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Phyllis Williams Kotey, continued

Jerry W. Markham, continued

Judicial Misconduct: Florida Taking a Step Ahead in the Regulation of Judicial Speech and Conduct to Ensure Independence, Integrity and Impartiality,” 31 Nova Law Review 645 (2007) and a chapter entitled “Judging Under Disaster: The Effect of Hurricane Katrina on the Criminal Justice System” for the book Hurricane Katrina: America’s Unnatural Disaster (University of Nebraska Press 2009). She developed

and taught the Criminal Law, Judicial, and Juvenile Justice Clinics. She has taught Children and the Law, Advanced Criminal Procedure and bar preparation courses in Florida Constitutional Law and Florida Criminal Procedure. She is the Director of the Criminal, Judicial and Civil Externship Programs and develops community service and legal education programs for law students.

the Securities Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association. Before his move to academia, Professor Markham has been secretary and counsel with the Chicago Board Options Exchange, Inc.; chief counsel of the Division of Enforcement, United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission; attorney with the Securities and

Exchange Commission; and a partner with the international firm of Rogers & Wells (now Clifford Chance) in Washington, D.C. In law school, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Kentucky Law Journal and was named to the Order of the Coif.

MARGARET (PEGGY) MAISEL, Director of the Legal Clinics and Associate Professor of Law

* B.A., Pomona College * M.A., Occidental College (Urban Studies) * J.D., Boston University School of Law * M.A.T., Antioch School of Law (Clinical Teaching) Peggy Maisel has thirty-five years of legal experience, including 25 years of law school and clinical teaching experience both domestically and abroad. She is the founding director of the Clinical Program at FIU. Throughout her career, she has devoted herself to promoting civil and human rights and community development through legal practice and teaching. Before coming to FIU, Professor Maisel was a Fulbright Professor of Law and then Associate Professor of Law at the University of Natal in Durban, South Africa (UND). While at UND, she helped to restructure the Law Clinical to support the changes in South African society and also led the transformation of the first year curriculum from broad survey courses into ones that emphasized human rights issues and legal and problem-solving skills. These course materials were published in two textbooks: Foundations of South African Law Critical Issues for Law Students, Butterworths, 2002, and Introduction to Law and Legal Skills, Butterworths, 2001. Her previous law school clinical positions include Director of the Disability Law Clinic, Western New England College School of Law; Clinical Supervisor, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau; Attorney, Legal Service Institute (supervising law students

from Northeastern and Harvard University); and Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Social Security and Landlord/Tenant Clinics, University of Maryland School of Law. She also served as Dean of the New College of California School of Law; Executive Director of the Housing Discrimination Project, Inc.; Regional Training Coordinator, Legal Services Corporation; and Trial Attorney, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Professor Maisel was a pioneer in the development of supervisory skills training within national legal services and for law teachers. She currently teaches the HELP (Health, Ethics, Law, & Policy) clinic, which is an interdisciplinary clinic in association with the FIU College of Medicine. She also developed and taught the Community Development Clinic at FIU and was a FIU Kaufmann Professor. Professor Maisel has been a member of the Society of American Law Teachers Board of Governors and the International Steering Committee of the Global Alliance for Justice Education and is currently the Chair of the AALS Africa Section. A highly regarded teacher and clinician, Professor Maisel speaks frequently at conferences and professional meetings, and publishes regularly in the areas of human rights, access to justice, and clinical and international legal education.

* B.S., Western Kentucky University * J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law * LL.M., Georgetown University

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* B.A., University of Florida * J.D., University of Florida College of Law Lillian Aponte Miranda teaches courses ion Civil Procedure, Property, Human Rights, and Indigenous Peoples in International Law. Professor Miranda received her Bachelors of Arts in both English and Political Science, as well as a Certificate in International Relations from the University of Florida, with Highest Honors, where she was invited to Phi Beta Kappa and was a Rhodes Scholarship Semifinalist. Professor Miranda subsequently earned her Juris Doctor with Honors from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. While at the College of Law, she served as a teaching assistant for three different courses, was selected as a summer clerk for Justice Harry Lee Anstead of

the Florida Supreme Court, and became Senior Research Editor and Executive Articles Editor of the University of Florida’s Journal of Law and Public Policy. She began her legal career as a litigation associate at a leading Florida law firm, where she represented corporate clients in complex commercial disputes. In addition to having over three years of teaching experience in legal skills, Professor Miranda also served as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Oregon School of Law. Professor Miranda’s scholarship, which she has presented at national and international conferences and has been invited to discuss at symposia, engages the intersection of international law, human rights, and the rights of minorities and indigenous peoples. She currently serves as Co-Chair of the American Society of International Law’s Rights of Indigenous Peoples’ Interest Group.

SCOTT F. NORBERG, Professor of Law

* B.A., University of North Carolina * J.D., University of North Carolina

JERRY W. MARKHAM, Professor of Law

Jerry Markham is a prolific, nationally recognized scholar and proven classroom teacher in the fields of corporate finance, banking, commodities trading, and securities and international trade law. He comes to the FIU College of Law from the University of North Carolina where he was a member of the law faculty for 12 years. Before that, he served for 10 years as an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University School of Law. In addition to numerous law journal articles, he is the author of a three volume financial history of the United States

LILLIAN APONTE MIRANDA, Associate Professor of Law

that was selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title in 2002. He subsequently published a follow-up volume to that work and has coauthored four casebooks on corporate law and banking regulations. Professor Markham also published a two-volume treatise and a history book on the law of commodity futures regulation, and as the principal co-author of a two-volume treatise on securities regulation. Professor Markham has been a lecturer at the Université Jean Moulin in Lyon, France, and also has lectured in Sydney, Warsaw, Beijing, Mexico City, London Montevideo, Fukoka, and Bangkok. He has served as chair of the International Commodity Regulation Committee for the American Bar Association and as co-chair of the Commodity Subcommittee of

Professor Norberg has nineteen years of experience as a law school professor and administrator. Before coming to FIU, he taught at the University of California Hastings College of the Law, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the Mississippi College Law School, where he also served for three years as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Professor Norberg was the founding Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the FIU College of Law, serving from 2001 to 2005, in which position he was primarily responsible for development of the academic program and ABA accreditation matters. The recipient of several teaching awards, Professor Norberg teaches in the areas of contract, commercial law, and bankruptcy law. He has published numerous articles, including a multi-district empirical study of the

Chapter 13 bankruptcy system, which was funded by grants from the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges and the American Bankruptcy Institute. His articles have been frequently cited by commentators and courts, including the United States Supreme Court. Professor Norberg has been a frequent speaker at legal education programs for lawyers and judges, including workshops for bankruptcy judges sponsored by the Federal Judicial Center. He also regularly serves as a member or chair of the American Bar Association Site Inspection Teams reviewing law schools for ABA approval. Professor Norberg practiced commercial litigation for six years in Atlanta, Georgia, before entering the academy. He obtained both his B.A. and J.D. (with honors) at the University of North Carolina. As an undergraduate he was elected Student Body President and received the University’s highest award for leadership and service. His law school honors include the North Carolina Law Review and Order of the Coif. 23

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