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Commemorating 50 years of the right to counsel at UF Law

Commemorating 50 years of the right to counsel at UF Law A criminal defendant’s right to counsel is often taken for granted in today’s justice system, but until 50 years ago that right was not guaranteed. It wasn’t until the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Gideon v. Wainwright that courts were required to provide […]

UF Law experts available to talk about NSA controversy

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida legal experts are available today to discuss the disclosure that the National Security Agency has been secretly collecting telephone records of millions of Americans. Jon Mills Professor of law and dean emeritus at the Levin College of Law. He is the author of “Privacy: The Lost Right,” published in […]

Renowned constitutional law scholar to speak about Florida Supreme Court and 2000 election

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — One of the leading legal thinkers of our time, Yale law professor Akhil Reed Amar, will speak on “Bush, Gore, Florida and the Constitution” on March 24 at the Levin College of Law as the Dunwody Distinguished Lecturer in Law. As President Bush’s term ends, Amar will discuss the case that began […]