Professor Rychlak is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Mississippi, where he had been on the faculty since 1987. He teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Gaming Law, and Environmental Law. Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Rychlak was with the Chicago law firm of Jenner & Block, and he served as clerk to the Hon. Harry W. Wellford of the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. He received his J.D. from Vanderbilt and his B.A. from Wabash College.