Boston University School of Law, Boston,
Visiting Professor (Fall
2000 - 2006); Adjunct Professor (1997-1999)
- present ||
Boston College Law School, Newton,
Coordinator for six sections of ILPR (Spring 2006)
and Estates Survey (Spring 1997; Fall 2001; Spring 2005; Spring 2007);
to Lawyering and Professional Responsibility (Spring 1998 - present)
Visiting Professor (Spring
2005; Spring 2007); Adjunct Professor (Spring 1997-Spring 2004; Spring
Publications and Other Legal Writings
I. Hurwitz, Collaborative Reproduction: Finding the Child in the Maze
Motherhood, 33 Connecticut Law Review 127 (2000).
M. Carpenter and I. Hurwitz, Divorce Fundamentals: Law and Finances (1996).
B. Wand and I. Hurwitz, The 'Genius Factor' and Equitable Distribution
of Property at Divorce, 38 Boston Bar Journal 10 (1994).
LL.M. Thesis: Detention without Trial and the Rights of Detainees in South
Hill & Barlow, Boston,
in the Litigation Department focusing on Family Law and Probate Litigation. Representations
included: spouses in a variety of premarital, divorce and post divorce matters;
victims of domestic violence; family members and executors in disputes over
wills and testamentary trusts; an institution for handicapped children in
a cy pres application; political asylum seekers. Have also assisted
in drafting a proposal for ratification of the U.N. Convention Against Torture.
United States District Court, Boston, Massachusetts
Clerk for the Honorable Rya W. Zobel.|
Legal Resources Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
black housing matters, labor, consumer and resettlement cases
the then only independent public interest law facility. Supervised legal
advice offices in black communities throughout the Transvaal Province. Case
load of approximately 80-100 cases.
Harward Law School(1986)
Concentration on Human Rights in International Law.
Suffolk Law School (1988)
as a foreign law school graduate for the Mass. Bar Examination.
Univ. of The Witwatersrand (1984)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Univ. of The Witwatersrand (1982)
Johannesburg, South Africa
in Legal Theory and Institutions, and Psychology.
of South Africa (1983) Pretoria, South
in Speech and Drama Teaching.
mediation training from Divorce Mediation Training Associates
Workshop, Harvard Law School, Program of Instruction for Lawyers
American Fulbright Scholarship (1986).
Fellowship, Legal Resources Centre, Johannesburg (1984).
Jurisprudence Award, Advanced Torts
Jurisprudence Award, Professional Responsibility
Franks Memorial Prize for Jurisprudence
for Legal Theory and Institutions I
for Legal Theory and Institutions III
for Aspects of Public Law
Other Teaching Experience
Professor. Taught summer and fall courses on Negotiation, Mediation
and Conflict Management to graduate students in the Master of Science in
Professional Communications degree program.
Advisory Board of the post graduate program in Conflict Management (1997-1998).
Divorce Fundamentals, Boston, Massachusetts
250 page manual and taught course on divorce law and
to divorce mediation trainees.
Univ. of The Witwatersrand, Johannesburg,
first year Legal Theory students covering Contracts, Torts and Legal Institutions.
research: posthumous conception and the impact of Woodward v. Commissioner
Security, 435 Mass. 536 (Mass. 2002) (holding that children conceived after
are entitled to inheritance rights under the Massachusetts law of interstate
Mediator on Middlesex Multi-door Courthouse panel.
Guest speaker at Harvard Law School and Boston College Law School on detention
without trial laws in South Africa.
Political Asylum/Immigration Representation Project (1993-2005).
Board Member; Commissioner, Newton Human Rights Commission 1993-1997.
Chair, Schools/Education Subcommittee and Newton Explores Diversity initiative