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Professor Randolph Braccialarghe
Was re-appointed to the Uniform Law Commission's Committee to Monitor Criminal Justice Reform.

Professor Heather Baxter
Presented “Knowing (and Interpreting) the Rules of the Game” at American University, Washington College of Law 2019 Coaches and Competitions Clinic.

Professor Megan Chaney
Organized and coordinated the NSU Trial Association 5th Annual Trial Advocacy Summer Institute during the week of August 5-9, 2019 at NSU Law.

Professor Kathy Cerminara
Organized and took part in the Therapeutic Jurisprudence Scholarly Workshop, at NSU Law September 13-14, 2019.

Professor Michael J. Dale
Introduced the NSU International Arbitration Panel on August 23, 2019 at NSU Law.

Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development And Professor of Law Olympia Duhart
Presented the following:
The Case for Cultural Competency: Navigating a Diverse Student Body, Faculty Training at Elon University School of Law, Greensboro, NC, Aug. 2019.

Faculty Training on Teaching Methods and Active Teaching, Eugene Dupuch Law School, Nassau, Bahamas, July 2019 (Organizer and Presenter for Full-Day Workshop).

The Voice of the Dean and the Dean’s Designee - The Difference Between Chatting, Talking, or Speaking, Associate Deans of Color Retreat, Fort Lauderdale, FL, June 2019 (with Dean Mario Barnes and Dean Michele Alexandre).

Creating a Culture that Supports Teaching and Scholarship, ABA Associate Deans Conference, Chicago, IL, June 2019 (with Stuart Ford, Wendy-Adele Humphrey, Alicia Jackson and Debra Moss Vollweiler).

The Associate Deans’ Guide to Finding Balance, ABA Associate Deans Conference, Chicago, IL, June 2019 (with Cindy Archer, Enrique Armijo and Alicia Jackson).

Sword and Shield: The Disruptive Impact of Technology on Human Rights, Gonzaga Law Human Rights Conference, Florence, Italy, June 2019 (with Steve Friedland).

Whipping Up Wellness: Promoting the Well-Being of LRW Faculty and Students for a Successful Program, ALWD Biennial Conference, Suffolk University School of Law, Boston, MA, May 2019.

The Risks and Reward of Academic Leadership, ALWD Leadership Academy, Suffolk University School of Law, Boston, MA, May 2019 (with Anthony Niedwiecki and Cindy Archer).

Professor Emerita Lynn A. Epstein
Presented, “Insights from the Authors” at Books & Books in Coral Gables on October 11, 2019, with Dean Elena Maria Marty-Nelson on their book, Empowering Negotiators: Successfully Bargaining Salary Offers, Prenuptial Agreements, and Other Stressful Life Events Using the TABLE Method (Carolina Acad. Press 2019) (ISBN # 978-1-61163-842-4).

Associate Dean for Library Services & Professor of Law Vicenç Feliú
Was a panelist and presented “Trademark, Trade Secret, Copyright, and Publicity Rights,” for the 2019 Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Bootcamp on September 7, 2019.

Professor Jessica Garcia-Brown
Participated in the Full-Time Program Civics Session during NSU Orientation “Why Civics Presentation?”
Moderator for the 2019 Professionalism Day Panel during NSU Law Orientation week.
Presented to NSU College Freshman at the First Year Experience Orientation in August 2019.

Dean Jon M. Garon
Published The Empires Strike Back: Reassertion of Territorial Regulation in Cyberspace, 3 J.L. & TECH. AT TEX. 1 (2019).
Hosted the 2019 Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Bootcamp on September 5-7, 2019.

Professor Pearl Goldman
Published Legal Education and Technology III: An Annotated Bibliography, 111 LAW LIBRARY JOURNAL 325 (2019).

Professor Richard Grosso
Interviewed by Law and Disorder radio podcast on Issues of the environment, citizen advocacy, and the public’s right to know that are converging in two South Florida court cases. Professor Grosso is the 2nd interview on the program beginning at 32:35. http://ow.ly/jEs350wtzQ3
Steven Kass, Director of Sharon & Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Clinic
Hosted and moderated the 2019 Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Bootcamp on September 6-7, 2019.

Research and Reference Services Librarian Tarica LaBossiere
Published, First Day Adventures, for the AALL Research, Instruction & Patron Services Special Interest Section, https://ripslawlibrarian.wordpress.com/2019/08/27/first-day-adventures/

Professor Kenneth Lewis, Jr.
Was appointed to the Board of Directors of Look Through My Eyes (LTME). LTME helps the blind and the visually impaired, and LTME organizes and hosts wonderful events.

Professor Donna Litman
Was a panelist and presented “Legal Planning for Start-Ups,” for the 2019 Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Bootcamp on September 6, 2019.

Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Public Impact & Professor of Law Elena Maria Marty-Nelson
Cambridge University Press awarded her a contract for her book entitled Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Property Opinions (Cambridge Univ. Press forthcoming 2020) (edited with Eloisa C. Rodriguez-Dod).

The University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change accepted for publication her piece entitled Why Not Me?: Intersectionality in Law School Leadership, U. Pa. J.L. & Soc. Change (forthcoming 2020).

Her chapter was accepted for publication as Via v. Putnam—Rewritten Opinion in Feminist Judgements: Rewritten Trusts & Estate Opinions (Deborah S. Gordon et al. eds., Cambridge Univ. Press forthcoming 2020).

Presented, “Insights from the Authors” at Books & Books in Coral Gables on October 11, 2019, with Professor Emerita Lynn A. Epstein on their book, Empowering Negotiators: Successfully Bargaining Salary Offers, Prenuptial Agreements, and Other Stressful Life Events Using the TABLE Method (Carolina Acad. Press 2019) (ISBN # 978-1-61163-842-4).

Professor Emeritus of Law and C. William Trout Senior Fellow in Public Interest Law Joel Mintz
Published Civil Servant Resistance at the EPA—A Response to Jennifer Nou, 94 CHI.-KENT L. REV. 615 (2019).

Published The President’s “Two for One” Executive Order and the Interpretation Mandate of the National Environmental Policy Act: A Legal Constraint on Presidential Power, 87 UMKC L. REV. 681 (2019).

Published an opinion column in The Hill that criticized a speech by Donald Trump in which he claimed that his administration that provided successful environmental leadership.

Drafted and submitted a 2019 Update to my treatise, State and Local Government Environmental Liability that is scheduled to be released in October, 2019.

Accepted an invitation to serve as a Paper Commentator at a January, 2020 Texas Law Review-sponsored symposium on “Remedies in Complex Litigation.”

Agreed to serve as an advisor to an NGO, Quiet Communities, which advocates for regulation of noise pollution.
Met with members of the “scoping committee” of the Environmental Protection Network (EPN)—an NGO composed of former EPA officials—to help them plan an EPN report to the next administration on revitalizing EPA following the Trump era.

Professor Kate Webber Nuñez
Was a panelist and presented “Legal Planning for Start-Ups,” for the 2019 Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Bootcamp on September 6, 2019.

Professor Florence Shu-Acquaye
Was a panelist and presented “Legal Planning for Start-Ups,” for the 2019 Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Bootcamp on September 6, 2019.

Associate Dean of Graduate and Online Programs & Adjunct Professor of Law Susan Stephan
Published book chapter: Susan H. Stephan, Behavioral Advertising and Disclosures, in The Law of Artificial Intelligence and Smart Machines: Understanding A.I. and the Legal Impact 93 (Theodore F. Claypoole ed., ABA Publ’g 2019).

Moderated the panel, “Business Funding and Finance: Angels, VCs, and Lenders,” for the 2019 Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Bootcamp on September 7, 2019.

Presented at the Online and Hybrid Learning Pedagogy conference at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, on the topic of “Accommodations in Online and Hybrid Learning,” on September 27, 2019.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Professor of Law Debra Moss Vollweiler
New Article, Law School as a Consumer Product: Beat 'em or Join 'em? Was a Top Ten Download on SSRN for Legal Scholarship Education. August 2019 and featured in TaxProf Blog, August 2019.

Article, Don’t Panic! The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Learning Outcomes: Eight Ways to Make Them More Than (Mostly) Harmless, featured in the Law School Assessment Blog and The TaxProf Blog August 2019.
Named top 10% author by SSRN for August 2019

Professor Heather Baxter
Presented at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2019 Annual Conference in the discussion group, “Restructuring Legal Education.”

Presented “Knowing (and Interpreting) the Rules of the Game” at American University, Washington College of Law 2019 Coaches and Competitions Clinic.

Robert Beharriell, Research and Reference Services Librarian, Panza Maurer Law Library
Presented at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2019 Annual Conference in the discussion group, “Providing Non-Traditional Library Services: A Bridge Too Far or Part of a Responsive Relationship.”

Professor Timothy A. Canova
Delivered a presentation, “Growing a Plant Based Economy,” at the Florida Fruit Festival on August 10, 2019 in Loxahatchee, Florida.

Professor Kathy Cerminara
Presented at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2019 Annual Conference in the Aspiring Law Teachers Workshop, “Designing Your Teaching Package” and the Health Law Workshop, “Health Law Year in Review: Health Care Delivery.”

Was a panelist for the Boca Raton Regional Hospital Professional Advisory Committee and The Greater Boca Raton Estate Planning Council seminar, “Schiavo Revisited: End of Life Decisions – Where are we now?” on August 27, 2019

 

Director of Caribbean Law Programs & Associate Professor of Law Jane E. Cross
Presented at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2019 Annual Conference in the Writing Connections Workshop, “Teaching and Writing as Resistance.”

Professor Michael J. Dale
Completed representation of a parent in a dependency case through the law school juvenile and family clinic in the Seminole Tribal Court, May 2019.

Held NITA deposition training program at Gunster Yoakley law firm, West Palm Beach, May 2019.

Trained American Bar Association domestic violence trial skills at the University of California at Irvine College of Law, May 2019.

On-site program director and teacher for Stetson College of Law, International Consortium for Global Legal Education including NSU College of Law in international law, Granada Spain, June-July 2019.

Trained National Institute for Trial Advocacy/American Bar Association immigration trial skills lawyers representing unaccompanied minors at the South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas, July-August 2019.

Biannual update to his two-volume LEXIS-NEXIS text, "Representing the Child Client," July 2019.

Professor Mark Dobson
Joined over 200 other professors who signed on to an amicus brief on behalf of the defendant in Kansas v. Kahler which the Supreme Court of the United States will hear in its October term. The issue is whether the Due Process clause requires a state to have an insanity defense. Kansas is one of four states which presently does not allow a criminally accused to plead insanity.
Appointed Vice Chair of the Senior Lawyers Committee of the Florida Bar.
Elected to a two-year term on the Florida Bar’s Criminal Law Section.

Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development And Professor of Law Olympia Duhart
Moderated at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2019 Annual Conference in the Newer Law Teachers Workshop, “Keep It Simple: Giving Feedback in Large Classes.”

Presented at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2019 Annual Conference in the Newer Law Teachers Workshops, “Teaching Fundamentals: Designing an Effective Core Law School Course” and “Teaching for Deep Learning: Helping Students Pass the Bar Exam Without "Teaching to the Test."

Associate Dean for Library Services & Professor of Law Vicenç Feliú
Was a mentor for a speaker at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2019 Annual Conference in the New Scholars Workshops, “Health, Science, and Intellectual Property.”

Dean Jon M. Garon
Published the novel: JON M. GARON, BURN RATE (Manegiare Publications 2019).

Published the book chapter: Jon M. Garon, How AI Affects Traditional Laws and Regulations, in THE LAW OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND SMART MACHINES (Ted Claypoole, ed., American Bar Association 2019).

Presented at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2019 Annual Conference in the following discussion groups:

  • “Teaching to Engage”
  • Privacy Workshops: “Privacy in a Social Media Era” and “The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (co-sponsored by IMODEV)”
  • Newer Law Teachers Workshop: “Deans Giving Advice to Newer Law Professors”
  • Moderator for two Sessions on Global Legal Education Association Consortium


Professor Areto Imoukhuede
Presented at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2019 Annual Conference in the Constitutional Law Workshop, “Equality, Equity and Adequacy in Education: Critiquing Federal and State Definitions.”

Associate Dean of International Programs & Associate Professor of Law Shahabudeen Khan
Will be a panelist on “The Emotions and Legalities of Stand Your Ground” keynote panel at the 3rd Annual Societal Violence Conference, “Society Gone Mad,” held on August 15, 2019 in Davie, FL.

Accepted for publication: Shahabudeen Khan, Employers Beware: What are Employers’ Obligations and Rights Given New Marijuana Legislations? BELMONT LAW REVIEW (Forthcoming Spring 2019).

Professor Ishaq Kundawala
Interviewed by ABC Local 10 Layron Livingston. His segment on contracts aired on 8-1-19.

Professor Camille Lamar
Presented at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2019 Annual Conference in the Writing Connections Workshop, “Works-In-Progress.”

Professor James Levy
Published, as Editor-in-Chief of Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, Vol. 27, # 1 in July, 2019.

Vetted and appointed a new Perspectives Board of Editors in May in Minneapolis, drafted and passed our first bylaws in 27 years including creating an open application process for future board membership, and was reelected as EIC for 2019-20.

Teaching the Digital Caveman: Rethinking the Use of Classroom Technology in Law School, 19 CHAPMAN L. REV. 241 (2016), was included in the Journal of the Legal Writing Institute's Monograph Series, Volume 8, which published "timely and important articles on the topic of legal writing and technology." The article has also been cited numerous times by several authors.

Presented at the biannual conference of the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) in Boston, MA in May, 2019 on the topic of "What Legal Educators Can Learn About Teaching Character in Law School From The United States Air Force Academy" based on my experience as a visiting professor of law at USAFA during the 2016-17 academic year.

Professor Emeritus of Law and C. William Trout Senior Fellow in Public Interest Law Joel Mintz
Presented at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2019 Annual Conference in the Newer Law Teachers Workshop, “Keep It Simple: Giving Feedback in Large Classes,” and the New Scholars Workshop, “Constitutional Law” and the Newer Law Professors Workshop, Scholarship Fundamentals: Becoming a Productive and Fulfilled Scholar.”

Beth Parker, Assistant Director, Operations and Collections Panza Maurer Law Library
Presented at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2019 Annual Conference in the Newer Law Teachers Workshop, “Keep It Simple: Giving Feedback in Large Classes.”

Professor Florence Shu-Acquaye
Published: Florence Shu-Acquaye, The Effect of Non-Compete Agreements on Entrepreneurship: Time to Reconsider?, 10 U. PUERTO RICO BUS. L.J. 92 (2019).

