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Creation Date: April 5, 2004
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Table of Contents
    Announcements
        Page 1
    Career Services
        Page 2
    Alumni profile: Kimberly L. Johnson
        Page 2
        Page 3
        Page 4
        Page 5
    Law Alumni Council, Trustees meet April 16-17
        Page 6
        Page 7
    Scholarship and activities
        Page 8
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.t tliUF Law
Moves Up
in Rankings
In news released as
r r CFlaLaw went to press,
",ethe Levin College of Law
continues to be rated
among the nation's top
law schools 43rd from
Sp f e r 45th last year in U.S.
News & World Report's
annual rankings of the
t nation's best graduate
schools, with movement
Se te n upward in key categories.
Highlights include:
The Graduate Tax
Program continues to be
ranked in the nation's
top two.
The Environmental Law
Program was ranked in
the top 10 percent
(17th) for the first time.
The UF College of Law
remains first among
Se top-tier public law
schools in the southeast
d r h a w t for diversity.
More information will
be available in FlaLaw
Sw s m next week and on the
college website
(www.law.ufl.edu).










*ANNOUNCEMENTS *
St. Thomas More Society Meeting Presentation on Korean and
The St. Thomas More Society's last spring American Judiciary Systems
meeting and elections for 2004-05 president, vice All are invited to a presentation by the Inter-
president, treasurer, secretary and community out- national Programs Department and International UNIVERSTTY OF
reach coordinator are at 4 p.m. today, April 5, in Law Society (ILS) at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, FLORIDA
190A Holland Hall. (Announcements Continue Page 4) suredric t(; C, in ckleptii mn F a n










* CAREER SERVICES *


Summer Aid for
Public Interest Work
If you are considering
a volunteer, unpaid public
interest internship this
summer that does not
earn academic credit,
apply for a Public Interest
Summer Scholarship by
Monday, April 19, in the
Center for Career Services.
Applications are avail-
able from Jill Mahler at
jillmahler@hotmail.com,
Jessie Howell in Career
Services at howellje
@law.ufl.edu, or online at
http://plaza.ufl.eduljdjill/
APILscholarship.doc.
The scholarships cover
summer living expenses
for students committed to
careers in public interest
law, so they can volunteer
for nonprofit legal organi-


Spring Entrant Meeting Today
There will be a mandatory Center for Career
Services meeting for Spring 2004 entrants at noon
today, April 5, in the auditorium. Students will be
introduced to Career Services staff, counselors and
services. Summer options to make your resume
stand out for the fall recruiting season also will be
discussed at the meeting, which is co-sponsored by
Lexis.

Sign Up for IL Shadow Program
Sign up for the 1L Shadow Program at 5:30
p.m. next Monday, April 12, outside the Center for
Career Services. The program enables first-year
law students to shadow attorneys in private prac-
tice, the court system or legal services and experi-
ence the legal environment in those areas first-
hand. Assignment is by lottery, and space is limit-
ed. Interested 1Ls must bring a copy of their
resume to the signup/drawing and be present to
accept the position. For more information, visit
Career Services.

Florida Bar Foundation Fellows
Florida Bar Foundation Summer 2004 Legal
Services Fellows are Tammi Driver (Legal Aid


nations without tne aaaea
burden of summer loans.
The Association for
Public Interest Law (APIL)
and Levin College of Law
provide the scholarships
each year thanks to gen-
erous financial donations
from firms, faculty,
students and community
members. If you are
interesting in supporting
Public Interest Summer
Scholarships, contact the
representatives above.





Still Time to Study
in France This Summer .
There still are a few
positions open in the
2004 Montpellier Summer
Study Abroad Program.
Interested students
should contact Student
Affairs Coordinator
Noemar Castro (castro@
law.ufl.edu or 352-392-
0421) as soon as possible.


Society of the Orange County Bar), Collette Duke
(Community Law Program), Shannon Tingwall
Kelly (Seminole County Bar Association Legal
Aid), Joshua LeRoy (Legal Aid of Palm Beach
County), Michelle J. Leyva (Gulfcoast Legal
Services), Marissa M. Lopez (Florida Institutional
Legal Services), Jill A. Mahler (Jacksonville Area
Legal Aid) and Rebecca Mills (Jacksonville Area
Legal Aid).

