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Law educator , legal educator

Peter Westen, law educator. Bar: California 1970, District of Columbia 1971, Michigan 1973. Guggenheim fellow, 1981-1982. Member of Order of Coif.

Background

Westen, Peter was born in 1943 in. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard College, 1964.

Education

Harvard University (Bachelor of Arts). University of California Boalt Hall School of Law (Juris Doctor).

Career

Bar: California 1970, District of Columbia 1971, Michigan 1973. Law clerk to Justice William O. Douglas, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1968-1969. Fellow International Legal Center, 1969-1971.

Associate Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, et al, 1971-1973. Assistant professor University of Michigan, 1973-1976, associate professor, 1976-1978, professor, since 1978.Guggenheim fellow, 1981-1982.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1970, District of Columbia 1971, Michigan 1973.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Logic of Consent: The Diversity and Deceptiveness of Consent as a Defense to Criminal Conduct, Speaking of Equality: The Rhetoric of “Equality” in Moral and Legal Discourse.

Membership

Member of Order of Coif.