Associate Dean of Graduate and Online Programs & Adjunct Professor of Law Susan Stephan
Presented at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2019 Annual Conference in the Discussion Group: “Teaching to Engage.”

Associate Dean of Students & Professor of Law Michele N. Struffolino
Is the inaugural recipient of the National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals CORE Four Award presented at the NALSAP event in June 2019.

Presented at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2019 Annual Conference in the Newer Law Teachers Workshop, “Keep It Simple: Giving Feedback in Large Classes.”

Professor Marilyn Uzdavines
Presented at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2019 Annual Conference in the Health Law Workshop, “Health Law and Bioethics.”

Spoke at the “Experiences in the Interprofessional Healthcare System,” on August 9, 2019 held by the NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Professor of Law Debra Moss Vollweiler
Presented on the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Discussion Group: “Teaching to Engage,” and worked with prospective law teachers in evaluating their mock job talks and performing CV review and feedback.

Named top 10% author by SSRN for July 2019.

Presented “Law Incubators and Professional Identity Education” at the National Organization of Bar Counsel Conference in San Francisco, CA in August 2019.

Professor James Wilets
Presented at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) 2019 Annual Conference in the Newer Law Teachers Workshop, “Keep It Simple: Giving Feedback in Large Classes.”

Professor Tim Arcaro
Taught Family Law and International Tribunals: The Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction for the NSU Law Summer Abroad Program in The Hague, Netherlands.

Professor Tim A. Canova
Was a panelist at the July 23, 2019 Florida Advisory Committee of the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

Opinion piece "Count every vote and count them all by hand" was published in the Sun Sentinel LINK

Jennifer Gordon
Serves on the following boards and organizations:
Executive Council of the Public Interest Law Section of The Florida Bar.
2019-2020 Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale, Inc.
Florida Pro Bono Coordinators Association.

Professor Areto Imoukhuede
Taught The Human Right to Education for the NSU Law Summer Abroad Program in The Hague, Netherlands.

Professor Emeritus of Law and C. William Trout Senior Fellow in Public Interest Law Joel Mintz
Published The Coming Decline of Anti-Regulatory Conservatism in the July 22, 2019 issue of the Regulatory Review

Professor Tim A. Canova
Published an op-ed, We Still Don't Know the Full Story About the Ballots Destroyed in Broward County in the Miami Herald. LINK

Professor Phyllis Coleman
Published an op-ed, You Can Take Your Dog with You – but Don’t Until After He Dies in the Palm Beach Post. LINK

Dean Jon M. Garon
Spoke at the Ripped from the Headlines Free Press Forum on June 28. LINK

Professor Richard Grosso
Was interviewed on WJCT All Things Considered on the Florida Lee County Commissioners' comprehensive land use plan changes. LINK

Professor Emeritus of Law and C. William Trout Senior Fellow in Public Interest Law Joel Mintz
Published Mastering Environmental Law (Carolina Academic Press, 2019) with Tracey Hester. LINK

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Professor of Law Debra Moss Vollweiler
Was selected by Legal Writing Institute Monograph series to publish A Case, on the Screen, Do They Remember What They've Seen? Critical Electronic Reading in the Law Classroom (Debra Moss Vollweiler (Curtis) and Judith R. Karp) in the upcoming series Volume 8.

Moderated the panel "Building a Culture of Communication and Cooperation Among the Associate Deans at the Law School" and participated in the "Creating A culture that Supports Teaching and Scholarship" panel at the ABA Associate Dean's Conference in Chicago, IL in June 2019.

Director of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) Law Clinic, Director of Law Launchpad Program & Professor of Law Tim Arcaro
Provided expert testimony on behalf of a parent who filed a petition for the return of his abducted child from Canada under The Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. The Canadian court accepted Professor Arcaro’s testimony, adopted his interpretation of applicable law and ordered the child to be returned to Florida last month. The child is now back in the United States and subject to child custody proceedings in Broward County. Professor Arcaro also received a very nice thank you note from the Alberta Legal Aid Society.

Professor Heather Baxter
Published, Right Result, Wrong Reason: Why the Intent Requirement in Florida v. Jardines Trespasses on the Clarity of the Fourth Amendment, 51 TEX. TECH. L. REV. 217 (2019).

Professor Randolph Braccialarghe
Was appointed Chair of the Professional Ethics Committee of The Florida Bar in April 2019, by John M. Stewart, President-Elect of The Florida Bar.

Director of Caribbean Law Programs & Associate Professor of Law Jane E. Cross
Co-organized and participated in a panel with Professors Latisha Nixon-Jones (SULC), Teri McMurtry-Chubb (Mercer), Brenda Gibson (NCCU), Shakira Pleasant (Miami), Saleema Snow (UDC), and Tiffany Jeffers (Penn State Dickinson).

Their panel presentation took place at the Fourth National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference at American University Washington College of Law (March 21-24, 2019). The panel focused on the creation of a Legal Writing Pipeline called WAR – Writing as a Resistance. The purpose of the pipeline is to foster a conducive writing environment for women of color interested in teaching legal writing and skills courses. The panel also celebrated and honored the launch of the social media movement @blackandbluebook on Twitter. The social media movement will highlight and provide resources for legal scholars of color.

Professor Michael J. Dale
Was interviewed for National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) Whitepaper, “A Guide to Transitioning from Law Student to Lawyer” in April 2019.

Attended the NITA Program Director’s Annual Meeting in Boulder, CO in April 2019.

Will teach a two-day Gunster NITA deposition program in West Palm Beach, FL and a three-day ABA domestic violence trial skills program at UC Irvine, CA in May 2019.

Marie Andrews (JD 2019), a research assistant working with Professor Michael J. Dale, was the lead author for Cross-border Depositions in Canada: Process and Procedure, which was published in the NITA newsletter, The Advocate.


Dean Jon M. Garon
Published The Empires Strike Back: Reassertion of Territorial Regulation in Cyberspace, 3 J.L. & TECH. AT TEXAS (AUSTIN) 1 (2019) and Cyber-World War III: Origins, 7 J.L. & Cyber Warfare 1 (2018).
 
Presented “Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society” for Broward County Bar Association Law Day on May 3, 2019.
 
Presented “Law, Culture, and Context for Creative Works in Emerging Media” at the Art Museum Fort Lauderdale on April 11, 2019.

 

Professor Robert M. Jarvis
Was quoted in the Sun Sentinel (4/22/19) concerning allegations between a Palm Beach judge and an attorney.

Was interviewed by Carey Codd on CBS4 News in April 2019. LINK

Professor Ishaq Kundawala
Was interviewed by Layron Livingston of ABC Local 10 News on the topic of bankruptcy law in April 2019. Interview Link

Professor Emeritus of Law and C. William Trout Senior Fellow in Public Interest Law Joel Mintz
Accepted an unsolicited offer to join the board of directors of the Center for Progressive Reform, a national organization of legal scholars who voluntarily advocate for progressive policies regarding the environment, worker safety, and other areas of regulation.

Attended a conference on EPA and the Future of Environmental Protection at American University in Washington, D.C. in April 2019 where he was a questioner on two panels: “Opportunities for Working with Business,” and “Designing EPA for the Future.”

Professor Emeritus of Law Marc Rohr
Published, What Are the Constitutional Limitations on Prayers at Local Government Meetings? in the May/June 2019 issue of the Florida Bar Journal.

Associate Dean of Students & Professor of Law Michele N. Struffolino
Will present with Associate Dean Debra Moss Vollweiler, “Modeling Cooperation and Communication: A Joint Approach Between Academic Affairs and Student Services to Addressing Student Needs” at the Third Annual National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals (NALSAP) Conference in Washington, D.C. in June 2019.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Professor of Law Debra Moss Vollweiler
Published, Don’t Panic! The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Learning Outcomes: Eight Ways to Make Them More Than (Mostly) Harmless, 44 DAYTON L. REV. 17 (2018).
Will present, “Building a Culture of Communication and Cooperation Among the Associate Deans at the Law School” at the 2019 ABA Associate Deans Conference in Chicago, IL in June.

Will present with Associate Dean Michele Struffolino, “Modeling Cooperation and Communication: A Joint Approach Between Academic Affairs and Student Services to Addressing Student Needs” at the Third Annual National Association of Law Student Affairs Professionals (NALSAP) Conference in Washington, D.C. in June 2019.

Director of the Legal Research & Writing Program & Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development & Professor of Law Dean Olympia Duhart
Presented “Growing Grit in the LRW Classroom,” at the Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on March 16, 2019, with Professor Hugh Mundy of The John Marshall Law School.

Presented at the Fourth National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference on March 23, 2019, at American University College of Law in Washington, D.C. Duhart also served on the National Advisory Committee for the conference; she was recognized with a service award for her work.

Presented “Emotional Appraisals in the Wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Maria,” at the Cognitive Emotion and the Law Symposium held at Wake Forest University School of Law in North Carolina.
Is a finalist for Professor of the Year at the NSU Student Life Achievement (STUEY) awards to be held on April 16, 2019.

Associate Dean for Library Services & Professor of Law Vicenç Feliú
Presented “Critical Reading for Law Students – What Library, LRW and ASP Can Collectively Do to Help Hone this Indispensable Skill,” with Sara Berman at the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries Conference in Hot Springs, VA on March 23, 2019.

Professor Jessica Garcia-Brown
Presented “Social, Academic, and Dining Etiquette,” at the NSU Farquhar Honors College Workshop on March 25, 2019.


Professor Richard Grosso
Was quoted in the March 12, 2019 issue of the Palm Beach Post, “Maggy Hurchalla’s $4.4 Million Appeal: Influential E-mails vs. Protected Speech.”

Professor Areto Imoukhuede
Was awarded the NPOC19 Scholarship by the Fourth National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference at American University College of Law in Washington, D.C.

Presented “Fake Equality: Affirmative Action and the Rebirth of Separate but Equal,” and “Feudalism and the Future,” at American University in Washington, DC on March 22, 2019.

Professor Robert M. Jarvis
Published

  • GAMBLING UNDER THE SWASTIKA: CASINOS, HORSE RACING, LOTTERIES, AND OTHER FORMS OF BETTING IN NAZI GERMANY (Carolina Academic Press, 2019).
  • A “Paucity of Details”: S.J. Crane and the Baseball Rule, 54 TORT TRIAL & INS. PRAC. L.J. ¬69 (2019).
  • Solving a Baseball Law Mystery: Unusual Databases for Lawyers, 21 ABA TORTSOURCE 14 (Winter 2019).
  • Are Punitive Damages Available When a Seaman Sues for Unseaworthiness?, 46 PREVIEW OF UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT CASES 26 (Mar. 18, 2019) [The Dutra Group v. Batterton, No. 18-266].

Was quoted in

  • Gambling Compliance (10/23/2018) in a story about the future of internet gambling.
  • WalletHub (10/24/2018) in a story about America’s best baseball cities.
  • PolitiFact (10/31/2018) in a story about government corruption in Florida.
  • Gambling Compliance (11/8/2018) in a story about the future of gambling in Florida.
  • Palm Beach Post (11/10/2018) in a story about Florida’s election recount.
  • PolitiFact (11/12/2018) in a story about Brenda Snipes’ record as Broward County’s Supervisor of Elections.
  • Gambling Compliance (11/14/2018) in a story about Florida’s vote to ban greyhound racing.
  • South Florida Sun-Sentinel (12/29/2018) in a story about the troubled tenure of Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel.
  • Palm Beach Post (1/6/2019) in a story about an administrative law judge’s refusal to revoke a professional guardian’s license.
  • South Florida Sun-Sentinel (1/13/2019) in a story about the legality of Hallandale Beach’s ban on surfing.
  • Gambling Compliance (1/30/2019) in a story about the U.S. Department of Justice’s new Wire Act opinion.
  • Miami Herald (2/10/2019) in a story about new BSO chief Gregory Tony.
  • Variety (2/12/2019) in a story about Jose Baez, the new attorney for disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein.
  • South Florida Sun-Sentinel (2/25/2019) in a story about Broward Clerk of Courts Brenda Forman seeking a seat on the Florida Bar’s Board of Governors.
  • Gambling Compliance (3/1/2019) in another story about the future of gambling in Florida.
Professor James Levy
Teaching the Digital Caveman: Rethinking the Use of Classroom Technology in Law School, 19 CHAPMAN L. REV. 241 (2016), was selected for inclusion in volume 8 of the Legal Writing Institute’s Monograph Series, which will be devoted to the intersection of legal communication and technology. The LWI Monograph Series publishes “foundational articles on subjects that are important to the teaching and study of professional legal communication.”

Professor Donna Litman
Presented “Trends and Hot Topics in Trusts,” at the Trust Boot Camp: Beyond the Basics sponsored by the Estate and Probate CLE Committee of the Palm Beach County Bar Association on March 26, 2019.

Professor Emeritus of Law and C. William Trout Senior Fellow in Public Interest Law Joel Mintz
Has had abstracts of his articles downloaded 18,084 times and full articles downloaded 2,326 times by SSRN subscribers. His articles on Research Gate have been read 848 times.

Associate Dean of Graduate and Online Programs Susan H. Stephan
Received the Florida Distance Learning Association’s 2019 Visionary Award for Distinguished Leadership, which was presented at the FDLA/FAMTE 2019 Conference in Altamonte Springs, Florida in February 2019.

Presented “Accessibility Laws, Regulations, and Guidelines in Online and Blended Learning,” at the 2019 Transforming the Teaching and Learning Environment Virtual Conference sponsored by the University of Idaho.
Professor Mark Dobson
Hosted the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) program Building Trial Skills: Florida 2019 at NSU Law from March 4 through March 9, 2019.

Professor Emeritus of Law and C. William Trout Senior Fellow in Public Interest Law Joel Mintz
Published, The President’s ‘Two for One’ Executive Order and the Interpretation Mandate of the National Environmental Protection Act: A Legal Constraint on Presidential Power, 87 UMKC L. REV. 681 (2019).

Published an opinion piece on February 16, 2019, in The Hill analyzing an EPA report on the results of its enforcement program in 2018.

Assisted attorneys on the House Energy and Commerce Committee prepare for a hearing on February 26, 2019, titled “EPA Enforcement: Taking the Environmental Cop Off the Beat.”

Presented on the current state of EPA enforcement to the Coalition for Sensible Safeguards, a group of NGOs and labor unions who lobby Congress, on a range of regulatory issues, from a progressive perspective.

Participated in conversations with member scholars with the Center for Progressive Reform (CPR) to develop a CPR strategy to address issues of climate change.

