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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.”
UF Levin College of Law 9 a.m. – Noon
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 […]
Sept. 21, 2012 – Marshall M. Criser Distinguished Lecture in Law with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas
View the webcast. For those of you experiencing technical difficulties, the solutions to the most common problems include updating Silverlight or clearing your internet cache. UF Levin College of Law 10 a.m. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas returns to UF Law to deliver this year’s Criser Lecture at 10 a.m. Friday in the Marcia […]
UF Levin College of Law, Room 180 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm A roundtable discussion and community event focusing on representations of gender and sexuality during this electoral season. Speakers include UF Political Science Professor Lynn Leverty, UF Law Professor Shani King, Senate Minority Leader Nan Rich, Sen. Evelynn Lynn, and the event will be moderated by former […]
UF Levin College of Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 10 a.m. – noon The University of Florida celebrates this year’s Constitution Day with “The Affordable Care Act: The U.S. Constitution Meets Health Care Reform,” featuring talks and a discussion from UF Law Professor Steven Willis and Associate General Counsel at Shands Teaching Hospital and […]
Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 10 a.m. The fall Moot Court Final Four Competition at the UF Law is sponsored by the Orlando law firm of Zimmerman Kiser & Sutcliffe, P.A. Guest judges for this year’s competition will be Stephanie W. Ray of the Florida District Court of Appeal, T. Kent Wetherell, II of the […]
UF Levin College of Law 12:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. For details and registration information, visit http://www.law.ufl.edu/academics/institutes/idr.
Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, Kissimmee, Fla. 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, Kissimmee, Fla. 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: J. Wayne Reitz Union Time: 9 a.m. – noon The keynote address will be given by Rob E. Atkinson, Jr., who is the Ruden McClosky Professor of Law at the Florida State University College of Law. Atkinson’s address is titled, “The Amended Oath of Admission to the Bar: Why its New Civility Clause is […]
Location: Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom Time: 10:30 a.m. The winner of this trial team competition will present his or her closing argument to Fredric Levin and Martin Levin, two highly accomplished and nationally prominent trial lawyers. The Levins will then critique the student’s argument in front of an audience, allowing the audience to […]
Location: HOL 180 Time: 5:30 p.m. The UF Levin College of Law Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations will host “A Conversation on the Shooting Death of Trayvon Martin” Wednesday in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180, at 5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Location: Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180 Time: Noon UF Law students are invited to attend a town hall meeting, hosted by JMBA. The meeting will address issues relevant to the student body.
Time: Noon – 1 p.m. Jeffrey Bossert Clark, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis, D.C. – “Climate Change Cap-and-Trade Legislation: Preserve, Conserve, and Steward OR Tax, Spend, and Control?”
Time: 3 p.m. Location: UF Law Advocacy Center (or other classroom) Florida Bar President and UF Law alumnus Scott Hawkins will be speaking and answering questions at UF Law. The event is open to all UF Law students and is presented by the Law Student Division of The Florida Bar.
Time: Noon – 1 p.m. Roger Clegg, President and General Counsel, Center for Equal Opportunity – “Racial Profiling and Profiling Terrorists”
Location: Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180 Time: 2 – 3 p.m. The Fall Book Awards ceremony will be followed by a reception in the Marcia Whitney Schott Courtyard.
Location: HOL 382 Time: 10 a.m. Senior federal judge for the United States Court of International Trade will deliver the lecture, “X-men and Charming Betsy at the U.S. Court of International Trade: Otherworldly creatures and international law as part of U.S. law.” Additionally, Barzilay will be delivering a lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 2 […]
Time: Noon – 1 p.m. Austin Nimocks, Attorney, Alliance Defense Fund – “DOMA: Is It Constitutional?”
Location: Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom Time: Wednesday, 2 p.m. and Thursday, 9 a.m. UF Law students will have the opportunity to see Florida’s 1st District Court of Appeal as they hear oral arguments in real cases. All students are invited to attend. The arguments will be available as a live stream via the […]
Location: Holland Hall Room 359 Time: 2 – 3:30 p.m. Do you want to learn how to use your legal skills to secure basic rights for all Americans? Come take part in the Champions of Change Live Stream Event, a national online conversation featuring Attorney General Eric Holder and several practicing public interest attorneys. This interactive […]
Time: Noon – 1 p.m. Tuan Samahon, Professor, Villanova – “The Judicial Vesting Option”
Location: Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom Time: Noon – 1 p.m. The Hon. William H. Pryor, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit – “Moral Duty and the Rule of Law”
Time: Noon – 1 p.m. Location: Room 285B with additional space in room 285C for streaming via satellite John Allison, former President & CEO of BB&T Bank, Professor, Wake Forest School of Business – “Financial Regulation: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing”
Time: Noon – 1 p.m. Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute – “What Role Should Foreign Law Play in Constitutional Interpretation?”
