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Paul Harper Robinson

Paul Harper Robinson, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Massachusetts 1974. Member of American Bar Association (chairman criminal justice section committee on state legislation).

Background

  • Robinson, Paul Harper was born on November 12, 1948 in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of Edward Raymond and Ann (Harper) Robinson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Renssealaer Polytechnic Institute, 1970. Juris Doctor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1973. Master of Laws, Harvard University, 1974.

      Diploma in Legal Studies, Cambridge University, England, 1976.

    Career

    • Faculty fellow National Center for State Courts, Washington, 1973. Federal prosecutor United States Attorney' General’ s Office, Alexandria, Virginia, 1976. Legislation counsel United States Senate Judicial Committee, Washington, 1977.

      Assistant professor law Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, 1977—1980, distinguished professor, 1985—1993, acting dean, 1989—1990. Commissioner United States Sentencing Commission, Washington, since 1985. Adjunct professor law Georgetown University, Washington, 1986—1988.

      Visiting professor Northwestern University, 1992—1993, professor law, 1993—1998, Edna & Ednyfed Williams professor, 1998—2002. Colin S. Diver professor law University Pennsylvania, since 2003. Director Rhode Island Criminal Code Revision Project.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts 1974.

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association (chairman criminal justice section committee on state legislation).

    Connections

    • Married Jane Grall, June 23, 1984. Children: Samuel, Amanda.
    • father: Edward Raymond Robinson
    • mother: Ann (Harper) Robinson
    • spouse: Jane Grall
    • children: Samuel Robinson
    • Amanda Robinson
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    Born November 12, 1948
    (age 69)
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