The Department of Legal Studies at the University of Central Florida provides excellence in teaching, research and service related to the law and legal community. Dedicated to its students, the faculty delivers outstanding instruction at the undergraduate level, incorporating learning, service and inquiry. By actively developing meaningful partnerships, it provides exemplary service to the university and the broader professional and academic community.

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Upcoming Courses

Aviation Law

Should The Death Penalty
Live Or Die?

Power To The State Or Power To The People?

Military Law & The Law Of War

Environmental Law

Events

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4
Aug
7:30 am

Summer Sessions B and C End / Summer Schedule

Location: UCF: TBD
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5
Aug
1:00 pm

Summer 2017 Commencement

Location: CFE Arena
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21
Aug
7:30 am

Fall 2017 Classes Begin

Location: UCF: TBD
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Announcements

May 30, 2017

Cynthia Schmidt, lecturer and director for the Center for Law and Policy, recently returned from a three-week trip as a guest lecturer in Europe. During her journey, she gave lectures on the death penalty, gun laws and culture in the U.S., the political landscape in America and comparative law, with a focus on personal injury. Schmidt spoke at the University of South Dohemia in the Czech Republic and the University of Passau in Germany.

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