Todd D. Peterson

Todd D. Peterson

Title: Professor of Law

Telephone: 202.994.1004

B.A., Brown University; J.D., University of Michigan

Specialties/Areas of Expertise:
Structural Constitutional law; federal courts; federal judicial system; civil procedure; executive privilege; president and congress; issues relating to law student mental health and emotional well-being; positive psychology and the law


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Brief Bio:

  • served as deputy assistant attorney general in the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel (1997-99)
  • served as a consultant to the National Commission on Judicial Discipline and Removal
  • former co-chair of the D.C. Circuit Special Committee on Race and Ethnic Bias
  • former partner at the Washington, D.C. firm of Ross, Dixon & Masback