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Marking legacies of leadership for Gibbons, McBride

Published: Sep 22nd, 2014

One of the newest members of UF Law’s Heritage of Leadership helped build a great Florida law firm and knock down barriers in the workplace. The other helped build the American Century as one of the premiere members of the “Greatest Generation.”

U.S. District Court Judges Patricia Barksdale (JD 96), from left, Phillip Lammens (JD 02), Steven Merryday (JD 75); Appellate Court Judge Simone Marstiller (JD 96); U.S. District Court Judge James Moody (JD 72); and Appellate Court Judge Lori Rowe (JD 97) stand with Moot Court Final Four competitors John Van Hise (2L), Merrilyn Hoenemeyer (2L), alternate Warren Chin (2L), Julia Moffett (2L), and Jessica Kramer (2L).

Moot Court impresses judges for 29th year

Published: Sep 15th, 2014

Students, faculty, alumni and distinguished guests filled every seat in the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center for the 29th annual Zimmerman Kiser Sutcliffe Final Four Moot Court Competition held on Sept. 5. The onlookers watched four of the team’s top competitors present [...]

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National experts discuss legalization consequences ahead of Florida medical marijuana vote

Published: Sep 15th, 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 [...]

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Judge Huck hosts UF Law NaviGators Program

Published: Sep 15th, 2014

About 70 UF Law students attended a professional development program at UF Law on July 11, hosted by U.S. District Court Judge Paul C. Huck (JD 65). “The program was created to help UF Law students better manage the challenges law students and young lawyers [...]

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Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: Sep 15th, 2014

Professors Dekle, Drake, Lidsky and Sokol were quoted in national news publications and Professor Klein discussed her recent book at three meetings across the country. [...]

Environmental Law and Land Use Law Society to host panel on mountaintop mining

Published: Sep 15th, 2014

“Mountaintop mining” in Appalachia as well as local efforts to enhance energy efficiency in Gainesville will be the topic of a panel of guest speakers on Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Faculty Dining Room hosted by the Environmental and Land Use Law Society and the Conservation [...]

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UF Law graduates to be inducted posthumously to Heritage of Leadership

Published: Sep 8th, 2014

A pair of Tampa men – both war heroes, lawyers and politicians – are this fall’s inductees into the Heritage of Leadership. UF Law graduates Sam M. Gibbons (JD 47) and Bill McBride (JD 75) will be inducted posthumously Friday during a ceremony at the UF Hilton.

Career Corner: ‘Keep an open mind’ with law degree

Career Corner: ‘Keep an open mind’ with law degree

Published: Sep 8th, 2014

Pamela Jo Hatley (JD 03) has worn many hats in her life. She’s been a lawyer, a banker and a musician. With a degree from UF Law, Hatley has been able to combine these interests – all the while building a thriving solo practice. And it was groundbreaking research on feral cats during [...]

National experts discuss legalization consequences ahead of Florida medical marijuana vote

National experts discuss legalization consequences ahead of Florida medical marijuana vote

Published: Sep 8th, 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 [...]

CCD launches new career resource for law students

CCD launches new career resource for law students

Published: Sep 8th, 2014

The Center for Career Development is offering busy law students a new resource to help them make big strides in job searches with reduced time. The CCD has partnered with Ari Kaplan, a former attorney in New York City who specializes in [...]