Cass R. Sunstein


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September 21, 1954

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Cass R. Sunstein is an American legal scholar, particularly in the fields of constitutional law, administrative law, environmental law, and law and behavioral economics, who currently is the Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in the Obama administration. For 27 years, Sunstein taught at the University of Chicago Law School, where he continues to teach as the Harry Kalven Visiting Professor. Sunstein is currently Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he is on leave while working in the Obama administration.

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The World According to Star...

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Impeachment: A Citizen's Guide

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Simpler: The Future of Gove...

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#republic: Divided Democrac...

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On Rumors: How Falsehoods S...

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Going to Extremes: How Like...

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“Emotions can get in the way of truth-seeking. People do not process information in a neutral way.”
Cass R. Sunstein, On Rumors: How Falsehoods Spread, Why We Believe Them, What Can Be Done

“To become an extremist, hang around with people you agree with.”
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“We can believe in hierarchy. We can believe the universe was made just for us. Hierarchy and a major sense of entitlement are not insurmountable problems. The problem occurs when we treat those whom we believe lie beneath us as slaves. Religion once sustained human slavery. It was wrong then. When it blindly sanctions the slavery of every nonhuman animal, it is wrong now.”
Cass R. Sunstein, Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions

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