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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Friday, October 7, 2005

CrimProf Blog Spotlight: Minnesota's Richard Frase

FraseThis week the CrimProf Blog spotlights Richard Frase of the University of Minnesota Law School.

"Professor Frase is recognized for his scholarship in the area of criminal justice. He teaches criminal law, criminal procedure, and the federal defense clinic. His seminars include comparative criminal procedure and sentencing guidelines. He was the Julius E. Davis Professor of Law for 1988-89 and became the Benjamin N. Berger Professor of Criminal Law in 1991.

Professor Frase graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Haverford College. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Chicago, where he was Comment Editor of the University of Chicago Law Review. He clerked for the Honorable Luther M. Swygert, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and was an associate attorney for the law firm of Sidley & Austin in Chicago from 1972 to 1974. Professor Frase then became a research associate and Arnold Shure Fellow of the Center for Studies of Criminal Justice at the University of Chicago Law School. In 1977 he joined the faculty of the University of Minnesota Law School. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Christian Albrechts Universität in Kiel, Germany and at the Université Jean Moulin in Lyon, France. Professor Frase is a member of the American Law Institute, the International Association of Penal Law, the American Society of Criminology, and the American, Minnesota, and Hennepin County Bar Associations. He is a frequent contributor to radio, television, and newspaper reports on criminal justice issues."  Here are links to some of Professor Frase's articles.  For a full list of his publications, click here.

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