Lawrence Alexander

Lawrence Alexander
Phone: (619) 260-2317
Office: Pardee Legal Research Center 306

Arlene Penticoff
(619) 260-6843

Karin Spidel
(619) 260-2962

Warren Distinguished Professor of Law; Co-Executive Director, Institute for Law & Religion

  • LLB, 1968, Yale University
  • BA, 1965, Williams College

Areas of Expertise

Religious Freedom/Separation of Church and State, Jurisprudence and Legal Theory, Federal Courts, Constitutional Interpretation, Constitutional Law and Constitutional Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, Law and Religion

Professional Experience

Alexander was admitted to the California Bar in 1968. He joined the USD School of Law faculty in 1970.

Professor Alexander teaches and writes in the areas of constitutional law, criminal law, and jurisprudence.

Honors and Affiliations

Alexander serves on the editorial boards of the journals Law & Philosophy, Ethics, Criminal Law and Philosophy, and the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law. He is the co-editor of the international quarterly Legal Theory.

Scholarly Work