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Ofer Raban

Ofer Raban

Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Oregon
Professor Ofer Raban teaches Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Criminal Investigation, and Criminal Law. He received his B.A. from the City College of New York, his J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a doctorate in legal philosophy from Oxford University, where he was the recipient of the Oxford University Law Faculty Award. Professor Raban worked as a prosecutor in New York before joining academia. His principal research interest concerns the relationship between constitutional doctrine and judicial philosophy. His first book, Modern Legal Theory and Judicial Impartiality (Routledge-Cavendish, London 2003) examined modern theories of legal interpretation and their attempts to defend judicial impartiality. He is currently working on a book titled "The Silent Prologue: How Judicial Philosophy Shapes Our Constitutional Rights," which examines the ways with which different judicial philosophies have influenced the scope and content of our constitutional liberties. Professor Raban is the author of numerous law review articles, and is a regular contributor to the Oregon press. He lectures extensively both locally and internationally, and his work has been translated into Polish, Korean, Hebrew, Chinese, and Turkish.

Assange’s new indictment: Espionage and the First Amendment

May 27, 2019 09:12 am UTC| Insights & Views Law

Julian Assange, the co-founder of WikiLeaks, has been charged by the U.S. Department of Justice with a slew of Espionage Act violations that could keep him in prison for the rest of his life. The new indictment expands...

Is the Assange indictment a threat to the First Amendment?

May 02, 2019 16:46 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law

A British court on Wednesday sentenced Julian Assange to almost a year in prison for jumping bail. Thats not the end of Assanges legal problems: On May 2, Assange, the co-founder of WikiLeaks, will appear at a London...

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