Major players in 2000 election on campus for conference

Published: February 26th, 2001

Category: News

Seminar to be webcast nationally

Key participants in Florida’s protracted 2000 Presidential Election are gathered in Holland Hall Auditorium today (Feb. 26) to examine legal, political and media aspects of the historic balloting. UF President Charles Young opens the session at 8 a.m., followed by law school Interim Dean Jon Mills, founding director of the Center for Governmental Responsibility, speaking on “Why Florida? What Brought Us Here?” Four panel sessions, with audience participation, are scheduled during the day. Participants include attorneys David Boies and Dexter Douglas, who represented Vice President Al Gore, and Joseph Klock Jr, who represented Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris. National media reps, members of Gov. Jeb Bush’s Elections Task Force, state legislators and officials and academicians also are featured. (Complete agenda inside this issue of FlaLaw.) Thanks to efforts of WUFT-TV, the day-long conference will be Webcast nationally. The link: An overflow viewing area has been set up on the concourse east of the auditorium. The conference, open to all law school students and faculty, is sponsored by the Levin College of Law, the UF Colleges of Journalism and Communications and Liberal Arts

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