Prof. John F. Stinneford
John F. Stinneford is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Professor Stinneford's areas of expertise include Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, the Eighth Amendment, Sentencing Law and Policy, and Evidence. Professor Stinneford's research focuses on constitutional limitations on the governmental power to inflict punishment. More specifically, Professor Stinneford's current scholarship focuses on the historical underpinnings of the Eighth Amendment's Cruel and Unusual Punishments Clause, as well as the Due Process Clause of the 5th and 14th Amendments.
Prior to joining the University of Florida, Professor Stinneford practiced criminal law for several years, first in private practice, and then as a federal prosecutor.