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About Vincent Samar

Vincent J. Samar is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law and also an Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at both Loyola University Chicago and Oakton Community College. He is the author of Justifying Judgment: Practicing Law and Philosophy (University Press of Kansas, 1998), The Right to Privacy: Gays, Lesbians and the Constitution (Temple University Press, 1991), and editor of New York Times, 20th Century in Review: Gay Rights Movement (2001).  He has also published numerous articles and review articles on matters of law, philosophy, same-sex marriage, gay rights, and human rights. Samar holds a PhD (Philosophy) from the University of Chicago, an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, and joint J.D./M.P.A. degrees from Syracuse University. Samar also teaches “Sexual Orientation and the Law”, “Jurisprudence”, and “Topics in International Law” at IIT: Chicago-Kent College of Law


1990 Present Adjunct Professor of Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law

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