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About Perry Dane

Professor Perry Dane has written landmark articles on choice of law, religion and law, the jurisprudence of Jewish law, legal pluralism, and jurisdiction. He teaches courses in Conflicts of Law, Constitutional Law, American Indian Law, Jurisdiction, Law and Religion, Nonprofit Organizations, the Canadian Legal System, and "The Debate on Same-Sex Marriage," and seminars on "Legalism" and "Religion and the State in Cross-National Perspective."
Professor Dane came to Rutgers School of Law - Camden from the Yale Law faculty. He received his B.A. summa cum laude from Yale College and his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was Note Editor of the law journal and received the Israel H. Peres Prize awarded by the faculty for the best student contribution to the Yale Law Journal. After law school, he clerked for Judge David Bazelon of the U.S. Court of Appeals and Justice William Brennan of the U.S. Supreme Court.
In January 1997, Professor Dane was a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, teaching an intensive course on Religion and the Law. More recently, in January 2008, he taught a course on Religion and the State in Cross-National Perspective as a visiting professor at the University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law. During the 2000-01 academic year, Professor Dane was a faculty fellow at the Rutgers Center for the Critical Analysis of Contemporary Culture during their program on “Secularism.” He is presently a Faculty Affiliate of the Rutgers Institute for Law and Philosophy. He has also been a member of the national seminar of the Project on Religious Institutions at Yale University’s Program on Non-Profit Organizations, a guest of the Shalom Hartman Institute In Israel, and a participant in a variety of scholarly conferences around the nation and the world.
During the 2010-11 academic year, Professor Dane is a full-time resident fellow at the Tikvah Center for Law & Jewish Civilization at the New York University Law School.
Professor Dane is a member of the lawreligionethics and religiousleftlaw group blogs.


Present Fellow, Tikvah Center for Law & Jewish Civilization, New York University School of Law
Present Professor of Law, Rutgers School of Law - Camden

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Professor Perry Dane
Rutgers University
School of Law -- Camden
217 North Fifth Street
Camden, NJ 08102
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