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ACLU attorney, law grad: What’s next for LGBT rights?

ACLU attorney, law grad: What’s next for LGBT rights?

Published: Nov 24th, 2008

Shelbi Day, staff attorney with ACLU of Florida’s LGBT Advocacy Project, spoke Thursday night about what is next for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LBGT) community after Amendment 2, which […]

Cohn presents market regulation workshop

Cohn presents market regulation workshop

Published: Nov 24th, 2008

Professor Stuart Cohn presented a full-day workshop on “Capital Market Regulation in Times of Economic Crisis” at the International Law Institute in Washington, D.C. Participants included 25 securities regulators from […]

Grad tax speaker talks about criminal tax

Grad tax speaker talks about criminal tax

Published: Nov 24th, 2008

Houston-based white-collar crime and tax attorney Larry A. Campagna, well-known for winning the largest-ever settlement for wrongful disclosure of tax return information in Johnson v. Sawyer, presented “When Special Agents […]

Law students donate football tickets to children

Law students donate football tickets to children

Published: Nov 24th, 2008

Many local children celebrated the holiday season a little early on Saturday partly because of the generosity of 114 UF Law students. The students donated their law block football tickets […]

Justice Stevens and Judge Gonzalez speak at inaugural Marshall Criser Lecture

Justice Stevens and Judge Gonzalez speak at inaugural Marshall Criser Lecture

Published: Nov 24th, 2008

Justice John Paul Stevens and Judge Jose A. Gonzalez Jr. devoted part of their joint presentation on the UF Campus on Nov. 17 to offering free advice to law students. […]

Moot Court makes final four in Chicago competition

Moot Court makes final four in Chicago competition

Published: Nov 24th, 2008

The Justice Campbell Thornal Moot Court Board traveled to Chicago last week for the annual Chicago Bar Association’s National Moot Court Competition. The team of Scott Holtz, Stacey Schwimmer and […]

Speakers address the plight of seasonal farmworkers in Florida

Speakers address the plight of seasonal farmworkers in Florida

Published: Nov 24th, 2008

As the U.S. economy worsens, seasonal farmworkers are among the hardest hit in Florida. Without the ability to choose their salaries or improve their working conditions, farmworkers face day-to-day challenges. […]

Wax discusses unconscious bias of race and gender

Wax discusses unconscious bias of race and gender

Published: Nov 24th, 2008

University of Pennsylvania Law Professor Amy Wax visited the Levin College of Law to present “The Discriminating Mind: A Discussion of Unconscious Bias Based on Race and Gender” on Nov. […]

Shaw fights for Florida insurance consumers

Shaw fights for Florida insurance consumers

Published: Nov 24th, 2008

Just five years after graduating from law school, Sean M. Shaw (JD 03) is taking a big step into public office as Florida’s insurance consumer advocate. Tapped for the position […]