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Justice Labarga kicks off Overton lectures today

Published: Oct 20th, 2014

Three Florida Supreme Court justices and one former justice will provide lectures this fall in Professor Jon Mills’ Florida Constitutional Law course to honor the late Justice Ben Overton’s (JD 52) legal career and service as a professor at UF Law. The lectures mark the second year [...]

Current and former state supreme court justices to discuss the politicization of judicial nominations and elections

Published: Oct 20th, 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.

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Career Corner: Head of legal at eBay Classifieds talks ‘teamwork’

Published: Oct 20th, 2014

David Lancelot admits that he was not a straight-A student his first semester at UF Law. But that hasn’t impacted his career success. Today he is senior director, head of legal for the eBay Classifieds Group, an eBay owned global portfolio of classifieds websites, including [...]

Domestic violence conference looks at victims who become defendants

Published: Oct 20th, 2014

In 2010 Marissa Alexander felt that her life was in danger while being attacked by her abusive husband. She grabbed a gun she legally owned and fired it into the air. Alexander was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Alexander found herself in the position of being a domestic violence [...]

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Faculty Scholarships & Activities

Published: Oct 20th, 2014

Professor Jon Mills was quoted in various media and Professor Katheryn Russell-Brown contributed to an opinion column in the New York Times.

Clinic applications due today

Published: Oct 20th, 2014

Students who want to participate in spring clinics must turn in their applications by Monday, Oct. 20, 5 p.m. in the clinic office. Offered clinics include the Family Advocacy Clinic, the Gator TeamChild Juvenile Law Clinic, the Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic [...]

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Four Florida Supreme Court justices to lecture in honor of Justice Overton

Published: Oct 13th, 2014

Three Florida Supreme Court justices and one former justice will provide lectures this fall in Professor Jon Mills’ Florida Constitutional Law course to honor the late Justice Ben Overton’s (JD 52) legal career and service as a professor at UF Law. [...]

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Florida Law Review brings six national experts to discuss marijuana legalization

Published: Oct 13th, 2014

From its health effects to law enforcement concerns to its uncertain legal status, the legalization of marijuana raises public concerns and piques interest, intrigue, and debate. The issue of legalizing marijuana is especially timely in Florida because Florida voters will [...]

Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: Oct 13th, 2014

Professor McMahon presented at a tax policy colloquium and Professor King reviewed a law review article.

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Career Corner: UF Law alumni kickstart digital advocacy company

Published: Oct 13th, 2014

Two UF Law alumni believe crowd-funding makes justice accessible to everyone. Robert Hogan (JD 11) and brothers Henry (JD 12) and Michael Perlstein started CrowdLaw Network, a low-profit limited liability company that was accepted into UF’s Innovation Hub last week [...]