OCI on Main Campus Aug. 16-27
Due to major construction on the College of
Law campus and lack of space for conducting
interviews, the first two weeks, Aug. 16-27, of fall
On-Campus Interviews (OCI) will be conducted
(this fall only) in 20 interview rooms each day at
the J. Wayne Reitz Union on main campus. Then,
beginning Monday, Aug. 30, and continuing
through the completion of fall OCI, two employers
per day will interview in the Center for Career
Services in Bruton-Geer Hall. Note that:
* First-year students and those who have not previ-
ously attended an eAttomey orientation must attend
one of the orientations offered this week (see
program list on next page).
(Career Services Continues Page 3)










* CAREER SERVICES *


Summer Aid for
Public Interest Work
If you are considering
a volunteer, unpaid public
interest internship this
summer that does not
earn academic credit,
apply for a Public Interest
Summer Scholarship by
Monday, April 19, in the
Center for Career Services.
Applications are avail-
able from Jill Mahler at
jillmahler@hotmail.com,
Jessie Howell in Career
Services at howellje
@law.ufl.edu, or online at
http://plaza.ufl.eduljdjill/
APILscholarship.doc.
The scholarships cover
summer living expenses
for students committed to
careers in public interest
law, so they can volunteer
for nonprofit legal organi-


Spring Entrant Meeting Today
There will be a mandatory Center for Career
Services meeting for Spring 2004 entrants at noon
today, April 5, in the auditorium. Students will be
introduced to Career Services staff, counselors and
services. Summer options to make your resume
stand out for the fall recruiting season also will be
discussed at the meeting, which is co-sponsored by
Lexis.

Sign Up for IL Shadow Program
Sign up for the 1L Shadow Program at 5:30
p.m. next Monday, April 12, outside the Center for
Career Services. The program enables first-year
law students to shadow attorneys in private prac-
tice, the court system or legal services and experi-
ence the legal environment in those areas first-
hand. Assignment is by lottery, and space is limit-
ed. Interested 1Ls must bring a copy of their
resume to the signup/drawing and be present to
accept the position. For more information, visit
Career Services.

Florida Bar Foundation Fellows
Florida Bar Foundation Summer 2004 Legal
Services Fellows are Tammi Driver (Legal Aid


nations without tne aaaea
burden of summer loans.
The Association for
Public Interest Law (APIL)
and Levin College of Law
provide the scholarships
each year thanks to gen-
erous financial donations
from firms, faculty,
students and community
members. If you are
interesting in supporting
Public Interest Summer
Scholarships, contact the
representatives above.





Still Time to Study
in France This Summer .
There still are a few
positions open in the
2004 Montpellier Summer
Study Abroad Program.
Interested students
should contact Student
Affairs Coordinator
Noemar Castro (castro@
law.ufl.edu or 352-392-
0421) as soon as possible.


Society of the Orange County Bar), Collette Duke
(Community Law Program), Shannon Tingwall
Kelly (Seminole County Bar Association Legal
Aid), Joshua LeRoy (Legal Aid of Palm Beach
County), Michelle J. Leyva (Gulfcoast Legal
Services), Marissa M. Lopez (Florida Institutional
Legal Services), Jill A. Mahler (Jacksonville Area
Legal Aid) and Rebecca Mills (Jacksonville Area
Legal Aid).

OCI on Main Campus Aug. 16-27
Due to major construction on the College of
Law campus and lack of space for conducting
interviews, the first two weeks, Aug. 16-27, of fall
On-Campus Interviews (OCI) will be conducted
(this fall only) in 20 interview rooms each day at
the J. Wayne Reitz Union on main campus. Then,
beginning Monday, Aug. 30, and continuing
through the completion of fall OCI, two employers
per day will interview in the Center for Career
Services in Bruton-Geer Hall. Note that:
* First-year students and those who have not previ-
ously attended an eAttomey orientation must attend
one of the orientations offered this week (see
program list on next page).
(Career Services Continues Page 3)








