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Law library offers much to UF, community

Law library offers much to UF, community

Published: Nov 2nd, 2015

As the flagship law library for the state of Florida, the UF Legal Information Center serves not only students, faculty, and the university campus, but the legal community and the general public. With that responsibility, the services provided and the response to the diversity of demands […]

Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: Nov 2nd, 2015

UF Law faculty have been presenting their research around the world, publishing scholarly papers and sharing expertise with national media.

Gator Law ACLU and Restoration of Civil Rights Project promotes constitutional amendment

Published: Nov 2nd, 2015

Over 1.5 million Floridians, 10 percent of our voting age population, have had their civil rights taken away permanently simply for being convicted felons. They cannot exercise their constitutional right to vote, serve on a jury or hold public office.

As U.S. – Cuba relations open, UF Law follows suit with University of Havana Law

Published: Nov 2nd, 2015

The distance between Florida and Cuba is a short jaunt across the Gulf of Mexico as the crow flies, but until recently the aquatic divide may as well have been a brick wall for most Florida professors and students. That all changed earlier this year when President Barack Obama […]

Florida Supreme Court justices to visit Florida constitutional law class

Published: Nov 2nd, 2015

Two Florida Supreme Court Justices will provide lectures during November in Professor Jon Mills’ Florida constitutional law course to honor the late Justice Ben Overton’s legal career and service as a professor at UF Law

Governors, commissioners headline UF Law constitutional forum

Published: Oct 5th, 2015

Two former Florida governors and 15 former commissioners of Florida Constitution Revision Commissions will participate in a forum on the 2017 Revision Commission scheduled Oct. 8 at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

UF Law to commemorate Cuban-American Lawyers Program with celebration, prestigious guests

UF Law to commemorate Cuban-American Lawyers Program with celebration, prestigious guests

Published: Oct 5th, 2015

In 1973, the University of Florida Levin College of Law became a pioneer in legal education by creating a program that gave Cuban lawyers in exile the opportunity to become practicing attorneys in the United States. […]

UF Law grad, students work to reform Florida’s public education system

UF Law grad, students work to reform Florida’s public education system

Published: Oct 5th, 2015

Ask Kirsten Clanton (JD 05) what she enjoys doing in her free time, and she’ll respond “community service” immediately followed by “as well as horseback riding and writing science fiction.” As director of the Southern Legal Counsel’s Ending Homelessness Project, co-counsel […]

Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: Oct 5th, 2015

UF Law faculty have been actively publishing articles, giving presentations around the nation and globe and speaking with the media on important legal issues.

3L finds passion in public service, LGBT rights

Published: Oct 5th, 2015

Quiet and unassuming, UF Law student Taissa Morimoto (3L) may not give the appearance of a civil rights crusader, but don’t be fooled. Initially reluctant to attend law school, Morimoto says she has found her niche in public service and social justice causes. […]