Marc M. Arkin is a professor emerita at the Fordham University School of Law. A 1982 graduate of the Yale Law School, Professor Arkin also holds a Ph.D. in American Religious History from the Religious Studies Department of Yale University. She clerked for the Honorable Ralph K. Winter of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and spent several years as a litigator with the law firm of Debevoise and Plimpton before joining the Fordham faculty. She is the author of scholarly articles in areas ranging from nineteenth century American habeas corpus practice to the influence of David Hume on the thought of James Madison, and, most recently, the role of New England regionalism in national affairs during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. In addition, Professor Arkin has written on law, religion, and history for a variety of publications including the Wall Street Journal, the Baltimore Sun, and The New Criterion. At Fordham she teaches, among other courses, civil procedure, mass tort litigation, and conflict of laws.
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Books February 2023
A review of A Man of Iron by Tory Senik.
Books May 2022
A review of The Brethren: A Story of Faith and Conspiracy in Revolutionary America by Brendan Mcconville.
Books October 2021
On Power and Liberty: Constitutionalism in the American Revolution by Gordon Wood.
February 05, 2019
Finding Franklin (audio article)
On the making of an American enigma, occasioned by a new biography of his early life.