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UF Law professor receives ABA award for scholarly work in dispute resolution

UF Law professor receives ABA award for scholarly work in dispute resolution

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Levin College of Law Professor Leonard Riskin was honored last weekend with the American Bar Association’s Section of Dispute Resolution award for Outstanding Scholarly Work. Riskin, who is the Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law, accepted the prestigious award at the section’s 15th annual spring conference in Chicago. Since coming […]

UF Law grads lead state and national bar

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When UF Law graduate and former president of The Florida Bar Stephen N. Zack is sworn in as president of the American Bar Association in August, he will become the first Hispanic-American to take on the duty and will be the fifth UF Law graduate to hold the position. Following in Zack’s […]

Virtual law mini conference offers students a connection to real world legal experts

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Levin College of Law professor Michelle Jacobs is taking her class to the edge. The cutting edge, that is. Jacobs is one of a handful of U.S. law professors experimenting with a relatively new computer technology called Second Life. “Second Life is a virtual world that allows users to […]