Legal Affairs has posted a list of the Top 20 Legal Thinkers in America. The list was based on results of a survey of their readership asking them to identify the country’s most influential and important legal thinkers. They are:
- Academics: Akhil Reed Amar, Erwin Chemerinsky, Alan M. Dershowitz, Richard Epstein, Lawrence Lessig, Cass R. Sunstein, Lawrence H. Tribe, Eugene Volokh
- Judges: Frank Easterbrook, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Alex Kozinski, Sandra Day O’Connor, Richard Posner, William Rehnquist, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas
- Commentators: Paul Gigot, Dahlia Lithwick, Glenn Harlan Reynolds, Nina Totenberg
Source: Robert Ambrogi’s LawSites – Ambrogi comments about the presence of bloggers on the list.