Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: March 10th, 2014

Category: News

Omri Marian
Assistant Professor of Law

Marian presented “How Bitcoin Challenges the Federal Income Tax System” at Ohio State on Feb. 21 as part of its symposium, titled “In Bitcoin We Trust? A Forward Look at the Regulation, Use, and Growth of the Digital Currency,” hosted by The Ohio State Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal.

Martin J. McMahon Jr.
James J. Freeland Eminent Scholar in Taxation and Professor of Law

McMahon presented “Recent Income Tax Developments” at the Florida Tax Institute in Tampa on Feb. 19.

Meshon Rawls
Master Legal Skills Professor

“Law & Justice Conference For Students Focuses On Civil Rights” (Feb. 22, 2014, WCJB TV-20)

This news segment covers February’s Law and Justice Youth Conference held at UF Law and hosted by the Josiah T. Walls Bar Association. The conference educated local youth on knowing their rights and becoming active, engaged members of the community.

From the segment:
Meshon Rawls a law professor at UF said, “Be examples so that they will know what it is to be a good citizen. And when we come out today and take the time to sit with them and talk to them, to do presentations… They actually get to see us in action and hopefully they can look at the things that we do and model some good behaviors.”

February’s 20th annual Public Interest Environmental Conference, “Feeding the Future: Shrinking Resources, Growing Population and a Warming Planet,” received coverage in The Gainesville Sun, WUFT and The Alligator.

Daniel Sokol
Associate Professor

Sokol participated in an ABA Section of International and Section of Intellectual Property Law panel on Vertical Issues in High Tech Industry, titled, “Advice to Foreign Multinationals Doing Business in China on Vertical Issues.”  He discussed vertical issues faced by companies in the high tech industry during merger review or government investigation in China.  Key issues included licensing of key technology, standard setting and FRAND, and battles between patent assertion entities and device manufacturers.