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Fla law newsletter of the University of Florida College of Law
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Place of Publication: <Gainesville FL> College of Law Communications Office 1997-
Creation Date: October 6, 2003
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Table of Contents
    Announcements
        Page 1
    Career services
        Page 2
    Meet the faculty
        Page 3
    UF/University of Cape Town study abroad program offers unique educational, cultural and networking opportunities
        Page 4
    Student profile: Time Moran
        Page 5
    Apply now for Spring 2004 clinics and trial practice
        Page 6
    Scholarship and activities
        Page 7
    Remembering what really matters
        Page 8
    UF Law calendar
        Page 8
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Inside
SANNOUNCEMENTS o Externship Deadlines
Near (Pg. 2)
'Reverse Engineering Exams' Lean Aot South
Learn About South
Workshop Today Africa Summer Study
Student Affairs' Academic Success Program Wednesday (4)
- free and open to law students continues this Student Profile:
week. The following one hour skills workshops Tim Moran (5)
will be held at 2 p.m in Holland Hall auditorium: Apply for Spring
* Reverse Engineering Exams, today (Oct. 6) Clinics by Oct. 22 (6)
* Exam Preparation: Writing to Succeed, Oct. 20
* No Time for Stress!, Nov. 3
Specialist Lois Randolph will present
writing workshops Wednesday (Oct. 8) and Oct.
15 & 22 at noon in the auditorium. She also
assists students with assignments and writing
skills by appointment call 392-2198 or in
105L Bruton-Geer Hall Wednesdays and Fridays,
beginning at 8:15 a.m.
For information, contact the Office of New UF President
Student Affairs (392-0421). the University Police Department (UPD) Office of Named This Week
ETELS Meeting Wednesday Victim Services. UPD will reprogram the phones A new president for
The Estates, Trusts and Elder Law Society and distribute them to local victims of abuse and will be chosen this week
(ETELS) will hold a general board meeting domestic violence for use as emergency "panic" out of what has been
Wednesday (Oct 8), 5:30 p.m., 190A Holland phones. PAD members Sara Tobias and Jamie described by many as a
Hall. Shannon Miller will be guest speaker. For Kinberg are leading the drive. truly exceptional pool of
information: ETELS Vice President Danielle Bring your used phone and any working candidates. The UF
Presidential Search
Bums (335-4701 or dburnsO@yahoo.com). accessories (spare battery, charger, etc.) and drop Committee has sent the
it in the PAD box in Student Affairs (164 Holland UF Board of Trustees the
J MBA Champagne & Jazz Friday Hall). Please bag phone and accessories to keep names of finalists who will
The John Marshall Bar Association them together. The phones will be reprogrammed, participate this
encourages attendance at the following: but UPD suggests you erase stored numbers and Wednesday in question-
* JMBA General Board Meeting, today (Oct. 6), personal information. and-answer forums with
190A Holland Hall, 7-8 p.m. All welcome. UF faculty, students,
SChampagne & Jazz, Friday (Oct. 10), 8-12 p.m., CLA Prison Tour Open to All administrators and
* Champagne & Jazz, Friday (Oct. 10), 8-12 p.m., C community members
featuring live jazz music and hors d'oeuvres by The Criminal Law Association (CLA) is (full agenda online at
Steve's Cafe Americain at Art on the Avenue. sponsorng a tour of Florida's main state prison in www.trustees.uf.edul
Tickets on sale in the JMBA Office for $15 each. Starke. The tour is open to all law students, and presidentialsearch) and
Act now, since tickets are limited. you do not have to be a CLA member. interviews with trustees,
For information, visit the JMBA Office (147 Participants must sign up in advance, since a who will announce their
Bruton-Geer Hall) or contact JMBA President background check is required. The tour lasts about selection that evening.
Frank Garcia (garciafrO13@ yahoo.com). an hour, and will be held at either 8:15 a.m. Nov.
4 or 1:15 p.m. Nov. 6 (date awaiting confirmation
Donate Cell Phones for Victims by Florida Department of Corrections). UNIVERSITY OF
Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) is collecting used cell (Announcements Continue Page 3) FLORIDA
phones through Friday (Oct. 10) for donation to

