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Stefan H. Krieger

E-mail address: lawshk@hofstra.edu

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Background
Professor Krieger specializes in the areas of housing and community development. Professor Krieger and his students in the Law Reform Advocacy Clinic have represented numerous tenants and community groups in attempts to improve low-income housing and protect the rights of immigrants in Nassau County. In 2004, Professor Krieger and Clinic students won a landmark victory in the New York Court of Appeals protecting the rights of tenants to proper notice before eviction. In 2008, representing a tenants advocacy group, the Clinic won a significant victory in the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, invalidating high rent guidelines for approximately 12,000 tenants in Nassau County. Recently, the Clinic successfully settled a federal discrimination case against the Village of Farmingdale which challenged a redevelopment plan which displaced scores of low-income, immigrant families.  Under the settlement, the Village has agreed to use best efforts to actively recruit developers to replace the low-income housing destroyed by the redevelopment.

Professor Kriegerís scholarly interests are in the areas of litigation strategy and legal education.  He has published numerous articles on legal reasoning and pedagogy.

Articles
Accessing Law:  An Empirical Study Exploring the Influence of Legal Research Medium, 16 VAND. J. ENT. & TECH. L. 757 (2014) (with Katrina Fischer Kuh).

Performance Isnít Everything:  The Importance of Conceptual Competence in Outcome Assessment of Experiential Education, 19 CLINICAL L. REV. 251 (2012) (with Serge Martinez).

A Tale of Election Day 2008:  Teaching Storytelling Through Repeated Experiences,
16 J. LEGAL WRITING INST. 117 (2010) (with Serge Martinez).
 
The Place of Storytelling in Legal Reasoning: Abraham Joshua Heschelís Torah min Hashamayim, 6 STORYTELLING, SELF & SOCIETY 169 (2010).

The Effect of Clinical Education on Legal Reasoning Skills: An Empirical Study, 35 WM. MITCHELL L. REV. 359 (2008).

A Clash of Cultures: Immigration and Housing Code Enforcement on Long Island, 36 HOFSTRA L. REV. 1227 (2008).

The Development of Legal Reasoning Skills in Law Students: An Empirical Study, 56 J. LEGAL EDUC. 332 (2006).

Teaching Problem-Solving Lawyering: An Exchange of Ideas, 11 CLINICAL L. REV. 485 (2005) (with Mark Aaronson).

Domain Knowledge and the Teaching of Creative Legal Problem Solving, 11 CLINICAL L. REV. 149 (2004).

Empirical Inquiry Twenty-Five Years After The Lawyering Process, 10 CLINICAL L. REV. 349 (2003) (with Professor Richard K. Neumann, Jr.).

Legal Reasoning, in THE OXFORD COMPANION TO AMERICAN LAW 543-45 (Kermit L. Hall ed., 2002).

A Time to Keep Silent and a Time to Speak: The Functions of Silence in the Lawyering Process, 80 ORE. L. REV. 199 (2001).

Problems for Captive Ratepayers in Nonunanimous Settlements of Public Utility Rate Cases, 12 YALE  J. ON REG. 257 (1995).

The Ghost of Regulation Past:  Current Applications of the Rule Against Retroactive Ratemaking in Public Utility Proceedings, 1991 U. ILL. L. REV. 983.

An Advocacy Model for Representation of Low-Income Intervenors in State Public Utility Proceedings, 22 ARIZ. ST. L.J. 639 (1990).

 

Richard K. Neumann Jr.

E-mail address: richard.k.neumann@hofstra.edu

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Education
B.A., Pomona College
Dipl., University of Stockholm
J.D., American University
LL.M., Temple University

Background
At Hofstra, Professor Neumann has taught Contracts; Transactional Lawyering; International Business Transactions; Legal Writing; Civil Procedure; Legal Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiation; Pretrial Litigation; Federal Courts; Trial Techniques; and clinical courses.

Professor Neumann is the author or coauthor of four textbooks:  Transaction Lawyering Skills; Essential Lawyering Skills (with Prof. Krieger); Legal Writing (with Prof, J. Lyn Entrikin of the Univ. of Arkansas and Sheila Simon, Lt. Governor of Illinois); and Legal Reasoning and Legal Writing (with Prof. Kristen Tiscione of Georgetown Univ.)  His articles have appeared in the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, the Journal of Legal Education, the Clinical Law Review, the Fordham Law Review, and the Yale Journal of Law and Humanities, among others.

He is an editorial advisor to Aspen Publishers, one of the largest publishers of law school textbooks. He has served on several committees of the American Bar Associationís Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar as well as a number of ABA site inspection teams. He has been chair of American Law Schoolsí Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research; a member of the board of directors of the Legal Writing Institute, and a member of the board of directors and the executive committee of the Association of Legal Writing Directors. He is a frequent speaker at legal education conferences.