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Michael C. Dorf

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Michael C. Dorf is the Robert S. Stevens Professor at Cornell University Law School. His dozens of scholarly articles and essays have appeared in the leading law journals. With Laurence H. Tribe, he is the co-author of the book On Reading the Constitution (Harvard University Press, 1991). He is the editor of and wrote the Introduction to the book Constitutional Law Stories (Foundation Press, 2004), which tells the stories behind fifteen leading constitutional cases. His most recent book is No Litmus Test: Law and Politics in the Twenty-First Century, (Rowman & Littlefield, 2006).

Professor Dorf is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School. He served as a law clerk to Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Los Angeles from 1990-1991 and to Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the United States Supreme Court from 1991-1992. He joined the law faculty of Rutgers University (Camden), in 1992, where he remained until 1995, when he moved to Columbia Law School. He joined the Cornell faculty in 2008. Please visit his blog for your daily fix of Dorf and Friend-of-Dorf musings.

Dorf's columns for FindLaw's legal commentary can be found here.


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