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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Gators Rise to the Top

PGA TOUR  RICHARD D. ANDERSON (JD 90), Senior Vice President& General Counsel PGA TOUR: World’s premier men’s professional golf organization, which coordinates the highest level of golf tournament competition for the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour and Nationwide Tour. Tournaments are televised on major network and cable television channels.TOUR revenues total approximately $1 billion annually. Ponte Vedra

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Mine and Yours

By Tim Lockette If you met Steve Sessums (JD 59) on the street, you’d probably never guess what he does for a living. A tall, mellowvoiced man, he carries himself with the confident-butsoothing demeanor of a good pediatrician. An advocate of psychological testing in the workplace, he can talk Myers

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