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 […]
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 […]
Published: Jan 26th, 2015
Out of six constitutional amendments proposed by retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, doing away with political gerrymandering is currently the most crucial and would most improve the quality of government in the U.S., he said last week to a near-capacity […]
Published: Jan 20th, 2015
The University of Florida Levin College of Law in conjunction with the College of Journalism, the UF Documentary Film Institute, and the UF Computer Science Department will host a select screening of the acclaimed documentary, The Decade of Discovery, today at 4 p.m. […]
Published: Jan 12th, 2015
If he had it his way, retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens would abolish the death penalty and only grant the right to bear arms to those serving in a militia. Next week, Stevens will share these and other suggestions to improve the U.S. Constitution […]
Published: Nov 17th, 2014
The UF Law Moot Court Team advanced to nationals in the New York City Bar Association’s National Moot Court Competition. The team took second place behind Stetson Law in the regional round of the competition last weekend at UF Law in the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center Courtroom.
Published: Nov 10th, 2014
The UF Law Trial Team beat out 14 schools to take first place in the southeast division of the 11th Annual American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Trial Advocacy Competition in Miami on Nov. 1. The team will advance to compete against seven schools in the national tournament in New Orleans in January.
Published: Nov 3rd, 2014
The polarizing topic of marijuana legalization provided a UF Law forum for debate ahead of Tuesday’s vote when Floridians will decide whether to approve Amendment 2 to legalize medicinal marijuana. An estimated 650 engaged listeners filled […]
Published: Oct 27th, 2014
Luminaries of the legal and media establishments will hold a forum at UF Law about attempts to increase the politicization of Florida’s judicial retention election system. Three former state supreme court justices, a former Florida Bar president, and former St. Petersburg […]
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.