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About Robert L. Hayman

Robert L. Hayman, Jr., is an Emeritus Professor at Delaware Law School. Professor Hayman received a B.A. from Davidson College in 1978, a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1981, and an LL.M. from Temple University School of Law in 1990.

Following graduation from law school, Professor Hayman served as Staff Attorney, Legal Aid of Western Missouri, Kansas City, from 1981-82 and Assistant Director and Clinical Instructor in the DC Street Law Project from 1982-85. He was also a Lecturer at the University of Missouri, Kansas City from 1987-90. Professor Hayman is admitted to practice in Missouri.

Professor Hayman joined the faculty at Delaware Law School in 1990 as Assistant Professor of Law. He was then Associate Professor of Law from 1993-1999, when he became Professor of Law. He was the H. Albert Young Fellow in Constitutional Law for 2003-2005. He received the Student Bar Association "Outstanding Faculty Award" from the Graduating Classes of 1994 and 2003, and an “Outstanding Faculty Award” from the Student Bar Association in 2009. He was a recipient of the Alumni Association's "Professor of the Year" Award in 1999 and 2004. Professor Hayman taught Constitutional Law and Equal Protection Law, and seminars in: Disability Law (with Dan Atkins, Esq.); Jurisprudence; Poverty Law (with Dan Atkins, Esq.); Race, Gender and Sports; and Selected Topics in Constitutional Law (with the Hon. Joseph R. Biden, Jr.). He has published casebooks on Jurisprudence (with Professors Nancy Levit and Richard Delgado) and Sports and Inequality (with Professor Michael Cozzillio), and a text on desegregation (“Choosing Equality: Essays and Narratives on the Desegregation Experience”) with Professor Leland Ware of the University of Delaware. His book "The Smart Culture" received a National TASH "Image Award" in 2002 for its "positive portrayals of people with disabilities." He is currently working on a casebook on Disability Law (with Professors Dan Atkins, Robert Hornstein and Mary Beth Musumeci).


Present Emeritus Professor of Law, Widener University Delaware Law School



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