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The DePaul Law faculty is a dynamic blend of leading scholars and respected practitioners. Our law professors focus on innovative programs of instruction and bring real-world experience to the classroom. And through scholarship, legal reform and public engagement, our faculty inspires student learning and makes an impact in the global legal community.

DePaul Law Faculty Scholars. Advocates. Public Intellectuals. 2020-2021

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Faculty News

04/27/2022 - Manoj Mate Joins DePaul Law

We warmly welcome Professor Manoj Mate, JD/PhD, to the DePaul Law community this July.

03/31/2022 - Clinical Professor of Law Julie Lawton quoted in Fox News article

Clinical Professor of Law Julie Lawton was quoted in a Fox News article discussing the issue of abandoned buildings in U.S. cities.

03/28/2022 - Generous Gift Supports Academic Excellence at the College of Law

Gabriel Imperato (JD '77) and his wife Cynthia have made a $100,000 investment to support academic excellence at DePaul College of Law.

03/07/2022 - Professor of Law Susan Bandes quoted in The Hill

Emeritus Centennial Distinguished Professor of Law Susan Bandes was quoted in an article in The Hill discussing the importance of Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.

03/07/2022 - Associate Professor of Law David Franklin featured on WTTW

Associate Professor of Law and former Assistant Attorney General David Franklin was featured on WTTW to discuss President Joe Biden's nomination of Judge Ketanji Broan Jackson the U.S. Supreme Court.

03/02/2022 - Professor of Law Joshua Sarnoff in The New York Times

Professor of Law Joshua Sarnoff wrote a letter to the editor of The New York Times addressing Johnson & Johnson halting production of the COVID vaccine for developing countries.

02/25/2022 - Distinguished Research Professor of Law Patty Gerstenblith quoted on NPR

Distinguished Research Professor of Law Patty Gerstenblith was quoted on NPR about the struggle Ukrainian curators are facing with protecting valuable treasures like art and antiquities from Russian bombs and soldiers.

02/09/2022 - Professor of Law Wendy Epstein quoted in the Daily Herald

Professor of Law and Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Professional Development Wendy Netter Epstein was quoted in a Daily Herald article covering what legal experts are saying about the school mask ruling.

02/04/2022 - Emeritus Professor of Law Susan Bandes in the Los Angeles Times

Emeritus Professor of Law Susan Bandes was quoted in a Los Angeles Times column that questions why remorse is required for murderers to be granted parole.

01/25/2022 -  Distinguished Research Professor of Law Patty Gerstenblith in the Jerusalem Post

Distinguished Research Professor of Law Patty Gerstenblith was quoted in an article in the Jerusalem Post about stolen artifacts.

01/26/2022 -  Associate Dean Allison Tirres presented her article at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Allison Tirres, Associate Dean For Academic Affairs and Strategic Initiatives spoke at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law to present her article "The Civil Rights of Immigrants and the Lost Promise of the 1970s."

01/13/2022 - Jesse Cheng Joins DePaul Law as Assistant Professor

Professor Jesse Cheng, JD/PhD, a noted scholar of capital defense mitigation, restorative justice, and empathy and the law, will join the DePaul Law Faculty in July 2022 as an assistant professor of law.

12/28/2021 - Stigma, Bias and Discrimination: How Can They Harm Our Health?

Jaharis Faculty Fellow Dr. Theodosia Stavroulaki released her second episode of The Jarharis Podcast with guest Doron Dorfman, associate professor at Syracuse Law

12/06/2021 - Professor Alberto Coll appears on WTTW

Vincent de Paul Professor of Law Alberto Coll appeared on WTTW to discuss the upcoming call between President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

12/06/2021 - Professor Julie Lawton leads DePaul Business Law Clinic to help local economies

Director of the Business Law Clinic Julie Lawton was interviewed by CBS Chicago about DePaul's business law clinic and their recent efforts in helping local economies.

10/28/2021 - Time for a Tax Return Filing Fee: Emily Cauble

Professor of Law Emily Cauble published her new article, "Time For a Tax Return Filing Fee," where she discusses solutions to the millions of tax returns that burden the IRS yearly.

10/20/2021 - Is Emotion the Enemy of Reason? The Role of Emotion in the Legal System: Susan Bandes

Emeritus Centennial Distinguished Professor of Law Susan Bandes spoke recently at Hofstra University's School of Law about the role of emotion in criminal court cases.

10/05/2021 - Professor Michael Grynberg's free casebook

Professor of Law Michael Grynberg released a free casebook on trademark law. The book compiles materials he used while teaching trademark classes for the last decade.

09/23/2021 - Dean Jenn appears on @thebar

Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea appeared on the podcast @thebar where she discussed many topics regarding the current state of legal education and the legal profession.

