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Ronald Charles Griffin, American law educator. Bar: District of Columbia 1970, United States Supreme Court 1973, Kansas 1986. Named William O. Douglas Outstanding Professor of Year, 1985-1986, 1994-1995; fellow, Parker School Foreign and Comparative Law, Columbia University, 1981; Rockefeller Foundation grantee, Howard University, 1965-1968, RCG, Kilne Sabbatical Research grantee, Japan, 1985.

Background

Griffin, Ronald Charles was born on August 17, 1943 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Roy John and Gwendolyn (Points) Griffin.

Education

Hampton Institute (Bachelor of Science, 1965). Howard University (Juris Doctor, 1968). University of Virginia (Master of Laws, 1974).

Career

Bar: District of Columbia 1970, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973. Assistant Corporate Counsel Government of District of Columbia, 1970. Assistant professor law U. Oregon, 1974-1978.

Associate professor of law Washburn U., Topeka, 1978-1981, professor, since 1981. Visiting professor U. Notre Dame, 1981-1982. Visiting scholar Faculty of Law Queen's U., Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1988.

Director Council on Legal Ednl. Opportunity, Summer Institute, Great Plains Region, 1983. Grievance examiner Midwest region Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1984-1985.

Arbitrator consumer protection complaints Northeast Kansas Better Business Bureau, 1989^. Commissioner Continuing Legal Education Common for Kansas, 1989-1995. Captain Judge Advocate General Corps, United States Army, 1970-1974.

Named William O. Douglas Outstanding Professor of Year 1985-1986, 94-95. Rockefeller Foundation grantee Howard U., 1965-1968. Fellow Parker School Foreign and Comparative Law, Columbia University, summer 1981.

Kline sabbatical research and study, Japan, 1985.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1970, United States Supreme Court 1973, Kansas 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to legal journals.

Membership

Chairman, board directors Brown Foundation, 1996—1999, Midwest People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, 2003—2005. Delegate People to People Ambassador Progressive, Global Climate Change & Environmental Science in People's Republic of China, 2007. Member of American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar, Center States Law School Association (president-elect 1987, president 1987-1988), Kansas Bar, Phi Beta Delta, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Vicky Tredway, November 26, 1967. Children: David Ronald, Jason Roy, Meg Carrington.

father:
Roy John Griffin

mother:
Gwendolyn (Points) Griffin

spouse:
Vicky Tredway

child:
David Ronald Griffin

child:
Jason Roy Griffin

child:
Meg Carrington Griffin