Constitutional Law

Stanton Beeder

Stanton N. Beeder Adjunct Law Professor

Stan is general counsel at Hausmann Construction, Inc.  In that position, he supports the executive team in contract negotiations, handling disputes, advising and administering insurance and surety claims, and provides business advice and representation on a wide range of matters affecting the company, including litigation, arbitration and mediation. 

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Eric Berger

Eric Berger Earl Dunlap Distinguished Professor of Law & Associate Dean for Faculty

Professor Eric Berger joined the faculty in 2007. He received his B.A. with Honors in History from Brown University, and his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Kent Scholar and an Articles Editor on the Columbia Law Review. After law school, Professor Berger clerked for the Honorable Merrick B. Garland on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He then practiced in Jenner & Block's Washington, D.C. office, where he worked on litigation in several state and federal trial and appellate courts, including the United States Supreme Court.

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Professor Richard Duncan

Richard F. Duncan Sherman S. Welpton, Jr. Professor of Law and Warren R. Wise Professor of Law

Professor Duncan joined the faculty in 1979. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) in 1973. In 1976, he received his J.D. degree from the Cornell Law School, where he served on the Board of Editors of the Cornell Law Review. He was admitted to the New York Bar in 1977. From 1976-79, he was associated with White & Case, a New York City law firm. Professor Duncan teaches Property and Constitutional Law. He is a passionate and enthusiastic classroom teacher, whose style is not so much Socratic Dialogue as Socratic Performance Art.

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Jon Marshfield

Jonathan L. Marshfield Assistant Professor of Law

Professor Marshfield joined the faculty in 2019.  His research focuses on constitutional procedure and design, state constitutional law, and constitutional change.  His work explores how procedural rules and political institutions can affect constitutional outcomes.  Professor Marshfield’s most recent work has appeared in the Northwestern University Law Review, Boston University Law Review and the Michigan Law Review.  Professor Marshfield’s state constitutional research has been cited by the New Jersey Supreme Court, and his resear

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Josephine (Jo) R. Potuto Richard H. Larson Professor of Constitutional Law

Professor Potuto joined the faculty in 1974. She currently teaches Federal Jurisdiction, Constitutional Law, Sports Law, and Criminal Procedure. She also maintains a special interest in Conflict of Laws and Appellate Advocacy and, among other courses, has taught Mass Communications, Civil Procedure, Contract and Criminal Law. In 2003 Potuto received the Nebraska Alumni Outstanding Faculty Award.

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Professor Anthony Schutz

Anthony Schutz Associate Professor of Law

Professor Schutz is a 2003 graduate of the College of Law and joined the faculty in 2006. During law school, he worked for Cline, Williams, Wright, Johnson, and Oldfather in Lincoln, Nebraska, and was the editor-in-chief of the Nebraska Law Review. After law school, Professor Schutz clerked for the Honorable C. Arlen Beam of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit until 2005. During the 2004-2005 academic year he also taught Legal Research and Writing at the College of Law as an adjunct instructor.

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Richard Wiener

Richard L. Wiener Professor of Psychology and Courtesy Professor of Law

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