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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

UF Research Confirms Importance of Race, Ethnicity, Gender in Law Schools

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – New research by two University of Florida Levin College of Law faculty confirms race, ethnicity and gender significantly affect students’ law school experiences but that there still exists “an inegalitarian culture in legal education.” A survey of the student body, performed in November of 2001, led the UF researchers to examine how […]