UMass Law's faculty is a diverse group of teachers and scholars with substantial academic and practice experience. The full-time faculty is complemented by experienced, well-qualified jurists and practicing attorneys who serve as adjunct faculty.
Faculty expertise extends across many areas of the law, such as:
- immigration law
- constitutional law
- criminal law
- corporate law
- commercial law
- bankruptcy law
- family law
- intellectual property law
- cyber law
- international law
Peltz-Steele Authors Book Chapter on Law Teaching in Pop-Culture Age
Professor Rick Peltz-Steele has authored a chapter in a new book, The Media Method: Teaching Law with Popular Culture. Professor Peltz-Steele’s chapter talks specifically about using popular culture as a teaching aid in the 1L Torts class.
UMass Law Adjunct Professor Francomano Receives Mass. Bar Association Volunteer Award
UMass Law Adjunct Professor Patrick Francomano was honored with the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Volunteer Recognition Award. Francomano’s decades of service evidence his belief that lawyers are called to public service as well and that education and social justice are essential to a healthy democracy.