2016.8.12 Kimberly Breeden

Kimberly Breedon

Academic Professional




B.A., Western Kentucky University, with Honors

M.A., University of Illinois, with Honors

University of Cincinnati, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif

Columbia University, LL.M., with Honors


Courses Taught

Wills, Trust & Estates; Legal Communications and Process

Career Highlights

Prior to joining the AJMLS faculty, Professor Breedon taught at the University of Cincinnati College of Law in Cincinnati, Ohio. While there she taught Constitutional Law, Legislation and Statutory Interpretation, Trusts & Future Interests, Employment Law, Advanced Evidence Seminar and Introduction to the United States Legal System. Additionally, she served as an instructor for the LL.M. Program. Professor Breedon also taught Civil Procedure at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio.

Professor Breedon worked as a law clerk for the Hon. Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia; the Hon. Edmund A. Sargus, Jr. of the United States District Court of the Southern District of Ohio; and the Hon. Alan E. Norris of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Admitted to Practice

Ohio Bar (admitted, November 2007)

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (admitted to practice, May 2009)

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (admitted to practice, August 2010)

United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (admitted to practice, August 2011)


Changing the Contours of Judicial and Executive Power: Contextual Considerations Underlying Foreign Sovereign Immunity Landmark Decisions (in progress).

Significant Omissions: Why First Amendment Jurisprudence Governing State Judicial Codes of Conduct Should Consider States’ Historical Experiences with Corruption (in progress).

Remedial Problems at the Intersection of the Political Question Doctrine, the Standing Doctrine, and the Doctrine of Equitable Discretion, 34 OhioU. L. Rev. 523 (2008).

Toward a Cumulative Effects Doctrine in First Amendment Jurisprudence, 54 Loy. L. Rev. 855 (2008).

Garamendi’s Unspoken Assumptions: Assessing Executive Foreign Affairs Preemption Challenges to State Regulation of Greenhouse Gases, 37 E L. Rep. 10897 (2007).

Comment: The Reach of Raich:  Implications for Legislative Amendments and Judicial Interpretations of the Clean Water Act, 74 U. Cin. L. Rev. 1441 (2006).