Scott DeVito

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Title/Position

Associate Professor of Law

Department

Faculty

E-mail Address

Phone Number

(904) 680-7741

Room

288

Building

Baypine

BACKGROUND

  • Commercial Litigation Associate, Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint P.C., 2006-2008;
  • Clerk for Justice Ryan, Arizona Supreme Court, 2005-2006; Tort Litigation Association, Lewis & Roca LLP, 2003-2004;
  • J.D., With Honors, University of Connecticut School of Law, 2003; Research Fellow, Yale University, Department of Philosophy, 1999-2000;
  • Assistant Professor, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Philosophy and School of Medicine, 1998-1999;
  • Assistant Professor, Bowling Green State University, Department of Philosophy, 1997-1998;
  • Research Fellow, University of Pittsburgh, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, 1996-1997;
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Rochester, 1996.

EXPERTISE

  • Business Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tort
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Bioethics/Philosophy of Medicine, and Logic.

EDUCATION

J.D., With Honors, University of Connecticut School of Law, 2003;

Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Rochester, 1996.

TEACHING and SCHOLARSHIP

  • Business Law
  • Contracts
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Law and Logic
  • Philosophy of Science.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Selection Committee Learned Hand Award, American Jewish Committee; Volunteer Attorney Election Hotline

PUBLICATIONS

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  • Scott DeVito, On the Value-Neutrality of the Concepts of Health and Disease, 25 THE JOURNAL OF MEDICINE AND PHILOSOPHY 539 (2000);
  • Scott DeVito, Values and the Patient-Physician Relationship, in ETHICAL ISSUES IN HEALTH CARE ON THE FRONTIERS OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY (Eds. S. Wear, et al 2000);
  • Scott DeVito, The Millennium Problem and the Marketplace of Ideas, 12 PUBLIC AFFAIRS QUARTERLY 243 (1998);
  • Scott DeVito, Brute Science: Dilemmas of Animal Experimentation, 89 ISIS 169 (1998);
  • Scott DeVito, A Gruesome Problem for the Curve-Fitting Solution, 48 BRITISH JOURNAL FOR THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE 391 (1997);
  • Scott DeVito, Completeness and Indeterministic Causation, 63 PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE 177 (1996).

LAW REVIEW ARTICLES

Scott DeVito, Justice and the Felonious Attorney, 48 SANTA CLARA LAW REVIEW 155 (2008);

Scott DeVito, The Ontology of Copyright Infringement, 35 CONNECTICUT LAW REVIEW 817 (2003).