Events to honor 9/11 heroes,...
 Center for Career Services
 Student 'recruiters' needed
 Inside the Law School
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 Dean report on 'State of the...
 Application form: Levin College...


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Table of Contents
    Events to honor 9/11 heroes, victims
        Page 1
    Center for Career Services
        Page 2
    Student 'recruiters' needed
        Page 3
    Inside the Law School
        Page 4
    Study abroad through UFLaw exchange programs
        Page 5
    Dean report on 'State of the College'
        Page 6
    Application form: Levin College of Law Student Recruitment Team
        Page 7
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University of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 3 September 9, 2002

ents to Honor 9/11 Heroes ictims ATM at UFLaw
An ATM is now
w encorg fc staff nd Studnts to available at the inside
participate in t folo in meorial e : entrance to the cafete-
A flag-raising ceremony hooring pblic afety ra, student lounge
Sk StudentNria, student lounge
cers and pire N 1 all hd aind side. Use of the
the flagpole on the west Wln Wednesday (Sept. 11)at machine is free to
imachine is free to
10:10 a.. Stdented are se Campus USA Credit
thl tf dipla and Union members; others
posting Am erica's colors. Law Comminications Office
will be charged a $1.50
Acg PLblicti ordinator ad recording a t By Photoournalism Intern Kristen Bartett
transaction fee. (Usage
CriS Williams will sing "America the BeautifuL." A Students Join Groups fees are common to
SStudents oin Groups fees are common to
moment of silence will follow. Law College Council Vice ATMs, where sponsor-
'Ribbons Qf Remembran wi\l] b diStributid tO President Wade Vose (right) and ing banks offer use as a
dnt, CIIt ad sfFederalist Society Treasurer Matt free service to their
*Sillent organizaGons Nwill pos( iuraIs an1 hanners Carson (seated) were among members clients and charge fees
s of Ne Yk Cli of UFLaw groups participating in last to others.)
Sa week's Student Organization Fair. The
brave df f event showcased groups and their activ-
he JohnMarsall Bar Ass tn Bt a ities and gave students the opportunity
pae diussio 9 nd he L e L to join. For details on UFLaw student
Trsda ) 10 pn H organizations, go to: www.law.
Sll i d mer G l a ufl.edu/students/organizations/ or
r i: Ss contact Coordinator Noemar Castro
Nonar Cn (A Psidet is (castro@law.ufl.edu or 392.0421.)
II nd (nhJLsfl.edui).
Law School Democrats
in anip ents i e n iori l LSD meets today (Sept. 9), 7:30 p.m.,
service Wednedy (p 1, p nat the home of Bill Ward (2635 NW 2nd
Audfi iun. Schiedul p inc Iude Dr 1ichael Ave). To attend or for information:
Ginnon, Dr. Gal 1. Bker, D. Wa ne Griffin, Dr. Heather Brown (846.5884).
Aniithonw h alsei, Stouden Bod Pree ident Nikki
ried (3L) and eather WaI h-Hane. Tie service FJIL Open Writing Competition
ll incude nuical pe aces by C Florida Journal oflnternational Law
Profesor l Bodine an Studnt cril introductory meetings for third- through
(Bodine as wNl ps n and fifth-semester students interested in inter-
: A Cillon S n the C y er c national law and FJIL's open writing com-
on fr 4-:0 a.i T I ill coincide petition are at 2 p.m. today and tomorrow
S n of 91 e a of (Sept. 9-10), Holland Auditorium.

