Date Submitted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 21:04:02 GMT

LAW 397 v00 : Separation of Powers Seminar

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clementp Clement, Paul
lsb48 Blatt, Lisa
LAW 397 v00: Separation of Powers Seminar
Separation of Powers Seminar
T 11:10a-1:10p
Writing Requirement


Students may not receive credit for both this seminar and Executive Branch Legal Interpretation: The Separation of Powers and the Office of Legal Counsel

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Personal Information


Professor Clement is a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and serves as a Distinguished Lecturer in Law at the Law Center as well as a Distinguished Lecturer in Government at the main campus. He served as the 43rd Solicitor General of the United States.  Before his confirmation as Solicitor General, he served as Acting Solicitor General for nearly a year and as Principal Deputy Solicitor General.  He has argued over 90 cases before the Supreme Court. He graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown's School of Foreign Service and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School where he was the Supreme Court editor of the Harvard Law Review. 

Following graduation, Mr. Clement clerked for Judge Laurence H. Silberman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and for Associate Justice Antonin Scalia of the U.S. Supreme Court. After his clerkships, he served as Chief Counsel of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, Federalism, and Property Rights. Professor Clement is also a Senior Fellow at Georgetown's Supreme Court Institute.

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