Academics Subscribe to RSS Feed

UF Law students win in Miami, advance to international competition

UF Law students have again earned a spot in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition in Vienna after winning The Florida Bar International Law Section’s annual pre-moot in Miami on Feb. 18. Garrison Cohen (3L), David Mittel (3L), Paul Punzone (3L), and Ashlyn Robinson (3L) traveled to Miami to prepare for the […]

Arbitrators teach international weekend course

Internationally recognized practitioners in arbitration law engaged nearly 20 UF Law J.D. and LL.M. students last weekend during an intense three-day course. After panel discussions about the art of international arbitration, attorneys joined students and UF Law Professor Joan Stearns Johnsen for a reception and networking. Panelists who appeared in the classroom were: M. Cristina […]

Compressed weekend course introduces students to international commercial arbitration

International practitioners with extensive experience in arbitration law will engage with nearly 20 UF Law J.D. and LL.M. students during a 3-day course this weekend. UF Law Professor Joan Stearns Johnsen is organizing the Jan. 13-15 course that will bring international arbitration lawyers to Gainesville for panel discussions. Several other experts are scheduled to participate […]

Land-use legal solutions in the era of sea-level rise

  By Elizabeth Turner (JD 15) Few seaside beachgoers may realize that the sandy shores they enjoy are veritable land-use and environmental “battlegrounds,” as described by UF Law Professors Alyson Flournoy and Thomas Ankersen (JD 86) in a UF Law faculty blog post. In Florida, for example, the wet-sand beach, or the area between the […]

A peek inside the Environmental and Land Use Law Program

By Elizabeth Turner (JD 15) In October of 2014 my client first asked for a report examining the legal and policy-based framework overlaying Biscayne Bay and the surrounding area. The client, a marine sciences Ph.D., helped us understand the biology of the bay, but it was up to my colleagues and me to provide the […]

Scholarly conference launches partnership between UF and University of Havana

By Alisson Clark The blast of heat that greeted the delegation stepping off the plane in Havana was familiar, but the occasion was unprecedented: the University of Florida’s first academic conference in Cuba, jointly hosted by the University of Havana. Many of the 24 UF professors, students and alumni on the trip – the largest […]

Colloquium experts survey “100 Years of Zoning”

“Let the sunshine in” might have been the motto of New York City 100 years ago. That’s when the city government introduced the concept of zoning to assure that construction of skyscrapers still permitted the benefits of light and air at street level. Projects such as the Equitable Building convinced the city government to bring […]

UF Law maintains top-tier U.S. News ranking

Florida's flagship

The University of Florida Levin College of Law maintained its top-tier ranking in U.S. News and World Report rankings released today. UF Law was ranked 48th among the nation’s 205 accredited law schools. “Rankings are important because they reflect our reputation on a national scale,” said UF Law Dean Laura A. Rosenbury, who has led […]

What People Are Saying About Electronic Discovery

Martin Audet E-Discovery Consultant, Nuix Watch the Video Ian Campbell President and CEO, iCONECT Development, LLC Watch the Video Dera Nevin Director of E-Discovery Services, Proskauer Rose LLP Watch the Video Jason A. Pill Phelps Dunbar LLP Watch the Video Tom Howe Electronic Discovery Lawyer, Howe & Associates Watch the Video Julie Brown Litigation Technology […]

15th Annual Conference on Legal & Policy Issues in the Americas

15th Annual Conference on Legal & Policy Issues in the Americas April 28, 2014: Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia April 30, 2014: Universidad del Magdalena, Santa Marta, Colombia The 2014 conference, like its predecessors, will examine current legal issues in the hemisphere, while continuing to strengthen our partnerships throughout the region. A special emphasis of […]