Regional triumph sends trial team...
 Center for Career Services
 Conference explores influences...
 Inside the Law School
 Chinese New Year celebration
 Students recommend study abroad...
 Rebuilding lives through 'displace...


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Table of Contents
    Regional triumph sends trial team to nationals
        Page 1
    Center for Career Services
        Page 2
    Conference explores influences on race relations
        Page 3
    Inside the Law School
        Page 4
    Chinese New Year celebration
        Page 5
    Students recommend study abroad experience
        Page 6
    Rebuilding lives through 'displace homemakers'
        Page 7
        Page 8
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Universlty of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 15 February 24, 2003

CSRRR Conference
Examines Language,
Literature & Racism (3)
Students Report on
Summer Abroad (6)
BLSA Team Competes
in Regional Moot Court
Competition (8)

Practice is essential to Trial Team's success. Long hours by members (from left) Barbara Walker, Juan Perez, Catherine Chien,
Mike Hill, Philip Kinney, Donna Maloney, Paul McDermott and lason Gordon paid off in regional competition.
Conferences Explore
Regional Triumph Sends Trial Team to Nationals Money Laundering, IP
Oceana Anti-Money
The Levin College of Law Trial Team won maintaining a high standard of UF Trial Team O
yet another victory early this month when it excellence," said Advocate Juan Perez. Lunerin
defeated Florida State in the final round to take "It's always fun to be the champions," he nerene i
first place in the American Bar Association added with a smile. Wede -F
regional competition. The win enables UF to "Hard work pays off big," said Vice (Feb. 26-
Topics include Money
compete March 26-29 in the National Trial President of Publicity Barbara Walker. "I am en
Laundering, Cybercrime
Competition in Houston, Texas. looking forward to the next six weeks of getting Landering i
and International
Juan Perez and Philip Kinney (advocates) ready for nationals." and Irnatial
Financial Crimes
and Donna Maloney and Mike Hill (witnesses) Trial Team won The Florida Bar state
were on the winning team. Also competing in championship in Miami earlier this semester, Law & Technology
the regional were Catherine Chien and Jason their third consecutive state title. It brought Conference, Orlando
Gordon (advocates) and Barbara Walker and home the championship trophy in the first Wednesday (Feb. 28)
Paul McDermott (witnesses). Gainesville National Civil Trial Competition held in Los Experts discuss impact
attomey Thomas Farkash coached the team Angeles last November, and in 2001-02 was the of new technology and
and helped students get ready for competition. only team at the national level to have groups other topics relevant to
"We prepared thoroughly, worked extreme- compete in two ABA and American Trial IP practitioners.
ly hard and went to the competition focused on Lawyers Final Fours. For brochure or
information: Conference
Moot Court Final Four Friday Trends in Intellectual Property' Lecture Planning & Special
Moot Court's "Final Four" is Friday The Intellectual Property & Technology Events Director
(Feb. 28). There will be a Q&A session with Law Association (IPTLA) will host a lecture by Barbara DeVoe
justices from the 1 lth Circuit Court at 11 a.m. in litigator Clyde Wilson, Jr. from the IP law firm (devoe@law.ufl.edu or
Bailey Courtroom. Arguments begin at noon in of Wilson Jaffer, P.A. on "Trends in Intellectual 392-8070).
the auditorium (arrive early to reserve a seat). Property" Thursday (Feb. 27), 5-6 p.m., Faculty
Visit the Moot Court website (www.law.ufl. Dining Room. Refreshments served.
edu/mootcourt) for updated information and team For information: IPTLA President Haseeb
pictures, or contact Publicity Chair Adam Vorhis Jabbar (hjabbar@hotmail.com). UNRIVERSITY OF
(vorhis@ufl.edu or 871-2060). (Announcements Continue Page 2) FL1ORIDA
Levin College of Law


