Friedman, Barry

Barry Friedman is the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Professor of Law at New York University School of Law.  For twenty-five years, he has had one foot in the academy and one foot in legal practice.  He has been a clerk with Judge Phyllis Kravitch on the Eleventh Circuit, practiced at Davis, Polk & Wardwell, taught at the University of Alabama, Georgetown University, Vanderbilt University, and now NYU.  He has published over fifty academic articles in leading journals, and, along with Steven Burbank, co-edited Judicial Independence: An Interdisciplinary Approach.  Friedman has been the affiliate president of the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee, and he contributes regularly to The New Republic, The New York Times, The American Lawyer,, and others.  The Will of the People, featured in his Rorotoko interview, is his first book.

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On his book The Will of the People: How Public Opinion Has Influenced the Supreme Court and Shaped the Meaning of the Constitution
(Our Cover Feature of April 03, 2011)