For Immediate Release:  Oct 6, 2008
2008, 10, 06

Hofstra Law’s Debate and Political Experts Available for Interviews

Hofstra Law’s Debate and Political Experts Available for Interviews

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Sun Min
Director of Communications
Hofstra Law
Phone: 516.463.5013

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Hofstra Law School’s brightest minds in debate, foreign policy, the economy, voting rights, election law and presidential power will be available for comment on the presidential campaigns and debates.
  • Nora V. Demleitner, Hofstra Law School Dean and Professor of Law, is an expert on foreign policy, criminal sentencing, death penalty and immigration.
  • Barbara S. Barron, Professor of Legal Research and Writing, can speak on the role of courts in moral issues.
  • Robin Charlow, Professor of Law, can speak on religion and the law, constitutional law and criminal law.
  • Ronald J. Colombo, Associate Professor of Law, can speak on the subprime mortgage crisis and economic regulation in the 21st century.
  • Janet L. Dolgin, Jack and Freda Dicker Distinguished Professor of Health Care Law, is an expert on stem cell research, medical ethics and health care law.
  • Eric M. Freedman, Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, is an expert on constitutional law, death penalty, first amendment, Guantanamo Bay detainees and presidential power.
  • Monroe H. Freedman, Professor of Law, is an expert on legal ethics.
  • Leon Friedman, Joseph Kushner Distinguished Professor of Civil Liberties Law, is an expert on civil rights, the “War on Terror,” judges and the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Daniel J.H. Greenwood, Professor of Law, is an expert on the economy including the following hot topics: corporate finance, foreclosures, bankruptcy, mortgages and securities laws.
  • Julian Ku, Professor of Law, can comment on debate techniques as well business law, international human rights and international law.
  • Katrina Fischer Kuh, Associate Professor of Law, can speak on the federal response to climate change.
  • Eric Lane, Eric J. Schmertz Distinguished Professor of Public Law and Public Service, is an expert on voting rights as well as election laws and practices.
  • Theo Liebmann, Clinical Professor and Attorney-In-Charge at the Hofstra Child Advocacy Clinic, can speak on youth without legal immigration statues and the foster care system.
  • Alan Resnick, Benjamin Weintraub Distinguished Professor of Bankruptcy Law, is a bankruptcy expert.
  • Andrew Schepard, Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Children, Families and the Law, is an expert on education reform and family law issues.

To schedule interviews, contact Sun Min at 516.463.5013 or

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