Organization fair Wednesday
 Center for Career Services
 Writing competition can help build...
 Inside the Law School
 Spring entering class welcomed...
 JMBA offers assistance, opport...
 UFLaw student profile: Horn chairs...


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Table of Contents
    Organization fair Wednesday
        Page 1
    Center for Career Services
        Page 2
    Writing competition can help build resumes
        Page 3
    Inside the Law School
        Page 4
    Spring entering class welcomed with tours, reception, presentations
        Page 5
    JMBA offers assistance, opportunities
        Page 6
    UFLaw student profile: Horn chairs Country Republican executive committee
        Page 7
        Page 8
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Universlty of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 10 January 21, 2003

Organization Fair Wednesday
"Students can get information, get acquainted
and get involved at Wednesday's Student
Organization Fair," said Student Affairs
Coordinator Noemar Castro. Many organizations
will be represented at the Jan. 22nd event, which
will run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on the Holland Hall

or Wade Vose
(wvose@vose.com) Professor Ben Overton (right) took students on a field trip
in the Office of to the Florida Supreme Court as part of a UFLaw seminar
Student Affairs he taught last semester.
(392.0421). Overton Takes Students on Field Trip
to Florida Supreme Court ..
Get Information on Costa Rica Program to Flo a S e
Students interested in the Costa Rica Summer Many of Florida's best known lawyers Website Honors
Study Program should attend an informational andjudgess 150 Years
semester. Few are more illustrious than for-
meeting Thursday (Jan. 23) at noon in 190C smeser. Few are more ilustrous than f- The University of
mer Chief Justice Ben Overton (JD 52). He T e
Holland Hall. For more information, contact the nt n en ne ors tsen e Florida is celebrating its
Office of Student Affairs (392.0421) or Student is beloved by students for his efforts 150th anniversary. A
Affairs Coordinator Noemar Castro law, he is beloved by students for is efforts biton
Affairs Coordinator Noemar Castroto make the law interesting and "real." website honoring UF's
(castro@law..ed Overton hosted a field trip last semester 'Sesquicentennial,' fea-
MBA Elections Mondayan. 27) to the Florida Supreme Court as part of a turing historical photo-
JMBAElections Monday(Jan.27) UFLaw seminar he was teaching. graphs, current events
Want to serve your classmates, plan great Appointed by Governor Reubin Askew, and other information is
events, and contribute to making the Levin at: www.ufl.edu/150/.
Overton was the first Supreme Court Justice
College of Law a better place? The John Marshall uner lorid's merit-section UFLaw
Bar Association (JMBA, see page 5) will elect six Publications
process, and served from 1974-99.
first-semester representatives Monday (Jan. 27), "The Court has the responsibility Coordinator
7 p.m., 290 Holland Hall. Jennifer
ensure Florida law is applied consistently,"
Contact JMBA for more information ensure Florida is pp y, Piascik
C ontact J A or mor inoration Overton told students as he began his tour.
"It sets policy in construing state law and helped create Piascik
determining whether government actions or the site in her previous
r Potato Round Up Feb.1 statutes are unconstitutional, and it reviews position with UF Web
The Environmental and Land Use Law all death-penalty cases." Administration.
Society's (ELULS) Fourth Annual Great Air He next took students to a conference
Potato Round Up will room where Justices spend about 10 days a
be Saturday, Feb. 1. month in oddly shaped, burgundy-leather
ELULS will collect the
chairs discussing cases.
invasive plant at the "The rule is you can disagree up to the
29th Road property point of being disagreeable," Overton said.
from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.IVRS OF
from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ('Overton'Continues Page 7) L R OF
(Announcements Continue Page 2) FLORIDA
Levin College of Law


