IRS chief counsel tells students...
 Career Services
 Calendar of events
 Briefs: news and events
 Professor Danaya Wright sees UF...
 Scholarship and activities


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Table of Contents
    IRS chief counsel tells students about working at his dream job
        Page 1
    Career Services
        Page 2
        Page 3
    Calendar of events
        Page 4
        Page 5
    Briefs: news and events
        Page 6
    Professor Danaya Wright sees UF from difference altitude as Faculty Senate chair
        Page 7
    Scholarship and activities
        Page 8
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VOL. 10, NO.7 October 9,2006
VOL. 10, NO. 7 October 9, 2006

IRS Chief Counsel Tells Students

About Working at His Dream Job
As a tax lawyer, Donald Korb says, it of defense for the IRS," said Korb, who
just doesn't get any better than being chief became chief counsel in April 2004. "We
counsel for the Internal Revenue Service. need to understand that. People got away
When Korb's wife was asked by a Wall from that way of thinking in the last 5 or

Free Barbecue Oct.
18 in Courtyard

Street Journal reporter how her husband
liked his job, she replied: "It's like he's 10
years old again and every day's his birth-
"And that's really the way I feel," Korb
told a packed audience of students in the
Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom
on Oct. 5 in the first lecture of the Gradu-
ate Tax Enrichment Series. "I'm just so
lucky to be here at this point in time."
Students watched a brief video to give
them a sense of what the IRS does, and

10 years, and that's one of the reasons we
have the problems we have with these tax
This is Korb's
third tour with
the IRS. In the
1970s, he worked
as an attorney/ad-
viser in the chief
counsel's office,
then rejoined the
IRS for two years in the mid-1980s as a

afterwards Korb discussed his long and in- special assistant to then-Commissioner
teresting career in the hopes of getting the Roscoe Egger, serving as the overall coor-
students to think about where they want to dinator of the IRS' involvement in the
go after graduation. legislative process that resulted in the Tax
"Tax practitioners really are the first line Reform Act of 1986.

Deputy President of Supreme

Court of Israel Visits UF Law
Eliezer Rivlin, who was recently sworn in ing from Hebrew University with a bache-
as deputy president of the Supreme Court lor's degree in law, he worked as a lawyer in
of Israel, arrived at the Levin College of Law Be'er Sheva.

last week as a visiting
lecturer in the Com-
parative Litigation I
Foreign Enrichment
Rivlin, who is in
Gainesville with his
wife Hanna, filled
a vacancy on the
court created by the
retirement of Justice
Mishael Cheshin in February. He was sworn
in by President Moshe Katsav on Sept. 28.
Rivlin, 64, married and a father of four, is
a seventh-generation Israeli. After graduat-

Thirty years ago, he was
appointed a traffic court
judge, and later served as
a magistrate's court judge

and in 1999 was ap-
pointed a Supreme Court
Rivlin has a master's degree in law from
Tel Aviv University and specializes in torts,
constitutional law, economic law and free-
dom of expression.

The Levin College of Law is holding
a free barbecue for all students,
faculty, and staff Wednesday, Oct.
18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in
the Schott Courtyard. The food is
from Hill's Bar-B-Que in Gainesville.
The event is sponsored by the Gene
K. and Elaine Glasser Endowment.
The Glassers, who are both UF
alumni, also brought us last year's
barbecue and ice cream social.
They hope the events will sponsor a
greater sense of community among
people at the law school.
"The law school education I
received at the University of Florida
has greatly influenced my profes-
sional and personal life, creating
lasting memories with my friends,"
said Gene Glasser, a Fort Lauder-
dale attorney who received his
Juris Doctor degree from UF Law in
1972. "Contributing both monetarily
and with my time is my expression
of appreciation to the University of
Florida College of Law and how it
has enriched my life."