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CAREER SERVICES
Apply by Friday for Externships
Apply for the following externships except
as noted by noon Friday (Oct. 10):
Fall 2003 ambassadors Alachua County Attorney's Office (legal drafting).
welcomed new students Apply now for spring or summer.
wearing "hard hats" in City of Gainesville
aw s chool construction. City of Gainesville, Community Redevelopment Agency
City of Jacksonville, Office of General Counsel
Ambassadors Eighth Judicial Circuit, Family Law Division, Gainesville
Needed, Apply Now Eighth Judicial Circuit, Probate Law Division, Gainesville.
Applications for Apply by Oct. 17.
Fifth Judicial Circuit, StaffAttomey's Office, Ocala
Ambassador positions for
broa or esitins f Florida Supreme Court. Apply by Tuesday (Oct. 7).
"lntro to Law" are avail-
able in JA and Student Judge McNeal (family law), Ocala
lei Aand Stuet Judge Mickle, U.S. District Court, Northem District of
Affairs and due by 5 p.m. Florida, Gainesville
Friday (Oct. 17). Judge Paul, U.S. District Court, Northem District of
Ambassadors are Florida, Gainesville
upper class students who Santa Fe Community College, Gainesville
assist and guide entering Shands Hospital, Gainesville
students during their first Southern Legal Counsel, Gainesville
semester. Each ambassa- State Attorney's Office (Domestic Violence), Gainesville
dor is assigned a team of Three Rivers Legal Services (Domestic Violence), Students make a tremendous investment in
10 to 12 new students. Gainesville their futures by attending law school. Career
Duties include but are U.S. Department of Justice, Wildlife Law Externship, Services can help maximize that investment.
not limited to con- Washington, D.C. Apply by Oct. 17.
ducting "get-acquainted" Students may apply for an externship if they Programs This Semester
activities, assisting in the will have successfully completed one academic October
transition to law school, year by the time it begins. The maximum number Job Search Strategies Beyond OCI,
developing a support
group for new students of credits available for a Spring 2004 extership is Wednesday, Oct. 8, Noon, Bailey Courtroom
and challenging them to five. For information about application and hiring Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop,
become active members criteria, go to www.law.ufl.edu/career/externships. Fday, Oct. 10, Noon, 190A Holland Hall
of the community. Careers in Criminal Law, Oct. 15, Location TBA
Applicants must be Career Services Alternative Career Panel, Oct. 17, Noon, Bailey Courtroom
energetic, in their second Not a Placement Office Small & Medium Firms, Oct. 29, Noon, Bailey Courtroom
semester or later, avail- Career planning centers are not intended to Sexual Orientation Employment Issues," Oct. 21, Faculty
able for a training meet- simply "place" students injobs, but to fulfill the Dining Room
ing this semester, and much more important function of teaching stu- November
able to begin by the Fail 2003 Entrants Introduction to Career Services,
afternoon of Sunday, dents to find fulfilling employment on their own, a Nov 3, 2 p.m., Auditorium
Jan. 4. For information: skill that will serve them well all their lives. Fa 2003 Entrants Resum
Fall 2003 Entrants Resume Writing Workshop,
Noemar Castro The UF law Center for Career Services strives Nov. 7, Noon, Bailey Courtroom
(castro@law.ufl.edu). to teach, guide and assist students in developing Walk-In Resume Review, Nov. 13 & 14, Career Services
legal credentials, marketing themselves, pursuing
career opportunities, exploring career paths within eAttorney Not J ust for OCI
and beyond the legal profession, and capitalizing Students who don't participate in On-Campus
on diverse strengths and experiences. It also acts Interviews (OCI) can still use eAttorney.com as a
Sign Up for Career asa liaison between law students and alumni, valuable job search tool. Many firms in addition to
Services Listserve practitioners and the community, offers a reposito- those who come to campus are interested in
Don't miss important pracireceiving resumes. To view listings, go to
deadlines and details. Sign ry of materials and publications, and serves as a receiving resumes. To view lisings, go io
up for the Career Services general resource base. www.eattorney.com, click on "Career" then "Job
listserv today at Career Services is here to help all law stu- Bank." Select "School Job Search" to search by
www.law.ufl.edulcareerl dents, who should make full use of its resources geographic area, practice area, and hiring criteria.
resourceslhotline. and services by attending programs, having staff (Remember, the narrower the search, the fewer
If you register andand cover letters, scheduling indi- firm results.) Students can search under class year
do not receive an e-mail ott1y (found under 'j ob details, for a complete
confirmation, see Career vidual counseling sessions, participating injob only (found under 'job details") for a complete
Services. fairs and on-campus interviewing, reviewing job listing of opportunities for them.
listings, and borrowing career planning books.

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(Announcements, Continued) Apply for Environmental & Land
Forinformation: CLA Secretary JoniBatie- Use Law Certificate Program
McGrew (gatorcrimlawassoc@yahoo. com). The fall deadline to apply for the
Build Skills Through Toastmasters Environmental and Land Use Law Certificate
Everyone is invited o attend a Toastmasters Program is Oct. 17. Information and applications
are available from Program Assistant Marla Wolfe Take Notes &
meeting Tuesday (Oct. 7), 5-6 p.m., 190A Holland in 319 Holland Hall or go online Help Others
in 319 Holland Hall or go online to ep thers
Hall. Toastmasters can help you develop and www. ufedu/u certficate/ndex.htm. Taking notes for stu-
www.law.tufl.edu/elulp/certificate/index.htm. ing no r u
improve speaking and presentation skills critical to dents whose disabilities
success from the courtroom to the boardroom. Attitude Workshop Oct. 15 hamper their ability to
LSA Parent Picnic Saturday Students are encouraged to attend the follow- take their own is an
MLSA Parent Picnic Saturday eadership Resource Management Program mportant public service.
The Military Law Students Association ing Leadership Resource Management Program Note takers also get a
(MLSA) will host a picnic for students with infant workshops, all held noon-1 p.m.: voucher for bookstore
through pre-K children Saturday (Oct. 11), at 10 The Art of Developing and Maintaining a merchandise from the
m. a San Felasco Park (off NW 43rd St., behind Positive Attitude, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 190C Office of Disability
a.m. at San Felasco Park (off NW 43rd St., behind H n Hal Resources. Notes are
WCJB). MLSA also is supporting Toys For Tots Holland Hall urgently needed for
and the Alachua County Veterans Day ceremony, Going Over the Edge: Dealing with Substance Professional Responsibility,
and will be sending comfort boxes to deployed UF Abuse and Dependency, Thursday, Oct. 23, Property, International
law students. For information: MLSA President 190B Holland Hall Law, Health Care Finance,
Steve Berlin (berlinsd@yahoo.com). (Announcements Continue Page 6) and Business Organi-
zations. To apply, send
your phone number and
e-mail address to
Assistant Dean for Student
still viable, fundamental ideals that so transfix our and Academic Affairs
gaze on the past: zealous advocacy and fiduciary Richard Ludwick, who is
duty." developing a pool of capa-
ble note takers and may
Professor Education contact you if there is a
A y R B.A. (with honors), Eckerd College; J.D. student in one of your
Amy (with high honors), University of Florida. Book classes who needs them.
.hb For information or to
Mashburn Awards, Order of the Coif. Articles Editor, apply, contact him at
Florida Law Review. ludwick@law.ufl.edu,
Expertise/ Background 392-0421, Student Affairs.

