Civil procedure and litigation

Jay Carlisle, II

Since 1978, Professor Jay Carlisle has taught courses at Pace Law School in Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, Negotiations, Professional Responsibility, Civil Litigation in New York, Dispute Resolution, Remedies, Evidence, Civil Rights Law and the Legal Profession. He has published extensively in the areas of civil procedure, professional responsibility and New York Practice.

Carlisle has been appointed by three New York State governors to four statewide commissions and currently serves as a Commissioner for the New York State Law Revision Commission, the oldest continuous agency devoted to law reform through legislation. He is an elected life fellow of the American Bar Association and has received numerous honors and awards for his pro bono work.

Areas of expertise: Ethics, professional responsibility, New York practice, New York laws and government

Michael Mushlin

Prior to joining the Pace faculty, Prof. Michael Mushlin served as a public interest and civil rights lawyer for 15 years as staff attorney with Harlem Assertion of Rights, Inc., as a staff attorney and Project Director of the Prisoners’ Rights Project of the Legal Aid Society, and as Associate Director of the Children’s Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union.  Prof. Mushlin teaches courses in Civil Procedure, Evidence, and Prisoners’ Rights.

Prof. Mushlin is a member of the Executive Committee of the New York City Bar, and was elected Secretary of the Executive Committee. He is Vice Chair of the Correctional Association of New York, a member of the Task Force on the Legal Status of Prisoners of the American Bar Association, and is co-chair of the Subcommittee on Implementation of the ABA Resolution on Prison Oversight.

Prof. Mushlin is the author of law review articles on a variety of subjects involving evidence, federal jurisdiction, civil procedure, children’s rights, and prisoners’ rights, and has published numerous books on similar topics.

Areas of expertise:  Prisons and prisoners’ rights, evidence, trial, civil litigation

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