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Table of Contents
    Cyberspace scholar Lessig presents Dunwody lecture
        Page 1
    Center for Career Services
        Page 2
    Inside the Law School
        Page 3
    Alumnus McBride brings governor's race to Gainesville
        Page 4
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Fredric G. Levin College of Law

Fredric G. Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 26 April 8, 2002

'Earth Day' Tree Planting
Members of the Law School Republicans and Cyberspace Scholar Lessig
Environmental and Land Use Law Society will Presents Dunwody Lecture
plant trees Thursday, April 18, at 3 p.m. in obser- ByProgram AssistantChristine Williams
vance of Earth Day. Two flowering dogwoods
will be planted at the north entrance of the law Lawrence Lessig, professor of
campus between Bruton-Geer and Holland halls. law at Stanford Law School, will
All law students are encouraged to attend and discuss importance of finding a
show support. middle ground among the extremism
that dominates the current debate
Spring Emergency Loans about Internet copyrights at the 21st
annual Dunwody Distinguished
Application request forms for spring Lewis annual Dunwody Ds shed
Memorial Long-Term Emergency Loans ($500) Lecture April 26. Lessig
raduation are now available in Student Affairs and will be The lecture, "The Creative Commons," is organ-
Graduat n,acceped hrough April 19. Requiremens are: ized by Florida Law Review. It will be held in
Reception M h a l Holland Hall Auditorium at 10:30 a.m., with an
1. Must have at least a 2.00 GPA and registered
MIay 18 for at least 12 credit hoursintroduction by Dean Jon Mills.
M ay-18for at least 12 credit hours.
Spring College of M h a cigr w i Renowned author of Code and Other Laws of
Spring Colege of 2. Must have a co-signer who is "financially ,
Law graduation is sable," nota student or spouse, and not Cyberspace, Lessig is a preeminent figure in Internet
Saturday, May 18, law, and was named one of the "100 Most Influential
9 a.m., Stephen retired, semi-retired or unemployed. Lawyers" by the 2002 National Law Journal. He has
O'Connell Center Mus be attending UF ummer 2002 Semester published nearly 40 articles in academic journals,
Marshall M. Criser Within one week of submitting a completed including law reviews of such universities as
(J.D. '51) former UF request form, University Financial Services will Harvard, Yale, Chicago, Stanford and Michigan.
and Florida Bar president mail a loan application to your local address as it Prior to joining the Stanford law faculty in 2000,
and current chairman of is listed on ISIS. Completed applications must be Lessig was 1999-2000 Berkman Professor of Law at
the UF Board of Trustees returned to University Financial Services at S- Harvard Law School. He also is a prolific author and
will speak. 107 Criser Hall. Contact Financial Aid Advisor lecturer in areas of constitutional law, contracts and
Invitations to a Trish Varnes (164 Holland Hall, 392.0421 or comparative constitutional law.
reception/brunch for Trish Varnes@SFA.UFL.EDU) for details on The Dunwody Distinguished Lecture series was
graduates and guests how this loan affects summer financial aid. established by U.S. Sugar Corporation and law firms
immediately following of Dunwody White & Landon P.A. and Mershon
the ceremony will be dis- RSVP by Tuesday for Brunch Sawyer Johnston Dunwody & Cole in honor of
tributed via student fold- A variety of legal professionals will speak at brothers Elliot and Atwood Dunwody, both gradu-
ers this week. The event the Law Association for Women (LAW) Spring ates of the UF Levin College of Law. It is a forum
will be held from 10:30 Brunch free and open to all Saturday for legal scholars to present novel and challenging
a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the (April 13), 10 a.m., Doubletree Hotel. RSVP by ideas.
main dining room of Tuesday (April 9), to Dawn Henrichon (dhen- Past Dunwody lecturers include Supreme Court
Bruton-Geer Hall. RSVP rich@ufl.edu or leave message at 384.3806). Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Yale Law School
by Monday, April 22, to At the event: Grace Casas will accept dona- Dean Anthony Kronman.
392.9238 or tions of dog/cat supplies and money on behalf of For information, contact Law Review Editor Allen
kelley@law.ufl.edu. Puppy Hill Farms and Animal People, Inc. Winsor (review4@law.ufl.edu or 392.2148).
(Announcements continue page 2)



