2018-2019 Graduate Course Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2020  
2018-2019 Graduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Law Faculty


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Aviva Abramovsky, Associate Dean for International Initiatives; Professor of Law; Director of the LL.M. Program for Foreign Law Graduates; Co-Director, Law in London Program, Kauffman Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
J.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2000
Commercial Transactions; Insurance Law; Professional Responsibility

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

Hannah R. Arterian, Professor of Law
J.D., University of Iowa, 1973
Employment Law

Robert H.A. Ashford, Bond, Schoeneck & King Distinguished Professor
J.D., Harvard University, 1969
Secured Transactions; Binary Economics; Corporations; Professional Responsibility

Elizabeth A. August, Legal Writing Professor
J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 1994
Legal Communications and Research

William C. Banks, Board of Advisors Distinguished Professor; Professor of Law; Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs; Director, Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT)
J.D., University of Denver, 1974; M.S., University of Denver, 1982
Central Challenges in National Security Law Seminar

Joseph A. Barrette, Professor Emeritus
J.D., Catholic University, 1972

Peter A. Bell, Professor of Law
J.D., Stanford University, 1970
Torts; Public Health Law; International Trade Law

Leslie Bender, Professor Emerita
J.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1979; LL.M., Harvard University, 1985
Constitutional Law; Civil Rights, Race and Law; Bioethics and Law; Torts

Todd A. Berger, Associate Professor of Law; Director, Criminal Defense Law Clinic
J.D., Temple University 2003; LL.M. Temple University 2007
Criminal Defense Clinic; Criminal Procedure

Peter D. Blanck, University Professor; Chairman, Burton Blatt Institute
J.D., Stanford University, 1986; Ph.D., Harvard University, 1982
Disability Law

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

Keith J. Bybee, 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
A.B., Princeton University 1987; 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, Bond,  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

David M. Crane, Professor of Practice
M.A., Ohio University, 1973; J.D., Syracuse University, 1980
National Security Law; Laws of Armed Conflict; Atrocity Law and Policy-Practicing before International Courts; Military Law and Procedure; International Criminal/Civil Law and Procedure

 

Christian C. Day,  Professor of Law; Co-Director, Law in London Program;
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

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

Richard A. Ellison, Professor Emeritus
LL.B., St. John’s University, 1965
Constitutional Law; Contracts; Health Law; Family Law

Martin L. Fried, Professor Emeritus
J.D., Columbia University, 1958; LL.M. (Tax), New York University, 1968
Federal Income Taxation; Property; Wills and Trusts

Ian Gallacher, Professor of Law; Director, Legal Communication and Research
J.D., Washington College of Law, American University, 1991
Legal Communications and Research

Gregory L. Germain, Professor of Law
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

Lauryn P. Gouldin, Associate Professor of Law
J.D., New York University School of Law, 2000
Constitutional Criminal Procedure (Investigative); Criminal Law; Evidence

Andrew S. Greenberg, Legal Writing 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

Margaret M. Harding, Associate Dean for Faculty; Professor of Law
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1986
Civil Procedure; Conflict of Laws; Securities Regulation; Alternative Dispute Resolution

Tara Helfman, Associate Professor of Law
J.D., Yale University, 2006
Contracts; Constitutional Law; International Law; Law of the Sea

Peter E. Herzog, Professor Emeritus
J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 1955; LL.M., Columbia University, 1956
Comparative Law; European Communities; Conflict of Laws

Jason D. Hoge, Practitioner in Residence
J.D. City University of New York School of Law, 2004
Criminal Defense Clinic

Paula C. Johnson, Professor of Law
J.D., Temple University, 1985; LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 1990
Cold Case Justice Initiative - investigating and reopening civil rights era murders

Hilary K. Josephs, Professor Emerita
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1973; J.D., University of Hawaii, 1978
Chinese law; Contracts; International and Comparative Labor Law

Arlene S. Kanter, Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence; Professor of Law; Director, College of Law Disability Law and Policy Program; Co-Director, SU Center of Human Policy, Law, and Disability Studies
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

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

Deborah Kenn, Associate Dean of Clinical and Experiential Education; Professor of Law; Director, Office of Clinical Legal Education; Director, Community Development Law Clinic
J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1980
Community Development Law Clinic; Social and Economic Justice in South Africa

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

Nina A. Kohn, Associate Dean for Research; David M. Levey L’48 Professor of Law
J.D., Harvard University, 2002
Elder Law; Family Law; Torts

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

Lynn S. Levey, Legal Writing Professor
J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 1994; M.A., Syracuse University, 1994
Legal Communication and Research; Violence Against Women Act

Travis H.D. Lewin, Professor Emeritus
LL.B., University of South Dakota, 1958; S.J.D., University of Michigan, 1967
Evidence; Trial Practice

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

Thomas J. Maroney, Professor Emeritus
LL.B., Syracuse University College of Law, 1963
Constitutional Law; Constitutional Criminal Procedure; Federal Courts

Janis L. McDonald, Professor of Law
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

Mary Helen McNeal, Professor of Law; Director, Elder Law Clinic
J.D., University of Maryland, 1986
Elder Law Clinic; Professional Responsibility

Suzette M. Meléndez, Lecturer; Director, Children’s Rights and Family Law Clinic; Director, Syracuse Medical-Legal Partnership
J.D., University of Connecticut, 1989
Children’s Rights and Family Law Clinic

Aliza M. Milner, Legal Writing Professor
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

Robert G. Nassau, Professor of Practice; 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

Kathleen M. O’Connor, Legal Writing Professor; Faculty Director, Moot Court Honor Society and Advocacy
J.D., Emory University, 1992
Legal Communications and Research

Ann E. Pfeiffer, Practitioner in Residence
J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1979
Externship Program

Robert J. Rabin, Professor Emeritus
LL.B., Harvard Law School, 1964; LL.M., New York University, 1965
Contracts; Labor Law

Sarah H. Ramsey, Professor Emerita
J.D., University of North Carolina, 1973; LL.M., University of Michigan, 1982
Children and the Law; Family Law

LaVonda N. Reed, University Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs; Professor of Law
J.D., University of Southern California, 1997
Communications Law; Property; Wills and Trusts

Richard S. Risman, Legal Writing Professor
J.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1984
Legal Communication and Research; Foundation Skills for Attorney Licensing

Shannon P. Ryan, Legal Writing Professor
J.D., Loyola Law School, 1994
Legal Communication and Research

Nathan A. Sales, Associate Professor of Law
J.D., Duke School of Law, 2000
National Security Law; Administrative Law; Criminal Law

Michael A. Schwartz, Associate Professor of Law; Director, Disability Rights Clinic
J.D., New York University, 1981; LL.M., Columbia University, 1977; Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2006
Disability Rights Clinic Seminar

Richard D. Schwartz, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Yale University, 1952

C. Cora True-Frost, Associate Professor of Law
J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 2001; M.P.A., Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, 2001; LL.M., Harvard Law School, 2006
Criminal Law; Regulatory Law and Policy

Terry L. Turnipseed, Professor of Law; Director, Syracuse Law Semester in D.C. Program; 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

A. Joseph Warburton, Associate Professor of Law and Finance
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2009; M.S., University of London, 2002; J.D., Michigan Law School, 1996; M.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1994
Commercial Transactions; Corporate Financing Transactions; Financial Management

Steven S. Wechsler, Professor Emeritus
M.B.A., J.D., University of Michigan, 1975
Lawyer as Negotiator; Professional Responsibility

William M. Wiecek, Professor Emeritus
L.L.B., Harvard University, 1962; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1968
Constitutional Law; Federal Courts

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