St s Environmental & Land Use Law
C s l n be cnceed r serices ad F UFLaw has an array of courses, extra- UNIVERSITY OF
a neglar- class SCdue dring tlh da. curricular opportunities and resources 2 . FLORIDA
(Announcements continue page 2) Levin College of Law


FlaLaw Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter September 9, 2002

Pro Bono
Opportunity Free HelpWithJob Search
The local "Adopta Federal Judicial Clerkship meeting, today
River" program needs a (Sept. 9), 3-4 p.m., Bailey Courtroom. Infor-
volunteer to help identify mation available on new clerkship guidelines.
and write grant proposals Art of Networking, Sept. 26, 4 p.m.,
to foundations interested Faculty Dining Room (FDR).
in conservation. Details Employment Opportunities in Entertainment
on the group's activities Law, Oct. 5, 1:40-3 p.m., Auditorium.
and needs are posted out- State Judicial Clerkship meeting,
side Environmental and Oct. 7, 3-4 p.m., Bailey. Visit eAttorney.com to participate in On-Campus Interviews.
Land Use Law Program Callback Interviews, Oct. 10, 4 p.m., FDR.
Director Alyson Second Career Workshop, Oct. 17, 4 p.m., FDR. Apply for the summer intern or honors program
Flournoy's office (310 by Sept. 23. (Necessary information is at or
Holland Hall). If you are Federal Government Opportunities linked to www.usdoj.gov/oarm/.)
interested, contact her Federal government jobs offer excellent
(flournoy@law.ufl.edu) benefits and the ability to gain substantial legal Bidding' Begins Thursday
or Adopt a River's experience early in your career. Many agencies "Bidding" where students go online to
Executive Director, offer Honors Programs entry-level recruit- eAttorney.com and send their resumes to employ-
Fritzi Olson ment programs for 3Ls, graduating LL.M.s and ers participating in On-Campus Interviewing -
(352.264.6827). Judicial Law Clerks and compensated or vol- is open for Phase 2 employers from midnight
unteer summer internships for 2Ls and some Thursday (Sept. 12) through midnight Sept. 15.
1Ls. For information, see the Government
Honors and Internship Programs Handbook in SELPC Job Fair Schedules Available
Career Services or go to www.law.arizona.edu/ Students planning on going to the South
career/honorshandbook.cfm (username: light- Eastern Law Placement Consortium (SELPC)
house; password: water2) to download it. Act job fair in Atlanta should be making travel
now, since most agencies have early application arrangements, and can pick up schedules Friday
deadlines. For example, the deadline for the (Sept. 13) for Sept. 20-21 interviews.
Presidential Management Intern Program is Oct.
31, and U.S. Department of Defense is in early Check Out eAttorneyVideo
November. Departments and deadlines are listed Students who missed eAttomey orientation
in the glass case outside Career Services. can check out the video from the Media Center.

Justice Named Best Legal Employer NetworkWith Alumni at Lunch
The U.S. Department of Justice was named Sign up in Alumni Affairs by Sept. 18 to
Music Law "#1 All-Around Best Legal Employer in attend the fall Alumni Council luncheon, 11:30
Conference America" inAmerica's Greatest Places to Work a.m., Sept. 28, Bruton-Geer Cafeteria.
Meetings with a Law Degree by Kimm Alayne Walton. Attendance limited to first 20 registered.
Music Law
Conference organizers (Continued from page I) externships, environmental moot court competi-
and volunteers will available to students interested in environmental tion, Environmental and Land Use Law Society
meet every Monday at and land use law including a certificate pro- and annual Public Interest Environmental
5:30 p.m. in 190A gram for J.D. students. Faculty can help plan a Conference. These and other topics will be dis-
Holland Hall until the course of study in preparation for a career in this cussed at a meeting Friday, Sept. 20, 11:30 a.m.,
day of the conference field (including guidance on cross-registration 283 Holland Hall. To receive an e-mail notice of
(Oct. 4). For details, go opportunities in other UF colleges). Program this and future related events, contact: Program
to www.law.ufl.edu/ options include a rich curriculum, Conservation Assistant Marla Wolfe (elulp@law.ufl.edu).
musiclawconference. Clinic, summer study in Costa Rica, summer


