Jack Goldsmith


Jack Goldsmith is the Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard University, a non-resident Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a co-founder of Lawfare.

Goldsmith is the author or co-author of seven books, including After Trump, In Hoffa’s ShadowThe Terror PresidencyThe Limits of International Law, and Who Controls the Internet?  He teaches and writes about presidential power, national security law, federal courts, conflict of laws, international law, and internet law. Before coming to Harvard, Goldsmith served as Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel, from 2003-2004, and Special Counsel to the General Counsel of the Department of Defense from 2002-2003. 

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