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John Hasnas

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John Hasnas is a professor of business at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business and a professor of law (by courtesy) at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC, where he teaches courses in ethics and law. Professor Hasnas is also the excutive director of the Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics, whose tripartite mission is to produce high-quality research on matters related to the ethics of market activity, improve ethics pedagogy, and educate the broader, non-academic community about ethical issues related to the functioning of markets. Professor Hasnas has held previous appointments as associate professor of law at George Mason University School of Law, visiting associate professor of law at Duke University School of Law and the Washington College of Law at American University, and Law and Humanities Fellow at Temple University School of Law. Professor Hasnas has also been a visiting scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics in Washington, DC and the Social Philosophy and Policy Center in Bowling Green, Ohio. He received his B.A. in Philosophy from Lafayette College, his J.D. and Ph.D. in Legal Philosophy from Duke University, and his LL.M. in Legal Education from Temple Law School. His scholarship concerns ethics and white collar crime, jurisprudence, and legal history.

John Hasnas's Articles

Even Hillary Clinton Has Civil Liberties

Libertarians have reacted to the FBI's ruling on Hillary Clinton with a double standard that speaks to the power of the myth of the rule of law.

- July 08, 2016

How I Learned to Lie Like a Politician on a Two-Hour Bus Trip

If politicians tell the same lie over and over, it's because it gets them elected over and over. But how do they get away with it?

- June 16, 2016

If You Vote, Do You Have a Right to Complain?

What picking sports teams in the schoolyard taught me about voting. 

- March 30, 2016

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