Mark Fenster


Professor Fenster is completing a book manuscript entitled The Transparency Fix: A Critique of the Informational State. Summarizing and advancing work he has published over the past decade on the subject of open government and secrecy, the book argues that the seemingly oppositional ideals of an open government and an informationally secure government share a […]

Elizabeth Dale

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Professor Dale has published four books: Criminal Justice in the United States, 1789-1939 (Cambridge, 2011); The Chicago Trunk Murder: Law and Justice at the Turn of the Century (NIU, 2011); The Rule of Justice: The People of Chicago versus Zephyr Davis (Ohio State, 2001) and Debating- and Creating-Authority: The Failure of a Constitutional Ideal in Massachusetts Bay, 1629-1649 (Ashgate, 2001). She has also […]

Dennis A. Calfee

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Education LL.M, University of Florida J.D., Gonzaga University B.B.A., Gonzaga University (magna cum laude) Teaching & Scholarship Taxation of Gratuitous Transfers, Income Taxation, Income Taxation of Estates & Trusts Professional Activities University of Florida: Joined College of Law in 1975 as Interim Visiting Assistant Professor. Assistant Professor (1977-78), Associate Professor (1978-80), Professor (1980-present), Associate Dean […]

Pedro A. Malavet


Professor Malavet graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in 1987. He then clerked for the Honorable Raymond L. Acosta of the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico from 1987 to 1989. After his clerkship, he worked as a Junior Partner in the Bufete Malavet & Ayoroa, a small […]

Leonard L. Riskin

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Education LL.M., Yale Law School J.D., New York University School of Law B.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison Teaching and Scholarship Negotiation, Mediation and Other Dispute Resolution Processes; other courses related to dispute resolution and awareness. Professional Activities University of Florida: Joined College of Law faculty as Chesterfield Smith Professor (2007). Serves as Director of the […]

Lyrissa Barnett Lidsky

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Professor Lidsky joined the faculty of the  University of Florida’s Levin College of Law in 1994, after clerking for the Honorable Joseph T. Sneed on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She currently holds the Stephen C. O’Connell Chair in Law and is Associate Dean for International Programs. She teaches Mass Media […]

Steven J. Willis

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Professor Willis’s legal experience includes positions as a trial law clerk for Judge Davis (of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals), and as a tax/transactional lawyer with Phelps Dunbar in New Orleans. He is licensed to practice in both Florida and Louisiana and is a CPA in Louisiana. He has written numerous federal appellate briefs […]

D. Daniel Sokol


Professor D. Daniel Sokol focuses his teaching and scholarship on complex business issues from early stage start-ups to large multinational businesses and the issues that businesses face: corporate governance, compliance, pricing strategies, M&A, collusion, and disparate business regulation around the world.  A highly prolific scholar, Sokol has published his work in law reviews (e.g., Michigan […]

Elizabeth A. Rowe

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Professor Elizabeth Rowe is an internationally recognized expert on Trade Secret Law. She is a prolific scholar who has co-authored or contributed to several books on intellectual property and has authored numerous law review articles in leading journals. Much of her research addresses the intersection of trade secrets with employment law and/or technology, as well […]

Jason P. Nance

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Jason P. Nance is an Associate Professor of Law and the Associate Director for Education Law and Policy at the Center on Children and Families at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. He teaches Education Law, Remedies, Torts, and Introduction to the Legal Profession. He focuses his research and writing on racial inequalities […]