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Justice Pariente lecture open to law faculty, students

Published: Oct 27th, 2014

Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara Pariente will be a guest lecturer in Professor Jon Mills’ Florida Constitutional Law course Monday, Oct. 27, as part of the Ben Overton Lectures in Florida Constitutional Law.

Domestic violence conference looks at victims who become defendants

Published: Oct 27th, 2014

UF Law’s Survivors Defendant/Victims of Domestic Violence Conference will discuss domestic violence victims who wind up on the wrong side of the law when they respond to violence against them. The conference will be held Oct. 30-31 at the UF Law campus and is sponsored by the Criminal Justice Center [...]

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New book chronicles tales of trial lawyer Fred Levin

Published: Oct 27th, 2014

Fredric G. Levin (JD 61) didn’t always want to be a high-stakes trial lawyer. After graduating third in his class at UF Law, he move back to Pensacola to work at his brother David’s firm and eventually pursue a quiet career in tax law.

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Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: Oct 27th, 2014

Professor Dekle was quoted in the Christian Science-Monitor, Professor Fenster was quoted in The New York Times and Professor Marian made two national presentations.

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 [...]