UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
Government for the
Liberal and Professional Education
Universities of the
North and East.
Stands for the Highest Moral,
, and Physical Development
1. The College of Arts and Sciences offers
a liberal education and confers the degrees of B.
excellent advantages for
A. and B.S.
The College of Agriculture provides superior advantages for in-
the degree of B.S.A.-many short courses offered.
College of Engineering
training in chemical,
to appropriate Bachelor's
, electrical, and mechanical engineering,
degrees in engineering.
titioners of Florida.
uates are admitted
The degrees of LL.B.
and J.D. are conferred.
bar without further examination.
and B.A. in
philosophy and education and provides normal training for those desiring
to enter any
department of the public school service.
are granted to Normal School and
$40,000 gift from
Board for the
Master of Arts and Master of Science.
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COLLEGE OF LAW BUILDING
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Summer School ends.
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Monday, 8:00 a.
Review Courses for Teachers
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Summer Recess begins.
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HODGES, Chairman ............
..............Attorney-at-Law, Lake City
WARTMANN-.....................-.......--.--.....-...Planter and Stock Raiser,
SUTTON ........ .....-................-.....---..--- ..... ..... Attorney-at-Law,
to the Board...
Trust Co., Jacksonville
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CRAWFORD ............. ..................... ................... Secretary
SWEARINGEN --...--...... .. ...--
FARR, Ph.D ................... ................. Vice-President of the
ANDERSON, Ph.D.............Dean of the
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of the College
Director of the
Agricultural Experiment Station
, Ph.D ..................-........... Dean of the College of
R. TRUSLER, LL.B....
.....Dean of the
SHEATS, LL.D.................State Superintendent of
MURPHREE, LL. D.............................. President University of Florida
Ph. D...............--......... President State
J. T. DIAMOND.........................................---. Prin. Dist.
COLLEGE OF LAW 5
ALBERT ALEXANDER MURPHREE, A.M., LL.D.,
HARRY RAYMOND TRUSLER, A.M., LL.B.
CRANDALL, B.S., LL.B.
Professor of Law.
ROBERT SPRATT COCKRELL, M.A., B.L. (Virginia),
Professor of Law.
Professor of Public Speaking.
ALFRED LEO BUSER, A.B.
Professor of Physical EK
AGATHA FREEMAN WALSH,
Librarian and Secretary to the Dean.
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
The acceptance by
ment as a full-time professor of law is an event of great sig-
nificance to those seeking a legal education
or interested in
degrees of B.A., M.A., and B.L. from the University of Vir-
ginia, and is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa chapter thereof.
In 1891 he was admitted to the Florida bar and was engaged
in active practice in Jacksonville for eleven years.
1, 1902, he accepted appointment to the Supreme Bench and
for fourteen years he has served as a justice of the Supreme
Court of Florida.
He is at present a member of the widely-
known law firm of Cockrell and Cockrell of Jacksonville, and
state counsel for the Alien Property Custodian.
rell will teach practical subjects,
where his extensive experi-
ence and ripe scholarship will be used most fully in the educa-
tion of the future lawyers and judges of this and other states.
his peculiarly apt and superior abilities.
VALUE OF LEGAL EDUCATION
"Three classes of men should read Law," said Blackstone,
"the lawyer for his profession, the business man for business
reasons, and every man for increased efficiency and his own
Viewed either from
the standpoint of personal
preparation for the
fession, or entrance to a public career, the study of law is pro-
ductive of high returns.
It is the purpose of the College to impart a thoro, scientific,
students to take advantage of the splendid opportunities the
BUILDING.-This splendid structure is one hundred seventy-
two feet long, seventy feet wide, and two and one-half stories
It contains a large,
well-lighted library, furnished with
bookstacks, library tables, librarian's
office, and consultation
lecture-rooms, together with the offices of administration, and
also, an elegant courtroom and auditorium, handsomely fin-
ished in panel work.
The courtroom has all the usual acces-
series, jury box,
witness stand, judge'
office, and jury room,
and is connected with the library below by a circular stairway.
Every interest of the College has been provided for, including
attractive quarters for the Marshall Debating Society.
building is steam-heated, lighted by electricity, and equipped
exclusively to the uses of the College of Law and furnishes
accommodations as comfortable and as convenient as can be
found in the country.
reports of the courts of last resort of every State in the Union
and of the Federal Courts, the full English Reprints, the Eng-
the Interior besides an excellent collection of digests, encyclo-
pedias, series of selected cases, treatises and text books, both
English and American.