View on the Profession Civil Procedure, Professional Responsibility,
Administrative Law. Twice named Teacher of the
"Professor Gerald Bennett once compared the
Year. 1995 UF Teaching Excellence Award.
legal profession to a bus driver who has his accel-
erator foot pressed to the floor and his eyes glued What You May Not Know
firmly to the rearview mirror. Throughout most of "Although I don't believe in such phenome-
the last century and the one before it, the profes- na, I think I may be a little psychic. Either that or
sion evolved to serve primarily the interests of I have been the random target of many strange
business and corporate clients, and its conception coincidences. For example, while traveling with- Support Community
and regulation of itself arose in that context. out any fixed plans around Europe one summer Please reemeber the
"Today, many more lawyers represent indi- by myself, I was seized by the feeling that I need- importance of supporting
viduals, and a more diverse group of people has ed to take a certain train, which I did. When I the University of Florida
access to lawyers and the legal system. The arrived in Milan at one of Europe's busiest train Community Campaign,
which channels private
historical norms and ideals of the profession stations, which was teeming with thousands of support for numerous
have not consistently kept pace with the needs people, a good friend from Florida was at that charitable and public
of a different clientele. very moment walking past the platform to catch interest organizations.
"In addition, society may be evolving to a train leaving in five minutes." For information,
require lawyers to play a less laissez faire role in visit the UFCC Web site
the traditional corporate and business setting. The Go to www.law.ufledu/faculty/for a (www.ufcc.ufl.edu) or
contact Professor joseph
challenge for lawyers today is how to retool the complete resume and list of publications. Little (little@law.ufl.edu).
profession for a new century without losing the

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UF/University of Cape Town Study Abroad Program Offers

JA I Unique Educational, Cultural & Networking Opportunities
I u According to a summary of the University of
Florida's Summer Study Abroad Program at the
Learn About South University of Cape Town, South Africa, written by a
a S mer UF law student who attended the program, "The
University of Florida's Cape Town Program is unique
Program This because of the sum total of its exceptional parts.
Wednesday Students receive high quality education in internation-
Learn more about ally important issues from world-class professors and
the UF College of Law's educators and are assisted by an experienced, distin-
Summer Study Program guished University of Cape Town administrator, Mary
in Cape Town, South Shears. Students have ready access to qualified physi- ti
Africa, this Wednesday cians for medical attention and are safely housed. ae ,l i
(Oct. 8) at an informa- Students are exposed to South African political and l and
tional meeting at noon governmental officials and dignitaries because of range and pictur-
in olland Hall. Professor Winston Nagan's close personal and profes- esque ocean.
rica, Rediscover sional ties, and many students have remarked that they With is Victorian
Africa, Rediscover With its Victorian
Yourself" is the country's enrolled due to his reputation and experience." architecture and
tourism slogan, and is Program Director Winston P. Nagan, FRSA, is a entertainment,
used to descibe an offer- SouthAfrican native, Sam T. Dell Research Scholar th terfront in
ing "guaranteed to please Professor of Law at UF, and honorary professor at the Cape Town could
the senses and revitalize University of Cape Town. Under his direction, students be part of any major metropolitan coastal city, with
the soul." The Florida in the program study timely international and compara- substantial banking, restaurants, gyms, and entertain-
Cape Town program tive law issues with leading professors, judges, attor- ment. Students may visit the African savannah, where
enables students to live neys and govenment officials from renowned interna- they can observe animals in the wild.
in and enjoy a rich tional institutions of law and govenment in South Youth Day Reception. Students may attend a memorial
culture, while studying Africa and the United States. Students can shadow, celebration ofYouth Day at the home of Professor
law amidst the historic assist, and work with its members of the South African Nagan, who cooks and introduces them o traditional
Nagan, who cooks and introduces them to traditional
legal, political and social Cape Bar. Each experience is unique and edifying, as South African fare, including curries, Samoosas and
changes occurring in students accompany advocates to sessions of High Rootis.
South Africa. Court, consultations with clients and meetings with Robben Island Tour. Students tour Robben Island
Students benefit from opposing counsel. Students learn the finer, practical Prison, which was infamous during the apartheid years
a dual focus on compara- side of legal research and trial advocacy as advocates bso
tive and international discuss current and previous cases and possible argu- o latr su syologiay politically by
law. United States and mentswho lataer succeeded psychologicallyu and politically by
South African leal sys- transforming the notorious prison into a symbol of the
South African legal sys- with advocates throughout the program to conduct triumph of the human spirit over enormous hardship and
tems are examined on a research and other professional activities. triumph of the human spirit over enormous hardship and
comparative basis by asThe program kicks off each summer with a recep-a
professors from each tion with fculty and staf at he University of Cape Township Tour. A UCT professor/historian/philan
tion with faculty and staff at the University of Cape .
country, practitioners and Town School of Law. Featured activities include: thropist takes students on a guided walking tour through
judges. In addition, the a township to enable them to see for themselves the
program analyzes how Iitial Tour of the South African Cape Bar: Students courage with which these people face day-today exis-
race and race relations are taken on a "behind-the scenes" tour by Advocate tence. The tour is an unintsive ayto interact with the
impact U.S. and South Ron Paschke, meet and interact with advocates and staff, township communit and get a feel for the true and
African legal systems. and are offered a functional, hands-on understanding of vibrant way these South Africans express themselves.
For information: how cases are tried under South African law. formal in in s me
UCT Dinner. A formal dinner in UCT's famed Smuts
Coordinator Noemar Tour of South African Parliament. Students tour with Hall, presided over by UCT Warden/Professor Danie
Castro (castro@law. a South African historian who articulates how the Visser. Students are served fine fare and excellent South
uf.edu) o Program Parliament functions in light of South Africa's turbulent African wines in a superb, historic atmosphere and meet
Director/Professor history and how it has has helped shape contemporary South African and US. officials, dignitaries, and advo-
Winston Nagan South Africa, details the history of the many works of cates, including Moosa Valli, the Con
(nagan@law.ufl.edu) art located there, and regales students with tales of in
r his assistant, Betty Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki, Walter Sisulu, and other US. i Cape Town, and other officials from the US.
Donaldson, in Faculty figures of South African govemment. Students also sit in State Department.
Suoit Senies For information, contact Professor Nagan
Support Services on a session of parliament, including debates and voting (nagan@lawufiedu)
(392-2211I). on timely issues, provincial and local govemment meet-
ings, and occasionally a presidential address, and meet By Craig Hammer (3L), Professor Nagan s research
one or more members after the session is concluded. assistant and 2002 Cape Town Summer Program par-
Tour of Cape Town. Students tour Cape Town, a thriv- ticipant, Cape BarAssociation intern, and extern with
ing metropolis nestled between a majestic mountain the Minister of Justice of the Republic of South Africa.

