Professor Hughes has been a member of the Capital University Law School faculty since 1985. He teaches Legal Research and Writing, Copyright Law, Computer Law, and a seminar in Law and Literature (on occasion). Professor Hughes has also served as the director of the Law Library since 1985. Before coming to Capital, Professor Hughes was the Head of Public Services at the University of North Dakota Law School Library. Before he attended law school, Professor Hughes took an M.A. in Latin at the University of Connecticut, where he also taught the first two semesters of college Latin to undergraduates.