Professor Hall served as dean of the School of Law from 1993 until he
was named provost of Northeastern University in 1998. He returned to the
law school faculty in 2003. Professor Hall teaches courses in Contracts,
Racism and American Law, and Professional Ethics; his areas of
specialization are civil rights, legal education, and social justice. He
lectures nationally and writes on issues of social justice, diversity,
affirmative action, and equal justice and educational transformation.
His current research focuses on the law and spirituality, the subject of his book,
The Spiritual Revitalization of the Legal Profession: A Search for Sacred Rivers (Edwin Mellen Press, 2005).
serves on the boards of directors of numerous organizations, including
the Legal Services Corporation, an 11-member board to which he was
appointed by President Bush in 2003. He received the National Conference
of Community and Justice Humanitarian Award in 1999 and has been honored
by the Boston Bar Association and other community-based organizations.
In 1997, he was named Outstanding Dean of the Year by the National
Association of Public Interest Lawyers. He received the Massachusetts
Black Lawyers Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession Award in
[ Selected Publications: Civil Rights, Constitutional Law | Legal Education ]
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