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Reproductive Rights in the U.S., 1973-2013

Published: Sep 30th, 2013

Few U.S. Supreme Court cases are as recognizable to the public as Roe v. Wade – the landmark 1973 decision that established a woman’s right to an abortion. Forty years later, while women’s rights have continued to progress, abortion rights remain a controversial topic. The University of Florida Center for [...]

UF Law celebrates 50 years of right to counsel

UF Law celebrates 50 years of right to counsel

Published: Sep 30th, 2013

Bruce Jacob, dean emeritus and professor of law at Stetson University, had the entire Martin Levin Advocacy Center courtroom laughing out loud from his recount of how he won the Gideon v. Wainwright case in 1963. The symposium, commemorating 50 years of the right to counsel, was held Sept. 19 at the [...]

Fashion show unfolds in courtyard

Fashion show unfolds in courtyard

Published: Sep 30th, 2013

The John Marshall Bar Association hosted a “What Not to Wear” event Tuesday in the Marcia Whitney Schott Courtyard.

Jobs & Opportunities: Sept. 30, 2013

Published: Sep 30th, 2013

  • Prepare for the practice of law in a global society – study at law schools around the globe

UF Law honors Professor Baldwin’s 50 years of teaching

UF Law honors Professor Baldwin’s 50 years of teaching

Published: Sep 30th, 2013

Fletcher N. Baldwin Jr. came to Gainesville in the fall of 1962 following military service, law school at the University of Georgia, and graduate law at the University of Illinois. He was joined by E.L. Roy Hunt, who was also a veteran and post graduate student. Their offices were on the third floor [...]

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Experts discuss national security at Florida Law Review event Friday

Published: Sep 30th, 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 including a retired [...]

Overton, Hulsey inducted into the Heritage of Leadership

Overton, Hulsey inducted into the Heritage of Leadership

Published: Sep 30th, 2013

Justice Ben Overton (JD 52) and Mark Hulsey Jr. (JD 48) were inducted posthumously into the Heritage of Leadership, as examples of exceptional service to the legal profession. Both had long and illustrious careers in the law and in public life. Both also gave back to UF Law long after their graduations. [...]

News Briefs: Sept. 30, 2013

News Briefs: Sept. 30, 2013

Published: Sep 30th, 2013

  • Glasser Barbecue slated for noon Tuesday
  • Justice Pariente lecture open to law faculty, students
  • CSRRR presents ‘Hate Crimes—Elements, Impact & Offenders’
  • International Law Society hosts speaker Wednesday
  • Craig Ball to open UF 2013-2014 E-Discovery Speakers Series
  • ELULP Environmental Program Potluck Reception
  • LIC wins public relations award from AALL
  • CCF hosts 8th annual Weyrauch Lecture

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UF Law gets supreme sneak peek

Published: Sep 30th, 2013

University of Florida law students got a week-early sneak peek at a United States Supreme Court oral argument. On Thursday, James “Jim” Bopp, Jr. (JD 73), a regular before the high court and advocate for conservative causes, delivered a moot court oral argument before a bench of five Florida judges [...]

2013 Costa Rica Program spreads wings outside of classroom

2013 Costa Rica Program spreads wings outside of classroom

Published: Sep 30th, 2013

The UF Law Costa Rica Program continued to move further out of the classroom and into the field this past summer. Eight U.S. students, five Ticos (Costa Rican law students) and four faculty members experienced international and comparative environmental law from the venues where it plays out [...]