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McDaniel and Ring join top-ranked graduate tax program, LL.M. in international tax law under development
New facilities policy on food, drink, and smoking
Scholarship and activities
Law Lectures Here sept. V Vuring Machen Inauguration Lelebration
All are urged to attend presentations
by UF law faculty on emerging issues in
legal practice, research and education
this Thursday, Sept. 9. (Schedule on
page 3.) Events are open to the public,
and The Florida Bar has approved up to
2.5 CLE credits. Tours of new law school
facilities will be offered every
half hour from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
"These presentations will
give you a glimpse into the
accomplishments of our faculty
outside the classroom," said
Levin College of Law Dean
Robert Jerry. "I hope everyone will make an effort to
The events are scheduled as part of an inaugura-
tion celebration Sept. 9-10 for UF President j. Bernard
Machen, who will be installed as UF's I Ith president
amid a variety of symposia and campus-wide events
showcasing UF (details at UF's inauguration site,
Thanks to efforts by the law school's Center for
the Study of Race and Race Relations, a three-hour
Faculty Reading Initiative also will be held Thursday in
the Phillips Center (details online at www.president.ufl.
(See "Law Lectures, "Page 3)
Law Student Meetings, S & Youngst.t
Events & Opportunities *
LCC General Meeting Sept. 13
The Law College Council (LCC) will .
hold a general board meeting Monday, Sept.
13, at 6 p.m. in 285D. The meetings are open
to the public, and are great opportunities to
promote specific interests or ask questions .. .
on issues concerning the law school.
LCC is the student government of the
Levin College of Law. It presents the views
and promotes the interests of law students to
the administration of the Levin College of
Law and the University of Florida, and pro- ...............bes
motes and supports the activities of its 42
member organizations by distributing funds .
it receives from UF Student Government and
alumni donations and by coordinating the
Student Organization Fair (see page 5) each .. . .
semester. Student organizations use the fund- .
ing to enhance campus life at the Levin
College of Law by bringing speakers to cam-
pus, planning conferences for law students,
administering intramural legal competitions, .. .
and fostering student interaction.
New LCC executive board members are
Carson Barrow, William Reich, Vikram
Saini, Schnelle Tonge and Melinda Wimbish.
(Announcements Continue Page 6) .
As this issue goes to
press, the path and
impact of Hurricane
Frances remains uncertain.
The College of Law follows
University of Florida poli-
cies and procedures with
respect to scheduled
events, classes and work
schedules, and regular
updates will be posted on
the UF Web site
official source for UF-relat-
ed notifications and alerts.
The site also offers links
for preparing for and
recovering from hurri-
canes and other natural
disasters, including weath-
er reports, emergency
shelters, storm prepara-
tion and more.
* job Fairs, OCI, Career
* McDaniel & Ring join
Grad Tax Program (4)
* Center on Children &
Families Gains joint
Faculty Position (4)
* join Student
Recruitment Team (6)
* Policy Announced on
Food, Drinks in
* Faculty Scholarship &
Activities, Faculty Books
to Date (8)
/d UNIVERSITY OF
Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Job Fairs in September & October
Third Annual Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair
sponsored by the National Lesbian & Gay Law
Association, Sept. 30-Oct. 2, Radisson Plaza Hotel,
Minneapolis. More than 40 law firms and legal
employers from across the nation will interview for
Apply for Diversity summer law clerks and new associates at the Career
Scholarship Fair Sept. 30, which will include student and diversity
Apply by Friday, Sept. receptions. The conference will offer dozens of panels
10, for DRI Law Student on topics such as career development, civil rights,
Diversity Scholarships diversity, estate planning and LGBT in academia.
open to second-year Details and registration information are available in
African American, Hispanic, Career Services or at www.lavendarlaw.org.