Professor of Practice Nicole Noël
Served as faculty for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) program Building Trial Skills: Florida 2019, training practicing trial attorneys in witness examinations, introduction of evidence, and closing argument.

Professor Michael Richmond
Presented at the March 14 Faculty Symposium on “The Role of the Media: The First Amendment and Beyond” with Professor Charles Zeldon of the NSU College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Professor Florence Shu-Acquaye
Published, Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment, Case Law and the Department of Justice: Who Prevails in the Marijuana Legislation Debate?, 54 GONZAGA L. REV. 127 (2018/19).
Director of the Legal Research & Writing Program & Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development & Professor of Law Dean Olympia Duhart
Participated at the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA in January 2019.

Served as a panelist on “Building a Better Mentor: Creating High-Impact Mentoring Programs for Law Students of Color.”

Organized the 2019 Cover Workshop for the Society of American Law Teachers and the American Constitution Society titled “The Possibilities and Potential of SCOTUS Reform.” The workshop was held at AALS in New Orleans in January 2019.

Professor Michael Flynn
Served as a panelist at the NSU Law Connect Plus program titled “Caps on Medical Malpractice Negligence Claims . . . Where Do We Go from Here?” along with NSU Law alumni Brent Reitman (J.D. 2010) and Sean Thompson (J.D. 2004) in February 2019.

Dean Jon M. Garon
Published a book chapter, Reordering the Chaos of the Virtual Arena: Harmonizing Law and Framing Collective Bargaining for Avatar Actors and Digital Athletes, in The Law of Virtual and Augmented Reality (Edward Elgar Publishing 2018).

Had accepted for publication, The Empires Strike Back: Reassertion of Territorial Regulation in Cyberspace in the Journal of Law and Technology at Texas.

Presented, “Avoiding the Singularity Through Distance Education,” at the Florida Distance Learning Association in January 2019.

Served as a panelist on the Legal Issues in Technology/Delivery of Distance Education Panel at the Florida Distance Learning Association in January 2019.

Presented, “The Empires Strike Back — Cyberspace Year in Review,” at the ABA Business Law Section Cyberspace Law Institute in January 2019.

Professor Kenneth L. Lewis, Jr.
Presented the keynote speech at the United States Citizens and Immigration Services for newly naturalized citizens on January 27, 2019.

Professor James D. Wilets
Had accepted for publication, Justice Scalia Got it Right, but for the Wrong Reasons: Scalia’s Recognition of the Supreme Court’s “Southern Exception” in U.S. Constitutional Jurisprudence in the University of Miami Law Review.
Professor Michael Dale
Taught at the National Institute For Trial Advocacy (NITA) in a two-day trial skills program over the January 12-13, 2019 weekend in Orlando for Florida legal services attorneys.

Professor Pearl Goldman
Published the commentary, Ireland’s Vote to Remove Blasphemy from its Constitution and the Case of Asia Bibi in the December 2018 issue of JURIST Legal News & Research.

Associate Professor Jessica Garcia-Brown
Completed the experiential education workshops offered by the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) to earn Experiential Education Academy Certification. The certification program provides foundational knowledge in the theory and practice of experiential education.

Professor Robert M. Jarvis
Published Flying Baseballs, Injured Fans, Uncertain Liability: Why Legislative Action is Needed in the Sunshine State in the January/February 2019 issue of The Florida Bar Journal.

Assistant Dean of Academic Success and Professionalism and Professor of Practice Chance Meyer
Presented at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA in January 2019.
“Professionalism Education and the Road to Bar Passage” (co-presented with Debra Moss Vollweiler).

Professor Emeritus of Law and C. William Trout Senior Fellow in Public Interest Law Joel Mintz
Participated as a questioner in two panel discussions on “Disaster Response, Recovery and Relief in Minority Communities” at the AALS Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

Participated in roundtable scholars’ discussions on “Implications of the 2018 Midterm Elections for Environmental Protection” and “Center for Progressive Reform (CPR) Strategic Plans” at the Semi-Annual CPR Scholars’ Meeting at Loyola University of New Orleans.

Professor James B. Levy
As Editor-in-Chief of Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, participated in a live webinar sponsored by the American Association of Law Libraries on December 12 to discuss publishing and scholarship opportunities for law librarians. The webinar was attended by more than 100 law librarians from around the country.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law Debra Moss Vollweiler
Presented at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA in January 2019.
”Professionalism Education and the Road to Bar Passage” (co-presented with Chance Meyer).
"Bridging the Divisions with Professional Identity Learning Outcomes that Encourage Cultural Competency in the Profession.”

Was appointed to the Executive Committee of the AALS Section on Teaching Methods. Her term began in January 2019.

Was appointed to the Executive Committee of the AALS Section on Empirical Study of Legal Education and the Legal Profession. Her term began in January 2019.

Director of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) Law Clinic and Professor of Law Tim Arcaro 
Presented with Olga M. Torres, AIDD Clinical Fellow, at The Broward County School Board on December 13, 2018, on the differences between guardianship, guardian advocacy, power of attorney, and supported decision-making.

Professor Heather Baxter
Appointed to the 2019 Association of Legal Writing Directors Blackwell Award Reception Committee and the Chair of the Legal Writing Institute’s Teaching Resources Committee for 2018-2020.

Coached NSU Law’s NYC Bar National Moot Court Team who recently won their regional competition.

Professor Ronald Benton Brown
Published, with Professor Emeritus of Law Joseph Grohman, by the Center for Computer Assisted Instruction (CALI) two new lessons:

  1. Letters of Intent in Real Estate Transactions; aimed at advanced students taking a class in Real Estate Transactions or any business-related course or workshop.
  2. Finders of Personal Property; aimed at 1-Ls taking a Property course.

Professor Kathy Cerminara
Facilitated, with Senior Associate Director Panza Maurer Law Library Becka Rich, a bioethics discussion regarding genetics, gene editing, Nazi medical research, and research misconduct in the United States. The discussion was part of a graduate course on research ethics taught by Dr. Bob Speth, NSU College of Pharmacy, on Tuesday, November 27, 2018.

Professor Michael Dale
Will be teaching at the Philadelphia Bar Foundation’s Gimbel Fund Trial Advocacy Training Program for public interest attorneys from December 10 through December 12, 2018.

Director of the Legal Research & Writing Program & Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development & Professor of Law Dean Olympia Duhart

Presented at the AccessLex conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on November 12, 2018. Her panel, entitled “First Generation Law Students: Challenges and Interventions,” examined obstacles and interventions that can be used to help first generation law students succeed in law school and practice.

Dean Jon Garon
Served as moderator for the panel, “Epidemic of Online and Social Media Death Threats by Children,” at the “Kids that Kill,” Broward County Crime Commission’s 4th Annual Juvenile Crime Conference on November 8, 2018.

Professor Emeritus of Law Joseph Grohman
Published, with Professor Ronald Benton Brown, by the Center for Computer Assisted Instruction (CALI) two new lessons:

  1. Letters of Intent in Real Estate Transactions; aimed at advanced students taking a class in Real Estate Transactions or any business-related course or workshop.
  2. Finders of Personal Property; aimed at 1-Ls taking a Property course.

Professor Emeritus of Law and C. William Trout Senior Fellow in Public Interest Law Joel Mintz
Published the 2018-2019 annual supplement to his treatise, State and Local Government Environmental Liability (West Publishing, 1994),

Published an opinion article in the Sun Sentinel on the results of the 2018 midterm elections,

Spoke with a journalist at an Indiana radio station on recent trends in EPA enforcement against steel companies in the Midwest and elsewhere,

Spoke with a newspaper reporter in North Carolina regarding a Consent Agreement entered into by a large chemical company with several state agencies and an environmental NGO,

Participated as a questioner in a panel on “Responding to Climate Challenges” at “EU and the Americas,” an international conference in downtown Miami, which was organized and sponsored by the European Union Delegation to the United States,

Was recognized for being in the all-time top 10% of downloaded authors on SSRN.

Senior Associate Director Panza Maurer Law Library Becka Rich
Facilitated, with Professor Kathy Cerminara, a bioethics discussion regarding genetics, gene editing, Nazi medical research, and research misconduct in the United States. The discussion was part of a graduate course on research ethics taught by Dr. Bob Speth, NSU College of Pharmacy, on Tuesday, November 27, 2018.

Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) Law Clinic Clinical Fellow Olga M. Torres
Presented with Director of AIDD Law Clinic and Professor of Law Tim Arcaro, at The Broward County School Board on December 13, 2018, on the differences between guardianship, guardian advocacy, power of attorney, and supported decision-making.

Professor Randolph Braccialarghe
Attended, as Vice Chair, a meeting of the Florida Bar’s Professional Ethics Committee in Tampa, FL on October 19, 2018.

Was invited to participate in the Stakeholders Workshop on Law Student Professionalism sponsored by the Florida Bar Professionalism Committee at the Fall Meeting of the Florida Bar in Tampa, Florida on Friday, October 19, 2018.

Professor Kathy Cerminara
Presented “Removing Obstacles to a Peaceful Death by Revising Health Professional Training and Payment Systems” at Creighton University School of Law on October 24, 2018.

Professor Michael Dale
Taught in the “Next Level Trial Skills Program” for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) at the federal courthouse in Washington D.C. from November 7 through November 11, 2018.

Will be teaching at the Philadelphia Bar Foundation’s bi-annual trial skills program from December 10 through December 12, 2018, at the Pepper Hamilton law firm.

Serves as the faculty advisor of two clinic students for a pro bono dependency case through the NSU Children and Families Law Clinic. Professor Dale also presented to the AIDD Law Clinic in October 2018.

Professor Mark Dobson
Spoke at the Plantation Historical Society on Thursday, October 25, 2018. The topic was “The History of the United States Supreme Court.”

Director of the Legal Research & Writing & Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development & Professor of Law Dean Olympia Duhart
Presented twice at the October 2018 SALT Teaching Conference at Penn State College of Law. Her first talk, “Building a Better Pipeline: Starting Before Law School to Create a More Inclusive Profession” included panelists Andrea Curcio, Georgia State University College of Law; Ryan Dooley, CUNY School of Law; and Kellye Testy, LSAC President and CEO. Dean Duhart also presented “Promoting Success for First Generation Professionals and Other Similar Groups” in a session with Steve Friedland, Elon University School of Law and Brooks Holland, Gonzaga University School of Law. Duhart is the former Co-President of the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT). She continues to serve on the Board of Governors.

Dean Jon Garon
Presented “Managing Change from the Middle by Leaning into an Unknown Future” at the Leadership in Higher Education Conference on October 26, 2018, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His talk focused on how university leaders can respond to the disruptive changes impacting higher education.

Professor Richard Grosso
Was interviewed on October 31, 2018, by NBC 6 Steve Litz regarding Florida’s Amendment 9 on Offshore Drilling.

Was quoted in Bloomberg News on October 29, 2018, in an article entitled “Florida’s Algae Blame Sticks to ‘Red-Tide Rick’ in Senate Race.”

Professor Areto Imoukhuede
Presented his research “New Scrutiny for the Right to Public Education” and participated as a panelist in the University of Arkansas Law Review Symposium, Hiding in Plain Sight: What Education Reform Needs on November 2, 2018 in Fayetteville, AR.

Presented his research “College Admissions and Supremacist Attitudes” and participated as a panelist at the Ninth Annual Loyola Constitutional Law Colloquium on November 3, 2018 in Chicago, IL.

Assistant Dean of Academic Success and Professionalism and Professor of Practice Chance Meyer
Was invited to participate in The Stakeholders Workshop on Law Student Professionalism – sponsored by the Florida Bar Professionalism Committee in Tampa, FL on October 19, 2018.

Professor Emeritus of Law and C. William Trout Senior Fellow in Public Interest Law Joel Mintz
Reviewed a book proposal regarding the nature and history of opposition to health, safety, and environmental regulation for Yale University Press;

Reviewed a law review article regarding Florida’s approach to environmental regulation of gun ranges written by a candidate for faculty tenure at Barry University Law School;

Posted a blog article on the website of the Center for Progressive Reform entitled “Justice Delayed: Mercedes-Benz’s Diesel Pollution Remains Unprosecuted;”

Attended and participated in a three-day meeting, in Aberdeen, Maryland, of the Standing Committee on Chemical Demilitarization of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law Debra Moss Vollweiler
Was invited to participate in the Stakeholders Workshop on Law Student Professionalism sponsored by the Florida Bar Professionalism Committee at the Fall Meeting of the Florida Bar in Tampa, Florida on Friday, October 19, 2018.

The Honorable Frank Orlando (ret.)
Was granted membership in the University of Florida President’s Council, by President W. Kent Fuchs, in recognition of his commitment to raising the University’s level of teaching and research.

Associate Dean of Students & Professor of Law Michele Struffolino
Was invited to participate in the Stakeholders Workshop on Law Student Professionalism sponsored by the Florida Bar Professionalism Committee at the Fall Meeting of the Florida Bar in Tampa, Florida on Friday, October 19, 2018.

Director Dispute Resolution Clinic and Professor of Law Fran Tetunic
Presented “Eldercaring Coordination in the United States” at the American Bar Association National Aging and Law Conference plenary session on participatory justice in Alexandria, VA. on October 25, 2018.

Spoke to the Broward County Lawyers Association on October 30, 2018, as part of a panel discussion on Eldercaring coordination in Florida.

Professor of Law James Wilets
Was interviewed on October 30, 2018, by NBC 6 Ari Odzer regarding President Trump’s statement that he would use an Executive Order to end the 14th Amendment’s provision of citizenship by birth in the United States.

Associate Dean for Library Services & Professor of Law Vicenç Feliú
Published So Happy Together: Should the California Decision Be a Basis to Recognize a Right of Public Performance In Pre-1972 Sound Recordings?, 58 IDEA: J. FRANKLIN PIERCE CTR. FOR INTELL. PROP. 267 (2018).

Professor Michael Flynn
Was interviewed by ABC Local 10 News, Layron Livingston in July regarding a rental car accident dispute and again in August 2018 concerning FDOT liability for pot hole damage to vehicles.

Professor Robert M. Jarvis
Published Control the Casinos and Stop the Dogs: Florida’s 2018 Proposed Constitutional Amendments, 22 GAMING L. REV. 393 (2018).

Published Boats and Divorce, 49 J. MAR. & COM. 319 (2018) (co-authored with Professor Phyllis Coleman).

Was quoted in Gambling Compliance on September 6, 2018 concerning Amendment 3.

