Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Full-Time Faculty

Jerry E. Norton

Title/s: Professor

Office #: Corboy 1322

Phone: 312.915.7136

E-mail: jnorto1@luc.edu


Professor Norton left private practice to do graduate work at Northwestern and then joined the Chicago-Kent law faculty. Besides teaching, he was the editor-in-chief of the Chicago-Kent Police Law Reporter. He has served as a consultant to the criminal law section of the American Bar Association and to the Illinois Defender Survey. He has commented on proposed legislation for several countries through the Central and Eastern European Law Initiative (CEELI) program of the American Bar Association.


A.B., Kansas Wesleyan, 1959
J.D., Washburn, 1962
LL.M., Northwestern, 1967

Program Areas

Criminal Law
Criminal Law Seminar: Sixth Amendment Issues
Criminal Procedure: Adjudication
Criminal Procedure: Investigation
International Criminal Law Seminar
Local Government

Professional & Community Affiliations

Kansas Wesleyan University, Board of Trustees, Member 2004 -
Association of American Law Schools, Criminal Justice Section, Executive Board, Member

Selected Publications

Professor Jerry Norton's SSRN Webpage


Liberty: A Human Right, or a Citizen Right was reprinted in Human Rights -- A Global Agenda (V.B. Malleswari ed. (2007) (Amicus Books of Icfai University Press, India)

Liberty: A Human Right, or a Citizen Right, 36 Loy.U.Chi. L.J. 565 (2005) [article]

The Exclusionary Rule Reconsidered: Restoring the Status Quo Ante, Search & Seizure L. Rep. (1998)

The Exclusionary Rule Reconsidered: Restoring the Status Quo Ante, 33 Wake Forest L. Rev. 261 (1998)

Ethics and the Attorney General, 74 Judicature 203 (December 1990-January 1991)

Reply to Attorney General Thornburgh in Ethics and the Attorney General: the Attorney General Responds, 74 Judicature 290 at 336 (April-May 1991) 

Recent Presentations

Moderator of a panel on prosecutor and defense perspectives on eye witness identification at the Loyola Public Interest Law Reporter conference, April 21, 2006.