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News Briefs – February 22, 2010

Published: Feb 22nd, 2010

GADR seeking volunteers for mediation video project Gators for Alternative Dispute Resolution (GADR) is proud to announce that it is co-sponsoring a video project with UF’s Student Conduct & Conflict […]

Faculty scholarship and activities

Published: Feb 22nd, 2010

Jarold H. Israel Professor Emeritus Spoke to the Orlando Chapter of The Federal Bar Association on Feb. 18. The topic was “Grand Jury Screening & Indictment Challenges.”  Lea Johnston Assistant […]

Grad Tax program hosts ethics workshop

Published: Feb 22nd, 2010

It’s tax season, and for most people that means scrounging up their W-2s and filling out 1040 forms. For some, though, complicated sources of income and losses mean more complex […]

Jacobs breaks down Florida’s “school-to-prison pipeline”

Published: Feb 22nd, 2010

Less than 50 percent of black students graduate from high school in Florida, and a part of that can be attributed to the “school-to-prison pipeline,” Professor Michelle Jacobs said. Jacobs, […]

Raising the bar: Florida’s legal community service day

Published: Feb 22nd, 2010

On Feb. 27, local lawyers, law students, and law firms, together with their employees, families and friends will volunteer to clean up the Midtown area during the Florida Bar Young […]

Federal courts scholar offers insight on qualified immunity during Dunwody Lecture

Published: Feb 22nd, 2010

Some see it as a legal loophole for errant government officials. Others view it as a necessary doctrine to protect police officers from the liability for bad outcomes in doing […]

Justice Thomas delivers Criser Lecture with grace and good humor

Published: Feb 22nd, 2010

As blistering winter weather threatened to snow-in the nation’s capital on Feb. 4, it was sunny but cool in Florida. Despite the sunshine, 700 law students, faculty and others seated […]

UF Law environmental conference brings it all back home

Published: Feb 22nd, 2010

UF students, faculty and staff who want to be part of the solution to Florida’s environmental challenges but don’t know where to begin can start by attending the University of […]