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

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

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

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

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

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. 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. […]

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. 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

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

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. 14, 2014 – Glasser BBQ

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

Oct 10, 2014 – Trial Team Final Four Competition

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

Sept. 5, 2014 – Moot Court Final Four

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

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

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

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

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 – Dunwody Lecture

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

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

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 – Spring Book Awards Ceremony

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

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 14, 2014 – CSRRR Spring Lecture on race

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

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

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

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

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, 30th annual Maguire Competition

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

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

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

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. 7, 2014 – Annual Youth Summit

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. 5, 2014 – Trayvon Martin Town Hall Meeting

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. 27, 2013 – E-Discovery Speaker Series with Jason Baron

Click here to view the webcast of this event. UF Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 1 – 2 p.m. The University of Florida Levin College of Law ICAIR E-Discovery Project will welcome Jason R. Baron, of Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP, to UF Law Jan. 27 as the second guest in the E-Discovery Speaker […]

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

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

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

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

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”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

May 10, 2013 – UF Law Graduation

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

UF Law campus All day

April 11, 2013 – Annual Student Faculty Art Show

UF Law Library 6 – 9 p.m.

April 5, 2013 – Professionalism Symposium

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 – Institute for Dispute Resolution Complimentary Webinar

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

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 13, 2013 – Sixth annual Wolf Family Lecture

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

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

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

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

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 […]

Feb. 8, 2013 – Nelson Symposium examines conflicts between state and federal laws

Twelfth Annual Richard E. Nelson Symposium Preemption Puzzles: Firearms, Fracking, Foreigners, Fuels, and Farming Friday, February 8, 2013 Hilton UF Conference Center Gainesville, Florida Click here to register for the conference. Click here to download the symposium brochure. 7 General CLE credits and certification credits in City, County and Local Government Law (3), Criminal Appellate […]

Feb. 5, 2013 – Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens visits UF Law

Marcia Whitney Schott Courtyard 12:30 p.m. Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens will be visiting UF Law, Tuesday, Feb. 5. The conversation is expected to cover a number of issues, including proportionality in sentencing, the Justice’s proposal for an amendment of the Supremacy Clause of Article VI of the U.S. Constitution, and the Justice’s […]

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

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. 27 – Feb. 1, 2013 – Judge Paul C. Huck to visit UF Law as Jurist-in-Residence

Judge Paul C. Huck will visit campus Jan. 27 – Feb. 1 as the Peter T. Fay Jurist-in-Residence. Huck is a senior judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. The UF Law Jurist-in-Residence Program was named to honor UF Law alum Peter T. Fay of the U.S. Court of […]

Jan. 24, 2013 – 29th annual Maguire Competition with the Florida Supreme Court

UF Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom 10 a.m. UF Law welcomes all seven members of the Florida Supreme Court, who will hear oral arguments in the 29th annual Raymer F. Maguire Jr. Appellate Advocacy Competition. One of the foremost national moot court teams, the Florida Moot Court Team competes each year at over […]

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

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 […]

Dec. 14, 2012 – Fall graduation ceremony

UF Law Time TBA

Nov. 16, 2012 – FTC’s Economic Bureau Director to speak at Heath Lecture

UF Levin College of Law, Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom 10 – 11 a.m. This year’s guest speaker for the Bayard Wickliffe Heath Memorial Lecture Series will be Director of the Bureau of Economics at the Federal Trade Commission and Georgetown Law Professor Howard Shelanski. His lecture is entitled,  “Information, Innovation and Competition Policy […]

Nov. 9, 2012 – Dean Jerry’s band, in crisis, to perform at Gator Growl

Ben Hill Griffin Stadium 7 p.m. UF Law Dean Robert Jerry will once again be performing at this year’s Gator Growl on Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. where his band, in crisis, will kick out the jams, playing rock hits from the ‘50s through the ‘80s. Jerry plays the electric piano and synthesizer in the […]

Oct. 29, 2012 – The Art of Persuasion: Exploring Performance Philosophies in the Court Room

UF Levin College of Law, Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom 10 – 11 a.m. Playwright and actor Paul Morella will teach a class on the art of persuasion in the Advocacy Center from 10 – 11 a.m. on the 29th. The class is open to the public and there is no admission fee.

