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The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy

Constitutional Rights and Human Rights

human rights

Thursday, April 9, 2015
3:30 p.m.
Barat House
Boston College Law School

with Frank Michelman, 
Robert Walmsley University Professor, Emeritus
Harvard Law School


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about the speaker


Karen Dawisha

Frank Michelman is Robert Walmsley University Professor, Harvard University, where he has taught since 1963. He is the author of Brennan and Democracy (1999), and has published widely in the fields of constitutional law and theory, comparative constitutionalism, South African constitutionalism, property law and theory, local government law, and general legal theory. Professor Michelman is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a past President (1994-95) of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy. He has served on the Committee of Directors for the annual Prague Conference on Philosophy and the Social Sciences, the Board of Directors of the United States Association of Constitutional Law, and the National Advisory Board of the American Constitution Society. In 2005, Professor Michelman was awarded the American Philosophical Society’s Phillips Prize in Jurisprudence and, in 2004, the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize.