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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

Federalist Society promotes discussion, debate with speaker series

Federalist Society promotes discussion, debate with speaker series

Published: Nov 7th, 2011

The University of Florida Levin College of Law has welcomed a number of prominent figures to speak on campus, including retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and former […]

What’s God got to do with it?

Published: Oct 4th, 2010

When considering how the federal government should treat religion, it is important to look at the historical context behind the Constitution to truly understand the intent of the nation’s founders, […]

Issue of judicial activism takes the hot seat

Published: Sep 13th, 2010

The issue of judicial activism has recently fomented a polarizing controversy among both laymen and legal scholars. With that in mind, the Federalist Society kicked off its fall lineup of […]

News Briefs – April 12, 2010

Published: Apr 12th, 2010

Summer research assistant needed for criminal law project Needed: 2L/3L summer research assistant for criminal law project. Please submit brief cover letter and resume to Professor Katheryn Russell-Brown or call […]

Neily discusses the right to bear arms

Published: Apr 5th, 2010

The recent Supreme Court case D.C. v. Heller, in which the court held that the right to bear arms contained in the Second Amendment is an individual right, is still […]

News Briefs – March 15, 2010

Published: Mar 15th, 2010

Clinic application and new course information Clinic applications for summer and fall will be available, and the deadline for submission is March 31. The mandatory Florida Bar clearance letter must […]

Jacobs asks “Should drugs be legalized?”

Published: Mar 15th, 2010

When Professor James Jacobs first started hearing about drug legalization, he was intrigued. But those advocating for it could not give him answers he was looking for. James spoke for […]

Ware and Riskin discuss rise of alternative dispute resolution

Published: Feb 8th, 2010

A proud federalist himself, Stephen J. Ware presented to the Levin College of Law on Feb. 3 his vision for how the rise of alternative dispute resolution can help improve […]

Morriss discusses free market environmentalism with UF law students

Published: Feb 1st, 2010

Where do environmental problems come from? How can they be fixed? Free-market environmentalists argue that the answer is through creating markets and making better property rights. “We get the problem […]