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ust udent aspe ofgle: Tim M ioran t
By D. Cupples (2L) i sP "I mhole Conference Feb. 20





























wrte by hand, but I'm able lo do what 1 want." f y i v supportive," said Tim. "My uncle Planning and Secial
"Disabilities aside, if you have a drea, you my grand- Procts Barbara DeVoe
2002. He is now in his fourth semester, has honors e a a v a c r ndo. Topi w
level grades, eamed the Book Award for Professor pinclude corpoate and
Baldwin's Police Practice course, and recently atransactional issues,
graded-on to UF's Journal ofTechnology Law and i internal protection,
Po"icy. s a "spimusic wars," litigation,




























Associate Dean for Sudenas, Professionalism and a oim liad difficulty with buses, so Sandi gaye up
He also has Cerebral Palsy. But for Tim, that is and intetnational issues.






























with hSm so closely."pant
jiust one aspect of his busy life, no more important a Scheduled to participate
are Cathryn Mitchell
than the color of his kind and inquisitive eyes. (Millter Mitchelle
Tim has a smile for everyone. Ask him how Princeton, N.j.), Michael
he's doing, and the answer is always the same, PWalsh (enner & Block,
"Life is good." Chicago, IL.), Barbara
His family has helped him develop his positive Wingo (Associate General
attitude as well as his intellect. Cl eounsel, University of
"When I was a kid in Syracuse, my dad built Florida), Randi Dulaney
made sure had aess o e thg" T said. (Motorola), Virginia
a sled with supports and a head rest and took me Quijada (Oracle), james
sledding like other kids. My parents showed me Gale (Feldman Gale &
that I could take part in anything, and that's always p Weber, Miami), Bill
been true for me," said Tim. Hamilton (Holland &
Tim also enjoys snorkeling in addition to less g 2 T pls t d a Knight), Richard Vermut

law, science fiction, and history, particularly regard- Payne (Shook, Hardy &
S reBacon), and ose Gutman
ing the Napoleonic Wars period. C A (Fleit Kane). More details
"Cerebral Palsy means different things to to comer, o contact
different people," Tim said. "I may not walk or "My parents are phenomenal, and my whole Director of Conference
write by hand, but I'm able to do what want." family is very supportive," said Tim. "My uncle Planning and Special
"Disabilities aside, ifyou have a dream, you comes to give my parents time off, and my grand- Projects Barbara Deoe
have to try for it," he added. "You'd be surprised (devoe@mother and aunts visitlaw.uf.edu or

