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Domestic violence conference looks at victims who become defendants

Domestic violence conference looks at victims who become defendants

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF Law’s Survivors Defendant/Victims of Domestic Violence Conference will discuss domestic violence victims who wind up on the wrong side of the law when they respond to violence against them. The conference will be held Oct. 30-31 at the UF Law campus and is sponsored by the Criminal Justice Center and the Center […]

National experts to discuss juvenile justice reform at UF Law

National experts to discuss juvenile justice reform at UF Law

GAINESVILLE, Fla – Two national juvenile justice experts will participate in a panel discuss, “Kids Not Inmates: Reforming Juvenile Justice,” on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. The discussion, which is free and open to the public, will be at 6 p.m. in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL […]

Nov. 14, 2014 – Developing a Trauma Responsive Community

Register Here (Registration required for this event) Full information about the conference. Hilton University of Florida Conference Center 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Neuroscience teaches us how critical environment is in shaping young brains. These influences affect who we are and what we become. Influences that are toxic weaken the architecture of the developing brain, […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Children’s rights expert to speak at UF Law’s Weyrauch Lecture

GAINESVILLE, Fla – The fifth annual Center on Children and Families Weyrauch Distinguished Lecture in Family Law will be presented by Emory University LQC Lamar Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Barton Child Law and Policy Center Barbara Bennett Woodhouse. The lecture is titled “Regulating the Global Market in Babies: No Private Placements, No […]

Legal scholar to visit UF Law, discuss new book on racial justice in the U.S.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Legal scholar and Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor Michelle Alexander will visit the University of Florida Levin College of Law to discuss her new book, “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,” Wednesday, Sept. 22 at noon in UF Law’s Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom (Holland […]

UF Law professor asks the ‘man’ question

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Do feminists see women as a diverse group in need of support and men as only one thing: male and privileged? A new book by University of Florida Law Professor Nancy Dowd, “The Man Question: Male Subordination and Privilege,” (NYU Press), says it’s time to change this perspective and apply the feminist […]

UF Collaborative Law Training teaches innovative conflict-resolution skills

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Seventy legal, mental health and financial professionals looking to provide clients with win-win solutions without the stress of a trial attended a recent Collaborative Law Training on the University of Florida Levin College of Law campus. Sponsored by the UF Law Center on Children and Families and Institute for Dispute Resolution, this […]

National Forum to Observe 50th Anniversary of Supreme Court School Desegregation Case

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In 1954 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled public school segregation unconstitutional, and a national conference scheduled here March 25-26 by the University of Florida College of Law will focus on the impact and challenges of that landmark decision in observance of its 50th anniversary. Leading educators, government officials and legal practitioners will […]