FlaLaw Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter September 9, 2002

Student 'Recruiters' Needed Mandatory
Recitt Tea' ein created to asit te UFL Meetings
dmio Office. Ts i lp t ffice c t The Law College
tCouncil is hosting
opp t i ffo Finance Workshops
Meher i t d to a- Thursday (Sept. 12) at
S ep 6:30 p.m. in 190B
Sof L a r prsa e Holland Hall, and
So o p Friday (Sept. 20) at
cs atasool is hie o adiybai-aitapa of CoctDiretorAdmisionsad 12:40 p.m. in 290
Sn o Holland Hall.
pplic o T ar ied in t a n The president and
Si s ffi ( H id Hall Tetreasmeneam i~35 in treasurer of each
c og ii Spt. 0 r i b hon Oct i Student Government-
r l l it d p. Fr in Dirtor funded organization
missi nd Sp l Pr n Leis Iichison (392287). must attend one of the
two workshops, as per
SG and BOCC require-
Environmental Moot Court Tryouts Criminal LawAssociation Meets Tuesday ments, to get their orga-
The Environmental and Land Use Law The Criminal Law Association will hold its nization's budget and
Society (ELULS) is fielding a team to send to first meeting featuring a speaker and refresh- funding. For informa-
National Environmental Moot Competition next ments Tuesday (Sept. 10), 5 p.m., Cafeteria. tion: Wade Vose
February in New York. Students in their third (wvose@ufl.edu) or
semester and beyond can participate, and second- Toastmasters Holds First Meeting Noemar Castro
semester students can try out for a member-in- Toastmasters Public Speaking Club will hold (castro@law.ufl.edu).
training/coach position at semester's end. (The its first meeting of the semester Thursday (Sept.
coach helps the team prepare and accompanies it 12) at 4:10 p.m. in 190A Holland Hall.
to competitions this year, then can compete in
2003-04.) For information: Environmental and Moot Court Team Ranks High
Land Use Law Program Director Alyson at Florida Bar Competition
Flournoy (elulp@law.ufl.edu or 392.3572). UF Moot Court Team members Kate Bedell,
Apply for this year's team by Friday (Sept. 13). Christine Geraghty, Bradley Harper and
The society will have a general meeting Jeremy Sharon had a strong showing at the
Sept. 18, 5:20 p.m., in 292 Holland Hall. For 2002 Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court
information: ELULS Secretary Pamela Jo Competition hosted by the Young Lawyers
Hatley (pamelajoe@mindspring.com). Division of The Florida Bar at its annual
convention this summer.
Welcome Back' Gathering Two of 13 Florida teams at the Boca Raton
The International Law Society (ILS) and competition were from UF, and both scored high, Pick Up
Office of Student Affairs invite students to a with Geraghty and Harper advancing to the semi- Book Awards
"welcome back" gathering Wednesday, Sept. 18, final round. Volunteers Jim Bryan, Le Ann Students can pick
6:20 p.m., Faculty Dining Room, for participants Davis, Steven Klein, Danet Rodriguez, Desiree up Spring 2002 Book
in the 2002 Montpellier Exchange Program and Demonbreun and Bob Thornburg helped the Awards in the Office of
summer study abroad programs and foreign teams prepare, and Lexis Representative Bonita Development &
lawyers in the LL.M. in Comparative Law Young provided support at the competition. Alumni Affairs (282
Program. For information: Noemar Castro (Announcements continue page 4) Holland Hall).
(castro@law.ufl. edu).


