For Immediate Release:  Jan 5, 2009
2009, 01, 05

Hofstra Law's experts on inauguration, presidential power available for interviews

Hofstra Law's experts on inauguration, presidential power available for interviews

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Sun Min
Director of Communications
Hofstra Law
Phone: 516.463.5013

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — As the historic inauguration nears, Hofstra Law School’s experts on inauguration, presidential power, foreign policy, Guantanamo Bay, government, the economy, subprime mortgage crisis, the environment, voting rights, election laws, immigration and education reform, among other topics, will be available for interviews before, during and after the January 20 inauguration.

Nora V. Demleitner, Hofstra Law School Dean and Professor of Law, is an expert on foreign policy, criminal sentencing, death penalty and immigration.

Eric M. Freedman, Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, is an expert on presidential power, constitutional law, death penalty, First Amendment and Guantanamo Bay.

Julian Ku, Professor of Law, is an expert on inauguration, presidential power, presidential pardons, “War on Terror,” international human rights and international law.

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, reproductive issues, medical ethics and health care law.

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 topics:  corporate finance, foreclosures, bankruptcy, mortgages and securities laws.

Katrina Fischer Kuh, Associate Professor of Law, can speak on the environment, energy, 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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