Prof. Eric Lane in Agence France-Press Article

Professor Eric Lane, Eric J. Schmertz Distinguished Professor of Public Law and Public Service, was quoted in the following Agence France Press article.

Mayor? King? NY’s Bloomberg tightens his grip
By Sebastian Smith
Agence France-Press
June 12, 2009

Eric Lane, professor of government at Hofstra University law school, said Bloomberg has “done a really good job” but that the personality problem could catch up with him in his third term.

“The cumulative effect of all this stuff — the money, the aloofness, the shortness of temper — people will get tired of it,” Lane said.

“They’ll run against him. I think toward the end we’ll have some pretty interesting blow ups.”