Levin College of Law

UF Law faculty offer legal expertise in wake of Orlando tragedy


In the wake of the tragedy in Orlando, the University of Florida Levin College of Law understands that members of the local, national and international media may need legal experts to provide insight on varying issues affecting the ongoing investigation and possible future public policy implications.

We have assembled a list of UF Law faculty experts in the following fields, but please reach out to Krista Fields at 352-273-0665 or kfields@law.ufl.edu if you need additional expertise or information.

Blood donor discrimination: Lee-ford Tritt

Criminal law and police practices: Lea Johnston, Darren Hutchinson, Ken Nunn, Monique Haughton Worrell, Michelle Jacobs, John Stinneford, George Dekle

Domestic violence: Teresa Drake

Hate speech/incitement/social media use: Lyrissa Lidsky

Gun laws: Lee-ford Tritt

LGTBQ issues: Darren Hutchinson, Joseph Jackson, Lee-ford Tritt, Berta Hernández-Truyol, Danaya Wright

Mental health: Lea Johnston, Jennifer Zedalis, George Dekle

Premises liability: Lyrissa Lidsky, Jason Nance

Racial and religious discrimination: Darren Hutchinson, Katheryn Russell-Brown

Sentencing: Lea Johnston

Published: June 14th, 2016

Category: High profile legal issues in the news, News

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