Associate Dean of Student Affairs Retires

By Kayla Harris Gail Sasnett-Stauffer has assisted new mothers juggling newborns and law school, panicked students in jeopardy of losing their careers due to honor court violations, students dealing with crippling illnesses, young students who lost family members, and numerous men and women coping with emotional distress.

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The Last of a Vanishing Breed

By James Hellegaard There is a good lunch crowd early on a Monday afternoon at the Seineyard Restaurant south of Tallahassee. As the hostess leads the group to their table, heads turn up and one man nudges his wife, motioning her attention toward the four gentlemen,

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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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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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