Jane S. Schacter, who earned her J.D. at Harvard Law School and her bachelors degree from the University of Michigan, joins the Law School faculty as a professor after teaching here as a visiting professor in the Fall Term of 1997.
She comes to Michigan from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she joined the faculty in 1991. At Wisconsin, she taught courses in administrative law, civil procedure, legislation, sexual orientation and the law, and statutory interpretation and the democratic ideal.
As a law student, Schacter served as articles editor for the Harvard Women's Law Journal and worked as a faculty research assistant. After graduation, she clerked for the Hon. Raymond J. Pettine of the U.S. District Court in Providence, Rhode Island. She also has worked as an assistant attorney general in the Government Bureau of the Massachusetts Department of the Attorney General and as a litigation associate wth Hill & Barlow in Boston. Her publications have appeared in a number of law journals.
-- From the University of Michigan Law School's Law Quadrangle Notes, V. 41, Iss. 02 (Summer 1998).
In 2000, Schacter returned to the University of Wisconsin.