Barry Friedman

Barry Friedman

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Barry Friedman (@barryfriedman1) is the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Professor of Law at New York University School of Law.  He writes, teaches and litigates about constitutional law, and is a foremost authority on the courts and the Constitution.  Friedman served as Vice Dean of the NYU law school from 2007-10.  In 2011, Friedman won the Podell Distinguished Teaching Award.  In addition to his scholarly writing, which is grounded in law, political science and history, Friedman is a frequent author in the mainstream media.  His work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Republic, Slate, Politico, The Nation.com, Foreign Affairs, and Balkanization. Friedman is the author of The Will of the People:  How Public Opinion Influenced the Supreme Court and Shaped the Meaning of the Constitution.  At present he is writing a book on the Fourth Amendment and policing.