Larry Kramer

Richard E. Lang Professor and Dean, Stanford Law School

Larry Kramer is the Richard E. Lang professor of law and dean of Stanford Law School. Kramer has written and taught in such varied fields as conflict of laws, civil procedure, federalism and its history, and most recently, the role of courts in society. He wrote The People Themselves: Popular Constitutionalism and Judicial Review. Kramer serves on the board of Equal Justice Works, is an American Academy of Arts and Sciences fellow, and is a member of both the American Philosophical Society and the American Law Institute. Kramer served as an associate dean and professor at New York University School of Law, and as a professor of law at both the University of Chicago and the University of Michigan. Early in his career, Kramer clerked for US Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. and Judge Henry J. Friendly of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

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