B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1964; LL.B., University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 1967 (With Honors). Casenote Editor, Texas Law Review; Member of Coif.
Covington & Burling, Washington, D.C. Associate Attorney, 1967-69.
Rutgers-Camden Law School, Camden, New Jersey. Assistant Professor of Law, 1969-72; Associate Professor of Law, 1972-74; Professor of Law, 1974-75.
University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina. Professor of Law, 1975-87; Associate Dean and Professor of Law, 1977-79; David W. Robinson Chair Professor of Law, 1987-2002; Acting Legal Writing Director, 1999-2001; Distinguished Professor of Law, 2001-02; Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus, 2002-present.
Primary teaching interests: employment discrimination, labor law, constitutional law, contracts, legal writing, legal drafting, and appellate advocacy.
He is the author of over 35 articles, monographs, and essays on employment discrimination, labor law, constitutional law, contracts, and other topics. His books include:
Compulsory Unionism, the NJLRB, and the Courts - A Legal Analysis of Union Security Agreements (1977) (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania).
Union Violence: The Record and the Response by Courts, Legislaturs and the NRLB (1983) (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania) (with Thieblot).
South Carolina Employers Reference Manual (1983 & 1998) (with Ellzey and others).
Conflicts Between Labor Legislation and Bankruptcy Law (1987) (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania) (with Pulliam).
Legal Drafting in a Nutshell (lst edition,1996; 2nd edition, 2003; 3rd edition (with Kuney) pending).
The Lawyer's Book of Rule for Effective Legal Writing (1997).
The Scrivener: A Primer on Legal Writing (1st edition, 1996; 2d edition, 2000; 3rd edition (with Moise) pending) (articles originally appeared in SOUTH CAROLINA LAWYER, 1989-2000)
Understanding Employment Discrimination (1st edition, 2001; 2nd edition pending).
Legal Drafting: Process, Techniques, and Exercises (1st edition, 2003; 2nd edition (with Kuney) pending).
Contract Law from a Drafting Perspective - An Introduction to Contract Drafting for Law Students (2003).
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