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Law School: J.D. – University of Michigan, 1975
Summa Cum Laude;
First in class (GPA = 4.26; 4.0=A)
Honors: Michigan Law Review, Note & Comment; Editor 1974-75;
Associate Editor, 1973-74; Order of the Coif – March
1975; Daniel H. Grady Prize Award – 1975 (Highest
standing through the full course of studies in the law
school); Henry M. Bates Memorial Scholarship – 1975
( IIOutstanding Seniors in Law Schoolm1) ; Class of 1908
Memorial Scholarship – 1975 (Highest scholastic average
at beginning of senior year); Maurice Weigle
Scholarship Award – 1973 (Outstanding achievement in
freshman year); American Law Book Company Book Award
€or 81Most significant contribution toward overall legal
scholarshipga – first year, 1973; second year, 1974;
third year, 1975; West Publishing Company Award for
Highest Scholarship Average in the Class – first year,
1973; second year, 1974; third year, 1975.
Graduate School: University of Michigan
Ph.C. – Computer and Communication Sciences – August 1972;
Master’s Degree – Computer and Communication Sciences – May
Master’s Degree – Mathematics – December 1970.
Honors: National Science Foundation Fellow, 1970-72;
Teaching Fellowships, 1969-72.
Undergraduate: Smith College
B.A. Major: Mathematics; Minor: Economics
Honors: Graduated “With Distinction’# (Top 10 students);
Phi Beta Kappa (Junior Year); Sigma Xi; House President
Law: Professor, Georgetown University Law Center 1982 – present
Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering; 1978 – 82
Judicial Clerkship – U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit –
Judge Spottswood W. Robinson, I11 – 197%-76
Judicial Clerkship – U.S. Supreme Court
Mr. Justice Thurgood Marshall – 1976-77
Other Fields:
University of Michigan Computing Center, Summer 1970
Bell Telephone Laboratories – Department of Computer
Graphics and Economics – 1968 – 1969
Radio Astronomy Observatory, University of Michigan –
Assistant Research Mathematician – 1966 – 1967
. ‘,.,,
Editorial Advisor to llJusticell–Journal of the Department of
Justice; Board of Institute for Public Representation (since
1985); Worked with the GULC Street Law Clinic on “LawyerTeacher Partnershipv1 for Washington, D.C.; D.C. Bar Ethics
Committee–1990-1993; D.C. Bar Administrative Law Section
Nominating Committee ; D.C. Bar Committee to Celebrate the
Bicentennial of the Constitution (1986-1991); Organized and
participated in series of symposia on the Constitution–
Winner of “Best Bar Project for 198711; United States Court
of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Judicial
Conference–Arrangements/Program Committee (1994; 1990;
1986); American Civil Liberties Union Nominating Committee
(1985); Committee of.Visitors for the University of Michigan
Law School (1978-present); Smith College Reunion Committee
(1986-1991); Volunteer – Upward Bound (1970-1972).
District of Columbia Bar; United States Court of Appeals for
the District of Columbia Bar; United States Supreme Court
Bar; Women’s Bar Association; Women’s Legal Defense Fund;
American Civil Liberties Union; American Bar Association;
Washington Council of Lawyers.
Participant, Gruter Institute Conferences
1993 “The Rule of Law, Human Nature, and the New
Russia,11 The Brookings Institute, Washington, DC;
1991 “An Interdisciplinary Approach to Environmental
Regulation,” Tauberbischofheim, Germany;
1990 #!Law and Biology,11 Squaw Valley, California;
1989 “Law and Biology: A Sense of Justice,I1 Monterey,
Interviews on Constitutional Law and the Supreme Court
for CNN, NBC, ABC, NPR (including some interviews
in Spanish), and newspapers;
Civiletti–GULC, October 1988;
GULC–March 1988;
It Serve Another 200 Years?,” Organizer and Moderator
June 30, 1987;
Moderator €or ‘!The Role of Attorney General” with B.
Panel participant on “Independent Counsel: Lawful or Not?–
llCelebrating the Bicentennial of the Constitution–Can
Participant in various “Press Briefings on the Supreme
Courtr1 at GULC;
Tribute to Chief Judge Spottswood Robinson, United
States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit,
Judicial Conference, May, 1987;
Marshall’s Misuse of History,I1 New Orleans, LA.,
January 1986;
Panel participant on Role of the Supreme Court–GULC.
Presentation to the Legal History Section of the AALS, “John
Susreme Court Politics: The Institution and Its Procedures, with
co-author Thomas Krattenmaker, West Publishing Co., 1994
Foreword, “DO What You Can With What You HaveIf1 Okla. L. Rev.
Remembering Justice Thurgood Marshallt1l 1 Journal on Fighting
The SuDreme Court Justices, Illustrated Biographies 1789 – 1993,
Poverty 9 (1993)
Supreme Court Historical Society (ed. Clare Cushmen)
(Contributer) 1993
Judge,” 80 Geo. L.J. 2003 (1992)
Supreme Court Historical Society Yearbook
of Political Structure and Culture on the Substance of the
Law,” Proceedings of the Conference on the Interdisciplinary
Approach to Environmental Regulation, held in
Tauberbischofheim, Germany, 1993
United States, 1992
Scheme: In the Beginning There Was Pragmatism,s1 1989 Duke
L.J. 561
“Orphaned Rules in the Administrative State: The Fairness
Doctrine and Other Orphaned Progeny of Interactive
Deregulationt1l 76 Geo. L. J. 59 (1987)
Madison,11 1986 Wisc. L. Rev. 301; reprinted in Supreme Court
Historical Society Yearbook 1987 and in Los Angeles Daily
Journal, Sept. 1988 (coauthored with M. Marcus)
16 Preview 281 (1984)
Non-Profit Corporations,I1 72 Mich. L. Rev. 1265 (1974)
Foreword, I1Thurgood Marshall: Courageous Advocate, Compassionate
“The Privilege of Clerking for Justice Thurgood Marshalllt1 1992
“The Evolution of American Environmental Regulation: The Impact
Contributor to the Oxford Comlsanion to the Sulsreme Court of the
!#The Early Role of the Attorney General in Our Constitutional
“John Marshall’s Selective Use of History in Marburv vs.
“Can Congress Prohibit Public Broadcasters From Editorializing?,11
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