Professor of Law
A.B., J.D., University of Chicago
LL.M., J.S.D., Columbia University
LL.D., John Marshall
Professor Kelso taught for 27 years at Indiana University School of Law after clerking for Justice Sherman Minton of the Supreme Court of the United States. He joined the McGeorge faculty in 1978. Author of four books and more than 70 articles, Professor Kelso has chaired several committees for the Association of American Law Schools, the American Bar Association, and the Law School Admissions Council. He has been a consultant to more than a dozen ABA law schools on various topics, including the design of facilities, curriculum, and clinical education programs. Professor Kelso served for 22 years as a member of the contracts drafting committee for the multi-state bar examination.
Courses: American Legal History, First Amendment Law