'Minorities and Military'...
 Center for Career Services
 Music law conference brings 'Entertainment'...
 Inside the Law School
 Graduate tax program enrollment...
 UFLAW calendar


Fla law newsletter of the University of Florida College of Law
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Table of Contents
    'Minorities and Military' forum
        Page 1
    Center for Career Services
        Page 2
    Music law conference brings 'Entertainment' to campus
        Page 3
    Inside the Law School
        Page 4
    Graduate tax program enrollment at 15-year high
        Page 5
    UFLAW calendar
        Page 6
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Universlty of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 7 November 4, 2002

'oKiss the Pig' Kicks Off Students Simplify
The John Marshall Bar Association's Amendment Voting
As the United States (goes annual "Kiss the Pig" Contest begins today Floridians will vote
forard in trymi to uify and pr- (Nov. 4) and runs through the 27th. The Tuesday (Nov. 5) on 10
tect the country in these pM S yearly community service event benefits proposed amendments to
timnes, there are ises r~St. Francis House. To participate, place the state constitution.
race relations e Ared Forces non-perishable canned foods cash dona- Complete objective analy-
that need t be reviwed, dis ed tions also accepted in bins on the con- sis of each has been pre-
an peraps considered for apca- course or in the JMBA Office correspon- pared by students in the
tion in nonilitary a ding to the professor/faculty member Florida Constitutional Law
Thats acord t Cnter for you'd most love to see pucker up to a pig seminar taught by Adjunct
the Stud of Racand Race Nov. 27. Last year's winner was Legal Professor Ben F. Overton,
Relations SRRR Associate Director Dea Skills Professor Teresa Rambo. retired Florida Supreme
For information or to help: Nadia Court justice and former
s areSUl RRR a n \ Anac (Nadia_Anac@hotmail.com). chiefjustice. Information
Son each amendment -
Mino es and te Mility Pa P Sen. Edwards Blue Key Speaker available at:
e ent I fe nd pn O t Florida Blue Key has extended a www. law.ufl.edu/amend/
e ps special invitation to law students and includes its sponsor, ballot
re Kennel lado, A D in DePi faculty and their families to hear Senator title, constitutional provi-
i D n and H ind S I C John Edwards (North Carolina) speak at sions affected, ballot sum-
spenceri p f U A the Nov. 15th Florida Blue Key banquet. mary plus full text of the
Resee O r T n Car i r Florida Senators Bob Graham and Bill proposal, and objective
f(Announcements continue page 2) commentary by one or
Departent of and r more students.
Diane Mzur, OS Sac an C Students responsible
fwere Chris Klemawesch,
Ptrtisls bert asp ptian p p aRobert Norway, Brian
Cle ot sKoch, Adrienne
S t a t ti Emerson, Lisa Wolgast,
SSteven Gold, Michael
(Nordman, Chris
Whi illl tb Lindback, Patryk Ozim,
Sn Perry LaBorde and
FRobert Thornburg. Troy
A n Flu Shots Still Available Finnegan and Lex Taylor
n o Professor Robert Moffat was one edited and helped prepare
In of 300 to receive a flu shot from materials for the law
College of Nursing senior Cassandra school website.
n y an te Fi rankng Williams on the UFLaw concourse last
in prate a r a w week. Shots free for students and
Fr infran t t : M $10 for others are still available at
the UF Health Care Center. FLORIDA
Levin College of Law


FlaLaw University of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter November 4, 2002