FlaLaw Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter January 21, 2003

ELUL Externship
Meeting Feb. 4 Howell Named Assistant Director
If you are interested UFLaw graduate Jessie Howell (right), who
in earning summer has served as Acting Assistant Director for the
externship credit, the Center for Career Services since the departure of
Environmental and Land Karla Cameron, has accepted the position on a
Use Law (ELUL) permanent basis.
Program invites you to "Jessie's value is immeasurable," said
learn more at a meeting Assistant Dean for Career Services Kathy
Tuesday, Feb. 4, noon, Urbach. "In addition to the very visible work
190B Holland Hall. she does to assist students, behind the scenes she
Current placements are: job fairs, the Pro Bono Project, the Assistant Director Jessie Howell and others in the Center for
orga*zes ourjob fairs, the Pro Bono Project, the Career Services are avallable to assist students and guide

(National Marine Fisheries all this with great efficiency, creativity and atten-
Service) St. Petersburg tion to detail. I don't know what we would do Annual Pro Bono Symposium Wednesday, Feb.
* The Nature Conservancy without her." 5, 3:30 p.m., in the Bailey Courtroom. Pro Bono
Altamonte Springs employers will discuss opportunities at their
SEarthjustice Tallahassee
* Center for Intemational Bidding Closes at Midnight organizations. Pro Bono volunteers gain practical
Environmental Law Phase 1 bidding closes for On Campus legal experience while providing much needed
Washington, D.C. Interviews today (Jan. 21) at midnight. If you services to our community.
* Environmental Law Alliance
Worldwide, E-LAW, Eugene, have not yet bid on employers or checked for an
Oregon International and updated employer list, you must do so today. Real Property & Trust Careers
Comparative Environmental Law The Real Property Section of the Florida
*U.S. Environmental Protection
Ageny, Office of Enforcment n Interviewing SkillsWorkshop Bar will host a Career Panel Thursday, Jan. 30 at
and Compliance Assurance Participating in OCI orjob fairs? Applying 5 p.m. in the Faculty Dining Room.
Washington, D.C for summerjobs? If you are nervous about
U.S. EPA Regional Counsel Apply for Bar Fellowships by Friday
SAtlanta, GA l ounselinterviews or need a refresher, come to the Applyfor Bar Fellowships by Friday
* Florida Department of Interviewing Skills Workshop Friday (Jan. 24), The deadline to apply for the 2003 Legal
Transportation (eminent domain 11:30 a.m., Bailey Courtroom. Services Summer Fellowship Program is Friday
and hazardous waste) Lake City (Jan. 31). Applications are available in Career
* Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission Sign up for Career Hotline Services and online at www.flabarfndn.org.
Tallahassee Get important career information online by
* Jacksonville Office of General signing up on the Career Services Hotline at Mandatory Externship Meeting
Counsel (real estate and
environmental) www.law.ufl.edu/career/resources/hotline. To apply for a Summer or Fall 2003
* St. John's River Water Externship, you must attend a mandatory
Management District Palatka Pro Bono Symposium meeting Friday, Feb. 7, 11:30 a.m., Bailey
* The Ocean Conservancy All those interested in participating in the Courtroom. Externships and their benefits will
St. Petersburg
* U.S. Department of Justice UF Pro Bono Project should attend the Ninth be discussed.
Washington, D.C. (environmental
law and enforcement)
* Paso Seminolerange, and (Announcements From Page 1) Football 'Final Four' Flag-Football Tournament in
Pasco, Seminole, Orange, and
Hillsborough County (land use) For directions to the Round Up Four UFLaw students December. Maldoff, captain and
and Florida local governments and to RSVP, e-mail Nicole David Maldoff, Kevin quarterback, assembled the team
Career Services will Kibert (nck@ufl.edu). Sparkman, Brian Coughlin two years ago, predominantly
hold a mandatory meeting For more information, go and Kevin Jakab advanced from members of his law class.
for applicants Friday, Feb. to www.natureoperations.org/. to the "Final Four" of the UF The team had a 10-1 record this
7, 11:30 a.m., to explain Men's Intramural All-Campus season and outscored opponents
the application process. 262 to 29.


