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May 17, 2015 – Graduation

Published: May 5th, 2015

Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. This year’s commencement ceremony will be held in two parts – at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The 10 a.m. ceremony will feature a commencement speech by Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga. Labarga will also be honored as the recipient of […]

May 11, 2015 – Annual CGR conference turns attention to Cuba

Published: Apr 20th, 2015

UF Law Campus Cuba will be the focus of the 16th annual Conference on Legal & Policy Issues in the Americas, scheduled May 11, at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. The conference is sponsored by the Center for Governmental Responsibility and UF’s Center for Latin American Studies. Conference presenters include a variety […]

April 22-24, 2015 – Florida Tax Institute

Published: Apr 1st, 2015

Grand Hyatt, Tampa Bay The University of Florida Levin College of Law Graduate Tax Program, along with the Florida Tax Education Foundation, Inc. presents the 2nd annual Florida Tax Institute, a two-and-a-half day conference that will bring together notable tax experts from across the nation. For complete details, registration information and agenda, visit www.floridataxinstitute.org.

April 16, 2015 – Judge Stephan P. Mickle Tree Dedication Ceremony

Published: Apr 16th, 2015

UF Law West Courtyard and Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 4 p.m. – Dedication in Courtyard 4:30 p.m. – Reception in Advocacy Center Judge Stephan P. Mickle will be honored in a tree dedication ceremony at UF Law. Throughout his distinguished career, Mickle was a pioneer for African-Americans in the Florida legal profession. He was […]

April 13, 2015 – Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison

Published: Apr 13th, 2015

HOL 180 5:30 p.m. Award-winning author Nell Bernstein will be discussing her latest book, Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison. The book will be available for purchase at the event and Bernstein will be available for book signings following the talk. Pizza will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the discussion will […]

March 31, 2015 – U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg Robert Mandell

Published: Mar 31st, 2015

HOL 180 Noon – 1:30 p.m. View the webcast. The U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg, Robert A. Mandell (JD 72), will be the guest speaker for the latest installment of the Criser Lecture series at UF Law. Mandell was nominated by President Obama and was sworn in as the 21st ambassador to Luxembourg in 2011. Mandell […]

March 27, 2015 – Graduate Tax Enrichment Speaker Juan Vasquez

Published: Mar 27th, 2015

HOL 355C 11 a.m. United States Tax Court Judge Juan Vasquez will present, “Perspectives from the Tax Court Bench.”

March 27, 2015 – Electronic Discovery in Social Media, Mobile Devices, and iPhones

Published: Mar 27th, 2015

UF Law Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom (HOL 180) The 3rd annual UF Law E-Discovery Conference will focus on e-discovery involving social media, mobile devices, and the cloud. For the latest news, visit http://www.law.ufl.edu/academics/ediscovery-conference. Read the press release here.

March 27, 2015 – UF Law Sports Law Symposium

Published: Mar 27th, 2015

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sixteen sports law agents, attorneys and experts from across the country will participate in the annual UF Law Sports Law Symposium on Friday, March 27, to address ethical and legal decision-making in the sports industry. The day-long conference sponsored by UF Law’s Entertainment and Sports […]

March 25, 2015 – Children of the Incarcerated: Collateral Victims of Crime

Published: Mar 25th, 2015

HOL 180 11 a.m. (Panel) Noon (Keynote) Jeremy Travis, president of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice will be the guest speaker at this year’s Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations’ Spring Lecture. Travis will be speaking on children of incarcerated parents. The 11 a.m. panel discussion will be, “Having a […]

March 20, 2015 – SCOTUSBlog co-founder to discuss how personal experiences influence justices’ decisions

Published: Mar 20th, 2015

View the webcast.   HOL 285C 11 a.m. This year’s 34th annual Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law will feature Amy Howe, co-founder and editor of the award winning SCOTUSBlog.com. As a leading legal expert on the U.S. Supreme Court, Howe will discuss how the personal backgrounds and experiences of the court’s justices have informed the court’s jurisprudence. […]

March 18, 2015 – Abortion Privacy/Abortion Secrecy

Published: Mar 18th, 2015

HOL 180 Noon This year’s guest speaker at the Weyrauch Distinguished Lecture is Carol Sanger, the Barbara Aronstein Black Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. Sanger will present, “Abortion Privacy/Abortion Secrecy: What’s the Difference and Why Does It Matter?” Read more.

