Professor of Law
Adriaan Lanni is Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. She teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Adjudication, and the Criminal Justice Workshop, as well as a variety of legal history courses on ancient Greek and Roman law. Her publications include Law and Justice in the Courts of Classical Athens (CUP 2006) and several articles on ancient law and the modern criminal jury. She is currently completing a book manuscript, Law and Order in Ancient Athens, for Cambridge University Press. Before joining Harvard Law School in 2005, she was a junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows and clerked for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and Justice Dana Fabe of the Alaska Supreme Court. She received a B.A., summa cum laude, in Classical Civilization from Yale University, an M.Phil. in Classics from Cambridge University, where she was a Marshall Scholar, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and a Ph.D. in History from the University of Michigan.