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Contact Professor Frank Stuart Ravitch (Professional Consultant/ Expert Witness):

Email: fravitch@law.msu.edu

Phone: 517-432-6973

Expertise:

U.S. Constitutional Law,
Law & Religion

MARKETING INTELLIGENT DESIGN (2015) -View My Newest Book

Michigan State University College of Law -  Professor of Law and Walter H. Stowers Chair in Law & religion, Director, Kyoto, Japan Summer Program

Professor Ravitch's career has included experience in private practice and on Capitol Hill. Since joining Michigan State University's Law College he has authored several books, and a number of law review articles, essays, book reviews, and book chapters, as well as amicus briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court. He is the author of Marketing Creation: The Law and Intelligent Design (Cambridge University Press 2012), Masters of Illusion: The Supreme Court and the Religion Clauses (NYU Press 2007); Law and Religion, A Reader: Cases, concepts, and Theory (West 2004) (3rd edition due 2015),School Prayer and Discrimination: The Civil Rights of Religious Minorities and Dissenters (Northeastern University Press, 1999 & paperback edition 2001); and Employment Discrimination Law(Prentice Hall, 2005) (with Pamela Sumners and Janis McDonald).

Currently, Professor Ravitch is working on a treatise, Religion and the State in American Law with Scott Idelman and the late Boris Bittker (Cambridge University Press expected 2015). This project is supported by a generous grant from the Lilly Endowment. Professor Ravitch's articles, which have appeared in a number of highly regarded journals, have primarily focused on law and religion, but he has also written about civil rights law and disability discrimination.

In 2001, he was named a Fulbright scholar and served on the law faculty at Doshisha University (Japan), where he taught courses relating to U.S. constitutional law and law and religion. He serves on a Fulbright Review Committee under the auspices of the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars. Complementing his professional service is his commitment to community service; Professor Ravitch has made dozens of public presentations explaining the law before school groups, community groups, and service clubs and has served as an expert commentator for print and broadcast media.

He teaches Constitutional Law, Law and Religion, Torts I, and Law and Interpretation. His current research projects include work on the treatise mentioned above, and an article explaining how the Supreme Court's recent decision in Hobby Lobby harms the Free Exercise of Religion for traditional religious entities. He speaks English, Japanese and Hebrew.

Professional Consulting

Periodic consulting work on matters involving First Amendment, school law, civil rights, disability discrimination, and antitrust issues.

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Books:

MARKETING CREATION: THE LAW AND INTELLIGENT DESIGN (Cambridge Univ. Press 2012).

MASTERS OF ILLUSION: THE SUPREME COURT AND THE RELIGION CLAUSES (NYU Press 2007). (LINK TO PURCHASE)

LAW AND RELIGION, A READER: CONCEPTS, CASES, AND THEORY (Thomson/West2004) & TEACHERS MANUAL Third Ed. in Progress, expected Spring 2015. (LINK TO PURCHASE)

RELIGION AND THE STATE IN AMERICAN LAW (Cambridge Univ. Press, expected

2015) (with the late Boris Bittker & Scott Idelman). This project is supported by a

substantial grant from the Lilly Endowment.

EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION LAW (Prentice Hall 2005)(with Pamela Sumners &

Janis McDonald).

SCHOOL PRAYER AND DISCRIMINATION: THE CIVIL RIGHTS OF RELIGIOUS MINORITIES AND DISSENTERS (Northeastern University Press 1999, paperback edition 2001).

LANGUAGES SPOKE: English, Japanese, Hebrew

Profile Information

Job Title
Professor of Law, Walter H. Stowers Chair in Law
School
Michigan State University College of Law
Areas of Expertise/Research Interests (List All Please)
U.S. Constitutional Law,
Law & Religion

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At 11:52pm on January 27, 2015, Howard A. Latin said…

I have no idea why you want to contact me since we work & write in completely different fields. Moreover I'll be retiring this coming June. I nevertheless chose

to reply just to be civil.     Regards -- Howard Latin

 
 
 

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