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VOL. 10, NO. 28 April 9, 2007


Conference on Legal & Policy Issues


in the Americas Focuses on Brazil


President George W Bush's recent meetings
with Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
have brought increased attention to relations
between the
two countries,
particularly
with respect to
continuing trade
negotiations.
These and
other issues
will be topics
of discussion at
the Center for
Governmental
Responsibility's
Bob Graham Eighth Annual
Conference on
Legal & Policy
Issues in the Americas, April 11-12 at the Holi-
day Inn-West in Gainesville.


By Aline Baker
What could be more practical than feeling
good about yourself
and your own personal ,
life and career?
Lawrence S. Krieger,
UF alumnus and
keynote speaker for
the March 30 Profes-
sionalism Symposium,
posed this question
to judges, lawyers and
students attending
his presentation on Keynote speaker Lawrel
the "Inseparability of
Professionalism and Personal Satisfaction in the
Practice of Law."


nce S.


Speakers at the conference include former
U.S. Senator Bob Graham and Minister Carlos
Mirio da SilvaVelloso, Past President, Supreme
Federal Tribunal
of Brazil.
The conference
will feature day-
long workshops
and discussions
on selected
topics, including:
Brazilian perspec-
tives on legal and With the largest economy in
policrissues in the region, Brazil is expand-
ning its presence worldwide.
the Americas;
street crime, orga-
nized crime & terrorism; parliamentary reform;
new directions in property law and policy in
Latin America and the Caribbean; human rights;
justice reform; legal education, professional
Cont. on page 7


Krieger (JD 78) is a clinical professor and di-
rector of Clinical Externship Programs at Florida
State University Col-
lege of Law who began
researching the link
between personal well-
being and professional
behavior in the practice
of law in 1991, only
after he lost the vitality
in his own job.
"I went to law
school and did very
Krieger well but was not really
happy," Krieger said. "I
was a litigator for 11 years, and while teaching at
Cont. on page 7


Open Forum Monday on
U.S. News Rankings
UF Levin College of Law Dean Rob-
ert Jerry will hold a second open
forum with students at noon
Monday, April 9, in the Chester-
field Smith Ceremonial Classroom
(HOL 180) to discuss the latest
law school rankings from U.S.
News & World Report, which were
released March 30.
The open forum is expected to
last approximately one hour. This
forum was scheduled to accommo-
date students who were unable to
attend the first open forum April 3.
For more information on the rank-
ings, students can refer to the
Dean's Message in the special in-
sert in the April 2 issue of FlaLaw,
which is available online through
the law school's website at
http://www.law.ufl.edu/news/
flalaw/index.shtml.
UF Law was ranked 47th among
law schools in the U.S. News &
World Report's America's Best
Graduate Schools 2008.











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CAREER

Services


Don't Miss Summer
Deadlines for Job Fairs
Job fairs are events sponsored by groups of
law schools, where employers are invited to
one location to interview only students from
the sponsoring law schools. Students are
responsible for their own travel and lodging
expenses associated with attending all job
fairs. Note: Some job fairs have registration
costs to be paid by the student, in addition
to the fees paid by the law school.
Job fairs are a great way to gain exposure
to out-of-state employers, or employers who
may not interview on-campus, and to talk to
a large number of employers in a short period
of time. You must read your registration
material for each job fair very carefully, as
each has different deadlines and very spe-
cific formats for turning in materials. If your
materials are incorrectly submitted to Career
Services, you will be ineligible to participate
in the job fair. Students are prohibited
from contacting any of the participating
employers or sponsoring law schools prior
to the job fair or the entire law school will
be expelled from the job fair. All students are
eligible to participate in all job fairs, regard-
less of stated preferences.
* Southeastern Minority Job Fair
(SEMJF) in Atlanta: Interviews Aug. 3-4.
Registration Deadline: June 28.
* Mid-Atlantic Legal Recruiting
Conference (MALRC) in Washington,
DC: Interviews Aug. 24. Registration
Deadline: July 6.
* Southeastern Law Placement
Consortium (SELPC) in Atlanta, GA:
Interviews Aug. 17. Registration
Deadline: July 10.
To be eligible to participate in job fairs
sponsored by UF, you must have a signed
Job Fair No Show Policy form on file with
Career Services.
For a complete listing of UF-sponsored job
fairs, visit the Career Services website at
www.law.ufl.edu/career/students/jobfairs.


