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Hunter R. Clark Profile

Professor of Law


Areas of Expertise

International Law, International Human Rights Law, International Trade, State & Local Government Law, U.S. Supreme Court


JD – Harvard Law School
AB – Harvard College, cum laude

Professional Experience

Drake Law School professor since 1993
Chief counsel to the Chief Financial Officer for the District of Columbia
Staff writer for TIME magazine
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Kampelman, Washington, D.C.
Counsel, Council of the District of Columbia

Selected Publications

  • Israel and the Palestinians:  Is the “Two-State Solution” Still Viable?  (a book) (forthcoming 2023)
  • Cuba and the U.S.: Getting to Normal? (a law review article) (forthcoming 2023)

  • Thurgood Marshall:  His Triumph in Brown, His Years on the Supreme Court (2014) (Kindle Ebook Edition)

  • Thurgood Marshall:  From His Early Years to Brown (2012) (Kindle Ebook Edition)
  • Justice Brennan:  The Great Conciliator (Carol Pub. Group, 1995)

Significant Accomplishments

  • Served on the Reading Group that vetted Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s appellate decisions for the ABA’s Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary (2020)

  • Interviewed on "Booknotes," C-SPAN

  • Brian Lamb Notable Biographers of People Who Shaped America Award (1999)

  • Drake University President and Provost’s Special Commendation for Excellent Performance in All Areas of Faculty Performance (1997)

Additional Information

Hunter Clark Curriculum Vitae

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