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Dan Markel

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Archived Biography:

Courses Taught:

Reasoning in and About the Law; Theism and Moral Reasoning; Introduction to Political Theory; Cyber Theory workshop

Teaching Interests:

Criminal law, procedure and administration, torts, administrative law

Research Interests:

Philosophy of punishment
Criminal law, procedure, and administration
Intersections among criminal law, tort law, and administrative law

Selected Recent Presentations:

"Mercy: Public Vice, Private Virtue?," University of Chicago, April 2002; Shalem Center, Jerusalem, March 2002

"Tracking the Future: Emerging Legal Issues in Wireless Technologies", National Association of Attorneys General, April 2001

"Are Shaming Punishments Beautifully Retributive?", Berkman Center Legal Theory Workshop, February 2001

Representative Publications (Some documents require free Adobe Acrobat Reader for download.)


A.B. Harvard College; Dorot-Harvard Fellow in Jerusalem; M.Phil., U. of Cambridge; J.D., Harvard Law School.

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