Federal Judicial Clerkships
2007 Federal Judicial Clerkship Ap-
plication Procedures were announced in
the CCS Judicial Clerkship program last
Wednesday. For anyone who missed the
program, the full handouts are available
from CCS. The time frame for starting the
process towards obtaining a clerkship is
now.
The Federal Judicial Clerkship Hiring
Plan provides that:
Only 3Ls and alumni are eligible to ap-
ply for post-graduate federal clerkships.
3Ls only (not alumni) should mail
their clerkship applications so that they
arrive no earlier than the Tuesday fol-
lowing Labor Day (Sept. 4).
Mid-term vacancies must be filled
promptly and may be on a different
time schedule.
Full details of the hiring plan along
with the timing guidelines are available
at http://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/inter-
net/lawclerk.nsf/.
There are two ways to apply for a judicial
clerkship. It is essential that you know
which judges subscribe to which applica-
tion method.
1) The first application method has the
Federal courts using an Online System
for Clerkship Application and Review
(OSCAR). This is an internet based ap-
plication that permits a federal judge to
opt into the system to receive clerkship
applications electronically. Applicants
apply to "OSCAR" judges by uploading
application materials directly on-line to
the designated judge and the recommender
also uploads letters of recommendation in
the same manner. Then once the electronic
review system opens the day after Labor
Day, it permits the judges and chambers
staff to sort, screen, and review applications
online. Go to http://www.dcd.uscourts.
gov/OSCAR.html.
(2) The second method does not use the
OSCAR system. Some judges, including
some in the 11th Circuit publish applica-
tion deadlines as early as May 1 and make
their hiring decisions over the summer.


Other judges who accept early applica-
tions may communicate this information
more informally. Additionally, many of the
Florida Middle and Southern district court
judges do not follow the guidelines and
accept early applications as well.
Because OSCAR is a new system, be
aware that we have had judges who some-
times request early applications and who
also list themselves as OSCAR judges, not
realizing that they would be unable to view
the applications until the day after Labor
Day. The only way to meet an early dead-
line is to submit a paper application.
How can Career Services Assist You
With Clerkship Applications?
CCS contacts most chambers of the
courts sited in Florida to determine va-
cancies, preferred application method
and anticipated deadlines. This
information is then communicated to
interested students and alums via the
judicial list serve.
To subscribe to the judicial list serve,
interested students can go to the list
serve home page at https://lists.law.ufl.
edu/mailman/listinfo/judicial clerkship
hotline or send a blank email with a
UF email address to judicial-clerkship-
hotline-subscribe@lists.law.ufl.edu.
You will receive a confirmation email
within 24 hours.
CCS acts as both the law school
administrator for OSCAR application
judges and as the central repository for
student letters of recommendations
for the second type of application, the
non-OSCAR, "paper" judges.
Non-OSCAR (paper judges) judges have
expressed a strong preference for receiv-
ing only completed applications together
with all letters of recommendation for each
applicant. Therefore, for students apply-
ing to "paper" judges, once the student's
"paper" letters of recommendation are
finalized, they will be delivered to CCS in
a sealed envelope. In accordance with the
Hiring Guidelines, UF Law will not mail
any letters of recommendation before Sept.
4. Students can make arrangements with


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the CCS to obtain their sealed recommen-
dations for inclusion in any application
packets that they mail.
Obtaining Letters of Recommendation
from UF Law Faculty
Students who will be 3Ls in the fall
need to meet with the faculty mem-
ber, clinic or legal skills instructor,
from whom they are seeking letters of
support now. The student will provide
the faculty member with valid contact
information for the summer along
with a copy of their resume and other
materials that would be helpful to the
professor in distinguishing the student
and speaking to his/her strengths. In
addition, students will need to provide
an Excel spreadsheet containing the list
of judges with titles and addresses (one
per line).
The faculty and their support staff have
asked that we impose a deadline of
Friday, April 20, to request letters of
recommendation for federal clerkships.
This deadline will enable the faculty
members to draft the letters before they
begin grading final exams and before
they leave for the summer. Adjust-
ments can be made to the list of judges
at a later time; however, the primary
goal is to get the letter drafted early in
the process.
Full application instructions are avail-
able in CCS.
State Court Clerkships
A wide range of state and local judicial
clerkships also provide highly rewarding op-
portunities and may be less competitive.
For example, applications are being
accepted for two-year staff attorney
positions with Florida Supreme Court
Chief Justice R. Fred Lewis (to begin
August 2008).
Trial court staff attorney positions and
clerkships with Florida's district courts
of appeal are regularly posted under
"employment" on the Florida Courts
site at www.flcourts.org/.
Students interested in judicial clerk-
ships in other states will want to consult


