Faculty

Daniel Klerman

Professor of Law and History

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

 

Education

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

  • 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  




  • Department of History
  • 3502 Trousdale Parkway
  • Social Sciences Building (SOS) 153
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 90089-0034