Time: 2 – 3 p.m. Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Director, Center for Employment Policy, and Senior Fellow Hudson Institute – “The Victim Myth: Women Don’t Need Affirmative Action”
Location: UF Law Marcia Whitney Schott Courtyard Time: 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 […]
Inaugural Allen L. Poucher Lecture with featured speaker retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor
Location: Phillips Center for the Performing Arts The Florida Law Review is pleased to announce the inaugural lecture of the Allen L. Poucher Legal Education Series, featuring special guest panelists retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, former ABA President Martha Barnett (JD 73), 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Rosemary Barkett (JD 70) […]
Location: Under the canopy on the Plaza of the Americas outside of Library West Time: Noon – 1:30 p.m. After the Poucher Lecture, be sure to head over to Library West for Constitution Day. The University of Florida Libraries seeks your help with our second annual “America Reads the Constitution” event. We are signing up volunteers […]
Location: Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center Time: 10 a.m. The 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.
Time: Noon – 1 p.m. The Hon. Gerald B. Tjoflat, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit – “Remarks on the Role of a Circuit Judge,” commentary by Dean Jerry
Location: Gainesville, Fla. The reception will be held on Sept. 9 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Bob and Lisa Jerry’s home. The meeting will take place on Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. – noon.
Black Law Alumni Reception: Virgil D. Hawkins and The Struggle for Civil Rights at the University of Florida exhibit viewing
Location: UF Law, Lawton Chiles Legal Information Center foyer Time: 5 – 6:30 p.m. A new interactive exhibit at UF Law will be unveiled during this year’s Black Law Alumni Weekend. The exhibit, “The Legacy of Virgil D. Hawkins,” looks back at the struggle for equality at the University of Florida, noting memorable strides toward […]
Location: Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom at UF Law, HOL 180 Time: 11 a.m. Pulitzer Prize winner David Cay Johnston will deliver the lecture, “How Our 20th Century Tax System is Making Us Poorer.” Johnston was the tax reporter for The New York Times from 1995 through 2008, winning the Pulitzer in 2001 for beat reporting. […]
Location: Various locations First-year law students will carry on an annual UF Law tradition of donating their time and efforts to a variety of organization in Gainesville.
Location: UF Levin College of Law Website: http://www.law.ufl.edu/students/new/orientation/ Incoming 1L’s Orientation program will focus on introducing new students to the College of Law and the legal profession to ensure that they have the information and necessary skills to succeed in law school. We will provide them with information on the policies and regulations governing their legal […]
Location: UF Levin College of Law Description: A two-day interactive training for Lawyers, Financial, and Mental Health Professionals. Cost is $400.00 per person, though a discount is available to groups of four or more with at least two professionals participating. Student discount may also be available. This event is an approved 15 CLE and 16.5 […]
Join the Upchurch Watson White and Max Mediation Group and the University of Florida Levin College of Law Institute for Dispute Resolution in another collaborative webinar. Howard R. Marsee of the Upchurch Watson White & Max Mediation Group presents this follow-up webinar to our March, 2010 Special Master webinar offering and provides us with more […]
Location: UF Levin College of Law, Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center Contact: Jon Mills, 352-273-0835 Description: John H. Hankinson, Jr., Executive Director of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, which is preparing recommendations to restore the Gulf Coast areas damaged by the 2010 oil spill, will speak at the University of Florida on June […]
Location: Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180 Time: 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Graduate Tax Program will hold its seventh annual International Tax Law Symposium on Oct. 7 in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180, at UF Law from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The speakers this year […]
Location: Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Clasroom, HOL 180 Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Center on Children & Families will present their 6th Annual Weyrauch Distinguished Lecture in Family Law featuring Hina Jilani, Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, discussing “The Role of Human Rights Defenders in Protecting Children’s Rights.”
