LAPA Fellow

 

David Rudenstine

Former Fellow, 2000-2001
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

BCSL-1009, 55 Fifth Avenue (at 12th Street), New York, NY 10003
rudenstn@yu.edu
C.V.

While at LAPA
David Rudenstine, the Dr. Herman George and Kate Kaiser Professor of Constitutional Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University. He is the author of the Pulitzer Prize nominated The Day the Presses Stopped: A History of the Pentagon Papers Case (California University Press, 1996). He holds a B.A. and a M.A.T. from Yale University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law. Before joining the law faculty in 1979, Professor Rudenstine spent two years in Uganda with the Peace Corps, worked as a legal services attorney, directed a study of the New York parole system, and spent five years doing civil liberties litigation at the New York Civil Liberties Union. At Princeton, he will write a book entitled Trophies for the Empire: The Tale of the Parthenon Marbles, which will be a history of the dispute between Greece and Britain over Lord Elgin's taking of the Parthenon marbles in the nineteenth century. He will also teach a freshman seminar: "Who Owns the Past."

Life after LAPA
In 2001, David Rudenstine was appointed Dean of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, a position in which he still serves. In 2005, he was named Sheldon H. Solow Professor of Law, and Vice President for Legal Education. He received an honorary Doctor of Laws from St. Francis College in 2002, and in 2004, his alma mater, New York University School of Law, bestowed upon him the Law Alumni Association Legal Teaching Award.

Publications
"Common Ground: Law Schools in American Life During the New Age of Faith," 37 U. Tol. L. Rev. 143 (2005)

"Symposium Introduction, Weapons of Mass Destruction, National Security, and a Free Press: Seminal Issues As Viewed through the Lens of the Progressive Case" in 26 Cardozo L. Rev. 1337 (2005).