OAH Distinguished Lecturer Profile

Michael J. Klarman

Portrait of Michael J. Klarman

Michael J. Klarman is the Kirkland and Ellis Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He has won numerous awards for his teaching and scholarship, which are primarily in the areas of constitutional law and constitutional history. He is the author of several books, including The Framers' Coup: The Making of the U.S. Constitution (2016), From the Closet to the Altar: Courts, Backlash, and the Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage (2012), and From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality (2004), which won the Bancroft Prize.

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