Boston University School of Law

William P. Marshall

Visiting Professor of Law
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
J.D., University of Chicago

Before his career in academia, William P. Marshall served as deputy White House counsel and deputy assistant to the president of the United States during the Clinton Administration, and formerly as the solicitor general of the State of Ohio.

Most recently, Marshall served as the Kenan Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he taught media law, civil procedure, constitutional law, first amendment, federal courts, church-state, and the law of the presidency. He has published extensively on first amendment, federal courts, and presidential powers issues. He is a leading expert on federal judicial selection matters and on the interrelationship between media, law and politics. He is the author of Cases and Materials on Federal Courts (American Casebook Series, 2011).