FlaLaw Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter January 21, 2003

Writing Competitions Can Help Build Resumes Reduce Stress
O FJlLWriting Competition Meetings Today, Wednesday with Yoga and
The Florida Journal ofInternational Law will hold informational Meditation
sessions in the auditorium today (Jan. 21) at noon and Wednesday (Jan. UFLaw Resource
22) at 5 p.m. for students wishing to participate in its open writing i Counselor Ali Kane
competition. Third-, fourth- and fifth-semester students welcome. For urges students, faculty
information: Blas Cueto, Executive Managing Editor and staff to take
(Bcueto23@aol.com). advantage of the
l LawReviewCompetion MeetingJan. 29 following classes:
Florida Law Review will hold an open writing competition informational meeting Wednesday Meditation
(Jan. 29), 6 p.m., 190A Holland Hall. The competition is open to all third-semester students with a 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays
minimum 2.0 GPA who have successfully completed legal research and writing and appellate 350 Holland Hall
advocacy courses. Writing Competition packet sales begin that night. For information: Florida Law Yoga
Review Office (392.2148) or Student Works Editor Talibah Jaffree (talibahjaffree@hotmail.com). 6:30-7:30 p.m.

OjLPP Competition Meeting Schedule Set Mondays
Faculty Dining Room
The Journal ofLaw and Public Policy writing competition runs Feb. 6 -March 6. Comments are a F a
due no later than 5:30 p.m. March 6 in the JLPP Office. Meetings will be: 17 2 Ma
Feb. 6: Introduction to JLPP and Comment Overview, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 190C Holland Hall 1 2 ay )
Feb. 13: Comment Q&A, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 190 Holland Hall to
(Feb. 10,17 & 24,
Feb. 20: Q&A, Bluebook/Citation Session, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 296 Holland Hall Api 7 14 21 & 28'
April 7, 14, 21 & 28)
For information: JLPP Student Works Executive Debra R. Geiger (debmitch@ufl.edu) or
Student Works Senior Lisa Acharekar (acharekar@msn.com).

Getting the Word Out In FlaLaw, the Web and Elsewhere
The most common ways to acquire and disseminate information at the law school include:
* This newsletter, FlaLaw, is distributed each Monday school is in session. E-mail news and/or digital
images to Associate Director of Communications/Editor Debra Amirin (amirin@law.ufl.edu or
flalaw@law.ufl.edu) or bring a disk to the Communications Office (288 Holland Hall). Deadline: 10 a.m.
Tuesday for following week's issue. (E-mail submissions to the John Marshall Bar Association.
[jmbadocket@yahoo.com] for the student-produced newsletter, The Docket.)
* The UFLaw Web Calendar of Events and "Pop-Up" Computer Calender are coordinated by Julie
Barnes (392.9238, Barnes@law.ufl.edu) in the Dean's Suite. Send her the activity name, date and time,
address/room, description, and where you want it posted the law school Calendar of Events, Pop-Up
or both. If it is to be posted on the Calendar of Events Web page, specify category (Alumni, Conferences,
etc.). If you do not specify a category, it will be posted under the month of the event only.
* Our searchable Web site, www.law.ufl.edu, is updated with information and links including events
and news, student services, special programs, books for sale, rooms to rent, departments and centers, UFLAW on Web
organizations, faculty information and legal resources. Contact Director of Communications Stan UFLAW magazine
Huguenin (392.0596) regarding the UFLaw website. and other college
* Always check the electronic sign board at the entrance to the Legal Information Center (Library) and publications are on the
events bulletin board on the Holland Hall Concourse. To post a notice on the electronic board, contact Web (www.law.ufl) in
Student Affairs. To post on the bulletin board, contact JMBA. pdf format (viewable
in Adobe Acrobat
* UFLaw's e-mail newsletter, UFLAWENews, is sent to alumni and others who subscribe. (Directions for Reader). Click on
subscribing on the Web.) To submit news for ENews or the college's Alumni magazine, UFLAW, follow "Publications.
procedures listed for FlaLaw submissions in item one.


