Stephen B. Presser

Raoul Berger Professor of Legal History (emeritus), Northwestern University's Pritzker School of Law

Presser holds a joint appointment with the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and also tought in Northwestern’s history department. He is the Legal Affairs Editor of Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture, and a contributor to The University Bookman

He is the author of Recapturing the Constitution (1994), Piercing the Corporate Veil (1991, revised annually), and the co-author of Law and Jurisprudence in American History (8th ed. 2013), as well as several other books, and dozens of articles on constitutional law, legal history, current constitutional debates, and the law of corporations.  Presser’s latest book is Law Professors: Three Centuries of Shaping American Law (West Academic Publishing, 2017), which calls on the American people to undertake Constitutional Amendment.

He is a graduate of Harvard College (1968), and Harvard Law School (1971), and was twice a Fulbright Senior Scholar at University College, London.

Stephen B. Presser Contributions

November 7, 2018
  • Government & Politics
  • Government & Liberty
October 6, 2018
  • Government & Politics
  • Law
  • Constitutional Reform
  • Government & Liberty
January 31, 2018
  • Government & Politics
  • Environment & Energy
  • Employment
  • Government & Liberty
  • Education
  • Entitlements
  • Health Care
  • Economy
  • Government Spending

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