Last updated on: 3/1/2017 | Author: ProCon.org

Robert Weisberg, JD, PhD Biography

Title:
Director of the Stanford University Criminal Justice Center
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Felons Who Have Completed Their Sentence (Incarceration, Probation, and Parole) Be Allowed to Vote?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Nov. 28, 2007

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Individuals with PhD's, JD's, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to felon voting issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to felon voting issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Director, Stanford University Criminal Justice Center
  • Edwin E. Huddleson, Jr. Professor of Law, Stanford University (on faculty since 1981)
  • Special Assistant to the Provost for Faculty Recruitment and Retention, Stanford University
  • Consulting attorney for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the California Appellate Project, working on death penalty litigation in the state and federal courts, 1986-present
  • Recipient of the John Bingham Hurlbut Award for Excellence in Teaching, Stanford University, 1985 and 2005
  • Law Clerk to Justice Potter Stewart of the U.S. Supreme Court (1980-81) and Judge J. Skelly Wright of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1979-1980
  • President, Stanford Law Review, 1979
  • Assistant Professor of English, Skidmore College, 1970-76
Education:
  • JD, Stanford Law School, 1979
  • PhD, Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, English, 1971
  • MA, Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, English, 1966
  • BA, City College of New York, 1966
Other:
  • None found