Kenneth Williams Named Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School
Kenneth Williams, graduate of the University of San Francisco (B.A., ’83) and the University of Virginia School of Law (J.D., ’86), has been granted tenure and promoted to Professor of Law at Southwestern University School of Law. The appointment acknowledges Professor Williams’ exceptional teaching, scholarly research and writing, and service to Southwestern and the community.
A longtime legal educator, Professor Williams joined Southwestern in 2004 as a visiting professor. His courses include criminal law, constitutional criminal procedure, and immigration law. An authority on capital punishment and a member of the Death Penalty Litigation Committee of the State Bar of Texas, Professor Williams also teaches a criminal law seminar on the death penalty. He recently won a major victory when the court granted habeas relief for one of his clients on death row.