Robert F. Williams

Columbia University Law School, LL.M; New York Univ. Law School, LL.M; Univ. of Florida, J.D. with honors; Florida State University, B.A., cum laude. Williams is a Distinguished University Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School – Camden, one of the few faculty members to hold that high rank statewide. He is the author of The Law of American State Constitutions (2009), State Constitutional Law (4th ed. 2006), the most widely used casebook/treatise on the subject, co-author of Legislative Law and Statutory Interpretation (co-author; 4th ed. 2008), and the author or co-author of two other books and 100 book chapters and law review articles, including ones published in Stanford Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Texas Law Review, Rutgers Law Journal, Georgetown Law Journal, Fordham Law Review, Boston College Law Review, Depaul Law Review, Florida Law Review, Georgia Law Review, Journal of Legislation Journal of Legislation, Louisiana Law Review Mississippi Law Journal, NYU’s Annual Survey of American Law, Notre Dame Law Review, Penn State Law Review, Annals of The American Academy of Political And Social Science, Journal of Legal Studies, Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, George Washington University Law Review, and William & Mary Law Review.

Williams’ research and teaching focus on State Constitutional Law, Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, and Statutory Interpretation & Legislation.

Members of other departments and schools should be added to the committee to the extent necessary to ensure that the necessary faculty competencies are represented