Dean Emeritus and Emeritus Professor of Law
Professor Roberts was dean of DePaul University College of Law from 1986 to 1996, after serving as dean of Wayne State University Law School for six years. He was a communications lawyer with Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. and general counsel to the Senate Armed Services Committee during the Carter Administration. Professor Roberts was also associate dean of Yale Law School from 1971 to 1977, where he taught administrative law and broadcast regulation. He also served for a year as vice president for University Advancement at DePaul. His current research interests center on telecommunications and statutory interpretation issues. Professor Roberts retired from teaching in 2012.
BS, Northwestern University; LLB, Yale University
Areas of Expertise
Congressional Procedure, Legislative Process