Asian, Pan Asian and The nation's largest Latino job fair will be held during
Native American students the Hispanic National Bar Association's (HNBA) annual
and all second-year female convention in New York City at the Marriott Marquis
law students regardless of in Times Square Oct. 9-12. The fair enables law stu-
race. DRI will provide dents and Latino attorneys to meet, interview and
$10,000 scholarships to network with private, government and public interest
two worthy law students employers from across the country. More information
from ABA-accredited law is online at www.hnba.com or by e-mailing
schools to help promote HNBAjobfair2004@hotmail.com.
the DRI Diversity
Statement in Principle. Meet the 'Midnight Challenge'
Information and applica- It's already midnight and you need to prepare
tions for these private your resume and cover letters. Help and handouts
scholarships are available are available online through the CCS Web site
in Student Affairs.
under Career Resources on topics ranging from
2004-05 UF Law
* Institute for Dispute
Resolution's Fifth Annual
Upchurch Watson White &
Max Dispute Resolution
Symposium, Oct. 15,
Gaylord Palms Resort and
Kissimmee. (8 CLE
credits total, 2 for ethics.)
* Fourth Richard E. Nelson
Symposium, Feb. 10-11
(tentative), Hilton UF
Organized by Professor
Michael Allan Wolf.
* Fourth Annual Law &
Technology Conference, Feb.
24-25, Sheraton World
Resort, Orlando. Organized
by Intellectual Property
Law Program Director
* Race and Law Curriculum
Workshop, Feb. 24-26,
Hilton UF Conference
Center. Organized by
Center for the Study of
Race and Race Relations.
More information in
future FlaLaws, or contact
Director of Conference
Planning Barbara DeVoe (392-
9238 or email@example.com).
wmcn writing sample to onng to now to prepare
for interviews, including:
* Resume Tips & Samples Reception Guidelines
* Writing Sample Tips judicial Clerkships
* Reference Tips & Sample Frequently Asked
* Letter Tips & Samples Questions
* Interviewing Guide
Mock Interviews Refine Skills
Mock interviews with CCS Assistant Director
Leonard Grill, who has extensive law office admin-
istration and practice experience, can help pinpoint
your strengths and weaknesses so you can work on
your presentation, style and overall delivery before
the real thing. The 30-minute sessions are by
appointment only. Call 392-0499 today.
Pro Bono Helps You & Others
Gain practical experience, build your resume,
network with attorneys and help someone in need
through the UF Pro Bono Project. Opportunities
are available in Gainesville or you can create a
project of your own. Projects facilitated through
CCS include opportunities in diverse areas of prac-
tice such as criminal, family, and constitutional
law, as well as children's issues and impact litiga-
tion. Individual projects range from preparing
youth for trials in Teen court to filing appeals on
behalf of prisoners for post-conviction relief.
To participate, sign up in CCS for a Pro Bono
small group meeting with Jessie Howell Wallace in
Career Services. The meetings are every other
Tuesday beginning Sept. 14, noon-12:30 p.m. You
only need to attend one. All students beyond their
first semester are eligible to participate.
New Dates for OCI
On-Campus Interviews (OCI) for Friday, Sept.
3, was postponed due to the hurricane. So far, all
but two firms have rescheduled, as follows:
* Trenam Kemker rescheduled to Friday, Sept. 10, Reitz
* Sutherland Asbill to Friday, Sept. 10, Reitz Union.
* Akerman Senterfitt to Friday, Sept. 10, Reitz Union.
* de Beaubien Knight to Friday, Sept. 10, Reitz Union.
* Fourth judicial Circuit State Attorney to Friday, Sept.
17, law school.
* Jones Foster to Monday, Sept. 20, law school.
* Goodlette Coleman to Friday, Sept. 24, law school.
Gardner Wilkes and Greenspoon Marder have
yet to chose a new date. Students should sign up
for a NEW interview time for Jones Foster ONLY.
All other interview times will remain the same.
When we are informed of a new date for 1)
Goodlette and 2) Greenspoon, we will notify stu-
dents via e-mail. If you have scheduling conflicts,
(Career Services Continues Page 3)
Schedule for Thursday, Sept. 9
(Numerous concurrent events at UF.)
8:30-11:30 a.m., CollegelUnit Expo
(continental breakfast), Phillips
Center for the Performing Arts.
