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Philip Heymann is the James Barr Ames Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Heymann's global work has reached from Guatemala, to Peru, Northern Ireland, the Palestinian Authority, South Africa, and Russia. At Harvard Law School he leads efforts to encourage national and international public service by lawyers. He was appointed by Carter to lead the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice, and by Clinton to serve as Deputy Attorney General of the United States. Heymann authored and edited seven books and numerous articles. His most recent book, Terrorism, Freedom and Security, was described in the New York Times as a persuasive argument for just the kind of multilateral approach to fighting terrorism for which the Bush administration has shown utter disdain.

Clerk to Justice John M. Harlan II (exact term unknown, but early 1960s)

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