Oct. 26, 2012 – Nation’s senior tax policy advisers to hold discourse on fiscal cliff

UF Levin College of Law, HOL 180 10:30 a.m. The third annual Gelberg Lecture at UF Law will feature a distinguished panel of some of the nation’s senior tax policy advisers discussing the fiscal cliff. The panelists will be Chief of Staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation Thomas Barthold, Minority Tax Counsel for the […]

Oct. 25, 2012 – 1st District Court of Appeal holds oral arguments at UF Law

UF Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom 9 a.m. The 1st District Court of Appeal will hold oral arguments in four cases on Thursday beginning 9 a.m. in the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center Courtroom. This is a chance for all law students to see real lawyers arguing real cases. The panel of three […]

Oct. 19, 2012 – International Tax Law Symposium

UF Levin College of Law, HOL 180 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The symposium gives all interested students, faculty and alumni the opportunity to hear distinguished members of the global tax community discuss a range of important topics revolving around current and future tax policy. Presenters: Susan Morse, Associate Professor of Law, University of California Hastings […]

Oct. 18, 2012 – Why the Campaign for Same Sex Marriage Gets Marriage Wrong

UF Levin College of Law, HOL 180 Noon Harvard Law Professor Janet Halley will deliver this year’s Weyrauch Lecture, “Traveling Marriage: Why the Campaign for Same Sex Marriage Gets Marriage Wrong.” Halley is the Royall Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.  She teaches courses in family law, comparative family law and sexuality, and legal […]

Oct. 18, 2012 – The importance of an independent judiciary

UF Levin College of Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom 1 p.m. Current Florida Supreme Court justices will examine the role of the judiciary in Florida government, including issues of judicial selection and retention. All seven Florida Supreme Court justices have been invited, and to date Justices Barbara J. Pariente, R. Fred Lewis and Peggy […]

Oct. 12, 2012 – Leadership and Law: Diverse Perspectives on the Role of Race and Participation in Professional Legal Organizations

UF Levin College of Law, Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center Noon – 2:30 p.m. “Leadership and Law” will examine the fact that even today legal bar associations are often divided by color lines, decades after becoming officially integrated. The trend follows from the local level all the way to the national level. The goal of […]

Oct. 12, 2012 – UF Law celebrates anniversary of UF’s first African-American graduate

UF Levin College of Law, Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180 3 – 4:45 p.m. UF Law celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first African-American to graduate from the University of Florida and UF Law, W. George Allen. When Allen graduated from UF Law in 1962,  he helped pave the way for generations of African-American […]

Oct. 12, 2012 – Five Florida governors speak on state’s future

University of Florida Phillips Center for the Performing Arts 10 a.m. The Florida Law Review presents the 2012 Allen L. Poucher Lecture, “Florida’s Future: A Conversation with Florida Governors,” Friday, Oct. 12, at 10 a.m. with Governors Reubin Askew, Charlie Crist, Bob Graham, Buddy MacKay and Bob Martinez. The event is free and open to […]

Oct. 12, 2012 – Mediating in Florida: An Advanced Exploration

UF Levin College of Law 8:30 a.m. – 4:10 p.m. This mediation training is hosted by UF Law’s Institute for Dispute Resolution. The panel of presenters, with more than 100 years of combined mediation experience, will participate in all presentations interweaving discussions of Ethics, Domestic Violence, and Diversity/Cultural Awareness within each topic. Click here to […]

Oct. 9, 2012 – Glasser BBQ

UF Law Marcia Whitney Schott Courtyard 11:30 a.m. – 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 […]

Oct. 3, 2012 – A conversation on same-sex marriage

UF Levin College of Law, HOL 180 Noon The UF Federalist Society and OUTLaw present, “A Conversation on Same-Sex Marriage,” featuring Professor Richard Esenberg from Marquette University Law School and Professor Rachel Rebouche from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Are there valid secular public policy arguments against the legalization of same-sex marriage? Is […]

Sept. 28, 2012 – Grad Tax Speaker Series with IRS Chief Counsel William J. Wilkins

UF Levin College of Law, HOL 180 11 a.m. William J. Wilkins, chief counsel of the Internal Revenue Service, will speak on, ” How IRS Lawyers Contribute to Sound Tax Enforcement.”

Sept. 22, 2012 – LCA Board of Trustees Board / Law Alumni Council Meeting

UF Levin College of Law 9 a.m. – Noon

Sept. 21, 2012 – Heritage of Leadership and Book Awards Ceremony

UF Hilton Conference Center Time: 3:30 pm Combined Book Award-Heritage of Leadership Induction Ceremony (more details provided separately; note change of location; this will be held at the Hilton Conference Center Ballroom instead of Room 180 this year) To permanently honor outstanding and notable alumni of the University of Florida Levin College of Law and […]