TLS Center for Human Rights Presents
Distinguished University Chair and Professor, University of St. Thomas School of Law
Michael Paulsen received his B.A. with distinction from Northwestern University; an M.A. in Religion from Yale Divinity School; and his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal and a recipient of the Harlan Fiske Stone Prize for appellate advocacy. He joined the Department of Justice in the Criminal Division Honors Program, and has also served as staff counsel for the Center for Law & Religious Freedom in Washington, D.C. and as an attorney-advisor in the Office of Legal Counsel. Professor Paulsen is among the nation’s leading scholars of constitutional interpretation and has published numerous articles.
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