Media Resources

Media Resources

Hofstra Law Faculty Experts

Adoption

Adoption, same-sex marriage and adoption, family law, marriage, divorce


Appeals and Appellate Practice


Business, Corporate and Securities Law

  • Miriam R. Albert
    Corporate and securities law, contract law, business organizations, business planning, business drafting, mergers and acquisitions
  • J. Scott Colesanti
    Financial markets, Dow Jones, New York Stock Exchange, securities laws
  • Ronald J. Colombo
    Federal Reserve, subprime mortgage crisis, monopolies, competition, free trade, cartels, mergers and acquisitions, price gouging, business organizations, securities laws, contracts
  • Linda Galler
    Corporate taxation 
  • Daniel J.H. Greenwood
    Economic crisis, recession, depression, financial markets, monopolies, competition, free trade, cartels, mergers and acquisitions, price gouging, CEO corruption, brokerage houses, banks, mortgages, foreclosures, corporate free speech, securities laws
  • Alan N. Resnick
    Bankruptcy, Chapter 11 bankruptcy, debt restructuring, contracts, corporate reorganization, business law

Children

Children’s rights, children’s advocacy, custody issues, juvenile justice, immigrant children matters, child welfare system, children involved in sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect


Collaborative Law, Mediation and Arbitration


Constitutional Law

Constitutional law, governmental authority, presidential power, foreign policy, federalism, state’s rights, civil rights/liberties.


Consumer Rights

Consumer rights, consumer protection, consumer laws, consumer risks


Copyright; Intellectual Property

Copyright, intellectual property, library issues, Internet issues


Criminal Justice; Forensic Evidence; DNA Evidence

  • Alafair S. Burke
    Criminal law and sentencing, criminal procedure, prosecutorial policies, community policing, non-punitive responses to crime, domestic violence
  • Robin Charlow
    Criminal law 
  • J. Herbie DiFonzo
    DNA evidence, forensics, “CSI” effect, criminal law, criminal defense, criminal justice
  • Lawrence W. Kessler
    Criminal procedure 
  • Stefan Krieger
    Evidence, evidence at trial, admissibility of evidence, applied evidence
  • Vern R. Walker
    “CSI” effect, scientific evidence at trial, expert witnesses

Death Penalty


Defamation

Defamation, false claims, libel, slander


Disability Rights

Disability rights, Americans with Disabilities Act, employment discrimination


Domestic Violence

Domestic violence, prosecution of batterers, defense of battered women, criminal law and sentencing, criminal procedure, prosecutorial policies, community policing, non-punitive responses to crime


Employment

Employment discrimination, labor issues


Environmental Law

Global warming, environment, energy, “green” issues, governmental response to climate change


Ethics


First Amendment

First Amendment issues, civil rights/liberties, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion


Gender and Law


Health Care

  • Janet L. Dolgin
    Health Care, health care plans, health insurance, health care disparities, uninsured, under-insured

Housing Rights

Landlord-tenant issues, renter’s rights, low-income housing


Human Rights

Human rights, international human rights, international law, foreign policy


Immigration

  • Theo Liebmann
    Immigrant youth and unaccompanied minors
  • Lauris Wren
    Asylum cases, refugees, human rights, immigration laws post 9/11

International Law

International law, foreign policy, conflict of laws, international family law


Internet

  • Akilah N. Folami
    Internet, new media, communications law, online privacy, ownership of media, content regulation

Judges

Judges, judicial power, Supreme Court judges, Supreme Court history, Supreme Court power


Legal History


LGBT Issues; Same-sex Marriage

LGBT issues, same-sex marriage, same-sex adoption, gender issues, discrimination, employment discrimination


Marriage and Divorce

Marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, children’s rights, custody, alimony, parental responsibility


Nonprofit Organizations


Politics; Government; Elections

  • Eric Lane
    Government, municipal law, term limits, legislative processes, constitutional law, New York City governments/politics, New York City charter revision
  • Grant M. Hayden
  • Stefan Krieger
    Election laws, voting rights, voters turned away
  • Serge Martinez
    Election laws, voting rights, voters turned away, disenfranchised voters
  • James Sample
    Voting rights, campaign finance, government 

Presidential Power

Presidential power, terrorism, homeland security, torture laws, Guantanamo Bay


Real Estate and Land Use Policy


Religion; Separation of Church and State


Reproductive Rights


Sexual Harassment


Supreme Court

Supreme Court, Supreme Court justices, judges, judicial power, presidential power, Supreme Court history, Supreme Court power, constitutional law


Tax

Taxes, income tax, tax on wealthy, capital gains, inheritance taxes, tax on gifts, taxation of corporations


Terrorism; Homeland Security

Terrorism, homeland security, torture laws, Guantanamo Bay, presidential power


Trial Strategy and Policing


Wills, Trusts and Estates

Wills, trusts, estates, distribution of property and assets

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