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September 17, 2007 I Vol. XI, Issue 5
Professor Slobogin to Speak on the Constitution and
Government Surveillance Wednesday, Sept. 19
'. .. .. .. On September 17, 1787, the 39
S- delegates to the Constitutional
SConvention signed the Constitution of the
-... -\_. United States of America. This year
*." -' marks the 220th anniversary of that
St ,L.,'. '" event, and as part of the University of
.' ,-. Florida's Constitution Day activities, Levin
--, ../ -.;.-. College of Law Professor Chris Slobogin
-. willl speak at noon Wednesday, Sept. 19,
S ~ in the law school's Chesterfield Smith
ceremonial Classroom (HOL 180) on "The Constitution and Surveillance by
Career Services: Finding Legal Work at Small to Mid-Sized
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Career Spotlight: Joe Jacquot
." Jacksonville native Joe Jacquot (JD 99), the deputy
-, attorney general and chief of staff for Florida's Attorney
," General, is excited to be back home fighting for the
S people of Florida after years in Washington, D.C.
representing U.S. Senators and a Senate committee.
Jacquot became interested in law after working for the
former U.S. Senator from Florida, Connie Mack, for two
1 years in the nation's capital after graduating from the
I University of Virginia. The different kinds of lawyers he
worked with initially in Washington motivated him to
pursue law school.
Students Welcome to Sept. 28 Kickoff for 'Florida
Tomorrow: The Campaign for the University of Florida'
~ F O ,OR TIA "Florida Tomorrow: The Campaign for the
University of Florida" will kickoff Friday, Sept.
STONMORROW 28, with events at UF and the Levin College
TE cwA-P H, THE UNNLRUHY or rLoaRI of Law. Students are encouraged to stop by
the law school campus for a day of fun and educational activities. There will
be numerous faculty presentations, and a barbecue sponsored by the Gene
and Elaine Glasser Fund, open to all students, faculty, staff & alumni, from
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the law school's Marcia Whitney Schott Courtyard.
Open Houses and tours will be taking place throughout the day, as well as a
Law Student Art Show in the Lawton Chiles Legal Information Center.
Contact Kelley Frohlich at 352-273-0640 for more information.
Atkins and McCarty Posthumously Inducted into UF Law's
Heritage of Leadership
The Honorable C. Clyde Atkins (J.D. 36),
an influential judge and a champion of
civil rights, and John Moore McCarty (J.D.
41), a former state senator, judge, Florida
Bar president and member of the
influential 1968 Constitution Revision
Commission, were posthumously
inducted into the University of Florida
Levin College of Law Heritage of
Leadership Recognition Society on
Friday, Sept. 7. McCarty's family members are pictured above at the
UF Law Faculty's Scholarly Impact Recognized in Newest
Levin College of Law faculty scholarly
impact has been recognized as one of
the best in the country in the latest
rankings from University of Texas Law
Professor Brian Leiter. UF Law was
ranked among the Top 35 Law
Faculties Based on Scholarly Impact for
2007. Rankings were based on
standard "objective" measures of
scholarly impact, per capital citations to
faculty scholarship using Westlaw's JRL database. The 10 most-cited faculty
members were Jeffrey Harrison, Berta-Hernandez-Truyol, Jerry Israel,
Robert Jerry, Lars Noah, Bill Page, Juan Perea, Leonard Riskin, Christopher
Slobogin and Barbara Woodhouse. For details, go to http://www.
* 2007 Faculty Report
UF Law Professor Michael Seigel to Testify Before U.S.
Senate Committee on the Judiciary
UF Law Professor Michael Seigel has
accepted an invitation from Sen. Patrick
Leahy (pictured left) to testify Tuesday,
Sept. 18, before the U.S. Senate
Committee on the Judiciary, which Leahy
chairs. Seigel will testify at a hearing on
"Examining Approaches to Corporate
Fraud Prosecutions and the Attomey-
Client Privilege Under the McNulty
.Memorandum," scheduled for 10:30 a.m.,
which may be televised on C-SPAN. Read what Seigel and other UF Law
professors have been saying recently in the media by clicking on the link
* Faculty In The News
Deadline Thursday for Submissions to Law School's Annual
University of Florida Levin College of Law
students, staff and faculty are invited and
encouraged to submit pieces of their
original artwork by Thursday, Sept. 20, for
the law school's Annual Art Show. After
being reviewed by a selection committee,
the artwork will be displayed on the first
floor of the Chiles Legal Information
Center beginning Friday, Sept. 28.
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Florida Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp (JD 87) Speaks at UF Law
Florida Lieutenant Governor Jeff Kottkamp, a 1987 UF
Law graduate, stopped by the Levin College of Law on
Friday, Sept. 7, to meet with faculty members and law
students. Before becoming an elected official,
Kottkamp served as a law clerk for two U.S. District
Court Judges in Miami. He then returned home to
Southwest Florida to practice law. Kottkamp (pictured
left) first ran for public office in 2000, when he was
elected to the Florida House of Representatives. He
was subsequently re-elected in 2002 and 2004.
Upcoming Deadlines for Externship Applications
Deadlines for Spring 2008 Externship applications are coming fast.
Externship applications are due to the Dean's Office by noon Monday, Sept.
24. For more information on Spring 2008 Externship opportunities, go to
I1- Student Organization Fair Wednesday,
Sept. 19, in Law School's Schott
The Levin College of Law's Schott
Courtyard will be filled with
representatives from the law school's
dozens of curricular and co-curricular
I organizations this Wednesday, Sept. 19,
10 a.m.-3 p.m., for the annual Student
Organization Fair. The event is held at
the beginning of each semester to help students explore opportunities
available to them through group activities. For a list of student organizations,
go to http://www.law.ufl.edu/students/organizations/index.shtml.
Federalist Society Cookout at President's House Friday
The Federalist Society will have its first event of the year on Friday, Sept.,
21, at the home of its president, Bobby Long, 4620 NW 28th St. in
Gainesville. The event will start at 7 p.m. There will be a cookout with free
food. All students and faculty are welcome, and everyone is encouraged to
bring a friend whether or not they are in law school.
Briefs Due Wednesday for Moot Court Intramural Tryout Competition
Briefs are due Wednesday, Sept. 19, for this year's University of Florida
Justice Campbell Thornal Moot Court Team Intramural Tryout Competition.
Oral arguments commence Wednesday,
Sept. 26. The four best competitors in the
intramural tryout will argue in front of a
1 panel of prestigious judges at the Final
r Four Competition to be held Friday, Oct.
12. All law students in their second year
and joint degree-seeking students with
four remaining semesters (including this
current semester) are invited to try out.
Please note: The Justice Campbell
Thornal Moot Court will hold only one intramural tryout competition for the
2007-2008 academic school year. Please join "Moot Court Tryout Fall
2007" on TWEN for more information. If you have any questions, please
contact Intramural Chair Elizabeth Faist at email@example.com.
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