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Moot Court team wins first place at ABA regional competition, advances to nationals

Published: Mar 16th, 2015

The Florida Moot Court Team recently took first place at the Boston regional round of the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition out of 22 schools and 32 teams. UF Law will be one 24 teams nationwide advancing to the national competition April 9-11 in Chicago. […]

‘Social Media Maven’ returns to alma mater for Sports Law Symposium

‘Social Media Maven’ returns to alma mater for Sports Law Symposium

Published: Mar 16th, 2015

Darren Heitner (JD 10) has done it all. The man known in the sports law field as the “Social Media Maven” has carved out a resume that any UF Law graduate would be thrilled to have. He also just turned 30 in February, and will be a featured speaker at the March 27 Sports Law Symposium.

UF Law’s ADR team makes strong showing nationally

UF Law’s ADR team makes strong showing nationally

Published: Mar 16th, 2015

UF Law’s Alternative Dispute Resolution team has been competing around the nation this semester. On Jan. 22-24, the team sent a group of students to the ABA National Arbitration Competition […]

UF Law and community organizations to remember Selma with civil rights march

UF Law and community organizations to remember Selma with civil rights march

Published: Mar 16th, 2015

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march on Selma, Gator Law ACLU along with the Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations, the Black Law Students Association, UF LGBT Affairs, and the American Constitution Society are organizing a civil rights march and […]

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Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: Mar 16th, 2015

Dean Dawson and Professors Little and Lidsky were quoted in the media; and Professor Sokol presented a paper in India.

Children of the Incarcerated: Collateral Victims of Crime

Children of the Incarcerated: Collateral Victims of Crime

Published: Mar 16th, 2015

Victims of crime can come in many forms. It’s perhaps easy to think of victims only as those who have had crimes perpetrated directly against them, but there are less direct – and in some cases – more impacted victims: the children of those convicted of crimes. […]

Sports Law Symposium returns with a close look at ethical and legal decision-making

Sports Law Symposium returns with a close look at ethical and legal decision-making

Published: Mar 16th, 2015

More than 20 sports law agents, attorneys and experts from across the country will participate in the annual UF Law Sports Law Symposium on Friday, March 27, to address ethical and legal decision-making in the sports industry.

UF Law alumni named to Gator100: Law school is ‘future networking’

UF Law alumni named to Gator100: Law school is ‘future networking’

Published: Mar 16th, 2015

Michael Ungerbuehler (JD 02) had been representing neighborhood associations for seven years when his firm began pressuring him to drop his clients and instead do construction litigation. But he felt passionately about defending the rights of community associations […]

Professor Jackson honored by colleagues

Professor Jackson honored by colleagues

Published: Mar 16th, 2015

UF Legal Skills Professor Joe Jackson was on his way to a celebration for Barbara Woodhouse, the founder of the Center on Children & Families at UF Law who now teaches at Emory University, when he was approached by Shani King, associate professor and co-director […]

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Electronic discovery in social media, mobile devices and the cloud

Published: Mar 16th, 2015

The University of Florida EDRM E-Discovery Conference focuses its attention this year on litigation involving social media, the cloud and mobile devices. Data from a multitude of social platforms and mobile devices capture our movements, our moods, and […]