Partners

For just a short time, charitably-minded UF Law alumni 70 1/2 years of age and older can take advantage of a new law that will allow them to make donations from their IRAs while excluding the amount from their gross income. “The Pension Protection Act of 2006 is a wonderful opportunity for

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News Briefs Winter 2007

Research Spurs Congress to Pass Legislation to Protect Military Families A  study co-authored by a UF law professor recently helped spur the U.S. Congress to pass legislation protecting military families from predatory lenders who charge interest rates that can reach well into the triple digits.

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FACULTY NEWS WINTER 2007

Wright Heads Faculty Senate for University Professor Danaya C. Wright is seeing the university from a different altitude: from the President’s Suite in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium and in the company of the Board of Governors for the State University System, all in her role as chair of

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Law a la Carte

By Kathy Fleming Lorra Ivie heard the news and groaned. Her 22-year-old daughter was pregnant. Ivie’s daughter had tangled with the law so many times for drugs and other offenses, she had given up trying to exert control. Worst of all, Ivie figured she had little power

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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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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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Winter 2006 Faculty News

Making An Impact A truly great law school is marked by the influence it exerts in the world outside campus: its faculty, students and alumni engage in scholarly debate on the law and shape public opinion and policy locally, nationally and globally. More than ever before, the faculty of

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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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