Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Law
B.A., University of Michigan
J.D., University of Chicago Law School
Professor Silverman has taught law since 1970, first at Syracuse University and since 1975 at Hofstra, where he currently teaches property law, real estate transactions, land use regulation, and state and local government. He has also served as staff counsel to the Illinois Division of the American Civil Liberties Union, practiced business and corporate law for several years, and has been a member of the research staff of the American Bar Foundation. He has published a number of articles in the UCLA, NYU, and Wisconsin Law Reviews, among others, related to housing, community development, legal services for the poor and legal education. Professor Silverman is especially interested in the connections among law, economics and other social science disciplines.