Legal Analysis and Commentary from Justia


Vikram David Amar Vikram David Amar Vikram Amar rejoined the UC Davis Law School (where he was a faculty member from 1993-1998) in 2007, after teaching at UC Hastings for a decade. He has also taught regularly as a Visiting Professor at the UC Berkeley School of Law and at the UCLA School of Law. He received a bachelor's degree in history from the University of California at Berkeley... more
Neil H. Buchanan Neil H. Buchanan Neil H. Buchanan is an economist and legal scholar, a Professor of Law at The George Washington University, and a Senior Fellow at the Taxation Law and Policy Research Institute, Monash University (Melbourne, Australia). He teaches tax law, tax policy, contracts, and law and economics. His research addresses the long-term tax and spending patterns... more
Sherry F. Colb Sherry F. Colb Sherry F. Colb is Professor of Law and Charles Evans Hughes Scholar at Cornell University. Colb teaches courses in constitutional criminal procedure, evidence, and animal rights. She has published articles in a variety of law reviews, including Stanford, Columbia, N.Y.U., and G.W., on such topics as privacy from police searches, incarceration,... more
John Dean John Dean John Dean served as Counsel to the President of the United States from July 1970 to April 1973.  Before becoming White House counsel at age thirty-one, he was the chief minority counsel to the Judiciary Committee of the US House of Representatives, an associate director of a law reform commission, and an associate deputy attorney general at the US... more
Michael C. Dorf Michael C. Dorf Michael C. Dorf is the Robert S. Stevens Professor of Law at Cornell University Law School. He has written hundreds of popular essays, dozens of scholarly articles, and four books on constitutional law and related subjects, including, most recently, The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Constitutional Law. Professor Dorf blogs at Dorf on... more
Joanna L. Grossman Joanna L. Grossman Joanna L. Grossman is the Sidney and Walter Siben Distinguished Professor of Family Law at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. She is an expert in family law, especially on state regulation of marriage and divorce. She is the co-author of Inside the Castle: Law and the Family in 20th Century America... more
Marci A. Hamilton Marci A. Hamilton Marci A. Hamilton is one of the leading church/state scholars in the United States and the Paul R. Verkuil Chair in Public Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University. She is the author of Justice Denied: What America Must Do to Protect Its Children (Cambridge University Press 2008) and God vs. the Gavel: Religion and the Rule of Law... more
Julie Hilden Julie Hilden Julie Hilden graduated from Harvard College and Yale Law School, where she served as a Teaching Assistant and a Notes Editor on the Yale Law Journal. From 1992-93, Hilden clerked for then-Chief Judge Stephen G. Breyer of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. From 1993-95, she earned an M.F.A. in Fiction Writing from Cornell, and taught a... more
David S. Kemp David S. Kemp David S. Kemp is an attorney, writer, and editor at Justia. He received his B.A. in Psychology from Rice University and his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall). During law school, Kemp served as a Teaching Assistant, Senior Executive Editor of the California Law Review, and co-Editor-in-Chief of the Berkeley... more
Joanne Mariner Joanne Mariner Joanne Mariner is the director of Hunter College’s Human Rights Program.  Before joining Hunter in 2011, she worked at Human Rights Watch, most recently as the director of the organization’s Terrorism and Counterterrorism Program. She has investigated human rights abuses around the globe, focusing in recent years on counterterrorism laws and... more
Anita Ramasastry Anita Ramasastry Anita Ramasastry is the UW Law Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, where she also directs the graduate program on Sustainable International Development. She is also a member of the Law, Technology and Arts Group at at the Law School. Prior to joining the University of Washington faculty, Professor... more

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