9-11:30 a.m., UF Keynote Program,
11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Campus-
wide academic symposia. Shuttle
service from Phillips Center to law
school provided. Law events:
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Lunch and
"State of the College
Presentation," Dean Robert Jerry &
Associate Dean Patrick Shannon,
Law Ceremonial Classroom (180A,
east tower). Box lunch for $7.
12:30-1 p.m., "On Integrity: Some
Considerations for Water Law,"
Professor Christine Klein, 270, west
tower; and "The Death Penalty as W
Human Sacrifice," Professor
Kenneth Nunn, 180A.
1-1:30 p.m., "Datamining, 9111 and the Patriot Act,"
270, Professor Christopher Slobogin; and "Zoning: The
Untold Story," 180A, Professor Michael Allan Wolf.
1:30-2 p.m., "Copyrighting Memes," 270, Professor
Thomas F. Cotter, and "Death by Design: Dying with a
Living Will," 180A, Professor C. Douglas Miller.
1:30-4:30 p.m., Phillips Center, Faculty Reading
Initiative, Roundtable Discussion on "Why Are All the
Black Kids Sitting Together In the Cafeteria" and
Other Conversations About Race, and presentation by
Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum.
2-2:30 p.m., "Personal Privacy vs. The Press: What
the First Amendment Really Means," 270, Center for
(Career Services, Continued)
join CCS Student Committee
The Center for Career Services Student
Committee, comprised of individual students and
representatives from student organizations, will
meet on a monthly basis to share ideas about how
CCS can best help students meet their career
goals. The committee also will explore how CCS
can partner with student organizations to provide
complementary programming and guest speakers
and combine resources to maximize benefits and
efficiency. If you are interested in serving, e-mail
your resume and one to two paragraphs expressing
your interest to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sept. 13.
Deadlines, Deadlines, Deadlines
* Apply for Inns of Court by today, Sept. 7, to CCS.
* Submit Equal justice Works Fellowship applications
online by Sept. 16 at www.equaljusticeworks.org/
* Apply by Sept. 18 for U.S. Department of justice,
Attorney General's Honors Program and Summer Law
Intern Program. Available divisions include: Antitrust,
Director/Professor Jon Mills; and
"Larry's Case: Integrating
Multidisciplinary Approaches into
Scholarship, Service and
Teaching," 80A, Professors
Barbara Bennett Woodhouse,
Nancy Dowd, Iris Burke and
Monique Haughton Worrell and
Gator TeamChild Social Worker
6:30-9:30 p.m., Inaugural Dinner,
J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand
Ballroom (by Invitation).
d Friday, Sept. 10
9:30-1 I a.m., DelegateslPress
Brunch, Touchdown Terrace.
11-11:45 a.m., Robing, Stephen
C. O'Connell Center
Noon-I:30 p.m., Installation
e Ceremony, O'Connell Center.
Open to the public, and webcast
live via link from UF Web site.
2-4 p.m., Inaugural Public Reception, Florida Gym
4-5 p.m., UF Law Book Award Ceremony, (180A).
Student recipients & sponsors invited.
6 p.m., Law Center Association Board of Trustees and
Law Alumni Council Dinner, Dean Jerry's Home.
6:30-9:30 p.m., Inaugural Performance, Kaleidoscope &
Reception, Constans Theater & McGuire Pavilion (6:30
& 8:30 p.m., reception 7:30-8:30 p.m.).
t 9:30-10:30 p.m., Student Reception, Reitz Union.
Saturday, Sept. II
Law Center Association, Law Alumni Council meetings.
UF v. Michigan Football Game, 6 p.m. O
Civil, Civil Rights, Criminal, Environmental and
Natural Resources, Immigration, Tax, and Offices of
the U.S. Attorney, Solicitor General and Legal Counsel.
Brochures are available in CCS, and applications are
online at www.usdoj.gov/oarm.
Programs This Week
* "One Quick Question," Tuesday, Sept. 7, 9:30-11 a.m.
Visit the CCS table in the courtyard to ask Director
Jessie Howell Wallace about resumes, cover letters,
the pro bono project, externships, OCI, job searches,
interviews or receptions or related issues.
