Criminal Procedure

David Dirgo Adjunct Law Professor

David Dirgo is a Career Law Clerk at the Nebraska Supreme Court, U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska.

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Professor Marty Gardner

Martin R. Gardner Steinhart Foundation Professor of Law

Professor Gardner teaches Family Law, Juvenile Law, Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure. He attended the University of Utah and received his B.S. degree in 1969 and his J.D. degree in 1972. He served as Associate Comment Editor for the Utah Law Review. During the 1975-76 academic year, he was a Fellow in Law and the Humanities at Harvard University. He is a member of the state bars of Nebraska and Utah. Professor Gardner was an Instructor at the Indiana University School of Law (Bloomington) during 1972-73 and was on the faculty of the University of Alabama School of Law from 1973-77.

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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 Steve Schmidt

Steve Schmidt Associate Professor of Law and Courtesy Associate Professor of Forensic Science

Professor Schmidt joined the faculty in 2007. He received his B.S. degree in 1987 and spent the next eight years as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps. He received his M.A. degree in 1994 and his J.D. in 1998. Following law school, he worked in the Lancaster County Attorney's Office. As a Deputy County Attorney, he primarily prosecuted sexual assault and domestic violence cases, but also handled a wide variety of other felony and misdemeanor cases.

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