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Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Saturday, November 20, 2004

CrimProf Blog Professor Spotlight: Stuart Green

Stuartpicture Stuart Green of the Louisiana State University Paul M. Herbert Law Center is the first professor featured in the Crim Prof Blog Professor Spotlight.

Professor Green is the Director of the Pugh Institute for Justice and the Louis B. Porterie Professor of Law at Louisiana State University, where he teaches courses in Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, White Collar Crime, Punishment and Sentencing, and Legal Ethics. 

Professor Green also serves as a legal advisor to the ACLU of Louisiana, and a member of Louisiana’s Indigent Defense Assistance Board, and has previously served as Chair of the Association of American Law School’s Sections on Criminal Justice and Comparative Law.

During the 2002-03 academic year, he served as a Fulbright Distinguished Scholar to the United Kingdom, in residence at the University of Glasgow School of Law.  He has also taught at the University of Arizona and American University law schools.

Professor Green is a 1988 graduate of the Yale Law School, where he was a Notes Editor of the Yale Law Journal.  Following graduation from law school, he clerked for Judge Pamela Ann Rymer of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and U.S. District Court, in Los Angeles.  From 1990-95, he practiced law with the firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, in Washington, D.C.

His work on topics such as regulatory crime, criminal enterprise liability, criminal law codification, white collar crime, comparative criminal law, victims’ rights, strict liability, justified homicide, theft, fraud, perjury, obstruction of justice, bribery, extortion, plagiarism, deception, cheating, and the criminal law’s Special Part has appeared (or is forthcoming) in a wide range of peer- and student-edited publications, including Michigan Law Review, Hastings Law Journal, University of Illinois Law Review, North Carolina Law Review, Emory Law Journal, American Criminal Law Review, Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, Law and Philosophy, Criminal Law Forum, Criminal Justice Ethics, Revue Internationale de Droit Pénal, Buffalo Criminal Law Review, and the book, Appraising Strict Liability (OUP).  He frequently offers commentary on criminal justice issues in the national and local media, including in op-ed pieces in the Los Angeles Times, Houston Chronicle, and Detroit Free Press, and he has lectured widely throughout the United States and Europe.

He is currently completing two books that are under contract with Oxford University Press. The first, entitled A Moral Theory of White Collar Crime, will be published as part of OUP’s series of Monographs on Criminal Law and Justice.  The second, co-edited with philosopher R.A. Duff, is entitled Defining Crimes: Essays on the Criminal Law’s Special Part.  For a more complete list of his scholarly works and links to abstracts click here.

Professor Green and his wife Jennifer Moses live with their three children (Sam, Rose, and John), their dog (Marion) and their bird (Skipper) in Baton Rouge. 

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