DR. ROBERT GEORGE is McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University, where he directs the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions. He has degrees from Swarthmore, Harvard Law School, Harvard Divinity School, and Oxford University. Dr. George serves on the President's Council on Bioethics and UNESCO's World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology; and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. In 2008, he received the Presidential Citizens Medal, one of the highest honors that can be conferred on a civilian by the President of the United States, at a ceremony at the White House. He is the author of many books, including Natural Law, Liberalism, and Morality; The Meaning of Marriage: Family, State, market, and Morals; and Embryo: A Defense of Human Life.