Louis J. Virelli III co-authors 8th edition of administrative law tome

Professor Louis J. Virelli III Louis J. Virelli, III, with co-authors Charles H. Koch, Jr. (William and Mary Law School), William S. Jordan, III (The University of Akron School of Law), and Richard W. Murphy (Texas Tech University School of Law), published the eighth edition of Administrative Law: Cases and Materials and accompanying teacher’s manual, through Carolina Academic Press this year. From the publisher This… » Read more

Judith Scully offers insight on Black Lives Matter protests and recent Supreme Court rulings

By Sean KinaneWMNF 88.5June 15, 2020 Professor Judith Scully. Excerpt Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren announced Monday that his office will not file charges against the 67 protestors arrested for unlawful assembly in Tampa on the night of Tuesday, June 2. Warren says in each of those arrests, “the evidence shows that the individuals arrested were peacefully protesting; there was no violence, no vandalism, and… » Read more

Linda S. Anderson publishes book on FL Bar Exam essay prep

Linda Anderson Linda S. Anderson, professor of law, wrote Florida Bar Exam Essay Prep: Strategies and Study Materials published by Cognella Academic Publishing. The book is a combination of substantive rules important for the Florida Bar Exam essays and specific study techniques and tools. With the Florida Bar Exam now scheduled for an online format in August because of COVID-19 challenges and concerns, this new… » Read more

Luz Nagle discusses how Covid-19 has led to increase in domestic abuse and need for government action

By Jennifer VenisInternational Bar AssociationMay 26, 2020 Excerpt Professor of Law Luz Nagle. Domestic abuse has increased exponentially since lockdowns were introduced to combat Covid-19, with some countries reporting a 25-50 per cent increase. These statistics look set to worsen – at the end of April, the United Nations Population Fund predicted at least 15 million more cases of domestic violence globally in 2020 as… » Read more

Louis J. Virelli III publishes report on recusal standards for agency adjudicators

Professor of Law Louis Virelli. Law Professor Louis J. Virelli’s commissioned report for the Administrative Conference of the United States was published in early May. The report, Administrative Recusal Rules: A Taxonomy and Study of Existing Recusal Standards for Agency Adjudicators,  is the second part of a project Virelli created for the ACUS. The initial report, Recusal Rules for Administrative Adjudicators was published in November… » Read more

Andrew Appleby explains how Florida’s sales tax reliance makes it vulnerable to COVID-19 fallout

By Maria KoklanarisLaw 360March 27, 2020 Excerpt Professor Andrew Appleby. At a time when fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on state budgets nationwide, Florida’s approach to tax policy, relying overwhelmingly on the traditional sales tax, has put it in a uniquely precarious position…. Andrew Appleby, tax professor at the Stetson University College of Law, analyzes Florida tax policy with a particular emphasis… » Read more

Peter Lake quoted in The Washington Post on BYU’s honor code policy change

By Marisa Iati The Washington PostFeb. 21, 2020 Professor Peter F. Lake Excerpt As the church’s teaching on same-sex relationships evolves, Brigham Young University may have removed specific rules about same-sex intimacy from its honor code to leave “enough room to maneuver to what the church is doing, rather than having to go back and change all the rules because you guessed wrong,” said Peter… » Read more

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy talks Trump campaign spending at Trump properties on Yahoo! Finance

By Kristin MyersYahoo! FinanceFeb. 22, 2020 Excerpt Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy Trump 2020 has been fundraising since the president took office in January 2017; and since that time, his campaign has continuously spent big at Trump properties and businesses. According to FEC filings, the Trump campaign, the fundraising committee Trump Victory and the Republican National Committee have spent roughly $1.3 million at Trump hotels, golf courses, and other properties. … » Read more

Elder Law Prof Blog – Week of Feb. 29, 2020 – Professor Rebecca C. Morgan

Rebecca C. Morgan Law Professor Rebecca C. Morgan wrote the following blogs for the Elder Law Prof Blog: Feb. 29: Ann F. Baum Memorial Elder Law LectureMarch 1: Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults Opportunities for the Health Care SystemMarch 2: Helping Elders Learn How to Spot Fake NewsMarch 3: Worried You Will End Up With Dementia? You Aren’t Alone.March 4: Where Do You… » Read more

White Collar Crime Prof Blog – Week of Feb. 27, 2020 – Professor Ellen Podgor

Ellen S. Podgor Law Professor Ellen S. Podgor wrote the following blog posts for the White Collar Crime Prof Blog: Feb. 27: Overcoming Ethical Issues With CDAsMarch 3: Criminal History of Economic Crimes – Sentencing Commission Report… » Read more