John C. Harrison joined the faculty in 1993 as an associate professor of law after a distinguished career with the U.S. Department of Justice. His teaching subjects include constitutional history, federal courts, remedies, corporations, civil procedure, legislation and property. In 2008 he was on leave from the Law School to serve as counselor on international law in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State.
A 1977 graduate of the University of Virginia, Harrison earned his law degree in 1980 at Yale, where he served as editor of the Yale Law Journal and editor and articles editor of the Yale Studies in World Public Order. He was an associate at Patton Boggs & Blow in Washington, D.C., and clerked for Judge Robert Bork on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He worked with the Department of Justice from 1983-93, serving in numerous capacities, including deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Counsel (1990-93).
- J.D., Yale Law School, 1980
- B.A., University of Virginia, 1977
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2012 Annual Student Symposium
March 03, 2012
2010 Annual Student Symposium
February 27, 2010
2009 Annual Student Symposium
February 28, 2009
A Conference Discussing the Contributions of Judge Robert H. Bork
June 26, 2007
2007 Annual Faculty Conference
January 05, 2007