Faculty Highlights - January 2013

  • Eric V. Hull

Professor Hull was invited to speak at forum on ocean law and policy co- sponsored by The Center for International Law and Justice and The Environment, Development and Justice Project held at Florida A&M University College of Law. He discussed his research on global ocean acidification, and addressed the legal and policy implications of ocean acidification in Florida and the Wider Caribbean.

Read on for the full highlights.

  • Anthony B. Kolenc

Professor Kolenc's most recent law review article was just published this month in the Gonzaga Law Review. Here is the information on it: Pretend to Defend: Executive Duty and the Demise of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell', 48 Gonzaga Law Review 107 (2013).

On January 8, 2013, Professor Kolenc gave a talk downtown to the Catholic Lawyer’s Guild on the following topic: “Freedom of Conscience and the HHS Mandate Cases.” There were approximately 30 lawyers and judges from the Jacksonville area in attendance.

  • Bradley Scott Shannon

Professor Shannon attended the LEC Workshop for Law Professors on the Economics of Litigation and Civil Procedure, hosted by the Law & Economics Center, George Mason University School of Law and the Henry G. Manne Program in Law & Economics Studies, which was held on January 25-28, 2013 on Captiva Island, Florida.

  • Jeffrey M. Schmitt

Professor Jeffrey M. Schmitt article “A Historical Reassessment of Full Faith and Credit” will appear in this month’s issue of the George Mason Law Review: Jeffrey M. Schmitt, A Historical Reassessment of Full Faith and Credit, 20 GEO. MASON L. REV. 483 (2013).


  • Ann K. Smith

Professor Ann Smith (along with her Husband, a former FCSL graduate) began her 27 month Peace Corps Service January 16 2013, in Morocco, North Africa and will be a part of the country's goals of developing Moroccan youth (age 6 - early 20's) and sharing American culture. She would welcome any thoughts or ideas. The blog is www.mytb.org/clay-and-ann (starting with January entries).

  • Patrick W. Krechowski

Professor Patrick W. Krechowski spoke at the "Coastal Law and Policy Panel" at the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Law School on January 24, 2013. The discussion focused on coastal construction, including the permitting of emergency coastal armoring, and the law surrounding beach nourishment projects (Stop the Beach Renourishment v. FDEP).