Robert P. Mosteller

Associate Professor of Law, 1983-1987, Professor of Law, 1987-2002, Harry R. Chadwick Sr. Professor of Law, 2002-2009


Robert Mosteller began his teaching career in 1983 after working with the District of Columbia Public Defender Service for seven years. He taught classes on criminal law, trial advocacy, evidence, and criminal procedure.  Mosteller co-authored Problems in Evidence, McCormick on Evidence, North Carolina Evidentiary Foundations, and Cases and Materials on Evidence.  He served as Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs of the Law School from 1989 to 1991, and was the chair of Duke University’s Academic Council from 1998 to 2000.  In 2002 Mosteller became the Harry R. Chadwick, Sr. Professor of Law.  He became a board member of the Center for Death Penalty Litigation in 2003.

Mosteller completed a BA at UNC-Chapel Hill in 1970.  In 1975 he completed both a JD at Yale and a Masters in Public Policy at Harvard.  Before joining the  D.C. Public Defender Service he clerked for Judge J. Braxton Carven, Jr of the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.  In 2009 he joined the faculty at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law.

Sources:

Duke University, School of Law, Bulletin of Duke University School of Law [serial]

2014-2015 AALS Directory of Law Teachers 888

Courses Taught

Criminal Law

Evidence

Civil and Criminal Trial Practice

Clinical Seminar in Criminal Litigation

Criminal Trial Practice

Criminal Litigation (Clinical Course)

Criminal Trial Practice (Clinical Course)

Criminal Procedure: Police

Advanced Evidence Topics Related to the Presentation of Testimony by Children (Seminar)

Death Penalty Clinic (Clinical Course)

Advance Evidence: Children as Victims and Witnesses in Trial Process (Seminar)