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Faculty Profile

Toni M. Massaro

Regents' Professor, Milton O. Riepe Chair in Constitutional Law, and Dean Emerita

 

E-mail:  Toni M. Massaro
Office Number: 212
Office Phone: (520) 626-2687

Courses Taught:
Lives in the Law - Law 655N
First Amendment - Law 655K
Constitutional Law II - Law 615
Constitutional Law I - Law 606
Civil Procedure - Law 601A


SSRN Published Papers

Biographical Information

Professor Toni Massaro received her B.S. degree, with highest distinction, from Northwestern University. She obtained her law degree from the College of William and Mary, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the William and Mary Law Review. Massaro was in private practice in Chicago with Vedder, Price, Kaufman and Kammholz. She also has taught at Washington and Lee University, Stanford University, UNC-Chapel Hill, and the University of Florida.

Prof. Massaro joined the faculty at the University of Arizona College of Law in 1989. Since 1997, she has been the Milton O. Riepe Chair in Constitutional Law. In 2006, she was named a Regent's Professor by the Arizona Board of Regents. From 1999 - 2009, she served as Dean of the College of Law, the first woman to hold that post.

Prof. Massaro is the author of The Arc of Due Process in American Constitutional Law (with E. Thomas Sullivan), Constitutional Literacy: A Core Curriculum for a Multicultural Nation, and Civil Procedure: Cases and Problems (with Barbara Allen Babcock and Norman Spaulding). She also is the author of dozens of law review articles on constitutional law, shame penalties, and law and emotion. She currently teaches Constitutional Law I, First Amendment, and Equal Protection. Prof. Massaro is an eight time recipient of the Teacher of the Year Award.

Education

College of William and Mary, J.D. (1980) Order of the Coif, Editor-in-Chief of the William and Mary Law Review
Northwestern University, B.S. (1977) Graduated with Highest Distinction

Admitted to Practice

United States Supreme Court
Arizona
Illinois (inactive status)

Professional Work Experience

Dean Emerita, James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona, 2009 - present
Regents Professor, James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona, 2006 - present
Dean, James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona, 1999 - 2009
Milton O. Riepe Chair in Constitutional Law, James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona, 1997 - present
Professor of Law, College of Law, University of Arizona, 1989 - present
Visiting Professor of Law, Stanford University, Fall 1989
Visiting Professor of Law, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill , Spring 1989
Professor of Law, University of Florida, 1988 - 1989
Visiting Professor of Law, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, W. Germany, Spring - Summer 1988
Associate Professor of Law, University of Florida, 1985 - 1988
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, University of Florida, 1984 - 1985
Assistant Professor of Law, Washington & Lee University, 1982 - 1984
Associate, Vedder, Price, Kaufman & Kammholz, Chicago, Ill., 1980 - 1982

Representative Publications

Nuts and Seeds:  Mitigating Third-Party Harms of Religious Exemptions, Post-Hobby Lobby, 92 Denver U. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2015).
The Arc of Due Process in American Constitutional Law (2013) (co-author, with E. Thomas Sullivan).
Tread on Me!, 17 U. Pa. J. Const. L. ___ (forthcoming 2014).
Some Realism about Liberal Constitutionalism, 28 Const. Comment. 383 (2013) (reviewing James E. Fleming & Linda C. McClain, Ordered Liberty: Rights, Responsibilities, and Virtues (2013)).
Freedom of Speech, Liberal Democracy, and Emerging Evidence on Civility and Effective Democratic Engagement, 54 Ariz. L. Rev. 375 (2012) (co-author, with Robin Stryker).
Foreign Nationals, Electoral Spending, and the First Amendment, 34 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 663 (2011).
Christian Legal Society v. Martinez: Six Frames, 38 Hastings Const. L.Q. 569 (2011).
Substantive Due Process, Black Swans, and Innovation, 2011 Utah L. Rev. 987.
A Legal Labyrinth: Issues Raised by Arizona Senate Bill 1070, 25 Geo. Immgr. L.J. 47 (2010) (co-author, with Gabriel J. (Jack) Chin, Carissa Byrne Hessick, & Marc L. Miller).
Civil Procedure: Cases and Problems (5th ed. 2013) (co-author, with Barbara Allen Babcock & Norman W. Spaulding).
Complete List of Publications

Public Service

Arizona Judicial College 2013 - present
Fellow, American Bar Foundation
The American Law Institute, Elected Member 1999 - present
Arizona State Bar Board of Governors (ex officio) 1999 - 2009

Institutional Service

University Faculty Strategic Excellence Committee 2013 - present
National Institute for Civil Discourse 2006 - 2014
University Provost Search Committee 2007 - 2008
University Presidential Search Committee 2005 - 2006
Chair, Social and Behavioral Sciences Dean Search 2001- 2002
Chair, Interim Director of Eller College MBA Program Search Committee 2001

Awards

Teacher of the Year  1987 - 1988; 1990 - 1991; 1991 - 1992; 1992 - 1993; 1993 - 1994; 1996 - 1997; 2012 - 2013; 2013 - 2014
Planned Parenthood Service Award  2013
Law College Association Award  2012
Judge Learned Hand Public Service Award  2009
Arizona Minority Bar Association Scholarship Banquet Honoree  2009
Women's Studies Advisory Council, 12th Annual Women Who Lead Honoree  2008
Volunteer Lawyers Program Distinguished Service Award  2008
YWCA "Women on the Move" Award  2002
Arizona State Bar, 100 Women and Minorities Honoree  2000

 

Last Updated: 12/01/2014