Feb. 27, 2015 – Graduate Tax Enrichment Speaker Ronald A. Pearlman

Published: Feb 27th, 2015

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center Courtroom 11 a.m. Ronald A. Pearlman will present, “A Look Forward from TRA 86: Changes in the Tax Legislative Process.” Pearlman is the former chief of staff for the Joint Committee on Taxation, former assistant secretary of the Treasury in tax policy and professor emeritus at Georgetown University Law Center.

Feb. 26, 2015 – Open Space in Urban Areas: Might There Be Too Much of a Good Thing?

Published: Feb 26th, 2015

View the webcast here. UF Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 11 a.m. This year’s Wolf Family Lecture guest speaker will be Robert C. Ellickson, the Walter E. Meyer Professor of Property and Urban Law at Yale Law School. The title of his talk is, “Open Space in Urban Areas: Might There Be Too Much […]

Feb. 20, 2015 – Taxes and Inequality in a Changing Economy

Published: Feb 20th, 2015

View the webcast here. HOL 180 11 a.m. This year’s guest at the Ellen Bellet Gelberg Tax Policy Lecture will be Leonard E. Burman, director of the Urban Institute Tax Policy Center, professor of public administration and international affairs at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University, a senior research associate at Syracuse University’s Center for […]

Feb. 19, 2015 – Conversations Across the Curriculum with Judge Walker

Published: Feb 19th, 2015

View the webcast here. HOL 180 11 a.m. Retired Judge Vaughn Walker of the Northern District of California will be the inaugural speaker in a new series called Conversations Across the Curriculum. Walker was the trial judge in the California marriage equality case, Perry v. Brown, challenging California’s Proposition 8, which limited marriage to heterosexual couples […]

Feb. 13, 2015 – Graduate Tax Enrichment Speaker Gilbert S. Rothenberg

Published: Feb 13th, 2015

UF Law Campus 11 a.m. Gilbert S. Rothenberg, chief of the Appellate Section, Tax Division of the United States Justice Department presents, “Protecting the Fisc: The Tax Division’s Role in Enforcing the Nation’s Tax Laws.”

Feb. 12-14, 2015 – Powering the Planet: Energy for Today and Tomorrow

Published: Feb 12th, 2015

UF Law The 21st annual Public Interest Environmental Conference, “Powering the Planet: Energy for Today and Tomorrow,” will address energy: how it’s made, how it’s used, and the effects that energy production and use has on humans and our environment. Get the latest details at www.ufpiec.org.

Feb. 6-7, 2015 – Antitrust Law Leaders Forum

Published: Feb 6th, 2015

Ritz-Carlton, Miami Beach The University of Florida Levin College of Law is a co-sponsor of the Global Competition Review’s 4th annual Antitrust Law Leaders Forum, held in Miami Beach. The international conference will feature top antitrust experts from government, academia, and law firms discussing the most timely issues in antitrust law. For a list of speakers, agenda […]

Feb. 6, 2015 – Kelo’s First Decade: The Eminent Domain (R)evolution

Published: Feb 6th, 2015

View Part 1 of the webcast. View Part 2 of the webcast. View Part 3 of the webcast. View Part 4 of the webcast. View Part 5 of the webcast. View Part 6 of the webcast. UF Hilton Conference Center The topic of the 14th annual Richard E. Nelson Symposium is the first decade of eminent […]

February 6, 2015 – 31st annual Raymer F. Maguire Appellate Advocacy Competition

Published: Feb 6th, 2015

View the webcast here. Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 10 a.m. Members of the Florida Supreme Court will be the special guests presiding over the 31st annual Raymer F. Maguire Appellate Advocacy Competition, sponsored by Holland & Knight, LLP. Chief Justice Jorge Labarga, and Justices Barbara J. Pariente, Charles T. Canady, Ricky Polston, and James E.C. Perry […]

Jan. 20, 2015 – A conversation with retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens

Published: Jan 1st, 2015

Webcast of the Event UF Phillips Center for the Performing Arts 12:30 – 2 p.m. Retired United States Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens will participate in a discussion with UF Law faculty members at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The event will be an informal conversation with Stevens and UF Law Professors […]

Jan. 20, 2015 – Documentary screening: “The Decade of Discovery”

Published: Jan 20th, 2015

HOL 180 4 p.m. The University of Florida Levin College of Law in conjunction with the College of Journalism, the UF Documentary Film Institute, and the UF Computer Science Department of will host a select screening of the acclaimed documentary, The Decade of Discovery, on Jan. 20 at 4 p.m. in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial […]

Nov. 17, 2014 – Documentary screening and discussion, “You Belong To Me”

