Unequeal Protection

By Roberta O. Roberts Alumnus Peter Sleasman (JD 83) fights on behalf of Guatemalan immigrants targeted by local government In a March 2006 nighttime raid, armed men burst into the homes of several frightened families. With little time to gather

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The Three Rs

It’s about sustainability for Veronica Roof (JD 06). From her career as a solid waste management consultant to her decision to attend law school, she believes it always pays to think about how things will look down the road. On

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Representational competence

Professor argues courts should give criminal defendants greater opportunity to represent themselves By Kara Carnley-Murrhee While attempting to steal shoes form a downtown Indianapolis department store in July 1999, Ahmad Edwards fired three gunshots at a security officer, grazing him

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Gimme shelter

When President Obama signed the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010 back in March, most of the attention was focused on the country’s new health care laws. But tax professionals and scholars were also tuned into a

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A foundation for success

Marjorie Thomas (JD 76) traded her legal career for the medical news business By Roberta O. Roberts After 10 years of legal practice Marjorie Thomas (JD 76) discovered a nose for news. Following her investment in a client’s startup medical

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Guiding Young Lawyers

By Troy HIllier (3L) Gator Graduate Renee Thompson (JD 99) gives back as president of The Florida Bar’s Young Lawyer Division As new alumni from the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law take their first steps into

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