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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 […]

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Retired Justice Stevens discusses proposed amendments with UF Law faculty

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 […]

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UF Law hosts e-discovery film screening, reception today

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. […]

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Retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens to visit UF

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 […]

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Moot Court team advances to nationals

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.


Trial Team wins southeast labor law competition, advances to nationals

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.

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Florida Law Review panel educates 650 on facts of marijuana legalization

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 […]


Current, former state supreme court justices to discuss threats to impartial judiciary

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 […]