Levin College of Law

George R. “Bob” Dekle

Emeritus Legal Skills Professor

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Mailing Address:
Box #117625 Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone:
(352) 273-0815

About

Education

J.D., University of Florida, 1973
B.A., University of Florida, 1970

Teaching and Scholarship

Criminal Clinic: Prosecution

Professional Activities

  • University of Florida: Joined college of law faculty in 2006, Criminal Clinic: Prosecution, Legal Skills Professor.
  • Florida Coastal School of Law: Adjunct Faculty, Trial Practice Workshop, 2005.
  • Office of the State Attorney, Third Judicial Circuit of Florida: Assistant State Attorney, 1975-2005.
  • Office of the Public Defender, Third Judicial Circuit of Florida: Assistant Public Defender, 1973-1975.

Publications

Books

  • Abraham Lincoln’s Most Famous Case: The Almanac Trial (Praeger Publishing, 2014)
  • The Case against Christ: A Critique of the Prosecution of Jesus (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012)
  • Cross Examination Handbook: Persuasion, Strategies, and Techniques (with William S. Bailey and Ronald H. Clark) (Aspen, 2011)
  • The Last Murder: The Investigation, Prosecution, and Execution of Ted Bundy (Praeger Publishing, 2011)
  • Prosecution Principles: a Clinical Handbook (West Academic Publishing, 2007)

Other Publications

  • “Pretrial Motion Practice in Capital Cases,” The Practical Prosecutor, NCDA, Columbia, S.C. 2006
  • “A Classical Approach to Final Argument,” Chapter 31 of Mosely, Candace M., Ed., Successful Trial Strategies for Prosecutors, NCDA, Columbia, S.C. 2005
  • “Arguing Circumstantial Evidence in Murder Cases,” Chapter 32 of Mosely, Candace M., Ed., Successful Trial Strategies for Prosecutors, NCDA, Columbia, S.C. 2005
  • “Communicating Case Theory on Cross Examination,” The Practical Prosecutor, NCDA, Columbia, S.C. 2004
  • “Required Pretrial Notices,” Chapter 6.I of Florida Prosecutors Manual, FPAA, Tallahassee, FLa. 1982