is published to 10 ILPP Meeting, 12:40-1:40 p.m., 190A HOL kick off SALSA's celebration of October as
help inform and coordi- Meditation classes, 6:30 p.m., 350 HOL Hispanic Heritage Month at a "Flamenco and
nate activities of the law PAD Meeting, 6:30 pm., 190B HOL Food Food Fest" on the concourse last
school community. *"Call-Back Interviews," 4 p.m., d a ot
Faculty Dining Room Thursday (Oct. 3). Other events:
Stan Huguenin, Director II IPTLA General Meeting with Guest Lecturer, Dr. Distinguished judges/lawyers will speak with
of Communications. Chris Eisenschenk, "Working at the USPTO," students on "Practicing in Orlando," 6 p.m.,
Editor: Debra Amirin, 11:30 a.m., 290 HOL Thursday (Oct. 10), Faculty Dining Room.
APR, Associate Director of Moot Court Final Four, Noon, Auditorium Domino Toumament, Cafeteria. (Details TBA)
Communications. 13 Fall Picnic, 11 a.m.2 p.m., UFLaw alumnus Antonio Zamora of Hughes
Jennifer Piascik, Lake Wauburg-North Pavillion UFLaw alumnus Antonio Zamora of Hughes





Remaining issues of 16 Lambda Legal Alliance Meeting, SALSA SANGRIAFEST, 7 p.m.,
6 7 p.m., 312 HOL
FlaLaw this term are 6 pm, 12 H Friday, Oct. 25, SKY Nightclub.
Oct. 21, Nov. 4 & 18.
Submission deadline for
each is 10 a.m. the pre- Beat Stetson Enter Florida Bar Writing Contest
ceding Tuesday (Oct. 15 The Professionalism Commission of The Florida Bar is sponsoring a state-
& 29 and Nov. 12). wide contest for the best essay on professionalism.
Submit news to "Stetson has won this contest for the past two years," said Associate Dean
flalaw@law.ufl.edu or the for Student Affairs, Professionalism and Community Relations Gail Sasnett.
Communications Office, "We urge our students to enter and beat Stetson this year."
288 HOL. (Direct news Entries are due to Student Affairs by Jan. 31. Essays should be 5-10 pages. (Winning 2001 essay
for the student newsletter, is at www.flabar.org, click "Professionalism," then "Standing Committee on Professionalism," then
The Docket, to John "Student Essay Contest.") The winner receives $1,000 plus an all-expense-paid trip to Tallahassee
Marshall Bar Association. and trophy presented by a justice of the Supreme Court. The winning essay will be published in the
See page 6.) Florida Bar Journal. Visit Student Affairs for more information.



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