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UF Law experts available to speak on recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions

Additional media contact: Matt Walker, UF Law media relations, 352-273-0650, mlwalker@law.ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Below is contact information for University of Florida Levin College of Law experts and the recent U.S. Supreme Court cases they will be available to address. Affirmative action: Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Abigail Fisher claims the University of […]

UF College of Law expert available to comment on U.S. Supreme Court case City of Ontario v. Quon

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Thursday, the Supreme Court released its decision in City of Ontario v. Quon. The court ruled that it was not a violation of a police officer’s constitutional rights when a California police department reviewed sexually explicit texts that were on a department-issued pager. The court also made it known that it is […]

UF College of Law experts available to comment on upcoming U.S. Supreme Court cases

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Levin College of Law faculty are available to discuss the following U.S. Supreme Court cases and the ramifications of the court’s verdicts. The University of Florida has a broadcast studio equipped for live or live-to-tape interviews through our KU digital satellite uplink. For radio networks, we also have an […]

Allowing Military to Recruit on Campus Could Help End Discrimination Against Gays, UF Professor Says

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Dec. 6 in Rumsfeld v. FAIR, a case that will decide whether the nation’s law schools can turn military recruiters away from campus because of discriminatory policies toward gays. No matter what the court decides, one University of Florida Levin College of Law professor says law […]

40th Anniversary of Decision

A key participant in the 1963 major U.S. Supreme Court case establishing right to counsel for anyone facing felony charges will be featured Thursday in a noon presentation at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Bruce R. Jacob, who as an assistant attorney general for Florida argued the state’s side of the landmark […]