About Jeffrey C. Tuomala

Before coming to Liberty University School of Law in 2003 to help prepare for its inaugural year, Dean Tuomala was Associate Professor of law at Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in Montgomery, AL, for three years where he was also consultant to the Honorable Roy S. Moore, former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. He taught at Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, VA, for nine years.
Recently retired as a Colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, he had assignments in California, Washington, D.C., Okinawa, and North Carolina during eight years on active duty. He served as a judge advocate in criminal prosecution and defense, legal assistance, and international law on active duty and for over in 20 years in the reserves. He has a teaching specialty in the international law of human rights and armed conflict and has prepared materials and taught courses on four continents to military officers from more than 50 countries.
Dean Tuomala is committed to restoring the moral foundations of law. In addition to teaching, he has pursued that commitment having served as legal consultant both here and abroad. He argued the case of Regina v. Demers before the British Columbia Court of Appeals, addressing the unborn child’s right to life under international law and the Canadian Charter, which is currently under review by Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. He also serves as an international law consultant on the case of New v. Rumsfeld.
In private practice, Dean Tuomala served as a general practitioner in Geneva, OH, where he also served as city prosecutor and legal advisor to the city council as City Solicitor. He is a member of the Ohio Bar.

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Present Professor of Law, Liberty University
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