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Posted On December 11, 2014
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Deborah W. Post

Professor of Law

B.A., cum laude, 1971, Hofstra University
J.D., 1978, Harvard Law School

Contact Info
Phone: Office: 631-761-7134
Room: 411E
Office Hours:
Faculty Assistant: Sue Mori

Deborah W. Post is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Faculty Development and Professor of Law at Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. She began her legal career working in the corporate section of a law firm in Houston, Texas, Bracewell & Patterson, now renamed Bracewell & Guiliani. She left practice to teach at the University of Houston Law School and moved to New York to Touro Law Center in 1987. She has been a visiting professor at Syracuse Law School, DePaul Law School, and State University of New Jersey Rutgers School of Law Newark. She also has taught as an adjunct at Hofstra Law School, UMass Dartmouth and St. Johns University School of Law. Professor Post has written for and about legal education. Among her most notable publications are a book on legal education, Cultivating Intelligence: Power, Law and the Politics of Teaching written with a colleague, Louise Harmon and a casebook in Contract, Contracting Law, with co-authors Amy Kastely and Nancy Ota. She has been a member of the Society of American Law Teachers Board of Governors for ten years and was co-president of that organization with Professor Margaret Barry from 2008-2010.

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Sociology of Law

For Selected Works, click here.
Cultivating Intelligence: Power, Law and the Politics of Teaching, written with a colleague, Louise Harmon and published by New York University Press.

Casebook on contracts: Contracting Law with co-authors Amy Kastely and Nancy Ota.

"Continuity and Change: Partnership Formation Under the Common Law," Villanova Law Review (1987)
"Reflections on Identity, Diversity, and Morality," Berkeley Women's Law Journal (1990-91).

"Race, Riots and the Rule of Law," Denver Law Review (1993)

"Profit, Progress and Moral Imperatives," Touro Law Review (1993)

"Critical Thoughts About Race, Exclusion, Oppression and Tenure," Pace Law Review (1994)

"Power and Morality of Grading: A Case Study and a Few Critical Thoughts on Grade Normalization," University of Missouri at Kansas City Law Review (1997).