Christian Ketter, J.D., B.A.
(Adjunct Professor)

The University of Illinois at Chicago John Marshall Law School

School of Law

constitutional law, civil rights law, legal history theory and process, criminal law, criminal procedure, municipal law, employment law, performing arts rights, second amendment, legal history, constitutional theory

About Me

Christian E. Ketter is an Adjunct Professor of Law at University of Illinois Chicago Law School and Criminal Procedure at Morton College, and an attorney with Peterson, Johnson & Murray, LLC, practicing appellate representation and commercial litigation. He is a member of the American Association of University Professors. B.A, Communications & Media Studies, cum laude, DePaul University; J.D., cum laude, Dean’s Scholar of The John Marshall Law School. He is a former criminal prosecutor, having worked in Chicago, Illinois as an Assistant State’s Attorney in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office’s Criminal Prosecutions Bureau. Prior to this Mr. Ketter served as a judicial extern at the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit under the Honorable Judge William J. Bauer. He has guest-lectured at Northwestern State University of Louisiana and Morton College respectively on the issues of the career risks for performing artists, rules of evidence and criminal law. Mr. Ketter has written on the subject of constitutional law, First Amendment rights, Second Amendment rights, voting rights, prison rights, administrative law, gun legislation, labor reform, the Roberts Court, and Chief Justice John Marshall. His 2021 grand prize-winning article in the Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association legal writing competition was published in the Journal of the Illinois Local Government Lawyers Association. His work has been published in The University of Toledo Law Review, Wayne Law Review, The Arizona State Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, Florida Coastal Law Review, UIC John Marshall Law Review, Campbell Law Review, and Cleveland State Law Review.


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