FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP Since March, 2006

Mary Jane Angelo Assistant Professor Published “Embracing Uncertainty, Complexity, and Change: An Eco-pragmatic Reinvention of a First-Generation Environmental Law,” in 33 Ecology Law Quarterly 105 (2006). Thomas T. Ankersen Director, Conservation Clinic and Costa Rica Law Program; Legal Skills Professor Published “Defending the Polygon:

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FAREWELL Winter 2007

DAVID RICHARDSON Twenty-two years ago Professor David Richardson came to the University of Florida tax program on a whim. In a telephone conversation with Professor Jack Freeland, Richardson not only learned of an opening for the position as director of the Graduate Tax Program, he

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He did Good

By Katy Fleming On that particular Sunday afternoon, Chesterfield Smith (JD 48) sat in the windy stands of Soldier Field, watching the Chicago Bears take on the Boston Patriots. But his mind was 700 miles away, deep inside the Oval Office. What could President Richard Nixon

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For the People

By James Hellegaard  Friends and colleagues talk about Judge James S. Moody’s (JD 72) sense of humor and his understated manner. Judge Moody likes his courtroom to be a place where everyone can be relaxed and focused. But that’s not always easy, especially for anxious lawyers who

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State of the Nation

By James Hellegaard After 35 years in the U.S. State Department, Victor Comras (JD 66) had decided to retire. He had been a witness to history, experiencing his share of tremendous satisfaction as well as terrible frustration. The time had come, he thought, to call

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Partners

For just a short time, charitably-minded UF Law alumni 70 1/2 years of age and older can take advantage of a new law that will allow them to make donations from their IRAs while excluding the amount from their gross income. “The Pension Protection Act of 2006 is a wonderful opportunity for

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