Friday, October 14, 2005
"Stephen F. Smith joined the Law School faculty in 2000 as an associate professor of law. As a student at the Law School, he received the Margaret G. Hyde Award and the Daniel Rosenbloom Award. He served as Articles Editor for the Virginia Law Review and was inducted into the Order of the Coif and the Raven Society. Upon graduation, he clerked for Judge David B. Sentelle of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and for Justice Clarence Thomas of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Before returning to the Law School, Smith served in the Supreme Court and appellate practice group of Sidley & Austin in Washington, D.C. He also served as Associate Majority Counsel to a 1996 House of Representatives select subcommittee investigating U.S. involvement in Iranian arms transfers to Bosnia and as an adjunct professor at George Mason University School of Law. He is actively involved in a number of community service organizations and civic projects.
Smith's area of research is criminal law and criminal procedure. His courses include Criminal Law, Criminal Adjudication, and Federal Criminal Law." For a list of Professor Smith's publication's click here, and for a list of his comments to the media, click here.