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
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Creator: Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Levin College of Law
Publisher: College of Law Communications Office
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Publication Date: November 16, 2009
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Alumni Affairs welcomes new associate
director of development
Reminder to keep personal property
JMBA honors veterans
Levin College of Law Art Law Society's
Faculty and Student Art Show
Library hours change during holidays
There is a new way to get old exams


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UF law students Guichard St. Surin and Jason Parnell enjoy
barbecue at the Glasser Barbecue on Tuesday. (UF Law/ Joshua

Calvert discusses First Amendment

An individual's First Amendment
freedom of speech may depend on
who is listening, says Clay Calvert,
Joseph L. Brechner Eminent
Scholar in Mass Communication
with the University of Florida's
Department of Journalism. And
plenty of others are listening.
Calvert spoke to the Levin College
of Law on Nov. 10, about his article titled, "Personalizing First
Amendment Jurisprudence: Shifting Audiences & Imagined
Communities to Determine Message Protection in Obscenity,
Fighting Words And Defamation," which is soon to be published in
the Levin College of Law's Journal of Law and Public Policy.

Mediation workshop teaches students best

Family law disputes are often
highly emotional, adversarial, and
expensive, but there are more
options than simply seeking a
court order. With this in mind, the
Family Law Society, Gators for
Alternative Dispute Resolution,
and the UF Institute for Dispute
Resolution hosted the Family Law

Elms. You won a golden gator pin for
answering last week's trivia question
correctly with inquest. Pick up your
prize in 287 Holland Hall.

This week's question:
Please answer in the form of a question.
Example: What is [insert answer here]?

A: In criminal investigation the
probable reason a person
committed a crime, such as
jealousy, greed, revenge or part
of a theft.

E-mail my answer

Career Development

Read the CCD BUZZ each week for a
quick synopsis of programming,
recruiting, networking and volunteer and
"SHIP" opportunities available to you.

Send Us News

Mediation Workshop on Friday.

Vazquez del Rey addresses international
economic challenges for multinational

economic challenges.

S Bringing his expertise in
S multinational corporations and tax
regulation to the Levin College of
Law from the University of Navarra
School of Law in Pamplona, Spain,
Professor Antonio Vazquez del Rey
spoke to on Nov. 12, concerning
multinational corporations and
how they create international

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
Communications Director

Lindy Brounley
Associate Director
Editor, UF LAWMagazine

Scott Emerson
Senior Writer, Media Relations

Mike Davis
Online Communications Coordinator,

Faculty Scholarship and Activities

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
Faculty scholarship & activities >

Upcoming Events

Family Law Society Holiday toy drive starts Nov. 16
The Family Law Society (FLS) will be collecting toys and other
holiday gifts for children ages 0-18, to benefit children in the
dependency system. These gifts will be donated through the
Guardian ad Litem program. Any gifts, new or slightly used and
wrapping supplies, will be accepted in a donation bin in the lobby
of the library beginning Monday, Nov. 16, and will run through
Thursday, Dec. 3. The vast majority of the children in the
dependency system are impoverished and would not receive
much for the holidays save for your help. Thank you for helping
these children!

MLSA and JMBA collecting toys Nov. 16-24
MLSA and JMBA are joining forces to help poor and under
privileged children. We will collecting unwrapped, unopened toys,
as well as monetary donations for Toys 4 Tots. Please bring your
donations to the Toys 4 Tots table that will be set up in the
Courtyard from Monday, Nov. 16, through Tuesday, Nov. 24.
Please open your hearts so we can help children have a more
enjoyable holiday season.

Focus on Small Firms Nov. 17
Did you realize that the majority of our recent graduates heading
to firms, started their career with small to mid-sized firms? UF
Law alumnus Dan Glassman (JD 95), a local practitioner with the

Fredric G. Levin College of Law
2500 SW 2nd Ave.
P.O. Box 117633
Gainesville, FL 32611

firm Rush & Glassman, will be here to speak and answer your
questions about starting out careers in small firms and the
benefits, rewards, and skill set needed to become a small firm
practitioner. Join us on Nov. 17, at noon in HOL 345 for this

"Fighting for Innocence in the State of Florida" Nov. 19
Seth E. Miller, Esq., Executive Director of the Innocence Project
of Florida, will speak at the College of Law on Nov. 19, at 11 a.m.
in HOL 180, on "Fighting for Innocence in the State of Florida."
Seth Miller is a magna cum laude graduate of Florida State
University's College of Law and was a student intern with the
project in 2003. He is a former project attorney with the
American Bar Association Death Penalty Moratorium
Implementation Project and a former staff attorney with the First
District Court of Appeal in Tallahassee. He joined the Innocence
Project of Florida in 2006.

