Biography

Maimon Schwarzschild

Professor of Law

  • JD, 1976, Columbia University
  • BA, 1973, Columbia University

Areas of Expertise

Professor Schwarzschild teaches and writes in the areas of comparative law, constitutional law, public international law, civil procedure, criminal procedure, and evidence.

Professional Experience

Schwarzschild was an accredited journalist at the United Nations for five years, had White House press credentials during the Nixon administration, and served in the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., during the Carter administration. He practiced law as a barrister in London and with the Chadbourne law firm in New York. Schwarzschild was a visiting professor at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and at the Sorbonne in Paris. He joined the USD School of Law faculty in 1982.

Honors and Affiliations

Schwarzschild is an English barrister as well as an American lawyer. He was called to the English Bar at Lincoln's Inn and is a member of barristers’ chambers at Landmark Chambers, London.