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Peter G Fish, Professor Emeritus

Peter G Fish
Contact Info:
Office Location:  301C Perkins Library
Office Phone:  +1 919 660 4329, +1 919 613 7041
Email Address:  

Teaching (Spring 2014):

  • POLSCI 661S.01, COURTS/WARS/LEGACIES Synopsis
    Gross Hall 111, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
Education:

PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 1968
A.M., The Johns Hopkins University, 1965
A.B. (magna cum laude), Princeton University, 1960
Specialties:

American Politics
Political Institutions
Research Interests: Judicial Process

Professor of Political Science and of Law, specializes in public law, the judicial process, and the development of U.S. courts and law. He is the author of The Politics of Federal Administration, The Office of Chief Justice, and a chapter in An Uncertain Tradition: Constitutionalism, and the History of the South, and in The Early Republic and the Sea: Essays on the Naval and Maritime History of the Early Republic. His articles have been published in the Kentucky Law Journal, the University of Chicago Law Review, the Journal of Politics, the Yearbook of the Supreme Court Historical Society, the Western Political Quarterly, the Supreme Court Review, the Justice System Journal, the Judicature, the American Journal of Legal History, the Dictionary of American Biography, the Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, the Encyclopedia of the American Judicial System, the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, the Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States, the Law and History Review, the Journal of Southern Legal History, the Civil Rights in the United States, and the Great American Lawyers: An Encyclopedia.

Curriculum Vitae
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. P.G. Fish, Review of FREE PRESS vs. FAIR TRIAL: EXAMINING PUBLICITY'S ROLE IN TRIAL OUTCOMES by Jon Bruschke and William E. Loges, Political Communication, vol. 24 no. 2 (April, 2007), pp. 232-233 .
  2. P.G. Fish, SPEECH RIGHTS IN AMERICA: FIRST AMENDMENT, DEMOCRACY, AND THE MEDIA, by Laura Stein, and BEYOND THE FIRST AMENDMENT: THE POLITICS OF FREE SPEECH AND PLURALISM by Samuel P. Nelson, Political Communication (2007)  [author's comments].
  3. P.G. Fish, Crossing Judge Parker's LUTEN BRIDGE: Partisan Politics, Economic Visions, and Government Reform in Retrospect and Prospect: A Commentary to Professor Richman, North Carolina Law Review, vol. 84 no. 6 (September, 2006), pp. 1913-1926 .
  4. P.G. Fish, CROSSING JUDGE PARKER'S "LUTEN BRIDGE": PARTISAN POLITICS, ECONOMIC VISIONS, AND GOVERNMENT REFORM IN RETROSPECT AND PROSPECT: A COMMENTARY TO PROFESSOR RICHMAN, North Carolina Law Review, vol. 84 no. 6 (September, 2006), pp. 1913-1926 .
  5. with Martin H. Brinkley, "Judiciary, Federal", in Encyclopedia of North Carolina, edited by William S. Powell (2006), pp. 640-642, University of North Carolina Press .

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