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Lincoln, Habeas Corpus and the Suspension of Civil Liberties During the Civil War: Speaker Biographies

This guide is designed to complement “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition held at the Pace Law Library between March 5 - April 11, 2012.

Mark R. Shulman

Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs and International Affairs and
Adjunct Professor of Law

Mark R. Shulman joined Pace Law School in September 2004. He is Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs and International Affairs. In this capacity, he administers the graduate degree programs in Comparative Legal Studies, Real Estate Law, and Environmental Law – from graduate admissions and financial aid, to advising and teaching the foreign-trained students. He is also developing opportunities for further innovation and expansion. Dean Shulman oversees the Visiting Scholars Program, the Center for Continuing Legal Education, the Institute for International Commercial Law, and Pace Law School's international affiliations.

Dr. Shulman received his BA from Yale University, a master's degree in history from Oxford University, a PhD in history from the University of California, Berkeley, and a JD from Columbia University, where he was a Stone Scholar and editor-in-chief of the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. In addition to practicing law at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York City, Dr. Shulman has served on the faculties of Yale, Columbia, and the Air War College.

Jeffrey G. Miller

Faculty jmillerProfessor Emeritus
BA, Princeton University
LLB, Harvard Law School  

Professor Miller began his legal career in the late 1960s as an associate in a Boston law firm, practicing business and finance law. In the early 1970s he joined the new Environmental Protection Agency in its Boston regional office as an enforcement official, later moving to EPA's headquarters in Washington, DC, to head its water pollution permitting and enforcement program, to begin its hazardous waste enforcement program, and ultimately to head its national enforcement program. After a decade at EPA, he became a partner in a Washington, DC, law firm, practicing environmental law and representing corporate, non-profit, and governmental clients. Professor Miller joined the Pace Law School faculty in 1987, teaching torts, constitutional law, criminal law/legal writing, and over a dozen environmental law courses. He has lectured, taught, and consulted on environmental law throughout the country and in half a dozen foreign countries.

Professor Miller served as James D. Hopkins Chair in Law during the 1999–2001 academic years.