Sumi Cho, DePaul University

Depaul Law School
Professor Cho employs a critical race feminist approach to her work on affirmative action, sexual harassment, legal history, and civil rights. She was the principal investigator for a Civil Liberties Public Education Fund grant on the first coordinated legal research on Japanese American interment, redress, and reparations. The AALS Minority Groups section honored her with the first Junior Faculty Award. Professor Cho has served as a visiting professor at the University of Michigan and University of Iowa law schools. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for LatCrit. Professor Cho holds a J.D. and a Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies from the University of California at Berkeley.

David Dyzenhaus, University of Toronto

Professor of Law and Associate Dean, Graduate Studies of the Faculty of Law
Professor Dyzenhaus is Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Prior to joining the Faculty of Law in 1990, Professor Dyzenhaus served as Assistant Professor and Canada Research Fellow at the Faculty of Law, Queen’s University from 1989-1991. He has taught in South Africa, England and Canada in Law, Philosophy and Sociology. He holds a doctorate from Oxford University and law and undergraduate degrees from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. In 2002, he was the Law Foundation Visiting Fellow in the Faculty of Law, University of Auckland. In 2005-06 he was Herbert Smith Visiting Professor in the Cambridge Law Faculty and a Senior Scholar of Pembroke College, Cambridge. Prof. Dyzenhaus is the author of Hard Cases in Wicked Legal Systems: South African Law in the Perspective of Legal Philosophy, Legality and Legitimacy: Carl Schmitt, Hans Kelsen, and Hermann Heller in Weimar, Judging the Judges, Judging Ourselves: Truth, Reconciliation and the Apartheid Legal Order. He has published two edited collections of essays, Law as Politics: Carl Schmitt’s Critique of Liberalism and Recrafting the Rule of Law: The Limits of Legal Order, and is co-editor of Law and Morality: Readings in Legal Philosophy. In 2004 he gave the JC Smuts Memorial Lectures to the Faculty of Law, Cambridge University. These will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2006 under the title The Constitution of Law.

Patrick Gudridge, University of Miami

University of Miami
Professor Gudridge received an A.B. from Harvard College in 1972 and a J.D. in 1976 from Harvard Law School. Professor Gudridge served as a law clerk to Justice Mathew O. Tobriner of the California Supreme Court. He joined the faculty in 1977, and served as Associate Dean at the Law School from 1990 to 1994. He has published articles on the structure of legal interpretation and analysis. His teaching interests are eclectic, and have included courses in federal jurisdiction, U.S. and Florida constitutional law, jurisprudence, business associations, torts, and agency. His publications include:

  • The Constitution Glimpsed From Tule Lake, 68 Law & Contemp. Probs. 81 (2005).
  • Just Recently, Back When, 117 Harv. L. Rev. 1745 (2004).
  • Ely’s Gifts, 58 U. Miami. L. Rev. 961 (2004).
  • The Anti-Emergency Constitution, 113 Yale L.J. 1801 (with Laurence H. Tribe) (2004).
  • Remember Endo?, 116 Harv. L. Rev. 1933 (2003).
  • The Office of the Oath, 20 Const. Comment. 387 (2003).
  • Mit Schlag (Repetitions), 57 U. Miami L. Rev. 607 (2003).
  • Book Review, 95 Am. J. Int’l L. 714 (2001) (reviewing John Rawls, The Law Of Peoples (1999)).
  • Carrington, Cooley, Kennedy, Klare, 22 Cardozo L. Rev. 837 (2001).
  • 2-207 and Company (For Richard A. Hausler), 55 U. Miami L. Rev. 369 (2001).
  • Public Privacy (Self Government), 53 U. Miami L. Rev. 395 (1999).
  • Book Review, , 26 Contemp. Soc. 251 (1997) (reviewing Jeremy Ahearne, Michel De Certeau: Interpretation And Its Other (1995)).
  • Transparency and Form, 90 ASIL Proceedings 183 (1996).
  • Ely, Black, Grotius & Vattel, 50 U. Miami. L. Rev. 81 (1995).
  • Title VII Arbitration, 16 Berkely J. emp. & Lab. L. 209 (1995).

Michel Rosenfeld, Yeshiva University, Sovereignty, Emergency, and Legality

Cardozo Law School
Professor Rosenfeld was an associate with both Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Rosenman, Colin, Freund, Lewis & Cohen. He has lectured widely in the United States, and internationally. He is the author of several books, including Just Interpretations: Law Between Ethics and Politics and Affirmative Action and Justice: A Philosophical and Constitutional Inquiry, which in 1992 was named outstanding book on the subject of human rights in the US by the Gustave Meyers Center, and most recently a coauthor of Comparative Constitutionalism: Cases and Materials (with Baer, Dorsen, and Sajo.) He is the coeditor of The Longest Night: Perspectives and Polemics on Election 2000; Hegel and Legal Theory; Habermas on Law and Democracy: Critical Exchanges, Deconstruction and the Possibility of Justice; and editor of Constitutionalism, Identity, Difference and Legitimacy: Theoretical Perspectives. Professor Rosenfeld is an affiliated member of the graduate faculty of the New School University. He is a founding member and president of the United States Association of Constitutional Law (2004- ), editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Constitutional Law (I•CON), and was president of the International Association of Constitutional Law (1999-2004). Among his many honors, he received the French government’s highest and most prestigious award, the Legion of Honor.  In August 2007, Professor Rosenfeld was appointed to an International Blaise Pascal Research Chair.