Levin College of Law

Faculty & Research

Our faculty excel as scholars and teachers around the world

UF Law faculty are actively engaged in publishing  cutting-edge scholarship, traveling throughout the United States and the world to engage in a variety of professional activities. They present their work at conferences and share their insights with the media.

Scholarly Publications

Harrison publishes article on Antitrust Law and Economics in Italian Law Journal

Jeffrey L. Harrison, Some Inconvenient Truths about Antitrust Law and Economics, 2 It. L.J. 471 (2016), http://www.theitalianlawjournal.it/data/uploads/pdf/2-2016/ItaLJ-vol-02-No-02-(2016).pdf.

Tritt publishes article on the Retroactive Application of Obergefell in Wisconsin Law Review

Lee-ford Tritt, Moving Forward by Looking Back: The Retroactive Application of Obergefell, 5 Wis. L. Rev. 873 (2016).

Hamilton publishes article on E-Discovery

Ralph Artigliere, Gill Freeman & William Hamilton, League of Women Voters of Fla. v. Detzner: The Florida Supreme Court’s Hidden Pre-Litigation E-Discovery Preservation Mandate, 90 Fla. B.J. 8 (2016).

Tritt publishes chapter on Trust Arbitration

Lee-ford Tritt, Legislative Approaches to Trust Arbitration in the United States, in Arbitration of Trust Disputes:  Issues in National and International Law (S.I. Strong & Tony Molloy eds., 2016).[SSRN]

Recent publications by Environmental and Land Use Law scholars

Mary Jane Angelo University of Florida Research Foundation Professor; Alumni Research Scholar; Director, Environmental and Land Use Law Program Books: Food, Agriculture, And The Environment: History, Law, And Sustainability (Jason J. Czarnezki, William S. Eubanks II & Mary Jane Angelo eds., 2013). Mary Jane Angelo, The Law and Ecology of Pesticides and Pest Management (2013). […]

Fenster publishes article on legal intellectual history

Mark Fenster, Mr. Peabody’s Improbable Legal Intellectual History, 64 Buff. L. Rev. 101 (2016) [SSRN]          

Stein publishes article on reliability of the electric system

Amy L. Stein, Regulating Reliability, 54 Houston L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2016) [SSRN]

Ankersen and Olexa publish on agriculture in Cuba

Wesley J. Hevia, Michael T. Olexa, Tom Ankersen, & William A. Messina Jr., Seizing the “Organic” Moment: Cuba’s Agricultural Crossroads and Certified Organic Export Potential, 21 Drake J. Agric. L. (forthcoming 2016) [SSRN]

Rosenbury publishes chapter on postmodern feminist legal theory

Laura A. Rosenbury, Postmodern Feminist Legal Theory: A Contingent, Contextual Account, in Feminist Legal Theory in the United States and Asia: A Dialogue (Cynthia Grant Bowman, ed., forthcoming 2016) [SSRN]

Adkins publishes book on Florida government and politics

Mary E. Adkins, How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution (University Press of Florida, 2016)

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UF Law In The News

Lars Noah: “City devastated by OxyContin use sues Purdue Pharma, claims drugmaker put profits over citizens’ welfare”

Los Angeles Times, Jan. 20, 2017

Jason Nance: “Wake County urged to remove school police officers following violent ordeal with teen”

NC Policy Watch, Jan. 18, 2017

Kenneth Nunn: “Bias on the Bench”

Herald Tribune, Jan. 18, 2017

Stacey Steinberg: “Become a better digital parent: Multitasking Moms and Dads”

Cleveland.com, Jan. 15, 2017

Sharon Rush: “Race relations: hope and disappointment of Obama years”

Yahoo! News, January 14, 2017

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Upcoming Faculty Travel & Presentations

Dowd serving as Fulbright Distinguished Chair at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute

From January to June, Nancy Dowd is serving as Fulbright Distinguished Chair at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute at the University of Lund in Lund, Sweden.

McMahon presenting at the ABA Tax Section Mid-Winter Meeting

On January 21st, Martin McMahon is presenting “Current Developments in Federal Income Taxation” at the ABA Tax Section Mid-Winter Meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Cohn attending Business Law Section of the Florida Bar

On January 25th, Stuart Cohn is attending the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar in Orlando, Florida.

Stearns Johnsen presenting at Women Lawyers in Leadership 2017

On January 25th, Joan Stearns Johnsen is presenting at the Practising Law Institute’s “Women Lawyers in Leadership 2017” seminar in New York, New York.

Zedalis attending Florida Bar Winter Meeting

On January 26th and 27th, Jennifer Zedalis is attending the Florida Bar Winter Meeting in Kissimmee, Florida.

Vallandingham presenting legal briefings to U.S. Army task force at Westover Air Reserve Base

On January 27th through 29th, Christopher Vallandingham is presenting legal briefings on the Standing Rules for the Use of Force, Use of Non-Lethal Weapons, and the Posse Comitatus Act to members of a U.S. Army task force at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee, Massachusetts.

Hutchinson presenting at 22nd Mid-Atlantic People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference

On January 27th, Darren Hutchinson is presenting at the 22nd Mid-Atlantic People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference in Washington, D.C.

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Recently published papers

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Faculty blog

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Faculty workshops & guest speakers

The University of Florida Levin College of Law Faculty’s scholarly activities are exciting and diverse. The Faculty Workshop Series provides an opportunity for faculty and invited guests to read papers and engage in lively discussions on a variety of cutting-edge topics. This year’s speakers include several of our own faculty…... Learn More

Professional Affiliations

UF Law faculty are deeply connected to the legal profession. Faculty hold positions of responsibility in professional and educational associations, both nationally and internationally. Learn More

Faculty Resources

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UF Law faculty are ranked 2nd on SSRN for number of new papers in the last 12 months.

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UF LAW FACULTY HAVE PRESENTED AND ENGAGED IN SCHOLARLY DISCUSSION IN 19 COUNTRIES THIS YEAR. THEY'VE ALSO DONE SO IN 23 U.S. STATES.

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Books published by UF Law faculty in 2015