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Geoffrey R. Stone

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

Biography: 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.

  • -- Robert F. Kennedy Book Award , ''Perilous Times

Geoffrey R. Stone on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Perilous times :
ISBN: 0393327450 OCLC: 56107798

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.

Top secret :
ISBN: 0742558851 OCLC: 868967340

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.

War and liberty :
ISBN: 9780393330045 OCLC: 77821456

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.