Edward Beiser

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Not to be confused with Ed Beisser, an All-American basketball player for Creighton University in the 1940s.

Edward Beiser (March 10, 1942 in New York City - September 4, 2009 in Warwick, Rhode Island) was an American political scientist, constitutional scholar, law professor and medical ethicist who taught at Brown University from 1968 to 2003.[1][dead link] He also served as associate dean of Brown's medical school.[2]

Beiser was widely regarded as an authority on the Rhode Island Supreme Court.[3] He was also a court-appointed special master during the trial of Klaus von Bulow.

Beiser was a graduate of the City College of New York and held a Ph. D in political science from Princeton University and a law degree from Harvard Law School.[1] He taught at Williams College from 1965 to 1968 prior to joining the Brown faculty.[1]

Select Publications[edit]

  • The Rhode Island Supreme Court: A Well-Integrated System. Law & Society Review, 1973.
  • Ethics and Public Policy. Audio Cassette & VHS. The Great Courses, 1994.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Dr. Edward Beiser, The Jewish Voice and Herald, Oct 2, 2009
  2. ^ Providence Journal, Jan 10, 1998
  3. ^ Providence Journal, May 3, 1989