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Philip Chase Bobbitt, American Lawyer, educator, writer. Bar: Texas 1977, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1989.


Bobbitt, Philip Chase was born on July 22, 1948 in Temple, Texas, United States. Son of Oscar Price and Rebekah Luruth (Johnson) Bobbitt.


AB, Princeton University, 1971;Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1975;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford, 1983;Master of Arts, University of Oxford, 1984.


Law clerk to Judge Henry Friendly United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit), 1975-1976. Assistant professor law University Texas, Austin, 1976-1979, professor, since 1979, A.W. Walker chair in law, 1996—2007. Senior fellow Strauss Center Law International Security, since 2007.

Herbert wechsler professor federal jurispruden Columbia University, since 2007. Director Center National Security. Associate counsel to President United States for intelligence and international security, 1980-1981.

Legal counsel United States Senate Select Committee on Secret Military Assistance to Iran and Nicaraguan Opposition, 1987-1988. Counselor on international law United States Department of State, 1990-1993. Director for intelligence National Security Council, 1997-1998, senior director critical infrastructure, 1998-1999, senior director strategic planning, 1999.

Member faculty Salzburg Seminar, 1987. Visiting fellow International Institute Strategic Studies, 1981-1982. Junior research fellow Nuffield College, Oxford University, 1982-1984, research fellow, 1984-1985, Anderson senior research fellow, 1985-1991, member modern history faculty, 1984-1991.

Guest scholar Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, 1994. Senior research fellow war studies King's College/U. London, 1994-1997.


  • Bar: Texas 1977, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1989.



Baptism is something you do in obedience to God, but it is not essential for salvation. In other words, salvation is something God does for us, while baptism is something we do for God.


As responsible citizens Christians should pray for elected officials, submit to just laws, pay taxes, and serve in various capacities, such as on juries, in the military, in public office, and by voting for their representative leadership.


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Trustee Princeton University. Member American Law Institute, International Institute Strategic Studies (London), Austin Council Foreign Affairs (president since 1983), Council Foreign Relations (New York City), Administrative Conference United States (special committee on ethics in government), Pacific Council on International Policy, National Infrastructure Assurance Council, Texas Philosophical Society, American Academy Art & Sciences (fellow since 2004).


Married Selden Anne Wallace (divorced 1990).

Oscar Price Bobbitt

Rebekah Luruth (Johnson) Bobbitt

Selden Anne Wallace