2015 Great Immigrants Recipient

Eugene Volokh
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A law professor at the UCLA School of Law, Eugene Volokh is cofounder of the blog, "The Volokh Conspiracy," which runs on the Washington Post's website (which is independent of the newspaper). Before joining UCLA, where he teaches a myriad of subjects, including free speech law and religious freedom law, Volokh clerked for Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on the U.S. Supreme Court. Volokh was born in Kiev, Ukraine when it was still part of the Soviet Union, and immigrated to the United States at age seven. Updated July 2015