Articles Tagged UF Law Subscribe to RSS Feed

Influential constitutional law scholar to deliver Criser Lecture at UF Law

Photo of Erwin Chemerinsky

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – One of the nation’s foremost constitutional law scholars has called for a complete reassessment of the United States Supreme Court in his recent book, including term limits and a merit selection process for justices. University of California, Irvine School of Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky will discuss his book, The Case Against the […]

UF Law academic papers on the rise

Photo of UF Law faculty

Academic papers published by the University of Florida Levin College of Law are surging. On the Social Science Research Network, UF Law is second for papers added in the past 12 months, trailing only NYU School of Law. Their popularity is increasing as well. There were 595 downloads of UF Law papers in January, up from […]

CSRRR Spring Lecture examines relationship between black men and law enforcement

IMG_6416

The Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations brought Georgetown Law Professor Paul Butler to campus to speak about the relationship between black men and law enforcement, as well as unique issues racial minorities face in the law, which are the topics covered in his forthcoming book The Chokehold: Policing Black Men. Butler examined the […]

Experts from across disciplines converge to examine tragic reform school history

photo-of-speakers

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Between 1900 and 2011, the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys served as a state reform school and detention center in Marianna, Florida. Behind its brick walls those in charge committed unspeakable acts of abuse, rape, torture and even murder of the boys over the years. Though rumors of abuse swirled for […]

Feb. 9, 2016 – Data privacy and security with FTC Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen

Grand Bohemian Hotel, Orlando 2 – 5 p.m. In this three-part discussion focused on data privacy and security, Maureen Ohlhausen, commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission, will present, “Recent FTC Developments and Future Enforcement Priorities in Data Privacy and Security.” Other talks will include, “Implementing a Data Privacy and Security Program in Your Company” by Christopher Cwalina, partner at […]

Feb. 18, 2016 – Devil in the Grove: a discussion with Pulitzer Prize winner Gilbert King

HOL 180 Noon The Pulitzer Prize-winning book Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys and the Dawn of a New America chronicles the story of four black men falsely accused of raping a 17-year-old white woman in Groveland, Florida in 1949. The book’s author, Gilbert King, will discuss this chapter of racial injustice in […]

Feb. 15, 2016 – “The Case Against the Supreme Court” with Erwin Chemerinsky

VIEW THE WEBCAST HERE HOL 180 10 a.m. One of the nation’s foremost constitutional law scholars has called for a complete reassessment of the United States Supreme Court in his recent book, including term limits and a merit selection process for justices. University of California, Irvine School of Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky will discuss his […]

Feb. 11, 2016 – Is True Justice Possible?

UF Phillips Center for the Performing Arts 7:30 p.m. UF Law Dean Laura Rosenbury will discuss what constitutes justice and whether justice can be truly attained, with Pennsylvania Law Professor David Skeel. The discussion will be moderated by David Massias, CEO of Shadow Health. The event is free and open to the public. This event […]

UF Law’s BLSA Named Chapter of the Year

Gala-117-(2)

UF Law’s W. George Allen chapter of the Black Law Student Association has been named the 2015 Chapter of the Year for the Southern Region of the National Black Law Students Association. The honor came during the regional convention in January. This marked the chapter’s fourth consecutive year receiving the honor, outperforming chapters from nine […]

Feb. 10, 2016 – “Death at Dozier: Unearthing, Remedying and Preventing Human Tragedies”

VIEW THE WEBCAST HERE HOL 180 1 p.m. Between 1900 and 2011, the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys served as a state reform school and detention center in Marianna, Florida. Behind its brick walls those in charge committed unspeakable acts of abuse, rape, torture and even murder of the boys over the years. Though […]