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Yale and Arizona law professor to discuss racially restrictive covenants at UF Law

Yale and Arizona law professor to discuss racially restrictive covenants at UF Law

Published: Mar 11th, 2013

While the idea sounds absurd today, up until the 1940s it was not uncommon for property deeds to include clauses that restricted the sale of property to whites only. In 1948, the Supreme Court ruled against these racially restrictive covenants and the […]

Youth Law and Justice Conference brings together practitioners and local students

Youth Law and Justice Conference brings together practitioners and local students

Published: Mar 11th, 2013

UF Law hosted the second annual Youth Law and Justice Conference on Feb. 26. The day-long event brought more than 70 local middle and high school students to campus for discussions raising awareness of legal issues affecting today’s youth. […]

Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act decision to be examined at Dunwody Lecture

Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act decision to be examined at Dunwody Lecture

Published: Mar 11th, 2013

A leading legal expert from Georgetown University Law Center will discuss the implications of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last year on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, during the 32nd annual Dunwody Distinguished […]

PIEC expert reflects on UF Law conference, 40 years of Endangered Species Act

PIEC expert reflects on UF Law conference, 40 years of Endangered Species Act

Published: Mar 11th, 2013

Last week, I participated in one of the most enjoyable and illuminating environmental conferences that I have attended in the last 20 or 30 years. The students at the University of Florida law school organized and hosted a riveting two-day conference on the […]

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CSRRR to analyze facets of Trayvon Martin case at Spring Lecture

Published: Mar 11th, 2013

More than a year after the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, legal, social and cultural questions raised by the case are still being discussed across the country. The Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations will analyze a number of these questions during the […]

News Briefs: March 11, 2013

News Briefs: March 11, 2013

Published: Mar 11th, 2013

  • Experts discuss alternatives to divorce litigation today
  • Florida ADR Client Counseling Team is top in Florida
  • Florida Moot Court send teams to state, national competitions
  • Careers with the U.S. Department of State event Wednesday
  • Spring Book Awards Ceremony takes place Friday
  • Annual Youth Summit slated for Friday
  • LIC Notes: Research Time Saver: 50-state surveys
  • Dean hosts Music Night Sunday
  • South African freedom fighter to address gay marriage at UF Law

Jobs & Opportunities: March 11, 2013

Published: Mar 11th, 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.

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.

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Environmental interest conference draws more than 250

Published: Mar 11th, 2013

More than 250 students and environmentalists reflected on 40 years of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) at the 19th annual Public Interest Environmental Conference Feb. 21-23. The conference, which spanned Thursday to Saturday, included multiple panel discussions, a workshop sponsored by The Florida Bar, and training opportunities for attorneys and those outside the legal field.

Legal experts to look at the limits of First Amendment protection at UF Law

Legal experts to look at the limits of First Amendment protection at UF Law

Published: Mar 11th, 2013

Should false statements of fact be protected under the First Amendment? That was the question at issue in United States v. Alvarez, a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court case overturning the […]

Faculty share immigration stories, experiences

Faculty share immigration stories, experiences

Published: Mar 11th, 2013

“The American story is an immigrant story,” Professor Tom C. W. Lin said as he opened “Immigrants and the American Experience” a panel held at UF Law on Feb 26. Together, three distinguished UF Law professors of immigrant background offered their views on immigration to inspire […]