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Greg Dolin

Senior Litigation Counsel

Greg Dolin is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law, where his scholarship focuses on the intersection of patent, administrative, and constitutional law. In addition to a number of articles, Greg has authored multiple amicus briefs in various courts of appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. He also routinely represented indigent defendants before the Fourth Circuit.

Greg received his bachelor’s degree with honors from The Johns Hopkins University and his J.D. cum laude from Georgetown University.  He also holds an M.D. with Recognition in Humanities from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and an M.A. in Philosophy and Social Policy from George Washington University.  Greg previously taught at Northwestern University and George Washington University.

Prior to coming to NCLA, Greg spent two years as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Palau where he authored multiple opinions on property, contract, criminal, and constitutional law.

Greg began his legal career by working at Kramer Levin Naftalis and Frankel, LLP, followed by clerkships for the late Hon. H. Emory Widener, Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and Hon. Pauline Newman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Greg is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, New York, and Maryland, as well as to the bars of multiple federal appellate and trial courts, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

The Supreme Court Must Discard Qualified Immunity to Hold Those in Power Accountable to the Law

By: Greg Dolin January 22, 2024
One of the foundational principles of the United States is that we are a country of laws, not men—a place where the lowliest of the low are subject to the same laws and rules as the most exalted and powerful. Most of us learned in our middle school civics class that whenever anyone has their…

Judges Attack Judicial Independence

By: Greg Dolin August 10, 2023
A disturbing constitutional drama is unfolding in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Chief Judge Kimberly Moore has effectively deprived one of her colleagues, Judge Pauline Newman, of her judicial office. Although not as noisy as recent attacks on the Supreme Court, this could be as dangerous for our republic. Threats to judicial independence ordinarily…

Liberty Means a Trial by Jury

By: Greg Dolin March 11, 2023
In the News
When the people of several states presented our Constitution for ratification in 1787, one issue nearly derailed the adoption of the nation’s charter. The Anti-Federalists vehemently objected to the lack of a guarantee for a civil jury in the proposed document. They feared that Congress would be able to undermine or abolish the right altogether.…