* "Getting Hired: From the Employers' Perspective,
Wednesday, Sept. 8, noon, 355D. Jena E. Rissman (UF
JD 92) of Kluger, Peretz, Kaplan & Berlin in Miami
will share her perspective on what employers are
seeking when viewing resumes, interviewing students
and working with summer associates.
* Labor and Employment Law, Peter Zinober (UF JD 69)
of Zinober & McCrea, PA in Tampa, as a member of
the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section, will
present the Law School Outreach Program designed
to highlight the ABA's Section mentoring program
and discuss career opportunities in labor and employ-
ment law Friday, Sept. 10, 4 p.m., 355D. O
Apply by Sept. 17
to Study Abroad
Apply by 4 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 17, to
expand your legal educa-
tion at Monash University
in Australia, University of
Warsaw in Poland,
University of Montpellier
in France, Johann
Universitat in Germany,
or Leiden University in
the Netherlands through
Programs exclusively for
UF law students. Forms
and details are online at
dentslabroad/ or by con-
tacting Student Affairs
Castro (392-0421 or
New UF law Resource
Counselor Erica Byrnes
invites you to learn a fun
approach to stress
"Meditation in the
meditation workshops -
at 5 p.m. Wednesday
this semester. Meditation
is an excellent practice to
decrease stress and
improve physical, mental,
and spiritual health. For
information, e-mail her at
McDaniel & Ring Join Top-Ranked Graduate Tax Program,
LL.M. in International Tax Law Under Development
Center Gains Joint
The College of Law
and its Center on Children
and Families have been
selected by the University
of Florida Institute for
Child and Adolescent
Research and Evaluation
(ICARE) for one of three
new shared faculty posi-
tions. ICARE acts as a hub
to link UF faculty working
on issues of importance to
children and youth and
nary collaboration. The
candidate for the new
position should have a j.D.
and Ph.D., plus a record of
achievement in one of
ICARE's target areas: vul-
nerable populations, chil-
dren in transition and
early childhood. The non-
law degree can be in one
of any number of fields,
including psychology, soci-
ology, health sciences and
According to CCF
Director Barbara Bennett
Woodhouse, David H.
Levin Chair in Family Law,
and ICARE co-director,
"This shared position will
allow us to attract the
highest caliber of candi-
date, one whose interests
are at the cutting edge
where law and science
Help children while
you enrich your legal edu-
cation. Apply today for a
fellowship position in the
Center on Children and
Families. Contact Program
Assistant Debbie Kelley at
392-7576 to apply or for
U.S. News and World Report ranks law school
specialty areas based on the reputation of faculty
in that speciality. UF's tax faculty is consistently
ranked in the nation's top two in taxation.
"We are delighted to have two outstanding
additions to our tax faculty this year," Graduate
Tax Program Associate Dean/Director Michael
Joining the Graduate Tax lineup this fall are
former New York University Tax Program Director
Paul R. McDaniel and Harvard Law School facul-
ty member Diane M. Ring. Both have expertise in
international taxation, and are expected to be
major players in development with Professor
Lawrence Lokken, Culverhouse Eminent Scholar
in Taxation of a LL.M. in International Tax
Law during the coming year.
"The proposed new degree reflects the
increasing importance of understanding and advis-
ing on international tax rules in a global economy
with multinational businesses, rapid capital flows,
U.S. clients with international dealings, and for-
eign clients with U.S. investments and businesses,"
Professor McDaniel, an expert in U.S. and
international tax law and first permanent holder of
the James J. Freeland Eminent Scholar Chair in
Taxation, was a visiting professor at UF in the 90s
and co-authored a number of books with UF Tax
Professor Marty McMahon. He earned his B.A.
from the University of Oklahoma; LL.B. (cum
laude) from Harvard Law School; and Honorary
Doctor of Laws
than 50 articles and
eight books on taxa-
tion; and is former
acting associate tax
in the Office of
Su Assistant Secretary
S nl for Tax Policy, and
director of New
nGraduate Tax and
m, International Tax
helped pioneer the
concept of tax expenditures with the late Stanley
Surrey of Harvard, exploring these issues in the
groundbreaking book Tax Expenditures. He prac-
ticed in Oklahoma before joining the staff of
Surrey, then was assistant secretary for tax policy
at the U.S. Treasury Department, and remained in
government until the fall of 1970, when he joined
the BC law faculty. Following a previous visit to
NYU in 1986, Professor McDaniel joined the firm
Hill and Barlow, where he was a partner prior to
joining the NYU faculty in 1993.
