Herbert N. Ramy

Director and Professor of Academic Support

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Bar Admittance

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

Biography

Professor Herbert N. Ramy directs Suffolk University Law School's Academic Support Program, which he designed. Before joining the law school, Professor Ramy clerked in both the Massachusetts Appeals Court and the Massachusetts Superior Court. Professor Ramy has served as Chair to the AALS Section on Academic Support and he is a founding member of the New England Consortium of Academic Support Professionals (NECASP). He is also the author of Succeeding in Law School: The Torts Workbook (2018) and Succeeding in Law School (2010),  

 

Publications


Books

SUCCEEDING IN LAW SCHOOL: THE TORTS WORKBOOK (2018)

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

 
Why Study Groups Are Not For Studying, ( 2000 ) (last modified Aug. 18, 2000)

Education

  • BA, University of Massachusetts
  • JD, Suffolk University
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Courses Taught

  • Academic Support
  • Legal Writing and Drafting