Geoffrey R. Stone

Geoffrey R. Stone is the Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago. A member of the law faculty since 1973, Dr. Stone served as dean of the Law School (1987 – 1994) and provost of the University of Chicago (1994 – 2002). After graduating from the University of Chicago Law School in 1971, where he served as editor-in-chief of the Law Review, he served as a law clerk to Justice William J. Brennan Jr. of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Dr. Stone is the author or co-author of many books on constitutional law, including Speaking Out: Reflections of Law, Liberty and Justice; Top Secret: When Our Government Keeps Us in the Dark; War and Liberty: An American Dilemma; Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime; and Eternally Vigilant: Free Speech in the Modern Era. He is also the lead co-author of two casebooks, Constitutional Law and The First Amendment, and since 1991 he has been an editor of the Supreme Court Review.

Dr. Stone is currently chief editor of a twenty-volume series, Inalienable Rights. His next major book, Sexing the Constitution, will explore the history of sex from ancient Greece to contemporary constitutional law.

Topics:
Constitutional Law
Supreme Court