About Me


Frank S. Ravitch is Professor of Law and the Walter H. Stowers Chair in Law and Religion at the Michigan State University College of Law, and Director of the Kyoto, Japan Summer Program. He is the author of several books: MARKETING CREATION: THE LAW AND INTELLIGENT DESIGN (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2011); Masters OF ILLUSION: THE SUPREME COURT AND THE RELIGION CLAUSES (NYU Press 2007); LAW AND RELIGION, A READER: CASES, CONCEPTS, AND THEORY, 2ND ED. (West 2008) (First Ed. 2004); EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION LAW (Prentice Hall 2005) (with Pamela Sumners and Janis McDonald); and SCHOOL PRAYER AND DISCRIMINATION: THE CIVIL RIGHTS OF RELIGIOUS MINORITIES AND DISSENTERS (Northeastern University Press, 1999 & paperback edition 2001). Professor Ravitch has also published a number of law review articles addressing U.S. and Japanese constitutional law, law & religion, and civil rights law in leading journals. Moreover, he has written a number of amicus briefs addressing constitutional issues to the United States Supreme Court.

In 2001, Professor Ravitch was named a Fulbright Scholar and served on the Faculty of Law at Doshisha University in Kyoto, Japan. Currently, he directs the Michigan State University College of Law Japan Summer program. Professor Ravitch regularly serves as an expert for print and broadcast media, and speaks on topics related to U.S. Constitutional Law, Japanese Law, and Israeli Law to a wide range of national, international and local organizations. He speaks English, Japanese, and Hebrew.

33 thoughts on “About Me

  1. It is impressive that a 24 hour day provides you enough time to accomplish all that you have achieved. I appreciate you taking the time to read my post on Obesity. Health is my passion in life and I hope to offer additional postings that expose the reader to information not readily available from typical media sources. I welcome your feedback on any subject of interest. Thank you again. Stay healthy and happy.

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  2. Thanks for stopping by CONFIDENT in the KITCHEN and liking my French Toast. 🙂 I’m new to WP and so I hope you will come back to see me as I share more recipes.

    Your book, Accidental Samurai, sound interesting and your list of nonfiction is impressive. Welcome to WP!

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  3. Appreciate your visit to my little homespun blog. I love historical fiction and The Accidental Samurai looks like an engaging read. I’m definitely adding it to my list. Oh, and go Spartans! Graduated in 1994.

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  4. While your novel looks interesting, I am not sure what it says about me that your legal scholarship piqued my interest more. I guess you can’t take the law out of the (retired) lawyer. Thanks for stopping by my site; best regards.

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  5. Hi Frank. Thankyou for stopping by my site and for the like on my crocheted candy canes. I new at this too. I’ll be checking out your array of publishings. Quite impressive and a lot of work. Things i anm very interested in. Researching is definitely time-consuming. You may enjoy my companion site georgigiovanni.wordpress.com. Have a blessed day! Jeanetteseasycreations.worspress.com

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