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
Place of Publication: <Gainesville FL> College of Law Communications Office 1997-
Publication Date: January 11, 2010
Frequency: weekly
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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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Former Florida Supreme Court chief justice to
serve as jurist-in-residence

University of Florida Levin College of Law
students will have the unique opportunity to
tap into 43 years of experience and legal
perspective of former Chief Justice of the
Florida Supreme Court Charles T. Wells on
Jan. 20-21 as he serves as the Peter T. Fay
Jurist-in-Residence. The Jurist-in-Residence
Program, launched in 2010, brings
experienced judges to campus to share their
legal insights and experiences with students
through participation in college activities and classroom

Seminar on Social Media: Promises, Pitfalls &
Perils Jan. 22

Social media is fun, free and easy,
and more people each day use it
SY" for business as well as for
pleasure. But what are the
S space liabilities and legal pitfalls of using
Facebook, Twitter and other social
media? Are there special concerns
related to public institutions
operating under the Sunshine
Law? The Levin College of Law and University of Florida Strategic
Communications Planning Committee will present a free seminar
on the safe and effective use of social media 3-5 p.m., Friday,
Jan. 22, in the law school's Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial
Classroom (room 180).

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

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,

Applications for the Summer 2010
Yegelwel Fellowship are still being


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Upcoming spring conferences and symposiums Gainesville, FL32611

The spring semester is full of rich
teaching and learning
opportunities for students, alumni
and friends of the College of Law.
With symposiums, conferences
and lectures on topics ranging
from music and sports to
government and the environment,
experts and professionals from a
variety of fields come together to discuss important legal issues.
For more information on the conferences, symposiums and
lectures this semester, see the calendar of events.

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

Walk-in resume reviews Jan. 11
Join the CCD this week for two days of walk-in resume reviews.
Jan. 11, 1-3 p.m. & Jan. 14, 10 a.m. to noon. Just stop by 244
Bruton Geer to have your resume looked over by a CCD
counselor. Counselors will be available on a walk-in basis to
review resumes, make suggestions, and offer advice on
highlighting your best accomplishments on paper. All you need to
bring is 10 minutes of your time and a paper copy of your
resume. We look forward to seeing you and your resume in the
CCD this week.

Center on Children and Families 2010 Juvenile Justice
Conference, "Juvenile Justice: Passages, Prevention, and
Intervention" Feb. 19 & 20
The Center on Children and Families will host a conference on
Juvenile Justice on Feb. 19 and 20. Students may attend the
conference at the special reduced rate of $35, but as this is a
conference with limited seating, we urge you to register as soon
as possible (Registration has been extended until Jan. 20). Both
of the presentations of our plenary speakers, Shay Bilchik and
Geoffrey Canada will be broadcast to a room open to anyone
who wishes to hear their talks. In addition, Geoffrey Canada will
hold a book signing after his talk. If you cannot attend the
conference, feel free to come hear either of our plenary speakers
free of charge in the overflow rooms for both events. For more
information or to register visit the conference Web site.

News Briefs

Applications for the Summer 2010 Yegelwel Fellowship are
still being accepted
Applications for the Summer 2010
Yegelwel Fellowship are still being
accepted. The deadline for
submission of application materials
has been extended to Jan. 22. The
fellowship provides a $4,000
stipend to a UF Law student to
participate in a Summer Fellowship
Program at the Anti-Defamation
League, Florida Regional Office in Boca Raton. The Fellowship will
last 8-10 weeks, with the student committing to a minimum of 35
hours per week. The fellow will be supervised by the ADL
Southern Area Counsel. Previous fellows conducted legal and
legislative research on a broad variety of subjects including
amending Florida's hate crime law to include homelessness as a
protected category, the teaching of intelligent design in the public
school science classroom, and the scope of separation of church
and state under the Florida constitution. The fellow also handled
constituent discrimination complaints and participated in ADL
meetings, functions and events. The Yegelwel Fellowship is
limited to UF Law students who have successfully completed the
first-year required curriculum, including Constitutional Law, and
who are in good academic standing prior to beginning the
fellowship. "Successful" completion of the first-year required
curriculum means earning a passing grade in each course and
maintaining an overall GPA of at least 3.0. See the Center Web
site for more details. If you have any questions, please contact
Melissa Bamba (CSRRR assistant director) at 352-273-0614 or

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