Professor Jeannie Suk

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Professor of Law


Short Biography

Jeannie Suk is Professor of Law at Harvard Law School where she has taught criminal law, criminal procedure, family law, and the law of art, fashion, and the performing arts. Before joining the faculty in 2006, she served as a law clerk to Justice David Souter on the United States Supreme Court, and to Judge Harry Edwards on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. She was educated at Yale (B.A. 1995) and at Oxford (D.Phil 1999) where she was a Marshall Scholar, and is a graduate of Harvard Law School (J.D. 2002). She is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. Her most recent book, At Home in the Law: How the Domestic Violence Revolution is Transforming Privacy, was awarded the Law and Society Association’s Herbert Jacob Prize. Her writing has also appeared in Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, Columbia Law Review, Wall Street Journal, Slate, and elsewhere. She has given congressional testimony on law and innovation in the fashion industry.

Boston Globe Profile

Watch Professor Suk’s interview on Dan Rather’s show.


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Selected Publications

Suk, Jeannie. “`The Look in His Eyes': The Story of State v. Rusk and Rape Reform,” in Criminal Law Stories (Robert Weisberg & Donna Coker eds., forthcoming 2011)
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Hemphill, C. Scott & Jeannie Suk. "Schumer's Project Runway," Wall Street Journal,, Aug. 24, 2010, Op-Ed, at A13.

Suk, Jeannie. "The Trajectory of Trauma: Bodies and Minds of Abortion Discourse," 110 Columbia Law Review 1193 (2010).
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Suk, Jeannie. At Home in the Law: How the Domestic Violence Revolution is Transforming Privacy (Yale University Press 2009).
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Hemphill, C. Scott & Jeannie Suk. "The Law, Culture, and Economics of Fashion," 61 Stanford Law Review 1147 (2009).
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Suk, Jeannie. "Coming of Age with Clarence," Wall Street Journal, October 12, 2007.
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Suk, Jeannie. "Criminal Law Comes Home," 116 Yale Law Journal 2 (2006).
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Suk, Jeannie. "Originality," 115 Harvard Law Review 1988 (2002).
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Contact

Office: Griswold 300
           Harvard Law School
           1525 Massachusetts Avenue
           Cambridge MA 02138
Email: jsuk@law.harvard.edu
Assistant: Alyssa Lary, 617/496-5487, alary@law.harvard.edu