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Events Thursday
The UF law com- Apply by Today for Externships
munity is invited to two Applications are due by noon today
career-related events (Feb. 24) for Summer/Fall 2003 externships.
Thursday (Feb. 27): (List available in Career Services.)
* UF Distinguished
Alumna Mary Fisher, Turn in Hours for Pro Bono Certificate
Senior Manager, Keane Students who have volunteered their legal
Federal Systems, Inc., expertise for 35 hours or more to benefit the
will meet with students underserved or underrepresented have earned a
on networking and lead- Pro Bono Certificate. To be eligible for a certifi-
ership development at a cate this semester, students must turn in their
reception in the Keene hours, signed by a supervisor, to Career Services Career Services has resources and programs to helpyou
Faculty Center, Dauer no later than noon March 26. prepare for that big interview. Call for an appointment today.
Hall, 4-5:30 p.m.
S"Artistic Reflections New Pro Bono Opportunity make claims on assets recovered through the
Today: Women in the Two law students created a pro bono group suit. Law student Jason Bonin is now leading
Workforce," J. Wayne at UF two years ago to work on a worldwide the project as it enters its next phase, and needs
Reitz Union Ballroom, Holocaust Victim Asset Recovery Litigation volunteers fluent in languages other than English
6:30-8 p.m. Project. Students traveled throughout Florida to to translate court documents looking for addi-
For information: help Holocaust survivors and/or their families tional claims. To learn more or get involved,
P. Ambroso (ambrosop file paperwork to join the class action suit and e-mail Bonin atjrbonin81@hotmail.com.
(Announcements Continued) Phi Alpha Delta Meets Today
Learn More About UF Environmental The Phi Alpha Delta Fletcher Chapter holds
and Land Use Law Opportunities its induction ceremony today (Feb. 24), 7:30-9 p.m.,
An Environmental and Land Use Law 283 HOL. Wear courtroom attire. The chapter will
(ELUL) Program meeting on Tuesday, March 4, meet March 17, 7:30-9 p.m., 283 HOL; March 31,
noon, in 190C Holland Hall (HOL) will introduce 7-8:30 p.m., 292 HOL; and April 14, 7-8:30 p.m.,
students to the college's diverse array of related 297 HOL. To join a mailing list or for information:
courses, extra-curricular opportunities and Clerk Louis Rosen (saxman2@hotmail.com).
Jobs Online resources, including a certificate program for J.D. L S oo ocra ahr da
students. Law School Democrats Gather Tuesday
Career Services tudents can gain experience in environmen- Law School Democrats will meet outside the
posts new job openings Students can gain experience in environmen-7 p.m. Tuesday
eposts new job openings tal and land use law and make career contacts Law College Council office at 7 p.m. Tuesday
every day online (twice- through the law school's Conservation Clinic, (Feb. 25), March 18, and April 1 (elections) & 15
a-week on bulletin through the law school's Conservation Clinic,
So t summer externships and study abroad in Costa (social). For information: LSD Secretary lHeather
boards). Go to www. Rc en rnm n t ou i Brown (hanachan@ufl.edu or 846-5884).
eattorney.com, then to Rica, environmental moot court competition,
"Career" section under Environmental and Land Use Law Society and
annual Public Interest Environmental Conference. JLPP Writing Competition Comments Due
"SchJob Bank." Search" on ELUL faculty can advise you on the best Journal ofLaw and Public Policy (JLPP)
chool Job Sar" t course of study to prepare for a career in the area Writing Competition Comments are due by 5:30
check daily postings by or on cross-registration opportunities at UF. p.m. March 6. Board meetings will be held March 6,
geographic ara, hiin Applications for the ELUL certificate noon, 190A HOL; and March 27 & April 10, noon,
criteria or type of work. program for this semester are due by Friday, 190A HOL.
criteria or type of work. March 14. Forms available in 319 HOL from For information: Student Works Executive
For details or eAttorney Program Assistant Marla Wolfe (elulp@law.ufl. Editor Debra R. Geiger (debmitch@ufl.edu) or
password, visit Career edu). Also contact Wolfe for information or to be Senior Editor Lisa Acharekar (acharekar@
e-mailed notices of meetings and events. msn.com).


