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UF Law adjunct professor, alumnus dies

UF Law adjunct professor, alumnus dies

Published: Jan 7th, 2013

Ben F. Overton (JD 52), former Florida Supreme Court Justice, University of Florida Levin College of Law alumnus and adjunct professor died Saturday, Dec. 29, in Gainesville of complications from heart surgery. He was 86 and was Florida’s 62nd justice since statehood.

News Briefs: Jan. 7, 2013

News Briefs: Jan. 7, 2013

Published: Jan 7th, 2013

  • Learn about the UF Law summer program in France Jan. 14
  • South Africa 2013 study abroad program interest meeting Jan. 15
  • Costa Rica 2013 summer abroad informational meeting Jan. 22
  • 29th annual Maguire Appellate Advocacy Competition slated for Jan. 24
  • Nelson Symposium examines conflicts between state and federal laws Feb. 8

Jobs & Opportunities: Jan. 7, 2013

Published: Jan 7th, 2013


Communications Office seeks writer


The Communications Office at UF Law seeks a talented writer to assist with news, events and feature stories for its weekly publication, FlaLaw Online, beginning in January.

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

Steinberg takes on legal skills job

Steinberg takes on legal skills job

Published: Jan 7th, 2013

This past fall, Stacey Steinberg (JD 03) joined the Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy Department after spending almost a decade advocating in the courtroom. Her experience working with vulnerable individuals will provide students a real life perspective on the practice of law.

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CCD won’t miss a beat as search for new leader begins

Published: Jan 7th, 2013

It’s been said that finding a job right out of law school used be a lot like stepping onto an escalator and choosing when to get off. If this were ever true, the Great Recession certainly changed it. The nation’s weak economy, which since 2008 has been frustratingly persistent, has had a major impact on the legal profession and has made the job market for recent law graduates much more difficult.

Faculty Scholarship & Activities: Jan. 7, 2013

Published: Jan 7th, 2013

Professor Marian participated in an international tax forum and made a presentation in Beijing, Professor Wolf was awarded the December “Halo” by The Public Trust for his book, and Professor Dekle and Professor Mills were quoted in the media.

UF receives funds for Human Rights Program in Colombia

Published: Jan 7th, 2013

University of Florida faculty, led by the Levin College of Law, the Center for Latin American Studies and the College of Education, will spend the next three years working with […]