09/09/2021 - Professor Mark Weber quoted on NBC News

Vincent de Paul Professor of Law Mark Weber was quoted in an NBC News article discussing accommodations for students with lasting COVID symptoms.

09/09/2021 - Professor Wendy Epstein quoted in Crain's Chicago Business

Professor of Law and Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Professional Development Professor Wendy Epstein was quoted in a Crain's Chicago Business article about inappropriate treatments for COVID.

09/07/2021 - Congratulations to College of Law Faculty Emily Cauble and Monu Bedi on their 2021 Convocation Awards

Each year, DePaul honors faculty and staff across the university for their dedication to academia and the campus community. This year, 50 members of the DePaul community received recognition at the Academic Convocation ceremony on Sept. 2.

08/05/2021 - Faculty Spotlight: Emily Cauble

Professor Emily Cauble joined DePaul College of Law in 2012. Since then, she has become one of the law school’s top teachers and a nationally recognized tax law expert.

07/13/2021 - Cuba Sees Unprecedented Protests Amid Economic Crisis

Professor Alberto Coll appeared on Chicago's WTTW to discuss the ongoing protests in Cuba. “This is totally unprecedented. Nothing on this scale has happened in Cuba in 62 years...” 

07/07/2021 - We Need to Do More with Hospitals’ Data, But There Are Better Ways

Professor Wendy Epstein and Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute former Faculty Fellow Charlotte Tschider recently published "We Need to Do More with Hospitals’ Data, But There Are Better Ways" for The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School's Bill of Health Blog.

07/02/2021 - Indiana/Leeds Summer Tax Workshop Series: Emily Cauble

Watch Emily Cauble's talk on “Electing Second Choice Tax Outcomes" as part of Indiana Leeds Summer Tax program through Indiana University Maurer School of Law...

07/02/2021 - Equality of Opportunity and Antitrust: The Curious Case of College Rankings

DePaul Jaharis Faculty Fellow, Dr. Theodosia Stavroulaki, recently published "Equality of Opportunity & Antitrust: The Curious Case of College Rankings" in the Journal of Competition Law & Economics for OUP Academic. This article asks whether universities can boycott college rankings to enhance their quality and reduce inequality without violating antitrust regulations.

06/29/2021 - Is Cultural Judaism a Myth? How Culture and Law Form Jewish Tradition

DePaul Law Professor Roberta Kwall speaks on "Is Cultural Judaism a Myth?" for a Gratz@Home Webinar...

06/21/2021 - Just Emotions: Rituals of Restorative Justice

Emeritus Centennial Distinguished Professor of Law Susan Bandes recently reviewed “Just Emotions: Rituals of Restorative Justice," a new book that she believes "adds a welcome layer of rigor and precision to the discussion of restorative justice...”

06/13/2021 - FTC, Congress could intervene in the right-to-repair battle

Professor of Law Joshua Sarnoff recently spoke with Automotive News about the "right-to-repair" intellectual property battle that pits consumers & independent car repair shops against automakers & dealerships.

06/11/2021 - College of Law Professor and Collaborators Receive $388,244 Grant to Study Health Insurance Purchasing Behavior

Professor Wendy Netter Epstein, DePaul University College of Law Professor and Associate Dean; Dr. Christopher Robertson, Professor at Boston University School of Law; and Dr. David Yokum, Director of The Policy Lab at Brown University have jointly been awarded a $388,244 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action program in support of a new, two-year, multi-phase research project...

05/12/2021 - Professor of Law Wendy Netter Epstein Named Associate Dean for Research & Faculty Professional Development

Wendy Netter Epstein, professor of law and faculty director of the Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute (JHLI), has been named the next Associate Dean for Research & Faculty Professional Development at the College of Law...

06/29/2020 - Faculty Spotlight: Wendy Netter Epstein

A DePaul law professor since 2013, Wendy Netter Epstein also serves as faculty director of the Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute. Recently, she partnered with the American Health Law Association (AHLA) and Dbase media to produce a series of public service announcement videos about COVID-19 and its impact on law, which you can watch here.Q. What were you working on before COVID-19...

05/18/2020 - Jaharis Health Law Institute Produces Video Series on the COVID-19 Impact with American Health Law Association (AHLA)

The devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the lives of nearly all people and businesses, with the health care industry at the epicenter of the crisis. As the health care community faces unprecedented challenges in delivering care, DePaul College of Law in partnership with the American Health Law Association (AHLA) and dbase media have produced a series of Public Service Announcement (PSA) videos to heighten awareness of the ever-shifting legal landscape in light of the coronavirus...

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