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eReations Deadline Today
for Supreme
e Levin College of L Ceer for te Court Externships
Study of Race and Race Relations (CSRRR) Apply by 5 p.m.
Sot March 27-28 its fouth annal cnf- today (Feb. 24) for
ence "Rhyne, Rhetoric and Race: Exploring Florida Supreme Court
the Infenlce of Languag, Literature and1 Lyrics externships for summer
on Race Relations. (May 19-July 11, 40
"Our keynote speaker is Harvard Law hours/week, six credits)
hours/week, six credits)
Professor Lani Guinier7 said CSRRR CSRRWS a n f c Ls iars w ih local an or fall (semester-long,
S 20 hours/week, five
ai forwN ard t ier presentation and tlhe others, Count-y Coimms Rre g tlong cf sar hamn t hcredits).
(hd tie nstorian).T UFolege ofd_ Law hasstane iong Rnsh, [kan Ion Miis, m rfspcar Randa] Robinsoncreditss
CSRR sct ireor Desa M ooPe1i Un y Externship packets
nproin rae r s t il oen of CalifrniaD a xcutVc C r available in Centers for
Sei f n legal ape of ate a mmu eed nd M Govemmental
spee censors ai literatI proiotinu of i loida Conmssion n man Rlati. Responsibility and
eyotional g rg an" ai ill incl lude ndersanding dine resouition and cain. Career Services
al d res diin t e ani C, (Bruton-Geer Hall).
For information: CGR
pae as ell as esipli presenta- n p n Staff Attorney Tim
S y a e d pen o racial- o o i n on a or tMcLendon (392-2237).

institition desgneto explore ossues of tace ai Planning & Special Events Barbara oeVoe

'Children, Culture & Violence'
The interdisciplinary conference "Children
Culture and Violence," co-hosted by the Center for
Children and the Law and UF's Center for
Children's Literature and Culture, will be held here
March 20-21. Sessions will examine zones in chil-
dren's lives where violence occurs (family, school,
media and other public spaces, juvenile justice
institutions and world) and explore its cultural
manifestations (including violence and its repre-
sentations, portrayals of children and youth as
Law Students Head Florida Blue Key predators, and intersections of violence with race,
Florida Blue Key President Richard class, gender and sexuality).
Rosenblatt (left) took over from immediate Keynote speakers include Geoffrey Canada,
Past-President Colin Thompson following president of the Rheedlen Centers for Children and Campus Cleanup
November elections for the prestigious leader- Families in New York, poet and novelist Ntozake The appearance of
ship society. Both are UF law students, as are Shange, and Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice the school reflects on all
two others serving as officers this semester Harry Lee Anstead (JD 63), a leader in improving of us, and we urge you
Karen Persis (vice-president) and Anna Shea the courts that serve Florida's children and families. to help us maintain a
Registration deadline: March 3. clean and professional
history of student involvement in Florida Blue Go online for information and registration form image. Please help keep
Key, and many of Florida's political leaders (http://childconference.ichp.edu/) or contact campus litter-free and
have ties to both. Director of Conference Planning & Special Events dispose of trash in
Barbara DeVoe (392-8070 or devoe@law.ufl.edu). appropriate containers.


