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Victor Williams

Victor Williams is an attorney and law professor. Over the past years, Victor has taught at the University of Maryland’s Carey School of Law, American University’s Washington College of Law, Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law, and the City University of New York’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice.  

A first-generation college grad from Arkansas, Victor earned his B.A. at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia Arkansas. Victor then completed a M.A.T. from a teachers college and an Ed.M. from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.  Before being called to the bar, Victor taught at elementary and high schools.  

Victor took three law degrees: a J.D. from the University of California’s Hastings College of the Law;  an LL.M. from Columbia University’s School of Law; and a specialized LL.M. in Law & Economics from George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia School of Law. 

Prior to beginning his law teaching, Victor served as a federal judicial law clerk for a U.S. District Judge and externed for two U.S. Court of Appeals Judges.

Victor has published over twenty academic articles in law journals from across the nation and he has written scores of popular columns. Victor is a frequent media guest commentator and he has authored/filed numerous amicus curiae briefs including at the U.S. Supreme Court. Taking seriously the role of “citizen-lawyer,” Victor is very active in civic life including having run for public office.

Victor has long struggled to square institutional Christian theology with science, reason, and particular questions focused on the inevitable pain/suffering endured by all beings. At CiB, Victor found a spiritual home where both a strong faith and questioning are encouraged.