Peter Lushing

Professor of Law (Emeritus)


B.A., 1962, LL.B., 1965, Columbia University

Areas of Expertise

Criminal Procedure


Before joining the faculty at Cardozo, Professor Lushing was a trial attorney in the criminal division of the Legal Aid Society; administrative assistant district attorney in the New York County District Attorney's Office, and chief of its Appeals Bureau; an associate with a New York City law firm; and a private practitioner specializing in appellate litigation. Professor Lushing was notes and comments editor of the Columbia Law Review, a Kent Scholar in his first year, and twice a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He was law clerk to Judge Wilfred Feinberg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He was a member of the Eastern District Criminal Litigation Committee and executive director of the New York Council of Defense Lawyers.

Contact Information


Cardozo School of Law

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New York, NY 10003