Louis Schulze Jr
Assistant Dean & Professor of Academic Support
B.A., University of Connecticut
J.D., New England School of Law
Dean Schulze directs the Academic Enrichment Program and teaches Legal Reasoning, Legal Analysis, and the first semester Introduction to the Study of Law course. He joined the faculty of Suffolk University Law School in 2004 and later moved to New England Law | Boston, receiving tenure in 2012. In addition to his experience designing, implementing, and consulting on academic support programs, he also has taught courses on Legal Writing and Criminal Law.
Dean Schulze is a leading scholar in the law school academic support field, and he also has published pieces related to FERPA, criminal law, and educational psychology in legal education. He is the Immediate Past Chair of the AALS Section on Academic Support and is a founding member and former Chair of the New England Consortium of Academic Support Professionals.
Prior to teaching, Dean Schulze began his legal career in Miami, Florida with the State Attorney’s Office, focusing on prosecuting domestic violence. He then returned to Boston to serve as a Law Clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court and later joined the Appellate Division of the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. He also was an associate in the litigation department of Boston’s Friedman & Atherton, LLP.
Of Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman, and Legal Expressivism: Why Massachusetts Should Stand its Ground on “Stand Your Ground”, 47 New Eng. L. Rev. On Remand 34 (2012).
Alternative Justifications for Academic Support III: An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Academic Support on Perceived Autonomy Support and Humanizing Law Schools, 38 Ohio N.U. L. Rev. 999 (2012), (with Dr. Adam A. Ding).
Partnering for the Benefit of All Students: Simple Ways to Incorporate ASP Techniques Across the Curriculum, 19(1) The Law Teacher 8 (Fall 2012) (with Rebecca Flanagan).
Integrating Doctrinal Material and Faculty into Academic Support Courses, 2009 The Learning Curve 13 (2009) (with Elizabeth Bloom).
Transactional Law in the Required Legal Writing Curriculum: An Empirical Study of the Forgotten
Future Business Lawyer, 55 Clev. St. L. Rev. 59 (2007).
Homer Simpson Meets the Rule Against Perpetuities: The Controversial Use of Pop-Culture in Legal Writing Pedagogy, 15 Perspectives 1 (2006).