Stay Current A G
Via Hotline
Daily e-mails via the Jobs Posted Online Daily career services
Career Services Hotline Career Services posts job openings reports that nine
months out from
remind you of deadlines organized by class year every day online graduation, the
and events. Sign up at (twice-a-week on bulletin boards). UFLaw class of 2001
www law.ufl.edu/ Go to www.eattorney.com, then to the has a 97 percent
career/resources/hotline. "Career" section under "Job Bank." Click on employment rate.
"School Job Search," to search postings by geo-
graphic location, practice area, hiring criteria or
Long Term type of work you are interested in. You can
Emergency search for public interest positions in Florida, for
Loans example, or govemment listings in Georgia.
Applican f s For details or an eAttorney password, come and created convenient forms for students to fill
for FalLewis Mem orial by Career Services (244 Bruton-Geer Hall). out and submit.
for Fall Lewis Memorial
Long Term Emergency AlumniJob Listings Fall Entrant Orientation
Loanse ($500) re avair- eAttorney also allows Career Services to Fall 2002 entrants should sign up to learn
able in Student Affairs Atrn a a C e sto
share alumni job listings with other schools, about services and resources offered by the
and will be accepted enabling UFLaw graduates to access UF listings Center for Career Services, and to begin plan-
through Nov. 21st.
Sand those of other participating schools now ning a job search strategy. Signup sheets for
Requirements are: including Wake Forest and North Carolina times, dates and locations are posted on the
1. Must a a schools of law. bulletin board outside Career Services.
2.00 GPA and be regis-
tered for at least 12 udicial Clerkship Information New Legal Counsel Externship
credit hours.
Behind the Bench, which offers information Southern Legal Counsel (www.southern
2. Must have "financially
on judicial clerkships, is the newest addition to legal.org) a public interest law firm litigating
stable" co-signer (not a
ier the Career Services resource library. The library throughout Florida works to reform institu-
student or spouse, and
t or pou, and has a wide range of books on career-related top- tions, obtain services for persons at risk of insti-
not retired, semi-retired
d ics students can check out, plus other resource tutionalization, protect access to affordable hous-
or unemployed).
or3 Must be attending UF materials, such as the two-volume set of The ing, and obtain free, appropriate public educa-
3.rin d Directory ofCorporate Counsel and the 2002 tion for students with disabilities.
Spring 2003 semester.
Within 3ne week of Conservation Directory (available for review and A new externship is available with the coun-
itin a co leted copy during business hours). sel focusing on helping children with special
Nsubmitting a completed needs obtain an education under the Individuals
request form, University Student Input Requested with Education Disabilities Act (IDEA). To
Financial Services will
Students on the Career Services Committee apply, turn in a cover letter of interest, resume,
mail a loan application
need comments and suggestions to help the cen- transcripts and brief writing sample to Career
to your local address (as
ter better serve student needs and interests. They Services by 5 p.m. Friday (Nov. 8).
listed on ISIS). Return
have placed a suggestion box outside the center
applications to
University Financial
Services (S-107 Criser ("Announcements," from page ) p.m. Tickets are $28 each, and available through
Hall). For information: Nelson will provide remarks, and numerous state the Florida Blue Key Office (337.0022).
and national leaders will attend.
Financial Aid
Coordinator Randy "We are honored and excited to host such a Real Property Group Meeting Set
Patton (392.0421). prominent national leader," said Florida Blue Key A Real Property Group (RPG) meeting is
President/UFLaw student Colin Thompson. scheduled for 5:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, in
Note: Using this loan will The event will be held during Homecoming 292 Holland Hall. For information: Nia Johnson
reduce your spring 2003 week on Friday, Nov. 15, in the Reitz Union (njohnsO1@ufl.edu).
student loan award. Ballroom, and begins with a reception at 3:30


