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Semester away, experiential learning highlight new academic strategic plan

Published: Mar 23rd, 2015

For current and future students at UF Law, the curriculum will look a little different in the fall of 2015. UF Law faculty have approved the implementation steps for an academic strategic plan. The plan, first adopted last fall, adds a semester away pilot program, […]

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UF Law’s new strategic plan promotes international learning

Published: Mar 23rd, 2015

UF Law is also working to promote opportunities for students interested in practicing internationally. To that end, law school administrators and faculty have supplemented the Strategic Plan with an international learning plan as well. […]

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E-Discovery Conference on Friday to focus on social media, mobile devices and the cloud

Published: Mar 23rd, 2015

The University of Florida EDRM E-Discovery Conference focuses its attention this year on litigation involving social media, the cloud and mobile devices. Data from a multitude of social platforms and mobile devices capture our movements, our moods […]

Tax Moot Court travels world for competitions, places in top 4

Tax Moot Court travels world for competitions, places in top 4

Published: Mar 23rd, 2015

The University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Tax Moot Court has traveled around the world competing against teams in Europe, Asia and the Americas, placing in the top 4 of every competition.

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Sports Law Symposium returns Friday with 16 national sports law experts

Published: Mar 23rd, 2015

Sixteen sports law agents, attorneys and experts from across the country will participate in the annual UF Law Sports Law Symposium on Friday, March 27, to address ethical and legal decision-making in the sports industry. The day-long conference sponsored […]

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Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: Mar 23rd, 2015

Professor Lidsky’s book review was published on JOTWELL, Professor Klein’s book was the subject of three presentations around the country, and Professor Russell-Brown was selected as program committee co-chair for the 2016 American Society of Criminology (ASC) meeting.

U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg to deliver Criser Lecture

U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg to deliver Criser Lecture

Published: Mar 23rd, 2015

As part of his charge as the U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg – one of the smallest and wealthiest countries in the world – Robert Mandell (JD 72) seeks to educate a younger European generation about the United States, diplomacy and international relations. […]

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Children of the Incarcerated: Collateral Victims of Crime

Published: Mar 23rd, 2015

Victims of crime can come in many forms. It’s perhaps easy to think of victims only as those who have had crimes perpetrated directly against them, but there are less direct – and in some cases – more impacted victims: the children of those convicted of crimes.

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Law grad duo fights financial fraud on ‘American Greed’

Published: Mar 23rd, 2015

Double Gators and UF Law alumni Mark S. Meland (JD 88) and Michael Budwick (JD 91) are tackling big-time financial fraud one case at a time. Meland and Budwick, founding members of the law firm Meland, Russin & Budwick, P.A., were featured in a Feb. 26 episode of “American Greed” […]

Gator100 David Heekin: ‘Every day I draw on what I learned in law school’

Gator100 David Heekin: ‘Every day I draw on what I learned in law school’

Published: Mar 23rd, 2015

David Heekin (JD 01) knows firsthand that 2008 was a rough year to own a title company. His real estate closing business, Landmark Title, lost half of its customers overnight. “It was brutal,” he said. “There was a couple of times where the lights would go out and […]