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Jan. 22, 2016 – Retired GE Tax Counsel Gayle W. Herndon

Gayle W. Herndon will be delivering a talk as part of the UF Law Graduate Tax Enrichment Speaker Series. Herndon recently retired after serving for 25 years as Tax Counsel – Tax Policy and Planning for the General Electric Company in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Jan. 15, 2016 – Tax Notes Contributing Editor Lee Sheppard

Lee Sheppard will be delivering a talk as part of the UF Law Graduate Tax Enrichment Speaker Series. Sheppard is a contributing editor to Tax Analysts’ Tax Notes, a monthly publication on the latest tax news.

March 9, 2016 – U.S. Tax Court Judge David Gustafson

U.S. Tax Court Judge David Gustafson will be delivering a talk as part of the UF Law Graduate Tax Enrichment Speaker Series. The presentation will take place at 10:30 a.m. in HOL 180.

Sept. 28, 2015 – Toxic Trauma and the Developing Brain

Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180 5:30 – 9 p.m. Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic Director Teresa Drake will give a presentation focusing on the effects of trauma on the development of early childhood brain function and how this translates to health issues later in life. These are traumas that over two-thirds of children experience in early childhood […]

UF Law alumna helps carry on the legacy of ‘America’s lawyer’

Chesterfield Heritage of Leadership Wall

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Although he passed away in 2003 at the age of 85, Chesterfield Smith’s great influence and legacy can be felt daily at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, from which Smith graduated in 1948. From the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom that hosts some of the most prestigious speakers visiting UF […]

Nov. 2, 2015 – E-Discovery Distinguished Speaker Series

Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180 1 p.m. UF Law continues to lead the way with great opportunities to hear from leading voices in e-discovery. The latest installment of the E-Discovery Distinguished Speaker Series will feature Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of New York James Francis. Francis is helping to create guidelines to harness […]

Sept. 23, 2015 – Race Matters in the News: “Race, Crime and Policing”

HOL 285D Noon UF Law Professor Michelle Jacobs will facilitate a discussion on “Race, Crime and Policing,” in this ongoing series presented by UF Law’s Center on the Study of Race and Race Relations. The discussion is free and open to the public. The CSRRR is committed to de-stigmatizing race. With the objective of fostering […]

2015 Heritage of Leadership honorees inducted

Heritage of Leadership Display

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – To permanently honor outstanding and notable alumni of the University of Florida Levin College of Law and their contributions to the state and University, the Law Center Association Board of Trustees established the Heritage of Leadership Recognition Society. The Class of 2015 honorees were inducted into the Heritage of Leadership on Friday, […]

Artist who illuminates juvenile justice system shortcomings speaking at UF Law

Richard Ross Juvenile Justice Flier

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF Law’s Center on Children and Families will host artist and UC Santa Barbara Distinguished Professor of Art Richard Ross as he discusses his work over the past nine years, in which incarcerated juveniles are portrayed through Ross’ photographs in candid, brutal honesty. The lecture will be held at noon on Thursday, […]

UF celebrates Constitution Day with Selma screening and other activities

US Constitution

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Constitution Day commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, and each year the University of Florida – along with other public funded universities – celebrate the day with special programs and activities. This year’s Constitution Day events will take place Thursday, Sept.17, at the University of Florida Levin College of […]