Professor Anthony V. Alfieri’s recent article “Resistance Songs: Mobilizing the Law and Politics of Community” will be published in the University of Texas School of Law Texas Law Review. The purpose of this article is to draw out the lessons of antebellum freedom suits, and, by comparison, modern civil rights and environmental justice suits, to learn how to tell better stories of community power and resistance in Miami and elsewhere. Professor Alfieri, Dean's Distinguished Scholar, is the Founder and Director of the Center for Ethics and Public Service, and the Founder of the Historic Black Church Program. He teaches civil procedure, ethics, professional liability, public interest law and leadership, social entrepreneurship, and lawyer malpractice. He has published more than 70 articles, essays, and editorials on ethics, criminal justice, poverty law, and the legal profession in leading journals and book anthologies. His work has been cited and downloaded more than 3,000 times in books, law journals, social science networks, and the media.
Professor Susan Haack, Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, Cooper Senior Scholar in Arts and Sciences, Professor of Philosophy, and Professor of Law at the University of Miami, recently gave two lectures in the Faculty of Law at the Instituto Técnico Autónoma de Mexico (ITAM): “Justice, Truth, and Proof: Not so Simple, After All” and “The Expert Witness: Lessons from the U.S. Experience.” Professor Haack’s work ranges from philosophy of logic and language, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of science, Pragmatism—both philosophical and legal—and the law of evidence, especially scientific evidence, to social philosophy, feminism, and philosophy of literature.
Professor Felix Mormann spoke at the University of Florida’s annual Public Interest Environmental Conference. Hosted by the Levin College of Law, the conference brought together academics, policymakers, and practitioners to discuss the future of the global energy economy. Professor Mormann presented work in progress on constitutional challenges and regulatory opportunities for state-level clean energy policies. His scholarship explores the financial, regulatory and policy challenges along the path to an environmentally and economically sustainable energy future. He teaches in the areas of contracts, environmental law, energy law, and climate change. He is Faculty Fellow at Stanford University’s Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance.