Faculty

Raj Bhala
Associate Dean for International and Comparative Law, Raymond F. Rice Distinguished Professor
785-864-9224
Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Advanced International Trade Law
  • International Law and Literature
  • International Trade Law
  • Islamic Law (Shari'a)
  • Public International Law
  • Human Rights
  • International Banking Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • Law and Business in India
Elizabeth Cateforis
Clinical Associate Professor, Supervising Attorney, Project for Innocence & Post-Conviction Remedies
785-864-9237
409A Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Advanced Criminal Procedure
  • Capital Punishment
  • Project for Innocence & Post-Conviction Remedies

 

Alice A. Craig
Attorney, Project for Innocence & Post-Conviction Remedies, Instructor, Trial Advocacy and Mock Trial
785-864-5333
409D Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Mock Trial
  • Project for Innocence & Post-Conviction Remedies
Melanie DeRousse
Director, Legal Aid Clinic, Clinical Associate Professor
785-864-5302
105B Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Family Law
  • Legal Aid Clinic
Christopher Drahozal
John M. Rounds Professor of Law
785-864-9239
506 Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Contracts
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Commercial Law
Virginia Harper Ho
Professor
785-864-9217
412 Green Hall

Courses Taught:

  • Business Organizations
  • Chinese Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Seminar in Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability and the Law
  • Deals 
  • Due Diligence in Business Transactions
John Head
Robert W. Wagstaff Distinguished Professor
785-864-9233
315D Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Comparative Law
  • International Commerce and Investment
  • International Economic Law
  • Public International Law
Webb Hecker
Centennial Teaching Professor
785-864-9231
414D Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Business Associations
  • Contract Drafting
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Laura J. Hines
Professor of Law
785-864-9265
503 Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Civil Procedure
  • Complex Litigation
  • Remedies
Michael H. Hoeflich
John H. & John M. Kane Distinguished Professor of Law
785-864-9259
300C Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Copyright
  • Law and the Arts
  • Legal History
  • Professional Responsibility
Bruce R. Hopkins
Professor of the Practice
785-864-4659
401 Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Representing Nonprofit Organizations
Mike Kautsch
Professor of Law
785-864-5377
306C Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Media Law
  • Torts
  • Copyright Law and Digital Works
Pamela V. Keller
Clinical Professor, Lawyering Skills Director
785-864-9274
420A Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Judicial Field Placement Program
  • Lawyering Skills
  • Moot Court
Elizabeth A. Kronk Warner
Professor of Law, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Director, Tribal Law & Government Center, Affiliated Professor, Indigenous Studies, Courtesy Faculty, Environmental Studies Program
785-864-1139
406 Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Federal Indian Law
  • Native American Natural Resources
  • Property
  • Tribal Law
Richard E. Levy
J.B. Smith Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law
785-864-9220
309C Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Administrative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Legislation
Quinton D. Lucas
Lecturer of Law
785-864-9243
502 Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Administrative Law
  • Contracts
  • Securities Regulation
Stephen W. Mazza
Dean and Professor of Law
785-864-9266
202 Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Federal Income Taxation
  • Federal Tax Procedure
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Tax Policy
E.S. & Tom W. Hampton Distinguished Professor of Law
785-864-9236
422 Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Civil Rights Actions
  • Federal Constitutional Law
  • Torts
  • State Constitutional Law
Lumen Mulligan
Associate Dean, Faculty, Professor of Law , Earl B. Shurtz Research Professor, Director, Shook, Hardy & Bacon Center for Excellence in Advocacy
785-864-9219
404 Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Civil Procedure
  • Expert Witness Skills Workshop
  • Federal Courts
  • Jurisdiction
Uma Outka
Professor of Law
785-864-9241
402 Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Property
John C. Peck
Connell Teaching Professor of Law
785-864-9228
301 Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Contracts
  • Family Law
  • Land Transactions
  • Water Law
Jean K. Gilles Phillips
Clinical Professor of Law, Director, Project for Innocence & Post-Conviction Remedies
785-864-5571
409C Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Criminal Practice in Kansas
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Project for Innocence & Post-Conviction Remedies
Dennis D. Prater
Connell Teaching Professor of Law
785-864-9249
509 Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Advanced Litigation
  • Evidence
  • Practice in Kansas
Joyce Rosenberg
Clinical Associate Professor, Director, Field Placement Program
785-864-9295
300B Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Field Placement Program
  • Lawyering Skills
  • Advanced Legal Writing
Associate Clinical Professor, Director, 6th Semester in D.C. and Law & Public Policy Programs
Courses Taught:
  • Legislative Field Placement
  • Public Policy Practicum
Meredith Schnug
Associate Director, Legal Aid Clinic, Clinical Associate Professor
785-864-9291
105A Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Legal Aid Clinic
Jan Sheldon
Courtesy Professor of Law
785-864-4840
Courses Taught:
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Juvenile Law
Betsy Brand Six
Clinical Associate Professor, Director of Academic Resources, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Robert A. Schroeder Teaching Fellow
785-864-9269
305 Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Academic Resources
  • Lawyering Skills
Thomas G. Stacy
Professor of Law
785-864-9234
413 Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Constitutional Law
  • Health Law and Policy
Ellen E. Sward, Professor of Law
785-864-9238
309A Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Civil Procedure
  • Federal Courts
  • Jurisdiction
Andrew W. Torrance
Professor of Law, Docking Faculty Scholar, Earl B. Shurtz Research Professor, 2015 University Scholarly Achievement Award
785-864-9222
504 Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Patent Law
  • Food and Drug Law
  • Biodiversity Law
  • Biolaw
Suzanne Valdez
Clinical Professor, Director, Criminal Prosecution Field Placement Program
785-864-9268
315A Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Criminal Prosecution Field Placement Program
  • Deposition Skills Workshop
  • Practice in Kansas
  • Pretrial Advocacy
  • Professional Responsibility
Lua K. Yuille
Associate Professor of Law
785-864-9290
414A Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Business Associations
  • Corporate Governance
  • Immigration
  • Property
Corey Rayburn Yung
Professor of Law
785-864-4152
415 Green Hall
Courses Taught:
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • International Criminal Courts
  • Sex Crimes

 

Emeritus Faculty

 

Charles A. Briscoe
Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus of Law
Robert C. Casad
John H. and John M. Kane Professor Emeritus of Law
Shelley Hickman Clark
Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus of Law
George Cameron Coggins
Frank Edwards Tyler Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Law
785-864-9226
520 Green Hall
Centennial Teaching Professor Emeritus of Law
785-864-9244
309B Green Hall
Phillip E. DeLaTorre
Professor Emeritus of Law
785-864-9240
315C Green Hall
Martin B. Dickinson
Robert A. Schroeder Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Law
785-864-9246
411 Green Hall
David Gottlieb
Professor Emeritus of Law
Sandra Craig McKenzie
Professor Emeritus of Law
785-864-9229
414C Green Hall
Keith G. Meyer
E.S. & Tom W. Hampton Professor Emeritus of Law
785-864-9230
308 Green Hall
Elinor P. Schroeder
Paul E. Wilson Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Law
785-864-9232
309D Green Hall
William E. Westerbeke
Professor Emeritus of Law
785-864-9216
521 Green Hall

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