Joseph Tartakovsky is the author of The Lives of the Constitution: Ten Exceptional Minds that Shaped America’s Supreme Law (Encounter Books) and the former Deputy Solicitor General of Nevada.
He is the James Wilson Fellow in Constitutional Law at the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy and an editor at the Claremont Review of Books.
His writings have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Los Angeles Times, among other publications. As a lawyer, he has served as a white-collar criminal litigator at an international law firm and as a law clerk to Judge Paul J. Kelly, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
As Deputy Solicitor General, his roles including arguing appeals based on question of constitutional law in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Nevada Supreme Court, and writing briefs for submission to the United States Supreme Court.
His book The Lives of the Constitution: Ten Exceptional Minds that Shaped America’s Supreme Law is now available online and in bookstores.
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