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LIC Notes: Legislative and Regulatory Research: A New CRS Report

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

Legislative and regulatory research can be complex and selecting the correct resource can be challenging. A recent Congressional Research Service report provides an overview of both freely available federal government […]

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Law Review brings together 5 Fla. governors to debate state’s future

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

Florida’s environment, education, economic development and growth management were the primary topics of conversation on Friday, Oct. 12, when five former Florida governors convened at the Phillips Center for the Florida Law Review’s Allen L. Poucher Legal Education Series. […]

News Briefs: Oct. 22, 2012

News Briefs: Oct. 22, 2012

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

  • Town Hall meeting postponed
  • Intellectual Property Certificate Program hosts reception Tuesday
  • 1st District Court of Appeal holds oral arguments on campus Thursday
  • Actor to teach art of persuasion class Oct. 29
  • Create a video about Fourth Amendment issues and you could win $500
  • CCD speaker Oct. 30 to discuss obtaining legal jobs in tight market
  • Ninth Annual Minority Law Student Picnic set for Nov. 10
  • LIC Notes: Legislative and Regulatory Research: A New CRS Report

Nation’s senior tax policy advisers to address nation’s fiscal cliff

Nation’s senior tax policy advisers to address nation’s fiscal cliff

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

Tax cuts set to expire at the end of the year will trigger higher average tax bills of almost $3,500 across all households in the U.S., and $2,000 for middle income households. Experts say this looming “fiscal cliff” would result in unprecedented tax hikes that could result in a major economic slowdown unless the current rates are renewed. […]

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UF and UF Law honor W. George Allen

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

When W. George Allen became the first African-American to graduate from the University of Florida in 1962, it was not only a victory for him, but also for countless others who had fought for equality for decades at the university. On Friday, Oct. 12, the University of Florida and UF Levin College of Law celebrated the 50th anniversary of Allen’s graduation from UF Law […]

Jobs & Opportunities: Oct. 22, 2012

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012


Spring Supreme Court Externships Program


Two positions are now available at the Florida Supreme Court for the Spring 2012 semester. They are each a five-credit externship, running Jan. 14 – April 26, 2013, and require 20 hours per week.

Applications open for 2013 Evan Yegelwel Summer Fellowship


The Evan Yegelwel Summer Fellowship award permits one UF Law student to participate in a paid Summer Fellowship Program at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Florida Regional Office in Boca Raton.

Spring Semester Foreign Enrichment Course and Spring Break Field Course will feature International Development Law and Policy


The UF Levin College of Law Environmental and Land Use Law Program will offer the following conservation and development practice related courses for Spring 2013 Semester

Florida Supreme Court justices discuss importance of independent judiciary

Florida Supreme Court justices discuss importance of independent judiciary

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

Florida Supreme Court Justices Barbara J. Pariente, R. Fred Lewis, Peggy A. Quince, and Jorge Labarga spoke candidly at UF Law Oct. 18 about the importance of judicial independence and the challenge to maintain an unbiased court system. The justices arrived to a lively Martin H. Levin Advocacy […]

Diversity panel: Different lawyers have different perspectives

Diversity panel: Different lawyers have different perspectives

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

When The Florida Bar integrated – requiring all Florida lawyers to become members – in 1950 the white leadership was mindful that it would not allow blacks into its social gatherings. That history lay in the background of “Leadership and Law: Diverse Perspectives on the Role of Race and Participation in Professional Legal Organizations,” […]

Faculty Scholarship & Activities: Oct. 22, 2012

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

Associate Dean Claire M. Germain made two presentations and Dean Robert Jerry and Professor Joseph Little were quoted in the media.