Vincent de Paul Professor of Law
Professor Weber's main professional interests are disability rights and complex tort litigation. He is the author of Disability Harassment (NYU Press 2007), Understanding Disability Law (Lexis-Nexis 2007), Special Education Law Cases and Material (Lexis-Nexis 2d ed. 2007) (with Sarah Redfield and Ralph Mawdsley), and Special Education Law and Litigation Treatise (LRP Pubs. 3d ed. 2008). He frequently speaks on disability law issues at national and international programs. He has presented testimony on the implementation of the ADA to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, and is active in community service and legislative initiatives on disability matters. Professor Weber’s work on complex tort litigation includes both scholarship and law reform efforts. He has appeared at programs on mass tort issues conducted by the Indiana court system, the Illinois court system, and the Federal Judicial Center, and at various academic symposia. He began his career as a staff attorney at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago and then worked as a clinical fellow at University of Chicago Law School. At DePaul, he has served as Associate Dean and Acting Dean of the College of Law. He has received the College of Law Outstanding Teaching Award, the DePaul University Excellence in Public Service Award, the College of Law Excellence in Scholarship Award, the DePaul Spirit of Inquiry Award, and the Center for Disability and Elder Law Distinguished Service Award. He was named Vincent dePaul Professor of Law in 2004.
BA, Columbia University; JD, Yale University
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