Timothy P. O'Neill
Edward T. and Noble W. Lee Chair in Constitutional Law
The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
S Chicago, Illinois 60604
AB, Harvard University
JD, University of Michigan Law School
Column: Criminal Procedure (CDLB)
Timothy O'Neill teaches and writes in the areas of criminal law and criminal procedure. His scholarship has been cited in more than 50 federal and state appellate court decisions. In 2006, Chicago Lawyer magazine included him on its list of "10 of the Best Law Professors in Illinois."
Professor O'Neill is a regular commentator on state and national legal affairs. His Op-Ed articles have appeared in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and CNN.com. He has provided commentary for articles appearing in the New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and Chicago Sun-Times. He has been interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered.
For 20 years he has published a monthly column on criminal law in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. For this work, the Chicago Bar Association in 2012 presented him with its Herman Kogan Meritorious Achievement Award in the category of print journalism. The Chicago Society of Professional Journalists also named him a Finalist for the 2010 Peter Lisagor Award for Exemplary Journalism in the area of Commentary.
Escape From Freedom: Why the Illinois Supreme Court's "Limited Lockstep" Doctrine Betrays Our System of Federalism, 47 J. Marshall L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2014)
Harlan On My Mind: Chief Justice Roberts and the Affordable Care Act, 3 Cal. L. Rev. Circ. 170 (2013)
The Pre-Appointment Experience of Supreme Court Justices: Response to Professor Barton, 64 Fla. L. Rev. F. 29 (2012)
Law and the Argumentative Theory, 90 Or. L. Rev. 837 (2012)
New Law, Old Cases, Fair Outcomes: Why the Illinois Supreme Court Must Overrule People v. Flowers, 43 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 727 (2012)
Constitutional Argument as Jeremiad, 45 Val. U. L. Rev. 33 (2010)
Illinois Courts and the Law of Miranda Waivers: A Policy Worth Preserving, 30 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 429 (2010)
Mirror Neurons, the New Neuroscience, and the Law: Some Preliminary Observations, 39 Sw. L. Rev. 499 (2010)
Vagrants in Volvos: Ending Pretextual Traffic Stops and Consent Searches of Vehicles in Illinois, 40 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 745 (2009)
Speaker: The John Marshall Law School Faculty Works in Progress Series (CLE), "Escape from Freedom: Why the Illinois Supreme Court's 'Limited Lockstep' Doctrine Betrays Our System of Federalism," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (April 2014)
Speaker: The John Marshall Law School Faculty Works in Progress Series (CLE), "Law and 'The Argumentative Theory'," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (February 2013)
Speaker: The John Marshall Law School Faculty Works in Progress Series (CLE), "Harlan on My Mind: Chief Justice Roberts and the Affordable Care Act," The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL (October 2012)
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