Stewart Weisman, J.D.

Stewart Weisman

Professor Emeritus

J.D., Syracuse University College of Law

B.A., Brooklyn College, Magna Cum Laude

Division: Social & Behavioral Sciences
Eddy Hall 305

Stewart L. Weisman, JD, is Professor of Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Studies and chair of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division. Prof. Weisman is a federal mediation panel member, counsel to Hancock, Daniel & Johnson, P.C., a healthcare law firm, a civilian instructor in a Police Academy responsible for teaching Constitutional Law and risk management to cadets, and a director on the boards of the Legal Aid Society and Legal Services of Central New York not-for-profit corporations serving indigents within a thirteen-county area.

  • Cazenovia College Distinguished Faculty - 2019-2020 Academic Year
  • Moonrock (Winner - Northern Arizona Playwriting Showcase competition 2018)
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day Essay (Jewish Observer competition winner 2018)
  • PANDEMIC ETHICS: How to Comply with Your Professional Obligations During the
  • Coronavirus Outbreak (National telecast – 2020)
  • Walking the Ethical Line in Brewery and Distillery Law In New York (Continuing
  • Legal Education “CLE” 2019)
  • Human Resource Boot Camp – HIPAA Best Practices (CLE 2018)
  • Contracts: Nuts & Bolts (CLE 2018)
  • "The Rules of Evidence - Ethical Considerations" (2017)
  • "The 'Ins and Outs' of Requesting Health Information Under HIPAA/HITECH" (2017)
  • "HR Legal Compliance - ADA, FMLA, Title VII" (2017)
  • “Rock-Solid Arbitration (ADR) and Integration Clauses” (2016)
  • “Business Contract Ethics” (2016)
  • “Wage and Hour Issues in New York” (2014)
  • “Is Your Employee Handbook Up to Date?” (2013)
  • “Workplace Behavior and Privacy Issues” (2013)
  • “Ponzi Scheme Fraud - The Bennett Funding Case” (2013)
  • “Winning Your First Civil Trial: Know Protocol When You Arrive in Court, and Avoid Common Ethical Pitfalls” (2011)
  • “Ethical Considerations In Landlord-Tenant Law” (2010)
  • “Move Over Darwin: The Teaching of Intelligent Design in Science Classes in Public Schools” (2009)
  • “The Search for Justice: John Doe’s Story” (2009)
  • “Ethical Issues in Foreclosure” (2009)
  • “Giving Charity From Illegal Gains: Are There Ethical Limitations to Giving and Accepting Charity?” (2008)
  • "How To Handle Post-Trial Issues" (2008)
  • "The Beggar’s New Gloves, or Lessons Learned by an Associate in the Corporate Department of a Large Law Firm" (2007)
  • "Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity - An Exploration of Ronald Dworkin's View of the Insanity Defense" (2006)
  • "Identifying and Preventing Fraud" ( 2006)
  • "Ethical Considerations When Filing Involuntary Bankruptcy Petitions" (2006)
  • "Speaker at a Human Rights Rally Concerning Rights Violation in China (1,500+ in attendance) (2005)
  • "Ethical Concerns Regarding Multiple Representation And Withdrawing As Counsel" (2005)
  • “Ethical Issues Encountered When Dealing With Small Business Clients” (2005)
  • “Employment Law Issues For Small Businesses” (2005)
  • “Hot Button Issues In Ethics: Inadvertent Disclosure—Mining Of Electronic Documents/Representing Multiple Clients Against A Common Employer” (2004)
  • “Planning Ahead to Avoid Legal Malpractice” (2004)
  • “Need & Greed: The Story of the Largest Ponzi Scheme in American History” (1999)
  • "Customary International Law: Deep Seabed Mining" Syr. Journal Int’l Law - Contributor (1980)
  • Admitted to practice in the following jurisdictions:
  • New York State
  • Supreme Court Of The United States
  • U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern and Western Districts of New York.
  • Board Member Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York and Legal Services of Central New York
  • Attorney Fees Dispute Resolution Onon. Cty. Bar Assoc. - Arbitrator
  • Criminal Justice Educators Association of New York State
  • Federal Mediator NDNY
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association