Director and Professor of Academic Support

Contact

  • Office: 120 Tremont St.,
  • Suite: 210-B
  • Phone: 617-573-8709
  • Fax: 617-305-3081
  • Email: hramy@suffolk.edu

Degrees

  • BA, University of Massachusetts
  • JD, Suffolk University

Bar Admittance

  • MA
  • ME
  • Federal District Court for District of MA
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

    Teaching

  • Academic Support
  • Legal Writing and Drafting

Biography

Professor Herbert N. Ramy directs Suffolk University Law School's Academic Support Program, which he designed. He was previously an instructor and acting director of the Legal Practice Skills Program. He was a clerk in the Massachusetts Appeals Court and the Massachusetts Superior Court and an associate at Nardi and Peskin in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is the author of Succeeding in Law School (2006), Navigating the Internet: Legal Research on the World Wide Web (2000), and a number of articles. He serves as chief reviser of Martindale Hubbell's Massachusetts Digest and was one of the authors of its Federal Digest.

Publications

Books

SUCCEEDING IN LAW SCHOOL (2d ed., 2010)

SUCCEEDING IN LAW SCHOOL (2006)

MARTINDALE-HUBBELL FEDERAL LAW DIGEST (2001) (writer and compiler, 2001-2006 editions)

NAVIGATING THE INTERNET: LEGAL RESEARCH ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB (2000)

MARTINDALE-HUBBELL LAW DIGEST (1998) (chief reviser, 1998-2006 editions)

Articles

Moving Students from Hearing and Forgetting to Doing and Understanding: A Manual for Assessment in Law School, 41 CAP. U. L. REV. 837 (2013)

Student Depression Becomes an Issue of Faculty Concern, 33 :8 STUDENT LAWYER MAGAZINE (2005)

Two Programs Are Better Than One: Coordinating Efforts Between Academic Support and Legal Writing Departments, 9 PERSPECTIVES: TEACHING LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING 148 (2001)

Lessons From My First Year: Maintaining Perspective, 6 PERSPECTIVES: TEACHING LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING 103 (1998)

Daubert's Wake: Judicial Response to Renewed Requests for the Introduction of Polygraph Evidence, 4 MASS. SCH. LAW L. REV. 43 (1997)

The Whole Truth And Nothing But The Truth: Will Commonwealth v. Lanigan Lead to the Use of Polygraph, 80 MASS. L. REV. 48 (1995)

Discovery of Materials in the United States for Use in Foreign Proceedings, 17 SUFFOLK TRANSNAT'L L. REV. 230 (1994) (Comment)

Official Torture as a Violation of the law of Nations Under the Alien Tort Claims Act, 17 SUFFOLK TRANSNAT'L L. REV. 578 (1994) (Comment)

OTHER   PUBLICATIONS

 
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