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Ken Starr


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Judge Ken Starr was the president of Baylor University from 2010 to 2016, where he was also chancellor, member of the Baylor Law School faculty, and held the Louise L. Morrison Chair of Constitutional Law. Starr has argued 36 cases before the United States Supreme Court, including 25 cases during his service as solicitor general of the United States. Starr was appointed to serve as independent counsel for five investigations. He is the author of more than 25 publications including, First Among Equals: The Supreme Court in American Life (2002). Starr earned his B.A. from George Washington University in 1968, M.A. from Brown University in 1969, and J.D. from Duke University Law School in 1973. He is admitted to practice in California, the District of Columbia, Virginia, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge Starr was also a part of the Christianity and Freedom Project headed by the Berkley Center's Religious Freedom Project.

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