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Nelson Symposium explores hot legal, political issues

Nelson Symposium explores hot legal, political issues

Published: Feb 18th, 2013

Its 19th century provenance is “sordid;” it is employed today in the service “political bullying;” and the best that a lawyer can hope for is to embrace “ambiguity,” while navigating this legal realm. Such was the abuse heaped on the seemingly mild-mannered legal doctrine of […]

Experts tackle preemption puzzles Friday at Nelson Symposium

Experts tackle preemption puzzles Friday at Nelson Symposium

Published: Feb 4th, 2013

Everybody knows that federal law preempts state law, which in turn preempts local law – pretty simple right? Unfortunately, it’s not always quite so clear. The area of preemption in law can raise some tricky questions in several areas […]

Experts to tackle preemption puzzles at UF Law Nelson Symposium

Published: Jan 14th, 2013

Everybody knows that federal law preempts state law, which in turn preempts local law – pretty simple right? Unfortunately, it’s not always quite so clear. The area of preemption in law can raise some tricky questions in several areas, including firearms, immigration, renewable energy, agriculture and fracking.