Bork, Robert H(eron)

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BORK, Robert H(eron)

BORK, Robert H(eron). American, b. 1927. Genres: Law, Politics/Government. Career: Admitted to the Bar of Illinois, 1953, and the Bar of the District of Columbia, 1977; University of Chicago, IL, research associate, 1953-54; Kirkland, Ellis, Hodson, Chaffetz & Masters (corporate law firm), Chicago, and NYC, 1955-62, became partner; Yale University Law School, New Haven, CT, associate professor of law, 1962-65, professor of law, 1965-75, Chancellor Kent professor of law, 1977-79, Alexander M. Bickel professor of public law, 1979-81; Department of Justice, Washington, DC, acting attorney general of the U.S., 1973-74, solicitor general of the U.S., 1973-77; American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, Washington, DC, resident scholar, 1977, adjunct scholar, 1977-82; Kirkland & Ellis (corporate law firm), Washington, DC, partner, 1981-82; U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Washington, DC, circuit judge, 1982-88; John M. Olin Scholar in Legal Studies at American Enterprise Institute, 1988-99, senior fellow, 2000-; writer. Publications: Government Regulation of Business: Cases from the National Reporter System, 1963; Political Activities of Colleges and Universities, 1970; The Antitrust Paradox, 1978; Tempting America, 1989; Slouching towards Gomorrah: Modern Liberalism and American Decline, 1996. Address: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1150 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20036, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]