Portrait of Christopher G. Tiedeman

Christopher G. Tiedeman

1857 – 1903

Christopher Tiedeman (1857-1903) was a conservative American legal scholar who was part of the group known as the “laisser-faire constitutionalists” who defended a natural rights “hands off” approach to interpreting the American constitution. He was Dean of the University of Buffalo Law School 1902-03.

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