Frank R. Strong

Frank R. Strong


Assistant Professor

Biographical Information

Frank Strong earned his bachelor's and legal degrees from Yale University, in 1929 and 1934, respectively.  He was a member of the law faculty at University of Iowa College of Law from 1934 to 1937.  While at Iowa, he served as faculty advisor to the Iowa Law Review and oversaw its transition to a student-run publication.

After leaving Iowa, he taught law at Ohio State University College of Law.  Ohio State University's annual Judges' Day is named the Frank R. Strong Forum in honor of Strong, who also served as its dean from 1952 to 1965.  In 1965, he moved to University of North Carolina School of Law, where he spent the rest of his career.  His work focused on constitutional law.  He died in 2001.



Frank R. Strong, Judicial Function in Constitutional Limitation of Government Power (Carolina Academic Press 1997)
Frank R. Strong, Substantive Due Process: A Dichotomy of Sense and Nonsense (Carolina Academic Press 1986)
Frank R. Strong, American Constitutional Law (Dennis 1950)


Frank R. Strong, "On Placing Property Due Process Center Stage in Takings Jurisprudence," 49 Ohio St. L.J. 591 (1988-1989)
Frank R. Strong, "A Post-Script to Carolene Products," 5 Const. Comment. 185 (1988)
Frank R. Strong, "Foreboding Fissures in the Bedrock of Popular Sovereignty," 59 N.C. L. Rev. 599 (1980-1981)
Frank R. Strong, "Levellers in Judicial Robes," 60 Neb. L. Rev. 680 (1981)
Frank R. Strong, "Contributions of ERA to Constitutional Exegesis," 14 Ga. L. Rev. 389 (1979-1980)
Frank R. Strong, "Order of the Coif: English Antecedents and American Adaptation," 63 A.B.A. J. 1725 (1977)
Frank R. Strong, "Bicentennial Benchmark: Two Centuries of Evolution of Constitutional Processes," 55 N.C. L. Rev. 1 (1976-1977)
Frank R. Strong, "Court vs. Constitution: Disparate Distortions of the Indirect Limitations in the American Constitutional Framework," 54 N.C. L. Rev. 125 (1975-1976)
Frank R. Strong, "Courts, Congress, Judiciary: One Is More Equal than the Others," 60 A.B.A. J. 1203 (1974)
Frank R. Strong, "President, Congress, Judiciary: One Is More Equal than the Others," 60 A.B.A. J. 1050 (1974)
Frank R. Strong, "The Economic Philosophy of Lochner: Emergence, Embrasure and Emasculation," 15 Ariz. L. Rev. 419 (1973)
Frank R. Strong, "The Pedagogic Training of a Law Faculty," 25 J. Legal Educ. 226 (1972-1973)
Frank R. Strong, "The Time Has Come to Talk of Major Curtailment in the Supreme Court's Jurisdiction," 48 N.C. L. Rev. 1 (1969-1970)
Frank R. Strong, "Fifty Years of Clear and Present Danger: From Schenck to Brandenburg--and Beyond," 1969 Sup. Ct. Rev. 41 (1969)
Frank R. Strong, "The Persistent Doctrine of Constitutional Fact," 46 N.C. L. Rev. 223 (1967-1968)
Frank R. Strong, "Dilemmic Aspects of the Doctrine of Constitutional Fact," 47 N.C. L. Rev. 311 (1968-1969)
Frank R. Strong, "Odis Knight Patton," 53 Iowa L. Rev. 255 (1967-1968)
Frank R. Strong, "Judicial Review: A Tri-Dimensional Concept of Administrative-Constitutional Law," [Part 2] 69 W. Va. L. Rev. 249 (1966-1967)
Frank R. Strong, "Judicial Review: A Tri-Dimensional Concept of Administrative-Constitutional Law," [Part 1] 69 W. Va. L. Rev. 111 (1966-1967)
Frank R. Strong, "Toward an Acceptable Function of Judicial Review," 11 S.D. L. Rev. 1 (1966)
Frank R. Strong, "Iowa Law Review at Age Fifty," 50 Iowa L. Rev. 12 (1964-1965)
Frank R. Strong, "Maurice Taylor Van Hecke," 42 N.C. L. Rev. 271 (1963-1964)
Frank R. Strong, "Trends in Supreme Court Interpretation of Constitution and Statute," 6 Wayne L. Rev. 285 (1959-1960)
Frank R. Strong, "Foreword," 20 Ohio St. L.J. 387 (1959)
Frank R. Strong, "Foreword," 18 Ohio St. L.J. 447 (1957)
Frank R. Strong, "Foreword," 16 Ohio St. L.J. 453 (1956)
Frank R. Strong, "Further Observations on Pre-Legal Education," 7 J. Legal Educ. 540 (1954-1955)
Frank R. Strong, "Foreword," 14 Ohio St. L.J. 351 (1953)
Frank R. Strong, "Pedagogical Implications of Inventorying Legal Capacities," 3 J. Legal Educ. 555 (1950-1951)
Frank R. Strong, "A New Curriculum for the College of Law of the Ohio State University," 11 Ohio St. L.J. 44 (1950)
Paul E. Spayde, Frank R. Strong & W.R. Flesher, "The Validity of an Objective Examination in Constitutional Law," 1 J. Legal Educ. 251 (1948-1949)
Frank R. Strong, "The Future of Federalism in the United States," 22 Tex. L. Rev. 255 (1943-1944)
Gerald O. Allen & Frank R. Strong, "Status of Civil Service in Ohio," 8 Ohio St. U.L.J. 323 (1942)
Frank R. Strong, "Foreword," 8 L. & Contemp. Probs. 415 (Summer 1941)
Frank R. Strong, "Foreword," 8 L. & Contemp. Probs. 207 (Spring 1941)
Frank R. Strong, "John Marshall-Hero or Villian," [Part 2] 6 Ohio St. U.L.J. 158 (1940)
Frank R. Strong, "John Marshall--Hero or Villain," [Part 1] 6 Ohio St. U.L.J. 42 (1940)
Frank R. Strong, "Cooperative Federalism," 23 Iowa L. Rev. 459 (1937-1938)