Originally published in the Washington Post. Sometimes a name fits a person in a way that is almost eerie. One of the most famous cases in the history of American constitutional law is Loving v. Virginia, the 1967 U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down anti-miscegenation laws prohibiting interracial marriages. Why is the ...
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Jonathan R. Cohen is Professor of Law and Associate Director of the Institute for Dispute Resolution at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Prior to teaching at the University of Florida, Cohen clerked for the Honorable Benjamin Kaplan of the Massachusetts Appeals Court, practiced employment litigation at a private law firm in Boston, and served as a Hewlett Fellow at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. The central theme of Cohen’s research is ethical human relations, and his writings, especially concerning apology, have been influential both nationally and internationally in promoting legislative reforms and changes to legal practice. His teaching includes courses in negotiation, reconciliation, the human side of lawyering, law and religion, Jewish law, and evidence.
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