Alfred Brophy

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Alfred L. Brophy is the Judge John J. Parker Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.[1] Prior to his academic career, Brophy was a law clerk to John Butzner of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and practiced law with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York.[1]

Brophy teaches in property law and trusts and estates, and is the author of a number of publications in these areas.[1] He received an A.B. from the University of Pennsylvania, a J.D. from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. from Harvard University.[1] His books include University, Court, and Slave: Proslavey Thought in Southern Colleges and Courts and the Coming of Civil War (2016), Reparation Pro and Con (2006), and Reconstructing the Dreamland: The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 (2002). He is the co-author of Integrating Spaces (2011) and Experiencing Trusts and Estates (forthcoming 2017) and co-editor of Transformations in American Legal History (2009 and 2010) and Companion to American Legal History (2013). He is co-editor of the American Journal of Legal History.


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  1. ^ a b c d [1], Alfred Brophy.

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