Legal Writing

“We’re debating metaphors. One colleague maintains they’re comparisons without the words ‘like’ or ‘as.’ I maintain a metaphor is any comparison to an unlikely subject. WHO’S RIGHT?” — Florida Bar Member UF Law Legal Research and Writing Director Henry Wihnyk

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Conferences, Symposia & CLE

WANTED: Attorneys seeking efficient/economical way to add to legal knowledge, earn Florida Bar-approved CLE credits, network with peers, renew relationships and discuss trends with academicians, scout quality students for job openings, make contact with U.S./international specialty professionals and prestigious speakers/ executives for personal/firm follow-up. Thanks to UFLaw faculty, staff and administrators,

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‘Artichokes and Lobsters’

Thanks to the interest, concern and understanding of a UFLaw faculty member more than 30 years ago, an important new book — When Race Becomes Real — by one of the first African-American women to attend the University of Florida is dedicated to him. Distinguished Professor

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Dispute Resolution

It may not seem so, based on recent national media coverage, but an important trend in the legal profession is to have attorneys spend less time in the courtroom. Instead of lengthy and costly trials, more and more legal issues are now resolved through mediation and negotiation

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Holland

The UFLaw Law Center Association Board of Trustees is helping raise an additional $1.3 million by year-end toward a $5 million renovation of the existing Holland Hall Law Center. The funding will be used to update the classroom and faculty office building, built in

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Reunions Bring Alums to Campus

UFLaw reunions enable alumni to network and reminisce with fellow alumni, celebrate the “Gator spirit” and even earn Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit at some events. The 2003 Reunion Weekend (April 11-12) will include groundbreaking for the Lawton Chiles Legal Information Center, class dinners and

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Council Seeks Alumni Participation

The UFLaw Alumni Council has launched an ambitious campaign to increase alumni participation in supporting students, faculty, programs and services. After reviewing programs at other law schools — including Duke and Virginia — the council implemented or restructured support programs, and added third-year student members and “class chairs” to

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