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William A. Schroeder

Professor of Law


Courses Taught:

594 - Criminal Procedure: Post Investigations
529 - Criminal Procedure: Pre-Trial
536 - Evidence
691 - Semester Away: Criminal Practice
590 - Senior Writing Seminar (Advanced Criminal
Procedure Topics)
590 - Senior Writing Seminar (Gambling Law)


B.A. 1966, J.D. 1969, University of Illinois
LL.M. 1977, Harvard University

Reginald Heber Smith Fellow, Boston Legal Assistance Project, 1969-1970
Teaching fellow, Boston College Law School, 1970-1971
Private practice, Boston, 1971-1974
Assistant Attorney General, Boston, Mass., 1975-1977
Director of Litigation, Monroe County Legal Assistance, Rochester, N.Y., 1977-1978
Assistant District Attorney, New Bedford, Mass., 1979-1980
Associate Professor, University of Alabama, 1980-1984
Visiting Professor, University of Missouri, spring and summer, 1983
Visiting Professor, Washington University, summer 1991, spring 1999, spring 2007, fall 2011
Associate Professor of Law, Southern Illinois University School of Law, 1984-1988
Professor of Law, Southern Illinois University School of Law, 1988-
Fulbright Scholar, Visiting Lecturer, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania,
Visiting Professor, Mykolas Romeris University (Law University), Vilnius, Lithuania (Fall 2004) [American Legal Systems/American Evidence Law]




Room 258
Lesar Law Building
Mailcode 6804
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 453-8747