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UCF Faculty Member Appointed to Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals

UCF Faculty Member Appointed to Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals

In his new role as an appellate judge, Eric Merriam is part of a panel of judges that reviews appeals ...
From Food Insecurity to Food Manager: Graduating Senior Works to Combat Hunger

From Food Insecurity to Food Manager: Graduating Senior Works to Combat Hunger

Naseeka Dixon, who will graduate May 2, has spent much of her time at UCF helping food-insecure students because she ...
New Legal Studies Certificate to Begin This Fall

New Legal Studies Certificate to Begin This Fall

The Conflict Resolution and Analysis Certificate is offered at both undergraduate and graduate levels. ...
From Central Florida to Harvard Law

From Central Florida to Harvard Law

While at UCF as a dual major in legal studies and economics, Julienne Miranda became involved in every opportunity presented ...
New Study Offers Clues to Origin of Laws

New Study Offers Clues to Origin of Laws

The study found that despite living in separate countries and legal codes separated by thousands of years, people have a ...
Class Project: A Gender Change Petition

Class Project: A Gender Change Petition

A UCF instructor and her legal studies class are striving to help a Central Florida woman born intersex change her ...
UCF Camp for High School Students Inspires Future Legal Professionals

UCF Camp for High School Students Inspires Future Legal Professionals

UCF Legal Studies developed a weeklong camp to introduce youth from Jones, Evans and Boone high schools to careers in ...
Intersections of Law and Evolutionary Psychology

Intersections of Law and Evolutionary Psychology

When Carlton Patrick read about biology’s application to the way we think about human psychology and behavior, it totally changed ...
UCF Department of Legal Studies Hosts Renowned National Scientist

UCF Department of Legal Studies Hosts Renowned National Scientist

The Department of Legal Studies at UCF was proud and honored to host renowned national scientist Dr. Peter L. Platteborze ...
Legal Research Provides Practical Guide for Airports to Navigate Rise in Civilian-Operated Drones

Legal Research Provides Practical Guide for Airports to Navigate Rise in Civilian-Operated Drones

Hobbyist and commercial drone sales are projected to rise from 2.5 million in 2016 to 7 million in 2020, according ...
UCF Undergraduates Publish New Law Journal

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

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

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

UCF Alumni announced the recipients of its fourth annual 30 Under 30 Awards on March 30. This year’s class includes ...

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