Climate Change Justice, Contract Law and Theory, Perils of Global Legalism (2011) – 844-292-1318 legal aid Oxford Alabama

Eric Andrew Posner (born December 5, 1965) is Kirkland and Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. An editor of The Journal of Legal Studies, he has also published numerous articles and books on issues in international law. He is well known as the co-author of Terror in the Balance and The Executive Unbound.

He is the son of the federal appellate judge Richard Posner.

Posner attended Yale University (B.A., M.A. in philosophy, summa cum laude) and received his law degree from Harvard Law School (J.D., magna cum laude) in 1991. He clerked for Judge Stephen F. Williams of the D.C. Circuit.

A professor at the University of Chicago Law School, Posner is an editor of The Journal of Legal Studies. He has published numerous articles on subjects including international law, cost-benefit analysis, and constitutional law.

He has taught courses in international law, foreign relations law, and game theory and the law.[4] His current research focuses on international law, foreign relations law, and international tribunals.

He has written about the trial of the deposed Iraqi president Saddam Hussein.[5]

In June 2013 Posner and Jameel Jaffer, fellow at the Open Society Foundations, participated in the New York Times’s Room for Debate series. Posner responded to concerns about expanded National Security Agency programs that vacuum information about the private lives of American citizens. Since c. 2005 the N.S.A. has served major telecommunications companies with metadata[notes 1][2] For example Verizon Business Network Services, one of America’s largest telecoms providers, was required to provide “records of millions of US customers” to the NSA.[notes 2][6] He claimed that Americans obtain the services they want by disclosing private information to strangers such as “the market services of doctors, insurance companies, Internet service providers, employers, therapists and the rest, or the nonmarket services of the government like welfare and security.” He argued that, since 2001 there has not been an incident in which the United States government used information “obtained for security purposes with “war-on-terror-related surveillance” technologies to “target a political opponent, dissenter or critic.”


Economic Foundations of International Law (Harvard 2013) (with Alan Sykes) ISBN 0674066995
Contract Law and Theory (Aspen 2011) ISBN 1-4548-1071-8
The Executive Unbound: After the Madisonian Republic (Oxford University Press 2011) ISBN 0-19-976533-2,
Climate Change Justice (Princeton University Press, 2010) (with David Weisbach) ISBN 0-691-13775-7
Law and Happiness (University of Chicago Press, 2010) ISBN 0-226-67600-5
Perils of Global Legalism (University of Chicago Press, 2009) ISBN 0-226-67574-2
Terror in the Balance: Security, Liberty, and the Courts (Oxford University Press, 2007) (with Adrian Vermeule). ISBN 0-19-531025-X
The Limits of International Law (Oxford University Press, 2005) (with Jack Goldsmith). ISBN 0-19-516839-9
Law and Social Norms (Harvard University Press, 2000). ISBN 0-674-00814-6


“Is the International Court of Justice Biased?,” J. Legal Stud. (forthcoming) (with Miguel de Figueiredo).
“An Economic Analysis of State and Individual Responsibility Under International Law”, Amer. L. & Econ. Rev. (forthcoming; with Alan Sykes)
“International Law: A Welfarist Approach”, 73 U. Chi. L. Rev. 487 (2006)
“International Law and the Rise of China”, 7 Chi. J. Int’l L. 1 (2006; with John Yoo)
“International Law and the Disaggregated State”, 32 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 797 (2005)
“Terrorism and the Laws of War”, 5 Chi. J. Int’l L. 423 (2005)
“Optimal War and Jus ad Bellum”, 93 Georgetown L.J. 993 (2005) (with Alan Sykes)
“Judicial Independence in International Tribunals”, 93 Calif. L. Rev. 1 (2005; with John Yoo)
“Transnational Legal Process and the Supreme Court’s 2003–2004 Term: Some Skeptical Observations”, 12 Tulsa Journal of Comparative and International Law 23 (2004)
“A Theory of the Laws of War”, 70 U. Chi. L. Rev. 297 (2003)
“Do States Have a Moral Obligation to Comply with International Law?”, 55 Stan. L. Rev. 1901 (2003)
“Moral and Legal Rhetoric in International Relations: A Rational Choice Perspective”, 31 J. Legal Stud. S115 (2002; with Jack Goldsmith)
“Understanding the Resemblance Between Modern and Traditional Customary International Law”, 40 Va. J. Int’l Law 639 (2000; with Jack L. Goldsmith)

Newspaper columns

“A Threat That Belongs Behind Bars,” The New York Times, June 25, 2006
“Apply the Golden Rule to al Qaeda?”, The Wall Street Journal, July 15, 2006, p. A9

HSBC bank has told three Muslim organisations that they are to have their accounts closed. One of the organisations believes its stance on Gaza may have triggered the move. Another, the Finsbury Park Mosque in North London, says that the move is “islamophobic”. HSBC has not given any specific reason for its actions but says that the organisations fall “outside their risk appetite”. The BBCs’ Dominic Laurie reports.

