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Students, faculty engage in robust discussions about the ‘Role of Lawyers in Today’s Society’

In response to recent national events, the University of Florida Levin College of Law launched a series of discussions about the “Role of Lawyers in Today’s Society,” led by UF Law scholars. “Successful lawyers never impose their world views on clients or simply assume that the other side is wrong,” UF Law Dean Laura A. […]

Legal research on immigration ban

Recently, UF Law held a discussion session with Professors Berta Hernández-Truyol, Darren Hutchinson, and Shalini Ray to discuss the current constitutional, judicial, and immigration issues surrounding the executive orders President Trump signed on Jan 27, 2017 regarding travel restrictions on those with citizenship from seven Middle Eastern countries.  The assembly was very well attended by […]

Micro-brewery delivers lessons in entrepreneurship

UF Law students in Law and Entrepreneurship, an upper-level elective taught by Professor Daniel Sokol, have been examining the structuring of venture capital and legal and regulatory issues for high-tech growth companies. Last week, the class took a field trip to the Gainesville-based Swamp Head Brewery to better understand the business strategies of a growth […]

UF Law students win in Miami, advance to international competition

UF Law students have again earned a spot in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition in Vienna after winning The Florida Bar International Law Section’s annual pre-moot in Miami on Feb. 18. Garrison Cohen (JD 17), David Mittel (JD 17), Paul Punzone (JD 17), and Ashlyn Robinson (JD 17) traveled to Miami […]

Competition Policy Initiative focuses on ‘NCAA Cartel’

                  The UF Competition Policy Initiative run by economics department chair and affiliate law professor Roger Blair as well as UF Research Foundation Professor of Law D. Daniel Sokol will host a conference on the “NCAA Cartel” on Friday, Feb. 24, with paper presentations from professors of […]

UF Law Alumni Rank 13th for Percentage of Judges on Federal Bench

UF Law alumni rank 13th among all law schools for the percentage of judges on the federal bench and ninth for the percentage of federal district court judges, according to a forthcoming paper in the Tennessee Law Review. “The New Diversity Crisis” by Jason Iuliano of Yale Law School and Avery Stewart, a Global Business […]

Arbitrators teach international weekend course

Internationally recognized practitioners in arbitration law engaged nearly 20 UF Law J.D. and LL.M. students last weekend during an intense three-day course. After panel discussions about the art of international arbitration, attorneys joined students and UF Law Professor Joan Stearns Johnsen for a reception and networking. Panelists who appeared in the classroom were: M. Cristina […]

Students launch online news source

By Jessica Beugen (JD 19), Kéran Billaud (JD 19) and Meghan Bradley (JD 19) A student-run school newspaper is an important part of any collegiate community. It is a forum where candid voices are heard, recognized and appreciated as representative of the student body. For the students, by the students, school newspapers often bring perspectives […]

Recent publications by Environmental and Land Use Law scholars

Mary Jane Angelo University of Florida Research Foundation Professor; Alumni Research Scholar; Director, Environmental and Land Use Law Program Books: Food, Agriculture, And The Environment: History, Law, And Sustainability (Jason J. Czarnezki, William S. Eubanks II & Mary Jane Angelo eds., 2013). Mary Jane Angelo, The Law and Ecology of Pesticides and Pest Management (2013). […]

Land-use legal solutions in the era of sea-level rise

  By Elizabeth Turner (JD 15) Few seaside beachgoers may realize that the sandy shores they enjoy are veritable land-use and environmental “battlegrounds,” as described by UF Law Professors Alyson Flournoy and Thomas Ankersen (JD 86) in a UF Law faculty blog post. In Florida, for example, the wet-sand beach, or the area between the […]