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Faculty by Specialty

Administrative Law
Roger I. Abrams
Libby S. Adler
Leo Beletsky
Lee P. Breckenridge
Richard A. Daynard
Hemanth C. Gundavaram
James V. Rowan
Margaret Y.K. Woo

Admission to Law School
Roger I. Abrams
Carrie Taubman, Assistant Dean and Director of Admissions

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Roger I. Abrams
Brook K. Baker
Melinda F. Drew (arbitration)

Anti-corruption
Dan Danielsen

Antitrust
Roger I. Abrams

Asian Legal Systems
Margaret Y.K. Woo

Bankruptcy and Creditor's Rights
Daniel A. Austin 

Benefits Law
Susan Maze-Rothstein
James V. Rowan
Emily A. Spieler
Lucy A. Williams

Bioethics
Wendy E. Parmet

Business Law
Dan Danielsen
David M. Phillips
Susan B. Montgomery

Capital Punishment
Michael Meltsner

Careers in the Law
Roger I. Abrams
Margaret A. Burnham
Dan Danielsen
Hope Lewis

Children/Juvenile Law
Margo K. Lindauer
Mary E. O'Connell

Chinese Law
Margaret Y.K. Woo

Civil Liability/Litigation
Richard A. Daynard
James V. Rowan
Stephen N. Subrin
Lucy A. Williams

Civil Procedure
Sonia Elise Rolland
Stephen N. Subrin
Lucy A. Williams
Margaret Y.K. Woo

Civil Rights
Roger I. Abrams
Aziza Ahmed
Leo Beletsky
Margaret A. Burnham
Martha F. Davis
Michael Meltsner
Wendy E. Parmet
Rachel E. Rosenbloom 
James V. Rowan
Lucy A. Williams

Clinical Legal Education
Brook K. Baker
Margo K. Lindauer
James V. Rowan
Peter Sessa

Commercial Law
Daniel A. Austin
Susan B. Montgomery
David M. Phillips

Community Policing and Racial Profiling
Deborah A. Ramirez

Comparative Law
Aziza Ahmed
Leo Beletsky
Margaret Y.K. Woo

Community Development
Rashmi Dyal-Chand
James V. Rowan

Computer and Internet Law
Susan B. Montgomery

Constitutional Law
Margaret A. Burnham
Martha F. Davis
Michael Meltsner
Wendy E. Parmet
Jeremy R. Paul
James V. Rowan

Consumer Protection
Richard A. Daynard
Rashmi Dyal-Chand

Contracts
Peter D. Enrich
Kristin M. Madison
David M. Phillips

Cooperative Legal Education
Roger I. Abrams
Brook K. Baker
James V. Rowan

Copyright Law
Rashmi Dyal-Chand 
Susan B. Montgomery

Corporate Law
James R. Hackney Jr.
David M. Phillips

Corporate Accountability
Dan Danielsen

Court Procedure and Evidence
James V. Rowan
Stephen N. Subrin

Criminal Law
Daniel S. Medwed 
Michael Meltsner
Deborah A. Ramirez

Criminal Procedure
Daniel S. Medwed 
Deborah A. Ramirez

Culture and the Law
Hope Lewis

Data Security
Andrea M. Matwyshyn

Death Penalty (see Capital Punishment)

Development and the Law
Aziza Ahmed
Sonia Elise Rolland
Lucy A. Williams
Margaret Y.K. Woo

Disability Law
Hope Lewis (human rights)
Wendy E. Parmet

Discrimination (see Civil Rights)

Divorce Law
Libby S. Adler

Domestic Violence (including child and elder abuse)
Aziza Ahmed
Martha F. Davis
Margo K. Lindauer
James V. Rowan

Drug Law
Leo Beletsky

Education Law and Finance
Peter D. Enrich
Mary E. O'Connell

Economics and the Law
James R. Hackney Jr.
Kristin M. Madison

Empirical Legal Studies
Leo Beletsky

Employment Law
Roger I. Abrams
Karl E. Klare
James V. Rowan
Emily A. Spieler

Environmental Law
Lee P. Breckenridge

Family Law
Margo K. Lindauer
Mary E. O’Connell

Federal Jurisdiction
Lucy A. Williams

First Amendment
Peter D. Enrich
Wendy E. Parmet

Gender and the Law
Aziza Ahmed
Gabriel Arkles
Martha F. Davis
Hope Lewis

Hate Speech (see First Amendment)

The Holocaust
Libby S. Adler

Health Law
Aziza Ahmed
Brook K. Baker (HIV/AIDS)
Leo Beletsky (Evidence based healthcare)
Richard A. Daynard (public health)
Kristin M. Madison
Wendy E. Parmet

Housing Law
Melinda F. Drew
Rashmi Dyal-Chand

Human Rights
Aziza Ahmed
Leo Beletsky
Martha F. Davis
Hope Lewis

Immigration Law
Hemanth C. Gundavaram
Rachel E. Rosenbloom  

Information Technology
Andrea M. Matwyshyn

Insurance
James V. Rowan (unemployment insurance)

Intellectual History
James R. Hackney Jr.

