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Florida Chief Justice Labarga to receive UF’s Distinguished Alumnus Award

Florida Chief Justice Labarga to receive UF’s Distinguished Alumnus Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – From his early years in Cuba through his graduation from the University of Florida and rise to the state’s highest judicial office, Chief Justice Jorge Labarga has led a life and career of distinction. In recognizing him as an outstanding citizen who demonstrated the qualities the university seeks to instill in all […]

29th Annual Maguire Competition with the Florida Supreme Court

Jan. 24, 2013 UF Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom UF Law welcomed all seven members of the Florida Supreme Court, who heard oral arguments in the 29th annual Raymer F. Maguire Jr. Appellate Advocacy Competition. One of the foremost national moot court teams, the Florida Moot Court Team competes each year at over […]

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 […]

UF College of Law experts available to comment on U.S. Supreme Court case Stop the Renourishment v. Florida Department of Environmental Protection (08-1151)

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On Thursday, the Supreme Court released its decision in Stop the Renourishment v. Florida Department of Environmental Protection. The decision upheld the Florida Supreme Court ruling that the state can conduct beach-widening and reclaiming programs on eroded beaches – which could modify private property lines – without having to compensate private waterfront […]

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 […]