Scott Hershovitz is a professor of law and a professor of philosophy at the University of Michigan. He also directs the Law and Ethics Program. Prior to joining the faculty at Michigan, he clerked for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court and the Hon. William A. Fletcher of the Ninth Circuit. He was also an attorney-adviser on the appellate staff of the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Prof. Hershovitz earned an AB in political science and philosophy and an MA in philosophy from the University of Georgia. He also holds a JD from Yale and a DPhil in law from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. Prof. Hershovitz teaches and writes about jurisprudence and tort law. His publications include "The Model of Plans and the Prospects for Positivism" (Ethics, 2014), "The Role of Authority" (Philosophers' Imprint, 2011), "Harry Potter and the Trouble with Tort Theory" (Stanford Law Review, 2010), and "Two Models of Tort (and Takings)" (Virginia Law Review, 2006). His forthcoming work includes "The End of Jurisprudence" (Yale Law Journal, 2015).