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UF Law Ranked No. 5 Greenest Law School

UF Law has been recognized as the No. 5 greenest law school in the country, according to the latest issue of National Jurist. A survey of law schools conducted by the magazine looked into how schools are maximizing sustainability while minimizing their impact on the environment. The survey inquired about transportation options including mass transit, […]

Students, faculty engage in robust discussions about the ‘Role of Lawyers in Today’s Society’

In response to recent national events, the University of Florida Levin College of Law launched a series of discussions about the “Role of Lawyers in Today’s Society,” led by UF Law scholars. “Successful lawyers never impose their world views on clients or simply assume that the other side is wrong,” UF Law Dean Laura A. […]

UF Law’s Vis Moot Team Excels in Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition in Vienna

A first-place team finish and a Second Best Oralist award to Paul Punzone at The Florida Bar Pre-Moot in Miami in February helped secure UF Law a spot in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Competition in Vienna, Austria, last week. This year’s team advanced to the round of 64 out of more than 320 schools.  UF Law 3L […]

See what you’re missing

Learn more about what makes us so special in a short video “Welcome to UF Law.” You’ll get a taste of a classroom lecture and arguing a case in the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center Courtroom. We introduce our beautiful campus where you’ll see what it’s like to chat in the busy Marcia Whitney Schott […]

Law students spoof Breaking Bad for evidence class

In return for the possibility of a couple of extra points on their evidence final exam, UF Law Professor Jonathan Cohen sometimes asks students to find creative ways of explaining the law of evidence. Typically, this assignment elicits PowerPoint presentations. This year he received a unique response from the class, which is generally enrolled by […]

UF Law students build community, UF Hall of Fame takes notice

Two UF Law students have been inducted into the University of Florida Hall of Fame. Adam Trumbly and Christopher S. Tribbey Jr. were among 25 students inducted into the Hall of Fame during an April 3 ceremony held at the Reitz Union. Trumbly and Tribbey have consistently helped to build a stronger community at UF […]

Student’s tax and trade paper chosen for prestigious conference

A UF Law student’s paper was among 150 submitted and among a handful selected for the 2017 Annual Conference on World Trade Organization Law. Monica Oliveira, an S.J.D. in Taxation candidate in the UF Law Graduate Tax Program, will participate in the event co-hosted by the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies and the […]

Moot Court Wins National Bankruptcy Competition

The Florida Moot Court Team won the 25th Annual Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, held in New York City March 4-6. UF Law’s Mercy Guillot (3L) and Joyce Delgado (3L) aided by coach Lissett Martinez (3L) competed against 40 teams, emerging the champion in the nationwide competition. The team also won “second best brief overall.” […]

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 […]

Two UF Colleges Planning to Switch Locations

Photo of rosenbury at the business school

Happy April Fool’s Day! GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business and UF Levin College of Law are preparing to switch locations in a historic move that will impact class locations this fall. Recent renovations in the Plaza of the Americas unearthed a time capsule containing some of the original documents […]