|David||Smith||2120 Eck Hall of Law||574.631.6627|| || ||Associate Adjunct Professor||Rebecca Ward||DSMITH43|
|Deb||Fox||2351 Biolchini Hall||574.631.6920||Debra.A.Fox.firstname.lastname@example.org|| || ||Resource Acquisitions Specialist|| |
|Debbie||Sumption||2140 Eck Hall of Law||574.631.6749||Debbie.S.Sumption.email@example.com|| || ||Faculty Admin Assistant for Professors:
Robinson; Smith; Snead; Pojanowski; Yelderman;
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|Denise||Wager||1332 Biolchini Hall of Lawfirstname.lastname@example.org|| || ||Interdisciplinary Senior Coordinator|
|Donald||Drakeman|| ||Donald L. Drakeman is a Fellow in Health Management at the University of Cambridge, and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Notre Dame Law School. He is also Chairman of the Advisory Council of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University, where he taught for two decades in the Department of Politics.
He has written several books on law, religion, and constitutional interpretation, most recently, Church, State, and Original Intent, which was named a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title (Cambridge University Press, 2010). His scholarly work has been cited by the supreme courts of the United States and the Philippines.
His next book, Why We Need the Humanities, will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2015. It discusses the importance of the humanities for medical research and civil liberties. Additionally, with a colleague, he is completing a book titled, Following the Map of the Genome: The Future of the Biotechnology Industry.
In addition to his teaching and writing, he was, for many years, an entrepreneur and executive in the biotechnology industry, and he is a Venture Partner of Advent Life Sciences, a London-based venture capital firm. He was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, and has published numerous articles on immunology and drug development.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and the Society of Biology, and has served as a member of the editorial boards of several peer-reviewed journals. He has also served as a Trustee of Drew University, the University of Charleston, and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. He holds an A.B. from Dartmouth College, a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and a Ph.D. from Princeton University. He began his career as an attorney with the firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy.|| ||http://churchstate.nd.edu/assets/134940/200x275/drakeman.jpg||Adjunct Associate Professor||DDRAKEMA|
|Donald||Kommers||1139 Flanner Hall||574.631.6304||574.631.4197||Donald.P.Kommers.email@example.com||/assets/182604/fullsize/kommers_2015.jpg|
- American Constitutional Law
- Comparative Constitutional Law
- Constitutional Courts Around the World
- Constitutional Law
- Human Rights Law
- Law & Religion
|Kommers is the author of well over 100 major articles and books, including the widely acclaimed work, The Constitutional Jurisprudence of the Federal Republic of Germany, the 3rd edition of which was published in 2012 by the Duke University Press and recently reviewed with high praise in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. He is also the co-author of a leading course book, American Constitutional Law: Essays, Cases, and Comparative Notes, also in its 3rd edition. His next book, Germany’s Constitutional Odyssey, is expected to be published in 2017. Kommers has lectured widely in dozens of American colleges and universities as well as at selected universities in Germany, Japan, Austria, Chili, Italy, and Croatia. At Notre Dame, he has served as the director of the Law School’s Center for Civil and International Human Rights from 1976 to 1981 and as the editor of The Review of Politics from 1981 to 1992.
He is also the recipient of numerous awards and prizes, among them an honorary doctor of laws degree from Heidelberg University (Germany), an honorary doctorate from St. Norbert College in DePere, Wisconsin, the Silver Gavel Award from the American Bar Association, the Alexander von Humboldt Prize for Senior Scholars, and the Berlin Prize from the American Academy in Berlin which offered him a coveted residential fellowship at the American Academy in 2009 where he continued his work on various aspects of German law and politics. He is also the recipient of major fellowships from the American Philosophical Society, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Max Planck Society, Rockefeller Foundation, German Marshal Fund of the United States, U.S. Fulbright Program, Andrew Mellon Foundation, and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). He has also served as President of the National Conference Group on German Politics and as an advisor to President Carter’s Commission on the Holocaust.
On 8 November 2010, Germany’s Federal President awarded him the Distinguished Service Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for his three decades of scholarship on German life and law and for having “remarkably enriched both the American and German legal systems and building a bridge between our two countries as few others have.” More recently, on 26-27 October 2012, the American Academy of Berlin, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Germany’s Federal Ministry of Justice, and Berlin’s renowned Institute of Advanced Study cosponsored a symposium in his honor in Berlin. The symposium, which celebrated what was called “his extraordinary body of work in German constitutional scholarship,” was entitled “The Curious Life of the Grundgesetz (Germany’s Constitution) in America.”
