Karen Morris is Town Justice in Brighton New York, a Professor of Law at Monroe Community College (MCC), and an author. She was recently elevated to the title of Distinguished Professor, awarded by the Chancellor of the State University of New York. She has written several textbooks including Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Law, winner of 2009 McGuffey Award for Excellence and Longevity, and New York Cases in Business Law. She also co-authors Criminal Law in New York, a treatise for lawyers. She writes a column for Hotel and Motel Management Magazine entitled, Legally Speaking.