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Kelo’s First Decade: The Eminent Domain (R)evolution

Kelo’s First Decade: The Eminent Domain (R)evolution

Published: Jan 26th, 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 […]

Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: Jan 26th, 2015

Professor McMahon gave a presentation at the Palm Beach Tax Institute; Professor Mills was quoted in the media, and Professor Stinneford was a guest on The Federalist Society podcast; and the local press covered Retired Justice Stevens’ visit to UF last week.

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Retired Justice Stevens speaks today at Phillips Center

Published: Jan 20th, 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. Today at 12:30 p.m., Stevens will share these and other suggestions to improve the U.S. Constitution […]

Kelo’s First Decade: The Eminent Domain (R)evolution

Kelo’s First Decade: The Eminent Domain (R)evolution

Published: Jan 20th, 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 redevelopment […]

Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: Jan 20th, 2015

Professors Dekle, Dowd, Drake, Marian, Mashburn and Wright were quoted in the media; Professor Sokol published an article in the Journal of Law and Economics; and Professor Russell-Brown published her first children’s book, which has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award.

We note with sadness

We note with sadness

Published: Jan 12th, 2015

We note with sorrow the passing of Professor Mike Seigel, 55, who succumbed to cancer at his Tampa home on New Year’s Day. Mike will be missed for his outstanding teaching, his recognized scholarship, and as a colleague whose good humor and kindness helped make our college a great place to work.

UF Law hosts e-discovery film screening, reception

UF Law hosts e-discovery film screening, reception

Published: Jan 12th, 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, on Jan. 20 […]

Diversity coordinators: building an inclusive UF Law community

Diversity coordinators: building an inclusive UF Law community

Published: Jan 12th, 2015

Diversity is more than skin deep at UF Law. It goes farther than ethnicity or sexual orientation. For UF Law, diversity means an inclusive community that embraces diverse topics and perspectives in addition to people of different backgrounds. Practically […]

Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: Jan 12th, 2015

During the past several weeks, UF Law faculty were quoted in various media, published scholarly works and made presentations around the globe.

Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: Nov 17th, 2014

Professor Drake was quoted in the local papers about the “Seeds of Violence” conference; Professor Lidsky spoke on social media law at Southern Methodist University Law School; and Professor Sokol wrote an op-ed on the Comcast and Time Warner Cable merge.