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Dr. John Friedl
Professor Emeritus
Political Science & Public Service
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1971; J.D., The University of Michigan, 1985


  • Constitutional Law
  • First Amendment
  • Education Law
  • Business Law  

Research Interests

  • Legal issues in higher education
  • Constitutional law

Sample Publications

  1. The Influence of the Gender and Race of the Judge and the Type of Discrimination Charge on Court Case Outcomes. International Journal of Law and Management, 2013.
  2. Grading Standards and Student Performance in Community College and University Courses. College Student Journal, 2012.
  3. U.S. Employment Discrimination Cases: Does Race/Gender Matter? Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 2010.
  4. The 2008 Amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act: Implications for Student Affairs Practitioners. Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2010.

Professional Awards and Memberships

  • University of Tennessee National Alumni Association Teacher of the Year, 2007-2008
  • Admitted to the Michigan Bar, 1986
  • Admitted to practice: U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit