Frederick Schauer

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Frederick Schauer is Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. He received A.B. and M.B.A. degrees from Dartmouth College, and a J.D. from the Harvard Law School in 1972.

Professor Schauer was formerly Cutler Professor of Law at the College of William and Mary. He has also been a Visiting Scholar at Wolfson College, Cambridge University, and a member of the law faculty in West Virginia University. Prior to entering academic life, Professor Schauer practiced law with the firm of Fine & Ambrogne in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a member of the Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and is certified to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Professor Schauer has written extensively about the law of obscenity, the First Amendment, and constitutional law generally. In addition to numerous articles on these subjects, he is the author of the annual supplements to Gunther, Constitutional Law, and has written two books, The Law of Obscenity, published by BNA Books in 1976, and Free Speech: A Philosophical Enquiry, published by the Cambridge University Press in 1982. The latter book was awarded the Certificate of Merit by the American Bar Association in 1983. Professor Schauer currently serves as Chair of the Section on Constitutional Law of the Association of American Law Schools, and has previously been Vice-Chair of the Section on Law and the Arts of the same organization. Among his other honors and awards is receipt of a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship and selection as Professor of the Year at the School of Law of the College of William and Mary. Professor Schauer has also lectured at universities, conferences, and other gatherings throughout the world on constitutional law, legal and political philosophy, freedom of speech, and the legal and philosophical aspects of the regulation of pornography.

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