Science & Law

Professor Gus Hurwitz

Justin (Gus) Hurwitz Assistant Professor of Law and Co-Director of Space, Cyber, and Telecom Law Program

Professor Justin (Gus) Hurwitz joined the College of Law faculty in 2013. His work builds on his background in law, technology, and economics to consider the interface between law and technology and the role of regulation in high-tech industries. He has a particular expertise in telecommunications law and technology, including data- and cybersecurity, and was recognized as a Cyber Security & Data Privacy Trailblazer by the National Law Journal.

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Professor Christal Sheppard

A. Christal Sheppard Adjunct Law Professor

Assistant Professor Sheppard joined the University of Nebraska faculty in 2011, after over two decades of Science and Intellectual Property Law and Policy experience. She is an Assistant Professor and co-founded a program of Concentrated Study in Intellectual Property law at the Law College.

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Maggie Wittlin

Maggie Wittlin Assistant Professor of Law

Professor Maggie Wittlin joined the law faculty in 2016. Her research focuses on evidence, criminal and civil procedure, intellectual property, and law and behavioral sciences. She uses theoretical, mathematical, and empirical methods to study how legal actors—judges, jurors, and lawyers, as well as citizens subject to laws—should and do make decisions.

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Professor Sandi Zellmer

Sandra B. Zellmer Robert B. Daugherty Professor of Law

Sandra Zellmer began teaching at the College of Law in 2003. She teaches and writes about natural resources, water law, public lands, wildlife, environmental law, disaster law, and related topics. Zellmer is a co-author and principal editor of a casebook, Natural Resources Law (with Professors Laitos and Wood) (West 2d edition 2012), Principles of Natural Resources Law: A Concise Hornbook (with Laitos) (West 2014), and Water Law in a Nutshell (with Amos) (West 5th edition forthcoming 2015).

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