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Professor Nora V. Demleitner has been named interim dean of Hofstra University School of Law, replacing Aaron Twerski, who last month announced his resignation following quadruple bypass surgery. Ms. Demleitner, 40, has been a member of the law school faculty since 2001 and has served as the vice dean for academic affairs for the past year. She is the first woman to lead the law school in its 37-year history. “I am truly humbled and look forward to the challenges ahead. There is a lot do,” she said. But despite the change, Ms. Demleitner said it would be business as usual at the law school. “There is a leadership team in place, we are going forward with the law school plans, no one will feel a difference,” she said. Ms. Demleitner earned her law degree from Yale Law School. She then clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. when he sat on the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Michelle M. Wu, who joined the law school in 2004 as a professor and director of the Deane Law Library, has succeeded Ms. Demleitner as interim vice dean for academic affairs. Mr. Twerski, 67, was granted a leave of absence after his surgery. He will aid in the transition until his resignation takes effect in July. Mr. Twerski’s appointment as a special master by Southern District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein to help handle some 11,000 9/11-related respiratory illness cases is up in the air. Brian Sutherland, a law clerk for Judge Hellerstein, said that since the case has been stayed, Mr. Twerski’s services are not needed at this time. Mr. Sutherland said he could not comment about a future role for Mr. Twerski.

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