Last updated on: 8/22/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Eugene Volokh, JD Biography

Title:
Gary T. Schwartz Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of May 22, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to end-of-life issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to end-of-life.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Gary T. Schwartz Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law, 1994-Present
  • Selected as one of the Top 20 Legal Thinkers in America, Legal Affairs magazine, 2005
  • Selected as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in California, Los Angeles/San Francisco Daily Journal, 2005
    Freedom of Information Award, Society of Professional Journalists, Los Angeles Chapter, 2003
  • Third on the list of the 50 Most Cited Faculty Who Entered Teaching Since 1992, New Educational Quality Ranking of U.S. Law Schools, 1992
  • Clerk, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Clerk, Judge Alex Kozinski, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Computer Programmer
Education:
  • JD, UCLA School of Law, 1992
  • BS, Math and Computer Science, UCLA, 1983
Other:
  • Graduated from UCLA with a BS in math-computer science at age 15
Quoted in:
  1. Would Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide or Voluntary Euthanasia Create a Slippery Slope to Non-Voluntary or Involuntary Euthanasia?