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South African freedom fighter discusses human rights at UF Law

South African freedom fighter discusses human rights at UF Law

Published: Apr 1st, 2013

A quiet hum of voices filled the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180, at about noon March 26. Albie Sachs sat on a table at the front of the room, wearing a gold-patterned shirt and a calm expression. His right sleeve hung empty beside his body—a symbol of the lifelong […]

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South African freedom fighter addresses gay marriage at UF Law Tuesday

Published: Mar 25th, 2013

Albie Sachs, retired Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and life-long freedom fighter in the struggle against apartheid, will speak Tuesday about gay marriage at the University of Florida Levin College of Law – the same day the U.S. Supreme Court will […]

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South African freedom fighter to address gay marriage at UF Law

Published: Mar 18th, 2013

Albie Sachs, retired Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and life-long freedom fighter in the struggle against apartheid, will speak about gay marriage at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, Tuesday, March 26 – the same day the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case […]

Experts discuss gay rights, freedom of association and religious liberty

Experts discuss gay rights, freedom of association and religious liberty

Published: Feb 11th, 2013

On Jan. 31, the UF Federalist Society and OUTLaw, the Levin College of Law’s gay-straight alliance group, hosted a discussion on gay rights, freedom of association and religious liberty. Deroy Murdock, columnist with the Scripps Howard News Service, and visiting Professor […]

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Weyrauch lecturer discusses same-sex marriage campaign

Published: Oct 29th, 2012

A “train wreck” is how Harvard Law Professor Janet Halley describes the legal regime prevailing for same-sex couples. Until same-sex marriage is recognized and protected on a federal level, gay couples will continue to face potential legal complications due to varying degrees of recognition of civil unions and gay marriage from state to state, Harvard Law Professor Janet Halley said […]