Amy L. Wax: The Independent Institute

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Amy L. Wax
Amy L. Wax

Amy L. Wax is the Robert Mundheim Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She received her J.D. from Columbia University M.D. from Harvard Medical School.

Her most recent book is Race, Wrongs, and Remedies: Group Justice in the 21st Century (Hoover Institution Press/Rowman & Littlefield, 2009). Wax has received the A. Leo Levin Award for Excellence in an Introductory Course and the Harvey Levin Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence. As an Assistant to the Solicitor General in the Office of the Solicitor General at the U.S. Department of Justice in the late 1980s and early 1990s, she argued 15 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.

She is the author of scores of articles for scholarly journals, and her popular articles have been published in the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, First Things, City Journal, Claremont Review of Books, American Conservative, National Affairs, National Review, Commentary, Newsweek, and Philadelphia Inquirer.