Heritage of Leadership

Two Florida Governors and U.S. Senators, two college presidents and five State Supreme Court Chief Justices are among 12 graduates of the Levin College of Law inducted posthumously this spring in to a new Heritage of Leadership (HOL) Recognition Society. Others named by the school’s

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Among Notable UF Law Alumnae

Compiled by Amanda Groover Since 1933, thousands of women have graduated from the University of Florida College of Law. They subsequently have achieved prominence at local, state, regional and national levels, earning praise for their work in academia, corporations, governmental entities and

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Women on the Rise

By Kristen Harmel WHEN CLARA FLOYD GEHAN WALKED UP THE STEPS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA’S LAW SCHOOL FOR HER FIRST DAY OF CLASS IN 1930, THE 21-YEAR-OLD HIGH SCHOOL LATIN TEACHER HAD TO WALK THROUGH TWO ROWS OF MEN LINED UP TO WATCH

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Dean Requests ‘Pro Bono’ Projects

Comparable to the “grassroots” effort being encouraged by the University of Florida’s Government Relations officials (facing page), Dean Robert Jerry challenged new Levin College of Law enrollees during August orientation to immediately become active in a similar manner in community activities. In his remarks to the

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America’s Lawyer

Chesterfield Smith was a world citizen, truly one of the most important figures in the ‘Greatest Generation,’ as Tom Brokaw said in his book,” said Dean Emeritus Jon Mills on the day in July of the passing of Smith ’48.“We have lost a giant

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