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Joel Richard Paul

Joel Richard Paul, the author of the new “Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times,” and the earlier “Unlikely Allies: How a Merchant, a Playwright, and a Spy Saved the American Revolution,” studied at Amherst College, the London School of Economics, Harvard Law School, and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He currently teaches international economic law, foreign relations, and constitutional law at the University of California, Hastings Law School, where he is also the associate dean. Previously, he taught at the University of Connecticut, Yale University, Leiden University in the Netherlands, and the American University in Washington. He is currently writing a history of U.S. foreign relations and international law.

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