Published: Nov 17th, 2014

Pugh Hall 6 p.m. Ruby McCollum, age 42, shoots State Senator-elect, Dr. Clifford LeRoy Adams, firing her .32-caliber revolver four times into his body, before going home and warming a bottle of milk for her baby daughter. What began as a bizarre murder case quickly turned into a bright light on the rotting underbelly of […]

Nov. 14, 2014 – Seeds of Violence: Toxic Stress and the Developing Brain

Published: Nov 14th, 2014

Full information about the conference. Hilton University of Florida Conference Center 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Recent research is revealing just how much childhood trauma – whether it is physical abuse or a toxic environment – can affect young brains as they mature. Researchers are drawing direct lines from these experiences to lifelong problems in […]

Nov. 5, 2014 – Hate Crimes – Elements, Impact and Offenders

Published: Nov 5th, 2014

HOL 285C Noon The Center for the Study on Race and Race Relations is hosting Hate Crimes – Elements, Impact and Offenders on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at noon in HOL 285C. Presenter David Barkey serves as the Anti-Defamation League’s Southeastern Area Counsel. Barkey works with and regularly trains federal, state and local law enforcement on […]

Oct. 31, 2014 – International Tax Symposium

Published: Oct 31st, 2014

View the Webcast here. 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, […]

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

Published: Oct 31st, 2014

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

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

Published: Oct 31st, 2014

Register Now Download the Flyer. CLE Available 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 Survivors Conference will feature leading experts in domestic violence, including attorney and author Joshua Safran, attorney Natalie A. Jackson of […]

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

Published: Oct 28th, 2014

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

Published: Oct 24th, 2014

View Webcast of the Event. 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 […]

Oct. 24, 2014 – Advanced Issues for Advanced Mediators

Published: Oct 24th, 2014

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

Published: Oct 24th, 2014

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

Published: Oct 24th, 2014

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

Oct. 14, 2014 – Glasser BBQ

Published: Oct 14th, 2014

UF Law Marcia Whitney Schott Courtyard Noon – 1 p.m. Each fall, the Glasser Barbecue, sponsored by Gene (JD 72) and Elaine Glasser, is one of the most popularly anticipated events at UF Law, providing an opportunity for students, faculty, staff and administration to take a short break while enjoying some good food and company.

Oct 10, 2014 – Trial Team Final Four Competition

Published: Sep 10th, 2014

Martin Levin Advocacy Center This year’s Trial Team Final Four Competition is sponsored by Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell. Further details to be announced.

Oct. 6, 2014 – Technology and E-Discovery Competence: Enhancing Your Career Options

Oct. 6, 2014 – Technology and E-Discovery Competence: Enhancing Your Career Options

Published: Oct 6th, 2014

Live Stream of the Event (the stream will available just before the 1:00 p.m. presentation). UF Law Faculty Dining Room and HOL 180 Noon: Luncheon in FDR 1 p.m.: Presentation in HOL 180 Washington D.C. Magistrate Judge John M. Facciola will give the presentation, “Technology and E-Discovery Competence: Enhancing Your Career Options.” Facciola has had […]

Oct. 3-5, 2014 – Florida National Trial Advocacy Tournament

Published: Oct 3rd, 2014

UF Law Campus The University of Florida Levin College of Law will be hosting its first National Trial Advocacy Tournament Friday through Saturday, October 3rd-5th, 2014, on the campus of the Fredric G. Levin College of Law, 2500 SW 2nd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida. It is an opportunity for talented law students from all over the country […]

Sept. 23, 2014 – Kids Not Inmates: Reforming Juvenile Justice

Published: Sep 23rd, 2014

HOL 180 6 p.m. Two national juvenile justice experts will participate in a panel discussion, “Kids Not Inmates: Reforming Juvenile Justice.” The guest panelists are Tim Decker, director of the Missouri Children’s Division of the Department of Social Services and author of the “Missouri Model” of juvenile justice reform, and Christina Daly, interim secretary of […]

Sept. 17, 2014 – Constitution Day Celebration: National Security and Privacy After Snowden

Published: Sep 17th, 2014

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom and foyer Noon – 1 p.m. Constitution Day commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, and each year the University of Florida – along with other public funded universities – celebrate the day with special programs and activities. This year’s event, “National Security and Privacy After Snowden,” […]

Sept. 12, 2014 – Heritage of Leadership and Fall Book Awards Ceremony

Published: Sep 12th, 2014

Hilton UF Conference Center 3:30 p.m. UF Law graduates Sam M. Gibbons and Bill McBride – both war heroes, lawyers and politicians – will be inducted posthumously Friday into the Heritage of Leadership Society. The ceremony will be held at 3:30 p.m. in the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, 1714 SW 34th St. The […]

