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Former Florida governors and more to discuss Florida Constitution revision at UF Law

The University of Florida Levin College of Law is leading the way in anticipating the 2017 Florida Constitution Revision Commission with a one-of-a-kind program, this Thursday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m. in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180. Former Florida governors Bob Graham and Buddy MacKay will join 15 former commissioners of Florida Constitution Revision […]

CGR conference honors UF’s Director of Latin Americas Studies

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Philip J. Williams, director of the University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies, has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 “Jon Mills Award for Significant Contributions to Relations Between Florida and the Americas. “ Mills presented Williams with the award during the Center for Governmental Responsibility’s 16th annual Conference […]

May 11, 2015 – Annual CGR conference turns attention to Cuba

UF Law Campus Cuba will be the focus of the 16th annual Conference on Legal & Policy Issues in the Americas, scheduled May 11, at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. The conference is sponsored by the Center for Governmental Responsibility and UF’s Center for Latin American Studies. Conference presenters include a variety […]

Cuba focus of CGR’s Annual Americas Conference

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Cuba will be the focus of the 16th annual Conference on Legal & Policy Issues in the Americas, scheduled May 11, at the University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center. The conference is sponsored by the Center for Governmental Responsibility and UF’s Center for Latin American Studies. […]

UF Law professor points out regulation holes, cautions of pesticide exposure in children

Contact: Joan Flocks, UF Law Professor and Director of the Social Policy Division of the Center for Governmental Responsibility 352-273-0837 or flocks@law.ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In a recent essay on the Physicians for Social Responsibility’s online Environmental Health Policy Institute, Joan Flocks, director of social policy for UF Law’s Center for Governmental Responsibility, wrote that […]

UF receives funds for human rights program in Colombia

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida faculty, led by the Levin College of Law, the Center for Latin American Studies and the College of Education, will spend the next three years working with two universities in Colombia to enhance the human rights programs at their law schools. UF will receive nearly $757,200 from the U.S. […]

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration director, UF Law alum to address Gulf cleanup at UF Law

Location: UF Levin College of Law, Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center Contact: Jon Mills, 352-273-0835 Description: John H. Hankinson, Jr., Executive Director of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, which is preparing recommendations to restore the Gulf Coast areas damaged by the 2010 oil spill, will speak at the University of Florida on June […]

Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration director to address Gulf cleanup at UF Law

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – John H. Hankinson, Jr., Executive Director of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, which is preparing recommendations to restore the Gulf Coast areas damaged by the 2010 oil spill, will speak at the University of Florida on June 17. Hankinson’s visit, which is open to the public, is co-sponsored by the […]

Historic preservation activities in Florida boost economy and jobs, according to new study

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Historic preservation activities in Florida contribute more than $6 billion annually to the state’s economy, accounting for more than 110,000 jobs, according to a two-year study by the Center for Governmental Responsibility (CGR) at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. UF researchers, partnering with the Center for Urban Policy Research […]

ESPN legal analyst to deliver UF Center for Governmental Responsibility lecture

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Legal Analyst Roger Cossack will deliver the annual University of Florida Levin College of Law Center for Governmental Responsibility lecture on “Media and the Law” on Friday, April 3 at 10 a.m. His speech, being held in Holland Hall 180, is free and open to the public. Cossack presently serves as the […]