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
  • Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy

Anthony J. Colangelo

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

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
  • Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy
  • Civil Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution

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

Jeffrey M. Gaba

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

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Gender and the Law
  • Critical Discourse Analysis
  • Real Property Law

Greg Ivy

Associate Dean for Library and Technology and Senior Lecturer
  • Information Technology in Legal Education
  • Legal Research

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

Professor of Law
  • U.S. Constitutional Law
  • Russian Law
  • National Security Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • European Convention on Human Rights
  • Administrative 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
  • Intellectual Property
  • Law and Technology

Julie Forrester Rogers

Professor of Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • 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

Associate Dean for Research, Altshuler DistinguishedTeaching 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 Credit
  • Consumer Debt Collection
  • Credit Reporting
  • Deceptive Trade Practices
  • Tenants Rights
  • Access to Justice
  • Clinical Teaching

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

Robert G. Storey Distinguished Faculty Fellow, 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

Robert G. Storey Distinguished Faculty Fellow and 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

Robert G. Storey Distinguished Faculty Fellow, Gerald J. Ford Research Fellow, and Associate Professor of Law
  • Child Welfare Law
  • Children's Rights
  • Family Law
  • Legal Ethics
  • Feminist Legal Issues