Raneta Lawson Mack
Professor of Law
Professor of Law, received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, cum laude, in 1985, and her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, in 1988, from the University of Toledo. While at the University of Toledo College of Law, she received the Outstanding Advocate award in the intraschool moot court competition and also received the American Jurisprudence award for achievement in Commercial Paper.
She joined Creighton University School of Law in 1991, after serving as an associate with the law firm of Davis, Graham & Stubbs in Denver, Colorado, from 1988-1991.
At the law school, Professor Mack teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, White Collar Crime, Comparative Criminal Procedure, and Computer Technology and the Law.
During the Summer of 1997, Professor Mack was a USWest Fellow in the USWEST Computer Technology Fellowship Program at Creighton University.
Professor Mack has published articles on several criminal law related issues including concealed weapons laws, bias in the criminal justice system, and problems with the Federal Witness Protection Program. Professor Mack has also published several articles on computer technology legal issues such as the legal implications of adopting digital signatures and the use of technology to promote alternative dispute resolution.
Professor Mack's articles have been published in the John Marshall Journal of Computer and Information Law, the Journal of Dispute Resolution in Employment Law, Indiana International and Comparative Law Review, Creighton Law Review, Arizona State Law Journal, St. Thomas Law Review, Thurgood Marshall Law Review, and the Creighton Lawyer.
Professor Mack is also the author of three books, "A LAYPERSON'S GUIDE TO CRIMINAL LAW" published by Greenwood Press in 1999, "THE DIGITAL DIVIDE: STANDING AT THE INTERSECTION OF RACE AND TECHNOLOGY," published by Carolina Academic Press in 2001, and "EQUAL JUSTICE IN THE BALANCE: AMERICA'S LEGAL RESPONSES TO THE EMERGING TERRORIST THREAT," (with co-author Michael J. Kelly) published by the University of Michigan Press in 2004.
Professor Mack has been approved for the Fulbright Senior Specialists Roster, which makes her eligible to receive a Fulbright award to collaborate with international academic institutions on curriculum and faculty development, present lectures, participate in or lead seminars, and participate in specialized academic programs and conferences.
Professor Mack also provides expert commentary to the local and national media on criminal law and computer technology related issues.
Comparative Criminal Procedure
Independent Directed Study in International / Comparative Law
White Collar Crime