2021-2022 Graduate Course Catalog 
    
    Aug 15, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Courtney Abbott Hill, Teaching Professor
J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 2009
Legal Communications and Research; Legal Communications and Research II

Rakesh K. Anand, Professor of Law
J.D., Yale University, 1994
Professional Responsibility; Legal Ethics Theory; Contemporary Legal Thought; Constitutional Law II; Criminal Law; European Union law

Hannah R. Arterian, Dean Emerita
J.D., University of Iowa, 1973
Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Robert Ashford, Professor of Law
J.D., Harvard University, 1969
Secured Transactions; Binary Economics; Corporations; Professional Responsibility, Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Elizabeth A. August, Teaching Professor
J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 1994
Legal Communications and Research; Legal Communications and Research III: Transactional Drafting; Negotiation Skills; Professional Skills: Negotiation; Negotiation for Lawyers; Legal Communications and Research I

James E. Baker, Professor of Law; Director, Syracuse University Institute for Security Policy and Law; Professor of Public Administration, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs (by courtesy Appointment)
J.D., Yale Law School, 1990
Cntrl Chall Natl Scrty Law Pol; Professional Skills: From Model Rules to Role Models: Applied Legal Ethics in National Security Practice; National Security Law
 
William C. Banks, Professor of Law Emeritus
J.D., University of Denver, 1974;
Constitutional law
 
Kristen Barnes, Professor of Law
J.D., Harvard Law School, 1990; PhD, Duke University, 2003
Housing Law; Voting Rights; Property; International Law

Peter A. Bell, Professor of Law Emeritus
J.D., Stanford University, 1970
Torts; Public Health Law; International Trade Law, Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Leslie Bender, Professor of Law Emerita
J.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1979; LL.M., Harvard University, 1985
Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Todd A. Berger, Associate Professor of Law; Director, Advocacy Programs; Director, PhillyEx
J.D., Temple University 2003; LL.M. Temple University 2007
Criminal Defense Clinic; Criminal Procedure; Lawsuit; PHILLYEx; Philly Lawyer Seminar; Advocacy Honors Society

Peter D. Blanck, University Professor; Chairman, Burton Blatt Institute
J.D., Stanford University, 1986; Ph.D., Harvard University, 1982
Disability Law; Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Craig M. Boise,  Dean and Professor of Law
J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 1994; LL.M. (Tax), New York University School of Law 1999
Federal Income Taxation; International Financial System Integrity Seminar; International Tax Policy Seminar; International Taxation; Offshore Financial Centers - Cayman Islands; Federal Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders; Tax Treaties Seminar; Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21
 
Jennifer S. Breen, Associate Professor of Law
J.D., Cornell law School, 2015; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2011
Administrative Law; Constitutional Law; Emerging Issues in Labor & Employment Law
 
Emily Brown, Assistant Teaching Professor
J.D., Syracuse University School of Law, 2009
Legal Communication & Research; Legal Communication & Research II

Keith J. Bybee, Vice Dean; Paul E. and Hon. Joanne F. Alper ‘72 Judiciary Studies Professor; Professor of Law; Professor of Political Science; Director, Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics, and the Media (IJPM); Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute
Ph.D., University of California at San Diego, 1995
Constitutional Law I and II; Law, Politics, and the Media (IJPM); Elements of the Law

Sanjay K. Chhablani, Laura J. & L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence;  Professor of Law; Professor, Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute, College of Arts and Sciences (by courtesy appointment)
J.D., Yale Law School, 1996
Constitutional Criminal Procedure; Criminal Law; Capital Punishment; Evidence; Forensic Evidence; Contracts; Const/Crim/Pro-Adj

Bruce Ching, Senior Faculty Fellow
J.D., University of Michigan law School, 1996
Legal Communications and Research; Legal Communications and Research II
 
Kelly Curtis, Teaching Professor;
Associate Director, Office of Student Affairs Academic & Bar Support Programs
J.D., Ohio State University, Moritz College of law, 2005
Fnd’l Skills - Attny Licensing; Law and Sexuality; Professional Responsibility: Becoming a Lawyer; Fnd’l Skills - Attny Licensing; Professional Responsibility

Christian C. Day,  Professor of Law
J.D., New York University, 1970
Business Associations

