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Ashira P. Ostrow

Professor of Law


Degrees

JD, 2003, Columbia University; BA, 1999, University of Pennsylvania


Bio

Professor Ostrow teaches courses in Property, Land Use Law, Real Estate Transactions and State and Local Government Law. Her research focuses on land use and local governance, with an emphasis on the interaction between federal law and local land use policies. Professor Ostrow also teaches the ?Representing Health Care Providers? course in Hofstra Law?s online health law and policy programs. Her articles have been published in a wide variety of journals, including the Yale Law Journal, Indiana Law Review, Emory Law Journal, Florida Law Review and Harvard Journal on Legislation. Professor Ostrow has received a number of awards and honors for her scholarship. In particular, she was selected for participation in the Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum, was awarded Hofstra University?s Lawrence A. Stessin Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Publication, and won the American Association of Law School?s Scholarly Paper Competition.

Before joining the Hofstra faculty in January, 2007, Professor Ostrow worked as a real estate attorney in Davis Polk?s corporate department. Her practice included the representation of real estate investment funds, lenders, borrowers, landlords and tenants in sophisticated commercial real estate transactions. Professor Ostrow received her JD from Columbia Law School in 2003. While at Columbia, Professor Ostrow was a James Kent Scholar, a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and an Editor of the Columbia Law Review. In 1999, Professor Ostrow graduated, summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in political science.

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Publications

You can access Ashira Ostrow's papers on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) at: http://ssrn.com/author=752344


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
HUHC 020E FOUNDATIONS OF PROPERTY LAW Undergraduate
LAW 1730 PROPERTY Graduate
LAW 2867 INDEPENDENT STUDY Graduate
LAW 2941 REPRESENT HEALTH CARE PROVIDER Graduate
LAW 3705 REAL ESTATE DEV SEMINAR Graduate
PSC 014F (BH) LAW, POLITICS & SOCIETY Undergraduate
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