April 29, 2008 -- The New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence has honored BLS Professor Elizabeth M. Schneider as one of 30 leaders who has made a difference in the lives of survivors of domestic violence since the coalition's inception in 1978. She received the award at the organization’s 30th anniversary conference, “A Mosaic of Movements: An Assembly of Human Rights,” on April 29th in Albany. A list of all 30 honorees is available at www.nyscadv.org.
Professor Schneider is Rose L. Hoffer Professor of Law and Director of the Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Law Fellowship Program. She is a national expert in the fields of federal civil litigation, procedure, gender, law and domestic violence and is a frequent commentator for print and broadcast media. She is the author of the prize-winning book, Battered Women and Feminist Lawmaking, and co-author of the law school casebook, Domestic Violence and the Law: Theory and Practice and co-author of a forthcoming volume, Women and the Law Stories.
Professor Schneider teaches Domestic Violence and the Law, Women and The Law, Civil Procedure, and a Seminar on Federal Civil Litigation, Public Law and Justice.
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