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About Richard J. Peltz-Steele

Richard J. Peltz is a member of the Law Faculty at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where he teaches Torts and Freedom of Information Law. He also has taught Constitutional Law, First Amendment Law, Media Law, and International Mass Communications. Peltz has published research articles in First Amendment, constitutional law, copyright, tort, and media law. He is co-author of two editions of the treatise, The Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, and of the casebook, Tort and Injury Law. He received the Freedom of Information Award of the Arkansas Press Association in 2006 and has been recognized by Faculty Excellence Awards in service, research, and teaching. Peltz previously practiced commercial law with Venable, a firm in Baltimore and Washington. Peltz received his law degree from Duke University and a B.A. in journalism and Spanish from Washington & Lee University. Peltz does public service work for the League of United Latin American Citizens and in international hostelling.


Present Faculty Member, University of Massachusetts School of Law



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