UF Levin College of Law
The Foundation for The Gator Nation



Upcoming Deadlines
Oct. 9-Nov. 30,2006
U.S. Office of Personnel Manage-
ment, Presidential Management
Fellows Program for 3Ls (Oct. 9)
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Honors Internship Program for 2Ls,
3Ls & LLMs (Oct. 10)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
Chief Counsel's Civilian Honors
Program, 3Ls (Oct. 15)
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Honor Law Graduate Program, 3Ls
(Oct. 15)
U.S. Dept. of Labor Office of the
Solicitor's Honors Program, 3Ls
(Oct. 16)
Securities & Exchange Commis-
sion 2007 Summer Paid Honors
Program 2Ls and 3Ls (Oct. 20)
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corpora-
tion, Office of General Counsel,
Summer Law Clerkships 2Ls (Oct.
U.S. Dept. Of State 3Ls 3-Year
New Attorney Program in Office of
the Legal Adviser (Civil) & 2Ls paid
summer intern program (Nov. 1)
U.S. Supreme Court 2007-2008
Fellows Program for graduates (Nov.
Federal Trade Commission, Bureau
of Consumer Protection, Summer
2007 Law Clerk Program fo 2Ls
(Nov. 15)
Securities & Exchange Commis-
sion 2007 SEC Business Associates
Program JD/MBA (Nov. 16)
U.S. Dept. Of Defense, Honors
Legal Internship Program 2L, paid
(Nov. 20)
U.S. Dept. Of Health & Human
Services- Office of Counsel to the
Inspector General, Paid Summer
Intern Program for 2Ls (Nov. 30)

An impression of you is conveyed every
time you make contact with a prospective
employer, not just during an interview. You
want to ensure that your lasting impression
is one of professionalism. An important
aspect of the job search is to appropriately
express your appreciation to those who
took time to meet with you. Professional-
ism and good business etiquette prescribe
that a thank you letter be sent anytime
you interview, whether during an informa-
tional interview, an in-person or telephone

Thank You Letters

* Send thank you letters IMMEDIATELY
(no later than a week) after an interview
or contact.

* Send them to each person with whom
you spent a considerable amount of time.
If your visit was arranged by a recruiting
coordinator who you met and talked
with, it is wise to send that individual a
thank you letter as well. If you met with
an interview panel, you could send one
letter to the lead person or most senior
person and include a sentence asking that
they please convey your appreciation to
the others on the panel.

* You also should send a thank you letter
to someone who referred you to an
employer, as well as the person who has
provided a letter of recommendation for

* Thank you letters, besides thanking
someone for taking the time to meet with
you, are a good time to clarify something
from your interview and to reiterate
your qualifications and commitment to
working with that employer. Be sure to
include specific reference to the conversa-
tion to assist the interviewer in recalling
who you are and demonstrating that it
was a meaningful experience.

* Highlight something that went par-
ticularly well in the interview ("I really
enjoyed our conversation about _"), or
add something that you forgot to men-

tion ("After the interview I realized that
I failed to mention a research project
that I am working on that you may find
interesting .").

* A thank you letter is generally short,
perhaps only two paragraphs.

* Employers differ on whether typed,
handwritten, or email thank yous are
preferred. For something like OCI
where call back decisions might be made
quickly, send a quick email, but it can
never hurt to also send a formal, written
thank you.

Acceptance Letters

When accepting a position, confirm the
details such as a start date, salary, benefits,
any other conditions in writing, even if you
have already accepted the offer verbally.

* This correspondence need only be sent to
one individual at the organization, but
others can be copied (cc:) if you deem
that appropriate.

* You may want to write a second letter
to an individual who was particularly
influential in your decision to accept a
position, and acknowledge their impact
in your decision, as that person may
become a future mentor or friend.

Declination Letters

* If you wish to decline an offer that has
been extended to you, send a letter to
the person conveying the offer. Thank
the interviewer for his/her time and let
the individual know that you valued
the opportunity to meet with them. In
declining you may wish to note that the
decision was a difficult one to reach and
that you hope to work with them in the

Letters to Withdraw from Con-

* Send a letter to an employer stating that
you wish to withdraw from consideration
for the position. Thank the interviewer

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Minority Mentoring Picnic Pairs Law

Students with Judges and Lawyers

for his/her time and let the individual
know that you valued the opportunity to
meet with them.

* If you wish to leave the door open for
future possibilities, you may wish to let
them know that you accepted another
offer and with whom.

* If you are under consideration for a
judicial clerkship, it is imperative that you
immediately send a letter withdrawing
from consideration as soon as you have
accepted another offer or know that you
are not interested in clerking for that
particular judge.

New Titles in the CCS Library

* The FBI Career Guide: Inside Information
on Getting Chosen for and Succeeding in
One of the Toughest, Most Prestigious Jobs in
the World

* How to Build and Manage an
Entertainment Law Practice

The Career Education Institute has recently
released the following publications in their
Internship Series:

* Internships with America's Top Companies

* The Sports Internship Book 2007

* Legal Services Internships 2007

* Human Rights Internship Book

* Fedlaw-Internships with Federal Legal
Agencies 2007

Check Out These Websites

Non-Traditional Legal Careers Report:
UF Law now subscribes to an online
publication that is released about the first
and fifteenth of each month. The Oct. 1
issue lists positions for 38 states for law
clerk positions, with entry-level as well
as lateral openings advertised. The focus
is on non-law firm postings in business,
education, government, legal publishing,
legislative and policy, public interest and

Minority students from all Florida
law schools will be gathering for the
Third Annual Minority Mentoring
Picnic on Saturday, Oct. 21, at noon
at Amelia Earhart Park in Hialeah.
To promote diversity in the legal
profession, the law firm of Ruden
McClosky has announced that it will
sponsor a 55-passenger bus to trans-
port UF Law students to the event.
The picnic will feature Carib-
bean music, a rich selection of food,
football, volleyball, and a number of
lawyers and judges willing to serve as
Many federal and state judges, in-
cluding Supreme Court Justice Peggy

international law. To access, contact CCS
for the password and user id and then go to

ABA Career Counsel Website at http://
www.abanet.org/careercounsel. The site
offers job search Q&A and over 300 pro-
files of attorneys in 57 practice areas and
alternative careers.

Team Up With CCS to Make
Strides Against Breast Cancer

Join the Center for Career Services staff
who are teaming up to Make Strides
Against Breast Cancer. We will be par-
ticipating in the noncompetitive 5K walk
starting from Northeast Park. On Saturday,

Quince, have already committed to
attend this year's picnic. All lawyers,
judges, faculty, and minority law stu-
dents are encouraged to attend.
The picnic is an opportunity for
minority law students to be paired
with at least one judge or lawyer as a
"Lawyering, in many significant
regards, is based upon relationships,"
John Kozyak, the organizer of the
event and partner at Kozyak Tropin
& Throckmorton in Miami, told The
Florida Bar News. "This picnic is about
promoting diversity and inclusion in
the legal marketplace, by making sure
minority students are supported early
on and given
to create these
If you are
interested in at-
tending or you
have questions,
e-mail UF Law
School Repre-
sentative Jessie
Howell Wallace
at howellje@law.

Oct. 14, the registration begins at 8 a.m.
and the walk begins at 9 a.m. Students,
staff, faculty, partners, parents, siblings,
children and friends are welcome. Contact
CCS to participate.

Interested in Employment in

Interested in the Jacksonville employ-
ment market? Attend the "Beat the
Dawgs" alumni reception in Jacksonville
on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
at the River Club at the top of the Modis
Building. Space is available for 10 students
only, so interested students should send an
email indicating class year to career2@law.
ufl.edu by Oct. 16.

FlaLaw 3


of Events

Monday OCTOBER 9
* Writing Workshop: Modification, 1 p.m.,
Bailey Courtroom
* Federal Courthouse closed for Columbus

Monday OCTOBER 16
* Writing Workshop: Word Choice, 1 p.m.,
Bailey Courtroom
* UF School of Theatre and Dance presents
"Waiting for Godot," 8 p.m., McGuire Pa-
vilion Constans Black Box. Repeated through
Oct. 22.

