Published: Dec 6th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments today in Rumsfeld v. FAIR, a case that will decide whether the nation’s law schools can turn military recruiters away from campus because of discriminatory policies toward gays.
Published: Oct 27th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Government officials in six states face the toughest civil penalties in the nation if they don’t provide information to the public and the press as required by their laws.
Published: Oct 5th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The gender gap for bad behavior in middle school is narrowing, with girls displaying more delinquency and aggression than their male classmates, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: Jul 18th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Ray Moseley sees the trouble with advance health-care directives every time he speaks to a group of senior citizens: Several in the crowd always know someone who had a living will but whose end-of-life decisions were not honored anyway.
Published: Jul 6th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In a rapidly globalizing economy, international tax lawyers are more in demand — and young lawyers around the world are eager to get into the field.
Published: Jun 30th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Drug abusers are increasingly turning to a slow-release form of a powerful painkiller for a quick and dangerous high, University of Florida researchers warn. The trend is raising alarm as the number of people dying from an overdose of the drug fentanyl, an opioid 100 times more potent than morphine, rises.
Published: Apr 12th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Sexually abused teenage boys in jail are just as likely as their female counterparts to suffer from depression, a University of Florida study finds.
Published: Mar 29th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Payday loan companies — which make high-cost loans to cash-strapped people – target military members and their families, according to a study co-authored by a University of Florida law professor.
Published: Mar 14th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Americans believe parents bear some responsibility when their children break the law but are reluctant to throw the book at mom and dad when the kids go awry, says a University of Florida researcher.
Published: Mar 11th, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Open records laws in North Carolina, Florida, Michigan, Missouri and Indiana provide the best access to members of the public requesting records, according to new findings compiled by University of Florida researchers.