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Richard H. Weisberg is a professor of constitutional law at the Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University in New York City, a leading scholar on law and literature.


Weisberg received his B.A. degree from Brandeis University in 1965, Ph.D. degree from Cornell University in 1970, and J.D. degree from Columbia University in 1974.

He has written many articles and books on the law and literature movement, including The Failure of the Word, When Lawyers Write, and Poethics: and Other Strategies of Law and Literature. He was a Guggenheim Fellow and a recipient of the France's Legion of Honor in 2008.

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