Erwin Chemerinsky

Erwin Chemerinsky became the 13th dean of Berkeley Law in 2017, when he joined the faculty as the Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law. Prior to assuming this position, he was on the faculties of the University of California, Irvine School of Law, Duke University, and the University of Southern California Law School. He is the author of ten books, including “Closing the Courthouse Doors: How Your Constitutional Rights Became Unenforceable” and “Free Speech on Campus” (with Howard Gillman). He frequently argues appellate cases, including in the United States Supreme Court. In 2016, he was named a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In January 2017, National Jurist magazine again named Dean Chemerinsky the most influential person in legal education in the United States.

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