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About Arthur Rizer

Arthur Rizer is a decorated soldier and scholar. He is focused on service to his country and society through his personal and professional work. Arthur Rizer is the author of multiple scholarly papers published in a wide range of law journals. Arthur Rizer is the author of three books, Jefferson’s Pen: The Art of Persuasion (ABA Press 2016), The National Security Implications Of Immigration Law (ABA Press 2013) and Lincoln’s Counsel: Lessons From America's Most Persuasive Speaker (ABA Press 2010). He is consistently adding to the intellectual dialog surrounding police, military and security issues. A directory of all of Arthur Rizer's writings and accomplishments can be found at Arthur Rizer.

Positions

2016 Present Director of Justice Policy & Senior Fellow, R Street Institute
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20132015 Associate Professor of Law, West Virginia University ‐ College of Law
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20102015 Summer Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown University ‐ Law Center
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19942014 Officer, US Army Reserve Components
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20052013 Trial Attorney, US Department of Justice
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20032005 Judicial Law Clerk, U.S. DISTRICT COURT, MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PA
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines

Law

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Honors and Awards

  • Arthur Rizer was awarded the 2015 College of Law Professor of the Year award from West Virginia College of Law

Education

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20152020 DPhil (Ph.D) in Criminology, Oxford University ‐ Faculty of Law
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2009 Master of Laws, Georgetown University Law Center ‐ Law Center
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2003 Juris Doctor, Gonzaga University School of Law ‐ School of Law
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1999 Bachelor of Arts, Pacific Lutheran University
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