Professor William C. Banks Named Interim Dean of the College of Law

William C. Banks, Board of Advisers Distinguished Professor of Law and founding director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT), has become the College of Law’s interim Dean effective August 1, 2015. Banks has more than 35 years’ experience at the College as a professor and holds a joint professorship with the Maxwell School. He will remain a professor and director of INSCT during the University’s search process.


Syracuse University Family Weekend

The College of Law will be joining main campus for this year's Family Weekend scheduled for September 25-27. The Syracuse University Football Team will host the Louisiana State University Tigers on Saturday, September 26th. Kick-off time is TBA. More»

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Professor Sales Writes on Clinton E-mail Investigation at National Review

Associate Professor Nathan Sales has written a blog on the Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation at the National Review.


Hon. Denise A. Hartman

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo nominated Hon. Denise A. Hartman L’83 as Court of Claims Judge, and she was confirmed by the Senate on May 5, 2015. Judge Hartman was immediately assigned to serve as an Acting Supreme Court Justice, New York Supreme Court, Albany County.


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Five Reasons Why Students Go To Law School

Since our founding in 1895, we've provided more than 9,000 students with an outstanding legal education that paves the way for success in the legal field and beyond. Over the years, we've found that our students' decision to pursue a law degree usually stems from one or more of the five factors listed below. If you've been considering law school, do any of these sound familiar?

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Terry L. Turnipseed

Professor of Law

Professor Turnipseed has written in the areas of Article I constitutional law, eminent domain, sexuality and the law, spousal property rights upon death, trust fiduciary law, transfer taxation, and the separation of church and state. He teaches courses in eminent domain, estate planning, wills and trusts, estate and gift taxation, first-year property, and nuclear engineering. Professor Turnipseed… More»

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