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Arlene Kanter Appointed Faculty Director of International Programs

Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence Arlene Kanter has been appointed Faculty Director of International Programs. Kanter adds this appointment to her directorship of the Disability Law and Policy Program ...

David Driesen Comments on the EPA vs. California Fuel Standards Controversy

“California does have compelling and extraordinary conditions,” [Driesen] said. “There are wildfires, and if the heat goes up in California, they have more severe local air pollution exacerbated by the heat, so it just doesn’t wash” ...

BBI's Peter Blanck and Larry Logue Pen "PTSD and Suicide" OpEd for Stars and Stripes

July observances are more about patriotism and independence than soldiering, but the two are never far apart. This past Independence Day, you may have seen the two concepts dovetail on yard signs notifying revelers that “A COMBAT VETERAN LIVES HERE — PLEASE BE COURTEOUS WITH FIREWORKS.” These signs have engendered a lively debate about veterans’ mental health and the public’s proper response, but what is less debatable (and what is assumed by the signs) is that veterans are a class apart. They are men and women whose exploits are at once admirable and unfathomable, especially when it comes to the psychological wounds of war ...

Name Areas of Expertise
Rakesh K. Anand
Professor of Law


Constitutional Law
Constitutional Law (Individual Rights)
Criminal Law
Legal Ethics
Legal Theory
Robert Ashford
Professor of Law


Economics and the Law
Professional Responsibility
Tax Law
Tax Law (Banking, Securities, and Tax Law)
Hon. James E. Baker
Professor of Law
Director, Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism
Professor of Public Administration, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs (by courtesy appointment)


Civil-Military Relations
Counterterrorism Law and Policy
Cybersecurity Law and Policy
Laws of War
Legal Ethics
Military Law
National Security Law and Policy
Professional Responsibility
William C. Banks
Professor of Law Emeritus


Civil-Military Relations
Constitutional Law
Constitutional Law (Individual Rights)
Counterterrorism Law and Policy
Laws of War
Military Law
National Security Law and Policy
Peter A. Bell
Professor of Law


Law and Medicine
Public Health Law
Tort Law
Todd A. Berger
Associate Professor of Law
Director, Advocacy Programs
Director, Criminal Defense Clinic


Criminal Law
Criminal Law (Criminal Defense and Ethics)
Public Interest Law
Trial Advocacy
Peter D. Blanck
University Professor
Chairman, Burton Blatt Institute


Disability Law and Policy
Empirical Study and Analysis
Craig M. Boise
Dean and Professor of Law


Legal Education
Legal Education (Technology)
Tax Law
Tax Law (Treaties)
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


Civility and Democratic Society
Constitutional Law
Judicial Process
Law and Diversity
Law, Politics, and the Media
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)


Criminal Law
Death Penalty
Incarceration
Kelly K. Curtis
Teaching Professor


Legal Ethics
Professional Responsibility
Christian C. Day
Professor of Law


Antitrust Law
Corporate Law
Corporate and Financial Law
Legal Education
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Lisa Dolak
Senior VP and University Secretary
Angela S. Cooney Professor of Law


Federal Courts and Procedure
Intellectual Property
Legal Ethics
Patent Law
David M. Driesen
University Professor


Constitutional Law
Environmental Law
Law and Economics
Yelena Duterte
Associate Teaching Professor
Director, Veterans Legal Clinic


Veterans Law
Jan Fleckenstein G'84, G'86, L'11
Associate Teaching Professor
Director of the Law Library


Legal Education
Library Planning and Design
Ian Gallacher
Professor of Law
Director, Legal Communication and Research


Class Action Litigation
Legal Education
Gregory L. Germain
Professor of Law
Director, Bankruptcy Clinic


Bankruptcy Law
Commercial Law
Contracts Law
Corporate Law
Tax Law
Shubha Ghosh
Crandall Melvin Professor of Law
Director, Syracuse Intellectual Property Law Institute


Antitrust Law
Copyright
Law and Development
Patent Law
Pharmaceuticals
Software and the Internet
Technology Commercialization
Tort Law
Trademarks
Lauryn P. Gouldin
Associate Dean for Faculty Research
Associate Professor of Law