FlaLaw Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter November 4, 2002

Music Law Conference Brings 'Entertainment' to Campus Environmental
By D. Cupples (2L) Conference
The UFLaw Entertainment, Plannini g
Art and Sports Law Society A planning meeting
capitalized on Gainesville's rep- for the Public Interest
utation as an incubator for aspir- Environmental
ing musicians by hosting the Conference, "Florida's
nation's first Music Law Final Frontiers: Saving
Conference in October. Leading What's Left," will be
American entertainment profes- held Tuesday (Nov. 5),
sionals and some of Florida's 5:15 p.m., CGR
most noted new bands partici- history as a launching pad for Speakers included keynoter Conference Room.
pated in two days of perform- such nationally known perform- Todd Brabec, executive vice The conference is
ances and panels on key issues ers as Sister Hazel, Less Than president of the American scheduled for Feb. 27-
in music and music law. Tables Jake and Tom Petty, plus the Society of Composers, Authors March 1, UF Reitz
and displays on the law school intellectual property and and Publishers; national enter- Union. For information:
concourse (upper right) provid- Internet law expertise of the tainment lawyer Peter Laird; Steckley Lee
ed for information exchanges college's faculty "made this a and producer Tony Bongiovi. (514.2955).
and networking. logical setting for this unique Also featured was Desta
"Discussion of Internet event." Meghoo-Peddie of the UF
music issues was critical, "Certainly no other field of Center for the Study of Race
including protection of music entertainment is now as legally and Race Relations and manag-
online and who controls online involved as the music industry," er for Rita Marley, and Louis
music distribution and money said UFLaw Dean Jon Mills, Tertocha, chairman of the
collection," said Brian "and we're pleased our students Entertainment, Art and Sports
Mencher (2L, see below), who found an innovative, creative Law section of The Florida Bar
organized the event with help way to focus widespread atten- which helped coordinate the
from more than 30 student vol- tion on this important national event.
unteers. He noted Gainesville's topic."

Music Law Conference Organizer Mencher Persistent, Focused
By Elizbth StwrI new it wa cessa o spar- Tea ch ing
Hian Mencher (2L, iit) has tad ent thai w drl reclii Assistants
'Nver ince secend grade wcna e 1d tie d m Lu1
pedThe Legal Research,
St t n Writing and Appellate
Advocacy Department is
accepting applications
for Spring 2003 teaching
shap1m g a nooa 1assistants. Applications

dng iteacg01 tf Co se, are available at the LRW
Menierro tAtr OiPon office. For information:
ity in 19 CLd s Legal Skills Professor &
jste e ppl o 1 t d d th O t dee i s Director of Legal
hf A P t Cnnimerlin M1( Research, Writing, and
Appellate Advocacy
Henry T. Wihnyk
ic led e td ii (392.2198).


FlaLaw Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter November 4, 2002

ILS Symposium
Video Available
A video of thme Professor David T. Smith
A video of the
International Law published supplements to his four-
Society's October volume text, Florida Probate Code
Society's October
"Careers in International Manual (Lexis Nexis) in July and
Law" symposium is September.
available in the Media and StoAssociate Professor Jonathan Smith
available in the Media
Center. Four distin- Cohen's article, "Creation and
guished private practice Cloning in Jewish Thought," was
attorneys spoke and reprinted in The Human Cloning
answered questions relat- Debate, 3rd edition, Glenn McGee,
ed to international law. ed., (Berkeley Hills Books 2002).
His review of Dispute Resolution Cohen
Mitchell joins Alumni Affairs Ethics A Comprehensive Guide,
Development and Alumni Affairs Senior Bryant Garth and Phyllis Bemard, eds.,
Director Donald Hale (left) and Associate (American Bar Association 2002) was published
Directors Denise Stobbie and Kelley Wood in Dispute Resolution Magazine (Summer 2002).
recently welcomed Assistant Director Kerrie Professor Steven Willis participated
Mitchell (right). Mitchell will assist with the in October in a debate at the
Law Alumni Council; Grand Guard and other American Bar Association Tax
reunions; and sponsorships for Book Awards and Section meeting in Los Angeles
outreach events. Hale and Wood continue to be regarding relevance of GAAP to tax
responsible for major gifts and the Law Center law, and spoke on Private Willis
Association Board of Trustees, and Stobbie Foundations and Charitable Lead
works with the Annual Fund, Book Awards and Trusts to the KPMG National Tax Seminar in
Recruitment Law Alumni Council. Mitchell graduated from Orlando. He was appointed parlimentarian of the
Schedule the UF College of Journalism (BS 2000), and UF Faculty Senate for 2002-03.
Admissions Office previously was assistant director for the Saint E Media Mentions
representatives are trav- Michael's Fund at Saint Michael's College. Baltimore Sun (10.22) Stephen C. O'Connell
eling the country this T S Professor Christopher Slobogin quoted on the
month in search of top I he Spotlight city's rule that allows police to file charges in
students: Information as provided by faculty and murder cases.
Nov. 4: Furman staff, and searches of news media story reports. New York Times, The Associated Press (10.18) -
University. O Publications/Professional Activities Professor Slobogin on overtumed King murder
Nov. 5: Davidson Professor Diane Mazur published verdict.
College, Wake Forest "Rehnquist's Vietnam: Constitutional New York Law Journal (10.15) Legal
University, University of Separatism and the Stealth Advance Technology Institute Web Development Director
South Florida. of Martial Law," in the Indiana Law Travis Yates on internal networks at law firms.
Nov. 6: University of Journal. Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale) (10.15) -
North Carolina Chapel Clarence J. TeSelle Professor of Law Mazur Professor Slobogin on proposed Amendment 1,
Hill, Stetson. Martin J. McMahon Jr. spoke at which would change wording in the Florida
Nov. 14: Southem the 52nd Tulane Tax Institute in Constitution on the death penalty.
Pre-Law Association. October in New Orleans, Louisiana, St. Petersburg Times (10.25) Alumni Research
Nov. 16: Emory, on "Recent Developments in the Scholar/Professor Joseph Little on Florida
Georgia State. Taxation of Corporations and Legislature and proposed Amendment 11.
Shareholders" and "Recent Orlando Sentinel (10.24) Stephen C. O'Connell
Developments in the Taxation of Professor Jeffrey Harrison regarding antitrust
Individuals" (both jointly with Prof. Ira Shepard). (See "Spotlight, page 5)


