Friday, July 21, 2006
This week, the CrimProf Blog spotlights Randolph Stone from University of Chicago Law School.
Prior to his 1991 appointment to the Law School faculty as Director of the Mandel Clinic, Mr. Stone was the public defender of Cook County, Illinois, responsible for the management of a $32M budget and the leadership of a 750 person law office. He has also served as deputy director and staff attorney for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, partner in the Chicago firm of Stone & Clark, clinical fellow for the Law School, staff attorney for the Criminal Defense Consortium of Cook County, and as a Reginald Heber Smith Community Lawyer Fellow for the Neighborhood Legal Services Program in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Stone is a past chair of the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice Section, and serves on several boards and committees including The Sentencing Project, Inc., Treatment Alternatives for Special Clients (TASC), and the Illinois Capital Punishment Reform Study Committee. In addition to
clinical legal education, his teaching and writing interests have included criminal law, juvenile justice, the legal profession, indigent defense, race and criminal justice, evidence, and trial advocacy.
Mr. Stone attended Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, was drafted by the U.S. Army and served in Viet Nam, received his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin. [Mark Godsey]