Prof. Margaret Ryznar

Associate Professor of Law, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Margaret Ryznar is an Associate Professor of Law at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. She teaches and researches in the areas of family law, tax, trusts & estates, property, and juvenile law. Her scholarship focuses on the rights of family members under federal and state law, with particular emphasis on how family members hold and transfer property among themselves. Professor Ryznar edits the Family Law Prof Blog and has published over twenty law journal articles. Her work has been featured in the media and cited in law journals and judicial materials.

Prior to joining the faculty in 2012, Professor Ryznar served as a law clerk to the Honorable Myron H. Bright of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and practiced law with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP in Washington, DC.

Professor Ryznar is a graduate of Notre Dame Law School, where she served as a Note Editor of the Notre Dame Law Review, competed in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court, and received the Bainbridge Fellowship for the Study of International and Comparative Law. She holds a master’s degree in European Studies from Jagiellonian University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago with majors in Economics; English Language & Literature; Political Science; and Law, Letters, & Society.

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Publications and Multimedia
Lozano v. Alvarez - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 3-26-14 featuring Margaret Ryznar
March 26, 2014
Lozano v. Alvarez - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 12-19-13 featuring Margaret Ryznar
December 19, 2013
Chafin v. Chafin - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 3-4-13 featuring Margaret Ryznar
March 04, 2013
Chafin v. Chafin - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 12-7-12 featuring Margaret Ryznar
December 07, 2012