FlaLaw Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter February 24, 2003

Fall Journals
* Journal ofLaw and In The Spotlight St. Petersburg Times:
Public Policy. Includes (2.2) Professor of
fPubliePolicy. Includes Information provided byfaculty/staffand news media searches. (2.2) Professor of
"Reflections on Racism E Publications/Professional Activities Urban & Regional
and World Order" by Planning/ Associate
Professor Winston The UF Incentive Efficiency Professor of Law Jim Nicholas quoted on law-
Nagan;" Economic Program Committee awarded a suits over RV parks.
Justice and Theory: bonus to Assistant Instructor Press Journal (Vero Beach): (2.14) Chesterfield
Limiting the Reach of Richard Belz for his cost-saving Smith Professor Fletcher Baldwin quoted on
Neoclassical Ideology" suggestion to replace 133 incandes- intemational crime and terrorism.
by former UF Professor cent overhead light fixtures with Belz Gainesville Sun: (2.10) Article on new law school
of Law Charles R.P. compact flourescents. dean Robert Jerry.
Pouncy; and foreword O Media Mentions Independent Florida Alligator: (2.10 & 2.12)
by Center for the Study Article on new law school dean Robert Jerry.
of Race and Race Newsday: (2.14) Irving Cypen Professor/ (.11) Institute for Dispute Resolution Associate
Relations Associate Associate Director of Center on Children and the Director Alison Gereneser quoted on her speech
Director Desta Law Sharon Rush's op-ed on equality in school at the Florida Free Speech f m. (2.12) Assistant
Meghoo-Peddie. admissions published. Professor Mark Thurmon and Joseph L.
Florida Bar News: (1.15) Article on new (July Brechner Eminent Scholar of Communications/
* Journal of Technology 2003) Lawton Chiles Legal Information Center Associate Professor of Law Bill Chamberlin
Law & Policy. Director Kathleen Price. quoted on file-sharing laws.
Features articles on
timely intellectual
property law and tech-
nology issues, and Finding Your Emotional Balance
includes a tribute to ByAli Kane, Levin College of Law Resource Counselor
and essay by
Professor/Legal Maintaining your emotional take over and drive them to behaviors that
Information Director health is a delicate balancing act. are unhealthy and potentially harmful to
Grace "Betty" W. We tend to either not make enough self and/or others. They often feel guilty
Taylor on technology room in our lives for feelings or not for their harmful actions, frustrated with
advancements at the exercise enough discipline with not being able to control themselves, and
Levin College of Law. them. Either way, our inner selves caught on an emotional roller coaster of
are not at peace, and we don't feel ups and downs.
* Florida Journal of happy. This in tum affects relation- ontact ane foehaviors are not mutually
free, confidential These behaviors are not mutually
International Law. ships and other important aspects of counseling. exclusive, and everyone has some
Includes articles by UF our lives. degree of each. The key lies in finding
law students Cristina 1. Not making room for feelings is common in healthy middle ground.
Cardenas and Rinat "high achievers," who have leamed emotions The first step is to become aware of patterns
Hadas. are not a priority and ignoring feelings allows and how they impact your life and relationships.
them to "get on with their work." They may Then use techniques such as counseling, medita-
For information: rationalize emotions away or stay so busy they tion, joumaling or creative activities to change
Editor Victoria Redd never have the time or quiet space needed to negative behaviors and develop methods for
(reddva@law.ufl.edu). contemplate their emotional state. They value achieving and maintaining a healthy emotional
control at the expense of happiness, and lack balance.
rest or genuine contentment, for they are always
"on the run" from their inner selves. If you have any questions or would like an
2. On the other end of the spectrum are those who individual counseling session, contact me at
are victims to emotions and impulses, which akane@ufl.edu.


FlaLaw Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter February 24, 2003

& Profits'
Dr. Vivien Miller
from the University of
Middlesex, England,
will speak on
"Prisoners, Punishment
and Profits in the Pre-
Depression South: The
Florida State Prison at
Raiford as Showcase" at
5 p.m. March 4, Keene-
Flint Hall, Room 105
(on University Avenue,
west of Library West).
Miller is author of
Crime, Sexual Violence,
and Clemency.
Florida's Pardon Board
and Penal System in the
Progressive Era.
Chinese New Year Celebration For information:
Affiliate Professor of
The Asian and Pacific American Law Legal History Elizabeth
Students Association (APALSA) celebrated the Dale (edale@history.
"Year of the Goat" on the law school concourse ufl.edu) or History
Feb. 12 with cultural presentations and compli- Professor Brian Ward
mentary food. Wah Lum Kung Fu of Gainesville (392.0271, ext.251 or
provided entertainment, including music and wardb@ufl.edu).
the"Lion Dance" (above and top right) and Asian and Asian-American legal and cultural
Kung Fu demonstrations. Among those lining up issues. Its other events and activities have
for Chinese calligraphy was Ade Mcgrail included symposia on issues such as "Women
(bottom right, getting her name and that of her Under the Taliban" and member-organized trips
fianc written for Valentines Day by law student to Asia. UF's chapter of this national organiza-
and APALSA member Alex Yu). tion has been active since 1994. For informa-
APALSA is interested in the growth of the tion: Wendy Timonera (337.9749).
Asian legal community and development of