FlaLaw University of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter September 9, 2002

or Bondage'
"Citizenship or In The Spotlight
Bondage: Women's Information as provided byfaculty and staff and by regular searches of news media story reports.
Work, Law & the Publications/Professional Activities on "Oath Taking, Truth Telling, and Remedies in
Constitution" an Levin Mabie & Levin Professor of the Business World."
historical reenactment Law Berta Esperanza Hernandez-
and moot court oral Truyol is back from Havana, Cuba, D Stephen C. O'Connell
argument on gender where she attended a U.S./Cuba Chair/Distinguished Professor
lawyering and prostitu- Legal Forum and presented a Walter Weyrauch published The
tion will be held comparative study on Cuban Law of the Roma and Sinti: An
Thursday, Oct. 24, women on the island and in exile. Hernandez Example ofAutonomous
7 p.m., University Clarence J. TeSelle Professor of Law Lawmaking (Das Recht der Roma yr
Auditorium (main Martin J. McMahon published und Sinti: Ein Beispiel Autonomer Wey
UF campus). "Recent Developments in Federal Rechtschopfung), volume 154 of the Studies on
The event is being Income Taxation: The Year 2001," European Legal History published by Vittorio
organized by Associate Florida Tax Review (2002), with Krostermann Publishers, Germany. His article,
Professor Danaya Prof. Ira B. Shepard, University of "The Law of Tristan da Cunha," has been accept-
Wright and sponsored Houston Law Center. McMahon ed for publication by the Juridical Review (law
by the American Bar Affiliate Professor Paul joumal of Scottish universities).
Association-Law Magnarella's chapter, "Recent Stephen C. O'Connell Professor of Law Jeffrey
Student Division, Moot Developments in the Intemational Harrison published "Online music: antitrust and
Court and Law Law of Genocide," appears in copyright perspectives" in Antitrust Bulletin.
Association for Women A hlatg Dffreces The
(LAW) as part of the UF Annihilating Difences: The M arella Media Mentions
Center for Womens Anthropology of Genocide (A. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (9.2) Stephen C.
Studies andr oends Hinton, ed.) Univ. of Califomia O'Connell Professor Christopher Slobogin
Research's 25th Press, 2002. quoted on legal and ethical implications of
anniversary celebration UF Research Foundation Professor perjury by a prosecutor's key witness.
symposium. Lyrissa Lidsky testified this sum- WCJB Channel 20 Slobogin interviewed on
LAW members will mer before the House Energy and future of Florida's death penalty law.
reenact the 1873 Commerce Committee in a hearing Lidsky
Bradwell v. Illinois case,
which went before the (Continued from page 3) The 75-year-old Duncan Fletcher Chapter is
Illinois Supreme Court IPTLA Meeting dedicated to frateral service to the community
and was later affirmed UF's Intellectual Property & Technology Law and legal profession. It conducts tours of the law
by the U.S. Supreme Association (IPTLA) will meet Friday (Sept. 13), school for prospective students, volunteers with
Court. Moot Court will 11:30 a.m., 290 Holland Hall. For information: Alachua County Teen Court, and collects canned
have an oral argument IPTLA President Haseeb R. Jabbar, (219.4996 food during holidays for the needy. For informa-
on a current prostitution- or hjabbar@hotmail.com). tion, go to http://grove.ufl.edu/~padufor contact
related issue. Chapter Clerk Thornburg (rht@ufl.edu).
Panel discussions Students Attend Convention
will be held the follow- Three members Delegates John Metcalf Honor Committee Openings
ing morning at the law and Robert Thornburg and Alternate Cathy The Honor Committee has an LL.M. vacancy
school on issues and Rickey of UF's Duncan Fletcher Chapter and sixth-semester opening. If interested, submit a
topics raised. A lunch attended the 54th Biannual Phi Alpha Delta 100-word statement to Darin Patton
and separate law faculty International Convention in August. The trip to (dpatton@ufl.edu) expressing desire to serve by
panel discussion also is Phoenix, Arizona, was funded through the Law no later than 5 p.m. Friday (Sept. 13). Applicants
planned. College Council (LCC) and assistance of LCC will be contacted for interview times.
Representative Traci Kratish.


FlaLaw University of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter September 9, 2002

Study Abroad Through UFLaw Exchange Programs Fall, Spring
S yr 8Grads Wanted
By Student Affairs Coordinator Noemar Castro Stay in touch with
UFLaw students can expand their legal edu- classmates while help-
cation at the University of Montpellier (France), ing your law school by
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitat (Germany), serving on the Law
and Leiden University (Netherlands) through Alumni Council. It is
ABA-approved Exchange Programs exclusively one of two primary
for them. Applications are available in Student support and advisory
Affairs, and due no later than 4 p.m. Friday, boards for the law
Sept. 20. school, and is com-
prised of about 200
Montpellier University (France) Travel and study in places such as Montpellier, France. alumni representing
Montpellier University in the sunny region each graduating class.
o f s o u th e r n F r a n c e is o fly s ix m ile s fr o mi th e a n d g rao h r Dg th em .
of southern France is only six miles from the in the Netherlands has influenced the city and Members assist with
in the Netherlands has influenced the city and embers attwit
editerranes n coast and aoud 6 mls fom helped create the perfect college town. There is a fund-raising, outreach
the y renees ountains. ts auy o Law, great variety of cultural, recreational and athletic events, reunions and
established in the 12th Century, took part in activities. Frequent and fast trains carry passen- student mentoring.
drafting the Napoleonic Civil Code, which still gers to other main Dutch centers of culture and Interviews will be held
e an agers to other main Dutch centers of culture and Inteviews will be held
applies in France and serves as a model for all amusement, such as Amsterdam, Utrecht, Friday, Sept. 27, at 3
counties governed by Civil Law. The Faculty Rotterdam and The Hague. Leiden University is p.m. in the Faculty
Law offers a wide choice of subjects in law and a mode institution of higher learning that Dining Room.
political science, and is engaged in international ttrats professors and staff fro around the Applicants also are
relationships that comprise more than 70 nation- world. It offers more than 50 courses in encouraged to attend
alities, mostly European. International Law, including Public International the Alumni Council
Law and European Community Law. The UF- meeting and luncheon
J nn W gang ethe-Universitat Leiden Exchange enables law students to spend a on the 28th. To apply,
(Germany) semester overseas while paying UF tuition. Only sign up and drop off
Frankfurt a global center of international five UF students are chosen to participate each your resume by Sept.
banking, busy trade center and major conference semester, so sign up as soon as possible. 18 in the Alumni
site is home for more than 400 banks, the Affairs Office (282
European Monetary Institute and one of the most Holland Hall). Pick up
important European stock exchanges. Johann Participants in French and German programs a copy of the Alumni
Wolfgang Goethe-Universitat is one of 10 uni- must be fluent in language of instruction. (There Council Bylaws while
versities in Frankfurt, with 35,443 students from are opportunities via the host institution to you are there to famil-
117 different nationalities. More than 170 cours- acquire proficiency.) For detailed information, go iarize yourself with
es are taught in 21 departments. to www.law.ufl.edu/students/abroad/or contact membership duties.
Student Affairs Coordinator Noemar Castro
Leiden University (Netherlands) (castro@law.ufl.edu).
For more than 420 years, Leiden University

November Armed Forces Race Relations Forum
The Center for the Study of Race and Race Play (based on the award-winning movie A
Relations will host a forum Nov. 14 on "Race Soldier's Story starring Denzel Washington) to be
Relations in the Armed Forces" in Holland presented at the Phillips Center for Performing Lexis I.D.s
Auditorium. Invited speakers include Colonel Ken Arts Nov. 12-14, following Veterans Day and First-year stude
Maddox (Pentagon), Professor Diane Mazur, preceding Gator Homecoming. are reminded to pick up
are reminded to pick up
Professor Michele Spencer (UF Army R.O.T.C.) For information on CSRRR events, contact
Lexis I.D.s during office
and local and state representatives. Associate Director Desta Meghoo-Peddie hours.
The forum will coincide with A Soldier's (meghoo@law.ufl.edu).


