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During  July 2023, FIU Law’s faculty authors and publications were read in 121 countries and by scholars from 371 institutions worldwide. This scholarly impact resulted in 5,707 downloads of legal scholarship last month and contributed to 7,332 total citations to all publications. Here are the authors, series, publications and activities impact:

Our Series and Publications

Faculty Scholarship


FIU Law Review


Special Collections


Recent Publications


Thomas E. Baker, A Primer on the Jurisdiction of the U.S. Courts of Appeals (Federal Judicial Center, 3d ed. 2023)

Taleed El-Sabawi, Drug-Induced Homicide Laws and False Beliefs About Drug Distributors: Three Myths that are Leaving Prosecutors Misinformed, 60 Am. Crim. L. Rev. 4 (2023) (with Jennifer Carrol & Morgan Godvin) 

Taleed El-Sabawi, The Influence of White Exceptionalism on Drug War Discourse, 94 Temp. L. Rev.  649 (2022) (with Jennifer Oliva)

Jerry W. Markham, Securities and Exchange Commission vs. Kim Kardashian, Cryptocurrencies and the “Major Questions Doctrine”, 14 Wm. & Mary Bus. L. Rev. 515 (2023)

Jerry W. Markham, Cryptocurrency Regulation: A Primer (Edeard Elgar 2023)

M.C. Mirow, The Mexican Civil Code of 1928 and the Social Function of Property in Mexico and Latin America, 37 Emory Int’l L. Rev. 365 (2023)

Howard M. Wasserman, Understanding Civil Rights Litigation (Carolina Academic Press, 3d ed. 2023)


Activities & Events

Cyra Choudhury


Prof. Eric Carpenter

Recently quoted in discussing a proposed change to the military justice system.


Prof. Sara Slinger

Her post “Much Ado About Credentials: Surveying Our Perceptions of Credentials & Diversity in the Profession” featured in the RIPS-SIS blog. This post discusses the importance of credentials in the law librarian profession and includes the results of a survey assessing librarian opinions on the idea of eliminating the J.D. from law librarian positions.

Prof. Alex Erwin

Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum selected FIU Law professor Alex Erwin, J.D., Ph.D., as a guest scholar to present Building Better Species: Assisted Evolution, Genetic Engineering, and the Endangered Species Act, a paper that is forthcoming in the Cornell Law Review.

Professor Erwin (Building Better Species: Assisted Evolution, Genetic Engineering, and the Endangered Species Act), and Professor Travis 9The Freedom of Influencing), were selected as the two winners of the 2023 Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Call for Paper Competition.

Prof. M. C. Mirow

Presented on the legal system of Spanish East Florida at the University Gent, Belgium and at University of Technology, Sydney.

Was appointed as a Research Associate at the Historic St. Augustine Research Institute, a collaboration between Flagler College and University of Florida.

Dean Antony Page

Was featured in Miami Today News.

Dean Page and Prof. Roman spoke at Second Annual Michael Olivas Summer Writing Institute on July 21, 2023.

FIU Law in FIU News

FIU Law leaps in U.S. News rankings: FIU Law climbed 38 spots to rank No. 60 among the nation’s law schools (No. 32 among public schools), according to U.S. News and World Report rankings.



Selected Works