When Fredric G. Levin (JD 61) delivers the address at UF Law’s commencement on May 15, it will be the first time the law school’s namesake has addressed the graduating class. A webcast of his speech will be available to view on UF Law’s website at www.law.ufl.edu. Levin, shareholder of Pensacola’s Levin, Papantonio, Thomas, Mitchell, Rafferty […]
Christopher Weeg (JD 15), a LL.M. in Taxation student at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, has earned a cash prize and national recognition in the Bloomberg Law Write-On Competition. Law students nationwide submitted papers on current legal trends. Other winners hail from Harvard University, University of Michigan, Stanford University, Columbia University, Boston […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 10 a.m. and the second one will be at 2:30 p.m. 9:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. video presentation. 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. video presentation.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.