300 Colorado St
Austin, TX 78701
- Dr. John Baker, Visiting Professor at Georgetown Law Center; Visiting Fellow at Oriel College, the University of Oxford; Professor Emeritus of Law and previously the Dale E. Bennett Professor of Law at Louisiana State University Law School
Dr. John Baker is a Visiting Professor at Georgetown Law Center and Visiting Fellow at Oriel College, the University of Oxford. He is Professor Emeritus of Law, and previously the Dale E. Bennett Professor of Law, at Louisiana State University Law School.
He regularly argues in federal court, including twice in the U.S. Supreme Court. He teaches courses for the Federalist Society on separation of powers with Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Following law school, he served as a law clerk in federal district court and as an assistant district attorney in New Orleans before joining LSU in 1975. While a professor, he has been as a consultant to USAID, USIA (now part of the State Department), the Justice Department, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Separation of Powers, and the Office of Planning in the White House. He served on an ABA Task Force which issued the report, The Federalization of Crime (1998). He currently is a consultant to the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime.
Professor Baker received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Michigan Law School and his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Dallas. He also earned a Ph.D. in Political Thought from the University of London.
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