Intersections of Law and Evolutionary Psychology

August 5, 2019 by
Carlton Patrick, assistant professor of legal studies, regularly teaches courses in Law and Emotions and Law and Human Behavior where students read from subjects like psychology, neuroscience, philosophy or anthropology and explore how different disciplines might help in understanding law. When Carlton Patrick read about biology’s application to the way we think about human psychology […]

UCF Undergraduates Publish New Law Journal

May 31, 2018 by
A new law journal written, edited and published by undergraduate students at UCF is now available and will be distributed to law offices across Central Florida. “By establishing an undergraduate law journal, UCF joins a very elite group of universities that provide students this unique, unparalleled and quintessential experiential learning opportunity,” says Alisa Smith, chair of […]

Law Enforcement Officers from Mexico Visit UCF

April 17, 2018 by
The Department of Legal Studies was honored to receive police officers from six Mexican states April 17. The visit was a result of collaboration between their federal government and courtesy of the U.S. State Department. The purpose of their visit was to discuss the Blue Ribbon Panel assessing the strengths and challenges of the Sanford […]

Fighting the Dark Hearts: UCF Faculty, Alumni Combat Human Trafficking

March 26, 2018 by
UCF Alumni announced the recipients of its fourth annual 30 Under 30 Awards on March 30. This year’s class includes marketing and communications professionals, entrepreneurs, engineers, software specialists, attorneys, education leaders, doctors, nurses, the youngest-elected Florida state representative and a football star, among others. “This year’s 30 under 30 class is a group of trailblazing […]