Scholarship & Activities
Associate in Law Research, Center for Governmental Responsibility
• Presented paper, “The Second Devolution of European Competition Law: The Political Economy of Antitrust Enforcement Under a ‘More Economic Approach,’” to the 25th Conference on New Political Economy, hosted by the Center for the Study of Law and Economics, University of the Saarland, Saarbruecken, Germany, Oct. 12-14.
Affiliate Professor; Professor of Criminology and Law; Affiliate Professor of Anthropology, African Studies, and European Union Studies
• Published “The Hutu-Tutsi Conflict in Rwanda,” in Perspectives on Contemporary Ethnic Conflict (S.C. Saha, ed.) New York/Oxford: Lexington Books, 2006, pp. 107-131.
• Roundtable panelist, “Current Issues in Trade Secret Law Workshop,” sponsored by The Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, Boalt Hall School of Law, Oct. 13.
• Presented “Saving Trade Secret Disclosures On the Internet Through Sequential Preservation,” University of California Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Intellectual Property Scholarship Seminar, Oct. 12.
• Presented “Foreshadowing Litigation: Emphasis on Patenting Could Mean New Intellectual Property Related Employment Disputes for Universities,” at Closing in On Open Science: Trends in Intellectual Property and Scientific Research Sposium, University of Maine School of Law, Sept. 29.
Stephen C. O’Connell Chair; Affiliate Professor of Psychiatry; Adjunct Professor, University of South Florida Mental Health Institute; Associate Director, Center on Children and Families
• Merck Visiting Scholar at Seton Hall Law School the week of Oct. 15. He gave a faculty workshop entilted “Dangerousness and Expertise,”delivered a public lecture, entitled “The Criminal Justice System as a Public Health System,” gave a faculty workshop at Villanova Law School entitled “Preventive Justice,” and taught a class in Mental Health Law at Seton Hall.
In the News
George R. “Bob” Dekle
Legal Skills Professor; Director, Criminal Law Clinic-Prosecution
• The Ledger, Oct. 13. Quoted in an article about convicted mss-murderer Nelson Serrano’s penalty trial and attempts to restrict the emotion of witnesses’ testimonies.
Lyrissa Barnett Lidsky
Professor, UF Research Foundation Professor
• Technology Daily, Oct. 12. Quoted in a story about a Florida woman who was awarded $11.3 million in a defamation lawsuit against a Louisiana woman who posted messages on a Web log accusing her of being a “crook,” a “conartist” and a “fraud.”
Joseph W. Little
Professor; Alumni Research Scholar
• St. Petersburg Times, Oct. 16. Quoted in a story on defrocked county judge Elizabeth “Betsey” Hapner, who is seeking office nine years after being removed from the bench by the Florida Supreme Court for abandoning her law practice and neglecting her clients to run for office; lying to get an injunction against her estranged husband; and repeatedly missing court-imposed deadlines, then misrepresenting why she had.
• Daily Sundial, Oct. 16. Mentioned in an article in the paper of California State University, where his research partner in predatory lending, Steven M. Graves, Teaches.
Barbara Bennett Woodhouse
• USA Today, Oct. 14. Quoted in an article that looks at the increasing number of rulings in favor of grandparents seeking more time with their grandchildren.
• Palm Beach Post, Oct. 15. Quoted in an article about the children of a deceased man whose children are frustrated because of a loophole law that allows widows to reside in a house after the death of their husbands even if the house is not willed to them.