Tag Archives: Levin College of Law

Professor discusses potential impact of media coverage before Trayvon Martin trial

The reporting on the Trayvon Martin case has had many news outlets issuing corrections to their story. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with University of Florida Levin College of Law Professor Lyrissa Lidsky about how the news coverage impacts whether or not justice is served in this case. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/LidskyQAChipSkambis3202012.mp3]

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UF law school offers clinic to help domestic abuse victims with legal matters

According to recent surveys, one-in-three women in the U.S. has experienced a relationship where their partner tried to control them.  As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chrissy Mclarty reports, one local program is working to lower these domestic violence numbers. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/CMMLawWrap.mp3] News Sources: The University of Florida’s Levin College of Law’s “The Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic, …

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Georgia execution continues to stir debate

Last night, Troy Davis was executed after being convicted in 1989, for the murder of an off-duty police officer in Savannah Georgia. The case stirred attention throughout the country about whether or not the justice system was killing an innocent man. A day later many questions remain unanswered, and some people are confused as …

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Casey Anthony owes 100-grand to law enforcement and prosecutors

Casey Anthony has been ordered to pay almost $100,000 in law enforcement costs for the investigation into the death of her two-year-old daughter.  Judge Belvin Perry of Orlando issued the ruling yesterday after prosecutors and law enforcement agencies asked for Casey to pay more than $500,000. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta …

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UF Law Students Raise Funds & Awareness About Child Abuse

This week is “Child Abuse Awareness Week” and the University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Family Law Society organization is striving to combat the rising number of cases of child abuse both locally and statewide. On Tuesday they sold black and blue ribbons in the law school court yard …

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