FlaLaw Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter November 4, 2002

Estates & Trusts
Graduate Tax Program EnrolIment at 15-Year High ertate
o h Checklist
Students who have
n 1 year L r- completed requirements
a g ee~ p h M for the Estates & Trusts
Certificate and plan to
S has o ee graduate this semester
stands s r S must complete an E & T
qieens ac in tn Dean fo c graduation checklist.
~n @@.n Pick up the form outside
at o a aProfessor Douglas
nMiller's office (328
a ro L h ppii e ee Holland Hall), i i aioa aHolland Hall), and return
it by Friday, Nov. 22. For
information: Graduate
ELULS Moonlit Canoe Trip Nov. 22 Assistant Donna Bailer
The Environmental and Land Use Law (284.4341 or
dbailer@ufl. edu).
Society is sponsoring a moonlit canoe trip on aile
the Santa Fe River on
Friday, Nov. 22, open
to all law students. The
trip will allow partici-
pants to learn about
environmental law and protection issues while
enjoying a moonlit adventure. A bonfire with
S'mores will follow.
Cost: $25 per person ($10 will be reim-
bursed by LCA after the trip). Space limited to
20; first-come, first-served. Make reservations
via credit card by contacting Lars Andersen
Dean 'Waiters' Benefit AHA at Adventure Outpost this Thursday-Sunday
American Bar Association-Law Student (386.454.0611 or riverguide2000@
Division President Jennifer Jones (left) worked yahoo.com).
with "celebrity waiters" Dean Jon Mills, The group will meet in the parking lot
Associate Dean for Students, Professionalism & south of Bruton-Greer at 5:45 p.m., and car Faculty Reception
Community Relations Gail Sasnett and pool to the Adventure Outpost in High Springs Homecoming 2002
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Michael (about 35 minutes). invites law faculty to an
Friel recently to raise $160 in "tips" for the For information, contact Kevin Regan Education Celebration a
American Heart Association. (338.7521 or kevineregan@hotmail.com). catered student-faculty
reception Wednesday
(Nov. 6), 5-7 p.m., Keene
('Spotlight" continued) votes for Florida Supreme Court justices. Faculty Center at Dauer
law in case of football player Maurice Clarett Independent Florida Alligator (10.29) George Hall. Keynote speaker:
possibly playing in the National Football League P. Bush's speech at the law school promoting his Terrell Sessums, UFLaw
after only one year of college ball. father, Gov. Jeb Bush, detailed. graduate and former Florida
Florida Times Union (10.22) Professor Little Blue Key and UF Student
and Dean Jon Mills on upcoming merit retention Body president.