Was quoted in the Palm Beach Post on September 23 and September 30, 2018, concerning an ethics investigation into former Palm Beach County judge Martin Colin and an article about Governor Rick Scott’s stock portfolio, respectively.

Professor Ishaq Kundawala
Was interviewed by ABC Local 10 News, Layron Livingston in July regarding a consignment shop in North Miami that suddenly closed.

Professor Kenneth L. Lewis, Jr.
Published Peace in Israel and Palestine: Moving from Conversation to Implementation of a Two-State Solution, 24 SW. J. INT’L L. 251 (2018).

Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Public Impact & Professor of Law Elena Marty-Nelson
Published the following:
EMPOWERING NEGOTIATORS—SUCCESSFULLY BARGAINING SALARY OFFERS, PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS, AND OTHER STRESSFUL LIFE EVENTS USING THE TABLE METHOD (Carolina Academic Press, forthcoming Jan. 2019) (co-authored with Lynn A. Epstein)

Via v. Putnam—Rewritten Opinion, in FEMINIST JUDGMENTS: REWRITTEN TRUSTS & ESTATE OPINIONS (Deborah S. Gordon, Browne C. Lewis & Carla Spivak eds., Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2019).
Edited FEDERAL INCOME TAX REFERENCE CHART (BarCharts 2018).

Professor Emeritus of Law and C. William Trout Senior Fellow in Public Interest Law Joel Mintz
Published an opinion piece in The Revelator regarding a Trump administration proposal to replace the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan to redress climate change.

Published a blog piece on the Center for Progressive Reform website on the potential role of the National Environmental Policy Act in preventing and responding to disasters.

Was quoted in an article in Greenwire with respect to the Trump EPA’s Smart Sectors Program.

Professor Marilyn Uzdavines
Was invited to be on a health law faculty committee that will assist in reviewing the competition problem and rules for the 2019 L. Edward Bryant, Jr. National Health Law Transactional Moot Court Competition. The competition will take place in March 2019 at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

Professor Timothy Arcaro
Published the lead article Think Fast: Post Judgment Considerations in Hague Child Abduction Cases in the Suffolk Journal of Trial & Appellate Advocacy, Volume XXIII, 2017-18, Issue 2.

Professor Heather Baxter
Presented “Write Right: Ten Tips to Help You Be Your Own Best Editor” at Paralegal Association of Florida-Brevard Chapter on April 21, 2018. 

Presented “Teaching Workshop: Going Back to School with New Ideas” at the Legal Writing Institute (LWI) Biennial Conference on July 12, 2018.

Presented “Intro to Appellate Practice” at the NSU Moot Court Brief Writing Workshop on August 3, 2018.

Presented “Moot Court Judging: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” at American University, Washington College of Law’s 2018 Coaches and Competitions Clinic on August 11, 2018.

Presented with Professor Camille Lamar “Critiquing Methods Roundtable,” at the LWI Biennial Conference July 13, 2018.

Presented with Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development & Professor of Law Dean Olympia Duhart “Maximize Your Writing And Oral Advocacy Skills: Thoughts from Appellate Judges and Law Professors” at the Broward County Bar Association Appellate Practice Section CLE on April 4, 2018, along with Fourth DCA judges Judge Conner, Judge Damoorgian, and Judge Forst.

Professor Randolph Braccialarghe
Signed, along with 143 other law professors, a letter to Senators Grassley and Feinstein supporting the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

Attended the National Conference of Commissioners of Uniform State Laws Annual Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, as one of Florida’s three Commissioners. The states voted to approve the following uniform acts for adoption, with Florida voting “no” adopting the Uniform Nonparent Custody and Visitation Act:

Legislative Program, Drafting, and Study Updates

  • Uniform Fiduciary Income and Principal Act
  • Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (2018)
  • Uniform Criminal Records Accuracy Act
  • Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act
  • Uniform Nonparent Custody and Visitation Act
  • Uniform Supplemental Commercial Law for the Uniform Regulation of Virtual-Currency Businesses Act
  • Amendments to Uniform Commercial Code Articles 1, 3, 8, and 9 (to be offered for enactment only at such time that there is a national mortgage registry)

In addition, the Executive Committee approved the creation of the following drafting and study committees on the recommendation of the Committee on Scope and Program: 

Drafting Committees

  • Drafting Committee on Unregulated Transfers of Adopted Children Act
  • Drafting Committee on the Economic Rights of Unmarried Cohabitants Act

Study Committees

  • Study Committee on Revisions to the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act
  • Study Committee on Covenants Not to Compete
  • Study Committee on Online Privacy Protection 
  • Study Committee on Direct to Consumer Sales of Wine, Beer, and Distilled Spirits

Professor Michael Dale
Was lead teacher at a National Institute For Trial Advocacy skills program for the Capitol Area Private Defender Service in Austin, Texas, September 19-21, 2018.

Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development & Professor of Law Dean Olympia Duhart
Presented with Professor Heather Baxter “Maximize Your Writing And Oral Advocacy Skills: Thoughts from Appellate Judges and Law Professors” at the Broward County Bar Association Appellate Practice Section CLE on April 4, 2018, along with Fourth DCA judges Judge Conner, Judge Damoorgian, and Judge Forst.

Professor Kathy Cerminara
Completed a supplement for the treatise The Right to Die: The Law of End-of-Life Decisionmaking.

Professor Robert Jarvis

Quoted in the August 30, 2018, Tallahassee Democrat newspaper concerning election law, specifically on Andrew Gillum’s posting of a photo of himself voting in the August 2018 primary election.

Director of the Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Law Clinic Steven Kass
Presented Business Models—Legal Structures, Ownership Models, and Tax Implications at the August 2018 Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Boot Camp along with Professor Donna Litman.

Professor Ishaq Kundawala
Presented Issues Arising in Physician Contracts to medical residents at the University of South Florida’s College of Medicine about issues arising in physician contracts during their Transition to Practice Lecture Series on August 2, 2018.

Professor Camille Lamar
Presented with Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development & Professor of Law Dean Olympia Duhart, in July at the 2018 Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her LWI presentations included Narrative for Novices: Introducing Legal Storytelling Techniques to Today's Students.

Presented with Professor Heather Baxter Critiquing Methods Roundtable on at Legal Writing Institute (LWI) Biennial Conference July 13, 2018.

Professor Donna Litman
Presented Business Models—Legal Structures, Ownership Models, and Tax Implications at the August 2018 Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Boot Camp along with Steven Kass, Director of the Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Law Clinic.

Professor Michael Masinter
Presented Eleventh Circuit Update at a CLE program for the ACLU Lawyers’ Conference on Friday, September 7. This presentation and accompanying written materials cover all published civil rights and civil liberties decisions from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit since August 1, 2017 through the date of the presentation.

The Honorable Frank Orlando, Ret.
Attended and participated in the Aspen Institute Non-Partisan Forum for Value Based Leadership and Exchange of Ideas in Aspen, Colorado in August 2018. Speakers and discussion leaders included former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright, Condoleezza Rice, Evan Thomas with The New York Times and biographer for The Honorable Sandra Day O’Conner, and Michael Steele former Chair of the Republican Party.

Professor Timothy T. Arcaro
Presented Engaging Post-Millennials Through Clinical Programs at the July 2018 NSU Law International Faculty Training Conference.

Was a Discussant on the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Discussion Group Specialized Legal Education – Institutes, Certificates, and Programs in the Legal Education Marketplace.

Hosted with the Children & Families Law Clinic on August 7, 2018 a group of Latin American visitors from the International Visitor Leadership Program, sponsored by the U.S. State Department in conjunction with the Clinic’s work on The Hague Abduction Convention. The visitors included judges, lawyers, and law enforcement professionals from Colombia, Ecuador and Argentina. The Clinic had worked with the program’s local coordinator, Global Ties Miami, in the past when a similar meeting took place with representatives of the Japanese legal community. Professor Arcaro discussed his work with the Hague Convention and how family law, human rights, and immigration law intersect through the provision of legal services by legal interns in the Clinic.

Professor Heather Baxter
Was a speaker on the 2018 SEALS Writing Connections Workshop Connecting with Citations: Connecting Students and Law Professors to a Plurality of Legal Citation Approaches.

Presented “Write Right: Ten Tips to Help You Be Your Own Best Editor” at Paralegal Association of Florida-Brevard Chapter on April 21, 2018. 

Presented “Teaching Workshop: Going Back to School with New Ideas,” at the Legal Writing Institute (LWI) Biennial Conference on July 12, 2018.

Presented Intro to Appellate Practice at the NSU Moot Court Brief Writing Workshop on August 3, 2018.

Presented Moot Court Judging: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly at American University, Washington College of Law’s 2018 Coaches and Competitions Clinic on August 11, 2018.

Presented with Professor Camille Lamar, Critiquing Methods Roundtable on at Legal Writing Institute (LWI) Biennial Conference July 13, 2018.

Presented with Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development & Professor of Law Dean Olympia Duhart, Maximize Your Writing And Oral Advocacy Skills: Thoughts from Appellate Judges and Law Professors at the Broward County Bar Association Appellate Practice Section CLE on April 4, 2018, along with Fourth DCA judges Judge Conner, Judge Damoorgian, and Judge Forst.

Professor Randolph Braccialarghe
Was interviewed by the Daily Business Review for a story concerning disciplining judges and its implications to the position.

Attended the National Conference of Commissioners of Uniform State Laws Annual Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, as one of Florida’s three Commissioners. The states voted to approve the following uniform acts for adoption, with Florida voting “no” adopting the Uniform Nonparent Custody and Visitation Act:

Legislative Program, Drafting, and Study Updates

  • Uniform Fiduciary Income and Principal Act
  • Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (2018)
  • Uniform Criminal Records Accuracy Act
  • Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act
  • Uniform Nonparent Custody and Visitation Act
  • Uniform Supplemental Commercial Law for the Uniform Regulation of Virtual-Currency Businesses Act
  • Amendments to Uniform Commercial Code Articles 1, 3, 8, and 9 (to be offered for enactment only at such time that there is a national mortgage registry) 

In addition, the Executive Committee approved the creation of the following drafting and study committees on the recommendation of the Committee on Scope and Program: 

Drafting Committees

  • Drafting Committee on Unregulated Transfers of Adopted Children Act
  • Drafting Committee on the Economic Rights of Unmarried Cohabitants Act

Study Committees

  • Study Committee on Revisions to the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act
  • Study Committee on Covenants Not to Compete
  • Study Committee on Online Privacy Protection 

Study Committee on Direct to Consumer Sales of Wine, Beer, and Distilled Spirits

Professor Kathy Cerminara
Was elected Secretary of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Board for 2018-19.

Presented and participated in the 2018 SEALS conference as a

  • Discussant on the 2018 SEALS Global Outreach Workshop Discussion Group Teaching Health Law Overseas and the Health Law Workshop Discussion Group Health Law and Bioethics
  • a Moderator for the 2018 SEALS Newer Law Teachers Workshop Discussion Group Scholarship Fundamentals – Becoming a Productive and Fulfilled Scholar
  • and a Mentor on the New Scholars Workshop Employment Law and Employment Discrimination.

Presented, in a series of presentations with Aatif M. Hasain, Professor of Neurology at Duke University School of Medicine, at the Topics in Neurology and the Legal and Ethical Aspects of End-of-Life Care Conference, June 17-24, 2018; presented End of Life Decision Making in a panel titled Disability, Diversity, and Decisions Across the Lifespan, American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics Health Law Professors Conference, at Case Western University School of Law, June 9, 2018, in Cleveland, Ohio; and served as a member of the working group on Withdrawal of Treatment in Disorders of Consciousness at the Galveston Brain Injury Conference, May 2-4, 2018, in Galveston, Texas.

Has the following forthcoming publications: Therapeutic Jurisprudence’s Future in Health Law: Bringing the Patient Back Into The Picture, Intl. J. L. & Psych. (2018); and the End of Life Decision Making: A Balancing Act chapter in Ethics and Vulnerable Elders: The Quest for Individual Society and a Just Society (Pamela B. Teaster, et al., eds.) (co-authored).

Professor Phyllis Coleman
Published Keeping That Doggie In the (Car) Window Safe: Recommendations for Driving with Canine Companions, 38 Pace L. Rev. 338 (2018).

Professor Jane Cross
Was an organizer and moderator for the 2018 SEALS Writing Connections Workshops Redefining Status: Intersections of Diversity and Status and Legal Academy and Discussion Group: Promoting Inclusion and Equity: Connecting Disciplines, Legal Education, and the Legal Profession.

Was selected as a National Black Lawyers Top 100 for 2018. The Top 100 is an invitation only professional honorary organization. Professor Cross is one of five law professors who has joined the organization.

Professor Michael Dale
Signed on to an amicus brief in Citizens for Strong Schools, Inc., et al. v. Florida State Board of Education, et al., Case No. SC2018-67, a right to education case pending in the Florida Supreme Court.

Was a moderator with Professor Law Kate Webber Nuñez and attorney James Zloch for group exercises at the July 2018 NSU Law International Faculty Training Conference.

Presented at 2018 SEALS on Experiential Learning in the Age of ABA Standard 303.

Taught a seven-day NITA ABA Family Law Trial Skills Program in Boulder, Colorado in July 2018.

Taught a three-day NITA/ABA/Catholic Charities Trial Skills Program for immigration lawyers representing minors seeking asylum cases in August 2018.

Will teach a two-day fact investigation program for NITA in Atlanta, Georgia at the King and Spalding law firm in August 2018.

Professor Mark Dobson
Published two chapters, Hearsay and Hearsay Exceptions, in the 11th Edition of Evidence in Florida, Florida Bar (2018).

Was appointed to the Florida Bar Association 2018-19 Senior Lawyers Committee.

Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development & Professor of Law Dean Olympia Duhart
Published a law review article, The ‘F’ Word: The Top Five Complaints (and Solutions) About Formative Assessment, 67:2 J. LEGAL EDUC. 531 (Winter 2018).

Presented in July at the 2018 Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her LWI presentations included: Narrative for Novices: Introducing Legal Storytelling Techniques to Today's Students (with Professor Camille Lamar) and The Published Article, from Start to Finish: LWI Scholarship Incubation Workshop (facilitator with Katrina Lee).

Presented at the 2018 Conference for the Southeastern Association of Law Schools in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Her SEALS talks included Connecting Learning with Deep Thinking: Moving Students Beyond the Shallows, What Does “Good Teaching” Mean in Different Teaching Contexts? and Complying with the New ABA Standards on Assessment and Feedback.

