Published: Sep 3rd, 2013
We all know by now the legal profession is rapidly changing, with tried-and-true traditions falling by the wayside to make room for technology, globalization and a new generation. But few understand this better than Richard Susskind, a renowned legal “futurist,” author and adviser who has written extensively on the future of the legal industry and how to best prepare for changes to come.
Published: Aug 26th, 2013
I am pleased, speaking also for our faculty and staff, to extend a heartfelt welcome to our new first-year students, to all of our returning second- and third-year students, to our transfer students, and to all of our LL.M. and other graduate students. I hope you had a pleasurable and productive summer, and it is great to have you with us this fall. [...]
Published: Aug 15th, 2013
As part of the Introduction to Law School and the Profession program hosted each year by the University of Florida Levin College of Law Office of Student Affairs, more than 300 first-year students got their hands dirty Aug. 15 serving Gainesville and surrounding communities.
Published: Apr 30th, 2013
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Published: Apr 15th, 2013
University of Florida Levin College of Law students continue to lead the Florida Blue Key. The fall president-elect is Brock Hankins (2L), who succeeds current FBK President Dana Somerstein (3L). On April 7, five UF Law students were tapped as members into the prestigious organization [...]
Published: Apr 8th, 2013
The University of Florida Levin College of Law Black Law Students Association represented the college at the annual national convention in Atlanta March 6-10, and took home two prestigious awards.
Published: Apr 1st, 2013
Although the Supreme Court did not reach the overall decision on the Affordable Care Act that he would have liked, Georgetown Law Professor Randy Barnett said victory was achieved “by the constitutional theories we prevented from being adopted by the Supreme [...]
Published: Mar 25th, 2013
Albie Sachs, retired Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and life-long freedom fighter in the struggle against apartheid, will speak Tuesday about gay marriage at the University of Florida Levin College of Law – the same day the U.S. Supreme Court will [...]
Published: Mar 18th, 2013
The University of Florida Levin College of Law is up in U.S. News & World Report rankings released March 12. Among the nation’s 201 public and private ABA-accredited JD-awarding law schools, UF’s law school is 23rd among public schools and 46th overall. The publication places the school in two top specialty program rankings: first among public law schools and third overall in tax, and fifth among publics and 12th overall in environmental law. [...]
Published: Mar 11th, 2013
More than 250 students and environmentalists reflected on 40 years of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) at the 19th annual Public Interest Environmental Conference Feb. 21-23. The conference, which spanned Thursday to Saturday, included multiple panel discussions, a workshop sponsored by The Florida Bar, and training opportunities for attorneys and those outside the legal field.