Sept. 5, 2014 – Moot Court Final Four

Published: Sep 5th, 2014

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom 10 – 11:30 a.m. The annual Zimmerman Kiser Sutcliffe Appellate Advocacy Final Four Competition is the culmination of the Florida Moot Court Team tryout process, where the top four tryout competitors display their excellent oral advocacy. View the live stream of the Moot Court Final Four Competition: http://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/7ba3b95c3ee1476fbf93da118321a85b1d The live […]

April 17, 2014 – Ellen Bellet Gelberg Tax Policy Lecture

Published: Apr 17th, 2014

UF Law, HOL 355C 3 p.m. This year’s guest at the Ellen Bellet Gelberg Tax Policy Lecture is Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy Mark J. Mazur. The Ellen Bellet Gelberg Tax Policy Lecture Series is an endowed lecture series that examines tax policy and how its implementation affects the economy and people’s lives. Gelberg, who […]

April 11, 2014 – Seeds of Violence: Toxic Stress and the Effects on the Developing Brain

Published: Apr 11th, 2014

April 11, 2014 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Fredric G. Levin College of Law at the University of Florida Join renowned neurodevelopmental psychologist Daniel Goldowitz, Ph.D., from Vancouver, B.C., for a discussion of current, cutting-edge research on toxic stress and its effect on the developing brains of young children. This event is by […]

April 4, 2014 – EASLS Sports Law Symposium

Published: Apr 4th, 2014

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center at the University of Florida Levin College of Law 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The UF Law Sports Law Symposium returns for 2014. The symposium will be held April 4 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the Martin Levin Advocacy Center. The event is free and open to all […]

March 24, 2014 – Property Rights and Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities

Published: Mar 24th, 2014

UF Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 11:00 a.m. The 7th annual Wolf Family Lecture featured University of California at Berkeley Law Professor Daniel A. Farber. Farber is the Sho Sato Professor of Law and co-director of Berkeley’s Center for Law, Energy and the Environment. He delivered the talk, “Property Rights and Climate Change: Challenges […]

March 21, 2014 – Spring Book Awards Ceremony

Published: Mar 21st, 2014

UF Hilton Conference Center 3:30 p.m. Created to honor scholastic achievement in legal education, Book Awards recognize the outstanding student in each course at the Levin College of Law. The Book Award Program provides unrestricted funds to support students and student organizations, faculty teaching, research and development, and student/alumni programs and services. Book Awards in […]

March 21, 2014 – Annual Legal Ethics for the Tax Lawyer Workshop

March 21, 2014 – Annual Legal Ethics for the Tax Lawyer Workshop

Published: Mar 21st, 2014

Offered by the Graduate Tax Program at the University of Florida Levin College of Law Presented by:   Ms. Lauren Y. Detzel, Shareholder, Dean Mead, Orlando, Florida; Mr. Michael A. Lampert, Michael A. Lampert, P.A., West Palm Beach, Florida; and Mr. Samuel Ullman, Consulting Counsel, Bilzin Sumberg, Miami, Florida Friday, March 21, 2014 1:30 pm […]

March 21, 2014 – Dunwody Lecture

Published: Mar 21st, 2014

Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180 10:30 a.m. This year’s Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law will feature Judge Emmett R. Cox, senior circuit judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. His lecture is titled, “Thirty Two Years on the Federal Bench: Some Things I Have Learned.” The lecture is free and […]

March 14, 2014 – CSRRR Spring Lecture on race

Published: Mar 14th, 2014

UF Law, HOL 180 4 p.m. This year’s guest speaker for the Center on the Study of Race and Race Relation’s Spring Lecture will be Peggy McIntosh, associate director of the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women, and author of White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack. See the FlaLaw story for more information.

March 14, 2014 – Electronic Discovery for the Small and Medium Case

Published: Mar 14th, 2014

UF Law The Levin College of Law and the UF Law E-Discovery Project will be holding its second annual conference for the small and medium case. More information will be forthcoming as the event date grows closer. For the latest news, visit http://www.law.ufl.edu/academics/ediscovery-conference.

