William P. Marshall

Prof. William P. Marshall

William Rand Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law

William (Bill) Marshall is currently the Kenan Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina. Marshall was Deputy White House Counsel and Deputy Assistant to the President of the United States during the Clinton Administration and also served as the Solicitor General of the State of Ohio. Marshall has published extensively on first amendment, federal courts, and presidential powers issues and is also a leading expert on judicial selection matters. He teaches media law, civil procedure, constitutional law, first amendment, federal courts, church-state, and the law of the presidency. Marshall received his law degree from the University of Chicago and his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a native of Nashua, New Hampshire.



  • J.D., University of Chicago (1977)
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania (1972)
2017 National Student Symposium - "The First Amendment in Contemporary Society"
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2016 National Lawyers Convention
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2016 National Lawyers Convention

The Jurisprudence and Legacy of Justice Scalia

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