GATORS IN GOTHAM

In the heart of New York City, a thousand miles north of Gainesville, thrives a community of attorneys with one thing in common: a degree from the University of Florida College of Law. There are reportedly close to 300 UFLaw alumni working in New

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Legal Writing

“We’re debating metaphors. One colleague maintains they’re comparisons without the words ‘like’ or ‘as.’ I maintain a metaphor is any comparison to an unlikely subject. WHO’S RIGHT?” — Florida Bar Member UF Law Legal Research and Writing Director Henry Wihnyk

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‘Artichokes and Lobsters’

Thanks to the interest, concern and understanding of a UFLaw faculty member more than 30 years ago, an important new book — When Race Becomes Real — by one of the first African-American women to attend the University of Florida is dedicated to him. Distinguished Professor

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Holland

The UFLaw Law Center Association Board of Trustees is helping raise an additional $1.3 million by year-end toward a $5 million renovation of the existing Holland Hall Law Center. The funding will be used to update the classroom and faculty office building, built in

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Reunions Bring Alums to Campus

UFLaw reunions enable alumni to network and reminisce with fellow alumni, celebrate the “Gator spirit” and even earn Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit at some events. The 2003 Reunion Weekend (April 11-12) will include groundbreaking for the Lawton Chiles Legal Information Center, class dinners and

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Ronnie Walker

Prominent Orlando attorney and former UFLaw Board of Trustees Chair Ronnie H. Walker (JD 68), passed away Sept. 29, 2002, at age 65. “He was a good friend,” said Robie Robinson, immediate past Board of Trustees chair.“He had a big heart, and he loved the

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Dasburg

When John Dasburg (JD 73) was cooking up burgers as a short order chef at the now-defunct Burger Bill’s restaurant on Gainesville’s University Avenue in the 1960s, he never dreamed his future would revolve around beef patties. After all, Dasburg, a charismatic overachiever who

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