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John J. LaRivee

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John J. LaRivee Esq., J.D. Adjunct Faculty
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    Fine Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
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    Political Science
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Intro to American Politics, Law

Research Interests

Local Government, Politics of Tort Reform, Campaign and Election Law


J.D. Cum Laude, New England School of Law
B.A. Magna Cum Laude, UMass Lowell


I grew up in Lawrence, Massachusetts to parents with basically a conservative Catholic Democrat world view. As a kid growing up in the Seventies, I remember many debates around the supper table involving Vietnam, Watergate and the other issues of the day. I have been interested in politics and government ever since. I received my J.D. from New England School of Law, Cum Laude, in 1990. I received my B.A. in Political Science, Magna Cum Laude, from UMass Lowell in 1985. I have been a private practice attorney since 1990 and have been teaching at the undergraduate level since 2004.

Did You Know?

John was the Lawrence Eagle Tribune's New Year's Baby of 1964