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Publication Date: September 24, 2007
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September 24, 2007 I Vol. XI, Issue 6

Professor Slobogin Says It's Hard to Find Reason to
Celebrate the Fourth Amendment These Days

Two hundred years after the signing of the Constitution
of the United States of America, it's hard to find reason
to celebrate what's been called the most important part
of the Bill of Rights, the Fourth Amendment, University
of Florida Law Professor Christopher Slobogin said in a
presentation at the law school on Sept. 19. In his
presentation in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial
Classroom, part of the UF's Constitution Day activities,
SSlobogin spoke on "The Constitution and Surveillance
by the Government."
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Career Services: Get to Know Symplicity-It's Not Just for
On Campus Interviews

Symplicity is our online database used to
manage our On-Campus Interview (OCI)
program. When you log in to Symplicity,
you will immediately see important OCI
deadlines and information. Symplicity
Sallows students to "bid" for and schedule
interviews with OCI employers. Don't
mistakenly presume that Symplicity is
helpful only to those students
participating in OCI. Symplicity can be
used as a useful tool in any job search. Read on to learn more about
Symplicity and how it can help you.
READ MORE>>www.law.ufl.edu/flalawonline

Additional Career Services Articles
* Small Firm Interview Program Oct. 19-20
* International Career Focus
* Programming This Week
* Diversity Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities

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Career Spotlight: Whitney Untiedt

c With a personal mandate to make the
world a better place, Whitney M. Untiedt
(JD 05) works at Three Rivers Legal
Services in Gainesville, providing legal
4 assistance to people with serious issues
who cannot afford to hire private counsel.
As a native Virginian and graduate of the
College of William and Mary, Untiedt had
every intention of moving back to her
home state after law school graduation-
but she just couldn't bring herself to leave Gainesville. "As graduation drew
closer, I realized I wasn't ready to leave Florida-we call it the 'Gainesville
Curse,"' she said. "I had been working at the Public Defender's office as an
intern, and I really enjoyed the experience, so I interviewed there and was
hired for a full-time job."

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Barbecue Highlights Sept. 28 Kickoff for 'Florida Tomorrow:
The Campaign for the University of Florida'

TH U M F .OR TA "Florida Tomorrow: The Campaign for the
University of Florida" will kick off Friday,
TOI Sept. 28, with events at UF and the Levin
The C r TnE UNNLE7Y r O rLoC College 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 and
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.
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Komen On the GoTM Tour Brings Life-Saving Breast Health
Information to UF Students

SOn Monday, Sept. 24, the UF Student
Health Care Center will host Susan G.
Komen for the Cure's community
education and outreach tour in the
SO'Connell Center parking lot. Komen on
the GoTM is a nationwide initiative
delivering life-saving breast health
information to all generations of women.
The tour's stop at UF is one of more than
150 stops Komen On the Go is making
across the country to heighten awareness of breast health and breast cancer
and drive a deeper commitment from young women to commit to everyday
health habits to reduce their risk for the disease.
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Professor Seigel Testifies on Legislation to Limit Federal
Prosecutors' Ability to Pressure Companies

UF Law Professor Michael Seigel testified
Tuesday, Sept. 18, before the U.S.
Senate Committee on the Judiciary on
legislation that would limit federal
prosecutors' ability to pressure
cooperation from companies under
investigation for corporate fraud. Seigel
testified at a hearing on "Examining
Approaches to Corporate Fraud
Prosecutions and the Attomey-Client
Privilege Under the McNulty Memorandum." Read more online in a story
reported by The Deal. Read more about what UF Law professors have been
saying recently in the media and writing about in scholarly publications by
clicking on on the links below.

* Faculty Scholarship & Activities
* Faculty In The News
* 2007 Faculty Report

Law School's Annual Art Show Opens Friday, Sept. 28

University of Florida Levin College of Law
students, staff and faculty are invited to
attend the opening wine and cheese
reception for the law school's Third
Annual Art Show, 7 p.m., Friday, Sept.
28, on the first floor of the Chiles Legal
S Information Center. The Art Show
includes paintings, drawings, sculptures,
and photographs submitted by members
of the UF Law community, which be


Panel Discussion Focuses on Jena Six Controversy
University of Florida Law Professors Rod
Uphoff, Kenneth Nunn, and Juan Perea
(pictured left to right) gathered Tuesday,
Sept. 18, to discuss the controversy
surrounding the "Jena Six," a group of six
African American teenagers who have
been arrested and charged with crimes
related to their alleged involvement in the
assault of a white teenager in Jena,
Louisiana, last December. The incident,
one of many racially charged events that have occurred in the town since
what has been called a prank involving the "white tree" on the Jena High
School campus, has drawn international attention as critics have claimed
that the arrests and subsequent charges were racially motivated.

Deadline Monday for Externship Applications
The deadline for Spring 2008 Externship applications is here. Externship
applications are due to the Dean's Office by noon Monday, Sept. 24. For
more information on Spring 2008 Externship opportunities, go to http://www.

Learn More About The Order of The Coif Honorary
Scholastic Society
The Order of the Coif is an honorary scholastic society,
i ', the purpose of which is to encourage excellence in legal
.y: education by fostering a spirit of careful study,
recognizing those who as law students attained a high
i grade of scholarship, and honoring those who as
MI.. lawyers, judges and teachers attained high distinction for
their scholarly or professional accomplishments. An
invitation to become a member of the University of Florida Chapter of the
Order of the Coif marks the completion of a distinguished career as a student
at the Levin College of Law. To read more about membership and the
requirements for it, click on the link below.
READ MORE>>www.law.ufl.edu/flalawonline

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity Accepting Applications
Phi Alpha Delta, the largest law fraternity in the United States, is accepting
applications from students of all years. There are no GPA requirements to
join. Phi Alpha Delta provides excellent opportunities to members for
professional development through networking and community service. The
first meeting will be noon Monday, Sept. 24, in the Faculty Dining Room,
where a free lunch will be provided. Applications are available and you can
also apply online at www.pad.org. For more information, contact Belinda T.
Rivera at JusticePADUF@yahoo.com.

Oral Arguments Commence Wednesday for Moot Court Intramural
Tryout Competition

Oral arguments commence Wednesday,
Sept. 26, for this year's University of
Florida Justice Campbell Thornal Moot
Court Team Intramural Tryout
Competition. The four best competitors in
the intramural tryout will argue in front of
a Danel of Drestiaious iudaes at the Final

1_ 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.
Join "Moot Court Tryout Fall 2007" on TWEN for more information. If you
have any questions, please contact Intramural Chair Elizabeth Faist at

Second- and Third-Year Student Scholarship Applications Available
Available scholarships for second- and third-year law students are now
available and listed along with eligibility requirements on the Financial Aid
Bulletin Board on the concourse. We are in the process of making the list of
scholarships and eligibility requirements available on our website, but until
that time you will need to check the bulletin board. (Current scholarship
recipients are not eligible.) Applications can be obtained from the Office of
Student Affairs, 164 Holland Hall (rack by front door) and must be returned
by 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5. For more information, contact Financial Aid
Coordinator Carol Huber at chuber@ufl.edu.

Loans Available 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
related expenses. You may borrow from as little as $500 to as much as
$15,000. For more information regarding these private loans you should
contact the lenders directly at:

* Access Group, 800 282-1550, www.Accessgroup.org
* Key Education Resources, 800 539-5363, www.Key.com/law


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