· Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, FL (from Aug. 2012)
Assistant Professor of Law.
· Rutgers School of Law, Camden, NJ (2008- 2012)
Visiting Assistant Professor. Teaching courses on law and politics, international law, and family law.
· Rutgers University, Camden, NJ (2005-2012 )
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science. Teaching courses in American law and politics and international law.
· University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2004-2005
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science. Teaching courses in American law and politics and international law.
· US Constitutional Law
· Judicial Behavior
· Judicial Selection
· Law and Politics
· Criminal Law/Criminal Procedure
· Family Law
· International/Comparative Law
· Local Government Law
· University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Ph.D. - Political Science 2004
Area of Concentration: Public Law and Jurisprudence
First Minor: Comparative Politics
Second Minor: World Politics
· University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI
Juris Doctor, 2001
Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Associate Editor, 1998-1999,
Contributing Editor, 1999-2000
· Amherst College, Amherst, MA
Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, Political Science and History, May 1996.
TEACHING & SCHOLARSHIP
· Courses Taught:
Comparative Constitutional Law
Judges, Judging and Politics
State and Local Government Law
· Philadelphia Judicial Data Project, June 2012
Serves as a member of the advisory board.
· West Virginia State Legislature, September 2008
Served on a panel of academics and judges who helped the West Virginia Legislature consider alternatives to the state’s current method of judicial selection.
· American Bar Association, 2005-2006
Worked with attorneys and experts in the topic of state courts to design a system for evaluating
State judicial systems, with the aim of helping states improve the functioning of their courts.
Aman McLeod, “Reaching Out: Understanding the Puzzle of Cross-Party Appointments to the Lower Federal Courts.” J. of Pol. & L. (provisionally accepted pending resubmission 2013)
Aman McLeod, “The Party on the Bench: Party Politics and State High Court Appointments.” Justice Syst. J. (forthcoming 2012).
Aman L. McLeod, Changing the Rules of the Game: Deriving New Rules and Practices from Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co. 45 New Eng. L. Rev. 569 (2011).
Aman McLeod, Change from on High? The Possible Implications of Caperton and Citizens United for State Judicial Selection Reform. 56 Wayne L. Rev. 675 (2011).
Aman McLeod, Choosing the Deciders: The Supreme Court Nomination and Confirmation Process in the United States, in The Democratic Dilemma: Reforming the Canadian Supreme Court. (forthcoming Jennifer Smith & Nadia Verrelli eds. 2013).
Aman McLeod, The Port Richmond Industrial Development Enterprise District: A Model for Preserving Urban Industry. 3 Drexel L. Rev.253 (2011).
Aman McLeod, Partisan Elections: The Worst System Except for All of the Others for West Virginia, in The Rule of Law. (Russell Sobel ed. 2008).
Aman McLeod, Bidding for Justice: A New Look at the Effect of Campaign Contributions on Judicial Decision-Making. 85 U. Det. Mercy L. Rev. 385 (2008)
Aman McLeod, Book Review, 38 Publius 745 (2008) (reviewing Joseph F. Zimmerman, Interstate Disputes: The Supreme Court’s Original Jurisdiction (2007)).
Aman McLeod, Article: Elrod v. Burns, in The Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States. (2008).
Aman McLeod, Judicial Selection in the States, in Exploring Judicial Politics. (Mark C. Miller ed., 2008).
Aman McLeod, A Comparison of the Criminal Appellate Decisions of Appointed State Supreme Courts: Insights, Questions, and Implications for Judicial Independence, 34 Fordham Urb. L.J. 343 (2007).
Aman McLeod, If At First You Don’t Succeed:A Critical Evaluation of Judicial Selection Reform Efforts, 107 W.Va.L.Rev. 499 (2005).
Aman McLeod, Amelia Gavin and Ismail White, The Locked Ballot Box: The Impact of State Criminal Disenfranchisement Laws on African-American Voting Behavior and Implications for Reform, 11 Va. J. Soc. Pol’y & L. 66 (2003).