Anthony Gaughan

Law Professor
Anthony Gaughan is professor of law at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. His academic specialties include election law, civil procedure, evidence, national security law, and legal, constitutional and political history. Gaughan is the author of the book "The Last Battle of the Civil War: United States versus Lee, 1861-1883," as well as numerous journal articles on election law, national security law and American history. He is a former United States Navy officer and an Iraq War veteran and had served as a staff officer for a US military joint task force in Baghdad from August 2008 to July 2009. Gaughan received his JD from Harvard Law School and holds a PhD in History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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