Meredith Martin Rountree
Visiting Assistant Professor
Phone: (312) 503-0227
Meredith Martin Rountree teaches and writes on criminal law and the criminal justice system, with particular attention to issues involving mental illness. She teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and a seminar on Law & Society scholarship.
Areas of Expertise
- Criminal Law
- Rights in Detention
- Law of Death and Dying
- Criminal Procedure
- Law and Society
- Criminals Get All The Rights: The Sociolegal Construction of Different Rights to Die in journal of criminal law & criminology (accepted).
- Law and Loss: Notes on the Legal Construction of Pain in 41 american journal of criminal law 133 (2014).
- Volunteers for Execution: Directions for Further Research into Grief, Culpability, and Legal Structures in 82 umkc law review 295 (2014).
- Overlooked Guidelines: Using The Guidelines To Address The Defense Need For Time and Money in 41 hofstra law review 623 (Spring 2013) (with Robert C. Owen).
- “I’ll Make Them Shoot Me”: Accounts of Death Row Prisoners Advocating for Execution in 46 law & society review 589 (2012).
- BA, Yale University
- JD, Georgetown University
- PhD, University of Texas at Austin
Co-Director, Capital Punishment Clinic, University of Texas Law School