Have You Met Rutgers-Newark?
When it comes to answering legal questions concerning land use, urban development, and the environment, Stuart L. Deutsch is your man. Whether it is adverse possession, eminent domain, easements, or landlord/tenant rights, Deutsch has the answer. As well he should, having served as co-editor of Land Use and Environment Law Review for 18 years and written Deutsch's Illinois Environmental Laws Annotated.
Formerly the dean of the Rutgers School of Law – Newark (1999-2009), you now can find Deutsch in the classroom teaching first-year law students the basics of property law. Skillfully using the Socratic method, he trains those with inquiring minds to think like lawyers.
Deutsch has been a member of several committees concerning the legal profession, including the New Jersey Supreme Court's Commission on Professionalism, the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, and the American Bar Association's Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar Questionnaire Committee. He has worked with advisory committees to reform housing and eviction courts and has chaired the Environmental Law and Local Government Law Sections of the Association of American Law Schools. Deutsch now serves on the board of Habitat for Humanity of Essex County, New Jersey.
Deutsch received his juris doctor from Yale Law School and earned his master of laws (LL.M.) degree from Harvard Law School. At Harvard he conducted research as a Fellow in Law and the Humanities. Deutsch received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.