Lisa A. Dolak, Senior Vice President and University Secretary; Angela S. Cooney Professor of Law;
J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 1988
Civil Procedure; Federal Courts; Law, Politics and the Media; Patents and Trade Secrets

Doron Dorfman, Associate Professor of Law
J.S.D., Stanford law School, 2019; J.S.M., Stanford Law School, 2014; L.L.M., University of Haifa, 2010; L.L.B., University of Haifa, 2009
Torts; Employment Discrimination Law; Health Law & Policy

David M. Driesen, University Professor
J.D., Yale Law School, 1989
Climate Change: Science, Perception and Policy; Environmental Law; Constitutional Law

Richard A. Ellison, Professor of Law Emeritus
LL.B., St. John’s University, 1965
Constitutional Law; Contracts; Health Law; Family Law; Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Jan Fleckenstein, Associate Teaching Professor; Director of the Law Library
J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 2011
Advanced Legal Research
 
Thomas R. French, Professor of Law Emeritus
J.D., Northern Kentucky University, 1987
Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Martin L. Fried, Crandal Melvin Professor of Estates and Trusts Emeritus
J.D., Columbia University, 1958; LL.M. (Tax), New York University, 1968
Federal Income Taxation; Property; Wills and Trusts; Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Ian Gallacher, Professor of Law; Legal Writers’ Toolkit Program
J.D., Washington College of Law, American University, 1991
Legal Communications and Research; Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Shannon P. Gardner, Teaching Professor
J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 1994
Legal Communication and Research; Legal Communications and Research III: Writing in Criminal Litigation; American Legal System; Legal Foundations; Legal Communication & Research II; Legal Communication & Research I

Gregory L. Germain, Professor of Law, Director, Bankruptcy Clinic
J.D., University of California, Hastings College of Law, 1985; LL.M. (Tax), University of Florida, 2001
Bankruptcy; Contracts; Business Associations; Pro Bono Bankruptcy Clinic

Shubha Ghosh, Crandall Melvin Professor of Law; Director, SIPLI; Syracuse Intellectual Property Law Institute
J.D., Stanford Law School, 1994; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1988
Advising the Startup I; Advising the Startup II
 
Antonio Gidi, Teaching Professor
J.D., Federal University of Bahia, Brazil, 1990; LL.M., PUC University, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1993; S.J.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2001; Ph.D., PUC University, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2003
Civil Procedure

Lauryn P. Gouldin, Associate Dean for Faculty Research; Associate Professor of Law
J.D., New York University School of Law, 2000
Constitutional Criminal Procedure (Investigative); Criminal Law; Evidence; Privacy Law; Criminal Justice Reform Seminar

Jack M. Graves, Teaching Professor
J.D., University of Colorado School of Law, 1994
Commercial Transactions

Andrew S. Greenberg, Teaching Professor
J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 1989
Legal Communication and Research I; Legal Communication and Research II; Legal Communication and Research III; Writing in Pretrial Litigation; Professional Responsibility; Appellate Advocacy Skills; Professional Responsibility: Becoming a Lawyer

Margaret M. Harding, Professor of Law
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1986
Civil Procedure; Conflict of Laws; Securities Regulation; Alternative Dispute Resolution; US Arbitration Law & Practice

Peter E. Herzog, Crandall Melvin Professor of Law Emeritus
J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 1955; LL.M., Columbia University, 1956
Comparative Law; European Communities; Conflict of Laws; Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Laurie Hobart, Assistant Teaching Professor
J.D., Harvard law School, 2007
National Security Lawyering

Paula C. Johnson, Professor of Law; Co-Director, Cold Case Justice Initiative
J.D., Temple University, 1985; LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 1990
Cold Case Justice Initiative - investigating and reopening civil rights era murders; Race and Law; Constitutional Criminal Procedure (Investigative); Civil Rights Murder Cases; Criminal Law

Hilary K. Josephs, Dean’s Distinguished Research Scholar of Asian Law Emerita
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1973; J.D., University of Hawaii, 1978
Chinese law; Contracts; International and Comparative Labor Law; Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Arlene S. Kanter, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence; Professor of Law; Professor of Law; Director, College of Law Disability Law and Policy Program; Faculty Directore of International Programs; Professor of Disability Studies; School of Education (by courtesy appointment)
J.D., New York University, 1981; LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 1983
Disability Law; International Human Rights and Comparative Disability Law; Special Education; Advanced Disability Law; Int’l Human Rights & Disability Law