The Library also contains the Stat-
utes of several of the States besides those of the Federal Gov-
ernment, and is a subscriber to the leading legal periodicals.
A course of instruction is given in legal bibliography and the
use of law books.
Every facility also is offered law students
make use of the General Library, in
works of interest and information to the lawyer.
Both the Law and General Libraries are open during the
academic year on every secular day between the hours of 8:00
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with hot water, and
well-lighted and ventilated.
around the main floor provides space for spectators at gym-
is a swimming-pool,
feet long and twenty-four feet wide, and from four and one-
half to seven feet deep.
Organized classes are conducted by
equipped for the various outdoor games and sports which in
fered last year with the attendance of law students thruout
to close their doors, this College enrolled sixty-four students.
Most of them
were members of the S. A.
approved by the Board of Regents of the
State of New
was recognized also by the War Depart-
which allowed S. A. T. C.
students to take eleven hours
military drill and other war studies.
REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION.-Graduates and matricu-
completed a high-school course of four years will, upon pre-
sentation of proper credentials to that effect, be admitted to
the College as candidates for a degree.
Other applicants for
age will be admitted.
No applicant under eighteen years of
required for admission
must consist of sixteen units
(fifteen units as defined by the
Eight units are prescribed
The remaining units may be chosen
from the following electives: Botany
(French, German, or Spanish)
Candidates presenting fourteen units will be admitted pro-
ginning of the Senior year.
Further particulars, in cases of
doubt, may be obtained by communicating with the Dean of
Certificates of scholastic record signed by the principal of
the school attended must
ranged for the desired data,
will be sent upon application.
age who are not able to qualify as regular students may be
admitted as special students upon presenting satisfactory evi-
them to make profitable use of the opportunities offered in
ADVANCED STANDING.-No work in law done in other in-
stitutions will be accepted towards a degree, unless the appli-
cant passes satisfactorily the examinations held in
jects in question in this College, or unless, by special vote of
the Faculty, credit is given without examination.
In no case
for work not
approved law school.
A tuition fee of $20.00 per semester, payable in advance,
eleven hours of wor
nf t1,ho fll n-l-i';
k, who are charged a
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each year; and for the Senior year, about $51.00.
should also provide themselves with the Statutes of their State
and a law
form a nucleus for the student's future library; and by the
purchase of second-hand books their cost may be materially
OTHER COLLEGES.-The advantages of the
other colleges of the University are open to such students in
as desire and
Economy, Sociology, Psychology, Logic, Rhetoric and English
Composition are particularly recommended.
No extra charge
will be made for such courses, but they can be taken only with
the consent of the Law
MILITARY SCIENCE AND TACTICS.-The
University has an
Infantry Unit, Senior Division of the Reserve Officers' Train-
ing Corps, to membership in which law students are eligible.
They are not required, however, to join this organization or
to take any other military drill.
PUBLIC SPEAKING AND DEBATING
A small tuition is charged.
MARSHALL DEBATING SOCIETY.-Early in the first year of
the College the students organized a society that would secure
to its members practice in debating and public speaking and
experience in arguing legal questions, as well as drill in parlia-
The society was fittingly named
jurist, John Marshall.
COLLEGE OF LAW
in no case will the degree be granted unless the candidate is in
actual residence during all of the third year.
JURIS DOCTOR.-Students who have complied with all the
degree of Bachelor
who have maintained an average standing in their law studies
of 10% above the passing mark, and who have obtained the
degree of A.B., or an
equivalent degree, from an approved
or who secure such
degree the same
degree of Juris Doctor
COMBINED ACADEMIC AND LAW COURSE.-By pursuing an
approved course of collegiate and law studies a student may
Candidates for either the A.B. or the B.S.
degree may elect
twelve hours of work from the first year of the course of the
Such degrees will not be conferred, how-
ever, until after the completion of the second year of the law
ARTS.-Candidates for the degree of Master
of Arts are permitted to take a portion of their work under the
Faculty of Law.
ADMISSION TO THE BAR
Upon presenting their diplomas, duly issued by the proper
they are twenty-one years of age and of good moral character,
without examination, to practice in the Courts of Flor-
The last week of each semester is devoted to examinations
covering the work of the semester.
These examinations are
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In addition to
the courses given
by the regular
profession, both at the bar and on the bench.
of the Supreme Court of the State especially have been gener-
ous in giving of their time and services in this way.
and students feel
turers for the kindly interest they have manifested in the Col-
lege and for the resulting uplift and inspiration.
