Jeffrey Schmitt

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Title/Position

Assistant Professor of Law

Department

Faculty

E-mail Address

Phone Number

(904) 680-7676

Room

277

Building

Baypine

BACKGROUND

Prior to joining the faculty at Florida Coastal School of Law, Professor Schmitt served as a law clerk to Judge Susan H. Black of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and Judge Timothy J. Corrigan of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He also worked as an associate at Jones Day in Cleveland, Ohio. While in law school, he served as an essays editor on the Virginia Law Review.

EXPERTISE

  • Legal History
  • Civil Procedure
  • Legal Ethics

EDUCATION

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., Order of the Coif
  • Miami University, B.A. (Economics and Political Science), magna cum laude

TEACHING & SCHOLARSHIP

  • Civil Procedure
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Legal History

PUBLICATIONS

Constitutional Limitations on Extraterritorial State Power: State Regulation, Choice of Law, and Slavery, 83 MISS. L.J. (forthcoming 2014)

A Historical Reassessment of Full Faith and Credit, 20 GEO. MASON L. REV. 485 (2013)

The Antislavery Judge Reconsidered, 29 LAW & HIST. REV. 797 (2011) (peer-reviewed)

Rethinking Ableman v. Booth and States’ Rights in Wisconsin, 93 VA. L. REV. 1315 (2007)