Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.

Benno C.
Schmidt, Jr.
1942

President of Yale University, Dean of Columbia Law School, Harlan Fiske Stone Professor of Constitutional Law, Noted Scholar of the First Amendment, the history of the United States Supreme Court and the History of Race Relations in American Law.

Author Quotes

Privacy is absolutely essential to maintaining a free society. The idea that is at the foundation of the notion of privacy is that the citizen is not the tool or the instrument of government - but the reverse... If you have no privacy, it will tend to follow that you have no political freedom, no religious freedom, no freedom of families to make their own decisions [regarding having children]. All these freedoms tend to reinforce on another.

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First Name
Benno C.
Last Name
Schmidt, Jr.
Birth Date
1942
Bio

President of Yale University, Dean of Columbia Law School, Harlan Fiske Stone Professor of Constitutional Law, Noted Scholar of the First Amendment, the history of the United States Supreme Court and the History of Race Relations in American Law.