Area(s) of expertise: History, Law, Constitution, Civil War
Summary of expertise:
I am an author, speaker, attorney, and professional historian. I am an expert on Constitutional Legal History, the American Civil War, and Military History.
Blog/Web site: www.markaweitz.com
Various books and scholarly articles on constitutional legal history, the American Civil War, and military history.
1. The Sleepy Lagoon Murder Case: Race Discrimination and Mexican-American Rights. Landmark Law Cases and American Society Series, (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2010). 2. More Damning Than Slaughter: Desertion in the Confederate Army. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2005). 3. The Confederacy on Trial: The Piracy and Sequestration Cases of 1861. Landmark Law Cases and American Society Series, (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2005). 4. Nally vs. Grace Community Church of the Valley, Clergy Malpractice Comes to America. Landmark Law Cases and American Society Series, (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2001). 5. A Higher Duty: Desertion Among Georgia Troops during the American Civil War (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2000). 6. Various article and magazine publications; see vitae or list available upon request.
Member, State Bar of Texas; Member, Florida Bar; Member, American Historical Association; Member, Organization of American Historians; Charter/Lifetime Member, Society of Historians of Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Prior media experience:
1. Speaker at various events on expert subject matter. 2. Radio interview with BBC World Radio program "Witness" on last piracy trail in the US (from "The Confederacy on Trial"). 3. Guest on Civil War Talk Radio (Feb 18, 2011)
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