Faculty Notes

Prof. Julian Ku Quoted in Courthouse News Service Story on 1st Presidential Debate

Julian Ku, Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty Director of International Programs

Debate Revives Stop & Frisk Straw Men
By Adam Klasfeld
Courthouse News Service
Sept. 27, 2016


Hofstra law professor Julian Ku sees Trump’s penchant for attacking judges as troubling.

“He clearly thinks judges are biased, right?” Ku said. “He always makes it personal, so he clearly doesn’t think of the legal system in the more traditional way, that they’re just applying the law. So I think that definitely reflected in a lot of his comments, and for him, he’s a businessman so he’s like, ‘Who do I have to pay to do what I need to do?’ ”

Read the full article on theĀ Courthouse News Service website.