Robert D. Bartels

Emeritus Professor of Law

Bob Bartels has litigated more than 300 civil and criminal cases in various state and federal courts, including five oral arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court. Professor Bartels has been an Assistant and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, and he handles criminal cases for the Arizona Justice Project.

He is a member of the Maricopa County Bar Association Diversity Committee and of the Boards of Directors of the Arizona Capital Representation Project and the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest.

Selected Works

Joseph M. Livermore et al., Arizona Practice: Law of Evidence (rev. 4th ed., West Group 2008).

Benefit of Law: the Murder Case of Ernest Triplett (Iowa State University Press 1988).

Capital Punishment: The Unexamined Issue of Special Deterrence, 68 Iowa L. Rev. 601 (1983).


Assistant: Gabriel Velez

Curriculum Vitae

B.A., University of Michigan (1966)

J.D., Stanford University (1969)