News Briefs April 6, 2009

Published: April 6th, 2009

Category: News Briefs

Legal Research & Writing Teaching Assistants Needed
The LRW department is accepting applications for fall 2009-spring 2010 teaching assistants. Applications are available at the LRW office.

Applications for fall Conservation Clinic due April 10
Law Students interested in the UF Law Conservation Clinic for the fall semester may apply between now and April 10. The clinic is capped at 12 students. Students entering their fourth semester are eligible. Although, preference is given to those enrolled in, or intending to enroll in the Environmental and Land Use Law Certificate Program, students with an interest in the many intersections between environmental law and other areas of law and policy are encouraged to consider the clinic and meet with the director.

In the fall the clinic anticipates projects with current and new clients involving implementation of the recent conservation easement and conservation purposes amendments to the Florida constitution, multi-party conservation finance and management arrangements, water and watershed law and policy, clean energy (including local government solar financing districts), as well as continued work in sustainable redevelopment and coastal and marine policy, including adaptation to sea level rise.

Clinic students regularly travel for meetings, workshops and conferences, network with environmental professionals and occasionally must get their shoes wet. Students are encouraged to review the clinic Web site at to get a sense of the clinic’s project portfolio and products. Applications can be can accessed on the clinic Web site, in the offices of the Center for Governmental Responsibility and at Student Services. Interested students and students with ideas for projects based on their own interest and expertise are encouraged to contact Director Tom Ankersen at or 352-273-0835.