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Richards, David A. J.


RICHARDS, David A. J. American, b. 1944. Genres: Law. Career: Legal scholar, author, and educator specializing in jurisprudential philosophy and constitutional interpretation. Admitted to the New York state Bar, 1972. Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York City, associate, 1971-74; Fordham University, NYC, associate professor, 1974-77; Barnard College, NYC, visiting professor of philosophy, 1974-77; New York University, associate professor of law, 197779, professor of law, 1979-. Publications: A Theory of Reasons for Action, 1971; The Moral Criticism of Law, 1977; Sex, Drugs, Death, and the Law: An Essay on Human Rights and Overcriminalization, 1982; Toleration and the Constitution, 1986; Foundations of American Constitutionalism, 1989; Conscience and the Constitution: History, Theory, and Law of the Reconstruction Amendments, 1993; Women, Gays, and the Constitution: The grounds for Feminism and Gay Rights in Culture and Law, 1998. Address: New York University School of Law, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South, 421, New York, NY 10012-1066, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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