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About Elizabeth M. Schneider

Professor Schneider is a national expert on gender and law. She is the author of the prize-winning book Battered Women and Feminist Lawmaking (2000) and co-author of the casebook Battered Women and the Law (2001) (with C. Dalton). She has also written numerous chapters and articles on civil rights, feminist theory and lawmaking, and women's rights, and has lectured all over the world on these issues. She has been a Visiting Professor at Harvard and Columbia Law Schools. She is a member of the American Law Institute and serves on the advisory boards of the Women's Rights Law Reporter, Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, and Violence and Victims. In June 2000, Professor Schneider was recognized by the National Organization of Women-NYC with a “Women of Power and Influence Award.” She has been active in legal education, serving as a member of the AALS's Executive Committee and on the Board of Governors of the Society of American Law Teachers. She joined the faculty in 1983, after serving as a staff attorney with the Rutgers Law School-Newark Constitutional Litigation Clinic, and as a staff attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights. Professor Schneider chairs the Law School's Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Law Fellowship Program.


Present Rose L. Hoffer Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School

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Room 811
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 780-7988


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