Summer Reading

Gerard Magliocca

Gerard N. Magliocca is the Samuel R. Rosen Professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Professor Magliocca is the author of three books and over twenty articles on constitutional law and intellectual property. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford, his law degree from Yale, and joined the faculty after two years as an attorney at Covington and Burling and one year as a law clerk for Judge Guido Calabresi on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Professor Magliocca has received the Best New Professor Award and the Black Cane (Most Outstanding Professor) from the student body, and in 2008 held the Fulbright-Dow Distinguished Research Chair of the Roosevelt Study Center in Middelburg, The Netherlands. He was elected to the American Law Institute (ALI) in 2013.

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  1. Joe says:

    There is a lot of key historical figures who ended up in the Bronx. Richard Brookhiser wrote a book about him some years back. He said that he would be the one who’d call if you were arrested one night. Amusing interviews but found the book a bit lacking. Good luck with your effort.

  2. Miriam A. Cherry says:

    Check out writing by law prof/historian and former colleague William G. Ross at Cumberland. I think you’d enjoy.

  3. Micah Schwartzman says:

    Morris also nearly got Tom Paine killed (or at least that’s how I think it went down). Seems like a story for the silver screen.

  4. Matt says:

    What’s up w/ Morris’s funny first name? (I guess I could look at wikipedia, but this is a chance for you to show off.) It always sounded to me like his parents were hoping to inspire him to be some high official, but had a funny accent or trouble spelling- a bit like naming your kid “Doctor” or something.

  5. Joe says:

    What about his half-brother’s name? Staats Long Morris.

    One account says it is his mother’s maiden name.

    Gouverneur Morris: Author, Statesman, And Man of the World