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LIC Notes: Supreme Court Case Fisher v. University of Texas Resource Guide

Published: Oct 8th, 2012

The United States Supreme Court began hearing arguments for cases on Monday at the start of the 2012 October Term. The court currently has 31 cases scheduled to be heard […]

UF Law celebrates 50th graduation anniversary of UF’s first black graduate Friday

UF Law celebrates 50th graduation anniversary of UF’s first black graduate Friday

Published: Oct 8th, 2012

The University of Florida Levin College of Law will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the graduation of W. George Allen with a special afternoon program at the law school. In 1962 […]

Tickets still available to see five Florida governors convene this Friday

Tickets still available to see five Florida governors convene this Friday

Published: Oct 8th, 2012

By Matt Walker Senior writer Tickets are still available to see five Florida governors who will convene Friday in Gainesville to discuss critical issues impacting the future of the Sunshine State for […]

Law professors engage in ‘civil discourse’ about same-sex marriage

Law professors engage in ‘civil discourse’ about same-sex marriage

Published: Oct 8th, 2012

Supporters from both sides gathered in the Chesterfield Smith Memorial Classroom on Oct. 3 for “A Conversation on Same-Sex Marriage,” an event billed as a “civil discourse about same-sex marriage” […]

Wright discusses law and magical world of Harry Potter

Wright discusses law and magical world of Harry Potter

Published: Oct 8th, 2012

By Marcela Suter Staff writer Donning a wizard’s robe and hat, Danaya Wright, Clarence J. TeSelle Professor of Law, discussed the law and the absence of law in the magical world […]

News Briefs: Oct. 8, 2012

News Briefs: Oct. 8, 2012

Published: Oct 8th, 2012

  • Glasser Barbecue tomorrow
  • Join UF Friday to honor black leadership
  • Harvard law professor discusses same-sex marriage at Weyrauch Lecture Oct. 18
  • Criminal Justice Center, Criminal Law Association hosts criminal video-advocacy competition
  • LIC Notes: Supreme Court Case Fisher v. University of Texas Resource Guide
  • UF Trial Team congratulates, welcomes new members
  • 9th Annual Minority Law Student Picnic set for Nov. 10
  • Conservation Clinic students, faculty explore Chasshowitza River
  • GreenLaw continues to restore, manage Law School Woods

IRS chief counsel: Tax law a great career choice

IRS chief counsel: Tax law a great career choice

Published: Oct 8th, 2012

William J. Wilkins, who also is assistant general counsel in the Treasury Department, presented “How IRS Lawyers Contribute to Sound Tax Enforcement” as part of the Graduate Tax Program […]

Buyers may not understand risks in coastal purchases, new UF study shows

Buyers may not understand risks in coastal purchases, new UF study shows

Published: Oct 8th, 2012

A new study by researchers with the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law and Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, or UF/IFAS, suggests that many buyers aren’t aware that living on the […]

Clinics offer real legal experience

Clinics offer real legal experience

Published: Oct 8th, 2012

Are you interested in counseling clients, advising government agencies, or even conducting a jury trial? Then look closely at one of the law school’s excellent clinic programs. The clinics offer […]

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Justice Thomas: ‘There are smart kids everywhere’

Published: Oct 8th, 2012

United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas made national news at UF Law last month when he dismissed U.S. News & World Report rankings and stated that a law degree from an Ivy League school shouldn’t carry more weight than any other law degree. […]