International criminal law (in Innsbruck, Austria)
International crimes in U.S. courts (in Beijing)
Texas criminal procedure
Schmolesky was Assistant Attorney General for the State of Wisconsin from 1976 through 1979 before returning to the University of Wisconsin Law School to supervise clinical programs and teach courses in the field of criminal law.
Schmolesky joined the law faculty of St. Mary’s University in 1981, where he has taught numerous criminal law courses. His teaching has included courses at St. Mary’s summer programs in Innsbruck, Austria, and Beijing as well as a semester teaching as a Fulbright Scholar at Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
For 28 years, Schmolesky was the sole author of the State Bar of Texas Criminal Law Digest. He co-authored the six volumes of the Texas Practice series dealing with Criminal Procedure published by Thomson/West. His legal scholarship has been cited by numerous state and federal courts including the United States Supreme Court.
Faculty sponsor of St. Mary’s Criminal Law Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Criminal Justice and International Law sections of the American Bar Association.
Criminal Law CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014.
Dix and Schmolesky Six volume “Criminal Practice and Procedure”, Thompson/West, 2010 and annual supplements.
Texas Criminal Practice Guide; Matthew Bender & Company, Inc. 1994-2009.