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C. Benjie Louis

Visiting Assistant Professor of Doctrinal Visitor & Skills Faculty


Degrees

JD, 1991, Cornell Univ; BA, 1988, Cornell Univ


Bio

Professor C. Benjie Louis previously directed the Disaster Recovery Law Clinic (DRLC), which provided assistance to individuals who have been adversely affected by Superstorm Sandy and Hurricanes Irene and Lee.

Before coming to the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, Professor Louis taught clinical, skills, and seminar courses at Albany Law School. Prior to teaching, she was a staff attorney at Legal Services of the Hudson Valley specializing in affordable housing issues, and a staff attorney at Chemung County Neighborhood Legal Services where she represented individuals in housing, unemployment insurance, and Social Security disability matters.

Professor Louis?s scholarly interests include clinical pedagogy and affordable housing issues. She is on the Board of Directors of the Clinical Legal Education Association and the Teaching Methodologies Committee of the Association of American Law Schools? Clinical Section. She has presented at various conferences on clinical pedagogy.

Publications

?Fact Investigation in Film? - Clinical Legal Education Newsletter, Fall 2012, Volume 20, Issue 4.

Reflections upon Transitions: An Essay on Learning How to Teach after Practicing Law - International Journal on Clinical Legal Education, Issue 18.


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
LAW 1750 LEGAL METHODS Graduate
LAW 2734 APPR TO LGL ANALYSIS & WRITING Graduate
LAW 2897 LAWYERS' ETHICS Graduate
LAW 3930 PERSP LEGAL ANALYSIS & WRITING Graduate
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