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Jobs & Opportunities: Nov. 5, 2012

Published: Nov 5th, 2012


Externship information meeting Thursday


Would you like to work with a federal judge this summer? How about a government agency like the SEC, USPTO or the EPA? Would you like to earn credit while you work?

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

3L works with Zimmerman defense team

3L works with Zimmerman defense team

Published: Nov 5th, 2012

Mike Panella (3L) has a motto: “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.” Proverbs 31:8-9. [...]

BLSA panel focuses on diversity, black enrollment

BLSA panel focuses on diversity, black enrollment

Published: Nov 5th, 2012

The importance of diversity and declining black law student enrollment were among the topics of a panel discussion, “50 Years, Now What? The State of the Black Student at UF Law,” sponsored by the W. George Allen [...]

News Briefs: Nov. 5, 2012

Published: Nov 5th, 2012

  • Dean Jerry to perform with band in Gator Growl Friday, other Homecoming activities
  • JMBA hosts Town Hall meeting Nov. 13
  • Antitrust expert from Georgetown to speak at Heath Lecture
  • Annual Professor Auction goes live Wednesday
  • Ninth Annual Minority Law Student Picnic set for Saturday
  • LIC Notes: Welfare drug testing case heard before the 11th Circuit

Moot Court argues its way through three competitions

Moot Court argues its way through three competitions

Published: Nov 5th, 2012

The UF Law Moot Court team had a busy October, sending competitors to three competitions around the state. Joey Posey (2L) and Alfredo Ferrer (2L) competed at the Puerto Rican Bar Association Moot Court competition [...]

Lecture teaches law students acting techniques for the courtroom

Lecture teaches law students acting techniques for the courtroom

Published: Nov 5th, 2012

Have you ever considered trying to suppress an emotion to better convey it or using upward inflections at the end of a thought to draw in an audience? Paul Morella, an actor in Washington, D.C., challenged [...]

Gelberg

Tax experts mull ‘fiscal cliff’ at annual lecture

Published: Nov 5th, 2012

A panel discussion by Capitol Hill insiders about the expiring tax cuts and across-the-board spending cuts known in Washington, D.C., as the “fiscal cliff” attracted more than 150 guests Oct. 26 to an annual lecture at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. The third annual Ellen Bellet Gelberg Tax Policy Lecture drew a crowd of students, faculty and staff to the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom. [...]

Faculty Scholarship & Activities: Nov. 5, 2012

Published: Nov 5th, 2012

Professor Little is quoted in the media and Professor McMahon gave presentations in Georgia and Montana.