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White House Champions of Change – Online conversation with Attorney General

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 […]

Federalist Society speaker series

Time: Noon – 1 p.m. Tuan Samahon, Professor, Villanova – “The Judicial Vesting Option”

Federalist Society speaker series

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”

Federalist Society speaker series

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”

Federalist Society speaker series

Time: Noon – 1 p.m. Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute – “What Role Should Foreign Law Play in Constitutional Interpretation?”

Federalist Society speaker series

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”

Glasser BBQ

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) […]

Constitution Day at UF

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 […]

26th Annual Zimmerman, Kiser, Sutcliffe Moot Court Final Four Competition

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.

Federalist Society speaker series

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

LCA Board of Trustees, Law Alumni Council meeting and reception

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 […]

Graduate Tax Program Enrichment Speaker Series: David Cay Johnston

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. […]

Community Service Day

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.

2011 New Student Orientation: Introduction to Law School and the Profession

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 […]

Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law Training – CLE

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 […]

Utilization of the Special Master in Florida – Presented by: Howard R. Marsee

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 […]

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration director, UF Law alum to address Gulf cleanup at UF Law

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 […]

International Tax Law Symposium

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 […]

Weyrauch Distinguished Lecture in Family Law

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.”

Federalist Society speaker series

Time: Noon – 1 p.m. Michael Krauss, Professor, George Mason – “To Heller and Beyond: How 2nd Amendment Rights Got Protected, and What Is Next”

The Gainesville Community Playhouse to perform “The Exonerated” at UF Law

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 […]

The Global Challenge of International Sales Law

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 […]

Peter T. Fay Jurist-in-Residence

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 […]

Expanding the Horizons of Mediation: A CME/CLE For All Mediators and Attorneys

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 […]

Race Talk in the Age of Obama

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 […]

11th annual Richard E. Nelson Symposium

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 […]

28th annual Maguire Appellate Advocacy Competition

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 […]

18th annual Public Interest Environmental Law Conference

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 […]

Fifth Annual Wolf Family Lecture

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. […]

OUT in the Field Lecture Series featuring Mayor Craig Lowe

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, […]

Spring 2012 Book Awards Ceremony

Time: 3 p.m. Location: Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180

CSRRR Spring Lecture

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.”

Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law

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.

Bayard Wickliffe Heath Memorial Lecture Series

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.”

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center Dedication

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

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; […]

Ellen Bellet Gelberg Tax Policy Lecture

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 […]