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UF celebrates Constitution Day Tuesday

Published: Sep 16th, 2013

Constitution Day commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, and each year the University of Florida – along with other public funded universities – celebrate the day with special programs and activities. Cake and drinks will be served. […]

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Coif Distinguished Lecturer to discuss “covering” your true self in the workplace

Published: Sep 16th, 2013

Despite an ever-increasing emphasis on diversity and inclusion in the workplace, a recent study suggests that three out of four workers – including half of white males – have “covered” their identity in the workplace. New York University Law Professor Kenji […]

Jobs & Opportunities: Sept. 16, 2013

Published: Sep 16th, 2013

  • Professionalism Week kicks off today
  • Gerald T. Bennett American Inn of Court accepting applications
  • Student Law Alumni Council social Friday

UF Law grad pays experience forward as new assistant dean

UF Law grad pays experience forward as new assistant dean

Published: Sep 16th, 2013

Even though Rob Birrenkott (JD 05) has moved to a larger office, he still has a shrine in his former workspace down the hall. A collection of about 25 thank-you cards from UF Levin College of Law students sits on top of a tall metal filing cabinet, and there are more in boxes within the drawers. […]

Experts to discuss national security in a changing world at UF Law event

Experts to discuss national security in a changing world at UF Law event

Published: Sep 16th, 2013

From undercover spies infiltrating foreign countries to the timely debate over the use of drones, the topic of national security easily piques interest, intrigue and debate. This year’s Allen L. Poucher Legal Education Series will delve into the challenging world of national security with a panel […]

Moot Court showcases talent to state judges

Moot Court showcases talent to state judges

Published: Sep 16th, 2013

Students, faculty, alumni and distinguished guests filled every seat in the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center Sept. 6 for the 28th annual Zimmerman Kiser Sutcliffe Final Four Moot Court Competition. Guests watched four of the Florida Moot Court Team’s top competitors present arguments […]

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Commemorating 50 years of the right to counsel

Published: Sep 16th, 2013

A criminal defendant’s right to counsel is often taken for granted in today’s justice system, but until 50 years ago that right was not guaranteed. It wasn’t until the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Gideon v. Wainwright that courts were required to provide counsel for those who could not afford their own attorneys. […]

UF Law ceremony honors two: former state justice, bar president

Published: Sep 16th, 2013

Two distinguished graduates of the University of Florida Levin College of Law, one who made his mark as a Florida jurist and law professor, the other who rose to the top ranks among practicing lawyers in the state, will be inducted posthumously Friday into the Heritage of Leadership Society.

News Briefs: Sept. 16, 2013

News Briefs: Sept. 16, 2013

Published: Sep 16th, 2013

  • International Law Society Speaker Series
  • OUTLaw holds first general meeting Tuesday
  • Being a Trial Lawyer – More than the Mechanics Friday
  • Fall Book Awards and Heritage of Leadership Ceremony Friday
  • Restatement of International Sales Law Conference in St. Augustine Sept. 27-28
  • UF Law Class Lectures Honor Justice Overton
  • Craig Ball to open UF 2013-2014 E-Discovery Speakers Series
  • Reproductive Rights in the US: 1973-2013
  • LIC Notes: Opportunity to Evaluate New Databases

Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: Sep 16th, 2013

Professor Andrade is submitting his newest book; Professor DiMatteo presented a research paper with Professor Harrison in Scotland; and Professor Little and Professor Zedalis were quoted in the media.