Last updated on: 2/2/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

Robert P. McCulloch, JD Biography

Title:
Prosecuting Attorney for St. Louis County, Missouri
Position:
Pro to the question "Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?"
Reasoning:

“It was an incredibly vile crime to kill children like that. He [Leonard Taylor] earned his four death sentences in this case.”

“Man Gets the Death Penalty for Jennings Quadruple Murder,” St. Louis Post Dispatch, Apr. 17, 2008

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to death penalty issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to death penalty issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Prosecuting Attorney, St. Louis County, Missouri, 1991-present
  • Board Member and Former President, National District Attorneys Association
  • Advisory Board Member, Childrens Advocacy Center
  • Private Law Practice, 1985-1990
  • Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, St. Louis County, Missouri, 1978-1985
Education:
  • JD, St. Louis University Law School, 1977
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Prosecutorial Misconduct a Widespread Problem in Capital Cases?