Hon. Howard Shore

Adjunct Professor of Law

  • LLM, 1973, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • JD, 1972, University of San Diego
  • BS, 1969, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Judge Shore received his JD from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1972 and then obtained a LLM from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Certificate from Hague Academy of International Law in the Netherlands. Before his appointment to his present position on the San Diego Municipal Court, Professor Shore spent 16 years as a deputy district attorney and prosecuted several hundred cases, many involving psychiatric and other expert evidence. Judge Shore also served in the training division and lectured to deputies on evidentiary and psychiatric issues. Judge Shore has published articles on international law, polygraph, death penalty, and paper crimes, and he is a current faculty member of the California Continuing Judicial Studies Program.

Areas of Expertise

Judge Shore teaches scientific evidence.

Professional Experience

Shore works for the San Diego Municipal Court. Prior to this appointment, he spent 16 years as a deputy district attorney and prosecuted several hundred cases, many involving psychiatric and other expert evidence. Shore also served in the training division and lectured to deputies on evidentiary and psychiatric issues. He is a current faculty member of the California Continuing Judicial Studies Program.

Honors and Affiliations

Shore graduated from the University of San Diego School of Law, where he was a member of the San Diego Law Review. He is a member of the Louis M. Welsch American Inn of Court and a faculty member at the California Judicial College.

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