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CCD organizes events to enhance internship, clerkship search

Published: Aug 17th, 2015

The UF Law Center for Career Development has organized several upcoming events in August and September to enhance student experience with internship and clerkship applications and letters of recommendation.

UF Law guest lectures honor Justice Overton

Published: Aug 17th, 2015

Three Florida Supreme Court Justices will provide lectures this fall in Professor Jon Mills’ Florida Constitutional Law course to honor the late Justice Ben Overton’s legal career and service as a professor at UF Law. The justices’ lectures are part of the Overton Lectures in Florida Constitutional Law, a program initiated by friends and colleagues of Justice Overton.

Florida Trial Team advances to semifinals in national competition

Florida Trial Team advances to semifinals in national competition

Published: Apr 13th, 2015

The Florida Trial team placed in the semifinals in a national competition that took place in Houston, Texas, from March 25-29. Nearly 40 teams from law schools around the United States competed in the Fourth Annual South Texas Mock Trial Challenge […]

2L’s battle with cancer sparks interest in legal career to help others

2L’s battle with cancer sparks interest in legal career to help others

Published: Apr 13th, 2015

Devon Vickers (2L) had just returned home to Miami after life-threatening cancer treatments when her dad signed her up to speak at a luncheon. What was supposed to be a five-minute speech became a 40-minute talk. Vickers talked about her struggle with cancer […]

UF Law’s Relay for Life team raises nearly $2,000 for American Cancer Society

UF Law’s Relay for Life team raises nearly $2,000 for American Cancer Society

Published: Apr 13th, 2015

The University of Florida Levin College of Law Relay for Life team raised nearly $2,000 for the American Cancer Society. On Friday evening, dozens of students showed up to complete a relay that began Friday at 6 p.m. and ended Saturday at 6 a.m. […]

Library’s reference desk named in honor of alumnus

Library’s reference desk named in honor of alumnus

Published: Apr 13th, 2015

During his time at UF Law, Richard Kuersteiner (JD 64) worked at the reference desk in the law library. Fifty-one years after graduating, the desk has been named the Richard L. Kuersteiner Reference Desk in honor of his $100,000 gift. Kuersteiner practiced law for 46 years […]

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Judge Mickle honored with tree dedication on Thursday

Published: Apr 13th, 2015

Judge Stephan P. Mickle will be honored in a tree dedication ceremony at the University of Florida Levin College of Law on Thursday, April 16. The dedication ceremony takes place at 4 p.m. just west of UF Law’s Marcia Whitney Schott Courtyard […]

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Award-winning journalist to visit UF Law, calls for the end of juvenile incarceration

Published: Apr 13th, 2015

The time has come to completely eliminate the juvenile incarceration system, writes award-winning journalist Nell Bernstein in her latest book, Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison. “Raze the buildings, free the children, and begin anew,” she writes. […]

Final events of spring semester

Published: Apr 13th, 2015

We remind you of the following events to round out the spring semester. April 13: Nell Bernstein to discuss ‘Burning Down the House’ April 16: Judge Stephan P. Mickle’s Tree […]

Cuba focus of CGR’s Annual Americas Conference

Published: Apr 13th, 2015

Cuba will be the focus of the 16th annual Conference on Legal & Policy Issues in the Americas on May 11 at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. The conference is sponsored by the Center for Governmental Responsibility and UF’s Center for Latin American Studies. […]