Last updated on: 8/3/2012 | Author: ProCon.org

David C. Baldus, LLM Biography

Title:
Late Joseph B. Tye Professor of Law at the University of Iowa Law School
Position:
Con to the question "Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?"
Reasoning:

“[R]epeal of capital punishment is the only feasible way of eradicating the arbitrariness.”

“First Death Penalty Hearing Held,” Baltimore Sun, July 29, 2008

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Joseph B. Tye Professor, University of Iowa Law School, 1983-present
  • Professor and Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Legal Studies, Syracuse University College of Law, 1981-1982
  • Director, Law and Social Sciences Program, National Science Foundation, 1975-1976
  • Professor, University of Iowa Law School, 1972-1983
  • Associate Professor, University of Iowa Law School, 1969-1971
  • Delegate, Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention, 1967-1968
  • General Law Practice, 1964-1968
Education:
  • LLM, Yale Law School, 1969
  • JD, Yale Law School, 1964
  • MA, University of Pittsburgh, 1962
  • BA, Dartmouth College, 1957
Other:
  • Died June 13, 2011 in Iowa City, Iowa
Quoted in:
  1. Does a Person's Race Affect the Likelihood of Receiving the Death Penalty?