FlaLaw Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter January 21, 2003

Staff Retreat
Next Week
A Staff Retreat for In The Spotlight
UFLaw USPS/TEAMS Information as provided byfaculty and staffand searches of news media story reports.
staff and full-time OPS
staff and ful e OPS Publications/Professional Activities Associate Professor/Associate
workers will be held at
Chesterfield Smith Professor Director, Institute for Dispute
the Best Western (39th
SMichael Gordon has completed the Resolution Jonathan Cohen's
Ave & -75) Friday, Jan. manuscript for the 6th edition of his article "Adversaries? Partners? How
1. The full-day retreat West Group casebook, International about Counterparts? On Metaphors
will be considered a
will be considered a Business Transactions. He also spoke in the Practice and Teaching of Cohen
regular workday, and on "Lack of Predictability in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution,"
attendance is strongly Procedural Stages of Civil Litigation" Gordon will be published in Conflict Resolution
encouraged. as the principal speaker at the Miami Quarterly (Spring 2003).
Intemational Arbitration Conference, "Legal and
Administrative Services Non-Legal Particularities of Commercial Professor Richard Hiers published
Coordinator Martina Inteational Arbitration Latn Amrica"Institutional Academic Freedom vs.
Pelley (392.9238) in the onore b te A n Arbirain Faculty Academic Freedom in Public
sponsored by the American Arbitration
Dean's Suite for more Association and Steel Hector & Davis. Colleges and Universities: A Dubious
Association and Steel Hector & Davis. ^SSU
information. Dichotomy," in the Journal of
Professor Lars Noah's article, "The College & University Law (2002); Hiers
Coming Pharmacogenomics and an invited review article, "The
Revolution: Tailoring Drugs to Fit Spirit of Biblical Law," reviewing Calum M.
Patients' Genetic Profiles," is lead Carmichael in the The Spirit ofBiblical Law
article in the latest issue of (Univ. of Georgia Press, 1996), in Washington
Jurimetrics, the ABA's scholarly jour- Noah University Global Studies Law Review (2002).
nal of law, science & technology. His latest man-
uscript, "Assisted Reproductive Technologies and
the Pitfalls of Unregulated Biomedical
Innovation," will be published in the next issue of
Florida Law Review.

Marshall M. Criser Eminent Scholar
in Electronic Communications and
Administrative Law/Associate Dean
of Faculty Development William
Page published Volume Two of
Kintner's Federal Antitrust Law: Page
Smoke On1y in Practices Prohibited by the Sherman Technology Consultant
Act (Anderson Pub. Co., with Joseph Bauer), the Recommends Future Upgrades,
Permitted Area C2003 supplement for the full treatise.
Please be consider- Training, Increased Personnel
ate of others and restrict Professor Juan Perea published The law school brought in Technology
smoking to the only "Killing Me Softly, With His Song: Consultant George Comeau from Suffolk
approved smoking area at Anglocentrism and Celebrating Law School (right, with UFLaw Computing
the College of Law Nouveaux Latinas/os," as part of the Services Head Mark Bergeron) to review
the northeast corner of LatCrit VI symposium issue in the the college's technological resources, person-
Holland Law Center Florida Law Review. He also will Perea nel and procedures. His final report will be
(closest to tennis courts present a paper on "Law and the included in information presented to the ABA
and near the "igloo"). Border" at UCLA Law Review's 50th as part of its sabbatical inspection this spring.
Anniversary symposium this month.


