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Judy Stark

White & Case Associate Dean for Library and Information Services

Senior Lecturer in Law

Biography

Judy Stark is the White & Case Associate Dean for the Library and Information Services and a senior lecturer in law. She specializes in legal writing, legal research methods, and law, culture and religion.
Prior to joining the JSW Law faculty, Stark taught legal research methods as a lecturer in law at Washington University at St Louis School of Law and served as the Access Services/Government Documents Librarian. She has worked at a number of Am-Law 100 firms as a research librarian and a senior administrator.

Stark is a graduate of Northwest Missouri State University (B.A. (’95) (English)), of Texas Woman’s University (M.L.S. (’98)), and of Depaul University College of Law (J.D. (’06)).

Stark has written and presented about her experiences in Bhutan. Most recently, she is the author of GNH & Law Planning the Survival of a Nascent Legal Theory, 1 GNH & L.: The J. of Gross Nat’l Happiness and L. 329 (2020). She was a co-presenter for Legal Writing on a Clean Slate: Creating a Legal Research and Writing Curriculum for Bhutan’s First Law School, Global Legal Skills Conference, December 2018.

Areas of Interest

  • Critical Legal Theory in Emerging Legal Systems
  • Law and Cultural Heritage
  • Legal Writing
  • Legal Research

Publications

Judy Stark, GNH & Law Planning the Survival of a Nascent Legal Theory, 1 GNH & L.: The J. of Gross Nat’l Happiness and L. 329 (2020).

Judy Stark, The Importance of Teaching Humanities to Future Bhutanese Lawyers, First GNH & Law Conference, Selected Works (JSW Law Publishing Series 2020).

Courses

Law, Culture and Religion, Spring 2022
Legal Composition and Rhetoric, Fall 2021
Legal Writing and Research, Spring 2021
Advance Legal Research, Fall 2020

Education History

J.D. DePaul University College of Law, 2006
M.L.S. Texas Woman’s University, 1998
B.A. Northwest State University, 1995