Peter  Raven-Hansen

Peter Raven-Hansen

Title: Glen Earl Weston Research Professor of Law; Co-director, National Security and U.S. Foreign Relations Law Program

Telephone: 202.994.8171

B.A., J.D., Harvard University

Specialties/Areas of Expertise:
Law of presidency; national security law; counter terrorism; separation of powers and disputes between the branches; civil litigation; legal status of District of Columbia


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Brief Bio:

  • formerly in private practice at Hogan & Hartson in Washington, D.C.
  • worked as a senior economic analyst with Abt Associates, Inc., in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • co-author of Counterterrorism Law, Understanding Civil Procedure, First Use of Nuclear Weapons, National Security Law, and National Security Law and the Power of the Purse