Before joining the faculty in 1991, Associate Professor Frank R. Herrmann, S.J.,
spent more than ten years as a criminal defense lawyer involved in both trial and
appellate cases. He teaches Evidence, Advanced Criminal Procedure, Criminal Process, and
Introduction to Lawyering and Professional Responsibility. He holds an A.B. from Fordham
University, an M.Div. from Woodstock College and a J.D. from Boston College. 



Standing Mute at Arrest as Evidence of Guilt: The 'Right to Silence' Under Attack (with Brownlow M. Speer), American Journal of Criminal Law (2007)


Shame and Scandal: Clinical and Canon Law Perspectives on the Crisis in the Priesthood (with Gerald E. Kochansky), International Journal of Law and Psychiatry (2004)
The Uses of History in Crawford v. Washington, International Commentary on Evidence (2004)

Selected Professional Activities

A Continental Rule Against Hearsay, Association of American Law Schools (2000)
Roman and Canonical Roots of Hearsay Doctrine, Georgetown University Law Center Advanced Evidence Seminar (2000)

Works in Progress

Foundations of American Criminal Due Process (with Brownlow M. Speer) (2012)