March 7 & 8, 2014 – Security vs. Freedom: Contemporary Controversies

Published: Mar 8th, 2014

2014 Federalist Society National Student Symposium March 7 and 8, 2014 The University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Federalist Society Student Chapter has been selected to host the 33rd National Federalist Society Student Symposium. The Federalist Society Student Symposium attracts hundreds of law student members from across the country each year. The conference – […]

Feb. 21, 2014 – Gator Perspectives of Florida’s Process of Government

Feb. 21, 2014 – Gator Perspectives of Florida’s Process of Government

Published: Feb 21st, 2014

Register here Symposium and CLS Community Dinner Sponsored by: Christian Legal Society, UF Law Chapter Friday, February 21, 2014 Symposium: 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Networking reception to follow. Community Dinner: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Location: UF Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center Symposium: Celebrating “President’s Day” Week Gator Perspectives of Florida’s Process of […]

Feb. 20-22, 2014 – Public Interest Environmental Conference

Published: Feb 20th, 2014

UF Law campus “Feeding the Future: Shrinking Resources, Growing Population and a Warming Planet.” 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the PIEC. This year the conference will focus on the legal and environmental challenges that a growing population, a rapidly changing climate and shrinking natural resources present to agricultural production, and the efforts that are […]

Feb. 19-21, 2014 – Inaugural Florida Tax Institute

Published: Feb 19th, 2014

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay The University of Florida Levin College of Law Graduate Tax Program, along with the Florida Tax Education Foundation, Inc. presents the inaugural Florida Tax Institute, a two-and-a-half day conference that will bring together notable tax experts including speakers form the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, practitioners and […]

Feb. 13, 2014 – Trayvon Martin, Race Rights and Justice Panel

Published: Feb 13th, 2014

UF Law Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180 6 – 8 p.m. Duke University Sociology Professor Eduardo Bonilla-Silva will present a keynote lecture centered around the Trayvon Martin case, followed by responses from a panel of experts including UF Law Professor and CSRRR Director Kathryn Russell-Brown and UF Anthropology and African-American Studies Professor Faye Harrison. […]

Feb. 13 – 2014, 30th annual Maguire Competition

Published: Feb 13th, 2014

UF Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom All the justices of the Florida Supreme Court will once again visit the University of Florida Levin College of Law to hear oral arguments in the 30th annual Maguire Appellate Advocacy Competition on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 10 a.m. in the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom. […]

Feb. 7, 2014 – Annual Youth Summit

Published: Feb 7th, 2014

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. The annual program, sponsored by the UF Law Center on Children and Families and the Criminal Justice Center, will host the Alachua County and Marion County PACE Center for Girls at the law school. Each year, the Youth Summit informs young people about rights, responsibilities […]

Feb. 7, 2014 – State and Local Elections: Rights and Wrongs

Feb. 7, 2014 – State and Local Elections: Rights and Wrongs

Published: Feb 7th, 2014

Hilton UF Conference Center The topic of the 13th Annual Richard E. Nelson Symposium—state and local elections—is a vital concern to lawyers (in many important fields) and laypeople alike. The stellar group of national and state experts participating in the Nelson Symposium will explore the status of the Voting Rights Act after the U.S. Supreme […]

Feb. 5, 2014 – Trayvon Martin Town Hall Meeting

Published: Feb 5th, 2014

UF Law Chesterfield Smith Memorial Classroom, HOL 180 6 – 8 p.m. The Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations and the Center on Children and Families at UF Law will host a town hall meeting, “Looking Back, Moving Forward,” moderated by UF Law Professor Kenneth Nunn. The meeting will give students and […]

Jan. 31, 2014 – National Taxpayer Advocate to speak at UF Law

Published: Jan 31st, 2013

UF Law Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180 11 a.m. National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson will speak at UF Law. Olson just submitted the National Taxpayer Advocate’s Annual Report to Congress, in which she advocates for Congress to adopt a comprehensive taxpayer bill of rights. The event, sponsored by the UF Law Graduate Tax Program, […]

Jan. 22-23, 2014 – Judge Richard C. Tallman to visit UF Law as Jurist-in-Residence

Published: Jan 6th, 2013

UF Law campus Judge Richard C. Tallman will visit UF Law, Jan. 22-23 as the Peter T. Fay Jurist-in-Residence. Tallman currently serves as an active U.S. circuit judge on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. He joined the court in 2000 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. The UF Law Jurist-in-Residence Program was named […]

Nov. 18, 2013 – Florida Supreme Court Justice Charles Canady

Published: Nov 18th, 2013

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 3 p.m. Canady will be a guest lecturer in the Overton Lectures in Florida Constitutional Law, a new program initiated by friends and colleagues of the late Florida Supreme Court Justice Ben Overton. The lectures will be part of Professor Jon Mills’ Florida Constitutional Law course but will also be […]

