Professor King-Ries teaches Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Justice, Law & Literature, and White Collar Crime. He has taught clinical and constitutional law.
He was a speechwriter for the Secretary of Education, Lauro Cavazos; a clerk for the United States Court of Appeals of the Eighth Circuit; and, for eight years, was a prosecutor, specializing in domestic violence cases, for the King County Prosecutor's Office in Seattle, Washington. Professor King-Ries is married, has a 10 year-old son, and a 2 year-old dog.
Professor King-Ries graduated from Brown University in 1988 with a degree in History. He received his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis, where he was Order of the Coif and an editor on the Washington University Law Quarterly.
Montana Judges Association Presentation, Montana Search and Seizure (Missoula, MT, Oct. 16, 2009).
Football CLE Presentation, Recent Developments Affecting the Criminal Law Practitioner (Missoula, MT, Sept. 19, 2009).
Teens, Technology, and Cyberstalking: The Domestic Violence Wave of the Future?, 20 Texas J. Women & L. 131 (2011)
A Fall from Grace: United States v. W.R. Grace and the Need for Criminal Discovery Reform, 20 Cornell J. L. & Pol. 313 (2010) (co-authored with Beth Brennan)
A Response to The Sound of Silence, 87 Texas L. Rev. See Also 85 (2009).
Just What the Doctor Ordered: The Need for Cross-Cultural Education in Law Schools, 5 Tenn. J. L. & Pol. 27 (2009).
An Argument for Original Intent: Restoring Rule 801(d)(1)(A) to Protect Domestic Violence Victims in a Post-Crawford World, 27 Pace L. Rev. 199 (2007).
Forfeiture by Wrongdoing: A Panacea for Victimless Domestic Violence Prosecutions, 39 Creighton L. Rev. 441 (2006).
State v. Mizenko: The Montana Supreme Court Wades into the Post-Crawford Waters, 67 Mont. L. Rev. 275 (2006).
Crawford v. Washington: The End of Victimless Prosecutions?, 28 Seattle U. L. Rev. 301 (2005).
True to Character: Honoring the Intellectual Foundations of the Character Evidence Rule in Domestic Violence Prosecutions, 23 St. Louis U. Pub. L. Rev. 313 (2004).