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UF Law hosts successful sports law symposium

UF Law hosts successful sports law symposium

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

The 2014 University of Florida Sports Law Symposium rose from the ashes this year. On Friday, April 4, the all-day event welcomed practicing attorneys and law students from across the state to the UF Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center. [...]

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Students benefit from dean’s going-away present

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

Much of the work of being a law school dean is to raise money in support of legal education. So members of an alumni group thought a fitting going away present for Dean Robert Jerry and his wife Lisa would be a student scholarship in their names. [...]

UF Law grads as JAGS: Battling sex crime in the military

UF Law grads as JAGS: Battling sex crime in the military

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

When Elvis Santiago (JD 09) began work as a Judge Advocate General at the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, he was fresh out of law school and had no idea he’d be dealing with some of the most high-profile sex-crime cases in military history. [...]

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UF Law journal members take note of legislative session

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

Nine members of the Florida Journal of International Law, Journal of Law & Public Policy and the Journal of Technology Law & Policy traveled to Tallahassee on April 2 to meet with policy leaders, alumni and supporters of the University of Florida during the state’s legislative session.

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UF BLSA caps off impressive year

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

The University of Florida Black Law Students Association W. George Allen Chapter has made great strides this year. Monique Wilson, president of UF BLSA, said the group has increased community service activities by adding service [...]

UF Law offers first free massive open online course

UF Law offers first free massive open online course

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

The University of Florida Levin College of Law is joining the MOOC revolution on a global scale. The law school’s first Massive Open Online Course will begin May 1, with The Global Student’s Introduction to U.S. Law.

Employment up 11 percent for UF Law grads

Employment up 11 percent for UF Law grads

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

UF Law’s Center for Career Development has always been dedicated to providing law students the tools necessary to embark upon successful career paths after graduation, and lately it’s been on an upward climb when it comes to [...]

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Career Corner: Journalist turns litigator, Sunday morning legal analyst

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

A cold, rainy day during winter break became fate for Lee Stapleton (JD 82). The University of Florida graduate student who was studying public relations had stayed in Gainesville for the holidays, and at the suggestion of a professor [...]

Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

Professors Dawson, Dekle and Klein and Dean Jerry appeared in the media; Professor Mashburn was awarded the The Florida Bar Latimer Center Law Faculty Professionalism Award; Professor McMahon published the fourth edition of his book; Professor Nagan published a book; Professor Sokol published a book and was awarded the Global Competition Review’s Antitrust Academic of the Year; and Christopher Vallandingham was awarded the Army Achievement Medal.

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Former ABA president, UF Law grad inducted into Heritage of Leadership Society

Published: Apr 7th, 2014

W. Reece Smith Jr. (JD 49), who rose to a succession of leadership positions in the legal profession never before or since equaled, was inducted posthumously Friday into the Heritage of Leadership Society during a ceremony in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom. [...]