May 1, 2012


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Oberlin College, 1955,  B.A. Economics
University of Michigan Law School, 1962,  J.D.
Institute of Comparative Law, Luxembourg, 1963
Hague Academy of International Law, Netherlands, 1963
Advocacy Institute, United States Department of Justice, 1976
Middlebury College, Intensive German, Summer 1999
Encuentros, Cuernavaca, Mexico, Intensive Spanish, 2007
Columbus State University, Beginning Italian, 2008
Foreign Institute, Florence, Italy, Spring 2010

J.P. Morgan, Inc. 1955
Corning Glass Works, 1955-1956
United States Air Force, 1956-1959
Dansk Esso, Copenhagen, 1959
Private Law Practice, 1963-1969; 1994-1996 (State and Federal Public Defender); 1997-2010
Trustee and Executive Director, Center of Law Enforcement and Correctional Justice, 1971-Present (Tax-Exempt Foundation)
Trustee and Executive Director, Center for Academic Integrity,1994-Present (Tax-Exempt
Trustee, Center for Academic Research in Germany, 1999-Present (Tax-Exempt Foundation)
Associate Dean, Capital University Law School, 1969-1971
Associate Professor, Capital University Law School, 1969-1975
Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of Ohio, 1976-1978, (Sabbatical)
Professor, Capital University Law School, 1975-1996
Professor Emeritus, Capital University Law School, 1996
Professor of Law, Concordia International University, Tallinn, Estonia, 1996-1997
Director, Capital in Copenhagen Project, 1984, 1986
Visiting Professor, University of Warsaw, Poland, 1990, 2003-2004
Visiting Professor, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, Summer, 1992 - 1998;
            Winter 2000
Visiting Professor, International University of Germany, Bruchsal, Germany, Winter-Spring 2000
Visiting Professor, American University in Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia, Fall 2001
Arbitrator, 1978-present
Panel Member, National Coal Arbitration Board. 1994-2004
Chairman of the Board of Trustees, American Faculty in Belarus, 1998-1999
Yavitch & Palmer, LPA, of Counsel, 1997-Present
Fulbright Scholar, University of Stockholm, Sweden, 1962-1963
Fulbright Professor, University of Warsaw, Poland, 2003-2004
Fulbright Scholar, Estonia, Summer, 2004
Adjunct Professor, Ohio Dominican University, M.B.A. Program, 2005-2008
Adjunct Professor, Columbia Southern University, 2011-2012
American Counsel, International University of Germany, 1999-2000
American Counsel, International Commercial Court for Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration, 2010-Present

Hearing Officer, Ohio Civil Rights Commission, 1965-1972
Executive Secretary, Ohio-Parana Committee of the Partners of the Alliance, 1966-1968;
Delegate, State of Ohio to the Third International Conference of the Partners of the Alliance,
            Lima, Peru, 1968
Elected Member, United Community Council, 1969-1978
Chairman, Law and Poverty Committee, Columbus Bar Association, 1969-1971
Chairman, Crime Control Committee, Columbus Bar Association, 1971-1973
Chairman, Criminal Law Committee, Columbus, Bar Association 1980-1981
Chairman, Committee on Corrections, Ohio State Bar Association, 1971-1976
Chairman, Subcommittee on Equal Employment Opportunity, Ohio State Bar Association, 1970-1971
Chairman, Subcommittee on Technical Surveillance, American Bar Association, 1983-1984
Member, Committee on Corrections and Rehabilitation, American Bar Association, 1972-1975; Vice-Chairman 1979-1980
Member, American Bar Association-American Correctional Association Task Force on
            Corrections, 1979
Trustee, Ohio Council for the Administration of Justice, 1972-1976
Member, Select Committee on Rules of Evidence, Ohio State Bar Association, 1982-1988
Special Counsel, City Attorney, Columbus, Ohio, 1971-1976
Special Counsel, Franklin County Ohio Prosecutor, 1978-1985
Member of Labor Panel, American Arbitration Association and Federal Mediation and
            Conciliation Service
Member, Regional Planning Unit of the Columbus-Franklin County Criminal Justice Supervisory Council, 1971-1974
Member, National Evaluation Team, American Bar Association Back-Up Center on Correctional
            Law, 1973
Reporter, State of Ohio, American Bar Association Project on Minimum Standards for Criminal Justice, 1973-1976
Coordinator, Basics Program for Ohio, American Bar Association Project, 1975
Chairman, Committee on Vital Issues in Criminal Justice, Criminal Law Section, American Bar
            Association, 1977
Assistant Football Coach, Big Walnut High School, Sunbury, Ohio, 1988-1990
Substitute Teacher, 2000-2003 (Big Walnut, New Albany, Olentangy, Westerville)
Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Fellow, Ohio State Bar Foundation


