Kenney F.
James E. Rogers Professor Emeritus of Law

Biographical Information

In the early 70's, with Prof. Andy Silverman, started one of the first law school high school teaching programs. Now known as one of the founders of the "law related teaching" movement.

Writer, director, and producer, with Prof. Andy Silverman, of eight legal videos for high school students exploring such topics as drunk driving, domestic violence, drug use, and criminal trials.

Representative Publications

  • A Short and Happy Guide to Being a Lawyer (2012) (co-author, with Paul D. Bennett).
  • Introduction to the Study and Practice of Law in a Nutshell (5th ed. 2008).
  • Trial and Clinical Skills in a Nutshell (4th ed. 2005).
  • Alive and Kicking:  Legal Advice for Boomers (2007) (co-author, with Robert Fleming).
  • If Stephen King Discovers Cujo, Can Judges Discover Law?, 27 Legal Stud. F. 97 (2003).
  • Drunk Driving:  The Party's Over (United Learning 1998) (with Andy Silverman) (videotape).
  • Quibbles, 67 Tex. L. Rev. 1491 (1989).
  • Complete list of publications


Harvard Law School

Fellow, Law and Humanities Program

University of California, Berkeley

Law Review and Order of the Coif


Work Experience

Professor of Law
University of Arizona College of Law
1971 - present
Visiting Professor
USD London Program
Acting Dean
University of Arizona College of Law,
1988 - 1989
Associate Dean
University of Arizona College of Law,
1986 - 1988
Visiting Professor
Visiting Professor
1976 - 1977

Public & Institutional Service

President, Board of Directors, Southern Arizona Legal Aid
1995 - 1998
Executive Board, Tucson AIDS Project
1992 - 1995
Director, Juvenile Teaching Program since 2000
These videos have be seen and discussed by over 400,000 students and are now distributed by the Discovery Channel.