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Students launch online news source

By Jessica Beugen (1L), Kéran Billaud (1L) and Meghan Bradley (2L) 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 and event coverage […]

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 mean […]

A peek inside the Environmental and Land Use Law Program

By Elizabeth Turner (JD 15) In October of 2014 my client first asked for a report examining the legal and policy-based framework overlaying Biscayne Bay and the surrounding area. The client, a marine sciences Ph.D., helped us understand the biology of the bay, but it was up to my colleagues and me to provide the […]

National environmental, land-use experts tread path to UF Law

Between the Richard E. Nelson Capstone series and the annual student-run Public Interest Environmental Conference, UF Law’s Environmental and Land Use Law Program brings top environment and land-use experts to campus each year. This year’s capstone series of speakers will feature several experts. Among them are William Fischel, an economics professor from Dartmouth College; Nicole Garnett, […]

Scholarly conference launches partnership between UF, University of Havana

By Alisson Clark The blast of heat that greeted the delegation stepping off the plane in Havana was familiar, but the occasion was unprecedented: the University of Florida’s first academic conference in Cuba, jointly hosted by the University of Havana. Many of the 24 UF professors, students and alumni on the trip – the largest […]

Students, alumni assist Pulse nightclub victims

In an effort to provide relief to members of the Hispanic and LGBT communities affected by the mass shooting in June at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub, UF Law students, alumni and community partners joined together Sept. 9-10 at the Orlando United Wills Clinic  to provide free legal services to those in need. Student volunteers aided attorneys […]

Scholarly conference launches partnership between UF and University of Havana

By Alisson Clark The blast of heat that greeted the delegation stepping off the plane in Havana was familiar, but the occasion was unprecedented: the University of Florida’s first academic conference in Cuba, jointly hosted by the University of Havana. Many of the 24 UF professors, students and alumni on the trip – the largest […]

Colloquium experts survey “100 Years of Zoning”

“Let the sunshine in” might have been the motto of New York City 100 years ago. That’s when the city government introduced the concept of zoning to assure that construction of skyscrapers still permitted the benefits of light and air at street level. Projects such as the Equitable Building convinced the city government to bring […]

UF Law enrolls most diverse class in law school’s history

By April Martin When Dean Laura A. Rosenbury became UF Law’s leader last July, she set forth several admissions goals for the Fall 2016 entering class: raise the median LSAT and GPA scores, and enroll a class with at least 30 percent of the students representing racial and ethnic diversity. The 2016 entering class met and exceeded both […]