how many people, like those here at the law school, Phenomenal only begins to describe the efforts
are willing to help make it work." his parents, Sandi and Mike Moran, have put into
"Tim is an inspiration to everyone," said facilitating their son's education. As an undergradu-
Associate Dean for Students, Professionalism and ate, Tim had difficulty with buses, so Sandi gave up
Community Relations Gail Sasnett. "Particularly teaching to become Tim's driver.
those of us in Student Affairs, who have worked "We make a great team," said Sandi. "Tim is
with him so closely." positive and upbeat every day. It makes what we do LEXIS News
Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs together worthwhile." Lexis representative
Patrick Shannon was assistant dean for student When the UF College of Law accepted his Bonita Young will be on
affairs when Tim started, a position now held by maternity leave for the
afairs Lwhe im. t p oapplication, the Morans did not hesitate to relocate remainder of the semes-
Richard Ludwick. from Orlando to Gainesville to see him through the ter with her new son,
"Before I started school, Dean Shannon and I three-year program. Dominic Alexander
toured the law school looking for difficult-to-access "Florida's number one law school accepted Young-Smith. During her
areas. When school began a few weeks later, he'd Tim and has worked with him beyond our expecta- absence, contact Kyle
made sure I had access to everything," Tim said. tions. The people here limited the disabilities Mitchell (kyle.mitchell
Every problem had a solution. Law books, for impact so Tim can focus on learning law. We're @lexisnexis.com or
example, were too heavy for Tim to manipulate. So thrilled it has worked out so very well,800-368-6955, x5247)
Shannon divided Tim's books into smaller sections In Spring 2004, Tim plans to do a mediation assistance. If you have
and rebound them. extemship at the Eighth Circuit Court. As a gradua- research questions or
"Dean Shannon made a long list of things to tion present, his aunt has promised to take him to concerns, seea Lexis rep
do," Tim recalled. "And it all camrne to pass. He has the British Royal Naval Museum. on duty or call 1-800-45-
been incredible, and Dean Ludwick has picked up "I'm incredibly blessed," Tim said. LEXIS 24 hours a day.
where he left off."










Apply Now for Spring 2004

Clinics and Trial Practice
If you plan to take Ciminal, Civil or Mediation Clinic,
Clinic Prep or Trial Practice this spring, you MUST obtain a
Faculty Richard Hamann clinic application from Student Affairs and retur it by 5 p.m.
(left) and Tom Ankersen Wednesday (Oct. 22). Informational sheets are on the bulletin
posed recently with the board outside Student Affairs.
program's signat a variety
of scenic locations in Costa Criminal Clinic Variety of locations. Before spring semester
Rica. begins, students must have completed 48 credit hours, Trial
SPractice or Trial Advocacy, Police Practices and Adversary Systems. (Important: Criminal Clinic requires 30
Sknilis Abroad hours in addition to class time in summer, and 20 hours in addition to class time in spring/fall. Participants
Skills Abroad
Students interested in iMUST attend a MANDATORY meeting.)
Students interested in
gaining practical experi- Full Representation Civil Clinic Students must have completed at least four semesters of law school and
ence by working on con- received 48 semester hours of academic credit. No clinic prep requirement. First three weeks of the semester
servation, development, (two weeks in summer) -the "Intensive Seminar" require 20 hours of class time per week (scheduled
and international and around students' other classes).
comparative environmen-
tal law and poicy ine Mediation Clinic No prerequisites. First two-and-a-half weeks are Intensive Seminar (40 hours total),
developing countries scheduled around other courses. Friday momings must be available for downtown mediations.
should contact faculty Trial Practice Registration by application. Priority to 5th-semester students. Remaining slots filled by
Tom Ankersen or Richard 4th- and 6th-semester students, in that order.
Hamann in the Center for
Govenment al Juvenile Prep/Juvenile Clinic Two-semester sequence. Students take Juvenile Clinic Prep in spring and
Responsibility (392-2237). Juvenile Clinic in fall. Registration for the sequence is by application to Juvenile Clinic Prep (students in
Those considering par- Juvenile Clinic Prep automatically proceed to Juvenile Clinic). Preference given to 5th-semester students
ticipation in the College of who have taken Children's Law, Family Law, Evidence, Trial Practice or Trial Advocacy, and Juvenile
Law's Summer Study Extemships, Family Law Judicial Extemships or Domestic Violence Externships.
Abroad Program in Costa
a shoud bgin d o- Pro Se Clinic Prep/Pro Se Clinic Two-semester sequence. Students take Pro Se Clinic Prep in spring and
Rica should begin develop-
ing project specific back- Pro Se Clinic in fall. Registration for sequence is by application to Pro Se Clinic Prep (students then auto-
ground and expertise now matically proceed to Pro Se Clinic). Preference given to 5th-semester students who have taken Family Law,
to enrich the experience. Evidence, Trial Practice or Trial Advocacy and Family Law Judicial Clerk Extemships or Domestic
Spanish language skills Violence Extemships.
are valuable though
are valuable though c Conservation Clinic Accepts limited number of applicants for spring. Applicants must have completed
not essential in al cases
- and the willingness to three semesters of law school. Preference given to students who have enrolled, or intend to enroll, in the
work in a challenging Environmental and Land Use Law Certificate Program. Students with Spanish and/or Portugese language
cross-cultural environment skills encouraged to apply. Interested students should consult with Conservation Clinic Director Tom
is a plus. Interested stu- Ankersen prior to applying. For information or applications: www.lawufl.edu/cgr clinic, Office of Student
dents are encouraged to
Affairs (164 Holland Hall) and/or Center for Govemmental Responsibility (230 Bruton-Geer Hall).
speak with students who
participated in previous Child Welfare Clinic Four to eight seats available. Child, Parent and State is a pre-requisite, as well as 48
years. More information is credit hours completed prior to Spring 2004. Intems provide advice and interpretations to a multi-discipli-
available online at nary team of doctors, nurses and psychologists responsible for working on complex cases involving child
http:llconservation.law. abuse and neglect.
ufl.edulinternational, or
by contacting Costa Rica
Program Director Tom (Announcements, Contnued) Law Football Bloc Information
Ankersen (ankersen@law. Stress Management: Keeping it in Perspective, Florida State University (FSU) game,
ufl.edu). Wednesday, Nov. 12, 190C Holland Hall Thanksgiving Weekend. Only day for ticket
Workshops are presented by the Law College pickup is Nov. 26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. If a Mini-Bloc
Council and Student Affairs to teach key resource chair cannot pick up tickets, another person may
management skills for use in academic, personal be designated to do so by sending a signed letter
or work situations. Those attending three or more from the chair. Other students may pick up a
sessions receive a certificate of completion. maximum of five tickets (i.e., for six people to
For information: Student Affairs Coordinator sit together, two people must take the six IDs
Noemar Castro (castro@law.ufl.edu) or Resource (Announcements Continue Page 7)
Counselor Ali Kane (alikane@ufl. edu).

