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UF Law Professor Lyrissa Lidsky named dean at University of Missouri School of Law

UF Law Professor Lyrissa Barnett Lidsky, the Stephen C. O’Connell Professor, has been named the 17th dean of the University of Missouri School of Law. Lidsky is an internationally renowned media law and First Amendment scholar. She has taught Mass Media Law, First Amendment Law, Torts, Professional Responsibility, Introduction to Lawyering, Constitutional Law, and several […]

Professor Brauner Named to Hugh Culverhouse Eminent Scholar Chair in Taxation

Dean Laura Rosenbury has announced that Yariv Brauner has been appointed to the Hugh Culverhouse Eminent Scholar Chair in Taxation at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Professor Brauner has been a member of the UF Law faculty, teaching in the Graduate Tax Program, since 2006. Prior to joining UF, he taught at […]

Mills advocates constitutional amendment before Florida Supreme Court

UF Law Professor and Dean Emeritus Jon Mills (JD 72) argued March 6 before the Florida Supreme Court on behalf of a constitutional amendment that would automatically restore the right of most felons to vote in Florida. Before Chief Justice Jorge Labarga (JD 79) and the rest of the Supreme Court, Mills argued that the […]

Fred Murray joins UF Law as Professor of Tax Practice

Dean Laura Rosenbury has announced that Fred Murray will join the faculty of the University of Florida Levin College of Law as a full-time Professor of Tax Practice. Since 2007, Professor Murray has been at Grant Thornton LLP, where he serves as a Managing Director, International Tax Services. In addition, he has taught International Tax […]

Florida revolution, national turning point

By Andrew Steadman (JD 15) The modern-day Florida Constitution took effect in 1968, mandating that the Florida Constitutional Revision Commission convene in 1978 and every 20 years thereafter. A new book by UF Law Professor Mary Adkins (JD 91) describes the state’s constitutional transformation. In Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a […]

UF Law, Yale Law Professors discuss future of Fourth Amendment

UF Law Professor John F. Stinneford and Yale Law Professor Tracey Meares discussed the likely effect of the current presidential election on Fourth Amendment issues in a new “We The People” podcast produced by the National Constitution Center. Stinneford, a constitutional law expert and assistant director of the Criminal Justice Center, appeared on the Oct. 27 […]

Stacey Steinberg’s “Sharenting” Research Draws Attention

UF Law Professor Stacey Steinberg’s interdisciplinary “sharenting” research – the tension between a parent’s right to share details about his or her child’s life on social media and the child’s right to privacy – isn’t expected to be published in the Emory Law Journal until 2017. But that hasn’t stopped the groundbreaking research from being […]

Professor named “Champion of Justice” by Three Rivers Legal Services

UF Law Professor Teresa Drake’s advocacy for indigent individuals on their quest to access the justice system has earned her the Champions of Justice Award by Three Rivers Legal Services. “She’s a leader in intimate partner violence (law) and helped everyone in this community focus on it,” said Christine Larson, executive director of Three Rivers […]

A law professor’s artistic turn

Photo of Steinberg art

UF Law Professor Stacey Steinberg’s (JD 03) photographic art joins the likes of Claude Monet and Frida Kahlo as her Shared Hope – Art and Healing exhibit runs through Aug. 5 at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art. Steinberg shows 20 pieces in the exhibition featuring UF Health patients and their families. The patients are […]