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Andrew Schepard to be Installed as the Max Schmertz Distinguished Professor of Law

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Schepard_Andrew2reprinted from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law’s event page.

On February 5, 2014, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University will hold a convocation to install Andrew Schepard, a NITA faculty member, as the Max Schmertz Distinguished Professor of Law. The Max Schmertz Distinguished Professorship, established in 1982, honors and perpetuates the memory of Max Schmertz, a business and political leader of the city of New Rochelle. It is funded by grants from the late Eric J. Schmertz, former Dean of the Hofstra School of Law, and Herbert Schmertz, vice president of Mobil Corporation. It supports a Distinguished Lecture Series in various legal disciplines.

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