Wednesday, April 10
10:20 a.m., Summerl Bar Reception Wednesday Patent Law Registration
Associate Internship The Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section Due Friday at Loyola
* 11:30 a.m., Advanced of The Florida Bar will host a Student/Attorney Ifyou pre-registered last August to attend the
Westlaw Certificate Part 1 reception including a panel discussion on law Patent Law Interview Program, your information
12:40 pi., Summner school-practice transitions in the Faculty Dining packet is available in Career Services. Please read
* 3 p.m., Advanced Room Wednesday (April 10), 5:30-7 p.m. The the entire packet carefully: Loyola University will
Certificate Part 2 reception is open to all students (not just those not process your information unless you follow
* 4:10 p.m., Judicial Clerkship interested in practicing real property law), and 3Ls directions exactly. Registration materials are due at
Thursday, April 11 in particular are encouraged to attend. Pizza and Loyola no later than Friday (April 12). No deadline
* 9:10 a.m., Summer drinks provided. extensions granted. If you have any questions, see
Associate Internship Karla Cameron in Career Services.
* 11:30 a.m., Advanced RSVP Today for Thursday Pro
Certificate Part 2
* 12:40 p.m., Judicial Bono Awards Brunch Fall Job Fairs Key to
Clerkship Students who have earned 35 pro bono hours or Employment Hunt
* 3 p.m., LR & W Make-Up more will be honored at the Pro Bono Awards Law firms from throughout the south and east
* 4:10 p.m., Summer Associate Brunch Thursday (April 11), 11 a.m.-1 p.m., will hold interviews this fall at three key job fairs.
Friday, April 12 Faculty Dining Room. Invitations were e-mailed Levin College of Law students interested in partici-
* 9:10 a.m., LR & W Make-Up last week and RSVP's are due to Career Services pating must take two vital steps:
* 10:20 a.m., Summer today (April 8). For information: Jessie Howell,
Associate Internship 1. Attend mandatory informational meeting
* 11:30 a.m., Advanced Career Services.April 18th (12:40 p.m., Bailey Courtroom). If
Certificate Part 1
* 12:40 p.m., Advanced Spring 2002 Entrants Meeting you have a conflict, schedule a viewing of meet-
Certificate Part 2 Career Services staff will speak to students who ing video through Media Center after 18th.
2. Pre-register by May lOth with Career Services
Sign-up sheets on easel entered in spring 2002 Friday (April 12), 3 p.m., 2 re-regste by May th with Career Services
outside Bruton-Geer Lab. Holland Hall Auditorium. for one or more of the following job fairs:
(Free t-shirts to Summer Southeastern Minority Job Fair
Associate-Internship and Stress Management Workshop South Atlantic Recruiting Conference
Judicial Clerkship atten- A workshop Monday, April 15 (3 p.m., Faculty Southeastern Law Placement Consortium
dees.) For information: Dining Room) will focus on stress reduction and For more information, contact Career Services
David Brueckheimer, time management techniques and how to set goals or see last week's FlaLaw on the Web at www.law.
David.Brueckheimer@ and priorities. Snacks served. For information: ufl.edu/news/pdf/flalaw-020401.pdf
westgroup.com. Resource Counselor Heather McWilliams
(mcwillh@law. uf. edu or 392.7044).

History Lecture (Announcements, from page 1) Africa. According to Center for the Study for Race
Dr. Jim Miller will Summer Programs Meet Goals and Race Relations Acting Director Desta Meghoo-
speak on "Using International Programs Coordinator/Professor Peddie, many students participating in the South
Environmental History as a Stuart Cohn and Student Affairs Coordinator Africa program are from institutions outside UF, and
Tool for Policymaking in Noemar Castro report student applications for many from programs other than law.
Florida" at 3 p.m., April College of Law ABA-approved summer law pro- For summer program details including photos,
14, Faculty Dining Room. grams in Costa Rica, France and South Africa enable tuition, curriculum and procedures click on the
Faculty and students wel- all three programs to meet 2002 enrollment goals. link at: www.law.ufl.edu/students/abroad/ or contact:
come. Miller is a state "All our programs experienced a major surge in Castro (392.0421 orcastro@law.ufl.edu).
archaeologist and author of applications," said Cohn. "This reflects both a broad
An Environmental History interest in international matters and a growing LSR Officers Elected
of Northeast Florida. understanding of the importance of gaining overseas The Law School Republicans (LSR) in March
For information: experience." unanimously elected a new slate of officers. The
Conservation Clinic As of April 1, approximately 20 students had following will serve until spring 2003: Travis Horn
Director Tom Ankersen signed up for Costa Rica, 41 for Montpellier (with President; Greg Newburn Vice-President; Mike
(ankersen@law.ufl.edu.) six students on a waiting list), and 25 for South Linn Secretary; and Clay Milton Treasurer.



