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University of Massachusetts Law School

North Dartmouth, United States
Joined July 2016
Presence in: United States
Focus: Access to Information, Citizenship, Community / Customary Land Rights, Corruption, Criminal Justice, Economic Empowerment, Education, Environmental Justice, Family, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Health, Housing & Sanitation, Labor & Employment, Land & Natural Resources, Other, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Traditional / Customary Justice

UMass Law is the Commonwealth’s public law school. We are committed to providing an excellent, affordable, and accessible legal education.

Our collegial community respects and promotes diversity in identity and ideas. Our program balances legal theory, doctrine, skills, experience, and professionalism. We strive to graduate competent, ethical, and creative professionals who exercise sound judgment.

Our involvement in the legal community enables our students to thrive in a changing profession and to serve the needs of their future clients.

We advance justice within and beyond the Commonwealth through our research, writing, teaching, learning, practice, and engagement with the profession.

People Associated With This Organization

Richard Peltz-Steele

United States  
University of Massachusetts Law School
Joined July 2016
Interests: Access to Information, Corruption, Education, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Other, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Traditional / Customary Justice
Richard J. Peltz-Steele, JD, is a professor at the University of Massachusetts Law School teaching and researching in US and comparative media law, including defamation, privacy, copyright, transparency, and free expression; in international social and economic development; and in sport and mass communication. He has spoken in the US, Europe, and South America on comparative data protection. He serves with the American Bar Association in various capacities in international law. He has authored research work in the development area, for example, concerning the advancement of civil rights through transnational sport. His current research examines the intersection of communication, sport, human rights, and sustainable social and economic development.
Richard Peltz-Steele is the network champion (main point of contact) for University of Massachusetts Law School.

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