Archive for 26 November 2012

Howard Shelanski- FTC director

FTC director examines shifting digital marketplace

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

Students, faculty and staff poured into the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center Courtroom Nov. 16 to hear Howard Shelanski speak about antitrust law in his presentation, “Information, Innovation, and Competition Policy for the Internet.” Shelanski, director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Economics, discussed how antitrust agencies are dealing with the changing digital marketplace. […]

Faculty Scholarship & Activities: Nov. 26, 2012

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

Professor Jeffrey Davis was quoted in the media, Professor Martin McMahon made two national presentations and Dean Emeritus Jon Mills was an invited panelist in a fall 2012 symposium in Boston.

News Briefs: Nov. 26, 2012

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

  • Library begins extended hours for final exams
  • Save the dates: Summer abroad interest sessions
  • 3L publishes scholarly book chapter
  • LIC Notes: CLEs in the LIC
  • Stay tuned for Dean Jerry’s Music Night 2013
  • Moot court team elects new exec board; Dylan Shea receives award

CJC Task Force releases final report on Stand Your Ground law

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

In previous issues of FlaLaw, we highlighted faculty who were go-to sources for the media in the Trayvon Martin shooting case. George Zimmerman, a Hispanic neighborhood watch volunteer, is charged in the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen. Over the summer, the college of law’s Criminal Justice Center evaluated how Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law has been applied in past cases, and whether there is a correlation between the homicide rate in Florida and the implementation of the controversial law.

Jobs & Opportunities: Nov. 26, 2012

Published: Nov 26th, 2012

Communications Office seeks writer

The Communications Office at UF Law seeks a talented writer to assist with news, events and feature stories for its weekly publication, FlaLaw Online, beginning in January.

Spring Supreme Court externships

Two positions are now available at the Florida Supreme Court for the Spring 2012 semester. They are each a five-credit externship, running Jan. 14 – April 26, 2013, and require 20 hours per week.

Applications open for 2013 Evan Yegelwel Summer Fellowship

The Evan Yegelwel Summer Fellowship award permits one UF Law student to participate in a paid Summer Fellowship Program at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Florida Regional Office in Boca Raton.

Spring Semester Foreign Enrichment Course and Spring Break Field Course will feature International Development Law and Policy

The UF Levin College of Law Environmental and Land Use Law Program will offer the following conservation and development practice related courses for Spring 2013 Semester