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David Hall
Professor of Law
Kansas State University, BS 1972
University of Oklahoma, MA 1975, JD 1978
Harvard University, LLM 1985, SJD 1988

Office: 39 Cargill Hall
Mail: 400 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
Tel: (617) 373-3668
Fax: (617) 373-5056
E-mail: d.hall@neu.edu

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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).

Professor Hall 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 1993.

[ Selected Publications: Civil Rights, Constitutional Law | Legal Education ]

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