Professor Leland Ware was appointed in 2000 as the first holder Louis L. Redding Chair for the Study of Law and Public Policy at the University of Delaware. Before his present appointment, he was a professor of law at St. Louis University School of Law from 1987 to 2000. He was a visiting professor at Boston College Law School in 1992 and at the Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany, in 1997. Professor Ware was University Counsel at Howard University from 1984 to 1987. For the five years prior to his position at Howard, he was a Trial Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, in Washington, D.C.