Intellectual Property
Brook K. Baker (international intellectual property)
Dan Danielsen
Rashmi Dyal-Chand 
Susan B. Montgomery
Kara W. Swanson

International Social and Economic Rights 
Karl E. Klare
Lucy A. Williams

International Criminal Law
Margaret A. Burnham

International Economic Law
Sonia Elise Rolland

International Law
Aziza Ahmed
Leo Beletsky
Margaret A. Burnham
Dan Danielsen
Martha F. Davis
Hope Lewis
Susan B. Montgomery
Sonia Elise Rolland

Israel
David M. Phillips

Judicial Process (see Court Procedure and Evidence)

Jurisprudence Philosophy
Dan Danielsen
Peter D. Enrich
Jeremy R. Paul

Labor Law
Roger I. Abrams
Karl E. Klare
Ira Sills
Emily A. Spieler

Land Use
Lee P. Breckenridge
Peter D. Enrich

Law Practice Technology
Sarah Hooke Lee

Legal Education
Roger I. Abrams
Melinda F. Drew
Susan Maze-Rothstein
Jeremy R. Paul
James V. Rowan
Stephen N. Subrin

Legal Ethics
Martha F. Davis
Melinda F. Drew
James V. Rowan

Legal History
Kara W. Swanson

Legal Research and Writing
Hemanth C. Gundavaram

Litigation
Richard A. Daynard
Hemanth C. Gundavaram

Lucy A. Williams

Medical Issues
Brook K. Baker (HIV/AIDS)
Wendy E. Parmet

National Security Law
Deborah A. Ramirez

Natural Resources Law
Lee P. Breckenridge

Nonprofit Organizations
Julian M. Fray

Occupational Safety and Health
Emily A. Spieler

Obesity Litigation (see Consumer Protection)

Political Economy
Dan Danielsen

Post-conviction Remedies & Wrongful Convictions
Daniel S. Medwed

Poverty Law
Martha F. Davis
Rashmi Dyal-Chand
James V. Rowan
Lucy A. Williams

Prison Law
Gabriel Arkles

Privacy Law and Policy
Andrea M. Matwyshyn

Products Liability
Roger I. Abrams
Richard A. Daynard

Professional Responsibility
Gabriel Arkles
Martha F. Davis

Property
Aziza Ahmed
Lee P. Breckenridge
Rashmi Dyal-Chand
Jeremy R. Paul

Public Health Law
Aziza Ahmed
Leo Beletsky
Richard A. Daynard
Wendy E. Parmet

Public Finance
Peter D. Enrich

Public Interest Advocacy/Litigation
Richard A. Daynard
James V. Rowan
Lucy A. Williams

Public Regulation
Peter D. Enrich

Race and Racism and the Law
Roger I. Abrams
James R. Hackney Jr.
Hope Lewis
Deborah A. Ramirez (racial profiling)
James V. Rowan

Real Estate
Rashmi Dyal-Chand

Refugee and Asylum Law
Rachel E. Rosenbloom 

Reproductive Rights
Aziza Ahmed

Restorative Justice
Susan Maze-Rothstein

Securities Regulation
Hope Lewis

Sexuality and Gender Identity
Libby S. Adler
Hope Lewis (human rights)
Rachel E. Rosenbloom  

Smoking (see Consumer Protection)

Social Justice
Gabriel Arkles
Hemanth C. Gundavaram

Social Security
Mary E. O’Connell
Emily A. Spieler

Sports Law
Roger I. Abrams

State/Local Government
Peter D. Enrich

Supreme Court
Roger I. Abrams
Michael Meltsner

Tax Law
Peter D. Enrich

Tobacco (see Consumer Protection)

Torts
Roger I. Abrams (toxic torts)
Richard A. Daynard (toxic torts)
James R. Hackney Jr.
Wendy E. Parmet

Tort Reform
Roger I. Abrams
Richard A. Daynard
Stephen N. Subrin

Trademark Law
Susan B. Montgomery

Welfare (see Poverty Law)

Whistleblower Law
Emily A. Spieler

Workers' Compensation
Susan Maze-Rothstein
Emily A. Spieler