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Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens Visits UF Law

Click here to view the live webcast. When: February 5, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. Where: Marcia Whitney Schott Courtyard Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens will be visiting UF Law, Tuesday, Feb. 5. The conversation is expected to cover a number of issues, including proportionality in sentencing, the Justice’s proposal for an amendment of […]

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 […]

Honoring Black Leadership Events – October 12, 2012

W. George Allen 50th Anniversary Graduation Celebration On October 12, 2012, the University of Florida Levin College of Law explored diversity in the legal profession and celebrated the 50th anniversary of the graduation of W. George Allen (JD 62), who helped pave the way for generations of students in Florida by becoming the first African-American […]

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Visits UF Law

Click here to watch the webcast of the lecture Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas returned to UF Law to deliver this year’s Marshall M. Criser Distinguished Lecture in Law on Friday, Sept. 21, at 10 a.m. in the Marcia Whitney Schott Courtyard. A webcast is available here: http://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/2b954b0b758447ac855a7b19730e5dad1d.  For those of you experiencing technical difficulties, the […]

Web Feedback

The UF Law website has been redesigned. As part of the redesign, we made some structural changes that we believe will make it easier to find things; however, if you’re used to accessing certain content via a certain path, it might be disorienting at first. If you have trouble finding a page, please utilize the search function at […]

Dean’s Statement on Diversity and Respect for Others

Originally published in FlaLaw August 23, 2005 Our college’s Vision and Mission Statement succinctly states our aspirations at the Levin College of Law. We are “dedicated to advancing human dignity, social welfare and justice through knowledge of the law,” and we are committed to “excellence in educating professionals, advancing legal scholarship, serving the public, and […]

Law of Small Numbers Again in Play on February 2013 Florida Bar Exam; UF Law Ranks 1st for Results in 2012-13 Year

Statement by Dean Robert Jerry April 16, 2013 The oft-cited statistical principle that excessively small samples can produce wide variances (sometimes referred to as the “law of small numbers”) is again demonstrated in yesterday’s release by the Florida Board of Bar Examiners of the results of the February 2013 Florida Bar Examination. Yet we are […]