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Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Full-Time Faculty

George Anastaplo

Title/s: Professor of Law

Office #: Corboy 1422

Phone: (312) 915-7146

E-mail:  

External Webpage: http://anastaplo.wordpress.com/

About

Between 1950 and 1961 Professor Anastaplo conducted his own bar admission litigation, 366 U.S. 82 (1961). He was nominated annually between 1980 and 1992 for the Nobel Peace Prize. There has been issued in his honor a two-volume Festschrift, Law and Philosophy: The Practice of Theory. Six articles were devoted to his scholarship in the 1997 volume of the Political Science Reviewer. Professor Anastaplo is also a lecturer in the liberal arts at the University of Chicago and professor emeritus of political science and of philosophy at Dominican University. Professor Anastaplo was the subject of an article in Loyola Magazine in Fall 2000.

Degrees

B.A., University of Chicago, 1948
J.D., University of Chicago, 1951
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1964

Program Areas

Courses Taught
Constitutional Law I
Constitutional Law II
First Amendment Seminar
Jurisprudence I
Jurisprudence II
Life, Death, and the Constitution

Publications

Books
The Bible: Respectful Readings (Lexington Books, 2008)

Reflections on Freedom of Speech and the First Amendment (University Press of Kentucky, 2007). This book is available to purchase at Amazon.com.

Plato's Meno: Translation and Commentary (Focus Publishing, 2006) (co-author Lawrence Berns). This book is available to purchase at Amazon.com.

The Constitutionalist: Notes on the First Amendment (Lexington Books, 2005). This book is available to purchase at Amazon.com.

On Trial: From Adam & Eve to O.J. Simpson (Lexington Books, 2004). This book is available to purchase at Amazon.com.

But Not Philosophy: Seven Introductions to Non-Western Thought (Lexington Books, 2002). This book is available to purchase at Amazon.com.

Abraham Lincoln: A Constitutional Biography (Rowmen & Littlefield, 1999). This book is available to purchase at Amazon.com

Liberty, Equality & Modern Constitutionalism: A Source Book (Focus Publ., 1999). This book is available to purchase at Amazon.com.

Campus Hate-Speech Codes, Natural Right, and Twentieth Century Atrocities (Edwin Mellen Press, 1999)

Campus Hate-Speech Codes and Twentieth Century Atrocities (Edwin Mellen Press, 1997). This book is available to purchase at Amazon.com.

The Thinker as Artist: From Homer to Plato & Aristotle (Ohio University Press, 1997). This book is available to purchase at Amazon.com.

The Amendments to the Constitution: A Commentary (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995). This book is available to purchase at Amazon.com.

The American Moralist: On Law, Ethics and Government (Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, 1992). This book is available to purchase at Amazon.com.

The Constitution of 1787: A Commentary (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989). This book is available to purchase at Amazon.com.

The Artist As Thinker: From Shakespeare to Joyce (Ohio University Press, 1983). This book is available to purchase at Amazon.com.

Human Being and Citizen: Essays on Virtue, Freedom, and the Common Good (Swallow Press, 1975). This book is availabe to purchase at Amazon.com.

 

Articles
Review of The Heirs of Plato, 60 Metaphysics 151 (2006)

Justice, the Liberal Arts, and Some Basic Training for Lawyers, 36 Loy.U.Chi. L.J. 329 (2005) [article]

September 11, The ABC's of a Citizen's Responses: Explorations, 29 Okla. City U.L.Rev., Issue 1 (2004)

Constitutionalism and the Good: Explorations, 70 Tenn.L.Rev. 455, 737 (2003)

Law & Literature and the Christian Heritage: Explorations, 40 Brandeis L.J. 191 (2001)

Law & Literature and Shakespeare: Explorations, 26 Okla. City U.L.Rev., 1-259 (2001)

Law & Literature and the Austen-Dostoyevsky Axis: Explorations, 46 So.Dak.L.R. 712 (2001)

Law & Literature and the Moderns: Explorations, 20 N.ILL.U.L.Rev. 251 (2000)

Constitutionalism, the Rule of Rules: Explorations, 39 Brandeis L.J. 17 (2000)

Abraham Lincoln and the American Regime: Explorations, 35 Valporaiso U.L.Rev. 39 (2000)

Lawyers, First Principles, and Contemporary Challenges: Explorations, 19 N.ILL.U.L.Rev. 353 (1999)

Law, Education and Legal Education: Explorations, 37 Brandeis L.J. 585 (1999)

Lawyers, First Principles, and Contemporary Challenges: Explorations, 19 N.ILL.U.L.Rev. 353 (1999)

Samplings: Nine Talks by George Anastaplo, 27 Political Sci. Rev. 345 (1998)

On Beginnings, The Great Ideas Today (1998)

"McCarthyism," The Cold War, and their Aftermath, 43 S.D.L Rev. 103 (1998)

Law & Literature and the Bible: Explorations, 23 Okla.City U.L.Rev. 515 (1998)

"Racism," Political Correctness and Constitutional Law: A Law Case Study, 42 S.D.L. Rev. 108 (1997)

Teaching, Nature and the Moral Virtues, The Great Ideas Today (1997)

The O.J Simpson Case Revisited, 28 Loy.U.Chi.L.J. 461 (1997)

Individualism, Professional Ethics, and the Sense of Community:From Runnymede to a London Telephone Booth, 28 Loy.U.Chi.L.J. 285 (1996)

On Crime, Criminal Lawyers, and O.J Simpson : Plato's Gorgias Revisited, 26 Loy.U.Chi.L.J. 455 (1995)

Amendments to the Constitution of the United States: A Commentary 23 Loy.U.Chi.L.J. 631 (1992)
On Trial: Explorations, 22 Loy.U.Chi.L.J. 765 (1991)

 

Recent Presentations

"Norton Parker Chipman and the Perceived Greatness of Abraham Lincoln" and "Abraham Lincoln in Cincinnati, 1859, 1861," University of Cincinnati College of Law, April 4, 2006

"Jonathan Edwards' Concept of the 'Angry God'," Brent House, the Episcopal Center, the University of Chicago, November 2003

"Lincoln's Shakespear" and "Queen Elizabeth: The Rhetorical Foundation of Politics," 2002-03

Lecture Series, Department of Political Science, Rochester Institute of Technology, October 2002

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