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Jeremy Waldron

Jeremy Waldron

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Jeremy Waldron (@JeremyJWaldron) is University Professor at New York University School of Law and Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory at All Souls College, Oxford.  He was born in New Zealand and has also taught at Oxford, Edinburgh, UC Berkeley, Princeton, and Columbia Law School. Professor Waldron’s work in jurisprudence and political theory is well known, as are his articles on constitutionalism, democracy, homelessness, judicial review, minority cultural rights, property, the rule of law, hate speech, dignity, and torture. His books include The Dignity of Legislation (Cambridge, 1999), Law and Disagreement (Oxford, 1999), Torture, Terror and Trade-offs: Philosophy for the White House (Oxford 2010), and (most recently) Dignity, Rank and Rights (Oxford 2012).  Professor Waldron was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1998, he has been a Fellow of the British Academy since 2011, and in that year he also received the Phillips Prize from the American Philosophical Society for lifetime achievement in jurisprudence.

Areas of Expertise: Judicial Review, Rule of Law, Hate Speech, Torture


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