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Oct. 23-24, 2014 – Institute for Dispute Resolution Community Conference Training

UF Law Campus 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Institute for Dispute Resolution Community Conference training. Further details to be announced.

Oct. 24, 2014 – Legalize Marijuana? A Conversation with the Experts

Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts 10 a.m. From its health effects to law enforcement concerns to its uncertain legal status, the legalization of marijuana raises public concerns and piques interest, intrigue, and debate. The issue of legalizing marijuana is especially timely in Florida because Florida voters will decide on Nov. 4 whether […]

Oct. 24, 2014 – Advanced Issues for Advanced Mediators

Register Now UF Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Institute for Dispute Resolution presents its 5th annual Continuing Mediator Education Program. This 8-hour CME will advance the attendees’ knowledge in the areas of communication, ethics, domestic violence, and diversity/cultural awareness and will consider how they challenge the role of […]

Oct. 24, 2014 – IRS Chief Counsel William J. Wilkins

HOL 180 11 a.m. William J. Wilkins, chief counsel for the Internal Revenue Service will present, “How IRS Lawyers Contribute to Sound Tax Enforcement,” as part of the UF Law Graduate Tax Program Enrichment Speaker Series.

Oct. 28, 2014 – Present Threats to a Fair and Impartial Judiciary

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 1 p.m. In light of recent attempts to increase the politicization of Florida’s judicial retention election system, three former state supreme court justices and former St. Petersburg Times columnist and Tallahassee bureau chief Martin Dyckman will gather at the University of Florida Levin College of Law to participate in the […]

Oct. 30-31, 2014 – “Survivors” Domestic Violence Conference

Oct. 30-31, 2014 – “Survivors” Domestic Violence Conference

Register Now Download the Flyer. The conference will focus on victims of domestic violence who became defendants in the criminal justice system as a result of their response to violence against them. The conference will feature Joshua Safran, attorney for Deborah Peagler, whose story is captured in the award winning documentary “Crime After Crime” (http://www.jsafran.com/crime-after-crime.html) […]

Oct. 31, 2014 – Bayard Wickliffe Heath Memorial Lecture Series

HOL 360 10:30 a.m. This year’s guest lecturer will be NYU Law Professor Harry First. First is the co-author of the forthcoming book, The Microsoft Antitrust Cases: Competition Policy for the Twenty-first Century. The Heath Memorial Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from Inez Heath, Ph.D., widow of Bayard “Wick” Heath. This year’s […]

Oct. 31, 2014 – International Tax Symposium

UF Law Campus 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Graduate Tax Program welcomes distinguished members of the global tax community to present the 10th annual International Tax Symposium at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. This year’s presenters are: Dean Kim Brooks, Dalhousie University, Schulich School of Law, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Prof. […]

Nov. 14, 2014 – Developing a Trauma Responsive Community

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Neuroscience teaches us how critical environment is in shaping young brains. These influences affect who we are and what we become. Influences that are toxic weaken the architecture of the developing brain, which lead to lifelong problems in learning, behavior, and physical and mental […]