John R. Snowden

Professor of Law Emeritus

231E LAW UNL 68583-0902
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  • J.D., with Distinction, 1971, University of Nebraska College of Law
  • Order of the Coif, 1971
  • B.A., 1966, University of Nebraska


  • Professor of Law, 1988
  • Associate Professor of Law, 1975
  • Assistant Professor of Law, 1972


Mr. Snowden joined the faculty in 1971. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Nebraska in 1966 and his J.D. degree (Order of the Coif, with Distinction), in 1971. While in Law School he served as Research Editor of the Nebraska Law Review and was a member of the College's National Moot Court Team. After graduation, he accepted a position as Instructor at the University of Michigan Law School for the 1971-1972 school year. He was a Law Clerk for Chief Justice Paul White, Nebraska Supreme Court, before joining the faculty. He received a University of Nebraska Teaching Council Summer Fellowship in 1973 to sponsor an experimental undergraduate law course to be taught by law students in the Centennial College. He is a member of the Nebraska Bar, the Nebraska Bar Association House of Delegates, the American Bar Association, and the Omaha Tribe Bar. For the 1974-75 academic year, Mr. Snowden was a Fellow in the Law and Humanities Program at Harvard. He teach Jurisprudence, Legal Process, Criminal Law, Native American Law, and Mass Communications Law.

  • Jurisprudence
  • Legal Process
  • Criminal Law
  • Native American Law
  • Native American Law Seminar
  • Mass Communications Law