David Luban

David Luban

David Luban is a university professor and professor of law and philosophy at Georgetown Law School. Since 2013, he has also served as Class of 1984 Distinguished Chair in Ethics at the U.S. Naval Academy’s Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership. His research interests center on moral and legal responsibility in organizational settings, including law firms, government, and the military. In addition to legal ethics, he writes on international criminal law, national security, and just war theory. Luban is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and has received prizes for distinguished scholarship from the American Bar Foundation and the New York State Bar Association. In 2011, he was a fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies at Hebrew University. Luban’s books include Lawyers and Justice: An Ethical Study (Princeton University Press, 1988), Legal Modernism (University of Michigan Press, 1994), Legal Ethics and Human Dignity (Cambridge University Press, 2007), and Torture, Power, and Law (Cambridge University Press, 2014). He is on the editorial boards of Ethics & International Affairs, Legal Ethics, and the Just Security blog. He has testified before both houses of Congress.

David Luban