Eric M. Freedman

Constitutional law professor, Hofstra University

Eric M. Freedman is the Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law at Hofstra Law School. His career combines scholarship in constitutional law with public interest litigation in a variety of civil liberties fields including capital punishment, the habeas corpus rights of alleged terrorists and others, and the First Amendment. He is the author of Habeas Corpus: Rethinking the Great Writ of Liberty (NYU Press 2001), which has become a principal reference for journalists and Supreme Court Justices alike, and of numerous articles in constitutional law and history.

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