Over the years Professor Kommers has taught a wide variety of courses in German and American politics, American and comparative constitutional law, civil liberties legislation, religion and politics, and international human rights law. He earned his B.A. in philosophy and English literature from the Catholic University of America and his advanced degrees (M.A. and Ph.D.) in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he also studied law. As Professor Emeritus, he continues to teach in the undergraduate constitutional studies program and offers an advanced seminar in comparative constitutional law in the Notre Dame Law School.
About The Robbie Chair
The Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Chair in Government and International Studies, established in 1976, is the gift of Joseph Robbie in memory of his son, Dr. David L. Robbie, a 1966 cum laude graduate of the University who died in 1976. A native of South Dakota, Mr. Robbie practiced law early in his career in his home state before moving to Minneapolis in 1953, where he became active in urban governmental planning. In 1965, he founded the Miami Dolphins franchise of the National Football League and engaged in numerous Dade County, Florida, civic, charitable and political activities. He also served on the Advisory Council for the University’s College of Arts and Letters. Joseph Robbie died in 1990, and his wife Elizabeth died in 1991.|| ||/assets/185574/fullsize/rsz_11rsz_mc2_2771.jpg||LAW73449, Comparative Constitutional Law||Selected Books
American Constitutional Law: Essays, Cases, and Comparative Notes, 3rd ed. (Rowman and Littlefield, 2009) with John Finn and Gary Jacobsohn.
The Constitutional Jurisprudence of the Federal Republic of Germany (Duke University Press, 1997).
The Federal Constitutional Court (American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Johns Hopkins University, 1994).
Germany and its Basic Law, edited with Paul Kirchoff (Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, 1994).
Human Rights and American Foreign Policy, edited with Gilbert Loescher (University of Notre Dame Press, 1979).
Judicial Politics in West Germany: A Study of the Federal Constitutional Court (Sage Publications, 1976).
The Governments of Germany, with Arnold J. Heidenheimer (Crowell, 1975).
Das Bundesverfassungsgericht: Procedure, Practice and Policy of the German Federal Constitutional Court, 3 JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LAW 194-211 (with Russell Miller) (2008).
Germany: Balancing Rights and Duties, in Interpreting Constitutions: A Comparative Study, (Jeffrey Goldsworthy ed., 2006): 161-214.
American Courts and Democracy: A Comparative Perspective, in The Judicial Branch (Kermit L. Hall & Kevin T. McGuire eds., 2005) 200-230.
Comparative Constitutional Law: Its Increasing Relevance in Defining the Field of Comparative Constitutional Law (Praeger, 2002): 61-70.
Die freie MeinungsÃ¤uÃerung in der Rechstprechung des Bundesverfassungsgerichts und des Supreme Court: Ein Vergleich in Verfassungswirklichkeit (Springer-Verlag, 2002): 1-30.
The Basic Law: A Fifty-Year Assessment, 53 Southern Methodist University Law Review 447-492 (2000).
Autonomy Versus Accountability: The German Judiciary in Judicial Independence in Comparative Perspective (University of Virginia Press, 2001): 131-154.
The Constitutionalism of Mary Ann Glendon, 73 Notre Dame Law Review 1333-1354 (1998).
Transitional Justice in East Germany, 22 Law and Social Inquiry 829 (1997).