Time: Noon – 1 p.m. Michael Krauss, Professor, George Mason – “To Heller and Beyond: How 2nd Amendment Rights Got Protected, and What Is Next”
Location: Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom Time: 7 p.m. The Gainesville Community Playhouse will perform “The Exonerated” in the Advocacy Center Courtroom. This is a special presentation for UF Law students and faculty. There is no charge. The play tells the true stories of six people who were sent to death row (three in Florida) for […]
Location: Hilton-UF Conference Center 1714 SW 34th Street Gainesville, FL 32607 Upcoming CLE in Gainesville, Florida Total Available CLE Credits: 14.5 The University of Florida Center for International Business Education & Research and the Warrington College of Business Administration will host a Conference on the Impact, Problems, and Issues relating to the United Nations Convention on […]
Location: UF Law The fall 2011 Peter T. Fay Jurist-in-Residence will be Senior Judge William Terrell Hodges from the Middle 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 Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Fay served as the inaugural jurist-in-residence at […]
Date: November 17, 2011 Location: Levin College of Law Holland Hall Room 382 REGISTRATION FEE: $50 – VOLUNTEER MEDIATORS, $100 – OTHER MEDIATORS & ATTORNEYS 8 hour CME course includes: 2 hours Ethics, 2 hours DV, 1 hour Diversity and more. 8.0 hours CLER Applied For. Registration information available at: http://www.law.ufl.edu/idr/events.shtml The IDR acknowledges Upchurch […]
Time: Noon Location: Chesterfield Smith Memorial Classroom, HOL 180 Please join us for a timely and provocative panel discussion by contributors to the University of Florida Journal of Law and Public Policy, December 2011 Issue. Representing diverse race, gender and academic perspectives, panelists will discuss how they confront race at a time when many claim […]
Location: UF Hilton Conference Center “Digging Up Some Dirt (Law): How Recent Developments in Real Property Law Affect Landowners and Local Governments” will welcome national and state experts to explore the impact on landowners and local governments of recent and proposed changes in the law of adverse possession, eminent domain, easements and mortgages. 7 General […]
Time: 10 a.m. Location: Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom The University of Florida Levin College of Law will welcome a distinguished panel of judges for the 28th annual Maguire Appellate Advocacy Competition in the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom. This year’s panel includes Senior United States District Judge William Terrell Hodges, from the Middle District of […]
Location: UF Law campus “Fishable, Swimmable? 40 Years of Water Law in Florida and the United States” 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of both the Florida Water Resources Act and the federal Clean Water Act. In honor of this occasion, the 18th annual Public Interest Environmental Law Conference at the University of Florida Levin College […]
Time: 11 a.m. Location: Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom UF Law welcomes Boxer Family Professor of Law Vicki Been, who is the director of the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy at New York University School of Law for the fifth annual Wolf Family Lecture in the American Law of Real Property. […]
Time: Noon Location: Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180 OUT in the Field Lecture Series, sponsored by OUTLaw Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe will be the inaugural speaker in this ongoing series, which will bring members of the LGBTQ community who are also part of the legal field to UF Law to speak about their experiences, […]
Time: 3 p.m. Location: Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180
Time: Noon Location: Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180, UF Law Speaker: Al Brophy of North Carolina Law Brophy writes at the intersections of race, history and property law. He is the author of “Reconstructing the Dreamland: The Tulsa Riot of 1921, Race, Reparations, Reconciliation.”
Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180 This year’s guest speaker for the Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law will be Martin H. Redish, Louis and Harriet Ancel Professor of Law and Public Policy at Northwestern University School of Law.
Location: HOL 180 Time: 10 a.m. Joseph Harrington, professor of economics at Johns Hopkins University, will deliver the third annual Bayard Wickliffe Heath Memorial Lecture Friday at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. The lecture is titled, “Game-Theoretic Ruminations on Section 1 of the Sherman Act.”
Location: Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center Time: 2 p.m. UF Law will formally dedicate its newest building, the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center, with its presentation to UF President Bernie Machen. Members of the Levin family will also be in attendance. The center is named after UF Law namesake Fredric Levin’s son, Martin Levin (JD 88), who serves as […]
The 13th Annual Conference on Legal & Policy Issues in the Americas, sponsored by the Center for Governmental Responsibility, will be held May 21-22 at the University of Buenos Aires Law School in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The conference will addresses issues of: Judicial Reform in Argentina; Current Directions and Solutions in Mediation; Teaching Comparative Law; […]
Location: Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180 Time: 10:30 a.m. “Between a Rock and a Hard Place: U.S. Tax Policy Responses to Looming Fiscal Crisis” will be the topic of the second installment of the Ellen Bellet Gelberg Tax Policy Lecture Series. The lecture will feature three prominent Washington, D.C. attorneys discussing the nation’s debt […]