David Kader
Professor of Law
Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict
Arizona Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies
Melikian Center: Russian, Eurasian & East European Studies
Jewish Studies


David Kader teaches in the areas of criminal procedure, torts, state constitutional law and religion and the Constitution. He recently taught a summer course on Religion & Government at the Center for Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies at Sarajevo University in Bosnia/Herzogovina, as well as visiting Turkey as part of an Arizona delegation under the auspices of the Foundation for Inter-Cultural Dialogue.

Before joining the faculty in 1979, Professor Kader taught at Warwick University in England and at the University of Iowa, and he served as Associate Dean at the ASU College of Law from 1980-83. He has been a Visiting Professor at Southampton University in England, Loyola Law School in Los Angeles and Syracuse University College of Law in New York, as well as at Wuhan University School of Law in China. Professor Kader also has taught in the Arizona Center of Medieval and Renaissance Studies Summer Abroad Program at Cambridge University, and was a Visiting Fellow at the University of London’s Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.

Professor Kader served nine terms as president of the Phoenix Holocaust Survivors' Association. He also serves on the advisory councils of the Martin-Springer Institute at Northern Arizona University and the V. Meed Summer Teachers’ Program of the American Gathering.

Selected Works

Poetry of the Law: From Chaucer to the Present (David Kader & Michael Stanford, eds., University of Iowa Press 2010).
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The Supreme Court of Arizona: Its 2003-2004 Decisions, 37 Ariz. St. L.J. 17 (2005).
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David Kader & Tara Stromberg, Uncommon Knowledge: More Arizona Clemency History, Defender 7 (April 2002).
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Assistant: Danielle Williams

Curriculum Vitae

B.A., California State University, Fresno (1969)

J.D., University of Washington (1972)

LL.M., University of London (1974)