University of New Hampshire

School of Law

School of Law

Albert E. (Buzz) Scherr

Professor of Law
Chair, International Criminal Law and Justice Programs
Faculty Director, Online Learning Initiatives

(603) 513-5144 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Curriculum Vitae  |  Scholarship

Educational Background

BA., Yale University
JD, Vermont Law School

Courses Taught

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

Additional Information

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.