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Nadine Strossen

New York Law School
John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law
Manhattan

Nadine Strossen, the John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law at New York Law School, has written,  lectured and practiced extensively in constitutional law, civil liberties and international human rights. From 1991 through 2008, she served as President of the American Civil Liberties Union, and she is currently a member of the ACLU’s National Advisory Council.  Strossen’s other leadership positions have included serving on the Board and Executive Committee of Human Rights Watch, and the National Board of Advisors of EPIC (the Electronic Privacy and Information Center).  The National Law Journal has named Strossen one of America=s "100 Most Influential Lawyers."

She has made thousands of public presentations before diverse forums around the world, including on more than 500 campuses, and on many major TV and radio programs.  She made her professional theater debut as the guest star in Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues for a week-long run at the National Theatre in Washington, DC in 2001.  Strossen's more than 300 published writings have appeared in many scholarly and general interest publications.

Her book Defending Pornography: Free Speech, Sex, and the Fight for Women's Rights  (Simon & Schuster 1995) was named by the New York Times as a "notable book" of the year. Her co-authored book Speaking of Race, Speaking of Sex:  Hate Speech, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties (NYU Press 1995) was named an Outstanding Book by the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in North America.  Strossen is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, February 19
 

5:00pm EST