Francis H. Buckley

George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law

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F.H. Buckley is a Foundation Professor of Law. He has taught at George Mason University School of Law since 1989, and before then was a Visiting Olin Fellow of the University of Chicago Law School. He was twice a visiting professor at the Sorbonne (Paris II), and in fall 2007 was a visiting professor at the Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). His law degrees are from McGill and Harvard.

Professor Buckley is the author of numerous books and articles on law and economics and has published in many leading journals, including the Journal of Legal Studies, the International Review of Law and Economics, and Public Choice. His most recent books are The Once and Future King: The Rise of Crown Government in America (Encounter Books 2014), The American Illness: Essays on the Rule of Law (Yale University Press 2013), Fair Governance (Oxford 2009), Just Exchange: A Theory of Contract (Routledge 2005), and The Morality of Laughter (University of Michigan Press 2003).