Assistant Professor of Law
B.A., Belmont University
M.T.S., J.D., Duke University
Law & Ethics of Lawyering
Law & Religion
Nathan S. Chapman joined the Georgia Law faculty in the fall of 2013 as an assistant professor teaching Law & Ethics of Lawyering, Law & Religion and Georgia Practice.
Chapman came to UGA from Stanford Law School, where he served as the executive director of the Constitutional Law Center. He taught Freedom of the Press in U.S. & Latin America, for which he was given the Knight Favorite Professor Award by the John S. Knight Journalism Fellows Class of 2012.
Chapman writes in constitutional law, with an emphasis on the relationship of structure and procedural rights, and the First Amendment. He also writes on theology and law. His most recent publications are:
He previously served as a litigation associate for Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr in Washington, D.C., and as a judicial clerk for Judge Gerald B. Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from Belmont University, his master's degree from Duke Divinity School and his law degree from Duke Law School, where he was an articles editor on the Duke Law Journal and was awarded the Faculty Award for Legal Theory and the Justin Miller Award for Intellectual Curiosity.
Translating Thayer, 42 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2015).
Disentangling Conscience and Religion, 2013 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1457 (2013).
Due Process As Separation of Powers, 121 Yale L.J. 1672 (2012) (with M. McConnell).
Law Asks for Trust, 85 St. John's L. Rev. 521 (2011)
University of Georgia
School of Law
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