John E. Sexton is Dean (1988-present) and Warren E. Burger Professor of Law at New York University School of Law. He holds a Ph.D. in History of American Religion from Fordham University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. After receiving his law degree, he served as Law Clerk to Chief Justice Warren E. Burger (1980-81), United States Supreme Court; and clerked for Judge David L. Bazelon and Harold Leventhal, United States Court of Appeals (DC). For ten years, he served as Special Master supervising pretrial proceedings in the Love Canal litigation. For the 1997-98 term, he was President of the Association of Law Schools. Dean Sexton is author of Redefining the Supreme Court's Role: A Theory of Managing the Federal Court System (1986); A Non-Lawyer's Guide to the Constitution (1986); and Modern Federal Jury Instructions - Civil (1985). Dean Sexton also has written numerous chapters, articles, testimonies, and Supreme Court briefs.