"This was an exceptional opportunity for me
to join some of the best tax faculty in the world,"
said McDaniel. "I'm looking forward to what we
will be able to accomplish."
"It's a wonderful fit to have the James J.
Freeland Eminent Scholar Chair filled by someone
of Paul McDaniel's eminence," Friel said.
Associate Professor Diane Ring, whose pri-
mary interest is international tax law and relations
and taxation of financial instruments, was a
Harvard assistant professor of law for several
years, and national reporter for the 2004
Conference on Double Nontaxation for
International Fiscal Association. Prior to entering
teaching, she was an associate with Caplin &
Drysdale, Chartered, in Washington, D.C., work-
ing primarily in international tax and financial
products for planning, audit, legislative and regu-
latory matters. She clerked for Judge Jon O.
Newman, Federal Court of Appeals, Second
Circuit, New York, NY. Ring received her A.B.
(anthropology, summa cum laude, John Harvard
Scholar, Harvard College Scholar and Elizabeth
Carey Agassiz Scholar) and J.D. Magnaa cum
laude) from Harvard, where she was an editor on
the Harvard Law Review.
"Florida's commitment to a leadership role in
tax education and scholarship makes the law
school an exciting place to continue my work in
taxation," said Ring. "The interest here in the
global legal community mirrors my own focus on
the challenges facing a multi-jurisdictional tax
world. For example, my current work with the
International Fiscal Association on double nontax-
ation of income resonates well with the school's
international perspective and its desire to support
research of critical, pervasive legal problems."
"Professor Ring is a superb addition to our
faculty," Friel said. "We are very pleased to have
her with us." (Continued Page 5)
(Graduate Tax, Continued)
Graduate Tax Program faculty Dennis A.
Calfee, Patricia E. Dilley, Michael K. Friel, David
M. Hudson, Lawrence Lokken, Martin J.
McMahon Jr., Paul R. McDaniel, C. Douglas
Miller, Michael A. Oberst, David M. Richardson,
Diane M. Ring, and Steven J. Willis are authors
of some of the most widely used textbooks and
treatises, and have lectured at numerous confer-
ences and institutes in the United States and
abroad, occupied leadership positions in profes-
sional organizations and served as consultants to
the Internal Revenue Service, congressional com-
mittees and other major public and private entities.
"We have an extraordinary faculty," Friel con-
tinued. "They are committed and dedicated teach-
ers, and their books and articles heavily influence
the development of tax law, providing guidance to
practitioners and training to students.
"Our students are excellent. They have met
very high admission standards. They are talented
and extremely hard-working, and their participa-
tion makes the program better each year. Bringing
together such a faculty and such a student body
creates an unsurpassed educational experience."
Graduate Tax students come from law schools
and states throughout the nation, and increasingly
from other foreign countries. They have outstand-
ing academic credentials, and, in many cases, sig-
nificant professional experience. UF tax alumni
are known for their quality and competence not
only in law firms, but also in government agen-
cies, international accounting firms, corporations
and often as tax professors at other law schools.
More than 1,700 students have earned their
LL.M. in Tax from UF since the program began in
1974, and it was first in the nation to offer a
Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) specifically in
taxation. Roughly two years old, UF's S.J.D. pro-
gram requires innovative research and writing,
along with publication of a book or three law-
"The S.J.D. is intended principally for people
who are interested in teaching and scholarship,"
Friel said. "A number of universities nationwide
offer S.J.D.s, but UF is the first to offer an S.J.D.
specifically in taxation."
The program also publishes the faculty-edited
Florida Tax Review, one of the country's leading
tax journals. Its publication is aided by extensive
tax library holdings in the Richard B. Stephens
Tax Library. O
Go online to www.
viewprj.jsp?prj= 1032, or
contact Associate Dean
for Administrative Affairs
Patrick Shannon at
o If you have any questions concerning the LCC
or student organizations at the law school, contact
LCC President Lee Harang at email@example.com.
