Wednesday, September 27, 2006
University of North Dakota School of Law CrimProf Gregory S. Gordon has become the local expert on issues related to federal death penalty cases. Specifically he has been interviewed on the trial and penalty phases resulting from the federal criminal charges against Alphonso Rodriguez, Jr. who was charged with the murder of UND student Dru Sjodin.
Professor Gordon joined the faculty of the UND Law School in August 2006. He comes to UND from Washington, D.C. where he most recently worked for the Department of Justice Criminal Division’s Office of Special Investigations. There he helped investigate and prosecute Nazi war criminals and modern human rights violators.
Professor Gordon has been featured on C-SPAN, NPR and Radio France Internationale as an expert on war crimes prosecution and has lectured on that subject at the U.S. Army J.A.G. School and the Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum and Library. [Mark Godsey]