Participated in a Think Tank on Design Thinking and Legal Education at Elon University School of Law in Greensboro, North Carolina in May 2018, facilitated by Dawan Stanford and Steve Friedland.

Presented with Professor Heather Baxter, Maximize Your Writing And Oral Advocacy Skills: Thoughts from Appellate Judges and Law Professors at the Broward County Bar Association Appellate Practice Section CLE on April 4, 2018, along with Fourth DCA judges Judge Conner, Judge Damoorgian, and Judge Forst.

Associate Dean for Library Services Panza Maurer Law Library & Professor of Law Vicenç Feliú
Was a Discussant on the 2018 SEALS Discussion Group Law Libraries and Technology Disruption in Legal Information, Legal Education, and the Practice of Law.

Was a Moderator for the 2018 SEALS Discussion Group Library Consolidation – A Good Thing, or Absorption into the Borg?

Professor Michael Flynn
Was quoted in the May 3, 2018 issue of the Florida Bulldog regarding a Miami, Florida judge sealing a case in which the State dropped a child sex abuse charge. Flynn responded to a reporter’s inquiry concerning the unauthorized identification and publication of information identifying the victim or alleged victim of sexual abuse.

Was interviewed by WPLG ABC Local 10’s Layron Livingston in June 2018 concerning driving range golf balls that pose a danger to drivers and pedestrians. Video

Professor Amanda Foster
Was the Moderator for the 2018 SEALS presentation What Does “Good Teaching” Mean in Different Teaching Contexts?

Dean Jon M. Garon
Published his most recent book, THE ENTREPRENEUR’S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & BUSINESS HANDBOOK (Manegiare Publications, August 2018) (First edition: OWN IT – THE LAW & BUSINESS GUIDE TO LAUNCHING A NEW BUSINESS THROUGH INNOVATION, EXCLUSIVITY AND RELEVANCE (Carolina Academic Press, September 2007)) (forthcoming).

Published his most recent law review article, Ownership of University Intellectual Property, 36 CARDOZO ARTS & ENT. L.J. 635 (2018).

Gave the following presentations or participated in discussion groups:

  • Speaker, Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Boot Camp (August 2018),
  • Speaker, "Fake News" in a Digital Era, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (August 2018),
  • Moderator, Blockchain Technology and the Law, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (August 2018),
  • Discussant, Discussion Group: Legal Education and Debate in Politically Charged Times, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (August 2018),
  • Discussant, Discussion Group: The Role of the Law School Dean in Promoting Legal Writing, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (August 2018),
  • Teaching Entrepreneurship to the Next Generation, NSU Global Consortium for International Legal Education (July 2018),
  • Presenter, How to Build a Fictional World: Legal and Business Aspects of Pop Culture and Creative Industries, Florida Supercon (July 2018), and
  • Presenter, Reflections on Teaching Innovations, Taking Legal Education Online: A Conference for Deans and Associate Deans, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School (June 2018).

Professor Richard Grosso
Was quoted in the May 15, 2018 issue of the Sun Sentinel. Professor Grosso is involved in the preservation of the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, protecting the area from development.

Provided a guest op/ed published in the May 30, 2018 issues of the Miami Herald and Sun Sentinel titled "Rising Sea Demands That South Florida do More to Address the Threat."

Published in the June 18, 2018 issue of the Miami Herald, "Expanding 836 Highway Would be a Big—and Destructive—Step Backward."

Was interviewed in June 2018 by NPR Radio affiliate WLRN concerning Everglades restoration and expansion of State Road 836. Article

Professor Areto Imoukhuede
Presented Implementing a Right to Public Education in July 2018 at a workshop, hosted by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Was lead commentary presenter at the July 2018 UCLA-hosted workshop, regarding Professor Darin Johnson’s work in progress, Russian Election Interference, Race, and U.S. National Security.

Presented Liberal Equality and the Rebirth of Separate But Equal and chaired a panel of law, psychology, and political science scholars titled Grappling with Discrimination at the June 2018 Law and Society Association annual meeting in Toronto, Canada.

Professor Robert M. Jarvis
Was quoted in the May 17, 2018 issue of the Virginia Pilot concerning Nikolas Cruz the alleged gunman charged with the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.

Was interviewed by both the Sun Sentinel and WIOD to discuss The Supreme Court striking down the federal ban on sports betting, including next steps and the future of sports betting in Florida.

Published The Maritime Origins of Sherlock Holmes, 49 Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce 105 (2018).

Was quoted by PolitiFact Florida, Gambling Compliance, Miami Herald, Sun-Sentinel and the Palm Beach Post during April and May 2018 on subjects covering gun law, gambling in Florida, law firm and mayoral legal issues.

Was interviewed by the South Florida Business Journal in July 2018 concerning the approval of summer jai alai at a downtown Miami site.

Associate Dean of International Programs and Associate Professor of Law Shahabudeen Khan
Hosted over 50 attendees and presenters and presented at the 2018 International Faculty Training Conference held at NSU Law.

Was a presenter at 2018 SEALS conference on the Immigration in the Trump Administration.

Was interviewed by the Tampa Bay Times on July 24, 2018, concerning the Florida “stand your ground” law as it relates to an incident in Orlando, Florida. LINK

Professor Camille Lamar
Presented with Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development & Professor of Law Dean Olympia Duhart, in July at the 2018 Legal Writing Institute Biennial Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her LWI presentations included: Narrative for Novices: Introducing Legal Storytelling Techniques to Today's Students.

Presented with Professor Heather Baxter, Critiquing Methods Roundtable on at Legal Writing Institute (LWI) Biennial Conference July 13, 2018.

Professor Donna Litman
Spoke at the May 3, 2018 NSU Alvin Sherman Library’s financial literacy program, Thinking Money. Her presentation was titled Making Sense of the New Tax Law. The NSU Library was one of 50 libraries in the country to receive a programming grant and exhibit from the American Library Association and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. 

Professor Jani Maurer
Published Relinquishment of Prior Residence for State Income Tax Purposes: Wishing to Change Residence does not make it so in the University of Miami Business Law Review, Volume 26, Issue 3 of the (Spring 2018) edition.

Assistant Dean & Professor of Practice Chance Meyer
Published his article Death Penalty “Trump Effect”, in the Law Journal for Social Justice, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, at 9 Law. J. Soc. Just. 65 (2018).

Professor of Practice Elena Minicucci
Was appointed to serve a 3-year term as a member of the Board of Directors for Florida Lawyers Assistance, Inc., commencing July 1, 2018. Florida Lawyers Assistance, Inc., is a non-profit corporation. 

Professor Emeritus of Law and C. William Trout Senior Fellow in Public Interest Law Joel Mintz
Was a discussant on the 2018 SEALS Newer Law Teachers workshop Discussion Group Scholarship Fundamentals - Becoming a Productive and Fulfilled Scholar, Teaching Fundamentals II - Challenges Teachers Face in the Digital Era and Complying with the New ABA Standards on Assessment and Feedback.

Attended and participated in the following meetings: Board of Everglades Law Center meeting; Center for Progressive Reform (CPR) in Washington, D.C.; 2018 American Law Institute in Washington, D.C.

Submitted annual update to State and Local Government Environmental Liability (West Publishing, 1994), to be published in fall 2018.

Was interviewed by NPR Marketplace for a podcast on the 1981-83 EPA, headed by Anne Gorsuch.

Authored blog articles the National Environmental Protection Act and the Superfund statute for a CPR project on Disasters and Environmental Law, to be published in fall 2018.

Co-wrote the report "EPA Tools, Projects, Culture and Resources" based on focus groups project from The Future of EPA, co-sponsored by the EPA Alumni Association and American University.

Published the following opinions: Kavanaugh May Limit Environmental Protections if Confirmed to the Supreme Court, Sun Sentinel, July 24, 2018; New EPA Administrator, Same Menace to the Environment, Miami Herald, July 30, 2018; Proposed Rollbacks in Vehicle Emission Limits Pose Serious Environmental Threat, The Hill, August 8, 2018.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Professor of Law Debra Moss Vollweiler
Presented Curriculum Building & Measuring Learning Outcomes at the July 2018 NSU Law International Faculty Training Conference.

Was a discussant in the 2018 SEALS conference as a

  • Workshop Legal Education Discussion Group Strategies for Bar Preparation and Success,
  • Newer Law Teachers Workshop Discussion Group Scholarship Fundamentals – Becoming a Productive and Fulfilled Scholar
  • New Law Professor Mentoring Program Job Talk Feedback.

Professor Kate Webber Nuñez
Was a moderator with Professor Michael Dale and attorney James Zloch for group exercises at the July 2018 NSU Law International Faculty Training Conference.

Was a Discussant on the 2018 SEALS Newer Law Teachers Workshop Discussion Group Scholarship Fundamentals – Becoming a Productive and Fulfilled Scholar.

Was a 2018 SEALS Mentor on the New Scholars Workshop Employment Law and Employment Discrimination.

The Honorable Frank Orlando, Ret. Director of the Center for the Study of Youth Policy 
Attended the Aspen Institute Non-Partisan Forum for Value Based Leadership and Exchange of Ideas in Aspen, CO in August 2018.

Assistant Director of Operations and Collections Beth Parker
Received a grant to attend the International Association of Law Libraries annual course “Law in Luxembourg – where local tradition meets European and international innovation” in October 2018. 

Was a Discussant for the 2018 SEALS Newer Law Teacher Workshop Discussion Group Complying with the New ABA Standards on Assessment and Feedback.

Professor Roma Perez
Was a Discussant for the 2018 SEALS Writing Connections Workshop Discussion Group Promoting Inclusion and Equity: Connecting Disciplines, Legal Education, and the Legal Profession.

Professor Emeritus Marc Rohr
Was awarded the 2018 Profile in Courage from the Broward Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, in recognition of his outstanding protection of the First Amendment.

Director of Alumni Relations Karen Rose 
Began her role as Director of Alumni Relations at NSU Law in late March, 2018. As director, she is responsible for developing and managing a comprehensive alumni relations program which includes guidance to the Alumni Chapters; management of student/alumni mentoring programs, and Continuing Legal Education programs. In addition, she oversees student/alumni reunions and events while maintaining consistent outreach to alumni. Karen has been with NSU law for almost 10 years. Prior to accepting this latest position, Karen worked as an Administrator in the NSU Law Faculty Support Department, as Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the NSU Law Library, and also as the Serials and Bindery Manager in NSU’s Law Library. Karen is an alumna of NSU and brings with her a positive outlook, innovative ideas, and a determined team spirit. Welcome, Karen!

Professor John Sanchez
Published Contempt Fines and the Eleventh Amendment, 9 ConLawNOW 279 (2018).

Professor Florence Shu-Acquaye
Published a law review article, The African Court & Human Rights: What Lies Ahead For the Merged Court, Howard Human & Civil Rights Law Review, V.2  No.1 (2018).

Associate Dean of Graduate and Online Programs & Adjunct Professor of Law Susan Stephan
Presented Community in the Classroom: Embracing Engagement through Technology in Legal Education for “Generation Z” Students at the July 2018 NSU Law International Faculty Training Conference.

Associate Dean of Students & Professor of Law Michele Struffolino
Presented Advising Post-Millennials at the July 2018 NSU Law International Faculty Training Conference.

Professor Fran Tetunic
Spoke at the National Association of Social Workers-Florida (co-presentation) on Eldercaring Coordination: A Valuable Tool for Social Workers in High Conflict Cases in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in June 2018.

Professor of Law Marilyn Uzdavines
Spoke on June 9, 2018 at the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics 2018 Health Law Professors Conference, held at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. She was on a panel titled, Disability, Diversity, and Decisions across the Lifespan.

Spoke on August 5, 2018 at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference as part of a Discussion Group titled Teaching Health Law Overseas. Professor Uzdavines also moderated a panel at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools conference on August 10, 2018, titled Legal Issues in Healthcare Discrimination.

Spoke on August 7, 2018 at the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine at Nova Southeastern University. She was part of a teaching session titled Professional Experiences in Interprofessional Collaboration. This teaching session was part of the orientation for the inaugural class of the University’s new M.D. program.

Professor Robert Jarvis
Was interviewed by the South Florida Business Journal in July 2018 concerning the approval of summer jai alai at a downtown Miami site.

Professor Michael Dale
Was a moderator with Professor Law Kate Webber Nuñez and attorney James Zloch for group exercises at the July 2018 NSU Law International Faculty Training Conference.

Associate Dean of International Programs and Associate Professor of Law Shahabudeen Khan
Hosted over 50 attendees and presenters and presented at the 2018 International Faculty Training Conference held at NSU Law.

Was interviewed by the Tampa Bay Times on July 24, 2018, concerning the Florida “stand your ground” law as it relates to an incident in Orlando, Florida. 

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Professor of Law Debra Moss Vollweiler
Presented Curriculum Building & Measuring Learning Outcomes at the July 2018 NSU Law International Faculty Training Conference.

Professor of Law Kate Webber Nuñez
Was a moderator with Professor Michael Dale and attorney James Zloch for group exercises at the July 2018 NSU Law International Faculty Training Conference.

Associate Dean of Graduate and Online Programs & Adjunct Professor of Law Susan Stephan
Presented Community in the Classroom: Embracing Engagement through Technology in Legal Education for “Generation Z” Students at the July 2018 NSU Law International Faculty Training Conference.

 Associate Dean of Students & Professor of Law Michele Struffolino
Presented Advising Post-Millennials at the July 2018 NSU Law International Faculty Training Conference.

Professor Randolph Braccialarghe
Was interviewed by the Daily Business Review for a story concerning disciplining judges and its implications to the position.

Professor Michael Dale
Signed on to an amicus brief in Citizens for Strong Schools, Inc., et al. v. Florida State Board of Education, et al., Case No. SC2018-67, a right to education case pending in the Florida Supreme Court.

Professor Michael Flynn
Was interviewed by WPLG ABC Local 10’s Layron Livingston in June 2018 concerning driving range golf balls that pose a danger to drivers and pedestrians. Video

Dean Jon M. Garon
Presented “Reflections on Teaching Innovations,” at Taking Legal Education Online: A Conference for Deans and Associate Deans, George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School (June 2018)

Professor Richard Grosso
Published in the June 18, 2018 issue of the Miami Herald, "Expanding 836 Highway Would be a Big—and Destructive—Step Backward."

Was interviewed in June 2018 by NPR Radio affiliate WLRN concerning Everglades restoration and expansion of State Road 836. Article

Professor Robert Jarvis
Published The Maritime Origins of Sherlock Holmes, 49 Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce 105 (2018).

