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Samuel V. Jones

Samuel V. Jones

Professor
The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.427.2737 ext. 866
Email: 7jones@jmls.edu

BGS in Philosophy, Chaminade University of Honolulu
JD, cum laude, Texas Southern University Thurgood
Marshall School of Law
LLM, Columbia University Law School

Scholarship | Presentations

Professor Jones holds a JD cum laude from Texas Southern University, and an LLM, with recognition, from Columbia University Law School. He was an associate with the Dallas office of Hughes & Luce, LLP (now known as K & L Gates), one of the nation's largest law firms, for several years. Thereafter, he served as Senior Counsel in the Commercial Law group at AT&T Corp and later as Corporate Counsel for Labor and Employment for Blockbuster, Inc.

Professor Jones is also a former U.S. judge advocate (MAJ, USAR (Ret.)) and former rifleman/scout (SGT, U.S. Marines). He has received numerous military awards and honors, including, but not limited to assignment to U.S. Army Reserve Special Operation unit and receiving two U.S. Army Achievement Medals for his selection as distinguished instructor and distinguished honor graduate. He was also awarded the Navy Meritorious Unit Citation for his actions as a Marine rifleman in the Navy SEAL counterterrorism program known as Red Cell. He is a graduate of numerous military schools, including the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's School; the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School; the U.S. Army Military Police School; the U.S. Marines Platoon Leaders Course, Quantico; U.S. Marines Noncommissioned Officers Leadership Course; and the U.S. Marines School of Infantry, Camp Pendleton.

Professor Jones's scholarship has focused primarily on ethics and criminal law, with an emphasis on "just war" doctrine and moral philosophy. He is the former Special Advisor to the Chair, Illinois Judicial Council; the recipient of the 2010 Illinois Judicial Council Chairperson's Award; the 2010 Cook County Bar Association Presidential Award; and the 2010 John Marshall Law School Scholarly Achievement Award. Professor Jones was selected by the Illinois Supreme Court to serve as Guest Faculty at its 2012 Judicial Education Conference, a required training session for all Illinois state judges.

Professor Jones joined the faculty in 2007 and became a member of its tenured faculty in 2011. He teaches Contracts, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Criminal Law, Professional Responsibility, and Employment Law.

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Scholarship

Men and Boys and the Ethical Demand for Social Justice, __ Wash. & Lee J. Civil Rts. & Soc. Just. __ (forthcoming 2013)

The Invisible Woman: Examining Symmetry between Conceptions about Femininity and the Global Dominance of the Female Human Trafficker,__ Alb. Gov’t. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2013)

Technology and the Judiciary: Conduct, Ethics, and Professionalism, Illinois Judicial Education Conference Manual (2012)

Human Trafficking Victim Identification: Should Consent Matter? 45 Indiana L. Rev. 488 (2012)

Judges, Friends, and Facebook: The Ethics of Prohibition, 24 Georgetown J. Legal Ethics 281 (2011)

The Invisible Man: The Conscious Neglect of Men and Boys in the War on Human Trafficking, 2010 Utah L. Rev. 1148 (2010)

The Ethics of Letting Civilians Die in Afghanistan: Resolving the False Dichotomy between Hobbesian and Kantian Rescue Paradigms, 59 DePaul L. Rev. 899 (2010)

The Moral Plausibility of Contract: Using the Covenant of Good Faith to Prevent Resident Physician Fatigue-Related Medical Errors, 48 U. Louisville L. Rev. 265 (2009)

Darfur, the Authority of Law, and Unilateral Humanitarian Intervention, 39 U. Toledo L. Rev. 97 (2007)

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Presentations

Speaker: National Bar Association Annual Judicial Conference, "Social Media, Ethics & the Judiciary," Las Vegas, Nevada (June 2012)

National Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference and Workshop, Pepperdine Law School (June 2012)

Speaker: Illinois Judicial Education Conference, "Social Media, Ethics & the Judiciary," Chicago, Illinois (April 2012)

Speaker: "Social Media, Ethics & the Judiciary," The University Club, Chicago, Illinois (March 2012)

Speaker: Illinois Judicial Education Conference, "Social Media, Ethics & the Judiciary," Chicago, Illinois (January 2012)

Presenter: "Psychological & Cultural Barriers to Negotiating Contractual Disputes," Masaryk University Faculty of Law, Czech Republic (October 2011)

Presenter: "Race, Profiling & Counterterrorism," Lincoln College, Oxford University, UK (April 2011)

Presenter: Multidimensional Masculinities and Law Colloquium, "The Invisible Man: The Conscious Neglect of Men and Boys in the War on Human Trafficking," University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Law (February 2011)

Presenter: "Judges, Friends, and Facebook: The Ethics of Prohibition," Masaryk University Faculty of Law, Czech Republic (October 2010)

Presenter: Third National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, "Judges, Friends, and Facebook: The Ethics of Prohibition," Seton Hall University School of Law (September 2010)

Presenter: 19th Annual Midwest People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, "Human Trafficking: The 'Invisible Man' Problem" (April 2010)

Speaker: National Bar Association Mid-Winter Judicial Conference, "Judges, Friends, and Facebook: The Ethics of Judicial Use of Electronic Social Networking" (January 2010)

Speaker: Illinois Judicial Council Road to the Robes Judicial Conference, "The Ethics of Judicial Campaigning," DePaul Law School (October 2009)

Presenter: Central States Law Schools Association Legal Scholarship Conference, "The Ethics of Letting Civilians Die in Afghanistan: Resolving the False Dichotomy between Hobbesian and Kantian Paradigms for Deciding Rescue Duties during War," Capital University Law School (October 2009)

Presenter: Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Denver Colorado (2009)

Presenter: Midwest People of Color Conference, Iowa College of Law (March 2009)

Speaker: National Bar Association, Mid-Winter Judicial Conference, "Combating Human Trafficking: What Law Must Say About Moral Autonomy" (January 2009)

Panelist: "The Rule of Law & The Global War on Terrorism: Detainees, Interrogations, and Military Commissions," Washburn University School of Law (November 2008)

Commentator: Northeast People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, Boston University School of Law (September 2008)

Presenter: Southeast Association of Law Schools Legal Scholarship Conference, "Sleep Deprivation and the Good Faith Performance of Medical Residency Agreements: Grasping the Moral Limits of Consent" (July 2008)

Presenter: "The International and United States Response to the Crisis in Darfur," Illinois State Bar Association (May 2008)

Speaker: National Bar Association Mid-Winter Judicial Conference, "Cyberterrorism, Electronic Surveillance and the Patriot Act" (January 2008)

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