Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: January 13th, 2014

Category: News

Bob Dekle
Master Lecturer; Director, Criminal Prosecution Clinic; Assistant Director, Criminal Justice Center

“In Florida State Case, a Tangle of Questions” (Dec. 13, 2013, The New York Times)

“Florida law allows guns to be fired on private property” (Dec. 27, 2013, Daytona Beach News-Journal)

Larry DiMatteo
Affiliated Professor

Professor DiMatteo recently published: “Contract Stories: Importance of Contextual Approach to Law,” 88 Washington Law Review 1287 (2013); “How Innovative is the Common European Sales Law? Using the CISG as a Benchmark,” 18 Contratto e impresa /europa 512 (2013); “Principle of Fair and Equitable Decision-making in International Contract Arbitration and its Affinity to International Soft Law,” 1 Chinese J. Comparative Law 1 (Oxford University Press 2013); “CISG as Basis for Comprehensive International Sales Law,” 54 Villanova Law Review 691 (2013)

Cambridge University Press has announced the February 2014 publication of Professor DiMatteo’s book on international sales law. Read more: http://www.cambridge.org/ec/academic/subjects/law/sports-law/international-sales-law-global-challenge.

Nancy Dowd
David H. Levin Chair in Family Law; Director, Center on Children and Families

“Divorce law firms’ specialty: to serve man” (Dec. 7, 2013, Sun-Sentinel)

Mark Fenster
Professor of Law; Cone, Wagner, Nugent, Hazouri & Roth Tort Professor

“50 years after JFK, conspiracy theories of all sorts thrive in America” (Nov. 18, 2013, The Christian Science Monitor)

Richard Hamann
Associate in Law, Center for Governmental Responsibility

“Fragile Springs: A big shift at water districts” (December, 2013, Gainesville Sun)

Joseph Jackson
Senior Legal Skills Professor

“Gay rights advocates: Florida court rulings advancing cause” (Nov. 18, 2013, The Tampa Tribune)

E. Lea Johnston
Associate Professor

Johnston presented “Judicial Control over Conditions of Confinement: The Case of Seriously Disordered Offenders” at the University of Alabama School of Law on Oct. 10. Additionally, she presented “Curing Disproportionate Punishment” at the Southeast Law School 2013 Junior/Senior Faculty Workshop at Emory Law School on Nov. 15-16.

She also participated in a panel, “Reassessing the Criminal Offender,” and presented a paper, “Curing Disproportionate Punishment,” at the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section’s Sixth Annual Fall Institute on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.

Lyrissa Lidsky
Professor of Law; Stephen C. O’Connell Chair; Associate Dean for International Studies

“Fix laws to keep pace with cyberbullying” (Nov. 23, 2013, Tampa Bay Times)

Omri Marian
Assistant Professor of Law

“How Will the IRS Tax Bitcoin?” (Dec. 20, 2013, The Wall Street Journal)

Jon Mills
Dean Emeritus; Professor of Law; Director, Center for Governmental Responsibility

“Florida justices to hear arguments over medical marijuana on ballot” (Nov. 30, 2013, Palm Beach Post)

“Florida Supreme Court hears arguments over marijuana ballot” (Dec. 5, 2013, Reuters)

Winston Nagan
Samuel T. Dell Research Scholar; Professor of Law; Founding Director, Institute for Human Rights and Peace Development; Affiliate Professor, Latin-American Studies, African Studies

“Mandela was ‘tough as nails,’ yet gracious, UF experts say” (Dec. 6, 2013, Gainesville Sun)

Nagan was unanimously elected by the World Academy of Art & Science as the new Chairman of the Board of the academy, which serves as a leader in issues that often carry “great global consequences.”

Shalini Ray
Legal Skills Professor

Ray published her paper, “Optimal Asylum,” in the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law. The cite is 46 Vand. J. Transnat’l L. 1215 (2013). “Optimal Asylum,” Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law.

She also presented a work in progress, “Constitutional Norms in Asylum Adjudications,” Nov. 1-2 at the 11th Circuit Scholarship Forum at Stetson Law.

Danny Sokol
Associate Professor of Law

“Is it time to unmerge some airlines?” (Nov. 18, 2013, USA Today)

Michael Allan Wolf
Professor of Law; Richard E. Nelson Chair in Local Government Law

“Palmetto Bay allows Montessori school to expand” (Nov. 22, 2013, The Miami Herald)

Wolf published his paper, “The Brooding Omnipresence of Regulatory Takings: Urban Origins and Effects,” in the Fordham Urban Law Journal. The cite is 40 Fordham Urb. L.J. 1835 (2013). “The Brooding Omnipresence of Regulatory Takings: Urban Origins and Effects,” Fordham Urban Law Journal.