I U of F F G Le o LawNewsletter Apr i,20


(Career Services, Continued)
* Students should have their resumes reviewed
BEFORE leaving for summer.
* Students must have a copy of "Fall 2004 OCI Dates
for Students and Employers," which lists deadlines
for fall bidding and interview sign up.
* All students, including those who have previously
participated in OCI, MUST sign and return to
Career Services a copy of "On-Campus Interview
Policies and Procedures Regarding Declining or
Canceling Interviews, Effective 1/1/04." Students
will be blocked from participation in OCI, includ-
ing bidding, until this form is turned in.
* DO NOT contact employers before they come to
campus and/or before a job fair. One of the primary
reasons employers participate in OCI is to facilitate
their hiring process and avoid the onslaught of tele-
phone calls and inquiries from students. Employers


* Tuesday, April 6, eAttorney Orientation, noon,
Bailey Courtroom.
* Wednesday, April 7, Resume & Cover Letter
Workshop, noon, 283 Holland Hall.
* Wednesday, April 7, eAttorney/Fall OCI Orientation,
5 p.m., Bailey Courtroom.
* Thursday, April 8, Walk-In Resume Review,
8:30-10:30 a.m., Career Services.
* Thursday, April 8, Mock Interviews, Career Services.
* Tuesday, April 13, Successful On-Campus Interviews,
noon, Bailey Courtroom.
* Wednesday, April 14, job Fairs Orientation,
5 p.m., Bailey Courtroom.
* Thursday, April 22, Pro Bono Awards Banquet,
10:30 a.m., faculty dining room. Students earning
spring Pro Bono Certificates will receive invitations.
For information, e-mail Jessie Howell at
howellje@law.ufl.edu. O


Tlhe F riid. 8llr

- Fo Iui ad at i n

Apply Now for Bar
Public Service
Fellow Positions
The Florida Bar
Foundation has approved
another year of funding
for Public Service Fellows.
Students interested in
applying for these posi-
tions are encouraged to
attend a current fellows
meeting at 5 p.m. next
Monday, April 12, outside
Career Services.
Applications are due by
noon Friday, April 16, to
L nnv Kennedv in the


have expressed dissatisfaction with students who Cnt f n na
Center for Governmental
have gone outside this process and contacted them r 6 Responsibility (CGR).
directly. This is a serious issue for OCI and particu- e ]/ Public Service
larly for job fairs, where the entire law school can I ,' Fellowships are open to
be banned from participation if a student directly students in their fourth
contacts an employer. If you have special circum- | or fifth semester interest-
stances or questions, contact Career Services. ed in gaining experience
in the public interest sec-
Mock Interviews April 1-16 ... tor. Fellows are expected
to work 10-15 hours a
To help you prepare for the recruiting season,. .
week (total of 270 hours)
Career Services offers opportunities for you to over the course of Fall
practice interview techniques with local attorneys ..Tr 2004 and Spring 2005
who volunteer their time to interview students and i I J llr. i semesters. They also are
provide valuable feedback. '.llB ra1, ~ . II IT. responsible for publishing
Participants should be dressed and prepared as r. .. F ll- .. an article in JMBA's
if for a real interview. Interviews are 20 minutes, .. Docket and putting
with 10 minutes of feedback. Mock interviews are. ... together a public interest
1 I -ij '.II I ." I .- II, 1 law-related group project
scheduled for Thursday, April 1; Friday, April 2; *'ll fl or panel. Fellow receive a
Thursday, April 8; Thursday, April 15; and Friday, i... stipend for their work.
April 16. Sign up for an interview time on ''. (Last year's fellows
Westlaw's TWEN site. il3 'al, received $3,500 each.)
I n, o.9 I 1 Possible placements
Job Fair Informational Meeting include Florida
Job fairs and recruiting and hiring conferences Institutional Legal
are regional interviewing events for students across ....... .... L Services, Three Rivers
the country, and many have summer deadlines. Legal Servces, Guardian
ad Litem, Southern Legal
These events are excellent opportunities to meet in [-,h Counsel and Public
one location employers from diverse geographic ilj .Defender's Office.
areas. Career Services will hold an informational Fact sheets and appli-
meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, in the , l'.f I 1 cations are available in
Bailey Courtroom for students interested in partic- In 1r i. .' ,, CGR, Center for Career
ipating in job fairs this fall. Also check out job fair il .. Services and Office of
boards in Bruton-Geer Hall and information online Student Affairs. For more
Iat wwwllawufdu/care.Ist dents/#j bfs information, contact Jessie
at www.law.ufl.edu/career/students/#jobfairs. f. Howell in Career Services

Programs and Events .. .... .(352-392-0499) or Tim
P g m a e l McLendon in CGR (352-
* Monday, April 5, Mandatory IL/2004 Spring Entrant 392-2237).
Introduction to Career Services, noon, auditorium.

















