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Law students pick incoming dean as professor of the year

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

UF Law’s largest student group has voted Professor George Dawson, the law school’s incoming interim dean, as Levin College of Law’s Professor of the Year. The 400-member John Marshall Bar Association announced Wednesday that it chose Dawson [...]

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Trial Team advances to finals in multiple competitions

Published: Apr 7th, 2014

The University of Florida Trial Team had a successful year in competitions around the nation. Below are some of the highlights from the Peter James Johnson National Civil Rights Trial Competition; the Florida Justice Association’s E. Earle Zehmer Memorial Mock Trial Competition [...]

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Laying the foundation: The return of UF Law’s Sports Law Symposium

Published: Mar 31st, 2014

When Josh Corriveau (2L) decided to move from his native New Hampshire to attend UF Law, his decision was partially based on UF’s reputation in sports, coupled with UF Law’s strong Entertainment and Sports Law Society chapter and [...]

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UF Law team places in top four at nationals

Published: Mar 24th, 2014

After winning second place in the Regional Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial competition in February, Samuel Bryant (3L), Tabitha Taylor (3L), Kingsley Nwamah (2L) and Leonard Thompson (1L) advanced to the national level. [...]

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UF Law hosts Federalist Society national student symposium

Published: Mar 17th, 2014

For 33 years the Federalist Society has held its national student symposium exclusively at law schools ranked in the top 15. But that changed March 7-8, when law students, lawyers and professors from around the nation traveled to Gainesville [...]

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Environmental Moot Court Team excels in nationals

Published: Mar 10th, 2014

The UF Environmental Moot Court Team was named a quarterfinalist at the Pace Law National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition and law student Zachary Rogers received an award for Best Oralist Honorable Mention. His recognition is the first in a decade since a UF student has received this award. [...]

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UF BLSA earns chapter of the year and more at regional conference

Published: Feb 24th, 2014

The UF Law Black Law Students Association claimed the honor of regional chapter of the year for the second year in a row at the Southern Region Black Law Students Association Conference earlier this month in Jacksonville. UF Law’s moot court and trial teams [...]

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PIEC kicks off Thursday

Published: Feb 17th, 2014

This year may be the 20th annual Public Interest Environmental Conference at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, but rather than looking back at years’ past, the program will look ahead with “Feeding the Future: Shrinking Resources, Growing Population and a Warming Planet.” The PIEC will focus on the legal and environmental challenges that a growing [...]

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Fla. Supreme Court sits for moot court competition Thursday

Published: Feb 10th, 2014

All the justices of the Florida Supreme Court will once again visit the University of Florida Levin College of Law to hear oral arguments in the 30th annual Maguire Appellate Advocacy Competition on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Martin H. [...]

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LL.M. students win first place at ABA tax challenge

Published: Feb 3rd, 2014

UF LL.M. students Sara Heuer and Julie Ickes won first place at the ABA Section of Taxation Law Student Tax Challenge, LL.M. division in Phoenix. The Tax Challenge is a national competition involving a written competition followed by a final [...]