Arthur J. Jacobson

Professor Emeritus 


B.A., 1969, J.D., 1974, Ph.D., 1978, Harvard University

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Professor Jacobson was an associate with the firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. He holds a Ph.D. in government; his thesis was on the political philosophy of Hegel. His scholarly work has focused on the idea of dynamic jurisprudence. In addition to his specialties, Professor Jacobson teaches classes in employment law and litigation.


"Job's Justice." 34 Cardozo Law Review 983 (2013).


Arthur Jacobson and Bernhard Schlink (2012). Hate Speech and Self-Restraint. In Michael Herz and Peter Molnar (Eds.), The Content and Context of Hate Speech: Rethinking Regulation and Responses. Cambridge University Press.


Arthur Jacobson and J. David Bleich (2012) Jewish Legal Tradition. In Mauro Bussani and Ugo Mattei (Eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Comparative Law. Cambridge University Press.

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