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Paul Moke

Adjunct Professor of Law


School of Law


Email: Paul Moke
Phone: 937-725-7561
Keller 410


Paul Moke is an attorney and professor of social and political studies at Wilmington College. His civil litigation experience includes work in the fields of voting rights, bankruptcy, probate and personal injury law. His administration experience features service as vice president for academic affairs at Wilmington College, legislative affairs work on Capitol Hill and in the Ohio General Assembly, and volunteer work as president of the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio. He currently teaches undergraduate courses in American politics, constitutional law, criminal law and coaches an intercollegiate mock trial team.

Professor Moke has co-authored several articles on voting rights law and judicial selection systems with professor Richard Saphire. Currently, he is working on a biography of Chief Justice Earl Warren.

Courses Taught

LAW 6923 Capstone: Complex Cilvil Litigation Section I


Ph.D., The University of Cincinnati
J.D., The Ohio State University College of Law
M.A., The University of Chicago
A.B., Wilmington College

Selected Publications

The Ideologies of Judicial Selection: Empiricism and the Transformation of the Judicial Selection Debate, 37 Univ. of Toledo L. Rev. 551 (2008) (with Richard Saphire).

Review of Joseph P. Viteritti, The Last Freedom: Religion from the Public School to the Public Square, 28 Am. Rev. of Pol. 268 (2008).

The Voting Rights Act and the Racial Gap in Lost Votes, 58 Hastings L. J. 1 (2006) (with Richard Saphire). 

Litigating Bush v. Gore in the States, 51 Villanova L. Rev. 229 (2006) (with Richard Saphire).

Crime and Rehabilitation: Correctional Education as an Agent of Change, 14 Justice Quarterly 167 (1997) (with Mary Ellen Batiuk and Pamela Rountree).