Anne Fleming is Associate Professor of Law whose research interests include contract law, commercial law, and American legal history, with a focus on the relationship between law and poverty. The American Society for Legal History has recognized her work with the Kathryn T. Preyer Scholars Award and a William Nelson Cromwell Foundation Fellowship. Her current research projects concern the history of "fringe lending" and its regulation in the twentieth-century United States.
Laura Donohue is Professor of Law and Director of Georgetown’s Center on National Security and the Law and Director of the Center on Privacy and Technology. Professor Donohue writes on U.S. Constitutional Law, American and British legal history, and national security and counterterrorist law in the United States and United Kingdom. Her scholarship includes the forthcoming book The Future of Foreign Intelligence (2016), focusing on the Fourth Amendment and surveillance in a digital world. Her past books include The Cost of Counterterrorism: Power, Politics, and Liberty (2008) that looked at the impact of American and British counterterrorist law on life, liberty, property, privacy, and free speech, and Counterterrorist Law and Emergency Law in the United Kingdom 1922-2000 (2007) that concentrated on measures introduced to address violence in Northern Ireland.
Daniel R. Ernst is a Professor of Law and teaches courses in American legal history and property. He is the author of Lawyers Against Labor (1995), for which he received the Littleton Griswold Award of the American Historical Association, Tocqueville’s Nightmare(2014), and co-editor of Total War and the Law (2003). He was a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow in 2003-2004. From 2006 to 2010, he was co-editor of "Studies in Legal History," a book series sponsored by the American Society for Legal History, and he is the principal contributor to Legal History Blog. He is at work on a history of New Deal lawyers.
Martin Lederman is Associate Professor of Law and teaches courses in constitutional law and national security law. He previously served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel. His scholarship includes a two-part article in the Harvard Law Review examining Congress's authority to regulate the Commander in Chief's conduct of war, and the book chapter The National Security Agency's Domestic Spying Program: Framing the Debate. He has written on issues relating to separation of powers, war powers, torture, detention, interrogation, international law, treaties, executive branch lawyering, statutory interpretation, and the First Amendment for several blogs and web sites, including Balkinization, SCOTUSblog, Opinio Juris, and Slate.
James Oldham is St. Thomas More Professor of Law and Legal History and a leading expert in legal history and on labor and employment law. He teaches seminars on English legal history and the history of the jury as well as courses on Contracts, Labor Law, and Labor Arbitration. His major work is The Mansfield Manuscripts and the Growth of English Law in the Eighteenth Century, two volumes, published for the American Society for Legal History. Among his numerous publications, Professor Oldham authored The Oxford History of the Laws of England: The Reign of George III (forthcoming) and Trial By Jury: The Seventh Amendment and Anglo-American Special Juries. He also serves as Neutral Discipline Arbitrator for the National Hockey League and the NHL Players Association, a salary arbitrator for Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association, and Appeals Panel member for the National Football League & NFL Players Association.
Jeffrey Shulman is Professor of Legal Research and Writing. From 1984 to 2005, he taught in the Department of English at Georgetown University. His recent scholarship includes the book “The Constitutional Parent: Rights, Responsibilities, and the Enfranchisement of the Child,” as well as scholarly articles including "Who Owns the Soul of the Child?: An Essay on Religious Parenting Rights and the Enfranchisement of the Child” “Epic Considerations: The Speech That the Supreme Court Would Not Hear in Snyder v. Phelps," and "The Parent as (Mere) Educational Trustee: Whose Education Is It, Anyway?" He also co-edited the New York Times bestseller “Robert Kennedy In His Own Words.”
John Mikhail is Professor of Law and his research interests include torts, criminal law, constitutional law, international law, jurisprudence, moral and legal philosophy, legal history, and law and cognitive science. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Cornell University and was a Lecturer and Research Affiliate in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His scholarship includes the book Elements of Moral Cognition: Rawls' Linguistic Analogy and the Cognitive Science of Moral and Legal Judgment, which is a revised and expanded version of his Ph.D dissertation on "Rawls' Linguistic Analogy." His publications have also appeared in a wide range of scholarly journals, including Stanford Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, Law and History Review, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Psychology of Learning and Motivation, and Archiv fur Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie.
Randy E. Barnett is the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory at Georgetown Law, where he directs the Georgetown Center for the Constitution and teaches constitutional law and contracts. He argued the medical marijuana case of Gonzalez v. Raich before the U.S. Supreme Court in 2004 and represented the National Federation of Independent Business in its constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act in 2011-12. Professor Barnett’s publications span more than one hundred articles and reviews, as well as ten books, includingOur Republican Constitution: Securing the Sovereignty of the People (forthcoming 2016), Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty (2d ed., 2014), and The Structure of Liberty: Justice and the Rule of Law (2d ed. 2014) His most recent work in legal theory includes "The Libertarian Middle Way" in the Chapman Law Review.
William Treanor is Professor of Law and Executive Vice President and Dean of the Law Center. In 2010, Dean Treanor joined the Law Center from Fordham Law School, where he had been dean of the law school since 2002 and Paul Fuller Professor. From 1998-2001, Dean Treanor served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice. He has published widely, with a focus on constitutional law and legal history. His more recent scholarship includes The Story of Marbury v. Madison:Judicial Authority and Political Struggle, in Federal Courts Stories and Morton Horwitz: Legal Historian as Lawyer and Historian, in Transformations in American Legal History: Essays in Honor of Professor Morton J. Horwitz.