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CSRRR packs house to discuss Trayvon Martin case

CSRRR packs house to discuss Trayvon Martin case

Published: Mar 25th, 2013

A man with a gun. A dead teen. A hoodie. These images have been burned into the minds of Americans as symbols interracial crime, the use of deadly force and diversity in media coverage and crime reporting. A little more than a year ago, the tragic shooting of a 17-year-old black teen walking […]

Expert discusses racially restrictive covenants at annual Wolf lecture

Expert discusses racially restrictive covenants at annual Wolf lecture

Published: Mar 25th, 2013

The sixth annual Wolf Family lecture drew a capacity crowd in the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. This year’s guest speaker, Professor Carol M. Rose, presented her lecture on “Property Law and the Rise, Life and Demise […]

Career Corner: Law grad says law education heals community

Career Corner: Law grad says law education heals community

Published: Mar 25th, 2013

JaDawnya C. Butler (JD 04) loves people. From her affinity for public speaking to her knack for giving legal advice to friends and family, her job as chief senior assistant district attorney in Atlanta is a perfect fit. Butler currently serves as the Zone 4 community prosecutor in […]

News Briefs: March 25, 2013

News Briefs: March 25, 2013

Published: Mar 25th, 2013

  • Important registration information from Student Affairs
  • Careers in International Law speaker today at 1 p.m.
  • Estates Planning Certificate Program — Fall 2013 Registration
  • LIC Notes: New LIC display complements CSRRR Spring Lecture
  • New library food policy
  • Environmental students visit Belize cacao nursery for spring break
  • UF Law Alumni and Student Orange & Blue-B-Que
  • 2013 Class Gift Legacy

Jobs & Opportunities: March 25, 2013

Published: Mar 25th, 2013


UF Law Summer Study Abroad Programs – Deadline extended to Wednesday


Earn six credits in an outstanding foreign summer law program at UF Law.

Legal Writing/Appellate Advocacy department seeks teaching assistants


The Legal Writing/Appellate Advocacy department is accepting applications for teaching assistants.

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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UF Law students, faculty and staff free to E-Discovery conference

Published: Mar 25th, 2013

“Electronic Discovery for the Small and Medium Case” is just around the corner, so don’t forget to register today. The conference, co-sponsored by UF Law and the Electronic Discovery Reference Model, will be held April 4-5 at UF Law and will also be available as a live, online stream. […]

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South African freedom fighter addresses gay marriage at UF Law Tuesday

Published: Mar 25th, 2013

Albie Sachs, retired Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and life-long freedom fighter in the struggle against apartheid, will speak Tuesday about gay marriage at the University of Florida Levin College of Law – the same day the U.S. Supreme Court will […]

UF Law grad to take over seminary as dean, president

UF Law grad to take over seminary as dean, president

Published: Mar 25th, 2013

He attended UF Law on a whim and ditched his job as a commercial litigator for seminary. The Rev. Kurt Dunkle (JD 87), a lawyer-turned-priest, described his career path as nothing short of “unexpected.” Dunkle takes over July 1 as dean and president of The General […]

Faculty Scholarship & Activities: March 25, 2013

Published: Mar 25th, 2013

Assistant Dean Rob Birrenkott was quoted in the media; Professor Charles Collier’s article was accepted for publication; Professor Elizabeth Dale and Professor Jason Nance published articles and Professor Sharon Rush gave a three-hour course in Poland.