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Daniel Klerman

Professor of Law and History

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-7973
Office: LAW 442

 

Education

Ph.D. History, University of Chicago, 1/1998
J.D. (high honors), University of Chicago Law School, 1/1991
B.A. , Yale University, 1/1988
 

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Professor of Law and History, University of Southern California, 01/01/2001-  
Associate Professor, USC Law School, 01/01/1998-01/01/2001  
Visiting Assistant Professor, Stanford Law School, 01/01/1997-01/01/1998  
Assistant Professor, University of Chicago Law School, 01/01/1995-01/01/1998  
Law Clerk, Justice John Paul Stevens, U.S. Supreme Court, 01/01/1993-01/01/1994  
Law Clerk, Judge Richard A. Posner, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 01/01/1992-01/01/1993  
Visiting Professor, Caltech,  
Visiting Professor, Caltech,  
 

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Professor Klerman's scholarship uses economics and statistics to understand legal history. In 2004, the American Society for Legal History awarded his article, "Was the Jury Ever Self-Informing?" the Sutherland Prize for the best article in English legal history published in 2003. In 2001, his article, "Settlement and the Decline of Private Prosecution in Thirteenth-Century England," received the Selden Society's David Yale Prize for distinguished contribution to the history of the laws and legal institutions of England and Wales.
 

Honors and Awards

The Sutherland Prize, for the best article in English legal history published in 2003 awarded byThe American Society for Legal History awarded me, 2004  
 
 
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