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* Professor/Intellectual Property Program Law Associate Director Sharon E. Rush
Director Thomas Cotter presented three will present her paper, "Lessons From
chapters from his forthcoming book, and For 'Disabled' Students," at the
Intellectual Property: Economic and University of Iowa College of Law Oct.
Legal Dimensions ofRights and -ote 10-11 as part of a symposium sponsored
Remedies, Sept. 29 at a faculty work- by their Journal ofGender Race and
shop at Case Westem Reserve University Justice on the intersection of disability
School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio. law with other antidiscrimination laws. Florida Journal of
Assistant Professor Wayne Hanewicz *I: Assistant Professor Valerie Sanchez International Law
presented his recent paper, "Director published "Back to the Future of ADR: Available Today
Primacy, Omnicare and the Function of Negotiating Justice and Human Needs," The Summer 2003
Corporate Law," to a faculty workshop 18 Ohio St. J. Dispute Resolution 669 issue of the Florida
at Stetson University College of Law (2003). Journal of International
Law (FJIL) is now avail-
Oct. 2. *e scri a Stephen C. O' Connell Professor/Center able for subscribers and
Stephen C. O' Connell Chair Jeffrey L. on Children and the Law Associate single issue requests by
Harrison's third edition of Law and Director Christopher Slobogin was e-mailing Staff Editor
Economics in Nutshell will be published quoted in an AP wire story carried in sev- Victoria A. Redd (above)
this month (October). He presented "A eral newspapers and participated in CBS at reddva@law.ufl.edu.
The issue features articles
Guide to Law and Economics and its and Tampa radio talk shows conceming on a wide range of inter-
on a wide range of inter-
Controversies" recently to the Villanova Law MATRIX, a federally-funded project that allows national legal topics,
Faculty as the first speaker in a year-long lecture Florida and other state law enforcement officials to including an article by
series on Law and Economics. use Seisint, a private computer-based system that Emanuel Gross, "The
Clarence J. TeSelle Professor Martin J. McMahon, accesses billions of public and commercial records. Laws of War Waged
Between Democratic
Jr. just published "Recent Developments in Federal The results of UF law student Jeffrey Scott States and Terrorist
Income Taxation: The Year 2002," 6 Florida Tax Shapiro's investigation into the Kobe Bryant case Organizations: Real or
Review 81 (2003, with Ira B. Shepard). aired Oct. 4 on the CBS News show 48 Hours. Illusive?," and "Modes of
Irving Cypen Professor/Center on Children and the Warfare and Evolving
Standards of Environ-
mental Protection Under
(Announcements, Continued) the International Law of
War" by john Alan
and pick up the tickets). Cohan, "The U.N. Security
Gator Growl tickets are not distributed through Council's Obligations of
the Law Bloc, and individual arrangements must Good Faith" by Elias
be made for purchase and pick up. Davidsson, and "The
Elimination of Political
* The Athletic Association reminds ticket holders Groups Under
Groups Under
that "sneaking" into the Law Bloc is prohibited. International Law and
Numerous complaints have been made regarding the Constitution of
this activity, and your cooperation is requested in Political Claims" by Farid
limiting this behavior before it negatively impacts Samir Benavides-Vanegas.
The issue also con-
seating arrangements for all. tains two student woks:
* If you are selling or buying tickets, inform Law A note by Nick
Bloc members so they can facilitate an exchange Dancaescu, "Land Reform
with other law students. (Scalping or auctioning in Zimbabwe," and com-
off tickets is not condoned.) E-mail ment by Patrick Dervishi,
chrisc2@ufl.edu and put either "Selling Tickets" "International Law: No
Remedies for Violation of
or "Buying Tickets" in the subject headline. the Foreign Nationals'
In the body of the e-mail, place your name, Right to Consular
e-mail, phone number and number of tickets you Notification: United
are selling/buying. The committee will forward States v. Duarte-Acero,
any request to sell/buy tickets they receive. 296 F.3d 1277 (I Ith Cir.
For information: Bloc Co-Chair Chris Carmody )."
(chrisc2@ufl.edu ).

