James E. Meeks

James E. Meeks


Associate Dean of Law

Biographical Information

James Meeks holds a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College and a legal degree from Columbia University School of Law.  Upon graduating from law school, he served as a clerk for Judge Carl McGowan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.  He taught law at University of Iowa College of Law from 1964 to 1978, and also served as associate dean.  From 1964 to 1969, Professor Meeks was the faculty advisor to the Iowa Law Review.

In 1978, he left Iowa for Ohio State University, where he served as a dean, law professor, and special assistant to the President of the university.  His work focuses on torts and antitrust.



James E. Meeks, Antitrust Concerns in the Modern Public Utility Environment (National Regulatory Research Institute 1996)
George C. Christie & James E. Meeks, Cases and Materials on the Law of Torts (West 1990)


James E. Meeks, "Predatory Behavior as an Exclusionary Device in the Emerging Telecommunications Industry," 33 Wake Forest L. Rev. 125 (1998)
James E. Meeks, "Foreword," 1 Ohio St. J. on Disp. Resol. 1 (1985-1986)
James E. Meeks, "Fifty Years," 46 Ohio St. L.J. 1 (1985)
James E. Meeks, "Symposium: Judicial Review versus Democracy--Foreword," 42 Ohio St. L.J. 1 (1981)
James E. Meeks, "Law in the Future: A Collection of Essays," 39 Ohio St. L.J. 669 (1978)
James E. Meeks, "Antitrust Aspects of Prepaid Legal Services Plans," 1976 Am. B. Found. Res. J. 855 (1976)
James E. Meeks, "Concentration in the Electric Power Industry: The Impact of Antitrust Policy," 72 Colum. L. Rev. 64 (1972)
James E. Meeks, "Area Rate Regulation of the Natural Gas Industry," 1970 Duke L.J. 653 (1970)
James E. Meeks, "Economic Entry Controls in FCC Licensing: The Carroll Case Reappraised," 52 Iowa L. Rev. 236 (1966-1967)
James E. Meeks, "Symposium on Regulated Industries: Foreword," 51 Iowa L. Rev. 263 (1965-1966)