Time's Running an
Out: Apply Now o-
for 2004-05 Aid
* Students should apply l t
now for aid for 2004-05, Foifrm o po-
and are encouraged to fo
do so online to save G AtreB
processing time and B .e an Alah
reduce errors through
the system's built-in
editing format. Go to i b
FAFSAIRenewal FAFSA on
the Web (www.FAFSA.


ed.gov) and follow
instructions. You can
then check the status of
your application andlor
make corrections online.
* Apply now for financial
aid this summer. To be
considered, you must
have a completed 2003-
04 Free Application for
Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA) on file with UF
and have indicated there
that you will be enrolled
for Summer 2004 Term
for a minimum of three
credits for j.D. students
and four credits for
graduate students. The
yearly limit on federal
Stafford loans is
$18,500. Some students
may be unable to meet
expected summer enroll-
ment costs with their
remaining eligibility for
this type loan. Other
options include limited
Perkin's loan funds, pri-
vate student loans and
Federal Work Study.
For information or
to review aid options,
contact Financial Aid
Coordinator Carol Huber
in the Office of Student
Affairs (call 352-392-0421
or visit 164 Holland Hall).


(Announcements, Continued)
in 190 Holland Hall. Visiting scholars from Seoul,
Korea, will compare and discuss Korean and
American judiciary systems. Yongcheol Kim, a
judge in Seoul District Court, will make the pres-
entation, and Yoon-Keun Ham, prosecutor in the
Supreme Public Prosecutor's Office, will join him
for questions.
Elections for 2004-05 ILS president, vice
president, treasurer and secretary will be held
before the presentation.

JLPP Elections, Write-On Invitees
A Journal of Law and Public Policy (JLPP)
general board meeting will be held at 6 p.m. this
Wednesday, April 7, in 190B Holland Hall.
Elections also will be held for for next semester's


senior board. All members are required to attend.
JLPP welcomes Spring 2004 Write-On
Invitees Jennifer Barrett, Robert Caplen, Alex
Figares, Dara Garel, Jarrett Hoffman, Amanda
Koenigsknecht, Heather Macre, Karena Mattingly,
Jonathan O'Connell, Yelena Shneyderman, Adam
Shonson and Carolyn Zegeer.
For information, e-mail JLPP Managing
Editor Matt Carson at carson@tufl.edu.

Students Compete in JESSUP
UF Levin College of Law students Vivianne
Grajales, Chad Brazzeal, Peter Focks and Amber
Scures competed in the Jessup International Moot
Court Competition at Emory Law School in
Atlanta Feb. 27-28. The team argued on issues
such as contemporary and developing problems in
international human rights law, the International
Court of Justice, and relevant international conven-
tions concerning genocide, civil and political
rights, and reparations.

ABA-UF Student Division Meets
There will be an American Bar Association
(ABA) UF Student Division general meeting and
elections for next year's executive board at 11 a.m.
Thursday, April 8, in 190 Holland Hall. All stu-
dents are welcome to attend and learn more about
new positions and opportunities for involvement.

