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Experts talk marijuana legalization on Friday

Published: Oct 20th, 2014

From its health effects to law enforcement concerns to its uncertain legal status, the legalization of marijuana raises public concerns and piques interest, intrigue, and debate. The issue of legalizing marijuana is especially timely in Florida because Florida voters will decide on Nov. 4 whether to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes.

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Clinics give students real-world experience

Published: Oct 13th, 2014

Eden Martin’s teary-eyed client hugged her at the end of a trial, thanking her for her legal help. “That feels really good,” Martin said. “To know that you’re able to help somebody through a really difficult situation that they probably wouldn’t have been able to get through on their own.”

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Four Florida Supreme Court justices to lecture in honor of Justice Overton

Published: Oct 6th, 2014

Three Florida Supreme Court justices and one former justice will provide lectures this fall in Professor Jon Mills’ Florida Constitutional Law course to honor the late Justice Ben Overton’s (JD 52) legal career and service as a professor at UF Law. The lectures mark the [...]

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UF Law on top in Florida Bar exam results

Published: Sep 29th, 2014

The University of Florida Levin College of Law had the highest Florida Bar Examination passage rates in the state for the July 2014 exam, according to information just released by the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. UF Law had a 90.6 percent passage rate, with 241 out of 266 test-takers passing the exam. This is a 2.4 percent increase in passage rate from the July 2013 exam. [...]

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Constitution Day events focus on privacy after Snowden

Published: Sep 22nd, 2014

A former U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance court judge, a UF journalism professor and a dean emeritus of UF Law spoke at a Constitution Day event focused on national security and privacy entitled “National Security and Privacy After Snowden.”

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UF celebrates Constitution Day on Wednesday

Published: Sep 15th, 2014

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. This year’s event, “National Security and Privacy After Snowden,” [...]

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This week: Connect with alumni at UF Law

Published: Sep 8th, 2014

The UF Law Center for Career Development and Office of Development and Alumni Affairs are planning a series of events to help UF Law students connect with UF Law alumni and further their professional development. Students are encouraged to [...]

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New faculty, staff join UF Law

Published: Sep 2nd, 2014

UF Law has welcomed a new crop of faculty and staff. Some have come from as far away as Hawaii.

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Students share summer activities

Published: Aug 25th, 2014

UF Law students scatter across the country and the globe during the summer. They intern at law firms, clerk for judges and study abroad. Here, a few students share their summer experiences and show how far a UF Law education can take you. [...]

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Law students donate 1,065 hours to community

Published: Aug 18th, 2014

UF Law students clad in orange and blue dispersed around Gainesville last Thursday, serving up 1,065 hours of community service to 22 sites.