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

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)

Sokol publishes competition law article in Vikalpa

D. Daniel Sokol, Competition Law Compliance in India, 41 Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers 168 (2016)

Wolf authors amicus brief for American Planning Association

Brief of the American Planning Association & Wisconsin Chapter of the American Planning Association as Amici Curiae Supporting Respondents, Murr v. Wisconsin (June 16, 2016) (No. 15-214), 2016 WL 3398638

Sokol publishes chapter in Oxford University Press series

D. Daniel Sokol, Antitrust Compliance in Oxford Handbooks Online: Scholarly Research Reviews (Oxford University Press, 2016) [Link]

Dale publishes book on Nixon and police torture

Elizabeth Dale, Robert Nixon and Police Torture in Chicago, 1871-1971 (Northern Illinois University Press, 2016)

Nance publishes preliminary report for ABA task force on school-to-prison pipeline

Sarah E. Redfield & Jason P. Nance, The American Bar Association Joint Task Force on Reversing the School-to-Prison Pipeline Preliminary Report, American Bar Association Coalition on Racial and Ethnic Justice, Criminal Justice Section, and Council for Racial & Ethnic Diversity in the Educational Pipeline (2016), available at http://scholarship.ufl.edu/facultypub/750

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UF Law In The News

Jason Nance: “Why the family of Ahmed ‘the clock kid’ is suing Glenn Beck and a Texas mayor”

Christian Science Monitor on September 28, 2016

Stacey Steinberg: “How Do We Prevent Parents From Posting Embarrassing Pictures?”

Slate on September 26, 2016

Steven Willis: “Donald Trump, Pam Bondi and $25K: Was it pay to play?”

PolitiFact Florida on September 21, 2016

Stacey Steinberg: “Yes, it’s hard to think about kids with cancer. But please don’t look away. (Here’s how you can help.)”

Albuquerque Journal on September 20, 2016
The Washington Post on September 20, 2016

Stacey Steinberg: “The Darker Side of Posting Your Baby’s Pics on Social Media”

Redbook Magazine on September 19, 2016

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Upcoming Faculty Travel & Presentations

McMahon attending ABA Section of Taxation 2016 Joint Fall CLE Meeting

On September 29th through October 1st, Martin McMahon is attending the American Bar Association Section of Taxation 2016 Joint Fall CLE Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.

Adkins presenting at Melrose Public Library Adult Education Series

On September 29th, Mary Adkins is speaking at the Melrose Public Library Adult Education Series on “Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution” in Melrose, Florida.

Tritt teaching at American Bankers Association National Trust School and Graduate Trust School

On September 29th, Lee-ford Tritt is teaching “Fiduciary Administration II:  State Law and Practice” and “Fiduciary Administration III:  Making Complex Fiduciary Decisions” at the American Bankers Association’s National Trust School and Graduate Trust School in Atlanta, Georgia.

Tritt presenting at ABA Section of Taxation 2016 Joint Fall CLE Meeting

On September 30th, Lee-ford Tritt is presenting “Basis Consistency” at the American Bar Association Section of Taxation Fall Symposium in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dean Rosenbury attending ABA Gathering of Women Deans meeting

On September 30th, Dean Laura Rosenbury is attending the ABA Gathering of Women Deans meeting in Portland, Oregon.

Nagan serving as distinguished fellow at Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study

In October and November, Winston Nagan is serving as distinguished fellow at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study in Cape Town, South Africa.

Tritt presenting at ABA Section of Taxation and Estate Law Division Joint Fall CLE Meeting

On October 1st, Lee-ford Tritt is presenting “Nationwide Marriage Equality Revisited: Emerging Issues” at the American Bar Association Section of Taxation and Estate Law Division Joint Fall CLE Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.

Zheng presenting at American Society of International Economic Law Biennial Conference

On October 1st, Wentong Zheng is presenting “China, State Capitalism, and International Economic Law” at the American Society of International Economic Law Interest Group Biennial Conference at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.

Stearns Johnsen presenting at 14th Annual Advanced Mediation & Advocacy Skills Institute

On October 6th through 7th, Joan Stearns Johnsen is presenting at the 14th Annual Advanced Mediation & Advocacy Skills Institute, hosted by the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution, in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Faculty workshops & guest speakers

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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