Science & Law

Terence J. Centner Adjunct Professor

Professor Centner joined the law faculty in 2019. His research focuses on the agricultural-environmental interface looking at current issues from a scientific and legal perspective. He has published more than 160 scientific papers and law review articles, and has lectured in 50 countries around the world. He has also published four books: Empty Pastures; Blame Culture; Environmental Law and the Protection of People; and Consumers, Meat and Animal Products.

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Professor Gus Hurwitz

Justin (Gus) Hurwitz Associate 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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