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Former ABA president to be inducted into UF Law Heritage of Leadership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2014 For more information: Richard Goldstein, UF Law Communications 352-273-0650 or goldstein@law.ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF Law graduate W. Reece Smith Jr., who rose to a succession of leadership positions in the legal profession never before or since equaled, will be inducted posthumously Friday into the Heritage of Leadership Society. […]

UF Law top tax experts available as tax day approaches

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Tax season is in full swing and the University of Florida Levin College of Law has tax experts available to discuss an array of topics particularly relevant this time of year. As the No. 2-ranked tax program in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report – and No. 1 among […]

UF Law expert available to address IRS’ new guidance on bitcoin transactions

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – With bitcoin rising to prominence in the past year as a new digital exchange method, the IRS and taxpayers have wrestled with the question of how to tax and report bitcoin dealings. The official word was handed down from the IRS today in Notice 2014-14, which “describes how existing general tax principles […]

Dawson named interim law dean at UF

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida law professor George L. Dawson has agreed to serve as interim dean for the University of Florida Levin College of Law, beginning July 15. Dawson is director of the College of Law Summer Program at the University of Montpellier in France. He joined the UF College of Law in […]

March 24, 2014 – Property Rights and Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities

UF Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 11:00 a.m. The 7th annual Wolf Family Lecture featured University of California at Berkeley Law Professor Daniel A. Farber. Farber is the Sho Sato Professor of Law and co-director of Berkeley’s Center for Law, Energy and the Environment. He delivered the talk, “Property Rights and Climate Change: Challenges […]

“Thirty Two Years on the Federal Bench: Some Things I Have Learned” webcasts

webcasts of the Event This year’s Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law featured Judge Emmett R. Cox, senior circuit judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. His lecture is titled, “Thirty Two Years on the Federal Bench: Some Things I Have Learned.”

March 21, 2014 – Dunwody Lecture

Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180 10:30 a.m. This year’s Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law will feature Judge Emmett R. Cox, senior circuit judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. His lecture is titled, “Thirty Two Years on the Federal Bench: Some Things I Have Learned.” The lecture is free and […]

March 21, 2014 – Annual Legal Ethics for the Tax Lawyer Workshop

Offered by the Graduate Tax Program at the University of Florida Levin College of Law Presented by:   Ms. Lauren Y. Detzel, Shareholder, Dean Mead, Orlando, Florida; Mr. Michael A. Lampert, Michael A. Lampert, P.A., West Palm Beach, Florida; and Mr. Samuel Ullman, Consulting Counsel, Bilzin Sumberg, Miami, Florida Friday, March 21, 2014 1:30 pm […]

March 21, 2014 – Spring Book Awards Ceremony

UF Hilton Conference Center 3:30 p.m. Created to honor scholastic achievement in legal education, Book Awards recognize the outstanding student in each course at the Levin College of Law. The Book Award Program provides unrestricted funds to support students and student organizations, faculty teaching, research and development, and student/alumni programs and services. Book Awards in […]

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