Was quoted by PolitiFact Florida, Gambling Compliance, Miami Herald, Sun-Sentinel and the Palm Beach Post during April and May 2018 on subjects covering gun law, gambling in Florida, law firm and mayoral legal issues.

Assistant Director of Operations and Collections Beth Parker
Received a grant to attend the International Association of Law Libraries annual course “Law in Luxembourg – where local tradition meets European and international innovation” in October 2018. 

Professor John Sanchez
Published Contempt Fines and the Eleventh Amendment, 9 ConLawNOW 279 (2018).

Professor Michael Flynn
Was quoted in the May 3, 2018 issue of the Florida Bulldog regarding a Miami, Florida judge sealing a case in which the State dropped a child sex abuse charge. Flynn responded to a reporter’s inquiry concerning the unauthorized identification and publication of information identifying the victim or alleged victim of sexual abuse. 

Professor Richard Grosso
Was quoted in the May 15, 2018 issue of the Sun Sentinel. Professor Grosso is involved in the preservation of the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, protecting the area from development.

Provided a guest op/ed published in the May 30, 2018 issues of the Miami Herald and Sun Sentinel titled "Rising Sea Demands That South Florida do More to Address the Threat."

Professor Robert M. Jarvis
Was quoted in the May 17, 2018 issue of the Virginia Pilot concerning Nikolas Cruz the alleged gunman charged with the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.

Was interviewed by both the Sun Sentinel and WIOD to discuss The Supreme Court striking down the federal ban on sports betting, including next steps and the future of sports betting in Florida.

Professor Donna Litman
Spoke at the May 3, 2018 NSU Alvin Sherman Library’s financial literacy program, Thinking Money. Her presentation was titled Making Sense of the New Tax Law. The NSU Library was one of 50 libraries in the country to receive a programming grant and exhibit from the American Library Association and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. 

Professor of Practice Elena Minicucci
Was appointed to serve a 3-year term as a member of the Board of Directors for Florida Lawyers Assistance, Inc., commencing July 1, 2018. Florida Lawyers Assistance, Inc., is a non-profit corporation. Formed in 1986 when the Florida Supreme Court mandated the creation of a program to assist lawyers who suffer from substance abuse, mental health or other disorders that negatively affect their lives and careers, FLA also assists judges and law students who face similar challenges. Professor Minicucci teaches 1L students in the Academic Success and Professionalism Program and also teaches other upper level courses at NSU Law. She formerly served as Director of Alumni Relations for NSU Law from 2011-2016 and practiced law in South Florida since 1996.

Professor Emeritus Marc Rohr
Was awarded the 2018 Profile in Courage from the Broward Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, in recognition of his outstanding protection of the First Amendment.

Karen Rose Director of Alumni Relations
Began her role as Director of Alumni Relations at NSU Law in late March, 2018. As director, she is responsible for developing and managing a comprehensive alumni relations program which includes guidance to the Alumni Chapters; management of student/alumni mentoring programs, and Continuing Legal Education programs. In addition, she oversees student/alumni reunions and events while maintaining consistent outreach to alumni. Karen has been with NSU law for almost 10 years. Prior to accepting this latest position, Karen worked as an Administrator in the NSU Law Faculty Support Department, as Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the NSU Law Library, and also as the Serials and Bindery Manager in NSU’s Law Library. Karen is an alumna of NSU and brings with her a positive outlook, innovative ideas, and a determined team spirit. Welcome, Karen!

Professor Timothy Arcaro
Presented at the Juvenile Certification Review Training in Orlando, Florida on April 19, 2018.

Accepted an offer to publish his article Think Fast: Post Judgement consideration in Hague Child Abduction Cases in the Suffolk University Law School Journal of Trial & Appellate Advocacy.

Worked with the NSU Children and Families Law Clinic to successfully prosecute a Petition for Return under The Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, reuniting a left-behind parent in Spain with his ten-year-old daughter. The final judgment was entered after a ten-month abduction, during which our client was unable to exercise his timeshare rights with his child. The case was referred to the NSU Children and Families Clinic on a pro bono basis from the U.S. State Department Office of Children’s Legal Issues.

Professor Randolph Braccialarghe
Was appointed by Florida Bar President Michelle Suskauer to the Vice Chair of the Florida Bar’s Professional Ethics Committee.

Professor Kathy Cerminara
Presented TJ From Mental Health Law to Health Law at the St. Thomas University School of Law April 2018 Symposium honoring the Career and Retirement of Professor Amy D. Ronner.

Professor Phyllis Coleman
Published A Legal Opinion on Liability Waivers: Does the Hambrook Case Make a Difference?, UNDERCURRENT 15 (Jan. 2017).

Published an op-ed, Young Animal Abusers Can Grow Up to Commit Unspeakable Violence, in the April 4, 2018 issue of the Miami Herald.

Professor Michael Dale
Is teaching Introduction to the American System of Civil Litigation at the Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. Charles University is an NSU Law dual degree and semester abroad partner.

Professor Robert M. Jarvis
Edited and contributed to Florida’s Other Courts: Unconventional Justice in the Sunshine State (University Press of Florida 2018), which received a profile in the January 31, 2107, Seminole Tribune.

Published a book review of The Rooster Bar by John Grisham in the Florida Bar Journal, at 92 Fla. B.J. 60 (April 2018).

Accepted an offer to publish Slave Gambling in the Antebellum South in Volume 14 of the Florida A&M University Law Review and The Maritime Origins of Sherlock Holmes in Volume 49 of the Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce.

Was quoted by Gambling Compliance, Miami New Times, Sun-Sentinel and the Florida Bulldog during January, February and March 2018.

Professor Donna Litman
Published the chapter Religious Courts in Florida’s Other Courts: Unconventional Justice in the Sunshine State (2018), edited by Professor Robert M. Jarvis.

Professor James B. Levy
Presented “Know Your Rights” on the intellectual property rights relevant to visual artists to the A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida on April 13, 2018.

Professor of Practice Chance Meyer
Was quoted by the Florida Supreme Court in its April 5, 2018 opinion in Reynolds v. State.

Professor Joel Mintz
Was consulted by the Wilmington Star News regarding emissions of toxic air pollutants from a chemical manufacturing plant outside Wilmington, North Carolina.

Was consulted by the Bloomberg News Service regarding an unprecedented Consent Decree entered into by the Trump/Pruitt EPA and an energy company. That agreement allows the company to deduct from its federal taxes, as “ordinary and necessary” business expenses, all of the money it will spend to correct its environmental law violations.

Published Hitting Rock Bottom: The Decline of EPA Enforcement Under Pruitt and Trump, in the Washington, D.C. publication The Hill.

Peer reviewed “Executive Principals and Environmental Enforcement: Examining the ‘Rick Scott Effect’ in the U.S. State of Florida,” for the Review of Policy Research.

Was quoted in the April 3, 2018 Energywire article about the penalty imposed on Enbridge for the 2010 Kalamazoo River pipeline spill and the resulting tension between EPA and PHMSA.

Accepted an offer to publish The President's 'Two for One' Executive Order and the Interpretation Mandate of the National Environmental Policy Act: A Legal Constraint on Presidential Power in the Fall 2018 issue of the University of Missouri Kansas City Law Review.

Professor Kathryn Webber Nuñez
Article Toxic Cultures Require a Stronger Cure: The Lessons of Fox News for Reforming Sexual Harassment Law will be included in the 2018 Edition of Women and the Law.

Professor Emerita Gail Richmond
Taught Federal Income Taxation at Stetson University College of Law during the Spring 2018 term.

Co-Published with Russell L. Weaver The Southeastern Association of Law Schools: A Thematic History, 86 UMKC L. REV. 599 (2018). This article is part of a 14-article symposium commemorating SEALS’s 70th year.

Published the chapter Researching a Federal Tax Issue in Effectively Representing your Client Before the IRS (ABA Section of Taxation, 7th ed. 2018).

Co-Published with Kevin M. Yamato Federal Tax Research: Guide to Materials and Techniques, Foundation Press, 10th ed. 2018.

Co-Published with Reginald Mombrun and Felicia Branch Mastering Corporate Tax (Carolina Academic Press, 2d ed. 2017).

Serves as the Secretary/Corporate Compliance Officer and as a member of the Program Formatting Committee for the Southeastern Association of Law School, Inc.

Professor Emeritus Michael Rooke-Ley
Published Creating Tailwinds in America's Heartland (2018).

Professor Timothy Arcaro
Presented at the Broward County Bar Association CLE event Evidence for Litigators on March 16, 2018 with NSU Law 2006 alumnae Meghan Maroney Clary and Huda Ajlani Macri.

Professor Heather Baxter
Nominated for NSU Student Live Achievement Awards for Co-Curricular Advisor of the year.

Professor Michael Dale
Training New York IP law firm attorneys in taking depositions of experts on behalf of the National Institute For Trial Advocacy in April 2018.

Associate Dean of Faculty & Student Development and Professor of Law Olympia Duhart Participated in the March 4 our Lives in Washington, D.C. on March 24, 2018, along with Anabel Cordero (2L) and Christina Wittmeier (1L).

Professor James B. Levy
Participated in a panel discussion with Col. Linell Letendre, Dept. Head of the Law Department, United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), and Maj. Aimee Haney, Director of Core Curriculum at USAFA. The panel discussed teaching character development in law school during the Rocky Mountain Legal Research and Writing Conference, held at Sturm College of Law, University of Denver, on March 23 to 24, 2018. Professor Levy was a visiting professor of law at USAFA during the 2016-17 academic year.

Associate Dean of Graduate and Online Programs, Susan H. Stephan
Accepted an offer to publish her article, Trust-Related Privacy Factors in E-Learning Environments, in Volume 14, Issue 4, of the Distance Learning journal.

Presented on the marketing of online programs at the Legal Master’s Programs Annual Conference at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, in Sacramento, CA, on March 23, 2018.

Professor Marilyn Uzdavines
Led the team of students, faculty and alumni from NSU Law to participate in the Interprofessional Education Day at NSU’s Health Professions Division on March 19, 2018. The event drew together nearly 1,000 students from dentistry, nursing, law, occupational therapy, optometry, osteopathic medicine, the physician assistant program, pharmacy, physical therapy, and speech language pathology. NSU Law faculty members participating in IPE Day this year included Professor Florence Shu-Acquaye, Professor Kathy Cerminara, Professor Leslie Cooney, Professor Michael Flynn, and Professor Amanda Foster. In addition, Professor Fran Tetunic and Clinic Staff Attorney Jayme Cassidy along with Adjunct Professor Gerald Morris (JD 1977) were involved in the planning.

Professor Randolph Braccialarghe
Accepted the appointment to the Unregulated Transfer of Adopted Children Study Committee by Uniform Law Commission President Anita Ramasastry.

Professor Kathy Cerminara
Co-presented Hospice, Palliative Care and Aid-in-Dying: The Current Status of End-of-Life Choices and Policies in the United States / Impact on Population Health at the Doctor of Health Science Alumni Chapter Ninth Annual Interdisciplinary Conference at NSU Health Professions Division on February 22, 2018. Co-presenters were Professor Alina Perez, JD, MPH, LCSW with the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine and Professor Akiva Turner, Ph.D, JD, MPH with the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences.

Professor Michael Dale
Invited to be the team leader for a National Institute For Trial Advocacy (NITA) examination of how to teach explicit and implicit bias in its various programs, in recognition of changing lawyer needs and the reshaping of the legal profession.

Dean Jon Garon
Had accepted for publication Cyber-World War III: Origins, 7 J. L. & Cyber Warfare __ (2018) (forthcoming).

Had accepted for publication Ownership of University Intellectual Property, 36 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. __ (2018) (forthcoming).

Professor Richard Grosso
Presented Planning, Permitting and Property Rights: Regulating for Resilience at the 19th Annual Northeast Florida Environmental Summit at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville on March 2, 2018.

Serving on the Broward County Planning Council and the Miami Dade County Urban Expansion Area Task Force.

Planning the NSU Law Environmental Earth Day Symposium and CLE, scheduled for April 20, 2018.

Professor Areto Imoukhuede
Presented The Fundamental Right to Public Education and the School to Prison Pipeline at the Government Law Review Symposium, Cracks in the U.S. Constitution: Broken Windows Policing and the Criminalization of Children program at Albany Law School on March 8, 2018. 

Appeared on WPBT’s YOUR SOUTH FLORIDA on March 3 and 4, 2018. Professor Imoukhuede discussed the impact of policy changes and how they play into the larger conversation of gun violence in America.

Professor Robert Jarvis
Published Law Professors as Plaintiffs in the March 2018 issue of The Albany Law Review. The article was cited by Paul Caron in the TaxProf blog on March 5, 2018.

Senior Associate Director and Adjunct Professor of Law Becka Rich
Was profiled by the American Association of Law Libraries Computing Services Special Interest Section on March 1, 2018.

Professor John Sanchez
Article A Survey of Physician Non-Compete Agreements in Employment Under Florida Law, 35 Nova L. Rev. 64 (2010) was cited in the March 2018 Florida Bar Journal article Healers Barred from Healing: Physician Noncompete Agreements, Amy D. Ronner. Vol. 92, No. 3.

Professor Douglas Donoho
Authored, International Business Transactions, Problems, Readings, and Materials Relating to Trade in Goods and Services, Second Edition (Carolina Academic Press, 2018) (with Teacher’s Manual).

Professor Richard Grosso
Was the keynote speaker for Managing South Florida’s Growth – Using Smart Growth Principles to Transform and Connect Our Communities: Lessons from the Past for a Sustainable Future. The February 22, 2018 event was sponsored by the Smart Growth Partnership.
Spoke on two panels at the 33rd Annual Everglades Coalition Conference on January 12-13, 2018. Panels were: Power of Grassroots to Influence Growth Decision Makers, and Florida Policy on Water, Growth, and Conservation Funding.
Quoted in the January 10, 2018 South Florida Sun Sentinel Editorial article “Put Florida’s environment, elections fate in voters’ hands,” relative to a proposal before Florida’s Constitutional Revision Commission.

Professor Areto Imoukhuede
Co-Authored with Professor James Wilets, A Critique of the Uniquely Adversarial Nature of the U.S. Legal, Economic and Political System and its Implications for Reinforcing Existing Power Hierarchies, which has been published by the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change, 20 U. Pa. J.L. & Soc. Change 341 (2017).

Associate Dean of International Programs & Associate Professor of Law Shahabudeen Khan
Was interviewed by Channel 7 News, WSVN, concerning a criminal case against a defendant who shot two dogs.

