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Media Inquiries

The Office of Communications and Marketing is available to provide members of the media with information about New England Law | Boston and its programs. It also acts as a liaison between the media and members of the New England Law faculty.

To request an interview with a New England Law faculty expert, please contact Associate Director of Public Relations Emily Lospennato at elospennato@nesl.edu or 617-422-7477.

Faculty Expertise

The faculty at New England Law is comprised of experts in areas that span the breadth of legal discourse. Among their many specialties:

  • Asylum law and asylum seekers
  • Civil rights
  • Constitutional law
  • Criminal law
  • Elder law
  • Environmental law
  • First amendment rights
  • Human trafficking
  • Immigration law and policy
  • Intellectual property law
  • International business law
  • Marijuana law
  • Legal services for the poor
  • Refugees
  • Sanctuary policies
  • Trademark law
  • Women’s rights

They have held positions that include Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Superior Court, U.S. Army JAG officer, and Director General of the Human Rights Department for the Organizations for Security and Cooperation in Europe.    

For a full list of faculty and their areas of law expertise, please visit New England Law’s faculty page, where you can search by legal expertise.

Faculty in the News

New England Law professors have been quoted in national outlets such as U.S. News & World Report, CNN, and Bloomberg, as well as many regional publications. Here are some recent highlights.

U.S. News & World Report

“Master Constitutional Law for a Successful Career”

Professor Lawrence Friedman offers his perspective on the benefits of studying constitutional law

ABA Journal

“Distance learning standards under consideration by ABA Legal Ed Section”

Professor Allison M. Dussias referenced in a piece discussing revising restrictions placed on law schools awarding credits for distance learning

The Washington Post

“Her texts pushed him to suicide, prosecutors say. But does that mean she killed him?”

Professor David Siegel discussing the use of technology in the Michelle Carter case, where a 20-year-old was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for using text messages to encourage her boyfriend to commit suicide

Boston Magazine

“Scene of the Crime”

Professor Peter Karol commenting on a local ordinance that enforces a ban on short-term rentals in Lynnfield, Massachusetts, passed after a murder occurred in a rented property

The Boston Globe

“Prosecutors want to keep Hernandez’s conviction intact”

Professor David Siegel in an article discussing prosecutors’ attempts to preserve the Aaron Hernandez murder conviction in the face of Massachusetts’ abatement ab initio doctrine

Bloomberg

“Trump Says Immigration Order to Be ‘Tailored’ to Court Ruling”

Professor Dina Haynes in a piece discussing an anticipated executive order revising the Trump administration’s travel ban affecting citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen