Hofstra University has named Professor Eric Lane as interim dean of the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, effective March 1.
Dean Nora Demleitner, who will take over as dean at Washington and Lee University School of Law, will remain at Hostra until the end of June to ensure a smooth transition.
Lane has taught at Hofstra Law since 1976. He has a Juris Doctor degree from Fordham Law School and a Master of Laws degree from New York University. He has taught courses in law and literature, constitutional law, statutory interpretation and the legislative process.