Susanna Chung
Adjunct Associate Professor of Law & Legal Writing Coordinator

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Email: chung@law.fordham.edu

Teaching

  • First-Year Legal Writing Program, Fordham University School of Law, 2008-2009; 2011-present
  • Legal Writing for LL.M.s, Fordham University School of Law, 2005-2007; 2009-2011
  • Civil/Human Rights Externship Seminar, Fordham University School of Law, 2008-present
  • Human Rights Writing Seminar, Fordham University School of Law, 2006

Experience

  • Legal Writing Coordinator, Fordham University School of Law, 2011-present
  • Coordinator, LL.M. Legal Writing Program, Fordham University School of Law, 2008-2011
  • Attorney, Bronx Defenders, 2004-2005
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Maryanne Trump Barry,  U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2003-2004
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Robert Ward, U.S. Court, SDNY, 2001-2003

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D. 2001, cum laude, Order of the Coif
         Editor, Fordham Law Review
         Crowley Scholar in International Human Rights
         Stein Scholar in Public Interest Law
         Hugh Jones Award in Law & Public Policy
         Alumni Medal in Constitutional Law
         Legal Writing Award
  • Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, M.A. 1996
  • Columbia College, Columbia University, B.A. 1993

Publications

  • "Prison Overcrowding: Standards in Determining Eighth Amendment Violations", 68 Fordham Law Review 2351 (2000)
  • Town of Castle Rock v. Gonzales, 545 U.S. 748 (2005), Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States (David Tanenhaus, ed.) (2008)

Affiliations

Admitted
  • New York State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, SDNY
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit