The Last of a Vanishing Breed

By James Hellegaard There is a good lunch crowd early on a Monday afternoon at the Seineyard Restaurant south of Tallahassee. As the hostess leads the group to their table, heads turn up and one man nudges his wife, motioning her attention toward the four gentlemen,

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Scrapbook

  House Hunting I arrived at the law school in the fall of 1953, three days after classes had started. I had come straight from the Korean War and military uniforms were the only clothes I had. As I was walking around trying to figure

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The Federal Bench

By Deborah Cupples (JD 05) Privacy rights. Free speech rights. Property rights. Civil rights. The list is long and the work profound for the federal judges who hear and decide cases involving the fundamental rights and protections of the American

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Law School Myths

1. Law school tuition takes care of all of the college’s financial needs. Reality: Revenue from tuition covers less than half the cost of running a law school. In fact, of all state law schools, only eight other public law

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Connecting Cultures

By Kayla Harris People always say they love their job. Chris Markussen (JD 72) loves her job. She enjoys it so much she underwrote a study tour in Chile for 10 UF Law and graduate students, hoping they would discover the enthusiasm she has for

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Smart Growth

Finding realistic and equitable legal solutions to a wide range of important growth management issues—especially those that affect agriculture, green space, water resources and energy—is easier thanks to a new partnership between UFʼs Extension Service and the Levin College of Law. The Extension Service is now working closely

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A Right to Privacy

By James Hellegaard If they were two boxers slugging it out in the ring, the notion of privacy would appear to be on weak legs, up against the ropes and fighting in vain against the formidable and persistent opponent that is the publicʼs desire for access to

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Historic Preservation Benefits Florida

Historic preservation enhances the quality of life of Floridians through economic and cultural contributions to an improved sense of place, according to a new study from the Center for Governmental Responsibility at the Levin College of Law and the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, both at the

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