Frank O. Bowman, III

Floyd R. Gibson Missouri Endowed Professor Emeritus of Law

School of Law

Curator's Distinguished Professor Emeritus

School of Law

Contact Information

Phone 573-882-2749
Address 310 Hulston Hall
Website Impeachable Offenses
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Education BA, cum laude, The Colorado College, '76
JD, Harvard Law School, '79

Areas of Expertise

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Criminal Sentencing
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • History of the Civil War Era in Missouri
  • Impeachment of the President and Other Federal Officers
  • Law and Religion
  • Legal History
  • Police Procedure
  • Prosecution and Defense of White Collar and Violent Crime

About Frank Bowman

Professor Bowman joined the faculty in 2005 from the Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis, where he served as the M. Dale Palmer Professor of Law. Following his graduation from Harvard Law School in 1979, Professor Bowman entered the U.S. Department of Justice as part of the Honor Graduate Program.

He spent three years as a trial attorney in the Criminal Division in Washington, D.C. From 1983 until 1986, he was a deputy district attorney for Denver, Colo. He also spent three years in private practice in Colorado.

In 1989, Professor Bowman joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida, where he was Deputy Chief of the Southern Criminal Division and specialized in complex white-collar crimes. In 1995 and 1996, he served as Special Counsel to the U.S. Sentencing Commission in Washington, D.C. From 1998 to 2001, he served as academic advisor to the Criminal Law Committee of the United States Judicial Conference.

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