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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Summer 2006 Faculty News

Mary Jane Angelo Assistant Professor of Law Awarded an “Internationalizing the Curriculum” grant from the UF International Center for $3,000. It will be used to modify the environmental dispute resolution course, which she will teach at UF and will co-teach in Costa Rica. It will include

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NEWS BRIEFS Summer 2006

New Program and Director Reinforcing Ties with Latin America The Levin College of Law has long had a notable presence in Latin America. For decades, law faculty have traveled to the political capitals and scholarly centers of Central and South America, forging ties with law schools

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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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On Drawing Board

Levin received the “Perry Nichols Award” in 1994, which is the highest honor bestowed by the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers. It is awarded in recognition of a person’s lifetime achievements in the pursuit of justice. In 1999, the National Law Journal named

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