10 Facts About Eugene Volokh


Eugene Volokh is a Ukrainian-American legal scholar known for his scholarship in American constitutional law and libertarianism as well as his prominent legal blog The Volokh Conspiracy.

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Eugene Volokh was born to a Jewish family residing in Kyiv, Ukraine, then part of the Soviet Union.

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Eugene Volokh emigrated with his family to the United States at the age of seven.

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Eugene Volokh is one of the youngest children to have achieved this feat.

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Eugene Volokh attended the Hampshire College Summer Studies in Mathematics.

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Eugene Volokh graduated from UCLA at age 15 with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and computer science.

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In 1989, Eugene Volokh entered the UCLA Law School, graduating first in his class in 1992 with a Juris Doctor.

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Eugene Volokh has remained there ever since, and currently holds the position of Gary T Schwartz Professor of Law.

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Eugene Volokh liked Thompson's position in favor of individual gun ownership.

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Eugene Volokh opposes affirmative action, having worked as a legal advisor to California's Proposition 209 campaign.

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