Faculty Scholarship & Activities

Published: March 24th, 2014

Category: News

Jerold Israel
Ed Rood Eminent Scholar Emeritus

Israel published a book on white collar crime by Hornbook. From the release: “This book is the first one-volume, in-depth analysis of substantive and procedural aspects of white collar crime.” More information available here.

Israel also published the eighth edition of Israel & LaFave, Criminal Procedure: Constitutional Limitations in a Nutshell – a West Academic publication.

Omri Marian
Assistant Professor of Law

Marian was interviewed and quoted in “A Many-Sided Coin: The Tax Implications of Bitcoin” by Stephanie Soong Johnson in Tax Notes International on March 1, 2014. Read the article here.

Marian also presented “The Function of Corporate Tax Residence in Territorial Systems” in a symposium on “Business Tax Reform: Emerging Issues in the Taxation of U.S. Entities,” hosted by Chapman Law Review at Chapman University School of Law in Orange, Calif., on March 14.

D. Daniel Sokol
Associate Professor of Law

Professor Daniel Sokol was named to the inaugural group of the University of Florida Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellows Program. The Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation in the Warrington College of Business runs the fellows program, which includes fellows from the colleges of Health and Human Performance; Engineering, IFAS; Medicine; Journalism and Communications; Design, Construction and Planning; Fine Arts; Public Health & Health Professions; Pharmacy; and Law.

Lee-ford Tritt
Professor of Law; Director, Center for Estate Planning; Director, Estates & Trusts Practice Certificate Program; Associate Director, Center on Children and Families

Tritt was invited, and has now been inducted, into the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (“ACTEC”). Its members are elected by demonstrating the “highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors.” Tritt is the only professor in the state of Florida in ACTEC. Read more about it here: http://www.actec.org/

Tritt was invited to be one of the keynote speakers (and give an additional presentation) at the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning — the preeminent trusts and estates conference (over 3,500 attended). In this field, being asked to be a podium speaker (or keynote) is one of the most prestigious recognitions out there. Read more here: http://www.law.miami.edu/heckerling/