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News Briefs April 20, 2009

Published: Apr 20th, 2009

CCF Research Opportunities The Center on Children and Families needs research help for an amicus brief on Parental Alienation Syndrome. The brief is due in June, so the work could […]

Tritt, Doyle win professor, student of the year

Published: Apr 20th, 2009

Unlike a typical prom where high school students await the name of the prom king and queen, law schools students at the University of Florida College of Law’s Barrister’s Ball […]

UF law student serves to lighten taxpayers’ load

Published: Apr 20th, 2009

As Dave Barry once joked, tax time is when “you gather up those receipts, get out those tax forms, sharpen up that pencil, and stab yourself in the aorta.” Despite […]

BLSA celebrates UF Law’s largest class of black graduates

Published: Apr 20th, 2009

On Friday April 17, the Black Law Student Association (BLSA) kicked off the University Of Florida Levin College Of Law’s Centennial celebration. In addition to celebrating 100 years of legal […]

Water and the Court: A Guardian Attorney and A Swim Instructor

Published: Apr 20th, 2009

When I began working with the Guardian Ad Litem Office last fall as part of my Public Interest Law Fellowship, I had no inkling about what a Guardian Attorney does. […]

Modern day slavery: the plight of seasonal farmworkers in Florida

Published: Apr 20th, 2009

In September 2008, a modern day slavery prosecution in Florida resulted in the guilty pleas of six people to harboring undocumented immigrants for private financial gain and related felonies. Two […]

Students celebrated for pro bono work and community service

Published: Apr 20th, 2009

Law students who showed their dedication to serving others were honored at the pro bono and community service awards ceremony Thursday. The ceremony recognized the law school students who have […]

Water and You: Reducing Your Water-Footprint

Published: Apr 20th, 2009

Many people in the environmental community are sure that we as a human race are about to face one of the greatest existential threats in history. What may cause our […]

Public Interest Law: The Purest Form of Law

Published: Apr 20th, 2009

The legal system, for many in our society, is an enemy to be hated, despised, and avoided at all costs. This is especially true for individuals who are discriminated against […]

Prisoners: The Forgotten Members of Society

Published: Apr 20th, 2009

“The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” -Fyodor Dostoevsky One population that is often ignored by the legal community—even the public interest law […]