Though she arrived at law school with a finance
degree from UF, Mary Beth Savary Taylor's pas-
sions were always in politics and public policy.
Prior to her arrival at UF Law, the Sarasota native
had just completed a Lyndon Baines Johnson
internship with then-U.S. Congressman Connie
Mack. Still, as she worked her way through law
school, Savary Taylor's interests were pulled in
both directions as she took business-oriented
classes while maintaining an eye for politics.
After clerkships for a judge in the Second District
Court of Appeals and with the PGA Tour, she
worked as deputy finance director raising funds
for Mack's successful U.S. Senate campaign, an
experience that eventually led her to her first job
in Washington, D.C.
"I feel like I've been blessed being in the right
place at the right time," said Savary Taylor,
whose father, Johnson S. (Buddy) Savary (JD 56)
is a member of the UF Law Board of Trustees. "I
was given the opportunity to come to Washing-
ton, D.C. to work on Senator Connie Mack's
legislative team and was handed the portfolio of
health care, an area where I had absolutely no
background whatsoever. But I sunk my teeth into
it, and as a result I worked for Senator Mack for
six years."
After working for Mack, Savary Taylor had a
brief stint as general counsel for the Joint Eco-
nomics Committee before joining the American



The 2007 Guide to State Judicial Clerk-
ships, compiled by the Vermont Law
School, available in hardcopy in CCS
or it can be accessed online at http://
vermontlaw.edu/career (contact CCS
for the password).
Federal Judicial Networking Opportunity
The Florida Bar Annual Meeting in
Orlando provides an interesting opportu-
nity to meet, interact with and learn from
a number of federal judges at a no-cost
Federal Judicial Roundtable.
The theme of this year's event is "Hear-
say, Hearsay, Hearsay!" and it is designed to
improve your understanding of hearsay and
other evidentiary rules by candidly discuss-
ing them with 22 federal circuit, district,


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Medical Association as Washington counsel, and
then spent eight years lobbying for the American
Hospital Association. In 2006, she became a
vice president with the Nickles Group, a strategic
consulting and lobbying firm in Washington, D.C.,
where she's navigating her way through a variety
of physician, health-care and pharmaceutical
issues as well as changes in the legislative agenda
brought by the recent political shift in Congress.
"I absolutely love what I'm doing now," she said.
"It's a lot of fun."



magistrate and bankruptcy judges from
around the state. No black robes, no oppos-
ing counsel, no court reporter-just you,
your fellow practitioners and the following
Judges (at least): Eleventh Circuit Judge
Black; Northern District Judges Stafford,
Mickle, Killian; Middle District Judges
Fawcett, Moody, Corrigan, Presnell, Cast-
agna, Scriven, Jones, Briskman, William-
son, and Southern District Judges Seitz,
Martinez, Huck, Jordan, Torres, Friedman,
and Isicoff.
The event will be held June 28, 1:30-4:30
p.m., and will be followed by a reception.
To RSVP, send an email to career2@law.
ufl.edu and provide your summer contact
information along with your class year.


FlaLaw 3


CAREER SPOTLIGHT

Mary Beth Savary Taylor (JD 86),

The Nickles Group, Washington, D.C.









CALENDAR


of Events


Monday APRIL 9
* Open Forum on U.S. News rankings with
Dean Robert Jerry, noon, Chesterfield Smith
Ceremonial Classroom (HOL 180)
* CCS One Quick Question (virtual version),
10 a.m.-noon
* IPTLA Presents, Robynn Sturm of Yale Law
School, president of the national chapter
of UAEM, speaking on IP law and global
health, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Bailey Courtroom
(BG 136)


Monday APRIL 16
* CCS One Quick Question (virtual version),
10 a.m.-noon
* UAEM with speaker Robynn Sturm, 11:30
a.m.. BG 136


Tuesday APRIL 10
* CCS Program: Successful Summer Associ-
ate with Quarles & Brady and information
on clerkships, internships, externships,
and working as an associate, 1 p.m., Bailey
Courtroom
* Gator baseball vs. UCF, 6:30 p.m., McKethan
Stadium


