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Walter J. Kendall III

Walter J. Kendall III

The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.987.2377

BA, Brooklyn College
JD, St. John's University


During law school, Walter Kendall was an associate editor of the St. John's Law Review and The Catholic Lawyer. After graduation, he served as a trial attorney at the Federal Power Commission, as house counsel at Baxter Laboratories, and as assistant to the director of the Illinois Department of Public Aid.

He is an advisor to many community and citizen groups, notably serving as co-counsel for the National Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice in Fox v. Tyson Foods. He has served as chair of Access Living, an advocacy group for people with disabilities, and as co-chair of Illinois Peace Action. Currently, he is on the boards of those organizations as well as Illinois Citizen Action and the Illinois Chapter of the American Association of University Professors. Professor Kendall is past chair of the ISBA's Administrative Law Section Council, and he has served as an arbitrator for the National Futures Association.

Professor Kendall has lectured at universities in Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, and Taipei. He has been elected to his local school board and as a committeeman of the Cook County Democratic Party.

Professor Kendall joined the faculty in 1975. He teaches Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Economics and the Law, Public International Law, and Regulation of Business.

Full Curriculum Vitae


Book Review: The Persistent Advocate and the Use of Force: The Impact of the United States Upon the Jus Ad Bellus in the Post-Cold War Era, 21 Law and Politics Book Review 364 (2011)

Book Review: Legality, H-Law H-Net Reviews (December 2011)

Book Review: The Dark Side: The Inside of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals and Torture Team; Rumsfeld's Memo & The Betrayal of American Values, 34 Peace and Change 375 (2009)

Book Review: Knock on Any Door, Law and Politics Book Review, Vol. 18, No. 4 (2008)

Book Review: Law and Disorder in the Postcolony, African Studies Quarterly, Vol. 10, Fall 2008

Book Review: War and the Law of Nations: A General History, Law and Politics Book Review, Vol. 18, No. 12 (2008)

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