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Ronald C. Smith is a faculty member at the John Marshall Law School. Before his career here, he worked as a speech professor at Loyola University. In addition, he served as an aviator in the U.S. Navy, worked for the Santa Fe Railway as on-staff counsel, and was a law clerk in the Illinois Appellate Court for Justice John V. McCormick.
In 1970, Ronald C. Smith was elected to the Illinois Constitutional Convention. Here, he worked as part of the Official Explanation Committee and the Executive Article Committee. Two years later he was appointed to the Illinois Governor's Transitional Task Force. Soon, he also joined the Illinois Board of Ethics, serving from 1972 to 1976.
During his career, Professor Smith has written articles on both Illinois Constitutional Law and criminal law. He is director of the National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition. In 1998, the competition was recognized by the American Bar Association as the best program. He was honored by the ABA Criminal Justice Section for "outstanding service to the American Bar Association."
From 2001 to 2002, Professor Smith was the elected Chair of the ABA's Criminal Justice Section. During his time as Chair, he initiated the first ABA Cybercrime Conference and composed many articles for Criminal Justice Magazine.
Professor Smith served as Cook County's Assistant State's Attorney in addition to working as a hearing officer for the Illinois Civil Service Commission and being a member of the Blue Key National Honor Society. He is listed in both Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World. In 1968, he joined the faculty of The John Marshall Law School, where he teaches federal criminal law, criminal procedure, and standard criminal law.