Wednesday APRIL 11
* ICAIR speaker series presents Margo Bagley
UVA law professor, noon, HOL 345
* CGR Conference on Legal and Policy Issues
in the Americas, Holiday Inn-West,
Gainesville (see brief on page 6)


Wednesday APRIL 18
* Pinning Ceremony, 3 p.m., Rare Book Room


Monday APRIL 23
* Reading/Final Exam Period


I m
Tuesday APRIL 24
* Reading/Final Exam Period


Wednesday APRIL 25
* Reading/Final Exam Period


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Thursday APRIL 12
* Volunteer Awards brunch,
9:30-11:30 a.m., FDR
* CCS One Quick Question (live version),
9:45-11:15 a.m., Concourse
* CGR Conference on Legal and Policy Issues
in the Americas, Holiday Inn-West,
Gainesville (see brief on page 6)
* Caribbean Law Students Association Net-
working Social, 6 p.m., Faculty Dining Room


Thursday APRIL 19
* CCS One Quick Question (live version),
9:45-11:15 a.m., Concourse


Thursday APRIL 26
* Reading/Final Exam Period


Friday APRIL 13
* Center for Children & Families speaker, 11
a.m. to 6 p.m., FDR
* Environmental & Law Use Law Program
with career advice from Wayne Flowers and
James Charles from Lewis, Longman &
Walker, P.A., noon, Bailey Courtroom
* Open House for Fall 2007 Admitted Stu-
dents, noon-7 p.m.
* Book Award Ceremony, 3:30 p.m., HOL 180


Sat./Sun APRIL 14/15
* Saturday, Gator football Spring Orange
& Blue game, time TBD, Ben Hill Griffin
Stadium
* Sunday, Music Night 2007, 7 p.m., Dean
Jerry's home (see story on page 6)


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Friday APRIL 20
* Spring Classes End
* Gator baseball vs. Kentucky, 6:30 p.m.,
McKethan Stadium


Friday APRIL 27
* Gainesville Ballet Theatre presents Danse
Fantasque 2007, 7:30 p.m., Phillips Center


Sat./Sun APRIL 21/22
* Saturday, Reading/final exam period ends
* Saturday, Gator baseball vs. Kentucky, 4 p.m.,
McKethan Stadium
* Saturday, UFPA presents University of Florida
Opera Theatre La Traviata, 7:30 p.m., Phillips
Center
* Sunday, Gator baseball vs. Kentucky, 11:30
a.m., McKethan Stadium


Sat./Sun APRIL 28/29
* Saturday, UFPA presents Midori, Violin and
Robert McDonald, Piano, 7:30 p.m.,
University Auditorium


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BRIEFS

News & Events


Students Invited to
Perform at Music Night
2007 at Dean Jerry's
Students are invited to attend Music
Night 2007 at Dean Jerry's home on
Sunday, April 15, at 7 p.m.
This is a small event, so register
early. Participation is on a first-come,
first-served basis. To participate, you
must bring a dessert and must agree to
perform one musical piece (play an
instrument, sing a song, etc.).
Each participant can bring one guest
(who is not required to perform). Some
faculty will be participating as well.
Playing in a group is appropriate. You
need to bring your own instrument
(unless it's a piano, which is at the
dean's home).
Maps to the dean's house will be pro-
vided to participants. To sign up, stop by
the Dean's Office and see Doris Perron.


Moot Court Teams Compete in
Bankruptcy Competition
The Justice Campbell Thornal Moot
Court team had two teams compete in
the Duberstein National Memorial Moot
Court Competition for bankruptcy law in
New York City March 17-19.
The team of Scott Bowman and John
Rains IV, coached by Elizabeth Faist, was
assisted by Brook Hardy in writing the
brief, and Michael Hargett and Jessica
Casciola were coached by Hema Persad,
who also assisted in writing the brief.
Although due to severe weather condi-
tions in New York, neither team was able
to make it to the competition to present
oral arguments, each team's brief placed
in the top five out of fifty, winning an
"outstanding brief" award.
The event is co-sponsored each year by
St. John's University School of Law and
the American Bankruptcy Institute.

