Faculty Expertise

Dedman School of Law Faculty Experts

Faculty & Title Areas of Expertise

Roy Ryden Anderson

Vinson & Elkins Distinguished Teaching Fellow and Professor of Law
  • Contract Law
  • Commercial Law

Hillel J. Bavli

Assistant Professor of Law
  • Torts
  • Evidence
  • Law and Statistics

Lackland H. Bloom, Jr.

Larry and Jane Harlan Senior Research Fellow and Professor of Law
  • Constitutional Law

Chante Brantley

Director of the VanSickle Family Law Clinic and Assistant Clinical Professor
  • Family Law

Dale Carpenter

Judge William Hawley Atwell Chair of Constitutional Law and Professor of Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • First Amendment
  • Sexual Orientation and the Law

Michaela C. Cashen

Clinical Professor of Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy

Anthony J. Colangelo

Gerald J. Ford Research Fellow and Professor of Law
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Civil Procedure
  • Public International Law
  • Private International Law
  • U.S. Foreign Relations Law

James W. Coleman

Associate Professor of Law
  • Energy Law

Jennifer M. Collins

Judge James Noel Dean and Professor of Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Family Law
  • Gender

Nathan Cortez

Associate Dean for Research, Gerald J. Ford Research Fellow, and the Adelfa Botello Callejo Endowed Professor of Law in Leadership and Latino Studies
  • Administrative Law
  • Food and Drug Law
  • Health Law
  • International Health
  • Legislation and Regulation

Gregory S. Crespi

Homer R. Mitchell Endowed Professorship in Commercial and Insurance Law and Professor of Law
  • Contract Law
  • Disability Rights
  • Corporate Law
  • Law and Economics
  • Legal Education

Ruth A. Cross

Director of Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy Program and Clinical Professor of Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy

William V. Dorsaneo, III

Chief Justice John and Lena Hickman Distinguished Faculty Fellow and Professor of Law
  • Appellate Practice and Advocacy
  • Civil Procedure
  • Texas Procedure
  • Torts

Beverly C. Dureus

Clinical Professor of Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy
  • Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy

Julie P. Forrester

Professor of Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Property

Jeffrey M. Gaba

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, M.D. Anderson Foundation Endowed Professor in Health Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Property

Joanna L. Grossman

Ellen K. Solender Endowed Chair in Women and the Law and Professor of Law
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Family Law

Christopher H. Hanna

Alan D. Feld Endowed Professor of Law and Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor
  • International Tax Law
  • Corporate Tax Law
  • Tax Accounting

Grant M. Hayden

Professor of Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Voting Rights
  • Labor Law

Patricia S. Heard

Clinical Professor of Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy
  • Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy

JoAnn Hubbard

Clinical Professor of Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy
  • Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy

Lolita Buckner Inniss

Robert G. Storey Distinguished Faculty Fellow and Professor of Law
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Property
  • Real Estate Law
  • Comparative Equality Jurisprudence
  • Legal History

Greg Ivy

Associate Dean for Library and Technology and Senior Lecturer

Chris Jenks

Director of the Criminal Clinic and Associate Professor of Law
  • Autonomous Weapons
  • Military Law
  • National Security Law
  • Evidence
  • Criminal Law
  • International Law
  • Human Rights

Jeffrey Kahn

Gerald J. Ford Research Fellow and Professor of Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • National Security Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Human Rights
  • Russian Law

John S. Lowe

George W. Hutchison Chair in Energy Law and Professor of Law
  • Energy Law
  • Oil and Gas

George A. Martinez

Professor of Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Law and Philosophy

Thomas Wm. Mayo

Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor and Professor of Law
  • Bioethics
  • Election Law
  • Health Law
  • Non-profit Organizations

Orly Mazur

Assistant Professor of Law
  • Federal Income Tax Law
  • International Tax Law
  • Corporate Tax Law
  • Tax Policy

Pamela R. Metzger

Director of the Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center and Professor of Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law

Natalie Nanasi

Director of the Judge Elmo B. Hunter Legal Center for Victims of Crimes Against Women and Assistant Professor of Law
  • Clinical Legal Education
  • Humanitarian Immigration Law
  • Domestic Violence Law

Joseph J. Norton

James L. Walsh Distinguished Faculty Fellow and Professor in Financial Institutions Law
  • Business
  • International Economic Law

W. Keith Robinson

Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor, Co-Director of the Tsai Center for Law, Science and Innovation and Associate Professor of Law
  • Patent Law
  • Law and Technology
  • Intellectual Property

C. Paul Rogers III

Marilyn Jeanne Johnson Distinguished Faculty Fellow and Professor of Law and Former Dean
  • Antitrust Law
  • Contract Law

Meghan J. Ryan

Robert G. Storey Distinguished Faculty Fellow, Gerald J. Ford Research Fellow, Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor, and Professor of Law
  • Law and Science
  • Torts
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Actual Innocence
  • Death Penalty

Mary Spector

Associate Dean for Clinics, Director of the Civil/Consumer Clinic and Professor of Law
  • Consumer Law

Marc I. Steinberg

Rupert and Lillian Radford Professor of Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Securities Law

Heather L. Stobaugh

Clinical Professor of Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy
  • Legal Research

Diane M. Sumoski

Director of the W. W. Caruth, Jr. Child Advocacy Clinic, Director of the W.W. Caruth, Jr. Institute for Children's Rights, and Associate Clinical Professor
  • Child Welfare Law
  • Investigations
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Civil Litigation

Joshua C. Tate

Professor of Law
  • Legal History
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Property

David O. Taylor

Co-Director of the Tsai Center for Law, Science and Innovation and Associate Professor of Law
  • Patent Law
  • Patent Litigation
  • Federal Civil Procedure
  • Appellate Practice and Advocacy
  • Contract Law

Elizabeth G. Thornburg

Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor and Richard R. Lee Endowed Professor of Law
  • Civil Procedure
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Law and Culture

Jenia Iontcheva Turner

Amy Abboud Ware Centennial Professor in Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Comparative Criminal Procedure
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Law

Jonni Walls

Clinical Professor of Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy
  • Employment Litigation
  • Supervisor training and counseling with respect to Human Resource issues

Jessica Dixon Weaver

Associate Professor of Law
  • Child Welfare Law
  • Children's Rights
  • Family Law
  • Legal Ethics
  • Feminist Legal Issues

Peter Winship

James Cleo Thompson, Sr., Trustee Professor of Law