Gary T. Kelder, Professor of Law
J.D., Boston University, 1971; LL.M., New York University, 1972
Constitutional Criminal Procedure; Criminal Law; Evidence; Advanced Criminal Evidence; Constitutional Criminal Procedure (Investigative)

Deborah Kenn, Associate Dean of Clinical and Experiential Education; Professor of Law; Director, Office of Clinical Legal Education
J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1980
Community Development Law Clinic; Social and Economic Justice in South Africa; Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Andrew Kim, Professor of Law
J.D., Harvard Law School, 2007
Torts; Immigration Law; Administrative Law

Nina A. Kohn, David M. Levy L’48 Professor of Law; Faculty Director of Online Education
J.D., Harvard University, 2002
Elder Law; Family Law; Torts

Beth G. Kubala, Teaching Professor; Executive Director, Betty and Michael D. Wohl Veterans Legal Clinic
J.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law; LL.M, The Army Judge Advocate General’s School, 2005
Veteran’s Legal Clinic; Veteran’s Legal Clinic II

Laura G. Lape, Associate Professor of Law
J.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1985
Copyright-Literary and Artistic works; Entertainment Law; Intellectual Property; Property Law; Copyright Law

Travis H.D. Lewin, Professor of Law Emeritus
LL.B., University of South Dakota, 1958; S.J.D., University of Michigan, 1967
Evidence; Trial Practice; Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Kevin Noble Maillard, Professor of Law
J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2002; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2004
Family Law; Adoption; Popular Culture and the Law; Wills and Trusts; Social Deviance and the Law; Children and the Law

Robin Paul Malloy, E.I. White Chair and Distinguished Professor of Law; Kauffman Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Director, Center on Property, Citizenship and Social Entrepreneurism; Professor of Economics, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs (by courtesy appointment)
J.D., University of Florida, 1980; LL.M., University of Illinois, 1983
Real Estate Transactions; Land Use Planning and Development Law; Real Estate for Business

Thomas J. Maroney, Professor of Law Emeritus
LL.B., Syracuse University College of Law, 1963
Constitutional Law; Constitutional Criminal Procedure; Federal Courts; Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Janis L. McDonald, Professor of Law Emerita; Co Director, Cold Case Justice Initiative
J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 1977; LL.M., Yale Law School, 1988
Cold Case Justice Initiative - investigating and reopening civil rights era murders; Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Mary Helen McNeal, Professor of Law; Director, Co-Director, LondonEx
J.D., University of Maryland, 1986
Elder Law Clinic; Professional Responsibility; Elder and Health Law Clinic; Elder and Health Law Clinic II; Professional Responsibility: Becoming a Lawyer

Suzette M. Meléndez, Teaching Professor; Director, Children’s Rights and Family Law Clinic; Faculty Director of Inclusion Initiatives
J.D., University of Connecticut, 1989
Children’s Rights and Family Law Clinic; Children’s Rights Clinic II; Family Law; Children’s right Clinic

Aliza M. Milner, Teaching Professor; Interim Director, Legal Communication and Research Program
J.D., George Washington University, 1998
Legal Communication and Research I; Legal Communication and Research II; Legal Communication and Research III; Civil Procedure; Sentencing Law; LCR III: Writing for Trial & Appellate Judges

Jessica Murray, Associate Teaching Professor; Director, Transactional law Clinic
J.D., Cornell Law School, 1988
Transactional Law Clinic; Transactional Law Clinic II

Robert G. Nassau, Teaching Professor; Associate Director, Office of Clinical Legal Education; Director, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
J.D., Harvard University, 1986
Federal Income Taxation I; Federal Income Taxation II; Estate and Gift Taxation; Low Income Taxpayer Clinic; Low Income Taxpayer Clinic II; Federal Income Tax I: Individual; Federal Tax II - Business Transactions

Mark P. Nevitt, Associate Professor of Law
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
Law of the Global Commons: Law of the Sea, Space Law, and Cyberlaw; Constitutional Law

