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Sokol Named UF Research Foundation Professor

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  The University of Florida Research Foundation has named Levin College of Law Professor D. Daniel Sokol a University of Florida Research Foundation Professor for 2016-2019. The recognition went to just 34 UF faculty campus-wide who were deemed to have “a distinguished current record of research and a strong research agenda that is likely to […]

On the way to Top 10? Moot Court wins 43-team competition

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UF Law students Rachel Harman (3L) and Jessica Kramer (3L) brought home gold for the Florida Moot Court Team in the 23rd annual John J. Gibbons National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Competition held at Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey. The competitors squared off against 42 other teams and emerged victorious […]

May 15, 2016 – UF Law Commencement

Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts UF Law’s Spring Commencement will be held in two ceremonies – the first one will be at 1o a.m. and the second one will be at 2:30 p.m.

UF Law students give back during inaugural Alternative Spring Break

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A group of hardworking UF Law students recently traded in the sun-soaked beaches of Miami and Mexico for the opportunity to serve others and learn more about the legal profession through the inaugural Alternative Spring Break service project. The project set up locations in Jacksonville and Immokalee. The Alternative Spring Break program was designed to […]

Elizabeth Rowe named Distinguished Teaching Scholar

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UF Law Professor Elizabeth Rowe has been inducted into the University of Florida Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars, an advisory group to the Provost’s Office that honors exceptional university faculty who have combined superior teaching and research with a record of distinguished scholarship. Rowe, an expert in intellectual property law, is a leading trade secrecy […]

UF Law and University of Havana host historic conference

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The University of Florida and the University of Havana are taking the lead in opening academic relations between Cuba and the United States with a historic two-day interdisciplinary conference that will bring together academics from both countries. With an eye to fostering long-term research collaboration, UF and UH are co-sponsoring the Conference on Law and […]

Supreme Court on campus: Justice Thomas spends week with UF Law students

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Ben Silva, a third-year law student began reading U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ opinions during his undergraduate years, while he studied American History with an emphasis on slavery, the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. Little did he imagine that one day he would have the opportunity to spend hours in class with […]

March 29, 2016 – Panel discussion on implications of allowing guns on campus

UF Law’s chapter of the American Constitution Society is hosting a timely panel discussion on pending legislation that would allow concealed and open firearms on Florida’s public campuses. The panel will discuss the legal, mental health and law enforcement implications of this potential policy.

April 4, 2016 – Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium

The 2016 UF Law Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium will be a one day event at the Florida Gym on main campus, involving the discussion of the latest entertainment and sports law related issues with 15 speakers on four panels directed by two keynote speakers, with all speakers being experts in their respected fields.

UF Law maintains top-tier U.S. News ranking

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The University of Florida Levin College of Law maintained its top-tier ranking in U.S. News and World Report rankings released today. UF Law was ranked 48th among the nation’s 205 accredited law schools. “Rankings are important because they reflect our reputation on a national scale,” said UF Law Dean Laura A. Rosenbury, who has led […]