Peter Aschenbrenner

  • Adjunct Professor
  • J.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1971
    B.A., University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1968

Department Information

 
History // Adjunct Faculty

Office Information

  • Specialization

  • Constitutional History of the Early American Republic, Great Britain and the United Kingdom 

  • Peter Aschenbrenner studied history at the University of Wisconsin and took his law degree at the University of California, where he also served on the law review (Note and Comment Editor). During forty years practicing law in Alaska, Professor Aschenbrenner was appointed to serve as U.S. Magistrate Judge (1974-1991) and also to the Commission on Judicial Conduct (2004-2012).  He has authored sixteen books on Alaska law and published forty-five articles in The Journal of the Alaska Bar Association. Professor Aschenbrenner contributes to The Journal of Public Law (London) and has just been appointed as Reporter on United States Supreme Court cases to that Journal, with his first article to appear this fall (2015). Current book projects (with MS approval expected early next year) include Victory after Bladensburg: The Battle after Bladensburg: James Madison’s Apology for the Capture of Washington (Lexington Books) and British and American Foundings of Parliamentary Science, 1775-1801 (Ashgate Publishing).

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