Kathleen M. O’Connor, Associate Dean of Online Education; Teaching Professor
J.D., Emory University, 1992
Legal Communications and Research

Deborah S. O’Malley, Associate Teaching Professor; Director, NYEx
J.D., American University, Washington College of Law
NYCEx; NYC Lawyer Seminar; PHILLYEx; Philly Lawyer Seminar; Legal Communication & Research I
 
Keli Perrin, Associate Teaching Professor; Managing Director, Syracuse University Institute for Security Policy and Law
J.D., Syracuse University College of Law
Cyber Security Law & Policy; National Security/Terrorism Center; Regulatory Law & Policy
 
Gary J. Pieples, Teaching Professor; Director, Criminal Defense Clinic
J.D., Indiana University School of Law, 1995
Lawsuits; Criminal Defense Law Clinic; Criminal Defense Clinic II; Professional Skills: Lawyer as Counselor

Robert J. Rabin, Professor of Law Emeritus
LL.B., Harvard Law School, 1964; LL.M., New York University, 1965
Contracts; Labor Law; Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Sarah H. Ramsey, Laura J. & L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence; Professor of Law Emerita
J.D., University of North Carolina, 1973; LL.M., University of Michigan, 1982
Children and the Law; Family Law; Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

LaVonda N. Reed, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs; Professor of Law
J.D., University of Southern California, 1997
Communications Law; Property; Wills and Trusts; Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Richard S. Risman, Teaching Professor
J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1984
Legal Communication and Research; Foundation Skills for Attorney Licensing; Legal Communications and Research III: Research and Rhetoric; Legal Writing for International Students

M. Jack Rudnick, Professor of Practice; Director, Innovation Law Center
Innovation Law-Practicum; Technology Innovation Law & Practice

Michael A. Schwartz, Associate Professor of Law; Director, Disability Rights Clinic
J.D., New York University, 1981; LL.M., Columbia University, 1996; Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2006
Disability Rights Clinic Seminar; Disability Rights Clinic; Disability Rights Clinic II

William C. Snyder, Teaching Professor
J.D., Cornell law School, 1990
Computer Crimes; Counterterrorism & the Law
 
Danielle Stokes, Faculty Fellow
J.D., University of Virginia, 2016
Legal Communication & Research; Environmental Law
 
Kent Syverud, SU Chancellor and President
J.D., University of Michigan School of Law
Negotiation
 
Mary Szto, Teaching Professor
J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1986
Business Associations; Contracts; Asian Americans & the Law
 
Erik R. Teifke, Professor of Practice; Criminal Defense Clinic
J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, 1992
Selecting Your Jury; Trial Practice
 
Monica M. Todd, Teaching Professor
J.D., University of California Los Angeles School of Law, 2007
Legal Communication & Research; Legal Communication & Research II

C. Cora True-Frost, Bond, Schoeneck & King Distinguished Professor; Associate Professor of Law
J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 2001; LL.M., Harvard Law School, 2006
Criminal Law; Regulatory Law and Policy; Constitutional Law II; International Law

Terry L. Turnipseed, Professor of Law; Faculty Director, Externship Programs; Professor of Engineering and Computer Science, L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (by courtesy appointment).
J.D., Georgetown University, 1996; LL.M., Georgetown University, 1998
Estate Planning; Property Law; Wills and Trusts; Washington Lawyer Seminar; Syracuse Law in D.C. Program Externship Placement; Property

A. Joseph Warburton, Professor of Law; Professor of Finance, Whitman School of Management
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2009
Commercial Transactions; Corporate Financing Transactions; Financial Management

Steven S. Wechsler, Professor of Law Emeritus
J.D., University of Michigan, 1975
Lawyer as Negotiator; Professional Responsibility; Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

William M. Wiecek, Chester Adgate Congdon Professor of Public Law and Legislation Emeritus
L.L.B., Harvard University, 1962; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1968
Constitutional Law; Federal Courts; Not teaching Fall or Spring 2020-21

Corri Zoli, Associate Teaching Professor; Director of Research, INSCT; Syracuse University Institute for Security Policy and Law
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2004
Refugee and Asylum Law; Emerging Issues in International Law
 
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