Faculty News for Professor Robert Jones
Robert L. Jones
Associate Professor of Law
B.A., University of California at Berkeley
J.D., New York University School of Law
Phone: (815) 753-1460
Professor Robert Jones Quoted in Article on Supreme Court Health Care Decision
Professor Robert Jones was quoted in a June 28, 2012 article in the Naperville Sun, a Chicago Sun-Times publication. The article, penned by Susan Frick Carlman, explores reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court healthcare decision of June 28 among Naperville's local health care professionals and political leaders. You can read the full article at the Sun website.
Professor Robert Jones Named 2012 NIU Law Professor of the Year
Professor Robert Jones' energetic teaching style and personable nature both inside the classroom and out have made him a favorite among the NIU Law student body. For the third time since coming to NIU in 2007, he has been elected Professor of the Year; by the Classes of 2009, 2011, and this year by the Class of 2012.
Professor Jones teaches Constitutional Law, Conflict of Laws, Antitrust Law, and Evidence. He is the faculty advisor for the NIU Law Review, Environmental Law Society, and he is a frequent participant in debates hosted by various law student organizations. Professor Jones coaches student trial teams for the National Latino Law Student Association Moot Court and Frederick Douglass competitions. In addition, he serves as an instructor of Conflict of Laws for the Barbri bar review course in Illinois and Missouri. His competitive nature with students extends outside the classroom as he has participated in all three years of Race NIjUdicata, the annual NIU Law 5K Run/Walk, where he was the overall winner the first year.