BA, MA, PhD, University of Washington, 1975, 1978, 1984
Bill Haltom teaches about U. S. politics, law, mass media, and/or writing. His "The Laws of God, the Laws of Man: Power, Authority, and Influence in 'Cool Hand Luke' " interpreted politics and politicking from popular culture and high culture [A. E. Housman]. His work on civil litigation in mass media does much the same. Of late, he and Professor Hans A. Ostrom of Puget Sound's African-American Studies Program are pursuing a study of George Orwell's "Politics and the English Language."
Michael McCann and William Haltom created and maintain www.lawslore.info
to complement and to extend their book,
Distorting the Law: Politics, Media, and the Litigation Crisis.
RECENT PAPERS & PRESENTATIONS
"The American legal system is dangerously corrupt"--Judicial Watch
The Virtual Journal of Politics and Government
PG 101: Intro American Politics
PG 313: U.S. Constitutional Law
PG 410: Research Sem. in U.S. Politics