Maureen N. Armour

Maureen N Armour

Emeritus faculty

Professor Emeritus of Law


Following graduation Professor Armour was a law clerk for Judge Barefoot Sanders, Federal District Judge, Northern District of Texas. Professor Armour has been a partner in the litigation section of the Dallas law firm of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld and served as a member of the adjunct faculty of SMU School of Law for the spring semester 1988, teaching Texas Trial and Appellate Procedure.

Areas of Expertise


B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
Masters of Social Work (administration), University of California, Berkeley
J.D., Southern Methodist University


Civil Clinic
Civil Rights Litigation


Epilogue:  Theory in the Basement, 51 SMU Law Review 1555 -(1998) (reprinted in Czpanskiy Bibliography of books and articles relating to Clinical Legal Education and Poverty Law:

Rethinking Judicial Discretion:  Sanctions and the Conundrum of the Close Case, 50 SMU Law Review 493 (1997)


The Plaintiff's Challenge in Grutter
Higher Education Symposium
U.S. Dept. Of Labor Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs and the
SMU Office of Affirmative Action

The Potential Role of Clinics in Brownfields Redevelopment
Emerging Role of the Operating Nonprofit in Brownfields Redevelopment
SMU Dedman School of Law and the
National Center for Sustainable Development (May 2003)