Albert E. (Buzz) Scherr
Professor of Law
Chair, International Criminal Law and Justice Programs
Faculty Director, Online Learning Initiatives
BA., Yale University
JD, Vermont Law School
Criminal Procedure I: The Law of Criminal Investigation
Expert Witness & Scientific Evidence
International Criminal Law & Justice Survey (online)
General Areas of Interest, Scholarship, Research, & Practice
• Forensic DNA evidence
• Gene patents
• Civil liberties
Scherr is a nationally recognized authority on forensic DNA evidence. Since 1990, he has served as the lead attorney in numerous pretrial hearings in homicide, robbery and sexual assault cases to determine the admissibility of forensic DNA evidence.
He is chair and president of the New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union, and he is a member of the ACLU’s national Board of Directors and chair of the Board’s Patents and Civil Liberties Committee.