Charles H. Rose III - Profile


Director, Center for Excellence in Advocacy; Professor of Excellence in Trial Advocacy

B.A., Indiana University at South Bend
J.D., University of Notre Dame
LL.M., The Judge Advocate General's School, United States Army

Criminal Procedure. Depositions Practice, Evidence, Professional Responsibility, Trial Advocacy, Advanced Advocacy I (L.L.M.), Persuasion Theory (L.L.M.), Conducting Effective Discovery (L.L.M.)

Professor Charles H. Rose III is the director of the Center for Excellence in Advocacy at Stetson University College of law where he holds a chair as the Professor of Excellence in Trial Advocacy.

Professor Rose is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in persuasion. He teaches and researches in the areas of advocacy, criminal procedure, military law, evidence, and professional ethics. Professor Rose’s published works in these fields include numerous law review articles, two casebooks on trial advocacy, and legal treatises on military criminal law and evidentiary law.

Professor Rose joined the Stetson College of Law faculty in 2005, he also served as an associate professor of law at the Judge Advocate Generals School, United States Army (2000 - 2003), and as an adjunct professor at Notre Dame Law School (2003 - 2005).

Prior to joining the faculty in 2005, Professor Rose spent twenty years on active duty in the United States Army. He served as a linguist, intelligence analyst, intelligence officer, and judge advocate. As a judge advocate, Professor Rose's practice included international law, the law of war, federal torts, administrative law and criminal justice. He prosecuted and defended criminal cases for more than five years, and served as a criminal law professor at the Judge Advocate General's School U.S. Army in Charlottesville, Va.

Professor Rose earned his J.D. in 1993 from the Notre Dame Law School, where he served as a member of the Barrister’s Trial Team. Professor Rose earned his B.A. with distinction from Indiana University at South Bend in 1987, where he received awards for excellence in political science and public speaking while attending on academic and rotc scholarships.

Professor Rose lectures nationally and internationally, and is available for commentary to outside organizations on an individually requested basis. His primary areas of scholarly interest are focused on the effective development of advocacy persuasion techniques during pre-trial, trial and appellate presentations, the federal rules of evidence, and the intersection of criminal law and the law of war as it relates to the war on terror.

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