Professor of Practice Chance Meyer 
Accepted an offer to publish his article Death Penalty “Trump Effect” in the Law Journal for Social Justice at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.

 

Professor Joel Mintz
Published an opinion piece in The Hill titled “The New Tax Law is Welfare for the Wealthy.”

Accepted an invitation to write a second edition of his 2010 book, Fundamentals of Municipal Finance, for the American Bar Association.

Accepted an invitation to serve as a member of the Executive Committee of the Section on Natural Resources Law of the AALS.

Participated in two roundtable national scholars’ discussions at a scholars’ meeting of the Center for Progressive Reform at the University of San Diego School of Law. The discussion topics included, “Integrating Social Equity into Environmental Protection” and “The Future of U.S. Energy Regulation.”

Associate Dean of Graduate and Online Programs, Susan H. Stephan
Presented “Trust-Related Privacy Factors in E-Learning Environments” and “Embracing Engagement through Technology in Online Graduate Education” at the Florida Distance Learning Association annual conference in Altamonte Springs on January 16 and 17, 2018. She also accepted an offer of publication for her article, “Embracing Engagement through Technology in Online Graduate Education” in the Distance Learning Journal, to appear in print in Volume 14, Issue 3 (2018).

Professor James Wilets
Co-Authored with Professor Areto Imoukhuede, A Critique of the Uniquely Adversarial Nature of the U.S. Legal, Economic and Political System and its Implications for Reinforcing Existing Power Hierarchies, which has been published by the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change, 20 U. Pa. J.L. & Soc. Change 341 (2017).

Professor Tim Canova
Participated in the 2018 Association of American Law Schools in the Section on Socio-Economics program. He spoke on three panels: “The Great Financial Crisis Ten Years Later: Lessons Learned?”; “The Case for a Job Guarantee Program”; and “Current State of Play in Financial Services Regulation”.

Ranked in the top 10% of all-time downloaded authors on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) academic website.

Professor Kathy Cerminara
Presented “Ethics: Decisionmaking Capacity, Competency, and Surrogate Decisionmaking for the Elderly” to the NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine residents at Broward Health in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Will coauthor a chapter about end of life care in Ethics and Vulnerable Elders: The Quest for Individual Rights and a Just Society (Cognella Academic Publishing), with coauthors Professor Alina M. Perez from NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine Public Health Program and Dr. Angana Mahapatra,

Was invited to participate in the invitation-only Galveston Brain Injury Conference (GBIC), hosted in part by the Transitional Learning Center at the University of Texas, Galveston. The GBIC began in 2001 as a follow-up to a 1999 NIH Consensus Conference on Brain Injury Research. Its invited participants are national and international leaders in the field of brain injury research. The GBIC has become one of the premiere brain injury meetings, attracting investigators, educators, and clinicians from across North America, to discuss various research topics in traumatic brain injury.

Professor Jane Cross
Will be honored as a Top Black Educator of 2017 at the Legacy Reception on January 27, 2018.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law Debra Moss Curtis
Published “They’re Digging in the Wrong Place:” How Learning Outcomes can Improve Bar Exams and Ensure Practice Ready Attorneys in the January 2018 issue of the Elon Law Review.

Professor Michael Dale
Published the White Paper Your Key to Success: Four Strategies on Handling Evidence at Trial four articles with NSU law students. NITA selected this paper as a top three in 2017.

Associate Dean of Faculty & Student Development and Professor of Law Olympia Duhart gave opening remarks at the Legal Writing Institute one-day conference at NSU Law in December 2017. More than 35 professors from around the country attended the conference, themed “Small Changes, Big Results.” Professor Jani Maurer was one of the featured presenters. Professor Joe Hnylka, Professor Amanda Foster, Professor P. Camille Lamar, Professor Jane Cross, and Professor Heather Baxter participated as moderators. Professor Baxter also served as chair of the organizing committee for the event.

Associate Dean for Faculty & Student Development and Professor of Law Olympia Duhart served as moderator on a panel entitled “On the Front Line: The Role and Position of Clinical Faculty of Color in Challenging Times” at the Annual Meeting for the Association of American Law Schools in San Diego on January 4, 2018. 

Serves as chair of the AALS Committee for the Recruitment and Retention of Minority Law Teachers and Students, which organized the panel.

Dean and Professor of Law Jon Garon
Presented “A Transnational Business Model to Improve Human Rights, Speech, and Security on the Internet,” at the Cyber Challenges to International Human Rights Conference cosponsored by The CyberLaw Program, International Cybersecurity Research Center, Hebrew University and the Cyber, Law and Policy Center, University of Haifa, in December 2017.

Presented “Kickstarted Fan Art: Corporate Forbearance and Fourth Factor for Copyright Fair Use” at the Association of American Law Schools Art Law Section on Pop Culture and Fan Art, in January 2018.

Professor Robert Jarvis
Co-authored, Law and Holocaust: U.S. Cases and Materials (Carolina Academic Press, 2017) (with Teacher’s Manual). 

Published, The Sailor, the Prostitute, the Pimp, and the Judge: Chasing Down the Loose Ends of Koistinen v. American Export Lines, Inc., 48 Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce 243 (2017).

Published Can the Federal Government Force States to Ban Sports Betting?, 45 Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases 72 (2017) (previewing Christie v. NCAA). 

Appeared on the radio program First News with Jimmy Cefalo (WIOD 610AM) (12/6) to discuss Christie v. NCAA. | Press Release

Professor Kenneth Lewis
Will present with NSU Lifelong Learning Institute in January 2018 in Tamarac, FL and March 2018 in Davie, FL.

Will present at the Broward County Libraries in February 2018.

Published The Namibian Holocaust: Genocide Ignored, History Repeated, Yet Reparations Denied, with the University of Florida’s, Florida Journal of International Law in November 2017.

Professor Jani Maurer
Presented at the Legal Writing Institute in December 2017 held at NSU Law. Professor Maurer presented on how to incorporate current events into a Legal Research and Writing course to increase student engagement.

Professor John Sanchez
Updated his treatise, with Robert D. Klausner, State and Local Government Employment Liability (Clark Boardman Callaghan, 2017) in December 2017.

Veterans Law Clinic Director Jayme Cassidy
Taught at the National Institute For Trial Advocacy Southern Poverty Law Center trial skills program, held in Montgomery, Alabama, November 29 to December 1, 2017.

Professor Kathy Cerminara
Was part of a research team at the NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, which presented the following four posters.

  • Improving End-of-Life Care for Minorities in South Florida: Knowledge, Choices, and Policies, presented at the World Congress of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics in October 2017.
  • Understanding End of Life Choices in the Aging Minority Population of South Florida: Policy Implications, presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association in November 2017.
  • Legal and Policy Implications of Physicians Counseling Minority Patients Regarding Their End-of-Life Care Choices, presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association in November 2017.
  • Knowledge and Preferences of End of Life Choices of Hispanics in South Florida: Informing Policy and Future Directions in End of Life Care, presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association in November 2017.

Professor Phyllis Coleman
Published Florida Family Law: Text and Commentary (Carolina Academic Press), in November 2017.

Professor Michael Dale
Was the lead teacher at the National Institute For Trial Advocacy Southern Poverty Law Center trial skills program, held in Montgomery, Alabama, November 29 to December 1, 2017.

Lead two half-day trial skills trainings in NSU Law’s large courtroom for the eight-member mock trial team from the Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on December 6 and 7, 2017.

Dean Olympia Duhart
Presented at Tulane University Law School during the ClassCrits X Conference on November 10, 2017. Her talk was entitled, “Soldier Suicides and OutCrit Jurisprudence: An Anti-Subordination Analysis.”

Dean Jon Garon
Served as a panelist for the Broward County Crime Commission (September 2017), speaking on “Identity Theft, Economic Crimes, and Electronic Fraud” for the conference on the Psychology of Cybercrime.

Professor Michael Masinter
Was quoted in the Binghamton University newspaper Pipe Dream article “Emotional-support animals don’t belong on campuses.” Professor Masinter encourages schools to comply with the Fair Housing Act by allowing students with emotional or psychiatric disabilities to keep emotional support animals in campus housing, provided the students supply appropriate documentation of the need for an emotional support animal, and provided that the animal is a common domesticated species that does not pose a public health risk.

Professor Joel Mintz
Published a blog piece titled “North Carolina v. Chemours: Early Reflections on an Ongoing State Environmental Enforcement Case,” on the Center for Progressive Reform blog.

Is among the top 10% of downloaded authors on the academic website SSRN.

Professor John Sanchez
Presented “Contempt Fines and the Eleventh Amendment” and questioned other participants on their papers, at the November 10, 2017 Virtual Symposium on Constitutional Remedies. Papers from this event will be published online, available on Lexis-Nexis in 2018. 

Professor Florence Shu-Acquaye
Was a guest speaker at St. Thomas University, Biscayne College Criminal Justice Program November 14, 2017 in Miami Gardens. Professor Shu-Acquaye spoke on “Policing, Courts, Corrections and Human Rights in Africa.”

Professors Heather Baxter, Megan Chaney, and Marilyn Uzdavines
Organized and led an experiential learning event for NSU undergraduates on Saturday, October 21, as part of the NSU ExEL program. Fourteen NSU freshman participated in a short appellate argument on a health law issue. Current NSU Law Moot Court and NTA members served as mentors to the freshman participants, and the program received excellent reviews from all students involved.

Professor Timothy Canova was a speaker at the LatCrit XXI Biennial Conference in Orlando on September 29, 2017. He spoke on a plenary panel on outsider jurisprudence and progressive formations, along with Maria Rodriguez, Executive Director of the Florida Immigrant Coalition; Stephanie Owens, Executive Director of Florida League of Women Voters; and Aramis Ayala, State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law Debra Moss Curtis
Dean Debra Moss Curtis earned the NSU Professor of the Year Faculty Advisory Council Award for the College of Law, given out by the President and Provost at the October 2017 faculty reception at the Sherman Library.

Professor Michael Dale
Moderated a panel discussion at the Tower Club in Fort Lauderdale on Immigration: Transfusion of Talent, or Economic Burden, on November 2, 2017. Dean Jon Garon was one of the three panelists. He discussed economic implications of immigration in the United States.

Taught at the National Institute For Trial Advocacy (NITA) advanced trial skills program at the United States District Courthouse in Washington, D.C. November 7-12, 2017.

Associate Dean for Library Services & Professor of Law Vicenç Feliú
Accepted an offer to publication for his article, So Happy Together: Should the California Decision be a Basis to Recognize a Right of Public Performance in Pre-1972 Sound Recordings? with the Intellectual Property, Sports & Entertainment Law Forum at Pace University, Elisabeth Haub School of Law and the Sports and Sports and Entertainment Journal at Denver University, Sturm College of Law.

Professor Michael Flynn and Professor Michael Dale served as program directors for the 28th annual National Institute For Trial Advocacy Florida deposition program, held each year at the College of Law. Lawyers from Florida and around the country, including NSU law grads, took the course. Professor Kathleen Webber-Nuñez and Clinic Director Jayme Cassidy conducted lectures. Other faculty included attorney Richard Foster with Dario, Alabert, Metz & Eyerman, LLC, Lorena Mastrarrigo with the Broward County Public Defender’s Office, and NSU Law alumnus Daniel Forrest, with the Law Office of Daniel E. Forrest, P.A.

Professor Michael Masinter
Was recently honored and spoke at an event organized by his former clients and plaintiffs in a 1987 pro-bono class action against Palm Beach County for unlawful race discrimination in the hiring of applicants to its firefighter training program. Five of the clients, all having had successful careers as Palm Beach County firefighters as a result of the lawsuit and one of whom became a chief whose son recently joined the department, attended the event at the E. Pat Larkins Community Center in Pompano Beach. Prof. Masinter thanked them for the honor of representing them and reminded the roughly 150 audience members that, while he, as a civil rights attorney, had the means to unlock a door, it was the courage and persistence of the plaintiffs that enabled them to walk through and find success on the other side.

Instructor and Adjunct Professor Chance Meyer was quoted by the Naples Daily News in its article “Death row or not, Mesac Damas will not leave Florida prison alive” on October 27, 2017.

Professor Joel Mintz was quoted by the SunSentinel in its article “Schools blaming children for sexual abuse” on October 15, 2017.

Provided suggestions to two reporters for the Minneapolis Star Tribune as to how they should interpret data regarding the effectiveness of enforcement of environmental standards by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency against the taconite mining industry in Minnesota.

Was quoted for the fourth time in an ongoing series of articles in the Wilmington (North Carolina) Star News concerning lawsuits filed against Chemours, Inc. (a subsidiary of DuPont Chemical) to redress the company’s toxic chemical contamination of a local drinking water system.

Edited and posted an edition of the Newsletter of the Section on State and Local Government Law of the AALS for the 28th consecutive year, which included an original “editor’s note.”

Was invited to present a paper at an international conference on “Law, Regulation and Public Policy” that will be held in Singapore in June, 2018.

Professor Heather Baxter
Was a panelist on “Using Technology to Entice Students and Enhance Teaching” at the 2017 Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) conference in Boca Raton, where she demonstrated how to use the computer program Annotate PRO to help grade memos and papers.

Veterans Law Clinic Director Jayme Cassidy
Will be a panelist for the Office of Public and Professional Guardians first annual state wide training symposium hosted by the Palm Beach County Clerk of Court on September 26 and 27, 2017. NSU Law students in the Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) and Veterans Law Clinic (VLC) clinics have been invited to attend the training symposium and interact with legal professionals from the Department of Elder Affairs, Department of Public and Professional Guardians, Department of Children and Families (DCF), State Attorney’s Office, and Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). This event will afford the students both a valuable educational experience as well as a fabulous networking opportunity.

Professor Megan Chaney
Was a panelist on the “Law and Humanities in the New Law School Reality” workshop at the 2017 SEALS conference in Boca Raton.

Professor Kathy Cerminara
Was the moderator in the “Becoming a Productive Scholar” workshop and mentor to Professor Chris Ogolla with the Savannah Law School new scholars workshop at the 2017 SEALS conference in Boca Raton.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law Debra Moss Curtis
Was the moderator in the “The Bar Exam’s Impact on Legal Education Curriculum” workshop at the 2017 SEALS conference in Boca Raton.

