Frederick G. Slabach
Texas Wesleyan University President,
Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law
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Courses: The Constitution, Campaign Finance & Lobbying Reform Seminar.
Texas Wesleyan University President, Fred Slabach, joined the faculty of Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in 2003 when he became its fourth Dean. He served as Dean through the 2005-2006 academic year when he accepted an appointment as the Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation in Washington, D.C.. He returned to Texas Wesleyan University January 1, 2011 as the 20th President of the University. He has also served as Vice Dean and Professor of Law at Florida Coastal School of Law and Interim Dean, Associate Dean and Associate Professor at Whittier Law School. He also served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Mississippi College School of Law.
In addition to his law school experience, Professor Slabach served as Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Congressional Relations and Counsel to the Secretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He held the position of Deputy Director and General Counsel at the John C. Stennis Center for Public Service Training and Development. He was the Chief Legislative Assistant and legal counsel for United States Senator John C. Stennis and a former administrative assistant to Mississippi Governor William A. Allain. Professor Slabach is also a former Executive Director of the Mississippi Democratic Party and a former law clerk for U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi Chief Judge William C. Keady.
Professor Slabach received his B.S. degree with honors from Mississippi College and his J.D. from the University of Mississippi. He also has an LL.M. from Columbia University School of Law. His scholarly interests have focused on constitutional implications in our election process and campaign finance reform.
The Constitution and Campaign Finance Reform: An Anthology, Carolina Academic Press, 2006.
Race, Redistricting and Retrogression in Mississippi After the 2000 Census, 68 Miss. L.J. 81 (1998). [Hein] [LexisNexis] [Westlaw]
Equal Justice: Applying the Voting Rights Act to Judicial Elections, 62 U. Cin. L. Rev. 823 (1994). [Hein] [LexisNexis][Westlaw]
Civil Rights - Section 1983 - Municipal Corporation is not Entitled to Qualified Immunity for Good Faith Violations by its Officials, 51 Miss. L.J. 139 (1980). [Hein]
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