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Faculty and Research

Areas of Faculty Research & Interest

Our Law Faculty's scholarship is published widely, bringing a wealth of practice and policy experience to SUNY Buffalo Law. Visit their individual profile pages to learn more about each faculty member's scholarship.

A

Administrative Law
Bernstein, Connolly, Meidinger, Owley

Advertising Law
Bartholomew

American Legal History
Konefsky, Steinfeld

Animal Cruelty Laws
Chiesa

Animal Studies
Braverman 

Anthropology of Law
French, Taussig-Rubbo

Asian Legal Cultures
BernsteinEngel

B

Bankruptcy
Brown

Business Law
Brown 

C

Child Protection Law
Mangold

Civil Litigation
Halberstam

Civil Procedure
OlsenSteilen

Civil Rights
McCluskey, Mutua, A.Olsen

Clinical Legal Education
Connolly

Common Law, History of
Steilen

Community Development
HezelOlsen

Comparative Law
FrenchTaussig-Rubbo

Comparative Constitutional Law
Melish

Comparative Adjudication Standards
Melish

Complex Litigation
Steilen

Conflict of Laws
Phillips

Constitutional History
KonefskySteinfeld

Constitutional Law
MalhotraO’RourkeTaussig-Rubbo

Constitutional Structure of Politics
Gardner

Constitution-Making
Mutua, M.

Contracts
Taussig-Rubbo

Corporate Finance
Schlegel, Westbrook

Corporate Governance
Halberstam

Corporate Taxation
Lazar

Corporations
Dimick, Halberstam, Mutua, A.Westbrook

Courts and Public Policy
Mather

Criminal Law
BinderBoucai, Chiesa, Ewing, O’RourkeTaussig-Rubbo

Criminal Procedure
Chiesa, MillerO’Rourke

Criminal Punishment Theory
Miller

Critical Legal Studies
McCluskey

Critical Race Theory
Mutua, A., Phillips

Cyberlaw
Bartholomew

D

Democracy, Law of
Halberstam

Disability Law
McCluskey

Dispute Settlement
Lewis

Domestic Violence
Marcus

Due Process
Steilen

E

Economic Redevelopment of Rust Belt Cities
Schlegel

Economic Social & Cultural Rights
Melish

Empirical Legal Studies
Dimick

Employee Benefit Plans
Wooten

Employment Discrimination
Avery

Employment Law
AveryDimickMcCluskey

Energy Law
McCluskey

Environmental Law
Connolly, Meidinger, OlsenOwley

Equal Protection Law

Finley

Equality and Access to Justice
Malhotra

Equality Theory
Finley

F

Family Law
Boucai, Mangold, Marcus, McCluskey

Federal Indian Law
Owley

Federal Jurisdiction
Bernstein

Federalism
Gardner, Su

Feminist Legal Theory
Finley, McCluskeyMutua, A.

Finance
Westbrook

First Amendment
Barbas, Finley

Free Trade Agreements
Lewis

G

Gender and Law
AveryFinley, Marcus, McCluskeyMutua, A.

H

Health Law
McCluskey

Human Rights

Marcus, Mutua, M. 

I

Immigration Law
Malhotra, MillerSu

Indigenous Peoples’ Law
Meidinger

Information Privacy
Milles

Insurance and the Law
McCluskey

Intellectual Property
Bartholomew, Reis

International Business Transactions/Economic Law
MeidingerMutua, M.

International Economic Law
Lewis

International Environmental Law
Meidinger

International Human Rights
Malhotra, Marcus, MelishMutua, M.

International Law and Globalization
Connolly, Meidinger, Mutua, M.Westbrook

International Trade and Environment
Meidinger

International Trade Law
Lewis

International Women’s Human Rights
Marcus

J

Jurisprudence
BinderChiesa, Meidinger

Just War Theory
Phillips

Juvenile Law
Mangold

L

Labor Law
Avery, Dimick

Law and Culture
Bernstein

Law and Democratic Theory
GardnerMeidinger

Law and Documentary Studies
Miller

Law and Economics
Dimick, HalberstamMcCluskey

Law and Geography
Braverman

Law and Literature
Binder

Law and Religion
French, Phillips

Law and Science
Braverman, ConnollyReis

Law and Sexuality
Boucai

Law and Social Science
Braverman, Connolly, Engel, French, Mather, Meidinger, PhillipsTaussig-Rubbo

Law and Society
Boucai, Braverman, Engel, French, Marcus, Mather, McCluskey, Meidinger, Taussig-RubboWooten

Law and Technology
MillesReis

Law and the Sociology of Knowledge
Bernstein

Legal Education
Connolly

Legal Ethics
MatherMilles

Legal Ethnography
BravermanEngel

Legal History
Barbas, BartholomewBoucai, Konefsky, SteinfeldWooten

Legal History of the American Economy
Schlegel

Legal Profession
Mather

Legal Theory
Binder, Finley, Halberstam, MeidingerO’Rourke

Legislation
Connolly, O’Rourke, OwleyWooten

Local Government
ReisSu

M

Mass Media Law
Barbas

Mass Tort
Brown

N

National Security
Ewing 

Natural Resources Law
Braverman, Connolly, Meidinger, Owley 

P

Partnership Taxation
Lazar

Political Economy and Social Theory
Westbrook

Post-Colonialism
Mutua, M.

Post-Conflict Societies
Mutua, M.

Post-Conviction Remedies
Olsen

Prisoner Law
Miller

Privacy Law
Milles

Professional Ethics
Ewing

Property
Avery, Braverman, French, Meidinger, O'RourkeOwley, Steinfeld, Su

Public International Law
MelishMutua, M.

Public Policy
Ewing

R

Race and the Law
McCluskey

Real Estate Transactions
Reis

Regulated Industries
McCluskey

Regulation
BravermanMeidinger

Remedies
Marcus

Reproductive Rights
Finley

Retirement Policy
Wooten

Rights Consciousness
Engel

S

Science and Technology
Braverman 

Scientific Evidence
Ewing

Securities Regulation
Phillips

Separation of Powers
Steilen

Social and Political Theory
Taussig-Rubbo

Sociology of Law
Meidinger

State Constitutional Law
Gardner

State Reconstruction
Mutua, M.

Statutory Interpretation
Mather, O'Rourke, Owley

T

Tax Policy
Lazar

Taxation
Connolly, Lazar, Wooten

Third World Approaches to International Law TWAIL
Mutua, M.

Tort Law and Gender Issues

Finley

Torts
Chiesa, EngelFinley

Transitional Justice
Mutua, M.

W

Welfare Law
BreenMcCluskey

Women and the Law
AveryFinley, Marcus, McCluskeyMutua, A.

World Trade Organization Law (WTO) Law
Lewis