Tuesday OCTOBER 10
* Career Services Program with ILS: Careers
in International Law, noon, HOL 345

Tuesday OCTOBER 17
* Alejandro Toledo, former president of Peru,
lecture, "Poverty and the Future of Democ-
racy in Latin America," 7:30 p.m., Reitz
Union Grand Ballroom (see story on page 6)
* Career Services Program: Practicing Family
Law, noon, FDR

Tuesday OCTOBER 24
* Law & Policy in the Americas Program sym-
posium on "Constitutional Courts in Latin
America," 3:30-5 p.m., FDR
* Study Abroad Program in Costa Rica Infor-
mational Meeting, noon, HOL 359
* Pizza with the Dean, noon, HOL 266

Wednesday OCTOBER 11
* Career Services One Quick Question, 9:45-
11:15 a.m., Schott Courtyard
* Honor Committee Elections
* UFPA presents Mikel Rouse "The End of
Cinematics," 7:30 p.m., Curtis M. Phillips
Center for the Performing Arts
* ACS General Body Meeting, noon, HOL 345

Wednesday OCTOBER 18
* Career Services One Quick Question, 9:45-
11:15 a.m., Schott Courtyard
* "Food for Thought" Lecture Series, Nicholas
Ohanesian of the National Labor Rela-
tions Board. Co-sponsored by the American
Constitution Society and Levin Labor and
Employment Law Alliance.
* Free Barbecue, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Schott
Courtyard (see story page 1).

Wednesday OCTOBER 25
* Career Services One Quick Question, 9:45-
11:15 a.m., Schott Courtyard
* Career Services Program with ABA Section:
Employment & Labor Law, Pete Zinober,
Zinober & McCrea, PA, noon, 355D
* Jacksonville Bar Luncheon, noon, Omni
* "Beat the Dawgs" Reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m.,
River Club, Jacksonville (see page 3 for details)

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Thursday OCTOBER 12
Speaker Series: Alex Halderman, professor
of law at Princeton, 11:30 a.m., HOL 345
* Career Services presents "Converting the
Bar Application and Preparation for the
Bar Exam," noon, BG 136
* International Law Society Luncheon, noon,
* Sandwiches with the Dean, 4 p.m., FDR

Thursday OCTOBER 19
* Speaker Series: Jacqueline Lipton, professor,
Case School of Law, 11:30 a.m., HOL 345
* American Constitution Society Fall Keynote
Lecture with Mark Tushnet, "Emergency
Powers in a Separation-of-Powers System,"
noon, 180A (Reception with guest for ACS
members afterwards in FDR)

Friday OCTOBER 13
* Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association Lun-
cheon, 11:45 a.m., Sovereign Restaurant
* Trial Team Final Four, 11 a.m., Chesterfield
Smith Ceremonial Classroom
* Gator volleyball vs. Arkansas, 8:30 p.m.,
Stephen C. O'Connell Center
* Dance Alive National Ballet presents
"Carmina Burana," 7:30 p.m., Curtis M.
Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Friday OCTOBER 20
* Gator soccer vs. Arkansas, James G. Pressly
Stadium, (time TBA)
* Gator volleyball vs. South Carolina, Stephen
C. O'Connell Center, (time TBA)
* UFPA presents Tania Perez-Salas
Compaiiia de Danza. 7:30 p.m. Curtis M.
Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Thursday OCTOBER 26
* Speaker Series: Heidi Kitrosser, professor,
University of Minnesota Law, 11:30 a.m.,
HOL 345
* New York City Nation Beat Concert featur-
ing percussionist Jorge Martins and flutist
and saxophonist Jorge Continentino, 7:30
p.m. University Auditorium.
* UF Accent Speakers Bureau presents Carl
Hiassen, 8 p.m., Curtis M. Phillips Center
for the Performing Arts

Sat./Sun OCTOBER 14/ 15
* Saturday, Away football game, Gators vs.
Auburn University (time TBA)
* Saturday, Make Strides Against Breast Cancer
5-KWalk, Registration begins at 8 a.m., Walk
at 9 a.m., Northeast Park
* Saturday, BLSA InterviewWorkshop, 10
a.m., HOL 345
* Sunday, Gator Soccer vs. Mississippi State, 1
p.m., James G. Pressly Stadium

Sat./Sun OCTOBER 21/ 22
* Saturday, Minority Mentoring Picnic, noon,
Amelia Earhart Park in Hialeah
* Saturday, UFPA presents L.A. Theatre Works
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial. 7:30 p.m.
University Auditorium
* Saturday, Pre-legal Honor Society Moot
Court Competition, 1 p.m., BG 136
* Sunday, Phi Alpha Delta Pre-law Mock Trial
Competition, 10 a.m., BG 136

Sat./Sun OCTOBER 28/ 29
* Saturday, Gator football game vs. Georgia,
Alltell Stadium in Jacksonville, 3:30 p.m.

