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John Yoo – the ex-Justice Department official who wrote the infamous “torture memos” after 9/11 – is back in the news.Yoo and James Cleith Phillips, both professors at the University of California, Berkeley, recently ranked the nation’s law professors based on how frequently their peers cite their work.
While Yoo and Phillips ranked the top 50 “most relevant” professors, we’re just giving you the top 10.
You’ll definitely recognise some names.
Eskridge, an authority on sexual orientation and the law, wrote the book 'Gaylaw,' which influenced the Supreme Court's analysis in its opinion striking down Texas' sodomy laws.
He supports gay marriage but has spoken out against the Supreme Court's hearing the issue when so many states still oppose it, according to this New York Times editorial.
Tribe is a leading Constitutional law scholar who has argued before the U.S. Supreme Court 35 times.
The New York Times has called him a 'liberal legal icon' who's arguably the nation's most famous scholar of the Supreme Court and the Constitution.
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