College of Law Celebrates 2016 Commencement

On Friday, May 13, Syracuse Law celebrated its 2016 commencement. During the ceremony, the College conferred 168 juris doctor and 33 master of law (LL.M.) in American Law degrees.


Wecome Luncheon for Dean Craig Boise

Please join the Syracuse University College of Law community for a lunch reception in Cleveland welcoming Craig Boise as the College of Law’s new Dean. More»

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Professor Paula Johnson Comments on Efforts to Extend Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act

Paula Johnson, Professor of Law and co-director of the Cold Case Justice Initiative (CCJI), was recently quoted in a article on the efforts to extend the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act beyond 2017.


Professor Helfman Writes on Supreme Court’s Per Curiam Ruling on Zubik v. Burwell

Associate Professor of Law Tara Helfman has written on the Supreme Court’s per curiam ruling in the Zubik v. Burwell case on whether religious institutions other than churches should be exempt from the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act.


Professor Crane and Students Discuss Syrian Accountability Project White Paper

Professor of Practice David Crane along with Peter Levrant 3L and Executive Director of the Syrian Accountability Project, Molly White 3L and Chief Registrar of the Syrian Accountability Project, and Zachary Lucas 2L and incoming Executive Director of the Syrian Accountability Project discuss the findings in the “Looking Through the Window Darkly” white paper.


M. Catherine Richardson L'77

The New York Bar Foundation has honored Past New York State Bar President Bar M. Catherine Richardson (1996–1997) with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Richardson, who also served as president of The New York Bar Foundation (2009–2010) received the honor during the Bar Association’s Annual Meeting in New York City January 29.


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The Value of Syracuse Law (Infographic)

What exactly comes with a Syracuse Law education? And why is it so valuable? Whether you’re an accepted student, prospective student, or currently just considering law school, you probably want those answers as hard cold facts. So we put together an infographic. Check it out…


Featured Faculty

Lisa A. Dolak

Senior VP and University Secretary

Professor Dolak’s research interests include issues at the intersections of patent law and judicial procedure, patent law and the media, and patent law and legal ethics. Her current research projects include an examination of structural and cultural factors underlying the judicially-created defense of inequitable conduct, and the development of a reconsidered theory of subject matter conflicts.… More»

Lisa A. Dolak