Archive for 17 February 2014

News Briefs: Feb. 17, 2014

Published: Feb 17th, 2014

  • Dean candidate presentations to be webcast
  • UF Law joins MOOC revolution
  • Mark your calendars for numerous spring events, register now for conferences

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UF Law to host national federalist society symposium

Published: Feb 17th, 2014

The University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Federalist Society Student Chapter will host the 33rd Federalist Society National Student Symposium, March 7-8 at UF’s J. Wayne Reitz Union. With only one exception in the last 32 years […]

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Conference Saturday to educate youth on rights, responsibilities

Published: Feb 17th, 2014

The Josiah T. Walls Bar Association, Inc. will host the third annual Law and Justice Youth Conference on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law. The conference will bring together 100 local […]

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Christian Legal Society hosts symposium Friday on Fla. government issues

Published: Feb 17th, 2014

UF Law’s Christian Legal Society chapter will host a symposium, “Gator Perspectives of Florida’s Process of Government,” featuring a keynote address from retired Florida Supreme Court Justice Charles T. Wells on his experiences with […]


Professor Wright resident expert on ‘rails-to-trails’

Published: Feb 17th, 2014

Professor Danaya Wright is UF Law’s – and maybe the country’s – resident expert on the federal government’s retained rights to railroad right-of-ways. So-called “rails-to-trails” cases, in which disused railways are converted into […]

Jobs & Opportunities: Feb. 17, 2014

Published: Feb 17th, 2014

  • Deadline approaching for summer externships

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‘White Privilege’ author to deliver CSRRR Spring Lecture

Published: Feb 17th, 2014

When Wellesley College’s Peggy McIntosh first published the short essay, “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack,” in 1988, she re-focused the concept of white privilege for many in the academic world. The career-defining […]

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E-Discovery Conference to teach how to build a winning case story

Published: Feb 17th, 2014

The 2nd annual University of Florida E-Discovery Conference will be held March 14 in the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center. This year’s conference, “Letting Data Tell the Winning Litigation Story,” will focus on how to locate, parse and […]


Nelson Symposium tackles rights and wrongs of election law

Published: Feb 17th, 2014

On Feb. 7, national and local elections experts, UF Law students, faculty members, and staff took over the conference room at the UF Hilton from 8 a.m to 4:30 p.m. for the 13th annual Richard E. Nelson Symposium, “State & Local Elections: […]


PIEC kicks off Thursday

Published: Feb 17th, 2014

This year may be the 20th annual Public Interest Environmental Conference at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, but rather than looking back at years’ past, the program will look ahead with “Feeding the Future: Shrinking Resources, Growing Population and a Warming Planet.” The PIEC will focus on the legal and environmental challenges that a growing […]