Students wishing to reserve a room should
fill out the reservation form at: www.law.ufl.edu/
LEXISMoot Court Competition students/pdf/roomreservation form.pdf and return
* Moot Court Competition
to Ellen Robinson in the Office of Student Affairs
Research Tips Class with
LEXIS, 4 p.m., or e-mail it to her at: robinsone @tlaw.ufl.edu.
Wednesday, Sept. 8, Toastmasters Meets Wednesday
Bruton Geer Computer
lab. Florida Law Toastmasters Public Speaking
* LEXIS Refresher: Are you Organization will meet Wednesday, Sept. 8, from
taking a seminar class & 5-6 p.m. in 345. Observers and newcomers wel-
don't know how to get come. E-mail questions to Ray Dominick at
started with your r12345@0(ufl.edu.
research? Or simply in
need of a basic overview Trial Team Fall Competition
of how LEXIS works? Third-and fourth-semester students are eligi-
Then this is the class for ble to try out for Trial Team, where the motto is
you. Class will take place
in Bruton Geer Media "Motivation, Dedication, Commitment." Three
Center Computer lab eliminative rounds of competition comprise the
Wednesday, Sept. 8, at Intramural Competition, which culminates with a
II a.m. and noon. special, fourth round. The Final Four is a mock
Everyone is welcome, trial where the top four competitors who made the
including I L's.
* LEXIS Certification Blitz team vie for top honors of Best Team and Best
Sept. 9. Get LEXIS certi- Advocate.
fied in one day. Classes Trial Team will hold an informational meeting
will be held Thursday, Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. in 180A. Fact pat-
Sept. 9, at 9 a.m. for tern jackets will be available for purchase at the
intermediate; 10 a.m. for
advanced; I p.m. for
intermediate; and 2 p.m.
* Florida journal of
International Law (FJIL)
LEXIS training for new
members & executive
board Sept. 8, 5 p.m.,
Bruton Geer Computer
All classes first come,
first served. Bring your
laptop if available as space
will fill fast. For informa-
tion: Bonita Young, Esq.,
Account Executive, 800-
368-6955 x 5286 or 352-
meeting. Round I will be held Tuesday, Sept. 14.
Round II will be held Monday, Sept. 20. Round III
will be held Sunday, Sept. 26. The Final Four will
be held Friday, Oct. 15.
Students interested in participating in the Trial
Team competition, but who are unable to attend
the informational meeting, should contact
Intramural Chair Pennie Mays at pmays @ufl.edu.
Intellectual Property Law
Association Meets Wednesday
The Intellectual Property and Technology Law
Association (IPTLA) will have its first meeting of
the semester Wednesday, Sept. 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in
355C. IPTLA serves students interested in intellec-
tual property or technology-related law. Topics at
the first meeting will include the trademark moot
court competition and an overview of the
Markman decision. Participation in IPTLA is an
excellent way to learn about opportunities in intel-
lectual property law, summer associate positions
and the patent bar as well as to meet and socialize
with other students. First-year students are espe-
FJIL Meeting on Write-Ons
The Florida Journal of International Law will
hold an informational meeting for students inter-
ested in writing on to the journal Wednesday, Sept.
8, at noon in 345. If you can't attend, a second
meeting will be held Monday, Sept. 13, at 5 p.m.
in 285D. All third- to fifth-semester students are
welcome. For information, e-mail FJIL Executive
Student Works Editor Damon Gasser at damon-
Phi Alpha Delta Meets Sept. 9
The Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity will hold a
general meeting for members on September 9.
Time and place are TBA, and will be posted.
The Journal of Law and Public Policy (JLPP)
welcomes Fall 2004 Grade-On Invitees Drew
Altman, David Applegate, Andrea Blount, Lisa
Demidovich, Charles Douglas, Leonard Feigel,
Eduardo Fernandez, Meaghan Gragg, Richard
Green, Randall Hall, Jessica Hovanec, Kevin
Jinks, Jennifer Latham, Gregory Lefkowitz, Kelly
(Announcements Continue Page 7)
New Facilities Policy on Food, Drink & Smoking
New policies have been established regarding food
and drink in the Levin College of Law's new classrooms.
