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About Shahabudeen K. Khan

Professor Shahabudeen Khan is an Assistant Professor of Law at NSU Law Center, where he teaches Criminal Law and Lawyering Skills & Values I & II. He also teaches in the Law Center’s Online Master of Science Programs in Employment and Health Law. Among other Law Center service, Professor Khan coaches multiple Moot Court teams, and is the co-faculty advisor to the Moot Court Society. He also serves as the Law Center’s faculty liaison for The Stephen R. Booher American Inn of Court, Broward County, FL.
Professor Khan graduated summa cum laude from Florida International University in 1999, earning a B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology. He graduated third in his law school class from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center in 2003, summa cum laude. Professor Khan served as Editor in Chief of the International Citator and Research Guide at the Law Center, was named Law Student of the Year (2003), and also won Best Team and Best Brief at the BLSA Southern Region Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition in 2002-2003. A member of the Florida Bar, Professor Khan has practiced as a litigation attorney with the law firm of Ruden, McClosky, Smith, Schuster & Russell, P.A. (Fort Lauderdale), primarily in the areas of labor and employment, commercial contract disputes, construction litigation, and landlord/tenant.
He just completed writing a chapter titled “Revealing the Truth Behind Law School Admissions” for the forthcoming (2014) Society of American Law Teachers’ (SALT) Consumer Guide. In May 2013, he presented at the Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching on “Writing Professional Emails for Today’s Employers,” in Bethesda, Maryland. He served as a panelist at the SALT BA-to-JD Pipeline Program in March 2013 at Santa Clara University Law School, Santa Clara, CA. In May 2012, he taught a two-week mini-Criminal Law course to the prospective dual-degree students at Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy. Professor Khan also co-presented six (6) Seminars while in Italy in May 2012 at Roma Tre University on Comparative Criminal Law and Procedure in the United States and the European Union.
His current work in progress includes his forthcoming article “The Threat Lives On: Why Expectant Mothers May still be Prosecuted for Mere Exposure of HIV to Their Fetuses & Infants.” He is working on another article “HIV Is Not a Crime: Why Global Criminalization of HIV Transmission is Bad Policy. He is also working on third article “It’s Broken: How to Fix Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law” and plans to submit this article for publication in February 2015.
As for service outside the Law Center, Professor Khan serves as a Justice Teaching volunteer in the Justice Teaching program created by a former Florida Supreme Court Justice. As part of this program, he teaches basic Constitutional Law topics to third, fourth, and fifth graders in the City of Pembroke Pines, FL Charter School system.


Present Assistant Professor of Law, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law

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