March 11, 2008
Oregon Law Professor Robert Tsai Speaks on Noted Linguist George Lakoff at Pittsburgh Conference
Oregon Law Professor Robert Tsai presented “Assessing the Work of George Lakoff” at a University of Pittsburgh School of Law conference on Feb. 8.
Lakoff, a noted linguist, is the co-founder and senior fellow of the RockRidge Institute, a think tank for progressive politics and public policies, and a professor of linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley.
Professor Tsai teaches Constitutional Law I, Constitutional Law II and Constitutional Law Seminar courses. Prior to joining Oregon’s faculty, Tsai served as a law clerk for U.S. District Judge Denny Chin, S.D.N.Y., and the Honorable Hugh H. Brownes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He also attended Yale Law School and edited the Yale Law Journal. Professor Tsai is the author of “Eloquence and Reason: Creating a First Amendment Culture.”
(left to right) Pascual Masullo, Steve Winter, George Lakoff, Robert Tsai, Janet Dewart Bell, George Taylor