Group Title: Fla Law: newsletter of the University of Florida College of Law
Title: Fla law newsletter of the University of Florida College of Law
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Title: Fla law newsletter of the University of Florida College of Law
Alternate Title: Flalaw
Physical Description: Serial
Creator: Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Levin College of Law
Publisher: College of Law Communications Office
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Place of Publication: <Gainesville FL> College of Law Communications Office 1997-
Publication Date: January 20, 2009
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol.1, no. 1 (Oct. 6, 1997)-
General Note: Weekly during the school year with a biweekly insert, numbered separately called: The Docket.
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FlaLaw Online is published
each week school is in session
by the Levin College of Law
Communications Office:

Katie Blasewitz
Communications Coordinator
Editor, FlaLaw Online

Debra Amirin, APR
Director

Lindy Brounley
Associate Director
Editor, UF LAW Magazine

Matthew Gonzalez
Webmaster, Online
Communications Coordinator


Scott Emerson
Senior Writer

Leslie Cowan
Law Student Writer


The UF College of Law Class of 1918 in front of Bryan Hall, where
the college was housed for 53 years. This year marks the 100th
anniversary of the University of Florida College of Law. Share
your stories from the past century by sending them to
flalaw@law.ufl.edu or by going to the UF Law history page.


Today marks the inauguration of the 44th president
of the United States. Read an inauguration day
poem by UF Law student Lincoln J. Schneider.



Career Services brings experts to students

Concerned about getting a job in
the tough economy? Career
Services is bringing expert
speakers to address the current
S job market over the next few
weeks. On Jan. 28, career
consultant and legal recruiter Ann
Skalaski will speak about
managing your job search in a
down economy. On Feb. 4, Kimm Walton, author of four legal job
search books, will speak about getting the legal job of your
dreams. Read FlaLaw Online and the CCS Buzz each week for
more information about these and other Career Services
programs.


CSRRR research assistants foster race
relations


The Center for the Study of
Race and Race Relations
(CSRRR) has enabled two
UF Law students to
undertake the challenging
task of fostering race-


board meeting Jan. 21
Summer in France informational
meeting Jan. 22
Federalist Society speaker Jan. 22
Sports Law Symposium Jan. 23
Restoration of Civil Rights training
Jan. 22
Summer in South Africa
informational meeting Jan. 26
Externship informational meeting
Jan. 27
Law Association for Women hosts
"Conversation with the Judiciary"
Jan. 27




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lan Fisher
Law Student Writer

Spenser Solis
Student Writer

Joshua Lukman
Photographer

Charles Roop
Photographer


appearances.
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Upcoming Events


The UF law faculty is comprised of
highly accomplished scholar-
teachers who bring remarkable
experience and knowledge to the
classroom. Keep up with what
they're writing about and saying
each week in FlaLaw by reading
about their scholarship and
activities, as well as their media


Need help with your job search?
On Jan. 21, Career Services will host "1L Kickoff: Summer
Opportunities" at noon in HOL 355C and "3L's: Considering an LL.
M.?" at noon in HOL 382 with Professors Friel and Flournoy. On
Jan. 28, CCS will host "1,2,3L's: Managing Your Job Search in a
Down Economy" at noon in HOL 180 with career consultant and
legal recruiter Ann Skalaski.

Law College Council general board meeting Jan. 21
The first general board meeting of the Law College Council is on
Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 6:45 p.m. in HOL 283. The Law College
Council is responsible for providing funding for student
organization activities and speakers. All students are welcome to
attend this meeting. If you or your student group is requesting
money, please submit the LCC Funds Request Form (available on
TWEN) to the LCC secretary, Shylie Armon, via e-mail at
shylie@ufl.edu no later than 11 a.m. on Wednesday morning


Summer in France informational meeting Jan. 22


related dialogue within the
academic community. As
research assistants for the
center, Adrienne Biddings
(3L, pictured left) and Eferiekose Ukala (1L, pictured right) have
the opportunity to work with distinguished faculty, plan engaging
events and inform others about the important role of race in
society.
READ MORE>>


Student Profile: Adam Losey


One University of Florida law
student has recently been given a
unique opportunity to switch roles
and become the teacher for a day.
Adam Losey, a third-year law
student, was invited to speak on
electronic discovery issues on Feb.
11, in New York City at ARMA
International's education
workshop. Losey said that he was very lucky to be given this
unique opportunity.
READ MORE>


Faculty Scholarship and Activities


At the beginning of every week,
check out The CCS BUZZ for a
quick synopsis of programming,
recruiting, networking and
volunteer and "SHIP"
opportunities available to you.
The CCS Buzz can be found in
FlaLaw Online, via link on your
Symplicity homepage after you
log in, or you can pick up a hard
copy in Career Services 244
Bruton-Geer Hall.

* The CCS Buzz


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The UF Law Summer Program in France (June 21-July 24)
informational meeting will be Thursday, Jan. 22, from 10-11 a.m.
in Room 284. Students studying in the UF Law France program
benefit from a dual focus on comparative and international law.
For more information, visit www.law.ufl.edu/students/abroad/ or
contact the program's director, Professor George Dawson at
dawson@law.ufl.edu or 352-273-0932, or Director of Student
Programs Michelle Ocepek at ocepek@law.ufl.edu or 352-273-
0629.

Federalist Society speaker Jan. 22
The Federalist Society invites you to attend "Insurance
Regulation After Financial Crisis: Why The States Should
Compete and the Federal Government Should Abstain" on
Thursday, Jan. 22, at noon in HOL 345. Featuring Professor
Henry Butler, executive director of Searle Center on Law,
Regulation, and Economic Growth at Northwestern University
School of Law with commentary by Dean Robert Jerry, dean and
Levin, Mabie and Levin Professor of Law at the University of
Florida Levin College of Law. This event is open to the public.

Sports Law Symposium Jan. 23
The second annual UF Sports Law Symposium will bring together
some of the best and brightest minds in the world of sports to
the University of Florida Levin College of Law campus. The event
kicks off at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 23, 2009. For a detailed
agenda, list of speakers with bios, and discussion topics, please
visit www.UFSportsLaw.com.

Restoration of Civil Rights training Jan. 22
The Restoration of Civil Rights Project is having a training session
on Thursday, Jan. 22, at 5 p.m. in HOL 283. The Restoration of
Civil Rights Project is volunteer group based out of the law school
that helps members of the community with felony convictions
apply to have their civil rights, including the right to vote,
restored. The RCR group provides application assistance at
workshops held once a month. RCR is a low-commitment way for
law students to make a difference in the community. If you plan
to attend the training session, contact Allison Riggs at ajriqqs@ufl.
edu.

Summer in South Africa informational meeting Jan. 26
The UF Law summer program in South Africa (June 16-July 18)
informational meeting will be on Monday, Jan. 26, at noon in
Room 359. Students studying in Cape Town benefit from a dual
focus on comparative and international law. We examine United
States and South African legal systems on a comparative basis
with American and South African professors. For more
information visit www.law.ufl.edu/students/abroad/ and contact
the program's director, Associate Dean Kathie Price, at
pricek@law.ufl.edu or 352-273-0706, or Director of Student
Programs Michelle Ocepek at ocepek@law.ufl.edu or 352-273-
0620.

Externship informational meeting Jan. 27
Students who are interested in externship opportunities for
summer and fall 2009 are encouraged to attend the externship
informational meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 5 p.m. in HOL
285B. The meeting will include information on the application
process, requirements, deadlines and job placements. Students
who have completed their first year and are in good academic
standing are eligible to apply for externships.





Law Association for Women hosts "Conversation with the
Judiciary" Jan. 27
The Law Association for Women (L.A.W.) proudly presents "A
Conversation with the Judiciary: Perspectives of Women Judges"
on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at 6 p.m. in HOL 180. Five women judges
from around the state of Florida, the Honorable Anne C. Conway,
the Honorable Caryl E. Delano, the Honorable Jacqueline R.
Griffith, the Honorable Marcia Morales Howard, and the
Honorable Elizabeth A. Jenkins, will participate in this speaking
event. In order to better formulate topics for discussion, students
and faculty are requested to submit questions they would like the
judges to answer to Shirley Liu at liushirleyl@qmail.com by
Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 5 p.m.


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Attention 1Ls: Need help with writing assignments?

Lois Randolph will be available for
individual consultation for writing
assignments beginning
Wednesday, Jan. 21, from 9 a.m.-
4 p.m. in the Legal Research and
Writing offices. Beginning the
week of Monday, Jan. 26, she will
be available on Mondays and
Wednesday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.-
appointments and walk-ins welcome. For any questions or
concerns, contact Assistant Dean of Students Kari Mattox at
mattoxk@law.ufl.edu. View the spring 2009 academic success
schedule >

Build a stronger community with pro bono work

President Barack Obama has
challenged all of us to do what we
can to make our communities and
our nation a better place. On Sept.
19, 2008, the president and his
wife called on all citizens to find a
way to serve their communities. In
the wake of this historic
inauguration and in the spirit of
"Yes We Can" and "Change," the Center for Children and Families
and the Center for Career Services encourage you to take
advantage of the many pro bono opportunities to help others.
Consider becoming a guardian ad litem, volunteering with legal
services or participating in any of the available opportunities





found at www.law.ufl.edu/career/Drobono.


Call for Student Recruitment Team applicants

The Office of Admissions is seeking
students, regardless of year, to
help bring the nation's top
candidates to the Levin College of
Law. Members of the team
conduct campus tours, participate
in panel discussions, discuss their
law school experiences with
prospective law students and
travel to cities around the state and nationwide for recruitment
purposes. As a member of the Student Recruitment Team, you
will be trained to answer inquiries from prospective law students
in regards to the admissions process as well as UF Law. Two
hours per week is the minimum time commitment for the
program. If you are interested in becoming part of the Student
Recruitment Team, request an application from Noemar Castro,
castro@law.ufl.edu. The application deadline is Friday, Jan. 23,
and you must be available to attend a training session on
Thursday, Jan. 29, at 4 p.m. For more information, contact
Noemar Castro at castro@law.ufl.edu.


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