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Donald L. Beschle

Donald L. Beschle

The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.987.2376

BA, Fordham University
JD, New York University School of Law
LLM, Temple University School of Law

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As a law student at New York University, Don Beschle served as research editor of the Annual Survey of American Law and was elected to the Order of the Coif. After graduation, he spent several years as an associate at the New York firm of Phillips, Nizer, Benjamin, Krim & Ballon, working on a wide range of civil matters.

From 1979 to 1981, he was a teaching fellow at Temple University School of Law, where he taught in both the law school and the undergraduate college while earning his LLM degree. His articles have appeared in more than a dozen law reviews and have been widely cited by both academic commentators and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Professor Beschle joined the faculty in 1981. He teaches Antitrust Law, Constitutional Law, Property, and Religion and the Law.

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Carter v. Canada (Attorney General): Canadian Courts Revisit the Criminalization of Assisted Suicide, 60 Wayne L. Rev. 561 (2013)

The Limits of Guilt and Shame and the Future of Affirmation Action, 3. L.J. Soc. Just (Ariz. State) 211 (2013)

Does a Broad Free Exercise Right Require a Narrow Definition of Religion?, 39 Hastings Const. L. Q. 357 (2011)

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