FlaLaw Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter November 4, 2002

Learn more about Professor Danaya Wright, and held in conjunc-
voting on 10 proposed tion with the October celebration of the 25th
amendments to the state anniversary of the UF Center for Women's Studies
constitution at: and Gender Research.
www. aw. ufl.edu/ A Moot Court Team oral argument with law
amend/ students Steven Klein and Scott Underwood fol-
S. lowed, and panel discussions the next day focused
FlaLaw (in color) on issues raised.
and other law school
materials available at ORLICANS
the "Publications" link. Students Meet President's Counsel 4 b
SALSA sent five members to the Hispanic
National Bar Association (HNBA) annual confer-
i ence in Atlanta in October to network and to build
relationships with lawyers, judges and other men-
tors in the legal community. SALSA Treasurer
Sabrina Lopez (left) and Secretary Nadia Anac
met during the event with Justice Alberto R.
UNIVERSITY OF FH RIA Gonzales, general counsel to President George
BNro ,,. 0,ist so ,rir .rr Bu Bush. For information onjoining HNBA, go to
FlaLaw is published to hnba.com. For information on SALSA:
help inform and coordi- nadia_anac@hotmail.com. Bush Addresses LSR
nate activities of the law George P. Bush (left, with Law School
school community. Republicans President Travis Horn) promoted
the political campaign of his father, Jeb, at an
Stan Huguenin, Director October address in Holland Hall auditorium.
of Communications.
Editor: Debra Amirin, A
APR, Associate Director of
Communications. Complete academic/event calendars at:
Jennifer Piascik, www. law. ufl. edu.
Publications Coordinator.
Photography: Kristen November
Bartlett, Photojoumalism
Inte ooo 4 Yoga Classes, 6-7 p.m., Bruton-Geer Cafeteria
'Citizenship or Bondage' o Christian Legal Society-Speaker with National CLS on
Natural Law and Public Policy Issues, 5:30-7 p.m.,
Remaining FlaLaw Law students Kelly Daoud, Katie McKinley Faculty Dining Room
this term: Nov. 18. and Lindsay Connor (front, from left) reenacted IMBA Board Meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., 190B HOL
Submission deadline is the historic Bradwell v. Illinois case in period 5 Criminal Law Association-Speaker (Practitioner),
10 a.m. the preceding costume before a seven-member mock Supreme 5:30-7 p.m.,190B HOL
SILSA Panel on aspects of MidEast Crisis,
Tuesday (Nov. 12). Court of female judges (Professor Berta 7:30-9:30 p.m., 283 HOL
Submit news to Hernandez-Truyol [left], Judge Morgan 7 Toastmasters, 190A HOL, 4:10 pm.
flalaw@law. ufl.edu or Hamilton, Professor Elizabeth Dale, Judge ILPP Meeting, 12:40-1:40 p.m., 190A26
the Communications Martha Lott, Judge Jacqueline Griffin, o Meditation Classes, 6:30 pm. 350 HOL
Office, 288 HOL. Professor Jane Larson and Professor Nancy Presentation Tuesday
(Direct news for the stu- Dowd). The landmark case denied women access Resource Counselor Ali Kane will speak on
dent newsletter, The to equal employment opportunities. "Transitions: Ways to Cope with Change," on Tuesday
Docket, to John Marshall The two-part presentation, "Citizenship or (Nov. 5), 3:30 p.m., 312 HOL, as part of the Leadership
Bar Association.) Bondage: Women's Work, Law and the Resource Management Program sponsored by LCC and
Student Affairs. (Last program for semester). For
Constitution," was organized by Associate information: Coordinator Noemar Castro (392.041).