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Nicholas Almendares

Maurer School of Law

Expert Bio

Nicholas Almendares is an associate professor at the Maurer School of Law. His research focuses on accountability and democracy across areas of law such as class actions, separation of powers, collective responsibility and campaign financing. His work takes an interdisciplinary approach, often drawing upon economics, social science and philosophy.

Almendares received his law degree from New York University School of Law, where he was a Dwight D. Opperman Scholar and organized the symposium “Tort Law in the Shadow of Preemption.”

He also earned his Ph.D. in politics from New York University, with specialties in political economy and political theory. He has presented at workshops both in the United States and abroad; in addition to law reviews, his work appears in philosophy and political science journals.

Areas of Expertise

Accountability, democracy, administrative law, class actions, collective responsibility and liability, election law, protests and democracy, class actions, separation of powers, collective responsibility, campaign financing.