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Students receive real world experience with general counsel course

Published: Apr 13th, 2015

General counsels statewide traveled to Gainesville this spring to teach UF Law students enrolled in a new business law practicum. Representing companies such as Ryder, the Home Shopping Network, International Speedway, Tupperware and Darden Restaurants […]

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3Ls coach GHS students to national moot competition, one takes title

Published: Apr 6th, 2015

In January, UF Law students Phil Marino (3L) and Celeste Thacker (3L) started coaching three high school students for an upcoming moot court competition. Less than four months later, Gainesville High School has a national champion.

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U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg to deliver Criser Lecture

Published: Mar 30th, 2015

As part of his charge as the U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg – one of the smallest and wealthiest countries in the world – Robert Mandell (JD 72) seeks to educate a younger European generation about the United States, diplomacy and international relations […]

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Spring events and lectures

Published: Mar 23rd, 2015

The semester may be winding down, but events are still heating up. We invite you to attend one or more of these exciting opportunities, including meeting candidates for UF Law’s dean, the CSRRR spring lecture, Sports Law Symposium, E-Discovery Conference, Book Awards Ceremony, the Criser Lecture and the Graduate Tax Enrichment Speaker.

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U.S. News ranks UF Levin College of Law Florida’s best law school

Published: Mar 16th, 2015

U.S. News and World Report has released its annual evaluation of the country’s top graduate programs, again ranking the University of Florida Levin College of Law the state’s best law school, a place it has held every year save one since the ranking originated. […]

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Judge Walker visit sparks ‘Conversations Across the Curriculum’

Published: Mar 9th, 2015

UF Law students, faculty and staff are engaging in conversations on marriage equality and its intersections with all areas of law. Retired Federal Judge Vaughn Walker of the Northern District of California visited UF Law on Feb. 19 for the inaugural Conversations Across […]

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PIEC dissects energy issues

Published: Feb 23rd, 2015

The future of the energy sector in the United States is changing – fueled by developments in solar power, sustainable energy sources, natural gas production and many others. Experts in this changing field gathered at UF Law last week when the school hosted the 21st annual Public Interest Environmental Conference from Thursday, Feb. 12, to Saturday, Feb. 14.

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Inaugural ‘Conversations Across the Curriculum’ brings judge in same-sex marriage case

Published: Feb 16th, 2015

The legal profession is an intertwined world that rarely sees a case that only deals with one specific issue. Judge Vaughn Walker, trial judge for the landmark California same-sex marriage decision Perry v. Brown, knows this all too well. Walker will be at the […]

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21st annual PIEC examines energy origins and impacts

Published: Feb 9th, 2015

In just a decade, America has reduced its dependence on foreign oil and increased its production of alternative energy sources. Today, America produces as much solar power every three weeks as the country did in 2008. In recognition of these rapid changes, this year’s Public Interest Environmental Conference […]

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Kelo’s First Decade: The Eminent Domain (R)evolution

Published: Feb 2nd, 2015

The topic of the 14th annual Richard E. Nelson Symposium is the first decade of eminent domain reform after the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial decision in Kelo v. City of New London (2005), a controversial 5-4 ruling that considered economic […]