Teaching interests: Civil Procedure, Evidence, Federal Courts.
Education: B A., 1965, University of Arkansas; J D., 1971, University of Arkansas.
Experience: 1972-74, Law Clerk to Judge William J. Holloway, Jr., United States Court of Appeals,
Tenth Circuit; 1974-77, Private practice, Little Rock, AR; Counsel, U.S. Senate Antitrust
and Monopoly, Subcommittee Washington, D.C.; joined The University of Memphis School
of Law faculty in 1978.
Admitted: Arkansas; Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas; Courts of Appeals for the Eighth
and Tenth Circuit.
Achievements/Publications: Co-author with June F. Entman of the treatise Tennessee Civil Procedure 1999. Professor Banks has written articles for the Tennessee Law Review, Oklahoma
Law Review, and The University of Memphis Law Review. He has been a consultant to
the Tennessee Supreme Court Commission on Civil Rules since 1984.
Office: Law 374