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law educator

Laurence Paul Claus, Australian law educator. Barrister: Supreme Court New South Wales, Australia 1993. John M. Olin fellow, Northwestern University, 2000-2001. Member of London Athenaeum Club.

Background

Claus, Laurence Paul was born on April 25, 1968 in Adelaide, Australia. Son of Raymond Paul and Gloria Joy Claus.

Education

Bachelor in Economics, University Queensland, Australia, 1987. Bachelor of Laws, University Queensland, Australia, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oxford, 1998.

Career

Associate to chief justice Supreme Court Queensland, Brisbane, 1989. Associate Royal Commission Commercial Activities of Government, Perth, 1991—1992. Legal research officer High Court Australia, Canberra, 1992—1993.

Foreign service national attorney United States Department Justice, United States Embassy, London, 1995—1998. Law clerk United States Court of Appeals (7th circuit), Chicago, 1999—2000. Assistant professor law University San Diego, 2001—2003, associate professor law, 2003—2005, professor law, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Barrister: Supreme Court New South Wales, Australia 1993.

Membership

Member of London Athenaeum Club.

Connections

father:
Raymond Paul

mother:
Gloria Joy Claus