Saint Louis University
SLU LAW
Chad W. Flanders
314.977.4217
Scott Hall 848

EDUCATION

B.A., Hillsdale College, 1997
J.D., Yale Law School, 2007
M.A., University of Chicago, 2004
Ph.D, University of Chicago, 2004

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
First Amendment
Law and Religion
Philosophy of Law
Election Law

COURSES

Criminal Law
Election Law
Religion & the First Amendment
Chad W. Flanders
Assistant Professor

Professor Chad Flanders joined the SLU LAW faculty in 2009. He teaches and writes in the areas of criminal law, constitutional law, and the philosophy of law.

Prof. Flanders received his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Chicago in 2004 and his law degree from Yale Law School in 2007. After law school, Prof. Flanders served as a law clerk to the Hon. Warren Matthews on the Alaska Supreme Court and the Hon. Michael McConnell on the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Since arriving at SLU, Prof. Flanders has published more than 20 articles or essays in journals such as the Florida Law Review, the California Law Review, the Missouri Law Review and the Alaska Law Review, and his work on Bush v. Gore has been cited by state and federal courts. He has also written numerous opinion pieces for national and local newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and Politico.

In the 2012-2013 academic year Prof. Flanders was a Fulbright Lecturer at Nanjing University, China. During 2013-2014 Flanders was a visiting professor at DePaul University School of Law.

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