L. Joe Dunman is an Assistant Professor of Legal Studies at Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky. At Morehead State, Legal Studies is an ABA-accredited, four-year program that serves both students training to become paralegals and students preparing for law school. Professor Dunman teaches a wide variety of courses, including Legal Research and Writing, Torts, Trial Practice, Law and Individual Rights, and Law and Society. His research interests include constitutional law (rights and liberties), judicial history, jurisprudence, employment law, law and religion, and torts. Prior to joining the faculty at Morehead State in 2017, Professor Dunman taught as an adjunct professor at Bellarmine University and the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law. Before teaching, Professor Dunman practiced law as a litigation attorney, representing clients in constitutional, employment, contract, and personal injury cases. He also had the honor to represent the Kentucky plaintiffs in the landmark Supreme Court case of Obergefell v. Hodges, which ultimately legalized same-sex marriage nationwide in 2015. Professor Dunman is a native of Louisville, Kentucky.