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UF Law Student Selected for National Fellowship, Will Provide Legal Assistance to Immigrants

Marisol Silva (3L) has been chosen as one of 25 law graduates from around the country to receive a 2017 Immigrant Justice Corps fellowship. Silva will spend the next two years in Brooklyn at Safe Horizon, an organization that assists survivors of domestic violence and other forms of abuse. In this role she will work […]

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 […]

Former CIA counter-terror chief to speak at UF Law

Jose A. Rodriguez Jr. (JD 74), former director of the National Clandestine Service of the Central Intelligence Agency, will join UF Law Dean Laura A. Rosenbury for a Fireside Chat in HOL 180 on the UF Law campus on Monday, March 27 at noon. The public is invited and pizza will be provided. Rodriguez, who […]

Alumni vie for Florida Bar leadership

UF Law alumni are on the ballot in the Tuesday election for leadership positions on The Florida Bar Board of Governors and the Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors. Florida Bar Board of Governors candidates are: Stephanie Marusak Marchman (JD 04) in the 8th Circuit Stuart Scott Walker (JD 83) in the 8th Circuit Kevin […]

UF Law Jumps Seven Spots in U.S. News Rankings

The University of Florida Levin College of Law climbed seven spots in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the nation’s best law schools, placing at No. 41 overall. This rise is the largest year-to-year increase in over 20 years and is the second largest improvement of any law school ranked in the […]

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 […]

Students opt for pro bono and field courses on spring break

Nearly 30 UF Law students gained hands on legal training and performed pro bono work this week during the second annual Alternative Spring Break Program. Students also enjoyed networking events with area alumni and potential employers. The program expanded to four locations this year: In Jacksonville, students worked with Jacksonville Area Legal Aid on name and […]

Micro-brewery delivers lessons in entrepreneurship

UF Law students in Law and Entrepreneurship, an upper-level elective taught by Professor Daniel Sokol, have been examining the structuring of venture capital and legal and regulatory issues for high-tech growth companies. Last week, the class took a field trip to the Gainesville-based Swamp Head Brewery to better understand the business strategies of a growth […]

UF Law Class Discusses Product Placement Contract for AMC’s Walking Dead

In AMC’s original series “The Walking Dead” a green Hyundai Tucson aids a fictional team of zombie fighters on their quest for survival. In reality, Hollywood scenes like this are often brought to life with the help of lawyers and the contracts they negotiate behind the scenes. At UF Law, students get an in-depth look […]

UF Law Student Wins Best Oralist, Team Excels at Global Antitrust Moot Court Competition

UF Law’s Antitrust Moot Court Team made it to the semifinals at the third annual Global Antitrust Institute Moot Court Competition, held Feb. 23-24 in Washington, D.C., at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. The competition was based on an antitrust arbitration with claims under both U.S. and EC competition law. […]