National Courts and Sciences Institute
National Courts & Sciences Institute

People

 

Executive Committee

Chairman, Board of Directors

Hon. Robert M. Bell,  Chief Judge, retired, Court of Appeals of Maryland

President

Hon. Zel M. Fischer, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Missouri

Vice President / executive Officer

Franklin M. Zweig, Ph.D., JD, President, retired, ASTAR, EINSHAC

DIRECTOR, CO-CHAIR, BOARD OF SCIENTIFIC ADVISORS

 Lawrence C. Mohr, Jr., MD, Sc.D.,Distinguished University Professor, Medical University of South Carolina

Director, CO-Chair, Board of Scientific Advisors

 James R. Blair, Ph.D., Director of Research, Boys Town Research Hospital

Director, Member at Large

Hon. Michele D. Hotten, Judge, Court of Appeals of Maryland

Director, Member at Large

Hon. Pauline Newman, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Member at Large

James P. Evans, MD, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor,University of North Carolina School of Medicine

 


Directors

Hon. Anne Elizabeth Barnes

2018, Presiding Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, ASTAR 2012 Fellow

 

Hon. Robert M. Bell

2020, Chief Judge, retired, Court of Appeals of Maryland ASTAR 2009 Honorary Fellow

 

James R. Blair, Ph.D.

2020, Director, Research, Boys Town Research Hospital

 

Ananda M. Chakrabarty, Ph.D.

2020, Distinguished Professor, University of Illinois Chicago, former board member, EINSHAC  

 

Hon. Deborah Daniels

2018, Associate Judge, Boon County Circuit Court, Missouri, 2012 ASTAR Fellow

 

Don M. Downing, Esq.

2020, Partner, Gray, Ritter and Graham, St. Louis

 

Hon. Sally S. Duncan

2019, Judge, Superior Court of Arizona for Maricopa County, 2011 ASTAR Fellow

 

Hon. Zel M. Fischer,

2020, Judge Supreme Court of Missouri, 2010 ASTAR Fellow

 

Hon. Michele D. Hotten

2019, Judge, Court of Appeals of Maryland, 2012 ASTAR Fellow

 

Hon. Cheryl Johnson

2019, Judge, retired, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, 2010 ASTAR Fellow

 

Hon. John M. Leventhal

2019, Justice, Appellate Division, NY State Supreme Court, 2011 ASTAR Fellow 

 

Hon. Pauline Newman

2020, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 2011 ASTAR Distinguished Fellow

 

Hon. Bert L. Richardson

2020, Judge, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, 2009 ASTAR Fellow

 

Hon. William E. Smith III

2018, Chief Judge, US District Court for the District of Rhode Island, 2009 ASTAR Fellow

 

Hon. Debra L. Stephens

2019, Justice, Washington State Supreme Court, 2011 ASTAR Fellow

 

Hon. Brian C. Wimes

2019, Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, 2012 ASTAR Fellow

 

Huanming (“Henry”) Yang, Ph.D.

2020, Chairman, Beijing Genomics Institute, China, President, BGIA Americas, Cambridge Massachusetts, Foreign Fellow,

National Academy of Sciences, USA

 

Professor Michael A. Wolff

2020, Saint Louis University School of Law

 

Franklin M. (“Butch”) Zweig, Ph.D., JD

2020, formerly President EINSHAC, President ASTAR