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Politicos, law firm throw weight behind UF Law environmental scholarships

Politicos, law firm throw weight behind UF Law environmental scholarships

Published: Feb 25th, 2013

At the behest of a who’s who of Florida politicians, the foyer of Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell in downtown Orlando was packed with 70 people for an evening fundraiser. The crowd gathered on behalf of UF Law students and in honor of the “defender of the Everglades.” Friends and colleagues said Thom Rumberger […]

Colombian law professors visit UF Law to discuss CGR project on human rights

Colombian law professors visit UF Law to discuss CGR project on human rights

Published: Feb 25th, 2013

Two Colombian law professors visited UF Law on Feb. 18-19 as part of the Center for Governmental Responsibility’s project on “Building Human Rights Capacity in the Colombian Caribbean,” a three-year project based on capacity-building for law schools in relation to the human rights curriculum. […]

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Conservation Clinic offers real-world training, experience

Published: Feb 11th, 2013

Looking for a chance to work with clients and make a difference in the world? Housed at the law school’s Center for Governmental Responsibility, the University of Florida Levin College of Law Conservation Clinic offers both law and graduate students the opportunity to work on cutting-edge […]

UF Law adjunct professor, alumnus dies

UF Law adjunct professor, alumnus dies

Published: Jan 7th, 2013

Ben F. Overton (JD 52), former Florida Supreme Court Justice, University of Florida Levin College of Law alumnus and adjunct professor died Saturday, Dec. 29, in Gainesville of complications from heart surgery. He was 86 and was Florida’s 62nd justice since statehood.

UF receives funds for Human Rights Program in Colombia

Published: Jan 7th, 2013

University of Florida faculty, led by the Levin College of Law, the Center for Latin American Studies and the College of Education, will spend the next three years working with […]

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CGR conference bridges legal and geographical boundaries

Published: Sep 10th, 2012

What might a judge in Argentina, a lawyer in Brazil, a legislator in Peru and a law student in Gainesville have in common? UF Law. The Law & Policy in […]

Center for Governmental Responsibility Fellows make a difference with public service

Published: Apr 16th, 2012

The Center for Governmental Responsibility Public Interest Law Fellowship program is a cooperative effort between The Florida Bar Foundation and CGR that began in the mid-1980s and provides low-income and […]

CGR co-sponsors symposium Oct. 28

Published: Oct 17th, 2011

The Center for Governmental Responsibility is co-sponsoring a symposium with the Florida City and County Management Association on Oct. 28 in the Faculty Dining Room of Bruton-Geer Hall. The session […]

Champions of Change event takes place Thursday

Published: Oct 10th, 2011

Do you want to learn how to use your legal skills to secure basic rights for all Americans? Come take part in the Champions of Change Live Stream Event, a […]

UF Law study links historic preservation to $6 million contribution to state’s economy

Published: Sep 20th, 2010

Historic preservation activities in Florida contribute more than $6 billion annually to the state’s economy, accounting for more than 110,000 jobs, according to a two-year study by the Center for […]