FlaLaw 5


News & Events

Former President of Peru
Alejandro Toledo to Speak
Alejandro Toledo, former presi-
dent of Peru, will speak on "Poverty
and the Future of Democracy in
Latin America," Tuesday, Oct. 17, at
the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom, at
7:30 p.m.
The Bacardi Family Eminent Lec-
ture is free and open to the public.
Toledo completed his five-year term
as president of Peru on July 28,
2006. He first came to international
prominence after leading the op-
position against President Alberto
Fujimori, who failed in his attempt
to secure a third term because of the
fraud and corruption of his admin-
Toledo grew up in poverty, but
with the help of two Peace Corps-
volunteers, he obtained a scholarship
to the University of San Francisco
where he obtained a BA in econom-
ics. He went on to get two MAs and
a PhD from Stanford. A strong sup-
porter of free trade, Toledo signed
a trade agreement with the US.
Because of his policies, Peru had low
inflation and good economic growth
during his time in office.
The speech is sponsored by the
UF International Center, Center for
Latin American Studies, ACCENT
/ Student Government, and the Bob
Graham Center for Public Service,
in collaboration with the Institute
of Hispanic-Latino Cultures, "La
Casita," Pi Sigma Alpha and the
Transnational and Global Studies
For more information, please visit
www.ufic.ufl.edu or contact Mabel
Cardec at mcardec@ufic.ufl.edu or
392-5323 x201.

Loans for Bar Exam Expenses
Are you making plans to take the bar
and wondering where you will come up
with the financing necessary for these
out of pocket expenses? There are private
loan companies who will make Bar Exam
loans to students who are in their final
year of law school.
These loans can be used for a student's
living expenses while studying for the
Bar, Bar prep classes and other Bar-re-
lated expenses. You may borrow from
as little as $500 to as much as $15,000.
For more information regarding these
private loans you may contact the lenders
directly at:
Access Group
Key Education Resources

Entertainment Law Review
Student Note Competition
Florida Entertainment Law Review an-
nounces its Fall 2006 student note compe-
tition, open to all students.
The Review is accepting article submis-
sions on entertainment, media, intellectual
property, or sports law issues. The best
note will be published in its next volume.
The deadline is Oct. 16 at 5 p.m.
Information on note requirements is
available at www.entlaw.org or on the
Review' TWEN site. If you have ques-
tions, please e-mail Suzanne Johnson at
cjs@ufl.edu or Kimberly Chamberlin at

UF Law Honor Committee
Accepting Resumes
The Levin College of Law Honor
Committee still has open seats and will
be accepting resumes for 1Ls, LLMs, and
3Ls. Please send them to Christine Garcia
at cmg0203@ufl.edu.
Rather than having additional elections,

the committee will be interviewing can-
didates at its next meeting on Wednesday,
Oct. 18 at 5:30 p.m. (Room TBA).
The Honor Committee administers the
law school's Honor Code, which repre-
sents a commitment by students to adhere
to the highest degree of ethical integrity.
The Honor Committee investigates all
alleged violations of the Honor Code and
administers all proceedings. For further
information on the committee, please go
to http://www.law.ufl.edu/students/honor-

Research Participants Needed
for Focus Groups
The Center for the Study of Race and
Race Relations (CSRRR) will be conduct-
ing focus group discussions for a study
on race and law education. All students
are welcome and encouraged to sign
up. A $10 incentive will be paid upon
completion. If you are interested or have
any questions, contact Melissa Bamba,
assistant director, CSRRR, room 370A
Holland (273-0614, bamba@law.ufl.edu).

Get Ready for Some Dodgeball
The ABA Charity Dodgeball Tourna-
ment will be held at Norman Field Oct.
22 at 2 p.m. The tournament is open to all
students, faculty, and staff and will benefit
the ProBono Project of New Orleans.
Teams will have 6-10 players. The entry
fee is $42, and donations of $10 per per-
son are encouraged. There will be prizes,
food, and lots of fun. If you would like
to sign up or have any questions, please
contact ashhop@ufl.edu.

