Domestic Agreements

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As a Siben Distinguished Lecturer, Professor Bix was asked to write an article for the Hofstra Law Review. His article, cited below, may be downloaded from the link at the top of the page.

Brian H. Bix, Domestic Agreements, 35 Hofstra L. Rev. 1753 (2007).

Speaker Information

Professor Bix is a preeminent scholar working in the areas of jurisprudence, family law, and contract law. He is the Frederick W. Thomas Professor of Law and Philosophy at the University of Minnesota.

Professor Bix received his B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Washington University in St. Louis in 1983; his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1986; and his D.Phil. in Law from Balliol College, Oxford University, in 1991. Professor Bix taught at Quinnipiac University School of Law, as Associate Professor (1995-1997) and Professor (1998-2001). He was a Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center during the spring semester of 2000 and at George Washington University Law School in the fall of 1999. Professor Bix was the Lecturer in Jurisprudence and Legal Reasoning at King's College, University of London, from 1991 to 1993; he taught at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford University, from 1989 to 1990. He was a law clerk for Justice Benjamin Kaplan at the Massachusetts Appeals Court (1993-95, while on leave from the King's College), and he also clerked for Judge Stephen Reinhardt, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (1987-1988), and Justice Alan Handler, New Jersey Supreme Court (1986-1987). He is a member of the American Law Institute.

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