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CJC Task Force releases final report on Stand Your Ground law

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

In previous issues of FlaLaw, we highlighted faculty who were go-to sources for the media in the Trayvon Martin shooting case. George Zimmerman, a Hispanic neighborhood watch volunteer, is charged in the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen. Over the summer, the college of law’s Criminal Justice Center evaluated how Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law has been applied in past cases, and whether there is a correlation between the homicide rate in Florida and the implementation of the controversial law.

News Briefs: Oct. 1, 2012

News Briefs: Oct. 1, 2012

Published: Oct 1st, 2012

  • UF Federalist Society, OUTLaw host same-sex marriage discussion
  • Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations hosts open house
  • Glasser Barbecue slated for Oct. 9
  • Join UF Oct. 12 to honor black leadership
  • Harvard law professor discusses same-sex marriage at Weyrauch Lecture Oct. 18
  • Criminal Justice Center, Criminal Law Association hosts criminal video-advocacy competition
  • Applications open for 2013 Evan Yegelwel Summer Fellowship

News Briefs: September 3, 2012

Published: Sep 3rd, 2012

  • Mary Adkins promoted to director
  • ELULP taking applications for moot court team
  • Criminal Justice Center, Criminal Law Association hosts criminal video-advocacy competition
  • Restoration of Civil Rights training Sept. 6
  • ‘Women, Work, and Family in the 2012 Presidential Campaign’ roundtable Sept. 19 at UF Law

Panel discussion featuring UF professors of Troy Davis’ two-decade legal odyssey Thursday

Published: Oct 24th, 2011

UF students are invited to a discussion Thursday from 4:30 to 6:30 in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180, on “Troy Davis and The Law: A discussion of Troy […]