The Constitutional Law of Abortion in Germany: Should Americans Pay Attention?, 10 Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy 1-32 (1994). (This article based on the author's Brendan Brown Lecture delivered in the Law School of The Catholic University of America.)||Constitutional Scholar Donald Kommers Honored in Germany December 5, 2012
Kommers receives high honor from German government – ND Newswire (November 11, 2010)
What distinguishes Germany’s Basic Law from the United States Constitution? Published in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, FAZ.NET (May 18, 2009)||Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Professor of Political Science andConcurrent Professor Emeritus of Law||DKOMMERS|
|Douglass||Cassel||2155 Eck Hall of Law||574.631.7895||574.631.4197||Doug.Cassel@nd.edu||/assets/220467/fullsize/resgenupdtd.pdf|
- English Legal History
- International Criminal Law
- International Human Rights Law
- International Humanitarian Law
|Douglass Cassel is a scholar, practitioner and commentator on international human rights law, specializing in issues of business and human rights, regional human rights systems, and international criminal and humanitarian law. His scholarly articles in English and Spanish are published in the United States, Latin America and Europe, and he lectures at universities and conferences worldwide. On behalf of retired United States diplomats, and leading experts on international law, he has filed several amicus curiae briefs in the United States Supreme Court involving the rights of prisoners at Guantanamo and accountability for human rights violations under the Alien Tort Claims Act. He has represented victims of human rights violations in Colombia, Guatemala, Peru and Venezuela, and appeared as an expert witness, in cases before the Inter-American Commission and Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
Cassel has served as Legal Advisor to the United Nations Commission on the Truth for El Salvador; Executive Council member of the American Society of International Law; co-chair of the International Committee of the Board of Directors of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law; Chair of the Independent International Panel on Alleged Collusion in Sectarian Killings in Northern Ireland; and consultant to the Department of State, Department of Justice, Ford Foundation, the President of the American Bar Association, and non-governmental human rights organizations. In 2000, 2003 and 2012, he was nominated by the US Government and elected by the Organization of American States to four-year terms on the Board of the Justice Studies Center of the Americas, of which he was elected President during 2002-04 and again in 2014. He served as President of the Due Process of Law Foundation ("DPLF"), based in Washington, D.C., from 2000 to 2012.
Cassel is also an award-winning commentator. Until 2012 his regular commentaries on human rights were broadcast on Chicago Public Radio and published in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. His commentaries have also appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, Christian Century, and other publications.
Cassel earned a B.A. cum laude from Yale in 1969 and a J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1972. After serving for three years as a Lieutenant in the Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps, he practiced law for 16 years as staff counsel and later General Counsel of Business and Professional People for the Public Interest in Chicago, where he handled test cases and class actions involving civil rights, civil liberties, consumer and environmental law.
After visiting at Notre Dame in 2002, Cassel joined the faculty in 2005, and served as director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights form 2005-2012. He previously directed human rights centers at DePaul College of Law and Northwestern University School of Law.
His current research interests include the human rights responsibilities of transnational corporations, strengthening of regional human rights institutions, accountability for gross violations of human rights, international law options for combating terrorism, and the history of human rights.|| ||/assets/71620/original/cassel.jpg||LAW70409, Accountability for Gross Violations Human Rights
LAW70443, Transnational Corporations & Human Rights
LAW70421, Regional Protection of Human Rights Seminar
LAW70417, Universal Protection of Human Rights
LAW70401, Public International Law
LAW70411, International Criminal Justice, Human Rights & Humanitarian Law
LAW88700, LLM Thesis
In Notre Dame London Summer Programme:
Public International Law
English Legal History||(For full list see Prof. Cassel's CV)
Suing Americans for Human Rights Torts Overseas: The Supreme Court Leaves the Door Open, 89 NOTRE DAME LAW REVIEW 1773-1812 (2014).
Garry Wills on Providence, Peace and Presidential Powers, in Kenneth L. Vaux and Melanie Baffes, eds., NATION AND WORLD, CHURCH AND GOD: THE LEGACY OF GARRY WILLS (Northwestern University Press, 2014), pp. 203-217.
Regional Human Rights Systems and State Pushback: The Case of the Inter-American Human Rights System (2011-2013), 33 HUMAN RIGHTS LAW JOURNAL 1-10 (30 August 2013).
El Sistema Internacional de Protección de los Derechos Humanos y el Desafío de Washington, in A REALIZAÇÃO E A PROTEÇÃO INTERNACIONAL DOS DIREITOS HUMANOS FUNDAMENTAIS: DESAFIOS DO SÉCULO XXI (INTERNATIONAL IMPLEMENTATION AND PROTECTION OF FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS: CHALLENGES OF THE 21ST CENTURY) (N. Baez and D. Cassel, eds.) (Editora Unoesc 2011), pp. 83-108.
El Alcance e Impacto Cada Vez Mayores de las Reparaciones Ordenadas por la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos, in LA JUSTICIA CONSTITUCIONAL Y SU INTERNACIONALIZACIÓN. ¿HACIA UN IUS CONSTITUTIONALE COMMUNE EN AMÉRICA LATINA?, Tomo II, pp. 215-47, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law and Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas de la Universidad Autónoma de México, eds., (2010).
International Human Rights Law and Security Detention, 40 Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law 383 (2009).
