Lloyd L. Weinreb

Dane Professor of Law, Emeritus


Lloyd L. Weinreb is the Dane Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he has taught since 1965. He received a B.A. degree from Dartmouth College in 1957. He received a B.A. degree in philosophy-politics-and-economics from the University of Oxford in 1959 (M.A. 1963), and an LL.B. degree from Harvard Law School in 1962. Thereafter, he served as law clerk to Chief Judge J. Edward Lumbard on the United States Court f Appeal for the Second Circuit and to Justice John Marshall Harlan on the Supreme Court of the United States. In 1964-65, he was an attorney in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice and served on the staff of the Warren Commission. He has taught courses in Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Intellectual Property, Political and Legal Philosophy, and Jurisprudence. He is the author of Natural Law and Justice (1987), Oedipus at Fenway Park: What Rights Are and Why There Are Any (1994), and Legal Reason: The Use of Analogy in Legal Argument, as well as several casebooks. He is Chairman of the Board of Drectors of the Harvad University Press, a trustee of the Loeb Classical Library, and President of the Abbey Theatre Foundation of America.

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