Scholarship & Activities

Published: November 6th, 2006

Category: Students

Mary J. Angelo

Assistant Professor

• Presented “The Killing Fields: The Battle Between U.S. Endangered Species and Pesticide Law,” as part of the UF School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) Seminar Series. This research was supported by a grant that Angelo was awarded by SNRE in 2005.

Stuart R. Cohn

Associate Dean for International Studies; Professor; Gerald A. Sohn Scholar

• Spoke to the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants at the Florida Gulf Coast University Accounting and Tax Conference on Oct. 27, in Ft. Myers on “Overlapping Financial and Legal Concerns for Start-up and Capital Raising Companies.”

• Published “Good Corporate Governance in Developing Nations: Idealism and Realism,” by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, Best Practice Series (2006). The article focuses on practical problems of creating good governance standards in countries that have not had a history of corporate development.

Michael W. Gordon

John H. and Mary Lou Dasburg Professor

• Organized and presented a panel, “From Owusu to Parlatino: European Union and Latin American Challenges to Forum Non Conveniens,” at the annual International Law Weekend of the American Branch of the International Law Association at the Bar of the City of New York.

• Spoke on litigation and arbitration between parties in Mexico and the United States, and on recent decisions of U.S. courts applying Mexican law, at the 15th annual program of the U.S.- Mexico Law Institute. He was reelected to the Board of Directors of the Institute.

• Published a book review of Mexican Law by Zamorra, Ramon Cossio, Pereznieto, Roldan-Xopa and Lopez, in 37 Inter-American Law Review 611-620 (2006).


Thomas R. Hurst

Professor; Sam T. Dell Research Scholar

• Published, “A Post-Enron Examination of Corporate Governance Problems in the Investment Company Industry,” in 27 Co. Law. 41 (2006).

Paul Magnarella

Affiliate Professor; Professor of Criminology and Law

• Published “The Hutu-Tutsi Conflict in Rwanda,” in Perspectives on Contemporary Ethnic Conflict (S.C. Saha, ed.), New York/Oxford: Lexington Books, 2006, pp. 107-131.

Paul R. McDaniel

James J. Freeland Eminent Scholar in Taxation; Professor

• Presented lecture, “ Worldwide or Territorial Income Taxation: Which is Better for the United States?” at the annual Herman Goldman Memorial Lecture before the New York City Bar Association on Oct. 24.

Martin J. McMahon, Jr.

Clarence J. TeSelle Professor

• Presented CLE, “Tax Pitfalls and Planning Opportunities in the Formation of Partnerships and LLCs,” at the University of Montana School of Law, 54th Annual Tax Institute, Missoula, Montana, Oct. 27.

Kenneth B. Nunn


• Published “Foreword: New Explorations in Culture and Crime-Definitions, Theory, Method,” 17 Florida Journal of Law and Public Policy Vii (2006).  

Mike Seigel


• Participated in a panel and presented a lecture entitled, “An Update on the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure,” to members of the Stetson Law Faculty in Gulfport, Fla., on Oct. 24.

Christopher Slobogin

Stephen C. O’Connell Chair

• Merck Visiting Scholar at Seton Hall Law School the week of Oct. 15. He gave a faculty workshop entitled, “Dangerousness and Expertise” and delivered a public lecture entitled, “The Criminal Justice System as a Public Health System.” He also gave a faculty workshop at Villanova Law School, “Preventive Justice,” and taught a class in Mental Health Law at Seton Hall.

In the News

Joseph W. Little

Professor; Alumni Research Scholar

South Florida Sun Sentinel, Oct. 25. Quoed in an article about suspended city commissioner Keith Wasserstrom, whose unlawful lobbying ties to a contractor that won a city contract puts his commissioner position in jeopardy.