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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 [...]

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UF Law symposium presents rights and wrongs of Florida elections

Published: Jan 27th, 2014

Florida has had its fair share of knocks in the media when it comes to election news, but as the fourth most populous state in the U.S., elections and election laws are no joke. The 13th annual Richard E. Nelson Symposium, “State & Local Elections [...]

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Career boot camp offers job tips, motivation from NBA executive

Published: Jan 21st, 2014

“I want to talk about pressure,” Lucas Boyce said in opening to an audience of more than 100 students Jan. 10 in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom. “Rewind a few years ago. We’re playing the Denver Nuggets, we’ve got 1.7 seconds left [...]

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Distinguished 9th Circuit judge visiting as jurist-in-residence

Published: Jan 13th, 2014

Richard C. Tallman, a judge of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, will serve as the Peter T. Fay Jurist-in-Residence at UF Law, Jan. 22-23. During his stay, Tallman will visit UF Law classes and students will have opportunities to meet and dine with him. “UF Law is delighted and honored Judge Tallman [...]