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Michael J. Gerhardt is the Burton Craige Distinguished University Professor of Jurisprudence at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has degrees from Yale University (BA), London School of Economics (M.Sc.) and the University of Chicago (JD). He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with his wife Deborah and their three sons Ben, Daniel, and Noah. His teaching and research focuses on constitutional conflicts between presidents and Congress. In 2015, he became the first legal scholar to be asked by the Library of Congress to serve as its principal adviser in revising the official annotation of the United States Constitution. He is a regular contributor to the Washington Post and a number of other publications, and has been interviewed by every major TV network and NPR.

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