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Faculty News for Professor David Taylor

David H. TaylorDavid H. Taylor
Distinguished Teaching Professor

B.A., Duke University
J.D., Washington University
Email: dtaylor@niu.edu
Phone: (815) 753-0560

Professor Taylor Serves as Judge for NIU Nursing Program Mock Trial

Professor David Taylor served as guest judge for a mock trial in NIU's Transition to Professional Nursing course, as reported in the May 2016 edition of the NIU School of Nursing newsletter. The mock trial was held in the Riley Courtroom in Swen Parson Hall. Nursing students served as attorneys, jurors, witnesses and the defendant in the mock case, which was intended to display the heavy involvement of the legal system in healthcare. The simulated case was based on the circumstances surrounding an actual trial involving a lawsuit against a regional hospital for poor care.

Professor Taylor's Article Featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Professor David Taylor recently wrote a commentary for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, published in the April 27, 2013 edition.  The piece details Professor Taylor's observations of courtroom practices from visiting the Winnebago County Courthouse as a spectator.  

Professor David Taylor Quoted in Daily Herald 

Professor Taylor was quoted by Josh Stockinger in an August 17, 2012 article in Chicago's Daily Herald newspaper.  The article dealt with a unique burglary case in Villa Park, IL in which prosecutors charged a suspect based on their genetic profile.  You can read the full article on the Daily Herald website.

Professor David Taylor Receives Prestigious Award from South Korean Law Journal

Professor David Taylor's paper, "Hearsay and the Right of Confrontation in American Trials by Jury," was published last year by the Chosun Law Journal.  The paper was reviewed by the Chosun Institute for Legal Studies, as the Institute reviews the Chosun Law Journal annually to evaluate the quality of the articles published during the previous year. Professor Taylor's article was selected as the Most Scholarly Article of the Year out of more than 60 articles published in 2011.

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