'...Issues in Americas'
Officials and academi-
In The Spotlight Journal and Stuart/Port St. Lucie News on cians from Brazil, Costa
Information as provided by faculty and staff and by regular legality of criminal charges for doctors whose Rica, Guatemala, Argentina,
searches ofnews media story reports. patients overdose. Mexico and Cuba and law
Professional Activities Professor Robert Moffat was quoted in the St. school faculty will be among
SAssociate Dean of Faculty Petersburg Times on American rudeness. participants at the third
Development/Stephen C. O'Connell annual "Legal & Policy
Professor Christopher Slobogin is Faculty Enrichment Issues in the Americas"
one of five speakers this week at a Wednesday (April 10): Professor Kern conference April 22 at the
Mississippi Law School symposium Alexander, Cambridge University, on "Judicial Sheraton Hotel.
on "The Effect of Technology on Slobogin Review and the Human Rights Act: The Case of Panels on Cuban issues
Fourth Amendment Analysis and the UK Financial Services and Markets Act also are scheduled for the
Individual Rights." His talk Friday (April 12) is 2000." event, organized by the
entitled, "Peeping Techno-Toms and the Fourth Friday (April 12): Michael McCann, University Center for Governmental
Amendment: Seeing Through Kyllo's Rules of Washington. "ATLA Shrugged: Why Personal Responsibility (CGR).
Governing Technological Surveillance of the Injury Lawyers Are Not Public Defenders of Details and registration
Home." Their Own Causes." available through Lenny
SIrving Cypen Professor Sharon April 16: Professor Patricia Dilley. "The Kennedy of CGR (392.2237
Rush presented her paper, Political Economy of Dedicated Taxes." or LKennedy@law.ufl.edu).
"Emotional Segregation in Public Students and others interested in attending Or see FlaLaw on the Web:
Schools," at a conference on Children should contact Professor Christopher Slobogin www.law.ufl.edu/news
c at a onrn (392.2266 or sloboginlaw.ufl.edu). pdfflalaw-020401.pdf
and Education at Cornell Law School
(her alma mater) Friday (April 5). Rush Faculty in SEAALS Conference
Publications Coordinator Denise Feiber, APR, UF law faculty will speak and moderate panels 'Prepare to
attended an EPA National Environmental Justice at this year's meeting of the Southeastern Practice'
Advisory Council meeting in Washington, D.C. Conference of the Association of American Law LEXIS "Prepare to
Monday-Wednesday (April 1-3). She is an Schools (SEAALS) in South Carolina, July 28- Practice" training is
appointed member of the Waste & Facility Siting Aug. 3. Moderating sessions will be Dean Jon today-Tuesday (April 8-
subcommittee. Mills, "Currents in Higher Education and Legal 9) at 11:30 a.m., 12:40
First-floor library case displays for April feature Education: Is This a Transitional Period?"; p.m. and 1:50 p.m.,
biographies and prominent works of Stephen C. Professor Robert Moffat, "Young Scholars' Bruton-Geer second
O'Connell Chair/Distinguished Professor Walter Workshop"; and Professor David T. Smith, floor computer training
Weyrauch and Samuel T. Dell Research "Restitution: Restatement Revisions and Other lab; and April 15-19.
Scholar/Professor Winston Nagan. Developments." Assistant Professor Sherrie Attendees receive a
Media Mentions Russell-Brown will speak on "Command certificate for two free
Alumni Research Scholar/Professor Joseph Responsibility and the AIDS Epidemic." Professor summer weeks of
Alumni Research Scholar/Professor Joseph summer weeks of
e ws q d in Te Vo B P Christopher Slobogin will serve on a panel on the LEXIS, and $25 prizes
Little was quoted in The Vero Beach Press- ,, an $2 przes
"ins and outs" of law review publishing. will be awarded in class-
es of five or more.
Interested Republican, conservative, Libertarian, Music Law Conference Online Women's History
and other independent-minded law students are Updates and applications for the Entertainment, Month contest winners
encouraged to attend LSR meetings. For information: Arts & Sports Law Society's fall Music Law of LEXIS umbrellas and
uflawgop@hotmail.com. Conference are now accessible online at gift certificates from
Ivey s, Wilbert s,
www.law.ujl.edu/musiclawconference. Participants Ivey's, Wilbers,
EASLS Elections Today panelists, music entities and performing artists Goerings and Wild Iris
The Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Society and volunteers are still needed. The event will feature Bookstore areXuesong
(EASLS) will hold elections today (April 8), 5:20 discussions on law and music, a music exposition Yu, Ginine Hanco,
p.m., 190C Holland Hall. To run for an executive and bands showcase. For information: Brian Payong Puksahome and
board position, or for election information, e-mail Mencher (musiclawconference@hotmail.com). ize Johnson (rand
EASLS President Eli Atlas at eliatlas@ufl.edu. prize next week.)



