Robert J. Martineau

Robert J. Martineau


Professor of Law

Biographical Information

Robert J. Martineau earned his bachelor's degree from College of the Holy Cross in 1956, followed by a J.D. from University of Chicago in 1959.  After graduating from law school, he clerked for Judge Frederick W. Brune on the Maryland Court of Appeals.  In 1968, he joined the faculty at University of Iowa College of Law, where he taught until 1972.

After leaving Iowa, he served as an executive officer with the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Wisconsin.  He taught law at University of Dayton from 1978 to 1980, before moving to University of Cincinnati College of Law.  He took emeritus status from University of Cincinnati in 1994.  His work focuses on appellate law and practice.



Robert J. Martineau & Michael B. Salerno, Legal, Legislative, and Rule Drafting in Plain English (Thomson West 2005)
Robert J. Martineau, Cases and Materials on Appellate Practice and Procedure, 2d ed. (Thomson/West 2005)
Robert J. Martineau & David P. Novello, eds., The Clean Air Act Handbook (ABA 2004)
Robert J. Martineau, Drafting Legislation and Rules in Plain English (West 1991)
Robert J. Martineau, Appellate Justice in England and the United States (W.S. Hein 1990)
Robert J. Martineau, Regulation of the Legal Profession: The Relationship Between Judicial and Legislative Power (National Center for State Courts 1987)
Robert J. Martineau, Fundamentals of Modern Appellate Advocacy (Bancroft-Whitney 1985)
Robert J. Martineau, Modern Appellate Practice: Federal and State Civil Appeals (Bancroft-Whitney 1983)
Robert J. Martineau & D. Karlen, The Judicial System of Tennessee (Institute of Judicial Administration 1971)
Robert J. Martineau & Barbara K. Bailey, Iowa Urban Policy Study (Institute of Urban and Regional Research, University of Iowa 1970)


Robert J. Martineau & Michael K. Stagg, "New Source Review Reform: A New Year's Eve to Remember," 18 Nat. Resources & Env't. 3 (2003-2004)
David P. Novello & Robert J. Martineau, "The New Accidental Release Prevention Program under the Clean Air Act," 13 Nat. Resources & Env't. 424 (1998-1999)
James M. Weaver, Robert J. Martineau & Michael K. Stagg, "State Environmental Audit Laws Advance Goal of a Cleaner Environment," 11 Nat. Resources & Env't. 6 (1996-1997)
Robert J. Martineau, "Restrictions on Publication and Citation of Judicial Opinions: A Reassessment," 28 U. Mich. J.L. Reform 119 (1994-1995)
Robert J. Martineau, "Craft and Technique, Not Canons and Grand Theories: A Neo-Realist View of Statutory Construction," 62 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1 (1993-1994)
Robert J. Martineau, "Defining Finality and Appealability by Court Rule Right Problem, Wrong Solution," 54 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 717 (1992-1993)
Robert J. Martineau, "Appellate Litigation: Its Place in the Law School Curriculum," 39 J. Legal Educ. 71 (1989)
Daniel H. Squire & Robert J. Martineau, "Environmental Consultants: Getting Your Money's Worth," 3 Nat. Resources & Env't. 23 (1988-1989)
Robert J. Martineau, "Subject Matter Jurisdiction as a New Issue on Appeal: Reining in an Unruly Horse," 1988 BYU L. Rev. 1 (1988)
Robert J. Martineau, "Considering New Issues on Appeal: The General Rule and the Gorilla Rule," 40 Vand. L. Rev. 1023 (1987)
Robert J. Martineau, "Value of Appellate Oral Argument: A Challenge to the Conventional Wisdom," 72 Iowa L. Rev. 1 (1986-1987)
Robert J. Martineau & Patricia A. Davidson, "Frivolous Appeals in the Federal Courts: The Ways of the Circuits," 34 Am. U. L. Rev. 603 (1984-1985)
Robert J. Martineau & Michael J. Gerhardt, "Reflections on Appellate Practice in the Sixth Circuit," 16 U. Tol. L. Rev. 625 (1984-1985)
Robert J. Martineau, "Practice in the Sixth Circuit: Oral Argument and Decisions from the Bench," 16 U. Tol. L. Rev. 655 (1984-1985)
Robert J. Martineau, "Frivolous Appeals: The Uncertain Federal Response," 1984 Duke L.J. 845 (1984)
Robert J. Martineau, "Attorney As an Officer of the Court: Time to Take the Gown off the Bar," 35 S. C. L. Rev. 541 (1983-1984)
Robert J. Martineau, "Interpreting the Constitution: The Use of International Human Rights Norms," 5 Hum. Rts. Q. 87 (1983)
Robert J. Martineau, "Legal Education and Training Artists of the Law," 57 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 346 (1982)
Robert J. Martineau, "Moot Court: Too Much Moot and Not Enough Court," 67 A.B.A. J. 1294 (1981)
Robert J. Martineau, "Disciplining Judges for Nonofficial Conduct: A Survey and Critique of the Law," 10 U. Balt L. Rev. 225 (1980-1981)
Robert J. Martineau, "Supreme Court and State Regulation of the Legal Profession," 8 Hastings Const. L.Q. 199 (1980-1981)
Robert J. Martineau, "Appellate Process in Civil Cases: A Proposed Model," 63 Marq. L. Rev. 163 (1979-1980)
Robert J. Martineau, "Educational Role of Judicial Conduct Organizations," 63 Judicature 227 (1979-1980)
Robert J. Martineau, "Federal Circuit Executives: An Initial Report," 57 Judicature 438 (1973-1974)
Robert J. Martineau, "Enforcement of the Code of Judicial Conduct," 1972 Utah L. Rev. 410 (1972)
Robert J. Martineau, "Authority of a State Supreme Court to Regulate Judicial Ethics," 15 St. Louis U. L.J. 237 (1970-1971)
Robert J. Martineau, "Maryland's 1967-68 Constitutional Convention: Some Lessons for Reformers," 55 Iowa L. Rev. 1196 (1969-1970)
Robert J. Martineau, "The Mandatory Referendum on Calling a State Constitutional Convention: Enforcing the People's Right to Reform Their Government," 31 Ohio St. L.J. 421 (1970)
Robert J. Martineau, "Selection and Tenure of Maryland Judges: An Explanation of a Proposal," 23 Md. L. Rev. 201 (1963)

Book Reviews

Robert J. Martineau, "Review Essay: The Status of State Government Law in Legal Education," 53 U. Cin. L. Rev. 511 (1984)