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UF Law’s Placement in Latest U.S. News Rankings

GAINESVILLE, FL – University of Florida Levin College of Law remains ranked 41st in the nation, 19th among public law schools, and the highest ranked law school in Florida in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.  The law school’s tax program held its spot as the 3rd ranked program and 1st among public […]

UF Law Tax Professor Fred Murray Appointed to IRS Committee

UF Law Professor of Tax Practice and Graduate Tax Program Director Fred Murray has been selected by the Internal Revenue Service as one of eight new members of the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee. The 22-member committee, which was founded nearly three decades ago, aims to provide a structured public forum between the public and […]

Culverhouse and Hosseini Activate $4 Million Fundraising Initiative at UF Law

  University of Florida Levin College of Law is on a quest to become a top 10 public law school.  A new $4 million fundraising initiative sparked by UF Law alumnus Hugh Culverhouse, UF Board of Trustees vice chairman Mori Hosseini, and UF Provost Joe Glover will move UF Law closer to that goal. Culverhouse […]

UF Law Student Selected for Florida Bar Scholarship by Haas Awardee Carl Schwait

UF Law Adjunct Professor Carl Schwait’s extraordinary service to the legal profession has been recognized by The Florida Bar, bestowing upon him the G. Kirk Haas Humanitarian Award. Each year, a member of The Florida Bar is recognized for meritorious service at the annual Florida Bar convention. The Haas honoree then selects a Florida law […]

UF Law Tax Students Can Receive Up to 85% Tuition Discount as Editors of Florida Tax Review

Students in the University of Florida Graduate Tax Program have the opportunity to receive up to an 85% tuition discount through a combination of tuition waivers and scholarship funds by becoming an editor of the Florida Tax Review. The Florida Tax Review, which published its first issue in 1992, has produced some of the world’s […]

UF Law Professor Authors Book Detailing Basics about America’s Government

Discerning fact from fiction when digesting American political news lately can sometimes leave us stretching our brainpower to recall high school civics class. But a new book by UF Law Legal Skills Professor Deborah Cupples titled “It Is About You: How American Government Works and How to Help Fix It” aims to jog the memory, […]

Weekend Course Brings Arbitration Experts to UF Law

Internationally recognized leaders in arbitration engaged nearly 25 UF Law J.D. students during an intense three-day course over Martin Luther King weekend. The students learned about the history of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as well as the law and the regulations governing the customer cases administered by FINRA. The weekend course culminated in […]

UF Law Faculty Present Research, Engage with Peers During AALS Annual Meeting

In early January, several members of the UF Law faculty will travel to San Diego for the 2018 Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting.  The meeting, themed “Access to Justice,” will bring together thousands of law faculty, administrators, law school deans and scholars from around the nation for a three-day event that includes 250 […]

Judge Makar Publishes Article on Landmark Supreme Court Press Freedom Case

In 1941, The Miami Herald printed two editorials and a political cartoon criticizing members of the judiciary, who held the paper and editor John Pennekamp in contempt of court, sparking a courthouse drama that resulted in a major victory for freedom of the press in the United States Supreme Court. “Today, people would say, of […]

UF Law and UPD Collaborate to Sharpen Courtroom Skills

A new initiative between UF Law and the University of Florida Police Department allows future attorneys to hone their direct and cross-examination skills and provides police officers with valuable practice for testifying in court. In November, UF Law Adjunct Professor Sarah Horn Wolking’s Criminal Prosecution Clinic class teamed up with several UPD officers for two […]