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 Events

April 21

Mock Trial Tryouts

April 21

Meet with current faculty and students and learn about Barry Law School

May 23

Sign up to compete alongside attorneys and judges in the 2018 Justice Games hosted by Stetson Law School

New Courses!

Fall 2018

Get ready to put your best foot forward in this new fall course.

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Fall 2018

How law and legal systems impact and influence the military.

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Fall 2018

How are emotions involved in the legal system, and should they be involved at all?

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Fall 2018

How race and the law interact.

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Fall 2018

The death penalty: should it live or die?

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Fall 2018

How race and the law interact.

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Events

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5
May
1:00 pm

Spring 2018 Commencement

Location: CFE Arena
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Announcements

February 12, 2018
Legal Studies Chair Is Interim Co-Director for New Human Trafficking Center at UCF

Alisia Smith, the legal studies department chair, will serve as the interim co-director for the new Center for the Study of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery at UCF. The center is a proactive solution to address the growing human-trafficking problem that communities face in Central Florida, the United States and around the world. Read more about the center here.

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