From Vietnam to Ulster to Japan: Michael Schwartz Advocates on Behalf of People with Disabilities

Early in 2018, Professor Michael A. Schwartz and colleagues received a $200,000 grant from the UK’s Big Lottery funding program to study access to justice for Deaf people in Northern Ireland, which, as part of the United Kingdom, is signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD) ...

Bloomberg Speaks to William C. Banks About President Trump's Latest Legal Issues

William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discusses the latest in the negotiations between President Trump’s legal team and Robert Mueller over a sit-down meeting between the President and the special counsel. He speaks with Bloomberg’s June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio’s “Politics, Policy, Power and Law” ...

BBI's Peter Blanck and Larry Logue Pen "PTSD and Suicide" OpEd for Stars and Stripes

July observances are more about patriotism and independence than soldiering, but the two are never far apart. This past Independence Day, you may have seen the two concepts dovetail on yard signs notifying revelers that “A COMBAT VETERAN LIVES HERE — PLEASE BE COURTEOUS WITH FIREWORKS.” These signs have engendered a lively debate about veterans’ mental health and the public’s proper response, but what is less debatable (and what is assumed by the signs) is that veterans are a class apart. They are men and women whose exploits are at once admirable and unfathomable, especially when it comes to the psychological wounds of war ...

Tyson E. Hubbard Recognized as Rising Star and Top Lawyer

​Tyson E. Hubbard, partner at Downey Brand LLP, was recognized as a 2018 Northern California Rising Star and named Top Lawyer by Sacramento Magazine.

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The Value of Syracuse Law

What exactly comes with a Syracuse Law education? And why is it so valuable? Whether you’re an accepted student, prospective student, or currently just considering law school, you probably want those answers as hard cold facts. So we put together an infographic[PDF] (and text file[PDF]) that shows how the value adds up.

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Marnin J. Michaels

Marnin Michaels has been elected as part of the management team for the Zurich office of Baker &…

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Laurie Hobart

Assistant Teaching Professor

Professor Hobart received a B.A., summa cum laude, as a College Scholar from Cornell University’s College of Arts & Sciences; a J.D. from Harvard Law School; and an M.F.A. in fiction writing from Syracuse University. In law school, she served as an editor of two law journals and practiced criminal defense with the Harvard Criminal Justice Institute. Following law school, Professor Hobart…

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