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August 19, 2008

Oregon Law Welcomes Assistant Professor Ofer Raban

Oregon Law is pleased to welcome new Assistant Professor Ofer Raban, who recently joined the faculty. Professor Raban is an expert in constitutional law, constitutional criminal procedure, and legal theory.

Professor Raban was a faculty member at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law from 2005 to 2008; during the 2007-08 school year, he was a visitor at the Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. He also has taught at Oxford University and the University of Puerto Rico, and worked as a prosecutor in the Appeals and Special Litigation Division of the Westchester County District Attorney Office in New York.  

Professor Raban received his bachelor’s degree from City College of New York, a JD from Harvard Law School, and a PhD in legal theory from Oxford University.

He is the author of numerous articles dealing with the First Amendment, the regulation of judicial elections, criminal law and procedure, and legal theory. His most recent publications include, “Be They Fish Or Not Fish: The Fishy Registration of Nonsexual Offenders,” forthcoming in the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, and “The Supreme Court’s Endorsement of a Politicized Judiciary: A Philosophical Critique,” in the Journal of Law and Society.

Professor Raban will teach Constitutional Law I and II, Criminal Investigation, and Legal Interpretation.


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