Nov. 7, 2013 – “E-Discovery Processing Made Simple,” a free webinar

Published: Nov 7th, 2013

Join us on Thursday, November 7 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm eastern when we present the free UF Law / EDRM webinar, “E-Discovery Processing Made Simple” – sponsored by Nuix. To find critical electronically stored information in a large body of data, you often first need to process the data. And when you process data, you better do so in […]

Nov. 1, 2013 – Ninth annual International Taxation Symposium

Published: Nov 1st, 2013

UF Law Martin Levin Advocacy Center courtroom 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The Graduate Tax Program welcomes distinguished members of the global tax community to present the Ninth Annual International Tax Symposium at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Presenters: Michael S. Kirsch, Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School, University of Notre […]

Oct. 28, 2013 – Florida Supreme Court Justice Fred Lewis

Published: Oct 28th, 2013

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 3 p.m. Lewis will be a guest lecturer in the Overton Lectures in Florida Constitutional Law, a new program initiated by friends and colleagues of the late Florida Supreme Court Justice Ben Overton. The lectures will be part of Professor Jon Mills’ Florida Constitutional Law course but will also be […]

Oct. 25, 2013 – IDR presents “Challenges for the Advanced Mediator”

Published: Oct 25th, 2013

This 8-hour continuing mediator and legal education program 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 the mediator. October 25, 2013 Registration available at: http://reg.conferences.dce.ufl.edu/SSP/1400039248 Download the Speaker’s Bios. Download the Flyer. Download the Program Description. REGISTRATION FEE:  […]

Oct. 21, 2013 – NYU professor to address ongoing issue of segregation in schools

Published: Oct 21st, 2013

HOL 180 Noon Pedro Noguera, a sociology professor from NYU, will explore this often overlooked issue in the Center on Children and Families’ eighth annual Distinguished Weyrauch Lecture at UF Law, Oct. 21 in HOL 180, with a reception to follow. The lecture is free and open to the public. In Noguera’s lecture, “Education and […]

Oct. 10, 2013 – E-Discovery Speaker Series with Craig Ball

Published: Oct 10th, 2013

Click here to view Craig Ball’s presentation entitled “Spoiled & Deluded: The Shakespearean Tragedy That IS E-Discovery” Noon The University of Florida Levin College of Law ICAIR E-Discovery Project will welcome Craig Ball, an internationally renowned E-discovery expert, to speak at UF Law Oct. 10 to kick off its E-Discovery Speaker Series. Ball’s presentation, “Spoiled […]

Oct. 4, 2013 – Poucher Lecture on national security

Published: Oct 4th, 2013

Phillips Center for the Performing Arts 10 a.m. This year’s Allen L. Poucher Legal Education Series will delve into the challenging world of national security with a panel including a retired four-star general, a former Florida governor, a former CIA spy and a current Florida senator. “National Security in a Changing World: From the perspective […]

Oct. 3, 2013 – Reproductive Rights in the US: 1973-2013

Published: Oct 3rd, 2013

HOL 180 10 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. 10 a.m. – “Reproductive Justice and Reproductive Rights Forty Years after Roe: Assisted Reproduction, Abortion and Parenting in a Technological Age,” presented by Professor Kimberly M. Mutcherson of Rutger’s School of Law 11:15 a.m. – A panel discussion of reproductive rights in the U.S. Panelists include UF Law […]

Sept. 30, 2013 – Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara Pariente

Published: Sep 30th, 2013

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 3 p.m. Pariente will be a guest lecturer in the Overton Lectures in Florida Constitutional Law, a new program initiated by friends and colleagues of the late Florida Supreme Court Justice Ben Overton. The lectures will be part of Professor Jon Mills’ Florida Constitutional Law course but will also be […]

Sept. 27-28, 2013 – SRBLSA Sub-Region Four Academic Retreat

Published: Sep 27th, 2013

UF Law Campus The University of Florida Levin College of Law is hosting the Southern Region of the Black Law Student Association Academic Retreat for Florida BLSA chapters. The purpose of this retreat is to educate and equip law students and pre-law applicants to be successful future attorneys and contributing members of the legal profession. […]

Sept. 25, 2013 – Coif Distinguished Visitor Kenji Yoshino, NYU law professor and author

Sept. 25, 2013 – Coif Distinguished Visitor Kenji Yoshino, NYU law professor and author

Published: Sep 25th, 2013

HOL 180 Noon Yoshino will present his talk, “Uncovering Talent: A New Model of Inclusion,” based on his recent study of incidences of “covering” – or downplaying one’s authentic self –  in the workplace in various industries. The event is hosted by the University of Florida Chapter of the Order of the Coif, with co-sponsors including […]