Empresas Multinacionales y Complicidad en Violaciones de los Derechos Humanos: Confusión Judicial Estadounidense, en la revista DERECHO PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL PERÚ (2009) (updated version in Spanish of Corporate Aiding and Abetting of Human Rights Violations: Confusion in the Courts, 6 NW. U. J. INT’L HUM. RTS. 304 (2008)).
Honduras: Coup d’Etat in Constitutional Clothing?, ASIL INSIGHT, American Society of International Law, July 29, 2009. Spanish language version: Honduras: ¿Golpe de Estado en Vestido Constitucional?
International Human Rights Law and Security Detention, 40 CASE WESTERN RESERVE JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 383-401 (2009).
Pretrial and Preventive Detention of Suspected Terrorists: Options and Constraints under International Law, 98 JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY 811-52 (2008) (published by Northwestern University School of Law).
Corporate Aiding and Abetting of Human Rights Violations: Confusion in the Courts, 6 NORTHWESTERN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS 304-26 (2008).
Transnational Corporate Accountability and the Rule of Law (co-authored with Sean O'Brien), in Oliver Williams, ed., PEACE THROUGH COMMERCE (2008), pp. 77-95.
Liberty, Judicial Review and the Rule of Law at Guantanamo: A Battle Half Won, 43 NEW ENGLAND LAW REVIEW 37-59 (2008).
La Justicia Frente a los Actos Terroristas, in J. Arjona and C. Hardaga, eds., TERRORISMO Y DERECHOS HUMANOS 95-106 (Universidad Iberoamericana, MÃ©xico) (2008).
Los Juicios Militares en Estados Unidos a la Luz del Derecho Comparado, in PANORAMA INTERNACIONAL SOBRE JUSTICIA PENAL: PROCESO PENAL Y JUSTICIA PENAL INTERNACIONAL, Instituto de Investigaciones Jurí¬dicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2007, pp. 17-23.
Las Mejores PrÃ¡cticas para el Procesamiento Judicial de las Violaciones de Derechos Humanos, in LOS CAMINOS DE LA JUSTICIA PENAL Y LOS DERECHOS HUMANOS 167-74, Instituto de Democracia y Derechos Humanos, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2007.
La responsabilidad penal de los superiores por los crÃmenes de guerra cometidos por sus subordinados: omisiÃ³n y negligencia, LA ADECUACION DEL DERECHO PENAL NACIONAL A LOS TRATADOS DE DERECHO INTERNACIONAL HUMANITARIO, Memoria, Ciudad de México, Reunión Regional, 7 al 8 de diciembre de 2004, pp. 146-52 (International Committee of the Red Cross, 2007).
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights, in VICTIMS UNSILENCED: THE INTER-AMERICAN HUMAN RIGHTS SYSTEM AND TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE IN LATIN AMERICA, Due Process of Law Foundation (2007), pp. 151-66.
Human Rights and Human Responsibilities, in FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES (S. Parmentier and H. Werdmolder, eds.), Intersentia (forthcoming 2008).
Defending Human Rights in the "War" Against Terror, 4 REGENT JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 223 (2006).
Equal Labor Rights for Undocumented Migrant Workers, in HUMAN RIGHTS AND REFUGEES, INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS AND MIGRANT WORKERS: ESSAYS IN HONOR OF JOAN FITZPATRICK AND ARTHUR HELTON, Anne Bayefsky ed. (Martinus Nijhoff 2006), pp. 477-516.
The Expanding Scope and Impact of Reparations Awarded by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, in OUT OF THE ASHES: REPARATIONS FOR GROSS VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS, K. De Feyter, S. Parmentier, M. Bossuyt and P. Lemmens eds. (Intersentia 2005), pp. 191-223.
The Globalization of Human Rights: Consciousness, Law and Reality, 2 NORTHWESTERN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS 6 (2004).
