Douglas O. Linder
Elmer N. Powell Peer Professor of Law
Doug Linder received his J.D. from Stanford Law School. His undergraduate education was at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, where he majored in mathematics. He has been a visiting professor of law at Indiana University, Hamline University and the University of Iowa. He has also been honored as a distinguished scholar-in-residence at the University of Tulsa Law School.
Professor Linder has published numerous articles in the fields of constitutional law, famous trials, environmental law and communications law. The Famous Trials website, the Web’s largest and most-visited collection of original essays, images and primary documents pertaining to great trials, has been an ongoing project since 1996.
Professor Linder is former member of the Minnesota Bar and has practiced in the areas of environmental law and communications law.
Professor Linder teaches the courses Constitutional Law, The Jury: Practice and Perspectives, Seminar in Famous Trials, Communications Law and First Amendment Law.
Areas of expertise
Constitutional law, First Amendment, famous trials