Ken Gormley (academic)
Ken Gormley is the dean of the school of law and a professor of constitutional law at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is also a legal counsel for the Appellate Practice Group at the law firm Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP. He has particularly focused on the Watergate scandal and special prosecutors.
Gormley joined the Duquesne Law faculty in 1994 after clerking for U.S. District Judge Donald E. Ziegler, teaching at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, engaging in private practice, serving as Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission, and serving as special clerk to Justice Ralph J. Cappy of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He earned a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
He has written articles for publications ranging from Rolling Stone to the ABA Journal and is author of the book Archibald Cox: The Conscience of a Nation. An expert on the constitutional crisis presented by Watergate, he has also published legal commentary on privacy issues. In 2006, he testified before the U.S. Senate regarding warrantless surveillance.
- Duquesne University | The Law School
- Ken Gormley's Bio at Schnader Harrison
- Random House author's page
- Return to Privacy Module I
- Opening Statement of Ken Gormley on Warrantless Surveillance
- Janet Maslin (February 14, 2010). "Damages: Bill Clinton's Legal Mess". Crown Publishers. Retrieved 2010-03-31.
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