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Panel: A woman’s perspective on balancing work, life

Published: Oct 28th, 2013

Sometimes, Jeanne Singer (JD 77) bakes cupcakes at 2:30 a.m. Jo Thacker (JD 87) answers emails from the Little League bleachers. Denise Ferrero arrives at her office in sometimes sweaty workout clothes because she spends early mornings exercising with her children. […]

Bar examination process evolving for the better

Published: Oct 28th, 2013

Franklin Harrison likened improving the bar examination process to the time his 8-year-old granddaughter ran up to him and asked excitedly “Can you see anything different about me?” Harrison was perplexed until she told him. “She was wearing deodorant,” he chuckled. […]

FJIL editors: Upcoming issue promises to be interesting, insightful

Published: Oct 28th, 2013

The Florida Journal of International Law’s general editors have spent the past two weeks working diligently on their first round of edits. We are proud of all the hard work put into the upcoming journal issue by all our team members. The December issue promises to be not only legally interesting but also an insightful commentary into varied areas of international law. […]

Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: Oct 28th, 2013

Professors Dekle and Fenster were quoted as experts in the media; Professor Marian presented his paper in Los Angeles; Professor Nance published an article in Emory Law Journal; and the upcoming 33rd annual Florida/Georgia moot court competition was publicized in the Jacksonville Daily Record.

From left, Haskins, Wallace and O’Keefe stand just outside of the SCOTUS courtroom — photos inside the courtroom are not allowed.

Justice Thomas gives students VIP treatment at U.S. Supreme Court

Published: Oct 28th, 2013

When United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas visited UF Law at about this time last year, Emily O’Keefe (2L), Kim Haskins (2L) and Lauren Wallace (2L) all looked forward to his lecture. They never imagined they would be offered an experience of a lifetime and gain a mentor, too. […]

News Briefs: Oct. 28, 2013

News Briefs: Oct. 28, 2013

Published: Oct 28th, 2013

  • Criminal Law Association, Criminal Justice Center host panel on death penalty Wednesday
  • FJIL collecting non-perishable goods for Salvation Army thru Friday
  • Justice Lewis lecture open to law faculty, students
  • ‘Pizza for your thoughts?’ tomorrow at noon
  • Meet the attorneys from Hopping, Green & Sams
  • Ninth annual International Taxation Symposium
  • UF Law / EDRM webinar sponsored by Nuix, “E-Discovery Processing Made Simple”
  • Conservation Clinic spends a day with UF scientists, Florida Sea Grant specialists

Jobs & Opportunities: Oct. 28, 2013

Published: Oct 28th, 2013

  • The E. Thom Rumberger Fellows Program deadline Oct. 31
  • Legal Writing/Appellate Advocacy department seeks teaching assistants
  • Applications open for 2014 Evan Yegelwel Summer Fellowship