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Law Professor Says Lack Of Holiday Spirit May Indicate Societal Decline

Published: Dec 27th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In modern society, incivility is everywhere – from our children’s classrooms to the recent presidential election to the mall parking lot full of end-of-the-year shoppers. In fact, this holiday season, many felt “Scrooges” and “Grinches” outnumbered the elves.

Mentally Disabled Shouldn’t Receive Death Penalty, Says UF Professor

Published: Dec 5th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Defendants with mental disabilities should not be sentenced to death, a practice 38 states still allow, according to a University of Florida professor of law and psychiatry.