David Kader

Visiting Professor of Law


David Kader is a Professor of Law at the Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, with law degrees from University of Washington (Seattle) and the University of London, England.  Professor Kader joined the ASU faculty in 1979, where he served as Associate Dean, and has also taught at the University of Iowa, Syracuse University, Warwick and Southampton Universities in England, Wuhan University in China; and has enjoyed summer appointments at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, Seattle University School of Law, at Cambridge University (St. Catherine's College), England (as part of the abroad program of the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies) and at Sarajevo University in Bosnia/Herzegovina.  He has been a Visiting Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London, England; as well as a member of the Silberman Seminar for Faculty at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

Professor Kader teaches Torts, Criminal Procedure, Religion & the Constitution, and State Constitutional Law.  A recent major publication is his book (edited with M. Stanford), POERTY OF THE LAW:  FROM CHAUCER TO THE PRESENT (Univ. of Iowa Press, 2010).

Curriculum Vitae


  • B.A., California State University, Fresno, 1969
  • J.D., University of Washington, 1972
  • LL.M., University of London, 1974


  • Criminal Procedure
  • Torts
  • Religion and the Constitution
  • State Constitutional Law