CLA Book Drive Underway
The Criminal Law Association (CLA) will
collect books for prison inmates until Monday,
April 19, in Student Affairs, Career Services and
on the concourse. Dig through your bookshelves
(and those of your friends, neighbors and relatives)
and bring in books you can part with for this wor-
(Announcements Continue Page 5)










(Announcements, Continued)
thy cause. Books will be used by male inmates.
Law books or magazines cannot be accepted, but
other appropriate books are appreciated, including
academic (geography, oceanography, meteorology,
astronomy, history, etc.), science fiction, perform- Library Moves 17th
ance, fiction, and books written in Spanish. The Legal Information
A new program for inmates to read children' Center (library) moves
books to their own children on tape has resulted in April 17 to its new
Butler Plaza location.
a need for blank tapes and children's books. Law school seminar stu-
All are invited to a CLA end of year reception dents and those doing
6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15, in the faculty din- legal research: library
ing room in Bruton-Geer Hall. It will feature guest materials MUST be
speakers on the topic, "Putting Our Kids on the checked out before April
Chain Gang: A Round Table Discussion on Youth 16 for use until May 12,
when the collection
Serving Adult Sentences." Refreshments will be opens for research in
served, and all guest speakers from previous CLA Butler Plaza.
meetings will be invited. A LIC reserve desk will
For more information about the book drive or open April 17 in Media
reception, e-mail gatorcrimlawassoc@yahoo.com. Services, second floor of
Bruton-Geer Hall, to
LSR Elections April 8 provide old exams, and
Law School Republicans (LSR) officer elec- readings and books on
tions for next year will be held during the finalreserve. The Tax Library
tons for next year will be held during the final collection will be added
LSR meeting of the semester Thursday, April 8, at to the Bruton-Geer Hall
1 p.m. in 190B Holland Hall. To run for office or collection and open for
nominate someone, e-mail flawgop@hotmail.com. research May 2.
The LSRs continue to promote law student For updates, go online
involvement in GEAR-UP, the Alachua County to www.law.ufl.edul
:. . *y construction or contact
school system's volunteer program that provides LIC reference staff at


mentoring and support to area middle and high
school students. If you want to help local kids and
earn community service hours, e-mail VP Adria
Toledo at atoly@ufl.edu.
Sign up for the LSR listserve and check out
information and links at uflawgop.com. (The LSR
blog has many interesting discussion topics.
Contact the listserve to participate.)


EASLS Speaker April 6
The Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law
Society (EASLS) will host President of So So Def
Sports and Entertainment, super agent Hadley
Englehardt April 6 as part of the EASLS Spring
2004 Lecture Series. Also scheduled are sports,
entertainment and music lawyer and head of The
(Announcements Continue Page 6)


352-392-0417.



Westlaw Printer
Moves April 9
Due to Computer Lab
remodeling, Westlaw will
move the printer now out-
side Media Services in
Bruton-Geer Hall to the


Slobby outside the Center
for Career Services Friday
afternoon, April 9. The
new location will be
StrveetAln:ta Feb.211^ to[participate inupdated in Westlaw, and
jobs sent to the Westlaw
printer in Media Services
will be automatically for-
warded to the new loca-
copeitn tion. Westlaw will not
Hft~II ell t i o offer printing in Holland
Hall after the Legal
Information Center (LIC)
"Sar" h K htI I hh closes April 17 (see story
esos le TT b a i fr' r nt. llll o h above), though a Westlaw
printer will be available in
the temporary LIC Annex
info go onlie to la.ul.esria/. A when it opens in May.















No Smoking
on Concourse
Smokers are asked to
remember that the con-
course is a no smoking
area. Please be consider-
ate and restrict smoking
to the only approved area
at the College of Law -
the northeast corner of
Holland Law Center (clos-
est to tennis courts and
near the "igloo").


Submit News for
Last Docket
The Docket is written
and produced by UF law
students and inserted in
FlaLaw every other week.
Submit news for the last
spring Docket the
April 12 issue to co-
editors Stephanie Mickle
and Kristen Simmons by
noon Tuesday, April 6.
Submissions must be
Word compatible and no
more than 750 words.
Include contact informa-
tion and author's name.
JMBA may edit for style,
format and length, and
will not republish articles.
E-mail news, information
andlor questions to
jmbadocket@yahoo.com.


