The Federal Bench

By Deborah Cupples (JD 05) Privacy rights. Free speech rights. Property rights. Civil rights. The list is long and the work profound for the federal judges who hear and decide cases involving the fundamental rights and protections of the American

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Connecting Cultures

By Kayla Harris People always say they love their job. Chris Markussen (JD 72) loves her job. She enjoys it so much she underwrote a study tour in Chile for 10 UF Law and graduate students, hoping they would discover the enthusiasm she has for

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Martha Barnett Honored by UF

For her commitment to the University of Florida and accomplishment in her chosen field, Martha Barnett (JD 73) was honored as a UF Distinguished Alumnus at the Levin College of Law’s commencement ceremony in May. Barnett, former president of the American Bar Association and a partner in the

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A Mutual Respect

By Susan Vergnani Anne Conway (JD 75) and Jacqueline Griffin (JD 75) have had season seats together for Gator football for 20 years. Thatʼs not all they have in common. But itʼs a telling example of how the two judgesʼ personal and professional lives have intersected over

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Faculty Profile: Christine Klein

Environmental patriotism will become a well-known phrase in every household, regardless of political affiliation, if Professor Christine Klein has her way. Klein is researching methods of environmental protection and developing the idea that conservation is a “bipartisan family value.” Simply put, Klein is a

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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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