Legal Studies News

October 5, 2018 by
Department News UCF Undergraduates Publish New Law Journal A new law journal written, edited and published by undergraduate students at UCF is now available and will be distributed … Law Enforcement Officers from Mexico Visit UCF The Department of Legal Studies was honored to receive police officers from six Mexican states April 17. The visit […]


October 4, 2018 by
Undergraduate Degree in Legal Studies The Legal Studies Program provides students with a broad understanding of basic principles of law and the role and function of the legal system. While no specific major is prescribed for admission to law school, many pre-law students elect to major in legal studies. Undergraduate Minor in Legal Studies The […]

Programs – Accelerated Program

October 4, 2018 by
Return to previous page. 3+3 Accelerated Law Programs The University of Central Florida has established 3+3 Accelerated Law Programs with Touro College Law Center (Central Islip, NY) Florida State University College of Law (Tallahassee, FL) For further information Dr. Margarita Koblasz, J.D. HPA I Suite 343 Phone: 407-823-1670 | Fax: 407-823-3110 Email: Students who […]

Programs – Undergraduate Minor in Legal Studies

October 4, 2018 by
Return to previous page. Undergraduate Minor Program of Study For Students Admitted Prior to Summer 2018 The Minor in Legal Studies is 21 credit hours. These hours are broken down as follows: Law and the Legal System (required) 15 credit hours of any PLA courses 3 credit hours of supporting/legal studies related courses View Legal Studies […]

Programs – Undergraduate Degree in Legal Studies

October 3, 2018 by
Return to previous page. Undergraduate Degree in Legal Studies Law in the Real World with a Major in Legal Studies! The legal studies undergraduate program at UCF offers students the opportunity to investigate many questions essential to an understanding of the legal system and the role of attorneys and legal assistants. All faculty members have […]

Faculty Publications – Legal Studies

October 2, 2018 by
Faculty Publications Timothy Ravich, Ph.D. Assistant ProfessorLegal StudiesProfile View Publications SCHOLARSHIP SSRN BOOKS Drone Law (American Bar Association forthcoming) Florida Consumer Law (ALM forthcoming) Fundamentals of Florida Aviation and Space Law (forthcoming) Aviation Law after September 11th (Vandeplas 2010) [908 page textbook], reviewed at ARTICLES Grounded in the Law in Unmanned Aircraft in the […]

Faculty Research – Legal Studies

October 2, 2018 by
Faculty Research Overview Every faculty member of the Department of Legal Studies holds the Juris Doctor (law degree), and several hold an advanced degree in law (i.e., LL.M.) or a Ph.D. as well. In addition, every faculty member has practiced law in the public or private sector prior to teaching at UCF. The majority are […]

Chatting with the Chair

August 24, 2018 by
Chatting with the Chair Get to know our department through our Chatting with the Chair series hosted by Dr. Alisa Smith the Chair Legal Studies Department, new episodes monthly! Episode 1 – James Beckman Episode 2 – Kristal Johnson Episode 3 – Jordan Phillips Episode 4 – Jason Fiesta Episode 5 […]

Law Journal

August 24, 2018 by
Law Journal It is my distinct honor to welcome readers to the University of Central Florida (UCF) Department of Legal Studies inaugural undergraduate law journal. By establishing an undergraduate law journal, UCF joins a very elite group of universities that provides students this unique, unparalleled and quintessential experiential learning opportunity, which is typically reserved for […]