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Scott T. FitzGibbon



Scott FitzGibbon teaches in the areas of jurisprudence, corporations, securities regulation, and contracts at Boston College Law School. He has previously taught courses in the law and theory of marriage, equity, and professional responsibility.

FitzGibbon is Editor in Chief of the International Journal of the Jurisprudence of the Family (William S. Hein & Co.), Co-editor of The Jurisprudence of Marriage and Other Intimate Relationships (William S. Hein & Co.), and Co-author of Glazer and FitzGibbon on Legal Opinions: Drafting, Interpreting and Supporting Closing Opinions in Business Transactions (Wolters Kluwer).

As Senior Vice President of the International Academy for the Study of the Jurisprudence of the Family, FitzGibbon has written numerous articles on legal philosophy, the family, and business law. Notably, his article "The Failure of the Freedom-Based and Utilitarian Justifications for Assisted Suicide” was published in the American Journal of Jurisprudence. FitzGibbon is a member of the American Law Institute, International Society of Family Law, and Fellowship of Catholic Scholars.

FitzGibbon earned his J.D. from Harvard University, where he was an articles officer of the Harvard Law Review. He is also a graduate of Oxford University, where he studied legal philosophy.