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“American Founding Son: John Bingham and the Invention of the Fourteenth Amendment”

Gerard Magliocca

Gerard N. Magliocca is the Samuel R. Rosen Professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Professor Magliocca is the author of three books and over twenty articles on constitutional law and intellectual property. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford, his law degree from Yale, and joined the faculty after two years as an attorney at Covington and Burling and one year as a law clerk for Judge Guido Calabresi on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Professor Magliocca has received the Best New Professor Award and the Black Cane (Most Outstanding Professor) from the student body, and in 2008 held the Fulbright-Dow Distinguished Research Chair of the Roosevelt Study Center in Middelburg, The Netherlands. He was elected to the American Law Institute (ALI) in 2013.

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5 Responses

  1. Joe says:

    There’s a Gore joke in there somewhere. How time flies.

  2. Lawrence Cunningham says:

    Congratulations! Looking forward to reading this.

  3. Shag from Brookline says:

    Does “Invention” in the title reflect newfound originality? “Invention” can result from improvement. But the title may suggest that Bingham was “Edison” whereas there were other contributors to the 14th Amendment, including from the past.

  4. Gerard N. Magliocca says:

    It reflects a desire a to get people to buy the book.

  5. Aaron Hull says:

    I’m loving this book. Fantastic for my We The People simulated Congressional Hearing team preparations. Way to go, Dr. Magliocca.