Burton Blatt Institute Commissioned by American Bar Association for study of disabled, LGBT lawyers

The American Bar Association has launched a first-of-its-kind nationwide study, to be conducted by the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University, to identify the biases encountered by LGBT and/or disabled lawyers in the legal profession and to help develop and implement strategies to ameliorate such biases.

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Professor William C. Banks Speaks to National Media After the Firing of FBI Director James Comey

In the wake of the firing of FBI Director James Comey on May 9, 2017, Board of Advisors Distinguished Professor and Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism Director William C. Banks’ knowledge of constitutional and national security law was in high demand by the national media.

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Professor Tara Helfman Writes on Judge Neil Gorsuch and Originalism

Associate Professor of Law Tara Helfman has written on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing in Commentary Magazine, noting that “Neil Gorsuch makes ‘Originalism’ accessible to the masses.”

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VERMONT ATTORNEY THOMAS P. AICHER (J.D. ’90) NAMED SPECIAL COUNCIL FOR THE NATIONAL SKI AREAS ASSOCIATION

NSAA is the national trade association of U.S. ski area operators and industry support businesses headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

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Common J.D. Fears (That You Don't Have to Worry About Here)

If you’re reading this, you’re probably in one of two situations: 1) you’re considering applying to law school, but you’re getting cold feet. Or 2) You got accepted to Syracuse Law, but you’re getting cold feet. We get it, law school can sound intimidating—and as a prospective student who has yet to know what it’s really like, you probably have a few of the same concerns that a lot of others do. We’re here to help you nix those stat.

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Michael Wohl

Constructing a Legacy

Being devoted to Syracuse University comes naturally to Michael… More»

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Ian Gallacher

Professor of Law

Professor Gallacher received a bachelor’s degree in music, with honors, from the University of Leeds, a master of fine arts degree in orchestral conducting from Carnegie-Mellon University, and a juris doctor from the Washington College of Law.

He clerked for two years for United States District Judge Frederic N. Smalkin, and then practiced complex civil litigation in Baltimore as an associate… More»

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