FlaLaw Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter January 21, 2003

Spring Entering Class Welcomed with Human Rights
Speaker Jan 27
Tours, Reception, Presentations S eaker an2
Attorney Candis
Student law school ambassadors (right, with Student Attorney Candis
Hamilton (Jamaica
Affairs Coordinator Noemar Castro, left, second row) Environment Trust
Environment Trust;
helped welcome the 2003 Spring Entering Class (below) to International Human Rights
e V mInternational Human Rights
the Levin College of Law earlier this month. "Introduction to Law Group) will speak on
Law Group) will speak on
the Profession" also included a reception (center) and skits "Practicing Human and
"Practicing Human and
on student life (right) at Emerson Hall, and Environmental Rights Law
Environmental Rights Law
tours and presentations at the law school.
in the Developing World:
Lessons From the Field"
Monday, Jan. 27, 5:30-6:30
p.m., Faculty Dining
Room. All are welcome.
Her talk is hosted by
the Environmental and
Land Use Law Society,
International Law Society,
Florida Journal of
("Spotlight" continued) Review: Dean Jon Mills quoted on citizen nernaional Law and
Professor Charles Collier published initiative process. Conservation Clinic.
"The Harsh Judgment of History: n v on iic
Thea Terrorist Worlview and r St. Petersburg Times: Dean Mills quoted on Hamilton participated
Intellectual Values" in Dissent dview and citizen initiative flurry. in UFLaw's 2001 Costa
Intellectual Values" in Dissent Rica Program and assisted
Rica Program and assisted
(Winter 2003). December Media Mentions in developing its Caribbean
El November Media Mentions Baltimore Sun: Stephen C. O'Connell Professor initiative.
Christopher Slobogin quoted in "Fatal flaws She recently returned
S: ssunravel homicide arrests; killings: Baltimoreher native Jamaica after
Alumni Research Scholar Joseph Little quoted in police, under pressure to solve murders, some- three years with the
article, "Alabama ex-con can marry his ex-vic- times bring in suspects on thin evidence that Washington D.C.-based
times bring in suspects on thin evidence that i
tim;" Professor Kenneth Nunn quoted in "Vdeo dissolves befre cases can be tried. International Human Rights
conferencing contested: It's use in an asylum Law Group, where she
hearing was focus of appeal;" Professor & New York Law Journal: Professor Nunn quoted in worked on the Atlantic
Director of Intellectual Property Law Program "Lawyers and technology: Videoconferenceing is Coast of Nicaragua to
Thomas Cotter quoted on ruling on generic focus in asylum appeal. secure land and resource
drugs (fifth time quoted in the NLJ in past 12 tenure rights for indigenous
Classic 89 FM/Mid-Florida Public Radio:
SProfessor George Dawson quoted regarding and afoaiean o
nities. She also works with
San Francisco Chronicle: Assistant Professor U.S. Supreme Court and University of MichiganEnvironment Trust
Mark Fenster quoted in "Fear factor: Sometimes affirmative action in higher education case. to d
paranoia is justified; Wanna feel good? Believe in (JET) to develop a non-
a conspiracy." St. Petersburg Times: Professor James Nicholas governmental environmen-
in "Homeowners wary of Growing CDD Debt;" tal law program in Jamaica.
St. Louis Post: Levin Chair in Family Law/Center Professor Little on problems caused by county
on Children and the Law Director Barbara judges' ownership of retail business.
Bennett Woodhouse quoted on unregulated
reform schools in Missouri. WRUF Radio: Irving Cypen Professor Sharon
Rush regarding "Procedures of the Affirmative
Palm Beach Daily Business Review, Miami Daily Action in Higher Education" case to be held in
Business Review, Broward Daily Business Supreme Court.


FlaLaw University of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter January 21, 2003

