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Scott Hershovitz

Scott Hershovitz joined the University of Michigan Law School faculty in 2007.


Scott Hershovitz teaches jurisprudence and tort law. Prior to joining the Michigan Law faculty, he clerked for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge William A. Fletcher of the Ninth Circuit. In between these clerkships, he was a member of the appellate staff of the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Professor Hershovitz is admitted to practice law in Georgia. His publications include “Two Models of Tort (and Takings)” in the Virginia Law Review, “Legitimacy, Democracy, and Razian Authority,” in Legal Theory, and “Wittgenstein on Rules: The Phantom Menace” in the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies. He is also the editor of Exploring Law’s Empire: The Jurisprudence of Ronald Dworkin (2006).

Professor Hershovitz graduated summa cum laude from the University of Georgia with an A.B. in political science and philosophy and an M.A. in philosophy. In addition to a J.D. from the Yale Law School, he holds a D.Phil. in law from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar.
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*    "Scott Hershovitz" 49 L. Quadrangle Notes 40 (Fall, 2006).


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