Moderator Erwin Chemerinsky

September 2014

Erwin Chemerinsky is dean and distinguished professor of law, Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law. His areas of expertise are constitutional law, federal practice, civil rights and civil liberties, and appellate litigation. He is the author of eight books, most recently “The Case Against the Supreme Court,” to be published by Viking in September, and more than 200 articles in top law reviews. He frequently argues cases before the nation’s highest courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court, and also serves as a commentator on legal issues for national and local media. He writes a monthly column for the Daily Journal.