Register for MBA Offers Assistance, Opportunities
Free Mediation
Symposium Nearly all -95 percent of UFLaw JMBA activites
UFLaw students Stii1e1 belong to thie John Marshall Bar are listed on bulletin
UFLaw students
and faculty can attend Association (JMBA). It offersr members key boards, classroom
and faculty can attend
the symposium, opporunities for becoming invoilvd int tlie chalkboards, and
the symposium,
"Transformative coflmmufnity, developing career contacts, and JMBAs webpage
Mediation: Fulfilling infuencing w chool polies on verything [hp:/grove
the Promise," at the col-
lege Jan 31st without JMBA arranges for student lockers, librairy 501-C organization,
lege Jan 31st without
charge upon return of a study carrels, and 125 additional parking spaces JMBA is not
charge upon return of a
at a nearby churcih lot. It offers course ouLlines involved it political
completed registration
form to Barbara f and numer ommnity parti r m-
Devoe, Director ofice and social eents. paigns. Stdents are
Conference Planning, Yto come up)\ with varied activities," invted to drop bya jut one
Conference Planning, .ok nments tne
271F Holland Hall said Presidnt Chrs an (L th J A office f many ways ps out h
(392.8070 or JMBA's community servic vnts incIude first floor of Bruton- aw schoo. The organizaon is
devoe@lawtufl.edu). thi annual golf tournament in March, \ with Gcer Hall, Monday- led his year by President Chris
devoe@la ufl. edu). Had op) Scal1 Vice Pres1dnt
(Brochures available in ging to diffrent rity yar; Friday 9 a -4 p Ben Dia d Services
Dean's Office or Virgil thannal "Kis the Pig food drie ch to are concers or Vce Presdent Fnk Gacia and
Hawkins Civil Clinic). No\vmber, where students "\ot" with food ask about gtting crtary Age Chesse
Tpicsdonations for the professor of their choice. involv4ed. (Tresurer Robert Luck not
Topics include aoI
recent Florida research Ki protting pig
and its implications for co-winners 1oug Miller and Steve Willis.) representatives are elected by the law school
and its implications for
mediation in court- e ays liked to be inolved, to help student bod, and include five officers and 22
connected programs; said Student Representative Laturen at-large and six first-semester representatives.
connected programs;
training mediators; and Paulk (2L). ~J MBA is a great way to do thlat. Current officers include Hand, Student Services
training mediators; and
myths and misconcep- WMA's annual socials include the semi- Vice President Frank Garcia (2L), Social Vice
myths and misconcep-
tions about transforma- f Evening of Champagne & Jazz in President Benjamin Diamond (3L), Secretary
tions about transforma-
tive mediation. Octob~er and Barrister Ball inApril, whtich Angie Chesser (3L), and Trea~urer Robert
The symposium is brings law s ts together with other UF pro- Luck (3L).
co-sponsored by the esinl tudents. More frequent events include Inclusiveness iS one of JMBA's goals, and
co-sponsored by the
UFLaw Institute for home game tail-gate parties and bowling night. all tudents are encouraged to attend meetings.
UFLaw Institute for
Dispute Resolution and Anoer key JMBA fnction iS to bring stu- Students who do not go through t electin
Florida Supremeng reps.
Court's Florida Dispute
Resolution Center.

Dean (al Sasnet anil Noemar Castro. 1909, hecane the Jahn Marshall 11La\ Cllb iii


FlaLaw Unlversity of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter lanuary 21, 2003

('Overton,'From Page 1)
"We had a collegial court the last few years and
socialized together, because socializing with
others was limited."
Overton showed students the video-
conferencing center, which handles some first
appearances, arraignments and depositions. peienc
"Considering travel costs, I expect video- h
conferencing to pay for itself many times over," New: Study
Overton said. Abroad
Mike Love, the Court's Information Students interested
Technology Manager, noted Overton initiated in studying abroad this
the Court's current technology and that Florida summer can get detailed
has been a model for many states. information at
UFLaw Student Profile: www.law.ufl.edu/
Horn Chairs County Republican students/abroad/ or by
Executive Committee contacting Student
Affairs Coordinator
Former Law School Republicans (LSR) Affair Cornator
President Travis Horn (right, with Governor N
(castro@law. ufl. edu).
Jeb Bush) was elected Chair of the Alachua (castro .e
County Republican Executive Committee (REC)
in December, the first student to hold the posi-
tion in a decade.
Horn's involvement with the campus group
The Florida Supreme Court library was one stop on a tour by led an increase in its level of activities and
UFLaw Adjunct Professor and former lustice Overton (right) involvement, and he hopes to duplicate that on
during the field trip he hosted for his students. te on ee
the county level.
"We want to bring successes like those we
"Justice Overton foresaw technology's role eeee with our chool eublicn
in the court system," said Andy Adkins, e c it a
Director of UF's Legal Technology Institute. o h o unty he a
Horn, 30, is a veteran whose service in the
"He laid the foundations, bringing together Army's 82nd AirbornDivision (1990-94)
those who knew technology and those who
til o tecd s o included a tour of Saudi Arabia after the Gulf
would use it War cease-fire.
Adkins, whose uncle was on the Court
In 1999, Horn was a sworn delegate for
from 1969-87, is a technology consultant for ege oria Vory 2 o
George W. Bush's "Florida Victory 2000" con-
courts statewide.
vention. He received his B.A. in Political
"The field trip and seminar were incredible Science (history-minor) from UF in 2000. He ATM at UFLaw
opportunities," said Lex Taylor (3L), who gave entered law school in 2002, became President of Associate Dean
a presentation on Florida's 2002 constitutional
the LSR and founded/chaired "Gators For Jeb." Gail Sasnett is among
Governor Bush, his son George and former those enjoying the
At the conclusion of the trip, Overton's Florida Solicitor General Tom Warner are convenience of the
wife, Marilynn, provided lunch in the Supreme
among speakers Horn helped bring to Automatic Teller
Court breakroom, with Justices Barbara
Gainesville. Machine inside the
Pariente and Raoul Cantero joining the UF
"Alachua County Republicans want to entrance to the cafete-
group. Pariente discussed Florida's Unified
articulate and stand firm on our party's core ria (student lounge
Family Courts project and urged students to principles," Hom said. "I look forward to the side). Use is free to
take family law classes.
take aiy aw asses By D. Cupples (2L) challenge." Campus USA Credit
-By D. Cupples (2L) Union members.