Non-Practicing Careers Nov. 19
Great opportunities exist for law students and practicing lawyers
outside the traditional practice of law. Interested in learning
about alternative careers? William Henslee, Esq., author of the
user-friendly guidebook, "Nonlegal Careers for Lawyers" will be
on campus on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 1 p.m. in the Bailey
Courtroom to explore how to plan and conduct a non legal job

Delphi Bankruptcy case study Nov. 24
Please join the Corporate and Securities Litigation Group (CSLG)
on Nov. 24, at noon in HOL 345, to hear Professor Jeff Davis'
analysis and interpretation of the Delphi Bankruptcy case. Publix
sandwiches and refreshments will be provided. In February 1999,
at the peak of the tech stock bull market, General Motors spun
off its technology and auto parts subsidiary Delphi Corporation
for a profit of $9.6 billion. By October 2005, as US auto makers
continued to lose market share to foreign competitors, with $11
billion in unfunded pension liabilities for its 200,000 employees,
Delphi began what would become a four year bankruptcy process
and a microcosm of many of the economic challenges facing the
United States.

News Briefs

Alumni Affairs welcomes new associate director of
Alumni Affairs would like to welcome our new
Associate Director of Development Lauren
Lehr to the law school. Lehr comes to UF Law
from WRUF where she worked as an account
executive coordinating sales calls, account
prospecting, proposal presentations,
promotions, sales, services, broadcast
scheduling, and managing national sales. She
previously worked for Universal Studios
Florida as an advertising representative. Lehr
was recently married to UF Law alumnus Steve Lehr and has a 9-
year-old stepdaughter and two dogs, Maverick and Lenox. She
enjoys spending time with her family, attending Gator sporting
events and traveling. Please join us in welcoming her to the law

Reminder to keep personal property secure
As we approach the end of the semester, more and more time is

spent studying on campus. Students are reminded to stay safe
and keep their personal property secure. Thefts are common this
time of year. Our campus is open, and thieves know that
students are spending long hours in the library, often walking
away from their laptops, backpacks, and purses "just for a
minute." Also students who seek isolation while studying may put
themselves at risk if no one knows where they are. So the library
staff reminds students: keep an eye on your stuff, and keep an
eye on each other. And if you are leaving campus late at night,
please call SNAP at 392-SNAP(7627) for an escort.

JMBA honors veterans
S In honor of Veteran's Day, JMBA
A-l decorated their office in red,
SI white, and blue and had stars at
the JMBA office for members of
4i the law school community to write
the names of their family and
friends on in honor and memory of
their service to our country. The
stars were posted on the windows
of the JMBA office.

Levin College of Law Art Law Society's Faculty and Student
Art Show
Calling all student and faculty
artists. The Levin College of Law
Art Law Society is now accepting
artwork in any medium (i.e.
sculpture, painting, photography)
for the 5th annual Levin College of
Law Faculty and Student Art
Show. Artwork will be displayed in
the Lawton Chiles Legal
Information Center at Art Law Society's Reception beginning Nov.
19, 2009. All are invited to attend. Please e-mail digital image
submissions along with a description of their art as they wish it to
be displayed in the Art Show to Alexis Cooper at alexis.s. by Monday, Nov. 16, at 4 p.m. Please include
artist's name, connection to the law school and contact
information with their submission. Students and faculty will be
notified if they are selected that evening. Please e-mail Alexis at, Nell Robinson at anell. or Amelia Williams at
with any further questions.

Library hours change during holidays
All students should be aware of the following dates in November
when library hours will be affected:

Open 7:30 a.
Wed., Nov. 25
m. 5:30 p.m.

Thurs.-Fri., Nov. 26-27 C

Sat., Nov. 28 (Home football C

Sun., Nov. 29 (Regular hours) Open 10 a.m.
11:30 p.m.

Extended library hours for the exam period will begin on

Thursday, Dec. 3. The exam period schedule is below:

Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. 2 a.m.
Saturday 11:30 a.m. 2 a.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. 2 a.m.
Friday, Dec.
y, Dec. 7:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m.
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There is a new way to get old exams
SThe new electronic reserves
system (called Ares) that the
library started using this semester
Sis also the new way to access old
exams that professors have put on
reserve for students to use for
Studying. Students are invited to
attend a 15-minute Ares training
session in the library classroom at
one of the following times: Monday, Nov. 16, at
11:00/11:15/11:30/11:45 or Thursday, Nov. 19, at
3:00/3:15/3:30/3:45. No advance signup necessary just show
up. If you need more information or would like to schedule
training for another time, please contact Renee Weatherholt or
Paula Watkins in the Reserve department at 273-0724.

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