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each week school is in The field of "Positive Psychology" focuses on how to enhance the positive, rather than
session. AII are encour- alleviate the negative. According to this philosophy, addressing problems and dealing with
aged to submit news of
interest to the law school them appropriately is necessary. Yet, it is equally important to nurture the aspects of our lives
community by I0 a.m. that enhance positive feelings.
Tuesday for the following DeNeve and Cooper (1998) performed a study in which three core categories correlating with happiness
Monday's newsletter to: were identified. People experienced a greater sense of well-being when their goals related to the following:
Debra Amirin Intimacy Close and genuine relationships with others.
Director of Institutional
Information & Publications Spirituality Transcending the self to connect with a higher power.
amirin@law.ufl.edu Generativity/Altruism Being helpful and useful to others, society and future generations.
Dean's Office (264 HOL) They also found that the desire to have power and dominate or be superior to others had an inverse
392-9238, Fax 392-8727 relationship to happiness. They found no correlation between wealth and happiness or physical attractiveness
and happiness.
lc lo l Given these research findings, what can you do to focus more on what really matters? How can you
h |. .iay b enhance the intimate relationships, spirituality and altruism in your life? Spend some time each day on each
of these areas and notice how it affects you.

t] senl| U yu jU u Resource Counselor Ali Kane (above) provides confidential, free counseling and stress reduction services -
to am i ,^u l. ~including yoga and meditation classes to the law school community. See her in the Center for Career Services
Mondays (noon-4 p.m.), Wednesdays (noon-5 p.m.) and Thursdays (4:30-6 p.m.), or contact her at 392-0499 or
Fredric G. Levin alikane@ufl.edu for an appointment. Yoga classes are Mondays (6-7 p.m.) in the Faculty Dining Room.
College of Law Meditation classes are Thursdays (6:30-7:45 p.m.) off-campus. (Contact her for locations.)
Administration
* Robert H. Jerry, II, Dean UF Law Presents Town Hall Meeting on FTAA in Miami Nov. 4
* Stuart R. Cohn, Associate
Dean for International Dean Robert H. Jerry, II will welcome partici- For information: Center for Governmental
Studies pants from throughout the state Nov. 4 to a "Town Responsibility Development Director JoAnn Klein
* Michael K. Friel, Associate Hall Meeting" in Miami to discuss pros and cons (392-2237 or klein@law.ufl.edu).
Dean for Academic Affairs of the Free Trade A a of the Americas (FTAA).
William H. Page, Associate o UF LAW CE NDAR
Dean for Faculty The event will be held Tuesday, Nov. 4, 6:30-
Development 8:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Biscayne Bay Hotel, Academic & Event Calendars Online at www.law.ufl.edu.
* M. Kathleen "Kathie" Price, 495 Brickell Ave., Miami. It is sponsored by the October
Associate Dean for Library
and Technology law school and Daily Business Review, and hosted 6 "Reverse Engineering Exams" Workshop,
* Gail E. Sasnett, Associate by Akerman Senterfitt and Oscar Sanchez, presi- 2 p.m., Auditorium
Dean for Students, dent of the University of Florida Levin College of LCC Board Meeting, 6-8 p.m., 296 HOL
Professionalism and Law Alumni Council. MBA Board Meeting, 7-8 p.m., 190A HOL
Community Relations David Lyons, editor-in-chief ofthe Day 7 Toastmasters Meeting, 5 p.m., 190A HOL
J J. Patrick Shannon, David Lyons, editor-in-chief of the Daiy 8 o SALSA Food & Flamenco, 11 am-I pmr
* j. Patck Shannon, 8 SALSA Food & Flamenco, 11 a.m.-I p.m.,
Associate Dean for Business Review and Florida Lawyer, will moder-
Administrative eAairs ate the discussions. Panelists include: Writing Workshop, Noon, Auditorium
* Donald J. Hale, Senior
Development Director Stephen J. Powell, Director, Interational Trade ETELS Meeting, 5:30 p.m., 190A HOL
* Linda Calvert Hanson, Program, Levin College of Law; former Chief "lob Search Strategies Beyond OCI," Noon,
Assistant Dean for Career Counsel for Import Administration in the U.S. Bailey Courtroom
Services Department of Commerce. 10 Resume & Cover Letter Writing Workshop,
* Richard L. Ludwick, Noon, 190A HOL
Assistant Dean for Students Robert E. Coker, Senior Vice President Public 1
IMBA, Champagne & lazz, 8-12 p.m.,
* J. Michael Patrick, Assistant Affairs, United States Sugar Corporation. Art on the Avenue
Dean for Admissions Thea M. Lee, Assistant Director for Intemational II MLSA Parent Picnic, 10 a.m., San Felasco Park
Economics, Public Policy Department, National 13 Criminal Law Association Meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m.,
AFL-CIO. 190 HOL
Ambassador Luis Lauredo, Executive Director, LCC Executive Board Meeting, 6-8 p.m.
acM o MBA Meeting, 7-8 p.m., 190A HOL
FTAA Miami Ministerial and Americas Business Writing Worksh, 78 p 1Auditor
F and President, Hnton & 15 Writing Workshop, Noon, Auditorium
Forum, and President, Hunton & Williams
om "The Art of Developing and Maintaining a Positive
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA International LLC. Attitude," Noon-1 p.m., 109C HOL
Haoring the past, skaping the fiture

