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Stephen B. Presser

Stephen Presser is a leading American legal historian and expert on shareholder liability for corporate debts. He is frequently an invited witness before committees of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on issues of constitutional law.

Presser holds a joint appointment with the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and also tought in Northwestern's history department. He is the Legal Affairs Editor of Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture, and a contributor to The University Bookman

He is the author of Recapturing the Constitution (1994), Piercing the Corporate Veil (1991, revised annually), and the co-author of Law and Jurisprudence in American History (8th ed. 2013), as well as several other books, and dozens of articles on constitutional law, legal history, current constitutional debates, and the law of corporations.  Presser's latest book is Law Professors: Three Centuries of Shaping American Law (West Academic Publishing, 2017), which calls on the American people to undertake Constitutional Amendment.

He is a graduate of Harvard College (1968), and Harvard Law School (1971), and was twice a Fulbright Senior Scholar at University College, London.

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January 31, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Jay Lehr, Peter Ferrara, Frederick D. Palmer, H. Sterling Burnett, Lennie Jarratt, Bette Grande, Tom Harris, James H. Rust, David S. D’Amato, Kenneth Haapala, David Guldenschuh, Corey DeAngelis , Wayne Allyn Root, J.T. Edwards, E. Calvin Beisner, Jane M. Orient, M.D., David L. Applegate, Howard L. Simons, William Briggs, Timothy Ball, Michelle Smith, Gerard Gianoli, M.D., Ronald D. Rotunda (1945 - 2018), Randal O’Toole, James Wanliss , Yuri Maltsev, Stephen B. Presser, Michael Schaus, Jim Waters, Russ McCullough, Christopher Garbacz
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