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Honor Code Committee announces new executive board

Honor Code Committee announces new executive board

Published: Apr 16th, 2012

The University of Florida Levin College of Law Honor Code Committee is proud to announce its newly elected executive board for the 2012-2013 school year: Chairman of the Honor Committee: David Emas; Vice Chairman of the Honor Committee: Anthony Jones; Director of Communication: Zach Foster; and Secretary: Brett Owens. Pictured from left, Owens, Emas, Jones and Foster.

3L publishes two law review articles, awaits book publishing

3L publishes two law review articles, awaits book publishing

Published: Apr 16th, 2012

Caroline Joan (Kay) S. Picart (3L) has published two law review articles in April 2012: “A Tango between Copyright and Critical Race Theory: Whiteness as Status Property in Balanchine’s Ballets, […]

3L wins 2012 Florida Law Student Essay Contest

Published: Apr 16th, 2012

A UF Law student took home the first-place prize last month for her writings on digital discovery. Margaret Rowell Good (3L) won the 2012 Florida Law Student Essay Contest, which […]

2L wins presidency of the Florida College Democrats

2L wins presidency of the Florida College Democrats

Published: Apr 16th, 2012

University of Florida Levin College of Law student Tim Mason (2L) was elected March 8 as president of the Florida College Democrats. The election was held during the College Democrats’ […]

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A Call to Public Interest Law

Published: Apr 16th, 2012

The ABA recommends that each lawyer render at least fifty hours of pro bono work per year. Specific requirements are listed as to the type of work that qualifies as pro bono. However, compassionate lawyers and law students are needed to answer the call to public service if we are to meet the needs of those in society who require legal assistance but cannot afford it.

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Fellowship provides opportunities to help remedy problems of incarceration

Fellowship provides opportunities to help remedy problems of incarceration

Published: Apr 16th, 2012

Before coming to law school, I would have never imagined myself standing in the cold, cement-block labyrinth of a federal prison.  But my interest in public service led me to […]

McPherson, with Southern Legal Counsel, a 2012 Public Interest Law Fellow

The rewards of public interest work at Southern Legal Counsel

Published: Apr 16th, 2012

By Dominique McPherson Public Interest Law Fellow “SLC is a small firm with a big impact,” said supervising attorney Kirsten Clanton on my very first day at Southern Legal Counsel, […]

Center for Governmental Responsibility Fellows make a difference with public service

Published: Apr 16th, 2012

The Center for Governmental Responsibility Public Interest Law Fellowship program is a cooperative effort between The Florida Bar Foundation and CGR that began in the mid-1980s and provides low-income and […]

UF Trial Team makes Sweet Sixteen

UF Trial Team makes Sweet Sixteen

Published: Apr 16th, 2012

UF Trial Team members Georgia Buckhalter (3L), Marissa Faerber (3L), Andrea Nieto (3L) and Kimberly Stewart (3L), led by coaches Tom Farkash (JD 76) and Dan Hogan (JD 11), competed […]

Alumna deploys UF Law skills to rise through ranks of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Alumna deploys UF Law skills to rise through ranks of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Published: Apr 16th, 2012

Almost 30 years ago at the University of Florida, one law student embarked on a career of conservation of land, the environment and, eventually, cooking grease. In July, Phyllis Harris […]