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