Prof. Ashira Ostrow Wins 2013 Stessin Prize for ‘Land Law Federalism’

A round of applause.

Maurice A. Deane School of Law Professor Ashira Pelman Ostrow has been named one of two winners of Hofstra University’s 2012-2013 Lawrence A. Stessin Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Publication.

Ostrow, an associate professor at Hofstra Law, will receive the prize for her article “Land Law Federalism,” which was published in the Emory Law Journal, Vol. 61 (2012), pp. 1397-1444.

The article, which considers the role of federal, state and local actors in land-use law, has received much praise, including selection for the 2012 Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum hosted by Harvard Law School.

The Stessin Prize recipients will be recognized at the Honors Convocation Ceremony on Friday, May 17, at the John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus.

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