Numerous Speaking Engagements in the Area of Criminal Justice, International Law and Labor Law, in South America and Europe, 1964-1997
Lecturer, Ohio Legal Institute, Annual Survey of Criminal Law, 1973 Lecturer, Ohio Judicial Conference, Sentencing, 1973
Lecturer, Ohio Legal Institute, Evidence, 1978,1979,1982,1983,1988,1989
Lecturer, Ohio Common Pleas Judges Association, Evidence, 1989,1992
Lecturer, American Correctional Association, Recent Decisions in Correctional Law, 1974, 1975,             1976, 1979
Lecturer, University of Parana, Brazil, 1975
Lecturer, Xavier University, Graduate School of Corrections, 1973-1985
Lecturer, National College of District Attorneys, 1977
Lecturer, Center for Criminal Justice, Case Western Reserve University, 1978-1985, 1991
Lecturer, F.B.I. Academy, Quantico, Virginia 1977-1982
Lecturer, Sam Houston State University, 1980
Lecturer, Law Faculty, University of Oslo, Norway, 1982
Lecturer, Law Faculty, University of Stockholm, Sweden, 1982
Lecturer, Law Faculty, University of Rotterdam, Holland, 1982
Lecturer, Law Faculty, University of Budapest, Hungary, 1985
Lecturer, Law Faculty, University of Warsaw, Poland, 1985, 1986, 1989
Lecturer, Law Faculty, University of Lublin, Poland, 1990
Lecturer, Law Faculty, Jagellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 1990
Lecturer, American University of Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, 1994
Lecturer, International University of Germany, 1999
Dinner Speaker, numerous civic groups, 1968 to present


Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, 1971-1977, 1979
Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police, 1971-1985
Maine Department of Corrections, 1975
Michigan Department of Corrections, 1974-1975
Franklin County Sheriff, Jail Standards, 1981
Ohio Operating Engineers Pension, Apprenticeship, and Education and Safety Trust Funds,
Sheet Metal Workers Pension, Health and Welfare, and Apprenticeship Trust Funds, 1963-1976
City Attorney, Columbus, Ohio; Night Prosecutor's Program (Founder of Program, designated by LEAA as an Exemplary Project), 1971-1976 National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, LEAA, United States Department of Justice, Night Prosecutor's Program Replication Project, 1974-1975
Office of the Inspector General, United States Department of Labor, 1979
Office of the Inspector General, United States Department of Health and Human Services, 1979
FBI Training Academy, Quantico, Virginia, 1978-1984
U.S. Dept. of Justice, Strike Force Field Offices, 1981-1983
Swedish Government, Data Systems and Rights of Privacy, 1982
Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney, 1983
Ministry of Justice, Poland, 1988, 1989, 1993
Open Society Estonia, 1997


Pitfalls in Public Contracting, Labor Relations, 1964
Textbook for Welfare, Pension Trustees and Administrators, Volume 9, Section on Trustee and Social Responsibilities, 1967
Water Pollution, Ohio Contractor, September 1965
Employers and Fringe Benefits, The Ohio Bar, June, 1966
Constitutional Rights of Prisoners, 1973; 2nd Edition, 1980; 3d Edition, 1985; 4th Edition, 1990, Supplement, 1992; Japanese Edition, 1992; 5th Edition, 1996, 6th Edition, 1999; Japanese Edition, 2000, 7th Edition, 2002, 8th Edition, 2006, 9th Edition 2010
Ohio Courtroom Evidence, 1980; 2nd Edition 1988, Supplements 1989-1994, 3rd Edition, 1995, Supplement 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999,2000, 2002
Ohio Post Conviction Manual, 1973
Para-Professionals in Law Enforcement, The Police Chief, 1973
Night Prosecutor's Manual, 1974
Pre-Trial Diversion, Federal Probation, 1974
Night Prosecutor's Program, Judicature, 1975
Ohio Review of ABA and NAC Standards of Criminal Justice, 2 Vols., 1976 Reporter, State of Ohio, American Bar Association Project on Minimum Standards for Criminal Justice, 1973-1976
Co-Reporter, Legal Status of Prisoners, American Bar Association Standards on Criminal Justice, 1980
Summary of Correctional Law, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, 1976-1987
Prison Industries, Ohio General Assembly, 1979
Ohio Evidence Review, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, 1980-1989
Ohio Criminal Law Review, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, 1983-1989
Ohio and Federal Rules of Evidence Desk Manual, 1984-1994
The U.S. Sentencing Guidelines (Chapter on Inmate Litigation Trends and Constitutional Issues),  1989
Introduction to Criminal Procedure in the Socialist Countries of Eastern Europe [with Dr. Gajewska-Kraczkowska of the University of Warsaw], Warsaw Press, 1991
Poland's New Code of Criminal Procedure, 1991-1993
An American Critically Looks at the Proposed Code of Polish Criminal Procedure [in Polish], Standardy praw czlowieka a polskie prawo karne, Instytut Nauk Prawnych Pan, Warsaw, 1996


Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police Award, 1972
Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 1977-Present [Life Member 1987]
Special Commendation from FBI Director Webster, 1978
Special Recognition Award, National Association for Dispute Resolution, 1979 [Shared award with President Carter]
Ritter Award, Night Prosecutor's Program, Ohio Bar Foundation, 1983
Guest of Russian Leadership, Kremlin, 1987
Special Award, Association International de Droit Penal, Siracusa, Italy, 1991


Administrative Law                                                   
Antitrust Law
Business Law
Comparative Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law and Procedure
European Union Law
International Business Law and Transactions
Labor law
Trial Advocacy


English            [Native]
Swedish          [Good]
Danish             [Good]
French             [Good]
German           [Good]
Italian              [Fair]
Norwegian      [Fair]
Spanish            [Passable]
Polish              [Poor]
Russian            [Poor]