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Warning on ‘UK Muslim ghettoes’: Nation within a nation developing says former equalities watchdog (dailymail, Apr 11, 2016)

“Astonishing” two in three British Muslims would NOT give police terror tip-offs (express, Apr 11, 2016)

UK Equalities Chief Who Popularised The Term ‘Islamophobia’ Admits: ‘I Thought Muslims Would Blend into Britain… I Should Have Known Better’ (breitbart Apr 10, 2016)

Ex-jihadi says clerics are brainwashing young Muslims to build an Islamic state in BRITAIN (express, Apr 9, 2016)

HSBC snaps ties with Islamic Relief over ‘terror’ fears (ibtimes, Jan 4, 2016)

Why did HSBC shut down bank accounts? (BBC, July 28, 2015)

HSBC closes some Muslim groups’ accounts (BBC, July 30, 2014)

Anger as Islamic charity with Bradford base has its bank account shut down (thetelegraphandargus, July 28, 2014)

Money launderers from Kingsbury and Stanmore convicted of conspiracy linked by police to funding of terrorism (getwestlondon, July 3, 2014)

Britain to issue first Islamic bonds by Western sovereign (al-arabiya, June 13, 2014)

‘Anti-Semitic’ charity under investigation (telegraph, May 24, 2014)

Lloyds drops overdraft fee on Islamic accounts (telegraph, Apr 25, 2014)

David Cameron orders review of Muslim Brotherhood (BBC, Apr 1, 2014)

Sharia law in UK: calls for Parliamentary inquiry (telegraph, March 23, 2014)

Islamic law is adopted by British legal chiefs (telegraph, March 22, 2014)

Tony Blair’s religious charity’s ‘links to extremism’: Advisers claimed to be tied to the Muslim Brotherhood which is being investigated by British spies (dailymail, Apr 13, 2014)

Charity that Cameron called ‘front’ for Islamic extremists gets £70,000 a year in state funding (dailymail, March 19, 2014)

Foreign aid to Somalia ‘helps Al Qaeda’: Pressure grows to divert cash back to the UK (dailymail, Feb 24, 2014)

Are Syria charities a front for Jihadists? Fears convoys in the country are being used to help militants after thousands in cash is seized (dailymail, Feb 14, 2014)

Islamic Bank to Open at Oxford (abna, Feb 9, 2014)

British student Nawal Msaad charged with aiding Syrian terrorists ‘was caught smuggling €20,000 in her knickers’ (independent, Jan 24, 2014)

Gang who laundered more than £20m using ancient Islamic system jailed (liverpoolecho, Jan 17, 2014)

London aims to ‘stand alongside Dubai’ as Islamic finance hub (al-arabiya, Oct 29, 2013)

Islamic charity loses status over alleged terrorism links (canoe, Sept 21, 2013)

‘Havoc’ as HSBC prepares to close diplomatic accounts (BBC, Aug 4, 2013)

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Paulette Brown, President, American Bar Association: Making the Justice System Just

Paulette Brown, President, American Bar Association; Partner/co-chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Locke Lord LLP
James Taylor, Ph.D., Director of African American Studies and Professor of Political Science, University of San Francisco; Lecturer, African American and African Diaspora Studies Department, University of California Berkeley—Moderator

Paulette Brown is the first woman of color to become president of the ABA and has been recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the “50 most influential minority lawyers in America.” She has been a municipal court judge, in addition to focusing on all facets of labor and employment litigation. Brown has devoted her presidency to “rebuilding the nation’s confidence in our justice system” by “working to eliminate bias and enhance diversity and inclusion” and offer “tangible, sustainable solutions that will have a positive impact on the perception of our justice system.”

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(Visit: Legendary civil rights advocate Morris Dees addresses how our commitment to justice for all will determine our nation’s success in the next century as America becomes more diverse and economic disparity widens. Drawing upon past and current cases, he also examines the issue of hate crimes and the need to teach tolerance, love and respect for one another. Dees co-founded the Southern Poverty Law Center in 1971 to handle lawsuits involving civil rights violations, domestic terrorism, and hate-motivated crimes. Since then the Center has successfully battled and dismantled a series of hate groups, including the Aryan Nation, Ku Klux Klan, and has secured huge criminal, civil, and financial judgments against them. Recorded on 10/21/2015. Series: “Walter H. Capps Center Series” [2/2016] [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 30272]

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At Legal Services of Southern Piedmont and Legal Aid of North Carolina, Charlotte’s annual Justice for All Luncheon March 19th, 2013, we shared with our supporters the stories of our clients, low-income families and individuals who are struggling to access health care, protect their homes, secure their family’s lives in this country and prepare for end of life decisions.

We seek to ensure a full measure of justice for those in need and provide life-altering solutions to critical legal issues. Learn more about us at and
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