SCHERR - Albert E. Scherr

Prof. Albert E. Scherr

Professor of Law & Chair, International Criminal Law and Justice Programs Faculty Director, Online Learning Initiatives
B.A., Yale University
J.D., Vermont Law School

Biography

Updated: July 1, 2014

 

Articles

  • Genetic Privacy and the Fourth Amendment: Surrepitious Harvesting of Out-of-Body DNA __ Ga. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming)
  • The Russian Oral Tradition & Legal Pedagogy, in volume on Russian and American legal pedagogy published in Russian for Russian law schools, 2005.
  • A Rule-of-Law Project Meets “Arbitrary & Capricious” Obstacles in Vologda, Russia, 44 NH Bar Journal 19-24 (2003) (with C. Frierson).
  • Overcoming Trial Technophobia, Law Technology News (2000).

Other

  • Do You Know Where You DNA Is? Genetics, Privacy & The Constitution, University Lecture Series (Stephen F. Austin Univ., Nacogdoches, Tex. Mar. 2006).
  • The Wisdom of Uncertainty: Lessons from DNA Exonerations, (Wofford College, Spartanburg, S.C., Feb. 2006).
  • The Business of Genetics: DNA Labs, Drug Companies & Mission-Oriented Science, (Notre Dame de Namur Univ., Belmont, Cal., Nov. 2005).
  • Intelligent Design in Public Schools (Moderator & organizer, panel discussion, sponsored by NH ACLU, Concord, N.H., Oct. 2005).
  • CSI It Ain’t: Forensic DNA Laboratories (Sacred Heart Univ., Fairfield, Conn., Oct. 2005).
  • Forensic DNA Labs: Mastery or Magic? (Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Ind., Apr. 2005).
  • Do You Know Where Your DNA Is? (Westminister College, New Wilmington, Pa., Mar. 2005).
  • Terrorism & Civil Liberties (Moderator, panel discussion, sponsored by Franklin Pierce Law Center, the World Affairs Council  & the NH  Humanities Council, Nov. 2004).
  • Experts & Evidence (Moderator of federal & state judges’ panel, NH Trial Lawyers Ass'n, Bedford, N.H., March 2003).
  • Forensic DNA Evidence: Mastery or Magic? (Wofford College, Spartanburg, S.C., Feb. 2004).
  • What’s Your DNA Been Doing? (Univ. of Portland, Portland, Or., Nov. 2003).
  • The Criminal Mind (interactive panel discussion, New England Crime Bake, sponsored by the Mystery Writers of America, N.E. Chapter, Wellesley, Mass., Nov. 2003).
  • Liars & The Lies They Tell (NH Ass'n of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Manchester, N.H., Oct. 2003).
  • The Anglo-American Institution of Jury Trials  (an Int'l. Colloquium, “La Justice Morocaine: Institutions et Fonctions,” Hassan II University, Casablanca, Morocco, June 2003).
  • Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Evidence (NH Ass'n of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Manchester, N.H., Oct. 2002).
  • The American Jury System & Judicial Bias: The Role of Juries, Judges & Lawyers (Vologda State Pedagogical Institute, law department, Vologda, Russ., June 2002).
  • Jury Selection & Composition in the American Jury System (Vologda State Pedagogical Institute, law department, Vologda, Russ., June 2002).
  • Genetic Identity:  Rhetoric or Reality? (Wofford College, Spartanburg, S.C., Feb. 2002).
  • Jury Trials in an Adversarial System (Vologda State Pedagogical Institute, law department, Vologda, Russ., May 2001).
  • Evidence in an Adversarial System (Vologda State Pedagogical Institute, law department, Vologda, Russ., May 2001).
  • Scientific Evidence in an Adversarial System (Vologda State Pedagogical Institute, law department, Vologda, Russ., May 2001).
  • Pedagogy at an American Law School (Vologda State Pedagogical Institute students and faculty, law department, Vologda, Russ., May 2001).
  • The New Genetics & Probate Courts (Vermont probate judges, Burlington, Vt., Feb. 2001).
  • Teaching the Teaching of ELSI Issues:  A Progress Report (co-presentation at “A Decade of ELSI Research:  A Celebration of the First Ten Years of the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) Program” conference, Washington, D.C., Jan. 2001).
  • Evidence Workshop (NH Trial Lawyers Ass'n, Bedford, NH (Nov. 2000).
  • The Senate Impeachment Trial: A Journalist's Survival Kit (Franklin Pierce Law Center the NH Bar Ass'n, 2000).*
  • Law, Genetics & Public Health (New Eng. Public Health Ass'n, 2000).*
  • Forensic DNA Analysis & STRs: The New Technology (NH Public Defender Program, 2000).*
  • Genetic Discrimination: Legal Issues (Neb. State Legislators, 2000).*
  • Genetics, Schools & The Law (Univ. of Neb., 2000).*

*Copy of presentation is on file with the author.