Sept. 23, 2013 – Florida Supreme Court Justice Jorge Labarga

Published: Sep 23rd, 2013

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 3 p.m. Labarga will appear as the first lecturer in the Overton Lectures in Florida Constitutional Law, a new program initiated by friends and colleagues of the late Florida Supreme Court Justice Ben Overton. The lectures will be part of Professor Jon Mills’ Florida Constitutional Law course but will also […]

Sept. 20, 2013 – Being a Trial Lawyer – More than the Mechanics

Published: Sep 20th, 2013

Martin Levin Advocacy Center courtroom 11:30 – Reception with light refreshments Noon – Presentation Larry Stewart (JD 63), a trial lawyer with more than 50 years of experience, will give students and inside look at trial practice. He specializes in catastrophic injuries, included victims of defective products and medical malpractice. Stewart is a strong advocate […]

Sept. 20, 2013 – Heritage of Leadership and Fall Book Awards Ceremony

Published: Sep 20th, 2013

Hilton UF Conference Center 3:30 p.m. To permanently honor outstanding and notable alumni of the University of Florida Levin College of Law and their contributions to the state and University, the Law Center Association Board of Trustees established the Heritage of Leadership Recognition Society. The Fall Book Awards will also take place during this event. Created […]

Sept. 19, 2013 – CJC symposium celebrating 50th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright

Sept. 19, 2013 – CJC symposium celebrating 50th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright

Published: Sep 19th, 2013

Martin Levin Advocacy Center courtroom Noon-3 p.m. The University of Florida’s Levin College of Law’s Criminal Justice Center will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Gideon v. Wainwright with a symposium, “The Right to Counsel, 50 Years Later: From Gideon v. Wainwright to The Public Defender v. State of Florida.” […]

Sept. 17, 2013 – Constitution Day Celebration

Published: Sep 17th, 2013

Constitution Day commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, and each year the University of Florida – along with other public funded universities – celebrate the day with special programs and activities. This year the University of Florida Levin College of Law will hold a reading of the Constitution in UF Law’s Freedom […]

Sept. 12, 2013 – Legal futurist Richard Susskind speaking at UF Law

Published: Sep 12th, 2013

HOL 180 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Susskind will be delivering the University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Criser Lecture, Sept. 12 at 10:30 a.m. in UF Law’s Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180. The lecture will be followed by lunch at noon and an afternoon roundtable conversation from 1 – 2:30 p.m. featuring […]

Sept. 11, 2013 – Bayard Wickliffe Heath Memorial Lecture Series

Published: Sep 11th, 2013

Martin Levin Advocacy Center 11 a.m. The speaker will be Economics Professor Dennis Carlton of the University of Chicago business school. More details to be announced. The Heath Memorial Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from Inez Heath, Ph.D., widow of Bayard “Wick” Heath. This year’s lecture is co-sponsored by the Robert F. […]

June 28, 2013 – Florida Bar Annual UF Law Alumni Council Board of Directors Meeting

Published: Jun 28th, 2013

Boca Raton Resort & Club, Estate Ballroom III 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

June 27, 2013 – Florida Bar Annual UF Law Alumni Reception

Published: Jun 27th, 2013

Boca Raton Resort & Club, Grand Ballroom C 6:30 – 8 p.m.

May 10, 2013 – UF Law Graduation

Published: May 10th, 2013

O’Connell Center 2 p.m. This year’s commencement speaker is UF Law alum and President-Elect of The Florida Bar Eugene Pettis.

April 12, 2013 – Admitted Students Day

Published: Apr 12th, 2013

UF Law campus All day

April 11, 2013 – Annual Student Faculty Art Show

Published: Apr 11th, 2013

UF Law Library 6 – 9 p.m.

April 5, 2013 – Professionalism Symposium

Published: Apr 5th, 2013

Trinity United Methodist Church banquet hall 9 a.m. – noon This year’s Professionalism Symposium will feature Nova Southeastern University Law Center Professor Bruce Rogow presenting, “Lawyers: Unlikely Heroes,” from 9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m., with breakout sessions to follow from 10:30 a.m. – noon.