FlaLaw University of Florida Levin College of Law Newsletter January 21, 2003

Check out the new site for
the UFLaw Institute for
Dispute Resolution. Go to:


Click on "Centers &
Institutes, then "Institute
for Dispute Resolution."
While there, click on
"symposiums" for more
on the Jan. 31st event
open free of charge to
students, faculty and staff.

hDorolhCili Iile ras, (hapig l)h wawgirr ~
FlaLaw is published each full Anstead Speaks on Changes in American Law at Fall Graduation
week school is in session.
wek s l iFlorida Supreme Court Chief Justice Harry Lee Anstead (JD 63, top left) spoke on changes in
Stan Huguenin, Director American law since 9/11 at law school graduation ceremonies in December. (Anstead isfeatured in
of Communications. thefall UFLAW magazine, seepage 3.) In the audience were 160 new graduates of the Levin
Debra Amirin, APR, Associate College of Law, including Daniel Harris (top right) with his three brothers, Dwayne (left), Dwight
Director of Communications and Dweise. Some students didn't collect their diplomas alone, such as Dierk Hohman, holding his
and Editor, FlaLaw. two-year-old daughter Hannah, who ran up on stage while he was collecting his diploma from Dean
Jennifer Piascik, Jon Mills (left).
Publications Coordinator.
Contributing Writer: Among other students newly transformed into alumni were Heather Schwarz and Brian
Deborah Cupples (2L) Mencher, who inititated and organized the school's first Music Law Conference (bottom right).
Photography: Kristen Bartlett, Many families, including Michael Nordman's (center), gathered for pictures after the ceremony
Photojournalism Intern before attending a reception for graduates, family and friends.
Commencement is one of many events coordinated each semester by Associate Dean for
Deadline: 10 a.m. Tuesday Students, Professionalism & Community Relations Gail Sasnett and the Office of Student Affairs.
for next week's newsletter.
E-mail news to AL
flalaw@law.ufl.edu, or bring
disk (PC format, text in See complete academic & event calendars at: www. Iaw. ufl. edu.
WordPerfect or Word, January Meeting, noon, 190C HOL Creole," Faculty
nude ontat nformaton) 21 Meditation Class, Dining Room (FDR)
include contact information) 21 F/L Writing Competition 6:30-7:30 p.m., 350 HOL 27 Human Rights Speaker Candis
to UFLaw Communications, Meeting, noon, Auditorium 24 Interviewing Skills Workshop, Hamilton, 5:30-6:30 p.m., FDR
288 Holland Hall. (Submit Me F/I Wrting, oo, itionum 11:30 a.m., Bailey Courtroom ]MBA Elections, 7 p.m., 290 HOL
news for student newsletter, Student Organizaton Fair, Faculty Workshop, Conservation Yoga Class, 6:30-7:30 p.m., FDR
The Docket, to John Marshall Student Organizati.m-2 p.m., Concou Fairse Clinic Director Thomas Ankerson, 30 o Real Property & Trust Career
The Docket, to John Marshall 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Concourse "Learning Environmental Law Panel, 5 p.m., FDR
Bar Association.) 23 Costa Rica Summer Program