Eric Bellone, PhD, JD

Associate Professor, Political Science & Legal Studies

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Education

  • JD, University of New Hampshire Law School
  • PhD, Northeastern University
  • MA, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • BA, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • BS, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Research Interests

  • Alternative courts (particularly drug courts)
  • The impact of technology on the legal process

Publications

  • Bellone, E., Kelder, G. (2017). A Model for Teaching Legal Research through Instructional Scaffolding.

  • American Association for Paralegal Education, 32(2), Fall Winter 2017

  • Bellone, E., Kelder, G. (2016). Defining Corporate Personhood: Preventing Frankenstein's Monster from Terrorizing the Village. Business Law Review, 49, 21-29.

Book Chapters

  • Bellone, Eric T., The New Technology of Crime, Law, and Social Control. (Criminal Justice Press, Spring 2007) Eds. James Byrne (University of Massachusetts at Lowell) and Don Rebovich (Research Director of the White Collar Crime Center, Richmond,VA.). Book Chapter – The Courts and Hard Technology: Applying Technological Solutions to Legal Issues.

Presentations

  • Bellone, Eric, (Pending) Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center, "Webinar about the use of video conferencing in criminal cases," Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX. (2020).

  • Bellone, Eric (Presenter & Author), Kelder, Graham (Presenter & Author), North Atlantic Regional Business Law Association Annual Conference, "Negotiating Cell Tower Contracts," North Atlantic Regional Business Law Association, Boston University. (April 2019).

  • Bellone, Eric (Coordinator/Organizer), Advisory Committee to Chief Justice of Mass Trial Court/CPCS, CPCS, Boston MA. (2018).

  • Bellone, Eric (Discussant), Court Appearances through Telepresence Workshop, RAND and RTI International, Washington, DC. (November 7, 2018).

  • Kelder, Graham, Bellone, Eric, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Conference for Paralegals, "Legal Research & Writing II for Paralegals," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Boston, MA. (2017).

  • Bellone, Eric, Kelder, Graham, North Atlantic Business Law Association Annual Meeting, "Defining Corporate Personhood: Preventing Frankenstein's Monster from Terrorizing the Village," North Atlantic Business Law Association, Bentley University. (April 2, 2016).

  • Kelder, Graham, Bellone, Eric, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Conference for Paralegals, "Legal Research & Writing for Paralegals," Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Boston, MA. (March 23, 2016).

Professional Activities

  • American Society of Criminologists
  • American Criminal Justice Society
  • American Bar Association

Current Grant Activity

Pending National Science Foundation Grant - The Impact of Video Technology on Judicial Decision-making in Bail Hearings

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Courses Taught

  • ALS 264 - Introduction to Law and the Legal System
  • ALS 266 - Criminal Law
  • ALS 362 - Civil Litigation
  • GVT 244 - Civil Liberties