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McGinnis Named Dix Professor in Constitutional Law

Law scholar previously worked at the United States Department of Justice

December 3, 2010
EVANSTON, Ill. --- John O. McGinnis, professor in the Northwestern University School of Law, has been named the George C. Dix Professor in Constitutional Law.

McGinnis is a scholar of constitutional and international law. Previously, he served as deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Counsel -- the principal legal-advising office to the Attorney General of the United States. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representatives also added him to a roster of Americans who can be appointed to help resolve World Trade Organization disputes.

McGinnis contributes regularly to law reviews and the top journals of his field. He is a past winner of the Federalist Society's Paul Bastor award recognizing outstanding academics under 40.

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