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13th Annual Conference on Legal & Policy Issues in the Americas

May 21 – 22, 2012 Buenos Aires, Argentina Conference Agenda TABLE OF CONTENTS Panel: Judicial Reform in Argentina Elizabeth Jenkins, paper presented: Case Management Trends in the U.S. Federal Courts Peter Messitte, paper presented: Judicial Independence: A View From The U.S. and power point (outline) Luis María Palma, presentation on Justicia Y Reforma En La […]

11th Annual Conference on Legal & Policy Issues in the Americas

Creating a Consensus for Justice Reform in Peru May 17 – 18, 2010 Montevideo, Uruguay Conference Agenda Annotated Table of Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS Panel: Reform of Criminal Procedure in Uruguay Overview (Visión General): Milton Cairoli, paper presented: Exposión de Motivos de Anteproyecto de Código Penal – Parte General and Dardo Preza, paper presented: Sobe […]

9th Annual Conference on Legal & Policy Issues in the Americas

Creating a Consensus for Justice Reform in Peru May 26 – 28, 2008 Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Conference Agenda TABLE OF CONTENTS Panel: Legal Education, Professional Responsibility and Ethics Jon Mills, paper presented: Law Schools as Agent of Change and Justice Reforms in the Americas Panel: Best Practices in Judicial Reform in […]

7th Annual Conference on Legal & Policy Issues in the Americas

Creating a Consensus for Justice Reform in Peru May 25-26, 2006 JW Marriott Hotel, Lima, Peru TABLE OF CONTENTS Panel: Status of Justice Reform in Peru: Building a Consensus for the Future Roberto MacLean, paper presented: Sistemas de Justicia para el Habitante Común en un Continente Culturalmente Fracturado Panel: Citizen Security & Human Rights Fletcher […]

Rumberger environmental fellowship latest public interest scholarship at UF Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GAINESEVILLE, Fla. – The legacy of one of Florida’s most influential environmental defenders will continue to thrive in the University of Florida Levin College of Law’s new E. Thom Rumberger Everglades Foundation Fellowship Program, which recently reached its fundraising goal of $300,000. The fellowship was established in honor of UF Law alum […]

News Alert – UF Law professor available to comment on Apple hearings

Contact: Omri Marian, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law 734-239-5936 or marian@law.ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Apple CEO Tim Cook went before a Senate panel Tuesday, May 22, to deny that his company is avoiding paying billions of dollars in taxes. The Senate hearing was called to examine Apple’s practice of shifting […]

Grace Elizabeth Woodall “Betty” Taylor, 1926-2013

Longtime LIC director Betty Taylor passes away Influential UF Law faculty member and former library director Grace Elizabeth Woodall “Betty” Taylor passed away Monday, May 13. Taylor was 86. Taylor served as the director of the University of Florida Law Library from 1962-2003 and is an extremely important figure in UF Law’s history. “As early […]

May 10, 2013 – UF Law Graduation

O’Connell Center 2 p.m. This year’s commencement speaker is UF Law alum and President-Elect of The Florida Bar Eugene Pettis.

Why “foreign” subsidiaries of American companies should pay American income taxes; UF Law professor available for media comment

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The $17 billion bond offering by Apple Inc. April 30 highlighted the ability of U.S. companies to defer paying taxes by keeping their money offshore in so-called “foreign” subsidiaries. Rather than repatriate the $102 billion it holds in its overseas subsidiaries, Apple has taken out loans to pay shareholders part of its […]