Associate Dean, Student and Minority Affairs
Associate Professor of Law, 2003
Admitted to practice in Virginia, New York, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
B.A., Norfolk State University, 1975
J.D., University of Virginia, 1978
Teaches: Trial Advocacy, Immigration Law, Interviewing and Counseling and Criminal Law
Professor Lewis recently retired as a colonel in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps after 25 years of distinguished service. Prior to retiring, he was Deputy Commandant and Director of Academics at the Judge Advocate General's School in Charlottesville, VA.
Professor Lewis also served as Chief Circuit Judge, Far East Circuit, South Korea; Staff Judge Advocate, 21st Theater Support Command, Germany; Command Judge Advocate, U.S. Total Army Personnel Command, Alexandria, VA; Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, Fort Bliss, TX; Officer in Charge, Augsburg Legal Center, VII Corps, Germany; Professor of Law, Criminal Law Department, Judge Advocate General's School, Charlottesville, VA; Assistant Staff Judge, 8th U.S. Army, South Korea; Chief of Civil Law, 2nd Infantry Division, South Korea; and Assistant Staff Judge Advocate, Fort Dix, NJ.
He has published articles on Army Rules of Professional Conduct, Ensuring Military Justice, and Confidentiality and the AWOL Client. Among other awards, Professor Lewis is recipient of the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, and Army Commendation Medal.
R. Killam Jr. Chair of Criminal Law, 2006
Admitted to practice in Connecticut.
B.S., Boston University, 1961
J.D., Boston University, 1963
LL.M., Harvard University, 1964
Teaches: Criminal Law, Constitutional Law.
As the first professor to hold the Texas Tech School of Law’s new Judge George R. Killam Jr. Chair of Criminal Law, Loewy will initiate a series of annual symposiums in the area of criminal law or criminal procedure. His first two-day symposium will begin April 5 and include participation of 12 panelists with national reputations in criminal law and procedure.
In addition to his work on the annual symposiums, Loewy will teach a Supreme Court seminar and also courses in criminal law, criminal procedure, and the first amendment. In each course he will use a casebook that he has edited.
Loewy recently joined the Texas Tech School of Law faculty after having taught for 38 years at the University of North Carolina School of Law and four years at the University of Connecticut School of Law.
He received both his bachelor’s degree and Doctor of Jurisprudence from Boston University, where he achieved the top academic average in his graduating class and was a senior editor for the Boston University Law Review. Professor Loewy obtained his LL.M. from Harvard Law School in 1964.
Loewy was chair of the criminal justice section of the Association of American Law Schools in 1993 after serving for seven years on the executive board and as an officer. He also chaired the AALS Constitutional Law Section from 1973 to 1975. In addition to being an invited speaker at law schools and conferences throughout the nation, Loewy addressed the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law in 1990 on the topic of criminal speech, in 2002 on the topic of virtual child pornography, and again in 2006 on "Systemic Changes to Reduce the Conviction of the Innocent." He also taught American Constitutional Law to European students at Katholieke University, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
Professor of Law, 2006
Director of Criminal Justice Clinic
Texas Tech University School of Law
Admitted to practice in Texas, Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, and U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas.
A.B., Duke University, 1988
J.D., Harvard Law School, 1992
Teaches: Criminal Justice Clinic, Evidence
In law school, Professor Roque-Jackson was the Trial Director of the Harvard Defenders, a student-run public defender clinic. After graduation, he worked as a law clerk for Chief U.S. District Judge Harry Lee Hudspeth in El Paso and then as a litigation associate with Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P. in Houston. From there, he joined the U.S. Justice Department and served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney assigned to the Western District of Texas where he obtained extensive jury trial experience and prosecuted a wide variety of offenses including: computer crimes, drug trafficking, organized crime, public corruption, violent crime, and white collar fraud. As a result of his success as a prosecutor, he received awards for superior performance from U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno and U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft and commendations from a wide variety of law enforcement agencies including: the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms; the Drug Enforcement Administration; and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.