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Spring 2001


Florida State University College of Law




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Features: • In the eye of the storm (Two blocks from "ground zero" during the presidential election recount controvery [sic], the law school gets more media attention in five weeks than it had in the previous 35 years) • Judging with honor (College of Law graduate Nikki Clark handled her cases with dignity in the aftermath of the presidential election. She describes the experience in an interview. She also shared her views with graduating students in her commencement speech in December) • An election law symposium looks back on Florida 2000 (Some of the country's top election law and constitutional law experts take an in-depth look at what happened in November and December) • Martinez heads to Washington (Mel Martinez, a 1973 graduate of the College of Law, becomes the first alumnus picked for the U.S. Cabinet. He will head the Department of Housing and Urban Development) • Ken Connor answers the call (Ken Connor, Mel Martinez's classmate and friend, is also heading to Washington, D.C., to head up the Family Research Council) • The law school is recognized for its technology (The National Jurist rates the College of Law 13th in its bi-annual law school ratings. The magazine was especially impressed with softwar used by the Children's Advocacy Center) • Administrative law faculty earns high marks (A survey of of [sic] law schools puts FSU's administrative law faculty in the top eight) Departments • Recognitions (Class notes, Faculty notes, Campus notes)

FSU Law Magazine (Spring 2001)

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