Published: Jul 13th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Women are more likely than men to stalk, attack and psychologically abuse their partners, according to a University of Florida study that finds college women have a new view of the dating scene.
Published: Mar 23rd, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — How did O.J. Simpson – hardly an activist on black issues before his arrest – become a hero to some in the black community after being charged with murder? Why were blacks willing to vote for former Washington, D.C., mayor Marion Barry after he was convicted of drug charges? And why is the black community less likely to extend similar support to noncelebrity blacks who face prosecution for crimes?
Published: Mar 13th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Constitutional provisions for access to government in Florida, California, Louisiana, Montana, and Rhode Island provide the best protection for the public, according to new findings compiled by University of Florida researchers.
Published: Jan 10th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s three-strikes law is a swing and a miss as a crime-fighting tool, finds a new University of Florida study about the legislation that imposes increasingly stiff mandatory jail terms for gun-wielding criminals.
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.