Law Alumni Council, Trustees Meet April 16-17


The Levin College of Law's Law Alumni
Council and Law Center Association Board of
Trustees will gather here Friday and Saturday,
April 16-17, for business meetings and other activ-
ities in conjunction with the University of Florida's
first-ever "Stakeholder's Weekend."
The UF Foundation is hosting Stakeholder's
Weekend to spotlight the vital role private giving
plays in UF's success. Events include an informa-
tion session 11 a.m.-noon April 17 in Emerson
Alumni Hall President's Room with UF President
J. Bernard Machen and UF Foundation representa-
tives; and an endowment luncheon 12:30-2:30 p.m.
that day in the Florida Gym. (Details online at
www.uff.ufl.edu/stakeholder.)
Law Alumni Council President Oscar Sanchez
(UF JD 82) ofAkerman Senterfitt, Miami, and
Law Center Association Board of Trustees Chair
Michael McNerney (UF JD 73) of Brinkley
McNerney Morgan Solomon & Tatum, LLP, Ft.
Lauderdale, will head up the following events:


(Announcements, Continued)
Florida Bar Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law
Section Darryl Cohen April 8, and music and
entertainment lawyer Laurie Ashton Anton (details
TBA). Topics will include summer associate posi-
tions, trends and issues, and bridging the gap from
student to practicing lawyer. For information, e-
mail EASLS President Charles B. Jimerson at
charliejimerson@yahoo.com.


* Friday, April 16: Book Award Ceremony at 4 p.m.
in Holland Hall auditorium to honor sponsors and
student recipients. Members of the Law Alumni
Council and Law Center Association Board of
Trustees will attend a dinner at 6 p.m. at the home
of Dean Robert and Lisa Jerry.
* Saturday, April 17: Board of Trustees and Law
Alumni Council breakfast at 7:30 a.m. in Holland
Hall auditorium, followed at 8 a.m. by presentations
from UF President J. Bernard Machen and Dean
Robert Jerry. Board of Trustees and Law Alumni
Council meetings begin at 9:45 a.m. A black-tie UF
President's Council Reception and Gala will begin
at 6 p.m. in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom
(invitation only).
Other scheduled alumni gatherings include:
* May 25, Fort Pierce Gator Law Alumni Reception,
5:30-7:30 p.m., Pelican Yacht Club, 1120 Seaway
Dr., Fort Pierce, FL. RSVP: R.J. Stamper
(rstamper@uff.ufl.edu or 352-846-3579).
* May 26, Lakeland Gator Law Alumni Reception,
5:30-7:30 p.m., Lakeland Yacht Club. RSVP: R.J.
Stamper (rstamper@uff.ufl.edu or 352-846-3579).
* June 23, Florida Bar Annual Meeting Gator Law
Alumni Reception, 6:30-8 p.m., Boca Raton Resort
& Club, 501 E. Camino Real. RSVP: RJ Stamper
(rstamper@uff.ufl.edu or 352-846-3579).
* Aug. 5, American Bar Association Annual Meeting
Gator Law Alumni Reception, 5:30 -7 p.m., Facility
TBA, Atlanta, GA. RSVP: Kori Carr
(carrk@law.ufl.edu or 352-392-9296).
There are 2,600-plus alumni and friends
whose financial support makes many Levin
College of Law programs, facilities and activities
possible. Many are recognized in the 2002-03 Law
Center Association Annual Report, now online as a
link from the College of Law website at
www.law.ufl.edu. For a hard copy or information,
contact the College of Law Office of Development
and Alumni Affairs at 352-392-9296. O



UF Law Graduation May 14
Levin College of Law graduation ceremonies
are scheduled for Friday, May 14, at 2 p.m. in the
University of Florida Stephen C. O'Connell
Center. (Senior information is available on the
Student Affairs website at www.law.ufl.edu/
students.) The Honorable Susan Harrell Black (UF
JD 67) Florida's first female federal judge -
(Announcements Continue Page 7)



































(Announcements, Continued)
will be commencement speaker. Black was named
a University of Florida Distinguished Alumna in
1982, and is UF Law Center Association trustee
emeritus; College for New Florida Circuit and
County Judges dean, and on the faculty of the
National Judicial College.

