David J. Barron

David J. Barron is a United States Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and former S. William Green Professor of Public Law at Harvard Law School. He previously served as the Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Office of Legal Counsel at the United States Department of Justice. He is coauthor, with Martin Lederman, of the article “The Commander in Chief at the Lowest Ebb,” and the author of Waging War.

Photo Credit: Harvard Law School Professor David Barron (pictured), who is heading the email privacy task force, participates in a Q&A with the Harvard Gazette in his office in Griswold Hall at Harvard University. Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer