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Andre A. Moenssens
Professor Emeritus of Law
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Professor Moenssens is a professor emeritus of the law school, having served as professor of law from 1973-1995. He is also a professor emeritus at the University of Missouri at Kansas City Law School, where he served from 1996-2002. Professor Moenssens is co-editor in chief of the Wiley Encyclopedia of Forensic Science, and is a member of the editorial board of The Forensic Institute Research Network e-Journal. Prior to pursuing a legal education in the United States, Moessens studied in his home country of Belgium. He was elected "Distinguished Fellow" by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences in 2005, and was the first recipient of the Harold A. Feder Jurisprudence Section Award from the academy in 1998. His many publications include chapters and books on forensic science and scientific evidence in criminal cases.

Bar Admissions
Illinois, 1966
Virginia, 1974
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1966
United States Supreme Court, 1972
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, 1974, 1976
4th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1975
Professional Experience
Visiting Professor of Law (2005-2008)
West Virginia University
Douglas Stripp Professor of Law (1996-2002)
University of Missouri at Kansas
William J. Meyer Jr. Professor of Law (Visiting) (1993-1995)
West Virginia College of Law
Professor of Law (1973-1995)
University of Richmond
Professor of Law (1971-1973)
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Associate Professor of Law (1968-1971)
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Assistant Professor of Law (1967)
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Head Instructor in Identification and Laboratory Director (1960-1968)
Institute of Applied Science, Chicago
Associate Editor (1960-1968)
Fingerprint and Identification Magazine
Education
J.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law 1966
LL.M., Northwestern University 1967
Contact Information
Areas of Expertise
Criminal Law
Advanced Trial Practice
Scientific Evidence