The War Against Terrorism and the Rule of Law


Owen M. Fiss

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Owen M. Fiss, Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School, tackled legal issues involved in the war on terror on Thursday, March 5, at the 13th annual John W. Hager Distinguished Lecture at The University of Tulsa College of Law.

Prof. Fiss also appeared on TU Public Radio's Studio Tulsa to discuss his lecture.

Fiss teaches procedure, legal theory and constitutional law at Yale and directs Yale Law School programs located in Latin America and the Middle East. He is the author of many articles and books, including Troubled Beginnings of the Modern State, Liberalism Divided, The Irony of Free Speech, A Community of Equals, and The Law as it Could Be.

Educated at Dartmouth, Oxford and Harvard, Fiss clerked for Thurgood Marshall on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and later for Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. He also served in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.