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

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]

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

Johnston publishes article on competency

E. Lea Johnston, Communication and Competence for Self-Representation, 84 Fordham L. Rev. 2121 (2016) [SSRN]

Dowd publishes article on employment discrimination

Nancy Dowd, Bridging the Work/Family Divide: Implications of a Broader Sex Discrimination Analysis for Men’s Work/Family Issues, 67 Fla. L. Rev. F. 122 (2016) [SSRN]

Riskin publishes article on mindfulness

Leonard L. Riskin & Rachel Anne Wohl, Mindfulness in the Heat of Conflict: Taking STOCK, 20 Harv. Negot. L. Rev. 121 (2015) [SSRN]

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UF Law In The News

Mark Fenster national expert on conspiracy theories

Atlas Obscura on August 26, 2016
CBC on August 24, 2016
The Huffington Post on August 26, 2016

Lyrissa Lidsky: “Court orders Yelp to take down defendant’s post, though Yelp wasn’t even a party to the lawsuit”

The Washington Post on August 19, 2016

Lee-ford Tritt: “Inclusion of Trust Clause Ensures Tax-Free Transfer of Guns”

Bloomberg Law on August 19, 2016

Jason Nance: “Measuring the impact: Schools struggle with incarceration from multiple angles”

Education Dive on August 17, 2016

D. Daniel Sokol: “Designing a Broader Regulatory Practice Curriculum”

RegBlog on August 15, 2016

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Upcoming Faculty Travel & Presentations

Nagan presenting at 13th GCGI International Conference and the 3rd Joint GCGI and SES Forum

On September 3rd, Winston Nagan is presenting “Homoeconomico-politicus, Scientific Consciousness, and the Defense of Fundamental Values in the Context of the Climate Change Crisis” at the 13th GCGI International Conference and the 3rd Joint GCGI and SES Forum in London, United Kingdom.

Nance presenting at American Political Science Association Annual Meeting

On September 3rd, Jason Nance is presenting “School Surveillance, Racial Implicit Bias, and the Fourth Amendment” at the 2016 American Political Science Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Hutchinson presenting at American Political Science Association Annual Meeting

On September 3rd, Darren Hutchinson is presenting “Criminal Justice Reform: the Absence of Courts” on the panel “Criminality and Racial Subordination: Perspectives from Law and Society,” at the 2016 American Political Science Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Baldwin presenting at 34th International Symposium on Economic Crime

On September 4th, Fletcher Baldwin is presenting “Proportionality of Criminal Responsibility” at the 34th International Symposium on Economic Crime at the University of Cambridge, in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Dean Rosenbury speaking at Annual Education Program of the Florida Conference of DCA Judges

On September 7th, Dean Laura Rosenbury is speaking at the 2016 Annual Education Program of the Florida Conference of DCA Judges in Naples, Florida.

Rawls attending Child Protection Summit

On September 7th through 9th, Meshon Rawls is attending the Child Protection Summit 2016 in Orlando, Florida.

Fenster presenting at MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory

On September 8th, Mark Fenster is presenting “Individual Rights, Administrative Rules, and the Problem of Enforcing Information Access” at the MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory 2016 in Manchester, United Kingdom.

Stein attending 6th Annual Energy Policy Research Conference

On September 8th and 9th, Amy Stein is attending the Energy Policy Institute’s 6th Annual Energy Policy Research Conference at Boise State University in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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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.




Books published by UF Law faculty in 2015