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Edward Lazarus

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Edward Lazarus is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School. After receiving his J.D. in 1987, he served as a law clerk to Judge William A. Norris on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and to Associate Justice Harry A. Blackmun on the Supreme Court of the United States. Since finishing his clerkships, Lazarus has split his time between writing, lawyering, and teaching. He is the author of two highly acclaimed books: Black Hills/White Justice: The Sioux Nation Versus the United States, 1775 to the Present and Closed Chambers: The Rise, Fall, and Future of the Modern Supreme Court. Lazarus' writing has also appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, U.S. News & World Report, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and The Chicago Tribune. From 1997 until this year, Lazarus worked as a federal prosecutor in the Central District of California. He is now in private practice (part-time), specializing in appellate litigation. He also has taught various courses at the Cardozo School of Law, the University of California at Davis, and Loyola Law School.

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