Professor of Law
Faculty Spotlight News Article
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Randy Lee teaches constitutional law, professional responsibility, torts and various writing and advocacy courses. Professor Lee has taught previously at the Villanova and University of Pittsburgh Law Schools and in the Harvard University Summer Program. The moot court teams Professor Lee has co-coached with Professor Kearney have advanced to the National Appellate Advocacy Championship three times, and their 1993 team was recognized for the third best brief in the nation.
Professor Lee is a frequent speaker for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and has also done programs for the Pennsylvania Office of General Counsel, the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office, and the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. In addition, Professor Lee has spoken at judicial conferences for the Pennsylvania Commonwealth, Common Pleas and Superior Courts. The colleges and law schools at which he has spoken include Baylor, Boston College, Carnegie Mellon, Catholic, Duke, Fordham, Gallaudet, Maryland, Notre Dame, NYU, Oklahoma, Pepperdine, Touro, Villanova, and Penn. Professor Lee’s online ethics courses have been offered on the websites of the state bar associations of eight states, and he has been quoted in the New York Times, Washington Post and Time Magazine.
Professor Lee served as the chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Professional Responsibility, and also served as the chair of the Law School Subcommittee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Professionalism Committee. In addition, Professor Lee coordinates the Pennsylvania Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers annual conference for the deans of students of Pennsylvania’s Law Schools. Professor Lee worked on the first case to guarantee people who are deaf the right to serve as jurors and also worked with the Pennsylvania Office of Mental Health to guarantee people who are deaf, deaf/blind, or hard of hearing equal and effective access to mental health services.
BS, Butler University
JD, Harvard University Law School
Instructor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Director, Mellon Legal Writing Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Instructor, Villanova University
Association of American Law Schools
Randy Lee was featured in a July 20, 2022 story discussing the ruling in a case regarding a 2018 fatal plane crash near Williamsburg, PA.
Christian Johnson and Randy Lee's op-ed was published on 2/15/17
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WITF-FM Smart Talk
Randy Lee, provided expert commentary on 6/5/15
When is a threat online a crime?
Randy Lee, quoted on 06/19/14
Defenders of traditional marriage take their message to Washington
WPMT Fox 43 News
Randy Lee, quoted on 03/15/14
Student, parents sue school district over handling of “joke” about bomb threat
WDEL 1150 AM
G. Randell Lee, interviewed on 01/16/14
Discussed the Supreme Court case involving free speech and protesters outside abortion clinics on the noon broadcast (no link available)