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Sept. 17, 2012 – Constitution Day Celebration

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 […]

Constitution Day celebration examines health care reform

For additional information: Matt Walker, UF Law Communications 352-273-0653,  GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law in 2010, the controversial healthcare overhaul was both praised and panned by various groups. In June of 2012 however, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the […]

Constitution Day events at the University of Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – 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 Constitution Day events consist of several events, coinciding with retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s […]

“All the President’s Tweets: The First Amendment and the Online Public Forum”

Lyrissa Lidsky’s 2010 Constitution Day presentation.

UF Law Celebrates Constitution Day with Program Focusing on Judicial Independence

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As part of the nation’s Constitution Day celebrations, the University of Florida will host a program at the Levin College of Law Friday, Sept. 15, to examine the need for judicial independence. The program, to be held in the law school’s Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, is open to the public and will begin […]