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    “Our democratic society gives vast authority to unelected judges. I explore judicial authority and how the other branches and the public respond.”

    - Professor Theodore Ruger

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    “My work explores the numerous doctrinal and methodological synergies among different areas of the law and their likely benefits for policy and regulation.”

    - Professor Shyamkrishna Balganesh

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    “In the last generation, constitutional thought and litigation guarded against threats of oppression. My hope is to build the tools to meet the next generation of new threats.”

    - Professor Seth Kreimer

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    “Part of what makes criminal law theory interesting is what it implies about other seemingly unrelated bodies of law.”

    - Professor Leo Katz

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    “I love working with so many talented students to ensure that the promise of equal justice is a reality for the most vulnerable among us.”

    - Professor Louis Rulli

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    “The changing economy challenges us to rethink the law of the workplace to ensure that it protects workers, supports families, and fosters prosperity.”

    - Professor Sophia Lee

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    “Perennial questions about the ideal relationship between public and private, law and ethics, identity and opportunity are central to my scholarship and teaching.”

    - Professor Anita Allen

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    “Neuroscience is discovering a great deal about the correlates and causes of human behavior, but causation is not itself an excusing condition.”

    - Professor Stephen Morse

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    “Emerging technology requires a new generation of technologically-savvy lawyers to establish the regulatory framework of the future.”

    - Professor R. Polk Wagner

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    “We must be able to analyze politically-charged issues without relying on our political intuitions.”

    - Professor Kermit Roosevelt

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    “From teaching to scholarship and from litigation to legislation, being a law professor offers opportunities to help shape our future.”

    - Professor Stephen Burbank

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    “Taking my students to the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and northern Uganda were unforgettable teaching moments.”

    - Professor William Burke-White

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    “Behind every transformation in the law are committed people strategizing about the best way to achieve their aims. I find uncovering their stories most rewarding.”

    - Professor Serena Mayeri

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    “I’ve always been just as interested in the human dimension of legal problems as in the rules that govern them; mediation is the most absorbing work I know.”

    - Professor Douglas Frenkel

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    “One silver lining of our recent crisis is that we are now focusing much more intensively on issues like corporate morality that got short shrift a decade ago.”

    - Professor David Skeel