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Douglas Laycock РRobert E. Scott Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of Religious Studies, the University of Virginia; Alice McKean Young Regents Chair in Law Emeritus, University of Texas Law School

Douglas Laycock, one of the nation’s leading authorities on the law of remedies and also on the law of religious liberty, is Robert E. Scott Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of Religious Studies, University of Virginia and Alice McKean Young Regents Chair in Law Emeritus,¬†University of Texas Law School. Before joining Virginia’s faculty in 2010, Laycock served as the Yale Kamisar Collegiate Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. Prior to that he taught for 25 years at the University of Texas and for five years at the University of Chicago. He is the author of the leading casebook Modern American Remedies; the award-winning monograph The Death of the Irreparable Injury Rule; and many articles in the leading law reviews. He has co-edited a collection of essays, Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty, and he recently published Religious Liberty, Volume I: Overviews and History, and Volume II: The Free Exercise Clause. These two volumes are the first half of a four-volume collection of his many writings on religious liberty. He has in addition published many articles on religious liberty and on the law of remedies. He is an experienced Supreme Court litigator, and played a key role in developing state and federal religious liberty legislation. He is a graduate of Michigan State University and the University of Chicago Law School, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Vice President of the American Law Institute.