ELULS Conference This Week Explores Conservation Issues Smoke Only in
FPermitted Area
Smokers are asked
Left,- tbe \inih Annual Public IIniCet nooperation wit Ihe Florida Bar En nentfl Smokers are asked
En irnnenal Co i T a ad Land Uto please be considerate
S dy (e 27-M i ). Seon ll exani- proided byhe ~ m l UF and restrict smoking to
SFlori rces, lid nd e\elome, StLudeni ( nunl the only approved area at
the College of Law -
Sllf d liiga- r A. f the northeast corner of

Sy UF la nne ll R Holland Law Center
l and Lan Use LN Sit a 2 7.(closest to tennis courts
and near the "igloo").


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Students Recommend Study Abroad Experience
00 Those who travel abroad through0 the Summer in South of
coIlege's Summerl1t StuCdy programns return with a France June 30-Aug. 1
more global perspective and memories of sorme FTh Summer Study

Gail Sasnett is among S
those enjoying theost exciti experces of tr es

convenience of the nv
Automatic Tellerof Mo lier Frace,
ollow i tr fMachinetteptdents to live in
summentrancer studye toin Fran osa Rca and the beautf sth of
South kfrica by March 1. To learn more, con- F e take courses in International Payment

Use is free to Campus

USA Credit Union

faculty and staff:
Med tact Studnt Affairs Coordinatr Noiccnar Casn Systen s InPeoe at Labor a
ATM at UF Law (castm@afl.edu or 392-0421), visit the Web Introduction to French Business Law. Field trips
Associate Dean at: n lawiufledu/students/abmad/ or attend an ,ast year included tours of the Palace of Justice,
Gail Sasnett is among meetys Since Costa Rica Wedneis small, I was(Fe 2 Frento visit the Cbbean coast, cities and a vwestearn coast, and.
those enjoying the the northern central portion ofthe county. Each has s ontact pat partiipant, e-autail Da cheson a
convenience of the a w ealth of culture. Classes aso were interesting, both in content nford becation.use they
Automatie Teller Cape Townu 2-Julyl8
Machineincluded students from all over the U.S. and lawyers from Costa Rica, Mxico, Columbia, Brail and28
entrance to the cafeteria +01 <1 4n N coftibLtC t UF's Genter foi
(student lounge side). unforgettable. The ecological resources are spectacular. Wit
Uses hiver in a cloud fores and get a sunbum at the beach. Miguel Collazo

USA Credit Union T
members. F rance was fabulous. I lie of their way of life. French people take more time than we do, and

f S h f friends Mand family are very important. Sarrh Pintnidff s fo

For information: I joined an entourage to Aburi Ghana with the NGO Rita Marley Foundation. More than 500
Resource Counselor Ali babies were immunized, and 2,000 villagers received diabetes nd blood pressure checks. Our role
aThd riCI CeLtUraI aito rQmnental law and pofw ly in a clei1gi o -
es <1 enfit froni a dUal foctus oo Com- cLilural \ork enuironenent

The following class- are examined oua comparative basis by ties at tlie Caribbean Conserv>ation Corporation's
es are open to students, poensure a level ofr espect and understanding for villagers' traditions and life stye. Desta

Kane (alikane(,ul.edu).
faculty and staff:
Meditation Past Participants Report Exotic Scenery, Fasinating People
6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays Since Costa Rica is small, 1 was able to visit the Caribbean coast, cities on the western coast, and
350 Holland Hall the northern central portion of the county. Each has something special about it beautiful beaches,
Yoga lush rainforests or a wealth of culture. Classes also were interesting, both in content and because they
Yoga included students from all over the U.S. and lawyers from Costa Rica, Mexico, Columbia, Brazil and
6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays Belize. Kelly Martinson
Auditorium Today (Feb. Costa Rica was unforgettable. The ecological resources are spectacular. Within six hours, one can
24), April 7, 14, 21 & 28 shiver in a cloud forest and get a sunbumr at the beach. Miguel Collazo
Faculty Dining Room -
March 3, 17, 24 & 31, France was fabulous. I like their way of life. French people take more time than we do, and
May 5 friends and family are very important. Sarah Piantanida
For information: I joined an entourage to Aburi Ghana with the NGO Rita Marley Foundation. More than 500
Resource Counselor Ali babies were immunized, and 2,000 villagers received diabetes and blood pressure checks. Our role
was to ensure a level of respect and understanding for villagers' traditions and life style. Desta
Kane (alikane@ufl.edu). Meghoo-Peddie, CSRRR Associate Director


