Professor of Law Emeritus. (Property; Civil Rights.) Professor Slocum is a graduate of the School of Law-Newark, having first obtained his B.S. at Newark College of Engineering and later receiving an LL.M. from Yale. He served as chairman of the National Office of the Council for Legal Educational Opportunities in Washington from 1977 to 1979. He returned to the law school in 1990 following an extended leave as the commissioner of the New Jersey Department of the Public Advocate.