Professor of Public Interest Law, George Washington University
Jonathan Turley is one of the nation’s most recognized legal scholars and civil libertarians. In addition to his position as the Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law at George Washington University, he is a columnist with USA Today and appears regularly in other papers like the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times. His blog, www.jonathanturley.org, has won a variety of awards and was selected in 2012 as the top legal opinion blog in the world by the ABA Journal. In the Posner study, he was found to one of the top 100 most cited public intellectuals in the United States and the second most cited law professor. Turley also litigates in federal and state courts and has been selected as one of the world’s top litigators in legal surveys, handling some of the most high-profile cases of the last two decades.