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Submit News Remembering What Really Matters
for FlaLaw
FlaLaw is published By Resource Counselor Ali Kane
each week school is in The field of "Positive Psychology" focuses on how to enhance the positive, rather than
session. AII are encour- alleviate the negative. According to this philosophy, addressing problems and dealing with
aged to submit news of
interest to the law school them appropriately is necessary. Yet, it is equally important to nurture the aspects of our lives
community by I0 a.m. that enhance positive feelings.
Tuesday for the following DeNeve and Cooper (1998) performed a study in which three core categories correlating with happiness
Monday's newsletter to: were identified. People experienced a greater sense of well-being when their goals related to the following:
Debra Amirin Intimacy Close and genuine relationships with others.
Director of Institutional
Information & Publications Spirituality Transcending the self to connect with a higher power.
amirin@law.ufl.edu Generativity/Altruism Being helpful and useful to others, society and future generations.
Dean's Office (264 HOL) They also found that the desire to have power and dominate or be superior to others had an inverse
392-9238, Fax 392-8727 relationship to happiness. They found no correlation between wealth and happiness or physical attractiveness
and happiness.
lc lo l Given these research findings, what can you do to focus more on what really matters? How can you
h |. .iay b enhance the intimate relationships, spirituality and altruism in your life? Spend some time each day on each
of these areas and notice how it affects you.

t] senl| U yu jU u Resource Counselor Ali Kane (above) provides confidential, free counseling and stress reduction services -
to am i ,^u l. ~including yoga and meditation classes to the law school community. See her in the Center for Career Services
Mondays (noon-4 p.m.), Wednesdays (noon-5 p.m.) and Thursdays (4:30-6 p.m.), or contact her at 392-0499 or
Fredric G. Levin alikane@ufl.edu for an appointment. Yoga classes are Mondays (6-7 p.m.) in the Faculty Dining Room.
College of Law Meditation classes are Thursdays (6:30-7:45 p.m.) off-campus. (Contact her for locations.)
Administration
* Robert H. Jerry, II, Dean UF Law Presents Town Hall Meeting on FTAA in Miami Nov. 4
* Stuart R. Cohn, Associate
Dean for International Dean Robert H. Jerry, II will welcome partici- For information: Center for Governmental
Studies pants from throughout the state Nov. 4 to a "Town Responsibility Development Director JoAnn Klein
* Michael K. Friel, Associate Hall Meeting" in Miami to discuss pros and cons (392-2237 or klein@law.ufl.edu).
Dean for Academic Affairs of the Free Trade A a of the Americas (FTAA).
William H. Page, Associate o UF LAW CE NDAR
Dean for Faculty The event will be held Tuesday, Nov. 4, 6:30-
Development 8:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Biscayne Bay Hotel, Academic & Event Calendars Online at www.law.ufl.edu.
* M. Kathleen "Kathie" Price, 495 Brickell Ave., Miami. It is sponsored by the October
Associate Dean for Library
and Technology law school and Daily Business Review, and hosted 6 "Reverse Engineering Exams" Workshop,
* Gail E. Sasnett, Associate by Akerman Senterfitt and Oscar Sanchez, presi- 2 p.m., Auditorium
Dean for Students, dent of the University of Florida Levin College of LCC Board Meeting, 6-8 p.m., 296 HOL
Professionalism and Law Alumni Council. MBA Board Meeting, 7-8 p.m., 190A HOL
Community Relations David Lyons, editor-in-chief ofthe Day 7 Toastmasters Meeting, 5 p.m., 190A HOL
J J. Patrick Shannon, David Lyons, editor-in-chief of the Daiy 8 o SALSA Food & Flamenco, 11 am-I pmr
* j. Patck Shannon, 8 SALSA Food & Flamenco, 11 a.m.-I p.m.,
Associate Dean for Business Review and Florida Lawyer, will moder-
Administrative eAairs ate the discussions. Panelists include: Writing Workshop, Noon, Auditorium
* Donald J. Hale, Senior
Development Director Stephen J. Powell, Director, Interational Trade ETELS Meeting, 5:30 p.m., 190A HOL
* Linda Calvert Hanson, Program, Levin College of Law; former Chief "lob Search Strategies Beyond OCI," Noon,
Assistant Dean for Career Counsel for Import Administration in the U.S. Bailey Courtroom
Services Department of Commerce. 10 Resume & Cover Letter Writing Workshop,
* Richard L. Ludwick, Noon, 190A HOL
Assistant Dean for Students Robert E. Coker, Senior Vice President Public 1
IMBA, Champagne & lazz, 8-12 p.m.,
* J. Michael Patrick, Assistant Affairs, United States Sugar Corporation. Art on the Avenue
Dean for Admissions Thea M. Lee, Assistant Director for Intemational II MLSA Parent Picnic, 10 a.m., San Felasco Park
Economics, Public Policy Department, National 13 Criminal Law Association Meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m.,
AFL-CIO. 190 HOL
Ambassador Luis Lauredo, Executive Director, LCC Executive Board Meeting, 6-8 p.m.
acM o MBA Meeting, 7-8 p.m., 190A HOL
FTAA Miami Ministerial and Americas Business Writing Worksh, 78 p 1Auditor
F and President, Hnton & 15 Writing Workshop, Noon, Auditorium
Forum, and President, Hunton & Williams
om "The Art of Developing and Maintaining a Positive
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA International LLC. Attitude," Noon-1 p.m., 109C HOL
Haoring the past, skaping the fiture

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