Professor Stinneford teaches and writes about legal ethics, criminal law, criminal procedure, and constitutional law. His work has been cited by the United States Supreme Court, several state supreme courts and federal courts of appeal, and numerous scholars. It has published in numerous scholarly journals including the Georgetown Law Journal, the Northwestern University Law Review, the Virginia Law Review, the Notre Dame Law Review, and the William & Mary Law Review. The Stanford-Yale Junior faculty forum selected one of his articles as the best paper in the category of Constitutional History, and the AALS Criminal Justice Section named another article as the best paper in its Junior Scholars Paper Competition. In the fall of 2015, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Georgetown Law Center, Center for the Constitution.
Before joining the Florida faculty in 2009, Stinneford clerked for the Hon. James Moran of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, served as an Assistant United States Attorney, and practiced law with Winston & Strawn in Chicago. Stinneford teaches first-year courses in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law, and upper-level courses in Professional Responsibility, Criminal Procedure, Federal Criminal Law, Law & Literature, and White Collar Crime.
Cruel and New: Why Supermax, Lethal Injection, and Mass Incarceration Violate the Original Meaning of the Eighth Amendment (but the Firing Squad Doesn't)
Georgetown Student ChapterGeorgetown Law
600 New Jersey Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001
Don't Make a Federal Case Out of It! Federalism, Subsidiarity, and Federal Prosecution of Street Crime.
St. Thomas-MN Student ChapterUniversity of St. Thomas School of Law (Minneapolis)
1101 Harmon Pl, Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Michigan State Student ChapterMichigan State University College of Law, Room 345
648 N Shaw Ln
East Lansing, MI 48824
Indiana-Indianapolis Student ChapterIndiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
530 West New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Toledo Student ChapterThe University of Toledo College of Law
1825 West Rocket Drive
Toledo, OH 43606
Short video featuring John Stinneford
In 2014, Russell Bucklew asserted that the lethal injection protocol in Missouri was cruel and...
2016 Annual Florida Chapters Conference
In recent years there has been a debate across the ideological spectrum about the reach...
Short video featuring John Stinneford explaining the jury selection process
University of Florida law professor John Stinneford explains the jury selection process, including the Batson...
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October 5th will mark the first day of the 2015 Supreme Court term. Thus far,...
SCOTUScast 5-7-15 featuring John Stinneford
On April 29, 2015, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Glossip v. Gross. This...