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Catharine MacKinnon, JD, PhD Biography

Title:
Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School
Position:
Con to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“[G]ender equality will remain unattainable so long as men buy, sell and exploit women and children by prostituting them.”

The Guardian, Apr. 12, 2006

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School, 1990-present
  • Formerly taught at Yale University, Harvard University, Osgoode Hall (Toronto), Stanford University, Basel (Switzerland), UCLA, University of Chicago, University of Minnesota and Columbia University.
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Education:
  • PhD, Political Science, Yale University, 1987
  • JD, Yale Law School, 1977
  • BA, Smith College, 1969
Other:
  • None found