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- Just War Theory
- Law, Secrets, and Lying
- Trademarks & Unfair Competition
Stephen L. Carter, is an American law professor, legal- and social-policy writer, columnist, and best-selling novelist. Recognized by Time magazine as one of the fifty leaders of the next century, Stephen Carter is one of America’s leading public intellectuals.
Among his courses are law and religion, the ethics of war, contracts, intellectual property, and professional responsibility.
Much of his work focuses on the creation of conditions for rational dialogue, while preserving a rich diversity of points of view, whether at home or in international affairs.
Among his nonfiction books are
God’s Name in Vain: The Wrongs and Rights of Religion in Politics; Civility: Manners, Morals, and the Etiquette of Democracy;
The Dissent of the Governed: A Meditation on Law, Religion, and Loyalty;
The Confirmation Mess: Cleaning up the Federal Appointments Process; and
The Culture of Disbelief: How American Law and Politics Trivialize Religious Devotion.
He is currently writing a treatise on the ethics of war, and a monograph on what democracy requires.
His next novel, about a hypothetical impeachment trial of Abraham Lincoln, will be published in 2011.
His novella “The Hereditary Thurifer” recently appeared in the crime anthology, The Dark End of the Street.
Professor Carter was formerly a law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, as well as for Judge Spottswood W. Robinson, III, of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.