Faculty Scholarship & Activities: August 27, 2012

Published: August 27th, 2012

Category: News

Mary Jane Angelo
Professor of Law; Director, Environmental and Land Use Law Program

“Water democracy: Even as supply threatens to run out, public shows little interest” (July 3, 2012, Orlando Sentinel), http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2012-07-03/news/os-florida-water-democracy-20120703_1_water-supply-water-issues-water-watchers?pagewanted=all

Jonathan R. Cohen
Professor of Law

Jonathan Cohen recently published two articles in the Barry Law Review journal, “The Path between Sebastian’s Hospitals: Fostering Reconciliation after a Tragedy,” and in the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, “Conflicts as Inner Trials: Transitions for Clients, Ideas for Lawyers.”

Bob Dekle
Master Legal Skills Professor

“Zimmerman’s Lawyers Ask Judge to Recuse Herself, Records Sealed” (April 16, 2012, The Daily Beast), http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/04/16/zimmerman-s-lawyers-ask-judge-to-recuse-herself-records-sealed.html

“Trayvon Martin shooting reveals flaws in law” (April 22, 2012, Detroit Free Press)

“Charges expected in FAMU drum major’s hazing death” (May 2, 2012, Associated Press)

“Criminal Charges for 13 in Florida A&M Hazing Death” (May 2, 2012, New York Times), http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/03/us/13-charged-in-hazing-death-at-florida-am.html?_r=3

“Florida ‘stand your ground’ law yields some shocking outcomes depending on how law is applied” (June 3, 2012, Tampa Bay Times), http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/article1233133.ece

“Woman Accuses Zimmerman of Molesting Her, but Is It Relevant?” (July 16, 2012, The Daily Beast), http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/07/16/woman-accuses-zimmerman-of-molesting-her-but-is-it-relevant.html

Joan D. Flocks
Director of the Social Policy Division for the Center for Governmental Responsibility

Joan Flocks’s article, “The Environmental and Social Injustice of Farmworker Pesticide Exposure,” was published in the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy in 2012.

Paul R. Gugliuzza
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law

At the annual Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) conference, Paul Gugliuzza organized a panel on the America Invents Act and patent reform, and presented his paper, “Patent Law Federalism.” Gugliuzza also presented his paper, “The Federal Circuit as a Federal Court,” at the 12th annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference at Stanford Law School and the 2012 Patent Conference at Boston College Law School.

The Georgetown Law Journal recently published Gugliuzza’s article, “Rethinking Federal Circuit Jurisdiction.” Another article by Gugliuzza, “The New Federal Circuit Mandamus,” was published in the Indiana Law Review.

Monique Haughton-Worrell
Senior Legal Skills Professor

“Trayvon killer ‘in peril’” (April 22, 2012, New York Post), http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/trayvon_killer_in_peril_uhrxc2vccCTV8jKKTn44LO

Joseph Jackson
Senior Legal Skills Professor

“Bonita Springs’ fear of shelter unfounded” (May 4, 2012, News-Press), http://www.news-press.com/article/20120505/OPINION/305050009/-1/NEWS0106/Bonita-Springs-fear-shelter-unfounded?odyssey=nav%7Chead

Michelle Jacobs
Professor of Law

“George Zimmerman Released on $150,000 Bond, ‘Sorry’ For Trayvon’s Loss” (April 20, 2012, The Daily Beast), http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/04/20/george-zimmerman-released-on-150-000-bail-sorry-for-trayvon-s-loss.html

“George Zimmerman seeks hearing to dismiss murder charges” (Aug. 10, 2012, USA Today), http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/story/2012-08-09/zimmerman-hearing-charges-dismissed-trayvon/56922994/1

Randall Jenkins
Adjunct Associate Professor for the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions

Randall Jenkins spoke on the topic of “Disclosure: Early Mediation” at the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists in West Palm Beach in June 2012. Jenkins was also invited to speak about “Pre-Suit Mediation” at the 2012 International Conference on Communication in Healthcare in St. Andrews, Scotland, in September 2012.

Johnny Kearns
Adjunct Lecturer

“Attorneys investigate mishandled evidence” (April 23, 2012, Gainesville Sun), http://www.gainesville.com/article/20120423/ARTICLES/120429836?p=all&tc=pgal

Shani M. King
Associate Professor of Law; Co-Director for Center on Children and Families

Shani King’s article, “Owning Laura Silsby’s Shame: How the Haitian Child Trafficking Scheme Embodies the Western Disregard for the Integrity of Poor Families” was published in the Harvard Human Rights Journal this year.

King also presented at a symposium on the work of Dorothy Roberts at University of California Irvine in May 2012.

Christine A. Klein
Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law; Director for the LL.M. Program in Environmental & Land Use Law

“Entrenched ideas targeted at conference to consider lessons of Irene” (April 28, 2012, Burlington Free Press), http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/interactive/article/20120428/GREEN01/304280001/Ideas-targeted-at-conference-to-consider-lessons-of-Irene?gcheck=1&nclick_check=1

Christine Klein presented in August 2012 “Water Bankruptcy” at the Colorado-Duke Law School fourth annual symposium on natural resources, energy, and climate in a climate changed world, as well as the third annual meeting of the Association for Law, Property, and Society at Georgetown Law Center in March 2012. Klein also presented “Compartmentalized Thinking and the Clean Water Act” on the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act at George Washington Law School in March 2012.

