John Hasnas is an associate professor of business at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University in Washington, DC and a visiting Associate Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches courses in ethics and law. He has also taught in the law schools at Duke, George Mason, American, and Temple University and been a visiting scholar at Georgetown University’s Kennedy School of Ethics and the Social Philosophy and Policy Center in Bowling Green, Ohio. He is an expert on jurisprudence, legal history, and white-collar crime and is currently at work on a book on common law liberalism. He received his J.D. and Ph.D. in Legal Philosophy from Duke University, and his LL.M. in Legal Education from Temple Law School.

More from John Hasnas


The ‘Unseen’ Deserve Empathy, Too

The Wall Street Journal. May 29, 2009.

Do Nothing

The Wall Street Journal. September 16, 2006.

White-Collar Crime: End the Draft

National Law Journal. April 24, 2006.


Trapped: When Acting Ethically Is against the Law
Cosponsored by the Fund for American Studies

April 17, 2006. Book Forum.


Free Market Fairness

April 19, 2012