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A. E. Dick Howard

A noted scholar on constitutional law, comparative constitutionalism, Anglo-American legal history, and the United States Supreme Court, A. E. Dick Howard is the White Burkett Miller Professor of Law and Public Affairs at the University of Virginia.

Howard has also clerked for Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black, served as a consultant to the Governor of Virginia and the Senate Judiciary Committee, and chaired Virginia's Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution. While serving as a University of Virginia professor, Howard wrote The Road from Runnymede: Magna Carta and Constitutionalism in America and Commentaries on the Constitution of Virginia, which won a Phi Beta Kappa prize, and, more recently, Democracy's Dawn and Constitution-making in Eastern Europe.

Articles by this Author

A leading expert who helped a dozen nations write their constitutions explains how the Founders' ideas have had a lasting influence at home and abroad,
The Founding Fathers’ belief in the “law of the land” derived from a 13th-century document recently donated to the National Archives