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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Geoffrey R. Stone  

Pen Name: None

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-- Website -- http://www.law.uchicago.edu/faculty/stone-g
-- Geoffrey R. Stone on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=geoffrey++r.++stone


Illinois Connection

From 1993 to 2002 Geoffrey R. Stone served as Provost of the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Geoffrey Stone has been a member of the law faculty since 1973. From 1987 to 1993, Mr. Stone served as Dean of the Law School, and from 1993 to 2002 he served as Provost of the University of Chicago. Mr. Stone received his undergraduate degree in 1968 from the University of Pennsylvania and his law degree in 1971 from the University of Chicago Law School, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review. Mr. Stone served as a law clerk to Judge J. Skelly Wright of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and to Justice William J. Brennan Jr. of the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Stone was admitted to the New York Bar in 1972.


Published Works

    Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime: From the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism , W. W. Norton, 2005War and Liberty: An American Dilemma: 1790 to the Present, W. W. Norton & Company, 2007Top Secret: When Our Government Keeps Us in the Dark, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2007


Selected Titles At Your Library

Perilous times :
ISBN: 0393327450. OCLC Number:

W.W. Norton & Co.,. New York :. ©2004.

"Perilous Times guides us through a pageant of characters who influenced the course of American history. This book is an investigation of civil liberties in wartime."--Jacket.

War and liberty :
ISBN: 0393330044. OCLC Number:

W.W. Norton,. New York :. ©2007.

"Geoffrey R. Stone has now produced this condensed history of individual freedoms in six crucial periods of conflict - from the 1790s to the present day - along with an in-depth examination of how our constitutional rights have fared in the Bush era. This historical narrative offers a revealing introduction to our most essential constitutional rights."--Jacket.

Top secret :
ISBN: 0742558851. OCLC Number:

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Explores whether the measures taken and suggested by the executive branch of the United States government to prevent and punish public disclosure of classified information are consistent with the First Amendment of the Constitution.


Awards

  • Robert F. Kennedy Book Award ,
  • Perilous Times

    Speaking Engagements

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