UCF Legal Studies developed a weeklong camp to introduce youth from Jones, Evans and Boone high schools to careers in law.
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 […]
Hobbyist and commercial drone sales are projected to rise from 2.5 million in 2016 to 7 million in 2020, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. This increase raises a number of legal issues in areas of safety, security and privacy. Timothy Ravich, assistant professor of legal studies at UCF, recently published a report for the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]