Expertise Guide: Civil Procedure ⋅ Page 1

Thomas B. Bennett

Associate Professor of Law and Wall Family Fellow, School of Law

Professor Bennett’s research focuses on how complex civil litigation strains the relationship between state and federal courts and impacts the separation of powers. Professor Bennett’s scholarship has appeared or will appear in the NYU Law Review, the Cornell Law Review, and the Minnesota Law Review. Before joining the faculty in 2020, he was a Furman Academic Fellow at NYU School…

R. Lawrence Dessem

Dean Emeritus and Timothy J. Heinsz Professor Emeritus of Law, School of Law

After graduation from Harvard Law School, Professor Dessem served as law clerk for Judge William K. Thomas of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. He then served as Assistant General Counsel for the National Education Association (1978-1980) and trial attorney (1980-1984) and senior trial counsel (1984-1985) with the Civil Division of the United States Department…

Rigel C. Oliveri

Isabelle Wade and Paul C. Lyda Professor of Law , School of Law

Professor Oliveri is a nationally recognized expert on fair housing law. Her scholarship focuses on housing discrimination, residential segregation, zoning and property rights, and sexual harassment. Her published work has appeared in a number of prestigious journals and been cited by courts. She is the co-author of a forthcoming book: Sexual Harassment Law: Cases, History, and Practice. Professor Oliveri teaches…