Pledge to the Spring 2007
Class Gift This Week
The Class Gift Committee has launched
the Spring 2007 "License to Bill" Cam-
paign, and the committee needs the help
of the graduating class. The class gift is
very important to the Levin College of
Law. As graduating seniors, this is your
opportunity to give back to the school that
has given us all so much.
No pledge will be refused, but remem-
ber how much the Levin College of Law
and the University of Florida has given to
you when you are deciding the amount of
your pledge.
Pledge forms are available from the
Class Gift table in the courtyard or you
can pledge online at www.law.ufl.edu/stu-
dents/resources/classgift.shtml.
For more information, please contact
either of the Spring 2007 Class Gift chair-
persons, David Sams (dsamsl23@ufl.edu)
or Kemay Jackson (kemayj@ufl.edu).


Attention All Gator Service
Members Past and Present
The Military Law Student Association
(MLSA) is having a networking drive to
contact all Gator service members past and
present.
MLSA is establishing a Gator military
law network of current service members
and veterans to inform members of MLSA
activities as well as other noteworthy
military related campus events. MLSA
provides fellow Gator service members
with various types of support, includ-
ing volunteering at events, sending care
packages and letters, maintaining physical
readiness, etc.
For additional information about MLSA
and its networking drive, email Christian
E. Torres at ufmlsa@gmail.com.

Attorneys Walk Through 1990
Student Murders Case
John Kearns, chief assistant public
defender, and Jeanne Singer, chief assistant
state attorney), will present a walkthrough
of the 1990 Gainesville student murders
and the Danny Rolling case as it unfolded
to the Criminal Law Association Thursday,
April 12, 1-3 p.m., in the Bailey Court-
room (BG 136). Pizza and refreshments
will be served.
Kearns was a part Rolling's defense
team, and Singer was on the prosecution
team. Everyone is encouraged to come
hear these fascinating perspectives on
Florida's legal history and serial murderers.

Note: Career Services programs and
additional meetings and events are listed
on the calendar on pages 4-5.


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Brazil is Main Focus of Annual CGR Conference

on Legal & Policy Issues in the Americas
Cont. from page i
responsibility and ethics; and environment and agriculture. The confer-
ence and workshops are designed to define and develop a research
agenda for the 2008 conference, scheduled to be held in Brazil.
Elizabeth Lowe, associate director of the UF Center for Latin
American Studies, and Terry L. McCoy director of the Latin American
Business Environment Program and associate director of the Center for
International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at UF will be
honored with the 2007 Jon Mills Award for Significant Contributions to
Relations Between Florida and the Americas.
Along with CGR, the sponsors of the conference include the Law &
Policy in the Americas Program, Florida Journal oflnternationalLaw,
Hughes Hubbard & Reed of Miami, the Pontifica Universidade Catolica
of Rio de Janeiro, and the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at
UF Several UF Law faculty members will participate, including CGR
Director Jon Mills, Conservation Clinic Director Tom Ankersen, and
Professors Fletcher Baldwin, Michelle Jacobs, Berta E.Hernindez-Truyol, President Bush meets Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in 2003
Pedro Malavet, Juan Perea, Michael Gordon, and Don Peters. when the two countries launched a broad, bilateral energy partnership.

Professionalism Speaker Encourages Practitioners

to Accentuate the Positive Side of Their Lives


Cont. from page 1
FSU, observed the same distress and pressure in the law students that I
had experienced myself."
This realization sparked another interest in Krieger who received his
BA. from Princeton University in biology while also having a signifi-
cant amount of psychological experience- lawyer health and personal
satisfaction.
"Everyone in this room has people that hate them and love them,"
Krieger said. "So don't put too much focus on what'they' think. Look at
your own self, your own integrity-for the keys to your life and career
satisfaction."
Krieger and his research partner have conducted various studies on
human need satisfaction and personal well-being and have found that
intrinsic values-including developing one's self, helping and relating to
others-are the key to being a successful professional. Results from this
research conducted on students in top-tier and fourth-tier law schools
showed that students from the fourth-tier law schools felt more autono-
mous and respected, which translated into a higher passing rate for the
bar and less stress during the first job out of law school.
In fact, this study which will appear in the prestigious Personality and
Social Psychology Bulletin in June, showed that the basic needs of the
fourth-tier students were more satisfied than a higher ranked school.
Krieger said said the research showed the enormous influence that these
psychological factors have on a professional's performance, vitality and
personal well-being-all keys to a successful career.
Professor Krieger served as Chair of the Clinical Section Committee


"Every choice we make has

consequences, and once you

have this kind of information,

you can actually choose how

your life will be."

-Lawrence S. Krieger


on Externships of the Association of American Law Schools from 1994
to 1998 and has also served as Vice-chair of the Florida Bar Committee
on Quality of Life and Career since 1996.
He has been conducting seminars on professional responsibility and
professionalism since 1991 and has published booklets for law students
on stress, values and career choices that are used at 100 law schools in the
United States, Canada, and Australia.
"It is important to focus on the positive side of things and to change
your values when something is not right," Krieger advised. "Every choice
we make has consequences, and once you have this kind of information,
you can actually choose how your life will be."


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Send Us Your News
FlaLaw is published each week school is in
session by the Levin College of Law
Communications Office:
* Jim Hellegaard, Senior Writer,
FlaLaw Editor
* Debra Amirin, APR, Director
* Kathy Fleming, APR, CPRC, Associate
Director, UF LAW Magazine Editor
* Kristen Hines, Photographer
To be emailed an early release pdf of
FlaLaw or to submit news of interest to
the law school community (deadline is 10
a.m. Tuesday for the following Monday's
issue), email flalaw@law.ufl.edu, call 273-
0650, stop by Communications in 287 Hol-
land Hall, or mail it to P.O. Box 117633,
Gainesville, FL 32611-7633.




College of Law
Administration
* 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
* John Plummer, Assistant Dean for
Administrative Affairs
* 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


SCHOLARSHIP

& Activities


Mark Fenster
Associate Professor
* Presented paper, "A Transparent
Narrative: The 9/11 Commission
and the Problem of Legitimacy"
at the 10th Annual Conference
of the Association for the Study
of Law, Culture and Humanities,
March 24, at the Georgetown University La
Center.

Robert H. Jerry, II
Dean, Levin Mabie and Levin
Professor
* Appointed as a member of the
University of Florida Founda-
tion Board of Directors; the
appointment was approved by
the Board at last month's meeting.

Lyrissa Barnett
Lidsky
Professor, UF Research
Foundation Professor
* Her article "Authorship, Audi-
ences and Anonymous Speech,"
was published in the Notre Dame
Law Review.

Paul R. McDaniel
James J. Freeland Eminent
Scholar in Taxation; Professor
* Presented two lectures at the
University of Groningen, The
Netherlands, March 14-15: "Cur-
Mc
rent Devolopments in U.S. Tax
Treaty Policy" and "The Importa-
tion of Tax Regimes From Other Countries:
Role of Tax Culture."

Katheryn Russell-
Brown
Professor; Director of Center
for the Study of Race and Race
Relations
*Acted as guest senior editor for a Russell-I
special edition, February issue of
Criminology and Public Policy, a peer-revie
journal of policy discussions related to crim
ogy research findings published by the Ami
Society of Criminology. The 181-page issue
focused on race and policing.


Chris Slobogin
Stephen C. O'Connell Chair
Presented "The Liberal Assault
on the Fourth Amendment" at a
Stanford faculty workshop April 4.
Presented "Lying and Confess-
nster ing" at a symposium at Texas Slobogin
Tech on April 6.
iw *Among 50 UF professors being recognized
for "milestone achievements over the past two
years" in the first year of the Provost's Faculty
Achievement Recognition Program.

Rodney J. Uphoff
Visiting Professor; Interim
Director, Clinical and Skills
Jerry Programs
Spoke in Nashville on April 5 to
the federal public defenders on
"Lessons from the Oklahoma Uphoff
City Bombing Case."

Barbara Bennett
Woodhouse
David H. Levin Chair in Family
Lidsky Law; Professor; Director,
Center on Children and
Families and Family Law Woodhouse
Certificate Program; Co-
Director, Institute for Child and
Adolescent Research and Evaluation (ICARE)
SAmong 50 UF professors being recognized
for "milestone achievements over the past two
years" in the first year of the Provost's Faculty
Achievement Recognition Program.
Daniel
Danaya C. Wright
The Professor
Gave presentation, "The Legacy
of Colonialism: Religion, Law,
and Women's Rights in India" at
March 30 conference on gender Wright
relevant legislation in Muslim
and non-Muslim countries at
Washington and Lee School of Law, sponsored
by Washington and Lee and Harvard University.