Linder received his J.D. from Stanford Law School. His undergraduate
was at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, where he
in mathematics. He has been a visiting professor of law at Indiana
Hamline University, and the University of Iowa. He has also been
as a Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at the University of Tulsa Law
Professor Linder teaches
Constitutional Law, The
Jury: Practice and Perspectives, Seminar in Famous Trials,
The Quest for a Satisfying Career in Law, and First Amendment Law. He
has also taught courses in
Law, Communications Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law,
Professor Linder is a recipient of
the Elmer P.
Pierson Teaching Award (twice, most recently in 2003), the Daniel
Faculty Publishing Award, and was selected as a UKC Trustees
In 2001, Professor Linder received the title of Elmer Powell Peer
Professor of Law.
Professor Linder has published
in the fields of constitutional law, famous trials, environmental law,
and communications law. The Famous Trials website, the
largest and most visited collection of original essays, images, and
documents pertaining to great trials, has been an ongoing project of
Linder's since 1996. Professor Linder has contributed book
participated in video projects, and presented public speeches on the
of historic trials.
Constitutional Law and Exploring First Amendment Law,
two other major websites of Professor Linder, are e-casebooks designed
for use primarily by law students.
Professor Linder is co-author of The Happy Lawyer: Making a Good Life in
the Law, a book examining
satisfaction in the legal profession, published in 2010
by Oxford University Press.
Professor Linder is a former
of the Minnesota
Bar and has practiced in the areas of environmental law and
Professor Linder enjoys tennis,
curling, canoeing, hiking, and traveling. He and his wife Cheryl have
Ann and Kari.
Links to WEBSITES
phone: (816)- 235-2375