Study Abroad in Costa Rica
Interested students can learn more
about UF Law's Study Abroad Program in
Costa Rica on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at noon
in Room 359.

Note: Additional meetings and events
are listed on the calendar on pages 4-5

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Professor Danaya Wright Sees UF From

Different Altitude as Faculty Senate Chair

Professor Danaya C. Wright is seeing the university from a differ-
ent altitude: from the President's Suite in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
and from the Board of Governors for the State University System,
all in her role as chair of the University of Florida Faculty Senate.
As chair for one year, Wright presides at the senate meetings,
serves as a member of the University Board of Trustees and the
Advisory Council of Faculty Senates (a council made up of all 11
Florida university Senate Chairs), and chairs the Senate Steering
Committee. She meets weekly with President Machen and Provost
Fouke, and she can ride in the Homecoming Parade (which she
declined to do).
Wright spent the summer meeting with every dean, vp, each

"When we all work toward the

same goal there is really no

stopping us."

college cohort of senators, many of the faculties of the 12-month
colleges, and the student senate. This fall she is meeting with the
9-month faculty, all aimed at facilitating dialogue between faculty,
students, and administration in the restructuring of governance
mechanisms within their respective units. She wants every college,
department, center, and academic unit to put in place appropriate
procedures for insuring that the appropriate voices are all heard
when important decisions are being made.
"I think most of the problems in the College of Liberal Arts and
Sciences could have been avoided if there had been more faculty
and student participation in governance in that college," she says.

Shared governance doesn't mean faculty get to dictate what will
happen. Rather, it recognizes that faculty should have the key voice
in developing policies around the academic mission of the univer-
sity. "It's my job as faculty representative to remind the Board of
Trustees that we should have a say in the long-range plan for this
The Faculty Senate is the legisla-
tive body for the university, and as
such it makes decisions regarding a
wide range of issues. "We can't hire
and fire the president, but we can
certainly make his life miserable if
we feel we are being directed down
the wrong path. At the same time,
when we all work toward the same
goal there is really no stopping us,"
she says.
When she's not busy telling the
president how to run the universi-
ty, she is teaching, writing, serving
on student committees, and fulfill-
ing the rest of her law school duties. "The workload is phenom-
enal," she said. "Fortunately, Dean Jerry was the chair of his Faculty
Senate at the University of Kansas, so he understands and has given
me a lighter teaching load this year."
Specializing in property law, Wright teaches classes in Property,
Estates and Trusts, History of Women and the Law, and English
Legal History. Wright is also a strong advocate for Rails to Trail
Conservancy, a group dedicated to converting abandoned railroad
corridors into recreational trails, and her research on property law
has been cited in numerous cases involving rail corridor conversion.

Trial Team Welcomes New Members

The University of Florida's Trial Team, one of the country's
top 15 trial advocacy programs, would like to congratulate its
newest members.
Scott Boyer
Molly Cox
Karen Derby
Frank Gaulden
Lori Lustrin
Alicia Phillip
Justin Stevens
The top four advocates-Scott Boyer, Molly Cox, Frank
Gaulden, and Justin Stevens-will be paired against each

other in the Final Four competition, which will be held in
the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom on Friday, Oct.
13, at 11a.m. All members of the Levin College of Law are
encouraged to attend. The competition packet is a civil case,
Gerry Cook v. Chipper Properties, Inc. The case involves a three-
ton jet hoist, a bad industrial accident, and a rabid dog.
The Trial Team would like to recognize and thank Paul C.
Huck, United States District Judge for the Southern District
of Florida, for volunteering his time to serve as the presiding
judge, and the Law Firm of Rumberger, Kirk, and Caldwell
for sponsoring the competition and providing attorneys to
serve as jurors.

