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Justice Labarga: ‘This is exactly how we behave in the courtroom’

Published: Jan 28th, 2013

“You’re getting a far better education than when I was here,” said Florida Supreme Court Justice Jorge Labarga (JD 79) on Thursday to a packed room of UF Law students, faculty and staff. “Everything you saw today was real. This is exactly how we behave in the courtroom.”

Former ABA President Smith (JD 49) passes away

Former ABA President Smith (JD 49) passes away

Published: Jan 22nd, 2013

William Reece Smith Jr., a powerful force in the legal world and one of five University of Florida Law graduates to serve as president of the American Bar Association, died Jan. 11. He was 87. Smith (JD 49) – whose legal career covered six decades – also served as president of The Florida Bar and was […]

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.

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Administration listens to student concerns at town hall

Published: Nov 19th, 2012

University of Florida Levin College of Law’s John Marshall Bar Association held a town hall to tackle hot-button issues for students and potential solutions. Students, faculty, and staff filled the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom on Nov. 13 to discuss concerns regarding exam scheduling, the variety of classes […]

Town Hall Meeting addresses important issues for UF Law students

Published: Nov 28th, 2011

Curriculum reform, hot food and comfortable study areas were a few of the main topics addressed in this semester’s Town Hall Meeting last week, hosted by UF Law’s John Marshall […]

Gator Growl features Dean Jerry Friday

Published: Oct 31st, 2011

Come support Dean Robert Jerry as he performs with the faculty band in crisis Friday at 7 p.m. at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium during Gator Growl, which includes the return […]

Administration addresses student concerns at town hall meeting

Administration addresses student concerns at town hall meeting

Published: Nov 22nd, 2010

“Is there any way we can get a salad bar?”   “Can the library extend its hours to mimic main campus library hours?”   “Can Starbucks be open the same […]

Zack, Jerry congratulate students on book awards, accomplishments

Published: Oct 18th, 2010

  Many students enter law school having routinely aced their classes since they were children. It is, unsurprisingly, a jarring moment when law students realize that As are few and […]

Dean discusses legal market, shares some good news

Published: Oct 4th, 2010

Dean Robert Jerry addressed concerns about the difficult placement market with 2L and 3L students on Wednesday, Sept. 29. After outlining the general state of the U.S. economy to “put […]

Staff members honored at annual Service Pin Ceremony

Published: Sep 27th, 2010

UF Law faculty honored staff members at the Service Pin Ceremony Tuesday, Sept. 21. Employees received recognition for their years of work at the University of Florida Levin College of […]