Scholarship & Activities
Professor, James J. Freeland Eminent Scholar in Taxation
• Published “The Charitable Contributions Deduction (Revisited)” in 59 SMU L. Rev. 773.
• Participated in the International Fiscal Association Congress in Amsterdam, during which he hosted a reception for participants from several countries to discuss UF’s International Tax Program.
William H. Page
Marshall M. Criser Professor, Eminent Scholar in Electronic Communications and Administrative Law
• Presented “Communication and Concerted Action” as a principal paper at the conference “Matsushita at 20: Proof of Conspiracy, Summary Judgment, and the Role of the Economist in Price Fixing Litigation.”
Juan F. Perea
Cone Wagner Nugent Johnson, Hazouri and Roth Professor
• Published the chapter “Mi Profundo Azul; Why Latinos Have a Right to Sing the Blues” in the recently published book Colored Men and Hombres Aqui: Hernandez v. Texas and the Emergence of Mexican-American Lawyering .
Elizabeth A. Rowe
• Presented at a symposium at Maine Law School regarding patenting of university research. She forecasted an increase in intellectual property related employment disputes at universities.
In The News
Chesterfield Smith Professor, Director of UF Center for International Financial Crimes
•Orlando Sentionel, Sept. 21. Quoted in article sparked by Clarence Hill’s execution and questioning the death penalty and last minute stall tactics used by attorneys.
Ed Rood Eminent Scholar in Trial Advocacy and Procedure
• The Montgomery Advertiser, Oct. 2. Commented on the possibility of a retrial based on jury misconduct for former Alabama governor Don Siegelman, who was convicted of bribery.
Professor, Alumni Research Scholar
• The Gainesville Sun, Sept. 22, Quoted in an article concerning the September 21 CLAS protest. He defended the recognition of a need for better fiscal management, but but condemned Machen for being “too deferential.”
Stephen C. O’Connell Chair; Affiliate Professor of Psychiatry; Adjunct Professor, University of South Florida Mental Health Institute; Associate Director, Center on Children and Families
• The Gainesville Sun, September 16. Quoted in a story about the death penalty. He said, “The death penalty process diverts resources from the rest of the system and undermines its ability to function.”
• Orlando Sentinel, Sept. 21. As chairman of the Florida Death Penalty Assessment Team, he was quoted in an article about convicted killers Troy Victorino and Jerome Hunter. The article explored possible death penalty changes such as a unanimous vote for the death penalty.
•St. Petersburg Times, Sept. 24. Wrote an article on the need for a death penalty “fairness an accuracy goal.” It included findings from the Florida Death Penalty Assessment Team that he chaired.
• Fort Pierce Tribune, Oct. 3. Interviewed about what an attorney like Robert Udell must prove to get his client Eugene McWatters, the “Salerno Strangler, a life sentence instead of the death penalty.