PLEADING AND PRACTICE
College is convinced that an intensive knowledge of pleading
rights cannot be
rules of pleading whereby they are enforced.
As Lord Coke
"Good pleading is the touchstone of the true sense
right has depended upon the development of actions; the rule
of law was the rule of writs and in large measure remains so
Consequently the College offers thoro courses in Crimi-
nal Pleading and Procedure,
Practice, and Federal Procedure.
Thus the student on gradu-
ation is enabled to enter understandingly upon the practice of
law; and to this fact the College attributes much of the rapid
advancement of its Alumni.
As young men from all parts of the country in increasing
vantages of travel, new associations, and salubrious climate
with those of the superior educational facilities here afforded,
the College has arranged to serve those who intend to practice
elsewhere as efficiently as those who expect to locate in this
Students preparing for the practice in other states are
offered Code Pleading and General Practice instead of Florida
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the Practice Court a better practical knowledge of pleading
and practice than can be acquired in any other way, aside from
the trial of actual cases, the Faculty lay special emphasis upon
Sessions of the Practice Court are held thruout
the year in an admirably
A clerk and a
records of the court are kept.
Each student is
participate in the trial of at least one common law, one equity,
The Practice Court is conducted by
and Professor Crandall.
Due to the irregularity
of students caused
T. C. last year, the subjects unassigned to professors in the
following curriculum may not be given during the session of
Seniors will be given the work necessary for their graduation,
nounced are subject to change
few changes will be made.
definitions; elements of torts
flicting rights; mental anguish; parties to tort actions; reme-
damages; conflict of laws; methods
haustive study of particular torts-false imprisonment; ma-
licious prosecution; abuse of process; conspiracy; slander and
libel; trespass; conversion; deceit; nuisance; negligence; and
Burdick on Torts and Burdick's Cases on
contract; offer and accept-
an no* fnrrnYw and ni roollfirrm n-P nf naon+* loarol^i+r rn
duress; mistake of fact or law; justification; parties in crime;
offenses against the person, habitation, property, public health
the law of nations.
Clark on Criminal Law; selected
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.-Jurisdiction; arrest; preliminary
examination and bail; grand jury, indictment and informa-
their sufficiency in
ment, pleas, and motions; nolle prosequi and motions to quash
jeopardy; presence of
defendant at the
trial; arrest of judgment; judgment, sentence, and execution.
acquisition of title; liens and pledges
EQUITY JURISPRUDENCE.-History and definition
priorities and notice; bona fide purchasers; estoppel;
election; satisfaction and performance; conversion; equitable
estates, interest, primary rights; trusts; powers, duties, and
liabilities of trustees; mortgages; equitable liens; assignments;
Equity; selected cases.
CONTRACTS II AND QUASI
CONTRACTS.-Rules relating to
evidence and construction; discharge of contract.
nature of quasi contract; benefits conferred in misreliance on
rights or duty, from mistake of law, and on invalid, unenforce-
able, illegal, or impossible contract;
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defenses; alimony; effect on
rights; custody and support of children; agreements of sepa-
Vernier's Cases on Marriage and Divorce.
(1 hour. Professor Cockrell.)
COMMON LAW PLEADING.-History and development of the
personal actions at common law; theory of pleading and its
peculiar features as developed by the
jury trial; demurrers,
general and special; pleas in discharge, in excuse, and by way
of traverse; replication de injuria; duplicity; departure; new
SALES.-Sale and contract to sell; statute of frauds; ille-
gality; conditions and
delivery; acceptance and
receipt; vendor's lien; stoppage in transit;
remedies of seller and buyer.
bills of lading
Textbook: Burdick on Sales
rights incident to the ownership of land, and estates therein,
waste; profits; easements; licenses; covenants running with
Textbook: Warren's Cases on Property.
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chief executive; the judiciary; police powers; eminent domain;
civil rights; political privileges; guarantee in criminal cases
Cases on Constitutional Law, American Casebook Series.
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classes of agents.
Textbooks: Mechem's Outlines of Agency
Cases on Agency.
parties to a suit in equity; proceedings in a suit in
answer and replication; preparation of bills, demurrers, pleas,
Pleading and Prac-
tice; Rules of the Circuit Court in Chancery in Florida; Rules
of the Federal Court; Statutes of Florida.
