USD School of Law Professor Steven D. Smith Publishes Fictions, Lies, and the Authority of Law

Steven D. Smith Publishes Fictions, Lies, and the Authority of Law

Steven D. Smith with the cover of his book Fictions, Lies, and the Authority of Law

SAN DIEGO (September 29, 2021) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Warren Distinguished Professor of Law and Co-Executive Director of the Institute for Law and Religion, Steven D. Smith, publishes a new book, Fictions, Lies and the Authority of Law (University of Notre Dame Press). Smith’s new book examines if there is any connection to the maladies of modern life to the disappearance of authority in the modern world.

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About Professor Steven Smith

Professor Steven D. Smith is a Warren Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of San Diego School of Law, where he teaches and writes in the areas of law and religion, constitutional law, and torts. Smith is also the co-executive director of the USD’s Institute for Law & Religion.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world.  The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest law and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.  The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 30th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 31st nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.

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