The rules are aimed at maintaining the beauty and
functionality of the facilities for everyone's use and
"We've now spent a week in our new classrooms
and I think we all agree they are wonderful. Because
it's all too easy to allow the quality of new buildings to
deteriorate, we must begin now to work together to
maintain these facilities," said Dean Robert Jerry.
"Indeed, I believe we owe this not only to those whose
leadership and generosity made this space possible, but
also to the generations of students, faculty and staff
who will use these facilities in the future. The following
initial policies with regard to building use are intended
to achieve that goal.
"As the year progresses, the Facilities Committee,
which will have representation from both students and
faculty, will have the opportunity to review these poli-
cies and may make recommendations about changing
them. Until that occurs, however, these policies govern
facilities use at the College of Law.
"I hope all of us can work together to set an exam-
ple for the rest of the campus in how to maintain and
care for our facilities. Thank you in advance for your
cooperation and support."
College of Law Building Policies
Food and Drinks:
* Food and drinks are not allowed in Levin College of
Law classrooms, except for the following beverages:
I) Water in clear plastic containers with tightly fit-
2) All other beverages if they are in containers with
twist-off securely-lidded tops from which the user
can drink the beverage without removing the lid
(examples are travel coffee mugs and sports bottles).
Examples of containers NOT permitted include soft
drink cans and bottles and coffee cups with flip-off
lids. Further examples of permissible and non-permis-
sible containers are available from the Legal
Information Center and Office of Student Affairs.
* With the restricted availability of other facilities in
the College of Law where food and drink may be con-
sumed, food and drinks will be allowed in classrooms
during school-sponsored events prior to Oct. I, 2004.
Lyon, Andrew Morey, Daniel Schaps, Kelly
Schwarz, Kevin Shuler, William Snyder, Lynsey
Templeton, Mark Tober, Jeffrey Troiano, Lauren
Valiente, George Wright, and Kurt Zaner.
The second meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 9,
at 5 p.m. in 285A. All eligible third- and fourth-
semester students are welcome to attend. For more
information, please contact Student Works
Executive Editor Michelle Friedman at msfried-
Prior permission for food and -a
drinks in classrooms must be 0
obtained by students from
the Office of Student Affairs,
and by all others from the
Dean's Office. Beginning Oct.
1, 2004, no food will be
allowed in the classrooms at any time.
Groups Using Classrooms
* Groups that use law school facilities are responsible
for cleaning up any clutter or trash left by the organ-
ization and re-organizing the facility if furniture has
been moved. At the time a classroom or another law
school facility is reserved, the group may be charged
a deposit to ensure that the room is cleaned up.
Failure to clean up the space may result in the
organization being charged for the cost of cleanup
andlor the loss of the privilege of using College of
Signs, posters, banners, etc.
* Signs, posters, and similar forms of announcements
may not be posted anywhere in classrooms, in
alcoves leading to classrooms, or on walls, doors, or
columns, and are permitted only on approved bul-
letin boards. Individuals or groups are limited to a
single sign, poster, or similar form of announcement
per bulletin board. Announcements may not be writ-
ten on white boards in the classrooms.
* Banners are not permitted anywhere within the
perimeter of the College of Law buildings. Regulations
and procedures will be developed to govern the dis-
play of banners outside the perimeter of the build-
* Any signs, posters, banners, or similar forms of
announcements that are posted other than on
approved bulletin boards or in approved locations
will be taken down or otherwise removed. Signs,
posters, banners, and similar forms of announcements
that are posted on approved bulletin boards or in
approved locations must be taken down or removed
after seven days.
* Smoking is not permitted anywhere within the
perimeter of the College of Law buildings or within
50 feet of an entrance. Smoking areas outside the
perimeter of the buildings will be designated. O
ABA Events Scheduled
American Bar Association-Law Student
Division representatives encourage everyone to
sign up online at www.abanet.org/lawschool, and
to take advantage of their Sept. 18, Florida v.
