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Douglas W. Kmiec, J.D.
Professor of Constitutional Law and Caruso Family Chair in Constitutional Law
Ambassador of the United States (Ret.)

Office: School of Law (SOL)
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  • J.D., University of Southern California, 1976
  • B.A., Northwestern University, 1973, with honors

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An American legal scholar, diplomat, and author, former Ambassador Douglas W. Kmiec holds the Caruso Family Chair. He has focused the chair toward constitutional and human rights law. The Ambassador's work has won much acclaim, including prestigious fellowship and honorary degree. Ambassador Kmiec is a popular speaker at commencements and other university wide conclaves.

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Academic Interests
  • Constitutional Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law and Morality

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Books


  • Douglas W. Kmiec & Katherine Kmiec Turner, ZONING AND PLANNING DESKBOOK (West, 2d ed. 2013) .
  • Douglas W. Kmiec, Edward M. Gaffney, Jr., M.D., & J. Patrick Whelan, AMERICA UNDECIDED: WHEN AUDACIOUS HOPE GIVES WAY TO EVEN GREATER FAITH (2012) .
  • Douglas W. Kmiec, LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS (2012). WorldCat
  • Douglas W. Kmiec, Stephen B. Presser, John C. Eastman & Raymond B. Marcin, INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS AND THE AMERICAN CONSTITUTION (LexisNexis, 3d ed. 2009 & 2011 Supp.). WorldCat
  • Douglas W. Kmiec, Stephen B. Presser, John C. Eastman & Raymond B. Marcin, THE AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL ORDER (LexisNexis 3d edition 2009 & 2011 Supp.). WorldCat
  • Douglas W. Kmiec, Stephen B. Presser, John C. Eastman & Raymond B. Marcin, THE HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY AND STRUCTURE OF THE AMERICAN CONSTITUTION (LexisNexis, 3d ed. 2009 & 2011 Supp.). WorldCat
  • Douglas W. Kmiec, CAN A CATHOLIC SUPPORT HIM? ASKING THE BIG QUESTION ABOUT BARACK OBAMA (Overlook 2008). WorldCat
  • Douglas W. Kmiec et al., THE AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL ORDER: HISTORY, CASES, AND PHILOSOPHY (LexisNexis, 2d edition 2004 & 2007 Supp.). WorldCat
  • Douglas W. Kmiec, Stephen B. Presser & John C. Eastman, THE HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY AND STRUCTURE OF THE AMERICAN CONSTITUTION (LexisNexis, 2d edition 2004 & 2007 Supp.). WorldCat
  • Douglas W. Kmiec, Stephen B. Presser & John C. Eastman, INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS AND THE AMERICAN CONSTITUTION (LexisNexis, 2d edition 2004 & 2006 Supp.). WorldCat
  • Douglas W. Kmiec, ZONING AND PLANNING DESKBOOK (West, 2d ed., 2001- 2006 Supp.).
  • Douglas W. Kmiec & Stephen B. Presser, THE HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY AND STRUCTURE OF THE AMERICAN CONSTITUTION (Anderson Pub. Co. 1998).
  • Douglas W. Kmiec & Steven B. Presser, AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL ORDER: HISTORY, CASES, AND PHILOSOPHY (Anderson Pub. Co. 1998 & 2000-01 Supp.).
  • Douglas W. Kmiec & Stephen B. Presser, INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS AND THE AMERICAN CONSTITUTION (Anderson Pub. Co. 1998).
  • Douglas W. Kmiec, CEASE-FIRE ON THE FAMILY & THE END OF THE CULTURE WAR (Crisis Books 1995).
  • Douglas W. Kmiec, THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S LAWYER: INSIDE THE MEESE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT (Praeger 1992).
  • Douglas W. Kmiec, ZONING AND PLANNING DESKBOOK (West 1986).

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