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Oct. 8, 2015 – Former Florida governors to join expert panels to discuss Florida Constitution revision

View the webcast. Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180 4 – 7 p.m. “The Florida Constitution at 50 Years: Looking Ahead to the 2017-2018 Revision Commission” Every 20 years a Constitution Revision Commission is appointed to evaluate and revise Florida’s Constitution in light of developments over the intervening decades and Florida’s current needs. The next […]

UF Law expert available to discuss Supreme Court cell phone privacy ruling

UF Law expert available to discuss Supreme Court cell phone privacy ruling

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that police are required to obtain search warrants before searching cell phones of those who are arrested. This is a significant opinion for privacy rights – and the first of its kind – in the digital age. Contact: Jon Mills – Professor of law […]

University of Florida Law oil spill symposium

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Legal responses to the disaster caused by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill this summer are wide-ranging and varied, according to law professors from the University of Florida Levin College of Law who have been studying laws and policies that can determine liability for such environmental disasters. A symposium outlining the legal […]

Evolving relationship of government and social media examined in UF Constitution Day Program

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Government agencies at all levels are using Facebook and other social media to communicate, and many are unaware they may be more vulnerable than private sector users to lawsuits and other legal action. Stephen C. O’Connell Chair and Professor of Law Lyrissa Lidsky will address this issue at UF’s Constitution Day Program, […]

UF law professor named to Judicial Nominating Commission for federal posts

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A University of Florida professor of law has been tapped to serve on the Florida Judicial Nominating Commission. Nominees recommended by the JNC for federal judges, U.S. attorneys and marshals will be among the first considered by the newly-installed Obama Administration. Jon Mills, a UF Levin College of Law alumni, dean emeritus, […]

UF author: Technology jeopardizes individual privacy

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Technology has intruded into every aspect of modern life, from how people die to how they conduct their public and private business. Although the benefits of technology are obvious, the risks can be huge. Jon Mills and his new book, “Privacy: The lost right.” (UF Law/Chen Wang) That’s because every cell phone […]

Symbolic Change of UFLaw Leadership Takes Place Thursday

ORLANDO, Fla. – Robert H. Jerry II will take over symbolic reins of the country’s seventh largest law school Thursday as the UF Levin College of Law holds an alumni reception in connection with The Florida Bar annual meeting being held here. Jerry, to become the law school’s 13th dean on July 1st, will accept […]

University of Florida 30-year Involvement in Poland Assists Country, Practitioners with ‘Rule of Law’

WARSAW, POLAND — “Poland exemplifies in many ways a courageous democracy that’s transformed itself through the rule of law into a partner for America and a model for the world.” Speaking is Dean Jon Mills of the University of Florida Levin College of Law in celebration of a joint U.S.-Poland experiment begun in this country […]