Spring event listing for the University of Florida Levin College of Law

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Spring is always a busy time of year at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, and this semester is no exception. Over the next few months the college will host a number of engaging lectures and conferences featuring accomplished speakers offering expertise on a wide variety of topics.

Below is a listing of the major events this semester at UF Law. Media are welcome to all events, though in some cases space is limited. Please feel free to contact Matt Walker at mlwalker@law.ufl.edu or 352-273-0653 for further details. For the latest developments and information about upcoming events at UF Law please visit the UF Law events page.

Richard E. Nelson Symposium

Date: February 11, 2011
Time: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Hilton University of Florida Conference Center
Contact and/or RSVP: Barbara DeVoe, 352-273-0615 or e-mail devoe@law.ufl.edu
Attire: Business casual
Parking: Hilton parking lot

Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center Courtroom Opening Celebration; lecture by David Westin, president, ABC News

Date: Feb. 24, 2011
Time: TBD
Location: Courtroom, Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center, UF College of Law campus
Contact and/or RSVP: Barbara DeVoe, 352-273-0615 or e-mail devoe@law.ufl.edu
Attire: Business

Description: This event will celebrate the opening of the new Courtroom on the first floor of the new Advocacy Center. David Westin, a lawyer and the President of ABC News since 1997 (he will step down from this position on December 31, 2010), will give keynote remarks on a topic involving courts and the media. A building dedication will be held in 2012 when the second floor interior space, which is now shelled, is completed. The donors who made the building possible (the lead gift was made by Fred Levin) will be honored.

Public Interest Environmental Conference: “It’s Not Easy Being Green: Our Energy Future”

Date: February 24-26, 2011
Time: Varies
Location: UF College of Law campus
Contact and/or RSVP: Carli Koshal & Kate Causeman at ufpiec@gmail.com or go to http://www.law.ufl.edu/piec/
Attire: Business casual

Description: This annual student-run conference brings top speakers and hundreds of attendees to campus to review and discuss pressing environmental issues.

Bayard Wickliffe Heath Memorial Lecture on U.S. Antitrust Policy; FTC Commissioner William E. Kovacic

Date: March 14-15
Time: TBA
Location: UF College of Law
Contact: Barbara DeVoe, 352-273-0615 or e-mail devoe@law.ufl.edu
Attire: Business casual

Description: Lecture by George Washington Law Professor William Kovacic, commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in Washington, D.C.

Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations Spring Lecture; Charles Ogletree

Date: March 24, 2011
Time: TBA
Location: UF College of Law Campus
Contact: Melissa Bamba, 352-273-0614 or e-mail bamba@law.ufl.edu
Attire: Business casual

Description: Lecture by Charles J. Ogletree, Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and Director Charles Hamilton, Houston Institute for Race and Justice, Harvard University. Ogletree will discuss his book, The Presumption of Guilt: The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Race, Class and Crime in America (Palgrave Macmillan 2010).

Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law

Date: March 24-25
Time: TBA
Location: UF College of Law Campus
Contact: Florida Law Review, 352-273-0670 or http://www.floridalawreview.org/
Attire: Business casual

Description: Lecture by Richard A. Epstein, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, New York University

Music Law Conference & Music Showcase

Date: March 26, 2011
Time: Varies
Location: UF College of Law Campus for conference, off-site for showcase
Contact and/or RSVP: Gillian Leytham at GillianLeytham@gmail.com or 813-493-1522
Attire: Casual
Website

Description: Attorneys, musicians, band managers and anyone interested or involved in the music industry should make plans to attend the event, which will feature an educational conference and a showcase with live performances from local bands.

Wolf Family Lecture

Date: April 5, 2011
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center, UF College of Law
Contact and/or RSVP: Barbara DeVoe, 352-273-0615 or e-mail devoe@law.ufl.edu
Attire: Business casual

Description: Lecture by Joseph William Singer, Bussey Professor of Law, Harvard University

Published: January 24th, 2011

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