CSRRR Announcements
The Center for the Study of Race and Race
Relations (CSRRR) encourages students to apply
for the following:


Three Rivers Legal Services
Volunteer Programs
AmeriCorps attorneys at Three Rivers Legal
Services, Inc. (TRLS) will man an informational
table on the law school concourse 10:30 a.m.-
12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, to discuss the Pro
Bono Legal Corps program, public interest law
and volunteer opportunities at TRLS.
TRLS offers four separate summer volunteer
programs for law students: Housing Clinic,
Domestic Violence Outreach, Consumer Debt
Clinic and Elder Intake/Outreach. Students may
sign up for more than one (rank them in order of
preference), and participate in more than one on a
space available basis. Landlord/Tenant returning
volunteers have preference for "mentor" slots in
the Housing Clinic. For all other slots and clinics,
priority is given to students who have returned the
student volunteer survey (available outside the
Center for Career Services). Students must be able
to attend the entire training session to participate
in any clinic.
To participate, e-mail your registration
requests including your name, program requests
in order of preference, e-mail and street addresses,
phone number and year/semester to Rhonda
Chung-de Cambre at rhonda.decambre@trls.org.
Registration closes April 16, and placements will
be sent by April 23. Full program details are avail-
ble on boards outside Career Services or at the
TRLS table on the concourse. O


Lexis News
Students have one
more opportunity to get
Lexis-certified this semes-
ter. Classes will be held
April 7, 8 and 9 in Holland
Law library at the follow-
ing times:
* Intermediate, II a.m.
* Advanced, noon
* Intermediate, 3 p.m.
* Advanced, 4 p.m.
Students who are
clerking this summer
should consider Build Your
Future/Summer Associate
training, which will be
offered April 7-9 in con-
junction with certification
classes in Holland Law
library.
For information, go to
the LEXIS "Myschool"
website. And don't forget
to take advantage of LEXIS
Tutorials, online at www.
lexisnexis.com/lawschool.


Help With Public
Record Searches
Lexis has recently
added to its Public
Records database for
students. In addition to
searching real property
records and criminal and


Apply bDy June I to CSRRRKKK tor thle 200UU4-U05 Evan p civil filings, students also
Yegelwel Fellowship. The award is $2,000, and f can search physician
supports student research and scholarship toward records and divorce, mar-
reducing crime motivated by hate, prejudice or riage and death records.
just go to the Public
stereotyping. Details are on the CSRRR website at just go t to view moPublic
Records tab to view more
www. law.ufl.edu/centers/csrrr/. sources. (Remember, when
CSRRR needs a summer research assistant to assist searching public records
staff on multiple projects. Ten hours per week com- you must click NEW
mitment. Strong computer skills including web- .rSEARCH or CONTINUE
SEARCH to enter your
page and database design desired. "This is excit- terms, and use the wl3
terms, and use the w/3
ing, important work come grow with us!" said * I ..... *..'T L* connecter between the
Assistant Director Melissa Bamba. To apply, submit 'l [.. first & last name, i.e.
your resume and cover letter to Pat Hancock in 340 bonita w/3 young.)
Holland Hall. I I1. tl. I ; Lexis also provides
free study aids online for
In addition, CSRRR invites everyone to attend r ts y Ci oie. fd r
Torts, Civil Procedure,
its Spring Lecture 4-5:30 p.m. Monday, April 12, Evidence, Criminal
in Emerson Alumni Hall. George Washington Procedure and more. Go
University Law Professor Paul Butler will speak to http://www.lexisnexis.
on, "Much Respect: Toward a Hip-Hop Theory of ., com/lawschool/resourcel
summariesl and select the
Punishment," based on his forthcoming article in docummaries/ and select the
document you need.
the Stanford Law Review. A pre-lecture reception For 24-hour customer
will be held 2-3 p.m. in the faculty dining room. service, call 800-45-LEXIS.
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College of Law
Administration
* Robert H. Jerry, II, Dean
* Stuart R. Cohn,
Associate Dean for
International Studies
* Michael K. Friel, Associate
Dean for Academic Affairs
* William H. Page,
Associate Dean for
Faculty Development
* M. Kathleen "Kathie" Price,
Associate Dean for Library
and Technology
* Gail E. Sasnett, Associate
Dean for Students,
Professionalism and I
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* J. Patrick Shannon,
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Administrative Affairs
* Donald J. Hale, Senior
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* Linda Calvert Hanson,
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UNIVERSITY OF FLORD-
Hononi tae ps shping friisr


SCHOLARS
* Legal Technology Institute Director Andy
Adkins presented "All-in-One Solutions" and
"Do It Yourself Knowledge Management" at
the ABA TECHSHOW in Chicago.

