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News Briefs March 2, 2009

Published: Mar 2nd, 2009

Music Night 2009 hosted by Dean Jerry Got a hidden musical talent? Show it off at the upcoming Music Night 2009, to be held Sunday, March 29, at 7 p.m. […]

Tax professors shed light on financial meltdown

Published: Mar 2nd, 2009

As part of University of Florida Back to College Weekend, UF Law tax faculty tackled a topic dominating the news and the consciousness of the country — the mortgage meltdown […]

Employers expect legal experience and proven skills from law students

Published: Mar 2nd, 2009

When potential employers interview recent law school graduates, grades are not the only thing they are interested in. They’re also looking for legal experience. Employers take a critical look at […]

Xinning Shirley Liu receives scholarship for commitment to diversity

Published: Mar 2nd, 2009

Xinning Shirley Liu, a second-year law student born in China, is the recipient of the Constangy, Brooks & Smith Diversity Scholars Award. This $2,000 annual award is presented to a […]

Researcher argues case for guns on campus

Published: Mar 2nd, 2009

Schools would be safer places if guns were allowed on campus, according to Dr. John Lott. Lott, a senior research scientist at the University of Maryland, argued Wednesday that those […]

Flocks presents plight of farmworkers before president’s cancer panel

Published: Mar 2nd, 2009

While lush orange groves and sprawling agricultural fields have long been an iconic symbol of Florida, viewed affectionately by state residents and visitors alike, few people are aware of the […]

PIEC seeks postive change for Florida’s environmental woes

Published: Mar 2nd, 2009

The 15th annual Public Interest Environmental Conference (PIEC) gave environmentalists, scientists, lawyers and law students the opportunity to seek solutions to Florida’s environmental woes. The law student-organized conference titled, “Beyond […]

Prominent property expert to discuss shoreline property rights and exclusion during UF Wolf Family Lecture in the American Law of Real Property

Published: Mar 2nd, 2009

Florida citizens and governmental entities that own land along Florida’s 12,000 miles of shoreline are constantly being challenged on their right to exclude others from their property. With so many […]