D.A. Jeremy Telman

Professor Emeritus of Law
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J.D., New York University (1999)
Ph.D., Cornell University (1993)
M.A., Cornell University (1989)
B.A., Columbia University (1985)

Courses Taught

Business Associations
Constitutional Law
International Humanitarian Law in Israel and Palestine
Public International Law

Representative Scholarship

Edited collection: Kelsen in America: Selective Affinities and the Mysteries of Academic Influence (Springer, 2016)

All That Is Liquidated Melts into Air: Five Meta-Interpretive Issues, forthcoming in 24 Barry L. Rev. (2019))

Originalism and Second-Order Ipse Dixit Reasoning in Chisholm v. Georgia (forthcoming in 67 Cleveland St. L. Rev. (2019))

Problems of Translation and Interpretation: A Kelsenian Commentary on Positivist Originalism, in Die Reine Rechtslehre auf dem Prüfstand/Hans Kelsen’s Pure Theory of Law: Conceptions and Misconceptions (Archiv rür Rechts‐ und Sozialphilosophie, 2019).

Originalism as Fable (reviewing Eric Segall, Originalism as Fate) (forthcoming in 47 Hofstra L. Rev. (2019))

Originalism: A Thing Worth Doing…, 42 Ohio Northern L. Rev. (2016)

Internet Giants as Quasi-Governmental Actors and the Limits of Contractual Consent, 80 Missouri L. Rev. 723 (2015) (co-authored with Nancy Kim)

Honors and Professional Activities

Dean’s Visiting Scholar, Georgetown University Law Center, 2019-21
International Correspondent, Hans-Kelsen Institut, Vienna, Austria, 2012-
Editor, ContractsProf Blog, 2011-2015
Contributing Editor, ContractsProf Blog, 2006-2011
American Historical Association. Member
American Bar Association. Member
American Society of International Law. Member