Weathering the Storm

by Scott Emerson Follow your feet on any sidewalk in any great American city and you will eventually stumble into urban decay — blighted cityscapes of littered streets lined with neglected and boarded-up homes in neighborhoods surrounded by closed businesses.

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He did Good

By Katy Fleming On that particular Sunday afternoon, Chesterfield Smith (JD 48) sat in the windy stands of Soldier Field, watching the Chicago Bears take on the Boston Patriots. But his mind was 700 miles away, deep inside the Oval Office. What could President Richard Nixon

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State of the Nation

By James Hellegaard After 35 years in the U.S. State Department, Victor Comras (JD 66) had decided to retire. He had been a witness to history, experiencing his share of tremendous satisfaction as well as terrible frustration. The time had come, he thought, to call

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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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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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CLERKING FOR O’CONNOR

By Scott Fusard (2L) Unique abilities and good luck are the keys to clerking at the top of the legal field, according to a UF law professor whose own unique abilities carried her into Sandra Day O’Connor’s Supreme Court sanctum only a year out of law school.

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Tradition

When the UF law school was founded in 1909 as the first public law school in Florida, only 38 students were enrolled. Today the Levin College of Law has a total enrollment of more than 1,200 students and almost 17,000 alumni, and

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Take Heed

By Michael Meyer While technology hurries along, both laws and lawyers operate at a far slower pace. They need to catch up. And when it comes to keeping information safe, lawyers have a lot to learn. Those insights were unambiguous at the “Data Devolution: Corporate Information

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