Save money and time Alumnus McBride Brings Governor's Race to Gainesville
through book exchange
n roommate referal By UF Law Student Susan Mikolaitis
and roommate referral
links on the college Web Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill
site: www.law.ufl.edu/ McBride (J.D. '75), former managing partner of
students/exchange and Holland & Knight, recently met with attorneys and
www.law.ufl.edu/ law school faculty and students at a Gainesville
admissions/housing.shtml. breakfast sponsored by local law firm Salter Feiber
Yenser Murphy and Hutson, P. A. He returns to
speak to UF students and faculty Wednesday (April

Also available as links 10) at 6 p.m. in Reitz Union Auditorium.
are past issues of FlaLaw McBride predicted key issues in the November
(in full color) and other 2002 governor's race will be K-12 education, elimi-
law school materials. nation of the Board of Regents and reform of higher
Click on "Publications." education, Florida's economy, and management of
growth impacting Florida's infrastructure and Bill McBride, right, discussed his platform for gover-
environmental resources, nor with Gainesville business owner Jim Konish and
UF law students Jennifer Jones (2L, left) and Susan
McBride entered law school at UF in 2 1968, but Mikolaitis (3L) at a recent breakfast sponsored by a
interrupted his studies to serve in the Vietnam War. He local law firm.
graduated first in class from Army Ranger School, and
FlaLaw is published to was awarded the Bronze Star for combat duty in Vietnam in 1970. He returned to law school, was a member
form ancof Florida Law Review, and graduated with honors in 1975. After graduation, McBride joined his mentor,
help inform and coordi-
nate activities of the aw former ABA President Chesterfield Smith (J.D. '48), at the law firm of Holland & Knight. He worked in
l c. Bartow, Lakeland, Tallahassee and Bradenton before joining the firm's Tampa office in 1977. By 1992, he
was elected managing partner of the firm of more than 300 lawyers. With McBride as chief executive,
Stan Huguenin, Director Holland & Knight grew to the nation's fifth largest, with offices and nearly 1,400 attorneys worldwide. He
of Communications. resigned from Holland & Knight in 2001 to run for the Democratic nomination for governor.
Editor: Debra Amirin, APR,
Associate Director of
Communications. A A CAR
Denise Feiber, APR,
Publications Coordinator.
Christine Williams, Apr il 3 p.m., Faculty Dining Room
Program Assistant. 8 EASLS Elections, 5:20 p.m., 190C HOL BARBRI Review Lectures,
6:30-9:30 p.m., 190A HOL
Jake Hannaway, JLPP General Board Meeting,
Editorial Assistant. 5:30-6 p.m., 190B HOL EASLS Meeting, 5:20 p.m., 190C HOL
Moot Court Election Meeting, 16 BARBRI Review Lectures,
Deadline: 10 a.m. 7:30-9:30 p.m., 190C HOL 5:20-9:30 p.m., 190 & 190B HOL
Tuesday for the next 9 PAD General Meeting, PAD General Meeting, 6:30-7 p.m., 283 HOL
week's newsletter. 6:30-7 p.m., 190C HOL 18 Earth Day Tree Planting, 3 p.m.,
E-mail news to 10 Student/Attorney Reception, College of Law North Entrance
5:30-7 p.m., Faculty Dining Room. Real Property Group Meeting,
flalaw@law.ufl.ed, 11 Pro Bono Awards Brunch, 5:20 p.m., 290 HOL
or bring a disk 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Faculty Dining Room BLSA Meeting, 5:20-7 p.m., 190A HOL
(PC format, text in Solicitor General Tom Warner, sponsored by 22 CGR Conference, "Legal and Policy Issues
WordPerfect or Word, Federalist Society, 12:30 p.m., Auditorium in the Americas," Sheraton Hotel
including author's name BLSA Meeting, 5:20-7 p.m., 190A HOL ELULS Earth Day Presentation,
and contact information), Law Review General Meeting, 6-7:30 p.m., 290 HOL
5:30-6:30 p.m., 190C HOL 26 Dunwody Lecture, Stanford Law Professor
to Communications, 288 12 Last day to withdraw from course by Lawrence Lessig, on "The Creative
Holland Hall. (Submit petition without failing grade Commons," 10:30 a.m., Auditorium
news for the student 13 LAW Brunch, 10 a.m., Doubletree Hotel Spring Classes End
newsletter, The Docket, 14 Guest Speaker, Dr. Jim Miller, 29 Reading/final exam period begins
to John Marshall Bar 3 p.m., Faculty Dining Room Florida Board of Bar Examiners "250 day"
Association.) 15 Stress Management Workshop, registration deadline for fall2001 entering class