Philip J. Prygoski

Philip J. Prygoski

Professor

B.A. University of Michigan 1969
J.D. University of Michigan 1973
M.A. University of Michigan 1978
LL.M. University of Michigan 1983

prygoskp@cooley.edu

Professor Prygoski was in private practice in Ann Arbor, Mich., before joining the faculty in 1977. He also worked as a staff attorney for the Michigan Supreme Court and served as an administrative law judge for the State of Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulation.

A member of the Cooley Legal Authors Society, he has published a dozen law review articles dealing with constitutional law and many have been cited in major treatises and casebooks. He is a member of the American Law Institute.

Professor Prygoski is a 30-time winner of the Stanley E. Beattie Teaching Award, given by each graduating class at Cooley Law School.

Professor Prygoski has taught constitutional law as a visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, the University of Tennessee College of Law, and the University of Oklahoma College of Law. While at Tennessee, Professor Prygoski received the Tennessee Student Bar Association's Outstanding Professor Award for 1992-1993. Professor Prygoski is the founder and director of the Michigan Indian Law Center.

He teaches Constitutional Law, Children and the Law, First Amendment Seminar, and Constitutional Issues in Public Schools.

Bibliography

Articles

Prygoski, Philip J. "Content Neutrality and Levels of Scrutiny in First Amendment Zoning Cases" 25 WHITTIER L REV 79 (2003).

Prygoski, Philip J. "War As the Prevailing Metaphor in Federal Indian Law Jurisprudence: An Exercise in Judicial Activism" 14 T M COOLEY LAW REVIEW 491 (1997).

Prygoski, Philip J., "The Implications of Davis v Davis for Reproductive Rights Analysis," 61 TENN L REV 609 (1994).

Prygoski, Philip J., "Abortion and the Right to Die: Judicial Imposition of a Theory of Life," 23 SETON HALL L REV 67 (1992).

Prygoski, Philip J., "Will v. Michigan Department of State Police: The Eleventh Amendment in State Courts," 43 OKLA L REV 429 (1990).

Prygoski, Philip J., "The Supreme Court's 'Secondary Effects' Analysis in Free Speech Cases," 6 COOLEY L REV 1 (1988).

Prygoski, Philip J., "Low-Value Speech from Young to Fraser," 32 ST. LOUIS U L J 317 (1987).

Prygoski, Philip J., "Justice Sanford and Modern Free Speech Analysis: Back to the Future," 75 KY L J 45 (1986).

Prygoski, Philip J., "Of Predispositions and Dispositions: An Attitudinal Study of Decisionmaking in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases," 21 HOUS L REV 883 (1984).

Prygoski, Philip J., "When a Hearing is not a Hearing: Irrebuttable Presumption and Termination of Parental Rights Based on Status," 44 U PITT L REV 879 (1983).

Prygoski, Philip J., "Due Process and Designated Members of Administrative Tribunals," 33 ADMIN L REV 441 (1981).

Prygoski, Philip J., "Supreme Court Review of Congressional Action in the Federalism Area," 18 DUQ L REV 197 (1980).

Books and Chapters in Books

Prygoski, Philip J., SUM AND SUBSTANCE: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 16th Ed., Minneapolis, MN: West Pub. Co. (2012).

Prygoski, Philip J., SUM AND SUBSTANCE: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 15th Ed., Minneapolis, MN: West Pub. Co. (2011).

Prygoski, Philip J., SUM AND SUBSTANCE: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 14th Ed., Minneapolis, MN: West Pub. Co. (2010).

Prygoski, Philip J., SUM AND SUBSTANCE: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 13th Ed., Minneapolis, MN: West Pub. Co. (2008).

Prygoski, Philip J., SUM AND SUBSTANCE: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 12th Ed., Minneapolis, MN: West Pub. Co. (2007).

Prygoski, Philip J., SUM AND SUBSTANCE: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 11th Ed., Minneapolis, MN: West Pub. Co. (2005).

Prygoski, Philip J., SUM AND SUBSTANCE: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 10th Ed., Minneapolis, MN: West Pub. Co. (2004).

Prygoski, Philip J., SUM AND SUBSTANCE: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 9th Ed., Minneapolis, MN: West Pub. Co. (2003).

Prygoski, Philip J., SUM AND SUBSTANCE: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 8th Ed., Minneapolis, MN: West Pub. Co. (2002).

Prygoski, Philip J., SUM AND SUBSTANCE: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 7th Ed., Minneapolis, MN: West Pub. Co. (2001).

Prygoski, Philip J., SUM AND SUBSTANCE: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 6th Ed., Minneapolis, MN: West Pub. Co. (2000).

Prygoski, Philip J., SUM AND SUBSTANCE: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 5th Ed., Minneapolis, MN: West Pub. Co. (1999).

Prygoski, Philip J., SUM AND SUBSTANCE: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 4th Ed., Minneapolis, MN: West Pub. Co. (1998).

Prygoski, Philip J., SUM AND SUBSTANCE: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 3rd Ed., Minneapolis, MN: West Pub. Co. (1997).

Prygoski, Philip J., SUM AND SUBSTANCE: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 1st and 2nd Ed's., Minneapolis, MN: West Pub. Co. (1996).

Other Writings

Prygoski, Philip J., "The Rights of a Pregnant Woman: Conflicts in the Law?" COMPLEAT LAWYER (ABA) (Fall, 1998).

Prygoski, Philip J., "The Supreme Court's Treatment of Tribal Sovereignty From Marshall to Marshall," COMPLEAT LAWYER (ABA) (Fall,1995).

Presentations

Prygoski, Philip J., "Renewing the Compact" [videorecording]: How Article V Empowers the People of all the States; Thomas M. Cooley Law Review Symposium (2010).

Prygoski, Philip J., "Practice Multistate Feedback Lectures [ videorecording] ; Yellowacre Exam Lansing Mich: Thomas M. Cooley Law School (2001).

Prygoski, Philip J., "Constitutional Law MBR Hr. 1-7" [audiorecording]: Lansing Mich: Thomas M. Cooley Law School (1998).



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Courses: Constitutional Law, Children and the Law, First Amendment Seminar, Constitutional Issues in Public Schools


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