Criminal Law
Criminal Law (Procedure and Evidence)
Eighth Amendment (Bail Reform and Pretrial Detention)
Fourth Amendment (Search and Seizure)
Margaret M. Harding
Professor of Law


Alternative Dispute Resolution
Arbitration
Civil Procedure and Due Process
Securities Regulation
Paula C. Johnson
Professor of Law
Co-Director, Cold Case Justice Initiative


Cold Cases
Law and Diversity
Professional Responsibility
Voting Rights
Arlene S. Kanter
Laura J. and L.Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence
Professor of Law
Director, College of Law Disability Law and Policy Program
Faculty Director of International Programs


Access to Justice
Deinstitutionalization
Disability Law and Policy
Disability Law and Policy (Rights of Women and Girls with Disabilities)
Inclusive Education
US Education Law and Policy
Gary T. Kelder
Professor of Law


Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Criminal Law (Procedure and Evidence)
Deborah Kenn
Associate Dean of Clinical and Experiential Education
Bond, Schoeneck and King Distinguished Professor
Professor of Law
Director, Office of Clinical Legal Education
Director, Community Development Law Clinic


Community Development Law
Experiential Education
Housing and Law
Andrew Kim
Associate Professor of Law


Administrative Law
Immigration Law and Policy
Refugee law
Nina A. Kohn
Associate Dean of Online Education
David M. Levy L'48 Professor of Law


Elder Law
Family Law
Family law (Guardianship and Alternatives)
Legal Education
Tort Law
Wills, Trusts, and Estates
Laura G. Lape
Associate Professor of Law


Copyright
Property Law
Kevin Noble Maillard
Professor of Law


Civil Liberties
Family Law
Family Law (Adoption and Popular Culture)
Wills, Trusts, and Estates
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)


Disability Law and Policy
Disability Law and Policy (Land Use)
Law and Economics
Law and Economics (Market Economy)
Property Law
Real Estate Law
Mary Helen McNeal
Professor of Law
Director, Elder and Health Law Clinic
Co-Director, London-Ex


Elder Law
Legal Education
Legal Ethics
Legal Services for the Poor
Professional Responsibility
Suzette M. Melendez
Teaching Professor
Director, Children's Rights and Family Law Clinic
Director, Syracuse Medical-Legal Partnership


Domestic Violence
Family Law
Family Law (Children and the Law)
Women, Children, and the Law
Jessica R. Murray
Co-Director, Community Development Law Clinic


Corporate Law
Intellectual Property
Robert G. Nassau
Teaching Professor
Associate Director, Office of Clinical Legal Education
Director, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic


Tax Law
Tax Law (Estate and Gift Tax)
Tax Law (Income Tax)
Gary J. Pieples
Teaching Professor
Director, Securities Arbitration & Consumer Law Clinic


Arbitration
Consumer Law
LaVonda N. Reed
Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs; Professor of Law


Communications Law
Property Law
Wills, Trusts, and Estates
M. Jack Rudnick L'73
Professor of Practice
Director, Innovation Law Center


Commercialization Law
Intellectual Property
Michael A. Schwartz
Associate Professor of Law
Director, Disability Rights Clinic


Disability Law and Policy
Disability Law and Policy (Deaf Culture)
William C. Snyder
Teaching Professor


Administrative Law
Computer Law
Cybersecurity Law and Policy
Federal Prosecutions
C. Cora True-Frost G'01, L'01
Associate Professor of Law


Constitutional Law
Constitutional Law (Bill of Rights)
Human Rights Law
International Law
International Law (International Criminal Law)
Regulatory Law and Policy
Terry L. Turnipseed
Professor of Law
Faculty Director of Externship Programs
Professor of Engineering and Computer Science, LC Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (by courtesy appointment)


Eminent Domain
Law and Engineering
Property Law
Wills, Trusts, and Estates
A. Joseph Warburton
Professor of Law and Finance


Bankruptcy Law
Corporate Law
Corporate and Financial Law
Financial Regulation
Mutual Funds