FlaLaw Universlty of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter February 24, 2003

Beyond the aw School: Lexis
Lexis will hold IL
Rebuilding Lives Through 'Displaced Homemakers' training for Legal
Skills Professor
Patricia Thomson's
ble financial and emotional toll on homemakers,
class today (Feb. 24),
leaving them unsure of how to rebuild tlieir lives. and (oe bh as's
and Joseph Jackson's
The Displaced Homemiaker Program (DHP) at Tuesday (Feb. 25).
Tuesday (Feb. 25).
Santa Fe Community College helpstlhem mlfIake
tContact Lexis or your
TA or professor for
"It can be frightening," said Jeffrey Grater,
Legal Skills Professor at UF's Virgil HawkinFlsoridos
Florida Journal of
Civil Clinic and DHP Advisory CouIcil member. International Law
International Law
"Some homemakers lose tlieir income entirely, (FuL) training is
(FJIL) training is
somre have no family or friends close by, somtie Tuesday (Feb. 25),
Tuesday (Feb. 25),
are unfamiliar with things their spouse had taken
5 p.m.
Sessions are in the
T H i@r h@ OMedia Lab, second floor
35 who need help for a period of time. The nineM of B eer Hll.
of Bruton-Geer Hall.

attend workshops and get help assessing their
career iterests ad strengts. Westlaw
Care Services Assistant Dean Kahy Westlaw training
Urbach has voluntrd with DHP for ears will be in the Bruton-
"l condIct interviw skils and w orkplace Geer Lab. (Premiums
iSss N workshops, said Urbac "I is truly a given during Summer
privilege to do this, aid 1 am always inspired by Associate Training.)
the w oie n i the progra.. .. Wednesday (Feb. 26)
Grater has seed o the Advisory Counil 10 a.m., Westlaw
for a decade, and also holds informal workshops Certificate Part 1
Sa a a o 4 p.m., Summer
Sg ai r ail o i Associate Training
IThursday (Feb. 27)
Sas L 9 9 a.m., 11 a.m. & 4
S Ial qStiOS or i fid ork pt e Nar a Tr Rier L~1 p.m., Summer
tAssociate Training
DHP f ISCle011 net k bn f 199Noon, 1L LR&W
ot f a e d to ad Make-Up Class
in In a supp are an I f 4 n amop t 2 p.m., Westlaw
UCertificate Part 1
r" 3 p.m., Westlaw
Volunteering? Know Someone Who Is? e Pnro bono Certificate Part 2
"Beyond the Law School" features UF law ~The primrrarY reasor fOr NvoIlu ring S to Friday (Feb. 28)
students, staff, faculty or organizations whose bIllC the @ dlSl @Of @OtS, bUt NVO@lwn"S S1 p.m., IL LR&W
volunteer efforts benefit our community. @@hav tI h 0ppo litY to kw people \astly dif- Make-Up Class
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that of others here. Contact FlaLaw Editor fr id Cter. yer S d be solar Account Manager
Debra Amirin (Amirin@law.ufl.edu) or writer, anid tr(eenn David Brueckheimer
Deb Cupples (cupplesl@bellsouth.net) with a d wa to do (David.brueckheimer
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Make memories this BLSAAlumni Reunion Weekend
summer. Apply for a UF
lThe Black Law Student Association
College of Law study
abroad program in
aCrole oawrr stuindy Alumn Reunion Weekend, "Honoring the
roare p oa a Past, Shaping the Future," March 27-30, will
France, Costa Rica or
Sinclude a Caf Expresso Poetry Reading, Lani
South Africa by March 1BLA Team members Guinier book signing, wine & cheese reception
For information, go to: ft at Emerson Alumni Hall, symposium, lunch-
www.law.ufl.edu and l -Samanta eon, CLE workshops, student-oriented sessions
students/abroad. a na I and 14th Annual Virgil Hawkins Awards Gala.
oot Court competition. The banquet keynote speaker will be Ava
Also available as links netting Va second Parker, president of the Virgil Hawkins
Asoa availabl, aselinks
are past issues of FlaLaw fr B Chapter of the National Bar Association.
(in full color) and other BSA Sends Team to Frederick Doglass For information: Reunion Weekend
law school materials. M oti Ap Co-Chair Yolonda Green (219-8368).
Click on "Publications."

