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Richard Davies Parker, American Lawyer, educator ( law: pract. & administration)ConstitutionalCriminallawyer, educator.


Parker, Richard Davies was born on April 3, 1945 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.


Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1967. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1970.


Law clerk to Judge J. Skelly Wright United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit), 1970—1971. Law clerk to Associate Justice Potter Stewart United States Supreme Court, 1971—1972. Attorney Children's Defense Fund., Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1973—1974.

Assistant professor law Harvard Law School, 1974—1979, professor, 1979—1998, Paul W. Williams professor criminal justice, since 1998.


  • Bar: Massachusetts 1973.