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Send Us Your News
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Communications Office:
* Debra Amirin, APR, Director
* Kathy Fleming, APR, CPRC, Associate
Director, UF LAW Magazine Editor
* Jim Hellegaard, Senior Writer,
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To be emailed an early release pdf of
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College of Law
* Robert H. Jerry, II, Dean
* George L. Dawson, Associate
Dean for Academic Affairs
* Stuart R. Cohn, Associate
Dean for International Studies
* Michael K. Friel, Associate Dean &
Director, Graduate Tax Program
* Rachel E. Inman, Associate
Dean for Students
* Christine Klein, Associate
Dean for Faculty Development
* M. Kathleen "Kathie" Price, Associate
Dean for Library and Technology
* Gail E. Sasnett, Associate
Dean for Students, Professionalism
and Community Relations
* Adrian Jones, Assistant Dean for
Diversity and Community Relations
* Linda Calvert Hanson, Assistant
Dean for Career Services
* J. Michael Patrick, Assistant
Dean for Admissions
* Debra D. Amirin, Director
of Communications
* Kelley Frohlich, Senior Director
of Development and Alumni Affairs


& Activities

Paul McDaniel
Professor, James J. Freeland
Eminent Scholar in Taxation
* Published "The Charitable Contri-
butions Deduction (Revisited)" in
59 SMU L. Rev773.
* Participated in the International
Fiscal Association Congress in McDaniel
Amsterdam, during which he hosted
a reception for participants from several coun-
tries to discuss UF's International Tax Program.

William H. Page
Marshall M. Criser Professor,
Eminent Scholar in Electronic
Communications and
Administrative Law
* Presented "Communication and
Concerted Action" as a principal
paper at the conference "Matsu- Page
shita at 20: Proof of Conspiracy,
Summary Judgment, and the Role of the Econo-
mist in Price Fixing Litigation."

Juan F. Perea
Cone Wagner Nugent Johnson,
Hazouri and Roth Professor
* Published the chapter "Mi
Profundo Azul; Why Latinos Have
a Right to Sing the Blues" in the
recently published book Colored
Men and Hombres Aqui: Hernan- Perea
dez v Texas and the Emergence
of Mexican-American Lawyering.

Elizabeth A. Rowe
Associate Professor
* Presented at a symposium at
Maine Law School regarding pat-
enting of university research. She
forecasted an increase in intellec-
tual property related employment R
disputes at universities.owe

In The News

Fletcher N. Baldwin, Jr.
Chesterfield Smith Professor,
Director of UF Center for
International Financial Crimes
* Orlando Sentinel, Sept. 21. Quot-
ed in article sparked by Clarence
Hill's execution and questioning
the death penalty and last minute Baldwin
stall tactics used by attorneys.

Jerold H. Israel
Ed Rood Eminent Scholar in Trial
Advocacy and Procedure
* The MontgomeryAdvertiser,
Oct. 2. Commented on the pos-
sibility of a retrial based on jury
misconduct for former Alabama
governor Don Siegelman, who
was convicted of bribery.

Joseph W. Little
Professor, Alumni Research
* The Gainesville Sun, Sept 22.
Quoted in an article concerning
the September 21 CLAS protest.
He defended the recognition of
a need for better fiscal manage-
ment, but condemned Machen for
being "too deferential."



Christopher Slobogin
Stephen C. O'Connell Chair;
Affiliate Professor of Psychiatry;
Adjunct Professor, University of
South Florida Mental Health
Institute; Associate Director,
Center on Children and Families
* The Gainesville Sun, September Slobogin
16. Quoted in a story about the
death penalty. He said, "The death penalty
process diverts resources from the rest of the
system and undermines its ability to function."
* Orlando Sentinel, Sept. 21. As chairman of the
Florida Death Penalty Assessment Team, he
was quoted in an article about convicted killers
Troy Victorino and Jerome Hunter. The article
explored possible death penalty changes such
as a unanimous vote for the death penalty.
* St. Petersburg Times, Sept. 24. Wrote an
article on the need for a death penalty "fairness
an accuracy goal." It included findings from the
Florida Death Penalty Assessment Team that
he chaired.
* Fort Pierce Tribune, Oct. 3. Interviewed about
what an attorney like Robert Udell must
prove to get his client Eugene McWatters, the
"Salerno Strangler, a life sentence instead of
the death penalty.