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News Briefs: Feb. 4, 2013

Published: Feb 4th, 2013

  • LIC Notes: Proposed Florida Constitutional Amendment: A full-time legislature
  • Dean hosts Music Night March 17
  • 32nd Annual Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law
  • Electronic Discovery for the Small and Medium Case April 4-5, 2013

Jobs & Opportunities: Feb. 4, 2013

Published: Feb 4th, 2013


ILSP 2013 Ambassador Program applications due Wednesday


If you are interested in being a part of the Ambassador team, submit an application(s) and resume to the Office of Student Affairs and sign up for an interview.

Professor King seeks research assistant


Professor Shani King is looking to hire a research assistant for a short-term project with the potential for more work in the future.

Gubernatorial Fellowship program director on campus Thursday


The director of the Florida Gubernatorial Fellowship program will be on campus on Thursday 5-5:50 p.m. in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180, to recruit UF Law students.

Applications now being accepted for summer externships


Externships offer students for-credit, semester-long opportunities to leave the traditional classroom setting and assist lawyers and judges in the practice of law and the administration of justice.

Experts tackle preemption puzzles Friday at Nelson Symposium

Experts tackle preemption puzzles Friday at Nelson Symposium

Published: Feb 4th, 2013

Everybody knows that federal law preempts state law, which in turn preempts local law – pretty simple right? Unfortunately, it’s not always quite so clear. The area of preemption in law can raise some tricky questions in several areas […]

UF Law victorious at ABA Law Student Tax Challenge

UF Law victorious at ABA Law Student Tax Challenge

Published: Feb 4th, 2013

The University of Florida Levin College of Law can proudly display its new trophy after two victories at the American Bar Association Law Student Tax Challenge. UF Law students placed first and third in the Orlando competition […]

Faculty Scholarship & Activities: Feb. 4, 2013

Published: Feb 4th, 2013

Professor Mary Adkins, Bob Dekle and Mark Fenster were quoted as experts in the media; Professor Larry DiMatteo has three books forthcoming; Dean Claire M. Germain was an invited speaker and moderator at a conference in Paris and served on an ABA Accreditation Site Visit Team at UC-Irvine; Professor Martin McMahon presented at the ABA Tax Section Midyear Meeting; and Professor John Stinneford published an article.

Career Corner: Breaking away from the traditional path

Career Corner: Breaking away from the traditional path

Published: Feb 4th, 2013

Only a few years out of the University of Florida Levin College of Law, Ilan Kaufer (JD 08) is making a name for himself in South Florida. Kaufer is a principal regulatory affairs analyst for Florida Power and Light (FPL) and serves as the […]

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Justice John Paul Stevens speaks at UF Law Tuesday

Published: Feb 4th, 2013

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens will be at UF Law Tuesday as this semester’s Marshall Criser Distinguished Lecturer. The conversation at 12:30 p.m. in the Marcia Whitney Schott Courtyard, is expected to cover issues including proportionality in sentencing, the justice’s proposal for an amendment of the Supremacy Clause of Article VI of the U.S. Constitution, and his criminal law jurisprudence.