Adjunct Professor of Law
- PhD, 1995, University of Colorado
- MA, 1992, University of Colorado
- BS, 1991, University of Maryland
- JD, 1978, University of Maryland
- AB, 1973, Holy Cross College
Areas of Expertise
Professor Askland teaches in our Washington, D.C. Externship Program.
Askland worked as a foreign service officer for the U.S. Department of State in Mexico, Washington, D.C., and Bahrain. He also worked as an assistant public defender for Montgomery County and a trial attorney for Bell, Cornelius & Shore. Askland taught ethics and philosophy at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He then worked as associate director of the College of Law at Arizona State University and later became director of the Law, Science & Innovation Center.
Askland’s publications include “Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Leaving Fossil Fuel for a Renewable Soul-Mate” in Notre Dame Journal of Law and Public Policy (forthcoming, 2013); “Photo Radar Enforcement: A (Brief?) Stall of a Slippery Slope in Boston University Journal of Science and Technology Law (forthcoming, 2013); “The Expanding Role and Importance of Standards in the Information Technology Industry” in 51 Jurimetrics (with Biddle, et al) (2012); “The Misnomer of Transhumanism as Directed Evolution” in 9 International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society 77 (2011); and “Why Law and Ethics Need to Keep Pace with Emerging Technologies” featured in The Growing Gap Between Emerging Technologies and Legal-Ethical Oversight: The Pacing Problem (Springer, 2011).