Marc A. Fajer

Professor of Law

J.D. 1985, Stanford Law School
A.B. 1982, Stanford University

Phone: 305-284-3914
Office: G280

Marc A. Fajer, Professor of Law, earned an A.B. in 1982 and a J.D. in 1985 from Stanford University. Following graduation from law school, Professor Fajer served as law clerk to Judge Betty B. Fletcher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

He then was an associate attorney with the law firm of Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe in Seattle. Since joining the faculty in 1988, Professor Fajer has taught property, elements, antitrust law, American legal history, constitutional law, housing discrimination, and identity politics and law.

Since joining the faculty he has also been a visiting professor of law at Cornell (1995-96), Pennsylvania (1999-2000), and Santa Clara (2002-2003).

He has also directed and produced several plays and musicals using faculty, staff, and students as actors and production workers, including "Fires in the Mirror: Crown Heights, Brooklyn and other Identities," "Macbeth," "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide ... When the Rainbow is Enuf," and "Side by Side by Sondheim."

The Faculty Senate recognized Professor Fajer's contributions to the Law School and University communities by presenting him with the University’s Outstanding Teaching Award in 2004.

 Publications

A Better Analogy: "Jews," "Homosexuals," and the Inclusion of Sexual Orientation as a Forbidden Characteristic in Antidiscrimination Laws, 12 Stan. L. & Pol'y Rev. 37 (2001).

A Time for Reflection [Housing Discrimination Symposium], 52 U. Miami L. Rev. 925 (1998).

Toward Respectful Representation: Some Thoughts on Selling Same-Sex Marriage, 15 Yale L. & Pol'y Rev. 599 (1997).

Does Colorado Constitutional Amendment Violate Equal Protection Clause by Prohibiting Protection of Gays?, West's Legal News (1996).

Bowers v. Hardwick, Romer v. Evans, and the Meaning of Anti-Discrimination Legislation, 2 Nat'l J. Sexual Orientation L. 208 (1996).

Taming the Wayward Children of Monsanto and Sylvania: Some Thoughts on Developmental Disorders in Vertical Restraints Doctrine, 68 Temp. L. Rev. 1 (1995).

Phone: 305-284-3914
Office: G280
Faculty Assistant

Sutton, Tina

Phone: (305)284-4241
Office: G287

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