William C. Pryor
Distinguished Professor of Law
B.A., Dartmouth College, 1954; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1959; LL.M., University of Virginia School of Law, 1982.
Judge Pryor, Distinguished Professor of Law and Resident Scholar, teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, and Advanced Criminal Procedure. He began his legal career as an attorney in the Civil Division of the Department of Justice Honors Program and then served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia. He was thereafter an attorney for the Bell Telephone Companies. In 1968, President Johnson appointed him to the District of Columbia Superior Court. He was subsequently appointed to the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and served as its Chief Judge from 1984 to 1988. In 2011, Judge Pryor received the Dr. Paul Phillips Cooke Lifetime Achievement Award. He is currently a Senior Judge on the Court of Appeals.
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