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Emily Gold Waldman

Emily Gold Waldman
Emily Gold Waldman

Professor of Law
Associate Dean for Faculty Development & Strategic Planning
BA, Yale University
JD, Harvard University School of Law

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Professor Emily Gold Waldman joined the Pace faculty in 2006, after clerking for the Honorable Robert A. Katzmann, Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. At Pace, she teaches Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Law & Education, and Employment Law Survey. She is also the faculty director of the law school's Federal Judicial Honors Program, which places students in externships with federal judges in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey. From 2003-05, she practiced in the litigation department of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP; prior to that, she clerked for the Honorable William G. Young, United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts. She served as the chair of the AALS Section on Education Law during the 2011-12 school year, and is currently a member of the Second Circuit's Judicial Council Committee on Civic Education & Public Engagement. Professor Waldman received the law school's Ottinger Award for Faculty Achievement in 2015, the Professor of the Year Award from the Black Law Students Association in 2013, and the Goettel Prize for Faculty Scholarship in 2008. She currently serves as the Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Strategic Planning.

  "Show and Tell?: Students’ Personal Lives, Schools, and Parents," 47 Conn. L. Rev. 699 (2015).
  "University Imprimaturs on Student Speech: The Certification Cases," 11 First Am. L. Rev. 382 (2013). 
  "No Jokes About Dope: Morse v. Frederick's Educational Rationale,"  82 UMKC L. Rev. 685 (2013) (symposium issue).
  "Badmouthing Authority: Hostile Speech About School Officials and the Limits of School Restrictions," 19 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 591 (2011), reprinted in THE FIRST AMENDMENT LAW HANDBOOK 2011-12 (Rodney A. Smolla, ed., Thomas/West 2011).
   "Regulating Student Speech: Suppression versus Punishment," 85 Indiana Law Journal 1113 (2010).
  "A Post-Morse Framework for Students' Potentially Hurtful Speech (Religious and Otherwise)," 37 Journal of Law and Education 463 (2008).
  "Student Speech Rights: The State of the Law Post-Morse v. Frederick," in Eighth Annual School Law Institute, 107-118 (Practising Law Institute 2008).
  "Fulfilling Lucy's Legacy: Recognizing Implicit Good-Faith Obligations Within Explicit Job Obligations," 28 Pace Law Review 429 (2008) (symposium issue).
  "Returning to Hazelwood's Core: A New Approach to Restrictions on School-Sponsored Speech," 60 Florida Law Review 63 (2008) (winner of the 2008 Goettel Prize for Faculty Scholarship); reprinted in The First Amendment Law Handbook 2008-2009 (Rodney A. Smolla, ed., Thomas/West 2008).
  "The Attorney-Client Privilege and Internal Investigations: Privilege Issues in Structuring an Investigation and Interviewing Witnesses," in Staying out of Trouble: What Every Attorney Must Know About Ethics 2004, 409-425 (Practising Law Institute 2004) (with Mary Beth Hogan).
  "The Case of the Male OB-GYN: A Proposal for Expansion of the Privacy BFOQ in the Healthcare Context," 6 U. Pa. J. Lab. & Emp. L. 357 (2004).
  "The Supreme Court, 2000 Term——Leading Cases, Good News Club v. Milford Central School, 121 S. Ct. 2093 (2001),"115 Harvard Law Review 396 (2001).
  "Recent Case, United Statesv. Hayes, 227 F.3d 578 (6th Cir. 2000),"114 Harvard Law Review 2194 (2001).