Owen M. Fiss

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Owen Fiss "is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale University. He was educated at Dartmouth, Oxford, and Harvard. He clerked for Thurgood Marshall (when Marshall was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit) and later for Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. He also served in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. Before coming to Yale, Professor Fiss taught at the University of Chicago. At Yale he teaches procedure, legal theory, and constitutional law and is the author of many articles and books on these subjects, including more recently, Troubled Beginnings of the Modern State, Liberalism Divided, The Irony of Free Speech, A Community of Equals, A Way Out/America’s Ghettos and the Legacy of Racism, Adjudication and its Alternatives (with Judith Resnik), and The Law as it Could Be. Professor Fiss also directs extensive Law School programs in Latin America and the Middle East at Yale Law School." [1]

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  1. Owen M. Fiss, Yale Law School, accessed November 18, 2008.