John H. Robinson
Associate Professor of Law
Robinson’s areas of academic interest include civil procedure, jurisprudence, and trusts and estates. He has a special expertise in the law of death and dying. In addition, he has been a member of the Human Rights Committee of the Logan Center in South Bend, Indiana, since 1989.
Courses TaughtLAW60308, Civil Procedure
LAW70507, Trusts & Estates
End of Life Seminar
The Extraterritorial Application of American Law: Preliminary Reflections, 27, Journal of College and University Law 187 (2000).
A Symposium on the Implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae: Introduction, 23 Journal of College and University Law 645 (1999).
Foreword: Physician Assisted Suicide: A Constitutional Crisis Resolved, 13 Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy 369 (1998).
Foreword: The Compromise of â38 and the Federal Courts Today, 73 Notre Dame Law Review 891 (1998).
Ed., H. Jefferson Powell on the American Constitutional Tradition: A Conversation, with Thomas L. Shaffer ed., 72 Notre Dame Law Review 11 (1996).
Foreword: Physician Assisted Suicide: Its Challenge to the Prevailing Constitutional Paradigm, 9 Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy 345 (1995).
Foreword: Church, State, and Sex, 9 Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy 1 (1995).
Foreword: Adolescence, Choice, and Punishment, 5 Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy 257 (1991).
Foreword: Religious Discourse and the Reinvigoration of American Political Life, 4 Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy 385 (1990).
Foreword: Why Schooling is so Controversial in America Today, 3 Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy 519 (1988).
End-of-life Legal Issues in the United States, in Legal Perspectives in Bioethics 158-174 (Ana S. Iltis et al. ed., Routledge 2008).
Unraveling the Codes: The Dialectic Between Knowledge of the Moral Person and Knowledge of the Genetic Person in Criminal Law, chapter 14 of Mutating Concepts, Evolving Disciplines: Genetics, Medicine, and Society 75, co-authored, with R.M. Berry, (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002).
A Health Law Reader: An Interdisciplinary Approach, with Roberta M. Berry and Kevin McDonnell, Carolina Academic Press (1999).
Areas of Expertise
- Civil Procedure
- End-of-Life Issues
- Health Law
- Higher Education Law
- Law & Religion
- Medicaid & Medicare Law
- Organ Donation
- Wills & Trusts