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Lynn Branham
Lynn S. Branham
Distinguished Visiting Scholar
Professor Branham teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Sentencing Law and Policy at the law school. An expert on correctional and sentencing law and policy, she has held a number of leadership positions in the American Bar Association, serving, for example, as a member of the Criminal Justice Section’s Council, chair and later co-chair of the Corrections Committee, chair of the Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA) Task Force, chair of the Subcommittee on Effective Prison Oversight, and chair of the Subcommittee on Correctional Accreditation. She currently is the American Bar Association’s representative on the Commission on Accreditation for Corrections. A member of the Commission for fourteen years, she received the American Correctional Association’s Walter Dunbar Award for her efforts to improve the ACA accreditation process. Professor Branham also has provided training to federal judges and court staff about the PLRA and correctional law at twenty-two workshops sponsored by the Federal Judicial Center. Her many publications include a casebook and numerous articles on correctional and sentencing law and policy and a technical-assistance manual for courts, correctional officials, and attorneys general on pro se inmate litigation. Professor Branham received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

Dennis Corgill
Dennis Corgill
Visiting Scholar

Professor Corgill received a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Chicago.  His law degree is from Yale, where he was an associate on Yale Studies in World Public Order, the predecessor to the Yale Journal of International Law.

After graduating from law school, Professor Corgill practiced for six years, including two years in the Office of Policy Planning for the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.  Professor Corgill then taught for nineteen years at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Widener University, and Santa Clara University.  More recently, Professor Corgill returned to practice in Silicon Valley where he practiced intellectual property law from 2005 to 2009.  He then returned to academics and has taught at St. Thomas University (Florida) and Marquette University.

Professor Corgill has been recognized as an outstanding teacher, and his articles have appeared in the Tulane Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, Fordham Law Review, B.Y.U. Law Review, and Pittsburg Law Review.  He is regularly invited to lecture on United States unfair competition law at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Hughes Kenfack
Hughes Kenfack
Visiting International Professor of Law 314.977.3306

Professor Hughes Kenfack is a Professor of Private Law at the University of Toulouse Faculty of Law and is also the Dean of the Faculty of Law. His areas of expertise include international trade law, international finance and banking law. Professor Kenfack is also the author of a number of books and articles in these fields. Most recently, his book titled “Droit du commerce international” (The Law of International Trade) originally published in 2002, appeared in a second edition in 2006. A third edition of this popular text will appear in 2009. He has two additional books in progress, one in the area of international commercial law and the other in contract law. Professor Kenfack has also just published an article on conflicts of law. This article will be published in the spring of 2009 in the prestigious "Revue De Droit International." In addition to his duties in the law faculty and his role as Vice-President of Academic Affairs, Professor Kenfack is a member of two professional organizations in France and Europe: The French Committee of Private International Law and the Working Group on International Contracts. The latter is a project sponsored by UNIDROIT (The European Institute for the Unification of Private International Law). Professor Kenfack has been a visiting professor at universities in Poland, Lebanon, Morocco, Chad and La Martinique. He has also visited and researched at Cambridge University, England.

Joël Monéger
Joël Monéger
Visiting International Professor of Law
Professor Monéger received his Ph.D in law, LL.M. in Private Law and LL.M in Criminal Law from the University of Paris-Sorbonne. He is a Professor of Law at the Université de Paris-Dauphine and also the Director of the Institut Droit Dauphine (Law Center). Professor Monéger was a Full Professor at the Université d'Orléans School of Law until Fall 2002 and was Dean until 2001. He is Doyen honoraire (Honorary Dean) University of Orléans School of Law as well as the Vice-President of the "Société française de législation comparée" (French Association for Comparative Law) and of the Academic Society for Competition Law (ASCOLA). He is a member of the board of the Association International de droit Economique (AIDE). Previously, Professor Monéger was Director of the "Institut de droit économique et des affaires" at the university of Orléans. He has traveled extensively in Europe, Africa, South America and the United States and was a Visiting Fellow at King's College in London. Professor Monéger holds a Jean Monnet Chair from the European Commission for his involvement in European community Law in France and in the United States. Professor Monéger has published six books and many articles.