Michael J. Broyde

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Michael J. Broyde
  • Role: Senior Fellow
  • Education: JD, New York University

Professor of Law, Emory University

Michael J. Broyde is a world-renowned Jewish scholar who served as a rabbi and member of the Beth Din of America.

MICHAEL J. BROYDE is a professor of law and a senior fellow in the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University. His primary areas of interest are law and religion, Jewish law and ethics, and comparative religious law. He is ordained (yoreh yoreh ve-yadin yadin) as a rabbi by Yeshiva University and was a member (dayan) of the Beth Din of America, the largest Jewish law court in America. Broyde has published more than 75 articles and book chapters on various aspects of law and religion and Jewish law, including "A Jewish Law View of World Law," Emory Law Journal 54: 79-93 (spec. ed., 2005), about how Jewish law might classify international law, and a series of vigorous exchanges in several publications on military ethics in Jewish law. He also has published a number of articles in the area of federal courts, including an article in the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy on the impeachment process.

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