Does International Human Rights Law Make a Difference?, 2 CHICAGO JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW 121-35 (2001).||Revelations Emerge from Senate C.I.A. Investigation - (Interview with Douglass Cassel) America, April 17, 2014
Behind the Chevron Case – (Quotes: Doug Cassel) New York Times, Sept. 22, 2014
Was the Deal to Free Bowe Bergdahl Justified? - (By: Doug Cassel) CNN.com, June 2, 2014
Guatemala full of questions after genocide conviction annulled - (Quotes: Douglass Cassel) LA Times, May 21, 2013
Will a Military Trial of the 9/11 Suspects be Credible? – (by: Doug Cassel) CNN.com, May 7, 2012
Can Ex-Somali Official Living in U.S. Be Sued for Torture? – ABC News – March 3, 2010
Return democracy to Honduras (by: Doug Cassel) Chicago Tribune, October 22, 2009
Prof. Cassel participates in a briefing to the U.S. Congress – October 21, 2009
ND human rights scholar says Musharraf should resign – ND Newswire, February 26, 2008||Notre Dame Presidential FellowProfessor of Law||Sharon Loftus||dcassel1|
|Dwight||King||B.||2303 Biolchini Hallfirstname.lastname@example.org||Dwight B. King Jr. joined the Kresge Law Library faculty in 1986 as a research librarian and became head of research services in 1990. He earned his B.A., J.D. and M.L.S. degrees from the University of Michigan in 1977, 1980 and 1981, respectively. Prior to joining the library faculty, he worked at the University of Baltimore as public-services librarian (1981-84) and associate law librarian (1985-86).
Mr. King currently teaches legal research to first-year students. He has belonged to several committees of the American Association of Law Libraries including the Committee on Minorities (member 1985-88, chair 1987-88), the Committee on Recruitment (member 1991-92, chair 1992-93), the Task Force for the National Conference on Legal Information Issues (member 1994-95), Grants Committee (member 1999-2000, chair 2000-01), Appointments Committee (member 2012), and Leadership Development Committee (member 2009-2012, chair 2012-13). He also served as chair of the AALL Black Caucus from 2005-2006.|| ||/assets/71764/original/king.jpg||LAW60703, Legal Research||Articles
The Next Generation: Partnering with High Schools for Future Minority Librarians, 71 College & Research Libraries News 201-204 (April 2010).
Profiling Minority Law Librarians: An Update, with R.A. Ballard and G.M. Mills, 101 Law Library Journal 267 (2009).
User Surveys: Libraries Ask, 'Hey, How Am I Doing?' 97 Law Library Journal 103-115 (2005).
Green is Good, Red is Bad: LibQUAL Ratings for the Notre Dame Law Library, Notre Dame Lawyer 20 (Fall 2004).
Legislative History Research on the Internet Using Thomas and GPO Access, Notre Dame Lawyer 46 (Spring 2000).
A Day in My Law Library Life, Circa 1997, with others, 89 Law Library Journal 157 (1997).
Profiling Minority Law Librarians: A Report on the 1992-93 Survey, with R.A. Ballard, H. Lai and G.M. Mills, 87 Law Library Journal 247 (1995).
Library Budgeting for Law Libraries: A Selected Bibliography 1965-1986, 80 Law Library Journal 291 (1988).||Associate Director for Patron Services||DKING|
|Ebrahim||Moosa|| ||Ebrahim Moosa (Ph.D., University of Cape Town 1995) is Professor of Islamic Studies in Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Department of History, and Keough School of Global Affairs.
Moosa co-directs, with Scott Appleby and Atalia Omer, Contending Modernities, the global research and education initiative examining the interaction among Catholic, Muslim, and other religious and secular forces in the world. Moosa came to Notre Dame in the fall of 2014 from Duke University, where he taught in the Department of Religious Studies for 13 years. He previously taught in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Cape Town (1989-1998) and in the Department of Religious Studies at Stanford University (1998-2001).
Moosa’s interests span both classical and modern Islamic thought with a special focus on Islamic law, history, ethics and theology. He is the author of Ghazali and the Poetics of Imagination, winner of the American Academy of Religion’s Best First Book in the History of Religions (2006) and editor of the last manuscript of the late Professor Fazlur Rahman, Revival and Reform in Islam: A Study of Islamic Fundamentalism.
In 2005 Moosa was named a Carnegie Scholar to pursue research on Islamic seminaries of South Asia. His book What Is a Madrasa? was published in March 2015 by the University of North Carolina Press.
His publications also include the co-edited book The African Renaissance and the Afro-Arab Spring (Georgetown University Press, 2015); Islam in the Modern World (Routledge, 2014) and, Muslim Family Law in Sub-Saharan Africa: Colonial Legacies and Post-Colonial Challenges, (Amsterdam University Press, Spring, 2010).
