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Burton Blatt Institute Commissioned by American Bar Association for study of disabled, LGBT lawyers

The American Bar Association has launched a first-of-its-kind nationwide study, to be conducted by the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University, to identify the biases encountered by LGBT and/or disabled lawyers in the legal profession and to help develop and implement strategies to ameliorate such biases.


Professor William C. Banks Speaks to National Media After the Firing of FBI Director James Comey

In the wake of the firing of FBI Director James Comey on May 9, 2017, Board of Advisors Distinguished Professor and Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism Director William C. Banks’ knowledge of constitutional and national security law was in high demand by the national media.


Professor Tara Helfman Writes on Judge Neil Gorsuch and Originalism

Associate Professor of Law Tara Helfman has written on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing in Commentary Magazine, noting that “Neil Gorsuch makes ‘Originalism’ accessible to the masses.”