DEFINING MOMENTS

By Kathy Fleming With every christening comes a little water. Just minutes before the guest speaker was to dedicate new facilities at the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law, a light rain sprinkled over arriving guests in the school’s open courtyard. Just

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JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE

The work that has been done for this information center ties the entire law school together in such a wonderful way. The new building is beautiful, and with the new hightech classrooms and the additional library space, the law school is well equipped to meet the

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Taking Mediation to Poland

Since the collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe, Poland has played host to a steady stream of Western lawyers with advice on how to restructure the Polish legal system. Now legal scholars from the University of Florida are offering a radically different kind of advice: they’re teaching

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HOW TO GROW BETTER

Jon Mills (JD 72), dean of the UF Levin College of Law, knew his alma mater was at a critical juncture in early 2001. The law school’s facilities were outdated and overcrowded, and the American Bar Association was about to make an on-site accreditation review. In two

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New Complex

By Kathy Fleming The UF Levin College of Law just completed a huge renovation of facilities. Now come the finishing touches … a much needed new advocacy center. Pensacola attorney Fred Levin (JD 61) has contributed $2 million as the lead gift to the college to build a $5.2

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Partners Summer 2006

Largest Ever Class Gift Presented to the Law School Fall Class Representative Chris Carmody challenged his classmates at the December 2005 graduation by offering advice he gathered from prominent alumni, which included: work extra hours, do research, be open-minded, have fun, give back, and always tell

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Conferences Summer 2006

MUSIC LAW CONFERENCE “A year from now it might be Google or Yahoo making the next Mariah Carey instead of Sony or BMI.”  — panelist Steve Gordon, New York City entertainment attorney & consultant MENTAL HEALTH AS A DEFENSE The mother who drowned her five children in the bathtub in June 2001 to save their souls from satanic influence

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