Born in South Africa, Moosa earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cape Town. Prior to that he earned a degree in Islamic and Arabic studies from Darul Ulum Nadwatul `Ulama in Lucknow, India. He also has a B.A. degree from Kanpur University and a postgraduate diploma in journalism from the City University in London.|| ||/assets/211266/fullsize/rsz_moosa_web_1.jpg||Professor of Islamic StudiesConcurrent Professor of Law|
|Ed||Edmonds||2345A Biolchini Hallemail@example.com||http://scholarship.law.nd.edu/edmonds_sports_law/||http://ssrn.com/author=491004||/assets/213827/fullsize/edmonds_resume_revised_october_2016.pdf|
- Entertainment Law
- Legal Research
- Sports Law
|Associate Dean Ed Edmonds joined the Notre Dame Law School as director of the Kresge Law Library and professor of law in July 2006. Dean Edmonds is the sixth law library director at the Notre Dame Law School. Dean Edmonds is a 1973 graduate of the University of Notre Dame (A.B. – History), and he graduated with an M.L.S. from the University of Maryland and a J.D. from the University of Toledo. He served as the law library director at the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary, the Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, and the Schoenecker Law Library at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dean Edmonds teaches Advanced Legal Research and Sports Law Seminar, and he has previously taught antitrust law, criminal law, and entertainment law.
Dean Edmonds has been an active participant in professional law library associations. He served as the president of the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries (SEAALL) and the New Orleans Association of Law Librarians (NOALL). He is also active in the Association of American Law Schools and has served as the chair of both the Section on Law Libraries and the Section on Sports and the Law.
Professor Edmonds primary scholarly interests involves antitrust and labor issues involving baseball. In particular, he has written and spoken about the trilogy of United States Supreme Court cases (Federal Baseball v. National League, Toolson v. New York Yankees, and Flood v. Kuhn) that created baseball antitrust exemption. He is the co-editor of the Hein’s Sports Law Legislative History Series and is currently conducting extensive research on baseball salary arbitration.
In recent years, Dean Edmonds has been a regular speaker at the annual Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture and the Annual Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball sponsored by Nine: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture.|| ||/assets/71632/original/edmonds.jpg||Books
Co-editor with Thomas Kettleson and William Manz, Congress and Sports Agents: A Legislative History of the Sports Agent Responsibility and Trust Act (SPARTA), William S. Hein & Co. (2008).
Co-editor with William Manz, Congress and Boxing: A Legislative History, 1960-2003, William S. Hein & Co. (2005). Volume one includes "Congress Finally Lands a One-Two Combination: A Legislative History of the Professional Boxing Safety Act of 1996 and the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act."
Contributing author. Theater Law: Cases and Materials (Carolina Academic Press 2004).
Cornering the Market: The Yankees and the Interplay of Labor and Antitrust Laws, Chapter 18, Courting the Yankees: Legal Essays on the Bronx Bombers, Ettie Ward, editor, Carolina Academic Press (2003).
Co-editor with William Manz, Baseball and Antitrust: The Legislative History of the Curt Flood Act of 1998, William S. Hein & Co., three volumes (2001). Volume one includes "The Curt Flood Act of 1998: A Congressional Response to Baseball's Antitrust Exemption."
Arthur Soden's Legacy: The Origins and Early History of Baseball's Reserve System 5 Albany Gov't L. Rev. 38 (2012).
Contributing author, A Roundtable Discussion for the Digital Age: Brady v. NFL,, Entertainment and Sports Lawyer 1 (No. 2 Summer 2011).
At the Brink of Free Agency: Creating the Foundation for the Messersmith-McNally Decision â 1968-1975, 34 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 565 (2010).
A Most Interesting Part of Baseballâs Monetary Structure - Salary Arbitration in Its Thirty-Fifth Year, 20 Marquette Sports Law Review 1 (2010).
The Impact of Curt Flood's Minor League Baseball Experiences on His Lawsuit Against Bowie Kuhn, 16 NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture 62 (No. 2 2008).
Architecture Series: The Intellectual Hub of a New Law School: The Schoenecker Law Library Built for the University of St. Thomas School of Law,_ 8 AALL Spectrum 16 (May 2004).
The University of St. Thomas Law Library: A New Library for a New Era in Legal Education, 13 Trends in Law Library Management and Technology 5 (2002).
The Curt Flood Act of 1998: A Hollow Gesture After All These Years? 9 Marquette Sports Law Journal 315 (1999).