April 4 – 5, 2013 – Electronic Discovery for the Small and Medium Case

Published: Apr 4th, 2013

Approved for 11.5 CLE Credits. The University of Florida Levin College of Law and EDRM are pleased to announce the first-of-its-kind conference devoted to “Electronic Discovery for the Small and Medium Case.” The Conference will be held for a day-and-a-half on April 4th and 5th, 2013, at the University of Florida Law School campus and also […]

March 26, 2013 – South African freedom fighter to address gay marriage at UF Law

Published: Mar 26th, 2013

HOL 180 Noon 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 challenging […]

March 22, 2013 – 32nd Annual Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law

Published: Mar 22nd, 2013

10:00 a.m. University of Florida Levin College of Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center The Florida Law Review welcomes Professor Randy Barnett as the 32nd Annual Dunwody Distinguished Lecturer in Law. Barnett, the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory at the Georgetown University Law Center, will discuss the recent United States Supreme Court decision upholding the […]

March 20, 2013 – At Close Range: The Curious Case of Trayvon Martin

Published: Mar 20th, 2013

180 HOL, UF Law 9:00 a.m. The Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations’ 10th annual Spring Lecture & Panel Discussions, “At Close Range: The Curious Case of Trayvon Martin,” will feature New York Times visual op-ed columnist Charles Blow. Participants include UF faculty and graduate students from history, journalism, African-American studies, sociology, […]

March 15, 2013 – Spring Book Awards Ceremony

Published: Mar 15th, 2013

Reitz Union Auditorium 3 p.m. Created to honor scholastic achievement in legal education, Book Awards recognize the outstanding student in each course at the Levin College of Law. The Book Award Program provides unrestricted funds to support students and student organizations, faculty teaching, research and development, and student/alumni programs and services. Book Awards in Graduate […]

March 15, 2013 – Annual Youth Summit

Published: Mar 15th, 2013

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. The annual program, sponsored by the UF Law Center on Children and Families and the Criminal Justice Center, will host the Pace Center for Girls – Alachua at the law school. Each year, the Youth Summit informs young people about rights, responsibilities and consequences of […]

March 14, 2013 – UF Journal of Law and Public Policy Symposium on Media Law

Published: Mar 14th, 2013

Should false statements of fact be protected under the First Amendment? That was the question at issue in United States v. Alvarez, a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court case overturning the Stolen Valor Act, which attempted to criminalize individuals for lying about receiving a military medal. More recently, however, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed […]

March 14, 2013 – Institute for Dispute Resolution Complimentary Webinar

Published: Mar 14th, 2013

10 – 11:15 a.m. “Utilization of the Special Master in Florida: Unanswered Questions, Practical Considerations and the Order of Appointment” is approved for 1.5 CLE hours. It is co-sponsored by the UF Law Institute for Dispute Resolution and Upchurch Watson White and Max. During this 75 minute complimentary CLE Howard Marsee will guide you through the […]

March 13, 2013 – Sixth annual Wolf Family Lecture

Published: Mar 13th, 2013

UF Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom 11 a.m. The topic of the sixth annual Wolf Family Lecture on the American Law of Real Property will be, “Property Law and the Rise, Life, and Demise of Racially Restrictive Covenants.” The lecture will feature Carol Rose, the Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor Emeritus of Law and Organization […]

Feb. 27, 2013 – Early release of non-violent work offenders with Reginald Garcia

Published: Feb 27th, 2013

Bailey Courtroom at UF Law Noon Reginald Garcia will present a talk on a host of clemency topics, including why clemency matters to a lawyer’s clients, who can benefit from clemency, full pardon, which includes RCRS and firearm authority, and commutation of state prison sentence. Garcia is a clemency attorney and Tallahassee lobbyist. During the last […]

Feb. 23, 2013 – Law and Justice Youth Conference

Published: Feb 23rd, 2013

UF Law 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. President-elect of The Florida Bar, Eugene Pettis (JD 85), will speak about law and justice to student participants in the second annual Josiah T. Walls Bar Association’s Law and Justice Youth Conference. More than 70 local middle and high school students, along with more than 40 local lawyers, […]

Feb. 21 – 23, 2013 – 19th annual Public Interest Environmental Conference

Published: Feb 21st, 2013

UF Law In honor of the 40th anniversary of the ESA, the 19th annual Public Interest Environmental Law Conference at the University of Florida Levin College of Law will focus on the evolution of endangered species protection over the past four decades. “The Endangered Species Act at 40: Polishing the Crown Jewel,” will be held […]

Feb. 15 – 17 – National Trial Tournament

Published: Feb 15th, 2013

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center The regional round of the National Trial Tournament will be held at UF Law from Feb. 15 – 17. The tournament will consist of four rounds, featuring 26 teams from across region six. The event is sponsored by Coker, Schickel, Sorenson and Posgay; the American College of Trial Lawyers; and […]