(3 hours. Professor
MAKING AND THE
find the law
how to use statutes and decisions; how to find
the law; the trial brief
the brief on appeal and its prepara-
Textbook: Cooley's Brief Making and the Use of Law
III.-Titles and conveyancing, including acqui-
sition of titles by possession, modes of conveyance at common
under the statute of uses, and by statutory grant; the
execution of deeds; estates created; covenants for titles; estop-
pel by deed; priorities among titles.
Textbook: Aigler's Cases
departments of government; suffrage and eligibility
and apportionment; counties and cities; taxation and finance;
books: Constitution, statutes, and judicial decisions of Florida.
forms of action; necessary allegations; the complaint; prayer
answers, including general and special denials
matter; equitable defenses; counter claims; pleading several
defenses; replies and demurrers.
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confessions; exclusions based on public policy and privilege;
corroboration; parol evidence rule; witnesses; attendance in
court; examination, cross examination, privilege; public docu-
records and judicial writings; private writings.
PRIVATE CORPORATIONS.-Nature; creation and citizenship;
defective organization; promoters; powers and liabilities; cor-
dissolution; membership; manage-
corporations, preparing by-laws, electing officers, and in con-
ducting corporate business.
Clark on Private Cor-
portions, and Wormser's Cases on Corporations.
LEGAL ETHICS.-Admission of attorneys to practice; tax-
ation; privileges and exemptions; authority
liability to clients
third parties; compensation; liens; suspension and
barment; duties to clients; courts; professional brethren and
Attorneys at Law in Ruling Case Law
and the Code of Ethics adopted by the American Bar Associa-
PROPERTY IV.-History of the law of wills and testaments;
ments; execution, revocation, republication, revival of wills;
descent; probate of wills and the administration
parties; joinder and consolidation of actions; issuance, service,
and return of process; appearance; trial
after verdict; appellate proceedings; peculiar characteristics of
the common law actions; special proceedings including certio-
attachment, garnishment, statutory
liens, forcible entry
detainer, landlord and tenant.
Textbook: Crandall's Florida
terest; concealment, representations, warranties
waiver and estoppel; assignees; beneficiaries; creditors; fire,
guarantee, liability insurance.
of Insurance and Humble
PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATIONS.-Nature of public utilities;
railroads and other common carriers of goods and passengers;
telegraphs and telephones; light and water companies; inns;
warehouses; elevators; stockyards; methods of incorporation;
under federal and state statutes.
on Public Service Companies.
FEDERAL PROCEDURE AND BANKRUPTCY.-System of courts
created under the authority of the United States, jurisdiction
of the several courts and procedure therein; Federal and state
bankruptcy legislation; who may become bankrupt; prerequi-
Federal Procedure, and Remington on Bankruptcy, Students'
PARTNERSHIP.-Creation, nature, characteristics of a part-
nership; nature of a partner's interest; nature, extent, dura-
tion of the partnership liability; powers of partners; rights,
duties, remedies of partners inter se;
creditors; termination of partnership.
rights and remedies of
Textbook: Burdick on
INTERNATIONAL LAw.-Nature, subjects, and objects of in-
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tomry and respondentia obligations
salvage; general average.
Hughes on Admiralty.
JUDGMENTS.-Nature and essentials; kinds; record; vaca-
tion; amendment; modification; satisfaction. Textbooks
on Judgments and Rood's Cases on Judgments. (2
TRUSTS.-The Anglo-American system of uses and trusts;
transfer, extinguishment of trust interests; priori-
ties between competing equities; construction of trust dispo-
and special; measure
tort actions; entire damages in one action; mental suffering;
counsel fees and expenses of litigation; injuries to real proper-
ty and limited interests; death by wrongful act; breaches of
Textbook: Rogers' Law of Damages; selected cases.
MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONs.-Creation of cities and towns;
powers of a municipality, including public powers, power of
taxation, power over streets and alleys, etc.; obligations and
liabilities of municipal corporations; powers and liabilities of
SURETYSHIP.-Nature of the contract; statute of frauds;
surety's defenses against the creditor; surety's rights, subro-
gation, indemnity, contribution, exoneration; creditor's rights
to surety's securities.
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Textbook: Spencer on Suretyship.
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property rights; personal rights; inheritance; obliga-
tions ex delicto and ex contract; recognition and enforcement
iflict of ]
reversions and remainders; rule in Shelley's
Case; future uses
legacies; cross limitations; gifts; failure of issue;
JURISPRUDENCE.-Nature, meaning, subject matter of law;
their use; customs; law reports; case-law; ancient and modern
Those who desire further information concerning the Col-
College of Law,