Marc M. Arkin is a Professor of Law 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 May 2016
Luther by the book
A review of Brand Luther: How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into a Center of Publishing, Made Himself the Most Famous Man in Europe--and Started the Protestant Reformation by Andrew Pettegree
Books February 2016
A man well worth knowing
A review of Augustine: Conversions to Confessions by Robin Lane Fox
Books December 2014
Awaking the theologian
A review of Jonathan Edwards: Writings from the Great Awakening (Library of America) by Jonathan Edwards,Philip F. Gura
Features May 2014
Wilkie Collins’s page-turners
The life and work of Wilkie Collins, master of the Victorian page-turner.