Tennessee Tailgate Party; Oct. 15, First Annual
Casino Night (hosted with JMBA, and Nov. 7,
Basketball Tournament. For information, go online
to www.ufbarassociation.org/aba/ index.html or
contact any board member. O
The Honor Committee
reports that in Spring 2004
there were three accusa-
tions of Honor Code viola-
tions, all for plagiarism, and
probable cause was found
for all. One student plead
guilty and received sanc-
tions. The remaining two
went to a hearing panel,
resulting in one guilty and
one innocent verdict. The
committee has been pre-
sented with two allegations
that occurred in the sum-
mer session. Both are in the
Probable Cause stage. The
Committee will update you
when allegations are
The Honor Code is
found in the Handbook you
received when you entered
law school, and is available
in current copies of the
Handbook in Student
Affairs and as a link from
the college home page
publications. Get one, read
the code and apply it to
the principles taught in
as you mature into a true
member of the profession.
If you have questions,
contact a member of the
Honor Committee: Lori
edu), 6th semester; Chair
Stephanie Mickle, (mick-
firstname.lastname@example.org), 6th semes-
ter; Vice Chair Kevin Jinks
semester; Secretary Nathan
Bess (email@example.com), 2st
semester; Jeff Glassman (jef-
m), 2st semester; Jon
3nd semester; Mitesh Patel
semester; Allison Lane
semester; Barbara Nolan
m), 5th semester; Aisha
5th semester; Professor
law.ufl.edu), Faculty advisor;
Faculty advisor; and
Associate Dean Sasnett
SUi r I Fredric G. Levin College o w Ne Se 7
FlaLaw is published
each week school is in
session. Submit news of
interest to the law school
community by 10 a.m.
Tuesday for the following
Monday's newsletter to
Editor Debra Amirin,
Director of Institutional
Information & Publications,
College of Law Dean's
Office, phone 352-392-
9238, Fax 352-392-8727.
Fredric G. Levin
College of Law
* Robert H. Jerry, II, Dean
* Stuart R. Cohn,
Associate Dean for
* George Dawson, Associate
Dean for Academic Affairs
* Michael K. Friel, Associate
Dean & Director, Graduate
* William H. Page,
Associate Dean for
*M. Kathleen "Kathie" Price,
Associate Dean for Library
* Gail E. Sasnett, Associate
Dean for Students,
* J. Patrick Shannon,
Associate Dean for
* Donald J. Hale, Senior
* Linda Calvert Hanson,
Assistant Dean for
* Richard L. Ludwick,
Assistant Dean for Students
* J. Michael Patrick, Assistant
Dean for Admissions
Scholarship & Activities
* Associate Dean for International Programs'Professor
Stuart Cohn published "The Non-Merger Virtual
Merger Is Corporate Law Ready For Virtual
Reality'." 29 Del J Corp L I (2004)
* Environmental & Land Use Law Program
DirectorlProfessor Alyson Flournoy published
"Section 404 at Thirty-Something A Program in
Search of a Policy." 55 Alabama L Rev 607 (2004)
and "Building and Environmental Ethic from the
Ground Up." 37 U C Davis L Rev 53 (2003)
* Eminent ScholartProfessor Paul McDaniel published
"Trade Agreements and Income Taxation
Interactions. Conflicts, and Resolutions. 57 Tax L
Rev. 275 (2004)
* Professors Marty McMahon and Paul McDaniel
published Federal Income Taxation, Cases and
Materials. Fifth Edition. and Class Discussion
Problems (with Dan Simmons & Alice Abreu)
(Foundation Press. 2004). 2004 Cumulative
Supplement to Federal Income Taxation of
Partnerships and S Corporations. Third Edition. and
Study Problems (with Dan Simmons) (Foundation
Press. 1999). 200- Cumulative Supplement to
Federal Income Taxation of
Corporations. Second Edition.
and Study Problems (with
Dan Simmons) (Foundation
Press. 1999). and 2004
Cumulative Supplement to
Federal Income Taxation or
Business Organizations. Third
Edition. and Study Problems
and Teacher's Manual (with
Dan Simmons) (Foundation
Press. 1999) 1
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