David Lieberman

Jefferson E. Peyser Professor of Law and Professor of History

University of California, Berkeley

David Lieberman is Jefferson E. Peyser Professor of Law and Professor of History and the Director of the Kadish Center for Morality, Law and Public Affairs at UC Berkeley.   From 2000-2004, Lieberman served as Chair for the undergraduate Legal Studies Program, and helped found the Consortium of Undergraduate Law and Justice Programs, an international organization of law and society departments and undergraduate majors. In addition, Lieberman served as associate dean of the Jurisprudence and Social Policy program.   Prior to coming to Berkley, Lieberman was Fellow and Director of Studies in History at Christ's College, Cambridge.

He was editor of a 2010 critical edition of De Lolme's The Constitution of England; or, An Account of the English Government.  Lieberman is author of "Adam Smith on Justice, Rights, Law" in Cambridge Companion to Adam Smith (2006), "The Mixed Constitution and the Common Law" in The Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Political Thought (2006), "Legislation in a Common Law Context", Zeitschrift fur Neuere Rechtsgeschichte (2005), and "Law/Custom/Tradition" in Questions of Tradition (2004).

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