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UF receives funds for human rights program in Colombia

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida faculty, led by the Levin College of Law, the Center for Latin American Studies and the College of Education, will spend the next three years working with two universities in Colombia to enhance the human rights programs at their law schools. UF will receive nearly $757,200 from the U.S. […]

102-year-old law graduate recalls time at UF fondly

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102-year-old alumnus Maurice (Maury) Goldstein (JD 35) talks about UF Law in the 1930s.

Nov. 16, 2012 – FTC’s Economic Bureau Director to speak at Heath Lecture

UF Levin College of Law, Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom 10 – 11 a.m. This year’s guest speaker for the Bayard Wickliffe Heath Memorial Lecture Series will be Director of the Bureau of Economics at the Federal Trade Commission and Georgetown Law Professor Howard Shelanski. His lecture is entitled,  “Information, Innovation and Competition Policy […]

Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Economics director to discuss antitrust law

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – With online industries and digital markets continuing to rapidly evolve both economically and technologically, antitrust agencies are challenged with applying existing policy frameworks to this new system while developing updated strategies that look to the future. Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Economics Howard Shelanski will discuss how antitrust agencies […]

A Friend of Presidents: Senator George A. Smathers

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Watch the new PBS documentary, “A Friend of Presidents – Senator George A. Smathers” about the life and influence of UF Law alum George Smathers and commentary by President Bernie Machen and Senator Bill Nelson.

Lucius Durham Battle

Return to Heritage of Leadership Lucius Durham Battle 1918-2008 Class of 1946 Served as Naval Officer during World War II in the Pacific; reorganized the State Department as top assistant to Secretaries of State Dean Acheson and Dean Rusk. Served as Ambassador to Egypt (1964 – 1967) and twice as Assistant Secretary of State; founding […]

Nov. 9, 2012 – Dean Jerry’s band, in crisis, to perform at Gator Growl

Ben Hill Griffin Stadium 7 p.m. UF Law Dean Robert Jerry will once again be performing at this year’s Gator Growl on Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. where his band, in crisis, will kick out the jams, playing rock hits from the ‘50s through the ‘80s. Jerry plays the electric piano and synthesizer in the […]