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BLSA named regional chapter of the year

BLSA named regional chapter of the year

Published: Feb 18th, 2013

The UF Law Black Law Students Association (BLSA) was declared the chapter of the year for medium-sized chapters in the southern region of the National Black Law Student Association (NBLSA). Chapter of the year is the NBLSA’s highest recognition. The distinction is given to the most outstanding […]

News Briefs: Feb. 18, 2013

Published: Feb 18th, 2013

  • LIC Notes: Honoring Lawton Chiles: Walkin’ Lawton by John Dos Passos Coggin
  • Sixth annual Wolf Family Lecture March 13
  • Dean hosts Music Night March 17
  • CSRRR spring lecture, panel examines Trayvon Martin case on March 20
  • 32nd Annual Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law
  • Electronic Discovery for the Small and Medium Case April 4-5, 2013

Alumnus, president-elect of The Florida Bar to speak to area youth about law and justice

Alumnus, president-elect of The Florida Bar to speak to area youth about law and justice

Published: Feb 18th, 2013

President-elect of The Florida Bar, Eugene Pettis (JD 85), will speak about law and justice to student participants in the second annual Josiah T. Walls Bar Association’s Law and Justice Youth Conference. The conference will take place at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, on Saturday […]

Jobs & Opportunities: Feb. 18, 2013

Published: Feb 18th, 2013


Professor King seeks research assistant


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

Florida Gubernatorial Fellowship program applications due March 8


UF Law students have been strongly represented in this selective and non-partisan program over the past few years.

Applications due Friday 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.

Public Justice essay contest awards $5,000 to winner


Public Justice is holding its annual Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest, which gives $5,000 to the winner.

Nelson Symposium explores hot legal, political issues

Nelson Symposium explores hot legal, political issues

Published: Feb 18th, 2013

Its 19th century provenance is “sordid;” it is employed today in the service “political bullying;” and the best that a lawyer can hope for is to embrace “ambiguity,” while navigating this legal realm. Such was the abuse heaped on the seemingly mild-mannered legal doctrine of […]

Photo by Kristen Hines/Levin College of Law 2007

Professor receives distinguished ABA award in dispute resolution

Published: Feb 18th, 2013

Suffering in law school is an unfriendly reminder that the high stress of conflict resolution can often get the best of a student. But a leading researcher and professor in alternative dispute resolution at the University of Florida Levin College of Law recognized this problem many years ago […]

UF Law alumni bring humor and education together with IT-Lex

UF Law alumni bring humor and education together with IT-Lex

Published: Feb 18th, 2013

“The bar is very low for technology law humor,” observed Samir Mathur (JD 09). This was all the more reason for Mathur, Adam Losey (JD 09), Ralph Losey (JD 79), and Catherine Losey (JD 09) to form IT-Lex, a legal education nonprofit that promotes educational and literary advancement in the field of technology law. […]

PIEC Final R1

PIEC kicks off Thursday to celebrate 40 years of ESA

Published: Feb 18th, 2013

When the Endangered Species Act was passed in 1973, it proved to be a great step forward in showing the United States’ and Congress’ commitment to preserving our nation’s natural heritage and protecting native plants and animals from becoming extinct. In honor of the 40th anniversary of the ESA, the 19th annual Public Interest Environmental Law Conference at the University of Florida Levin College of Law […]

Former NRA president gives talk at UF Law

Former NRA president gives talk at UF Law

Published: Feb 18th, 2013

“It just takes one,” said Sandra Froman, former president of the National Rifle Association. “Violent criminals go to where they know there are going to be unarmed victims, like a classroom. And then the rest of us are left without the ability to protect our families.” […]

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Distinguished international professors lead segments of foreign enrichment course

Published: Feb 18th, 2013

Interested in exposure to international law concepts before engaging in the legal practice? Can you think outside the box of national law? As globalization occurs, lawyers are more likely to encounter an element of international or foreign law in their daily practices. […]