Lyrissa B. Lidsky
Professor of Law; Stephen C. O’Connell Chair

Lyrissa Lidsky’s paper, “How Not to Criminalize Cyberbullying,” was recently listed on SSRN’s top ten download list for IRPN: Open Commons.

Tom C. W. Lin
Assistant Professor of Law

Tom Lin recently published “Executive Trade Secrets” in the Notre Dame Law Review.

Joseph Little
Professor Emeritus

“Suspended FSCJ associate VP: Much wrong inside college leadership” (May 7, 2012, Florida Times-Union), http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2012-05-06/story/suspended-fscj-associate-vp-much-wrong-inside-college-leadership

“SCF president’s career in jeopardy over grant signatures” (June 20, 2012, Herald-Tribune), http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20120620/ARTICLE/120629964?p=all&tc=pgall&tc=ar

“FL: ‘Activist judges’ set to face the music in merit retention fight” (Aug. 16, 2012, Florida Watchdog.org), http://watchdog.org/50001/fl-activist-judges-set-to-face-the-music-in-merit-retention-fight/

Amy Mashburn
Professor of Law

“Barber’s attorneys seek new trial” (May 5, 2012, St. Augustine Record), http://staugustine.com/news/local-news/2012-05-05/barbers-attorneys-seek-new-trial-say-original-legal-team-had-1-million

Diane H. Mazur
Professor of Law

“Military Groups’ Argument About Obama Voting Lawsuit ‘Extremely Misleading,’ Prof Says”, (Aug. 6, 2012, BuzzFeed.com), http://www.buzzfeed.com/chrisgeidner/military-groups-argument-about-obama-voting-lawsu

Diane Mazur published an op-ed at Rick Hasen’s Election Law Blog, entitled “Should We Have VIP Lanes for Military Voters?” The op-ed responds to misrepresentations about Ohio military voting rules and revisits similar problems during the Florida presidential recount in 2000.

Mazur also published an article, entitled “The Constitutional Bond in Military Professionalism,” in the Texas Law Review. In the article, Mazur explains why a close bond to constitutional ideals is a benefit to the military and not a burden.

Martin J. McMahon Jr.
Stephen C. O’Connell Professor of Law

Martin McMahon Jr. published a number of books, supplements, and papers, including: “Federal Income Taxation of Partnerships and S Corporations”; 2011-2 Cumulative Supplement to Bittker, McMahon & Zelenak, “Federal Income Taxation of Individuals”; 2012 Supplement to McDaniel, McMahon & Simmons, “Federal Income Taxation of Business Organizations”; 2012 Supplement to McDaniel, McMahon & Simmons, “Federal Income Taxation of Corporations”; 2012 Supplement to McDaniel, McMahon, Simmons & Polsky, “Federal Income Taxation, Cases and Materials”; “Recent Developments in Federal Income Taxation: The Year 2011” for the Florida Tax Review; and “Now You See It, Now You Don’t: the Comings and Goings of Disregarded Entities” in The Tax Lawyer.

McMahon also presented at Denver University’s 62nd annual Tax Institute, the Oregon tax institute, and the University of North Carolina School of Law’s 24th annual tax institute on “Recent Income Tax Developments,” as well as presenting at the seminar on investment in the United States and international taxation from the Chilean Investors’ Perspective held in Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.

Jon Mills
Dean Emeritus; Director, Center for Governmental Responsibility

“Justices cool to redistricting challengers” (April 21, 2012, Associated Press), http://staugustine.com/bill-kaczor/2012-04-20/justices-cool-redistricting-challengers

Winston P. Nagan
Sam T. Dell Research Scholar Professor of Law

Winston Nagan’s article, “Individuality, Humanism, and Human Rights,” co-written with Aitza Haddad, is featured in the first issue of ERUDITO, the electronic journal of the World Academy of Art and Science.

Jason P. Nance
Assistant Professor of Law

At the annual Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) conference, Jason Nance presented his paper, entitled “A Legal, Empirical, and Normative Assessment of Strict Security Measures in Public Schools.”

Kenneth Nunn
Professor of Law

“George Zimmerman likely to face jury trial” (April 19, 2012, Los Angeles Times), http://www.standard.net/stories/2012/04/19/george-zimmerman-likely-face-jury-trial

“Businesses Charge Hundreds To Remove Mug Shots Online” (April 23, 2012, ABC News.com), http://abcnews.go.com/Business/businesses-make-profit-copying-mug-shots-online-critics/story?id=16157378

“In Baltimore, New York and beyond, ‘Trayvon-like’ is new descriptor” (April 24, 2012, Los Angeles Times), http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-trayvon-cases-20120424,0,4249617.story

“Trayvon Martin’s friends frustrated over potentially long wait for trial” (April 27, 2012, South Florida Sun-Sentinel), http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-04-27/news/fl-trayvon-martin-uncertainty-20120427_1_speedy-trial-associate-pastor-second-degree-murder

“Trayvon Martin case: George Zimmerman waives right to speedy trial” (May 8, 2012, Los Angeles Times), http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-zimmerman-waives-speedy-trial-20120508,0,4573513.story

Roger Perlstadt
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law

Roger Perstadt’s article, “Article III Judicial Power and the Federal Arbitration Act,” will be published in the American University Law Review this year.

