Chad W. Flanders, Ph.D., J.D.
Criminal Law, Election Law, Religion and the First Amendment
- Constitutional Law
- Criminal Law
- Election Law
- First Amendment
- Law and Religion
- Philosophy of Law
Publications and Media Placements
Since arriving at SLU, 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.
Community Work and Service
After law school, 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
In the 2012-2013 academic year, Flanders was a Fulbright Lecturer at Nanjing University, China. During the 2013-2014 academic year, he was a visiting professor at DePaul University School of Law.