* Institute for Dispute Resolution Associate
Director/Legal Skills Professor Alison
Gerencser presented, with students Greg
Boyland, Alyson Falik and John Verickera, a
CME program entitled "Art, Emotion and
Mindfulness in Mediation" to the County
Court Mediators of the 8th judicial Circuit.


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* Associate Professor Cally Jordon gave a
presentation on "International Cross-Listing
and Bonding: The Chameleon Effect" at the
New York Stock Exchange Conference on
the Future of Global Equity Trading March
12 in Sarastota. Her report, "Modern
Company Law for a Competitive Economy,
an International Survey," prepared in 1996
for the Hong Kong government and updat-
ed in 1998 for the U.K. government as part
of their three-year review of British companies law,
is now being used by the Vietnamese government in
their effort to unify laws covering the corporate sec-
tor and improve the investment climate of the
recently transiting socialist economy. The World
Bank recommended Jordan to the Vietnamese gov-
ernment as one of "three internationally recognized
experts in companies law," the other two being


Cambridge Professor Teaches in
Top-Ranked Graduate Tax Program
Cambridge University Professor Peter Harris
(standing, with students from his European
Taxation course) has taught in the University of
Florida College of Law's highly rated Graduate Tax
Program for the last two weeks. The program is
widely recognized for its excellence by tax scholars
and practitioners, and has just once again been
ranked in the top two in the country in U.S. News
& World Report's rankings of tax faculty. O


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* Publications and Information Coordinator Jennifer
Piascik received top-three recognition for photogra-
phy and books in UF's Golden Gator competition. O




See calendar online at vwww.vlaw.i ul. edu
April
5 Career Services IL Introduction Program, noon,
auditorium
St. Thomas More Society Meeting, 4 p.m., 190A HOL
6 Career Services IL eAttorney Orientation Program, noon,
Bailey Courtroom
EASLS Speaker, So So Def Sports and Entertainment Agent
Hadley Englehardt (details TBA)
7 Cover Letter & Resume Writing Workshop, noon, 283 HOL
Career Services eAttorney/Fall OCI Orientation Program,
5 p.m., Bailey Courtroom
/LPP Board Meeting, 6 p.m., 190B HOL
8 ABA-UF Student Division Meeting & Elections, II a.m.,
190 HOL
LSR Final Meeting & Elections, I p.m., 190B HOL
Walk-In Resume Review, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Career Services
EASLS Speaker, Sports, Entertainment and Music Lawyer
Darryl Cohen (details TBA)
12 CSRRR Spring Lecture, Professor Paul Butler, 4 p.m.,
Emerson Alumni Hall teaching classroom. (Reception
before lecture 2-3 p.m., faculty dining room
Signups for IL Shadow Program, 5:30 p.m., outside Career
Services
13 Successful On-Campus Interviews, noon, Bailey Courtroom
CLA Reception, 6-7:30 p.m., faculty dining room
14 Comparative Presentation on Korean and American judiciary
Systems & ILS Elections, 5 p.m., 190 HOL


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ACTIVITIES *
Professor Bernard Black of Stanford and
Professor John Coffee of Columbia.

Affiliate Professor Paul Magnarella was
guest editor and contributed an article,
"Universalism versus Exceptionalism:
Human Rights and the Asian Values
Critique," to a special number devoted to
Asian and African Perspectives on Human
Rights of The Oriental Anthropologist
(Vol. 4, No. I, 2004), a journal published
at Allahabad University, India.

Clarence J. TeSelle Professor Martin J.
McMahon, Jr. was a panelist for a nation-
wide, hour-long ABA Tax Link Live Ethics
Teleconference, "Privileges and Work
Product in the Context of Tax Litigation:
Lessons From the Trenchs," March 25.

Virgil Hawkins Civil Clinics and Institute
for Dispute Resolution Director/Trustee
Research Fellow Don Peters gave a
keynote speech exploring whether negoti-
ation and ethics are mutually exclusive at
the annual conference of the ADR
Committee of the Florida Trial Lawyers
Section in Orlando March 26.