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UF Law up in U.S. News Ranking

Published: Mar 18th, 2013

The University of Florida Levin College of Law is up in U.S. News & World Report rankings released March 12. Among the nation’s 201 public and private ABA-accredited JD-awarding law schools, UF’s law school is 23rd among public schools and 46th overall. The publication places the school in two top specialty program rankings: first among public law schools and third overall in tax, and fifth among publics and 12th overall in environmental law. [...]

BLSA panel focuses on diversity, black enrollment

BLSA panel focuses on diversity, black enrollment

Published: Nov 5th, 2012

The importance of diversity and declining black law student enrollment were among the topics of a panel discussion, “50 Years, Now What? The State of the Black Student at UF Law,” sponsored by the W. George Allen [...]

Diversity panel: Different lawyers have different perspectives

Diversity panel: Different lawyers have different perspectives

Published: Oct 22nd, 2012

When The Florida Bar integrated – requiring all Florida lawyers to become members – in 1950 the white leadership was mindful that it would not allow blacks into its social gatherings. That history lay in the background of “Leadership and Law: Diverse Perspectives on the Role of Race and Participation in Professional Legal Organizations,” [...]

Xinning Shirley Liu receives scholarship for commitment to diversity

Published: Mar 2nd, 2009

Xinning Shirley Liu, a second-year law student born in China, is the recipient of the Constangy, Brooks & Smith Diversity Scholars Award. This $2,000 annual award is presented to a […]