(BLSA) sent a teamci for the firs/ tim.e in mnore SExpe IS in the coInty 2 and C wlre abn e to eniploy

University ni Nash ile, TN. n

Vaiana ad Yolonda Green copeted against Dian Nzur Joseph Jakson Jua2n Perea
17 otier schools i-CIluig the. UniCer maities Pocf and FIleIcher Baldwin coached the teah r an
Te-rnessee, DUke and Vandlerilt i the thre- helped theto prepare for Gorpetitron, ani BLSA
lUNIVe RSIT1Y OF FLDA a ent. Vacciana on second place for Best pided financial SUP for tp.

FlaLaw is published each fullTh petitin ne f the et y s r l il be p d
week schoo isk (n session.xprence r en e llae"ad ti ,'m schIoo nl" said BLSA AP i itiiys (tipRe an ce locations to be posted
week school is in session. n
Vacciana and Green ti a jnint statemnenL -We t(r the kwtion l\ schaor) 2
Jon Mills, Dean c peted a t a t srne of te
Michael Friel, Associate Dean
for Academic Affairs
Gail Sasnett, Associate Dean
for Students, Professionalism
and Community Relations See complete academic & event calendars at: www. law. ufl. edu.
Editor: Debra Amirin, APR February Israel, "Factors Promoting Phi Alpha Delta, 7:30-9 p.m.,
Similarity In the Laws of the 50 283 HOL
Photography: Jennifer Piascik, 24 Phi Alpha Delta, 7:30-9 p.m., States: The Experience in the Field 20 Children's Law Conference (& 21st)
Kristen Bartlett 283 HOL of Criminal Procedure Is it 21 Faculty Workshop, jonathan
25 Professor Kenneth Nunn, "How to Unusual?" Cohen, "The Culture of Legal
Deadline: 10 a.m. Tuesday Write a Successful Exam," 5:15 Denial"
for next week's newsletter. p.m., 190B HOL 27 LPP Board Meeting
E-mail news toflalaw@law. 27 Moot Court Final Four Reception March 27 n LPP Board Meeting,
ufl.edu, or bring disk (PC ELULS Conference (Until March 1) I Annual SALSA Pig Roast, 8 p.m. Race & Race Relations Conference
format, text in WordPerfect Toastmasters, 292 HOL, 5-6 p.m. (Look for flyer with directions) (Until March 28)
28 Moot Court Final Four Luncheon, Deadline to Apply for Summer BLSA Alumni Reunion Weekend
or Word, include contact 2 p.m., Bruton-Geer Cafeteria Abroad Programs in France, South (Until March 30)
information) to Office of Moot Court Final Four Africa and Costa Rica 28 Faculty Workshop, Greg Mitchell,
Communications, 288 Competition, Noon, Auditorium 3 EASLS Meeting, 4-4:50 p.m., FSU College of Law
Holland Hall. (Submit news BLSA Black History Month 190A HOL 29 BLSA ARW Conference, 7 a.m.- 6
for student newsletter, The Celebration Concludes with 6 JLPP Board Meeting, p.m., Auditorium, 190B HOL, 283
Docket, to John Marshall Bar Comedy & Game Night Noon-I p.m., 190A HOL HOL, Bailey Courtroom and
ca Faculty Workshop, Professor lerold 17 EASLS, 4-4:50 p.m., 190A HOL Cafeteria