Scott Idleman

Professor of Law
(414) 288-5362
M, W 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Areas of Law:

Areas of Law::

Professional Memberships: 
Illinois Bar
Other Courses Taught: 
Upper-Level Courses: Federal Courts, Federal Indian Law, Law & Religion, Military LawSeminars: Advanced Constitutional Law, Law & Music



Prior to joining the faculty in 1995, Professor Idleman held a teaching fellowship at Stanford Law School and served as clerk to the Honorable Bruce M. Selya of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He teaches constitutional law, law and religion, federal courts, and federal Indian law, and has taught seminars on advanced constitutional law, constitutional extremism, and law and music. Professor Idleman's articles have appeared in the Cornell, Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, Vanderbilt, and Virginia Law Reviews, and most recently he is the author (with the late Boris I. Bittker and Frank S. Ravitch) of Religion and the State in American Law (Cambridge Univ. Press 2015). His areas of scholarly interest include law and religion, federal jurisdiction, federal Indian law, the judicial process, and law and music.


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