Meet My Mentors-Janet Wallin and Caroline Hariot, 91 Law Libr J. 208 (1999).
Over Forty Years in the On-Deck Circle: Congress and the Baseball Antitrust Exemption, 19 Thurgood Marshall Law Review 627 (1994).
Postsecondary Athletics and the Law: A Selected Bibliography, 5 J.C. & U.L. 65 1977-1979.
Lectures and Presentations
Co-presenter with Michael Cozzillio, “Jackie Robinson, Integration, and the Negro Leagues…More Disguise Than Blessing?”, 25th Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, co-sponsored by the State University of New York at Oneonta and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, New York, May 29, 2013.
“Baseball's Interesting Relationship with the U.S. Supreme Court,” 2012 Hesburgh Lecture, Notre Dame Club of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, August 9, 2012.
Co-presenter with Frank Houdek, “Separating Folklore and Myths From Reality: Searching For the Truth,” 24th Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, co-sponsored by the State University of New York at Oneonta and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, New York, June 1, 2012.
“Armando Marnsans, the Major League’s First Cuban Star, and His Federal League-National League Fight,” NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture - 19th Annual Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball, Tempe, Arizona, March 9, 2012.
“The ‘Impeachment’ of Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis,” Sports Law Academic Symposium, National Sports Law Institute, Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 20, 2011.
Panelist, “Best Practices for Evaluating a New Electronic Resource,” Annual Meeting, American Association of Law Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 24, 2011.
"The 'Impeachment' of Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis," NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture - 18th Annual Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball, Tempe, Arizona, March 11, 2011.
"A Look at Baseball's Handling of a 'Fistful of Dollars' - MLB's System of Salary Arbitration," 2011 Hesburgh Lecture, Notre Dame Club of Greater Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida, February 24, 2011.
"Charles O. Finley and the Beginning of Salary Arbitration," 22nd Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, co-sponsored by the State University of New York at Oneonta and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, New York, June 3, 2010.
"Arthur Soden's Legacy: The Origins and Early History of the Reserve Clause," NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture - 17th Annual Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball, Tempe, Arizona, March 13, 2010.
"Current Legal Issues in Professional Sports," Notre Dame Law School Continuing Legal Education, Notre Dame, Indiana, October 3, 2009.
"At the Brink of Free Agency - Creating the Foundation for the Messersmith-McNally Decision - 1968-1975," 21st Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, co-sponsored by the State University of New York at Oneonta and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, New York, June 3, 2009.
"The Negro Leagues - Was a Merger Possible?" Panel presentation, "The Integration of Baseball and the Influence of Jackie Robinson Upon the Negro Leagues: Consideration of an Alternative Approach,â Diversity and Sports: The History, The Challenges, and The Future, Deanâs Leadership Forum on Diversity, Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, March 16, 2009.
"Major League Baseball Salary Arbitration in 2009," NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture - 16th Annual Spring Training Conference on the Historical and Sociological Impact of Baseball Tucson, Arizona, March 13, 2009.
"Major League Baseball's Salary Arbitration," Hot Stove meeting, Oscar Charleston Chapter (Indianapolis), Society for American Baseball Research, Conner Prairie Museum, Fishers, Indiana, February 7, 2009
"The Great Dodgers Pitching Tandem Strikes a Blow for Salaries: The 1966 Drysdale-Koufax Holdout and Its Impact on the Game," William M. Simons, editor, The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture: 2007-2008 (2009).
(This paper was originally presented on June 8, 2007 at the Cooperstown Symposium.)
The Enduring Legacy of Curtis Charles Flood: His Courageous Legal Struggle for Personal Dignity||Ed Edmonds was quoted in the U.S. News article How the Fantasy Football Scandal Will Affect IPOs for DraftKings and FanDuel on Oct. 13, 2015.
NBA lockout strips team websites of player images - My Fox8, SunSentinel (Quotes: Ed Edmonds) - July 1, 2011
Dean Edmonds quoted by Douglas Farmer in LA Times article A compendium of corruption: Some of the notorious (and some alleged) scandals in sports history. - June 4, 2011
Dean Edmonds quoted in New York Times on Yankees Logo - April 19, 2011
Dean Edmonds quoted in Post Chronicle on Yankees Logo - April 19, 2011||Associate Dean for Library and Information Technology and Professor of Law||Terri Welty||EEDMONDS|