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UF Law symposium presents rights and wrongs for Florida elections

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida has had its fair share of knocks in the media when it comes to election news, but as the fourth most populous state in the U.S., elections and election laws are no joke. The 13th annual Richard E. Nelson Symposium, “State & Local Elections: Rights and Wrongs,” will illuminate key issues […]

UF Law holds events to commemorate and discuss Trayvon Martin case

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It’s been almost two years since the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The gunman, George Zimmerman, has been tried and acquitted, yet the case still leaves an indelible mark in the country’s consciousness – questions of race, culture and justice in America remain as pressing as ever. To mark the two-year […]

UF Law expert available to discuss bitcoin conundrum

Contact: Omri Marian, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law 734-239-5936 or marian@law.ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In her annual report to Congress released yesterday, National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson identified the lack of guidance on the taxation of bitcoin as one of the “Most Serious Problems” facing the IRS. Use […]