Professor Linder received his J.D. from Stanford Law School. His undergraduate education was at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. Minnesota, where he majored in mathematics. He has been a visiting professor of law at Indiana University and the University of Iowa.
Professor Linder teaches Constitutional Law, The Jury: Practice and Perspectives, Seminar in Famous Trials, Communications Law, and First Amendment Law. He has also taught courses in Administrative Law, Intellectual Property, Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, and Preservation Law.
Professor Linder is a recipient of the Elmer P. Pierson Teaching Award, the Daniel L.Brenner Faculty Publishing Award, and was selected as a UKC Trustees Fellow.
Professor Linder has published numerous articles in the fields of constitutional law, famous trials, environmental law, and communications law. In the year 2000, he will publish a book profiling heroes in great trials involving the rights of black Americans. The Famous American Trials Website, the Web's largest and most visited collection of original essays, images, and primary documents pertaining to great trials, has been an ongoing project of Professor Linder's since 1997.
Professor Linder is a member of the Minnesota Bar and has practiced in the areas of environmental law and communications law.
Professor Linder enjoys basketball, tennis, squash, canoeing, hiking, and traveling. He and his wife Cheryl have two children, Ann and Kari.
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