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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Honoring a Leader

Stephen Cornelius O’Connell (LLB 40) was an athlete, World War II veteran, attorney, public servant, prominent Catholic layman, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Florida, banker, rancher, university president and a man who knew the names and faces of literally thousands of Florida residents. Now

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The Results

Today, the law school is housed in state-of-the-art facilities that include a greatly expanded library and 18 modern, comfortable classrooms, including a Ceremonial Classroom, which seats up to 160 for conferences, receptions and special sessions. The physical appearance of the facilities now matches the quality of the education students receive. Most classrooms offer

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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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