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Liza Treadwell Esq aka Liza Lugo JD

Liza Treadwell, Esq., is an attorney and published author who focuses on Constitutional law, international human rights law, civil liberties, and criminal law. To date, her Hubs have nearly 400,000 reads.

Her first book, published under her maiden name, Liza Lugo, J.D., How Do Hurricane Katrina's Winds Blow? Racism in 21st Century New Orleans was released by ABC-CLIO Praeger Publishing on March 31, 2014, and is available through all major booksellers. Over 400 libraries in 25 countries have her book in their collections including Yale, Princeton, Harvard, Oxford University, The New York Public Library, The Library of Congress, the Toronto Public Library, and The British Library.

Other published works include the chapters in the following ABC-CLIO publications: “Affirmative Action: Is It Really Necessary in the 21st Century” in Praeger’s anthology Controversies in Affirmative Action, edited by James A. Beckman and the chapter "Louisiana" in the recently released "A State-by-State History of Race and Racism in the United States" edited by Patricia Reid-Merrit. Learn more about Treadwell and her encyclopedia articles for ABC-CLIO's award-winning, academic databases by visiting her website:

She is available for independent and co-authorship projects.

Treadwell is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. She holds a bachelor's degree (magna cum laude) in Government and World Affairs from the University of Tampa.

Personal mantra: "Success is not defined by status, money, education, career, or another person but rather by the level of peace that I have within myself."

Learn more about this author by reading her hubs about the life lessons she learned, her self-interview, and her travel hubs.

Message from Liza: "Special thanks to my fellow hubbers in this writing community for following, sending me fan mail, commenting, and inspiring me every day to be a better writer."




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