FlaLaw Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter September 9, 2002

Scholarships Deans Report on 'State of the College'
Continuing Student
Scholarships ($500- UFLaw Dean Jon Mills, Associate Dean
$2,000) for second- and Michael Friel and others spoke to faculty on the
third-year law students are "State of the College" last week.
now available. Eligibility Friel advised that the budget now being
requirements are listed on finalized will be very similar to last year's
the financial aid bulletin conservative financial approach.
board. Applications can be Self-Study Committee Chair Alyson
obtained from Student Flournoy said efforts by Professor Jeff Davis'
Affairs. (Current scholar- Strategic Planning Committee are proving vital
ship recipients not eligi- in preparing for the pending sabbatical inspec-
ble.) Deadline for filing tion by the American Bar Association and
CSS applications is American Association of Law Schools, which
Monday, Sept. 16. For are now placing more emphasis on the "big
information: Financial Aid picture rather than mind-numbing detail."
Advisor Randy Patton Dean Mills praised the quality of students, "I've been very impressed when talking
(164 Holland Hall, faculty, staff and alumni, and said the college's with candidates about how well-regarded
392.0421, Randy_Patton focus this year is on opportunity through UFLaw is, and how much prestige our
@sfa. ufl.edu). hiring, the planning necessitated by the
ABA/AALS visit and new and renovated facilities. name carnes.
Dean Search Committee Chair Christopher
"The college has a unique chance to define Slobogin (right), with Co Chair Barbara Bennett
itself at this time by building a truly outstanding Woodhouse. The two reported on the status of
facility that will finally be worthy of the quality the search, which should be completed thisyear.
aLaw is uis of the people here. This will be a signature For details, go to wwm.lawufl.edu/deansearch.
FlaLaw is published to
help infor and c building at UF, and the true entrance to the
nate activities ofthe aw university," said Mills, who added that an archi- More information available in a State of the
Sc t tect should be chosen in the next few weeks. College Report at wwwlaw.ufl.edu/news/flalaw.
school community.
Stan Huguenin, Director FlaLaw Bi-Weekly for Fall
of Communications.
Editor: Debra Amirin, Production of FlaLaw has been reduced from

APR, Associate Director Complete academic and event calendars weekly to bi-weekly for the balance of fall term.
of Communications. are online at: www.law.ufl.edu. Remaining issues are: Sept. 23, Oct. 7 & 21, and
_in a\September Nov. 4 & 18.
S9 Federal Judicial Clerkship Meeting, Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to
Tuesday for the next 3-4 p.m., Bailey Courtroom use UFLaw Event and Academic Calendars on
week's newsletter. Music Law Conference Meeting, the Web (www.law.ufl.edu), student message fold-
E-mail news to 5:30 p.m., 190A HOL ers and bulletin boards to keep abreast of infor-
lalaw@law.ul.edu, JMBA General Board and First mation and activities and share news with others.
or bring a disk Semester Rep Elections
o bformat, text Law School Democrats Meeting, Debbie Kelley (392.9238, kelley@law.ufl.edu) in
(PC format, text n 7:30 p.m., Home of Bill Ward the Dean's Suite posts events to the Web Calendar
WordPerfect or Word, 9-10 Florida Journal of International Law of Events and "pop-up" computer calender. Send
including author's name Open Writing Competition Meeting, her the activity's name, date/time, address/room,
and contact information), 2 pm., Auditorium description and where you want it posted Web,
to Communications, 10 International Law Society Meeting,
288 Holland Hall. 5:30 p.m.,190 HOL pop-up or both. For Web, also specify category, or
SCriminal Law Association Meeting and it will be posted under the event's month only.
(Submit news for the Speaker, 5 p.m., Cafeteria To post a notice on the electronic board at the
student newsletter, The 11 9/11 Remembrance (See page 1) library entrance, contact Student Affairs. To post
Docket, to John Marshall 12 Toastmasters, 4:10 p.m., 190A HOL one on the events bulletin board on the concourse,
Bar Association.) 13 IPTLA Meeting, 11:30 a.m., 290 HOL submit to JMBA at least a week before the event.


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