Teresa J. Reid
Legal Skills Professor

Teresa Reid was selected to serve on the University of Florida Mission Statement Task Force, a group formed to consider rewriting UF’s mission statement.

Leonard L. Riskin
Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law

Leonard Riskin recently published “Awareness and The Legal Profession: An Introduction to the Mindful Lawyer Symposium” in the Journal of Legal Education.

Riskin also gave a presentation, entitled “The ‘Negotiation’ Within: Connecting and Managing Inner and Outer Conflict,” in March 2012. In the same semester, Riskin conducted a workshop on “Mindfulness and Conflict” for the Chicago Center for Conflict Resolution.

Elizabeth Rowe
UF Research Foundation Professor; Director, Program in Intellectual Property Law

“Naples firm takes giant New Jersey corporation to court over camisole” (June 25, 2012, Marco Island Sun Times)

Sharon Rush
Irving Cypen Professor of Law; Associate Director, Center on Children and the Law

“Ruling has ‘something for everybody,’ UF prof says” (June 28, 2012, Gainesville Sun), http://www.gainesville.com/article/20120628/ARTICLES/120629536?p=all&tc=pgall

Katheryn Russell-Brown
Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law; Director for the Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations

 “Interracial murder on the rise” (April 19, 2012, Scripps Howard News Service), http://www.abcactionnews.com/dpp/news/national/interracial-murder-on-the-rise

“FAMU is another case of circling the wagons” (June 1, 2012, Orlando Sentinel), http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2012-06-01/features/os-ed-darryl-owens-famu-support-060212-20120602_1_famu-president-blacks-university-trustees

Katheryn Russell-Brown gave two talks in February 2012 at the University of California, Hastings College of Law; “Incident at the Towers,” discussing the impact of racial hoaxes that take place on university campuses, and “Racial Hoaxes: Seeing Crime, Doing Justice.”

Michael Seigel
UF Research Foundation Professor of Law; Director, Criminal Justice Center and Clinics

“Why Zimmerman asked for new judge” (April 18, 2012, Breitbart.com), http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/04/18/Why-Zimmermans-Lawyer-Asked-for-New-Judge

“Gov. Rick Scott shoots down Tampa’s request to ban guns outside GOP convention” (May 3, 2012, Tampa Bay Times), http://www.tampabay.com/news/localgovernment/gov-rick-scott-shoots-down-tampas-request-to-ban-guns-outside-gop/1228001

“State will use newspaper’s analysis for ‘stand your ground’ review” (June 5, 2012, Tampa Bay Times), http://www.tampabay.com/news/state-will-use-newspapers-analysis-for-stand-your-ground-review/1233646

Steven Willis
Professor of Law

“How close is too close? The bishop of Orlando encourages Catholics to vote ‘yes’ on two amendments. Over the line?” (July 1, 2012, Ocala Star-Banner), http://www.ocala.com/article/20120701/ARTICLES/120639992/-1/news?p=all&tc=pgall

“Law prof backs courageous bishop: Legally, it’s ‘fine’ him to tell Catholics to ‘vote yes’ for life” (July 2, 2012, Life Site News.com), http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/law-prof-legally-its-fine-for-bishop-to-tell-catholics-to-vote-yes-for-life/

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

“Florida Supreme Court to review dismissed foreclosure lawsuit against Greenacres man” (May 8, 2012, Palm Beach Post), http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/real-estate/florida-supreme-court-to-review-dismissed-foreclos/nN3jT/#.T6rQywVtTDg.email

“Ranchers question SFWMD practices: Area residents waiting to hear from DEP head” (July 27, 2012, Okeechobee News), http://florida.newszap.com/home/115540-133/ranchers-question-sfwmd-practices

Michael Wolf presented to the 2012 Planning Law Review, a webinar sponsored by the American Planning Association and co-sponsored by the American Institute of Certified Planners. Wolf also presented “Haavarian Principles in the 21st Century” for the Bettman Symposium during the National Conference of the American Planning Association and the memorial to Charles Haar at Harvard Law School.

Jennifer Zedalis
Senior Legal Skills Professor

“Safety, location at issue if Zimmerman is released” (April 19, 2012, Associated Press), http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/04/19/safety-location-at-issue-if-zimmerman-is-released/

“Puppeteer case gives rise to question: Gruesome fantasies or actual intentions?” (July 26, 2012, Tampa Bay Times), http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/puppeteer-case-gives-rise-to-question-gruesome-fantasies-or-actual/1242251

Wentong Zheng
Assistant Professor of Law

Wentong Zheng spoke as a panelist on “Convergence or Divergence: Antitrust in India and China” at the 60th spring meeting of the American Bar Association section of antitrust law in Washington, D.C., in March 2012.