Professor Michael Dale
Blogged about the July 2017 International Consortium for Global Legal Education in the Legal Advocate, sponsored by NITA. http://blog.nita.org/2017/09/nita-faculty-facilitate-international-training-session-nova/

Professors Michael Dale and Michael Flynn
Will host the 25th Florida National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) deposition program on October 12 – 14, 2017. Also teaching in the program are Professor Kathryn Webber Nuñez, and Veterans Clinic Director Jayme Cassidy, attorney Richard Foster with Dario, Alabert, Metz & Eyerman, LLC and attorney and NSU Law alumnus Daniel Forrest, with the Law Office of Daniel E. Forrest, P.A.

Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development & Professor of Law Olympia Duhart
and Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Public Impact and Professor of Law
Elena Maria Marty-Nelson
Co-organized a community forum at the College of Law, Hate Speech and Our Community Response. The forum was held August, 31, 2017, in the Panza Maurer Law Library. The forum addressed the events of Charlottesville, Virginia. The forum united school leaders, law students, and experts to discuss the importance of identifying and confronting racism, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, bigotry, and hatred. Prof. Duhart moderated the panel on the legal and historical context for the events. Professor Marty-Nelson moderated the panel exploring methods of effective community response. More than 150 people attended the event. The event was co-hosted by the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development & Professor of Law Olympia Duhart
Was a speaker on the “Character in the Classroom” panel, “Teaching Fundamentals II – Classroom Teaching” panel, “Applying Design Thinking Innovation to Legal Education” panel, and “Pursuing Full Citizenship in the Legal Academy” workshop and moderator for the “Methods of Formative and Summative Assessment” workshop at the 2017 SEALS conference in Boca Raton.

Professor Michael Flynn
Was a panelist in the “Teaching Fundamentals II – Classroom Teaching” discussion group at the 2017 SEALS conference in Boca Raton.

Professors Michael Flynn and Michael Dale
Will host the 25th Florida National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) deposition program on October 12 – 14, 2017. Also teaching in the program are Professor Kathryn Webber Nuñez, and veterans clinic Director Jayme Cassidy, attorney Richard Foster with Dario, Alabert, Metz & Eyerman, LLC and attorney and NSU Law alumnus Daniel Forrest with Law Office of Daniel E. Forrest, P.A.

Dean Jon M. Garon
Was a panelist in the “External Challenges Facing Law School Deans” and “Digital Pressures in the Intellectual Property Law” discussion groups at the 2017 SEALS conference in Boca Raton.

Professor Kenneth L. Lewis, Jr.
Accepted an offer of publication for his article, Peace In Israel and Palestine: Moving From Conversation to Implementation Of A Two-State Solution in the Southwestern University Journal of International Law.

Published his article, The Namibian Holocaust: Genocide Ignored, History Repeated, Yet Reparations Denied, in the University of Florida Journal of International Law in September 2017.

Has been asked to present on civil rights in America by the NSU Lifelong Learning Institute.

Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Public Impact and Professor of Law
Elena Maria Marty-Nelson and Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development & Professor of Law Olympia Duhart
Co-organized a community forum recently at the College of Law: Hate Speech and Our Community Response was held Aug, 31, 2017, in the Panza Maurer Law Library. The forum addressed the events of Charlottesville, Virginia. The forum united school leaders, law students, and experts to discuss the importance of identifying and confronting racism, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, bigotry, and hatred. Prof. Duhart moderated the panel on the legal and historical context for the events. Professor Marty-Nelson moderated the panel exploring methods of effective community response. More than 150 people attended the event. The event was co-hosted by the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Professor Joel Mintz
Published a new casebook, A Practical Introduction to Environmental Law (Carolina Academic Press, 2017). The book, accompanied by an online Teacher’s Manual, was co-authored with a team of environmental law professors from around the country, recruited by Prof. Mintz. The book includes numerous practice-oriented problems, as well as chapters on environmental permitting, relevant administrative law, and recent amendments to the federal Toxic Substances Control Act that cannot be found in other Environmental Law texts.

Was a panelist in the “Teaching Environmental Law and Climate Change in the Post-Trump World” workshop, “Methods of Formative and Summative Assessment” workshop, Environmental Protection and the Green Economy” workshop, and “Applying Design Thinking Innovation to Legal Education” panel, and was a moderator in the “Early Trends and Prospects for Environmental Protection in the New Administration” panel at the 2017 SEALS conference in Boca Raton.

Professor Emerita of Law Gail Richmond
Was a panelists in the “Buyouts and Retirements: What to Consider?” workshop at the 2017 SEALS conference in Boca Raton.

Professor Kathryn Webber Nuñez
Accepted an offer of publication for her article, Toxic Cultures Require a Stronger Cure: The Lessons of Fox News for Reforming Sexual Harassment Law in the Penn State Law Review, to appear in print in the Spring 2018 issue.

Assistant Professor Marilyn Uzdavines
Was a panelist in the “Recent Developments in Health Law and Public Health Ethics” discussion group at the 2017 SEALS conference in Boca Raton.

Professor Heather Baxter and Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development & Professor Olympia Duhart presented “Grit in the LRW Classroom: Practices that Promote Passion and Perseverance” at the 2017 Biennial Conference of the Association of Legal Writing Directors, held at the University of Minnesota Law School on July 19, 2017.

Veterans Law Clinic Director Jayme Cassidy joined the Board of Florida Justice Technology Center, a nonprofit organization that increases access to civil justice in Florida.

Professor Michael Dale presented “Developing deposition skills in one hour—using the National Institute for Trial Advocacy method” to the Broward Public Defender’s Office on July 26, 2017. Professor Dale served as an instructor with Professor Kathleen Webber Nuñez, Clinic

Director Jayme Cassidy, and NITA Instructor and attorney Jim Zloch on using the NITA Model to teach millennials at the NSU Law International Consortium for Global Legal Education’s 2017 Faculty Training Workshop on July 27, 2017. Professor Dale also served as an instructor on “Advocacy In Immigration Asylum Matters for Children” at a NITA/ABA co-sponsored trial skills training program, held in Houston, Texas, August 1-5, 2017.

Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development & Professor Olympia Duhart and Associate Dean of Graduate and Online Programs and Adjunct Professor Susan Stephan presented on “Best Practices for Active Teaching and Effective Feedback” at NSU Law’s Adjunct Faculty Training, held August 17, 2017.

Dean Jon Garon will be a panelist on “Identity Theft, Economic Crimes and Electronic Fraud” at the Broward County Crime Commission’s Psychology of Cybercrime Conference, to be held in Deerfield Beach, Florida on September 14, 2017. The panel will be moderated by NSU Law alumnus Senior Judge Joel Lazarus (J.D. 1977).

Professor Emeritus and Dean Emeritus Joseph D. Harbaugh, with the Practising Law Institute, received the “Best Award” from the Association for Continuing Legal Education for the Interactive Learning Center’s “Mastering Negotiations: The Significance of Planning and Preparation.” The award was presented at the Association’s Annual Meeting, held in Montreal, Canada on August 1, 2017. | Read Full Article Here

Professor Areto Imoukhuede, with former NSU Law visiting professor Vincenzo Zeno-Zencovich, presented and was a panelist at the Roma Tre University Law Department research discussion on “Gun Control and Gun Rights: Trans-Atlantic Views,” held in Rome, Italy on May 24, 2017. While on sabbatical this year, Professor Imoukhuede presented at the University of Miami, The John Marshal Law School, Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law, and many others.

Professor Robert Jarvis was quoted in the Miami Herald article Legal ruling in: Facebook ‘friends’ aren’t necessarily real friends, on August 23, 2017.

Professor Shahabudeen Khan published the featured article One Decade Later: Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law Alive and Well in the Intercultural Human Rights Law Review of St. Thomas University Law School, found at 12 Intercultural Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 115 (2017).

Professor James Levy was appointed Co-Editor in Chief for the Thomson Reuters publication Perspective: Teaching Legal Research and Writing.

Dean of Student Services and Professor of Law Michele Struffolino is serving on the planning committee for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida Committee on Professionalism Summit, to be held on September 15, 2017.

Professor Fran Tetunic accepted an offer of publication for her article The Irony of Mediator as Problem Maker: Mediator Misconduct Setting Aside Mediated Agreements in the Harvard Negotiation Law Review, to appear in print in the Fall 2017 issue.

Assistant Professor Marilyn Uzdavines accepted an offer to publish her article Dying for a Solution: The Regulation of Medical Devices Falls Short in the 21st Century Cures Act in the Nevada Law Journal. Professor Uzdavines also presented to faculty at the University of Barcelona on the future of mental health care coverage under the Trump Administration, in May 2017.

Professor Kathy Cerminara
Was honored with the Wexler/Winick Distinguished Service Award by the International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence at the International Congress on Law and Mental Health (ICLMH) in Prague, Czech Republic, on July 11, 2017.

Professor Cerminara presented on Advance Directive Statutes: A Therapeutic Approach for Patients With Disorders of Consciousness at the ICLMH on July 12, 2017.

Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion, and Public Impact and Professor of Law Elena Maria Marty-Nelson,
Was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) and began her term on June 3, 2017.

Veterans Law Clinic Director Jayme Cassidy,
Joined the Board of Florida Justice Technology Center, a nonprofit organization that increases access to civil justice in Florida.

Professors Shahabudeen Khan and James Wilets,
Discussed Florida’s Stand Your Ground law with WPBT2’s YOUR SOUTH FLORIDA host Pam Giganti on July 7, 2017.

Professor Joel Mintz
Was quoted by North Carolina’s StarNews in its article CFPUA asks NC to bar GenX discharge on July 10, 2017.

Professor Kathy Cerminara
Published an article Whose Freedom? Teaching The Contraceptive Coverage Cases as a Bridge from Policy to Bioethics, in the Teaching health Law issue of the Saint Louis University Law Journal, at 61 St. Louis U. L.J. 529 (2017).

Dean Jon M. Garon
Participated in an interview for Minnesota's WCOO Radio with Jordana Green, regarding Matal v Tam. (The Slants trademark decision) on June 19, 2017.

Gave a presentation, The Role of the Florida Law Schools for Enhancing Inclusion, at the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Third Diversity Summit: Are We as Diverse as We Think?, on May 31, 2017.

Published an article, The Once and Future Profession: Autonomy, Intellectualism, and Obligation, in Toledo’s 14th Deans’ Leadership in Legal Education Symposium, at 48 U. Tol. L. Rev. 253 (2017).

Professor Robert M. Jarvis
Published a book review of Baseball Meets the Law: A Chronology of Decisions, Statutes and Other Legal Events, in the Florida Bar Journal, at 91-JUN Fla. B.J. 51 (2017).

Professor Joel Mintz
Published an op-ed, How (if ever) can Democrats reoccupy the White House?, in the Sun Sentinel, on June 23, 2017.

Professor Marc Rohr
Wrote an article, First Amendment Fora Revisited: How Many Categories Are There?, featured in the Nova Law Review Symposium, at 41 Nova L. Rev. 221 (2017).

Susan Stephan
Formerly Director of Development and Adjunct Professor of Law, has been appointed to her new role as Associate Dean of M.S. Online Programs, commencing on July 1, 2017.

Assistant Professor Marilyn Uzdavines
Co-wrote an article with Professor Kathy Cerminara, Introduction to Regulating Innovation in Healthcare: Protecting The Public Or Stifling Progress, featured in the Nova Law Review Symposium, at 41 Nova L. Rev. 305 (2017).

Professor Timothy L. Arcaro
Presented on Evidence Pitfalls in family litigation, at the 2017 Raising the Bar Seminar, presented by the Broward County Bar Association Family Law Section, on April 28, 2017.

Updated chapters for Adoption, Paternity & Other Florida Family Law Practices (12th Edition), published by the CLE division of the Florida Bar.

Provided expert testimony in two cases of the Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.

Contributed the article Should Family Pets Receive Special Consideration in Divorce, featured in The Florida Bar Journal, at 91-JUN Fla. B.J. 22 (2017).

Professor Kathy Cerminara 
Accepted an offer to publish her article Rip Currents: Rough Water for End of Life Decision Making in The Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, at Vol. 20, Issue 2.

Professor Joel Mintz
Published an op-ed article Time for a change of course by Trump on climate in The Orlando Sentinel, on May 8, 2017.

Professor Robert M. Jarvis
Reviewed the book Baseball Meets the Law: A Chronology of Decisions, Statutes and Other Legal Events in The Florida Bar Journal, at Vol. 91, Issue 6.

Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Cynthia H. Duval, J.D.,
Presented on How to Interview for Success and Business Ethics to the Faith Center Women’s Ministry in Sunrise, Florida, on May 8, 2017.

Professor Olympia Duhart
Published the online article Why more hospitals should prioritize Cultural Competency in the Harvard Business Review, on May 26, 2017. 

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law Debra Moss Curtis
Presented as part of a panel on Professional Identity Formation in Legal Education at the American Bar Association’s 43rd National Conference on Professional Responsibility, on June 1, 2017.

Professor Tim Canova
Published an op-ed, Help us stop the Sabal Trail Pipeline, in the Miami Herald.

Posted The New Global Dis/Order in Central Banking and Public Finance, originally published in the Research Handbook on Political Economy and Law, edited by Ugo Mattei and John D. Haskell (Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 2015).

Posted a book chapter titled The Bottom-Up Recovery: A New Deal in Banking and Public Finance, published in When Government Helped: Learning from the Successes and Failures of the New Deal (Oxford University Press, 2014).  

Professor Kathy Cerminara and Barbara Noah 
Accepted an offer of publication for their article, Removing Obstacles to a Peaceful Death, in The Elder Law Journal, to appear in print in early 2018.

Professor Michael Masinter
Was featured as part of the Faculty Development Speaker Series Master Class Reflections on 39 Years, where he shared his experiences and achievements in a Q & A, on April 6, 2017.

Professor Florence Shu-Acquaye
Her article, The African Court and Human Rights: What Lies Ahead for the Merged Court?, in the Howard Human and Civil Rights Law Review Journal was accepted for publication.

Professor Shu-Acquaye
Published her article, The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: The Evolution of Whistleblower Protections, Employment Contracts and Mandatory Arbitration Agreements, in the DePaul University Business & Commercial Law Journal, at Vol. 15, Issue 2 (2017).

Published her article, The Ebola Virus Prevention and Human Rights Implications, as a lead article in the 12th Edition of the University of Massachusetts Law Review.

Professor Robert M. Jarvis 
Was quoted in the Palm Beach Post on March 12, 2017, in an article titled Why 30% of Florida's voting is ripe for fraud.

Professor Michael Dale and Research and Teaching Assistant Federica Turetta
Co-wrote a blog piece, Handing Narrative Evidence at Trial: Not an Easy Task which was published on the National Institute of Trial Advocacy website on April 19, 2017.
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